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Hand-Carved Pine Trees

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SuppliesHand-Carved Pine Trees

FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam:
Sheets: (2) 1”x12”x36”
Discs: (3) 6”

Other Materials:
Acrylic Paint: Forest Green, White, Medium Brown, Dark Brown
Craft Sticks
Cardstock

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Tools:
FloraCraft® StyroCutter® Plus
Make It: Fun® Foam Cutter or Serrated Knife
Low-Temp Glue Gun
Scissors
Paint Brush

Instructions

Hand-Carved Pine Trees

Print templates on cardstock and cut out. Pin the templates to the foam sheets and trace with black marker.

Hand-Carved Pine Trees

Cut out the trees using the foam cutter or serrated knife.

Hand-Carved Pine Trees

Following the package instructions, carefully carve ripples in the edges of the tree fronts using the StyroCutter® Plus. This gives a carved wood look to the foam trees. Also carve ripples into the edges of the trunks.

Hand-Carved Pine Trees

Paint the trees green and the trunks medium brown as shown and let dry.

Hand-Carved Pine Trees

To give the trees a snow-covered look, lightly brush white paint over the green, letting the green show through. Repeat over tree trunks with dark brown paint to add dimension.

Glue craft sticks into the bottom of the tree trunks leaving 1” sticking out. Glue the other end into the center of the foam discs to display.

 

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  1. By Make It Fun Blog | Foam Christmas Tree Decorations on November 28, 2016 at 9:03 am

    […] You will begin by using your Sharpie marker to draw Christmas trees on your foam sheets.  You can trace them from a printout or just freehand them.  Here is a similar project with templates that you can download. […]

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