Make a Milk Jug Fairy House!

My daughter, Honor (age 3), and I had a wonderful time together transforming a gallon milk jug into a fairy house for our ever-developing fairy garden.

I had Honor cut out rectangles from a foam sheet and then took those to make a shingled roof by hot gluing the pieces on the top of the jug.  We also made a door and a chimney from foam sheets.  The rest of the decorations were made with foam stickers that Honor placed all over the jug.


It certainly is a color addition to the fairy garden and sure to attract a magical new resident!

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Laura Hutchison

Laura Hutchison (aka PlayDrMom) is a chubby kid turned competitive figure skater tween turned high school pom pon girl turned MSU Spartan turned grad student turned Mrs. HutcH turned Dr. turned Mom. She adores living in the Mitten, is addicted to Diet Coke, and firmly believes that ice cream is a main food group.

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  1. Christy

    How adorable, and fun. I bet it was a blast for your little one. Thanks so much for linking up to Tip toe thru Tuesday. I hope we see you next week.

  2. The Monko

    that is so cute, what a brilliant idea. I may well have to try this.

  3. Crystal

    Hi Laura-

    Thanks for sharing in the Mommy Club. I’m featuring you today at 6pm on my Facebook page! Have a super weekend!

  4. Suzanne

    Fairy houses are on the list of things I want to do with my buddies. Many seem like they would be pretty complicated for kids to make but yours looks perfect! Young kids COULD do this!

  5. Laura

    Yes, Suzanne, they can! Thanks for the comment!

  6. andiejaye

    this is so precious! what a fun project that you could bond over. thanks again for linking up!

  7. Allison

    Don’t you just love milk cartons? Your fairy house turned out wonderfully. What a fun thing to make. I bet your daughter had a lot of fun creating her masterpiece. Thank you for linking up to The Sunday Showcase.

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