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My enchanted forest

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My enchanted forest

In the beginning my project was a small fairy garden to enjoy in our backyard.


My small fairy garden was turning into My Enchanted Forest.





  • Pine Posts 2x4 
  • FC Sheeting
  • Waterproof paint   
  • Plants 
  • Stones 
  • Concrete edging 
  • Spray paint 
  • Dura Max Granite effect paint   
  • Blue Bird bath   
  • Garden Statues   
  • Bags of Rapid Concrete 
  • Black plastic 
  • Artificial turf   
  • Solar lights
  • Potting Mix  




  • DHP458 - 18V Hammer Driver Drill
  • DGA452 - 18V 115mm Grinder
  • DCL180Z - 18V Stick Vacuum
  • DTD152 - 18V Impact Driver
  • DML185 - 18V Torch
  • DHR202 - 18V Rotary Hammer
  • DUB185 - 18V Blower
  • DJR186 - 18V Recip Saw 
  • DSS611 - 18V Circular Saw


Step 1

Clearing all the grass and vines



Step 2

Building my garden wall


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2 m high 

4 m long

1 m wide

Step 3

The layout of my design


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Step 4

Adding the black plastic and gravel and concreting the edging down.


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Step 5

Laying the artificial turf down and adding the flowers and leaves to the garden wall with solar lights and placing my fairies and fountains. 



Step 6

Adding my flowers


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Step 7

Placing all the solar lights and magical creatures in my garden.



Step 8

Having lots of fun being creative.


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Step 9

My Enchanted Forest in the day.



Step 10

My Enchanted Forest in the night.



Retired Team Member
Retired Team Member

Re: My enchanted forest

Hi @KelleeKat,


First, I'd like to extend a warm welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community! It is awesome you have joined and thank you for sharing your extravagant enchanted fairy garden project with us. Anyone can see that you have put in a lot of hard work and love into creating your fantastic forest. Any advice in how to plan the layout for someone looking to create an enchanted forest for the first time?   


Great paint projects like yours sometimes make their way into our Top Ideas articles like our 10 easy ways to enliven your outdoor space. You may even find yours in there one day. We hope you continue to find Bunnings Workshop as a great source of inspiration and helpful advice. 




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Re: My enchanted forest

Good morning @KelleeKat 

I kept scrolling through your pics and kept seeing more and more things! Love the depth that you have created especially with that painted tree. I first thought "nice" when i saw the bright colours behind the steel screens and then the effort to build the structure (A multimedia screen! lol) but once you built it up in layers, forget the multoimedia screen as you have one that keeps attracting with diamonds within it!

A very nice garden.



Just Starting Out

Re: My enchanted forest

So beautiful and eye catching! How long did this take you?

Building a Reputation

Re: My enchanted forest

Thank you so much nearly 6 months.

Building a Reputation

Re: My enchanted forest

Thank you so much the painted tree is a wall hanging and its enclosed in plastic.

Building a Reputation

Re: My enchanted forest

Thank you so much my advise is plan a layout with all the materials and fountains and lights and be creative and have lots of fun.

Finding My Feet

Re: My enchanted forest

So beautiful kellee! 🐞🍄🤍

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Bunnings Team Member

Re: My enchanted forest

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @jcamp642. It's splendid to have you join us, and great to see that you've enjoyed this project.


Let me mention @KelleeKat so they are alerted to your kind comment. Does your backyard need a little enchantment too? I'm currently trying to locate a little fairy village for my daughter, so this is right up my alley.


We look forward to hearing all about your projects and plans around the house and garden. Please feel free to reach out anytime you need assistance or have something to share with the community.




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