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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Welcome To the Neighborhood (Lots Pics)

Creative Inspirations Paint has helped me think outside of the box-should I say packaging maybe!
I found this wonderful House Pattern and just had to play with the design...I use to collect village pieces but have passed on to my children to display now.
So I am making chipboard ones.
Pull up a chair and sit back and relax- I have a few steps to share with you on designing this house.
 I actually used chipboard from packaging because it was a good weight and also had white.The pattern was printed and then cut out of the white chipboard.

 I used an embossing tool to crease with a ruler. Spellbinder dies helped me cut out windows without having to use a cutting blade.
 I painted one layer of Autumn Wheat and Brown mixed on a foam brush- I wasn't careful just stroked it on.
Then I put the house through my Big Shot with a brick embossing folder.
then I went back with Autumn Wheat paint again.

 Next I did the same process as above using Antique Gold Paint- then a checkered embossing folder for the roof.
 This fence is a Tim Holtz die cut- the greenery is a Cheery Lynn Die. Rustic Red paint was used for the shutters and the door, and Ivory paint for the fence
 I placed Raw Sienna paint on vellum for the windows and Liquid Applique for the snow on the roof and fence posts.

What a fun project to work on -thanks to Creative Inspirations paint I could make a realistic looking house.
What have you been working on?



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7 comments:

  1. no wonder you don't sleep! this is gorgeous and doesn't look that hard either! you totally rock in my book.

    yeah, i'll be hitting the $$$ store too. it's on the way home from target!

    hugs :)

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  2. This is just wonderful, what a fantastic project..You could if you wanted, post it on ..
    http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com all paper projects, old or new are allowed, and then so many could see you fabulous house.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  3. Gorgeous!! I'm still plugging away on my Christmas cards. Yup, the very same Christmas cards I swore were going to be done early this year! LOL!

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  4. WOWIE! Great project! This week I haven't been able to start anything...been wanting to do the Tim Holtz Chrismtas tags.

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  5. Wow Dawn! What a wonderful project! Thanks for the tutorial!

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  6. This is gorgeous Dawnie, you have done amazing here! I just adore this Christmas House, brilliant decoration or gift idea!!!

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  7. Great job! What a cute decoration!

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