Sunday, July 26, 2009

Steward Custom Commissioned Miniature House

The above is a picture Amy Steward emailed me of her father-in-law's old house. I could not see details or colors so I made some stuff up! Amy knew the house was white, so I and fellow twitters DecoratedHouse and HolidaySparkle went searching the net for clues. We found that most white houses had white trim, but the photos suggested the trim had color. So I decided on a tan color.

I included 2 ferns because I think I see some on the pictures! Making the front door is always the most rewarding. Love doors!

Here are the little steps and railings. Wouldn't want anyone to fall off the porch! I did do a real lattice. You can't see it very well here.

I tried out brick colored chimneys, but in the end I thought white chimneys looked more elegant.
Here are the bricks up close. I made them out of a concrete mix. It was fun!
I love making this Federal style house. I also love the Colonial style(well it's almost the same)! So that's it. Another little cottage done!


  1. Hi, just a note to let you know I held the drawing last evening and posted the results today. I'm sorry you didn't win, but wanted to thank you for entering.

    Please come by and visit - I love to get company.

    Have a great week! xJ

  2. Excellent job! ☺

  3. Hi - I'm playing bloggy catch-up. My you are so talented and clever with your houses. Good for you! Come visit me at MaidenShade Matters if you can - read what I've been up to and leave a comment. I love company!

    Fondly, J
    (soon to be, not yet though!)

  4. Thanks for stopping by and leaving me such sweet comments! That house is beautiful, you are so talented!