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Fairy Godmother Travelling Sales Wagon

Filed under Art Projects, Fairy Garden, Featured Artwork, Giveaways, Newsletters, Nichola Battilana

A quick reminder: The Gift Tag Collage Sheet announced in last Thursday’s Newsletter is still on offer! FREE for all orders, regardless of order size (ENDS TODAY)! If you place an all-digital order, I’ll send you the Gift Sheet as a pdf file.

See Laura’s artwork in Thursday’s Newsletter for some cute Valentine Cutie Tags using the gift tags as a base. This versatile sheet contains 12 blank tags (in two sizes) that can be used for any occasion.

AND the related Valentines & Romance Collage Sheets 50% off Sale also ENDS TODAY! That sample from the sale at right is the Brass Pendant Kit Collage Sheet.

Design Team Member Nichola Battilana presents a Fairy Godmother Travelling Sales Wagon that makes you want to put yourself into a shrinky-dink machine so you can hawk magical wares.

There’s a special place in my heart for fairy godmothers. Those fluttery, frilly, silly ladies make me positively giddy. I’ve often wondered where they get their godmotherly supplies from. Is there a shop? A fancy boutique? A travelling salesman!

And so this month I’ve created a tiny travelling sales wagon with magical and glittery godmother paraphernalia. The base is a Square Shrine Shadowbox to which I have added Tiny Fancy Wheels. I’ve also added Floral and Lace Border Strips for some flourish and a (New!) Mini Chipboard Crest heralds potential customers to the godmotherly goods.

Inside the wagon, all manner of items required for godmotherly duties. Fairy dust (in an adorable 2 Inch Glass Bottle), candy, pumpkins to turn into carriages; as well as Absinthe and stout to whet the pallet!

Other themes that would be awesome in the “wagon” are Steampunk, a travelling bakery, quack medicine, or how about a travelling bar?

Oh! And those new miniature glass bottles (see pics below) would be fab inside a travelling wagon!

Fairy Godmother Travelling Sales Wagon Supply List

And check out the Giveaway that Leslie pulled, below, for pretty much all the items to create your own version of Nichola’s artwork!


Hooray for the Fairy Godmother Wagon Giveaway!

I picked out a mix of items from Nichola’s Fairy Godmother Travelling Sales Wagon supply list to make this sweet Giveaway (psst! that link is to the supply list, with photos and links to all of these products):
– Square Shrine Shadowbox
– Mini Chipboard Crest Signs
– Chipboard Border Strips – Floral
– Tiny Fancy Wheels Set
– Fairy Dust Collage Sheet
– Fairy Wings Collage Sheet
– Miniature Wine Bottles
– 12 Tiny Glass Bottles
– Pumpkin Pods

To enter the Fairy Godmother Wagon Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment on this blog post TODAY or TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, MONDAY NIGHT, January 11, 2016).

AND TO ENTER THE DRAWING, please tell me: What kind of wagon would you make with the Square Shrine Shadowbox? And note that Kristin Batsel used the same shadowbox in her Zebra Circus Wagon last week (but she turned the shadowbox upside-down)!

Don’t forget to leave your (hello! correct) email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via So make sure to check back to see who won! And check your mailbox on Thursday morning for the next Giveaway and Newsletter!

Hey, who won the Victorian Valentine Tag Giveaway? That would be DebR!

And she replied to my query ‘What creative project (that’s not a Valentine tag) would you make using all 9 of the items from today’s Giveaway?”

Beautiful tags by Laura and a great giveaway! I’d use the items to embellish a mini album for my hubby of pics of us together to give to him for Valentine’s Day.

Congratulations! Check your email for more info.

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Posted by Leslie, January 10th, 2016

95 responses to “Fairy Godmother Travelling Sales Wagon”

  1. Jennifer J says:

    So wonderful! I would be very tempted to make a fairy godmother wagon too! I adore it.

  2. Jo says:

    I would make a gypsy mouse wagon!
    so cute!

  3. Phoebe Diamond says:

    Memories for sale, the traveling wagon full of vintage photos, keys, and small objects to trigger forgotten memories.

  4. Emily Ann Dale says:

    I would make the zebra wagon. Love it!!

