Painted Snowman Gift Box
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Painted Snowman Gift Box

Paint a cute snowman box to hold a small gift, or combine with other painted and stacked boxes to create a holiday decoration.

Designed by DecoArt® Americana®

Craft Time: 30 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Americana Acrylic Paint


Material List

  • DeocArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint:
  • Cadmium Yellow
  • Baby Blue
  • Tangelo Orange
  • True red
  • Festive Green
  • Snow White
  • Ebony Black
  • DecoArt® Craft Twinkles® - Crystal and Christmas Red
  • Paintbrushes - #8 Shader, #3 Round and #1 Liner
  • Natural Kraft Cardboard Box, 4"x4"
  • Woodsies® Star, Small
  • Craft Glue, White
  • Pattern Transfer Paper
  • Pattern Printed from

Project Instructions

Transfer pattern to box using pattern transfer paper.

Paint Snowman and hatband Snow White. Shade inside edges of snowman head and body with Baby Blue.

Mix True Red and Snow White to make Dark Pink. Paint cheeks with mixture. Shade edge of cheek with True Red. Dot each cheek with Snow White.

Paint nose Tangelo Orange.

Paint hat, eyes and mouth with Ebony Black. Add a Snow White highlight to each eye.

Paint Woodsies® star and the stars on top and sides of box Cadmium Yellow. Shade edges with Tangelo Orange. Paint random Snow White spirals on stars. Add Snow White dots with brush handle.

Paint scarf Festive Green. Add Snow White "wavy" stripes to scarf.

Paint True Red stripes on Snow White hatband.

Dry brush edges of box with Snow White.

Brush Crystal Craft Twinkles® on wood star, scarf and edges of box. 

Brush Christmas Red Craft Twinkles® on Red hatband stripes. 

Glue star to snowman's hat.


Trace pattern lightly onto the box using pattern transfer paper.