Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Winter in a Jar

 For my "Winter in a Jar" swap, I decided to make a frosty Fairy that uses her magic snowflake wand to change the seasons, that gives us that wonderful snowy splendor we think of as Winter. It is simply a snowy scene with frosty glistening trees on a bed of iridescent snow and the frost Fairy herself as she waves her wand over the landscape. I used velum as icicles with a hint of stickles icing. Bleached bottle brush tress, heavly frosted with snow, and faux irridescent snow. I used a Yankee candle jar, upturned and used the lid as the base, (you can still open the jar, if needed) I used photoshop to make the Fairy and she is double sided and suspended from fising line from a giant snowflake glued from the top. I decorated the outside with some irridescent snow flakes from Hero arts embellishments, and topped another giant glitter snowflake on top over the one placed on the inside. I do hope my partner will like her jar. We are to mail our swaps out by February 5, but I now know where I'll be sending mine, so I can mail anytime.  BTW, I will post what I get in return. In the mean time, Happy creating!  Debbie

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Theresa said...

Pretty. I like it a lot!

Theresa said...

Love it! Very pretty.

cmoh said...

Oh the image you used is stunning! She really draws your eye. Glad you had fun!


Paulette said...

Hi Deb.

She's beautiful!!
I wanted to let you know that I have completed my jar too. If you're ready to exchange jars I'll start getting mine ready to mail.
Let me know what you wish.

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Lululiz said...

The winter fairy is delightful, I love the whole scene you created.