“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

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Valentine's Day Fairies

It's Valentine's Day tomorrow!
In honor of this magical day I have created some sweet little fairy flower picks.
They're super easy to make too.

This is Thumbelina Teacup fairy

And this is Beatrice the honey bee fairy.

Supplies 'Thumbelina'
Baby Bailey unfinished doll
mini teacup and saucer
artificial flower petals and leaves
bamboo skewer 
pink tinsel
acrylic paint in peach, apricot, pink and teal
mini ribbon rose
large artificial daisy flower
hot glue gun and glue sticks

paint Baby Baliley  peach
add facial features with pink paint
paint on a teal shirt
add flower petals to create a skirt
glue on rose petal flower 
add hair with apricot paint
Glue on leaves to back of doll to form wings
hot glue tea cup to saucer 
add glue to the rim of the teacup, dip in glitter
glue doll to inside of teacup and sprinkle excess hot glue with glitter
remove the stem from the flower and replace it with the skewer
add a bit of hot glue to secure it
now hot glue teacup and saucer to top of flower
wind tinsel around skewer glue in place

Supplies 'Beatrice'
Baby Bailey unfinished doll
Glitter heart pick
artificial leaves
acrylic paints in peach, pink, yellow, orange, brown, black
gold tinsel trim
pink tinsel
white glue
hot glue gun and glue sticks

paint baby Bailey peach
add brown hair
add facial features with pink paint
paint stripes on body
add gold tinsel and leaves
cover leaves in white glue
sprinkle with glitter
hot glue Baby Bailey to top of heart
wind tinsel around stick
glue in place
add text with white glue

heart picks can be found at most dollar stores
these can be turned into St. Patrick's day fairies
Baby Bailey can be purchased in Lisa Kettell's Artfire shop.


  1. Happy Valentine's, Marfi!
    Lovely fairies.

  2. Sweet! Happy Valentine's Day Marfi! xoxo

  3. Soooooooo sweeeeeeeet.

    And nice to see a post here, also.

    And a Happy Valentine's Day to you!
    Gentle hugs,

  4. WAIT.....I need to research these baby dolls because I want to make one of these! These are just darling! And thank you kindly for coming to visit my post...I KNOW you have wings!!! Anita

  5. Where do you get these dolls?I could not find them on-line...

    1. Anita you can find the dolls in lisa's art fire shop;

  6. How cute! I love the little fairy flower picks. I'm over here catching-up on your blog. I enjoyed your challenges, too, especially the blackbird one!



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