How is everybody’s Christmas planning and preparation coming along? Today, I share with you three Christmas decor DIY that is daily easy to do. Enjoy!
Christmas Parol DIY
For Filipinos, no Christmas decor is complete without Christmas Parol hanging outside the house, preferably, near the window. It is supposed to resemble the star that guided the three kings to Jesus manger.
In fifth grade, my Christmas Parol project resembled that of a Japanese lantern because mine was round in shape and not the typical star. The only thing that makes it resemble a parol is the tail. The school project made us use only of paper, tissue, rice or washi paper, any sorts of paper. I don’t remember being allowed to work with bamboo sticks at that time so we had to be creative. Also, Christmas Parol made of paper won’t last long especially during the rainy season. Better display paper lantern inside the house. LOL!
Here’s a website that will instruct you how to make the traditional Christmas Parol with bamboo sticks.
You will need:
- 10 bamboo sticks
- 5 pegs
- rubber bands
- glue stick and glue gun
- cellophane and washi paper
Of course, the Pinoy ingenuity will show you way expensive and artistic Christmas Parol made of different and indigenous materials. [Read more...]