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Friday, March 21, 2014

The Fairy Spider and her SpiderWeb Door

A work in Progress

I had a small wood circle and thought it might lend a touch of whimsy to a Fairy's Door so I went about creating a little Fairy/Hobbit Door. The shape of it reminds me more of a Hobbit's door to their home but being such a tiny door I thought it was meant more for a Fairy, actually a Fairy Spider would suit it best : )




Materials Used

Wood Circle

E 6000 Glue

French Vintage Glass Button

Art Deco ? Earrings

Upholstery Tack

Inks

Silver Leaf

Wood Burning Tool

Sorry but when I wrote this post it was early morning and I was half asleep so I forgot to say that the spider web , spider and flowers were first sketched in followed by wood burning and then the silver leaf was applied.

I started with a light sketch of the web and Fairy Spider and then applied the silver leaf to the Fairy Spider and her web. I then went over the web threads with a metal tool to give a thinner touch to the Spider Fairy's web threads. The silver leaf is wonderful in mimicking the glittery gossamer silken threads created by the Fairy Spider. After that was done, I worked in the colours with inks. I also thought it be great to have the Spider Fairy know at all times who comes knocking at her door by enclosing a Peep Hole at her door.So I drilled a hold in the centre of the wood circle and added the glass button, when the Fairy Spider Door is placed in front of a light source a light shines through…..magical. 




I will now need to attach the Fairy Spider Door to the burled wood base 











and then I think I will add this Spider Fairy Door to my Etsy shop, I just can't keep holding on to everything : )

So until next time signing off and don't forget to visit everyone at PPF!

Annabelle ~m..m~

22 comments:

Valerie-Jael said...

Beautiful work again, I am always happy to see your posts. Hugs, Valerie

Linda said...

yes, this is magical-I love the effect you created for the web, and your project sits on a perfect stand!

Christine said...

lovely whimsical piece!

Tammie Dickerson said...

Magical! Love the silver! Happy PPF!

Netty said...

Looks wonderful Annabelle. Happy PPF, Annette x

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Paper rainbow said...

This is very intriguing! What a special piece! The wood circle is in itself beautiful, did you buy it or have it made for you? I just love the spiderweb detail and embellishments, thank you so much for sharing, so inspirational!!

MeOfCourse said...

Hi Annabelle. Good to see you. Love what you have done with this piece of wood. Very creative and I'm sure the itsy fairy spiders will love it. Great job! Happy PPF!

Carol said...

Beautiful little piece of fantasy. Love all of the details...I'm sure it will sell quickly!!!

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

I love it! The hobbit is one of my favorite books too. Blessings!

Joëlle dit Jeffy said...

Beautiful work!

Meihsia Liu said...

Such a fabulous creation! Beautiful :)

Irene Rafael said...

Oh, this is quite lovely, Anna. You picked the perfect magic for the circular piece of wood. ~~irene #66

Abigail Davidson said...

Wow, what a cool idea, and so magical! The wood shape complements it so well!

susupetal said...

Peep hole! Just wonderful and so important, also! I enjoyed to follow this marvelous process, the result is stunningly beautiful.

Gillena Cox said...

very interesting Annabelle; have a nice Sunday

much love...

Carola Bartz said...

What a cute and beautiful little door. Yes, it does remind me of a hobbit door - except for the spider of course. Lovely idea.

Kristin said...

Wow! That is SO cool! I just love your imagination. And you had me at french glass - and silver leaf! Such a great idea, bravo! xo

Fritzeline Farbenfroh said...

This is a wonderful peace of creativity! :-)
It´s so obvious (wood and spider)but it´s made unique, in your on way.
Gorgeous, I like it!

Thank you for sharing your process!

Claudia

froebelsternchen Susi said...

this looks stunnning - amazing!

soulbrush said...

Love your blog- so unusual. Happy PPF.

Danielle M said...

Great work love the spider web!

kaykuala said...

Very innovative Annabelle! It takes time and great talents to be upgrading the door the artistic way.
PPF will all the more gain with your venture. Great!

Hank

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