Fairy Garden Contest 2012 Archives - The Magic Onions

Winner Spotlight :: Fairy Garden Contest 2012

Today’s Winner Spotlight features a Fairy Garden from Our Broken Road that is truly amazing. Kitty, Teddy and I have poured over all the delightful details in this enchanted garden for hours… and we still keep finding things we didn’t see before. Thank you to all the little fairies who made this garden and sharedIf you want to read more…click here

Winner Spotlight :: Fairy Garden Contest 2012

Here are some more delightful photos from one of our Fairy Garden Winners, Three Sisters.Look at the sweet little rose-twig well and the miniature white picket fence. And the row of Statice pot plants in the moss. But, what we love the most, are the stick and acorn streetlights!! And the little fairy washing line,If you want to read more…click here

Winners of the 2012 Fairy Garden Contest !

Here are the winners of the 2012 Fairy Garden Contest. I know I’m a little late with this announcement but can you imagine how difficult it has been for me to pick just a few? We’ve had a huge number of gardens enter this year… 121 Fairy Gardens entered on my blog Contest page andIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Gardens :: Last Weekly Sneak Peak ~ Dont’ Miss!

Wow… new Fairy Gardens are flooding in. I have some MAGICAL Fairy Gardens to share with you in our last weekly Fairy Garden Sneak Peek… how I’ve LOVED this contest!! To see them in more detail, click on the link (in blue) to each garden and you’ll be even more amazed at the tiny detailsIf you want to read more…click here

Tutorial for a Succulent Fairy Garden

You’d think we were all done making Fairy Gardens… you’d be wrong! We just can’t get enough of them!Here is our Succulent Fairy Garden… it might just be my favorite yet! It lives indoors and requires very little care which is just perfect as we head into the Autumn and Winter months. We started withIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Gardens :: A Weekly Sneak Peek

Hello Magic Fairy Garden Frinds :-) Our Fairy Garden Contest is drawing to a close.. only 10 days left to enter your Fairy Garden for your chance to win one of the truly magical prizes. Here is a peek at a few of this weeks new fairy gardens in the Contest. Click on the linksIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Gardens :: A Weekly Sneak Peek

Two weeks left to enter your Fairy Garden into our Fair Garden Contest. Come on, Magic Friends… let’s see your magical spaces :-) Here is a peek at a few of this weeks fairy gardens entered into our  Fairy Garden Contest. Click on the link to see all of the amazingly creative and charming gardensIf you want to read more…click here

A Fairy Garden in a Tea Cup.

Hi Magic Friends, I’m delighted to be a guest on the Living Crafts Blog today. Pop on over there to see how Kitty and I made this darling Fairy Garden in a tea cup! It lives on our dining room table as our centerpiece and the kids make up sweet fairy stories as our dinnertimeIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Gardens :: A Weekly Sneak Peek

Here is a peek at a few of this weeks magical gardens entered into our  Fairy Garden Contest. Click on the link to see all of the amazingly creative and charming gardens you guys have made :-) Yes, fairies go camping too… In caravans (above) and charmaing Fairy Garden tents also… And, cabins in theIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Gardens :: A Weekly Sneak Peek

Now we have 62 magical gardens entered into our  Fairy Garden Contest. Click on the link to see all of the amazingly creative and charming gardens you guys have made :-) Here’s my weekly sneak peek of some of the new ones… please click on each link to see the Fairy Garden in more detail.If you want to read more…click here

Fairy Gardens :: New Entries into the Contest

We are utterly delighted by the Fairy Gardens entered into the Contest. They enchant us, inspire us and make us smile… keep them coming, friends :-) Here are a few new ones from this past week, please click on each link to see the Fairy Garden in more detail…. We love the little fairy cottageIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Furniture – A Stick Chair for your Fairy Garden

Our Fairy Garden (click the link to see it) needed a chair. Amazing… a few sticks, a hot glue gun and, Voila!! To make our cute little stick chair, we needed some straight sticks that Teddy found in the garden, a popsicle stick (from Kitty’s last popsicle), garden scissors and a hot glue gun (youIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Gardens :: Sneak Peek.

