Christmas Wood Drummer Nutcracker

From MICHAELS


Personalize a holiday nutcracker to fit your home décor and decorating style. Use paint, glitter and fake fur to customize the wood piece.

 

YOU’LL NEED
Medium Line Tip Paint Pen Set By Craft Smart
4″ Glue Sticks By ArtMinds
1/2″ Pom Poms By Creatology Color – Black
Extra Fine Glitter By Recollections, 4.5oz. Color – Black
Extra Fine Glitter By Recollections, 1.5oz. Color – Gold
1″ Pom Poms Value Pack By Creatology Color – Black
Extra Fine Glitter By Recollections, 1.5oz. Color – Cherry
Multi-Surface Premium Satin Acrylic Paint By Craft Smart, 2oz. Color – White
Multi-Surface Premium Satin Acrylic Paint By Craft Smart, 2oz. Color – Red
Multi-Surface Premium Satin Acrylic Paint By Craft Smart, 2oz. Color – Black
Mod Podge Matte Color – White
Multi-Surface Premium Satin Acrylic Paint By Craft Smart, 2oz. Color – Iced Latte
Multi-Surface Premium Satin Acrylic Paint By Craft Smart, 2oz. Color – Radiant Gold
Multi-Surface Premium Satin Acrylic Paint By Craft Smart, 2oz. Color – Indigo
3/8″ Satin Double-Faced Ribbon By Celebrate It 360° Color – Red
White Synthetic Brushes By Artist’s Loft Necessities
Low Temp Mini Glue Gun By Craft Smart
Loops & Threads Straight Scissors

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Paint a solid coat of white over the entire nutcracker to seal the wood. Let dry.

2.Paint the main areas of your nutcracker. Let dry.
TIP: It will take several coats of paint for full coverage. Remember to let the paint completely dry between coats of paint.

3.Now, add glitter. Paint on a coat of Mod Podge where you would like to add some sparkle, sprinkle glitter over the wet area and shake off excess. Let dry.

4.Accessorize your nutcracker with fur, pom-poms and ribbon. Attach with hot glue.

5.Finally, paint your nutcracker’s face and let dry.

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