How to make an Arbor for your Fairy Garden. - The Magic Onions

How to make an Arbor for your Fairy Garden.

Today we made an arbor for K’s Fairy Garden.
This is what we used to make it… strong but bendable wire, thin very bendable wire, my pliers and some paper roses for decoration.
I cut two pieces of the strong wire using my pliers, about 15 inches each. I bended the two pieces of wire into U shapes. Be sure to file the ends of all the wire so that it can’t poke any precious little hands.

I used the thin wire to connect the two U’s. I wisted it many times around the first U and then the other. The gap between the two U’s was about 1 inch.
I continued this process up the wire…


Until the arbor frame was complete.

Then K added the roses to make it look beautiful and rushed out to her Fairy Garden to put it into its place.

She announced a little later that, in the morning, there is going to be a royal wedding and a fairy and a prince are going to get married under the ‘magnificent’ arbor… I can’t wait to see!
Here are the other posts in the Fairy Garden Series,
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Donni Webber is the mom behind the popular natural living Waldorf website and blog, The Magic Onions - where the magic of nature and the wonder of childhood collide to make each moment a precious gift. She is a photographer, writer, crafter, wife and mother of two inspiring young children. Her work has been featured in many popular publications, including HGTV, Better Homes and Gardens, Disney and Apartment Therapy.

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  1. Oh, Magic Onions! K is so lucky to have such a creative and skillful Mama to play with her and make things with her. She is having a magical childhood.

  2. I agree with Beth above. And I have to say I love that she called the arbor Magnificent. Nice job there Mama.

  3. Hiya, just checking with you that you still wanted listing in the Hoistic Mama blogroll. ?? :)

  4. I love the things that you and your children are making for your fairy gardens! Such beauty and love!

  5. So sweet! We’ll make one for our bud babes on our spring seasonal table. Thanks for sharing.x

  6. Your fairy garden is so magical! The little fairies are very cute too. What a wonderful series of posts. :)

  7. The little faires are very cute.. I love the magical garden!! thanks for the idea!!

  8. Anonymous says:

    C’MON!!!!!!!!! MAKE MORE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE YOU GUYS MAKE SUCH GOOD THINGS I WOULD HATE TO SEE YOU GUYS STOP MAKING THOSE WONDERFUL THINGS!!!!!

  9. Thanks for the tips and advice… just magic!

  10. Kids will surely love this fairy garden. This toy will not only serve as a child’s plaything, but also as a replica of their dream garden. Giving kids a fairy garden toy can give them an idea of what design they can create for their future garden.

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