More Fall Festivals!

catrina-sistersweb

I’ve been in a fall mood and have been as busy as a squirrel. There is something about the cooler weather and shorter days that makes me want to gather up and organize my resources. I am making little handpainted Witch Brooches, Catrina Cameos and Pumpkin Pins to celebrate the season.

Catrinas are the skeletons of well to do ladies. On El Dia de los Muertos,  they come back to remind us that, in the end, regardless of how much money, status or power one may have,  we all wind up dead. I’ve loved these ladies with their fancy dresses and headpieces ever since becoming acquainted with them while living in Texas. I thought it would be fun to make some cameo pins of them. (while listening to mariachis, of course!)

IMG_5806

The brooches, my little skeleton books and more will be for sale this Saturday at the Festival on the Hill in lovely Bolton Hill. I’ll be teaming up with Kris Willett again, so look for us under the Earthly Treasures sign. Fingers crossed for nice weather, please!

IMG_0123

I’ve also featured a selection of pins and mini books at my etsy shop, peggyellen. Please visit this little witch and her pumpkin pals there!

And….don’t forget to mark your calendars for the Family Festival of Champions, Oct 24th,  and  the Dia de los Muertos Festival ,Nov 1st, at The Walters Art Museum. More details about both of those days to follow…

8 thoughts on “More Fall Festivals!

  1. Picturing you as a squirrel… that’s my favorite part of reading this post! Hope you score a stash of cash & fun at the fall fair(s). May you line your nest with money for winter, thanks to your busy creative cleverness!

    P.S. I think Noble Designs needs a squirrel character named Peggy. I really do.

  2. Ops, ok.. I have just seen your comment saying that the festival went well :) Glad to hear that ! More cooler weather and shorter days are coming and I love that feeling too.

  3. A straight east/west line door to door! Vaowww… It is like, if I start running from here and follow the latitude; I can go directly to your door :) What a great coincidence Peggy!!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s