When we think of a loved one who has passed, their spirit is naturally drawn to us. And as you may have experienced, when we are relaxed and undistracted or in a dream state, our deceased loved ones and...
Photography by THE WITCH AND THE GODDESS It can be autumn, but you still might find yourself in need of whimsy and color. You might stare at bright bouquets in stores or packets of unused seeds heaped in a corner....
We wanted to tell you about this brand-new Tarot for Kids deck by Theresa Reed aka The Tarot Lady (TheTarotLady.com!) who's been a professional tarot reader for over 30 years and is the author of many many books about tarot and astrology not to...
The Goblin Market, 1895, by Hilda Koe, oil on canvas

Fairy Gifts

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Have you noticed that fairy tales aren’t really about fairies? J.R.R. Tolkien points this out in his essay “On Fairy-Stories.” Fairy tales, he says, are really about Faerie, “the realm or state in which fairies have their being.” This...
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...

Brown Sugar Fairies

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PHOTO BY JOHN ALEXANDER   For those who have never seen Brown Sugar Fairies, the glorious celebration of diversity in the fae realm created by Aiysha Sinclair on Instagram, you can only imagine what you’re missing. A gorgeous lakeside fairy bower...
Photography by Steve Parke   Last summer a few of us from your favorite magazine—yours truly, photographer Steve Parke, art director Lisa Gill, and Lisa’s gorgeous niece Liana Scruggs—met up in southern Virginia at this most magical greenhouse that we’d spent...

The Inner Journey

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Sometimes finding the way to a magical place or space within yourself is the best type of journey. Escaping outside yourself, through immersion in nature, historical and cultural sites, and visits to exciting cities with rich itineraries can certainly...
Photography by KRISTIN REIMER   If you ask Gregory Henderson how he and his partner and husband, Joseph Massa, came to build a beyond-bespoke fairy-themed cottage at their inn in the Catskills, he just might tell you the wee people made...
You, dear darling reader, have been enchanted by your own faerie queen. Whether she lives inside you or exists as an influence in your world, her spirit is what lures you to wrap your fingers around the covers of...