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« on: December 02, 2019 07:38:52 AM »

Alpha Stamps has some new hanging house ornaments, and they can be decorated in so many different ways! Each set comes with a house and "yard", plus a picket fence, two deer, and an evergreen tree. The pieces are nice and lightweight, even when decorated. Here's what I did with two of the kits: a sparkly monotone house with a subtle palette, and a brighter, more vintage look with Santa. Each house is 5" tall.


he sparkly house was covered with scrapbook paper, and the tree was painted with subtle shades of green. A base of Snow Tex was added to the bottom, and then everything was covered with Diamond Dust to make it extra sparkly.


The sign was cut from a collage sheet, and mounted on matchsticks. It was glued to the base, along with the deer. I used some colored pencils on the deer, but he would also be cute just in silhouette.


I thought the sparkly house might be my favorite, but I think the jolly Santa in the next house changed my mind! Although he's left gifts and candy under the tree, he's checking his list twice to make sure no one was forgotten.


Scrapbook paper was used for the sides and roof of this house. I painted the "yard" a very light blue and then unrolled a cotton ball to make the snow. Tiny snowflakes, a bright wreath, and miniature packages and candy complete the scene. Hint: if the tree doesn't fit well, it's easy to use scissors to trim the back flat so it can sit closer to the house. Santa and the fence have some foam tape behind them so they stand out a little.


It's too early for me to have my tree up, but luckily, my neighbors have the perfect bush for glamour shots.


I enjoyed making these so much that I got a few extra sets and invited some friends over for a Craft Day. How cute are the houses everyone made?
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« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2019 07:40:12 AM »

How cute are these?!
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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2019 08:25:40 AM »

Those are super cute!
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« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2019 10:08:23 AM »

So stinkin' CUTE!
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« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2019 01:10:01 PM »

So fun and festive! You and your friends have just given the right level of detail to all of these!
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These are the cutest!
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These are adorable!
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« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2019 04:32:08 AM »

These are so wonderful! All the tiny details... I want to shrink myself down so I can romp through the glitter snow with Santa Cheesy.
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