Fairy houses and gardens are a fun and quinestial craft that kids or adults of all ages can easily make and love. With the release of the new Cricut Maker Quickswap tools I began to think of ways to incorporate practicing with these new tools into a craft.
For this DIY Fairy House today I will be showing a (optional) way to add a wood deboss texture and build this enchanting fairy garden from the ground up! If you don’t have the Maker, don’t sweat it, you can still make this craft with the Explore machine.
What is a Fairy House?
What would happen if you built tiny garden palace fit for the size of a fairy? Would they come and live inside? Fairy houses are just like they sound – houses built perfectly for fairies!
There are many different styles of fairy houses you can buy for your fairy garden, from teeny-tiny mushroom decor to tree stump mansions. But if you are wanting to craft your own fairyland I am going to show you how with just some paper! Plus we will transform it into a luminary so you can get a peek-a-boo effect with your fairy inside!
This is a darling craft to do with your kids or grandkids!
DIY Fairy House Supplies
- Cricut Maker machine
- Deboss tip
- Scoring wheel or stylus
- Glue gun
- Tombow liquid glue
- Moss and grass
- 65 pound cardstock (for the house structure)
- Copy text weight paper (for the door)
- Black vinyl (for fairy silhouette)
- Transfer tape
- Crepe paper (for roof)
- Curing tool (I use my Cricut scraper)
- Templates for this craft (FREE in the subscriber vault! Sign up for free below if you are not yet a member)
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You may also want to check out some of these additional fairy decorations for your garden as well! I think this craft would be so much fun to do with kids – really helps them get creative!
Some of you may notice I am using crepe paper for the top of my fairy house. My Free Hawaiian Plumeria Flower Template happens to work perfectly!
Ready to make these magically fairy wonderlands? Grab your templates inside the vault and hit play on the videos below.
Be sure to watch part one for the set up inside Design Space so you get everything cut out properly.
How to Make DIY Paper Fairy House Luminaries Part 1: Design Space Set Up
How to Make DIY Paper Fairy House Luminaries Part 2
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- DIY Fairy House Craft: Paper Fairy House Luminaries
- Paper Peony Flower Template: How to Make Small Paper Peonies
- Engraving with Cricut Maker: How to Center Your Text and Add Fills for Bolder Engraving
- How to Cut Crepe Paper With the Cricut Maker
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