A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November Crafting Tips & Tricks: Check out Kittykill's latest DIY video, How to Make Glowing Wax Globes!
Total Members: 314,634
Currently Running With Scissors:
166 Guests and 4 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Ophelia's Cottage  (Read 2456 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
« on: December 27, 2011 07:39:13 PM »

I've been doing the Wee House Craftalong started by Knitckertwist, and I've fallen in love with wee houses! Here's my first completed house! It was a Christmas gift for my six-year-old step-daughter, Ophelia.

The baby is sleeping soundly in the nursery...

...while Papa relaxes in the living room...

...waiting to eat the delicious cookies Mama is baking.

And here's the little family ready to meet Ms. Ophelia!

She loves it! And the best thing about it is that we can make stuff together to add to it. I purposefully left the interior simple so she could personalize it. We have already made a little nest with eggs for the birds you see on the roof.  We also added some lady bugs and little red and white mushrooms. It's adorable, and I'm so pleased with how it turned out.  Smiley

Questions and comments are most welcome!

I'm definitely open to personal swaps--pm me!

My Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/ashgrim/

My blog: http://www.ashleymgrimes.com

Participating in the Wee House CAL
I suffer from CADD: Crafting Attention Deficit Disorder.
Offline Offline

Posts: 1009
Joined: 25-Mar-2008

With enough caffiene, I could rule the world.

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2011 08:36:01 PM »

Wow! That is so sweet, and so detailed. What a fun project... I wish my girls were still into this kind of thing, but all 5 of them are "too grown up."

I've never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.


Find me on facebook!

My flickr has swap spoilers!!! Partners, you have been warn
Offline Offline

Posts: 4105
Joined: 20-Jan-2010

What a piece of work is man!

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2011 09:37:25 PM »

Loooooove it! What a neat present, and even more so that you get to add things with her. Way to go!

« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2011 05:16:56 AM »

It doesnt look like a first project !! ITS AMAZING! COngrats!! Cheesy I love it!!! Cheesy
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 13907
Joined: 10-Jun-2009


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2011 07:10:43 PM »

Awwww! This is such a sweet project. It's perfect for the holiday season too! Great work.

Tutorial Contributor

Member of the Papercraft Gang
Offline Offline

Posts: 4223
Joined: 08-Mar-2007

Gimme some sugar baby.

View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2012 07:31:25 PM »

Well done! I loves the wee family Smiley

Swap Moderator
Paper Crafts, Scrapbooking, and ATCs Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3409
Joined: 21-Aug-2010

Whenever I close my eyes the lights go on.. Lummis

View Profile
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2012 07:40:29 PM »

It's absolutely charming. If I were Ophelia, I would think I had the best stepmum in the world!

Jinjeet Phoenix
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3033
Joined: 13-Feb-2008

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2012 01:25:54 AM »

Oh wow, this is awesome. Love the tiny kitchen with the dough and cutters. Wow, what scale!
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: No Fail Fudge
Feed Your Pie Hole
Ah, fall!

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.