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Perfume Cottages – No 8: Poudre Bijou

The 8th Perfume Cottage displays a group of French Cherubs, playfully fluffing their powder puffs; the Poudre Bijou Cottage: The little cottages are very easy to make with a hot glue gun: INSTRUCTIONS: Print on cardstock (I use Canon Matte Photo paper (160g) Cut out the cottage (all the solid lines) Score on the dotted lines… Continue reading Perfume Cottages – No 8: Poudre Bijou

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Antique Seed Catalogs Reinvented: 1901 Burpee’s Cottages

How about combining two of my passions: Reinventing Antique Seed Catalogs and Little Cottages, into little 1901 Burpee's Cottages: The little cottages are very easy to make with a hot glue gun: INSTRUCTIONS: Print on cardstock (I use Canon Matte Photo paper (160g) Cut out the cottage (all the solid lines) Score on the dotted lines… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalogs Reinvented: 1901 Burpee’s Cottages

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Perfume Cottages – No 7: Rose De Provence

The 7th Perfume Cottage is dressed in another lovely French label, the Rose De Provence label: The little cottages are very easy to make with a hot glue gun: INSTRUCTIONS: Print on cardstock (I use Canon Matte Photo paper (160g) Cut out the cottage (all the solid lines) Score on the dotted lines Fold on the… Continue reading Perfume Cottages – No 7: Rose De Provence

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Perfume Cottages – No 6: Vaissier Roses Du Congo (1900)

The 6th little Perfume Cottage is dressed up in a fabulous Vaissier Roses Du Congo label: The little cottages are very easy to make with a hot glue gun: INSTRUCTIONS: Print on cardstock (I use Canon Matte Photo paper (160g) Cut out the cottage (all the solid lines) Score on the dotted lines Fold on the… Continue reading Perfume Cottages – No 6: Vaissier Roses Du Congo (1900)

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Perfume Cottages – No 5: Giraud Rose

The fifth litte Perfume Cottage dons a gogeous French Giraud Rose Perfume label: The little cottages are very easy to make with a hot glue gun: INSTRUCTIONS: Print on cardstock (I use Canon Matte Photo paper (160g) Cut out the cottage (all the solid lines) Score on the dotted lines Fold on the dotted lines Glue… Continue reading Perfume Cottages – No 5: Giraud Rose

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Perfume Cottages – No 4: Rimmel (1874)

The next precious little Perfume Cottage is wrapped in beautiful Rimmel Almanac pages from 1874: The little cottages are very easy to make with a hot glue gun: INSTRUCTIONS: Print on cardstock (I use Canon Matte Photo paper (160g) Cut out the cottage (all the solid lines) Score on the dotted lines Fold on the dotted… Continue reading Perfume Cottages – No 4: Rimmel (1874)

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Perfume Cottages – No 3: Eau De Roses

The third little Perfume Cottage is adorned with a French Eau De Roses label: The little cottages are very easy to make with a hot glue gun: INSTRUCTIONS: Print on cardstock (I use Canon Matte Photo paper (160g) Cut out the cottage (all the solid lines) Score on the dotted lines Fold on the dotted lines… Continue reading Perfume Cottages – No 3: Eau De Roses

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Perfume Cottages – No 2: Savon Roses

Today I'm sharing the second cottage from a set of cottages wrapped in perfume labels, this one in a French Savon Roses label: The little cottages are very easy to make with a hot glue gun: INSTRUCTIONS: Print on cardstock (I use Canon Matte Photo paper (160g) Cut out the cottage (all the solid lines) Score on the dotted lines… Continue reading Perfume Cottages – No 2: Savon Roses

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Perfume Cottages – No 1: Savon Perfume

I have had fun wrapping little cottages in various ephemera, so today is the first from a set of cottages wrapped in perfume labels, this one in a French Savon Perfume label: The little cottages are very easy to make with a hot glue gun: INSTRUCTIONS: Print on cardstock (I use Canon Matte Photo paper (160g) Cut… Continue reading Perfume Cottages – No 1: Savon Perfume

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Map Cottages – No 4: Bordeaux (1892)

For the 4th little Map Cottage, I picked Bordeaux (1892):  I have a few of these map cottages currently displayed on a shelf in my office, and most every person that comes by my office is curious about them 🙂 They are very easy to make with a hot glue gun: INSTRUCTIONS: Print on cardstock… Continue reading Map Cottages – No 4: Bordeaux (1892)