Rudy the Reindeer

By  Linda Valentino 

size: 3-1/2" diameter

  • Rudy the Reindeer


  • Plastic disc ornament with hook, 3-1/2”
  • Homespun fabric, 20”x1/2”
  • Brown craft foam
  • Red ribbon, 1/8”x6”
  • Red pompom, 1/2”
  • Black chenille stem


  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Lamp Black, Sable Brown, Snow White
  • Red chalk or blush
  • API Crafter’s Pick Incredibly Tacky Glue

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, paintbrush, pencil

Pattern - Rudy the Reindeer

  • 1. Print out full-sized patterns. Transfer ear pattern to foam; cut out.
  • 2. Paint entire ornament Snow White; let dry. Transfer tummy pattern to ornament 1/2" from bottom. Leaving tummy white, paint remainder of ornament Sable Brown. Paint foam ears to match. Let dry.
  • 3. Adhere pompom nose and ears to face with glue. Rub red chalk or blush onto cheek.
  • 4. Dip paintbrush handle into Lamp Black and dot two eyes.
  • 5. Wrap fabric around middle under nose; make half bow and trim.
  • 6. Cut chenille stem into 6", 2", and 2" pieces. Fold 6" piece into a "V" shape. Wrap smaller two pieces on ends and adhere to back of head.
  • 7. Tie red ribbon to hanger.