October 31, 2011

Happy Halloween!

Tomorrow I’ll have some pix from our own Halloween but today I wanted to show you the work of the amazing Ida Rentoul Outhwaite (cool name!) – Her most favored subject was. . . FAIRIES!! I love these Halloween-esque images.

I am SO wanting this book! ‘The Little World Of Elves and Fairies’, $8.98.

And this one:

‘The Enchanted Forest’, $12.00.

Isn’t her work just glorious?

Hopefully your day is treat filled! (I’m ready to see the candy bowl go buh-bye.)

(Image credits: Pinterest)


  1. Yes, wonderful lady, we shall be friends! I can feel it in my bones! Outhwaite's work is glorious and exactly what I love the most. I adore that first illustration of the witch girl. Those books.... I am so tempted to snap them up too. Do you agree that her work is reminiscent of Arthur Rackham's? He is one of my favourites.

    Have a beautiful and frightfully spooky Hallowe'en and thank you so much for visiting my blog. Your presence makes me happy.

  2. Oh my, those illustrations are beautiful! I hope you have a wonderful Halloween! :)

  3. Oh my goodness yes Stephanie, they did remind me of Arthur Rackham, who is also one of my absolute favorites (he is on my favorite illustrator list - http://www.juliasbookbag.com/p/cool-authorsillustrators.html, and I was going to mention that and then I forgot! Have a WONDERFUL holiday and go reserve that roulotte! Everytime I visit your blog it's like entering enchanted space...the pleasure is all mine! ~Melissa

  4. Aren't they lovely Michelle?? Happiest of fun and spooky days to you!! xo, Melissa