Faerie Magazine's Enchanted Library series

The ‘Enchanted Library’ series is produced by Carolyn Turgeon, editor of Faerie Magazine. It includes a collection of exquisitely illustrated and beautifully designed so-called ‘lifestyle’ compendia, that incorporate the legends, lore, literature and art of various magical creatures, as well as fashion and beauty; and home, food, and entertaining with step-by-step crafts and recipes. The books are high quality, including Smyth-sewn pages and cloth binding, with the series so far including fairies and mermaids, and a new volume on unicorns due in mid-2020.

The Unicorn Handbook

Faerie Magazine The Unicorn Handbook

The Unicorn Handbook by Carolyn Turgeon

“An Spellbinding Collection of Literature, Lore, Art, Recipes, and Projects”

Harper Design. Preorder for 9 June 2020

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This unicorn lifestyle companion includes history and lore, as well as diy projects such as making unicorn dust, or a unicorn tail loop braid. There are recipes to make a plum cake straight from the world of Alice in Wonderland and tips on how to throw a delightful unicorn garden party. And there’s also an exclusive interview with Peter S. Beagle, the author of the classic tale The Last Unicorn.

The book design includes a girl and unicorn image inset on the front cover; ornate metallic pink foil patterning on the front, spine, and back; pink stained edges; a satin bookmark, and quality paper.

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The Mermaid Handbook

mermaid handbook

The Mermaid Handbook by Carolyn Turgeon

“An Alluring Treasury of Literature, Lore, Art, Recipes, and Projects”

Harper Design, Nov 2017

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The second beautifully designed enchanted lifestyle compendium, packed with mermaid lore, legends, facts and trivia, lavish illustrations, and numerous step-by-step projects and recipes.

Divided into four sections—Fashion and Beauty; Arts and Culture; Real Mermaids and Where to Find Them; and Food, Entertaining and Stories of the Sea. DIY projects include making a sailor’s valentine; a mermaid comb and crown; a pearl and sequin paillette necklace; and tips on mermaid makeup and hair. There are recipes for mermaid-themed poke bowls, aquatic-themed honey gingerbread cookies, and even mermaid cocktails.

The book design includes a mermaid image inset on the front cover; ornate metallic blue foil patterning on the front, spine, and back; blue stained edges; a satin bookmark, and quality paper.

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The Faerie Handbook

faerie handbook

The Faerie Handbook by Carolyn Turgeon

“An Enchanting Compendium of Literature, Lore, Art, Recipes, and Projects”

Harper Design, November 2017

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A gorgeous volume of contemporary and vintage artworks, glossy photographs, literature reviews, essays, do-it-yourself projects, and recipes – along with anything you’d ever need to add a touch of faerie to your modern day life. Sorted into four sections: Flora and Fauna, Fashion and Beauty,  Arts and Culture, and Home, Food, and Entertaining. Learn about fairy lore, how to make fairy costumes, and cook recipes fit for a fairy princess.

The book’s delightful design includes a faerie image inset on the front cover; ornate metallic purple foil patterning on the front, spine, and back; purple stained edges; a satin bookmark, and quality paper.

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A Magical Wizard's Library: Bookshelf Tour | BeautifulBooks.Info · 30 April 2020 at 3:41 pm

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