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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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DIY Creepy Gothic Arch Windows

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Make your own Medieval Gothic Fairy Door

Make your own Medieval Gothic Fairy Door

Fairy gardens are all the rage right now and I do enjoy the whimsy of a fairy door, but I can’t say I’m much of a fan of the cute, brightly coloured affairs you often see. This surprises you. I can tell. My idea of a fairy door is rather more Medieval Gothic in...

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America’s Got Talons – First look Halloween 2018

America’s Got Talons – First look Halloween 2018

It's here! IT’S HERE!! Oh, wait. Actually, it’s THERE. As evidenced by these photos from America's At Home Stores, generously provided by my spookalicious Insta-friend Miranda. It’s no secret that when it comes to Halloween, I’d like to up sticks and move to America....

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Creepy Siamese Twins

Creepy Siamese Twins

One of my favourite Halloween makes of 2017 was the zombie Siamese Twins. Sufficiently creepy yet super easy to make, these spooky sisters formed part of a collection of macabre oddities on the hallway console during last year’s Halloween Open House. The individual...

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Easy Side Table DIY

Easy Side Table DIY

Sometimes, you come across a DIY idea that’s so head-slappingly simple it doesn’t need a tutorial. This easy side table is one such DIY. Every summer, I sit in the garden and think, “I could really do with a side table for my tea/lunch/glasses/Kindle/wine/gin [insert...

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Chic White Potion Bottles

Chic White Potion Bottles

Halloween doesn’t have to be creepy. In fact, I like a little chic with my celebrations. And what better than some white potion bottles to get the party started? It just so happens that a Love Potion is also a timely reminder of our special wedding anniversary. Was it...

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