Monday, October 23, 2017

Jolly Gingerbread House Custom Dollhouse

I'm still here!  After taking a week's vacation and filling tons of commission orders I've found a little time to blog!
My next commission is a traditional gingerbread dollhouse. I've made one gingerbread dollhouse before-years ago.  The candy and trimmings are really easy to find. I got mine at Hobby Lobby. They have this section for making tiny Christmas trees with all sorts of candy.
For snow I'm using plaster, snow flakes and Snow-Tex.
I'm also gathering fabrics.
So far construction is the same as any other house. The interior gets done first. We start at the ground floor and work upwards to the bedroom above.

For the cookie exterior, I'm planning on using plaster layered on thick and a bit uneven. I'll let you know how I achieve the look once I experiment a little.
I've already got a few of the accessories done including the working fire in the mantel, table and chairs, chandeliers.
I painted mittens and pine tree branches on the mantel and holly on the chairs.
Until next time!
hugs,


17 comments:

  1. Cómo envidio esa facilidad tuya para crear casitas llenas de encanto! Me quedo con las ganas de ver más :)

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  2. This house is going to be so cute! Can't wait to see it.

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  3. I am already looking forward to the following pictures. What you've shown so far is to close down on a lovely home
    Have a nice time.
    LG Alexandra

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  4. I can't wait to see the exterior of the house. Your furniture is fantastic.
    Geneviève

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  5. Creo que me encantará esa casa,tiene ya tan bonito aspecto...
    Besos.

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  6. This will be a fun house to watch you build. Love the fireplace. hugs, lj

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  7. Me encanta la temática de a casa. Seguro que queda super dulce y fantástica.

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  8. It's amazing! I want to be that house now!!

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  9. A Christmas house...beautiful!

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  10. It's all looking very sweet so far Caroline, and I love the filled stockings on the mantle. :D

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  11. When I see your progresse, I'm get inspired for the Christmas season. Great house and love those tiny details on the furniture and fireplace!
    have a nice day,
    groetjes van Marijke

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  12. I can't wait to see more of this sweet gingerbread house! I love your work.

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  13. So cute already! The trims look so yummy. Can't wait to see the finished product.
    ; )

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  14. I can't wait to see your new house. It looks magical already. I love the fireplace.
    Hugs Maria

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  15. This makes me so happy. I know that the person who gets this house will just be so delighted and will study all the incredible details forever. Thank you for so generously sharing the process with us.

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  16. Hello Caroline! What wonderful candy and decorations for the Christmas tree! I'm glad that you started a new home. I'm sure it will be something special! The fireplace and chairs decorated for Christmas are very festive and cozy. Hugs, Julia

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