To Trap A Fairy

By  leslierahye  for  Cheery Lynn Designs (

Using a wee bit of magic from Cheery Lynn, an ordinary small glass jar can be upcycled into a fairy trap perfect for any season! The flowers on top can easily be replaced with other seasonal embellishments and Cheery Lynn Designs has the dies to make this come alive!

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  • To Trap A Fairy
  • Inside View of Jar
  • View of Top of Lid
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  • Authentique patterned paper
  • USArtQuest Mini Prills
  • Florist’s moss
  • Small glass jar, such as pimento


  • Advantus McGill Paper Shaping Tools (this has quilling tool and flower shapers)
  • Die-cutting machine and Cheery Lynn Designs Dies: Sweet Christine (B434,) Circle-Classic LG Stackers Nesting XL-4, Circle-Scalloped LG Stackers Nesting XL-5, Alison’s Ribbons (B335), Expandable Quilling Strip (E168), Small Lollipop Fringe Cutie (B390), Mini Butterflies with Angel Wings (D138)
  • Adhesives: Art Institute Art Glitter Designer Dries Clear, foam tape

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, toothpick
  • Fairy Trap
  • 1. Layer moss inside jar. Create "rocks" by die cutting quilling strips from paper. Roll strip tightly and adhere, pressing few sides flat to resemble rocks. Adhere inside jar to make path.
  • 2. Die cut lollipop fringe from paper. Twirl fringe and adhere down toothpick; fluff petals to make "bush". Die cut butterfly from paper; arrange inside jar.

    Inside view of jar
  • 3. Die cut scalloped circle to cover lid; adhere to lid. Die cut slightly smaller smooth circle; adhere to lid using foam tape.
  • 4. Die cut flowers and butterflies from papers as desired. Shape flowers; adhere to lid. Adhere Prills in flower centers. Adhere butterflies to lid.
  • 5. Die cut ribbons from paper; adhere to lid edge. Adhere flower over ribbon seam.

    View of top of lid
  • Tip
  • 1. Cheery Lynn Designs dies are a perfect addition to your tools. They can be used over and over again to create projects for any season.