Dream House

11:19:00 AM Venus and Luanne @ Sisters Craft Cafe 11 Comments

Good day friends! I've been keeping a cardboard house that made last December. I left it undecorated for so long because I ran out out of ideas on what to do with it - until this month when I got a few die-cut elements and a pretty image, that I decided to have fun with it, and create a shabby-chic "Dream House"
So here goes....

The roof can be taken off actually, and the body of the house is hollow inside.
To prime the body of the box, I used paper mache technique using glue and scraps of paper.
Then,  layered it with printed papers by All About Scrapbooking.  I chose the prints with 
paisley, tiny flowers, and stripes in shades of brown and coordinating colors of green and blue .

The roof was made out of scraps of brown cardstock that were used for 
making wedding invitations. Each roof tile was hand cut and then put together with adhesive. I used 3M double sided tape.


I decorated the roof with assorted die-cuts of flowers, leaves, punched butterflies, 
Prima and non-Prima flowers.   I inked some of the leaves and flowers with Tm Holtz Distress ink - Old paper and Versafine ink in Chocolate

I inked the corners of the house with Tim Hotlz Distress ink Old Paper and Versafine Chocolate. For the embellishments,  I used Vintage brooch by Les Memoir All About Scrapbooking; die-cut word Dream; and Punched border arches by Martha Stewart. 
The cute image of a girl holding a balloon is by La La Land Crafts.  

So, let me know what you think about my "Dream House" :-)

Challenges Entered:

You can win a pack of the Les Memoir Vintage brooch 
You can win pads of All About Scrapbooking Papers from 
my sister's blog CRAFTER'S REFERENCE


Hope you enjoyed your visit --- Venus





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11 comments:

  1. Just gorgeous and I love those super flowers. Thanks for sharing
    Love Cynthia x

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  2. Fabulous creative make, I love the roof with the flowers
    Thanks for joining in at MAWTT this week for Sue's Shabby Vintage challenge and good luck
    Hugs Laurie xx

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  3. Me again! I forgot to say thank you for the lovely comment you left me! Its really great when people go to the effort of leaving a comment and it really makes my day
    Hugs again Laurie xx

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  4. love your house sister! very creative

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  5. Wow! This is awesome! Love the roof.

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  6. Love the deign of the house. Happy colors and beautiful flowers. Really sweet creation!

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  7. love your creation..fab flowers ....thanks for sharing with us at CRAFTY RIBBONS x carol

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  8. This is just beautiful and certainly worth all the hard work. I love the roof and how you have embellished itvwith thevhand cut tiles and beautiful flowers. i love how the little girl is sitting on the edge.sometimes its good to leave a project and come ack to it later on.

    Thanks so much for entering your card at Anything goes, Just keep on creating. i hope you will continue to share your beautiful projects :)

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  9. This is beautiful and lots of work but so worth it. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady.
    Jenny x

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  10. Wonderful, Venus. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady.

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  11. This is a beautiful "Dream House". Love all your flowers.
    Thanks for joining Digi Doodle Shop Challenge !
    Hugs Berit

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