Tag: diy

  • Be Kind to Spiders by making an Appreciation Banner

    Be Kind to Spiders by making an Appreciation Banner

    Join me in making a banner to show your appreciation of spiders in celebration of Be Kind to Spiders Week.

  • Webbed Heart Love Catcher Wreath

    Webbed Heart Love Catcher Wreath

    Come make a spider web heart-shaped dreamcatcher for Valentine’s day (or Valoween if you like your days of love filled with a little bit of creepy)

  • DIY Hair Pins for Springtime

    DIY Hair Pins for Springtime

    I have been looking for some new hair pieces that fit into my simple style but still throw out some subtle spooky flare. These simple little DIY spider and candy corn hair pins do just the trick!

  • Welcoming Our Loved Ones through Our Halloween Tree

    Welcoming Our Loved Ones through Our Halloween Tree

    Our Halloween Tree looked gorgeous  in the glow of lit jack-o’-lanterns and Halloween lights and the pumpkins’ lights made it all through the night well into the passing of the veil closing. I was quite impressed by how long the balloon lights did last as most of them were just leftovers from a previous party […]

  • The Halloween Tree Sugar Skull Guardians

    The Halloween Tree Sugar Skull Guardians

    Like Moundshroud is the the “keeper” of the Halloween Tree in the story, I felt my own tree needed a guardian. Ones to keep safe those it represents and to keep any spirits that aren’t welcome at bay. In Egyptian lore, cats are protectors, represented by the Goddess Bastet, for both the living and the […]

  • Jack-o’-Lanterns on the Halloween Tree

    Jack-o’-Lanterns on the Halloween Tree

    Our first part of my Halloween Tree are, naturally, the jack-o’-lanterns. In the story, the lanterns represent all the people living in the world and as they conclude their festivities for the Halloween evening, the light in their lantern on the Halloween tree goes out. On my Halloween tree, I’m bringing down that scale to […]

  • Creating a Tradition Inspired by the Halloween Tree

    Creating a Tradition Inspired by the Halloween Tree

    Two years ago, I finally dedicated myself to “conquering” Ray Bradbury’s “The Halloween Tree”. I adore Bradbury sci-fi works, but I had never committed time into reading this book. When I did, I was inspired. My vision and idea for Halloween and how it should be celebrated was changed. Of course last year, things panned […]