A great project by Epbot that was an accessory for the Junk Lady cosplay – but it’s just as applicable for anyone who simply wants to mod a fairy-in-a-jar for any costume!
Sure, fairies in the Labyrinth are pests, and Hoggle delights in spraying them, but I figure maybe he captured a baby one for Sarah. Or he just likes tormenting them. Whatever. The point is, I really just wanted to make a fairy jar.
This quick craft is really more of a quick mod, since you’ll need one of those “animated butterfly jars” that were all the rage at Cracker Barrel last year
This thing has great lifelike movement:
The life-like motion on these things is INSANE, as you just saw in my video. And since you can only see the hair-thin wire operating it against a bright white backdrop, it really does seem to operate on magic.
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