• Glasses for a Tree
    Fairie Furniture,  Fairie Gardens

    Add Whimsy to your Garden

    The most interesting and wonderful gardens have that bit of whimsy. A piece of art, a statue, a sign or arches and paths leading to seating tucked away waiting to be discovered. That tree above could have been an eyesore but instead it is a playful face with glasses and a planted hat! Tales from the Traveling Art Teacher shows how her students got very creative with their rocks and gives a list of the paint they used. This project would instantly add whimsy to any garden! You can also try painting a house on rocks. Placed around your garden, these rocks will brighten any space. Find some sticks or…

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  • Make Your Own Fairy Caravan
    Blog,  Crafts,  Fairie Caravans

    Make Your Own Fairy Caravan

    Make your own fairy caravan out of willow bird nests. You can find them at your local garden center. I found two different shapes. One is short and round with a removable top, the other is taller with a pointy top. Both have nice square openings in the front for birds and are perfect for a little door. The pink caravan was one of the first caravans that I made. I found the rusty metal wheels on Ebay. Acorns are added for an earthy touch and Tinsel is wrapped around the top for shine. A vine of leaves is made from muslin and wraps around the caravan. The door is…

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  • 5 favorite fairie doors
    Fairie Doors

    5 of our Favorite Fairie Doors

    Don’t you love Fairie doors!  There are so many rustic fairy doors that inspired us… We chose 5 of our Favorite Fairie Doors for this week and hope you agree that they are fun and magical!  All of these doors can be recreated by you if you take the time to gather up supplies from nature.

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  • In a hole in the ground there lived a Hobbit
    Fairie Gardens,  Hobbit Houses

    You Need Hobbit Houses in your Fairie Garden

    I want to live in a Hobbit house don’t you? The beautiful round door and the coziness of the fire and library. The table that seats so many for dinner….of course I am talking about the home of Bilbo Baggins! Stepping out into his garden and sitting on his bench. If we can’t live in one We need to add a Hobbit house in our Fairie Garden. I think everyone should have at least one Hobbit…ish looking house in their Fairie Garden. Maybe a whole little section of lovely little mounds with round doors. Here are some of my favorites for inspiration and a post that shows us a little…

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  • Crafts

    Velvet Acorns

    First of all, Velvet Acorns are a wonderful fall gift. Nature has given us these beautiful little works of art that can be gathered up and put in a bowl or jar on the table and adding the velvet just makes them look like little gems. The look and shape of the acorn has been replicated in so many different ways. You can find them in all sizes and made of many different materials. Having a collection of all different types can make such a beautiful seasonal statement.

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