Always wanted a cute mini house but is too expensive? Don’t worry we got your back with this tutorial on making a mini popsicle stick house!
Seriously! You gotta make this one if you ever dreamed of a cute and pretty mini house to have! If we go to buy mini houses from the market, then you may notice they are quite expensive. So, making it on your own can be a budget-friendly option! The best part is, you get to design our house in the way you like! Dive into your creative imagination while making your own mini popsicle stick house with the help of this step-by-step tutorial! Grab the listed materials and let’s begin!
Easy Mini House Popsicle Stick Craft
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- Pack Of Popsicle Sticks (Colored And Simple)
- Craft Cutter
- Hot Glue Gun
Step 1: Taking Packs Of Popsicle Sticks
Begin this craft by taking a pack of colored popsicle sticks and another pack of simple popsicle sticks.
Step 2: Cutting Out The Popsicle Sticks Ends
Take 10 simple popsicle sticks and arrange them one below the other horizontally and using a craft knife, cut the curved edges of 5 popsicle stick one by one alternatively.
Step 3: Applying Hot Glue
Using the hot glue gun, apply hot glue on the ends of the popsicle sticks vertically.
Step 4: Sticking 2 Popsicle Sticks Over Hot Glue
Using the craft cutter, cut out the curved ends of 2 popsicle sticks and paste them onto the applied hot glue vertically. This will be a wall of your house.
Step 5: Carving Out A Gate
Using a pencil, draw a gate, 6 popsicle sticks long as shown in the image, and using scissors, cut it out to make the gate in the wall.
Step 6: Making All 4 Walls
Following the same procedure as before, make 3 more walls of your house using popsicle sticks. Also, carve a square window over a wall. Make sure to cut out the ends of alternative popsicle sticks on each wall so that they can align with each other using the craft cutter.
Step 7: Sticking 2 Walls Together
In a perpendicular way, stick 2 walls together as shown in the image.
Step 8: Making A Box
Stick the other 2 walls together as well to enclose all of them into a box.
Step 9: Making The Roof
In the same way, you made the walls, make 2 slabs for the roof using the colored popsicle sticks, arranged in a rainbow color manner. Now, stick the 2 slabs of the roof slantingly and secure them with hot glue.
Step 10: Attaching A Door
Stick the cut-out popsicle sticks to carve the door using hot glue and using a toothpick, and make the handle by pasting 2 small pieces perpendicularly over the unstuck side of it one below the other, and a larger toothpick piece over the 2 pieces using hot glue as shown in the image. Now, stick the door in its carving using hot glue only from one side of it.
Step 11: Making The Frame Of The Door
From two red-colored popsicle sticks, cut out half-half the popsicle sticks slantingly and a middle piece of stick with opposite slanting ends. Paste these 3 pieces by keeping the curved-edge ones on the sides to make the frame of the door as shown in the image. Using hot glue, stick this frame over the boundary of the door over the wall.
Step 12: Making The Window
Cut out 4 small pieces with opposite slanting ends, 2 from purple and 2 from orange-colored popsicle sticks. Paste all 4 together to make a square frame of the window, keeping the same colors on opposite sides. Paste 2 pieces of the toothpick in the window carving to make a ‘+’ in it as it partition. Now, paste the frame over the wall on the boundary of the window.
Step 13: Sticking The Roof Over The Walls
Using the hot glue gun, stick the roof over the box of walls as shown in the image.
This Is The Final Look Of Your Mini Popsicle Sticks House!
For the last step, place your mini house in a cool popsicle stick garden you can make using popsicle sticks, foam sheets, and super clay.
Woohoo! You have finally succeed to make your mini popsicle stick house!
You can take a minute to admire your creation! This craft is perfect for the kids to drive their motor skills, creativity, and imagination! You can use this craftwork to play pretend with your friends or it will serve as a great addition to your craft collection! Show it off to your friends and family and let them admire your crafting skills! You can even decorate your house to make it look more stunning, like you!
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