fairy house tour (part 2)

The fairy house tour around the grounds of the Florence Griswold Museum continues with photos of some of my favorite structures. Out of 33 very different styles, I found the naturalistic interpretations more believable as fairy dwellings. These tended to blend in with the landscape and mostly used materials found in nature. Please note: This fairy house exhibit is closed, with the next scheduled for 2014.

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(added May 30, 2015)
The Fairy Houses of Highfield Hall outdoor exhibit will be held from June 28th to August 31, 2015 at Highfield Hall in Falmouth, MA. In addition to curating the exhibit, Salley Mavor has made a fairy family of 5, which is being raffled (3 tickets for $5.00). Tickets may be purchased online or at Highfield Hall, where the fairy family is on display. The raffle drawing will be August 30, 2015. The prize will be sent to the winner anywhere in the world! Good luck!

A house with a teapot doorway.

This tree had several entrances.

These cottages perched on the roots look like guest houses for sprites.

A cozy picnic spot.

A wee painter’s shack.

Dew Drop Villas and a muscle shell windmill conclude the tour.

14 thoughts on “fairy house tour (part 2)

  1. How INCREDIBLY CREATIVE! I love it! Thank you for opening my eyes and creativity, to such wonderful new things..
    GOD Bless,
    Rebecca

  2. How very sad. I have made natural fairy houses for a long time and have never known about this place and I would have loved to seen them. I had made a tree stump as a storytelling chair and tried to give it the local library with fairy houses tucked inside and little animals living in it. They didn’t want it so my husband took it to the dump! It would have found a perfect home here. I feel so sad! Thanks for sharing.

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