Random Thoughts: Awesome Book Covers-- Fairytales

How rotten would I be if I didn't do this again? =) I think this will be my new weekly Sunday post. (You're welcome.)

I'm finding it strangely theraputic to look through Pinterest for pictures that might make great book covers. Of course, it's also making me covet these beautiful dresses!

I thought these pictures really capture the essence of fairytales. And of course, my over active imagination is spinning away thinking about the would-be story behind each of them.

The Frog Prince:


12 Dancing Princesses:



princess fairytale Adorable

Snow White:

Snow White by *konishkichen Fairytale...

Sleeping Beauty:

Sleeping beauty Fairytale Fairytale



Alfred Angelo Bridal/Disney/Rapunzel 214 Beautiful flower head pieces can make the look of the day.

Random Fairytales: Help me think of the stories for these! My mind went blank, but I know there are stories for these.

The swing of dreams . fairy

Next week: contemporary covers


Red Tash said... .

You're very good at this!

July 15, 2012 at 10:41 AM
Kendra E. Ardnek said... .

The last three are "Fairer-Than-a-Fairy" (can be found at this link if you are unfamiliar with it: http://www.mythfolklore.net/andrewlang/029.htm), "The Impossible Enchantment" (http://www.mythfolklore.net/andrewlang/219.htm) and "The Snow Queen."

Lovely pictures ... and I can see most of them being cover art for the Fairy Tales you chose, although the "12 Dancing Princesses" one could probably work for "Sleeping Beauty" as well.

July 15, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Kendra E. Ardnek said... .

Oh! I just thought of a better Fairy Tale for the first of the last three pictures: The Evil Enchanter! (Link here, although it has a different title ... I like the title that it had in the book I fist found it in over this title: http://www.mythfolklore.net/andrewlang/362.htm)

July 15, 2012 at 10:14 PM
Christa @ Hooked on Books said... .

What a fantastic idea! I love the third Cinderella photo and the first Snow White photo but really they're all absolutely gorgeous!

July 16, 2012 at 9:14 AM

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