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« on: October 08, 2010 07:45:10 AM »

Here is a house that got a make over.  I built the house part and base out of recycled cardboard and paper mache a few years ago. I added some paint, paper, sparkles, moss, handmade trees, the bead type stuff on the trees, pathway and part of the roof is actually the insides of a brita water filter recycled, and the fence is made out of floral picks.  This was a lot of work, I don't think I am done with it yet though. 

Updated I have added some clay characters in the trees that I sculpted, painted and decorated.  Also a bit of a backdrop scenery that I designed and cutout of black construction paper.

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« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2010 08:09:47 AM »

It looks great! Have you considered some tombstones in the garden and maybe some little ghouls floating around? It looks awesome just as it is though. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2010 10:20:37 AM »

I love it!!  It looks very Tim Burton-ish.  I don't know if that's the look you were going for.  I think it needs "people" populating it.  Whether its monsters or something else, it just needs a body type element.  Its a GREAT scene though.  How big is it?
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« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2010 03:55:58 PM »

It looks great! Have you considered some tombstones in the garden and maybe some little ghouls floating around? It looks awesome just as it is though. Smiley

Thank you.  I actually have some tombstones that I haven't refurbished yet. Oooo ghouls are a good idea now i'm trying to consider how to make them, maybe hanging in the trees and stuff.  Thanks for your kind comment.
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« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2010 04:02:43 PM »

I love it!!  It looks very Tim Burton-ish.  I don't know if that's the look you were going for.  I think it needs "people" populating it.  Whether its monsters or something else, it just needs a body type element.  Its a GREAT scene though.  How big is it?

Thanks for your nice comment, my boyfriend said it reminded him of that aswell lol.  The idea just came as I was decorating it, no specific plans really. I was thinking it needs some people or ghosts or something but i'm not sure what I could make them out of that I already have here.  I've been trying to think of something that would be fairly light as the whole thing is quite light. 
The taller house is about 14 1/2 inches tall by 6 inches wide, the little one is 9 1/2 inches tall by 5 inches wide, the whole base is about 27 inches by 14 inches.

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