Hi everyone, today I have these gorgeous Dancing Fairy Music Style Boxes.
I was inspired to make these from the “Fairy Tale” collection itself as it reminded me of a musical jewellery box I had as a little girl. When you opened it a fairy span around to the music that played. Mine was blue and white and I loved it.
When I saw this beautiful collection I knew I needed to recreate the music box.
This box will work well for a boy and you could have their favourite toy or hobby popping up.
I loved decorating the lid using so much of the collection, the butterflies and sparkle are just stunning.
To shop the full Dovecraft Fairy Tales collection please visit my Amazon Store Front below.
To make these stunning boxes you will need…
Base card sizes
1 piece of 10.1/2 x 12″ cardstock for your base.
Score along the 10.1/2 side at 3.1/2 & 7″
Score along the 12″ side at 3.1/2 & 8.1/2
1 piece of 7.1/2 x 9″ for your lid.
Score along the 9″ side at 1″, 2″, 7″ & 8″
Score along the 7.1/2 side at 1″, 2″, 5.1/2 & 6.1/2
1 piece of 4.1/2 x 6″ for the inside piece (optional).
Score along the 6″ side at 1/2″ & 5.1/2
Score along the 4.1/2 side at 1/4″, 3/4″ & 4.1/4
1 piece of 1.1/2 x 12″ for the inside closure.
Mats & Layers
2 pieces of 4.3/4 x 3.1.4 coloured paper for your front and back mats.
2 pieces of 4.1/2 x 3″ coloured paper to layer onto your front and back mats.
2 pieces of 3.1/4 x 3.1/4 pattern paper for your smaller side mats.
2 pieces of 3″ x 3″ pattern paper to layer onto your smaller side mats.
4 pieces of 7/8″ x 4.7/8 glitter card to mat the longer inside and outside sides of your lid.
4 pieces of 7/8″ x 3.3/8 glitter card to mat the shorter inside and outside sides of your lid.
1 piece of 4.7/8 x 3.3/8 coloured paper to mat the top of your lid.
1 piece of 3.1/8 x 4.5/8 pattern paper to layer onto the mat for your lid.
1 piece of 4.3/4 x 3.1/4 coloured paper for the inside of your lid.
1 piece of 4.1/2 x 3″ pattern paper to layer the inside of your lid.
To decorate the inside extra section you need 1 piece of 3/8″ x 4.3/4 pattern paper and one 1 piece of 4.3/4 x 3.1/4 pattern paper.
You will need the same size mats and layers to decorate the inside of your box.
1/2″ x 4″ strong acetate.
Oval or rectangle dies for your mirror.
The Dovecraft fairy die.
Embellishments and accessories to decorate the lid, you can shop the full collection here.
Check out my full tutorial below to see how I made them…
I really enjoyed decorating the lids.
I coloured the paper flowers with my clear Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pen. You can find this here in my Amazon Store Front.
This is a great size keepsake box or gift box for someone special.
As always thank you for stopping by and please continue to share any of your makes inspired by my tutorials over on my Facebook group “Mixed Up Craft”
Have a wonderful weekend.