Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Fairy Tale Tower - Plastering outside

Hello folks,

Hope you are all well and keeping warm. Here in Malta it's getting a bit colder but we are still having lovely sunny days. 

This past week I have been busy opening My Miniature World Shop at Esty and now I can say that it is officially open. I still need to add more items especially my polymerclay minis. So far it's going well and I had a couple of sales. 

I also want to welcome 2 new followers to my Blog; my dear friends Frenchy Bullen and Christine Whyte. Welcome!

The out side of the Tower

 It took me quite some time to finish the outside of the tower. I have plastered the building with polyfiller and have formed a piece of foil into a brick shape where I indented some areas of the building. When it dried up I gave the brick shaped are an undercoat of grey paint.

First cover of polyfiller 
Then I plastered the second coat of polyfiller to the building. This time I have made the finishing a bit more rougher and I didn't cover the brick effect. I wanted to achieve the effect of a weathered damaged building where you can see the outside plastering being peeled off from the bricks. When the second coat was dried completely I painted the building in a creamy color and painted the brick effect in acrylic colors. I have also dirtied the lower parts in green and around the bricks in a mustard color.

I never thought that it would turn out as good as it came out. I am very pleased. It took me 5 days to complete. I hope that you like it too.

There is still so much to do inside. So please keep tuned as I will be updating you very soon with some miniatures for this fairy tale dwelling. 

Take Care and see you soon.


Rebecca xxx


  1. Rebecca it is so creative of you and looks brilliant! I love it and it is already looking very magical indeed! Well done, I can't wait to see more! x

    1. Thank you so much my dear Erin, Glad that you like it.

  2. Hello Rebecca love,
    Your fairy tale tower is looking delightful and the work you have put into it is just wonderful!
    I adore it!

    Love and hugs,


    1. Thank you so much Patty. I am so pleased that you adore it.

  3. Your tower is amazing and looks magic!
    Good luck with your etsy shop.
    Bye Faby

    1. Thanks Faby for you kind comments and for the good Luck. I really appreciate it.

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