Follow by Email

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Making Trees

You have a hill or mountain that you would like to cover with realistic trees but do not have enough money to by woodland scenics tree making kits you can make them at home for much less.  All you need is some small straight branches from real trees, craft wire, Woodland Scenics Fine Leaf Foliage, Woodland scenics Clump Foliage, and some hot glue. There are two different kinds of trees. One is made with a wire core and the second kind is made with a wood core.

WIRE CORE

Step 1: Take a small strip of craft wire and bent it in half and twist it

Step 2: Apply hot glue to the wire

Step 3: Apply the clump foliage and a small bit of fine leaf foliage 

Step 4: Let dry and place on your layout

WOOD CORE

Step 1: Take a small piece of wood and put hot glue on it

Step 3: Apply the clump foliage and a small bit of fine leaf foliage

Step 4: Let dry and place on your layout

No comments:

Post a Comment