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Altered wooden house – Home is where the COW is!

The magic of craft often gives life to items that would otherwise remain plain and boring. With just a lick of paint and a couple of embellishments, you can turn an uninteresting wooden shape into a stunning piece of rustic home decor!

Our Crew member, Jennifer Hottinger-Sloan used the ever so versatile Architextures elements to decorate a small wooden house.
And the result… see for yourself!

‘I wanted to make a little house to house the “queen cow” piece. This is how it all started.’ – says Jennifer.

Materials used:
Tattered Angles Glimmer Mist – Leather
Architextures – Bovine Beauties
Architextures – Found Glass Bottles
Architextures Junque Pack- Attic and Parlour
Canvas Corp Neutral Jute
Prima Flowers
Wooden House and wooden spool
Metal frame
leather flower
beads
Cement star
Metal leaves

 

 

‘I started with a wooden house and sprayed it with Tattered Angels Mist in Leather, I then cut out a piece of Architextures crackled paint sheet and stuck it down to the wood frame. On the sides I cut out a small pink picket fence from one of the Miexed packs. A metal frame was added to the front with a cow head and other embellishments. On the top I added a spook that was wound with jute and draped around the house. I added flowers onto the vine and on the front and finished off with beads and a few metal leaves.’ – explains the process Jennifer.

What a lovely, rustic piece of home decor! 

Have a crafty day!



I am a mixed media crafter with passion for layers and textures. Architextures are my new love and I can feel the relationship going from strength to strength in the foreseeable future. I have worked with CCB since January 2017 and it felt like home straight away. The team is amazing and the crafting products are even better, which makes it perfect combination and an amazing place to be.


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