  5. Maggy Everett says:

    I love the little bottles! I live in Ohio and occasionally see an Amish wagon going down the road. The pumpkins, as produce, would be perfect for the supplies they carry and I’d fill the clear bottles with flour to look like baking supplies. The wheels would be a perfect fit for this type of wagon.How fun!

  6. Jen R says:

    I think I would do a similar idea but do a travelling shop for all faeries.. Wings and things, I would call it. The best selection of wings around!

  7. I would make a shrine to spring. What a fun project!

  8. Barb says:

    I would definitely make a fairy godmother sales wagon. That is beautiful!

  9. Rise St Arno says:

    As a fairy godmother myself, I highly recommend this project!

  10. carmen g says:

    I’d go with the old, timey’ Medicine Wagon from the Old West days. Lots of tonics for the blood (read ‘alcohol’) and remedies for all sorts of ailments (read ‘more alcohol’). Lots of gypsy collage sheets to accent with and I daresay I’d make up my own collage sheet with travelling medicine man pics! Oh, hahahahahahaha. I actually said that with a straight face. No. No way. Not even getting into it with photoshop. I’ll leave that to the professionals.

  11. Jennifer W says:

    I love this miniature tableaux. My office at work is a bit standard (boring). It has very plain, slightly industrial (but not in a cool way) shelves above my desk. I have a number of little Japanese kawaii figures and I’ve been wanting to fill in one shelf with tons of little scenes and shrines and dioramas to house all those little folks.

    If I made a wagon, I’d actually make a funeral procession! I have an adorable and shy little grim reaper named Adios. He has a little cat who has a scythe on its tail. I would make them a kooky little wagon to drive them over to pick up Adios’s girlfriend Ciao Ciao for a picnic in a graveyard.

    Here’s a link to Adios and his world.

  12. Susan Sparke says:

    I’d love to make this with a Valentine theme! Love Potions!

  13. Leanna Alverson says:

    I would travel selling magic elixirs for all fairy ailments & needs! I LOVE this giveaway!

  14. Barbara in Fla says:

    I’m all about Halloween, so I’d make a POWERFUL POTIONS Wagon so all the good witches of the world could shop!

  15. judy says:

    I would so make the fairy godmother wagon, it’s full of creativity, it would be wonderful to make something that has a theme to it, as I have never done that before, and who better to learn from than G45~

  16. I would make it a “Welcome wagon” and fill it with symbols of love, goodwill, healthy foods, books, and notes of encouragement.

  17. Very cute. I would like to make a traveling Punch and Judy show. 🙂

  18. jean marmo says:

    Love those chipboard borders. I would make some sort of wagon for my sister’s birthday in a few weeks!

  19. Kitty says:

    How about a NARNIA- Witch and the Wardrobe wagon.

  20. Connie L. says:

    I’d like to do a caged zombie traveling show. 🙂

  21. I would make a steampunk wagon with all these adorable items!!

  22. I would make a victorian wagon with all these adorable items!!

  23. Ina Good says:

    I would do a mermaid wagon

  24. Angie Cook says:

    This captures my imagination. I would love to make one of these to either be an art wagon or gardener’s wagon. So beautiful!

  25. Karen says:

    Adorable little wagon with lots of possibilities. I think something to do with gypsies and fortune telling would be fun or a wagon with little antiques and collectibles?

  26. barb macaskill says:

    I would definitely be making a Fairy wagon also! My Fairy Village needs a set of wheels so the Fairy storekeepers can go out into the world and share their wares with the fairies who are unable to get into the shop! Thanks for the chance to add the wheels that Fairyland needs!

  27. Birgit says:

    When I hear pumpkins and glass bottles, I think of Halloween (never too early to do that!). So I would make a Halloween shadowbox — maybe a witch’s wagon. 🙂

  28. Lynn Fox says:

    I would make a fairy godmother wagon and fill it with fairy dust, fruits, vegetables, books to read while munching on fruit and just have a creativity party making it!!! Thanks for the chance to win it!!!

  29. Denise Bryant says:

    Sweet project! I’d actually make a Christmas wagon, because we all know that Santa has a wagon he pulls…

  30. Barb Striethorst says:

    I, like many above, would make it a fairy related wagon, travelling about the world, ensuring that noone runs out of magic!

  31. Jeri Aaron says:

    I am loving the Fairy Godmother Wagon – it would be a fun thing to re-create!


