DIY Painted rock crafts like this fairy house craft are perfect for fairy gardens. Painted rocks fairy houses for the garden are an easy nature craft for both kids and adults. Learn how to make a fairy house with the simple step by step painted rock fairy houses tutorial below.
Make a fairy house for your fairy garden, or turn your whole yard into a magical garden with fairy houses hidden here and there to find!
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DIY fairy houses for the garden and backyard
Painted rock fairy houses are fun and easy for both kids and adults to make. All you need is a few simple materials and some paint pens to get started with painting rocks to make your own fairy houses for your fairy garden or backyard.
Painted rocks and fairy house roofs may need to be replaced often depending on what they are made of, if and how they are played with, and where they are kept. Take the materials you use into consideration when making your fairy house nature craft. More information can be found in the directions below.
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Painted Rock Fairy House Materials
- Rocks or stones
- Extra fine tip paint pen multipack and/or extra fine tip pastel paint pens or white paint pens
- Tree bark, leaves, moss, or construction paper
- Low-temperature glue gun with glue sticks or glue dots
- Varnish (optional)
How to Make Fairy Houses
Step 1 – Gather materials to make DIY fairy houses.
First, go on a nature hunt for some rocks or stones that will work to make DIY fairy houses. Collect rocks or stones that sit and look like fairy houses. Choose rocks that sit nicely and look like little fairy houses. Look for squared or rounded rocks with a flat edge. Rocks that have a flat edge that they can sit upon usually make great fairy houses.
You will also need to find some tree bark, leaves, wood chips, moss or any other type of material that you can use to make a roof for a fairy house. If you can not find a natural material try some pieces of construction paper cut in odd shapes.
Step 2 – Use a paint pen to draw a door and windows on each rock fairy house.
Paint pens make it super easy to make painted rock crafts like these fairy houses. Draw a door and small windows in any shape you like. Don’t worry about making them neat, crooked windows and doors add character to each fairy house.
Step 3 – Glue the roof onto the rock to complete fairy house craft.
There is no need to create perfect painted rocks. Crooked, odd, and misshapen roofs all add to the character of each fairy house. Get creative and have fun!
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Easy painted rock crafts like these DIY fairy houses are easy to make and fun to play with. My daughter loves to use them as props for imaginary play in her fairy garden and in her fairy winter wonderland small world.
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