Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 2 Hours (Not Including Dry Time)
How to Make a Fairy Garden Story Book
If you love fairy gardens, you'll love this whimsical story book project. Decorate the outside of the book with die cut flowers, and then open it up to see an enchanting fairy garden scene! You can even customize the scene with toadstools, benches and your favorite fairy garden miniatures.
Paint the binding of the book pale blue and paint the pages and the inside yellow. Lightly dry brush the entire thing with burnt sienna. Let dry completely.
Punch & embellish flowers
Punch paper flowers and leaves, sanding the edges and lightly inking them. Embellish centers with rhinestones.
Cut & place foam block
Cut a piece of foam block approximately 6" wide, 1 1/2" deep and 1 1/2" high to fit inside the book. Glue in place and cover with moss.
Glue gnome & bench
Glue gnome and bench in place.
Embellish with paper flowers
Embellish the inside and outside of the book with paper flowers.
Attach vellum quote
Attach a vellum quote inside of the book using the Tombow glue.