Glass Snowman Glitter Ornament

Make this large Glitter filled Snowman ornament for a decoration or gift.


Project Instructions:


Designed by: Lori Butler

Skill level (1-5): 3

Time to complete:  1 hour

Age range: 14+

Messy level (1-5): 3


  • Artminds Mini Embellishments – Santa Hat  (#279009 UPC 886946287664)
  • Sparrow Innovations Miniatures – Shovel and Broom (#1500-22 UPC 813550012443)
  • Artminds Extra Fine Glitter Stacker – Crystal Diamond (#226118 UPC 400100025710)
  • Artminds Ornament Flakes – Clear (#279285 UPC 886946290022)
  • Paper clay
  • Styrofoam ball
  • Black, Orange craft paint
  • Craft brush
  • Black, pearl buttons
  • Tinsel ribbon
  • Hollow clear glass ornament
  • E6000 glue
  • Hot Glue


  1. Make a carrot-shaped nose from paper clay, let dry.
  2. Cover styrofoam ball with glue, sprinkle with Crystal Diamond glitter, let dry.
  3. Paint carrot nose orange, sprinkle with Crystal Diamond glitter, let dry.
  4. Glue nose and button eyes to face with hot glue.
  5. Paint coal mouth with black paint and craft brush as shown in photo.
  6. Remove ornament cap and fill the ornament with ornament flakes.
  7. Glue ornament cap to top of snowman’s head with hot glue, pressing into styrofoam ball.
  8. Cut a small slit into back of hat to allow slipping over ornament cap, secure hat to head with glue.
  9. Glue tinsel ribbon around hat brim.
  10. Glue ornament to snowman head, pressing glass neck into styrofoam ball.
  11. Using E6000 glue, glue buttons and broom and shovel to glass ornament, let dry.
  12. Wrap red tinsel ribbon around snowman’s neck for scarf.