Making Halloween Everyday with The Witch at OneandSeventy

Samhain 2019 – New Year, New Beginnings

Samhain 2019 – New Year, New Beginnings

Happy Halloween! Or Samhain as it's known in my world. Pronounced Sow-en, Samhain is Gaelic for “Summer’s End” and marks a full turn on The Wheel of the Year. If you're looking for a simple ritual to celebrate, head on over to this post. While I get excited for...

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Aged Jack O’Lantern with DIY Stem

Aged Jack O’Lantern with DIY Stem

From Sleepy Hollow to The House with a Clock in its Walls, creepy pumpkins have become something of a Halloween staple. Indeed, the brilliant DIY below is one that regularly appears on my Pinterest feed and a project I return to year after year with the intention of...

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Faux Halloween Spell Book Prop

Faux Halloween Spell Book Prop

Hello, my name is Sue and I’m a hoarder! (Not the first time I’ve said those words!) And never is my problem more apparent than when we’re moving house. I can’t help it! The thing is, practically everything is in the firing line for The Witch at OneandSeventy...

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Victorian Gothic Glam Pumpkin

Victorian Gothic Glam Pumpkin

As you’ll no doubt be painfully aware by now, my style is somewhat eclectic. But if I was to lean towards one particular aesthetic, especially for Halloween, it would have to be moody Gothic. And what better way to celebrate the season than with a Victorian Gothic...

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Handmade Victorian Folding Photo Frame

Handmade Victorian Folding Photo Frame

This Victorian Folding Photo Frame was inspired by Gothic TV show, The Frankenstein Chronicles. At least I *think* it was, it might easily have been any number of period dramas. Because I may have a little fixation with Victoriana. The likes of Dickensian,...

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Halloween 2019 has arrived in the UK!

Halloween 2019 has arrived in the UK!

Say, what now?! Halloween shopping? In early August? IN THE UK?!?! Yep! You read that right! Britain is CODE ORANGE people! And around three weeks earlier than ever before!  I’m choosing to believe this is a direct result of a growing band of UK Halloween lovers...

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Decorating with Creepy Curios for year-round Halloween joy

Decorating with Creepy Curios for year-round Halloween joy

This may come as a huge surprise, but Halloween is never far from my thoughts. Ha! And one of the ways I like to indulge my passion all year long is by decorating with creepy curios. Some are the curious creations dredged up from the dark recesses of my mind, which...

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Apothecary Book

Apothecary Book

You may have gathered by now I’m rather fond of an apothecary. Indeed, no witch worth her salt would be without one, be it a full-on cabinet stocked with potion bottles or a miniature display version, purpose-made to sit inside said cabinet. Well now, there’s a new...

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Beltane, Walpurgisnacht and the Second Halloween

Beltane, Walpurgisnacht and the Second Halloween

It’s Bank Holiday season, yay! And hot on the heels of Easter and its unusually glorious weather is Beltane. Also known as May Day, Beltane is a Celtic Fire Festival that falls on 1st May. It heralds the beginning of summer and honours the joining of the Goddess and...

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Victorian Cameos with a dark twist

Victorian Cameos with a dark twist

The gallery wall in the OneandSeventy Dining Room has new additions. Do you see them? They may be small, but they are no less mighty! Not to mention, SO easy to make. My Victorian Cameos have a skullalicious dark twist and were inspired by frames I found languishing...

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Creepy Crying Mask

Creepy Crying Mask

When my Dressing Table mirror fell off the bedroom wall in the wee hours giving me a bloody heart attack, my first thought was “Great! I could just use 7 years' bad luck.” But as fate would have it luck was on my side, as it gave me a stylishly creeptacular mask idea....

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DIY Taxidermy Butterfly Box

DIY Taxidermy Butterfly Box

Last summer, I discovered several dead butterflies in an outside room. Tragically, they’d found their way in, but didn’t make it back out. Most were closed, but there was one that was still open and fully intact. I try not to think what a horrific death that must have...

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

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