I have been making lists and checking them twice, readying myself for both giving and receiving for Christmas this year (although giving is much more fun, as we all know!). I thought it would be amusing to look up gifts strictly in the fairy tale realm. I don’t know many people whom I’d be able to actually buy these gifts for … but how whimsical and wonderful they are, all the same!
FOR THAT SPECIAL SOMEONE
A prince frog ring? Why yes, please 🙂 And he’s so cute, who wouldn’t want to kiss him??
A castle necklace for your prince (or princess!) charming.
FOR BOOK LOVERS
This version features enhanced illustrations (150 of them!), as well as annotations that explore the historical origins, cultural context, and psychological effects of the tales (wow!). It also has a biographical essay on the lives of the two brothers Grimm.
As if E.E. Cummings isn’t awesome enough without having written a fairy tale book for his daughter … and wait till you see some of the amazingly unique illustrations in it! Eek.
I’ve been meaning to create a crochet pattern of my own for a cute and cuddly dragon for some time now. But in the meantime, this felt one is pretty adorable (not to mention organic and … ahem … a bit pricey!).
I can just imagine making these fairy tale shadow puppets dance on my wall in the light of the Christmas tree …
This tea is supposed to “induce quiet creativity.” Um, bring it on!
In anticipation of spring, a whimsical garden stepping stone.
Which is your favorite? Who would you give it to?