How to use Fairy-tale in a sentence
On a night of glamour, you want everything to be fairy-tale perfect.
Who else knows about your little fairy tale?
Think fairy-tale inspired dresses featuring airy materials, shimmering fabrics, and even sparkles-though always in good taste.
Little People, a staple of the Fisher-Price line, has grown with leaps and bounds to include culturally diverse characters, fairy tale themes and toys that grow with your child.
Costume - The girls become favorite fairy tale characters like Snow White and Alice in Wonderland, including friends Bryten and Merin.Advertisement
Their first wedding, however, in 1981, remains the fairy tale All My Children wedding that others followed (including Noah and Julia, Edmund and Maria).
The daytime wedding of two lesbians generated a lot of controversy, but for Bianca, her fairy tale wedding quickly led to anguish as she learned of Reese's infidelity with brother-in-law Zach Slater.
Sista Shei are fun, flirty British imports that are based on fairy tale designs.
Everything he described could, as Quinn so succinctly put it, be a mind constructed fairy tale.
Compare the mere fairy-tale mystery of Lohengrin's command that Elsa shall never ask to know his name, with the profound fatalism of Isolde's love-potion.Advertisement
He carried the humour and sub-acidity of discrimination which marked his criticism of fellow folk-lorists into the discussion of purely literary subjects in his Books and Bookmen (1886), Letters to Dead Authors (1886), Letters on Literature (1889), &c. His Blue Fairy Tale Book (1889), beautifully produced and illustrated, was followed annually at Christmas by a book of fairy tales and romances drawn from many sources.
The heroes of Homer are hardly more moral agents than the giants and enchanters of a fairy tale.
Where some slight historical records of the heroic age were still obtainable poetical imagination seized upon them at once; where no traditions at all were forthcoming fiction pure and simple asserted its right; and thus the national epopee gave way to the epic story, andsubstituting prose for verseto the novel and the fairy tale.
His grandfather was said to be Helias, knight of the Swan, one of the brothers whose adventures are well known, though with some variation, in the familiar fairy tale of "The Seven Swans."
All the lavatory attendants I knew were fed up with arguing with people that the story was merely a fairy tale.Advertisement
Was Hans Andersen's fairy tale about the emperor's new clothes directed at the Christianity of the day?
Who do you think I'm talking about when I cry fairy tale nightmare blow-up doll?
Playmobile Magic Castle Create your own fairy tale with this wonderful Magic Castle includes a Princess Crown.
In the story, four English children have become kings and queens of a fairy tale kingdom.
The story of Orpheus, as was to be expected of a legend told both by Ovid and Boetius, retained its popularity throughout the middle ages and was transformed into the likeness of a northern fairy tale.Advertisement
When the train at last pulled into the station at Boston it was as if a beautiful fairy tale had come true.
The Brothers Grimm fairy tale Hansel and Gretel popularized the idea of making small houses from gingerbread.
Even a fairy tale can be educational, whether you see the lessons in the movie as right or wrong.
Is the legend of the Loch Ness Monster a true tale, or is it merely a fairy tale that has continued to grow as the result of mass appeal?
If men would steadily observe realities only, and not allow themselves to be deluded, life, to compare it with such things as we know, would be like a fairy tale and the Arabian Nights' Entertainments.Advertisement
The new director has laid emphasis on unconscious fears and desires in his reworking of the well-loved fairy tale.
Marvel at the diverse scenery - from elegant fairy-tale chÃ¢teaux to sloping vineyards and troglodyte dwellings in the cliffs.
It can be anything from a simple graphic to a fairy tale to a cartoon to a nursery rhyme character.
The key is to select colors that give your skin the kind of princess-worthy glow you'd expect to see on some of your favorite fairy tale characters.
Selections range from fairy tale settings that ooze romance or beach scenes that are a bit more suggestive.
Instead of traditional scrapbook journaling, try structuring your album as a spin-off of your favorite fairy tale.
The fairy tale approach can work for adult books, too.
You are spending a substantial amount of money for your fairy tale night, and truthfully, most salon stylists would love to help you achieve it.
Live happily ever after with a fairy tale theme where each couple picks their favorite story and dresses the part.
Known for their fairy tale glamour and unique style, Tiffany formal dresses are popular with teens for many different occasions.
A wedding is a couple's ultimate day of fantasy, and many couples chose a true fairy tale theme, where Cinderella wedding favors are an intricate detail that give guests a small piece of that fantasy to take home.
The key to a brilliant fairy tale theme, however, is in having every detail exquisitely attended to, including wedding favors.
Butterfly wedding favors or other romantic natural accents that can easily be associated with any fairy tale theme.
A small bit of personalization - adding wedding favor tags or accents coordinated with the other wedding reception decorations, for example - can make generic fantasy favors a true reflection of a couple's fairy tale wedding.
While coordinated details - fairy tale invitations, a castle wedding cake topper, glass slipper favors - can create a subtle fantasy atmosphere of romance and innocence, too many details can be overwhelming and may seem childish or cliché.
