Light up your street with a silhouette masterpiece
Throughout the winter months, it’s important we keep our communities shining bright. Try creating a window display in your home and asking others to do the same, it's a fun and easy way to bring a bit of community joy and everyone can join in!
Hang lights, put up a picture, go wild with a chalk pen… unleash your inner artist and brighten up the day of passers-by. Invite your neighbours to take part too and you've created an outside winter gallery where everyone can do some window wondering.
One of our favourite ways we’ve seen windows transformed is with simple silhouettes. There’s some great ideas and inspiration on Window Wanderland, and some steps below to help you create your own magical display...
Click here to download and print some sample silhouettes.
- Black card
- Tracing paper (if copying a design)
- Coloured tissue paper (optional)
- Scissors or scalpel
- Tape or blu tack
Make sure you pick a spot people passing by will be able to see - it doesn't even have to be a window!
If you’re stuck for ideas or want to create something quickly, download and print our template, and cut out or trace out the design onto black card.
Depending on your design, cut and glue the coloured tissue paper onto the back of your card so it fills in any gaps like a stained-glass window.