Thank you to all who followed along on my 31 Days of Halloween blog post journey. This was no small task, and I can honestly say that posting something everyday for an entire month is more difficult than I thought it sounded. Oh, and FYI, I won’t be that ambitious again in the future. I… Continue reading Happy Halloween
With Halloween just a day away, you still have time to whip up a simple treat to dazzle the kids or the adults in your life. This darling idea is from Midwestern Sewing Girl. I took the liberty of composing some instructions of my own, since none accompanied the recipe. I realize it is pretty… Continue reading Almond Bark…No Bite!
Could it be that spiders have been pounding away at these yellowed keys? What else could have this typewriter churning out pages on its own? Oh wait! Could it be haunted? This original idea comes from POETIC HOME. The owner of this antique typewriter simply removed pages from a vintage book and strung them up… Continue reading Clickety Clack…..Boo!
Jessica Jones is, in one word, brilliant! I don’t think I could ever have thought to create spiderwebs out of ordinary trash bags. Nope, not in a million years, I’m just sure of it. Her idea looks super simple. It’s all in how you cut them out. It’s sorta like cutting out snowflakes, which I… Continue reading “Trashy” & Cheap
Don’t you just love these vintage Halloween postcards? They don’t make things like this anymore. Now, with that being said, some of those old cards were a bit creepy, and would most likely scare some people away from using them. However, if you appreciate vintage then you’ll love the illustrations and colors that compose these… Continue reading Vintage Postcards
Trick out your jack-o’-lanterns in these bewitching handmade masks. This is my favorite way to decorate a pumpkin when you are in a hurry. The past couple of years I used this idea because I just ran out of time. However, I did my own spin on them. Instead of using black felt I used… Continue reading Masked Pumpkins
Last year I did something similar to this, minus the ravens, and adorned the branches with yellowed book pages printed with skulls, frogs and witches. I used Spanish moss in the urn and tucked Reindeer moss in the crooks of the branches. I stacked old yellowed paperbacks, without their jackets, at the base of the… Continue reading Spooky Still Life