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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

Fairy Garden Feature : Nighttime Delight

Head on over to Fairy Gardens (my other home) to see a new magical fairy garden feature. Oh my… this is a creative delight in the extreme! Here’s a sneak-peek : For more detailed photos of this delightful fairy garden, please visit the Fairy Gardens blog. And, please enter your fairy garden into this yearsIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature : Welcome Village

Once again, we have so many magical Fairy Gardens entered into this year’s Fairy Garden contest. If you haven’t already, please enter your garden too. We would all love to see what you (and your little ones, if they have helped) have created. The contest will close on September 15th… so there ‘s still plentyIf you want to read more…click here

Winners of the Fairy Garden Contest 2014!

It is with great excitement that I announce the winners of the 2014 Fairy Garden Contest. Boy was it difficult to pick just four (see the finalists here and here). In my mind, you are ALL winners and the greatest prize EVERYONE won was the magical time you had making your Fairy Garden. Thank youIf you want to read more…click here

2014 Fairy Garden Contest : Finalists : Part ONE

You can imagine the hard time we’ve had choosing winners for this years Fairy Garden Contest. Oh, my… it’s been almost impossible as each and EVERY garden entered (and there were over 150 entries) were utterly magical. The truth is that everyone who made a fairy garden is a winner. Thank you for making magicIf you want to read more…click here

Delightful Fairies from Lavender & Lark

I’m more than excited to share the delightful fairies from Lavender & Lark, who is offering one of the amazing prizes for the Fairy Garden Contest. Aren’t they just the most magical little fairies you’ve ever seen? Every detail is perfect and just so enchanting that it’s hard not to squeal when you notice it.If you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Contest : ENTER now.

Hi Fairy Garden Friends, It’s almost August!! Just a reminder that the Fairy Garden contest is drawing to a close.  Entries close on August 1st. However, if you are like me and don’t like deadlines very much, I will be allowing a few late entries if you write and ask at Donni(at)theMagicOnions(dot)com  . Just lookIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature : Eight

Here is a sweet Fairy Garden made by Lisa. Isn’t it enchanting? I’m certain it will inspire you to make your own Fairy Garden. I love all the little details… the potting shed, the cat sleeping on the porch, Tinkerbell sitting on the bench. Fairy Gardens are so much fun!   If this Fairy GardenIf you want to read more…click here

The Cutest Fairy Garden EVER!

This is the winner of the 2014 Fairy Garden Contest. Isn’t it the most magical fairy garden ever!!!     Sandi made this garden for the neighborhood kids. Can you imagine finding it, stumbling upon it, unawares that such magic awaits? Can you imagine the feeling of wonder and enchantment it would bring. Sandi, THISIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature : SIX

Look at this wonderfully colorful Fairy Garden made by Sophie, who is 7. I love how bright it is. And how there are SO many sweet things to play with. I can tell, Sophie plays in her Fairy Garden A LOT. I love that!     Thank you for making this sweet Fairy Garden, Sophie…If you want to read more…click here

Tutorial : Make Mini Toadstools for your Fairy Garden

We made the most adorable clay toadstools for our fairy garden.     You won’t believe how easy they are to make. All you need is : *  Sculpey clay (from a craft store) *  toothpicks *  paint and a paintbrush     Break off a small amount of clay (about the size of yourIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature : FIVE

I have SUPER-CHARMING Fairy Gardens to share with you today. Oh my, you are going to LOVE this. Dannyelle has created a whole village of potted Fairy Gardens to decorate her porch stairs. Each stair has a pot and each pot has a Fairy garden. And they are ALL beautiful! Look…   Now, THAT isIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature : FOUR

Look at this sweet Fairy Garden. Oh I love it SO much… with it’s pink little bucket and its colorful wood house. And, do you see the little fairy? Isn’t she wonderful in her crochet dress and acorn hat! But, what I love most is Sarah and her sweet Fairy Garden sign. This, THIS friends,If you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature : THREE

It’s so exciting to see each new Fairy Garden entered into the Fairy Garden Contest. Here’s the latest. It’s GORGEOUS!!! Please sign up to receive delightful Fairy Garden tips and special features… BONUS : subscribers go into the monthly draw to win special gifts from The Magic Onions Shop. Email Address This AWESOME Fairy GardenIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature : TWO

Oh my… I’ve been in stitches reading all about our next Fairy Garden feature. Not only is the garden utterly wonderful but the story behind it is too charming for words! Meet Glimthink and Fimfizz Shortfuzz, gnome twins who live in SummerSadie’s gnome garden. You can see Fimfizz standing next to the magic toadstools and GlimthinkkIf you want to read more…click here

Prizes : Fairy Garden Contest 2014

With much excitement, I present the PRIZES for the ANNUAL 2014 Fairy Garden Contest. They are AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME, with a whopping combined VALUE of $ 435! See for yourselves…   First Prize :  a gorgeous fairy (worth $150) from Lavender and Lark Second Prize : a $110 Gift Certificate to The Magic Onions StoreIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Gardens at the Renaissance Faire – an Acorn Teapot, a Mossy Fairy’s Bed and other sweet Fairy Enchantment

We had so much fun at the Renaissance Faire on Saturday and were particularly excited to see the Fairy Garden exhibits. They were delightful. Here are a few of our favorites :   Love them all!! Important Fairy Garden Links : Fairy Garden Page with lots of photos, links and ideas. 2014 Fairy Garden ContestIf you want to read more…click here

Our Fairy Garden in a Stump :: More Photos!

