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DIY Nativity Scene

Paige Paige Christmas, Home & Family, Play

Getting you in the Holiday spirit I have the perfect DIY Nativity Scene for you to create. Here is how to get started!

You Will Need:

  • 8 40” poles
  • 2 58” poles
  • 2 50” poles
  • 4 66” 1x10a
  • Drill
  • 3 ½” screws
  • ⅛” drill bit for pre-drilling
  • Grass skirts
  • Raffia
  • Rope
  • Lanterns
  • Baskets
  • Nativity figurines
  • Puck lights (OPTIONAL)
  • *NOTE: All poles are 2”

How-To:

1. Mark 2 40” poles at 9” and 20” from the bottom.
2. Mark 2 50” poles at 9” and 20” from the bottom.
3. Mark 6 40” poles 2” in on both ends.
4. Lay down 2 40” poles vertically and lay across 2 40” poles horizontally at the marks.
5. Pre-drill holes at the marks, and then drill in screws.
6. Repeat steps 4 & 5 with 2 50” poles and 2 40” poles.
7. Add 40” pole horizontally across top of both sides.
8. Repeat step 5.
9. Stand both sides approximately 54” apart and lay across 2 58” poles where the 40” poles stick out on both sides and rest them on top.
10. Repeat step 5.
11. Lay the 4 66” 1×10 boards staggered across the top and repeat step 5.
12. Stain or paint whatever color desired.
13. Tie rope where the horizontal posts connect with the vertical posts for a total of 8.
14. Lay grass skirts across the roof.
15. Add raffia at the base.
16. Hang and place lanterns and baskets inside.
17, Add figurines

OPTIONAL: Add puck lights underneath the roof to light it up at night from above.

*NOTE: Adjust size depending on the size of your figurines.

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XOXO,

Paige

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