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15 Breathtaking DIY Fairy Gardens

Some are large and intricate, while others are simple. No matter how big or small, a DIY fairy garden can add some whimsical fun to your landscape. Here are 15 DIY fairy gardens you have to see.

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Retaining Wall Fairy Garden

Retaining Wall Fairy Garden

Pahl's Market Garden Center

This detailed DIY fairy garden is built into a retaining wall. And check out the little bridge, patio furniture and the walkway up to the home.

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Campsite Fairy Garden

Campsite Fairy Garden

Hous Furniture

Who says fairies can't go camping? This DIY fairy garden uses a camper, Adirondack chairs and even a canoe for a different take on the traditional fairy garden. No project is complete without fairy garden fairies!

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Fairy Garden House

Fairy Garden House

Lake Travis Lifestyle

Similar to a dollhouse, this DIY fairy garden home is built upon a log and has multiple levels with walkways and ladders. And small pebbles and flowers complete the whimsical look. Check out some enchanting fairy garden kits you can buy.

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Gnome Home Fairy Garden

Gnome Home Fairy Garden

Snapguide

This DIY fairy garden has a gnome home nailed into the side of a tree. And note the little steps going up the side of the tree to the house. Next, check out fairy garden statues we love.

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Rock Fairy Garden

Rock Fairy Garden

Garden Aware

Rocks make the base for this fairy garden in an old wood bucket. To get the look, you could repurpose a small watering can as the home and don't forget the mushroom tic-tac-toe game on the side.

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Raised Bed Fairy Garden

Raised Bed Fairy Garden

Quickcrop

This sweet DIY fairy garden uses a raised garden bed for the base. And it even has a church, gazebo and chicken run! Next, check out even more amazing fairy garden supplies.

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Planter Fairy Garden

Planter Fairy Garden

Jenn Huls/Shutterstock

Grab three flower pots and you're on your way to a multi-level DIY fairy garden.  And use some sticks bound together with thin wire for walkways to connect each level for an outdoor fairy garden.

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Terrarium Fairy Garden

Terrarium Fairy Garden

Olga Savina/Shutterstock

This DIY fairy garden, built in a terrarium, is small enough to keep inside. So find a container and use succulents, mosses and African violets which all do well in terrariums.

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Backyard Patio Fairy Garden

Backyard Patio Fairy Garden

Daphman

Check out the backyard patio theme of this DIY fairy garden. And there's everything from tiny DIY fairy garden furniture, planters, a bike and even a small water feature.

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Hut Village Fairy Garden

Hut Village Fairy Garden

Bestie Awards

Welcome to the DIY outdoor fairy garden hut village! Each of these homes has its own unique style, including small details like the unique front doors.

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Snoozing Gnome Fairy Garden

Snoozing Gnome Fairy Garden

6ft Mama

This gnome is taking nap in his fairy garden. And try using some netting to create a hammock and staple it to two sturdy sticks to recreate the look of this and other gnome garden ideas. Or take a look at 12 really tacky lawn ornaments.

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Backyard Pond Fairy Garden

Backyard Pond Fairy Garden

Photo: Courtesy of Loversiq Design

Try building your DIY fairy garden around a backyard pond. And this one features a small sitting area and many well-maintained plants to complete the look of a fairy garden pond.

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Container Fairy Garden

Container Fairy Garden

A 2 Z Homeschooling

An old container, even a wheelbarrow, can be the perfect container for a DIY fairy garden. And this container garden has easy-to-maintain succulents for the greenery, it's one of those great fairy garden container ideas that are easy.

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Fairy Garden in the Woods

Fairy Garden in the Woods

Storytellergirlgrace

Take your DIY fairy garden to the woods! Use some rocks and pebbles for a walkway. And you can even add a miniature street light like the one seen here for a beautiful outdoor fairy garden.

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Broken Pot Fairy Garden

Broken Pot Fairy Garden

Moraine Gardens

Don't throw away that broken flower pot or any of these things either because you can repurpose them. This DIY fairy garden uses several broken clay pots for a multi-level fairy garden. And use slow-growing plants along the sides and complete the look with a little fairy home and figure on the top.

Rachel Brougham
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