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How to prepare natural material for work?
Collect raw materials for toys better in the coniferous forest, they will have a more pronounced smell. But if this is not possible, you can go to the nearest park.
Before you start picking up natural material, you need to understand exactly what decorations will be made from it. Based on this, it will become clear what size cones will be needed this time.
Homemade owls will decorate the Christmas tree
Homemade accessories and decorations have become very popular lately, the year 2018 will not be an exception either. Together with toys in the form of a Yellow Dog, you can hang homemade owls, snowmen or deer from cones on the Christmas tree. You can start collecting them in the fall, it will give the opportunity to pick up a few more natural materials that will be needed for the decoration of handicrafts.
Santa's helpers can be placed next to the gifts
A person who has never been engaged in the manufacture of crafts from cones is very difficult to understand exactly what can be made from them and how to properly prepare natural material. After all, they are one of the most convenient and at the same time original items for the realization of their creative ideas.
Cones - one of the original items for the realization of creative ideasSometimes their form is already suitable for crafts, after which it remains only a little refinement. But sometimes you may need a deformation.
Here it is necessary to take into account several rules, namely:
So that the bump does not open, you can soak it in wood glue
- If there is a need for the bump to not open for a long time, it can be soaked in wood glue for 30 seconds. If you need the opposite to provoke early disclosure, you can put it in the oven for 2 hours. This will not only bring the desired result, but also disinfect the material.
- Before making crafts, consider the interior of the room. Usually they fit into any design, but perhaps it makes sense to choose the appropriate paint for the room.
- In order to easily carry out any manipulations with the deformation of the material, it can be soaked for 1 hour in ordinary water. After it you need to hang a thread, and dry well.
- If the raw material for handicrafts has a very dark color, it can be lightened with a standard bleach with a ratio of 1 to 1. Next, you need to rinse it very well with water, then allow it to dry.
To cones opened, you can put it in the oven for 2 hours
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What decorations can be made?
From this natural material can get the most spectacular decorations that will decorate the house for the New Year and give him comfort.
They make excellent toys on the Christmas tree, as well as individual elements. These can be balls, wreaths for the front door, candlesticks, small Christmas trees, vases or garlands.
New Year's bouquet for interior decoration
Each of the crafts is additional materials, so even in the autumn you should take care of this diversity and collect as many items as possible. Next will be considered the most popular products that will bring into the house a maximum of New Year's atmosphere and joy.
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This is not about decorating for the New Year tree, but about a ball that can be hung separately, since they are not small in size.
A ball of cones suitable for decorating chandeliers, doors, New Year's fireplace
It is suitable for decorating a chandelier, a door, a New Year's fireplace or it can simply be hung from the ceiling. If you make a few pieces, it will look very impressive and festive.
If you make a few pieces, it will look very impressive.
To get a Christmas ball, the following components are useful:
- Toilet paper.
- Glue (can PVA).
- Pine cones.
- Ribbons of different colors.
The first thing to do is to make a ball.
The first thing you need to do is harvesting the ball. Here you can use a regular balloon, which is inflated to the desired size based on the idea. Next, you need to take toilet paper, pre-soaked in a solution of PVA glue and water with a ratio of 1 to 2. With it, the ball is carefully wound and left to dry. It usually takes 1 day.
Need to apply glue
Now you can start painting the Christmas ball, the color can be anything, it all depends on the creative idea. Also, this will make the gaps between the pasted natural raw materials imperceptible. Next, the odd job dries again.
When gluing natural materials should be careful
The next step is the most interesting and long-awaited - it is gluing natural materials. Here it is worth observing accuracy, since at this stage many pierce or force a ball. Usually the bumps are placed as close to each other as possible, this will create a pomp effect.Getting to the decoration. It can be completely different, cones can be painted, hung on them berries, garland, ribbon bells or rain.
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The Christmas wreath is one of the most colorful attributes of the Christmas holidays. It is placed both on the door and on the wall in the apartment, it all depends on the interior or the author's ideas. Even one wreath is able to provide the house with the energy of a holiday and magic.
New Year's wreath is one of the most colorful attributes.
To make such an article you don’t have to spend a lot of time and money, but the result will be impressive. To create a high-quality and beautiful Christmas wreath, you will need the following materials:
- cones and branches ate;
- glue gun;
- paint (preferably brown);
- jewelry at its discretion;
If the house has a stronger frame, use it.
First you need to take care of the preparation of the base. To do this, you can use cardboard, it is twisted into a tube and sealed along the edges, forming a ring. If there is any similar item and more durable at home, it is better to use it. To finish with the base and make it more durable, the newspaper is wrapped with tape, until the ring becomes strong.
Attach the cones to the frame with thread or glue
Now you can start painting the blank. For this, paint from a can is usually used; if it is not there, it is not at all prohibited to use another method. After the ring is completely dry, the process of gluing.If there is a desire, the resulting craftwork is varnished and brought out to dry in an open space.
