My Fairy Garden

Build Your own Fairy Garden

Although I can build a gate (Like how I worked that in? Really you should check it out if you haven’t already), I am a girly girl at heart. Growing up, I always loved playing with my barbies and setting up the house; rearranging the furniture. I think God knew what he was doing when he gave me boys though, because I would not be very good at sharing my barbies! (I’m serious.)

Growing up, I had my favorite. She had longer hair than normal (that’s probably why she was my favorite, I had Dorothy Hamill hair), but she was split from the neck hole to her chin, so I had to hold her head on when I brushed her hair. I super glued my fingers together so many times trying to repair her.

Noone was allowed to play with her but me! (Who would want to when her head kept falling off, right?)

Ok so let me get to the point.

I saw the cutest fairy garden on pinterest several months ago and I have wanted one ever since! It was created by Michelle at Burghbaby for her daughter.  It’s a fun read:)

I think it’s the little barbie-loving girl in me that loves it so much.  I have this fascination with little houses, little furniture; it really sparks my imagination.

Every Christmas I can’t wait to set up my Christmas Village. You can see some of it here. It takes up a six foot table. Again it’s the little girl in me, I guess.

I finally made a little fairy garden of my very own and I am so excited to share it with you:

Fairy Garden


I have purples, yellows, and whites in my big garden, so I did the same here.

Fairy Garden


The house was just a plain unfinished birdhouse I found at AC Moore:


And after a little fairy paint:

Fairy House

It’s so cute!! Right?? The door and shutters are made from popsicle sticks.

The chairs are a tiny bit big, but I love them anyway.  Here they are unfinished:



So adorable!



Looks like someone’s been working in the garden:



The only downside about putting together a fairy garden is that it will need to be cut back regularly to maintain it’s size.  There are very few plants out there that are ideal for something like this.

I used some “stepables” meant for the cracks of pathways and such. Hopefully they won’t get too big. Here is everything I used:



Birdhouse in fairy garden


Fairy Garden


I kept mine really simple since my container isn’t very big.

Fairy Garden

Can you tell how much fun I had putting this together? I want to go lounge in one of those chairs with an ice cold lemonade and enjoy my garden!

This would be a great Mother’s Day gift! (A special mama in my life may or may not be getting one of these…shhhh…)

I hope all you mama’s out there have a wonderful Mother’s Day!





Update: Mom-in-Law got one of these for Mother’s day and she loved it!!  She has a huge front porch and a beautiful home  that they had built. You can see more of their horse farm here.


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  1. Too sweet! I’d love to put that together for my niece.

  2. Christy, this is adorable! Especially love the purple polka dotted chairs! Piaanning and have a wonderful weekend!

  3. That is wonderful! My nine year old granddaughter and I share a love of fairies.

  4. So stinkin’ cute and fun!

  5. Too cute! My two girls are woking on their Fairy garden as well. My parents got them all the stuff to create it. Now we just have to get some plants for it!

  6. Oh my goodness it turned out so cute!

  7. That is adorable, Christy! I love it! I did a fairy garden last year, but it needs a refresh this year. I wish I could find some cute little pieces. The only place here I’ve found is Hobby Lobby’s little dollhouse section.

  8. This is so cute!!! Just awesome:)

  9. So cute!!!

  10. This is so adorable! You have touched the little girl in me for sure! I love that you made this just for you, just for fun! I love all the wonderful details and just looking at it all takes me into a fantasy fairy land, so so cute!

  11. This is the cutest thing EVER!!!

  12. Aw, this is so cute! I bet my daughter would love one of those! xxx

  13. I love your fairy garden – it’s beautiful! The fairy cottage and chairs are just adorable, and you made a wonderful selection of plants! Here’s my favorite online fairy garden shop:

    It has the largest selection of items I’ve found, and good prices!

  14. This so adorable! Love the colors. My Ken went off to war with my brothers’ GI Joe’s and never returned!

  15. Aww, that is adorable! I love it!! I bet it really was fun to make. :) Thanks so much for sharing on Project Inspired.

  16. Well this is just the cutest thing ever! My 10 year old would love to help me create something like this. It’s so pretty! I especially love the polka dotted chairs!

  17. This is so cute! I would love it if you linked up to my Create It Thursday post…it’s live now!

  18. Adorable! Those little polka dot chairs are the best!

    Thank you for partying with the Wildly Original Crowd.
    <3 Christina at I Gotta Create!

  19. Adorable! I love how simple and sweet your garden is! This will be a great project for my daughter and I :)


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