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Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Wooden Christmas House~

Hi Ladies~
A big thank you for the lovely comments you have been leaving for me, it's always a lovely boost to me to read them. Ta you lovely lot!

I have a Christmas House to show you today. I have made a few of these for my coming sales.
At the Weekend I sold one of these, in this colour, to a little girl who brought her Dad over to buy it for her, oh how sweet!
So I have been busy making a couple more for my next sale on December 1st.


Oh sorry, just realised what a horrendous photo I have taken, I really am pants at photography.....Any tips about making it better would be greatly appreciated!!

 
 
These little houses are bought from Samuel Taylors Store and I gesso and then paint them with Acrylic's. I use up all my Christmas paper leftovers to fill the little windows, and I have added some festive ribbon to the edges. Then comes the Fun bit....Finding all the "Small" (small being the operative word!) bits n' bobs to go on the shelves.
In this case I have used a sprig of Holly and Cones, a little snow globe tree ornament ( which actually has the snow inside!), a tiny Father Christmas chalk board with Ho Ho Ho on it, a few scrabble tiles (love these and write what ever I can with 3 or 4 letters....Snow, joy, xmas, ho ho, you get the picture!!
A tea light, a thimble, a small frame and a few metal charms. Done!

They might take a bit of doing these, but I just love to make them, and enjoy finding the little things to go inside it.

Entering into:

Allsorts--Make a Gift

Anything but a Card--Anything Goes

Crafty Catz--Anything not Square

Crafty Sentiment Designs--Christmassy

Daring Cardmakers--Funky Christmas

Fab n' Funky--Anything Goes

Make it Monday--Santa the big Guy

DebbieX






23 comments:

Fiona said...

Lovely little house Debbie, I have one of these waiting for me to find inspiration..only had it two years! Your ideas are great. Regarding the photo, try turning the camera around so it's the same orientation as the item you are photographing. ie this house is rectangular so turn the camera so the photo is portrait rather than landscape, alternatively crop the photo. Hope this helps. xx

Sheila said...

Beautiful work Debbie. Never gotten around to buying the wooden shapes etc. But thus still inspires me to when I can find the time and mojo to craft again. X Hoping you aren't too chilly up there by the lakes

Vicky said...

Beautiful as always hun..:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Debs said...

Oh this is uber cute Debbie - fabulous detailing :o)
I too have a craft fayre on the st Dec - hope yours (and mine) goes well.
Debs xx

Lynsey said...

Hi Debbie, what a stunning creation! Hope your next sale goes well!
Hugs Lynsey x

Janette said...

Oh this is gorgeous Debbie, so pretty...
Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week.x

Alison Barlow said...

Such a beautiful project, Debbie, and I imagine each one you make will contain different items. You've given me the idea to make one for each of my granddaughters next Christmas - just not enough time this year, but I could start collecting tiny items. Thank you for playing along at Fab'n Funky challenges.
Alison x GDT

catherine said...

This looks fabulous Debbie and I love the idea. Thanks for joining us at Allsorts challenge with this project this week
x catherine

Svenja said...

Such a lovely idea! Just right to put you in the mood for "the season"
Thanks for playing along with the Daring Cardmakers this week!

Céline said...

gorgeous creation
thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments
hugs
céline

Luckydawn said...

Wonderful Christmas House Debbie! I agree with you, the fun bit is finding all the little things to go inside :) May have to be buying myself another one to do a Christmas themed one now, I might even add a snow roof with cotton wool ;)
Hugs
Dawn x
Ps thanks for the compliment about not looking my age Lol x

Tracy said...

Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Rach83 said...

Amazing make, Debbie and so festive. I love all the interesting things in each section. You could easily change it up for next year too. Great finished result.

Thank you for linking up at Fab'n'Funky Challenges to help celebrate our 4th birthday.

Rachel x

Fandhmum said...

What a wonderful house, thanks for joining in at Make My Monday this week
Rosie x

JayBe said...

An amazing project, Debbie - love all the little 'christmassy' extras. I have decorated these before, but never thought of doing a Christmas one. Thanx for sharing with us at Make My Monday.
Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

Nicole N. (Nicole's Craft Nook) said...

This is so fun!! I can see it being a versatile piece again and again!! Great design!! :) :) Thank you for joining us @ Crafty Sentiments “Christmas” challenge!!
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rachel said...

This is just beautiful - love your design! Such a great use of the wooden house. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments and good luck! Rachel x

Christi Conley said...

This is so festive!! I love to make these little boxes myself :) Thanks for playing with us at Anything But A Card :) ~ Christi

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