I am following through on my promise to make a paper village DIY. I got inspired a week ago when I saw this display at Anthropologie. I went to work on it last night and here are the steps to creating your very own winter display. I found the instructions on how to make the trees from the Enchanted learning website and the inspiration and idea from the Anthropologie store. It is Very easy to do! Have fun!STEP ONE:
Gather your materials. You will need:
- white paper (2 sheets for each tree, and one sheet for each house)
- cotton balls, glitter, or anything you want for the snow.
STEP THREE: cut out the tree!
STEP FOUR: then separate your two tree pieces.
STEP FIVE: cut a slit with your scissors from the top of the tree down to the center on ONE of the trees, and then cut a slit from the bottom of the tree to the center on the second tree. (they fit together this way like a puzzle)
STEP SIX: fit the trees together by sliding the tree that opens at the bottom onto the tree that opens at the top! then tape the top pieces together and then tape the bottom pieces together. TA-DA!
STEP SEVEN: If you want a house for your village, here is a house decal of the house I made. You can print it out if you need too :)
|a cozy village|
|A snowy tree|
|A christmas church|
|A home to keep you warm|
Have a lovely evening and keep warm! :)