I had been hoping that I would get my “Engine” post up sooner but events conspired against me. Floors. There have been three floors in my home that were the last to get a face lift, and believe me they had to wait a long time to get it, too. I knew I wanted to… Continue reading Halloween Train – The Engine
Just a little recap here – so this was Car #1 in The Halloween Train. I posted the ‘how to’ on July 29, 2018 if you would like to see how it was done. Now, it’s time for Car #2. We’re talking PURPLE here folks! I love purple. The steps for drilling the wood and… Continue reading The Halloween Train – Car #2
I know it seems pretty early for most to be thinking of Halloween, but in the handmade retail business you have to start early making your ‘Holiday’ stock; and since Halloween is my most favorite holiday – I’m already diving in deep to enjoy the fun and freaky-ness of Halloween. I like projects on wheels,… Continue reading The Halloween Train – Car #1
It’s JULY already!!! Wow, the last month just blew right by me, and it’s been a whole month since I’ve posted here – oh my gosh! I have been working in my craft room, but it’s mostly been replenishing items that have sold in my Etsy shop, Old Raven. Things like my black widow spiders,… Continue reading Steampunk + Halloween = Love
“When someone told me I live in a fantasy land, I nearly fell off my unicorn.” Anonymous Just acknowledging the fact that I’m a bit weird, but I’ve learned to embrace it and now I just go with the flow when I see a bird cage at a second hand store and think ‘I could… Continue reading Banana Hanger + Bird Cage + Skeletons = Halloween Decor (?) Part 1 of 2
This is MY TIME OF YEAR – I love Fall, all the colors, the cooler temps and HALLOWEEN. It’s also the start of the ‘Holiday Season’ which has many folks groaning as they check the available balance on their credit cards (Christmas) uggh. I say forget Christmas – Halloween is the best holiday of the… Continue reading Halloween Humor – Lighten Up People!
I’ve spent the last two days in my craft room making spiders. Seriously. My Black Widow Spiders are, item for item, my top seller in my Etsy shop Old Raven. They sell sporadically all year round, and I’ve mailed these little beauties off all over the world, too, wondering (with a little chuckle) if some… Continue reading Halloween and Remembering Mom