Monday, September 16, 2013

Steampunk Spells base House Stand Tutorial

Hi everyone :-)

Here is a tutorial on how the Steampunk Spells house stand is made.

This is a Graphic 45 Design Team project and will link to theyr blog as soon as it is published. 

Used 2 5 x 3 matchboxes  from Graphic 45 as a base and the chipboard for the house is from Accucut Craft.All the other pieces are cut out from 1.9 mm chipboard.
The house, doors, lamp post and fence is painted with Tim Holtz black Crackle paint

 Paintet the 2 matchboxes black
and cut out 4 strips chipboard 11 x 1  1/2 ( minus a bit ) 
and 8 strips 3 3/4 x 1  1/2 ( minus a bit ) 
The chipboard I used is 1.9 mm thick so you might have to adjust it if you are using an other thickness

The largest door measure 4 inch hay on the largest side and 3 1/5 on the other side. 1 3/4 wide
Added 1/4 strips chipboard around
The rounded door measure 3 on the largest side and 2 on the other side.3/8 wide
Used glue gun to make the texture.
Crackle painted

Top and bottom measure 11 x 3 1/2
cut in 1/4 in the middle where the door is going on the top plate

Template for the house
crackle paint glued it on the back
Used acetate for the windows and colored the in all corners with a yellow and brown Copic marker
Then cut out one more template in black cardstock and glue it on the bac

 Template for lamp post, and shelves on the backside for lights

Used On the edge Fence die from Tim Holtz
You can also make the fence if you dont have this die.
Have a tutorial ho to make it and here is the link,
Starts at 14.25 minutes in the video

Pop up from the drawer
Cut 10 strips of black cardstock 1 7/8 and score every 2 inch
Glue together as show bellow

Then start folding and glue on new strips when needed

Supply list:
2- 3 x 5 matchboxes from Graphic 45. 2 metal lable holders, key and hey hole also from G45
Chipboard from Accucut Craft. Fence and tree die, lantern light,bottles and black Clackle paint from Tim Holtz.
Black paint from Claudine Hellmuth,Cain.door closure,metal bike from Etsy,Wire, acetate for the windows,Copic markers,black thread,wood stick

Hope you will give it a try and have fun creating :-)

Regarding questions there is a video where frequently asked questions are answered and here is the link,

For other questions they will be answered here on my blog where I will post new questions that has not been answered before.

Hugs, Anne


  1. Wow, absolutely amazing. you are an amazing artist. TFS

  2. Anne, what a beautiful, magical house. I'm definitely going to try a lot of your ideas. I'm amazed at your endless number of ideas that you bring to life. Thanks very much for the tutorial and for the template of the wonderful roofline.

  3. I love this Halloween Spooky House, I really want to do this.


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