Fairy House is a fascinating adventure into the making of miniscule kingdoms of the fairytale realm from objects found in nature. Through more than 350 clear, detailed, full-colour photographs and understandable yet whimsical guidance, the reader will learn to fashion intricate, tiny cups from acorn pods and grapevine tendrils, dreamlike beds from delicate flowers and leaves, and an amazing array of other beautiful and unique pieces that will inspire the reader to find their true artistic ability and imagination.
Internationally recognized artists who have been featured in the New York Times and whose art and fairy work resides in collections throughout the world.
Every chapter of Fairy House teaches simple steps but also showcases an array of stunning variations on other unique pieces that can be made.
Fully photographed step-by-step instructions for each craft with over 350 photographs throughout.
The Schramer’s share their wealth of knowledge of useful plants and natural materials that can be gathered and preserved to create the nature art.
Mike and Debbie Schramer’s nature art has been featured in many books, magazines, and newspapers. Their work has also exhibited at the American Visionary Art Museum and Seattle Art Museum, and osalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art has many of their intricate fairy pieces in their permanent collection. Commissioned pieces were accepted in the catalogue Finishing Touches for several years and for the New York Toy Fair.