Monthly Archives: December 2013

Holiday crafts for all ages

  apartments for rent in Fergus, DIY, holidaysWith the holiday season fast approaching, you’ll want to decorate your Fergus apartment to fit this cheery time of year. Luckily, there are a variety of easy and fun holiday crafts that for all ages and artistic skill levels. To ensure your apartment is outfitted for the holiday season, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has compiled some creative crafts to help you plan an inexpensive craft-ernoon with your friends and family.


Whimsical Paper Pinecones

Create your own twirling pinecones with the help of Canadian Living’s paper pine cone tutorial. This nature-inspired craft is perfect for adults and kids, but it is suggested that adults cut out the pattern pieces ahead of time. For this DIY, you’ll need tracing paper, wire, scissors, glue, a sewing needle and glass beads. Most of these items can be found at Walmart located at 11 Woodlawn Road West, which is a 17-minute drive from the Wellington Court Apartments and the Grandview Apartments and is a 20-minute drive from the Executive Suites.


Advent Calendar

Count down the days remaining until Christmas with the ‘You are my Fave’ Paper Mountain Advent Calendar. This adorable craft will ensure that you know the exact amount of time between now and December 25th. Using craft stock, super glue, white paint, toothpicks and mini trees, you can create this charming Christmas-oriented calendar. Visit Staples at 370 Stone Road West for a large portion of the supplies you’ll need. All the Fergus apartments are less than 25 minutes away from the store.


Simple DIY Mason Jar Snowglobes

If you’re looking for a cool craft that can also double as a gift, these DIY Mason Jar Snowglobes from Shelterness are an inventive option. For this craft, you’ll need mason jars, waterproof toys or figures, glitter, spray paint and an assortment of ingredients that are all widely available. It is important to remove the labels from the jars and to screw the lid tightly on the jar to ensure that no leaking occurs. After you’ve finished making this craft, shake up the jar and watch the delicate snowflakes fall.


Located on 455-475 Maiden Lane Avenue, 320 Queen Street East and 952 Kelsowood Lane, Williams and McDaniel’s Fergus apartments are located in friendly, quaint neighbourhoods, which make them a perfect option for those considering renting.