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This is how you let the fairies into your home and attract them to your garden!
After finding out you could make fairy doors from polymer clay I decided to try my hand at making one. One turned into five and will soon be sold on my Etsy site. This is my version of polymer clay fairy doors.

Posted by Lisa H. from Fort Meade, Maryland, United States • Published See Lisa H.'s 13 projects »
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  • How to make a piece of doll furniture. Polymer Clay Fairy Door - Step 1
    Step 1

    Collect all supplies needed for the project.

  • How to make a piece of doll furniture. Polymer Clay Fairy Door - Step 2
    Step 2

    Massage clay to soften it until it is the desired consistency. Do not over soften the clay.

  • How to make a piece of doll furniture. Polymer Clay Fairy Door - Step 3
    Step 3

    Roll out clay into a sheet and press the texture plate into the sheet of clay. Make sure you put enough pressure on the plate so that the image is properly transferred.

  • How to make a piece of doll furniture. Polymer Clay Fairy Door - Step 4
    Step 4

    Peel off texture plate and cut the desired shaped door into the clay using your carving tool.

  • How to make a piece of doll furniture. Polymer Clay Fairy Door - Step 5
    Step 5

    Dip finger into Pearl Ex pigment powder and gently rub on top of door, trying not to get the powder into the textured sections.

  • How to make a piece of doll furniture. Polymer Clay Fairy Door - Step 6
    Step 6

    Use a different color to paint the inside of the textured sections. I recommend using a darker color for this part.

  • How to make a piece of doll furniture. Polymer Clay Fairy Door - Step 7
    Step 7

    Add fixtures such as hinges, a door knob, and a window. The window is simply a glass pebble that was placed into the door and surrounded with woodgrain clay. For the woodgrain clay design, see the other Woodgrain Polymer Clay tutorial.

  • How to make a piece of doll furniture. Polymer Clay Fairy Door - Step 8
    Step 8

    Using the woodgrain clay design, cut planks of "wood" and create a door step that is a suitable size in comparison to the door.

  • How to make a piece of doll furniture. Polymer Clay Fairy Door - Step 9
    Step 9

    Place all pieces onto a baking sheet that has been covered in foil. Bake at 275 degrees Fahrenheit for approximately 40 minutes, or 30 minutes per 6mm.

  • How to make a piece of doll furniture. Polymer Clay Fairy Door - Step 10
    Step 10

    Sand down rough edges on both the bottom of the door and the base. When done sanding, wipe off the dust that's been created from sanding.

  • How to make a piece of doll furniture. Polymer Clay Fairy Door - Step 11
    Step 11

    Glue door to base and hold in place till dry.

    Tah-dah! You're done!

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Emma M.
Emma M. · 14 projects
Love these, so cute, look alittle like a fairy mirror i have. Must give this a try Happy thanks for sharing.
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mypinkrainbow
mypinkrainbow · North Olmsted, Ohio, US
omg i love these and going to give them a try , so very cute and whimsical , thanks for sharing your talent Happy
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Alkhymeia
Alkhymeia · Sulmona, Abruzzo, IT · 4 projects
lovely Happy
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Alkhymeia
Alkhymeia · Sulmona, Abruzzo, IT · 4 projects
lovely Happy
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Alkhymeia
Alkhymeia · Sulmona, Abruzzo, IT · 4 projects
lovely Happy
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emmaflipflop
emmaflipflop · 5 projects
LOVE IT!!
the detail is insane!
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Sheila Squirrel
Sheila Squirrel
Lovely detail. Thanks for posting your how to Happy
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rachel.
rachel. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 9 projects
At first glance, for some reason i thought it was a cookie. haha. BUT now i realize that it's pretty and unedible !! haha..nice job!
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
sooo sweet , i love this, adorable too.
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Melissa K.
Melissa K. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 51 projects
So cute! I love these things...
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