Fairy Garden Mushrooms
Fairy gardens are such a fun option for the summer. You can make them indoors or outdoors, and decorate them with all sorts of fun props. You can even make some of our own fairy garden decorations, like these fairy garden mushrooms!
- Air dry clay
- Thin wooden dowel
- Orange and yellow paint
- Small paint brush
- Thin tip paint brush
- Sharp knife
- paper straws optional
Cut your dowel into 2 - 1 ½ inch pieces.
Roll a small piece of clay into a ball, then place it on your knuckle to shape it into a mushroom cap.
Gently push a piece of the down through the bottom of the mushroom cap, about halfway through it. Allow to dry overnight.
Paint the bottom of the mushrooms a solid color using the small paint brush.
Paint the top of the mushrooms a solid color using the small paint brush. (I used paper straws inside of a small glass to help with this - put the dowl part of the mushroom into the straw to hold it while you paint!)
Once the paint dries, use the thin tipped paint brush to paint circles on the mushroom caps.
Once they dry, place them into your fairy garden.