Tea Cup Fairy
Hi Craft Friends! I'm Dana and I have another project to share with you today. I'm using the January Cards Tags and More kit from Tres Jolie. I adore fairies and thought it would be a fun project to create. The January Cards Tags and More kit this month features 3 Quarter Designs "Imagine If " papers and elements sheets, perfect for fussy cutting. This kit includes chipboard pieces and flowers from Little Birdie.
In addition, I'm using a Fairy kit from Coffebreak Designs, that I had in my crafty stash, for quite some time. I'll be inking all my papers using Tim Holtz Distress Ink Milled Lavender.
To begin our project, punch out all the pieces from your frame. There is a diagram with basic instructions how to put your fairy together. But I'll guide you through the process. Taking some Spectrum Noir Midas "Blush " metallic ink (from my stash) then applied the ink to the face/neck and arms pieces. I then sprinkled some clear embossing powder (in my stash)over the top and heat with your heat tool. Set aside.
Next take the circle base piece. Chose one of the patterned papers from this kit. Trace, cut and glue your paper to your base. Using a xaco knife (in my stash) I trimmed away any excess paper. Then take a Distress tool and smooth any rough edges. Be sure to cut the slit in the middle.
Taking your chipboard pieces in your kit, cut away the outside circle frame. I covered the circle with some Martha Stewart Onyx glitter (from my stash)and set aside to dry. After drying, glue your chipboard circle piece onto the base.
Next I take the crown piece and apply some Folkart Glitterific "Rose Gold" (in my stash) to the surface of the crown. Let dry.
On the handle of the teacup and back rim of teacup, using my finger I applied a slight amount Gliding Wax Empire Gold (from my stash)
Chose some of the coordinating papers in your kit, and trace around the teacup piece and fairy body. Glue your paper to each piece. Then repeat the steps as we did before using an x-acto knife and Distress tool. Here's how my pieces look so far.
On the face of my fairy, I fussycut one of the vintage girl faces from one of the papers. Then glue in place.
For the oxagon shape and outside frame, I glued a chipboard sentiment (in my stash) onto the middle, glued the outside frame to the center of my teacup. The inside piece with the sentiment, I applied some foam dots on the back before adhering to the center of the oxagon frame.
Take the fairy wings, I adhered another patterned paper from this kit, and glued onto my butterfly wings. Repeat same steps as before with trimming and distressing edges. Then glue the tiny chipboard circle in the center of your butterfly wings.
Now we can assemble your fairy pieces together. For the front teacup piece, I glued the two pear shapes pieces to the back. Then glue your piece on top of the other teacup lining up your edges. Take the two arm pieces and attach the Brads and into the fairy's upper body. Then glue the wings to the backside of your fairy. I added a Pearl gem necklace (in my stash)along the neck on my fairy. And a Dazzle border sticker (in my stash)on the bottom edge of your dress.
Attach the fairy to the bottom base. I applied some Stickles Stardust glitter onto the fairy wings. To finish I decorated the bottom base with a few flowers from the kit. And a tiny butterfly to the top of my teapot handle.
Here's some closeup photos!
I hope you enjoyed my project today. Thank you for stopping by the Tres Jolie blog! Be sure to check back often to see what Jeanne, Crystal and our guest designer Lisa have created.
I'll be back next week to share another project with you. Until next time, Happy Crafting!
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