New Ghost Story Novel Project Announcement: ‘Winterbay Abbey’

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Very excited to officially announce that I’ve teamed up with Spokane-based author/historian John Bladek to write a ghost story novel entitled  Winterbay Abbey. The book is about a young Seattle architect who travels to the coast of Maine where he becomes entangled in the terrifying past of a ghost haunting an abandoned convent. As fans of […]

A Photo Journey Through Washington Park Arboretum

Washington Park Arboretum

New Year’s Day turned out to be quite chilly. Not cool enough to keep me from grabbing my camera and meandering through one of the local parks though. It was my first time venturing around the Washington Park Arboretum in Seattle and what a treat it was. The lighting was interesting that day, harsh in […]

The White-sand Beaches of Western Florida

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Continuing on the Florida vacation photo tour, the next stop is an in-depth look at some of the white-sand beaches around the St. Pete Beach area. Such amazing scenery down there! There truly is something so enchanting about beaches. For me, the sea reminds me of countless stories and paintings of mermaids — which I’ve […]

Easy, Whimsy Christmas Centerpiece

Orange Christmas Table Centerpiece

Orange is a fun hue and makes a lovely accent color in the home. I love how it brightens up any space. When I was thinking about a Christmas centerpiece this year, I wanted to stray from the typical red and green and incorporate this warm color. After remembering that oranges were traditionally given as […]

Scouting for Fairies Through Carkeek Park (Photos)

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Just a short post today. Yesterday I got a chance to meander through Carkeek Park in Seattle. The park opened in 1928 and boasts 220 acres of lush forest, meadows, wetlands, creeks, and beach. It truly is a magical place and the perfect backdrop to scout for new fairy photo inspiration. Here are some pictures I […]

Peter S. Beagle’s ‘Last Unicorn’ Tour Sells Out in Seattle

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This has literally been the year of meeting my childhood heroes. On top of getting to shake hands with Brian and Wendy Froud (The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth) this summer, last Tuesday my idol — Peter S. Beagle — one of the literary community’s most heralded fantasy writers, stopped by Central Cinema in Seattle. The Last […]

Dresses Inspired by Sarah’s ‘Labyrinth’ Ball Gown

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A couple of weeks ago I was beyond thrilled when the Variety announced a Labyrinth sequel in the works. Labyrinth was one of my favorite 80s fantasy movies! I’ve seen it countless times and may own an original 80s Labyrinth comic book. From a fashion perspective, I fell in love with Jennifer Connelly’s iridescent ball gown that […]

Dark Fairy Tales Reign Supreme in Seattle at Krab Jab Studio Gallery

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During the past three years, fairy tales have swept Hollywood by storm. Films and TV shows such as “Maleficent,” “Frozen,” “Once” and a whole host of other titles have whisked their way into theaters and thousands of living rooms across the globe. And there is no sign of this trend slowing any time soon. “Into […]

Magical Summer Woodland Fairy Photos

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This summer I went on a lovely vacation to western Montana. Like all trips, I usually read at least one book while relaxing. My book of choice this year was Brian Froud and Alan Lee’s “Faeries.” This non-fiction fantasy classic includes watercolor illustrations of mythic occidental creatures. I used to pore over the pages when I was […]

Pretty Green Pixie Dresses Inspired by Tinker Bell

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Summer has been especially busy this year. I returned not too long ago from a recent trip to the magical land of Glacier National Park, and in addition to a wonderful vacation, I’ve had all things fairy on the brain. While in Montana I managed to do some fantasy photography that featured miniature fairy scenes. Amidst […]

Glacier National Park and Two Medicine Dinosaur Center (Photos)

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Just returned from an incredible vacation in Montana where my family and I got to tour around Glacier National Park and its outskirts. In addition to exploring the Park, we got a chance to get out to Bynum, Montana and see the Two Medicine Dinosaur Center to check out all the prehistoric fossils they had […]