I built a house!

I thought id share a little something i made my mum as a christmas present because it’s too cute not to!

So whilst wedding planning we ended up going to a big wedding fayre at ice sheffield, most of the stalls were the same generic rammle that comes with weddings like stationary, suits, photographers and florists. But then we stumbled upon a new exciting stall that was just my style!

This stall was Smith and Huang a laser engraving company. On the stall were various wooden houses brightly painted and personalised, they were being advertised as post boxes! Straight away I put a deposit down for a house of our own, they were so different to anything else I just had to have one especially because it’s something personal you can keep forever!

So when it was made I went and picked up my beautiful house which was painted in the colours of our choice, it also featured a plaque with our names and wedding date as well as our names on the roof!

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When we were looking at the building process on Smith and Huang’s Facebook page, my mum mentioned how nice the houses look in their raw form before being painted and I agreed! So when I went to pick up my own house I decided to surprise her and get a kit to make her one of her own!

Each house is laser cut from wood and then all the pieces fit perfectly together, all that’s needed is a bit of glue. There are walls, window frames, doors and even tiny Perspex windows! It felt quite daunting at first (especially because I left it till Christmas Eve to make!) But I really enjoyed putting it together. I want to look into making more things like this I’m now imagining the most perfect dollhouse but maybe I should be thinking a little smaller to start!

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