pix·ie or pix·y
"Pixie dust is the trail
of sparkling material that often follows mythical creatures such as pixies and
fairies in general when they are visually represented. Sometimes, this trail
is interpreted as being a tangible substance, often imbued with magic powers.
The most notable example of this is in the story of Peter Pan and Tinkerbell, where pixie
dust allows one to fly if one is thinking happy thoughts."
Fairy Trivia and
Only certain people can see fairies.
This gift is called "Fairy Sight".
All cats have Fairy Sight by nature.
Cats are very jealous of fairies.
If you want to know where the fairies
live in your house, follow your cat.
If you make a tea of marigold flowers
and wash your eyelids with it, you may see fairies.
Midsummer Eve, at twilight, is the
best time to see fairies.
Look for fairies where Oak Trees grow.
"Fairy folks live in Old Oaks."
Fairies are attracted to bowls of
milk, barley, cake, sprinkles and glitter.
Fairies wear clothing made of foxglove
flowers. Foxglove is also called "fairie's petticoats".
A circle of mushrooms is called a
fairy circle, a sure sign of fairy activity.
Sometimes fairies disguise themselves
as dragonflies, rabbits, deer or bees.
Yellow butterflies are messengers from
A stone with a ring around it is
called a fairy stone and holds much magic.
You will need sliced bread, cream
cheese, colored sprinkles and your favorite jam. Spread softened
cream cheese on the bread. Spread jam on the other side and
assemble both slices of bread together. Use butterfly cookie
cutters to slice bread into butterfly shaped sandwiches. Spread
a thin layer of the softened cream cheese on the wings. Sprinkle
the colored sprinkles on the wings. Enjoy with a cold glass of
milk. Leave small bites of your sandwich and fill a small acorn
cap with milk for the fairies. Put that inside the Fairy House
to attract the fairies to visit.
Build a Fairy House :: Supplies
You will need sticks, Bark, Pinecones,
Pebbles, Pussy Willow Branches, Feathers, moss, pinecones, flowers,
fine sand, dry grass, acorns, and other natural materials such as
shells and stones. Fairy houses should look as natural as
possible. So use only natural materials. Be careful not to
disturb any living materials and be careful not to harm the
Build a Fairy House :: Instructions
Start low to the ground. Find a
tree, rock or area where you can stack up some sticks to form a little
house. Use leaves, bark, branches to support and cover your
house. Pebbles, shells and stones make a nice path or floor for
your house. Decorate the inside and outside with fresh or silk
flowers. Don't forget to put some food to attract the fairies
and check on your house often to see any signs of activity!