Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Watch Us Wednesday - Vintage Dictionary Pages - Altered House

Hello Friends,

{This house received Top Honors at Decorate To Celebrate on 7/9/14.}

 It's my turn to spotlight a product over on The Kraft Journal blog hosted by The Kraft Outlet.  Today I am featuring Vintage Dictionary Pages. I love using this product on projects and I have used it more than I count.  I reflect back over a few at the end of this post. 

I have had this house sitting in my craft room for awhile to alter. I started by giving the house a base coat of vintage white acrylic paint. I sanded the edges and corners for a rustic look. Next, I measured the front and cut the Vintage Dictionary Pages to size leaving the edges/corners showing. I used a coating of Royal Coat to secure it to the house. 
 The rest is just having fun dressing up and designing as you see fit. All items I used today were either scraps or items I have had in my stash for awhile. Such as these Patriotic Sticker embellishments. I thought they looked fun enough to be "windows". The door is a stamped from Paper Sweeties Cottage Elements.
 I incorporated the Vintage Dictionary Pages throughout the house.  I decided to leave the back as is, and I like it. I love having the flag on the back of the roof!
 Several Sapphire boutique buttons were added to the roof along with chunky glitter and lace trim.
I hope have enjoyed my product spotlight today. See below how I have used this product in a few other projects.
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I am also sharing my project at Craftin' Desert Divas' - Red, White, and Blue Challenge, Decorate to Celebrate - 4th of July, Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes, Die Cuttin Divas: I Vow To Thee My Country (Rosette die and Scallop Circle)
Thanks for visiting me today! Have a WONDERFUL Wednesday! 


Sue Lelli said...

LOVE this house! All of the details are just FABULOUS! LOVE the flag and the buttons with chunky glitter! Those sticker windows are Brilliant! GREAT creation, Tammy!

Audrey Pettit said...

I seriously love the vintage dictionary pages, too. They were one of the very first things I got from TKJ, and I still hoard them. :) I cannot tell you how much I LOVE this adorable patriotic house decor, Tammy! This is gorgeous!

Irish Cherokee said...

Have to admit, I like it. It is different and I am strangely draw to the different. This was a great creative endeavor. You came through with banners flapping. Nice.

Lisa said...

Oh my gosh, this is seriously amazing!! I love all of the details you've added to the house!! The dictionary paper is awesome!! Love the flag on the roof!! What a fabulous project my friend!! Thanks so much for sharing at Decorate to Celebrate!! Have a great day :)

A Mermaid's Crafts

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Diane Jaquay said...

Tammy, wonderful altered house!!! Loving the patriotic theme too!

Mayra Duran-Hernandez said...

Soo beautiful and stunning !!!! I adore this !! Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin'Desert Divas !!! I hope you join us again and have a wonderful day !!
Mayra DTM

Annette Allen said...

wow Tammy your amazing.. very creative and oh so FUN..

Norma said...

WOW! Tammy this is fabulous, I love the roof and omg all the detail:) Thank you for sharing it with us over at Decorate to Celebrate.

Benzi said...

Tammy, this house is awesome. You always have the best projects and always work them to perfection.

Jingle said...

What a great decor piece! Very nice job! I love it! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge!

Mollie said...

Super fun decor piece! LOVE it! Thanks so much for sharing with us over at Decorate To Celebrate!!!

Mollie's Motif

Scraphappenswithrhonda said...

this is super cute thanks for joining us at decorate to celebrate challenge.

Pat N. said...

How cute! Love your altered house--the flag looks good on the back. TFS at DCD's challenge.

bumblebee creations said...

now that is a fun project-love it!

Esther said...

Wow!! What a cool altered house!!! Very unique July 4th decoration :)
Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week!!!

L.B. said...

This house is so so fun. Thanks for playing with DCD

Tara Bruening said...

Awesome project. Thanks for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas linky party.

Krystle said...

This is gorgeous!!! Thanks so much for linking up at Craftin Desert Diva's!

Krystle CDD DT

Georgiana said...

This house sure is neat! Thanks for sharing at Craftin' Desert Divas for our Red, White, and Blue Linky Party.

Stay Creative,
• Carson's Creations •

Colleen Dietrich said...

This is LOVELY! I have always enjoyed your 3D projects made with the dictionary pages. Glad you recapped them for us!

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Such creativity! Beautiful! Thanks so much for participating in our DECORATE TO CELEBRATE challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
A Little Bit O' Paper