Tag Archives: Halloween

One Night at the Candlelight

I passed for human most of the time, unless I wanted them to truly see me. I may have had an old-fashioned way of speaking, although I certainly tried to keep up with each era and learn the different new … Continue reading

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My Father Is Batman And It’s Terribly Terribly Wrong

My 84-year-old Dad dressed up as Batman for Halloween last night and there’s a big part of me that thinks that’s the best thing ever. Seriously. How cool is that? He was visiting his grandsons in Colorado and they were … Continue reading

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A Visit From Cackle

There once was a witch Named Cackle, Who liked to eat fingers for breakfast, Big toes were delightful for brunch, ear lobes perfect For a midnight snack. Her tastes were peculiar, No soft flesh for her, She liked a satisfying … Continue reading

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Halloween already? Only if It’s Lori Mitchell!

We were fortunate to be one of the few shops able to get Lori Mitchell’s new 2013 Halloween figures already!  Usually it’s July or August before they are available!  Check them out!  All are at the shop and ready for … Continue reading

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It’s good to be queen…at a Halloween Tea Party!

Sunday I traveled down a rabbit hole and found myself at a Halloween tea…at Tea’s Me, a charming Tea Shop in Hillsboro, Oregon.  Several friends and I decided to dress as a group and we chose Alice In Wonderland as … Continue reading

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It’s all about the Focal Point

Every summer I go on the hunt for just the right item to be our focal point in our Halloween display.  It’s all about the focal point, in my opinion, and in the past we have had some spectacular items….like … Continue reading

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A Very Penelope Halloween

Sunday I was invited to view the home of one of my shop’s regular customers.  She was having a Halloween party that evening and wanted me to see how she decorated…especially since most of her decor came from Penelope’s Hope … Continue reading

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New Trends at Market in Atlanta

One of the best parts of going to Market every January is seeing the newest trends in home decor and seasonal decorations.  There’s ALWAYS something new..the challenge is deciding which trends apply to my store and show, and more importantly, which … Continue reading

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Brookhaven Bazaar Fall 2010

Brookhaven Bazaar is coming soon!  5000 square feet of antiques and hand-crafts in a charming 1917 Grange hall.  Over 60 vendors contribute….everything is beautifully displayed in boutique-style vignettes. This fall we feature dozens of gorgeous vintage pieces of furniture from … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Halloween Display

We did a major re-do of the shop yesterday and I thought it would be fun to show how our displays come to be.  The first thing we did was dismantle the front window display, moving the summer displays of … Continue reading

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