Discover simple magic, heirloom recipes and forgotten fairytales in this eclectic treasury. The 12 chapters, representative of the seasons, present the celebrations, superstitions and folklore that shape our year. From cherished traditions like Valentine s Day to the lost excitement of May Day, this book reveals a calendar bursting with history, imagination and curious facts. Take a closer look at your favorite homespun rituals and the magic we conjure every day; make a candle wish, mix a moon oil elixir, and hang your romantic hopes on the predictions of an apple peel. Illustrated by a unique collection of ephemera and embellished with trinkets and charms, this sumptuous volume will appeal to the creative and curious."
Sam Mckechnie is an artist working primarily with oil and found objects. Her work is inextricably entwined with fairytales, magic and charms, and her creations feature in interior and fashion publications across the globe.