Gnome Stories

If you have wee creatures in your life, like fairies and gnomes, chances are they will be sending letters to loved ones. Today, on Wee Folk Art, use our miniature envelope tutorial to make them a whole box of stationery! While Britta was off collecting dried grasses to weave intoRead More →

The gnome’s lives are rich with stories and folklore, and there has never been a story teller in The Thicket that could weave a tale as well as Axel. As a master storyteller, over the years the job has fallen on him to share the history of The Thicket, but it is sometimes hardRead More →

The children in The Thicket always look forward to the approaching summer months. This means the days themselves grow like weeds, with more hours of daylight allowing for more hours of fun. But this also means, that at the close of the day, the wee ones are often allowed to sitRead More →

Britta awoke with mixed feelings. Today was St. Patrick’s Day, which meant the leprechauns would be leaving The Thicket for places unknown. “Perhaps, just perhaps”, she thought, “I may miss them just a wee bit.” But Britta was ready for the pranks to end and for order to be restoredRead More →

Britta woke early, ready to nurse the twins and start her day, but when she sat up in bed, she felt a strange, ticklish sensation on her cheek. When her eyes fully focused, she looked around the room. It looked like a giant spider had woven a web throughout the wholeRead More →

As Britta packed away the last of the Valentine decorations, she gave a heavy sigh. Britta, who’s plump cheeks were usually dimpled from her perpetual smile, was frowning. This was Britta’s least favorite time of year. It would be a few weeks before the flower fairies began to return to theRead More →

What a busy time in the Thicket. Britta is bustling around readying the house for a Valentines Party she is throwing for some friends. She just finished this lovely banner with flowering vines meandering over a Valentine’s heart. Although cold weather is still evident throughout the Thicket, hearts are warm with Valentine Cheer. There isRead More →

Every summer Britta and Axel, along with their children, leave the Thicket and head to the city to visit Britta’s sister, Greta and her family. When they go, Britta makes sure to bring gifts from the Thicket including acorn jam, dried mushrooms and toys for the children whittled from wood. In turn, GretaRead More →

Britta awoke to the smell of hyacinths and daffodils. That could only mean one thing. Spring had finally come to The Thicket and the Flower Fairies had returned! Whether you have a gnome house or just a little nook and cranny that Flower Fairies would like to inhabit, these little sweetiesRead More →

We have been working on something special to share with all of our readers for this holiday season. We have an adorable pair of Holiday Gnomes who will be celebrating the holidays with one of you. Enter to win Holly and Noel. There is a custom in the Thicket. EachRead More →

Enjoy our Peg Gnome Adventures with The Thicket Tales While the gnomes were off on their long awaited visit to their city cousins, the small woodland animals and the Autumn Fairies were hard at work, decking out the gnomes’ house for the Harvest Festival. You can imagine the gnome’s surpriseRead More →