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 Glimthinkk is peeking out of his toadstool house.

Gnome Fairy Garden : www.theMagicOnions.com

In SummerSadies own words :

I want to introduce you to Glimthink Shortfuzz.  He and his twin brother showed up on our patio yesterday morning, mushroom house and all.  Kind of like a Brigadoon thing, I guess.  Or perhaps it had something to do with it being Star Wars day, I didn’t think to ask.

The Shortfuzz boys are a bit elusive, but friendly just the same.  It took a little bit of conversation before I was able to understand them.  While these particular gnomes do speak English, their dialect has quite a funny accent that takes some getting used to.  Glimthink is definitely the more shy of the two, and whenever I go out to visit with them, he’s always in the house.  He seems to be the one that does more of the household chores, taking out the trash, preparing the meals, that sort of thing.  I hear he makes a mean vegetable stew.  Although I’m not too big on veggies myself, I’ve promised him that I will try some in the future.  I’m thinking he’s also quite skilled in alchemy, as he often has a mortar and pestle in his hand, pacing back and forth and muttering to himself (in words I can’t understand) while grinding up whatever concoction he’s working on.

The Shortfuzz twins live in this mushroom house.  It appears to be pretty cozy.  From my vantage point, it looks as if it’s only one room, but I have a hunch there may be more than meets the eye.  Kind of like Mary Poppins’ suitcase.  Or a genie’s bottle.  He can sometimes go all the way out of sight in there, and emerge with all sorts of household junk that I can’t see when just peering in the door.  I hope to be able to investigate this further in the future.

Gnome Fairy Garden : www.theMagicOnions.com

SummerSadies story goes on to tell us all about Fimfizz and how he is making a Fairy Garden in his gnome garden as he is fascinated with fairies and hopes to attract some….

Gnome Fairy Garden : www.theMagicOnions.com

Gnome Fairy Garden : www.theMagicOnions.com

Gnome Fairy Garden : www.theMagicOnions.com

Seriously… this story couldn’t get any cuter and I can’t wait for Kitty and Teddy to get home from school so I can read it to them. You can see the rest of the magical story HERE.

Thank you, SummerSadie, for sharing this delightful peek into your imagination with us.

If this Gnome Garden has tickled you like it has me, please share it with your friends.

And be sure to make a Fairy Garden with your own little ones and enter it into our Fairy Garden Contest. Not only is it incredibly fun to make a miniature garden like this, but there are such AWESOME prizes this year… worth $435!

Need more inspiration… be sure to check out these Fairy Garden links…

Important Fairy Garden Links :

Fairy Garden Page with lots of photos, links and ideas, tutorials and instructions.

2014 Fairy Garden Contest Rules and Entry Form

Detailed Tutorial on How To Make A Fairy Garden

AWESOME Prizes for the 2014 Fairy Garden Contest


Fairy Gardens : Pinterest : The Magic Onions


Happy Fairy Gardening,

Blessings and magic,


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  1. I’m so glad you liked it! My hubby thinks I went a little off the rails :), but it was so much fun to make, create, and write. And you guys were my inspiration!!

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