In this exquisite anthology, Editor in Chief Carolyn Turgeon and the editors of Faerie Magazine welcome you into an enchanted realm rich with myth, mystery, romance, and abundant natural beauty. Organized into four sections - Flora and Fauna, Fashion and Beauty, Arts and Culture, and Home, Food, and Entertaining - this gorgeous volume offers an array of exquisite vintage and contemporary fine art and photography, literature, essays, do-it-yourself projects, and recipes that provide hours of reading, viewing, and dreaming pleasure, along with a multitude of ideas for modern-day living and entertaining with a distinctive fairy touch. With an inset image on the front cover, ornate silver foil patterning on the front, spine, back, and edges, and a satin bookmark, The Faerie Handbook is an eye-catching volume for fairy fans of all ages.
The Mermaid Handbook is a unique compendium, a sumptuous compilation divided into four sections--Fashion and Beauty; Arts and Culture; Real Mermaids and Where to Find Them; and Food, Entertaining, and Stories from the Sea. Each section includes a wealth of step-by-step projects and recipes throughout. Among them are instructions for making a sailor´s valentine; a mermaid comb; and a pearl and sequin paillette necklace. There are recipes for mermaid-themed poke bowls, aquatic-themed honey gingerbread cookies, and the official cocktail of 1960s-era mermaid attraction Aquarama, plus profiles on true modern mermaids and mermaid bars; and tips on getting beachy mermaid hair and creating an alluring eye. The hardcover includes an inset image on the front cover; ornate metallic blue foil patterning on the front, spine, and back; blue stained edges; heavy paper; and a satin bookmark.