10.13.2017

Welcome to my little book villa!

Something that's been on the back burner for me is book folding. I was originally going to fold all the pages so that it would be completely round like a birdhouse. But then, quite by accident, I stopped folding to do something else....and came back & saw how cute it looked and had a vision of a little villa!


I used the Knot Garden stencil from TCW on the wall with crackle paste, then used oil pastels & a water brush. Printed a door & shutters & added moss. 




Of course, I had to use Tim Holtz paper dolls! 



Don't forget the kid on the roof! 


The back is finished with fluted kraft paper. 



This one is about 6" tall & I'm working on a larger one that's about 10" tall so stay tuned! 


I hope they like it over at the Creative Artiste Challenge Blog - I'm playing along in their mixed media challenge!





5 comments:

  1. I'm not normaly one for the book folding ideas, but this is amazing. Love all the details.

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    1. Thanks so much - it's super simple to do! I've yet to master the complex stuff! 💗

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  2. Saw this on FB Cathy and it's totally AMAZING! So creative and looking awesome!
    Fliss x

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    1. Thanks, Fliss - I'm so glad you stopped by! 💕

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  3. I remember seeing this one on fb and being blown away. I love everything about this! The moss really puts it over the top. Wowzers!

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