Halloween, Houseware Crafts, Tips and Resources, Tutorials

Happy Halloween!

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!

Halloween Bat Hanger by Cheltenham Road
Halloween, Houseware Crafts, Tutorials, Uncategorized

Reclaimed Wood Halloween Bat

Hello. This post was going to be titled: "Surrounded by Craft Supplies and Out of Ideas" which is the state I've been in for the past week or so. But then, as is often the case, just as I sat down to admit defeat, I had in inconveniently timed, sort of iffy, idea! Welcome to… Continue reading Reclaimed Wood Halloween Bat

vintage wood signs
Craft and Handmade Shows, Craft Show Display, Halloween

A Creativity Burst! And a Long Nap

Hi! OK, so next time I ask you: ”Can I do two, large, back-to-back shows that will require two, totally different inventories?” Your answer should be “no, David, you cannot.” Or perhaps, “yes David you can but it, and you, won’t be pretty.” And it wasn’t (my workroom was a mess)! And I wasn't! (a… Continue reading A Creativity Burst! And a Long Nap

Halloween, New Products, Uncategorized

A Week Spent “Fixing” Things

Well I thought the last week was going to be a week of EXCITING!!!! and NEW!!!! But the reality of deadlines, and my own endless desire to "fix" things made it a week of "REVISE!  REJIGGER"  and "FUTZ!!!!!" (coincidentally, Revise, Rejigger and Futz is  also the name of the law firm I'm starting geared specifically… Continue reading A Week Spent “Fixing” Things

Craft and Handmade Shows, Halloween, Uncategorized

Oh The Horror! Halloween in August!

Hi, I'm David.  You may remember me from such lies as: I've totally got this under control! and I'm on top of things now and will blog regularly! Well, two back-to-back, two-day Halloween shows pretty much put the kabosh on that sense of togetherness. I went into crazy manufacturing overdrive to have enough stock on hand and… Continue reading Oh The Horror! Halloween in August!

Halloween, New Products, Uncategorized

Getting the Halloween Party Started

OK, as we know, I'm in Halloween mode and several of you, according to your much appreciated comments, are down with Halloween in August too so -let the games begin! My tutorial for the Halloween luminaries is coming along. Actually, it worked out perfectly. They had pretty much sold out at Scare LA and while… Continue reading Getting the Halloween Party Started

Craft and Handmade Shows, New Products

Boo! Halloween Labels

I'm continuing in my unseasonal Halloween mode because today (TODAY!) is the first day of the big Scare LA Convention. I set up my table yesterday and it looks like it's going to be quite the event.  I will be curious to see what the crowds are like. What is great about this is that… Continue reading Boo! Halloween Labels