~ Midsummer picnic at the Norwegian Folk Museum ~

After a fairly long time away, I'm back! (kindof)

Saturday 24th of June, my best friend Helene and I, celebrated Midsummer with a picnic at the Folk Museum! We wore white dresses and flower wreaths as one should, had fruit salad, rose lemonade and home made cashew and pistachio cream amongst other delights! There were folk dancers and the evening ended with some lovely concerts!

- Did you celebrate Midsummer? :)

#midtsommer #sthansaften #sankthansaften #sthans #sankthans #sommer #picnic 
#piknik #folkemuseet #norskfolkemuseum #blomsterpiker #blomster #blomsterkrans #tradisjon #roselemonade #gaiadottir

~ Modelling for Enchanted Atelier and Mad Fashion ~

A few years back I modelled some clothes for a friend who makes fantasy-inspired clothing. Here is the result :)

MAD Fashion's Etsy shop and Facebookpage.
Enchanted Atelier's Etsy shop and Facebookpage.

- Have you modelled anything before? :)


~ Love and light ~

#modell #modelloppdrag #ootd #antrekk #outfit #kjole 
#fashion #mote #hippie #fe #alv #alvisk 

#prinsesse #hulder #huldra #nymfe #fantasy #inspirasjon #engelsk #Gaiadóttir

~ Past lives ~

Some of my friends did this funny,
and kind of beautiful thing on facebook some time ago,
and obviously I wanted to try it too.

Here are my past lives! :D

Yes, I am silly some times, buy I just think it's cute :)

If you are too and want to try,
you have to click on this link: http://en.vonvon.me/quiz/4410,
then accept so it connects to your facebook, and then it morphs your
profile photo into your past lives' selves.

Ps. If you don't like your result, you can try again :)

- Do you believe in reincarnation and previous lives?


~ Love and light ~

~ In days gone by ~

Since I've been quiet for quite some time, I thought I could make a little summary of the last year. Here is what 2016 looked like for me :)


The year began.


I moved to a vegan collective in the centre!


I made and wore Galadriel's Fountain Dress and went to the first Arthecon!

Photo by Danarki
Edit by Jellycide


I went to Barcelona for the first time!

I promise more photos :)


Went to the medieval fair with this beauty!

Photo by Karianne Kaas


The beautiful fairy became mine <3


I celebrated my birthday in the Botanical Garden.


Went to Budapest.


Then Danmark.


Went to Banzaicon for the first time and finally got to wear my Edith Cushing cosplay with amazing Alvi as Lucille Sharp from Crimson Peak :D

Photo by Conwant Photography.


Had a Harry Potter-marathon and went to see Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them!


Celebrated Yule with my love, and made the most amazing vegan
and glutenfree dinner!

- How was your 2016? :)


~ Love and light ~

~ Revival ~

Sweet Faeries and dearies! 
I really miss blogging! And I want to start again.
What do you think?

There's a lot of old and unpublished stuff in my archives. Ideas, photos, memories. I still want to share them. And I really liked blogging as a way of expressing myself and a way of communicating with others.

It's been so long and I hardly remember how to! It makes me nervous.

I know I miss my old favourite blogs, and wished they didn't stop. Well, they didn't stop completely, only changed to a different media... but it's not the same. I don't feel I get to know people the same way. I don't believe my blog was ever a favourite, but I had such lovely readers, and I kind of let you down...

I've kind of let my self down too.

I've always had a lot of self doubt, but let's have another try, shall we? :)

Some of my friends has even inspired me to start making video blogs, but I think I should tale one thing at the time ^_^

- Do you have a blog, video blog
or other pages you would like me to take a look at? :)


~ Love and light ~

~ Dark Forest, Photoshoot with Klaudia Lech ~

Almost exactly a year ago, I met the incredibly talented photographer Klaudia Lech, and we had this amazing photoshoot together. Since then some of her photos has been featured in The New York Times, Marie Claire and many other international tabloids, and I'm sure we'll se a lot more from her in the future!

