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« on: June 12, 2007 04:07:13 PM »

I made my very first little faerie cottage last night after seeing the little wooden "birdhouse" at Michael's and getting inspired. It was created for a a community I belong to called, "Full Moon Swaps" for our June theme, "Enchanted Forest." But now, I totally love it and don't know if I want to part with it!  Grin

Anyway, I'm so proud of it and I thought I'd share it with some fellow crafters who might enjoy/appreciate it.


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I painted the whole thing, did accents and tones of color, then I added the river rock stones. Next came the little flower/vines and then I finished with the lichen moss on the roof. I might try to add some little curtains for the windows and I want to finish it with one of those battery-operated tea light "candles" that you can put in pumpkins. They flicker like a real candle without the flame. It'll be like the little faerie is glowing away warmly in her home.

I'm really proud of how it came out. Hope you like too!
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Edit: I went to the park near my house to take a couple of pictures with the cottage nestled in the woods. I thought it'd be a really cute way of showing it off as if one really came across it on a hike.







(Yeah I know. I'm a dork!  Cheesy )
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« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2007 04:07:51 PM »

That is just adorable! Enchanted! Magical!
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« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2007 04:49:07 PM »

Thank you! *beams*
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« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2007 06:44:34 PM »

that is so cute. i love it.
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« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2007 06:49:28 PM »

oh wow thats beautiful!
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« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2007 06:58:26 PM »

Thank you both!  Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2007 05:59:31 AM »

Very cute!  Looks like it was a lot of fun to plan and make!  I've been dying to do one of these (either a fairy house or bird house) because the options are endless!  There are so many materials you can use, and let's face it--everything is cuter when it's miniature!
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« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2007 09:10:20 AM »

 Shocked Wow! That is such a cool idea!! I may swipe it for an unsued and abandoned bird house that currently takes up space at my house!
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« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2007 12:36:02 PM »

I grabbed another and a different shape from Michael's yesterday and I want to make some more. The options are limitless and it's just so fun to watch it all come together!!  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2007 01:37:42 PM »

awwwwww!!!! That's soooo cuuute!!!!! it makes me squee inside ^_^
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