Some of the best decor in your home can be made from things already lying around your property. Recently I discovered some old 2x4s in our outdoor shed, and I knew I wanted to re-purpose them to make winter snowmen with the kids.
The first thing I did was enlist my husband to cut the wood. (Unfortunately, although I’m crafty, I’m not confident with a saw.) He cut the bodies of the snowmen to different lengths (any size will do, although mine are 12" and 16" tall) and a small square piece for each base, which we nailed into place.
Next, they painted the hats and noses. (These were also cut out of wood, but you can use any firm material you have lying around your house, such as an old cardboard box.)
While the paint was drying, I gave the kids a big jar of buttons and let them each choose three for decorations. They also each chose a wide ribbon to use as a scarf.
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