Friday 18 May 2012

Crafty Friday

Oops here it is! First of all, I would like to say sorry for not having had a craft every Friday. I will try my hardest to have a craft out for you every Friday, but I think it is best if I don't promise. Whenever I do commit to one day, something happens. So I will try for Friday. Hope that is ok with you all, and here is today's craft.

While browsing the West Elm catalog (love WE), I saw this really cute handmade display they were featuring.

My first impressions were "how cool and neat", and "I will never figure out how to make it". While doing some spring cleaning, I browsed the West Elm catalog again, and  my second impression was "I might be able to make it after all".  I remembered seeing a diagram on how to put together a little paper house in hello sandwich's book, kawaii wrapping materials book. She is an amazing Australian artist and graphic designer living in Japan. It is really cute how she comes up with so many unique and beautiful designs for different things. This is the book.

And here is a little snapshot of the little house diagram.
And from that little diagram, this is the outcome. All you have to do is fold it up and glue it together. 
How cute is this tiny little house?

And before you say it, I will say it here first. Yes, these little houses will be perfect for an advent calendar at Christmas time, which I will be making this year.

 And after making a whole bunch, this is the final display. 
I love it. It looks so unique and different. Definitely worth the time that it took to make. 

Hope you liked today's little craft and will give this a shot. It really wasn't hard to make and you could even add little windows to the houses. 

Hope you have a fantastic long weekend!
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  1. So cool! I love these tiny houses. What a fun craft!

  2. Love your houses! Made me get "little boxes" stuck in my head!!

  3. this is so great!!!
    love it!!!

  4. Thank you so much for ur sweet comments. So glad you liked them.

  5. This is such a great idea - and it turned out beautifully!


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