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sparkle craft- sponge sprout houses

In this week's So Many Fairies story, “Whisp Tells a Story”, Paul’s father has some difficult news: his mother has to spend a while in the hospital. But, as Paul's father tries to tell the children what to expect, Paul keeps looking around the room, smiling. The fact is, Paul is looking at Whisp, the house fairy....

sparkle craft- "move mountains" t-shirt stencil

In this week's By Thistle By Thimble story, “The Woman Who Moved a Mountain”, Jeanine Norton, mother, grandmother, and crossing-guard for the intersection of Main and School Street, has a secret she has kept for 50 years—she is moving a mountain....

sparkle craft- beaded window catchers

In this week's So Many Fairies story, “The Magic in Ward 4”, Little Suzie must spend a few weeks in the hospital. What’s worse, because of her illness, she must stay in a room by herself. But she hears from one of the nurses that magical things can happen in this particular children’s ward, and—if she pays attention—she might discover them, too....

sparkle craft- recycled bird feeder

In this week's By Thistle By Thimble story, “Lady Jovial”, an old woman known only as “the pigeon lady” spends nearly every day feeding birds and tending the downtown green of a fine old town on the river. No one knows her real name or where she came from; they only know they always feel better after talking with her and seeing her smiling face....

sparkle craft- beeswax travel candles

In this week's So Many Fairies story, “Fire Fairies”, Nicholas and Miriam love their grandmother, Nani’s, warm and cozy home. But then, one spring day, a fire breaks out, and Nani's home is mostly lost to smoke and flame....