Cobblestone House Vases


Products Used

  • MB-1421 Small House Vase
  • MB-1422 Medium House Vase
  • MB-1423 Large House Vase
  • CC-101 Transparent Crackle
  • CC-107 Green Tea
  • CC-108 China Sea
  • SC-6 Sunkissed
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale
  • SC-88 Tu Tu Tango
  • SG-201 Black Cobblestone
  • SG-401 Black
  • SS-138 Flat Black
  • S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing

Decorating Accessories

  • AC-310 Silkscreen Medium
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • DSS-0112 Flowers

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Food Coloring
  • Palette Knife
  • Palette
  • Paper Towel


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Designer: Marcia Roullard


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Thin S-2101 Crystal Clear with water (3:1), pour to the inside of all the house vases, turn to coat and drain out the excess glaze.
  3. On a palette, pour about a lid full of S-2101 Clear. Tint the color with blue food coloring. Add some AC-310 Silkscreen Medium to the glaze, use a palette knife to mix to a peanut butter-like consistency.
  4. Use the various images from DSS-0112 Flowers to screen (using the tinted S-2101 Clear) to the bottom portion of the houses, on all sides. *This is for placement of color. Screen with the grain side up.
  5. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of the various Stroke and Coat colors to the flower heads, and SC-27 Sour Apple to the stems and leaves, staying inside of the screened image.
  6. On the palette with a palette knife, mix AC-310 Silkscreen Medium with SG-401 Black to a peanut butter-like consistency.
  7. Position the floral screens previous screened with the tinted glaze over the exact placement. Screen with the thickened SG-401 Black, by rubbing the mix over the screen with your finger. Wash between screens.
  8. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of CC-108 China Sea over the large and medium house roofs. Apply 3 coats of CC-107 Green Tea over the small house roof.
  9. Using SG-401 Black, deline the roof line, windows and doors. Do so by applying some SG-401 Black into the detail lines, then spread with CB-110 #10/0 Liner.
  10. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, brush the doors on the large and medium houses with 3 coats of SC-88 Tu Tu Tango, and the small door with 3 coats of SC-74 Hot Tamale.
  11. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, brush the body of the house with 2-3 coats of CC-101 Transparent Crackle, or a clear glaze.
  12. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, brush the roofs with 3 coats of SG-201 Black Cobblestone. Wait until the previous coat loses its shine before applying the next coat, but before it starts to crack.
  13. Fire to cone 06/05.
  14. Cracks may not appear right away after firing, give it a few days.
  15. Slightly thin SS-138 Flat Black with water (3:1). Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply the thinned SS-138 Flat Black over the house. Wipe clean with a paper towel to show the cracks.