Real life Disney princess spends 30 hours creating magical Beauty And The Beast Christmas tree

Sian Teesdale, 29, from Swansea, spent eight hours every day for three days handcrafting red and yellow decorations for her magical tree.

As well as hand-painting baubles to get them the same shade of yellow as Belle’s iconic ball gown, Sian made rose baubles, red and yellow silk satin bows and a scarlet skirt to sit under the tree.

After perfecting her decorations and forking out around £120 on some official Disney ornaments, professional princess Sian then devoted six hours to dressing the 7ft snow-dusted artificial fir.

Sian, a mum-of-one, said: “Last Christmas was the first time I decided to look into having a Beauty And The Beast themed tree but this year I wanted it to be bigger and better.

“I couldn’t find any yellow baubles so I had to paint loads of baubles myself to get them the same shade as Belle’s dress.

“I stuck red roses to some baubles and glitter on others and made all the yellow and red bows. It didn’t cost me a lot but it took me about 24 hours over three days to get all the decorations perfect.

“The Disney ornaments on the tree were quite expensive. I have ten in total and they cost about £10 to £12 each. Some of them are from Disneyland. I would love to have more. I’m collecting them as I go along.

“It then took me six hours to dress the tree so it’s had a lot of time dedicated to it but I’m so happy with how it’s turned out.

“I love it. I want to keep it up all year. I love how the yellow and red look. I think they’re really Christmassy colours.

“This year’s tree is Belle themed but it would be nice next year to do a blue and yellow tree as well for Beast.

“My little girl is too young to appreciate the tree just yet. She loves all the lights. I’m sure when she’s a bit older she will be like ‘wow mummy’.”

Sian, who lives with her husband Lee Teesdale, 34, and their little girl Arabelle Teesdale, one, has adored Belle since she was four.

Sian, who even named her daughter after the Disney princess, has turned her ‘obsession’ into a career dressing as Disney princesses for kids’ parties, events and to visit children’s hospitals.

All the children in her community ‘know’ Belle lives in Sian’s house which is filled with Sian’s ever-growing collection of Beauty And The Beast trinkets.

She added: "I just love Beauty And The Beast – its story and its message. Belle is so kind and she changes the Beast to be more kind. I love the message of not judging a book by its cover and how beauty is found on the inside.

“Belle is a really big part of my life. My daughter Arabelle is even named after her. And all the kids in our community know Belle lives in our house.

"Getting to be Belle and other Disney princesses as my job is incredible. I have met so many amazing people.

“I love teaching children the message from Beauty and the Beast. One time a little girl walked up to Beast and told him he was beautiful, It was so sweet.”

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