A Christmas fairy garden unlocks the magic of the holidays and makes a fabulously festive decoration for any homestead! Creating a fairy garden is also a wonder to behold for your friends and family – especially during the holiday season!
We want to share the holiday joy with you! So – here are some of the very best (and most secret) Christmas fairy garden ideas to help inspire!
- 1. Christmas Fairy Garden in a Bucket
- 2. Tabletop Christmas Fairy Garden
- 3. Upcycled Christmas Fairy Garden
- 4. Christmas Tree Fairy Garden
- 5. Wooden Trug Christmas Fairy Garden
- 6. Rustic Christmas Fairy Cottage
- 7. Solar Light Christmas Fairy Garden
- 8. Winter Village Christmas Fairy Garden
- 9. Festive Wreath Fairy Garden
- 10. Miniature Terrarium Christmas Fairy Garden
- 11. Christmas Fairy Tree House
- 12. Teacup Christmas Fairy Garden
- 13. Winter Wonderland Fairy Garden
- 14. Christmas Grotto Fairy Garden
- 15. Snow Globe Christmas Fairy Garden
1. Christmas Fairy Garden in a Bucket
We love this garden as it includes some great plants that double up as mini trees! The clever use of perennial herbs such as rosemary means that the Christmas fairies nestle into a wonderfully fragrant garden.
I also love the portability of the fairy garden! If you want more photos and instructions, check out the guide on the Glue Sticks Blog.
2. Tabletop Christmas Fairy Garden
If you’re looking for a fairy garden with all-natural components, then here’s one of my favorite options. This step-by-step guide also takes all the guesswork out of creating the perfect tabletop Christmas fairy garden!
Check out the full guide including step-by-step instructions on the Better Home and Gardens blog.
3. Upcycled Christmas Fairy Garden
Creative imaginations have gone to work creating this Christmas fairy garden! Note the impressive results. The use of a birdbox to create a fairy house is inspiring!
If you love this Christmas fairy garden as much as we do – check out the full article and more details on Life is a Party.
4. Christmas Tree Fairy Garden
This fairy garden is themed around a Christmas tree, complete with tiny presents and the most adorable table and chair set ever! I also noticed the adorable train. I think the fairies are hauling Christmas gifts!
You can also check out the full list of materials for building the Christmas garden yourself over on the Premeditated Leftovers blog.
5. Wooden Trug Christmas Fairy Garden
This tutorial contains some great tips to help you create the perfect Christmas fairy garden. The festive fairy doors are adorable!
6. Rustic Christmas Fairy Cottage
This miniature fairy house from hearth and twig fairies bursts at the stitchings with pixie dust and fairy magic! I think the fairies also enjoy the cozy feel – I bet it keeps them warm during the cold winter nights!
The fairy house makes genius use of garden materials to add a rustic feel to the cottage. Why not send the kids for a scout around the yard to see what building materials they can come up with – perfect!
7. Solar Light Christmas Fairy Garden
These fairies are jolly and eco-friendly! It isn’t Christmas without fairy lights, and even a fairy garden deserves some twinkly sparkles! Solar LED wire lights are an easy way to bring some light into your Christmas fairy wonderland.
If you agree that solar lights rock – then check out more information and instructions on Little Tudor on the Prairie.
8. Winter Village Christmas Fairy Garden
If the festive tunes on this great tutorial don’t get you in the Christmas spirit, then nothing will! This impressive fairy garden is easy to make, using figurines and accessories to create a Christmas village.
These mini Christmas trees can transform your ordinary fairy village into a wintry Christmas fairy village! They're also one of the best ways to expand your miniature holiday village!
9. Festive Wreath Fairy Garden
Here’s one of my favorites! This design is for a spring wreath, but a few festive tweaks instantly turn it into a Christmas version! Add some fake snow, glitter, candy canes, and tiny presents, and voila – a festive fairy wreath!
10. Miniature Terrarium Christmas Fairy Garden
Maybe you’ve had enough of fake snow and glitter everywhere already? Keep your Christmas fairy garden safely contained in a beautiful terrarium! And, when the festive season is over, you can change your theme throughout the seasons.
I also think the miniature terrarium is perfect if you’re bored and want a fun art project for your kids. Check out more details on the Be a Fun Mom blog.
11. Christmas Fairy Tree House
So cool! A secret Christmas garden nestled within a fairie oak! After spending time around this majestic Fairie hideaway – it’s easy to see why gumdrop-loving and star-dust-laden pixies call this Christmas garden home!
Why not create a magical woodland trail with hidden doors for your festive fairies to hide behind!
12. Teacup Christmas Fairy Garden
Running short of space? We all know how cramped it can feel during the holidays, with toys, presents, food, and the tree taking over our houses! This delightful teacup Christmas fairy garden is tiny enough to sit on a shelf or as a cute table decoration.
13. Winter Wonderland Fairy Garden
This Christmas-themed fairy garden is jaw-droppingly incredible! The time and effort put into this garden creation have paid off!
14. Christmas Grotto Fairy Garden
Often, I’ve wondered how fairies avoid getting lost at night – especially during a thick winter snowstorm. But after witnessing this eloquently well-lit fairie garden from haymeg, it’s easy to see how they find their way!
How adorable is this little Christmas fairy grotto! I love the simple but effective ideas used in this display, such as the picket fence made with twigs and garden wire.
15. Snow Globe Christmas Fairy Garden
Making a snow globe might sound complicated, but all you need is a mason jar and some glitter! The fairy garden sits on the lid, just waiting for the snow to fall when you give it a shake. Very cute!
If you have a few leftover mason jars and want to make your holidays more festive, then check out more details on the Garden Therapy blog!
Which Christmas Fairy Garden is Your Favorite?
There are so many fun ways to help summon and invite fairies into your yard during the holidays.
Hopefully, these Christmas fairy garden ideas gave you a good place to start!
Let us know which is your favorite?
Thanks so much for reading.
And happy holidays!
I love the detail of this miniature fairy garden house. It has stone walls, a thatched roof, a handful of fairy accessories. The door also cracks open. It looks cool!
This fairy house is what I expect to see if I ever find a secret fairy village! I also think this fairy tree house would look gorgeous resting on your coffee table or outside in your favorite garden.