Decorate the wreath with berries and needles
For decoration here you can use any items, including natural ones. It can be bows, branches of spruce, bells, Christmas decorations, ribbons. In the center of the circle, you can set the figures of Santa Claus and Snow Maiden.
For decoration here you can use any items, including natural
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New year star
The star has always been and remains a symbol of the New Year. Ever since the days of the Soviet Union, it decorates the top of the New Year tree. But lately, people began to use other symbols of the holiday for this, and the star serves as decoration for the table or the room as a whole.
The star has always been and remains the symbol of the New Year
To make such a decoration from natural material, you will need the following components:
- Cones of small, medium and large sizes.
- Ribbons of different colors.
- Hard wire or flat metal thin rods.
The first thing to do in the course of work is to prepare the frame. For this wire or rods are used. They need to be sealed in such a way that they form a six-pointed star.
The order in the picture can be changed, everything will depend on the ideas of the author of the composition
When everything is ready, previously prepared cones dress up on handicrafts, first they sit down large, and closer to the ends they decrease. Although this order can be changed, everything will depend on the idea of the author of the composition. To hang the finished crafts, the upper part of the wire can be bent and tie a ribbon to it.
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Animals for the Christmas tree
Use different decorations of the Christmas tree and make it more original.
Such crafts will be able to diversify the decorations of the New Year tree and make it more original. They are fairly simple to manufacture, but will last for years if you follow all the rules for safe storage. Owls, deer or squirrels are especially beautiful.
Owls, deer or squirrels are especially beautiful.
To make such animals, you need the following:
- small old soft toys;
- cones of different sizes;
- nylon thread;
- paint corresponding to the color of the animal.
Birds on the branches of the Christmas tree
First you need to take the prepared natural material and paint it in the desired color. Next you need to give time to dry well. Now you can start gluing parts of the body of animals. To do this, take the old toys and cut off the necessary parts.Usually, the head is glued first, and then everything else. When everything is ready, you need to take a strong thread and make a pendant for the Christmas tree.
The toy in the form of the bump itself is already a beautiful Christmas accessory for decoration.
To make a beautiful crafts, it is not necessary to make any characters from cartoons, the toy in the form of the lump itself is already a beautiful Christmas accessory for decoration.Here you can use paint of any color or golden glitter. Since the crafts will be hung to the top, small spruce branches can be attached to the base. You can also decorate the toy with golden bows or beads. Return to the menu
Dwarfs or owls
One of the most original handicrafts will be gnomes or owls. For this you need to prepare colored felt and make of it caps for gnomes heads, mittens and beards. If it is an owl, you need to make small beaks, wings and eyes.
Prepare colored felt and make caps of it
It is very important to choose a good glue, because otherwise the whole composition can fall apart. These crafts are a good decoration not only for the Christmas tree, but also for the table or other parts of the room, they can be installed simply on a shelf or hung from the ceiling.
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Original candlesticks from this natural material
For those who have not bought candlesticks for the New 2018, but has a small stock of raw materials, the original candlesticks made from this natural material can be the way out. To make such crafts, you will need the following components:
- Pine cones in size depending on which candles will be used.
- A glass beaker or a glass for a candle.
- Glue gun.
Separate the plates from the bumps
First you need to separate the plates, you should not rush here, as these parts are very easy to damage. Cardboard is necessary in order to make it a base for a candlestick, but it must be twice the base of the glass or glass.
Now you can start gluing records, it should be done only in a staggered manner, otherwise the blades will not seem natural. If after the work done there are gaps, they should be closed with other plates. Such actions are done to the very top of the candlestick.
When the craft is completely dry, you can put a glass of candles in it.
When the craft is completely dry, a glass of candles is dropped into it, the Christmas candlestick is ready!
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Homemade miniature tree of their cones
Another adornment of the New 2018 could be a homemade miniature Christmas tree. To make it, you need the following materials:
- small pots for stand;
- acrylic paint (preferably a bright color);
- large open pine cones;
- beads, ribbons and a small star for decoration;
- brilliant glitter.
Paint the material bright acrylic paint
The first step is painting a natural material. Green is most commonly used, and glitter can be applied on top, it will give an extra brightness. Next, after drying, you can proceed to the decoration. A red star is put on the top, and beads and ribbons are stuck on the blades.
Beads or ribbons are stuck on the blade.
Now you need to pre-cooked a small pot or other object that can serve as a stand. If there is a need it can be glued to the bump, so that the items are always together and not lost until the next New Year.
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To make a big Christmas tree, you need a lot of raw materials and a base in the form of a pointed cone
To make a big Christmas tree, you need a lot of raw materials of different sizes. To begin with, you need to make a paper base in the form of a pointed cone.Cones need to stick in a circle, gradually moving upwards. The higher, the less must beat natural materials. You can even hang a garland on such an article and decorate it with rain. Return to menu ↑ Return to menu
Creative decoration with your own hands creates a festive atmosphere
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