Do-it-yourself decoration ideas – craft ideas for adults and children

Do-it-yourself decoration ideas for maritime handicraft projects

We show you creative decoration ideas to do yourself, with which you will give your house and garden a new look. Some of the beautiful craft ideas are for children, others are suitable for adults and – in any case, family fun is guaranteed! Let yourself be inspired by the original suggestions in the photo series!

 Do-it-yourself decoration ideas – beautify the house

Do-it-yourself decoration ideas

The first decoration idea is modern and stylish – with this handicraft project you can give the living room or the hallway an extra kick. The decoration leaves free space for creativity and blends in harmoniously with the modern interior. The letters are best arranged on a dresser / sideboard where they create a nice and inspired message.

You need the following materials – colored paper / possibly packaging paper /, white paper 400g, glitter spray, letters cut out of rigid foam board / if desired, these can form a word or simply be grouped with numbers /, fairy lights / one chain per letter, leave this to you consult in detail in the shop – not all fairy lights are suitable /, glass balls, scissors, pencils, rulers, power glue. The number of glass balls is closely related to the size of the letters cut out.

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Cut out letters from the foam board. First stick the colored paper on these letters, spray them with glitter spray / you can optionally paint the plastic letters with the color of your choice /. Then cut out the sides of the letters from white paper and stick them on the foam board letters. Make sure that the same margin / approx. 4-5 cm / both front and back stays / s. Photo above /. Then drill evenly spaced round holes / for example with a pencil / and attach the glass balls first / only the glass balls, metal parts and hangers have to be removed first /. Then you can stick the fairy lights into the glass balls from behind. complete!

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