Hallowe'en Fairies Visited

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Project by MsDebbieP posted 10-29-2008 06:43 PM 1665 views 1 time favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

October 29, 2008

This morning, in the brittle cold wind and wisps of snow I took a walk around my garden (I have no idea why, I must have been crazy. My goodness it was cold out there)... anyway, by the new “bonfire breakfast” area, where I had a display of cornstalks and pumpkins I saw that the fairies had shown up!

Yes, there attached to one of the pumpkins was a new fairy door. Now, these fairies have either brought along deceased family members or they have a sense of humour and have added their own display for hallowe’en. I’m not sure if you can see them well in the picture but we have some gravestones behind a fence that they have made out of a scavenged strawberry box. Those sneaky little fairies.

I’m sure if the wind hadn’t been blowing so hard I would have heard them chuckling – or saying “boo” in their little fairy voices.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#1 posted 10-29-2008 07:47 PM

I love it, Deb!

-- Happy woodworking!

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#2 posted 10-29-2008 09:01 PM

You seem to have the most mischievous fairies I have heard of. They are also extremely creative.

-- Berta in NC

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#3 posted 10-29-2008 10:21 PM

The wee folks must really like you since they keep poppin’ wherever you go. There’s a lot of creativity and simple whimsy there. Gotta love it.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#4 posted 10-29-2008 11:18 PM

If you find them, tell them to go south for the winter.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 10-30-2008 01:01 AM

Don’t send them down here Debbie, we don’t want them.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#6 posted 10-30-2008 01:16 AM

Fairies – I think these were hobgoblins!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#7 posted 10-30-2008 01:29 AM

I haven’t seen them, so maybe they AREN”T fairies..
perhaps they are funny LumberJocks coming up here and playing a joke on me!

maybe I SHOULD send them south for the winter!!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#8 posted 10-30-2008 01:44 AM

So Linus was right- There is a Great Pumpkin and the fairies work for him, making toys!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#9 posted 10-30-2008 04:06 AM

Ahhh, Welcome the fairies my friend, welcome them. Fairy’s need loving too!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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#10 posted 10-30-2008 12:39 PM

I never thought of that Lew
I wonder if I’ll receive any toys tomorrow night?!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 10-30-2008 05:02 PM

LOL! Debbie, again you’ve made my day! Can’t wait to show this one to my wife. She loves them (I do too!) and she has even started to make her own… well, actually, WE have started to make her own. :) They’re great fun! Thanks!

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit and sign up for my project updates!

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#12 posted 10-30-2008 08:25 PM

hahaha well I can’t wait to see HER fairy door :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#13 posted 10-31-2008 12:26 AM

Love the door, just courious is there a happy fairy door dance?

-- The CNC machine can either produce the work of art you imagined, or very decorative firewood.

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#14 posted 10-31-2008 12:44 AM

haha I’m not going to tell!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#15 posted 10-31-2008 01:00 AM

hmm…fairy door dance GIF could happen.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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