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Friday, 30 October 2009

Halloween TREAT !

Kate from High Altitude Gardening has done a beyond FABULOUS Halloween post with Edward Gory's illustrations .. if you love Halloween like I do and get a kick out of something special, you have to have a look at her blog .. it is too good for words !!

12 comments:

fairegarden said...

Thanks Joy, that was simply wonderful! Kate did a fabulous job with her whole blog look too. Loved it and you for sending me there, my dear. :-)
Frances
So sorry October is almost over.

Gail said...

It was very much fun...I stayed around and read several of her other posts! Lots of fun is happening on her blog. Now, I can't wait to see yopu H Day post! gail

Kate said...

Hi, Joy;
You sweetie! Thanks soooo much for the link! You were my inspiration -- I'm going to have to start shoppin' around for some of those lovely vintage cards.

Here's to a hideous Halloween! :)

dj reinertsen said...

i have absolutely loved looking thru your halloween cards....so colorful on such dreary fall days. this whole month has felt a long week at the end of november to me. gorgeous and clever halloween cards.......who would have thought they would bring such happiness. thanks.

GardenJoy4Me said...

Hi Frances .. You are welcome girl !
I am late getting to so many blogs it is ridiculous : (
But when I got to Kate's it was so fantastic I had to sit a few more minutes on my lap top and make sure other people had a chance to see her blog : )

Gail .. I feel I will be a let down for my big day .. there has been a lot going on here and I haven't gotten organized with the BIG day post .. I could never reach Kate's quality that was just too fabulous !!

Kate girl .. I truly mean it when I say YOU are my inspiration for a Halloween blog .. you have me taking notes for next year because I didn't really plan this year, not like you with this fantastic job. I had forgotten about Edward Gory (too many distractions going on in my life) BUT .. next year I am thinking of doing links with other Halloween nuts like us .. see ? I'm planning already girl ! LOL .. I have to say I had found more vintage cards this year than any other year so that was a bonus for me : )

My goodness dj ! you are so sweet !
Thank you so much : ) .. October truly is my most favorite time of year .. events did not go as planned with it being such a WET month .. I missed out on a lot of pictures and missions for Halloween that I planned.
BUT .. I am too happy if other people got a kick out of these cards ! : )

Rose said...

I've been catching up on blog reading very slowly the last two days, but had to be sure to come over to wish you a very Happy Halloween, Joy! Thanks for the link to Kate's post--it was positively spooky. I know what you mean about not getting things done as planned this fall--one minute the trees were in glorious fall color here, and before I could get my camera out, they had all lost their leaves!

Now, is that really a dead bat on your sidebar??

joey said...

Your favorite day is finally here, Joy ... Happy Halloween (love your vintage cards)!

Racquel said...

Thanks for the suggestion & link Joy. I'll have to give it a look. Happy Halloween! :)

Kate said...

Hi, Joy!
OOH - Love that idea!!

I stopped by to deliver a quote someone just sent me...

"I'll bet living in a nudist colony takes all the fun out of Halloween." ~Author Unknown

Okay, I need to go catch Bad Dog, now. He is resisting his costume. Try not to eat all the candy tonight...

thx, again.

Janet said...

Have an incredible Halloween Joy!! You certainly have been preparing for it for a good long while.

VP said...

Joy - I juust had to come over on your favourite day of the year and wish you a happy Halloweeen!!!!!!


Boo!


Wooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!


Brew oooooh haaaaa haaaaa haaaa haaaa!

GardenJoy4Me said...

Rose girl .. I would never put a picture up of a dead anything (unless it was a teaching post on a plant ? LOL) This little guy was in shock from bumping into something on our deck .. we have no idea what happened but we left him alone and sure enough he came around ... a little stunned .. took refuge by one of my pots under a trowel (that was interesting to see) and then he left. It was the most curious thing we have ever seen !
I had to call him "Little Count" because I have never seen a bat this close and he seemed so vulnerable and needed some understanding and sympathy for his momentary plight ?
So rest assured .. NO dead animal pictures .. plants .. well that is a maybe ? LOL

Thank you so much Joey .. finding so many gorgeous cards on the net was so fun for me I was too happy to share !

Racquel I hope you had a fun Halloween girl !!

Kate girl I am STILL laughing at that one ! TOO funny !
Some one sent me a funny pictorial joke about why you shouldn't make your dog wear a costume .. it was a hoot .. if I can find it I'll send it to you ..
I really enjoyed your tribute to EG ! that made my day seeing your blog and how PERFECT it was .. now I have something to aspire to all next year girl !! Thank you too !
PS .. if my girls ever got wind that I would try to put them in a costume .. well, I would be in one of EG illustrations for SURE ! hahaha !

Thanks so much Janet girl .. it was a VERY weird day .. totally different .. I'll explain some time ! LOL

VP ... I'm going to hear that laugh all day now girl .. you did an exceptional job of it ? LOL
Now how many cider did you drink before you got over here ??? LOL