DIY Fairy House

Found Things Fairy Home & Accessories

Click here to view a printable PDF of these instructions with step-by-step photos.

There are no special supplies needed to be creative, just the basics and your imagination!

A fairy house assembled out of wood disks, wooden sticks, and found objects.

Pick up your starter kit from the library.

Take a walk, gather some natural materials and get to work on your fairy home.

Skill Level:

Easy, with adult supervision

Supplies Needed:

  • Hot glue gun & glue sticks
  • Craft sticks
  • Found things: sticks, twigs, stones, twine, shells, wire, marbles, beads, acorns, buttons…
  • paint & markers, optional for decorating
  • Pot or Tree to house your fairy home


  • Mini Hot Glue Gun $10
  • Mini Glue Sticks – $6
  • Craft Sticks – $3
  • Mossy Material – $1
  • Sticks, twigs, bark, wood, shells, stones – FREE!

Total = $20


  1. Lay out all your gathered materials
  2. Start with your largest structure.
  3. Keep adding until you’re happy with your fairy home.
  4. Create some fun accessories for your fairy yard and don’t forget the plants.
  5. Take a picture of your finished creation and share with us!


Need some reading to accompany your project? These fairy house how-tos and fairy stories are available at your library.