UPDATE: Watch this video on the making of the Bluebird of Happiness.
Do you know what this is?
It's possible you have one on a shelf or on your desk. That's a Blue Bird of Happiness, and it's one of eight million that have been made over the years at Terra Studios.
The artistic enclave not far from Fayetteville has been in operation for 40 years, and it still offers a great afternoon for art lovers.
That's a lot to absorb, I know. But I wanted to make sure you knew all of that. Hunter didn't know any of it when we rolled up on our epic road trip along US Highway 71 from the Louisiana border to the Missouri State Line. But she was instantly charmed.
|Hunter made a beeline the moment we got out of the car to visit this gazebo lined with Blue Birds of Happiness.|
|She quickly noticed this ceramic wall, and the adventure had begun.|
|A cave inside a building, filled with enchanted glass? Yes please.|
|There are all sorts of clay creatures at Terra Studios, both big|
|Beyond the buildings lie the labyrinth and woodland gardens, which are full of sculptures.|
|Daffodils were out everywhere.|
|Hunter loved playing checkers and chess with these huge pieces, and spending time with the Terrans.|
|The Terrans are little clay created creatures that populate the park at Terra Studios.|
We progressed to the back room, the show room that looks into the studio where Blue Birds of
Hunter marveled at all the colors.
|Hunter fell in love with this one and had to bring it home.|
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