Tim Holtz Surf Shack with Shari Carroll

Happy Friday everyone!! It’s Shari here with a fun project. I’ve worked with the Tim Holtz Surf Shack and Village Dwelling dies to create the cutest little beach house!!!! It’s so gnarly!!

Shari Carroll TH Surf Shack 1

I started out with the Nostalgic Kraft-Core cardstock and cut out several of the elements in different colors. I tried to stick with colors that would look retro.  I also used the Texture Surfaces to cut out the roof pieces. Once I painted them with Brushed Pewter Distress paint it really looks like corrugated steal!

Shari Carroll TH Surf Shack 2

I used a little bit of Fired Brick and Antique Linen Distress ink to color the life preserver, and some Distress paints to give the house a weathered look.

Shari Carroll TH Surf Shack 4

I decided it would be cute to put “Hang 10” on my shack, so I used the Tim Holtz Alphanumeric Thinlits Dies in fun colors and strung the “Hang” up by attaching string to the porch posts. I placed the “10” to the front of the porch.

Shari Carroll TH Surf Shack 3

I have a full process video for you that you can see below or on our YouTube channel.


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Thanks for coming by today and have a great weekend! Surf’s up!!

  1. This project is so cute and should make someone happy to receive one like it. Love the roof and the surf boards. Thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

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