DIY Canister Snowman

🎄 Christmas time is here! 🎄

Don’t throw your plastic Amino VITAL canisters away. Here is a crafty way to incorporate them into your Christmas decor!

How-to video:

Music: Frosty the Snowman – Swing Shift by The Orchard Music, Somerset Entertainment

Materials needed:

  • AminoVITAL canister
  • White paint
  • Black paint
  • Paint brush
  • Ribbon or fabric of your choice
  • Orange card-stock / foam
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Sharpie / marker
  • Hot glue gun
  • Black buttons

Step 1: Take the label off of the canister.

Take off label

Step 2: Paint the entire canister white. **Do not paint the rim where the lid screws on. You want to be able to twist the lid back on.

first coat

Step 3: Let the canister fully dry and add a second coat of white paint.

second coat

Step 4: While the canister is drying, paint the lid black. **Do not paint the inside of the lid where it screws onto the canister. You want to be able to twist it back on.

paint the lid

Step 5: Once the canister is dry, tie your ribbon of choice around the canister and it cut into a bow tie.

tie the bow aroundcut the ribbonadjust the bow

Step 6: Cut a triangle out of the orange card-stock or foam for the nose. Re-size and shape it how you want it and then glue it onto the canister with the glue stick.

cut the noseglue the nose

Step 7: Draw dots for the eyes and mouth with a sharpie / marker.

draw face with marker

Step 8: Paint over the marker (optional).

paint over face

Step 9: Hot glue the buttons onto the canister.

hot glue the buttons.PNGbuttons

Step 10: Screw the lid (hat) onto the canister.

twist the lid hat

Your snowman is complete!




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