I made this light box as a nursery gift for a friend. It’s inspired by one of my favorite childhood books, Where the Wild Things Are.
I designed each layer in Illustrator and cut them with my Silhouette Cameo. It’s cut from layers of 140 lb watercolor paper spaced with strips of foam core board. The layers are assembled together in a 10×10 shadow box. LED strip lights are used to illuminate it.
Growing up, my favorite thing about Christmas was my grandmothers cardboard Christmas houses known as “putz houses”. I’ve been working on a few chipboard Christmas villages for myself this year. My favorite features midcentury modern (MCM) style houses. The MCM houses look perfect with tacky bead and tinsel trim, pastel trees and baubles.Read More »
I love the charming houses made by Caroline at Cinderella Moments. I purchased her shabby chic cottage instructional book from her Etsy shop and I’m currently working my way through the project. Read More »