Snowman Platter

Such fun loving guys!

Products Used

  • MB-882 - Rectangle Tray
  • FN-001 - White
  • FN-004 - Red
  • SC-15 - Tuxedo
  • SC-16 - Cotton Tail
  • SC-34 - Down to Earth
  • SC-36 - Irish Luck
  • SC-58 - 501 Blues
  • SC-74 - Hot Tamale
  • SC-75 - Orange-A-Peel
  • SC-76 - Cara-bein Blue
  • SG-302 - Snowfall
Decorating Accessories
  • AC-213 - Sponge on a Stick - 1¼"Diameter
  • AC-230 - Clay Carbon Paper
  • BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
  • CB-106 - #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 - #10/0 Liner
  • CB-404 - #4 Pointed Round
  • CB-604 - #4 Soft Fan
  • ST-103 - Retro Star
Additional Materials
  • Pencil
  • ½" Masking Tape
  • Old Toothbrush
  • Download Project Pattern: Snowman Tray
Project Info


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of FN-001 White to the tray, overlapping onto the border with the 2 coats of FN-001 White. Allow to dry.
  3. Using a pencil and AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper, trace on the snowmen pattern after the glaze has dried.
  4. Using a CB-404 #4 Pointed Round, apply 2 coats of SG-302 Snowfall on the snow sections of the snowmen. Use a CB-110 #10/0 Liner to get in to the small spaces.
  5. Apply 2 coats of SC-74 Hot Tamale to the boots and the stripes in the scarf. For the soles of the boots, thin SC-74 Hot Tamale and apply to the soles. Apply a highlight with SC-16 Cotton Tail.
  6. Apply 1 coat of SC-58 501 Blues to the mugs, 1 coat of SC-34 Down to Earth to the arms, 1 coat of SC-75 Orange-A-Peel to the noses, and 1 coat of SC-36 Irish Luck to the green stripe in the scarf.
  7. Using a CB-404 #4 Pointed Round, apply 2 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo to the hats, adding a little SC-16 Cotton Tail to the black to shade the hats.
  8. Shade the snowmen's bodies with SC-58 501 Blues. Thin the color and apply with the CB-106 #6 Script Liner, floating the color in the shadow areas.
  9. Using CB-110 #10/0 Liner, dot the eyes and the buttons with SC-15 Tuxedo then outline with a thin line the snowman's bodies, scarves, etc.
  10. Using the AC-213 Sponge on a Stick load the sponge with SC-76 Cara-bein Blue. Tap the SC-76 Cara-bein Blue onto the ST-103 Retro Star Stamp then stamp the top and side of the tray. Allow to dry.
  11. Using ½" masking tape, tape off the border of the tray.
  12. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-004 Red to the border and the back of the tray. Allow to dry.
  13. Dilute some SC-16 Cottontail with water and use the old toothbrush to spatter white spots on the outer edge of the tray. Allow to dry.
  14. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06.