Junky Snowman Ornament


Today I'm sharing another project completely created from 
scraps, junk, and old hardware.



This 3" x 5" snowman began on a scrap of painted wood.

The edges of the board are framed with a metal ribbon.


Hardware and metal pieces from my workbench became the snowman. 

A doorknob bracket for the bottom snowball and washers for the body. 


The pieces are screwed, nailed, and glued in place, held until dry by clamps.

Screws and a metal tack for the face, a rusty piece from the metal on a barrel became his hat and shovel. 


Painter's cloth for the scarf, wire for his arms, a nut with glitter glue embellishes his rusty hat.


Epsom salts sprinkled over glitter glue becomes the snow on the fence and the shovel.

A wired handle at the top is attached with 2 screws and this little cutie is ready to hang. 


I'm decorating my junk styled home for the holidays!





                                       


Homeroad
Homeroad

I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife of 28 years, the mother of 4 daughters, and the grandmother of 4 grandsons. I am a DIY Blogger and a part time PreK teacher.

Comments

  1. Too cute!! I love how you assembled your snowman from all the bits and pieces!
    Jane

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  2. Amazing talent! Absolutely love this!!! Is it a keeper, or will it be in your Etsy shop?? - Julia

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    1. Julia that is so nice! I'm not selling this one but I may make more for next season... thanks for you interest :)

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    2. Let me know if you do. I would definitely be interested. Have a Merry Christmas!

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  3. This is brilliant! pinning it to recycled repurposed board and so many others!

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  4. Seriously, your best one yet!

    Jeanine

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  5. This is so cute!!! Happiest Holidays and Merry Christmas! xo Holly

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  6. such a cute idea Susan! ox Love it!

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