Alter a picture frame into a night light adding depth and layers by combining the opposite sites of the frame. Decorate with fairies and create shadow images that look nice both on day and night.
Find all the materials and more inspiration in Buddly Crafts
- Knorr Prandell Bare Wood Picture Frame – Double Hinged #711
- Buddly Crafts 2mm Greyboard Push-Out Shapes – Fairies 33pcs
- Stafil Mini LED Fairy Lights – 2.2m 20 Lights
- Viva Decor Inka Gold Gilding Polish 62.5g – 923 Magenta
- DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 59ml 2oz – Snow (Titanium) White
- Tsukineko Memento Dual Tip Marker Pen – Bamboo Leaves
- Kuretake ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Watercolour Pen – Pink 025
- Kuretake ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Watercolour Pen – Emerald Green 048
- Kuretake ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Watercolour Pen – Bright Yellow 052
- Seawhite 90gsm Tracing Paper Pad 30 Sheets – A4 210mm x 297mm
- Hot glue
Remove the backside and the glass from the frames. Paint the backsides of the wooden frames with the snow white colour, let it dry and repeat.
Apply the inka gold gilding polish on two fairies.
Cut a piece of the tracing paper by using the background side of the frame as a guide. Draw grass like shapes using the markers.
Paint white the mushroom shapes and add colour to them with the markers. Colour some other greyboard shapes too. (If you paint them white first you will get a brighter colour).
Start gluing the fairy light to the back of the fairy that you will use inside the frame.
Carefully glue to the edges of the greyboard fairy that attach to the frame inner hollow side (the front – coloured side faces down). Place the rest of the fairy lights around the frame (where the backside sets). Set the backside of the frame (only the one).
Turn and open the wooden frame and attach the tracing paper. Place some glue (or a bit of hot glue) and fold the two sides.
Add the rest of the greyboard shapes on the frame, making use of the two levels now available. Make sure to cover the metallic hinges (that in normal use would hold the backside) with greyboard shapes, giving you a spot to create more dimension.
Add extra colour with pen brushes by drawing flowers and greens on the frame.