Fairy Mushroom Ornament

Fairy Mushroom Ornament

The end is almost in sight for this year’s ornament making. This latest creation is for my mother-in-law who has a small Christmas tree in her kitchen dedicated to fairies.

Mushroom Fairy

Mushroom Fairy (Photo credit: amboo who?)

In my limited knowledge of the world of fairies, it seems to me that they often seem to be congregating around or living in mushrooms (or are they toadstools?).

Fairy's toadstool

Fairy’s toadstool (Photo credit: katmary)

I decided to make a little mushroom fairy house ornament  for her tree. I had seen the idea here on Etsy.

English: Fairy tale toadstool Fly agaric (Aman...

English: Fairy tale toadstool Fly agaric (Amanita muscaria) on roadside in Bedham Copse. Don’t eat these unless you particularly enjoy vomiting, diarhoea and wishing you were dead. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I didn’t realize before making this that there is an actual fairy tale toadstool that has a red cap. Hopefully my erroneous choice of color isn’t too large of a faux paus.


I attached an assortment of beads to the top in a random manner to make it look spotted and speckled.

Now it is all boxed up and ready to be wrapped for giving on Christmas Day. (Hopefully my assumption that she doesn’t avidly follow this blog isn’t too far off the mark… If I’m wrong, sorry to ruin the surprise, Susan!)


Here’s where I’m linking up:

Fall Into The Holidays


I {heart} Naptime,  Flamingo Toesjembellish clothes upcycling page,

Blissful and Domestic,


Get Outta My Head PleaseSkip to My LouThe Gunny SackSew Can Do,

A Round Tuit,  C.R.A.F.T.,  diy home sweet home,

Craft-O Maniac, Sew Chatty, Sarahndipities The Cure for the Common Monday


Not Just a HousewifeHope StudiosFunky Polkadot GiraffeKammy’s Korner,

Home Stories A to Z,  Crafty Confessions, Homemade Tuesday,  Today’s Assignment,

Antiprocrastination TuesdayTake-a-Look Tuesday,  Nifty Thrifty Tuesday,

The Creative Itch BoutiqueSchwin and SchwinHeart and Soul Blog Hop


Sew Much AdoFrugally Sustainable,  Lil’ LunaSomeday CraftsWhimsy

WednesdayWhatcha Work Up Wednesday


Mom On TimeoutThrifty DecoratingBear Rabbit BearThriving on Thursdays

The Crafty BlogstalkerThe Shabby Creek CottageHouse of Hepworths,

Sorta Crunchy, Delightful OrderAnything Goes Linky Party,


Simply DesigningWhipperberry,  Happy Hour Projects

Joyful StamperMaking Lemonade BlogThirty Handmade Days,

Naptime CraftersRomantic HomeFinding Fabulous,

Shabby NestFrench Country Cottage, The Charm of HomeThe Grant Life,

At the Picket FenceFingerprints on the Fridge, One Artsy Mama,


The Gingerbread BlogToo Much Time On My HandsHello Weekend,

Six Sisters StuffSerenity YouBe Different Act Normal



  1. artclubblog said,

    December 18, 2012 at 11:34 am

    I love fairies, and your wonderful idea for an ornament. Lovely!

  2. dianaramblesdotcom said,

    December 18, 2012 at 11:51 am

    Pretty! I’d love you to come link up at my Pin Me Linky Party.

  3. Kat&Zefi said,

    December 19, 2012 at 9:36 am

    A fairy Christmas tree is a lovely idea, and your beautiful mushroom should fit right in. Don’t worry about the color, it’s magic, after all!

    • December 19, 2012 at 10:56 am

      🙂 I was figuring in a world of fairies, which is heavily steeped in fancy and imagination I might find some leniency when it comes to color selection.

  4. Chris Major said,

    December 19, 2012 at 11:06 am

    Commenting on behalf of my wife, she simply said that “that is so beautiful!” and I agree, lovely!

  5. Chris Major said,

    December 19, 2012 at 11:42 am

    You’re welcome,
    I’m verry lucky my wife is also my best friend, whenever either of us are reading and come across somthing that the other would apreciate we share it!
    Wishing you and yours a very merry Christmas from us both!

  6. Rene S said,

    December 19, 2012 at 1:44 pm

    That is gorgeous and so thoughtful of you.

  7. Carrie said,

    December 19, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    Oh, how beautiful!! I may have to try to make one of those.

  8. Nina said,

    December 19, 2012 at 8:23 pm

    Cute gift and packaging! I’m sure Susan will love it.

  9. December 20, 2012 at 4:31 pm

    SO super CUTE! I love these- I think I had something similar growing up and just rembered now. We’d love for you to link up with our Photo Friday Hop- and if you like, you can add to your listing (thank you 🙂

    Merry Christmas…happy…and Cheers!

  10. Maysem said,

    December 24, 2012 at 8:18 am

    Adorable ornament! I think your mil will love it! In the fairy world, mushrooms can be any color your heart desires so I think you are safe;) Have a wonderful Christmas and happy New years!

    • December 24, 2012 at 10:40 am

      Happy holidays to youas well, Maysem!

    • December 24, 2012 at 7:41 pm

      We will see tomorrow, but I think she will like it. It fun being here now and seeing that she has the things I’ve given her in years past out on display. A wonderful holiday to you as well!

  11. Trish @ Mom On Timeout said,

    December 26, 2012 at 10:22 am

    These are absolutely adorable! Thank you so much for sharing your creativity at Mom On Timeout. Hope to see you back tonight!

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