Imagine this: A nubile dancer named Salome struts before a lustful king. She wields her bejeweled half-dressed body like a weapon. Her desire? To gain the head of John the Baptist, which floats before her as a glowing apparition. Imagine...
The Peacock Skirt (1893), by Aubrey Beardsley If you’re anything like me, you might have increased in mass over the past eighteen months. While the frightening reality of a pandemic raged, one little comfort we could indulge in was eating...
Alyssa Blackwell is busily preparing for a craft popular handmade brooms will be bought and treasured by purchasers from all over the Portland, Oregon, area. Less than four years ago, she’d never made a broom. Today she makes her...
When we moved into our new house, the walls in my newly three-year-old’s room were bare, the furniture lackluster. I wanted to make it magical and special, but I wanted it to be completely her own too, so I’d...
We also wanted to share some enchanted new artwork from Erin Ewer of Liquid Fae Studios. Isn't that so lovely? Below, we ask Erin a few questions about her process, her studio, and enchantment generally:What inspires you? I draw my...

A Heart of Glass

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Neile Cooper’s masterpiece is a breathtaking experience at night. Walking through a small woods in the town of Lake Mohawk, New Jersey, you see a bright beam of light. Step closer, and the light starts to differentiate itself into...
Sit in sweet wonderment gazing at the work of British artist Ed Org and you will be transported to another world, one of mythical, magical women—powerful, capable, but all the more graceful for it. With a style that lies...
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...