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Fairy Houses, Doors, Calendars and Accessories by Fairy Woodland. Welcome to Fairy Home and Garden ideas, where you'll find photos and descriptions of Fairy habitats designed with Fairy Woodland creations.

Fairy Houses, Doors, Calendars and Accessories by Fairy Woodland

Some were devised by the Fairy Woodland crew, others by our endlessly imaginative customers who sent pictures. We'd love to post pictures and descriptions of your projects. Just email them to Be sure to include brief descriptions, any identifying info you'd like us to include (like "Susan from Kentucky") and your permission for us to use what you send on the website. These can be indoor or outdoor, depending on the plantings you decide to use. This habitat was created using a 22 in (?) I created this habitat in the spring of 2003, just before we moved to Oregon, for the Carol Duvall show segment filmed for HGTV. This wild and enchanted habitat was created by a collector of Fairy Woodland homes in Long Beach, CA. Woven Heart Card (via Minie Co) Garden Dub. The Postman's Knock by Lindsey Bugbee. I am always on the lookout for handmade card inspiration.

The Postman's Knock by Lindsey Bugbee

I love slipping handmade cards into clients’ packages, just to surprise them with something special and artistic that can go on display. Today, I thought I would share some of the handmade cards I have created, so you can get a healthy dose of handmade card inspiration as well! Before we get started, I’d like to go over the cardinal rule of creating handmade cards: use thick, sturdy paper. I like to use the front and back cover pages of books like these Readers Digest compilations from the 50′s and 60′s: They are printed on nice, thick paper that folds nicely and can handle a lot of material. The card below was crafted from a sturdy front cover page.

These holiday cards were made out of the aforementioned Reader’s Digest front and back cover pages. This birthday card relies on vintage book pages, jute twine, and cardboard to render a visually interesting but simple handmade card. Use spray adhesive if you can. Creative Inspiration Board - Oh So Very Pretty. Sometimes we all need a little inspiration.

Creative Inspiration Board - Oh So Very Pretty

Pinterest is a great online inspiration board where you can collect all of your favourite DIY’s, recipes, quotes, prints and more but sometimes it’s nice to have something accessible to you that you don’t need to open a computer/iPad/phone to view. Enter the Creative Inspiration Board. I have hung mine above my crafting desk/workspace and even in my 450 sq ft. apartment I have made room for my essential crafting corner. Hey, different people have different priorities!

DIY. Making Lovely. Star Garlands. Basic knitting tutorial. DIY Personalized Wooden Ring Bearer Box with a Vintage Finish! Happy Tuesday, sweet babies!

DIY Personalized Wooden Ring Bearer Box with a Vintage Finish!

How goes it? I’m pretty excited about today, because Renee Hong‘s back to visit! And she’s brought along with her what has become my favorite new alternative to your traditional ring bearer pillow. I happen to feel exactly the way she does about toddlers walking down the aisle balancing jewelry, regardless of the fact that the rings are meant to be secured to the pillow ahead of time. Still irks me, just like it does Renee.

Take it away, Renee… Made with love by Agus Y.: DIY : Paper Butterflies. Making Lights: DIY Tin Can Lanterns. It’s remarkable what you can make with trash!

Making Lights: DIY Tin Can Lanterns

Here’s an attractive way to recycle tin cans into simple lanterns. This project uses small cans, but if you use larger ones, you might find glass jars that fit inside them to protect the candles from the wind. If you don’t have any wire coat hangers, 1/10 in (2mm) diameter galvanized fencing wire is a good substitute. You will need: - Tin cans - Cloth - Mineral spirits - Sand - Paper and pencil - Sticky tape - Fabric bag filled with sand - Masonry nails - Hammer - Small locking pliers - Wire coat hangers - Small bolt cutters - Ring-bending pliers - Newspaper - Spray paint. DIY Driftwood Photo Display.

By the South Coast of Norway, where I live, there is a lot of driftwood to be found along the shore.

DIY Driftwood Photo Display

One thing you can make of driftwood is decorations. I´ve used three wooden sticks, drilled two holes in each of them and used twine with knots to hold it all together. Learn to Crochet : Making a Single Crochet (abbreviated sc)" sc = single crochet : Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQ) about Knitting and Crochet. 100 little faces, and struggling with perfectionism. 55 into what will eventually be 100 small original ACEO paintings, more specifically – little faces or, what I’ve started calling ‘the shrunken head series.’ ^__^ EDIT 9/3 – All 100 are finished now, and are available for $20 apiece in the etsy shop!

