Fairy Good Creation! A mother of two who started building a “little fairy door” for her daughter’s birthday party is taking on the world with her million-dollar business.
- Sally Corpus founds ‘Lil Fairy Doors’ inspired by her daughter
- The mother of two’s business has grown tremendously around the world
- She expects to make $5.1 million in revenue this fiscal year
Fairies were often said to live in the depths of the garden.
But for thousands of children around the world, fairies now live in their bedrooms. It’s all thanks to my Australian mother.
Sally Corpus, a native of the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, says she took inspiration to create “Lil’ Fairy Doors” from her “crazy daughter of fairies.”
But admittedly, even in her wildest and most magical dreams, she never expected her homemade little wall-mounted fairy door to become a worldwide success.
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A magical gateway! “The Lil Fairy Door was created by Australian mum of two Sally Corpus, inspired by her daughter.
“A fairy door is a small little door that can be attached to a wall. Once attached, fairies can enter and exit at night and may be used to leave small notes and gifts for well-behaved children. ‘” Kopus said in the video. on her website.
“I was researching ideas for a fairy party and came up with the concept of having a fairy in your house.”
The mother-of-two company expects to generate nearly $5.1 million in revenue this fiscal year. Her burgeoning work is gaining momentum in both Australia and the United States.
Kopus said the fairies she created not only let children use their imaginations, but also helped them overcome their fears through positive reinforcement from “fairy tales.”
“I am overwhelmed by the stories that come in every day,” she said.
“Parents kept their 3-year-old in bed every night until that little fairy door appeared in the room.”
good idea!Mr. Corpus said he was ‘researching ideas for fairy parties’ when he came up with the idea
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Magical mail! “Her parents were in bed with their 3-year-old every night until that little fairy door appeared in her room,” Ms. Corpus said.
“It was an immediately rewarding experience, and as a small Australian company, the response has been amazing.”
On Thursday night, Copus appeared on Channel Ten’s Shark Tank program, hoping to turn her small Australian company into an international leader.
Hoping to win the favor of Australia’s brightest business minds, she outlined a business plan and financial statistics.
Two investors paid $325,000 for a 20% stake in Lil’ Fairy Door.
Big things to come: Ms. Corpus (pictured center) appeared on Channel Ten’s show Shark Tank on Thursday, where two businessmen invested $325,000 in a 20% stake in her business. “The founder of Lil’ Fairy Door often visits sick children in the hospital with fairies.”
She hopes to continue growing the business with the many exciting ideas currently in the pipeline.
“As the parent and founder of ‘Lil Fairy Door,’ I’m always working on new and exciting ideas for how to welcome fairies into your home,” Corpus said.
“From sending miniature letters in mailboxes to fairy paw prints trailing through fairy doors, we’re always coming up with new ideas to help keep that imagination alive.”