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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

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

Hello February!

  I’m looking forward to this new month… so many treasures to unfurl and magic to discover. Breathe deep of the winter sunshine, sparkle like dew and know that there are enchantments all around.       I can’t wait to share wonder with you this month. Blessings and magic, Donni

Fairy Garden in a Hanging Basket Feature : FOURTEEN

Lily has made her fairy garden in a hanging basket… isn’t it just too delightful for words! Look at all the little details. The twig and moss house. The leaf blanket. The acorn cap hanging basket. The pine needle broom. Well done, Lily… your garden is magical… thank you for sharing it with us.  If you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature : THIRTEEN

Here’s another magical fairy garden entered into the Fairy Garden Contest. This garden was made by Kaya (6) and her brother Nesta (3)… and a little help from mom too. It’s built in the middle of a bean teepee!!! Isn’t that so cool? Can you imagine when the beans have grown all over the teepeeIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Feature : ELEVEN

Lexi’s fairy garden is magical. I love all the little details and I LOVE all the tell-tale signs that Lexi plays in her garden regularly. And, of course, when a child plays in her garden, so do fairies too! A  unicorn rainbow tire swing.   Fairy jump-rope.     A lucky leprechaun, painting.    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

Work in Progress : Toadstool Pots

I’ve been working of these sweet toadstool pot plants for the shop. I LOVE how they have turned out… whimsy and magic and cute, cute, cute…   Here are a few work-in-progress photos… You can find them in The Magic Onions Shop. What other colors should I make? Blessings and magic, Donni Sign up forIf you want to read more…click here

DIY Tutorial Wire and Felt Crown

We are officially in the Harry Potter stage of our lives. Kitty has read the first two books (alas, she has to wait a year to read the third). She is utterly entranced. And, of course, whatever Kitty finds awesome, Teddy finds awesome too. So, Harry Potter craze, here we come. This summer has beenIf 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

Making Magic Potions

Kitty and Teddy had such a great day yesterday. They made magic potions. All day long! Colorful, bubbling brews. Glittering infusions in silver goblets. Magic potion spells in tiny corked bottles. They spent hours enchanted. Magic is so much fun!     We collected all of my silver… my silver goblets, teapots and milk jugs.If you want to read more…click here

Make a Beautiful Winter Wonderland Snow Globe

We made the most delightful snow globe. It doesn’t snow here in Southern California so, while the rest of the country was experiencing blizzards and snow storms, we set about making our own winter wonderland in a snow globe. Christmas Snow Globe  These are the goodies we needed : A glass jar A tiny deerIf you want to read more…click here

Dandelions and Poppies

Sometimes, when you are very lucky, you stumble upon a place that is full of magic. It happens when you least expect it. And often, when you are looking for something else. But make no mistake, it happens for a reason. It means that you are on the cusp of something BIG! Something that isIf you want to read more…click here

Inspiration

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.                                                                                       Kahil Gibran Blessings and magic, Donni

A Magical Letter from the Fairies!

You wont believe what happened this morning! When we went outside to explore the day, we noticed sparkles on the patio! Then more sparkles! It was a trail… a fairy trail! It was fairy dust! Do yo see it sparkling in the early morning sun! We followed the trail all around the garden. It dustedIf you want to read more…click here