Oct 21, 2014

How to Decorate a Halloween Candy Corn Tree


Have you ever seen a 7ft tall Christmas tree colored like a piece of candy corn?  No?  Well then you have never been in my bedroom during Halloween. I was fortunate enough to have Treetopia

Oct 16, 2014

Glow in the Dark Ghoulish Family Photos


Everything is spookier when it glows in the dark.  Duh, that is just common knowledge.  This same pearl of Halloween wisdom is true for old black and white family photos (scan and use copies not the original heirloom), kids…

Oct 09, 2014

Dia De Los Muertos Planters and Faux Rock Cactus DIY


You know how I ease my postpartum Halloween crafting pain?  With Day of the Dead crafts.  Lucky for me my pal Kathy Cano-Murillo has a brand spanking new line of adorable products for me to choose from.  Did you…

Sep 30, 2014

My Top Tips for Throwing the Perfect Party


All fall long you listen to me blather on and on about my annual Halloween party and all the decorations and baking that go along with it.  Want to know some of my VERY FAVORITE party throwing tips?  These…

Sep 25, 2014

Using Blue in Your Halloween Decor

A Halloween tinsel tree adds a touch of blue.

What is a ghost’s favorite color?  Boo! Blue is quickly becoming one of my favorite Halloween colors too.  Not say royal, sky or navy so much as teal.  Done right blue green can fit in with your more traditional…

Sep 23, 2014

DIY Dia de los Muertos Inspired String Lights

How to make day of the dead string lights.

You all know I love Halloween, but did you also know I love Dia de los Muertos?  It all started when I met my good friend Kathy Cano Murillo a million years ago filming a TV show called…

Sep 22, 2014

How to Plant a Pineapple and Make a Matching Planter

How to make a pineapple planter with a pineapple plant.

Summer is almost over, but let those memories carry on with your very own pineapple plant.  Not just a plant, a matching pineapple planter.  Pineapples were the hot summer design trend. Don’t believe me? Check my Pinterest.  When the…