Subtle accents can be just as beautiful, and because the story of Cinderella is so well known, even indirect references to the popular fairy tale will be easily recognized.
With dozens of options for these fairy tale trinkets, a couple does not need to be limited to obvious symbols, and even subtle accents can bring together the wedding décor to lead to the couple's happily ever after.
While a princess themed wedding certainly needs royal stationery, any type of celebration can use fairy tale invitations.
A wedding, after all, is a couple's fairy tale come true and the beginning of their happily ever after, so what better way to invite your guests to share your special day than with princess-style invitations?
Add princess touches to the wedding invitation wording, such as requesting guests join the fairy tale or attend a banquet.
Whether you want the picture of fairy tale beauty or something more simple, there is a venue in Las Vegas for your outdoor wedding.
For example, if the wedding is held at a Scottish inspired castle and garden, then perhaps that is the perfect venue for a fairy tale themed wedding.
The style of floor length black bridesmaid dresses range from ultra-sleek with no ornamentation to that of a fairy tale princess with flounces and heavy beading.
Her fairy tale wedding to Prince William in 2011 was watched by an estimated 2 billion people worldwide.
Biscotti is comparable to the design scheme of Luna Luna Copenhagen, another young girls' designer who loves to toy with fairy tale concepts and romanticism.
Ball gown - Truly a fairy tale style, a ball gown has a fitted bodice and waistline.
A celebrity marriage is a true life fairy tale happy ending, and many people admire celebrity engagement rings as the symbol of that joyous relationship.
There have also been spin-offs of the story, but the core fairy tale remains unchanged.
I so hope you will sweep me off my feet and take me away from my sad, lonely life straight to fairy-tale land.
Ha, still living in fairy-tale land, I see.
Now you come to me with this ... fairy tale fantasy about a magic room.
Hockney has given each fairy tale his own interpretation.
This neorealist modern fairy tale from the director of ' The Bicycle Thief ' is the sweet story of a boy called TotÃ² .
There are roller coasters, boat and submarine excursions, rocket flights and even fairy tale fantasies.
In one of the great turnarounds for the season, Izzie's condition deepens her relationship with Alex Karev and they share a very poignant romance complete with a fairy tale wedding.
If you love all things enchanting like fairies, gnomes and woodland scenes, then you're bound to appreciate a lower back piece depicting your favorite fairy tale scene.
The literary genre of the fairy tale originated with Charles Perrault in the latter half of the 18th century.
You can stick to the traditional princess theme, or you can incorporate Disney Princesses, fairy tale princesses and other popular characters.
Fantasia released an inspirational book Life is Not a Fairy Tale detailing her inner strength and choices it took to keep from becoming another statistic.
However, her major claim to fame came when she portrayed herself in the Lifetime Television movie, Life is Not a Fairy Tale.
Star-crossed love is the theme of the fantasy romance series Beauty and the Beast (not to be confused with the fairy tale of the same name or the Disney movie based on the fairy tale).
A timeless tale of true love and vengeance, The Princess Bride is a classic film and a hilarious fairy tale satire.
Every character a fairy tale is expected to have is represented in a unique way - the princess bride is neither a princess, nor a bride and the fairy godmother is a haggish miracle worker named Max who lives with his equally haggish wife.
Sulamith Wulfing (1901 - 1989) was a German artist whose fairy tale illustrations became the definitive version for many years.
No matter how the fairy tale is to be used, parents and teachers should review the entire story to be sure it is appropriate for the reader.
Turning classic fairy tale elements upside down is an important gimmick used in these dark and sometimes graphic tales, capitalizing on the familiar to create humor, irony, or illustrate changing attitudes.
Graphic novels, cartoons, movies, and even action figures and toys can reinterpret classic fairy tale themes and characters.
In the Shrek movies, these twisted sub-plots and familiar fairy tale characters help engage us in the trials of a grouchy but loveable ogre and his princess/ogre bride.
In Shrek the Third, three empowered fairy tale princesses rescue the ogre from an evil Prince Charming in the final scenes of the movie.
This is a lighthearted but twisted treatment of a classic fairy tale ending.
In this case, the ogre is the hero, the handsome prince is evil, and a group of damsels in distress discover they can take care of themselves, with too many witty takeoffs on other fairy tale assumptions along the way to mention.
In these dark figures, sexually suggestive or gross and misshapen interpretations of fairy tale characters encourage us to explore the dark and violent aspects of their stories.
Fantasy art butterflies take advantage of the fairy tale like existence of butterflies.
Fairies with butterfly wings are an increasingly popular mixture of modern art and fairy tale sensibilities.
During the heightened wedding months, typically June and July, OPI releases many colors from the Soft Shades collection and groups them together in the infamous Fairy Tale Bridal collection.
Where was Randy in this fairy tale?
These ultra-girly items can range from airy fairy-tale themes to classic tea-party looks.
You'll also encounter fairy-tale characters like Little Red Riding Hood.