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Simple DIY Yule Log

Silly Season has arrived (how did that happen?!) and all around us, the frantic race to the C-word is in full swing. But if you’re looking for a rather more gentle way to celebrate, then a simple DIY Yule Log might be right up your alley. You don’t have to be a witch...

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Easy Elder Futhark Runes

Elder Futhark Runes are the oldest of the runic alphabets, the writing system of the ancients. No witch worth her salt would be without a set of runes with which to code spells and foretell the future so naturally, I made my own. As you must be painfully aware by now,...

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Wilko Halloween Haul 2018

If I had a penny for every time someone said “Halloween? But that’s just an American thing, isn’t it?” I’d be able to buy my own Gothic Mansion and turn it into a year-round Halloween Open House. OK, maybe a bungalow… but I’d make it Gothic! And with all the Halloween...

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Easy Palmistry Sign DIY

Cross my palm with silver and I will tell your future. Sod silver… Madame wants gold! As you may have gathered from the Fortune Teller Booth with its colour-changing crystal ball, one of my Halloween themes for this year is the psychic arts. To be fair, woo-woo is a...

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Giant Cauldron DIY

This giant cauldron project is a bit of a beast! But I promise... while it may look like a lot of work, it's actually very easy. It’s just the drying times that make it a bit long, so if you want to make one in time for this Halloween, you'll need to get...

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Mabon and a Halloween Harvest

Well, Hello autumn! And didn’t you blow in like a couple of angry banshees on broomsticks? After this year’s record-breaking dry spell, it seems Ali and Bronagh (pronounced Bro-Na, as in mow-na) sure are keen to ensure we get ALL the rain we missed during the long hot...

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IKEA Hack – Make your own Skull Floor Lamp

Everyone’s seen IKEA’s floor uplighter, right? It’s been around forever, lighting up dark corners in practically every home across the land. For a fiver, who can blame us? But it doesn’t exactly scream Halloween, does it? So I went to work making something far more...

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DIY Fortune Teller Booth

This year, I’ve been stepping WAY out of my comfort zone and trying my hand at some larger Halloween decorations. I’ve made a giant cauldron complete with medieval oven (coming soon!) and of course, those Gothic Arch windows. But this… THIS was a project and a half!...

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DIY Creepy Gothic Arch Windows

One of my main projects for Halloween 2018 was to tackle a big wall in the OneandSeventy hallway. Right now as you enter through the front door, you’re greeted by three pieces of handmade artwork (you can see them in this post) that last year, I Halloweenified with...

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DIY Colour-Changing Crystal Ball

If you’ve been by Instagram or the Facebook page this week, you may have spotted a sneaky peek of today’s project. Now I’m going to reveal all the complicated secrets for making this colour-changing Crystal Ball. Ready? OK, confession time. This DIY is anything but...

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Fortune Teller Crystal Ball Candlesticks

If you’re a Halloween crafter, I bet you’ve come across this DIY to make stylishly spooky crystal ball candlesticks. It’s one of the earliest additions to my Halloween Pinterest Board and I’ve been forwarded it more than once on Facebook. My friends know me so well....

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Miniature Apothecary Cabinet

What witch doesn’t love an apothecary cabinet? My Halloween Pinterest board has a fair few apothecary ideas, from cabinets, to books, to full-on shelves. Every one of them is chock full of potions, herbs and all manner of natural (and unnatural!) elements. After...

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Lammas Pumpkin Toast and Bat Butter

Can you believe it’s August on Wednesday? This year is whizzing past faster than a witch on her broomstick! As we greet the last month of summer (sad, but true), we also celebrate the next turn of The Wheel. When I was thinking about crafty ways to celebrate...

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Harry Potter and the Gryffindor Patch

Halloween is all about magic and Harry Potter is arguably the most famous magical reference this side of Salem. So with the summer holidays upon us and 6 LONG weeks to fill, you might be planning an early Halloween fix at London's Warner Bros. Studios. If you’re a fan...

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It’s just a bunch of Hocus Pocus

Source Beloved and I aren’t the only ones celebrating a silver anniversary this year. On July 16th, Hocus Pocus will be 25 years old. Can you believe that? OK, it’s not quite the 300th anniversary (325th if we’re being picky) of the Sanderson Sisters' demise and...

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I’m Sue ~ a most untypical witch. Welcome to my curious compendium of crafts and home decor, where Halloween is everyday, handmade meets high street and home is crafted with attitude and a sprinkling of magic. Want to know more, including why I sign off my posts with “A hui hou”? Click here.

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