When I was traveling through Ireland, I went to a storytelling museum and became fascinated by the folktale of The Changeling. So, I set out to make a fairy terrarium that depicted an empty stroller at the top of a fairy rath, with stepping stones leading up to it. This terrarium tells the story of a stolen baby. This is not a sweet little scene; it’s actually quite sinister, once you know the back story. You wonder what happened to the baby…
Here’s a quick TikTok video showing how I made it.
Tonic of the Woods
the inspiration behind the creations
Photos, stories and concept ©Kay Stephens
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