What do you need?
wooden slats of a different thickness
saw and mitre
white and black acrylic paint & brushes
permanent marker, black
Acrylic paint in various colours & a tiny brush
varnish and a brush
These cute little houses are an advantageous and quickly made gift for all ages in these expensive months. You can use them as a nice decoration but children love to play with them. Make as few or as many as you like. Not much work and a big succes, what else do you seek in a gift?
How to make the houses
Saw off rectangles of wood.
Saw off some triangles.
Paint the houses white.
Allow the paint to dry overnight, but first paint the appartment buildings.
Mix white with black paint.
Paint the buildings grey.
Cut a cardboard template.
Draw windows and doors.
- Paint coloured roofs on the white houses with acrylic paint
- Draw windows and doors with a permanent black marker
- Fill them in with acrylic paint using a tiny paint brush
- Allow the windows to dry for a few hours
Give all houses a layer of varnish then allow them to dry overnight.
Happy with our cute houses!
P.S. Do you prefer to make the houses a Christmas gift then you can easily add some Christmas cheer!