Last year Danni ( whose grandson is now officially my boyfriend - online boyfriend ) created this
You can read about it here SILO HILL FARM
And I fell instantly madly in love....................is that the cutest thing or what?
It led me in the direction of another new obsession ( I haven't done Christmas villages in a very long time )
I won't be making an outdoor Fairy Garden per se................I'll be making an indoor Fairy Village ( where it'll be nice and safe from that nasty groundhog HERE and the ducks HERE but especially from those Grackles ( who apparently like shiny things ) HERE
So......................I bought a bird house ( with a little veranda - now how adorable is that? )
That hole will be covered up or made into a port hole window but I did cut a little door on the side - still rough but at least the fairies can come in and out now lol
Just need to paint it up in pretty colors
I cut the door out with a steak knife - please dear God - do NOT tell John - and don't tell him I use butter knives to open paint tins - it drives him NUTS I use butter knives as flat head screw drivers also - I'm a utensil type of gal LMHO
There's even " eaves " on the roof !
Then I picked up a kit from Michaels - which included a charming fence
and the sweetest arbor
a bench for them to rest on
a bird bath ( I'll be painting the interior of it blue )
a wheelbarrow -
a watering tin
and a little welcome sign
I picked up this little lantern separate - just because I had to have it
AND THE PIECE DE RESISTANCE?
ARE YOU READY FOR THIS?
It's so cute I can't stand it
OMG !!! That little basket filled with miniature flowers?
I purchased 2 more birdhouses ( remember this is going to be a village ) and lots of fun things which will wait for the next post - this is getting kind of long :)
But still on the list are:
and then I'm going to spend some time this weekend looking for remnants from my Christmas villages - there
were some pretty cool things in there, like street lamp posts and bridges and such.
I'll be updating the progress weekly on Fairyville Friday
now I'm off to paint a fairy house - you all have a beautiful weekend!
Oh and I've started a Pinterest page just for Fairy Gardens - if you're as intrigued by them as I am you can find it HERE
Awww - what the heck - here's a little teaser ( I hope the little girls I'm creating this for love it as much as I do !!! ) Here's Rainbow Road, Fairyville
You all have a wonderful weekend -
P.S. - I just opened the front door to let Soda out for her middle of the night pea - and there was a SKUNK standing right in front of the door !!!
OMG - this doesn't stop...............it ran off and it didn't spray - but I'm still shaking.
I'm living in the middle of a ZOO !
Bringing Fairyville to these parties !!!
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