Saturday, December 8, 2012

Glowing Snowman Hat



I saw something similar on Pinterest a few days ago, but I wanted mine to be a little different.... punch holes in and add lights to the inside of the top of the "hat" !


This is what I used:

- A tin can {I used a taller than usual can, as all the lights wouldn't fit into a smaller one}
- Spray paint - Black
- A piece of off-cut wood


But before I sprayed the can, Roy had punched some holes into it.  After that was done, I sprayed the can as well as the piece of wood black.


To decorate I used:

- A strip of red felt to go around the hat
- Small felt bow I had cut and pulled it together with some ribbon
- Christmas flowery decoration
- Some small "gift" boxes {which is actually tree ornaments}
- Battery-operated white fairy lights - the battery and all the lights fit nicely into the can, which, by the way, I did not glue to the wooden base of the hat 
- Twigs which I had left over from a previous project


Here is a picture of the Snowman Hat with the lights off:


I am still deciding whether I want more holes in the hat or if that will be over-kill...

Later,


Linking up with these cool parties:







27 comments:

  1. That is darling!! Love that it lights up at night.....and...no calories!!

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  2. Linda,
    This is adorable. It came out so cute.
    Debi @ Adorned From Above

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  3. Sooo cute!! The lights were such a great idea! Thanks so much for sharing at our Winter Wonders and Holiday Happenings link party! Hope you have a fabulous weekend!
    Tuula :)

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  4. What a fun and cute idea! I would love for you to come link this up to my party going on! http://alivedinhome.blogspot.com/2012/12/get-social-sunday_9.html

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  5. Cute idea. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. This looks amazing!!!! Love the idea, love your blog too! I'm Hanna, love making some new friends. I', your newest follower:) You can find me at http://www.bouffeebambini.blogspot.com/2012/12/red-and-white-christmas-pin-wheels.html

    Happy Holidays

    xoxoxo Hanna

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  7. Very cute idea and what a great way to recycle those old cans!!

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  8. Oh so cute, I love the top hat idea!!! I just made some glow gift boxes like this a few weeks ago for Salt Trees Christmas Cavalcade. The kids love them. I might have to make a top hat to go with them. Thanks for sharing this at "I Gotta Try That" Have a great week!
    Marcie

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  9. Cute! I've had a snowman hat on my project list for over a year...and still haven't gotten to it. Love your glowing one. :)
    Kelly

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  10. Love this! It would be so cute in the middle of my "snowman scape" [posting tomorrow] Might have to try this next year! What a clever idea with the lights, I love lights!
    Merry Merry,
    Jenna

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  11. Cute! I bought two unfinished big paper mache snowmen hats at Hobby Lobby. haven't gotten to the that project! (and I have the hat really, just need to paint and decorate!) You are motivating me. I might do holes...it's so so cute like that!
    Karen

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  12. Such a great idea! Thanks so much for sharing at Whimsy Wednesdays.

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  13. Fun idea...thanks for sharing!

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  14. This is adorable!! You are so creative. Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent! I hope you are having a great week. :)

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  15. Love the snowman hat! It's so cute!!!

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  16. Came over from Artsy Fartsy Mama and just love this. I have a part on Fridays ( actually goes up tonight). Would love to have you join.

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  17. So creative again. Very nice. Thank you for linking it up at the linky party at http://www.finecraftguild.com

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  18. Linda,
    Thanks so much for sharing at Wednesday's Adorned From Above Blog Hop. This weeks party will be live at midnight. I hope to see you there.
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com
    Debi @ Adorned From Above
    Joye and Myrna @ The Busy Bee's
    Linda @ With A Blast

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  19. How cute!!!
    Congratulations! You will be featured at this week's Super Link Party! Come on by & check it out! http://earning-my-cape.blogspot.com/search/label/Super%20Link%20Party
    Thanks for partying with me!
    ~Susie~

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  20. So cute!!

    Thanks so much for sharing it at Artsy Corner. Hope to see you again this week :)

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  21. Super cute! Love this for updating the decor after Christmas. Loved and pinned. thanks for sharing at MightyCrafty Mondays!

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  22. Adorable centerpiece! Thanks for stopping by our Happy Holidays Link Party - be sure to join us again this week (beginning on Saturday at 7 pm ET) and every week through the holidays.

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