How to Design a Snowman Wreath for the Holidays
No snow? No problem! This easy to make snowman wreath will get your friends and family in the holiday spirit, no matter what the temps.
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Here's what you'll need:
- White Yarn
- Cup & Quarter (for tracing)
- Wire Wreath Forms (3 diff sizes)
- Snowman Accessories (hat/scarf)
- Twigs (from your yard)
- Command™ Outdoor Large Hook
Step 1: Gather Materials
First, get your supplies together, including three skeins of white yarn and three wire wreaths. Buy the wreath forms in three different sizes. Crafty hint: An 8", 12" and 16" combination makes a very well-proportioned snowman! And don't forget to grab some wintry accessories like a tall hat, a colorful scarf, and long twigs from your yard.
Step 2: Create Pom-Pom Guide
To make pom-poms, you'll need to make a cardboard guide. Place a 4 to 5-inch diameter glass on top of your cardboard scrap and trace around it. Then place a quarter in the center of that circle and trace around it, too. Cut out the smaller circle, leaving a gap, so you’re left with a cardboard “C”.
Step 3: Make Pom-Poms
Place a short piece of “lead yarn” flat on the cardboard, mirroring the C shape. Now wrap the yarn around the cardboard about 3x, then clip the yarn along the outer edge of the guide. Tie off your pom-pom using the lead yarn.
Step 4: Add Pom-Poms to Wreaths
If you’re crafting with a friend, one of you can make the pom-poms while the other ties them to the wire forms. Once they’re all secure on the wreath, trim any excess yarn to neaten up the back of the wreath.
Step 5: Keep Count
If you like to be precise, we used 56 pom-poms to create this snowman! And he’s the perfect side for a door decoration. If you get carried away making pom-poms, don’t sweat it. You can always use them to spruce up seasonal gift wrap or gift bags.
Step 6: Connect Wreaths
Once you’ve filled each wreath with your “snow-white” pom-poms, tie the three forms together using white yarn.
Step 7: Dress Him Up
Finally, dress up your snowman with a dapper hat and cozy scarf. And don't forget to add a twig to each side of the center wreath, so he has arms! Hang from the door or window using a Command™ Outdoor Large Hook and enjoy!
DIY Door Decor
Nothing sets the tone like a festive front door. If you’re into some light crafting during the holidays, this dapper snowman is a must-make. It’s essentially three wire wreath forms covered in DIY pom-poms. We love that it’s easy to make and even easier to hang (one Command Hook, done!) It also folds up quickly when it's time to store it for next year.