As promised, here are some more photos of our magical Fairy Garden Gnome Home that is made in a hollowed out tree stump. Please sign up to receive delightful Fairy Garden tips and special features… BONUS : subscribers go into the monthly draw to win special gifts from The Magic Onions Shop. Email Address  If you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Contest :: 2014 :: Enter Here!

Important NOTE : The winners of the Fairy Garden Contest will be announced in September. I’m sorry for the delay but it’s taking a little longer than anticipated to pick just 4 winners from such enchanting entries. I’ll give you an update soon, I promise. Thanks for your patience. It is with GREAT excitement thatIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Season!!!!

Whooo hooo!!!   Today is the 1st of April and you know what that means? … It’s Fairy Garden Season!! On Wednesday, April 2nd 2014 (tomorrow), I’ll open the 6th Annual Fairy Garden Contest and the fun will begin. The contest will run from April 1st to August 1st. Today, please visit my Fairy Garden PageIf you want to read more…click here

Second Place Winner :: Fairy Garden Contest :: 2013

And, in second place, we have this utterly charming fairy garden made by Shanti and her kids from Twig and Toadstool. It’s ENCHANTING! There’s no doubt in my mind that when the lights go out at night in Shanti’s home, little fairy lights come on in this garden and the fairies revel the night awayIf you want to read more…click here

3rd Place Winner :: Fairy Garden Contest :: 2013!!

This magical fairy garden is the winner of the 3rd place in the 2013 Fairy Garden Contest. Congratulations to Grace and her whole family, from The Richter’s World Blog, who each played a part in making this enchantment for the fairies. It is delightful beyond words. We love that Grace’s whole family was involved inIf you want to read more…click here

Finalists :: Fairy Garden Contest :: 2013

What an amazing Fairy Garden Contest we’ve had this year. Over 200 magical and beautiful gardens were entered! Kitty, Teddy and I have poured over each entry, enthralled by the imagination and creativity in every one. Thank you all for participating… you have truly brought joy into our lives. Please thank you children too andIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature :: 2013 :: Ten

Calling all Fairy Gardeners… these are the last days to enter the 2013 Fairy Garden Contest. The contest closes on August 1st. If you have made a Fairy Garden this year, please don’t forget to enter. Scroll down to see details on how to enter and view the magical prizes you and your kids canIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Contest :: 3 Days Left!

Come on, come on, fairy gardening friends, three days left to enter your fairy garden into the contest!!!… don’t miss your chance to win some amazing prizes!! Here are the important Fairy Garden Links : Enter the Fairy Garden Contest here (and check out all the other magical gardens already entered). For more Fairy GardenIf you want to read more…click here

My Favorite Fairy Garden Pins

I have such a treat for you today… I’ve put together five enchanting collages. The photos come from some of my favorite Pins from my Fairy Garden Pinterest Board. As you look at them, I’m sure you will be inspired to make a fairy garden of your own. If you do, be sure to enterIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature :: 2013 :: Nine

Here are some more amazingly magical new entries into the Fairy Garden Contest… We love the little details in this sweet garden. Look at the tiny tea set… and the teensy cupcakes!! Isn’t this Fairy Home magical!! Acorns and moss and gum-nuts… Such magic in this garden. And, best of all, I can imagine theIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature :: 2013 :: Eight

Here is another magical garden entered into our annual Fairy Garden Contest. I love how this Fairy Garden sits in the middle of the deck… perfect for a little pink fairy to play with for hours and hours. I’m sure it’s transformed the deck into a play space for this lucky girl… just look atIf you want to read more…click here

Our Fairy Garden

It’s been a wonderful experience to watch our Fairy Gardens grow. We planted them in April and have been watering and tending them diligently. Our hard work has been greatly rewarded. The moss has spread and thickened and what an excitement it was to discover it full of pretty white flowers this morning! Surely, theIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature :: 2013 :: Seven

The Fairy Garden Contest is open for entries until August 2013… still LOTS of time for you to make a magical Fairy Garden with your kids and join in the fun! Just look at these enchanting little gardens. One can see the magic this family has had making  and playing in them! Lucky fairies!! TheseIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature :: 2013 :: Four

It’s exciting beyond words to see the Fairy Garden Contest filling up. Each new entry is a huge happening at the Sunny House… I call the kids and we pour over your magical photos… it’s SUCH fun! We are enchanted with the Fleming families fairy and gnome gardens. Here are a few photos but youIf you want to read more…click here

Make a Tire Swing :: Fairy Gardens :: 2013

Your fairies will LOVE a tire swing in their Fairy Garden. Click here to see how we made it. Here are the important Fairy Garden links: Enter the Fairy Garden Contest here. Here’s a link to the Fair Garden Page for more Fairy Garden inspiration. Here’s a link to purchase the cutest Fairy Garden KitIf you want to read more…click here

