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    Creative projects for Holiday season!

    Is there any better way to get into the Holiday mood than to make your own Christmas decorations? In addition to being proud of your achievements, you could do some savings!

    Boulanger suggests you in this article 6 DIY deco ideas, easily achievable at home.

     

    1. PLAID PATTERN FRAME

    This simple DIY project could give a new life to your old Christmas decorations! This festive frame can be installed on a door or a wall.


    Source : Pinterest

    You will need:

    • Mouldings
    • White paint
    • Plaid pattern ribbon
    • Cardboard letters
    • Artificial fir branches
    • Artificiall red fruits branches

    Steps :

    1. Start by making your frame using clear pine or finger jointed pine mouldings. Pine, rather than MDF, will allow you to create an aged wood effect by letting the wood glow through the paint.  For a more charming look, choose colonial style mouldings. Here are some model suggestions:
    1. Paint your frame in white and slightly sand the edges.
    2. With the ribbon, make a bow.
    3. Cover the letter with the ribbon. Joy, Christmas, Magic, Family, everything is possible!
    4. Final step is to glue all the elements on your frame.

     

    2. FA-LA-LA-LA-LA BOARD

    A unique and funny deco to put on your fireplace mantel! Add some Christmas accessories to it and your home will be ready for Santa’s arrival.


    Source : www.thewoodconnectionblog.com

    You will need:

    • Brico Pano, Pine Edge-Glued panel (size of your choice)
    • Red and white paint
    • Letter stencil

    Steps:

    1. Use a pine edge-glued panel for the board. Cut it if needed.
    2. Paint your board in red. Using two shades of red with give a more stylish look.
    3. Finally, paint the letters in white using the stencil or write it by hand.

     

    3. GIANT CHRISTMAS FRAME

    This modern Christmas decoration reminds us of the simplistic decorations of Scandinavian style.  A white, minimalist and elegant decoration, with red as the accent of colour. Because of its size, this frame could even replace a Christmas tree!


    Source : Pinterest

    You will need:

    • Moulding of your choice. Choose a wide baseboard to recreate this look.
    • White paint
    • Ribbon
    • Christmas’ balls or other ornements

    Steps:

    1. First determine the desired frame size. Then cut, paint and assemble the frame from the chosen moulding. Here are some model suggestions:
    2. Hang your ornements at different lengths with the ribbon.  Play with size, shapes and colours! Reusing what you have at home.
    3. Add your ornements to the frame.

     

    4. WELCOME SIGN

    Your guests will not even have set foot in your home that they will be amazed by your talents!


    Source : https://www.instagram.com/oursouthernhome/

    You will need:

    • Brico Pano, Pine Edge-glued panel (size of your choice)
    • Red, green, black and white paint
    • Stencil for letters and reindeer

    Steps:

    1. Use a pine edge-glued panel for the board. Cut it if needed.
    2. Peint your board in white and sand it slightly to give it an aged look.
    3. Peint the letters and the reindeer with the stencils. Tip: if you cannot find stencil in the store, you can print an image and cut out the center!

     

    5. ADVENT CALENDAR

    An advent calendar without chocolate! Who will be the lucky one at home to change the number of sleeps remaining? We are sure your kids will love doing it!


    Source : https://www.sisterssuitcaseblog.com/christmas-tree-countdown/

    You will need:

    Steps:

    1. Using our V-joint wainscot  20822-3 you could avoid cuts. For a narrower panel, cut the 2 boards at the ends.
    2. Paint the wainscot in white
    3. Paint the numbers in black using a stencil to create a fir tree.
    4. Draw a star around number 1 with red paint or any other material of your choice.
    5. Glue magnets on the back of the panel behind each number.
    6. Finally, stick a magnet at the top of the crown so that it can highlight each date when the time comes!

     

    6. CHRISTMAS IN A BOX

    This 3D decoration recreate a winter scene where you can even see Santa Claus, ready for a snowball fight. This project is perfect for hanging on the wall or  to put on a fireplace mantel.


    Source : http://freshcrush.com/diy-holiday-shadow-box/

    You will need:

    • Moulding
    • Plexiglass
    • White cardboard
    • Permanent black pencil or stained glass paint according to your talents
    • Glue
    • Little figurine of Santa Claus
    • Little fir trees
    • Small snowflakes
    • Mini white styrofoam balls
    • Fake snow blanket

    Steps:

    1. Use decorative mouldings to make the frame and paint it in white.
    2. Cut the plexiglass and write “Dreaming of a White Christmas” in permanent pencil or any other phase that inspires you!
    3. Then glue all the Christmas items on the white cardboard that you cut according to the dimensions of your frame.
    4. Finally, glue the frame, the plexiglass and the white background together.

    Feel free to add colour or other figures to this 3D painting. It’s up to you!

    So, do you feel inspired?