PROPERTY NEWS - "If lockdown and the stress of Covid-19 are getting you down, you can always create an escape at home with magical home decor.
One of my most vivid childhood memories is exploring a garden in my neighbourhood designed to transport visitors into fairy tales, complete with props, wall murals and lush planting. It should have been kitsch, but it was so well done that it was simply magical.
It times like these, when we're stressed, scared and stuck at home, we could use a little magic – an escape from reality. Video tutorials for making gorgeous fairy decorations are easy to find online.
Here's a round-up of dreamy ideas to capture your imagination and inspire your creativity…
Pretty, whimsical mobiles and chimes can be used to decorate your home or garden. A mass of spiral chimes hung from one tree can create an enchanting effect, and plastic ones are easy to make yourself.
If you've always loved the idea of a mural and have the talent and patience, go for it!
Painting a forest mural on the ceiling of a room and hanging a fairy light branch chandelier that you made yourself can create a breathtakingly magical atmosphere. You could also do something on a smaller scale by painting a branch, draping it with fairy lights and beads and suspending it from the ceiling, or if you want it outdoors, a pergola.
Invite the fairies
Fairy gardens aren't just for kids, although they are a great excuse to start one. Look for a spot in your home or garden to create a home for the fairies. Enjoy your garden!"
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