About Carrie Langley

Posts by Carrie Langley:

Miniature Basket Weaving

Her second greatest love was basket weaving (her first love was blueberries). How can she possibly find room in her heart for a cicada prince? The drama is intense in this little fairytale, and, (big bonus), you can also learn how to weave a miniature basket! Enjoy!

How Many Hours Does it Take to Make an Art Doll?

Question: How many hours does it take to make one doll? What if someone asked you to make 10 of them and happy to pay you? Would you make each doll individually or are there ways to use one doll as a master mold and multiply somehow?  Question is from a YouTuber going by the name Super […]

Miniature Polymer Clay S'mores for Fairies

Miniature Polymer Clay S’mores

There were three of them. Two beautiful sisters, and their grandpa. I kid you not, they were roasting marshmallows and eating S’mores. Since you’ve always wanted to learn how to make miniature polymer clay S’mores for fairies, I made this tutorial just for you (and everyone else).

Pumpkin soup garden scene

Miniature Pumpkin Soup

Welcome the fall season with miniature pumpkin spice soup ladled into an acorn top bowl.  Can you think of a better way to celebrate the harvest?  Watch the tutorial to learn how to make pumpkin, the soup, the bowls, the stools, and the miniature chalkboard menu. 

fairy doll ear

DIY Fairy Art Doll

I almost stepped on a fairy in the forest today. Shh… secret here… I actually sculpted her out of polymer clay, and it was great fun.  I show you exactly how to sculpt the head of this fairy, and I’ve listed my tools here, so you can try it for yourself.   

fairy wings from insect wings

DIY Fairy Wings for Dolls or Jewelry

If you’ve ever found a dead cicada on a nature walk, and wondered what to do with it, I’ve got the answer for you.  Make fairy wings of course! (I have a feeling you knew I was going to say that). But you don’t need a dead insect. For those who are squeamish, or if you just don’t have a dead cicada or dragonfly, use transparency print out of insect wings.

DIY Mermaid Art Doll

DIY Mermaid Art Doll

I found a little mermaid in a sea shell on the beach!  (Ok, not really, but that’d be pretty cool).  If you’d like to try making your own mermaid art doll, but you’re not sure where to start, you really need to watch this tutorial series.  This project is for both beginning and advanced doll making students.  There are a few hacks you can do to make the project easier than it looks, and I go over these hacks in the video.

DIY miniature topiary for dollhouses and fairies

Miniature Topiary for a Fairy

Every fairy needs a topiary tree in a magical miniature pot. Periwinkle had a topiary garden that she tended every day. Her best friend was an eccentric topiary pot named Mr. Stone (this is sounding like a strange dream). Learn how to make magical topiary trees in polymer clay pots that look like stone by watching my latest tutorial.

Fairy Garden Video

DIY Fairy Garden Ideas

In this week’s video tutorial, I take you on a fairy garden tour from the fairy’s perspective. I introduce you to my favorite fairy garden plants, I touch on how to make your own fairy garden accessories, and to finish, I go over how to make a fairy garden.

Fairy Door for a Fairy Garden

How to Make a Fairy Door

Of all the trees in the enchanted field, there was one that was more magical than most. Have you ever wanted to make a fairy door for a tree in the garden? This video tutorial explains how to make a fairy door with natural materials and polymer clay. Enjoy!