Fairy Garden Crazy!

Any advice, tips, any hints on other plants to use would be appreciated

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Hi recently I have developed a love for all things succulent so I started out making succulent arrangements in all different vessels, now my hobby has evolved into mini gardens and I am having so much fun doing it. Some of these gardens are for the inside though, they make really nice centerpieces or ornaments in the house. Please let me know what you think and any advice is welcome too.
 

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Those are so beautiful! The ones I liked the most are the ones that are in transparent containers, I'd need to feel a bit daring to use the colored ones to create miniature fairy gardens. Very good job :love: I bet you get tons of compliments on them!
 
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Sooo cute! I want one! Are those mini cactuses or something else? I think you should make one with a little pond in the center and have butterflies and fairies sitting upon lilypads in the middle. The rest of the garden could be mini ferns and grasses and stuff, that would also be very cute.
 
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Your fairy gardens are really adorable, Rikki:) I like them all! If you don't mind me asking, where did you buy those cute, little ladybugs? They're very pretty:)
I've always had a soft spot for fairies and ladybugs:D
 
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Those are adorable! I would love making these little fairy gardens. Where do you buy the accessories for them?


Hi LindaKay- I get the accessories from everywhere, the lady bugs are stickers I found in a craft section on a $2 store. Most of the fairies are also from there, then I just try and pick things up from op shops and garage sales oh and markets. I am in Australia where are you ?
 
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Those are so beautiful! The ones I liked the most are the ones that are in transparent containers, I'd need to feel a bit daring to use the colored ones to create miniature fairy gardens. Very good job :love: I bet you get tons of compliments on them!

Thank you soo much for your kind words, I do get a few compliments I guess I just have to approach the right sort of people. I have sold a couple too so there are people out there that like them. I use a glass salad bowl for transparent containers but you can use anything. I am now really inspired to use other things such as baskets and I like using and matching the accessories to the colour of the containers. :)
 
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Sooo cute! I want one! Are those mini cactuses or something else? I think you should make one with a little pond in the center and have butterflies and fairies sitting upon lilypads in the middle. The rest of the garden could be mini ferns and grasses and stuff, that would also be very cute.

Hello, thank you

I am in Australia where are you ?
I am using succulents of all varieties as they are the easiest plants to keep alive. I love the idea of the pond .. thank you heaps I have recently started making one with a rock pool and I love the idea of butterflies and fairies on lily pads. I am also growing some moss to put in them too, so it makes it look very magical and enchanted. Thank you again for your ideas ! I will post a photo when I make one like that. (y)
 
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Your fairy gardens are really adorable, Rikki:) I like them all! If you don't mind me asking, where did you buy those cute, little ladybugs? They're very pretty:)
I've always had a soft spot for fairies and ladybugs:D

Hi Claudine, thank you very much for your words of kindness.
I buy the accessories from little $2 shops they are called here in Australia, You might be able to find them in your 99 cent stores. I also buy things from craft stores. I love all things fairy, butterfly, ladybug- magical stuff basically. I am soo obsessed with this new hobby I feel like a little kid again :)
 
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Hi Claudine, thank you very much for your words of kindness.
I buy the accessories from little $2 shops they are called here in Australia, You might be able to find them in your 99 cent stores. I also buy things from craft stores. I love all things fairy, butterfly, ladybug- magical stuff basically. I am soo obsessed with this new hobby I feel like a little kid again :)
Thank you for your response. I live in Europe, but I saw a few stores like this here too. I'll check them out and I'll look for ladybugs:)
It's nice to feel like a kid, isn't it? It's exciting:) I love all magical things as well:love:
 
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Thank you soo much for your kind words, I do get a few compliments I guess I just have to approach the right sort of people. I have sold a couple too so there are people out there that like them. I use a glass salad bowl for transparent containers but you can use anything. I am now really inspired to use other things such as baskets and I like using and matching the accessories to the colour of the containers. :)

Awesome! Have you ever thought of creating terrariums too? I hve seen some really beautiful ones, the people who make them use a very wide variety of crystal containers, most of them use succulent too. Here are some of my favs:

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These terrariums are beyond gorgeous, Trellum, I'm sure that many fairies would love to have a house like this;):D My favorite is the one with tiny mushrooms and daisies, it looks really lovely, it's like a close-up on grass in a forest:)
 
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Awesome! Have you ever thought of creating terrariums too? I hve seen some really beautiful ones, the people who make them use a very wide variety of crystal containers, most of them use succulent too. Here are some of my favs:

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I love the last terrarium with the bunnies and the mushrooms because it's whimsical and kind of childlike. It looks like the bunnies are grazing.
 

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The terrariums look like they were made from dreams, I like the one with the lille house the most. They are all beautiful. I have seen people make terrariums in old fish tanks also.
 

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