Sunday, December 2, 2018

The Cozy White Christmas Cottage

I saw a mantel design on Pinterest from the talented Liz Marie
She'd picked up a bunch of white cottages from the Dollar Spot at Target. 
Let's be clear, I can spend way more than a few dollars at the Dollar Spot. 

When I found a set of cottages at the thrift store, it got me thinking. 
I could channel my 80's craft diva and make our own. Were you an 80's craft diva too? 


They were $3.00 in the toy section. They were definitely over priced for 80's country kitch but there was potential. 


They received a good coat of white spray paint. 


How about some bigger houses? 
We had some left over 2 x 4s in the garage. 
I cut one out and showed it to Bill. 
Soon there was a whole neighborhood of cottages.
Gray seemed like a good color to add barely there dimension. 


It was a fun and easy project.










Please come back tomorrow and join me for a Christmas Porch and Door Decor Blog Hop hosted by Amber of Follow The Yellow Brick Home.
It's a great line up of bloggers. You won't want to miss it.


Thanks for stopping by.
Katie 




6 comments :

  1. That is so cute, Katie! I was an 80's craft diva, too, and made many houses...my grandchildren play with them in their block sets now lol. I have been wanting to make some neutral colored houses...what a great idea to get them at the thrift store. I'm on the hunt now! Thank you for the beautiful inspiration!

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  2. That's a cute idea and so much better than the dollar spot ones.

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  3. Katie what a great re love of those houses. This is so adorable.
    Happy New Week.
    Kris

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  4. Katie, the houses turned out darling! Yes, I was an 80's craft diva too. :) Looking forward to tomorrows tour.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  5. Totally wonderful, Katie. Love the gray and white and with the little trees, extra perfect.

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  6. Katie, love the little cottages. Very fun idea..Merry Christmas..Judy

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