Fairy Gardens 2016 Archives - The Magic Onions

Winner Announced :: 2016 Fairy Garden Contest!

With all the personal difficulties of the second half of last year, choosing a winner for the 2016 Fairy Garden Contest seemed almost impossible. How could I indulge in wonder when my heart was so heavy with worry and sadness? So, I set it aside for a time when felt I could welcome magic backIf you want to read more…click here

Always Believe in Fairies

Do you believe in fairies? I do. To me, believing in fairies means more than just believing in little creatures with wings. It means believing in magic and miracles. It means opening your heart to the possibility that anything and everything is possible. It means perceiving that there is so much we don’t yet knowIf you want to read more…click here

How To Make A Rustic Sign For Your Fairy Garden

  I love that quote. It’s so true. The little everyday things are going to be the the things I miss most when I look back on these happy, messy, mom-of-young-kids days. We made a rustic sign for our teacup fairy garden. I love how it turned out… the magical grain in the bark, theIf you want to read more…click here

Prizes for The FAIRY GARDEN CONTEST : 2016

  WOW!   Here are the Prizes for the 2016 Fairy Garden Contest. (click here to see the 2016 Fairy Garden Contest. The contest is open for entries through August 5, 2016) Am I excited to share this news with you! The Fairy Garden Contest PRIZES this year are utterly AWESOME. The Magic Onions hasIf you want to read more…click here

New Fairy Garden Kits

I’ve had the most wonderfully creative weekend designing new DIY fairy garden kits for the shop. It’s my most favorite work activity of all – designing new enchantments. I get to play with flower fairies and magical miniature things all day long. And my camera, of course, which I love. The kids join in fromIf you want to read more…click here

Miniature Sunflower Pot Plant for your Fairy Garden

I promised I’d share tutorials for all the sweet little additions in our teacup fairy garden. Here’s how we made the sunny sunflower pot plant.     Materials you’ll need : – Mini terracotta pot – Reindeer moss – A dried flower – A 4 inch twig – Hot glue gun and glue   MethodIf you want to read more…click here

DIY Mini Toadstools for your Fairy Garden

There are many reasons why your fairy garden needs to include a few toadstools. Firstly, they are the cutest little things to add to your magical garden. There is something delightful about the bright red caps speckled with white dots. Somehow, they make us feel happy inside. They make us think of fairies and magicIf you want to read more…click here

A Fairy Garden in a Tea Cup :: A Miniature DIY Tutorial

Calling all English, tea-loving fairies… we’ve made the most delightful fairy garden habitat for you… in my favorite teacup.  Please move in.     It all started when I broke the saucer to one of my favorite teacups. I wanted to cry. I’ve had this beautiful tea set for many many years. Each cup andIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Contest :: 2016

Hooray! It’s April and the start of the Fairy Garden contest. This is the most exciting news we’ve heard all day, isn’t it. If you and your little ones are avid fairy gardeners like we are, there will be excitement for sure.     If you don’t know about the contest, you are in forIf you want to read more…click here