Fairy Garden Tea Party in a Tag Tutorial with Reneabouquets & Prima Plant Department
Hello, Friends! It’s Make & Take Tuesday and I have a delightful Fairy Garden Tea Party in a Tag Tutorial to share with you. Last month, I created this Peter Cottontail Treat Tag using this same design template. Many of you requested that I create a tutorial so you could make these for your friends and family members. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, I thought this might be a good time to honor that request.
Tree of Life in the Fairy Garden
The base of this Fairy Garden Tea Party in a Tag is made with (2) Graphic 45 Square tags, papers from the Prima Plant Department paper collection and some gorgeous goodies from Reneabouquets. This flower fairy is a great match for the paper collection, and I could not resist adding a splendid dragonfly to my Tree of Life ATC tag shaker frame.
- First, paint the Tree of Life ATC tag with Gold Paint.
- Next, cut a piece of acetate (clear cardstock) to fit the back side of the frame and glue in place with Dries Clear Adhesive.
- Now, place 3 layers of 1/8″ foam strips around the outside edge of the frame.
- After you paint the edges of the ATC tag with gold paint, apply one of the rub on images to the surface.
- Then fill the center of the tag with your shaker mix and press the Tree of Life Frame in place.
- Adhere the dragonfly in one corner and the Flower Fairy in the other.
- Paint a bit of Ivy Beautiful Board and a leaf with gold paint. Scatter Prills to add a pop of color and texture to the ivy and the leaf.
- Tie charms through the top of the shaker frame.
Fairy Garden Wind Chimes?
No fairy garden is complete without a little bit of charm, don’t you agree? So I created this pretty dangle charm embellishment on the 1 1/2″ spine. There’s a fancy key, feather, dragonfly, butterfly, and mushroom on it, and when it moves, it makes me think of wind chimes.
A Peek Inside
You will learn how to add this fun flip flap page inside the Fairy Garden. It’s a quick and easy feature to make, but adds a great interactive element to the design.
Tea Party in a Tag
Here’s a peek at the tea party that’s tucked inside the box pocket. I used the G45 Policy Envelope Die to cut a little pouch for my tea bag and chocolate. An ivory ATC tag is dressed up with papers and die cuts from the collection. Wrap packaged cookies with paper scraps to add a touch of class to the ensemble. And of course, one must have a honey stick and a spoon!
Fairy Garden Tea Party in a Tag Tutorial on YouTube
The tutorial I’ve prepared for you today will show you how to build the tag book base, the flap element and the box pocket. If you’d like to follow along, please enjoy this video on my YouTube channel.
I hope you enjoyed that as much as I did!
You can find a linked supply list below this post.
Thanks for stopping by, friend!
- Prima Plant Department
- Graphic 45
- Clear Cardstock (Acetate)
- 1/8″ foam strips