Fairy gardens are a great way to bring some magic into your home. Imagine a tiny, beautiful garden that is hidden away in your backyard or on the porch of your summerhouse. The best part about fairy gardens is that they can be made anywhere with anything!
So check out these great fairy garden ideas for some inspiration.
1. Beach fairy garden
Some wild grass in a pot of sand, strewn with pebbles and shells, ice lolly stick fencing and a sturdy-looking beach chair also made of ice-lolly sticks produce a cute little beach fairy garden.
2. Tiered terracotta fairy garden
Stack up a few terracotta pots of varied sizes and add tiny props to give a tiered fairy garden look.
3. Broken pot fairy garden
Assemble broken pieces from your old pots to make it look like a steppe style fairy garden.
4. Mermaid fairy garden
Ocean blue pebbles and a mermaid doll bring in a tiny mermaid fairy garden in your yard.
5. Terracotta fairy garden
Double up a wide planter as a rest spot for tiny creatures by placing DIY birdhouses and a small birdbath.
6. Teacup fairy garden
Place some ferns in a ceramic teacup and add accessories like tiny mushrooms or glass orbs for a teacup fairy garden.
8. Light-up fairy garden
Fairy lights for a cute fairy garden to attract those fairies out there.
9. Wicker basket fairy garden
Old fruit baskets or wicker baskets are good succulent holders that pave the way for numerous creative ideas for a fairy garden.
10. Bonsai tree fairy garden
There is no other place perfect as a bonsai pot to place your fairy garden miniature props.
11. Pine cone fairy house
Pine cones make splendid fairy houses. Just paint some windows and a door and place them among your ferns.
12. Succulent fairy garden
Colourful succulents go well with your fairy garden items like a tiny well, or a bench or even a small hut.
13. Fairy garden patio
Of course, fairies can have their patios. Just give them a cute table and chair and place them on a small bed of pebbles. You can also add arches and walkways.
14. Wagon fairy garden
Convert any old rusted wagon or cart into plant holders and decorate with fairy garden props.
15. Twig and twine ladder
Entwine twigs to construct a tiny rope ladder for your fairy garden castle.
16. Wooden fence and hammock
Use those fallen twigs to create fences and you can even put up a hammock for your fairy.
17. Flower fairies
Play with old fabrics and some wool to make lovely flower fairies.
18. Solar-powered fairy house
Stick pebbles on solar lamps, add tiny doors and windows, and voila! A splendid solar-powered fairy house is ready.
19. Pine cone roof
Pine cones can be used as rooftops for tiny fairy houses.
20. Twine beehives
Just twirl a length of twine around a small cup to make twine beehives.
21. Mini toadstools
Your child’s play dough can help you make the cutest toadstools for your fairy garden.
22. Miniature birds nests
Some twine, twigs and grass can make a nice cosy bird nest. Accessorise with clay eggs.
23. Fairy well
Design a rustic looking well for fairies to use.
24. Ice lolly stick bench
These ice-lolly sticks have a versatile use. Create mini benches for fairies to rest.
25. Fairy garden tools
Get some pitchforks and spades using old copper wires for fairy garden tools.
26. Fairy garden chairs
Let the tiny beauties take their seats. Bottle caps can help you design stools and chairs.
27. Dinosaur fairy garden
Place your dino toys for that prehistoric fairy garden.
28. Miniature fairy garden
Go even tiny by using soup bowls for your fairy garden.
29. Fairy garden terrarium
Bottle up fairy props for your showcases.
30. Hanging fairy garden
Create a nest fairy garden and hang it up with your other hanging planters.
31. Fairy garden fire pit
Decorate an old cup to resemble a small fire pit for fairies.
32. Mushroom fairy house
Too busy for a DIY? Just buy a classy looking mushroom fairy house for your fairy garden.
33. Fairy garden pond
Pebbles, resin and a few fairy dolls will bring you a wonderful fairy garden pond.
34. Fairy garden caravan
Design a tiny caravan out of an old coin box and add swings and other items to bring a more interesting look.
35. Fairy garden wishing well
A fairy garden is incomplete without a tiny wishing well.
36. Surfer’s paradise
Pull a modern twist by designing your fairy garden as a surfer’s paradise.
37. Fairy garden castle
Tall broken pots can help you think of constructing a mighty tiny fairy castle.
38. Glass pedestal fairy garden
Convert an unused glass bowl into a fairy garden to decorate your table.
39. Fairy garden tree swing
Give the fairies some beautiful looking mini swings.
40. Twiggy orb fairy garden
Stick some twigs to form an orb and set up a fairy garden.
41. Shell fairy garden
The cavity of a conch is a nice place to put up a shell fairy garden.
42. Pumpkin gourd fairy cottage
Dried and cured pumpkin gourd can be perfect to design a fairy cottage.
43. Teepee fairy garden
Handmade teepees are good options for fairy retreats.
44. Acorn lantern lights
Stick a small glass orb to an acorn and make lanterns for fairies.
45. Fairy herb garden
Surround your fairy house with exotic kitchen herbs.
46. Birdhouse fairy garden
Convert old birdhouses into fairy houses.
47. Tree stump fairy garden
A tree stump makes a nice fairy house with its own terrace garden.
48. Wheelbarrow fairy garden
A broken wheelbarrow can be used to create a wide fairy garden.
49. Bathtub fairy garden
Create a full-fledged fairy garden using your broken bathtub.
50. Birdbath fairy garden
An unused birdbath is perfect to create a miniature fairy garden.
51. Mason jar fairy garden
Oh, fairies love old mason jar houses.
52. Windowbox fairy garden
Put those miniature fairy props in your window box.
53. Metal lantern fairy garden
Repaint old lanterns and make them look like glass fairy houses.
54. Galvanised wash tub fairy garden
Another wide prop to put up a mini garden.
55. Wooden box fairy garden
Do not throw away those mango crates! Fairies would like to use them.
56. Hanging terrarium fairy garden
An unused fishbowl can be converted into a hanging terrarium.
57. Fairy zen garden
Bring in small Zen props amidst your ferns.
58. Vintage suitcase fairy garden
Succulents in an old suitcase, a perfect spot for fairies’ retreat.
58. Campsite fairy garden
Give the fairies some break and let them go camping! This DIY campsite fairy garden is on a different level than the traditional ones.
Make sure to add some little knick-knacks, such as a mini picnic table, fire pit, and guitar.
59. Gnomes little village
A circle of four gnome friends can be seen in this mini garden village. They look like they’re playing something and we have no idea what they’re up to!
There’s a gnome drinking coffee and the stone that looks like a gnome birdbath, too.
60. Fairy and unicorn dreams
This colourful fairy garden design features unicorns hanging around with the fairies. The bridge and rainbow add more touch and a bit of magic in the mini garden.
Now that you know all about the different types of fairy gardens, which one are you going to create? Choose wisely!
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