Sunday, November 22, 2009

Homemade House

Have you been to PTI lately? Perhaps you saw the cute little house template from Lauren Meader? And the gorgeous companion set illustrated by Nichole Heady? Of course I bought both! And here is the cute little house that I made. What do you think?I used cream cardstock for the base and ripe avocado for the roof tops. I stamped in ripe avocado, pure poppy, and dark chocolate. There is also a bit of lemon tart. The glow in the windows is copic marker and blender pen.
I am not sure if its done yet but we are leaving for vacation and I wanted to get some pictures up before we leave. I am contemplating some avocado brick work in the front of the house. Maybe some copic shading on the roof.... that probably would have been easier before I put it together! LOL.
Speaking of putting it together, it went together very easily. I didnt need the written directions. The hardest part is adhereing everything. I used score tape. All the design elements are stamped separately and then cut out and adhered. It takes 5 sheets of cardstock to make this little house, so you dont want to mess it up with a miss stamp! Its hard to part with 5 sheets of cardstock! LOL
Thanks for stopping by! I would love to hear your comments.

18 comments:

Taheerah said...

So stunning and beautiful Michele! I *love* the colour scheme and the little brickwork detail at the bottom. All the little details in fact really make this house just pop! Love it!

Kristen said...

Michele: This is adorable! GREAT JOB!

Aimes said...

This is AMAZING! Well worth parting with the 5 sheets of precious PTI cardstock! I love the warm glow showing through the windows - it looks so cosy and toasty I could live in it for real (if I were tiny enough LOL!)
Have a wonderful vacation!
Aimes
x

Val said...

Wow Michele, This is fabulous. You did an amazing job on it. Sooo cute! Hope my stamps arrive tomorrow so I can play too. Great job.

Belinda said...

So pretty! Love the brickwork you added at the bottom and definitely worth the many sheets of PTI paper to put it together!

Claire Brennan said...

It's absolutely amazing, I'd love a whole village of these!!!

Diane Jaquay said...

Oh WOW Michelle, this turned out beautifully!! I love your colors, and the little flowers stamped on the side of the house are so cute! Love it!

Jeanne said...

Absolutely charming! Love the choice of colors and detail of the brick work and roof. Very cute!

Babies- Beth said...

Oh my, it's just so perfect! I can see it filled with candies and stamped with '...from our house to yours... on the side!!

Wahinelei said...

You did a great job on the house! Thanks for posting the pics before leaving on your vacation!

Melissa said...

LOVE it! Great job--I like your choice of colors. Have a great trip!

Cindy Holshouser said...

Super darling!

Joan B said...

Adorable. I love that brickwork and the flowers. Great job.

Cammie said...

Wow! You did a fabulous job! The glow from the windows is perfect. You're making me second guess my decision not to purchase this set. I understand your feelings about using 5 sheets of cardstock.

Ted said...

Michele, you did a wonderful job on this! :) I think anybody receiving this would be awed! Very impressive! Have a safe, fun vacation. :)

BethieJ said...

BEAUTIFUL MICHELE!!! BEAUTIFUL... dang I THINK I need the stamp set to go with the template.. I thought I didnt.. but oh my .. seeing this.. I THINK I DO! HA!!
Have a WONDERFUL time on your vacation!
Happy Thanksgiving!

peggysue said...

That is one fabulous looking house. And you know the saying, you have to cut a lot of sheets of cardstock to build the right house (or is that eggs and cake? -- same principle). So cute!

Kimberly Crawford said...

Michele! Your little houses are SO cute!! Oh my goodness! All the little details are FABULOUS!!!
Ok, now I need to get these!!!! :)