DIY Cheerwine Bottle Gnomes

by Lynn Lilly, Nov 14 2019

Cheers to kicking off the holiday season with Cheerwine! Cheerwine is one of the nostalgic drinks that when you take a sip it brings back happy memories with family and friends. I am so excited to partner with Cheerwine to create more memories and make fun glittery gnomes with empty Cheerwine bottles! This a great project the whole family can work on together this holiday season!  

SUPPLIES:

  • Cheerwine Bottle - After you enjoy it! (rinse it out)
  • Red Glitter
  • Felt: Red, Green, White
  • Gold Sparkly Pipe Cleaner
  • Sequin Trim: Gold & Red
  • Silver Pom-pom
  • Wool Felt pom-pom in tan
  • Glue Gun 
  • Scissors & Pinking Scissors
  • Painters Tape
  • Spray Adhesive
  • Look Thick Week Knit Fuzzy Yarn in White
  • Free Template for the Jacket, Hat, Arms & Hands


DIRECTIONS:

  1. Begin with an empty 12oz glass bottle of Cheerwine Soda.
  2. Carefully cover the logo with painters tape, making sure the edges are lined up. 
  3. Use spray adhesive to cover the rest of the surface of the bottle.  
  4. While the adhesive is still tacky, begin to dust the bottle with glitter and let dry. 
  5. Next, cut and trace the jacket, hat, arms & hands out of felt from the template provided. (Red felt for the arms and hat, White felt for the hands & Green felt for the jacket). 
  6. Hot glue the hands to the arms. Then wrap and glue the sequin trim around the arms, alternating the colors. 
  7. Once the jacket is cut from the template, trim the sides and bottom edges with pinking scissors. 
  8. Fold the top side of the jacket down and glue the arms in between the flap on both sides. 
  9. Next, hot glue the edges of the felt cut from the hat template into a cone shape. Then fold the first inch of it backward to create a brim and glue the pom-pom to the tip of the hat.  
  10. Cut about 2-3 inches of thick loose weave yarn to hot glue to the inside edge of the hat, creating the gnome's beard. 
  11. Glue the tan wool pom-pom in the center where the brim meets the beard for the gnome's nose. 
  12. Last glue the top center of the jacket to the back of the hat, and as a final touch wrap the sparkly pipe cleaner around the gnomes “waist” to hold the jacket in place.  

How cute are these guys! 

DIY Cheerwine Bottle Gnomes

Find out more about the Cheerwine story and visit the store location to see where you can grab a delicious bottle or can of Cheerwine! 

Follow Cheerwine on facebook and Instagram for more fun crafts and delicious recipes. 

Happy Holidays!

xoxo- Lynn

This post is sponsored by Cheerwine but all thoughts and opinions are my own!

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