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Tea Light Snowmen

These cute little fellas are easy to make. In fact, you could be making a whole family before you know it!

You will need:

  • LED tea lights in white
  • permanent markers in black and orange
  • small length of ribbon
  • small pompoms
  • pipe cleaners
  • glue – a hot glue gun will work best here. Don’t have a hot glue gun? Check out my Glue Guide for an alternative.

Draw some eyes and a mouth on your tea light. You could use googly eyes her if you’d like. It’s a personal preference.

Cut a length of pipe cleaner about 2.5″ long

Curve it around the tea light and then add a small dot of hot glue on both ends to hold it in place. Don’t glue it all the way round. You’ll need to slide a piece of ribbon under it later.

Add a generous dab of hot glue where the ears would be and add the pom poms. Now your snowman has ear muffs!

Cut out a piece of ribbon to be approximately 4.5″ long. Then cross it over itself like in the picture below and add a small dab of hot glue to hold it together. I found this was the best way to make the ribbon look like a scarf. Add a small line of glue to the back of the “scarf”, and glue I to the back of the snowman

The scarf should naturally pop back to the position shown below without adding more glue.

Cut a piece of the thinner red ribbon to be approximately 11″ long and then slide it under the pipe cleaner.

Then tie a tiny knot in the ribbon to keep it together.

The tea light flame is white when it’s turned off so you’ll probably want to colour it orange with a marker to make it look like a carrot, even when the tea light is turned off.

That’s it. You’re done.

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