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!
Supply list -

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


  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!?

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

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

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

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