Tuesday, November 12, 2013

11 DIY Nativity Ideas


Every year, our church participates in a local Interfaith Nativity Exhibit. As the name implies, people of a variety of faiths share their nativity sets and allow people to view them. The sets come from all over the world and run from the small to the grand. Every nativity is welcome!

The exhibit is made even more special with local individuals, churches and schools performing sacred music. It culminates with a Christmas Devotional Sunday night.

This event, more than anything, really gets our family ready for Christmas.

But here's the thing. . . I don't really like my nativity set. I've had it for 20 years and it's cute, but it's not really my style any more. It was when I first received it when I was 19.

I figured with the internet around, there's no reason I shouldn't be able to have more than one nativity...especially if it's one I made myself. Here are a few of my favorite nativity projects, some of which you can do in a day and a few others may need more time (which is why I'm posting these ideas NOW!)

If you want to see more of my Christmas finds, be sure to follow my Christmas board on Pinterest!



Clothes Pin Nativity Scene by Delineate Your Dwelling




Pallet Nativity by Passion Pink and Pearls



Nativity Blocks by Ivory Bloom



Nativity Stocking Holder by U Create




Small Wooden Nativity by 36th Avenue



Nativity Peg Dolls + Download by Lil Blue Boo




Felt Wall Nativity by My Crazy Blessed Life



Nativity Ornament by Better Budgeting



Felt Nativity + Download by What Madeleine Loves



Nativity Advent Calendar by Cutesy Crafts


Nativity Magnets by Every Day Mom Ideas



linked up at: Inspiration Exchange ** rock n share ** whimsy wednesday ** wednesday whatsits ** wow us wednesday **wow me wednesday ** your whims wednesday **all things thursday ** wildly original ** blog stalking thursday ** project stash **kitchen fun with my 3 sons ** weekend wonders ** the creative connection **project inspired ** in and out of the kitchen ** show me what you got ** salt tree social **

4 comments:

  1. The Nativity Blocks are really cool looking! I like the stocking holders too. Neat ideas.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Lovely collection with so many amazing ideas ! Thanks for sharing :-)

    ReplyDelete
  3. This is a GREAT round up! Thanks for sharing :) Pinning now!

    Hannah ♫
    Sew Lah Tea Dough

    ReplyDelete
  4. This is a great round up! There all really cute, but my favorites are the nativity block stocking holder, and the small wooden nativity. Thanks for sharing!

    Linda @ Mixed Kreations

    ReplyDelete

Thanks and have a great day!