This post contains affiliate links, please read our disclosure policy.

Hey Guys! It’s the third Monday of the month and that means it’s Mason Jar Monday. This month’s theme is Christmas and I have a fun project for you a Simple Snowman Mason Jar Vase. 

Now I love turning mason jars into fun seasonal characters actually one of my favorite projects is the Easter Bunny Vase I created this past year. I would be lying if I didn’t admit it was the inspiration for this project. 


What You’ll Need

Paint your mason jar with 2 coats of chalk paint. I let the first layer dry for about 45 minutes before painting the second coat. 

Here comes the tricky part painting the face. I say it’s tricky but it’s really not I just usually get a bit anxious on putting the first eye on the mason jar. I swear I rarely paint or draw and I am not the best artist so if I say painting this snowman’s face is easy believe me it is! It is all about the steady hand and using a good detail brush. 

I used two variations of orange for the nose. Using spiced pumpkin as the base and just mixing a bit of white to the orange to tone it down and drawing the ridges of the carrot. When drawing these characters I always add two white dots one for each eye I think it just gives the snowman a bit more personality. 

I also added black dots as the month to represent coal. I also tied a bit of rafia along the neck of the bottle to dress up the snowman a bit. You could also do this with ribbon or twine. Now just add in some water and flowers and you have a simple but cute centerpiece for your table or mantel. 

Mason Jar Monday: Christmas Edition

Don’t forget to visit all the blogs below to see what Christmas Mason Jar crafts they came up with!

Sharing is caring!

About Michelle Beaton

Welcome to Weekend Craft. Life is busy so I am all about getting projects done on the weekend, whether it be crafts, DIY, home decor, or crafting with your Cricut.

You May Also Like:

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  1. I too feel nervous when hand-painting! You did a great job, no would ever have known! Love the carrot nose!

    1. You can use acrylic paint on glass but it comes out streaky. Chalk paint will have a better finished look.