To catch a Fairy

May 4th, 2007 by Susannah

Ok, so what are they doing in this photo? I recently purchased this image from a lovely lady in the UK. Neither of us have any real idea about what the photo shows and there are no details on the back to give us a clue! The little glass jars/lanterns are not only strung across the water but perched on the rocks too. So are they catching fairies?

What are they doing?

Still snowed under by the maths books from hell BUT I am set to hand it over at the beginning of June (insert happy dance!)! Rohan and I did manage to step out on the town ‘Ellie free’ with my lovely sister and her partner in crime Tim, who were visiting from Sydney. We went to see Puppet Up! in the stunning Princess Theatre, (part of the Melbourne Comedy Festival). It was brilliant! My sister and I are both longtime Henson fans so it was really exciting to get a glimpse of what it must have been like on set. Incredibly clever and very funny.


Not much luck on the thrifting front aside from this trim (quite substantial lengths too!) and an signed Alison Lester book. I do however have a new toy which I am fumbling around trying to learn how to use….sneak peak bottom right. I am thinking of using it for part of my Blogetogethertwo gifts. Winter inspired designs in progress!

Trim and Preview

Oh and before I forget, I made a new banner! I didn’t realise those reading via Bloglines and the like may not see it. The dancing girls photo is one of my absolute favourite photo finds. I know adding wings is hardly original but it seemed appropriate and it is my little corner of the world after all! And on that note I’ll leave you with this…

Don't I look pretty?

‘I look sooooo pretty!’ was her response when I showed her in the mirror! Leave a two year old alone with textas at your own risk!

5 Responses to “To catch a Fairy”

  1. samantha
    May 4th, 2007 17:57

    Yes I remember finding Miss L at about that age with a nearly completely black face care of permanent texta – took many nights scrubbing and lots of tears to finally come off! I had thoughts of making her a t-shirt to wear that said “Lucy in the bedroom with a black texta”! A story to remember for 21st etc. I really like Eloise’s blue lips though – very ‘in’ at the moment I think.

  2. dani (pyglet)
    May 4th, 2007 22:21

    Yes blue lips are surely in. My girl has a purply texta shade she has used many a time.
    Lucky you for an adult night out and a wonderful fun toy like a button maker…just two of the things on my very long wishlist.

  3. sabine
    May 14th, 2007 01:57

    I have tagged you, because I love all your fairy pictures and atmosphere of your blog!
    You can check it out at my blog!

  4. Susannah
    May 14th, 2007 20:41

    Thanks Sabine, it’s brilliant to find people that enjoy similar things! I’ll have a good look at your blog and start contemplating my ‘seven things’ and who to tag next! Many of the points on your list I can totally relate to by the way!! 4, 5 and 6 in particular 🙂

  5. bunnie
    July 22nd, 2007 02:50

    It seems as if they have made a little pool and grotto in the garden.
    The *little jars* are typical old fashioned garden lights for holding those long burning little Night light candles. The jars are all gem-like coloured glass of ruby, sapphire, amethyst, emerald , topaz etc.not for catching fairies, but fairy lights!

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