LOL! Okay, seriously, creating different styles of little houses is super great fun and if I didn't need to sleep, cook, or pay attention to my family, I could make a million of these! I've decided to make mine into Christmas ornaments, but I can totally see a winter village with little battery-operated tea lights in each house. And, yes, I am most likely going to purchase the Bell Tower die as well. (Duh.)
I've decided to teach my Friday Follies club members the three different houses this month. By creating three completely different styles, this exposes my group to different techniques and products which is what my monthly classes are all about.
Let's take a closer look at each...
The Gingerbread House.
This house includes textured brown cardstock, colored gems, Snow Writer paint, Festive Berries Distress Glitter, Yuletide Fasteners, ric-rac and striped ribbon, a resin gingerbread boy, and two tiny candy canes.
Silver & Gold House.
This one features Metallic Kraft-Core cardstock, tinsel twine, glitter cardstock, and some gold pearl garland and a sweet little bell on the front door.
A frosty snowflake adorns the top of the door's awning.
The New England House.
I couldn't resist making this one on top of a round log base which I found at Hobby Lobby. The clapboard siding, the deep red and slate gray roof all remind me of New England home styles. Sheets of white fleece cut easily with the Village Winter die for the snow on top.
Tiny wreath and trees are from Hobby Lobby.
This little cardinal is also from Hobby Lobby. You can find all kinds of tiny treasures there! I loved shopping for all these goodies!
Here's another look at all three. I can hardly wait for class this Friday so the ladies can enjoy making these. I'm planning to post a few short broadcasts from class on my Periscope this Friday, so if you'd like to see the class in action, make sure to follow me @AnnetteGreen. Periscope is a free app which allows you to see LIVE video of whoever you follow. You'll receive an audio cue when I go live, then all you do is jump on your phone or tablet and watch. You can even leave comments or ask questions. It's great fun!
You can find all the great Tim Holtz products I used most craft stores and at SimonSaysStamp.com plus all the other goodies in your local Hobby Lobby store.
Thanks for stopping in today. Have a wonderful week!