Zen Fairy Garden :: Fairy Gardens :: 2013

The beautiful Sas, from Daily Colours, is back to share a Zen Fairy Garden she made especially for us! It is the epitome of fairy sweetness! So wonderfully peaceful … I’m sure it’s where fairies go to relax and reconnect with their inner calm. Sas : This dreamy tabletop fairy garden is a mini versionIf you want to read more…click here

Our New Fairy Garden :: Fairy Gardens :: 2013

Kitty’s been playing in our new Fairy Garden… Do you want more Fairy Garden inspiration? Here are our important Fairy Garden links… Enter the Fairy Garden Contest here. Here’s a link to the Fair Garden Page for more Fairy Garden inspiration. Here’s a link to purchase the cutest Fairy Garden Kit ever. And, here’s myIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature :: 2013 :: Two

Happy Earth Day! To celebrate, check out the new entries in our Fairy Garden Contest. Such magical gardens… keep them coming! Each week, I feature a new entry into the contest. If you want your garden to be featured, be sure to link back somewhere on your blog to The Magic Onions Fairy Garden Contest.If you want to read more…click here

Fairy Gardens :: 2013 :: Fairy Home Decor

We have a real treat today… Sas, from the incredibly awesome blog, Daily Colours, has made some fairy home decor for us. She made these pieces especially for us here on The Magic Onions… AND shares how she made them with us too!! Don’t her creations just make you want to be a fairy!! AndIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature :: 2013 :: One

Excitement abounds!! We have our first entries into our 5th Annual Fairy Garden Contest!!! It is thrilling to see each new Fairy Garden and imagine all the magical experiences the children have had (and are still having) with them. I will be featuring a new Fairy Garden entry each week and this week it’s aIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Gardens :: 2013 :: Kitty’s Personal Fairy Garden

We had a magical weekend making Fairy Gardens. Kitty decided she wanted her own, personal, Fairy Garden… one that she could move around if she wanted to. We set off for our nearest thrift shop in search of the perfect container. When she saw an old silver soup tureen, she declared that she’d found it!If you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Contest :: 2013

It is with great excitement that I present the 5th Annual Fairy Garden Contest! Get out your tiny rakes and trowels… find some moss and magic… and make a Fairy Garden! Click this link to see the AWESOME prizes for the 2013 Fairy Garden Contest! CONTEST RULES: 1. Make a Fairy Garden. 2. Write aIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Gardens :: 2013

Hello Fairy Garden Friends! It’s April at last… and we all know what happens in April….. FAIRY GARDENS……..! On Wednesday 3 April 2013,  I will open the 5th Annual Fairy Garden Contest and all the fun will begin. Until then, please visit my Fairy Garden Page that is packed full of all manner of FairyIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Tutorial : How to plant a Fairy Garden

Sign up for my newsletter to receive Fairy Garden tips, tutorials and new features : * indicates required Email Address * Every year, some time during the Spring or early Summer, Kitty and I make a new fairy garden. It has become a family tradition for us. A together-time… a time for us to getIf you want to read more…click here

Winners for the Fairy Garden Competion!!

At last… the winners of the 2010 Fairy Garden Competition!!!! So, this is how we did it (and probably why it took so long to decide). I chose my favorite, Kitty chose her favorite, Teddy chose his favorite and then Mr Random chose his favorite. There were sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo many seriously gorgeous fairy gardens to chooseIf you want to read more…click here

More Fairy Gardens…

Oh my… you guys have been busy making magical Fairy Gardens for the Fairy Garden Competition!! Here are some more wonders for you to see. Click on the links below each photo to see more. The family from Crystal Days Meg and her family Growing Kiwis Mari and her family Choochmagooz The Family from AupetitmondedelisaIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Gardens Galore…

I’m so excited to bring you some more magical Fairy Gardens entered into our fun competition… From Anabel Ellen and her delightful family. Click here to see more photos of their super-cute Fairy Garden. And, from Flelicity, Ainsley and Saskia who don’t have a blog. Here is what Felicity wrote… “Welcome to our miniature beachIf you want to read more…click here

The Magical FAIRY and GNOME GARDEN Challenge and Giveaway!

A Fairy or Gnome Garden is such a place of magic for a child.. to build it AND to play in it. It is a creative and imaginative jewel of childhood who’s magic and memory can last forever. Please invite as many people and their children to join us in this magical challenge and LETSIf you want to read more…click here

The Magical FAIRY and GNOME GARDEN Challenge and Giveaway!

A Fairy or Gnome Garden is such a place of magic for a child.. to build it AND to play in it. It is a creative and imaginative jewel of childhood who’s magic and memory can last forever. Please invite as many people and their children to join us in this magical challenge and LETSIf you want to read more…click here

The Fairy Garden.

We try very hard to make our garden attractive to fairies. At the end of a gardening session, we stand with our hands on our hips and remark… ‘I think the fairies will be VERY happy with what we have done here!’ But K has recently become very downhearted at not having ‘actually’ seen aIf you want to read more…click here