Simple DIY tutorials and thrifty furniture and decor makeovers
Painted Christmas Village
Hello sweet friends! The Thanksgiving Holiday here in the US is over and that means the Christmas season has officially begun! I’m kicking it off with a super simple makeover.
I found these mini Christmas village houses at the thrift store for $6 for a set of six:
It’s no secret that I love all things Christmas village. You can visit my treasured Christmas Village collection HERE if you like. One of these didn’t really match the others so it’s not pictured.
You already know that I planned on painting them, right?
But….did you expect blue?
Why not? Add a little glitter and voila…Christmas coastal style!
You could paint them any color that inspires your Holiday decor. I’ve included a few affiliate links so you can find the products I use.
I started by spray priming the set using Rustoleum spray primer:
Next I spray painted them using Rustoleum in Robin’s Egg:
Then to give these sweet houses some sparkle, I added a little glitter from Hobby Lobby as soon as I sprayed the second coat of Robin’s Egg…
I only added a dusting of glitter from above.
They look pretty on this tray I bought at Hobby Lobby a couple of years ago. I added my favorite faux snow from Michaels…
You can find it HERE as well. It’s super fine and so realistic.
I haven’t added any holiday decor to my built-ins yet, but I did add a few things in here.
And we got our tree the day after Thanksgiving…
So my Hubby makes a Christmas video each year that includes all parts of the Holiday season. This year he wanted something new and different to include in his video. Since our neighborhood is right behind the nursery where we purchase our tree, he suggested we bring our tree home in a wheel barrow. Dead serious. “It’ll be an adventure!” he says.
Do you see the size of our tree in the background there?
I was up for it for about a day, but when Friday came and it was freezing cold out, I vetoed the idea. He was really bummed. Can you imagine the look on the guy’s face at the nursery when we pull up with a wheelbarrow for him to load it in?
If the weather is more mild next year, I don’t think I’ll get out of it ha ha.
I found the trees at Walmart, sold individually.
The dollar store has similar houses every year if you wanted to create your own painted village!