Monday morning greetings from Texas!
Thank you for joining me today as I share with you a little overview on how to make two adorable, decorative, easy and crafty Holiday projects. These two DIY Holiday projects are a great activity for all ages and the materials are few. I think we can all do a happy dance for easy crafting this busy time of the year
I have been known to get a bit too eager and begin my projects without proper preparation, so from the voice of experience it is always a good idea to cover your work space before beginning. Also assemble all of your supplies and tools. I find that by doing this the project goes much more smoothly and is so much more enjoyable too!
MATERIALS FOR DIY WOODEN TRAIN
1. Wooden Train from Hobby Lobby
2. Blue acrylic paint
3. White acrylic paint
4. Copper paint
5. White Glitter
6. Modge Podge
7. Paint Brushes
8. Paper towels & Paper Plates
9. Paper cups
Step One : Keep it easy and peasy and just paint your train blue or the color of your choice! I love projects that you are able to customize to your liking.
Step Two : Paint wheels copper and top and sides of train white.
Step Three: To create a snowy effect on the train set coat the individual train cars/engines that have been painted white with modge podge. Before modge podge dries add a generous amount of white glitter to the modge podge. The more glitter that you add to this DIY wooden train set the better!
I love how this DIY Wooden Train Project turned out because it was fast, simple, fun and no-fail. I think it would be a great activity to do with a crafting group, Church group, Girl Scout troop or with family and friends.
Now let’s just keep moving ono the next DIY, easy, simple and fun crafting project!
REINDEER HANDS ORNAMENT OR GIFT TAG
My youngest daughter shared this sweet little project with me just this morning. She and her daughter Molly made this before Molly went off to school. This shows us how easy and fast this project is and so perfect for little ones with a short attention span.
SUPPLIES FOR REINDEER HANDS ORNAMENT
1. Construction paper or craft foam
2. Pipe Cleaners
3. Googly eyes
4. Red puff ball
INSTRUCTIONS FOR REINDEER HANDS
1. Trace hands on paper on foam.
2. Cut out hand shape
3. Glue on eyes on puff ball
4. Add “Antler,” pipe cleaners
5. Attach to gift or hand from Tree
THE PERK PROJECT will continue next week. Our friend Stacey has had some family matters to attend to. Please keep her and her sweet family in your thoughts and hearts.
Thank you for joining me today and Happy Crafting!