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Needle Felted Valentine Fairy :: Tutorial

Meet Valentina. She a Valentine Fairy. Isn’t she sweet?!     I know you’ll want to make a gnome just like her, so I am sharing a step-by-step tutorial with you. Here it is :   Needle Felted Valentine Fairy Tutorial   Look at her pretty pink hair and her sweet gnome hat…    If you want to read more…click here

DIY Gnome Home in a Gourd!

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For the Love of Art

Sometimes it’s hard to believe that my little girl is already 11. And other times, like this, it’s hard to believe that she’s ONLY 11. I marvel in awe as I watch her artistic talent and skill unfold. She is devoted to her art. She draws and paints at every opportunity… for hours and hours.If you want to read more…click here

Cute Autumn Gnome Peg People

Meet Mr. and Mrs. Autumn Gnome. They are on their way a gathering and are dressed in their best fall colors. Don’t you just love Mrs. Autumn Gnome’s wild hair? She gets entirely frustrated with it when she grooms it in the mornings. She thinks she’d look better with it neat and tidy. She wishesIf you want to read more…click here

Delightful Fairies from Lavender & Lark

I’m more than excited to share the delightful fairies from Lavender & Lark, who is offering one of the amazing prizes for the Fairy Garden Contest. Aren’t they just the most magical little fairies you’ve ever seen? Every detail is perfect and just so enchanting that it’s hard not to squeal when you notice it.If you want to read more…click here

Needle Felting Tutorial : Valentine’s Day Gnome : DIY

First off : Good news! The Tooth Fairy came in the night to collect Kitty’s molar. Phew… 5 nights late but better late than never, don’t you think? Now for the Needle Felted Gnome tutorial I promised you… isn’t she just the cutest?   I’ve tried something a little different with this tutorial. As thereIf you want to read more…click here

Make Gnome Homes in the Woods

When you are out in nature, it’s always a fun activity to take a moment to make a gnome home. Let the kids forage for gnome-ly things… a little stump table, stone stools, a bark house. Decorate with berries and flowers. You’ll be amazed at how much fun it is… for the kids AND forIf you want to read more…click here

Gnome’s Home.

Happy Valentine’s Day for yesterday! It was so lovely and warm here in Southern California that we packed a picnic lunch and headed up to our wonderful Arboretum. We climbed trees, watched peacocks, collected treasures and, as is our tradition, built a gnome home. We couldn’t resist… this mushroom was just begging to be playedIf you want to read more…click here

A Magical Mushroom Hunt.

We went on a mushroom hunt this weekend. We set out in the hopes of finding as many strange and wonderful mushrooms as possible and, boy, we were not disappointed! This was the first one we spotted. It was just like a fairies shade umbrella and we decided that it must be a local fairyIf you want to read more…click here

Silent Saturday.

Amazing antics of Arboretum Ants. Blessings and magic.

How to make a Fairy Garden that Children will Love.

Here at The Magic Onions, we LOVE Fairy Gardens. It has become our annual tradition to make a new Fairy Garden each Spring. We have an AMAZING Fairy Garden Page… be sure to visit it later to see all the magical Fairy Gardens we have made over the years.   How To Make A FairyIf you want to read more…click here

A House Made of Sticks.

We visited the Arboretum on Sunday. As we have been reading the story of the Three Little Pigs, K decided to build the gnomes a house of sticks (there wasn’t any straw to be seen nor were there any brick but sticks there were plenty.) She made them a comfy little bed of yellow leaves,If you want to read more…click here

Building a Gnome Home.

It has become a tradition when we go to the Arboretum, to find some way of surprising the gnomes who live there. This time, we built them a home. It was great fun finding all the things we needed from the forest floor. Our Earth harbors so many treasures! First, we collected bark and putIf you want to read more…click here