Home Christmas Tree Topper DIY

I all the time like to make a minimum of just a few little artful Christmas-y issues every year, because it’s simply enjoyable and one thing to do inside whereas itemizing to basic Christmas songs. This 12 months, I made a decision I needed to make a house-shaped tree topper for the pink tree in my lounge. Type of a home-for-the-holidays theme, as that’s just about all the theme for this 12 months. Ha. Anyway, I liked how this home Christmas tree topper DIY turned out, so I needed to share.

I used to be aiming for one thing easy however I knew I needed a pink door and some mini wreaths. 🙂 I all the time needed the home to appear to be it was lit up on the within when the tree lights have been on—as if somebody is dwelling.

Provides:
-thin cardboard
felt
glitter
pipe cleaners
-embroidery thread
-paint + brush
-tape
-glue

Since I get pleasure from crafting, I principally had all these provides already. However you may select so as to add different gildings to your home Christmas tree topper like little flower packing containers on the home windows, or balsa wooden shingles on the roof. It’s actually as much as you!

For the cardboard, I simply used just a few leftover meals packing containers I had. Be happy to guage this big field of pancake combine as a lot as you want. Ha! However if you happen to don’t need cardboard to reuse you may additionally use foam board.

Step One: Make the home form from the cardboard and tape. Bear in mind this can go on prime of the tree, so that you don’t essentially need the underside opening to be outsized. In case you are extra expert than me, you may completely do a extra intricate formed home than this. I’d like to see somebody do a two-story or one thing formed like a fort! Additionally, you may select to make your home tree topper-shaped/coloured like your precise home if you happen to most well-liked. 🙂

Step Two: Paint the home. That is so if there are small gaps in your felt you gained’t see the cardboard colour. I additionally painted a lot of the inside since I used to be reusing cardboard I had and didn’t need any textual content or logos to point out by the home windows.

Step Three: Glue felt to the outside. I selected to do a white home, with a tan roof, darkish brown outlined home windows, and a pink door.

Step 4: Add any gildings to the outside. I added small pipe cleaner wreaths to the door and aspect home windows. I additionally used glue and glitter so as to add a snowy look to the roof and edges of the home windows. Though, afterward I spotted my snowy shingles is also boob or butt outlines. Sure, I’m very mature in my humorousness.

As soon as every little thing is absolutely dry you’re prepared so as to add this to the highest of your tree!

My solely situation is I’m not but certain how I’m going to retailer this so it doesn’t get smushed and I can reuse it within the coming years. I’m hoping I come throughout a field just a bit larger that I can reuse to retailer this in with tissue paper stuffed inside the home to assist it hold its form. We’ll see! Thanks for letting me share. xo. Emma

Home Christmas Tree Topper DIY

  • skinny cardboard
  • felt
  • glitter
  • pipe cleaners
  • embroidery thread
  • paint + brush
  • tape
  • glue

  1. Make the home form from the cardboard and tape. Bear in mind this can go on prime of the tree so that you don’t essentially need the underside opening to be outsized. 

  2. Paint the home. That is so if there are small gaps in your felt, you gained’t see the cardboard colour. I additionally painted a lot of the inside since I used to be reusing cardboard I had and didn’t need any textual content or logos to point out by the home windows.

  3. Glue felt to the outside. I selected to do a white home, with a tan roof, darkish brown outlined home windows, and a pink door.

  4. Add any gildings to the outside. I added small pipe cleaner wreaths to the door and aspect home windows. I additionally used glue and glitter so as to add a snowy look to the roof and edges of the home windows.

  5. As soon as every little thing is absolutely dry, you’re prepared so as to add this to the highest of your tree!

Credit // Creator and Pictures: Emma Chapman. Pictures edited with A Shade Story Desktop.

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