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Fairies, florals and fabulousness – Nature’s Garden Fairy Garden inspiration

Crafter's Companion – 11/11/19

Are you looking to add a touch of magic into your crafting? Now you can bring your fantastical papercraft daydreams to life with the Nature’s Garden Fairy Garden Collection! This is a range that has been designed completely around the idea of fairies, toadstool houses and woodland friends, so it’s an extremely cute and whimsical collection that we know you’re just going to love.

To celebrate this new Nature’s Garden range, we wanted to put together a post of inspiration to help get those creative juices going. With so many bits and bobs included in the collection, it can be a bit overwhelming to know where to start, so take a look through this post for some ideas!

We think the Make a Wish Cut & Emboss Folder will be a big favourite from the range. It features tall dandelion puffs nestled in the grass, forming a fun nature frame around the centre. The embossed design can be brought further to life with a bit of ink or gilding wax, or you can add soft colours for a subtle effect, like in the image above.

With the stunning Pretty Posies Dies, you’ll be able to create your very own fairy gardens on your cards and scrapbook projects. With floral embellishments in several sizes and designs, you can layer them up like you see on the shaker card above for even more fun and floral fantasies. You can add even more details with pearls, sequins or beads in the centre of each flower.

For an exciting element on your fairy-themed makes, try out the Enchanted Doorway Die. This die helps you to create a stunning doorway that can be opened and closed, which is perfect for bringing a bit of interactivity to your projects. You could hide some cute woodland creatures behind the door, a fairy or maybe a secret sentiment!

One of our favourite parts of the Fairy Garden range is the Garden Friends Stamp. This set features hand drawn illustrations of adorable forest animals, like foxes, hedgehogs and rabbits. Just look at how cute they are in the card above! You can experiment with colours and effects with our Spectrum Noir lines, adding shadows like in the fox image.

While the front of your cards get a lot of love, it’s key to remember the edges, which is why we’ve designed the Flower Bed Edge Die! This die has been designed without a bottom cutting edge, so you can position it to cut a cluster of beautiful flowers on the edge of your cards. You can also cut out the bottom edge by hand to use these die-cuts as individual embellishments.

Throughout your Fairy Garden projects, make sure you use the 12″ x 12″ Paper Pad! It’s packed full of papers in stunning pink, pale blue and lemon yellow with floral patterns and spotty prints. As each sheet measures 12″ x 12″, you’ll be able to die-cut with the pad, use it for matting and layering, or anything else that your crafty heart desires!

The most important thing to remember about the Nature’s Garden Fairy Garden range is to have fun. There are so many ways to experiment and play with the range, so we can’t wait to see how you use your products! We would love to see your photos, so make sure you share your photos with us on Facebook UKFacebook USA,  TwitterInstagram UKInstagram USPinterest UK or Pinterest US using the hashtag #crafterscompanion.