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« on: March 11, 2009 06:44:33 PM »

For Valentine's Day, I made my daughter a little gourd house, roughly following the instructions from a tutorial on Bitter Betty's Blog, adding a wooden base and a set of little fairies of my own design:





The gourd wasn't flat enough on the bottom for the hot glue to hold it onto the base for long, so I'm reworking that now.  When a little friend's third birthday came up, I decided she needed some fairies, too:



But I needed an alternative to the gourd house for their home, since I haven't fixed my daughter's yet, and I came up with this super easy little idea:



The little fairies can sit at the table when it's time to play:



Or they can retreat into the little box when it's time to sleep:



There are tutorials for the fairies and the little woodland box (not that you really need a tutorial for that one) on my blog. 

Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2009 06:48:06 PM »

cute and fun! Looks like she's enjoying them!  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2009 06:55:00 PM »

This is fantastic!  So cute!  Stuff like this makes me want to have girls so I can make fun stuff like this for them! 
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« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2009 07:11:10 PM »


Oooo! I had something similar when I was little and it was one of my favorite toys!! Your little one is so lucky to have a mom who makes her such awesome stuff!!
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