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Offline chloe

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Re: Fairy Gardens
« Reply #15 on: May 11, 2016, 08:36:45 AM »
I will be baking the clay today.
  :whisper:  (I started to say I would be baking the fairies but that sounded awful) 
Then adding the finishing touches. I finished making 2 sets of fairy wings yesterday. both are of the same material.

CL the homemade stiffener works as well as the store bought.  :gthumbsup1:


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« Reply #16 on: May 12, 2016, 10:19:48 AM »
I decided I just had to take a look at fairy gardens, and I fell in love with this charming little garden with tiny lights.

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/279575089346508610/

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Re: Fairy Gardens
« Reply #17 on: May 13, 2016, 06:14:59 AM »
Garnet they are so addicting aren't they?  The one you linked to is adorable.

Dose this mean you may be making one too?   :gthumbsup1:

Mine is a work in progress. As I am trying to make most everything myself witch is the fun part for me.

Elle Mae have you any thought of creating a fairy garden too?


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Re: Fairy Gardens
« Reply #18 on: May 13, 2016, 03:27:21 PM »
Garnet - I looked at the one in your link and it is precious!!!

Chloe - They are beautiful, but right now I don't think I can do one.  However, I do have an urn that would hold one similar to the pic in Garnet's link!!!  Maybe after the kids get moved out and life slows down some I'll attempt one.


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Re: Fairy Gardens
« Reply #19 on: May 13, 2016, 04:17:00 PM »
It would take some innovative design skill to come up with a fairy garden that would survive in the desert.  those adorable tiny plants and flowers would dry out in no time.

 I did find a spot for an ivy pot.  It will sit on a large lamp base that I found at a thrift.  It will be shaded all the time.  I'm getting things together to make solar patio lights.  They are very pretty.  I made them for friends and family.  Time to make some for me.  :)

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Re: Fairy Gardens
« Reply #20 on: May 14, 2016, 09:57:15 AM »
Elle Mae I sure hope you will get all those ducks in a row so you can get your crafting mojo working  :icon_hug:

Garnet  I think using cactus plant would be as pretty. I don't know much about cactus do they have one that sort of hang down or  maybe adding a few artificial one to help the flow.   :Uthink:

I put one of the fairy wings on one of the fairies I have almost finished but I don't like the look so I will be rethinking them. I did use a leaf on the head of this boy fairy for a hat and I really like the look. I will wait till I get him finished before I show him.
 


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Re: Fairy Gardens
« Reply #21 on: May 17, 2016, 02:10:29 PM »
I went back to making the fairy wings with the glue and stiffener I added some fine glitter to spots on the wings. I do need to add more glue as they aren't stiff enough. I think I will need to put some clear spray paint in then when done as they will be out one the porch all the time.

Do any of you have any other suggestions on how to protect them?


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Re: Fairy Gardens
« Reply #22 on: May 22, 2016, 02:43:21 AM »
Fun idea! I will have to give it some thought as to where one could go in my yard. I bet Ben my 5 yr old would love this. All the others are too old now

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Re: Fairy Gardens
« Reply #23 on: June 30, 2016, 01:10:06 PM »
I have several fairies done some different from the others. Hear are a couple of them


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Re: Fairy Gardens
« Reply #24 on: June 30, 2016, 04:16:30 PM »
You certainly are a talented craftsman Chloe! Your work is truly inspiring. :claphands:
Everything you make has a special touch. :1-flowersyel: :gtrophy1:

 :1-smihearts: Thanks for sharing your fairy creations with us. :grouphugg:

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Re: Fairy Gardens
« Reply #25 on: July 29, 2016, 08:50:05 AM »
My Fairy garden is pretty much at a stand still right now but not forgotten.
 I have most everything ready to put in the garden just needing to wait till DH can get the table ready.


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