Fairy Child’s Bedroom
Any fairy child would be so pleased to have a charming bedroom to come home to. The house is made from a beautiful piece of circular wood bark, with an indented roof. Curls of wood, along with a birdhouse made from the top of an acorn and blue beads for eggs, embellishes the roof. A vase is made from a mushroom and a paper flower sits in it, a piece of wood chip that was chewed by a beaver is placed by the door entrance, a bench is made from bark from a pine tree, a mushroom, and a birdhouse made from birch bark, wood chip and lichen is next to the bench and a pine tree sits behind it. Inside the bedroom is a bed made from wood with fabric coverings, an extra blanket, pillow and a fabric floor mat. The night table is made from wood and a piece of reed from a cattail. The lamp was constructed from coiled wire and the shade is made from foil. Mirror made from bark and foil is on the wall near the table. There is also a wooden shelf with trinkets on it. What a treasure!! Ideal for inside use only.Measures 8” by 5 1/2” wide, and 6 and 3” tall.
About Eileen Lucas (Nee Muise)
Originating from Newfoundland and Labrador, and now living in Shortts Lake, Nova Scotia, Eileen Lucas (Nee Muise) is a proud Mi'Kmaq woman. She has been honing her creative skills as a self-taught artist for many years, and is able to blend her love of nature and wood into most of her creations, especially her newly found love of making fairy houses and accessories. Eileen enjoys showcasing her work, as well as sharing her knowledge about them with others. She believes that “Hoarding your creativity, eventually becomes a lost skill.” Two passions that fuse effectively for her are; making Indigenous items and sharing those skills with children. Eileen won the prestigious National, Indspire, Guiding the Journey Educator Award for Language, Culture and Traditions in 2016. She loves to write, as well as composing and singing songs and playing the Indigenous drum.