Bohemian Faerie Wings

At Christmas I bought my eldest granddaughter a set of fairy wings, they light up and she loves them, but they protrude too much.  The wings knock things over, get caught in her little sister’s hair, and get tangled. For my youngest granddaughter I wanted to make fairy wings that were close to her back and didn’t stick out past her shoulders. My inspiration for this design is the luna moth. The colour contrast of the…

Crocheted Floral Faerie Headband

I make crochet headbands for the girls, Shannon and the girls love them, and she says they wear them all the time. Shannon suggested putting some crochet crafts on the blog; as it is finally spring in northern Canada, I chose to design this simple lacy floral headband. I included an elastic back to help the headband stay in place, and to vary the size if needed. You will need: 2  pony tail holder elastics…

Faerie Petunia Dress with Crochet Wing Shrug

My toy box is kind of pathetic.  It’s contents consist of a large 30 year old Brio train set, a   couple garage sale Fisher Price finds I put through the dishwasher and some preschool books. I am adding to it with a few new items.  I started  with a barbie doll and a couple little dresses that convert into faerie costumes.  This is the first one I have finished.   It took an hour to crochet…

Faeries Bean Bags

Faerie Bean Bag Toss

Summer is finally starting here.  The deck doors are open, Gunter can wander in and out as he pleases.  I  have even worked on some craft projects outside in the sunshine.  LOVE IT.  I am focusing on updating the children’s play items,  they will want to be outside as well I am sure.  This is my latest addition. A game played outdoors with ladybugs, butterflies and sparkly hoola hoops, that’s the faerie bean bag game.…

Forest Fairy

Forest Faerie Tutu

DIY Forest Styled Fairy Tutu This is a shorter style tutu.  The forest fairy tutu is perfect for a little one on the go.  My granddaughter was able to play outside with it and had no issues climbing or sliding.  It worked very well for my very active forest fairy. a a Forest Fairy Tutu Supplies This fairy tutu is made using a simple no sew method.  You do not need a sewing machine o…

Fairy Village Huts

Paper Faerie Huts

I save odds and sods from past projects, we have a bin of wood cut ends, scraps of material, leaves stripped from flowers, paper rolls leftover from tulle, felt, play dough, crayons, stickers, sparkles and the list goes on…… I also snag whatever appeals to me at the dollar store, last time I went they had materials for weddings, i got miniature calla lilies, pearls on wires, white lace ribbon and sea shells.  I have…

faerie crown

Forest Fairy Crown

DIY  Fairy Costume Crown for Little Girls Fairy fashion is feminine, romantic and natural; I define this design as whimsically bohemian. I took my youngest grand daughters wonderful impish personality and her love for forest faeries as my inspiration for  this DIY fairy crown. This costume was made special for her, and the final outcome is worth ever second it took to make it for her.  I hope you make one and love it as…

Faerie Flower Tutu

Faerie Flower Tutu

Spring, green grass, playing outside, sitting in the sunshine.  Life is good, it only gets better when the girls are around me. I wanted this tutu to look like a princess flower faerie,  I made it with my eldest girlish, sweet and gentle grand daughter in mind.   This tutu uses an immense amount of tulle, but it suits our girl perfectly.    When I saw it on her, I knew I wouldn’t change a thing.  …