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diy swedish paper houses

diy swedish paper houses

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Take a crafty trip to Stockholm.

Right, stop what you’re doing: it’s time for a crafternoon. Unless you have to drive someone to a medical appointment or something, do that first. But when you get back: it’s time for a crafternoon. Design studio heju have put together this DIY that’s easy as pie, or rather, easy as toscakaka, a traditional Swedish dessert.

Simply download the patterns onto some thick paper and before you know it, you’ll be creating cute paper houses to adorn your mantlepiece, gift a friend or to hide your secrets inside. The patterns are based on real buildings the heju pair came across in Stockholm, so you’re basically travelling overseas! Just don’t forget to flick on the English translation on the site, unless you’re multilingual, in which case well done, we’re slightly jealous.