Paper Model House
Paper model houses are probably the more simple form of model houses that you can look to build. A paper model house doesn't require much in terms of materials or supplies and require less effort as compared to other forms of model houses. Suitable for people of all ages, paper model houses can be quite simple as well as complex, depending on how you would want your structure to be.
Most paper model houses are usually made of harder and stronger paper known as construction paper or even craft paper. This allows the houses to hold themselves upright and even withstand a bit of handling. However, paper model houses cannot withstand any sort of pressure or forceful handling as that may result in breaking or changing the shape of the house.
To start off, you can begin by either buying a book of paper model houses or looking on the internet for some varieties. Most paper model houses are available in the readymade form, meant for beginners, and require you to simply cut them out of their base and fold them into shape. Then, you simply need to glue them together for your very own paper model house.
As you keep advancing through the levels, you will come across various types of cut-outs and soon, you can begin creating your own. All you need to do is visualize how the view would be, and then draw it out on the piece of paper. Once you have it in front of you, you can cut it out in the shape that you made and begin putting them together.
Paper model houses do not require many model house supplies or materials and usually, pencils, crayons, paint, glue, scissors, paper cutters and craft or construction paper are all you need to make your very own paper model house.
You can even cut out windows and doors from three sides, to make them open/close.
With paper model houses, there is not much scope for internal work design and decoration and most of the decoration pertains to the outside. You can go crazy here in making the paper model house with people even opting for famous buildings such as the White House, the Pyramids and so on. Whether you choose scale models or create your own, paper model houses are quite popular especially for children involved in school projects.
For those who are looking to create complex structures out of paper, the whole idea revolves around breaking up the main structure into many smaller pieces. The more number of pieces there are, the more complex the structure is.
At any level, creating model houses is an enjoyable task. Even in the case of paper model houses, there might not be too much work in terms of the amount of effort that goes into creating the structure, but there is a lot of design involved and sometimes, paper model houses are considered as the best place to start as they allow you to learn the intricate details of creating blueprints for a model house. So grab a pencil and start creating your very own paper model house.