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Handmade Christmas
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.

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  • How to make a lantern. Tealight Houses - Step 1
    Step 1

    Enlarge the templates by 200 percent. With tracing paper and a pencil, trace the template and carefully transfer the outline onto the thin white card.

  • How to make a lantern. Tealight Houses - Step 2
    Step 2

    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.

  • How to make a lantern. Tealight Houses - Step 3
    Step 3

    Score the fold lines where indicated and fold back. Score down between each house.

  • How to make a lantern. Tealight Houses - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold one house forward and one house back to make a corrugated row of houses. Place a tealight behind each house at a safe distance.

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