Santa’s Mailbox DIY
Letters to Santa need a special place and with our newest DIY your mailbox will be magical! Not only will Saint Nick get happy mail, but you can keep your shelf Elf busy & out of trouble (or at least try).
What You Need
- Medium Weight Felt
- Glue Gun & Sticks
- Marker & Scissors
- Pearl Mesh Trim
- Twisted Cords
- Applique & Buttons
What You Do
Step 1: Cut out Mailbox patterns from Grey Medium Weight Felt. Use a marker to draw out the dotted lines from the Mailbox Side Pattern.
Step 2: Cut out two rectangles: 20.6cm (8”) x 12.5cm (5”) and 30.2cm (12”) x 12.5cm (5”).
Step 3: Cut out a hole from the larger rectangle using the Hole Template as a guide. Glue the edges of the two rectangles onto the side piece following your marker guidelines.
Step 4: Attach the second side piece to the edges of the rectangles. Be sure to follow your marker lines. Glue Mailbox Bottom to the bottom opening of your mailbox.
Step 5: Glue Mailbox Legs to the Front and Back of your Mailbox, using the side piece legs as a guide.
Step 6: Using Red & White Twisted Cord, twist them together to create a candy cane design. Glue to the side of the Mailbox for a fun, festive look.
Step 7: Optional: Decorate your Mailbox! Make this craft unique to you using appliques, buttons or pearls.