Charles Vess’s story introduces us to the character of the Tomten, or Tomte. In Scandinavian folklore, the Tomte was a gnome-like character with a white beard and red cap—liter-ally a jolly old elf. The Tomte was thought to live...
The Night Goddess Elven Corset Dress, by Ukranian designer Alisa Perova of Alice Corsets, caused a sensation when she debuted it on social media, and our team at Enchanted Living was smitten as well. The three-piece design, including corset,...

Designing With Time

PHOTOGRAPHY BY STEVE PARKE They don’t necessarily feature precious gemstones, the material needed to ensure safe passage back and forth through the centuries in Outlander, but Sue Beatrice’s pocket-watch sculptures are every bit as concerned with time as the blockbuster books...

Paper Moon Tutorial

For our celestial cover shoot, we tapped Baltimore artist Nichole Leavy to create a full-scale paper moon for the shoot in photo editor Steve Parke’s studio. (Leavy created the painted backdrop for our winter 2017 cover, also shot by...
Gavin Hardcastle

The Magic of SCOTLAND

Like the prickles of the fierce, resilient thistle, should it be handled without care, Scotland gets under your skin. Visit once and you may well succumb to enchantment, as if spellbound by the “little people” said to live within the...
“Often at midnight she flies through the streets of the town, and looks in at the windows, then the ice freezes on the panes into wonderful shapes that look like flowers and castles.” —from “The Snow Queen” by Hans Christian...

Druids Dance

Photography by Ange Harper “There’s no place on earth with more of the old superstitions and magic mixed into its daily life than the Scottish Highlands.” —Diana Gabaldon, Outlander Figures in white emerge from the swirling mists that surround the standing stones....
Photography: Michalina Woźniak Faerie Magazine Owls

Dreaming of Owls

Photo: Michalina Woźniak MODEL: Shanti Sunrise MUA: Marta Banach HAIR: Dominika Gieroba Blue Dress: Modlishka RANGER: Jarosław Przydacz ASSISTANT: Jędrzej Kozicki We recently came across this enchanting photo shoot from Polish photographer Michalina Woźniak and knew it was perfect for our...
On The Cover of Issue #28 AUtumn 2014 Subscribe // Order Back Issues Moscow-based photographer Katerina Plotnikova is one of the most exciting artists out there today, with her breathtaking, astonishing images that imagine a world in which animals cavort with humans in enchanted...
“Hand With Pearls and Lover’s Eyes” 7x5 inches, oil on panel © Fatima Ronquillo, 2017

In A Lover’s Eye

For the Outlander television series, costume designer Terry Dresbach created an ensemble for Geillis Duncan that included a brooch containing Bonnie Prince Charlie’s eye as a secret sign of her political allegiance to the Jacobite cause. As Dresbach explains it,...