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Make An Enchanted Fairy Garden Chair Planter

Turn an old chair into an awesome fairy garden chair planter that the kids will be enchanted with! Can be used indoors or out. 

make a diy fairy garden chair planter

Welcome! I know I say this a lot, but I am really excited to show you my fairy garden chair planter! Remember I shared in my last post that I had another old free chair to refinish?

Well, I wanted to do something really different with this chair. Look what I did:


fairy garden chair planter

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Like so many of you, I am thinking Spring. I love to have unique planters on my deck, where I spend a lot of time.

The chair that I was given by my lovely sister was an antique spindle chair, but the seat was broken. I was going to reupholster the seat and paint it, however, I really didn’t need another side chair.

Here is the original chair:

old chair

Make An Enchanted Fairy Garden Chair Planter

I’ve seen garden chair planters before where people put a plant in the chair. I’ve always loved them & thought this chair would be perfect for that.

When I was at the craft store, I saw an entire end cap with fairy gardens supplies and had a light bulb moment! 

I thought it would be really cute to create a fairy garden in the chair and keep it on my back deck to enjoy when I am reading & blogging!

The individual items can be a little expensive.  However, I drive by the craft store each day on my way home, and this week they had a 60% off coupon.

I stopped by each day to purchase an item for my little fairy garden. This really kept the cost down.

I wanted the chair to look old & chippy as if it had been in the garden for years, so I did a mix up of paints using white as the base and adding light brush strokes of blue.

Next, I sanded it to show some of the natural wood.  A white planter that actually was a perfect fit for the chair was added.

Once spring arrives, I will add spring flowers, but for now I’m keeping this inside by my fireplace.

fairy chair

Burlap was added along with a coco liner and moss, then the little fairy garden pieces.

It was finished off with a little DIY burlap banner to hang across the back of the chair saying “believe”.  I’m excited to add it to my back deck. The little girls next door will get a kick out of it.

fairy garden chair planter


I hope you enjoyed this fairy garden chair planter. If so, please pin the below image:

make a diy fairy garden (2)




For an outdoor fairy garden, check out this:

make a diy fairy garden

Fairy Garden

You may also want to check out the mermaid fairy garden that I made below:

How To Make A Fun Beach Themed Fairy Garden Our Crafty Mom

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