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Upcycled Tinker Bell

Contest Photo by: kellyafaulkner
Norfolk, VA
Category: Creative Creatures

Brief Description:

Leighton is Tinker Bell from head to toe. Her handmade dress is made from dresses that were headed to the dumpster for sure. However, they had potential to be something new and beautiful again. They were taken apart and sewn back together (minus the bad parts). Her wings had holes in them but were turned into something truly magical. They are embellished wth real turkey feathers spray painted gold and discarded green christmas tree tinsel. She has pixie dust to complete her look.

Materials:

Dresses from thrift stores with holes and rips
Glitter, Christmas tree tinsel, Ribbon, Turkey Feathers

Time to Create:

10 hours
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