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DIY Fairy Garden Idea - Directional Sign

Guide your fairies home with an adorable directional sign in this DIY fairy garden idea.

At a Glance:

#6358 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo
  • Ultra Dye Logo
supplies

Mod Podge ® 7 Piece Tool Kit

Number Needed: 1 $15.59 $10.15
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Silicone Craft Mat

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $10.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - Clear Sea Glass

Number Needed: 1 $7.99 $4.20
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Mod Melter

Number Needed: 1 $24.99 $12.90
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Real Brown, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Tools - Layering Block

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $4.49
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Ultra Dye™ Colors - Hot Pink, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $6.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Sign

Number Needed: 1 $4.99 $2.50
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Mod Podge ® Outdoor, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart
instructions

Other Supplies

Downloadable art “Fairy Garden Phrases”, Pinecones, 9mm Wooden beads, Black permanent marker (extra fine tip), Decorative papers, Green twine, Transfer paper, Pencil, Scissors, Ruler, Water basin, Paper towels

Instructions

  1. Basecoat the sign Real Brown. Let dry.
  2. Trace the sign shapes onto the back of the decorative papers and cut out.
  3. Glue the papers to each sign with Mod Podge Outdoor.
  4. Use the Layering Block by dipping the flat side of the block in the Real Brown. Remove some of the paint on to a paper towel. Run the block around the edges of the sign.
  5. Print out the downloadable art Fairy Garden Phrases. Using the transfer paper underneath the print-out, trace the words onto each sign. Redraw the tracings with the black marker.
  6. Apply a topcoat of Mod Podge Outdoor. Let dry.
  7. To make the flowers, cut or pull off the pinecone petals. Put a dime size amount of Mod Melt onto the Silicone Mat. Place four pinecone petals into the hot glue to form a cross. Allow the Mod Melt to dry. Add more Mod Melt to the center and place four more petals positioned in between the ones below. Let dry.
  8. Brush the Ultra Dye Hot Pink onto the wooden beads. Let dry. Mod Melt them into the center of each flower.
  9. For the leaves on a flower, cut a 1 ½" piece of twine and fold in half to form a leaf. Mod Melt the ends underneath the flower. Repeat until you have two leaves per flower.
  10. Mod Melt flowers to the sign as shown.

Get the Pattern

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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