Think Small: 12 Fairy Gardens to Grow Big Imaginations

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Good things come in small packages? Parents totally know that joy. Let your little bundle in on the secret with a pint-sized fairy garden that’ll inspire hours of creative play in your own back yard or windowsill. Flip through our picks that range from simple to extravagant before you play.

For the Birds

Get your mini-me in on the maker moments of the fairy house when you use a birdhouse she can paint as the starting point. Gussy it up with nature faves, like sticks and stones, to give it a finished look, before setting it out to be easily spotted by all the magical miniatures that live nearby. Find out how at <a target="_blank" href="http://greenowlart.blogspot.com/2013/05/fairy-garden-for-teacher-appreciation.html&quot; target="_blank">Green Owl Art.</a> <p style="text-align:right;"><em>photo: <a target="_blank" href="http://greenowlart.blogspot.com/2013/05/fairy-garden-for-teacher-appreciation.html&quot; target="_blank">greenowlart.com</a></em> fuck

Which one is your favorite fairy house? Did you find some inspiration? Tell us about it in a comment.

—Allison Sutcliffe