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How to make snowman ornaments using washers

These handmade washer snowman ornaments are so much fun to create and you only need a few supplies. Hang them on your tree, give them as gifts, or use them to spruce up your gift wrap! They are so simple, you can whip up a bunch in no time!

Washer Snowman Ornaments

These little washer snowman ornaments are perfect for using up those random washers at the bottom of your junk drawer.

Snowman ornaments. Text reads: "Washer Snowman Ornaments"

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Kate likes to collect angels others collect Santas or even penguins, but Mama K has always been a snowman decoration fan… so I guess that passed down to me.

When I was creating these washer ornaments, I had an a-ha moment. I can turn them into snowman ornaments!

They turned out so cute! They are the perfect addition to all of our fun DIY ornaments!

You can use them in a variety of ways:

  • Hang them in your playroom or classroom.
  • Give them as gifts at your holiday party.
  • Use them to decorate your gift wrap.
  • Place them on your Christmas tree.

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Snowman Ornament - Text Reads: "Snowman Craft - Washer Ornaments"

Tips for creating this easy yarn snowman:

These ornaments are very simple. But here are some tips to help you along the way.

  • Use varying washer sizes to create different-sized snowmen.
  • Mix up the colors. Let your kids choose what color they want their snowman to be.
  • If you are crafting with a large group, try starting each washer ahead of time.
Yield: 1 Snowman

DIY Snowman Ornaments

DIY Snowman Ornaments

These simple snowman ornaments are great for giving or hanging!

Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Difficulty Medium

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

    1. Cut about 3 feet of yarn and tie around the smaller washer leaving a little extra hanging out. Pull the long end of the string around your pointer finger.Make these easy homemade Christmas ornaments this year with things around the house! Dig in the tool chest to make this washer decoration!
    2. Then stick the yarn up through the hole in the washer and through the loop being held open with your finger.Make these easy homemade Christmas ornaments this year with things around the house! Dig in the tool chest to make this washer decoration!
    3. Pull tight creating a second knot.Make these easy homemade Christmas ornaments this year with things around the house! Dig in the tool chest to make this washer decoration!
    4. Continue this process until you have worked your way all the way around the washer.Make these easy homemade Christmas ornaments this year with things around the house! Dig in the tool chest to make this washer decoration!
    5. When you get near the beginning, trim off the extra yarn of the first knot.Make these easy homemade Christmas ornaments this year with things around the house! Dig in the tool chest to make this washer decoration!
    6. Finish tying your knots over the extra yarn until you are all the way around your washer. Then make a loop to hang the ornament.Make these easy homemade Christmas ornaments this year with things around the house! Dig in the tool chest to make this washer decoration!
    7. Repeat this process with your bigger washer, except instead of tying a loop, string the leftover yarn, from the bigger washer, up through the smaller washer hole and tie off.These Washer Snowmen ornaments are the perfect snowman decoration to add to your tree! These homemade ornaments make great gifts or are perfect to create for your own tree.Try to get them as snug together as possible and trim off the extra yarn.
    8. Next, tie a little bit of red ribbon to create a scarf. A simple knot and a dab of glue will do.These Washer Snowmen ornaments are the perfect snowman decoration to add to your tree! These homemade ornaments make great gifts or are perfect to create for your own tree.
    9. Then add a little glue to the knot at the top and slide your flange nut down onto the top of your snowman’s head.These Washer Snowmen ornaments are the perfect snowman decoration to add to your tree! These homemade ornaments make great gifts or are perfect to create for your own tree.

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