Friday, 28 May 2010

Fairy Time

I've always been interested in fairies and have just finished making 12 flower fairy pendants which are on my Facebook page under the 'Shop' section. They are so sweet!

fairies on my FB!

Flower Fairies are tiny creatures (the biggest is only 20cm tall) that live in the bottom of gardens, the middle of grassy meadows, and on the edge of distant marshes. Wherever and whenever a seed sprouts, a Flower Fairy baby is born. Each Flower Fairy lives and sleeps in their chosen flower, plant or tree, and as this grows the fairy grows too. Each and every Flower Fairy is in charge of looking after their flower or plant; keeping it strong and healthy by making sure it has plenty of sunshine and water to drink, sweeping away dead leaves, and polishing flowers and stems.

The best times of the day to see a fairy are at twilight, midnight, just before sunrise, and midday. And the best time of the year to see a fairy is on Midsummer's eve, as this is the most magical time for all fairies. Flower Fairies love music and dancing, and hold many balls and parties throughout the year, but on this special night they throw the most wonderful party of all, and every fairy in Flower Fairyland is invited! Fairies don't like to be discovered, and are very good at disappearing quickly (with the help of their magical fairy dust), so you must be very careful and very patient if you are to see one.

Flower Fairies are very shy creatures, and are especially wary of humans. Each fairy has extra-sensitive ears, so if they hear someone coming close to them they are careful to flutter into their flower and curl up tightly. Each fairy wears an outfit made from their own leaves and flowers, so it is easy for them to hide. To befriend a fairy, the first thing you must do is to leave a dish of milk or sugar or even cream out for them in the night.

Here are a selection of other fairy items I have found from these Folksy sellers :)

fancymade Dark Bluebell
SUE SEWN AND HELS Hazel Cottage Crafts
Silent Theatre Fairy Sparkles


  1. So cute! You'll have the sales fairy popping in to see all her friends, I expect! She'll be knocking on the door any moment!

    Natalie x

  2. didn't realise there were so many gorgeous fairies on folksy