Friday, 4 June 2010

Something complete different 'skinni' houses

I haven't done anything recently for Something Completely Different - I've meant to, but the weeks have just gone by since I last played along.

The challenges for June are going to be skinnis - 3 x 5 inches.

The theme for this week is 'house or houses'.

I started off with a piece of blue hammer textured card and distressed the edges with china blue and shabby shutters distress inks, spraying some home-made mist on to my craft sheet and dabbing the card on it to add some texture to the green area, with the effect of bushes/tree on the left.

The little houses are buttons that I bought ages ago - thought it was about time they were used. I used tiny gems to depict flowers in front of the houses, but I'm not sure they look right.

Because of the evening sun streaming in the window (not complaining!), I either had to take the photo with the curtains drawn and cut out the flash:

Or take it with the sun streaming in:

The real version looks somewhere in between this

I'm going to incorporate this on to a 'new home' card (I need a couple more for tomorrow).


  1. That's really cute, love the teeny tiny houses.

  2. Love these button houses. Great idea. Thanks for playing at SCD this week.

  3. what fab houses Hazel - I know what you mean about the light for photo's tho!

    Thank you for joining us this week at SCD and I love the card you made using the skinni too.

    Hope that you and John are ok xx

  4. Gorgeous interesting the effect of different light.

  5. This is really cute, great to see you back

  6. cute button houses all lined up in a row.

  7. cute buttons! Different lighting can be a pain :)
    xoxo Sioux


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