Wooden Nativity Scene Blocks

Amber Foster
by Amber Foster
7 Materials
1 Hour
You will love this amazing primitive farmhouse nativity scene! And you can totally DIY it! No vinyl cutter needed!
First, print out the PDF files from Lori Whitlock.
Next, cut out each piece inside of the black line so it doesn't show.
Cut a 2x4 into blocks.
Spray paint all of the blocks white.
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.
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 ;)
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.
Then stack them up anyway you like!
For more detailed instructions including wood cut dimensions go to http://www.amberfostercreativity.com/2017/11/diy-wooden-nativity-blocks.html

To obtain the printable nativity scene PDF'S go to http://shop.loriwhitlock.com/full-nativity-child-is-born-printable-pdf/
Resources for this project:
Nativity Scene PDF printables
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  • Mary Uboldi Plaizier Mary Uboldi Plaizier on Nov 05, 2020

    I'm trying to open the link for the dimensions, it tells me it isn't working. Where can I get the dimensions? thank you

  • Sharon Jerome Sharon Jerome on Aug 18, 2021

    Does anyone have the dimensions for this project, the link is not working

  • Sharon Jerome Sharon Jerome on Aug 19, 2021

    Any way to get the dimensions the link is not working

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  • Brenda Adams Brenda Adams on Dec 18, 2017
    I Love this idea. Beautiful. I will definitely do this one. Thanks.

  • Phyllis Gears Pezzin 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!!!