Yes, you can mix the worlds of birdhouses and fairy gardens! Some gardeners want to bring the spirit of birds into their fairy gardens by decorating with teeny-tiny bird houses. Others like to use their full-size birdhouses as homes for their fairies. Both are unique options that leave plenty of room for creativity and personalization.
Published: Sunday, August 18, 2019
Air plants have become very popular and trendy over the last few years. This could be, in part, because they are relatively hardy and simple to care for. These small plants are ideal for apartment dwellers, dorm rooms, and other small spaces. Some are so small, you can hang them from a Christmas tree!
Published: Monday, August 12, 2019
If you can’t take your books into the garden, you might has well create a garden oasis that celebrates books. With a few easy steps, you can recreate your favorite books, scenes, and characters in the fairy garden. Whether you want to make a container garden or larger miniature garden, there are plenty of options for expressing your love of reading, books, libraries, and stories in the fairy gar...
Published: Monday, July 29, 2019
Longtime gardeners also know that holiday-time is not the end of gardening. The lifestyle lives on with winter flowering plants, winter container gardens, and miniature gardens that are themed for the season. Another fun part of winter gardening? Gifting. A miniature container garden is not only a unique gift, but it is one that can spark a new hobby and passion for the recipient, who will no doub...
Published: Monday, July 15, 2019
As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, those with miniature container gardens will start scaling back their plans for summer gardening and begin preparing the fairy garden plants for fall and winter. While a fairy garden may seem delicate, as it is can be full of sparkling fairy wings, graceful baskets, and gentle plants, a hardy miniature garden ensures that the hobby survives all ye...
Published: Monday, July 08, 2019
You know Mary Engelbreit’s style when you see it. Bright colors, eye-catching details, and lovable characters all populate Engelbreit’s bestselling calendars, books, accessories, cards, and so much more.
Published: Monday, July 01, 2019
Miniature accessories do not just live outdoors in the fairy garden. In the dollhouse community, we often focus on interiors, from tiny dishes to squares of wallpaper for little rooms. Have you ever thought about what happens when your dolls venture outdoors? Dollhouses deserve their own unique outdoor spaces. That is where the miniature garden comes in.
Published: Monday, June 17, 2019
Miniature plants and miniature trees fill the fairy gardens in our backyards, pour out of the containers on the patio, and highlight the fairy garden accessories in our window boxes. But what about decorating with miniature gardens and fairy garden plants indoors? Fairy garden accessories and miniature plants can be used inside the home to create fabulous tablescapes for year-round decoration.
Published: Monday, June 10, 2019
It is another sunshine-filled day in the miniature garden. The fairy garden plants are showing off their bright green leaves and colorful flowers. The miniature houses look oh-so charming in the afternoon sun. And the fairies and animals? They are up to their old tricks, rummaging through a pile of old books they found in a wheelbarrow.
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Published: Monday, June 03, 2019
This year, you decided to try something new. Instead of building a fairy garden in the yard, you planted a miniature garden in a container! The container might be small, just big enough to fit on your desk. Or perhaps it is large, nearly as big as an outdoor garden, but sitting in a vibrantly painted container that adds plenty of character to your porch. What now?
Container gardening brings uni...
Published: Thursday, May 23, 2019