Go check out her page!

2015 © Klaudia Lech - The copyright of these images belongs to photojournalist Klaudia Lech and can not be published or printed without the consent of the copyright holder


The vest is from Fraggle Tribe 


~ Love and light ~

#photo #photoshoot #photoart #photography #foto #fotografi #skog #natur #brun #vår #hippie #heks #alv #viking #middelalder #høst #antrekk #kostyme #prinsesse #dronning #Gaiadottir

~ The Tea Party ~ The 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ~

This year it's 150 years since Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was published. I've always wanted to have aproper Tea Party, and yesterday I hosted the most wonderful Tea Party in honor of the works of Lewis Carrell, beautiful tea pots, sugar, spice and everything nice.

Our table was filled with all kinds of treats and drinks. Bread sticks and my home made cashew dip, gluten free cucumber sandwiches, bisquits, chocolate soymilk, coconut cubes, blackcurrant juice, turkish delight, rose lemonade, grapes, lollipops, sweets, teas, teas and teas.

I was joined by Annette and Ada and her dog Mina aka. Fluff :)

My March Hare and Mad Hatter :D

Fluff being fluffy :)

*taking photos*

Can you see the little heart in my chocolate? ♥

I finally got to properly use all my pretty, lovely
and beautiful tea cups and tea pots!

Glitter and pearls in my tea <3

- Have you ever hosted or been to a Tea Party before?
What is essential to your ideal Tea Party? :)


~ Love and light ~

#teselskap #teaparty #aliceinwonderland #aliceieventyrland #eventyrland #eventyr #prinsessefest #fest #selskap #selskapelighet #gaiadottir

~ Giveaway! ~

We're getting close to November, my month in the Pre-Raphaelite Muses Calendar! Therefore I'm having a little giveaway :D I will draw two winners, one on my Facebook page and one on my Instagram account and the winners will be announced on the 1st of November, so you've got almost two weeks! <3

On Facebook you have to: 

And on Instagram you have to:

Good luck! ^_^


~ Love and light ~

#foto #photo #fotografi #photography #natur #skog #elv #vann #sommer #grønn #kalender #konkurranse #giveaway #gaiadottir

~ Silken Green ~

This summer a friend and I had some fun trying out some new things with his camera. I wanted to wear my beautiful silken green skirt. And twirl. 

*twirly twirl*

I should twirl more. We all should.


~ Love and light ~

#foto #photo #fotografi #photography #natur #skog #elv #vann #sommer #grønn #Gaiadóttir

~ Pre-Raphaelite Muses Calendar 2015 ~

Get the calendar here! ^_^


~ Love and light ~

#foto #photo #fotografi #photography #modeling #modell #kalender #natur #skog#elv #vann #høst #muse #kunst #Gaiadóttir

~ Pre-Raphaelite Muse ~

It's already been over year since I had the photoshoot for the Pre-Raphaelite Muses Calendar 2015! And I think it's about time I share the photo series with you! The photo in the calendar is obviously left out of, as I hope people want to buy the calendar ^_^ (Even though the year is nearly over... :3 )

All though none of these photos are edited, (as they were taken by my ex who's not a photographer), I really like them and the atmosphere we managed to capture :) I would really love to do more Pre-Raphaelite and nymphy shoots in the future :)

- What do you think? Which is your favourite? :)


~ Love and light ~

#foto #photo #fotografi #photography #modeling #modell #kalender #natur #skog #elv #vann #høst #muse #kunst #Gaiadóttir

~ Gifts of the North - my new shop! ~

Hello, everyone! I'm so happy to announce that I'm finally opening a shop on Etsy! I've been wanting to do this for over a year (maybe two...:s)
and now it's happening at last!

It's called Gifts of the North, and I'll be selling self made, vintage and pre-loved items, mostly with a romantic, fairytalesque quality,
like everything else I do and share :)

One of the things I'm selling is the Pre-Raphaelite Muses Calendar of 2015!

