By General Crafts Contributor Amy from the Etsy Shop DangerousRainboCraft.
Create some cute snails with a shiny marble as their shells. Use them for a unique touch to your fairy garden or place one on your office desk to brighten up your work day.
Fairies are kind of a big deal. I heard a story once about Fairy Specialists needing to be contacted while a road was being built in Iceland because it would have interfered with a fairy home. No joke. Plus they make the perfect fantasy world to keep your kiddos occupied for hours! So I’ve put together a couple of fun, fairy-themed crafts. Enjoy!
How cute is this little gnome home? I know, I know, this isn’t a fairy craft, but gnomes need a place to rest their heads too. Plus, this would look adorable in your garden and you know it.
By Home Decor Contributor Alyssa
My mom and stepdad moved to a beautiful new house almost a year ago. She’d had this potted tree that had made moves with her for almost twenty years, to different houses in the same state, to a house with a newly formed family, and even a house across the country. It had been in my home growing up, no matter where we lived, since I could remember. Then, she moved to this gorgeous house surrounded by nature in the middle of the woods…and it killed her plant. The dumb “softened” water at her house killed her plant. It made me so sad to hear that our beloved family tree had died.
Growing up, my sister loved bugs. I once got swarmed by angry hornets and all she cared about was that one had gotten trapped in the window and she could dissect it. So, if you have some kiddos that are anything like my sister, I have some crafts for you today that don’t involve anything that will buzz, bite, or sting!
Few things are cuter than baby feet, and baby feet covered in paint and dressed up as a butterfly in one of them. The best thing about making this craft in the summer time? You can send the kids out to play in the sprinkler to wash up!
By General Crafts Contributor Michelle
Make a simple perch swing for the hummingbirds in your yard.
With summer upon us and warmer weather in our forecasts, why not get outside to collect some supplies for your crafting projects? Not only does this save you from your DIY being more expensive than the real thing (c’mon, we’ve all been there) but it gives your projects a super natural look and your munchkins a chance to be a scavenger outside. From your backyard to your local park to the walking trails down the road, there’s crafting inspiration everywhere!
These stamps have your kiddos collecting, assembling, and creating all in one project! With all of the different flowers and foliage everywhere you look, the possibilities are all but endless.
I have always been enamored by the magical appearance of fairy gardens. Lately, they seem to be very popular among families, and I’m amazed at the creativity of the people creating them. Although I don’t really have the right place at my home for a fairy garden, after seeing all of these adorable projects, I might have to look again.
I adore the idea of propagating succulents to create tiny plants inside thimbles. These colorful vintage pieces make adorable planters to add to your own fairy greenhouse.