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Sunday, January 24, 2016

How to Make your Fairy Garden Pop

I unpacked my spring/summer fairies and put the Mark Roberts Christmas fairies  in their tote.   When it's time to put the Christmas fairies out.....I'll do the same thing only in reverse!    It's a never ending!

I like to keep my fairy gardens in the sun room,  but I wanted to give it a different look.    So,  I took the fairies and  houses that were in the armoire last summer and put them on the buffet.   

In the photo on the left,  you can see how I set my fairy garden up.....the first time.    I used a silk potted plant in a metal container and a vintage round wooden frame as the focal point.   Then added my fairies and houses.   I stood back and looked at looked okay,  but it didn't pop!

 In the photo on the right,  you can see how the addition of some color,  fairy lights, and a wreath above the buffet made it POP!   Now that's more like it!    H also stapled some fringe to the buffet to dress it up a little.     

I love the fairy lights that I ordered from Amazon....they weave all thru the garden and you can barely see them!

I don't have a lot of those expensive furniture pieces that I see in the stores ......most of my pieces are yard sale and clearance isle finds.

I haven't found my good luck four leaf clover in the fairy garden yet....but I'm still looking!

This couple has really been "around the block"    You saw them first out in the greenhouse.....last summer they were in the armoire and now they are on the buffet.

You may recognize my gnome and his side kicks from the Christmas fairy garden......

The only thing new in my fairy garden is the pink Cosmos flowers that I picked up at HL over the week end.

The calendar may say January,  but my sun room says SPRING!

I't's supposed to get in the high 60's here in Eastern New Mexico today,

 think I'll just sit in the sun room the rest of the day!


  1. This is such a pretty display. I love all your grandgirls would love them too. Blessings to you Penny. xoxo,Susie

  2. When I see those pieces in the stores I always think I'd like to start a fairy garden. Your is so very sweet!

  3. That really looks like a spot to just stand and look for them! Lovely!

  4. LOL- I love the little crocheted dress pillow---besides your sweet and gorgeously green garden, gnomes fairies and all. I do think this is a great idea, and I may do this in the front window just for a change, and like you, I won't have to buy anything. Besides, can always, make something! Very cute Penny, love it. Sandi

  5. Penny, your fairy garden is enchanting! I love the fairy lights and the pink cosmos. What fun to have this in your sunroom where you can sit on warm sunny days this time of year and enjoy it. Thanks so much for sharing with us and have a beautiful day.


  6. Penny,
    This fairy garden is so adorable and how perfect it is to keep it set up in the Sun Room!! A prefect place for it!! And to change it with the seasons and Holidays is such a wonderful idea! Maybe I will just have to work on creating an indoor space for my Fairy Garden pieces when I bring them in after Summer is over.....We were spared the brunt of the storm this weekend as we were located too far north and west for the heavy snow but we still got about 4-5 inches which is nothing compared to what some other parts of Pa. got.....I posted about it for Rudolph Day on my Christmas Blog...


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  8. Such a cute garden. Would love to see a closer shot of the dress pillow in the chair. Looks adorable.

  9. Penny, your home is amazing and beautiful. Love the fairy garden. Blessings, Martha

  10. Your fairy garden is very romantic and sweet. Everything amazing

  11. Your indoor garden is lovely! So nice to have spring in your sunroom.

  12. Such a beautiful garden, you must of loved to play with dolls when you were a little girl!! I have been looking at Fairy garden accessories and found a great selection at Hobby Lobby this year!! Wont be long and I will create a small one.

    Thanks for sharing on Oh My Heartsie Girl this week I always enjoy your posts and amazed at the time it must take for transitions in your home!!!

    Have a lovely week!
    Oh My Heartsie Girl

  13. This honestly looks like a beautiful dream from when i was a little girl! I loved fairies when I was young and I still love them! thank you for linking up with us at the Tips & Tricks Link Party!

  14. What a beautiful fairy garden. So much fun, and so imaginative. I could sit in that room for hours and just day dream.

  15. So pretty! Wow!

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

  16. Thank you for sharing your beautiful fairy garden with us at Brag About It! It really looks magical and lovely in your beautiful sun room. Hope you enjoyed the day.

  17. Fairy Gardens just make me smile! ;-) -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

  18. I was happy to feature your blog post! Thanks so much for your fun blog!


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