Fairy House

August 24th, 2009 in member junk     
cindee11461 cindee11461, member
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front view of fairy house
Back of the house.
patio area
front view of fairy house

front view of fairy house

This project did not cost anything to do. I had all the parts.

I had an old birdhouse that was in a tree and kept falling out. I decided to use it for this project. I painted it brown to start with. Then I added the gear flowers for windows. Of course it didn't stop there. (-: The porch light is an acorn top and a piece of the cracked safety glass from my bbq project(-: The number 8 is off an old telephone pole we salvaged years ago. The door is made of driftwood. The "hinges" are from a pepsi can top. The door knob is an old screw.

I used pinecone pieces for the shingles then I covered it in moss. I added snail shells here and there and pieces of fungus. The huge piece of fungus was collected from a tree stump in my yard(-: These were all dried.

I used acorn tops for bowls on the table. The table is a piece of driftwood cut and the base of the table and the base of the chairs are deer antlers. There is also a deer antler in the roof as you may have already noticed. The umbrella is a lotus seed pod. I glued an acorn top to the top of the umbrella for a finale.

I used many pieces of fungus and placed them randomly around the house as well.

The patio is made from slate that I broke in pieces and glued. I then grouted it to finish it off(-: I also added pieces of slate to the sides of the house and back and then grouted them as well.

I am not finished with it yet. I plan to add a light to it and some more "windows" in the back.

More pictures of the house can be seen on my blog.  http://cindeesgarden.blogspot.com/

Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Fairy House
posted in: member junk, artwork

Comments (11)

creeksiderummager writes: Great fun - so creative. Good to see your project here Cindee. Posted: 11:56 pm on August 27th
creeksiderummager writes: Great fun - so creative. Good to see your project here Cindee. Posted: 11:56 pm on August 27th
shabbychick writes: Cindee - I love this (and your blog is great)! You took so many pieces and parts and created a beautiful little "home"!

Thanks for sharing!

Kathy Posted: 11:20 am on August 27th
Christina_S writes: Adorable! I can imagine a fairy popping out any second. Posted: 8:04 pm on August 25th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Welcome to JMS, cindee! Anytime a project post starts with "This project did not cost anything to do", my ears perk up!

Such a beautiful and creative piece! Thanks so much for sharing it with us.
Candy Posted: 3:55 pm on August 25th
wendygail2 writes: awww it is gorgeous! Very nice work!

gail Posted: 3:51 pm on August 25th
alicemom writes: Darling!! Love it when a non-plan comes together! Even better when a plan comes together. Good show.
smiles, alice Posted: 1:46 pm on August 25th
chezdoublewide writes: i love this! all the random, unconnected items are used in such a creative way. great job! Posted: 1:34 pm on August 25th
RustyDiva writes: This is darling and great attention to detail! I love that you used mostly nature. Posted: 10:06 am on August 25th
suewhitney writes: Cindee,

This is BEEE au ti ful. Love the patio seating area Great job...

Be Well and happy crafting!

Posted: 9:27 am on August 25th
grannijo writes: Cinde...you have a great blog site!!...and really darling ideas!..love all the tours of your things...thanks for sharing!!..sharon Posted: 8:32 am on August 25th
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