How to Create a Steampunk Fairy Garden
There's one thing we love about creating fairy gardens and it is how we can use our imagination to come up with different themes for it. When it comes to our imagination, the sky's the limit! Today, let's explore how to create a steampunk fairy garden.
Steampunk Fairy Garden for Your Magical Fairy Friends
What exactly is steampunk? For those who are not familiar with it, steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction that is inspired by history and features steam-powered machinery. In terms of aesthetic, it's usually very vintage but also very creative in the sense that designs are inspired by steam-powered machines. Most steampunk stories are often set in the Victorian period or is inspired by that era. Today, let's delve deeper in the aesthetic and learn how to create a steampunk fairy garden.
Fairy garden doors are a portal to another dimension. It's the way to magical world of fairies, where all of them roam freely. There are often no humans in their world. This carefully crafted steampunk fairy door features cogs, gears, and metal that reflect light. It adds an industrial touch to the stony exterior and brings a new level of magic to fairy garden doors. There's only one left at Etsy for $68.00.
If you have a fascination for all things steampunk, you'll love admiring this steampunk fairy sitting on some vintage luggage. Her name is Rebecca and the detailing on her dress and wings are exquisite! She has a hair accessory and some goggles around her neck, as well as a belt and high heeled boots. Her wings are adorned with wheels and gems as she sits atop some vintage luggage from the era. This fairy figurine measures a little bit over 9 inches tall. Available at Amazon for $45.00.
Fairies are good friends with woodland creatures, including owls. This little steampunk owl is friend to many steampunk fairies. He's adorned with goggles, very chic boots, and a jetpack. He's super ready to go on an adventure with his steampunk fairy friends! This owl stands 3.75 inches tall and is available at Amazon for $19.00.
There is a special, magical bond between fairies and their dragons. Steampunk fairies can have their very own dragon with this steampunk sitting winged dragon figurine made of resin. It measures 3.5 inches long and features gears and metal-like body parts. Available at Amazon for $12.99.
This mystical steampunk octopus is friend to steampunk fairies as well. He leaves his home under the sea sometimes to visit his friends and share wonderful stories about his underwater adventures. Steampunk fairies love to gather whenever he's around town, as he is an animated storyteller. This octopus measures about 5.75 inches tall. Available at Amazon for $22.50.
Here's a charming steampunk fairy door that would be a perfect addition to any steampunk-themed fairy garden. It features some gears and an adorable centerpiece with a key hanging from it. Enter the magical world of steampunk fairies and their mystical arts. This item is made of polymer clay, metal, charms, mica powder, paint, and polyurethane. Available at Etsy for $24.16.
This tiny little steampunk fairy garden house is specifically for teacup gardens. It's very small, measuring only 2.25 inches by 1.5 inches. This piece is made of polymer clay that's been given a rustic granite look on its walls and a thatched style roof. It also features genuine metal gears, screws, and other bits for a unique steampunk look. Get this at Etsy for $9.00.
Meet Marigold, a very senior fairy who has quite a few tricks up her sleeves. She is a wish granter, but only if your wish is in you best interest. This fancy creation is by Etsy seller VintageAndroidArt, who specializes in steampunk-looking figurines. This is only one of their many figurines. Marigold is made up of a brass bowl with moons and stars as accents and her skirt features a brass petal shaped “peplum.” Her bodice is a copper mug. She measures 13 inches tall. What a magnificent fairy! Available at Etsy for $325.00.
If you're a steampunk collector, you'll adore this awesome cast resin hand painted steampunk hot air balloon. Even your fairies will be captivated with this amazing figurine with an incredible detail. It measures 9 inches tall and weighs about 2.2 pounds. Available at Amazon for $78.75.
A nice finishing touch to your steampunk fairy garden is this quaint little steampunk themed birdhouse complete with keys and gears. Made of wood and acrylic paint, measures 24 cm by 14 cm. Available at Etsy for $8.65.
Creating your own fairy garden depends on what theme you'd like to have. Whether it's a retro fairy garden, royal fairy garden, or tea time fairy garden. The key is to determine what themes you like and think about what your favorite things are to add to the fairy garden.
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