Garden Fairy Jar

Materials

  • Recycled items: glass jar, cereal box
  • Dow STYROFOAM Brand Foam Ball, 2-1/2”
  • Wooden stir sticks, six
  • Cardstock: white, green
  • Lisa’s Altered Art $1 Digital Sheet (071)
  • Petaloo Blue Butterfly
  • Assorted small buttons, five
  • Green/white gingham ribbon
  • Walnut reindeer moss

Tools

  • Purple Onion Designs Stamps: Doodle Flower Sentiment Set, Grow
  • Tsukineko Tuxedo Black Memento Dye Ink Pad
  • .Too Marker Corp. COPIC Markers: Yellow (Y06), Apple Green (G14), Willow (G24), Pale Sepia (YR24), Mauve Shadow (BV00), Blush (R20), Light Pink (RV21)
  • Plaid Grass Green FolkArt Outdoor Opaque Acrylic Paint
  • Ranger Crystal Stickles Glitter Glue
  • Florist clay
  • Computer with color printer
  • Adhesives: liquid glue, clear dots, clear packing tape

Basic Supplies

detail scissors, ruler, pencil, newspapers, paintbrush, serrated knife, ice pick or hammer and nail

Directions

STEP 1

  • Rough cut digital fairy image and glue to recycled cereal box; let dry. Detail cut image.

STEP 2

  • Stamp flowers and leaves onto white cardstock; color with markers and cut out. Apply glitter glue to flower edges; let dry. Adhere buttons to centers with clear dots.

STEP 3

  • Color five stir sticks with green marker; let dry. Glue flowers to “stems” and fairy to remaining stir stick; let dry.

STEP 4

  • Use knife to cut foam ball in half; adhere into bottom of jar with florist clay. Fill bottom of jar with moss.

STEP 5

  • Apply glue to stir stick ends and insert into jar; refer to inset photo for placement.

STEP 6

  • Stamp black word onto white cardstock; cut letters apart and mat on green. Adhere to outside of jar with a strip of tape.

STEP 7

  • Use ice pick to punch a few air holes in lid. Paint lid green; let dry. Place lid on jar. Tie ribbon around rim; glue butterfly near bow.
by Debbie Kaste
Garden Fairy Jar
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