Go take a look! :D


Ps. Prices on shipping might be wrong at the moment, as I'm still very fresh in the game! I will update the shop on prices, and more items when I get the chance :)


~ Poldark (2015) ~

Yesterday I started watching the tv-series Poldark,
and I'm completely sold! <3
Movies and series with romance, stunning nature and costumes to die for is my absolute favourite kind, and Poldark is now added to the list! :D

I've only seen two episodes so far, and even though it 'starts' like this^, we all know where this is going to end :D <3 :D <3 (At least we think we know)

Earlier this summer I saw the BBC series The White Queen, which was o.k., and from that series I fell in love with actress Eleanor Tomlinson! As you can see in this little 'photo rant', she's the one I'm obsessing over :3 (I seem to do that every time I recommend a new series here... obsess over the leading female character and her wardrobe...)

I need this coat.

- Have you watched Poldark? :D


~ Love and light ~

#poldark #serie #tvserie #britisk #historie #kultur #natur #kostymedrama #kostyme #1700 #1700s #Gaiadottir

~ Victorian Picnic in Oslo Botanical Garden ~

A few weeks ago, I went to my first Victorianesque picnic in Oslo :D

Of course it took place in the most perfect place - the Botanical Garden :)
I wore a 1700s inspired rococco dress, bought second hand by a larper here in Oslo, and I was honored to be photographed by Danarki! 
I love the result <3 More photos here.


~ Roman Holiday ~

Tomorrow I'm travelling to Rome for a week with my sister and mother :) The photo is from our trip to Crete in 2012 ^_^

When I come back, I'll start on my second year of my kindergarten studies, and I promise I'll share photos and thoughts from my awsome trip! Bot this and the epic one I had last year! :O Me so slow! :3

Hope you're all enjoying the summer! <3
(I never get used to the fact that some parts of the world has winter when we have summer, so I never know what to say xD )


~ Love and light ~

~ Birthday Fairie ~

On tuesday 28th of July, I celebrated my birthday, and this is what I wore :)

Headpiece by Leechdreams :)


~ Love and light ~ 

#antrekk #ootd #fashion #mote #klær #smykker #heks #alv #fe #middelalder #fantasy #hippie #magi #natur #grønn #miljø #trær #blader #bursdag #Gaiadóttir

~ Green Pixie ~

It's summer and I can be a green pixie!

More info about the outfit in the link below :)


~ Love and light ~ 

~ Pagan Princess ~

Last weekend I went to the cosplay convention Desucon 10. On friday I went as my self, wearing my drinking horn, my bottle of fairydust, and a little bit more jewelry than I normally would wear, and my sweet friend Ardis Margrethe Gjerding took these lovely photos :) Hope you like them as much as I do! ^_^


On saturday I went as Éowyn (I wonder if I'll ever get proper photos of her...), and on sunday I brought Briar Rose, who was amazingly popular :) That was really fun! Photos to come!

For more info about the outfit, click the image below:


~ Midsummer's Eve, 2015 ~

Last week Midsummer was finally here. My mother, my sister and I went to celebrate my aunt and uncle's Silver Wedding, 25 years of marriage. It took place on the same date, in the same place as 25 years ago - our family garden :)

It was such a nice evening, the weather was amazing, I ate lots of watermelon, and had a great time just how the magical Midsummer Night should be <3

My sister, my mother and me :)

Look at this view!

I spent a lot of time in this playhouse as a child ^_^

Candyyyy <3

There was even a bunny there! :D

I made a raw vegan cake, and when we removed the foil cover,
a dragon revealed itself! :O :D

Hahaha *munchmunch* (I think we kind of look like the 'evil stepsisters' in Cinderella :3)

Priska :p

Kida <3

My aunt and uncle, 
wearing the same as they did on their wedding day 25 years ago!

