OHS Classes - Design and Build Your Own Whimsical Fairy House!

BELIEVE IN FAIRIES!  Design and Build Your Own Whimsical Fairy House

Leelanau is the “land of enchantment,” but you can take that motto to a new higher level when you learn to make your own fairy houses! Inspired by fairy houses of the coast of Maine, which are becoming a national craze.  Fairy houses are perfect for Omena. We’ve got the best ‘Gnome Depot’ for building materials here in our woods, and the entire village is chock-full of whimsy!

Mary Loveless has been creating fairy house subdivisions in her woods for three years; she’ll teach you how to start your own. However if you want to sign up, you should start collecting interesting natural objects that catch your eye – acorns, pine cones, especially beautiful rocks (Petoskey and Leland Blue), pebbles, twigs, shells, bird feathers, moss, etc. Voila! Find a secret place and invite the fairies into your yard.

Materials: The instructor will email a list of supplies and building materials.
The class was designed for participants age 16 and older and is limited to 10 participants.  Cost is $25 for Omena Historical Society members and $30 for non-members.  The class will  meet at the Loveless Cottage, 13895 East Ingles Bay Road (off Omena Point Road) where the pink flamingos will greet you.

Mary Loveless lives in Memphis most of the year but finds her heart in Omena. She’s a retired magazine writer and current free-lance writer with no discernible qualifications to teach this class other than a lifelong affinity for arts and crafts and a winning way with wire and glue.

Registration Deadline: June 20, 2014.  Send registration form & check to Doni Lystra, Omena Historical Society Summer Program, P. O. Box 75, Omena MI 49674.  REGISTER QUICKLY TO BE ASSURED OF YOUR FIRST CHOICE!