Thursday, November 26, 2015

SVG Cuts Mistletoe Manor | 3D Paper Christmas House | SVGCuts

Hello, my crafty Friends!

Today I have probably one of my largest projects to share with you! I'm so pleased with how it turned out, hopefully, the recipient will love it just as much! 

This house comes from SVG Cuts Mistletoe Manor SVG Kit, but of course, I had to add my own touches to it! I do have to give Thienly Azim lots of credit for my inspiration as well, as I have incorporated touches of her Home For Christmas project. (One of my all-time favorite SVG Cuts DT projects from her, if you haven't seen it it's definitely worth checking out!)

Well, what do you think? Isn't she a beauty!?
So realistic looking... I can't believe it's made out of paper!

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For those of you interested here are all the SVG Cuts kits I used:
(yup, there were lots!)

House - Mistletoe Manor SVG Kit
Patio Greens - Clara’s Christmas Strips SVG Collection
 Fence - For My Valentine SVG Kit
 Chimney - December Gifts SVG Kit
Porch Greens - 3D Wintergreens
Bows - SVG File 3D Bow 2/25/12
Silhouette Trees - Forest County SVG Collection

Some other alterations I made to the house was to create little holes in the roofline to poke my Christmas lights through. I also added siding panels to my copula, to match the middle floor siding. 

I wanted to create some realistic-looking icicles. Creating them was super simple!
Using a glue gun, simply apply the glue to a craft mat in a straight line as long as you need it. Then go back and attached the glue icicles to the line. If you don't have a craft mat you can also use parchment paper (any nonstick surface will work). Wait for the glue to dry completely and attach it to your project!

I also wanted to add some realistic-looking snow. I used Snow-tex from DecoArt, which I purchased at Micheal's. This stuff is awesome! It didn't seem to warp my paper at all, and was dry within a few hours!

For the little snowballs on the trees, I used Liquid Applique. This stuff is so much fun, it's almost magical. Goes on wet, but add your heat gun to it and watch it magically puff up!

One of my favorite touches is the Silhouette of a woman at the door. Looks like she is waving goodbye to someone!

Well, I guess that goes for me too!
Goodbye, everyone ;)
Hope you enjoyed and were inspired by my version of SVGCuts Mistletoe Manor!

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting  :)


  1. This is knock me out gorgeous, Ilda! You've done Mary and her SVG Cuts proud! I'm just amazed at how beautiful this is and what a Christmas heirloom it will be for the lucky recipient. Thanks for all the inspiration and sharing your wonderful creation.
    Happy Holidays!

    1. Thanks Kris! Always love hearing from you :) Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas!

      PS I'm working on another house ;) Hopefully will share soon!

  2. Wow this is so realistic looking! I can't imagine the amount of time and patience that must have taken. I am not sure I could manage it,

    1. You could totally mange this Samantha, I watched Mary's video sooo many times to make sure I got every step right! You are right it does take patience but so worth it in the end :) thanks for stopping by!!! Hugs, and Happy Holidays!

  3. This is absolutely AMAZING! You are a papercrafting master. I love all the special touches this has, especially those icicles! Thanks for the tip on how to create them!

    1. Thanks soooo much for your kind words Beth! Master, haha!!! So far from it! Hope you and your boys have an Christmas this year! Hugs

  4. You sure can work magic with SVG Cut files! I love all the projects you make! This one is a beauty.

    1. Thank you Kathleen! As you know I love SVG Cuts, all their files are amazing.... How can they not turn out beautiful?! Happy Holidays sweetheart!

  5. OMG! This is amazing! I love everything about it. I can't even begin to know how long this took you but it turned out fantastic. (I think I've been to your site about 3 times already today just ohhhhing and ahhhing over it).

  6. Absolutely breathtaking! It is so beautiful. You should be so proud of yourself. I'm getting a Silhoutte for Christmas. I want to make this. Wow!

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  8. This is stunning! What kind of cardstock are you using?


Thanks so much for taking the time and leaving me a comment! I always love hearing from you and I appreciate you stopping by! Hugs, Ilda