Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Have you come to sing pumpkin carols?

"On Halloween night, the Great Pumpkin rises from his pumpkin patch and flies through the air with his bag of toys to all the children."

Don't forget to watch!

I think the color combinations within each frame of Peanuts cartoon are all my favorite. The pinks and the oranges!

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Halloween, witch magic!

With Halloween approaching I will need to break out my VHS copy of "Witch's Night Out"- my favorite Halloween special as a child. This is a hidden little gem, with very little info on the internet (I was trying to find a video clip.) All I could find were the stills and package covers.

The plot is as follows (thank you Wiki):
The plot involves a witch who accompanies two children named Small and Tender with their babysitter (Bazooey) to a Halloween party and transforms them into a werewolf, Frankenstein's monster, and a ghost (previously their Halloween costumes). The witch takes them to the Halloween party-in-progress at her house. Other citizens of the town get offended. They try to catch these supernatural beings as a mob. The children and Bazooey spend the night as real eerie creatures but decide they need to become human beings again. A disco song entitled "Witch Magic" was sung in this film.

Gilda Radner and Catherine O'Hara contributed voices, which makes it that much cooler.

Monday, October 12, 2009

the genius of Mogu Takahashi

I first found Mogu Takahashi while browsing through flickr. I was instantly in love.

Mogu lives and works in Tokyo. She often collages with cardboard and makes "friends" from socks and other sewn bits- they are GENIUS. There are so many details to find, I'm especially enamored with the little sign necklaces that some of her creations wear!

Looking at her work really makes me want to draw and paste and paper mache! I am overwhelmed by the rich personality and heart in everything she makes.

To check out more of her work visit her website:

She also has an Etsy shop:

Thanks Mogu!

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Real Life Dollhouse

Came across this today.

Heather Benning's dollhouse. 60's furniture inside of an abandoned farmhouse in a Saskatchewan field, sided with plexi glass. So pretty.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Thursday, October 1, 2009