Enchanted Fairy Garden: Fairy Pumpkin Patch

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It arrives in a subtle rustling of the wind. . . The magic of autumn. 

This season embrace fantasy with a fairy or two hidden in your home decor. Our gothic terrarium lends itself as a subtle showpiece. Filled with Spanish moss, faux fall florals, and miniature gourds, the ambience is complete.

All that’s needed is the Sleeping Sprites Pumpkin and Gourd Fairy.

Display on your kitchen island, coffee table, or desk. Enjoy the delight of family and friends when they recognize the precious characters who rest inside.

Where will you house your flower fairies this fall?

You’ll Never Guess How Long Victorians Spent Stitching Crazy Quilts

The term “Crazy Quilt” refers to a type of patchwork quilt that was wildly popular in the late 1800s. But it could also credit those who attempted the stitchery.

In 1884, Harper’s Bazaar estimated that a full-sized quilt might take 1,500 hours to complete! If a Victorian sewed 8 hours per day, the masterpiece would be complete in 187 days. Otherwise measured as 26 weeks or half a year.

Fashioned from irregularly shaped pieces of fabric in a variety of exotic materials, Crazy quilts were especially trendy among urban, upper-class Victorian women. And this is why. . .

10 Victorian Slang Words & Phrases for Your Daily Vocabulary

How do you do?

From greetings to farewells, the English vernacular has altered a great deal since the days of Queen Victoria. Many words and phrases have faded from daily vocabulary. However, MentalFloss proposes there are 56 delightful Victorian slang terms you should be using today.

To improve upon your Victorian language, review the list of slang below!

Best Victorian Home-Keeper Practices For The Modern Woman

Debutantes did not do dishes.

They were taught piano and guided in the art of flirtation. However, once married, they realized their inadequacies. How, in fact, did one manage a household?

“Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management” became an acclaimed necessity, answering all of their questions.

And her insight holds to this day.