How to Make a Stenciled Pyrography Christmas Eve Box

Christmas Eve boxes have grown in popularity over the past couple of years, and they are a great way to get the family to spend time together, as well as a way to get fully into the festive spirit in the run up to Christmas. Try out this wonderful stenciled pyrography Christmas Eve box for yourself in using Christmas stencils stocked online and in store at Hobbycraft.

Then, all that’s left to do is fill the Christmas Eve Box with treats and presents for the whole family!

You Will Need Craft Essentials How to Make

1. Write down the wording you would like to burn on a piece of paper. If you’d like the text to be centred on the box find the middle letters for each row. Then stencil that letter in the centre of the box. Example ‘The Taylor’s’ the middle letters would be ‘ay’, then stencil the rest of the name in either side.

Top tip! Apply light pressure of the pencil at first as you do not want to leave any unwanted indentations in the wood from mistakes.

2. Once you are happy with the text you can add some stars to give the box a festive feel.

3. Allow the pyrography tool to heat up for approximately five to ten minutes. Use a round ended tip to begin with, as it was flow easier. Start with the outline and then colour in.

Top tip! Once you have finished burning use a eraser to rub out any pencil marks that can be seen. You can also use a sharp scalpel to gently scratch away mistakes or scorch marks.

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