Fairy gardens have been popular among adults and kids alike for years now. If the term is new to you and you are actually imagining fairies in this garden, read on.
A fairy garden is a type of miniature garden that can be created anywhere. This type of garden can be created outdoors as a one-barrel or one-bathtub garden or a part of the main garden.
This sort of garden gives you a chance to be imaginative and creative with your whole family together involved in building fairy garden furniture.
Type of furniture
Summers invariably remind you of your garden. Along with a well-maintained garden comes minimalistic yet relaxing garden furniture. If you are embarking on constructing cost-effective fairy garden furniture, your local garden shop can help you in this.
A garden calls for light and fairy furniture. Anything heavy will mar the purpose of creating an open and airy space. For better homes and garden furniture that gives an impression of space, choose weather resistant furniture can be used both indoors and outdoors. This way you can save ample money buying furniture for both areas.
For fairy garden furniture, choose materials such as cane, wicker, rattan etc. This not only yields a beautiful character to your garden but is very lightweight to be carried inside the house too.
Nowadays, everyone wants to purchase better homes and garden furniture that gives a feeling of style as well as are visually appealing. Try installing large glass windows or doors opening to the garden.
These glass doors or windows give an uninterrupted view of the garden, thus creating a seamless environment.
Wooden flooring gives a natural look to your living room opening up to the garden. Decorate your living or bedroom in thick cushioned cane furniture that will give a feeling of oneness with the garden.
You can pick up some painting supplies, wood and wire materials to create interesting out-of-the box garden decorating accessories from your local home and garden stores.
Fairy Garden Furniture and Décor
Designing a fairy garden can get as imaginative as you want it to be. Miniature plants in pots, moss, pebbles, crystals and maybe even a fairy house-all these can add character to your fairy garden.
These gardens can be fully accessorised with small ponds and rivers-thanks to many amazing manufactures producing a wide range of these miniature garden accessories. Unusual objects such as wood, rocks, fossils etc. add an interesting dimension to this.
Choosing a deep container for the fairy garden calls for styrene chips as these will aid drainage while being light. Slow growing plants such as stone plants, creeping thymes, rock plants etc. are great idea. Little bits of furniture such as seats, arches etc. can be made or purchased readymade from the local garden shop.
Creating fairy gardens is an interesting way of spending quality time with your kids and other family members and getting creative with your decorating skills.