Wednesday, May 12, 2010


Every child believes in, and hopes to someday see, a fairy amongst the flowers in her mother's garden. I think we carry those secret wishes with us into adulthood, which is why these photos bring me such utter delight!

This little lady was spotted hanging out amongst the tulips.

I snuck up to get a closer look at that pretty little embroidered dress!

And realised she was my sister in style when I noticed those red boots.

I mentioned earlier this week a fantastic book I picked up in Ottawa. Here it is:
The photos are completely whimsical, the materials totally accessible, and the instructions clear and concise. Up next: a wee Viking for Jude's upcoming birthday. This little redhead will be Violet's birthday gift in a couple of weeks.


  1. I love her! A magical, whimsical fairy, with a bit of a rebel feel about her. Beautiful.

  2. Have I mentioned my birthday is coming up soon!!!???? She's beautiful. I tried my hand at wee folk a few years ago, but just couldn't get it right, (of course my repetoire of stitches is growing considerably thanks to you)! Wonder if I can fit one in, in between mushrooms and knitted dolls!!!!

  3. Oh, such charming detail! So fabulously folksy! How long did it take to create her?

    There is certainly something about red boots, isn't there?

  4. She is so cool!!! The kids are going to love these!

  5. Wow! Wow! I love it. My daughter would just LOVE one of these. So beautiful. I must get that book and give it a whirl...nothing like bumping up my to-do list a little bit. ;o) K


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