Tabletop Formal Fairy Garden

Enjoy Your own formal garden, without the acreage, with a fun DIY tabletop garden complete with mini statue and hedge maze. With small scale plants and budget friendly craft supplies you can channel your inner royal with a formal scaled down landscape and labyrinth.
For the planter: A footed yard sale silver-plate platter adds a vintagey elegant touch . A tray or plant saucer would work too.
a $1 toy doll head becomes garden statuary with a coat of plastic friendly paint
the lid from an empty spray paint can makes the perfect pedestal
A DIY trellis uses easy to cut craft sticks, hot glued and given a whitewash
small scale plants and herbs from Lowe's create a lush backdrop. I used thyme for it's dainty leaves and lovely scent.
Aquarium gravel or sand is layered over the soil to create pathways
when live moss isn't available this sheet moss makes a good substitute and is easy to shape
a mini terra cotta pot becomes a pint sized urn
Personalize your garden to your own style. Great as gifts for those with limited outdoor space

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