Wire and Tissue Paper Fairy Wings

Everything can use a good pair of wings
Ok, so who can’t use a set of fairy wings...I know for one I’d love to have a pair. I’d want green with blue glitter. Well here’s how I make fairy wings. You’ll need some wire, something you can bend easy. Form it into wings. You can make them fancy with curly cues or leave them plain. This set is the basic wing.

Cover tissue paper with glue and cover the wire with the tissue paper, add more glue on the outside of the tissue paper wings also. This will give it more durability and also a nice translucent look. You’ll need to hang your wings to dry usually overnight or if you’re in a hurry like I am use the hairdryer. After they are dry trim and add your glitter or what ever you want to them.

You’re ready to place. When I put wings on an image I will back the image with a thin cardstock of some kind so when I glue the wings in place you won’t see a raised area where the wing back is.
Ok that's it...go make some wings....




Comments

Gaby Bee. said…
What a fabulous idea! I will make those wings too!
Babbetto said…
I am so gonna make me some wings! Thanks so much for the tutorial and for sharing it.
DF - Heidi said…
thanks for sharing this i will deffo play - errrm any chance of a halo next - i could do with all the help ;0)
Babbetto said…
Have now posted a link to your tutorial on my blog so everyone knows who I borrowed this wonderful idea from.

Many thanks again!

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