Saturday, January 19, 2019

A Wizard of Oz Tribute

Happy Saturday, everyone! Today I have a really fun piece to share with you, my tribute to one of the best movies of all time – The Wizard of Oz. I was inspired to make this when I saw the GSL House Ornament Kit 
Let me take you through how it was made.
The first thing I assembled was the GSL House Ornament Base. It's basically just a short box. It has a top, bottom and four sides. Super simple to put together with a bit of tacky glue.
After the glue dried, I painted the sides with black acrylic paint and added a yellow brick road image that was printed on cardstock.
The house comes with the floor, four walls and two roof pieces. The chimney section may be found on GSLHouse Ornament Chimney and Dormers. A cool feature of the floor is it has a pre-scored section that you can cut  and remove if you want to set your little ornament house on top of a battery operated candle. For this project, I left it in place.
For the farmhouse siding, I printed a photo of barn wood onto cardstock, shrunk it to size and cut to fit using an X-Acto knife.
I found a tiny black and white checked Paper Studio scrapbook paper for the house flooring. I painted the window grills with white acrylic paint before gluing the siding paper on the house.

The trims come in two versions, with and without upper panes. I painted all of the window trims white and then decided which ones I wanted to use. I'll save the others for a future tiny project.
Once the trims were in place, it was time to glue on the roof pieces. The rubber band is just to hold the roof pieces in place while the glue dried. I chose a Tim Holtz Idea-Ology paper to cover the roof.
The witch's feet were sculpted out of white polymer clay then baked.
I painted the shoes on using a bright red acrylic paint once they cooled off. I added stocking stripes with a black sharpie. To complete the look I coated the shoes in tacky glue then dipped them in fine red glitter.
For the foliage, I used a combination of Tiny Treasures Mini Grass in a Jar, Flower Soft Meadow and
dried moss, all applied with tacky glue.
The shoes and house were glued in place to complete the project. 
 Thanks for stopping by!

Gypsy Soul Items Used

Other Items Used
Tacky glue
E6000 glue
Acrylic paint
Printed images
Paper Studio checked paper
Tim Holtz Idea-Ology paper
Tiny Treasures Mini Grass in a Jar
Flower Soft – Meadow
Polymer clay
Sharpie pen
Fine red glitter


  1. Really fun!! My favorite musical is wicked so this brough fond memories of that show. I loved your use of the pieces in a fun unique manner!!

  2. OMG this is adorable! I love this Connie!

  3. Oh goodness, this is FANTASTIC!!!