Monday, August 4, 2014

Fairy House

This month Altered Pages is partnering with SinCity Stamps!  We are really excited to share NEW chipboard die cuts and stamps from SinCity Stamps with Altered Pages products.  All month long be sure to check out the inspiration projects from both Teams.  We hope you enjoy what we have to share.
Today I am sharing the cover of my SinCity Stamp Die Cut Mushroom Book

To start ink the base of the SinCity Stamp Die Cut Mushroom Book with Radiant Neon Ink Electric Pink, then gently spritz with Dylusions Spray. Heat emboss with clear embossing powder. 


Cover the top half of the mushroom with Kaiser Craft Paper, gently sand with and emery-board or file. all the edges. Ink the all edges with Memento Dew Drop Toffee Crunch. Spritz the Kaiser Craft Paper with Shimmer Spritz. Carefully edge each of the holes on the top of the mushroom with Wink of Stella Glitter Brush. 

Cover the back side of the Mushroom Book top with a contrasting color of Kaiser Craft Paper. Adhere Dew Drops with Tacky Glue in each of the holes.

Make flowers to match the colors of the Mushroom Book. The Flower Trim shown has a ivory fabric silky back. Soak the flowers with water and use Faber Castell Gelatos to color the silky side of theflowers. Add a touch of Wink of Stella Glitter Brush to color the center of the flower.
Fussy cut Fairy from the Altered Pages Fairy Dolls Collage Sheet. Apply a thin layer of Gesso to the book adhere the fairy and cover with another thin layer of Gesso.

Finally, add a ring to the Mushroom Book cover and tie ribbons and Sari Silk it.

Come back Thursday to see the inside of my book!

Supplies:
Altered Pages Fairy Dolls Collage Sheet
Radiant Neon Ink Electric Pink
Clear Embossing Powder
Dylusions Spray
Kaiser Craft Paper
Memento Dew Drop Toffee Crunch 
SinCity Stamp Die Cut Mushroom Book
Shimmer Spritz
Wink of Stella Glitter Brush
Faber Castell Gelatos
Flower Trim
Gesso
Dew Drops
Tacky Glue
Sari silk 
Ribbon/fibers 
Ring

17 comments:

  1. I think your cover turned out very pretty! Neat idea to die the flower trim.

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    1. Thanks Robin! I couldn't find the right color of trim so I made my own!!

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  2. delightful! I may have to make one of my own now!

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    1. Tristan, I will be sharing more of my book later this week.

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  3. Love how your mushroom turned out! Thanks for sharing how you colored the flowers. That is good to know.

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    1. Tonya, I was starting to panic when I couldn't find flowers to match the paper!

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  4. So whimsical and pretty--a fine fairy book, Lyneen!

    :)

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  5. WOW, that mushroom book makes the PERFECT fairy house! What fun ~ love it Lyneen!

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    1. Thanks Roni!!!!
      It has been fun to make!

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  6. Lovely Mushroom cover♥ I can not wait to see more!

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    1. Jackie... THursday I will post more!

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  7. Such a sweet project Lyneen, this little book and all the fairies would make a beautiful gift for a little girl!

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  8. This is just so cute, Lyneen! The dew drops are a great little touch!

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  9. Your fairy house is just adorable. Love all of the special details, too.

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  10. LOVE this!! So many beautiful details! TFS!

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  11. Thanks all for the wonderful compliments!

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