Saturday, August 20, 2011

Funky Polka Dot Accessories for Fal 2011

As BizChicsBlog has reported, polka dots are the fun new way to dress up your wardrobe for the Fall 2011 season. Well that is great news for me, because I love polka dots, and can't wait to pick up a few cute items for my wardrobe. Yay!

Here are some fun polka dot accessories for the fall:

Here's a fun polka dot necklace:

I just love these magnets! They make me think chocolate candy with sprinkles!

Hair accessories:

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Beautiful Dia de los Muertos Gift Box from Gina

Check out these beautiful Day of the Dead gift boxes from the craft blog Ginas Gift Blog. Inspired by the festive spirit of San Antonio, these boxes are so beautiful.


I'm so honored that Gina featured my Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Magnets with these beautiful gift boxes. Be sure to check out her other creative gift boxes and projects. I certainly feel inspired to amp up my own humble gift boxes!

Skull Collage Mint Tin

Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Pill Box

Once again, thank you so much Gina for your flattering feature and for your inspiration. This blogger has some great step-by-step project ideas for many gift occassions, definitely a new favorite!

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Halloween in August

Greetings! As I said earlier, August is wearing on, and I am starting to look forward to Fall, especially Halloween! I may be making Halloween items a little early, but I just can't wait! Here are a few new items to help get in the Halloween spirit!

Great Halloween return address labels, available at www.heyheyelliemae.etsy.com. Great for Halloween party invitations:

Halloween Cat Labels.

Pink Pirate Labels.

Halloween Owl Labels.

Red Monster Halloween Labels.

Along these lines, here are some cute Halloween gifts, party favors, or treats for the kids.

Halloween Magnets.

Red Monster Halloween Magnets.

Red Skull Mint Tin.

Like I said, I may be getting ready for Halloween especially early this year, but it is my favorite holiday!

Who is Ready for Halloween?

As the August doldrums wear on and we look forward to Autumn with crisp weather and changing colors, many of us are also looking forward to Halloween and Day of the Dead. Here are some lovely collections of unique holiday items on www.etsy.com to help get you in the Halloween spirit!

Have a classy black and white Halloween with these great items:


Special thanks to Lesley Wellington for featuring my Black and White Bat Gift Tin.

Or some traditional Halloween fun with this classic collection:


Special thanks to Warm N' Fuzzies for featuring my Red Skull Mint Tin.

Fans of Latin American art will certainly want to check out these beautiful Day of the Dead items:


Special thanks to Dear Bitsy for featuring my Day of the Dead Magnets.


Special thanks to AchisDesign for featuring my Purple Skull Pebble Magnet Set.

What's Autumn without Halloween Candy?


Special thanks to Artist Katie Blue for featuring my Retro Candy Magnet Set.

A fun collection of orange Halloween monsters, so fun!


Special thanks to Pepperberry Knits for featuring my Monster Magnet Set.

Yes, goodbye to the August doldrums, and let's look forward to Fall!


Special thanks to Rebecca Belding for featuring my Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Magnets.