Inspired by the lovely comment of Enchanted Schoolroom I created this elf tree house. It is made of a tree branch, moss, 4 terracotta water platters in different sizes and half a flower pot (I used a broke one and chipped the sides of with a hammer). With a hot glue gun I attached the branch to the platters and decorated it later with moss, furniture and a stairs out of birch branches. On top of the elf house there is a roof terrace with a garden.
A lovely elf staircase is easy to make. Use birch slices and glue them together with a hot glue gun. Start gluing from the point where you want the stairs to end, work in reverse from top to bottom for a natural curved tree stairs.
For the tree house I cut the branch in two pieces,
a larger piece (2/3) and a smaller one (1/3) for on top. The large piece I cut from the bottom right and I attached it to the largest platter using a hot glue gun. I made sure it was stabile before attaching the other 2 platters to the branch.
Then I attached the smaller piece of branch to one of the platters and glued the last platter on top. The half flower pot was glued on the other platter and finally I decorated the bottom of all the platters with moss.
For the residents of the house; you can find the patterns and tutorial for the dolls here.
This tree house can be placed indoors or outdoors but beware with younger children because the terracotta platters can break. Instead of an elf house it also makes a lovely plantstand, nature table or a special tablepiece with flowers and candles. Enjoy!
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