DIY Rudolph Redo

12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop: 15 Talented Bloggers are getting together to share some inspiring Christmas Creations! Check out these DIY projects, Recipes, and Gift Ideas!!! #12DaysOfChristmasBlogHop Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop! From December 1st to December 12th, Danielle from Creatively Homespun will be hosting 15 AMAZING bloggers that are all showing off some of their favorite Christmas creations. Get prepared to be awestruck with some incredible recipes, DIY projects, and gift ideas!

12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop: 15 Talented Bloggers are getting together to share some inspiring Christmas Creations! Check out these DIY projects, Recipes, and Gift Ideas!!! #12DaysOfChristmasBlogHop

Each day at least one blogger will be sharing a project of their choice. We can say with full confidence that you are sure to find something to inspire you for this joyful holiday season.

12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop: 15 Talented Bloggers are getting together to share some inspiring Christmas Creations! Check out these DIY projects, Recipes, and Gift Ideas!!! #12DaysOfChristmasBlogHop

DIY Rudolph Redo by www.whitecottagehomeandliving.com

Welcome friends!  I am so glad you are here.  If you are stopping by, I appreciate the hop and I hope you will be inspired by today's project to do some of your own DIY for Christmas.

I love finding the perfect decor accessory already for me to pluck and take home from my local Target or HomeGoods, but I also enjoy hunting for the not so perfect item and making it my own through a little help with paint and other items.

I recently found this wooden reindeer at Goodwill.  I saw that he had so much potential and when I looked at that sad face with the crazy bow, I knew he had to be mine.

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My first step in upcycling my Rudolph was to sand and paint him.  I used DecoArt paint in the color Everlasting  and painted the entire wooden surface.

Next was the fun part!  I had never used the product, Snow Tex from DecoArt before.  It is a white texturizing product which creates a 3- dimensional effect like snow on whatever you brush it on.  It is so cool!  You can layer it to get as much of the 3-D effect as you want.

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I used it around the feet, on the antlers, tail and basket of my reindeer.

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Next using a combination of live greens and fake berry branches, I painted them with Snow Tex and then layers them in his basket.

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A plaid bow around his neck and he is good to go!!

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Thank you to DecoArt for providing the supplies for this project!

12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop: 15 Talented Bloggers are getting together to share some inspiring Christmas Creations! Check out these DIY projects, Recipes, and Gift Ideas!!! #12DaysOfChristmasBlogHop

I hope you're feeling the holiday spirit just as much as we are! Be sure to keep popping by the other bloggers throughout the 12 days!

On the 1st day of Christmas: Creatively Homespun

On the 2nd day of Christmas: Pocketful of posies

On the 3rd day of Christmas: CREATIVELY HOMESPUN

On the 4th day of Christmas: THE DIY MOMMY

On the 5th day of Christmas: REFRESH LIVING

On the 6th day of Christmas: SMART GIRLS DIY

On the 7th day of Christmas: MY LIFE FROM HOME & OUR CRAFTY MOM

On the 8th day of Christmas: OLD HOUSE TO NEW HOME

On the 9th day of Christmas: THE DEANS LIST & GREEN WITH DECOR

On the 10th day of Christmas: OUR HOUSE NOW A HOME & LEHMAN LANE

On the 11th day of Christmas: TASTEFULLY FRUGAL

On the 12th day of Christmas: FARMHOUSE 40

To life feeling like home!

XO,

 

  1. Congrats – you are one of our Featured Guests at this week’s Inspire Me Monday party at Crete With Joy – love your festive DIY project! 🙂

  2. Julie says:

    What a great find, he looks so happy to have been given a new look!

  3. That is seriously the cutest reindeer. Love it!

  4. I just love this!! Thank you so much for being a part of the hop and creating such a beautiful post! Pinned!!

  5. I love your update to Rudolph. That textured snow is so cool!

  6. I love this little Deer in white, looks so cute and updated. Great job!

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