Theresa MacNaughton

About me

Gender Female
Industry Arts
Location Connecticut, United States
Introduction I'm Theresa, and I create whimsical handmade jewelry and mixed media art inspired by faeries, folklore, magic and nature. Art, music, literature, writing, photography, poetry, film, nature, creatures large and small, cooking and baking are some of my passions, which I like to share here. Thank you so very much for joining me on my creative journey.
Interests knitting, music, art, reading, movies, live theatre, hiking, animals, owls and ravens and birds of any kind, belly dance, painting, drawing, traveling, coffee, Victorian era, Marie Antoinette, gothic culture, trees, nature, beading, fantasy, folklore, handmade jewelry, folk art, whimsy, faeries, gargoyles, vampires, castles, bats, Renaissance faires, Arthurian legends, Robin Hood, Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab, perfume oils, Victorian and Gothic jewelry, Tasha Tudor, Amy Brown, Edward Gorey, Arthur Rackham, Beatrix Potter, Maurice Sendak, Alan Lee, Kate Greenaway
Favorite Movies Nightmare Before Christmas, Corpse Bride, Coraline, Princess Bride, Labyrinth, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Midnight in Paris, Edward Scissorhands, Almost Famous, Dazed & Confused, Ever After, the Harry Potter films, Twilight, New Moon, Bright Star, The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Where the Wild Things Are, Stardust, Get Low, Practical Magic, The Young Victoria, Ondine, nearly every film version of Bronte and Austen novels
Favorite Music U2, Muse, Marissa Nadler, Stephanie Dosen, Dia Frampton, Lana Del Rey, A Fine Frenzy, Ingrid Michaelson, The Joker's Daughter, Loreena McKennitt, Tori Amos, Sarah MacLachlan, The Cure, Katharine Blake/Medieval Baebes, The Damned, Bauhaus, Dead Can Dance, White Stripes, Arcade Fire, Blackmore's Night, Joanna Newsom, Sufjan Stevens, Kate Bush, Bjork, Decemberists, Pete Yorn, lots of Celtic and Renaissance music, Peter Murphy, Green Day, Sarah Slean, Neko Case, Florence & the Machine and countless others!
Favorite Books Dogs of Babel, Stardust, The Ice Queen, The Mists of Avalon, Princess Bride, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, Harry Potter series, Wuthering Heights, The Hobbit, The Age of Innocence, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, anything by Jane Austen and the Brontes, Edith Wharton, Twilight Saga Series