Saturday, April 18, 2020

Cozy Miniature Reading Nook

Happy Saturday, everyone! Connie here with a snug little reading nook set inside a GSL House Shrine Box
The house easily assembles with tacky glue. It has a rear, two sides, a floor, a front and two roof sections. I glued the base of the shrine together and added a dreamy milky way paper from Ella & Viv.
For the seating cushion, I had a scrap of blue and white upholstery fabric in my stash that had piping on it. I considered sewing and stuffing it with batting then decided to take the easy way out and just glue it to something solid. After considering cutting a piece of wood to size, I realized I had a large block of polymer clay that was way beyond it's 'easy to work with' stage. I cut a piece to size, baked it off and glued the fabric in place.
The seating cushion was set in place then the front of the shrine was glued down. I used the front as a template and cut a gray woodgrain paper from ms. sparkle & co. to cover it. I painted the interior of the roof sections with gray acrylic paint before adding some glittery DCWV silver paper.
See how the ceiling sparkles?
I made pillows from gluing fabric scraps around a bit of batting. Super simple, no sewing necessary.
The roof is made from staggered sections of GSL Scalloped Chipboard Shingles.
Inside the little hutch I added a lovely painting in a resin frame and a miniature book of fairytales.  A paper flower at the roof peak was the finishing touch.
Thanks for stopping by!

GSL Products Used

Other Supplies Used
Tacky glue
Acrylic paint
Ella & Viv Galaxy Collection – Milky Way
ms. sparkle & co. woodgrain paper
DCWV glitter paper
Fabric scraps
Resin frame
Miniature book
Paper flower


  1. Really fantastic your prices always make me smile. How are the lambs

  2. Thanks Jon David! The lambs are thriving. They have formed a little gang and do everything together.