Working on this card today made me wish that I was at the pumpkin patch. Hopefully, we will make it out there sometime soon. It just isn’t fall without a visit. read more
Why don’t I play with my stencils more often? I am always so happy with the results when I do? When I saw this sketch I realized it was perfect for playing with this stencil, I think I might do another card that goes in a completely different direction with it as well… read more
This was reminding me of Edward Gorey’s artwork quite a bit. If you are not familiar with him you should really do yourself a favor and go check out the link! Actually, you might know who he is and not realize it, if you have ever watched Mystery! on PBS it starts with his artwork. read more
One last Halloween card. Although everything has been mailed I realized I didn’t really have anything made for the neighbors. This was a good opportunity to remedy that. It isn’t exactly twisting my arm to get me to anything Halloween in nature, it is just always nice to have a reason.
Every holiday I make my nieces and nephews some kind of candy based paper craft. Halloween always has full size Hershey bars. When we were kids the candy scare was a big thing, my grandfather figured that if he gave out full sized Hershey bars they would be a safe choice. It just doesn’t feel like Halloween to me now with out Hershey bars. We have given them out a couple of years even.