Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Fanciful

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.

5 comments:

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

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  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!!!!

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  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?

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

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  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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