6 steps to this house Advent Decoration
In the light of the upcoming summer holidays,
this is a project for all the craft lovers and do-it-yourselfers in the family.
Yet again I used whatever I could salvage from hubby's garage and my craft box.
You will need:
Lumber pine (in preferred length and size)
5cm copper couplings (one or two for each
Mitre or band saw
Forstner drill bit (to match the size of the
Glaze coat /wax (optional if using chalk
As I didn't have square lumber, I glued
together 2 beams to have a 10x10cm beam.
Measure the length for 2 houses, as well as
the roofs (the roofs will be on both ends of the lumber). Cut lumber to
Repeat this step until you have the number of
houses you prefer.
Using the Forstner bit, drill the holes for
the chimneys BEFORE you cut the sides for the roof.
STEP 4 & 5
Cut the sides for the roof for both houses
and then cut the lumber in half to have 2 houses (It is easier to cut the roofs
when the lumber is a longer piece).
STEP 6 - 8
Sand the houses and brush off any dust with a
clean, dry paintbrush. (Hubby got carried away, and I ended up with houses in
different shapes and sizes Final result