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Fun Photos & Ideas To Inspire Your Next Snowman

“Do you wanna build a snowman?”

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Frosty doesn’t have to be the only jolly happy soul with a corncob pipe and a button nose. Your own snowman can be just as festive as the icon himself. From DIY to kits to buy, let these fun photos and ideas inspire your next build.

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Build-A-Snowman Kit
Hearth & Hand With Magnolia
Build the most classic version of a snowman complete with a carrot-shaped nose, red-and-white striped scarf, and stovepipe hat. The 12-piece set comes complete with a storage bag so that you can use the accessories year after year.
$19.99
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You don’t actually have to go out and buy anything to make a beautiful snowman. Grab a scarf and hat from your own closet, a carrot from the fridge, spare buttons, and a couple of sticks to recreate this look.Shutterstock

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Don’t let your snowman get lonely out in the cold all by himself. Instead, build an entire snowman family!

While you’re in the kitchen grabbing your snowman’s carrot nose, go ahead and gather some wooden spoons for arms and a pot or pan to use as a makeshift hat to make a chef-inspired snowman.Shutterstock
Snowman Kit
Flexible Flyer
Let your kids add some color to your family’s snowman with the red, green, and blue paint markers included in this snowman kit. Draw clothes, change his expression, or just decorate with fun doodles.
$16.99
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Sometimes it’s hard for kids (and even some adults) to stack three snowballs on top of one another and get them all balanced just perfectly to create a traditional snowman. Instead, create a large, oversized base and then plop a small snowball on top for the head.

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Say “howdy” to a cowboy-inspired snowman complete with a western-style belt, cowboy hat, and a pair of work gloves.

If you want to give your snowman some personality, try adding fun accessories like a pair of oversized glasses or building some sneakers out of snow.Shutterstock
Even the tiniest snowmen can be full of festive cheer. He can fit in the palms of your hands, but still take up plenty of room in your heart. (Plus, you can decorate a mini snowman with adorable doll clothes.)Cavan Images/Cavan/Getty Images
Don’t let living somewhere that it doesn’t snow leave you feeling left out of the snowman-building experience. If you live close to the beach or have a sandbox in the back yard, just build a snowman (or sandman, if you will) out of sand.Shutterstock