Fairy Garden Story Book

Fairy Garden Story Book

What You'll Need:

Paper Mache Book
Core'dinations Paper
Flower Paper Punches
Leaf Paper Punch
Self Stick Rhinestones
Vellum Quotes
Garden Gnome
Miniature Bench
Floral Foam
Brown Ink Pad
Pale Yellow Acrylic Paint
Light Blue Acrylic Paint
Burnt Sienna Acrylic Paint
Paint Brush
Foam Pop Dots
Hot Glue Gun
Tombow Multi Glue

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.
  • 1 Paint book

    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.

  • 2 Punch & embellish flowers

    Punch paper flowers and leaves, sanding the edges and lightly inking them. Embellish centers with rhinestones.

  • 3 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.

  • 4 Glue gnome & bench

    Glue gnome and bench in place.

  • 5 Embellish with paper flowers Embellish book with paper flowers

    Embellish the inside and outside of the book with paper flowers.

  • 6 Attach vellum quote

    Attach a vellum quote inside of the book using the Tombow glue.