Category Archives: Spooky

Busy, busy, busy

Such a busy week! Halloween on an art show weekend is killer, but we made it through.  I had to put some Halloween decorations up, especially because they were requested by my youngest. My oldest even told me how cool it … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead 2014

I think the week of Halloween and Day of the Dead is probably my favorite week of the entire year. I kid you not!! I love skulls, honoring loved ones, dressing up, wearing big flowers, marigolds, the color orange, candles, … Continue reading

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Halloween 2014

Check out my guys! An Elf King (aka Vaarsuvius from Order of the Stick–don’t ask because I haven’t a clue) and the sweetest and bravest little royal knight in the kingdom. Last minute handmade costumes, of course.  I think kids … Continue reading

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Halloween 2012

English Gentleman & Fierce Ninja Trick or Treating Mood Board & painted nails purple & black stripes Hope you had a wonderful Halloween!

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Day of the Dead Halloween Wreath

I finally got some Halloween crafting done.  I usually do a lot more, but I’ve made so much already that my Halloween box is very full. So, this year, the focus was on the front door. It seriously needed some … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat: Free printable Halloween art

I thought I’d make new free art for Halloween this year. I made THIS ONE a couple of years ago as a free download and it is still available too. If you like this, CLICK HERE or on the image, … Continue reading

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Tucson Botanical Garden

I spent Saturday, with  my friend, at the Tucson Botanical Garden for a little class called, “Found Objects as Garden Art”.  The teacher was an older man who has spent most of his life collecting old, thrown away or lost … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!!

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DOTD t-shirt

I pulled out my plain black t-shirt the other day and decided it needed some kind of pizazz.  So, since I’ve had my sewing machine out from making costumes, I thought I’d have some fun with pretty scraps of fabric … Continue reading

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The kids are really buzzing with the excitement of Halloween.  I’ve been working on a robe and owl wings today, for one Harry Potter and one Hedwig costume. “The wand chooses the wizard” The mask is made from felt feathers … Continue reading

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