Above an Empire sofa in our master bedroom hangs a huge 19th century etching. We salvaged it from an attic before a family house was sold. It’s hard to tell if the work was always meant to be so...
I like to imagine her in the early 1800s, lacing up sturdy leather boots and putting on a hat—not the frilly house bonnet of her late-in-life portrait but a proper hat to shed rain and shield from sun. Dorothy...
Kelly Louise Judd is just as mysterious as her fantastical work and, one might reasonably suspect, similarly eccentric. She’s hard to track down, like one of the many felines—leaping or sleeping, sitting or slinking—that appear in her delicately rendered...
British artist Adam Oehlers has been drawing for as long as he can remember and has always been attracted to themes rooted in nature and magic. “It’s a soft kind of magic I like to focus on,” he says,...
Grace Nuth, Enchanted Living Magazine, Svetlana Matveeva artist from Russia. Fairy Tale Inspired

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When fabric and multimedia artist Svetlana Matveeva was a young child of four growing up in Russia, she and a friend agreed to “go visit a fairy tale.” They convinced themselves that if they left home on a journey,...
We’ve long been fans of Cat Coven, the online shop of Brooklyn artist Kjersti Faret that features her art hand-printed on clothing, accessories, and all manner of home décor. Her signature and logo of sorts is a large cat...
Feature Image: Beauty and the Beast, by John Dickson Batten © Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. With a passion for nature and real rather than idealized notions of beauty, Britain’s Pre-Raphaelites were the rebels of the cultural world in the mid-19th...
Feature Image: FineArt : Alamy Stock Photo Imagine what it would be like coming of age in the glittering artistic hotbed of turn-of-the-20th-century Vienna. Gustav Klimt was painting exquisite golden nudes while his lover and sister-in-law, Emilie Flöge, was designing...
If you gaze at Megan Cash’s magical miniatures long enough, you just may start to spy the fae materializing around them, dancing and darting, flitting and flying, from one whimsical, captivating piece to the next. At least it feels...
If anyone can make shoes fit for a magical beast and those who love them, it's these enchanted Australian cobblers. And a few words from Pendragon:Since we started Pendragon Shoes back in 1987, we have always made the shoes that might...