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Editors' Picks: 99 Amazingly Crafted Gingerbread Houses

The front of this house was so big that it had to made in two pieces. This is a replica of a real house seen by the artist in his neighborhood. | Created by Joseph C. of Newtown Square, PA.


1924 Radford Dorchester Though by no means a large house, having just three bedrooms, the Dorchester shows some of the innovations in floor plans and design during the 1920s. The illustration shows an English Cottage design with a clipped gable, tile roof, and brick facade enhanced by the tiny-paned, multi-light windows. The arched entry door and hint of half-timbering complete the picture.


Harry Potter House Points Necklace Set

In this Instructable, I'll be showing how to give the gift of (roughly) fifty house points to a friend's favorite Hogwarts house (or your own)! The necklace set we'll be making is based on the large house point containers from the Harry Potter universe. We'll be covering how to make a single necklace, which will be enough to enable you to make the full set of one for each house! Let's get started!

from W Magazine

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