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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:42 pm 
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I need to get up to speed on making Halloween houses for the fall Habitat fundraiser. I've been distracted by other seasons. Anyway, this house was inspired by a new Sizzix die that came out recently that makes strips that are like Dresden trims. I decided to use the strips as shingles. I think it makes a really cool effect - very textural and tactile. There's more detail on my blog - one blog post about the die itself called an Impresslit because it cuts it out and embosses at the same time. It's really cool.https://paperglitterglue.com/impresslit-impressions-dresden-trims/ and then a post about some of the details making the house https://paperglitterglue.com/embossed-roof-paper-halloween-house/ if you are interested.

I will paint the base some more - it needs more color. Pumpkins will be added at some time. The steep roofline is a little much, but it's a Halloween house so I use distorted proportions. Probably won't distort things this much on the next house though.

Lucy


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One would normally say beautiful and elegant but I think it deserves Spooky and elegant, it's that roof that makes the appeal and elegance. Look forward to the final touches.

Mary


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Wow, that embossed pattern roof is over the top! I love it, especially for Halloween. Thanks for sharing pics.


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