Create your Holiday Village

Have you seen the beautiful Holiday Village on the front over of Close To My Heart’s Holiday Expressions Idea Book, yet?  Well, now it’s time to create it!

Create this Holiday Village

I am so thankful to Close To My Heart for providing all of us with these amazing instructions!

Create this Holiday Village…

Craft Boxes

9" Sparkle House

Materials Needed:

X7225 Beary Christmas Paper Packet
X7226B Silver & Gold Paper Packet
1385 White Daisy CS
X7226C Silver & Gold Complements
X7224C Cats & Bats Complements
Z3371 Gold Pearls
Z3348 Thin Cuts—Scallop Border
Z4037 Thin Cuts—Tree Line Border
Z2060 Thin 3D Foam Tape
Z341 Mini Glue Dots
Z3372 Adhesive Runner
8″ Kraft Tapered Tote Box
Cotton Ball

  1. Use Beary Christmas pocket scrapbooking cards for roof.
  2. Trim holly from Beary Christmas zip strip to attach to front windows.
  3. Front door is a sticker from Cats & Bats Complements.
  4. Use a gold pearl as doorknob.
  5. Dovetail “SPARKLE” sticker from Silver & Gold Complements and attach above door.
  6. Fold chimney, cut to fit on rooftop, and attach with thin 3-D foam tape.
  7. Attach cotton ball to roof inside chimney and pull up to create “smoke”.

7" Shiine House

Materials Needed:

X7226B Silver & Gold Paper Packet
1385 White Daisy CS
X7225C Beary Christmas Complements
X7226C Silver & Gold Complements
Z3371 Gold Pearls
Z3312 Gold Shimmer Trim
Z1799 Silver Shimmer Trim
Z2463 ShinHan Sap Green Marker
Z3348 Thin Cuts—Scallop Border
Z2060 Thin 3D Foam Tape
Z341 Mini Glue Dots
Z3372 Adhesive Runner
6″ Kraft Tapered Tote Box
Cotton Ball

  1. Use scallop border Thin Cuts to create the shingled-roof look.
  2. Green tree on front is one of the white trees from the Beary Christmas Complements colored with marker.
  3. Front door is a trimmed sticker from Silver & Gold Complements.
  4. Attach black tree with thin 3-D foam tape.
  5. Side shutters are a trimmed sticker from Silver & Gold Complements.

7" Bright HouseMaterials Needed:

X7226B Silver & Gold Paper Packet
1385 White Daisy CS
X5954 Pewter CS
X7225C Beary Christmas Complements
X7226C Silver & Gold Complements
Z3371 Gold Pearls
Z2463 ShinHan Sap Green Marker
Z1979 Journaling Pen
Z2060 Thin 3D Foam Tape
Z341 Mini Glue Dots
Z3372 Adhesive Runner
6″ Kraft Tapered Tote Box
Cotton Ball

  1. Front door is a trimmed sticker from Silver & Gold Complements.
  2. Draw a line with journaling pen to create double doors.
  3. Green tree on front is one of the white trees from Beary Christmas Complements colored with marker.
  4. Embellish green tree with red glitter stars from Beary Christmas Complements.
  5. Attach black tree with thin 3-D foam tape.

Village Lamp Post

Materials Needed:

Z3366 Silver Foil Paper
1386 Black CS
X7226C Silver & Gold Complements
Z1809 Black Shimmer Trim
Z2060 Thin 3D Foam Tape
1772 Ultra Thin Glue Dots
Z3167 Cricut Artistry Collection
4″ Black Dowel
Glue Gun

Cricut® Shapes:
½” Shape <Hlloween> (cut 4, p. 43)
1″ Shape <Hlloween> (cut 2, p. 43)

  1. Attach two 1″ silver foil paper circles to dowel by wrapping dowel with thin 3-D foam tape.
  2. Attach silver foil circles to each other at top with glue dots.
  3. Wrap black shimmer trim to one end of dowel.
  4. Glue together four ½” black cardstock circles to form base.
  5. Attach dowel to base with glue gun.

TreesMaterials Needed:

X7223B Falling for You Paper Packet
X7225D Beary Christmas Paper Packet
Z2463 ShinHan Sap Green Marker
3167 Cricut Artistry Collection

Cricut® Shapes:
2¾”, 3½”, and 4″ Icon-2 <Christms> (cut 2, p. 48)

  1. Trim stars and tree trunks off the Cricut® shapes.
  2. Cut slit up the middle of tree shapes and slide them together to stand.
  3. Color edges with marker.

Have fun creating and decorating this amazing village!  <3 ~Blessings!
2017 Signature

Similar Posts

Questions or Comments? I'd love to hear your thoughts!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.