“And above all,
watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you,
because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.
Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.”
― Roald Dahl

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Keeper of the Sweets

It's time to share my next project for Lisa Kettell Designs!

This is what you need:
Lisa Kettell Designs cotton candy pink Charlotte doll head
Model Magic
acrylic paint in pink and peach
iridescent tinsel
candy stickers
assorted ribbon
cupcake ornaments
decorative button
admission ticket
glitter paint in green
micro glitter in gold and white/clear
small cage
white glue
hot glue

paint cage pink and let dry
glue green ribbon around base
attach candy stickers
paint green glitter onto different areas
glue large cupcake ornament to inside

mold a simple torso and arms out of model magic and attach to top of cage with hot glue, let dry over night then paint peach.

glue tinsel to Charlotte doll head, top with cupcake ornament
attach to torso with hot glue
add decorative button and ribbon to front of doll to create necklace
edge ticket with white glue and dip in gold glitter
hot glue to doll's hand
paint white glue onto arms and hair, sprinkle white/clear glitter

Cupcake stickers can be used in place of ornaments
shredded packing material can be used instead of tinsel which can be found at craft and hobby stores
cages can also be found at craft stores, thrift stores and yard sales
detailed instructions on how to make cupcakes out of model magic can be found in Lisa Kettell's amazing book, Altered Art Circus.
Doll parts and other goodies can be purchased from Lisa's Artfire shop


  1. I think I passed out w/joy! This is the best bird cage dollie I have ever seen! xoxo
    :-) Lisa

  2. She is a wonderful candy Pincess....sparkly, pink and perfect :)

  3. Marfi,
    your delicious creation made my whole day!!!
    She is just darling and so fun!!


  4. She is simply adorable, Marfi! I love the bright pretty colors and she has such a sweet face!

  5. Oh Marfi, this is too adorable! I love all of the amazingly whimsical creations you make. Hugs, my sweet friend. Mina


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