"These pretty tealight houses have a simple but stylish
Scandinavian look that is very appealing. Set the finished row of houses up on
the mantelshelf with a tealight behind each house section—the open windows and
doors will be lit with a warm glow, making a charming display." — "Handmade Christmas"
9 x 20 in. (22 x 50 cm) thin white card
Scalpel or craft knife
Enlarge the above template by 200 percent. With tracing
paper and a pencil, trace the template and carefully transfer the outline onto
the thin white card.
Using a scalpel or craft knife, cut out the outline
of the houses. Cut out the windows and decorations on the houses, taking care
not to cut the indicated score lines.
Score the fold lines where indicated and fold back.
Score down between each house.
Fold one house forward and one house back to make a
corrugated row of houses. Place a tea light behind each house at a safe
Available on Amazon. Excerpted from "Handmade Christmas." Published by Cico Books.