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Magpie Fairy - Discarded as rubbish, or accidentally lost, she finds them irresistible and adorns herself with them. Obviously because she is very tiny, the objects are depicted larger than life. I had great fun deciding which objects may have been discarded by humans and would be small enough and interesting enough for a fairy to collect. Not a traditional fairy but rather a streetwise', happy-go-lucky, modern fairy.

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from British Vogue

Carey Mulligan: Hair Style File

Carey Mulligan- Basically the loveliest person I've ever seen. She's so dainty and classy that she's probably just a real life faerie.

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Semargl or Simargl is a deity or mythical creature in East Slavic mythology. An idol of Semargl was present in the pantheon of Great Prince Vladimir I of Kiev. It may be the equivalent of Simurgh in Persian mythology who is also represented like a griffin with a dog body.

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Court of the Forest King. The Fae Court is hidden in a realm outside that of mortals, but those who bring a sufficient offering may be allowed admittance for a brief time.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

What to do about fairy rings and lawn mushrooms

Fairy rings also occupy a prominent place in European folklore as the location of gateways into elfin kingdoms, or places where elves gather and dance. According to the folklore, a fairy ring appears when a fairy, pixie, or elf appears. It will disappear without trace in less than five days, but if an observer waits for the elf to return to the ring, he or she may be able to capture it.

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