I would like to say it is just my 4 year old daughter that is fairy obsessed with fairies but alas, I cannot. I love the idea of the sweet little nymphs just as much and we have an often rotating fairy garden that we keep through all the seasons as well as a set for indoor play.
We are in the process of updating some light fixtures in the house and I couldn’t bear to just toss the old ugly ones out. I came up with this cute Upcycled Globe Light Enchanted Fairy Lantern. I thought they would be a fun used as a centerpiece for a party or a nightlight in a child’s room (like we are using ours). Or, you could a ribbon or twine and hang several in the trees as magical hanging lanterns.
Upcycled Globe Light Enchanted Fairy Lantern
- Glass ceiling globe
- glitter tool
- small flowers
- fairy miniature
- adhesive spray
- hot glue gun
- small plain wreath
- battery operated tea lights or light string
- Wash globe well with soapy water, dry thoroughly.
- Spray with a light coat of adhesive spray.
- Immediately coat with glitter.
- Coat with spray again and sprinkle glitter again, repeat until coated as you desire. Alternatively you could could paint with slightly watered down craft glue and coat with glitter. I like to use the spray adhesive because it dries quicker.
- Immediately coat with glitter. Coat in spray again and sprinkle glitter again, repeat until coated as you desire.
- Alternatively you could could paint with slightly watered down craft glue and coat with glitter. I like to use the spray adhesive because it dries quicker.
- Once dry you can add your other embellishments.
- First, I tied on a bow using glitter tulle ribbon I had on hand.
- Then, I randomly hot glued flowers onto the globe and added a small fairy walking on the edge.
- Once you have decorated your globe place it upright on a small grapevine wreath. This will hold it into place upright and adds a whimsical touch.
- Finally, add your battery operated tea light or mini light string with a battery pack to illuminate the lantern.
Are you enchanted by fairies too?