I'm not a big fan of the whole "rushing the holidays" phenomenon. It somehow felt like Halloween was over around the 25th. The displays were down, everything was on "huge reduction" sales etc. I had to keep reminding myself that Halloween hadn't actually happened yet. Having said that.... Please join me as I add to… Continue reading It’s (already?) Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!
I, the Great Pumpkin And my glum Victorian Pals Would like to wish you all I peaked a bit early on Halloween this year what with getting ready for Midsummer Scream all the way back in August so I thought I'd post all the Halloween projects from this year as well as a few favorites… Continue reading Happy Halloween!
It's time! The second and final installment of the Over the Table Display Tutorial! (Sorry to just spring it on you like that. Hope you were sitting down) OK, in all honesty I've been dragging my feet about this post because: A) it's pretty dang niche but, more importantly, B) I knew the pictures I… Continue reading Over the Table Display: Part 2 – Electric Boogaloo
I’m just back from a quick visit with the family in Ohio. It happened to be 80+ degrees there so I didn’t get that hit of Midwest Fall I was hoping for but the family is good so no complaints! I stay with my sister Paula and I truly wish you all could meet her.… Continue reading The Glad Game
It's officially fall! So naturally my thoughts for the next week will be all about the beach. The big Abbott Kinney Festival is next Sunday in Venice Beach. It's always a great show for me but the vibe is definitely beachy so begone pumpkin spice it's time for salt air and sunscreen. However, before I… Continue reading Building an Over Table Display Part 1
Alternate titles for this post that were considered: Bat’s Incredible (too conceited) Bat’s Not All Folks! Bat-tle of ideas! Bat’l Do Pig My Belfry is Empty Bat-tastrophe (in case things went sideways) OK, it’s crazy hot in Los Angeles again and it’s messing with my inner rhythms which are clearly telling me I want to… Continue reading Thrift Store Frame Halloween Decoration
A long put-off project has begun! This blog is being updated! It's not going well! I appreciate your patience as I attempt to overcome insurmountable problems that would fluster even the greatest mind - such as, "why is that picture enormous?" and "why is that font so ugly....and small.....?" One would think those problems could… Continue reading Linda’s Lab – A Very Young Scientist