- Have you been to a Silver Wedding before? :) <3

Photos by my cousin (the good ones) and me (bad phone photos) :3


~ Autumn Faerie ~

In October I went to Desucon: Cosplay & Japan here in Oslo. For the occation I found some of my favourite items from my wardrobe, and put together a Faerie outfit :) You can't see it in the pictures, but I'm also wearing a pair of small fairy wings made by Enchanted Atelier :) For more details about the garments, click the little Lookbook image at the bottom!

Photos by Nils Katla.

- What do you think? :)


~ Love and light ~

#prinsesse #magi #eventyr #alv #natur #fantasy #Gaiadóttir

~ Return of the Daughter ~

Summer has returned and so have I, and I finally have time and motivation to blog again! :D It's been a long time since I shared some love and light here,
so it's about that time I start again.

With that said I don't really know where to start, but first of all I can say that I just finished the first year of my kindergarten teacher education :) Time really flies!

My life took a very different turn in February and a lot of new people has entered my life since then. Some better than others, but I wouldn't be without the experiences :)

The purpose of this blog (as well as all my other spaces online) is to find likeminded souls and friends, and experiencing that in the real world is a real gift.
I am very grateful :) I am also very grateful for my readers and all my brothers and sisters who want's to co-create a better world :)

Thank you! <3

I'm finally back, and I have quite a few things to share, (like HobbitCon, my Éowyn coat, photoshoots and even the adventures of last summer!) but I also want to know if there is anything special you want me to blog about :D So...

- What would you like to see or read about on this blog? :)


~ Love and light ~

#prinsesse #magi #eventyr #alv #natur #fantasy #Gaiadóttir

~ Daenerys Targaryen, photographed by Nils Katla ~

I realised I never really shared any photos of my Daenerys from Desucon 9 last summer. The reason is as simple as there are almost no photos, but I have this beautiful shot by photographer by Nils Katla :)

- Do you think I should have a proper photoshoot? :)
Well, I'm going to anway, just don't know when yet ^_^


~ Game of Thrones Season 5, premiere party ~

On saturday, like last year, I got the chance to go to the premiere of the new season of Game of Thrones :) This year it was a much bigger event, and it included a cosplay competition. When I got there, I got to know that I knew all the contestants :D In the end it was Lise as Asha Greyjoy who won, and she really deserved it! <3

It was all great fun, but I enjoyed it more last year when it was more intimate, and finished at a reasonable time (I had to wait for a long time for the bus in the middle of the night, in the rain, this time :# )

Ida as Daenerys and Elise as Ellaria, and me just being my own princess self :3 <3

Hivju and I made friends, like :D Front row, you know ;)

- Have you seen the new episodes? :)


~ Love and light ~

#fantasy #gameofthrones #got #cosplay #event #premiere #premierefest #kino #film #serie #engelsk #Gaiadóttir

~ Arwen, photographed by Nils Katla ~

At Desucon Fantasy I met photographer Nils Katla and had a little photoshoot. It's such an honor to be photographed by talented artists, and it gives you motivation to make more cosplays and improve the ones you already have :)

- Have you been photographed at events before? :)


~ Love and light ~

#desucon #desuconfantasy #lotr #lordoftherings #ringenesherre #cosplay #fantasy 
#arwen #arwencosplay #tolkien #middelalder #kostyme #magi #Gaiadottir

~ Desucon: Fantasy 2015 ~

Last weekend I went to Desucon Fantasy in Oslo!

I've been really bad at taking photos this year, so I've been relying on my friends
and their cameras when it comes to documenting our common adventures :p

As mentioned I made and wore my Arwen cosplay,
and here are some photos by @ardismargrethe :)

I adore Branna's Éowyn, which is the prettiest I've seen <3

Fili: @reiilynn, Éowyn: @brannalaurelin, Arwen: me and Kili: @ingridbeast <3

And last but not least: #elfie! 

