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Preparations Underway - Livin' the Good Life

Mar. 21st, 2010

09:40 pm - Preparations Underway

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I am in the thick of planning yet another kid's event! It will have a spring "fairy theme", and it will take place primarily in my back yard. The children and their moms will help me transform the the grassy enclosed area into a place that will most certainly be irresistable to fairies of all types and sizes. Today I made some of the props that will be incorporated into the numerous nooks and crannies, in and among the bushes, for the fairies to use and play with. I made most everything with "found" materials and had a great time searching around the desert for just the right objects.
Here is my first attempt at making a fairy chair.
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And a table to go with it:
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A tiny rake and shovel made from sticks and a seashell:
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And a fairy-sized wheel barrow made, again, from seashells and sticks:
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I know, I know, there are no seashells in the desert. I had to buy those. But, the sticks and even the black river rocks I found in either my or Damian's yard. The previous renter at Damian's was a collector of all kinds of neat stuff... even river rocks!


Date:March 22nd, 2010 08:35 pm (UTC)
This is so you, to make from what you have. Those little girls are going to love this!!
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Date:March 22nd, 2010 09:30 pm (UTC)
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