DIY (279) – Cardboard village houses

Hi everyone!!!!

How about these houses made out of cardboard to create a Christmas village.

It’s an activity that for sure also your kids will like and, with the template below you will create it in a very short time.

Also for this project you can use recycled cardboard.

Let’s get started!!!

DIY N. 279

CARDBOARD VILLAGE HOUSES

material

CARDBOARD – glue – scissors – candles (electric) – template (below)

Start by printing the template in the desired size.

Cut out the borders and copy on the cardboard.

Copy also the dotted lines, which indicate where to fold.

Glue together by joining the tabs.

Glue the house to the base and insert the candle (for safety reasons it’s better to use electric candles.

Your Christmas house is ready! To create different houses you will need to change the windows on the template.

I hope you enjoyed also today’s creative idea.

See you tomorrow with another easy DIY!!!

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DIY (278) – Crayola candle

Hi everyone!!!!

Don’t you find this idea cheerful?

All you need is old crayolas and wax for candles for this project.

Let’s get started!!!

DIY N. 278

CRAYOLA CANDLE

material

glass or mason jar – crayolas – wax for candles – candle stopper

First of all place a candle stopper at the base of your glass or mason jar.

Place some crayolas as you like.

Melt the transparent candle wax and pour over the pastels. Let it dry before use.

Your colored candle is ready!

I hope you enjoyed also today’s creative idea.

See you tomorrow with another easy DIY!!!

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DIY (277) – Dutch House Luminaries

Hi everyone!!!!

I love these dutch houses luminaires!

Ypu can do them with colored cardstock or recycled cardboard.

With the templates below it will take minutes to make them!

If you decorate them with glitter or stars, you will be able to use them also for decorating your house during the Christmas holidays.

Let’s get started!!!

DIY N. 277

DUTCH HOUSE LUMINAIRES

material

cardstock – scissors – baking paper – template (below) – electric candles – glue

Print the templates below in the desired size.

Cut on the continuous lines and fold on the dotted ones,

Cut the baking paper in the size of the front panel and place it behind the windows.

Put the candles (for safety reasons I suggest to use electric ones) behind the houses.

For a more festive look you can decorate them with fake snow, stars or glitter.

Your dutch houses luminaires are ready!

I hope you enjoyed also today’s creative idea.

See you tomorrow with another easy DIY!!!

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DIY (276) – Mason Jar recycling: succulent planters

Hi everyone!!!!

Here we go with another super simple diy that you can use to decorate your house: a succulent planter.

You can make so many, all in different colors!!!

Let’s get started!!!

DIY N. 276

MASON JAR RECYCLING: SUCCULENT PLANTERS

material

MASON jars – Colored paint – soil – succulent

All you have to do here is to choose the color of the paint and apply it on the jar.

Fill with soil and at last the succulent plant.

Your succulent planter is ready!

I hope you enjoyed also today’s creative idea.

See you tomorrow with another easy DIY!!!

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DIY (275) – Mason Jar recycling: candle holder

Hi everyone!!!!

Here we go with another super simple diy that you can use to decorate your house: a candle holder.

You will just need to make a mask (cutting the shape of a heart on a piece of paper and sticking it on the jar).

Let’s get started!!!

DIY N. 275

MASON JAR RECYCLING: CANDLE HOLDER

material

MASON jars – colored ribbon or twine – black and white acrylic color

Apply the mask on the mason jar (in this case a heart, but you can choose any other shape).

Color around it with the black acrylic color (you can use also a black paint that can be used as a chalk board, which you can decorate with messages).

Using a very thin brush, draw the lines around the heart (in white in the picture but you can choose among so many colors!)

Your candle holder is ready!

I hope you enjoyed also today’s creative idea.

See you tomorrow with another easy DIY!!!

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DIY (274) – Mason Jar recycling: soap dispenser

Hi everyone!!!!

In a previous post we saw how to make a beautiful soap dispenser using bottles.

Since we are into recycling, today we will see how to make one with a mason jar.

Let’s get started!!!

DIY N. 274

MASON JAR RECYCLING: SOAP DISPENSER

material

MASON jars – plastic dispenser (you can find them in almost all diy stores) – hot glue

Take the cap of a mason jar and make a hole of the size of the plastic dispenser.

Insert the plastic part and stick together with hot glue.

Your soap dispenser is ready!

I hope you enjoyed also today’s creative idea.

See you tomorrow with another easy DIY!!!

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DIY (273) – Easy Halloween decorations: balloons

Hi everyone!!!!

It’s October and soon we will have to think for some Halloween decorations!

These ones are so easy to do! You will need some balloons (preferably orange, black AND WHITE), and permanent markers.

Let’s get started!!!

DIY N. 273

EASY HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS: BALLOONS

material

balloons (different colours) – permanent markers

You will just need a black permanent marker to draw spooky faces on your balloons, after inflating them.

Your Halloween decoration is ready!!

I hope you enjoyed also today’s creative idea.

See you tomorrow with another easy DIY!!!

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DIY (272) – Christmas trees made with wooden sticks

Hi everyone!!!!

Here we are with another easy Christmas decoration: a tree made with wooden sticks and simple decorations that you could already have at home.

You can choose whether to stick the branches one to another, or make a hole in each and insert a wooden support.

Let’s get started!!!

DIY N. 272

CHRISTMAS TREES MADE WITH WOODEN STICKS

material

WOODEN STICKS – glue – decorations (stars, fake snow etc)

First of all you need to choose pieces of wood that you can find in any garden.

The best thing is to collect a few branches that are similar in color and size and put them cut them to the desired size.

If you like you can make a hole in the center of each piece of wood and insert a support stick (like the ones you use for kebabs), or, as already said in the introduction, you can stick the branches one to another.

Place the tree on a wooden base.

Your Christmas tree decoration is ready!

I hope you enjoyed also today’s creative idea.

See you tomorrow with another easy DIY!!!

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DIY (271) – Leaf decoration: mason jar candle

Hi everyone!!!!

We are getting closer and closer to autumn, and soon we will be able to find so many beautiful leaves in our gardens!

What do you think of this candle holder?

It’s so easy to do and it will give warmth to your house during the cold winter days.

Let’s get started!!!

DIY N. 271

LEAF DECORATION: MASON JAR CANDLE

material:

LEAVES – brush – mason jar – mod podge or vinilic glue – candle

All you have to do for this project is to choose in the first place the leaves you like most (enough for covering the interior of your mason jar).

Mix the vinilic glue with very little water and start sticking the leaves one by one with the help of a brush.

Proceed until you finish all the leaves and the interior of the jar is completely covered,

Let it dry and insert your candle.

Your winter decorative candle is ready!

I hope you enjoyed also today’s creative idea.

See you tomorrow with another easy DIY!!!

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DIY (264) – Coloured pumpkins

Hi everyone!!!!

We are now approaching autumn

How about these lovely colored pumpkins to decorate your home? A simple project that will entertain even the youngest.

You don’t have to carve anything; you just need simple acrylic colors and, of course, pumpkins of different sizes!

Let’s get started!!!

DIY N. 264

COLOURED PUMPKINS

material:

pumpkins (of different sizes and shapes) – pencil – acrylic colours – brush

Color your pumpkin of the color you prefer. You can also leave it of its natural color and add eyes and mouth using a pencil.

Color the details with black acrylic.

Your colored pumpkin is ready!

I hope you enjoyed also today’s creative idea.

See you tomorrow with another easy DIY!!!

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