Handmade and home-grown, the natural magick of the cottage Witch makes use of the bounty of the world around her-a leaf from a tree, a flower grown in the yard, herbs from the pantry, a candle from the cupboard. Whether cottage, condo, or carriage house, a magickal home is one that makes the people inside feel secure, comfortable, and loved. Ellen Dugan, the author of Garden Witchery, now turns her attention indoors in Cottage Witchery. With her trademark down-to-earth humor and hands-on approach, Ellen shows you how to bring the beauty of nature and its magickal energies into your home. This charming and creative guidebook is ideal for cottage, hedge, or green Witches, as well as anyone who just wants to add a little magickal sparkle to her home. From planting begonias for protection to casting a maple leaf spell for happiness, Cottage Witchery is filled with practical advice, personal stories, and hearth witchery lore and magick, including: home blessings & protection spells fireplace & hearth magick creating sacred space warding your doorways house-cat magick kitchen conjuring spice rack sorcery floral & herbal spells hearth goddess charm working with household faeries tea-leaf reading houseplant magick hex signs for your threshold
In this book, Dugan writes for a teen audience, and talks about magickal ethics, the elements and how to use them, and how magick will change your life, if you believe, and let it in. There are many resources, including an extensive reading list, index and a journal throughout the book where you can pen your thoughts.
A friendly field guide to herb magic Stir up passion with violet or nab a new job with honeysuckle. From parsley to periwinkle, people enjoy herbs for their aromas, tastes, and healing abilities, but few are aware of the magical secrets hidden within these marvelous multipurpose plants. Herb Magic for Beginners takes a fresh look at herbal folklore, wisdom, and spellwork. Ellen Dugan, the popular author of Garden Witchery, describes the magical traits of flowers, roots, trees, vines, spices, and other familiar herbs. Under her guidance, you'll learn the basics of magic and spellworking so that you may explore herbal magic on your own. This introductory guide features a chapter on writing new spells that includes an herbal spell worksheet. It also offers charts with magical correspondences for each day of the week-symbols, colors, planetary influences, herbs, themes, and more. With the help of this friendly field guide, you can begin to practice herb magic for health, luck, prosperity, romance, and protection.
A natural Witch has an appreciation of nature and the spirit present in all things. This kinship with nature is also the foundation of all magickal practic. You will enhance your spellcrafting, depth to your everyday life. Natural Witchery features straightforward how to's and creative exercises to help you live Learn how to tune in to magic, the cycles of the moon and fuel your spellwork Explore different types of elemental strengths Use natural witchery in home, workplace, and circle
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