  32. Andrew Francesconi says:

    Instead of the fairy godmother wagon, I would just try to create a fairy wagon loaded with fairies and their friends and perhaps a unicorn driving it. What a great giveaway!

  33. marykay chisum says:

    I’m still wanting to make Mrs Claire’s bakery and Santa’s workshop! Never too late, right?

  34. Barbara Danner says:

    I would make a memory wagon of my favorite memories of my Grandmother and Mother. It would be everything (well what I could make fit LOL) of all the things they remind me of or is them. What a great project! Happy Wagon’s to all.

  35. Mary Helene says:

    Would love to make an apothecary wagon with those gorgeous blue mason jars.

  36. Maryellen says:

    Looks like a perfect start to a Hey Fiddle Diddle scene.

  37. Blair Lowery says:

    Well, I am always a sucker for Halloween so my wagon would be along that line with whatever you need to make up your potions.

  38. Carolyn Bowlby says:

    I’m ready to hit the road with this wonderful sales wagon.

  39. Barbara Anderson says:

    I love fairies so would have to make it into a fairy peddler’s wagon… for the
    wine bottles, well even fairies need to relax!

  40. Paula Miller says:

    what an inspiration! this little wagon has awoken my creative mind! so many possibilities to consider! I might have to make more than one or two!

  41. Eve Watters says:

    What a great collection! My ideas are sparking like crazy and my fingers are itching to make some crazy neat-o things!

  42. Kristie says:

    I’ve always wanted to make a wagon using vintage papers and embellishments. Lovely things!

  43. Traci says:

    I love the circus theme but I would love to make a fruit/veggie stand traveling wagon. Great projects today-love the wagon idea. >^..^<

  44. Verna stapleton says:

    I just love the zebra box. And this give away is too fun. Who doesn’t need fairy dust in their lives

  45. Sandra Bolliger says:

    The Fairy Godmother Travelling wagon is gorgeous. Fabulous idea.Love the idea and inspiration. Thank you

  46. Jen C says:

    I would line shelves would bushel baskets of fruits and veggies, a traveling farmer’s market!

  47. Kat Cashwell says:

    This is great wagon, but I would have to make it halloweenish! The traveling medicine man with his traveling ghouls !!! Thanks for the great ideas !!!

  48. Tanya says:

    Oh, my goodness! I would give my teeth to win this. My goddaughter would be thrilled if I made her something like this!

  49. Alexandria says:

    Beautiful! This would get me back into doing mixed media, and things. Simply Beautiful!!!!!! LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!

  50. Kim Lucak says:

    I’d really love to make a flower wagon!!!

  51. Rosemarie Grant says:

    I would make a beautiful trading French Tea Room with lots of fufu.

  52. Rosemarie Grant says:

    I ment traveling. TEE-Hee

  53. Kari Gluski says:

    A Gypsy fortune telller’s wagon…

  54. Ginette says:

    Circus all the way

  55. MaggieM says:

    When I first spied Nichola’s Fairy Godmother wagon, I really wanted to make one. But know I think I would create a Tooth Fairy Wagon…with little saucers to put the tooth on and a place to exchange your tooth for money. My Grand Daughters would be thrilled:)

  56. Leah Fein says:

    I would make a tea wagon so that my fairies would have a traveling tea party

  57. Pamela says:

    I would like to make a wagon, for spring lots of bunny’s and chick’s painting Easter eggs great idea!!!!!!

  58. Lou Anne H. says:

    I’d make either a gypsy wagon selling all kinds of wonderful things or a fairy godmother’s wagon. I might even try something else but not sure what that would be.

  59. Debbie Kaste says:

    Oh my gosh, this wagon is just precious! I would want to make one very similar for my granddaughter as she loves ‘princess’ things!

  60. SOKAT says:

    peddlers flower cart with shelves and garden accessories for my girlfriend that does landscaping deigns.

  61. Luanne Shoup says:

    I would make a wagon and fill with hearts and give it to my husband for Valentines day.

  62. Megan Warren says:

    I would make one of two wagons, a traveling snake oil salesman or a gypsy’s tinker caravan wagon.

  63. Llynn says:

    I would either make an old time peddler’s wagon or a Gypsy’s “Spells for Sale” wagon. I LOVE the fairy Godmother wagon.

