UpCraft a CD to create this snowman ornament for your holiday decor.
It’s always a special day when Frosty comes to life so put your magic hat on and make this festive ornament for your Christmas tree. Plus, we’ve all got old CDs laying around so instead of them collecting dust, put your craftastic touch on them and get making. It’s easy when you take old CDs, cardstock, felt, fabric and a little crafting inspiration!
If you’re ready… let’s get started!
Old music CD
Holiday themed Cardstock
White & Black Felt
Petite Orange pom pom
Sparkly Pipe Cleaner
Trim or yarn
Ribbon or Twine
Using your marker, trace around the CD on a “holiday themed” piece of cardstock. Cut 2, one for the front and one for the back of the CD. Place the cardstock over the CD and trim the edges with scissors.
Hot glue the first piece of cardstock on the CD.
Next, cut 2 inches of ribbon or twine and place it in a loop on the side of the CD that is not covered with cardstock. Hot glue it in place. This will be used as the hanger for your ornament.
Now, glue the second piece of cardstock over the ribbon and on the uncovered side of the CD.
Next, create 3 circles from the white felt. You can cut them freehand or trace around 3 small round items like a shot glass or a quarter.
Lay them on the front of the covered CD, overlapping the circles and glue them in place.
With a dab of hot glue, stick the petite orange pom pom for the nose. You can also use orange felt or another embellishment.
To create the eyes made out of coal and the top hat, simple cut two pieces from the black felt for the eyes.
For the top hat, cute a square from the black felt, clip the sides in on both sides and then clip down from the top to create the brim of the hat.
With your wire cutters cut 2 one inch pieces of pipe cleaner and stick them under the second circle of the snowman and glue in place.
Our snowman needs a scarf so cut a long narrow piece from your fabric scrap. Fold it in half and glue it together then fold it in half again so the tails are hanging and it resembles a scarf. Glue the neck piece of the scarf on the snowman.
To finish, edge the decorated snowman CD with trim or yarn. Using hot glue or all purpose crafting glue, cover the edge of the CD with the trim or yarn gluing section by section as you go around the CD.
You can add another snowman on the backside OR you can add stickers or other embellishments; we added stars!
And there you have it, a great way to repurpose old CDs and create fun and festive ornaments for your holiday decor.
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