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Underground, Overground

Posted by Gaynor Wood on

You would be surprised what is going on underground in fairyland. Some pixies love anything bright and shiny and love digging up precious gems. Whilst above ground fairies love the sun and green grass. This project gives a little glimpse into this world. I have used two glass bowls one large and one medium, which we found in that well known Swedish store. To begin I spread some good pva glue around the bottom of the larger bowl and sprinkled black scenic on top to create the floor of the underground den. Then I added a few rainbow stones for some...

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Halloweeeen

Posted by Gaynor Wood on

Fairies love this spooky time of year and I have made a Halloween crate for them to enjoy. It also happens to make a great talking-piece for a Halloween party. For an interesting take on a fairy house I bought a squash and found it a perfect fit for a fairy garden. I scooped out the centre and cut slits for the door and cut out a chunk for a window, which look brilliant when a light is placed inside. The crate has been filled with stuffing and green tissue paper covers the top. Yellow reindeer moss looks good on...

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Halloween Cauldron

Posted by Gaynor Wood on

A real quick and easy project perfect for family fun at this time of year Fill a cauldron with compost  Add yellow reindeer moss and trees Choose some Halloween scenics. We have used a black cat, brooms, wizard, pumpkin, and witch's potions but take a look at our halloween collection for more choices

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How to up-cycle an old welly into a fairy garden

Posted by Gaynor Wood on

If you've got an old welly that you no longer use, maybe you've lost one in a pair or you've outgrown them, don't throw it away because there's so much you can do with the seemingly unusable, and fairies really appreciate recycling. Even if there's holes in the boot, it doesn't matter, you can use them to your advantage. A wellington boot is a great symbol of the changing weather and Autumnal joy so when we went scouting for Autumn's gifts we couldn't think of a better way to create a seasonal fairy garden. Follow the steps or watch a...

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