Monday, November 9, 2009

* Fairy Pumpkin Houses

If you've been reading my blog for sometime,
you'll know that last Christmas my
sweet hubby and I built a fairy house for our girls.

My dad is also a crafty fellow and
helped us out by building some small
twig furniture and a
tiny well for their drinking water.

He decided the girls needed some
fall pumpkin houses for their fairy land.

Each of the girls got her own custom
mini-pumpkin house
(made from an artificial pumpkin)
and a battery operated tea light
to add a cozy glow.

They love them
and so does their grateful mama.

We are lucky girls.


Wendy Hawksley said...

Oh, wow - these are too precious! Very, very cool. We have a more typical bird-house version of a fairy house. We may have to expand on our fairy domicile with such a cool idea!

danita said...

oh, i better not let my princess see these! actually, on second thought, i like these better than all the gorey, ghoulish decorations for halloween, naturally!

Tas said...

I'm speechless. They are too cute for words to say. Lucky, lucky girls!

Cassie said...

Those are incredibly awesome! That is a wonderful idea, and yes your girls are very lucky!

Anna said...

those are adorable!

MaryAnne said...

These are beautiful!

Mother's Moon's Message said...

I love fairy houses and these are simply adorable... I am sure your daughters love them to no end.... so cute

Mother's Moon's Message said...

I love fairy houses and these are simply adorable... I am sure your daughters love them to no end.... so cute

Lisa said...

I love these! What a wonderful Grandpa! You are lucky girls, indeed!

Bridgett said...

How sweet! And those are just too cool.


Melissa said...

Love this!

Kate England | Marmalade Moon said...

This is absolutely adorable and so creative!

ilovemy5kids said...

How darling!!! I love little villages!

You have become my 100th follower! WhoHOO!!! Wish I had a prize...I don't but just wanted to tell you THANKS a hundred times over!

Blessings to you,
lana @ ilovemy5kids

Jeanette said...

Wow! Those are amazing. Love it.

Once Upon a Parent said...

What a great idea and perfect for a homemade holiday gift.

Jane said...

What a clever idea! They are truly magical!

Jen said...

Oh, they are wonderful! I love it. So much better than a store-bought plastic house.

Creative and Curious Kids!

Anne said...

OK, these are INCREDIBLE! How much fun your girls must have with them. Teeny tiny furniture gives me a thrill, too!

Kristen said...

hi there,

I brought my pumpkins home from Michael's today and want to get started on making these little houses...so cute!!! Can you give me any tips on how you did the furniture, or point me in the direction of one of your previous posts...?

Pink & Green Mama said...

Hi Kristen!

I'm so glad you're going to give pumpkin house making a try!! I think my dad cut the top off the pumpkin and the door and window holes with one of those plastic pumpkin carving knives you can buy at Halloween. As far as the door, stairs,window cross bars and furniture we just use small twigs collected from the backyard with hot glue (glue gun) or craft glue. It's just a matter of trial and error.

Good luck and please send me pictures when you're done!!

pink and green mama MaryLea

Elizabeth @ Ucreate with Kids said...

This is amazing! Just featured it!

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