Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The Magical Life Of Fairies Blog Hop 7-17-12

Welcome to our Blog Hop, The Magical Life of Fairies. If you have arrived here from Colleen then you're in the right place. If you've just happened upon my page and would like to start at the beginning then head over to Pamela. What little girl doesn't dream of carrying a fairy in her pocket? They are so tiny and amazing with their beautiful wings and long pretty hair...this is what comes to mind when I think of fairies. Today we have a lot of talented women that want to show off their beautiful fairies that they created so please join the party and fly around with us!


Here is the line-up in case you get lost along the way:

Nancy (you're here)
Miriam (flying off to next)


We have some wonderful Blog candy! The Scrapbook Stamp Society has agreed to sponsor the hop and will offer $12 worth of FREE fairy related digis as a prize for this hop. All you have to do is visit every blog and leave a comment. We would sure love it if you would start following our blogs too.


And now onto my project! This is something I've had in mind to make for a while so I am very grateful this hop came along to give me the incentive to get it done. My project today is a Tooth Fairy Box, to hold all of my son's lost teeth. When he was 5 and lost his first tooth he was very sad that he would never see it again so together we wrote the Tooth Fairy a note and asked her if she could leave his tooth instead of taking it away with her and the Tooth Fairy being the sweet and loving fairy she is, agreed and has left each tooth since. I created this beautiful box to keep his precious little teeth in forever so that none will be lost.

Side view of the box with the first half of the poem

I added Perfect Pearls to the teeth to make them "POP"

I added the tooth onto this beautiful fairy's dress, then filled it with Perfect Pearls for a realistic look.

Inside view of box, Styrofoam wrapped in fabric

A sparkly mesh bag to hold the precious little teeth
Recipe:
3D Box ~ Silhouette Store
Fairy Digi ~ The Stamping Boutique
Papers ~ Recollections and DCWV
Prismacolor Pencils
Stickles
Perfect Pearls
Various chalks, inks and buttons
Poem ~ Author Unknown
Cameo



And for visiting me today I have some blog candy of my own for you to win! Please "like" my Facebook page and leave me a comment there. I will pick one winner at random from all comments left from this hop on my FB page to win these beautiful stick pins! I'd love it too if you became a follower of my blog :)


 I must now send you on to the very talented MiriamThank you for flying about with us today, I hope you are enjoying the hop so far and we've inspired you in some way.

there's always a story...
Nancy :)

23 comments:

  1. Adorable! I love this idea! TFS Callyann

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  2. What an awesome idea!! I have a niece that is just getting her little teeth but I would LOVE LOVE to make her something like this when she gets a little bigger!! TYFS

    Amanda
    cricktncrafts.blogspot.com

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  3. This is sooooo pretty!!!! You did an amazing job, from top to bottom! The inside is fabu too!! Thanks for being in the hop! :)
    ~Colleen

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  4. Wow.. Fantastic Tooth Fairy Box.. I love the Fairy on your box.. What a great idea.. TFS

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  5. What a sweet story :) love your fairy... such a great idea TFS

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  6. oooooh wow this is STUNNING! such a wonderful project! I wish I had thought of doing that for my kids!

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  7. That is so precious, what a cool idea.

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  8. And I liked your FB page ;) Thanks for the chance to win these wonderful pins. BTW I became a follower! Really glad to have discovered your blog through this hop!!!

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  9. so beautiful Nancy!!! this is such a sweet idea!
    your pins are lovely, I 'liked' you!
    new follower too!
    hugs

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  10. I love your tooth box. super cute and a great way to keep all those teeth inside. I followed you here and on Fb.
    Sarah
    craftingwithsarah.blogspot.com

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  11. Lovely project. I love the glimmer in her wings.

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  12. What a sweet tooth box! I love how you did the inside, very creative! I'm a new visitor and follower and am very excited to be here! Thank you for sharing!

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  13. What a sweet box!!! Your son will love this!! I love your fairy! thanks for hopping with me and many more!!

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  14. Beautiful Tooth Fairy box!!!!

    I am a new follower of your blog :)

    http://sillyscrap.blogspot.com

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  15. What a beautiful box, Nancy!! LOVE that fairy! : )

    Kristy

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  16. Nancy this is stunning! Such a great way for him to save all his precious teeth. The fairy is beautiful. Beautiful job =)

    Already a fan here and on FB =)

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  17. oh this is soooo cuuuute! :) it was nice hopping with you!

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  18. What a fantastically sweet project so cute for any little girl. love it as ive never seen anything like it

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  19. Ahhhh!!! How lovely!!! I actually mentioned in my post that the fairy I used would be great as a tooth fairy. Really love what you did with your project. What a wonderful keepsake! TFS!

    Aloha,
    Dena Jones
    missdjones.blogspot.com

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  20. What a great project; it will be a terrific memory for your son.

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Thanks for taking the time to comment, reading them makes me smile!! :D