Many plants seem to represent an archetype or personality to me, which is often a reflection of their usage in folk medicine or even stories or legends about them. Elderflower is playful and ethereal like a maiden beckoning you...

Gold Fairy Glow

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“What difference is there between a glass of absinthe and a sunset?” —Oscar Wilde I call this DIY green-gold herbal libation the Gold Fairy in homage to that notorious spirit of the fin de siècle period, absinthe, which was known as...
Article taken from Issue #32 || Autumn 2015 Print || Digital When The Art of the Home blogger and professional muralist Dawn-Marie deLara first set out to redesign her kitchen, in all its former “yellow plastic glory,” she didn’t anticipate transforming...
An idea for a fun celestial party you can throw for your more moony, starry friends is a black light soiree—where guests adorn themselves with stars and constellations using blacklight body paint. Artist Sirena Hildebrand has used the technique below...
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...
Set up a comfortable and peaceful area to begin your art. This may include lighting a candle or incense and playing your favorite music in the background. I like to choose crystals from my collection, maybe a flower, leaves,...
Enchanted Living: Can you tell us when and why you began making embroidered insects and fungi? Emily Yeadon: My work is heavily influenced by a particular museum that I discovered at the age of eleven while I was studying at...

Witchey’s Brew

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By Laren Stover Photographs by George Holz Wardrobe and styling: Stacy Iannacone for Ritual Vintage | Hair and makeup: Kirsten Bode | Flower styling: Nicole Absher | Retouching: Chika Kobari Article from the Autumn Issue #40 - Subscribe or Buy Issue Stop by...
All photos © Olga Valeska Authenticity is such an important quality in a truly cozy, hygge life. And in this digital age of constant communication and social media influencers making us feel inadequate, it’s increasingly difficult to prove who is...
Article from the Autumn Issue #40 - Subscribe or Buy Issue TUTORIAL How to Make the Fall Lady WHAT YOU NEED: 1 wire dress form 4 artificial leaf bunches for the top bodice form (get these and other materials from any craft store) 2 small bunches...