Woodland Fairy | Crafts, Oddities & Design

October 4th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Heartfelt Holidays Giveaway!

Enter to win and experience our yummy scenty goodness! Pumpkin, cookies, gingerbread pudding, eggnog and more! I’m hosting a Rafflecopter giveaway for the month of October, so come on over and enter to win! a Rafflecopter giveaway

August 8th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Fairy Bottles

Next time you have a gathering of friends over, save the bottles. Using glass paint, you can transform them into whimsical decorations. After they dry, apply a label and beads using a glue gun. The purple bottle is a standard paint finish, with a bronze color dabbed onto the grooves and ridges. The metallic version […]

July 30th, 2012 by Heather Marie

John Keats Book Wreath

Months ago I located this craft online, and due to life distractions I never got around to it. I am happy to announce that last night, I made this fabulous wreath in preparation for the fall/winter season. (In one sitting! Actually I made this while watching the new Conan movie.) To make this wreath you […]

July 19th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Honey Almond Oat Bran Soap Recipe

Some time ago I experimented with melt and pour soap making, and made my first sets of Honey Almond Soap. For a review of my experience, especially if you are considering soap making, please read: http://www.woodlandfairy.com/bubble-bubble-toil-trouble/. Last night I made these yummy smelling soap bars using the last of the soap base I had left. […]

July 17th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Creative Recycling: Dipped Jam Jar Candle

Old jam jars can be easily transformed into new gifts with a bit of paint and an old candle. For instructions on the wax portion of this project, please refer to: http://www.woodlandfairy.com/old-candles-into-new/. This is a 3 step project, and takes 2 days for drying time. Jars: Pour paint into a bucket and place the jar […]

July 14th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Thift Store ReDo: Refinished File Folders

Stopped into the local Goodwill a few weekends back, and found 3 metal file folders, which were in good condition. What likely brought them to their demise is the terrible shade of hot pink and electric blue, painted over them. They also resembled high school locker doors, with 3 slits on the front, leading me […]

June 29th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Kitchen Messageboard

This project is a quick solution to messy bulletin boards and tacks. Head on over to your local Dollar Tree and pick up: Tray of any size/shape Picture stand Paint brush Chalk In addition to these items, select some chalk based paint at your local craft store. Be prepared to layer 2 to 3 coats […]

June 24th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Altered Art Trinket Box Tutorial

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  I found small wooden trinket boxes at my local Dollar Tree, and scooped up 3 of them. The first one, I decided to make a vintage/altered art design for it and make use of some peacock feathers that a coworker gifted me. For this project I used the following: Unfinished wooden box Distress paint, […]

June 17th, 2012 by Heather Marie

Altered Art Necklace: The Unsinkable Molly Brown

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The Unsinkable Molly Brown… I loved her in the Titanic movie. From the Molly Brown House Museum: Margaret, though sore, tired and cold, began to take action. Her knowledge of foreign languages enabled her to console survivors who spoke little English. She also rifled through the ship to find extra blankets and supplies to distribute […]

June 13th, 2012 by Heather Marie

June Giveaway!

It’s summer and our scent of the month is Olive You. To win this free candle (or memory melt) enter by liking us on Facebook. You will locate the “like” option on the sidebar on the left of the page. Winner to be announced on 6/23/12!