Sunday, June 28, 2015

DIY Fairy Garden

As you may have seen in my last post (Weekend Recap: Father's Day Photos), my mom and I made our very own fairy garden for my dad that doubles as a hummingbird feeder. Because he loves hummingbirds so much, we decided we would make the coolest feeder possible for them! (And, I think my mom just really wanted to make a fairy garden.)


In order to make this little fairy garden, my mom and I got most everything from Michaels, and what we didn't get there, we already had at home. The piece of wood was found on our property, and we thought it would be perfect for this little project!

The whole process was a bit messy, but it turned out well! We just started out by placing the little jars we fill up with the hummingbird food (sugar and water), and then we started putting on all of the little additional details.

 Here is the whole thing completed! I love how it looks as a whole, and when you look at each individual detail! There are so many little adorable details all over it, so it's cool to look at it closely!

 We put little lights on it as well so it lights up at night. We of course bring it in at night since we don't want the outdoors to damage the lights!








My mom and I were so pleased with how it turned out! My dad ended up loving it, although the hummingbirds are still a little unsure about it. We put little tiny straws into the jars that are surrounded by flowers, so we're just waiting for them to get a little bit more used to it. I'm sure with time they'll be more willing to check it out! For now, it's just really adorable to look at and use as a sweet little decoration.
This project would be so perfect for little kids as well! I'm sure they would have an absolute blast making this, and then playing with it once it's finished. I remember I had this little fairy book when I was a little girl, and I absolutely adored it. There's just something so fun about fairies for little kids! And even as adults, we're all still enjoying this little project!

Have you ever made a fairy garden before?

Thank you so much for reading, and have a wonderful day! :)

10 comments:

  1. That is seriously the prettiest bird feeder i've ever seen! You guys did an amazing job!!

    Renee | Lose The Road

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  2. omg the little mushroom are so cute. I'm dying.

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  3. Awh this little garden is so sweet and one of the most adorable DIYs ever!!!
    I love how ye put so much time and effort into it.
    It really does pay off, it looks great.
    I hope your dad was happy with it.

    Ellen,
    http://fishnetsxd.blogspot.ie

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  4. This is fantastic and epic cute! :)

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  5. We just adore that blue frog in the fairy garden and the fact that it doubles as a hummingbird feeder is even better, what a great idea! We are also bird lovers so we'll definitely be trying this out, thanks for sharing.

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    1. Thank you so much!! Yeah you should definitely try it out! :)

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