Spring English Cottage


blue cottage

Products Used

  • CD-1389 Fairytale Jar - English Cottage

  • SC-6 Sunkissed
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-12 Moody Blue
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-75 Orange-A-Peel
  • SC-97 Cant-elope
  • CG-986 Smoke & Fire
  • S-2101 Clear Brushing Glaze

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-310 #10 Flat Shader

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Exacto Knife
  • Pinch Light and Bulb


Designer: Marcia Roullard


1.  In wet greenware, use an Exacto knife to cut out the window panes, and a one-inch hole in the back for a pinch light.  Instead of using an electric bulb a battery operated votive will also work.

2. Clean and fire to cone 04.

3.  Brush two coats of CG-986 Smoke & Fire to the chimneys, clean up excess crystals from the roof and body of the house. 

4. Brush on 2-3 thinned coats of SC-11 Blue Yonder to the body of the house, use CB-604 Soft Fan, brush Thinned SC-27 Sour Apple to the door, 2-3 coats. 

5.  Brush the thatched roof with 2 thinned coats of SC-97 Cant-elope with the fan, sponge off some of the color, brush over with SC-6 Sunkissed for a highlight.

6.  Brush the trim and shutters with SC-75 Orange A Peel use CB-106 Script Liner two coats. Brush the window panes with SC-15 Tuxedo, one coat.

7.  Brush one coat of Smoke & Fire over the window panes.

8. Float SC-12 Moody Blue in the shadow areas of the house use a dagger brush or CB-310 Flat Shader.

9.  Shade the roof with SC-75 Orange A Peel, and SC-15 Tuxedo in a narrower shade on the roof.

10. Shade sections of the body of the house, door, and shutters with SC-15 Tuxedo.

11.  Brush one coat of S-2101 Clear over everything except for the chimneys, use CB-604 Soft Fan.

12.  Fire to cone 06.