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Haunted Halloween Lamp

I know, I know.  Halloween is OVER and we’re all supposed to have moved on to Christmas. But, as I’ve shown on several other occasions, I am nothing if not seasonally out of synch. And I had this idea for a quickie Halloween decoration idea and just didn’t want to wait another year. It came… Continue reading Haunted Halloween Lamp

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Day of the Dead Luminaries

After Abbot Kinney (which went really well despite record heat) I took a  trip to Ohio to see my family. Upon my return I  was overjoyed  to discover two things: 1) My home had not been turned into a pop-up Halloween store which seems to be the fate of every other empty or temporarily unused… Continue reading Day of the Dead Luminaries

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Vintage Halloween Candle Holder Image Transfer Tutorial

  As I mentioned in my previous post my Halloween Candle Holder project went waaaay south the first time (graphic transfer was pretty spotty, I put one of the images on upside down etc etc) BUT attempt #2 seems better so I thought I'd do a little step-by-step to detail my learning curve. I started out… Continue reading Vintage Halloween Candle Holder Image Transfer Tutorial

Halloween, Houseware Crafts, Tips and Resources, Tutorials

Spooky Halloween Candle Tutorial

I would be a lousy scientist. I don't like to experiment - I like to execute ideas perfectly the first time. This, of course, has never happened but I just know I would like it more. My spooky tealight holders took a lot of experimenting. I tried small jars (too small!). I tried red paint… Continue reading Spooky Halloween Candle Tutorial