We already have 45 magical gardens entered into our  Fairy Garden Contest. Please, pop on over to see these enchanting, creative spaces. Here is a sneak peek of some of them… please click on each link to see each Fairy Garden in more detail. Take a look at this gorgeous Fairy Garden, it reminds meIf you want to read more…click here

A Miniature Pot Plant for your Fairy Garden

 Here is an easy DIY tutorial to help you make a fairy-sized succulent pot plant in a thimble for your Fairy Garden.   Materials Needed : a thimble (from your local craft or sewing store… try to get one with a flat base so that your fairy pot plant will stand easily). a small cuttingIf you want to read more…click here

The Most Romantic Fairy’s Bed

Kitty made her fairies another gift this weekend… a beautiful four-poster bed with a canopy of white lace… what could be more romantic? She started with a large, white clam shell. I found a stack of about 20 of these lovely shells at a garage sale a while back and thought how lovely they wouldIf you want to read more…click here

Even More Fairy Gardens – 2012

I am excited to share even more Fairy Gardens from the Fairy Garden Contest. Here is just a small sampling of them… please click on each link to see each Fairy Garden in more detail. Here is such a cute Fairy Garden with amazing detail, including fairy houses, ponds and a MAY POLE! We lovedIf you want to read more…click here

Do Your Fairies Need A Ladder? :: Fairy Garden 2012

Does your Fairy Garden need a ladder? Ours did! We had a great happening this weekend in the Fairy Garden. Do you remember the mail box that we made for our Fairy Garden ~ Snail Mail (click on the link to see our snail mail mailbox)? Well, on Saturday morning, Kitty went out to playIf you want to read more…click here

More Fairy Gardens – 2012

Ooo, it’s so exciting. The Fairy Garden Contest is hotting up! My kids and I have a Saturday ritual of pouring through each new entry and delighting over all the fun ideas you guys are coming up with. Thank you for your amazing creativity. Here’s a small sampling of some of the Fairy Gardens enteredIf you want to read more…click here

Some New Fairy Gardens – 2012

Here’s a little peek at some of the magical Fairy Gardens entered in the Fairy Garden Contest. To see more and find out how to enter, visit the Fairy Garden Contest Page. Look at this enchanting space created by Egg Juice with Pepperoni… And don’t you just love the natural look of this Fairy Garden…If you want to read more…click here

Prizes for the 2012 Fairy Garden Contest

I’m besides myself with excitement to unveil the prizes for the 2012 Fairy Garden Contest. Oh my, my friends… you and your little ones are going to whoop with joy when you see all the beautiful handmade treasures you might win if you enter our contest. There are going to be many lucky winners… weIf you want to read more…click here

Fairy Garden Fruit and Veggies

We made the cutest set of fairy-sized fruits and veggies for our Fairy Garden this weekend. Don’t they just make you want to come and play… If you visit our Fairy Garden Page, you’ll see all the fun we’ve been having in our Fairy Garden. We started simply, making just the garden. My children playedIf you want to read more…click here

Snail Mail :: Mailbox For Your Fairy Garden

Apparently, Fairies prefer snail mail. So, Kitty and I made the sweetest little mailbox for her Fairy Garden using a snails shell. And look… they’ve already received a letter! It was easy to make… all we needed was a permanent marker, a shell, a small piece of ice-cream stick and a small straight stick. And,If you want to read more…click here

Make a Tire Swing for your Fairy Garden

Your fairies will LOVE a tire swing in their Fairy Garden. In our fairy garden, the swing hangs over the pond and sometimes, if the garden is very quiet, we can almost hear the whoops and squeals of joy from the fairy children as they swing in the sunshine.     Materials : a tireIf you want to read more…click here

Make a Fairy Garden Wishing Well

We made our annual Fairy Garden last week and my children have been playing in it’s magical realm hour upon hour. Kitty insisted that our Fairy Garden has a wishing well this year. It’s true that a wishing well is a magical concept, especially in miniature proportions. It adds a fun perspective to their FairyIf you want to read more…click here

The Fairy Garden CONTEST – 2012

The 2012 Fairy Contest is closed. If you have a Fairy Garden you would like to enter into the contest, please come back in April 2013 for our new Fairy Garden Contest. To see the 2012 Winners, please click here. It is with great excitement that I officially announce the 2012 Fairy Garden Contest open!!If you want to read more…click here

How To Make A Kid-Friendly Fairy Garden

There is something really magical about working with your children to make a Fairy Garden. As with most things magic, I can’t quite put my finger on what makes it so. Perhaps it’s a combination of many things… working with moss and miniature is always charming. As is working with your children, especially when youIf you want to read more…click here

Our Fairy Garden – 2012

Welcome to this years Fairy Garden Series on The Magic Onions. Yay for Spring… it’s Fairy Garden time of year again. Kitty, Teddy and I spent our weekend making our new Fairy Garden. A Good Man took us early on Saturday morning to our local swap meet to look for a trunk to plant ourIf you want to read more…click here