100 little faces, and struggling with perfectionism

The last time I went to Daniel Smith (I rarely go, it’s far too full of gorgeous art supplies, it breaks my heart) I found this interesting, cheap little set of “Authentic Chinese Watercolors,” made by Yasumoto, “to be used with Chinese and sumi ink” – and I couldn’t resist bringing it home with me. The Dapper Toad: How To: Magic Ring (or Adjustable Loop) Lately, I've been making a lot of amigurumi patterns that start off with this "chain 2, single crochet six times into the first stitch" mumbo jumbo.

The Dapper Toad: How To: Magic Ring (or Adjustable Loop)

I will always go with a magic ring over this method because, for me, it's easier and doesn't leave that annoying little hole in the middle of the ring. Make Lotus Candle Holders in 5 Minutes! If you know me by now, you know that I am obsessed with making any and everything into either a garden planter or a candle holder.

Make Lotus Candle Holders in 5 Minutes!

I do not know where this infatuation came from but it's fun. I enjoy it. I love flickering candle lights and cozy gardens. There is something so magical about them both, especially on a summer night. Here is just another one of my ideas that suprisingly came out great! 5 DIY Journals for the World Traveler. Callaloo Soup: Journals & Notebooks & Jotters, Oh My!

I love love love notebooks and journals of any sort.

Callaloo Soup: Journals & Notebooks & Jotters, Oh My!

I love to buy them and stack them up and admire how lovely they look. I also love not writing in them but that's another story! Lately, what I've also been loving is making my own. I make them faster than I can fill them! My two binding methods of choice recently have been either machine stitching or spiral binding.

This book which is covered with some much loved and hoarded K&CO papers has inner pages stitched together, then stuck into the chipboard scroll shaped cover. These simple stitched books are made from notebook paper, kraft cardstock and have a simple stamped design. Fold a heart page marker. I hope you’ll whip up some heart page markers to share with those around you. It’s simply too easy not to make. Here’s how: Use a square piece of paper. Fold in half. Crease. DIY: How to Make a Vinyl Record Notebook. I love finding crafty projects using vinyl records-- from making a vinyl record purse or vinyl record bowls, I think those round slabs of plastic are incredibly fun to bend, mold, shape, and cut.

About a week ago, I saw this incredible idea on Gemma's blog about how to make a vinyl record notebook and I was so excited to make it. Now, while I love using records to make crafts, my boyfriend is a huge record hipster dork. ;) (Hehe, sorry Sean!) I'm telling you-- in the many years I've known this boy, he has been such a difficult person to think up gift ideas. He is the type of person who could care less about stuff. In terms of earthly possessions, the kid loves books, fountain pens, fruit, and hand-me-down clothes from his brothers/friends/grandfathers... and records... and that's about it. Radical possibility: Making an Anthro-Inspired Moleskine and DIY Gift Tags.

As you guys probably know by now, I'm a big fan of ripping off Anthropologie. They've got cute stuff, but often its too expensive for something so frivolous. In other cases, its not even that pricey, it just looks easily DIY'd. That's what brings us to today's project, they have the Tagged Bouquet Journal. Its only about $14, which for blank notebooks isn't bad, but I already have too many blank notebooks to justify one more. So I thought, with a little ModPodge and some pretty paper, this should be an easy project. DIY: Vinyl Butterflies. Our newest moodboard Set Free showcases our awesomely handmade vinyl butterflies. They’re relatively easy to make (relatively meaning possible), but be careful and clear your schedule for the day.

Knitted Elephant Children's Toy (Free Pattern) Paper Owls. Pintuck pillow. There’s a dearth of decorative pillows in my house. Don’t get me wrong– I’m not the type that likes to remove six or eight ruffled cushions from her bed before she can even lay down, but my sofa and chairs are almost all empty and could use a little something extra. This isn’t for lack of planning, though– there’s a whole shelf in my craft room dedicated to pillow forms, and several yards of fabric stashed away that at one time or another was meant to encase them.

So, yesterday, I finally brought the two together. I spent an embarrassing amount of time looking at pillow patterns on the internet before I happened across this one. It looks pretty fancy, but luckily is the type of thing that appears to require much more effort than it really does. Let’s Make A Journal. Baby Name Embroidery. Pink Paislee Envelope Mini Album. Hi Everyone. Summer Sewing Tutorials. Vintage Embroidery Patterns. Get out your hoops and floss, it's embroidery time! I found this great flickr group with thousands of vintage embroidery patterns (through Pinterest, of course). Mon makes things: Star Light Star Bright Light Garland. Fish Mobiles. MAGAZINE ENVELOPES. Fish! Upcycled Fabric + Paper Owls. Build A Deck-Top Pond. Crochet a Gorgeous Mandala Floor Rug. Easy Chunky Knit Baby Blanket. Huggable Star Pillows (& other simple star crafts)... - Buzzmills.

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