Thursday, January 3, 2013

Hi everyone, I hope you all had a Wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year.  I have just finished my newest little Cottage, which was so much fun to create.  This time I utilized the same paper clay to make all of the stones on the cottage and the stucco look.  But this time I used a different medium to create the wonderful Thatched Roof look.  I used a Towel, which I cut up into strips and glued down and then Mod Podged it and Walla.  For my first attempt at this new medium it was fun and I am very please with the look of the Thatched Roof.  I think that this will be about the size of my new Cottage Collection that I will be making for the upcoming Miniature Show this year to sell.  This little cottage took me a couple of hours to draw out on plywood, then about 1 hour to cut out, and about 3 days to complete which is because I was on Christmas Vacation and had lots of time to sit and create while watching Christmas Movies.  I hope you all like the newest cottage.  I will try to start getting more pictures taken of the building process, I completely overlooked taking pictures while creating this cottage.  Have a Great Month Everyone.  Hugs Stan

I almost didn't add any moss around the cottage at this point, since I really liked the fresh clean look as if someone had just finished building the cottage to live in.  But you know me I wanted to make the cottage look older and lived in. 

You can see in this picture the Modge Pod still drying on the newly created Thatched Roof. 

This is one of my favorite points when creating the cottage, is adding all the paper clay and starting to create all the stones. 


  1. Hi Stan, You have been very busy. Your little house is fantastic. The colours are really great. I like the stone wall effect. IndyPoppy

  2. This house is so nice! And the idea for the roof is really brilliant.

  3. Hallo Stan,
    wat een prachtig huisje.
    en wat een leuke dingen zitten erin.
    goed gedaan en mooi gefotografeerd.
    Groetjes Marja

  4. Absolutamente maravillosa, me encanta!!!
    besitos ascension