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PostPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2016 5:16 pm 
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I've finished the Bunny portraits and one set of bunnies to go outside of the houses. Need to cut out 3 more bunnies to go outside. I am still experimenting with that. I've got about 40 polymer eggs cooking in the oven now.

Soon, very soon, I get to decorate the houses - the really fun part. All of it is fun, except gluing cardboard for bases (I really don't enjoy that), but the decorations are by far the most fun.

Lucy


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I finished the Easter Houses tonight. And I did a drawing for the Oak leaf punch - OKPat wins. If you will send me your address then I will mail it you this week.

I redid some of the leaves on the roofs to make them more uniform, they look much better. Let me know what you think.

I put a lot more pictures on my blog - [url]withglueandglitter.blogspot.com[/url]

Now I'm working on at least one St. Patrick's day house and a few other little houses from my templates. I keep trying to do easy stuff but the projects balloon. And it's Springtime and there is real actual human-size house maintenance to do.


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Lucy these bunny houses are wonderful and the leaves look great! These houses look like they would fit into an enchanted forest. The bunnies real bring everything alive!!


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Lucy, these houses make me smile. I like the leaves; did you variegate the greens on your roof or did the camera do that? Either way, they look nice. What a lot of work.


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Thank you for your kind comments. I did spray green card stock with distress inks to give some variation to the coloring on the leaves, but not as much as I had in the first covering of the roof. Then I punched out the leaves and glued them on in overlapping layers. The leaves were actually the easy part. The fences are the most tedious part because I glued together 3 pieces for each section of fencing. I think I had 50 pieces to glue together, then paint.

Lucy


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Great work, Lucy. I love the bunny portraits, too!


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