DIY Painted Fairy Houses

DIY Painted Fairy House : The Magic Onions : www.theMagicOnions.com

We spent the morning making pretty houses for our Fairy Garden. We painted wooden birdhouses in bright rainbow colors. Both children declared that ‘bright rainbow colors’ attract fairies… did you know that? Materials we needed : craft paper wood birdhouse (from craft store) paint (from craft store) polyurethane spray paint (craft or hardware store)   […]

Super Simple Tomato Jam Recipe

Super Simple Tomato Jam Recipe : The Magic Onions : www.theMagicOnions.com

At the start of summer, we planted two cherry tomato plants. Wow… have they produced!! We have feasted for weeks on gorgeous tasting bursts of summer. The kids have picked them daily, popping tomatoes into their mouths while they are still warm from the sun. We have eaten caprese salads, tomato mayo sandwiches, tomato and […]

Tutorail : Felted Ball Mirror

Tutorial : Felted Ball Mirror : The Magic Onions : www.theMagicOnions.com

I love my new felted ball mirror. The blues have such a wonderful beachy,  nautical feeling which is perfect for summer. It was super easy to make too…     Materials Needed : *   Felted wool balls in shades of blue ( from The Magic Onions Shop ) *  E6000 Glue ( a great glue […]

Fairy Garden Feature : SIX

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Look at this wonderfully colorful Fairy Garden made by Sophie, who is 7. I love how bright it is. And how there are SO many sweet things to play with. I can tell, Sophie plays in her Fairy Garden A LOT. I love that!     Thank you for making this sweet Fairy Garden, Sophie… […]

Tutorial : Make Mini Toadstools for your Fairy Garden

Tutorial : Clay Toadstools for your Fairy Garden : www.theMagicOnions.com

We made the most adorable clay toadstools for our fairy garden.     You won’t believe how easy they are to make. All you need is : *  Sculpey clay (from a craft store) *  toothpicks *  paint and a paintbrush     Break off a small amount of clay (about the size of your […]

Making Magic Potions

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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. […]

Fairy Garden Feature : FOUR

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Look at this sweet Fairy Garden. Oh I love it SO much… with it’s pink little bucket and its colorful wood house. And, do you see the little fairy? Isn’t she wonderful in her crochet dress and acorn hat! But, what I love most is Sarah and her sweet Fairy Garden sign. This, THIS friends, […]

Happy Summer Days

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Oh, happy summer days :: there’s nothing better! Sunshine, flowers, mending, crafting, carrot juicing and… making milk bubble with straws because, well, why not?   The kids thought that making milky bubbles (by blowing into a bowl of milk with a straw) and then eating the bubbles was the greatest thing ever. Sometimes the simplest […]

Dandelions and Poppies

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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 is […]

Giveaway – Summer Magic Craft Box!

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Running out of ideas for summer crafts for your little ones? Who is getting to that stage in their summer vacation where they need to find fun activities to occupy their children? Whose kids are saying ‘Mom, I’m bored!’ … Well, you are not alone and I can help! In celebration of the summer vacation, […]