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« on: April 21, 2012 10:33:53 AM »


I made this wee fairy tin for Jillybeans as a thank you for zentangling my red shoes.

The flower is a raw brass finding I enameled with nail polish. I cut the front piece out of very heavy, dense cardboard. (off the back of a sketch pad)
The fairy image was off of an old calendar I had with Ida Rentoul Outhwaite illustrations in it. I cut up various bits from the calendar and collaged them in layers using foam tape.
The eyelet is vintage-a gift from my sister. I glued the tin at an angle to the cardboard base so you wouldn't have to bend over to see it.

 


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« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2012 11:18:22 AM »

So sweet! Everything you make always looks so well made Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2012 11:23:39 AM »

Thanks, Knickers!
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« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2012 11:53:16 AM »

Absolutely enchanting!

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« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2012 04:29:51 PM »

So lovely!
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« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2012 08:22:49 AM »

A treasure for sure!  Lovely!
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« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2012 08:37:40 AM »

I love that you repurposed a calendar to make something this lovely.
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« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2012 11:41:46 AM »

I especially like to green on the inside edge of the opening, what a great detail.
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« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2012 03:28:20 PM »

     Such a lovely treasure.  I love everything!!   
    I wish I could get such beautiful, magical, coloring on my work. I'm so glad you shared it here.
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