Elf house on a tree! That would be cute in the garden, especially in the tree over grown with ivy. How about some battery tea lights in the windows during outdoor parties. I hear the fairies/elves whispering "home school project" in my ear.
This is one way to keep your tent up out of rain puddles, but probably pretty sketchy in a windstorm. Suspended tent, can be made from old trampoline or similar hoop. - Floating Round Hanging Bed With Waterproof Tent For Camping Or Outdoor Use