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Fairy Garden

By: Kirsten Jones
Stoke your child's imagination with this delightful fairy garden made from a clay pot.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz.
Item #20503
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Territorial Beige, 2 oz.
Item #20558
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Cloudless, 2 oz.
Item #20741
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Apricot, 2 oz.
Item #20764
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Candy Pink, 2 oz.
Item #21465
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pale Daffodil, 2 oz.
Item #21473
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Lime Sherbert, 2 oz.
Item #21480
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Lavender Sachet, 2 oz.
Item #21893
Apple Barrel Colors ® are the crafter's choice for quality, selection and value. This all-purpose acrylic craft paint is waterbased, non-toxic and dries to a durable finish. Suitable for most paintable surfaces: wood, plaster, tin, craft foam, Styrofoam, terra cotta, and more. Deep, rich tones dry to a soft matte sheen. Easy soap and water clean-up.

$0.99

Other Supplies
Medium clay pot
2 foam balls
Dowel rod
8 Assorted buttons
Small silk daisy flower
Medium flat brush
Small flat brush
Hot glue gun
Floral foam
Small decorative rocks
Small bag of wood beads
Bag of wood bodies
Small Spouncer®

Instructions

  1. Paint pot with White and let dry.
  2. Paint large flowers using flat brush and Candy Pink, repeat around pot and let dry.
  3. Paint scallop edge with Cloudless and flat brush on edge of pot and let dry.
  4. Dip the end of brush handle into White paint and dot onto scallop as shown. Let dry.
  5. Using Hot Glue add buttons to center of each flower as shown.
  6. Cut foam balls in half with kitchen knife to create tree tops. Paint with Lime Sherbet and let dry.
  7. Cut dowel rod into three pieces­ of different length. Paint with Territorial Beige and let dry.
  8. Dip Spouncer into White and add dots as shown. Let dry.
  9. Poke dowel rods into foam as shown to create Trees.
  10. To create the fairies, glue beads to wood bodies as shown. Paint each fairy in the colors shown in photo, let dry. To add small dots dip end of brush handle into paint and dot.
  11. Cut apart petals on small silk flower to create wings and hair as shown. Glue to fairy with hot flue.
  12. Fill clay pot with floral foam. Cut foam as needed to make it fit into clay pot.
  13. Cover floral foam with decorative rocks.
  14. Insert dowel rods through the rocks and into the floral foam.
  15. Arrange fairies as desired and glue into place.
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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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