All posts for the month October, 2019

Jack O’Lantern Halloween Ornaments , $20

Dead Daisy makes adorable and spooky plushies and paintings.

Poppy Pumpkin Ragdoll, $50

She has a kitty named Clover, who wears all sorts of Halloween costumes.

Clover Ghost Kitty Painting, $24
Clover Mummy Kitty Painting, $28

I couldn’t find much info on the artist, Abattisti21, so we’ll have to settle for her Etsy lovelies.

June and Gertie, $45

I know, I’ve been going on about the tarot, but this one has an expiration. Sort of.

One of my favorite artists, Stephanie Black of Creepy Kawaii, has a Kickstarter for her gorgeous new tarot.

The black and white images are mostly based on the Rider-Waite deck, and live up to Black’s spooky-cute aesthetic.

Support the project at Kickstarter. If you’d like to buy other adorable things, check out Creepy Kawaii, and be sure to follow her on Facebook.

The other thing I bought at Bazaar was this lovely Halloween Tarot, by Kipling West.

Based on the Rider-Waite deck, it features suits of Pumpkins, Bats, Ghosts, and Imps.

Every card features an adorable black kitty. Sometimes he’s hard to spot. It was fun to go through the deck and play ‘find the cat.’

The Halloween Tarot is available a bunch of places. Just do a search and pick your favorite. If you’d like more of West, check out her ouija boards, and her Facebook page.

The Halloween Path

I’ve featured artwork from Denise a couple of times on Spooky Moon, in part because her website is called Spooky Moon Art.

Witch Potions

Rarely have I seen spooky mix with charming so successfully.

Owl Moon
Haunted House Portrait in Illinois

One of the coolest things she does is take your ordinary house, and make it haunted. Someday, when I’m not living in a too-ordinary townhouse…

You can purchase these original watercolors from Denise’s website. I found Halloween Path from her posting on the Halloween Folk Art Society group on Facebook–a group most of my readers will enjoy very much.

Pumpkin Tales

After driving into Baltimore for a disappointing Halloween craft show (which shall remain unnamed), I decided the trip shouldn’t be a total bust, and looked up Bazaar, which turned out to be close by.

Howdy, amazing anatomical model!

It’s a small space, but the curation is perfect.

Lots of bones, and for you gross types, plenty of wet specimens.

Nope, didn’t take a picture of the wet specimens.

They also carry fun bits of art, pins, rings, tarot, and penis candles. Because of course they do.

Nope, didn’t get the penis candles, either.

I ended up with some wonderful posters I talked about yesterday, plus a tarot deck I’ll talk about tomorrow.

I did get a shot of the posters.

The shop was instantly comfortable despite the size. I just felt like I belonged. Also of note, usually antiques demand a higher price at brick-and-mortar shops, but I found nothing over what I see online. Impressive.

Did you want to go in this shop? Tough.

Bazaar is surrounded by colorful shops. Lots of antiques and way too many sweets. It’s a nice place to stroll around and play dodge-hipster. I know I’ll be back.

On a recent trip to Baltimore, which I will talk about later, I found some delightful posters made by Madame Talbot.

Yes, I bought the Halloween poster, and this one:

I’ve had a thing for fortune telling paraphernalia lately.

Talbot also sells curiosities and t-shirts. Her style is irresistible. It’s all I can do not to grab up a copy of every single poster.