Want to breathe new life into your abode without spending thousands of dollars on a home makeover or decorative materials? Why not add an indoor fairy garden? Made of miniature landscapes peppered with cute fairy houses, miniature plants, mini-figurines, pathways, and everything dramatically whimsical in small proportions, fairy gardens offer a glimpse to a world filled with wonder and awe.
To give you a head start, these indoor fairy garden container ideas will definitely give your home a boost in the right direction.
1) Indoor Fairy Garden Container: Using an Elevated Planter
How about combining the awe-inspiring charm of a fairy garden with healthy and nutritious elements of nature? With the help of a 23-gallon soil capacity The Keter Elevated Urban Bloomer, this self-watering container system can be turned into a vegetable garden where fairies and gnomes watch over rows of leafy greens or herbs. Involve your kids in designing this veggie patch fairy garden to make it even more rewarding. Check out this tutorial to learn more.
2) Indoor Fairy Garden Container: Use the space around Bonsai
Do you have a bonsai tree or perhaps, have always wanted to have one? Turn such fascination into a delightful visual by creating a fairy garden with a bonsai tree as a focal point. Instead of wasting free low-ground space, turn it into a mini-fairy garden complete with handcrafted figurines, footpaths, a swing, and a cottage house. You may also want to get a Indoorbonsaiexotics Dwarf Pomegranate Beginner Bonsai Tree for a starter or check out other bonsai tree varieties here and this tutorial to start creating one on your own.
3) Indoor Fairy Garden Container: Tiered Terracotta Pots
One of the classic designs in container fairy gardens, a gnome village never fails to impress. Think about ruby red mushrooms, a tiny house perched on a hill, gnomes in a variety of fun actions, cobblestone steps, and pathways, and so on. You can start designing with the LA JOLIE MUSE Fairy Garden Accessories Kit which comes with a fairy garden house, miniature fairy, vine twig bench, a garden gnome, and an arched bridge then. You can get tiered terracotta pots from Amazon like this one or this one here. Check out the tutorial on how to make your own gnome village fairy garden.
4) Indoor Fairy Garden Container: Willow Basket Garden
Convert an old picnic basket or tray into a playful container fairy garden. Or you can get the Vintiquewise Oval Willow Basket then, line it up with a sheet of moss and aquarium gravel, fairies and gnomes, birdhouse, mini-bench, swing, house-in-the-woods, and so many more. Sprinkle floral gems and add miniature fairy rose, faux cherry blossom trees, and so on.
5) Indoor Fairy Garden Container: Broken Pot Garden
Don’t throw away a broken pot or planter and convert it into something wonder-riffic like this indoor fairy garden. Creative and practical, it can unleash your creative mindset and turn trash into treasure in a flash. Or you may buy this Succulent Planter Cactus Flower Pot which comes with pre-drilled water holes making them perfect for patios, balconies, terrace, and windowsills.
6) Indoor Fairy Garden Container : Terrarium Fairytale
One of the most popular choice in indoor fairy garden container ideas are glass terrariums like this one or H Potter Barrel Roof Wardian Case Terrarium Succulent Planter Container Glass. A glass terrarium converted into a fascinating fairy garden adds a more dramatic and stylish flair into your interior decorative element while helping improve indoor air quality. Simply buy a terrarium kit and follow this tutorial on how to make your own terrarium fairy garden.
7) Indoor Fairy Garden Container: Wine Barrel
Got an old bucket, keg or barrel lying around? Turn it into a jaw-breaking container fairy garden. This Wine Barrel Planter is also a great option to start with. Simply sprinkle miniature details according to your imagination or follow this tutorial to make your own.
8) Indoor Fairy Garden Container: Mason Jar Garden
Yes, you can turn a mason jar to a cute little fairy garden in fifteen minutes. It can be a fabulous gift item too! To start with you will need a glass jar lying around or get a mason jar like this one, some moss, rock, fairy garden gnome door like this and assorted fairy garden. Check the tutorial here.
9) Indoor Fairy Garden Container: The Old Tea Cup
Got chipped teacups? Don’t throw them away. They can make cute indoor miniature or fairy garden because of their shape and design. Besides being easy to make, these cute fairy garden does not take maintenance other than a few drops of water twice or thrice a month. For this fun project you will need some succulent plants like these, old cup, small rocks or pebbles. Check out the tutorial to find out how can you create it easily.
10) Indoor Fairy Garden Container : Vintage Lantern
Who would have thought an old plain metallic lantern or a decorative vintage lantern can be converted to a beautiful fairy garden! With a piece of styrofoam, a cute little gnome house like this one and some fairy garden supplies, an old lantern was converted to a beautiful piece of art as explained here
11) Indoor Fairy Garden Container: Old Suitcase
A vintage suitcase with a waterproof sheet was used for the project as a base container. You can use any miniature decorations and change them from time to time. For a step by step process, check the article here
12) Indoor Fairy Garden Container: Discarded Bird Cage
Don’t throw away the old birdcage yet. Convert it into a beautiful miniature fairy garden with mosses, tiny chairs, a cute fence, and succulent plants. Ket your imagination flow.
13) Indoor Fairy Garden Container: Old Shoe
Have an old shoe with too high heels or scuff? Turn it into an amazing fairy garden. Another almost free gift item! And yes you can use the other of the shoe to make a different designed fairy garden.
14) Indoor Mini Garden Container: discarded fish tank
Add some succulents and tillandsias (air plants) on the rick substrate. These plants require minimum maintenance. Add miniature chairs and tables and some seashells collection you have and you are good to go.
15) Indoor Mini Garden Container: Old Clock
This is amazing! This fairy garden project needs a little creativity and some elbow grease as you need to cut out the clock glass to use the clock as the container. Rest is easy. You can make your own swing or a gnome tire swing like this.
16) Indoor Fairy Garden Container: Round Table
Have a cracked round table lying in the store or garage? Covert it into a beautiful fairy garden with cute little fence and mix model trees like this.
17 ) Indoor Fairy Garden Container: Window Sill
The final idea I would like to share with you is this window sill fairy garden. It’s unique and absolutely brilliant. You just have to use your imagination to convert one of your window sills to a cute little fairy garden to show off to your guests and friends!
There’s no limit to indoor fairy garden container ideas. You can basically make do with any container you have in mind and convert it into a truly fascinating garden complete with real plants and whimsical pieces of stuff surrounding the place. Some even make it a hobby for both fun and profit. It’s time to unleash your imagination to truly create a home you will be in awe of.