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Craftoween Day 28: Gruselieges Scherenschnitte

Halloween is different this year. That doesn’t mean that is it not happening, though! Papercutting of all kinds makes for GREAT d├ęcor for any holiday. The high contrast silhouettes of Scherenschnitte and kirigami work especially well for spooky stuff. Given that our Halloween celebrations this year are likely to be inside where paper items will… Continue reading Craftoween Day 28: Gruselieges Scherenschnitte

Coney Cratoween Day 27: Seek and Ye Shall Find

Once you know what to look for, you realize that folk horror things are all around you. Sometimes in unexpected places. Like, in a Public Safety Advertisement. Or an insurance commercial. It might not be a surprise to find folk horror motifs in the music of Kate Bush https://pietersender.wordpress.com/2019/12/17/two-steps-on-the-water-folk-horror-and-the-work-of-kate-bush/ Ms. Sid was surprised to find… Continue reading Coney Cratoween Day 27: Seek and Ye Shall Find

Coney Craftoween Day 25: The Folk Horror Life chose you.

All Hallow’s Eve approaches- the spookiest time of the year. Folk Horror, like Halloween, happens everyday, you just have to commit to the aesthetic and attitude! Ms. Sid is privileged to have this custom painted Funkin made by Craftoweener JenniferC. It perfectly depicts a tree silhouetted against a ominous red sky on one side and… Continue reading Coney Craftoween Day 25: The Folk Horror Life chose you.

Craftoween Day 23: The May Queen is Waiting- Focus Craft: Flower Crowns

Bring flow’rs of the fairest, Bring flow’rs of the rarest, From garden and woodland And hillside and vale; Our full hearts are swelling, Our glad voices telling The praise of the loveliest Rose of the vale. Few things scream Folk Festival as loud as a flower crown or headdress. They are a trope not just… Continue reading Craftoween Day 23: The May Queen is Waiting- Focus Craft: Flower Crowns

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