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Blackthorn Fairy. The image is from the book "The Complete Book of the Flower Fairies", illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker.

Speaking of flower fairies, I had to post an illustration by Cicely Mary Barker. Cicely Barker has painted loads of lovely illustrations of flower fairies for all seasons and some more. Each flower fairy is accompanied by a poem.

Illustration for the Almond Blossom Fairy from Flower Fairies of the Trees. A girl fairy dances to the right holding a spray of almond blossom.  										   																										Author / Illustrator  								Cicely Mary Barker

Flower fairy illustrations by Cicely Mary Barker: The Almond Blossom Fairy. The World is very old; But every Spring It groweth young again, And fairies sing. Flower Fairies of the Spring, 1923

Illustration for the Forget-Me-Not Fairy from Flower Fairies of the Summer.  A girl fairy wearing a purple dress kneels facing right, holding a forget-me-not before her.  										   																										Author / Illustrator  								Cicely Mary Barker

For My Mother in Heaven Forget-Me-Not Fairy - Cicely Mary Barker - Flower Faries…

Marigold Fairy by Cicely Mary Barker

Marigold Flower Fairy Vintage Print by Cicely Mary Barker, first published in London by Blackie, 1944 in Flower Fairies of the Garden.

FLOWER FAIRIES/BOTANICALS: The Larch Fairy; This is an original vintage Cicely Mary Barker Flower fairies colour print. It is not a modern reproduction, c1935; approximate size 11.0 x 7.0cm, 4.25 x 2.75 inches

FLOWER FAIRIES/BOTANICALS: The Larch Fairy; This is an original vintage Cicely Mary Barker Flower fairies colour print. It is not a modern reproduction, approximate size x x inches

Cicely Mary Barker-The Lord of the Rushie River - Where the Wild Duck Had Their Homes

Cicely Mary Barker - The Lord of the Rushie River - Where the Wild Duck Had Their Homes Archival Fine Art Paper Print