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Christmas and Winter Window Decoration - “Stained Glass” Snowman Picture

This craft helps recycle clear lids and at the same time is a fun project to do for the holidays. Once finished, the snowman adds a colorful touch to the window during the entire winter.



Window Mosaic Snowman

For this project the following supplies were used:

- a clear rectangular lid from a food container
- bottle window paints in the colors of red, green, blue and white
- bottle window black lead paint (for outlining)
- needle for poking hole at top to hang
- thread for hanging
- template below

Craft Templates:

Stained Glass Snowman Template

Stained Glass Snowman Template






Window Mosaic Snowman Tutorial 1
1. Print out the snowman to a size that will fit within your clear lid. Place the lid over the snowman with the top or flat side of the lid being directly on top of the snowman.

Window Mosaic Snowman Tutorial 2
2. First use the black outline paint and trace the lines. Let this dry for 1+ hours. Paint should be dry before continuing.

Window Mosaic Snowman Tutorial 3
3. Draw connecting lines within the snowman area first.

Window Mosaic Snowman Tutorial 4
4. Then draw connecting lines all around the snowman until the edge of the lid. Let the paint then dry another 1+ hours. It should be dry before continuing.

Window Mosaic Snowman Tutorial 5
5. Now comes the fun part. Fill in the areas with the proper colors. Make sure the color reaches each black line without going over it. Once you are finished filling in the areas, leave to dry overnight. The paint will at first look milky and will become clearer as it dries.

Window Mosaic Snowman Tutorial 7
6. The next day, the colors should be clear. Now you can poke a hole through the top of the lid and pull a piece of string through the hole to hang the decoration.





More Winter and Christmas Craft Themes:

Christmas and Winter Crafts for Kids

Christmas and Winter Paper Crafts

Christmas and Winter Textile Crafts

Christmas and Winter Wood Crafts

Christmas and Winter General Crafts

Christmas and Winter Greeting Cards

Christmas Tree Ornaments

Christmas and Holiday Wreaths

Christmas Craft Patterns

Santa Claus Crafts

Snowman Crafts

Advent Calendars

Gingerbread Crafts


A Selection of Christmas and Winter Crafts and Decorations

Natural Looking Cone Trees

North Pole Christmas Tree Ornaments

Quick and Easy Christmas Trees Decoration

Lighted Snowman Decoration for Christmas and Winter

“Stained Glass” Snowman Picture

5-Minute Winter Decoration

Christmas Gift Idea - House Pets Faux “Snow Globe”

Crafting with Make Up Pads - Snowflake Ornaments or Snowflake Chain/ Garland

Make Clay Christmas Ornaments and Figures

Sparkly 2018 New Year’s Eve Decoration

Window Mosaic Snowman




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