Monday, September 25, 2017

How To Make An Owl Costume

For most of us, Fall is a busy time of the year. We are gearing up for the holidays; buying fresh decorations, scheduling family dinners and carving pumpkins. In the middle of all of this it's normal to forget about making a costume that you promised you'd make. I am here to rescue you in time with this beautiful diy owl costume which your child will love to wear on the night of trick or treating. Homemade costumes are not only fun but are also pocket friendly. For the complete list of materials and the entire tutorial go to Palvinka

Friday, September 22, 2017

Illustrated Colorful Halloween Cards

Greeting cards are fun! No matter what's the occasion, it feels really special to send and receive a hand-written note from a friend and family. I have picked out some for the cutest cards featuring Halloween characters including owl, bat, ghost, cat and jack-o-lantern based on original illustrations by Amy Richards Illustration (above) and Heidiroo Art (below).  

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Halloween Special Owl Grilled Cheese Sandwich

It's no secret that kids and adult both love cheese sandwich. Maria of Kitchen at Hoskins turned it around and dressed it up so it becomes Halloween ready! The Owl Cheese Grilled Sandwich will be spooktacular for a Halloween party which will just disappear in no time! You will need only a few tools that you can find around the home and simple ingredients. Do visit her blog for the step-by-step instructions to make the sandwich and other creative ideas like Spicy, Sesame Snake Breadsticks.


Paperchase Halloween Cards 2017

Halloween is about scary stuff, things that we know are not real but are enjoyed being scary. People dress up as scary characters and decorate their homes to make it look like a haunted place. These cards by Paperchase is an adorable twist on Halloween scary characters. The owl with toffee candy apple, ghosts roasting marshmallows or dancing skeletons will make the recipients smile. Perfect to send to kids or someone who celebrates Halloween a non-scary way. 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Contemporary Folk Artist: Rebecca Miller Campbell

Rebecca Miller Campbell is a self-taught artist, doll maker and a painter who lives in the foothills of Appalachia. She crafts dolls and folk art inspired ornaments using fabric, paint and clay. The artist is inspired by antique, vintage remnants and nature, and often incorporates recycled materials, antiques and found objects in her work.

Each piece is one-of-a-kind, a result of long hours of careful construction, hand-painted intricate details and perfectly aged for a charming vintage look. The above shown pieces are her newest creation that will a part of the Bewitching Peddlers of Halloween, Chelsea, Michigan on September 30th. For more information on the event click here.

Her work has been published in several magazines including “Prims” and “Art Doll Quarterly.” She is an exhibiting member of the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen. Her work has been included in group exhibits including Regional Favorites in Grayson Gallery & Arts Center, Grayson, Kentucky and Minnie Adkins and her Kentucky Folk Art Colleagues Hawk Galleries, Columbus, Ohio.