Fairy Dolls of Paper

A paper fairy doll has many incarnations. It can emerge from a booklet or a digital download pattern. It might come with accessories. It might be a pre-assembled decoration, static or moveable, meant for ...
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Sculpted Paper Fairy Dolls

These are not your daughter’s paper dolls. These are better. Paper fairy dolls, sculpted using either papier mâché (French for “chewed paper”) or Japanese paper-clay (a mixture of boiled water and paper mixed with ...
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Elvish Alternatives to Red and Green

Santa’s helpers? Christmas elves of the movie era are well-recognized as helpful little green-and-red-clad men with pointy ears who love to make toys—but the original elves were not quite so bubbly. In German, Scandinavian ...
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Sugar Plum Fairy Dolls

Few fairy characters are as widely known as the Sugar Plum Fairy. Popularized by composer Peter Tchaikovsky’s ballet The Nutcracker Suite, the Sugar Plum Fairy has little documented history before the first performances of ...
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This “Flying” Fairy Doll Comes with an Elaborate Backstory and Lovely Illustrations

Fairy sisters Eva, Daria, Alexa, come from the titular realm Slightly Above Time. Newcomers Mara and Aerioth also hail from the same land. Each of the five is her own character, and is associated ...
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For the Love of Gnome

Gnomes are often depicted as jovial little men wearing red hats and a wide belt. The iconic red gnome cap is a folklore detail that originates from ancient Mediterranean fisherman ...
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Fabric Fairy Dolls

With myriad textures, a full spectrum of colors, and every sheen under the sun at artists' fingertips, fabric lends itself beautifully to highly creative endeavors. Designing a fairy (in any medium) stretches the imagination ...
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For Your Imagination: Needle-Felted Waldorf Dolls

What do fairies look like? In Waldorf doll-making tradition, faces are nondescript and left entirely to interpretation. Thus Waldorf fairy dolls can take on any type of fairy characteristic—mischievous, ethereal, whatever the imagination ...
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