Dec 21, 2009

Snowman Candy Bars

UPDATE: Here is the link

It is late, both in the hour and in the month but I wanted to get this posted. I needed to make a gift for my husband's basketball team girls. I have always seen those big huge Symphony Candy Bars and thought that there had to be something cute that I could make with them. Then I saw this snowman idea on a blog and knew that would be perfect. I apologize profusely because I promised myself I would remember where I saw it and link there because they had a download for a wrapper already made and now I can't for the life of me find where I saw the idea. Anyone know where I saw this idea? Please let me know. This is not my idea. I just thought I would share a tutorial with the measurements for this size candy bar for anyone else that might want to make one this size.

You will need:
1 piece of white paper (I used computer paper) 7 6/8 x 11
1 piece fabric 9 1/2 x 5 for the hat
1 piece fabric 1" x 15"

Wrap your paper around your candy bar and tape it on the back side.
Place your hat fabric, right side facing down, on your table. Place the candy bar in the center and down like this.
Wrap the fabric around the candy bar and glue in place. I used a dab of hot glue.
Overlap the other side and glue.
Tie top off with a piece of string or ribbon.
Tie scarf around candy bar. Trim ends.
Cut carrot nose out of fun foam or felt and attach.
Draw in eyes and mouth with pen, use chalk for cheeks and stamp buttons with a pencil eraser. TADA!!
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  1. I loved these when I saw them, too!! Love your blog....

    Here is the link (I think it is the one you were looking for):

    Merry Christmas!

  2. So darn cute--even if it wasn't your original idea--you executed it well!! way to go.

  3. Love the little snowmen.

    I (finally) blogged about the gift exchange. Check it out at:

    Thanks again! You are so generous!

  4. Con todo mi cariño te deseo Mucha alegría, mucha paz, y un Año Nuevo brillante.
    ¡Feliz año nuevo!
    Un Besos enorme y Muchos Abrazos

  5. These are so cute! I think I'll have to do these next year for Girl Scouts! I love your site and check it often. I was wondering if you had any ideas of decorating wrappers like this for a 1st birthday party favor??

    madsenz at msn dot com


  6. I love these and will be featuring them on my blog!

    Thanks for sharing!

  7. What a fantastic idea! :) They are adorable. I took the idea and made Christmas Cards for my students. Plus: I allowed myself to share this idea on my German Teacher Blog "Klassenkunst"
    Thanks for sharing!


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