When I first began my fairy garden in 2006 I knew right away that I would plant foxgloves in it. The purple and speckled bell shaped flower oozed magic to me. Without having done any research on types of flowers that attract fairies I believed that the foxglove had this ability.
Happy Valentine’s Day Faeries 🙂 I made this little poster in honor of this lovely day. Of course I wish everyone love everyday but today is a great time to make it just a little more special.
Of all the wild flowers in our forest the Lady Slipper is by far the most beautiful, rare and just plain magical. I would not know about these flowers if it weren’t for my Mom and the incredible Lady Slipper she had photographed in our forest when I was little. She loved the photo so much that she had it framed and it still hangs on the wall at home. Remember this was well before the digital camera and Photoshop! Her understanding of light and shooting clean was amazing! The first sign of the Lady Slipper was usually early summer and on our walk through the forest we’d check the…
One day I started writing down short little poems into my notebook after being inspired by some beautiful faery photos on the internet. The words just started to flow onto the page and most of them rhymed without needing to think too hard for the right words. It just happened. Soon I had a bit of a collection of poems that mostly were inspired by photos I’d seen.