Contemporary Fairy Wands

We love the traditional materials used for fairy wands, but who says you have to stick with convention? Creative artists have taken fairy flight with new approaches for wandmaking. This Gorgeous ...
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DIY Fairy Houses

FairyRoom has collected ideas for fairy furnishings, but for more ambitious architects, we present Part 2 in our fairy-sized Friday set of articles: tips for constructing a fairy house! Whether to play ...
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Fairy Furniture For Day-To-Day Fantasy Play

Fairy folklore is full of chance meetings in a spring time meadow or twilight glen, or run-ins while traveling, but what about the day to day life of the fae? How ...
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Fairies in the Garden, a Garden for the Fairies

Many artists depict fairies in wild gardens. FairyRoom staffers love the idea of keeping an area of your garden beautiful but slightly unkempt. John Anster Christian Fitzgerald’s, Titania and Bottom, (featured in ...
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Fairy Dolls of Paper

A paper fairy doll has many incarnations. It can emerge from a booklet or a digital download pattern. It might come with accessories. It might be a pre-assembled decoration, static or ...
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Sculpted Paper Fairy Dolls

These are not your daughter’s paper dolls. These are better. Paper fairy dolls, sculpted using either papier mâché (French for “chewed paper”) or Japanese paper-clay (a mixture of boiled water and ...
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Green Fairy Accoutrements

The drinking of absinthe is often very ritualized activity, involving specialty spoons, glasses, sugar cubes, and other beautifully decorated paraphernalia. You don’t have to be a vintage-lover to appreciate the delicacy ...
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Asylum Granted for the Gnomes of Oakland

During the chilly last weekend in January, the Gnomes of Oakland were threatened. PG&E, clearly not understanding how integrated the gnomes had become in Oakland, “announced it would remove the diminutive, ...
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Jane Austen with Wings

Fairies weren’t terribly popular in Jane Austen’s Regency England. Fairies would wait another generation, until firmly into the Victorian era, for their PR transformation from pesky to ethereal. Yet fairy wings ...
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Traditional Wood Fairy Wands

Wandlore, illuminated. In his detail-rich article “The Magic Wand“, Renaissance scholar Joseph H. Peterson explores the symbolism of specific woods and gems for wandmaking purposes, as well as presenting some historical ...
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