Bottle Cap Snowman


Nothing says winter more than a fun snowman. Use three bottle caps for adult snowpeople and two for kids. Make one for each family member using simple techniques and Gloss Enamels.

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Recycle those bottle caps into this bright and shining snowman with Americana Gloss Enamels.

DecoArt Products

Americana® Gloss Enamels

DAG01 White
DAG31 Baby Pink
DAG67 Black
DAG228 Bright Orange
DAG234 Calypso Blue
DAG265 Tuscan Red

Other Supplies


three large bottle caps


#3 round brush
¼" sponge pouncer
paper towels
water container
palette or plastic plate
cosmetic sponge
hot glue gun and glue sticks


Note: Allow to dry between painting steps.

  1. Dip cosmetic sponge dipped in White, dab excess off paint onto palette or plate, and dab all over insides of bottle caps.
  2. Add small amount of Calypso Blue to White and sponge around outer edges of all three caps.
  3. Use handle end of #3 round with Black to make dots for eyes, mouth, and buttons. Wipe off handle.
  4. Use same handle to make nose with Bright Orange, making dots smaller as you go up.
  5. Dip pouncer in small amount of Baby Pink and pounce on cheeks.
  6. Use #3 round brush and Calypso Blue to paint on scarf. Rinse brush.
  7. Use handle of same brush to make polka dots in Tuscan Red. (See photo for placement.)
  8. Use #3 round brush and Black to outline scarf. Rinse brush.
  9. Use same brush with White to add reflection in eyes, on mouth, and on buttons.
  10. Cut 12" length of ribbon, fold in half, and glue bottle caps to ribbon and both ends of ribbon together.