A Happy Lughnasadh to Everyone!

Summer has passed its zenith and although temperatures are still quite warm (in the Northern Hemisphere), the sun sets a bit earlier each day.  Some crops are ready to harvest and preserve for the coming cold months. Lughnasadh, named for the Irish Sun God Lugh, is celebrated on the first or second day of August.  […]

Wishing Everyone a Happy Summer Solstice!

The Summer Solstice, also known as Midsummer and Litha, has been celebrated by various cultures all around the world for millennia. The longest day and the shortest night of the year is a celebration of the sun. In the Northern hemisphere everything is green and growing as we await a fruitful harvest. Wishing everyone a […]

Magickal Oak Tree Miniatures

Oak trees are sacred to many cultures. Celebrate the seasons with these whimsical trees dressed in seasonal colours! Just added to MagickMermaid: Magickal Oak ACEO/ATCs ACEO (Art Cards Originals and Editions) and ATC (Artist Trading Cards) are miniature artworks measuring 2.5 inches X 3.5 inches (6.35cm X 7.62cm). The right size for small spaces, gnome […]

Ocean Faerie Water Elemental

A Water Faerie (Undine, Water Nymph, Water Spirit) arises from the ocean on a wave wearing a crown of pearls and surrounded by shells. In Greek mythology she is called a Nereid. Water Faeries also inhabit waterfalls, lakes and streams. An Undine or Water Elemental can gain a soul if she marries a mortal and […]

Beltaine, The Rites of Spring

The celebration of Beltaine is the symbolic union of the male and female principles of creation.  The God and Goddess are united in sacred marriage; the consummation of  their relationship symbolically fertilises the crops and animals for the coming year.  It is a celebration of the continued renewal of life. Symbols of rebirth, renewal and […]

Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice Winter Solstice, Yule, Mid-Winter or Alban Arthan is the celebration of the rebirth of the sun after the longest night of the year.  It is one of the eight solar festivals comprising the Wheel of the Year.  Nourished in the womb of the Goddess during the dark time of the year, the sun […]