Friday, February 19, 2016

Prince Charming is just one kiss away...

Hi, Stephanie here and I have a fun spring project for you and I am using a "charming" little stamp from Faerie Song Art Stamps as my focal point as well as other goodies from Altered Pages !  I will include a supply list at the bottom of this post for your convenience.

We have all heard the tales of kissing a frog in hopes of meeting Prince Charming, right?  Well, your Prince is here....sort of.  

 
I began with cutting a circle out of a piece of heavy cardstock using the glass cloche as my template.   This would ultimately be the base of my design that most everything gets glued on to. 
 
Next, I created the toad stool for my little Prince to perch upon.  

  
 
I did this using the cardboard toilet paper role, cut to a smaller height and diameter.  I included a typical Bic pen in the image above for size reference.   I then covered it with vintage text page.  I made the top of the stool with a bunched up piece of paper molded into a "mushroom" shape also covered with vintage text paper. 

 
Next,  I worked on the base of the cloche.  I covered the circle that I had previously cut out, with vintage music sheet.  I then added two shades of green tulle to create the garden floor.  I then began adding all the fun goodies.  Some of this was from the one of a kind goodies from Altered Pages and some from my stash. 

 
Next, I stamped my frog image using VersaMark clear ink and black embossing powder.  I then colored him with my water brushes using a few shades of green and yellow Gelatos.  I used red Gelato for the rose and my Silver nib Wink of Stella pen for his crown. 

 
I then added some paper flowers and leaves along with some extra garden fun in the way of teeny tiny terra cotta pots, bunnies and a little river rock for the bunnies to rest on. 

 
Add, the cloche over the top and there you have it.  A fun size  (top to bottom only about 6 or 7 inches)  garden faerie Prince Charming. 

 
I hope you enjoyed.  Please let me know you were here by leaving a quick comment. 
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Have a GREAT weekend!
Stephanie
 
Supply list -

Frog Prince Stamp
Vintage Text Pages
Gelatos
Water Brushes
Wink of Stella Glitter Pen
Adhesive tape
Paper Flowers


7 comments:

  1. WOW! I adore this project. This little guy is so perfect in his surroundings. And I love how you used little bits from your stash, who knew that those tiny pots would be so perfect!?

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  2. This is just so cool! Love that mushroom!!

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  3. He's adorable. Yep, I'd definitely kiss this frog!
    Kay

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  4. Wow, he is adorable, and I love his surroundings!!! Awesome job!

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  5. How fun is THAT? What a great piece! :)

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