Gnome home fairy garden, entry #2 for contest from Fairygardens.com

With fall quickly approaching, my summer fairy gardening is coming to a close. What better time to look through what has been created this summer than a cold, rainy day such as today? To make the walk down memory lane even more fun, the folks over at Fairygardens.com are holding their annual fairy garden contest, which is a great way for everyone to come together and share their creations over the past summer. It’s sort of a “harvest” of great fairy garden ideas!

Here is my entry #2, which I made in April of this year. I had a rare span of time where my toddler was staying with her grandparents, which allowed me to create this mosaic garden path (and before baby #2 got here!). The entire path is made from little polymer clay rocks I made by hand, and glued one piece at a time to a piece of wood. The gnome home is also a project I made last year from polymer clay and wood. It was nice to see both projects finally done! (To see how the path was made, click HERE).

Fairy garden house by beneaththeferns

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I rolled hundreds of little “rocks” from polymer clay to get the color variation I wanted in the swirls.

 

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Acorn caps make great flower pots!

 

 

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A chair for mom, dad, and baby fairy!

 

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A sundial to tell when it is lunch.

 

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Tools nicely stored.

 

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A basket of seeds waiting to be planted.

 

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Home sweet home.

 

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Detail of the garden path.

 

Fairy garden house by beneaththeferns
As most mums know, finishing our own projects takes second seat to raising our kiddos. Every once in a while it’s nice to see something get finished though, and I think that re-ignites our creative “spark” so we can pass it on to our special little ones!

Want to see more fairy gardens, or enter your own in the contest? (Come on, it’ll be fun!) Visit www.fairygardens.com/contest/ or click the picture below to see what others have created!

Fairygardens.com fairy garden contest

 

 

 

 

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