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Tuesday, September 23 2014

We are delighted to be able to bring the beautiful Cicely Mary Barker Flower FairiesTM to Australia & New Zealand, for both our retail and wholesale customers.

Based on the works of famous artist Cicely Mary Barker, these figurines are beautifully hand painted and are a lovely collectors item or accent in any fairy garden.

About the artist:

In 1911, at the age of 16, Cicely's career as a painter took off when four of her paintings were published as postcards, then at 17 and after her father's death, she submitted her art and poetry to various magazines and publishers as a way to help support her family.

Cicely Mary Baker believed in 'truth to nature.' Her flowers are botanically accurate, being painted from life/plant specimens, while her fairies were child models from her sister's kindergarten. Each picture depicts a flower fairy whose clothes are made from the petals and leaves of their particular flower. She painted the flower fairies, then once complete she wrote the acompanying poems. 

The first of her flower fairies books, Flower Fairies of the Spring, was published in 1923. Seven other books about fairies were published in the following decades.

We are giving you the chance to WIN a Flower Fairy of your choice PLUS our popular Butterfly Starter Kit. Total prize valued at $57.95.

It's simple to enter. Just tell us in 50 words or less who you would like to win these items for and what the fairies would get up to when they come to visit.

You may also like to leave a comment on our Facebook competition post so we can tag you if you are the winner.

Butterfly Starter Kit and Columbine Fairy

Terms and Conditions:
Open to Australian and New Zealand residents only.
Competition closes on 28/09/2014 at 8pm (WA time). The winner will be announced on our website and on Facebook shortly after. 
The winner will have 48 hours to contact us to claim their prize. Unclaimed prizes will be forfeited. Prize is not exchangeable for cash.
Winner can choose from any of the Cicely Mary Barker Flower Fairies listed on our website.
This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.


The winner is...

Congratulations to Katrina, you've won a Flower Fairy of your choice and a Butterfly Starter Kit. Please contact us via email to claim your prize.

Thank you to everyone who took part in this competition.

If you'd like to be the first to know about our giveaways be sure to sign up for our newsletter.

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