Holidays, Set the Scene, it’s almost time for Halloween!

Set the scene, it’s almost time for Halloween! Bottoms Up! I know a lot of people aren’t fans of Halloween, and I personally do NOT like the creepy, gory side I Want My Mummy   I like the cute side and just had to revisit favorite Halloween crafts, vignettes and tables       Halloween … Continue reading

Holidays, The Witching Hour

The Witching Hour is fast approaching,     Witches everywhere will be encroaching       They’ve stopped in here for some potent cheer         They plan to brew some Spider Stew       They’ve flown in from everywhere       Look at that skinny one in the chair   … Continue reading

Tablescapes, The Witch is In!

  It’s Autumn Tablescape Blog Hop week! When sweet Chloe from Celebrate & Decorate suggested this hop, she said we could do anything Autumn, Halloween or Thanksgiving…{see all the links at the end of this post]       Since Autumn is slow coming to the deep South,  I’m afraid I went a little rogue … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Eat, Drink & be Scary!

Witches are famous for their cuisine, That cake under the dome is furry and green! Witches are known far and wide For the wicked brew that they provide And whatever you do, watch out for that stew! Tonight they’ll be gazing at their “crystal balls” As soon as it’s dark, as soon as night falls … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Bottoms Up!

A touch of fall in the air Brings out the witches everywhere This gathering is quite the wild affair With legs and hats flying over the chairs Bottoms UP they shriek! This party’s not for the meek! Park your broom by the door Get ready for more! Mugs of squid ink pasta have been brewed … Continue reading

Creations, Painting Witches and Pumpkins

“Feelin’ Witchy?” Let’s make some Halloween treat bags! Painting pumpkins is just like Painting Tomatoes Use orange and yellow orange or yellow and a fat round brush like a #8 Dip brush in one color and make a “C.”  Without cleaning your brush dip in the other color and make a backwards “C” and continue … Continue reading

Views from the Porch and Giveaway Winner!

Labor Day is Monday which I guess makes summer officially over  😥 I keep my camera handy when I have a chance to relax on the porch, because you never know what you are going to see… But before we see the sights I want to announce the Giveaway Winners from earlier this month Yes, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, A Halloween “Barscape”

We have a large built in bar area in one corner of our family room.  Not only is this great for parties large or small, it is a great place for me to display seasonal pieces, photos and JMdesigns glassware. It has been sadly neglected lately and it’s time for a seasonal update and some … Continue reading

Home Decor, Halloween

The other day I realized that Fall was in full swing and it was time to start some serious seasonal decorating. It’s not unusual for me to start a small project and turn it into a full blown day long event.  I was supposed to attend to other things this day, but I got bitten … Continue reading

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