Halloween Styling: Decorating the House for Halloween
It’s that time of the year, when the Halloween decorations come out and the festive vibes of Autumn and Fall are channeled in the month of Spring. And it’s that something in itself. Celebrating the colours of red, gold, orange and yellow in Spring, when the gardens are all blooming with flowers of pink, purple, yellow and blue. And although Autumn is not the season for Halloween here in Australia, I spent the month of October dreaming of golden sunsets, cold evenings and cosy jumpers. Of course, most of the time in October (every year) many of the days of the month are cold and wet, so it’s not that…
Carving My Very First Pumpkin for Halloween
I can’t believe it. I’ve been obsessed with the season of Halloween since I was a child and I have never once ever, carved a pumpkin. So, I wanted to share my experience through pictures, of me carving out my first Jack-o-Lantern from a pumpkin for Halloween. What a messy and amazing experience. I’ll admit, I am totally addicted now to this Halloween tradition and will most definitely be making part of my Halloween tradition each and every year. Of course, my carving was nothing extraordinary and they were a challenge without the right pumpkin carving tools. We used steak knives. It did the job, but was rather awkward when…
An Easy to Make Halloween Wreath for the Front Door
How to make a your very own Halloween/Autumn inspired door wreath for your home. My favourite thing about celebrating different seasons is creating beautifully designed homeware pieces to match that season. This year I set my sights on a Halloween/Autumn inspired door wreath. Whether it’s for St Patrick’s Day, Easter, Halloween or Christmas, I love popping into my local craft store to see what’s NEW and to help me feel inspired about the season to create stunning new pieces for the home. This can range from candle holders (or candles), decorative boxes, wreaths, photo frames – there is seriously no end to the amount of creative inspirations you can find…
A Canadian Halloween
In 2010, I had the amazing opportunity of travelling through Canada throughout the month of Halloween.