The Wilkins House is a grand Italianate mansion in Greenville, South Carolina that was built in the 1870s. It was scheduled for demolition when a developer bought the property for an assisted living center. My hometown rallied and saved the house. In September 2014, the house … [Read more...] about The Wilkins House – a Christmas Putz House for Habitat for Humanity
Kelly's Christmas Clockhouse is a Christmas Putz house designed with a hipped roof, double chimneys and a glittered, snowy clock tower in the front. The little Putz clock face says "Merry Christmas." This particular glitter house is based on the pattern I used for the Wilkins … [Read more...] about Kelly’s Christmas Clockhouse Putz House
The Wilkins House Putz House finished for the Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser Finally, I have finished my most ambitious little cardboard house - the Wilkins House. It is based on a famous house in my hometown that was saved from the destruction by moving it and fully … [Read more...] about Wilkins House Putz Project for Habitat
The pieces for the Wilkins House are going to fit together! Test Fit All Pieces before you glue This view shows how the front porches will be added to the Wilkins House. The porches are not glued on yet because I have to know that they up with the windows and doorway. No trim … [Read more...] about It’s Going to Work!
Lessons Learned? What are some of the lessons learned with the Spring Mansion, the putz prototype house? Many things such as: How to make a tower to fit around a hipped roof How to draw a steeple pattern accurately with a compass How to make a second story porch or … [Read more...] about Spring Mansion – What I learned from crafting a prototype