Friday, December 20, 2013

Yule Fairy Box by DT Member Wendy Aspinall

Today I am showcasing another design team project from our newest DT member Wendy Aspinall. Her Yule Fairy Box is fabulous and ready for you to make. Create your own version using some of the products from the Lisa Kettell Designs line found here:

Wendy's Yule Fairy Box

If you like to play too here's what  you'll need :

  • Paper mache box ... any shape
  • Flora picks  I used a  glittered twig  and leaves 
  • Moss
  • Alcohol ink ( brown)
  • White tulle
  • Small snowflake  broken  to make wings
  • Small paper flowers
  • Tinsel
  • Silver glitter
  • Page from an old book 
  • Small piece of lace
  • Frozen Charlotte, Lisa Kettell Designs 
  • Fancy frou frou pearl pins, Lisa Kettell Designs 
  • Glitter stars, Lisa Kettell Designs
  • "Fairy" word taken from fairy follies CD, Lisa Kettell Designs

  1. Add the old book page to both the top and bottom of the box , glitter the side of box and lid.. put aside to dry.
  2. spray frozen Charlotte with alcohol ink .. let dry. 
  3. cut and fold the tulle in to ten layers , sow together  at the top with a running stitch... pull up to made a skirt  and add to the doll.   Using the lace  wrap around the top of the body, secure with dab of hot glue at the back.. add wings.
  4. Make hat with more book paper, secure with hot glue to head.  Add flower to skirt and to hat.
  5. Add some tinsel to the pearl pin  and bend wire around a paint brush  to curl it.
  6. Make a small hole in top of lid and glue in the twig pick. glue down moss , glue doll , wand , small leaf and flower , glitter stars. 
  7.  Lastly add the word, fairy to one of the stars. 

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