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Fairy House

How to Make Amazing Fairy Furniture, Miniatures, and More from Natural Materials

July 14, 2015 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9781939629692
$37.95
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Description

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-color 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. A photo gallery of other stunning pieces provides the reader with more possibilities to create.

Projects include:

  • The Forest Cottage
  • The Fairy Garden
  • Princess Canopy Bed
  • Garden Wishing Well
  • Tower for the Elfin King
  • The Gardener's Wagon
  • Fairyland Gazebo
  • The Fairyboat Bed
  • Woodland Characters
  • and many more!

About this Author

Mike and Debbie Schramer's nature art has been featured in many books, including Chairmania, Morning Glories, and Forget Me Not. Their work has also been in Travel and Leisure, Country Folk Art, and Faerie magazines as well as the Seattle Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the New York Times, among others. Their work has also been exhibited at the American Visionary Art Museum and the Seattle Art Museum, and the Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art has many of their intricate fairy pieces in their permanent collection. Their art has been collected and purchased by many well-known people, including film producer Gil Netter (Life of Pi, The Blind Side); actor Aidan Quinn; Jennifer Nicholson, daughter of actor Jack Nicholson; Mimi Danly, artist for Jim Henson; authors Mary Emmerling and Tricia Foley; and Bob Timberlake, artist, author, and designer.

Just a few of the hundreds of shops that have carried the Schramers's nature art include Fillamento and Felissimo in San Francisco and New York and the Ferrin Gallery, the Utica, the Phoenix, the Panaca, and the Takashimaya galleries. Mike and Debbie's beautiful art pieces have been in New York department stores as well as in showrooms, art auctions, and major art and miniature shows in other parts of the country as well. Commissioned pieces were accepted in the catalogue Finishing Touches for several years and for the New York Toy Fair by artist and author Lauren Mills.


ISBN: 9781939629692
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 192
Publisher: Familius
Published: 2015-07-14

Reviews

"The Schramer's treehouses are striking for their attention to detail, for their child-like sense of whimsy and their originality. They are enchanting; I have never seen anything like them."
--Agnes Gund, Past President, Museum of Modern Art, N.Y.

"Husband and wife team Debbie and Mike Schramer craft a magical world in their artistic creations with nature as their inspiration."
--National Endowment for the Arts

"Debbie and Mike Schramer's Fantasy Treehouse is a creation of pure whimsy, where fairies reside in decorated nooks and crannies of a magical tree."
--The Baltimore Sun

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