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Halloween 2016 – The Party!

Whew…another great Halloween party this year! The rain that had been threatening all week drizzled a little in the morning and the afternoon gusts of wind made it difficult for tablecloths, but the weather stayed clear for the party as … Continue reading

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Halloween 2016 – Waltz of the Spiders at Castle Brittahytta

Happy Halloween everyone! Tonight is the last chance to see our 2016 show live while The Webmistress Hosts a Victorian Halloween at Castle Brittahytta. Over 10,000 spiders emerge from the castle doors and crawl over the towers, ramparts and gravestones … Continue reading

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spider bling and other projects

Even though getting the outside front show ready has been consuming the majority of my time until now, I’ve been able to crank through several small projects to add to my Victorian Halloween atmosphere, including elegant silver and black cat … Continue reading

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Castle Brittahytta 4.0

Castle Brittahytta began as a secret project for Halloween 2011, reprised for the first Verdigris Saga year for Halloween 2012 and again for Halloween 1914 in 2014, so this year is our fourth version of the castle, with improvements added … Continue reading

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the Halloween fun begins!

Well, really there has been Halloween fun all year, with our Spanish castle road trip in June, and a couple new party projects already finished, but for me, the Halloween season officially kicks off with Annual Halloween Shopping Weekend with … Continue reading

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Up-Graded Gravestones

Another finished project! In our first story of the Verdigris Saga told in 2014, the family gravestones were not moved to California when Castle Brittahytta was moved. Since I didn’t need to make new physical gravestones for our display, I … Continue reading

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Enhanced Library Laboratory Lighted Test Tube Racks

Here we go with Halloween 2016! Usually there are many Halloween projects in motion all year with nothing ready to display until October, but I’m so happy that this year I have a COMPLETED new project already finished, even before … Continue reading

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“Castle Modern” Bedroom Decor

You might have noticed by now that I love castles, and my dream is to live in one someday, hopefully one I can build myself. Halloween is the perfect excuse to display all my castle decor and even turn the … Continue reading

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Howden’s Castle Halloween Field Trip

Halloween 2016 is the return of Castle Brittahytta again, and I never turn down a chance at seeing a castle, especially only an hour from my house! Howden’s Castle originally built in 1927 was relisted this week for $1.3 million, … Continue reading

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Four Nights of our Day of the Dead show!

Having my annual party the full week before Halloween night gave us FOUR nights to show our show to the public! We could only do last-minute publicity because we were still working on the show not even 7 days before … Continue reading

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