leafy fall centerpiece

leafy fall centerpiece

  So, October has come and gone and it's now November 1st. Whoa. I love Halloween, but not one day after October. It seems to be the only holiday that has to go as soon as it's over. All of my Halloween will be put away by the end of today. This morning I decided that I needed a new centerpiece on my dining table. And that it needed to be very fall and very fabulous!   So I headed outside and gathered some leaves from … [Read more...]

calling all Whovians!

doctor who magnets

  So here's how it is. Doctor Who is the best television show of all time in the history of ever. I know, I know, such a bold statement. But I believe it to be true. Curt and I started watching Doctor Who last year and became hooked almost immediately. Let's be honest, the British know how to do television right. Who's with me on that one? I decided to make some Doctor Who magnets. Aren't they fantastic?! (said in Nine's … [Read more...]

candy corn garland

candy corn garland

  With Halloween right around the corner, how about a quick and easy garland?   Here's the candy corn garland makin' supplies.   Step 1: Draw the candy corn shape onto a book page.   Step 2: Color. Who doesn't love coloring?   Step 3: Cut and hang.     Until next time.... … [Read more...]

halloween images from the graphics fairy

skeleton bones

  Today I'm going to talk about a website that you may or may not already be aware of. The Graphics Fairy.   Have you heard of it? Have you been to the site? Well it is absolutely amazing! You can find thousands of free vintage images and project ideas. I made a spooky little picture wall with photos I found at The Graphics Fairy.  Just look how fantastically spooky these are!     These are some … [Read more...]

sherlock pillows

sherlock pillows

  I just can't seem to get enough of Sherlock Holmes. I love both of Guy Ritchie's movies. I love BBC's Sherlock. I've even watched the first couple episodes of CBS's own version of a modern day Sherlock Holmes, Elementary, fulling expecting to hate it, but it was alright. Nothing compared to Sherlock, it's your basic crime scene show recipe with Sherlock characters plugged into it. I've watched a fair amount of British … [Read more...]

halloween cup lights

halloween cup lights

  Are you planning a Halloween party? Curtis and I are having a family Halloween party and I've started to decorate our basement for the oncoming funtivities. I made these Halloween cup lights a few years ago, but I still love them. I can't think of an easier or cheaper or more customizable way to make a big impression at a party. These are absolutely perfect! And couldn't be easier to make. Here's what you need: - a string of … [Read more...]

music monday: october feast

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    I've got another playlist for ya today. How about a little october feast? Summer is over and we're ushering in a new season. This is a perfect mix for the chilly mornings, the crisp days and the darkening evenings.  october feast 1. Pride - Syntax2. Mad World - Gary Jules3. These Streets - Paolo Nutini4. Well It's All Right, I Believe - Brian Factor5. Train Song - Vashti Bunyan6. A Smile That Explodes - Joseph Arthur7. … [Read more...]

the weekly rave

angry birds star wars

    I'm really loving ADELE's latest song from the upcoming James Bond movie. Also, really looking forward to the movie.   I absolutely love this ghostly edition of a family picture wall from Tatertots & Jello.   Have you heard? Angry Birds and Star Wars are teaming up! Ah-ma-zing!   Instaeffect is fab-u-lous! It has some really great effects you can add to your pics. Oh, and it's … [Read more...]