  64. Pam Weiler says:

    I would make a circus wagon, with elephants and monkeys ridding on their backs. I love the circus.

  65. Anne Green says:

    I’d have to make a special wagon for my own fairy godmother. She would be so thrilled to have it just for her very own special, precious self. What a gorgeous idea!

  66. Gladys perez says:

    I love the fairy godmother theme and would like to do a traveling sales wagon with everything on it like the ones that used to go from town to town. That or a potions and elixirs! Decisions, decisions…

  67. jennifer rose says:

    perfectly awsome, I can see this as a traveling medicine man show, or wait a minute maybejust maybe it could be Cinderella’s changing van or maybe I need to get more then one

  68. Karen Mallory says:

    So cute! I would make and Alice Wagon!!

  69. I’d love to make this wagon!

  70. Jackie Barth says:

    I think I would make a travelling flower cart with a fairy theme. Love it!

  71. Linda Marie says:

    I love the Fairy Godmother wagon. I would put this in a shadow box. Maybe I would make a series of different wagons. The possibilities are endless!

  72. Lori D. says:

    I would love to make a wagon! I would have to make it into a gypsy fortune teller wagon!

  73. Laura West says:

    Lovely! I can see so many awesome creations with this!

  74. Linda says:

    I would create a traveling trade post/peddlers wagon.

  75. Margaret Dolan says:

    I love this little wagon! It would be difficult hot not to do my own although I would love to do something gypsy oriented. and then there is my always addiction with Alice…. I might make a Traveling Tea wagon for the denizens of Wonderland.

  76. Marilyn Fishwick says:

    This is lovely! I would make a fashion accessories wagon. Corsets, gloves, shoes you get the idea. Maybe a series of sales wagons-tea, sewing supplies, bees/honey. Oh my mind is spinning.

  77. Debra Gibson says:

    I would make it a Cinderella themed wagon and I would put wings on her! It would have lots of silver and pinks and lots of pearls!! Thanks for the chance to win!! I love this contest! Thank you Alpha Stamps! !

  78. LeAnn says:

    Would be fun to do an apothecary wagon.

  79. Jackie says:

    I’d love to make a gypsy fortune teller travelling wagon complete with magic potions and crystal ball!

  80. Thalia says:

    A wagon full of goodies for the fairies who have hurt their wings or spilled their dust.

  81. Arminta says:

    I loved the idea of the Fairy Godmother wagon; it would be great to make a peddler cart for fairies.

  82. Carol Slowik says:

    I would make a “Free Love” wagon with lots of hearts that would fill bottles and tea cups and plates. With heart balloons and buttons!! So many ideas!

  83. Michelle says:

    A bar. What fairy doesn’t need a traveling bar? (Or, heck, even a stationary one.) If there is ever prohibition in wonderland, a traveling bar could be very useful.

  84. Michelle says:

    I vote for the funerary wagon; that’s the most original thing I’ve read in the mix.

  85. Lana says:

    this is adorable!!!! I’d have to make a traveling store wagon!!! or a traveling puppet show, with little curtains across the opening of the wagon…so many ideas!!!!

  86. Janet Andersen says:

    Perhaps I would do some sort of gypsy wagon. So many possibilities!

  87. joan says:

    I love fairies and I love gardens, so I would create a fairy garden shoppe wagon.

  88. Nancy S says:

    I just love this wagon. As a decorative painter and altered artist I would create an art related wagon.

  89. Jackie P Neal says:

    I believe it would have to be some sort of fairy wagon!

  90. angelic says:

    I love steampunk, so I would make a traveling steampunk wagon.

  91. I would love to make a gypsy wagon!!!

  92. Oh ! I love this, I would have to goo with the Vintage and lotions and potions !

  93. DebR says:

    Oh my gosh, thanks so much Leslie, so thrilled to be the lucky winner of the Victorian Valentine Tag giveaway! Love Nichola’s Fairy God Mother wagon, it is magical. Good luck to all who enter this week’s giveaway and thanks again! Deb xo

  94. J. Ferreira says:

    This is awesome! So feminine and fairy like! I think it would be fun to make a traveling antique store with lots of little things that were in Grandmother’s attic!

  95. Laura callies says:

    There are a ton of items i would love to make with this. For the first project, i am thinking a puppet show with a bit of wicked evil lurking around the story line.