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Magical Miniatures | Fairy Houses and Fairy Gardens

Fairies have been revered and feared, sometimes simultaneously, throughout recorded history. But ask any child about fairies and their eyes will light up with delight and curiosity at the thought of magical little beings inhabiting the surrounding woodlands and hills. But loving fairy lore is not just for kids; some adults think its pretty wonderful… Read More Magical Miniatures | Fairy Houses and Fairy Gardens

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International Fairy House Week with Nature, Fairies and Kids, YES PLEASE

June 21st-28th is International Fairy House Week! “WHY” you say, is there such an event ? Well, the fun and enchanting ideas of Building a Fairy House or Den helps raise awareness of the importance of nature and creativity in a child’s life. I have been a long-time advocate of “free range kids” and encouraging… Read More International Fairy House Week with Nature, Fairies and Kids, YES PLEASE

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The Complete Book of Flower Fairies Review (and a fairy garden tutorial!)

When my oldest was 7 she was given a gift which has forever been a staple in this house when it comes to fairies. This lovely book by Cicely Mary Barker enchants the mind and the senses with the thought that there are fairies in our flowers and gardens. These gentle and lovely illustrations not… Read More The Complete Book of Flower Fairies Review (and a fairy garden tutorial!)