10 December 2014

tiny clay houses


Ahhh Christmas, (or to me preferably called) Winter Solstice! I love this time of the year (sans weather & darkness). I certainly do have my making mojo on thats for sure and I am steadily making my way through everyone's presents and decorations too. Some projects I have set myself are a bit daunting, as they are all new to me so I am learning as I go (more about this later) but I feel like I'm buzzing with excitement all the time which is a really nice feeling...but also slightly overwhelming as there is just SO much to do! Anyways, I digress. A few weeks ago now, I made so little houses for some snowy scenes I have made (but not yet photoed) , I used some air drying clay and some old lace doilies and a rolling pin. Easy peasy.


I used the doilies to add a bit of texture to the walls of the houses.

I found it easier to use scissors to get a neat edge.

each one has chimneys, windows and front door.




I dried them in the radiator but it took AGES

I put LED highlights inside. I'll show you all the decorations I have been making later when I have had a chance to go around with the camera (and tidy up all the mess I have created).


I'll be back with more festive shenanigans vey soon!

18 comments:

  1. These are lovely!!! Love the little candles as well...

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  2. they are wonderful...what a clever idea ;) i always love your trips , makes and photography, kazzy xx

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  3. You're SO clever! I don't even know where you find the time and energy! I feel like with a toddler 'helping' all the time I don't get too much of anything done. It seems like you've found a really nice balance. X

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  4. so lovely! i always have a million ideas and lose steam once i realize i've taken on too much! i think the key is starting earlier :)

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  5. These are possibly the sweetest things I have seen. The light inside is perfect... !!!

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  6. those houses are so incredibly cute! You're absolutely brilliant.

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  7. Absolutely lovely xxxx

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  8. How charming! Love these houses. Thank you so much for sharing! Merry Christmas & Happy Winter Solstice!

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  9. Love the little clay houses...so sweet...how did you make the windows...did you just poke a few holes through? I've made some clay hanging hearts made by rolling out over crochet doilies, very similar but your houses are really cute! Sharon

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  10. You are an amazing young woman! I love the things you make! Bravo!

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  11. Those little houses are really beautiful x

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  12. I love all your makes but especially the tiny houses, so pretty! I would also like to know how you did the windows?
    Plimsoll doesn't look too worried by the dinosaur.

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  13. Oh my gosh. My heart just skipped a beat. Those little homes are lovely. How did you assemble them. Glue?

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  14. Those little homes are gorgeous. How did you assemble them. Glue?

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  15. that is such a good idea! they look great.

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