June 22, 2009

fairie-ality and more

this book was a present from a very dear friend
she knows me oh so very well
for i loved it at once
with its tiny, delicate costumes
delicious layout & illustrations
sumptuous colours & use of all things faerieish
bringing back memories of a long ago time
designing my own children's fancy dress clothes
take a peep here faerie-ality to gasp again in delight
at the wonderful work of david ellwand,
then look forward in anticipation to the soon to be released
fairieality style book
i cannot wait to see. . .

18 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous looking book - is that a David Downton sketch? I love how it looks so effortless.

    Celia

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  2. Those are just breathtaking! Such awesome colors as those in nature!

    Thanks for sharing those!

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  3. How wonderfully delicious! They are beautiful and inspiring. I could look at books like this all day.

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  4. Ooh, wonderful!
    I wear dresses like these in my dreams!

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  5. Brings me back to my childhood dreams of being a ballerina.

    (And I still want one of those dresses!) :)

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  6. Hi celia, it is a downton sketch, beautiful isn't it!

    they are wonderful dresses, fit for faerie dreams indeed

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  7. Oh what a wonderful book!

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  8. Oh what fun! I especially like the hats.I will have to look further into finding my own copy!

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  9. Dear Ruthie

    Don't be afraid of breast cancer but be aware of it.

    You are so lovely Ruthie and I adore you.

    Renee xoxo

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  10. oh lovely book, makes me want to collect feathers and teeny tiny shells and make my own!
    yummy pictures
    felicity xx

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  11. oh, thank you for posting this. I think it is a perfect gift for a friends upcoming birthday!

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  12. you have just reminded me I lent this book to a friend. It was truly wondrous.

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  13. What a gorgeous book, I followed the link and decided I would love to have a copy myself - shall take a look on Amazon.

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  14. Hi Ruthie,
    What a fantastic looking book!
    My kind of book too with lovely illustrations.:)

    Jo.

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  15. I have the first one, and am tickled to discover that there will be a second! Wonderful!

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  16. Hi! Thanks for stopping by my blog and your kind compliments about my dolls. I love this book! I found it a few years back and didn't know a 2nd was coming out-yay!

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  17. I loved the first book, can't wait to see the second. David Ellwand is brilliant. I can see fairies sitting around a camp fire and reading this book.

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