Tag: storybook

“Gibson Grimm”: Historybounding Aesthetic

In this article, I describe a historybounding aesthetic that features Edwardian/late Victorian designs with steampunk and fairytale elements.

A Maiden Fair (Poetry)

I linger at the hawthorn tree and beg you not to follow; I know who may be waiting under the enchanted canopy. I long for their rescue from this dark, wicked world and for the whispers in the earth to beckon me home, where… Continue Reading “A Maiden Fair (Poetry)”

The magic of making things

I once saw an image on Pinterest that had a message along the lines of, “what you create with your hands holds magic,” and I believe this world needs a bit more magic in the everyday! 

Hurricane Dorian and CARNIVAL ROW

While we were awaiting the arrival of Hurricane Dorian, I binge-watched Amazon Prime’s CARNIVAL ROW (disclaimer: contains affiliate links)

Storybook-inspired Vintage Crystal Candelabra DIY (VIDEO)

Well met, everyone, and welcome back to the blog! I’m so excited today, because I’ve uploaded my first video on my YouTube channel! My video showed how I made over a crafts-store candle holder into a vintage-inspired crystal candelabra. My inspiration for this DIY… Continue Reading “Storybook-inspired Vintage Crystal Candelabra DIY (VIDEO)”