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The Otter Fairy Shadow Box

I have decided, this is what the tooth fairy looks like. Four inches tall, butterfly wings, and oh yeah, it's an otter.
I drew the otter, then watercolored and cut it out. Cute little guy, huh?
The background is painted with acrylics and sprayed with glimmer mist for a little sparkle :) Then all the embellishments are from my planty stash. I have a shoebox full of little branches and leaves and things that I've collected and butterfly wings and feathers and stuff.
 Then I popped it all into a shadowbox frame! Oh, and I added the "Be Good" metal pieces since this is a gift for a young friend who is going off to college soon... A good reminder for a college kid, right? Happy Tuesday, friends!

PS. I did tell my sister to tell my 4-year-old niece that this IS REALLY what the toothfairy looks like. She said she will :)


6 comments:

Tina said...

That is the cutest thing I have seen in a while! I love otters and you did a great job with this one.

Rae Ann said...

Love it!
Rae Ann O.

Janet Ghio said...

adorable!

smallgirl said...

This is fantastic! And I'm sure the tooth fairy really does look like this ;)

LimeRiot said...

Is there anything cuter than a cute otter?? I think not :).

Kelly said...

Hello! I just found your blog through pinterest and I love the cute things you make! Hugs, Kelly x