This is a quick update to let you know how our mantel village is coming along. Here is our first cardboard house – a work in progress – as it still needs stuff stuck all over it (glitter, stars, origami paper scraps etc) to bring it to it’s full potential. I just want to warn you that ruling up and cutting out the houses from cardboard takes a bit of time, so this might be best done in advance, not while you have a small child champing at your side saying “How much longer? COME ON MUM!”.
Also, Tobey kindly pointed out yesterday in the comments that you can find a full set of instructions for a cardboard village on HGTV’s site.