How-To: Paper House Luminary

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How-To: Paper House Luminary


When I spotted this DIY paper luminary project by Cathe Holden at Just Something I Made, it really lit up my day! Cathe provides a template that you can print onto paper and cut out by hand. I am thinking of converting this into a pattern my Silhouette machine can cut for me. I would love to make a huge cluster of these in different sizes, but I am much too lazy clever to cut them out manually.

I think these would look great at Halloween time, but would also transition nicely into Christmas.

It’s a sweet display lit for evening company, as a housewarming gift or other fun event. Because each house will need to be manually opened and every flameless tealight turned on one at a time, this display lends itself to more of a special occasion decorating piece. However, unlit, it is really sweet as everyday decor.



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Maker Extraordinaire from Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario. Lover of all things CNC and handmade. @agawaffle

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