Monday, January 15, 2018

Trinket Box Die is in the House!

I was so excited to use some of my Christmas money to order the Trinket Box!! And I love the leaf arches from the thinlits set! One day I'll have all the Eileen Hull dies on my wish list :)

And here is my first trinket box!! A Fairy's Den...


Here are a few step outs I did while I was making this little gem.

After I cut out my pieces I inked the covers and spine with Distress Oxides, and painted the tray piece with Finnabair's Sparks in Iris Potion. I also painted the inside black using my Dylusions.





 
I love shimmer!! And metallic!



While I was letting all of this dry, I used my Twist and Style tool to twist up my wire that would hold my fairy in place. I then painted my fairy in shimmery paints and wax finishes.

Look how perfect that twist is! Now to practice wire words!


A little resin fairy I had in my stash by Prima.
Ohh Hammered Metal Embossing Powder from Emerald Creek Craft Supplies...you make my heart skip a beat! These wooden spools were again bits I found in my stash!

Seriously look at all that melty goodness!

Inside behind the fairy is a little nest of pink mesh (that i saved from a bouquet of flowers)





I added a strip from the Graphic 45 Fairy Dust collection around the tray part. 




Then I added the leaf arches from the thinlits set and added flowers from my stash (which is actually getting low since I want flowers on everything lol )



Again...the finished Fairy's Den, with a little hare charm from Emerald Creek guarding the opening.


Thanks for stopping by and checking things out!! Come back soon as I've got a project for Wild Whisper Designs coming this week too!

Have a great week everyone!

Cathy 

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3 comments:

  1. This is beautiful, Cathy! I love the colors you've used! Fabulous tutorial, too! Hugs!

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  2. Wonderful Cathy, beautiful colour palette and love the addition of the hare charm, the perfect way to complete your Fairy Den! Thank you for joining us at A Vintage Journey for our Think Inside or Outside The Box challenge, Deb xo

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  3. What a beautiful fairy den you created for your lovely Fairy Cathy! Love the purples, the netting and pretty flowers! thanks for joining us in the A Vintage Journey Challenge! Julia xx

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