Melted Snowman Christmas Ornament

My office decided to do an ornament exchange for our Christmas party this year. Nothing fancy, just a fun little game of Dirty Santa. The ornaments were to be no more than $5, either homemade or store-bought. I decided to make this cute little melted snowman ornament that I saw on Pinterest. Here’s the link to the original post.

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This is a very self-explanatory post, but I’ll go ahead and explain anyway! You’ll need a glass ornament, black peppercorn, salt, glue, and a small piece of orange paper.

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I like to challenge myself to use materials I already have on hand for my projects if possible. Yes, that’s a recycled gift bag from my birthday last year. I cut an orange circle out and rolled it up with hot glue to make my cone. It worked just fine!

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Just pour the salt first, then the peppercorn and the cone into the glass ornament so they don’t get buried by all the salt.

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I was worried no one would get my weird sense of humor, but they all thought it was a cute idea. The CEO actually ended up with it and said it was his favorite! Yay, melted snowman!

I ended up having all my materials on hand already, so there was no cost this time for me. The glass ornaments were originally $5.99 for a 4 pack at Hobby Lobby last year, but I used a 40% off coupon. So I spent about 60 cents per ornament. My orange cone was free, and the salt and peppercorn cost is so minuscule that it’s not worth calculating. Definitely an inexpensive ornament project!

I thought it was so cute though, I’ll probably end up making one for us to keep on our own tree!

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Cara Kramp

Co-Founder at The Helpmates
Lover of all things husband, our twins, our adorable cocker spaniel, and Reese's peanut butter cups. But I know none sweeter than the name of Jesus.

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