Creating Your Vintage Hallowe'en: The Folklore, Traditions, and Some Crafty Makes Hardcover by Marion Paull
Edition Date: 07/01/2014
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Decription: Full of spooky artworks, ephemera, vintage-inspired makes, rhymes and stories, Creating your Vintage Hallowe'en celebrates the folklore and traditions surrounding this delightfully unique holiday. Read how folk used to celebrate with dressing up, fortune-telling games, parties, and much pleasurable spookiness, and recreate your own vintage Hallowe'en with old-fashioned projects, including a carved Jack o' lantern, a witch costume, and fun decorations for your home. Creating your Vintage Hallowe'en is packed full of little-known facts about the origins of Hallowe'en customs such as bobbing for apples and carving lanterns out of pumpkins, while the charming makes and vintage artworks featuring chubby, red-cloaked witches, sleekly silhouetted black cats, cute kittens, cheery goblins and smiling spectres, will inspire you to have your own vintage-style Hallowe'en celebration.
About author: Marion Paull is an editor and writer who has worked in publishing for many years, specialising in reference and general non-fiction titles. She has long been fascinated by tales of Hallowe'en in all its oldfashioned glory. Married to a Cornishman, from the extreme south-west of England, she has a special interest in all things Celtic.