Fairy Garden Furniture Archives - The Magic Onions

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

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

A Magical Encounter.

We had a magical weekend. I’ve shared all about our extraordinary encounter on my new FairyGarden.com website… please join me there today. Here’s a sneak peek…     For many more magical photos, please visit FairyGardens.com. Be sure to check out the extensive fairy garden photo gallery, the ENCHANTING shop and the 2015 Fairy GardenIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Treasures

I’ve been having so much fun stocking the new Fairy Garden shop. If you haven’t popped over for a look yet, please do… you are in for a treat! … www.FairyGardens.com     Little by little I’m adding the most delightful and whimsical treasures… have a look at these cute Fairy Garden goodies I’ve foundIf 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

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

DIY Painted Fairy Houses

We spent the morning making pretty houses for our Fairy Garden. We painted wooden birdhouses in bright rainbow colors. Both children declared that ‘bright rainbow colors’ attract fairies… did you know that? Materials we needed : craft paper wood birdhouse (from craft store) paint (from craft store) polyurethane spray paint (craft or hardware store)  If 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

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 : 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

Fairy Garden Feature : ONE

Yay! We have our first Fairy Garden from the 2014 Fairy Garden Contest to feature today. Isn’t it utterly enchanting and totally magical?? I’m sure that seeing it will be SURE to get you in the garden and making your own little fairy wonderland!! More photos will follow but first, I neglected to add myIf 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

Winner : Fairy Garden Contest : 2013

Here is the winner of the 2013 Fairy Garden Contest – such a magical fairy garden made by Brandi and her two creative children, Franki and Shaymus. This garden is a pure delight, packed full of to the brim of everything a fairy or gnome would ever wish for. Franki and Shaymus and their momIf 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

Suncatchers in the Fairy Garden

Kitty made pretty suncatchers for her fairy garden using wire and chandelier crystals. We have been collecting chandelier crystals at garage sales for just this kind of magical project. She used pliers to bend floral wire into a hanging post for the crystals, polished them until they sparkled brightly and hung her new fairy suncatchersIf 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

Make a Tiny Pot Plant :: Fairy Gardens :: 2013

Making tiny, miniature treasures for your fairy garden is just as enchanting for us adults as it is for our children. Look at this delightful little pot plant Kitty and I made for our Fairy Garden last year… in a thimble! Click here to see how we made this mini pot plant in a thimble.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