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Happy clown guy Shadow box art Diorama sandy by sandymastroni

⌼ Artistic Assemblages ⌼ Mixed Media & Collage Art - "Flock" by Malia…

Do you believe in faeries? Do you want to know how to work with them and bring magic into your life? Wise folk and witches of old have worked with the faerie realm for centuries.

from Etsy Blog

News From the Craft + Style Blogosphere: August 27, 2009

Thomas Doyle puts so much darkness into his miniatures. They feel like mini movie sets.


Book Art Is Awesome: Around The Home

Fairy books (doll house doors and windows in vintage books) library

Donkey Storybox, by Little Burrow Designs. Upcycled / recycled /reworked vintage sculpture. Textiles, embroidery, mixed media, assemblage, wirework, tin art, altered tin art,

Tuppenny the guinea pig sets out from home determined to start a new life. Soon he comes across a miniature travelling circus where he meets Sandy the Highland Terrier, Jenny Ferret, Paddy Pig and Pony Billy who welcome him into their company. Beatrix Potter wrote this chapter book for older children towards the end of her writing career.


Story island

diorama made by kid, here with papier mache and to create a "story island" of her design (objects and whole diorama based on story made up by child)... any material could be used to make the diorama though, and there wouldn't have to be an explicit story (just a certain type of scene) other story islands:

Paper theatres and puppets are beautiful and aesthetically pleasing. These are easily created with paper and string.