It’s Black Friday and now that Thanksgiving is over, many people are out and
about shopping like crazy to prepare for Christmas. If you have chosen to stay
in to avoid the craziness, now is the perfect time to craft. Today would be a
good day to craft with your kids, and have then make this Whimsical Santa
Ornament. Wouldn’t this Santa be a great addition to your tree? Sherrie
Ragsdale created this project with Mod Podge. It is great for all ages and will
not take long to make. The supplies are listed below along with their
instructions. Enjoy your leftovers and happy crafting.
· Mod Podge ® Matte, 8
6” Styrofoam cone, 2” Styrofoam ball, Pink tissue paper, White tissue paper, Red chenille stems, White chenille stems, Pink craft foam, Black extra fine sharpie, Two red patterned scrapbook Papers, White ribbon, Scissors, Hot glue, Craft knife
1. Cut 1”
off the bottom of the cone.
square pieces of white tissue paper and cover the entire cone using Mod Podge.
the face cut out an oval from the pink tissue paper and Mod Podge on the head.
4. Cut a
red patterned piece of scrapbook paper into small squares and glue with Mod
Podge about an 1” from the top of cone.
5. Cut Strips about ½” wide from different red patterned scrapbook
paper. Next, cut them to 2 ½” lengths. Glue them with Mod Podge
vertically. Allow to dry.
small squares from white tissue paper and glue to the 2” ball with Mod Podge.
the hat trim, twist two white chenille stems and glue with hot glue to the
bottom of hat. Twist excess and cut off.
trim on body, twist three white chenille stems together. Starting from
the back, hot glue the center of stem to the middle of back. Wrap
chenille stems around to the front gluing while you go. When the stems
meet in the front center twist the remaining stem together and fold down the
center. Turn any excess that hangs off the bottom. Twist three more
white chenille stems together and, staring from the front wrap around the
bottom gluing while you go.
two sets of red and white chenille stems together. Cut them both in half
and glue them into the body. Curl up ends. Hot glue white
ball on top of hat.
triangles for ears and a circle for nose from pink craft foam. Cut out
two small circles from tissue paper for cheeks and Mod Podge on. Draw
mouth, ears, and eyes with Sharpie.
a hole in top of the ball on top of hat and insert a white ribbon and then tie
a bow around the bottom of hanger.