From the left: Me and my girls @reiilynn, @ingridbeast, @tathariel, @maetharanel and @brannalaurelin <3

- Have you been to any fun events so far this year? :)


~ Love and light ~

#desucon #desuconfantasy #lotr #lordoftherings #ringenesherre #cosplay #fantasy 
#tolkien #middelalder #kostyme #magi #Gaiadottir

~ Cosplay: Arwen's requiem cloak ~

I also decided to make Arwen's requiem cloak to go with 
the dream gown in my last entry (even if they don't belong together) :)

My cloak is a lot simpler than the one she wears in the movie, but I am really happy with the result and can't wait to wear it to a proper photoshoot :)

- Have you made a cloak before? :)


~ Love and light ~

 #lotr #lordoftherings #ringenesherre #arwe#arwenncosplay #cosplay 
#fantasy #middelalder #kostyme #kappe #hobbitcon #magi #Gaiadottir

~ Cosplay: Arwen's purple dream gown ~

Before I had finished, or even started properly, on Éowyn's travelling coat, I decided to make another cosplay :) Like I mentioned before, I love all of the female characters in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and I want to make
at least one costume of each character.

As I am a pretty new cosplayer I also wanted to start with one of the more simple costumes. I decided to make Arwen's purple dream gown, which looks really pretty and comfortable. I also realised that I like and look good in soft purple colours, so that was another good reason to make it ;)

And here you have my dress, draped on my mannequins :)

Above: Work in progress. Below: Finished dress.
Different shades in different light :)

And here's a sneak peak of me as Arwen,
that I've worn to both Desucon Fantasy and HobbitCon Drei. :D

As this is not my favourite of Arwen's dresses, I still have another to make ^_^

- What do you think? :)
Which of Arwen's dresses is your favourite?


~ Love and light ~

 #lotr #lordoftherings #ringenesherre #arwen #arwencosplay #cosplay 
#fantasy #middelalder #kostyme #kjole #lilla #alv #hobbitcon #magi #Gaiadottir

~ Lá Fhéile Pádraig 2015, Outfit ~

St.Patrick's day isn't until tomorrow, but I participated in the parade in Oslo
saturday. This is how I looked! :)

- Have you celebrated or are you celebrating? :)


~ Love and light ~

#stpatricksday #stpatricks #ootd #antrekk #vår #eventyrlig #redesign #secondhand #gjenbruk #magi #natur #miljø #grønn #engelsk #Gaiadóttir

~ The New World (2005) ~

I want to share a movie I love with you. "The New World". I fell completely in love with this version of the story of Pocahontas, played by the gorgeous and talented (then 14 year old!) Q'orianka Kilcher. The movie is comfortably slow, full of amazing shots of paradise-like nature, accompanied by
beautiful music and great costumes.

Q'orianka Kilcher is perfect as Pocahontas, Colin Farrell is a handsome John Smith and Christian Bale is even handsomer as John Rolfe <3 It's all just... *sigh*

I'm so inspired by this movie, both by the native americans and by the european 1600's - how they both clash and fit perfect together. It's magical :)

- Have you seen it? Do you have other Pocahontas-movies to recommend? :)


~ Love and light ~

 #film #pocahontas #indianere #stammefolk #urfolk #native #urbefolkning #shamanisme #indianerprinsesse #amerika #1700tallet #miljø #historie #fantasy #magi #natur #grønn #Gaiadottir

~ The Hidden Florist ~

Quite some time ago, while I was on my way home from somewhere, I walked by this beautiful florist. It's placed in a little hidden alley, and it looks really magical! Almost like a overgrown house with lots of mirrors and old furniture.
It could easily belong to a witchy herbalist :)

Here are som photos :) What season does this selection of plants remind you of?
I'm not sure myself! A mix of all of them? :)

For more info, visit http://www.finnschjoll.no/

- Do you have any florists near by? Do you like florists? :)


~ Love and light ~

#blomsterbutikk #blomsterdekoratør #dekor #dekorativt #blomster #butikk #hage #eventyrlig #edenshage 
#magi #natur #miljø #grønn #engelsk #Gaiadóttir

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