Painted Santa Ornament

Hello Everyone, I’m Cindy and I am thrilled to be here sharing one of my favorite handmade Christmas ornaments! I hope you will come visit me at Skip to my Lou for some crafty tutorials, handmade gift ideas, teacher appreciation ideas, sewing patterns and recipes!

Santa-Ornament-2This little Santa ornament is quick and simple to make! Tie it to the top of a gift package or give it alone as a nice little gift handmade by you!

Painted Santa Ornament


  • One medium size round ornament
  • Paint (flesh color, white, black and red)
  • Snow-Tex
  • Paintbrushes
  • Snow Writer


Paint a flesh color rectangle on the front of the ornament. It will need at least two coats.Santa-Ornament-1With the end of the paint brush handle make dots for the eyes and nose.Santa-Ornament-2Mix the Snow Tex with a little white paint (about 3:1 ratio) to make it a bit thinner consistency. Paint down the sides of the flesh rectangle and around the top of the ornament.Santa-Ornament-3Paint a mustache, beard and add a small little dot for the mouth. TaDa you are finished!Santa-Ornament-4If you are looking for more homemade gift ideas, from edible gifts to sewn gifts you might enjoy browsing my Handmade Gift Guide!


  1. What a fantastic ornament Cindy! Snow-Tex is amazing and you've used it expertly to instantly create a one-of-a-kind Santa. I've featured him on our blog,

  2. I just love this <a href="" title="diy"> ideas… Are so simple and beatiful

  3. I can't wait to try this project.

  4. Just wanted to let you know I featured this project in my roundup of glass ornament crafts here too. : )

    -Mel the Crafty Scientist

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