I love making little houses and decided to make a winter wonderland house to add to my growing little village.
Christmas, Christmas, Glorious Christmas). I printed out some lines from it and adhered here and there on the house. The house is made with the fun Eileen Hull Sizzix House Scoreboards Pro die. I have done tutorials for different versions of this house, here and here.
I used almost only white and cream on the house and added lots of texture and glitter. Its embellished on all four sides and on the roof.
dry Rock Candy Distress Stickles glitter.
snowflakes and a pine tree. Ink the edges slightly with Antique Linen.
number '5' (for the house my grandparents lived in) and the title of the song.
heart cut from left over canvas covered grungeboard and a wood veneer snowflake which was first painted white. The door frame is covered with faux snow.
wreath was dry-brushed with white paint. I rubbed glossy accents into it and sprinkled with dry Rock Candy Distress Stickles glitter. The effect is hard to see on the photo.
philosophy tag was inked with Snow Cap alcohol ink. I felt it needed more punch, so I embossed with three layers of white embossing powder, giving it an icy enamel look.
ornate plate got the same treatment as the Philosophy tag.
facets and more snow.
I did a tape transfer technique for the crystals, using Tim Holtz Seasonal paper, and adhering foil tape at the back.
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Dies: Sizzix 3D House Bigz Pro, Mini Pine Tree & Holly, Hearts Set, Mini Snowflakes, Typeset Sizzlits
Ink: Distress Ink: Antique Linen, Frayed Burlap
Stain: Antique Linen Distress Stain
Paint: Distress Crackle Paint Clear Rock Candy; Adirondack Snow Cap and Sandal paint dabbers
Alcohol ink: Adirondack: Snow Cap, Pitch Black, Red Pepper, Meadow, Cranberry
Embossing powder: Ranger clear embossing powder
Glitter: Ranger Distress Stickles dry glitter Rock Candy, Art Institute Faux Snow glitter
Surfaces: Tim Holtz Idea-ology grungeboard, Paper stash Seasonal; Claudine Hellmuth sticky back canvas; white mat board
Embellishments: Tim Holtz Idea-ology: Facets, Christmas Adornments, Film Strip Ribbon, Long Fasteners, Ornate Plates, Paper Strings Solid, Philosophy Tags, Woodlands Trees & Wreath; Studio Calico wood veneer: Tiny Stars, Snowflakes, Pine Trees
Adhesive: Ranger Glossy Accents; heavy art modeling paste