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Spring fairy house project

Posted by nmgirl 8 S.NM (My Page) on
Fri, May 18, 12 at 1:13

I've had this birdhouse and gazebo feeder for awhile and hadn't had the time or inspiration to turn them into outdoor fairy houses. But this Spring I said I'm going to do it...and I did. Here's the results.
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I wanted them to be lit at night so I partially dismantled some garden solar lights and installed them in the posts and the "big house". The lights are connected to a solar panel. You can see it's shadow to the right of the "big house" pole in the first daytime photo.
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Even DH likes them. I think I accomplished something there.


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RE: Spring fairy house project

Those are really cute--and I like them lighted
at night.
I need to check into small solar light
panels and see about costs, etc. What can you
tell me about yours?


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I picked them up at HD. It's a 3 light set with a separate solar panel, it was $40.00 or thereabouts. I think it was this brand but I'm not sure. Either way they look like what I've used to light the house and poles.

Here is a link that might be useful: solar landscape lights


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oh those are so cool thanks for sharing


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Very cool! I'll bet the birds will be jealous though....they look great!


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Oh those are beautiful, nmgirl & so detailed! First, I love the white w/copper roof combo! Your lighting idea is great! (I see you have electrical outlets on the post). Love the tiny copper details & that 'settee' inside. Sweet accomplishment! Bravo! TFS! Jeanne S.


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Jeanne, the outlet covers are supposed to be "windows" in the post. That's was my thought anyway...


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**windows*** great idea, nmgirl! ;-)


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