Dark Fairy Costuming: Eyes and Ears

Tomorrow is FaerieConWest’s Bad Faerie Ball… Whether your version of Dark Fairy involves full regalia or just a few awesome accents, this pairing of Fantastic eye makeup (DIY tutorial below) and ...
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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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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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Copper Fairy Wands

Pure copper is soft, which contributes to its high electrical and thermal conductivity — it warms quickly. It is one of only three elemental metals with a natural color other than ...
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Last-Minute Fairy, Gnome, and Hobbit Costumes for the Whole Family

Halloween as a celebration of costume and make-believe does not enjoy a lengthy history. The earliest recorded mention of donning a costume is around the year 1900. According to Wikipedia, “early ...
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Wave Your Magic Wand

Made from a wide range of materials and intention in mind, the wand is steeped in folklore and fairy tale, and its significance stands as a symbol of power, influence, and ...
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Midnight Fairy

Jamie from FacePaintingTips.com shows us how to enhance our winged fairy motif with this accessible tutorial. ...
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For the Love of Gnome

Gnomes are often depicted as jovial little men wearing red hats and a wide belt. The iconic red gnome cap is a folklore detail that originates from ancient Mediterranean fisherman tradition. ...
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