Amber Foster
Amber Foster
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  • Durant, OK

Wooden Nativity Scene Blocks

7 Materials
1 Hour

You will love this amazing primitive farmhouse nativity scene! And you can totally DIY it! No vinyl cutter needed!
wooden nativity scene blocks
First, print out the PDF files from Lori Whitlock.
wooden nativity scene blocks
Next, cut out each piece inside of the black line so it doesn't show.
wooden nativity scene blocks
Cut a 2x4 into blocks.
wooden nativity scene blocks
Spray paint all of the blocks white.
wooden nativity scene blocks
Mod Podge the print outs to the blocks and allow them to dry completely. Don't worry about the lines in the Mod Podge. We will sand them out in the next step.
wooden nativity scene blocks
After the Mod Podge has dried sand the edges of the blocks and along the edges of the print outs where the paper meets the block.  This will give them the primitive look and not make it look like you glued a piece of paper to a block ;)
wooden nativity scene blocks
Now time for the antiquing.  I used a dark walnut stain, but any brown or black stain you have on hand will work.  Lightly rub some of the stain on the face of the blocks and then take a clean rag and rub off the excess.  This will give the block its antique look.
wooden nativity scene blocks
Then stack them up anyway you like!
wooden nativity scene blocks
For more detailed instructions including wood cut dimensions go to

To obtain the printable nativity scene PDF'S go to

Resources for this project:

Nativity Scene PDF printables
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  • Brenda Adams
    on Dec 19, 2017

    I Love this idea. Beautiful. I will definitely do this one. Thanks.
  • Phyllis Gears Pezzin
    on Dec 29, 2017

    I love this. I think I will add the scripture verses to the back of the blocks so that people will know where in the Bible these characters are mentioned. Beautiful!!!
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