Tuesday, July 14, 2009

All Fairies Welcome !

I am so excited! Hubby and I built this adorable little fairy house/yard conservatory out of old windows this past weekend and we finally got it done enough to set up last night.
We didn't have to purchase one thing
(which is good since I am on a limited budget) I love how it turned out! We already had the windows...
...and this piece of cast iron trim that I had purchased at Hobby Lobby
on clearance for $2.00 months ago.
(not having any idea what I would do with it)
Isn't it just perfect for this little house? The one window on the roof has only one piece of glass left so
I just stuck a hollyhock through one of the open panes...
Love it ~
The two pieces of trim that the cast iron is attached to
is from an old dresser that I gave to my daughter.
She took them off while in the process of repainting the dresser
and decided she didn't want to put them back on so.... She gave me the extra pieces and
here they are...
just perfect ~
I sat my little iron chair planter on the inside.
It has pretty pink geraniums and greenery ~
I want to add a few more details like a silverware
chandelier, more trim, maybe a doorknob and a
sign that will say, "Faires Welcome", but I just couldn't wait to show you.

Do you think my fairies will like their new home? I hope so...
I want them to stick around for a long time ~ Blessings~

29 comments:

Lori @ Katies Rose Cottage said...

Sandi ~
It is just beautiful !! You and your hubby did a wonderful job ~

Sue said...

That is just beautiful and I quite enjoy seeing what your create! How nice to be so creative!!
Wishing I were!
Have a great day!

QueenBe said...

I Love these little "greenhouses". I could kick myself, as 2 months ago I let hubby set out to the curb, 2 windows that would have been great for this. I've been wanting to make one myself forever, why did I lt him toss those out? (I do know that someone snatched them up, so they didn't go t o the landfill). Yours is wonderful!

GARAGE SALE GAL said...

VERY NICE Fairy House!!!
I love the hollyhock poking thru and I'm sure you will have some fairies there in no time!!
Deb :)

Amanda Kaake said...

I LOVE it! Very cool use on the handles I gave you. So glad you could use them.

Parkwood Cottage said...

It's beautiful!

You've done a wonderful job. :)

Marilyn said...

When we bought this house there were a "jillion" old windows in the loft in the garage. Now I know what we will do with them.... Can't wait to break the news to my Hubs!! LOL!!
You are truly an inspiration to me!!
Love,
Marilyn
xxoo

LillySue said...

Wow~ you did an amazing job, it is just darling!!
Blessings~LillySue

Sweet Old Vintage said...

Wow.... your hubby does very nice work and oh the savings in your bugdet as I have seen what some of these sell for... You get a " LUCKY GIRL " today.

stefanie said...

horray for you two, its gorgeous, and free, it doesn't get any better. love it

Such a Wondrous Place this Faery Space said...

I just love to see these things! We live in an old family house with all sorts of windows, shutters, etc. laying around. You inspire. Blessings.

Robin said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! It's in such a perfect setting and that plant peeking through the panes is just fabulous! Can't wait to see it with a silverware chandalier.

Take Care - Robin

blushing rose said...

Sandi, my friend ... this creation is fan-tab-u-lous!!! I'd have never thought of this .... TTFN ~Marydon

Piney Rose said...

This is cute as can be! I love fairy houses. When my daughter was little we made one together (out of moss, twigs, leaves, etc.) and it will always be a memory we will cherish. You've done a beautiful job.

Mary Ellen (megardengal) said...

Sandi- I cannot tell you how many pictures of these sweet little greenhouses I have in my inspiration folder- now to include yours!!

I would so love to find some old window to make one of these- your is so sweet and I know you will enjoy it!

I bet you were out till all hours of the night setting your little house up just right- I'm like that. I get so excited to see the finished project!

blessings
mary

June said...

The faeries will be thrilled. I know I would be if I were a faerie. A wonderful job, you two.
Smiles,
June

Nadine said...

Dear Sandi,
What a cute idea ~ I love it!

Blessings!
~Nadine

alicew said...

It's beautiful Sandi! I love it...

Shabby Kim said...

Oh my gosh Sandi!!! I love your adorable fairy house/conservatory. What a wonderful piece to have displayed in your garden.

Kristen said...

I have one too. I put a finial from Lowe's on top and it latches w/a cool old copper twist lock.

My hubby used to work for a lady that had one stacked on top of another with shelves and lighting inside. So pretty.

The Feathered Nest said...

I'm glad you didn't wait Sandi!!! Your fairy house is beautiful!! Do you realize what you could sell these for now that you and your hubby are pros at making them?? Enjoy sweet Sandi, it's so very lovely, xxoo, Dawn

Betty said...

Sandi,
What a beautiful glass house! I have one that a friend made for me and I treasure it...

Today I finally was able to post on my beautiful bird and vintage giveaway....

I'm sorry to have taken so long...

God bless....Betty

Lisa said...

Oh I just love it!! Well Done You!
Hugs, Lisa

irenka said...

We should all "Remember to leave room in our garden for the fairies to dance" love your little creation, you should be excited.

Nita Jo said...

I fell in love with your fairy house! It's darling! The hollyhock through empty pane is perfect.

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Hi Sandi! This is just stunning!! WHat a terrific addition to your lovely yard.

Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Personal loan said...
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.
Linda said...

OH,I am so jealous. It's beautiful. Would you mind telling me what you used to put it together. I have a stack of windows but I'm carpentary challenged and unfortunately so is hubby.

Splendid Little Stars said...

Wow! That is lovely!