Tag Archives: pumpkins

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

Posted in Halloween, Parties | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Halloween, Parties | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Halloween, Parties | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

last Halloween update before the party!

ACK! Only 4 days until the big event! Overall we are doing well but it is definitely final crunch time! More wind was frustrating Sunday afternoon as I fought with more pieces flying off the roof, so I am not … Continue reading

Posted in Halloween, Parties | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

even more Halloween progress…

Why does 3 weeks seem like so long to go but also not enough time to fit everything we want to do? Here’s this week’s progress… I have more baby pumpkins! There are a couple so new I’m not sure … Continue reading

Posted in Halloween, Parties | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Halloween progress so far…

Halloween has been in full swing for me for a whole month already, with too many things to say so I don’t know where to start! First I’ll show you what I just sent with the party invitation. Listen with … Continue reading

Posted in Halloween, Parties | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Halloween 2013 Front Show: Secrets of Singing Scarecrows, Pumpkin Chorus and Moon Screen

The Pumpkin Chorus show in the front yard was a LOT of work for the entire Halloween Scream Team! Not only decor projects I already showed during the summer, like Snakey coiled around the tree, the lighted present boxes, building … Continue reading

Posted in Halloween, Parties | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Twenty Halloweens!

I am over the moon that last Saturday night was a very successful 20th Halloween party! I know we had over 70 people including kids & babes in arms, but we might have actually broken the 80 mark, and STILL … Continue reading

Posted in Halloween, Parties | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Only two weeks left!

Another exhausting weekend of party prep with the Scream Team, plus all week before that on my own every evening…whew! I now have 87 Brittle Bone Breadsticks underbaked in the freezer, ready for finish baking the day of the party, … Continue reading

Posted in Halloween, Parties | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Halloween Shopping Weekend and more!

A full week ago was another successful Halloween Shopping Weekend! I love that even with both our lives getting busier every year, my childhood friend Tash and I can still make time to meet in Roseville for our Annual Halloween … Continue reading

Posted in Halloween, Parties | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments