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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

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 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

Let’s make a Garden in a Shell.

I’m so excited… we’ve been wanting to make shell gardens for ages. If you are like us, you are longing for Spring to arrive. We’ve had a number of lovely sunny days here in Southern California but then a cold front has visited, the snow has fallen on the mountains and the freezing wind hasIf you want to read more…click here

How to make Miniature tools for your Zen Garden.

I promised to show you how we made our Zen Garden tools. We needed our trusty glue gun, our garden scissors, some sticks and twigs, an acorn cap and a shell. First, the rake. I used my garden scissors to cut a twig for the handle, a smaller twig for the rakes head and 5If you want to read more…click here

How to make a Miniature Zen Garden.

Yesterday we thought about the wisdom of ancient Tibet when we painted a lovely rainbow with our colorful sand. Today, we talked about Buddhism as we made a miniature Zen Garden. We learnt that a Zen Garden is a place of meditation and we experienced how calming it is to work with sand… to rakeIf you want to read more…click here