Category Archives: Spooky


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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Happy Halloween!

Here are my two little cute guys. Their store bought costumes were a huge hit. Everyone did their best Italian accented, “Mario…Luigi” whenever they saw my guys. It was funny. Although, they were once mistaken for two railroad guys. They … Continue reading

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pumpkin owl + pumpkin seeds

We finally carved our pumpkin today. I was looking for ideas with the kids and we found THIS ONE. They just loved it so much, we copied it.  Ours is a much smaller pumpkin, probably less than 10 pounds, so … Continue reading

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Halloween Magic

I don’t have anything to post about except the winner of my little haunted owl ATC.   I can’t do that without some kind of picture, so I did one of my favorite things and I scouted out some lovely pictures … Continue reading

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little witches

Instead of making my children their costumes, I opted to quietly stress about it and make little witches instead. I bought some cool digital images from Tumble Fish Studio and had a load of fun playing, cutting, gluing and sprinkling … Continue reading

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Haunted Owls

These little owls were made for Amy’s Haunted ATC swap.  If you don’t know what an ATC is, it’s an artist trading card. They are only 2.5 x 3.5 inches big and are so fun to swap. This will  be … Continue reading

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Halloween Kitty

I guess I am totally on a Halloween kick. I’ve been having visions of our kitty dressed up for Halloween, so rather than dressing her up (and getting my hands ripped to shreds) I painted a dressed up kitty instead. … Continue reading

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Homemade Halloween – book giveaway

I was sent this great Homemade Halloween book from Fox Chapel Publishing for review. It’s got some really great projects for Halloween costumes, some cute face painting how-to,  games and tricks, food recipes and home/party decor. All perfect for having … Continue reading

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Spooked: Free printable Halloween art

Happy Friday.  You have no idea how happy I am that it is Friday! Yippee! To celebrate, I made this spooky cute painting as a pdf for you to print out yourself and hang in your home– just in time … Continue reading

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spooky portraits

I finally opened the Halloween decor box and put everything up.  I did it before the kids got home from school, so they were excited to see everything all festive. I found two little frames at the thrift store a … Continue reading

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