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DIY the little prince le petit prince miniature felt rose craft

Thanks to my Little Prince instagram account I’ve not only met a whole lot of other Little Prince fans, but a whole lot of crafty creative people! I just love it! I have discovered so many cool, colourful and creative things (and people ūüėČ ) and so I thought I would share with you some of my findings.

First up, I discovered Janice (from B√©sixdouze/B612)’s cute little DIY miniature rose kit. For anyone who hasn’t read the book, The Little Prince meets a Rose who becomes ‘his’ rose…¬†I won’t give away the story if you haven’t read it yet, you’ll just have to read it to find out more…

This little craft is so easy anyone could do it because the kit comes with everything you need (except scissors and pliers).

DIY kit contents:

  • Grey Velvet box √ó 1
  • Glass cover √ó 1
  • Metal Base √ó 1
  • Felting needle √ó 1
  • Red Petals √ó 2
  • Green Leaves √ó 2
  • Green Stems¬†√ó 2
  • Glue √ó 1
  • Workbench (foam) √ó 1
  • ‘Soil’ (grey wool) √ó 1

DIY the little prince le petit prince miniature felt rose craft

1. Extract a small amount of ‘soil’ (wool) on the workbench, poke¬†the soil several times to mould it into¬†a hemisphere¬†shape using the felting needle (make it a similar size/diameter as the base).

 

DIY the little prince le petit prince miniature felt rose craft

Like so

DIY the little prince le petit prince miniature felt rose craft

2. Cut and separate the petals and leaves

DIY the little prince le petit prince miniature felt rose craft

3. Layer the petals in top of each other and glue them to the stem, pushing them upwards

DIY the little prince le petit prince miniature felt rose craft

4. Fold the leaves and glue them to the stem

 

DIY the little prince le petit prince miniature felt rose craft

5. Fix the rose onto the soil (as shown)

DIY the little prince le petit prince miniature felt rose craft

DIY the little prince le petit prince miniature felt rose craft

6. Use glue to fix the soil and glass cover to the base (you could also use a ring base to create a ring).

DIY the little prince le petit prince miniature felt rose craft

7. Place your rose into the velvet box

DIY the little prince le petit prince miniature felt rose craft

Get ready to send out your rose!

DIY the little prince le petit prince miniature felt rose craft

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The original tutorial in both Chinese and English.

You can get the DIY kit here in her Etsy store BeSixDouzeHandcraft

 

Happy crafting! ūüôā