Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 2 hours (Not Including Dry Time)
How to Make a Fairy Garden Sign
Do you love fairy gardens? We have the perfect addition for you! Dress up your garden with a Fairy Garden Sign to add some flair. Follow these step by step instructions to make your own!
Water down the grey chalk paint and apply it to the signpost. Paint the sign with the ivory chalk paint and let dry.
Stencil & paint "Believe"
Stencil "Believe" at the top center of the sign with the purple paint. Let dry.
Stencil & paint fairies
Stencil fairies on both sides using the ocean blue paint. Let dry.
Position dragonflies above and below "Believe" and apply metallic blue paint. Let dry.
Add fairy wings
Mod Podge® the fairy wings and sprinkle on the glitter. Let dry.
Smudge the edges of the sign using a dabber and lilac inkpad.
Add Mod Podge®
Coat the sign with the Mod Podge® . Let dry and then apply a second coat.
Screw in eye bails
Screw in six screw eye bails along the bottom of the sign, three on each side of the post.
Cut, attach and twist wires
Cut the wire into two 2'' sections, two 6'' sections and two 9'' sections. Attach the two 2'' wires to the screw eye bails in the center, the 6'' wires to the end bails and the 9'' wires in between those. Twist the wires tightly about four to five times and trim off any excess.
Attach the jump ring to the six teardrop beads. String the wires as desired with beads. Attach the teardrop bead onto the end of each wire by looping the wire though the jump rings and twisting it around four to five times. Trim off any excess.