Fairy House Night Lights

Fairy House Night Lights

Posted 2015-04-10 by Lucy follow
Recycle your old cardboard tubes to create these budget friendly homes for the resident fairies. All you need is a bit of paint and some patterned paper. The windows in these fairy houses make fantastic night lights (using fake tea lights of course).

Fairy House night lights


Time: 60 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials

  • Cardboard tubes
  • Nail scissors
  • Colored paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Patterned paper
  • Craft glue
  • Fake tea lights (optional)

  • Method

  • Use small nail scissors to cut little windows into the side of some cardboard tubes.

  • Cut little windows


  • Paint the outside of the cardboard tubes in bright fairy themed colors.

  • Paint the tube


  • Allow the paint to dry, then glue on some pretty decorations - you could use glitter and sparkles too.

  • Add the roof


  • Use some patterned paper to make the cone shaped roofs of the fairy houses and glue the ends together.

  • Fairy houses by day


  • Make lots of different sized fairy houses to form a cute fairy village.

  • Fairy house village


  • At night, place fake tea lights inside (real candles will burn the cardboard tube) and watch them glow while you wait for the fairies to arrive.

  • Categories
    #fairy
    #tea_lights
    #cardboard_tubes
    #toilet_rolls
    #recycled
    #budget
    #cheap
    #paint

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    Cheap
    Medium
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    Paint
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    Decoration
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