Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Look Who's Dropping In for Halloween!



On a visit the  GW Boutique (O.K., so most people call it the Goodwill Store), I was in search of a pair of shoes that could pass for those of a witch. SCORE! I was so excited when I spotted these, I think my friend thought I'd finally "lost it."
And $5 was definitely do-able. 
I tucked the feet of a pair of Dollar Store witch hosiery into the feet, and stuffed from the bottom up with batting (which I have WAY too much of in my craft supplies). It just took about one medium bag to fill them up to the "hips."  They look a little forlorn leaning against the sofa. 

Propped up in the fireplace with the top duct taped (don't ya just love that stuff?) to the inside of the fireplace. Broomhilda has arrived!


Here are some Blog Parties I'm participating in...and some more that are just for fun!







































































53 comments:

  1. Cute and unique - great idea! and duct tape - perfect!

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  2. I absolutely love this idea, it's awesome!

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  3. I totally love this!!! I can't sew but I have loved the witch legs.. thanks for posting an idea that even I can do :)

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  4. Kathleen, WOWYYY, this is so cool. I actually like those boots, lol. Seriously kinda cute, but works for what you are doing too. That is def unique and very cute. I am so stoked that you linked up to **6 weeks 2 SPook**, THANK YOU, and can you PLEASE PLEASE tell me how you got all the link buttons so pretty and lined up, below your post. PLEASE every last detail, I desperately want to display all the button too, but want it to look perfect and neat like you did. PLEASE tell me how.

    Bella :)

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  5. Oh and YES totally your newest follower. !!!!

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  6. OK, I just have to make these. I think I already have a pair of shoes that will work, just hope my dollar store still has some witch stockings.

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  7. What a fun idea! Those shoes are the best!
    rachel-thelifeofriley.blogspot.com

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  8. I could swear I left a comment on this. It was hilarious!!~ Very cute and clever. Thanks for joining me this week, this was fun!

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  9. That is such a cute idea! If I had an open fireplace, I would definitely give this a try.

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  10. ooooooh! those look awesome!

    Crystal
    http://survivingandthrivinginmom-dom.blogspot.com

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  11. Adorable idea! I have a pair of shoes now i just need to find some awesome stockings!


    Thank you for joining me for Upcycled Awesome #17 over at www.thetshirtdiaries.com

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  12. Way way waaay creative! I love it!! I'm so excited to be your newest follower of your delightful blog and would love to have you as a friend at Frou Frou Decor! Be sure to link your fun creations up at my weekly party - Fabulous Friday Finds! Hope to see you there! Hugs,
    ~Terrell @ Frou Frou Decor~

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  13. This is SOOO cute!!! You did a great job!
    Have a pretty day!
    Kristin

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  14. I LOVE this idea!!! So cute!! Mind if I borrow that idea for our Halloween party? Love it!! :)

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  15. So very very very cute-love the idea!

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  16. This is totally awesome!!

    Would love for you to stop by, for a few awards!http://lilaccitymomma.com/2010/10/blog-awards-for-moi/

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  17. This is wonderful! I love it! I have been keeping my eyes open for dollar tree witch hosiery but have yet to see any around here! You lucked up! The shoes are perfect! I am ashamed to say I may actually already own some witchy shoes like that! LOL! Perfect idea on the location of your witch! Sooo creative!

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  18. The witch legs are absolutely hysterical! What a great Halloween decoration.
    Sarah

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  19. How clever you are. I would never dreamed of doing this. Makes for a different Halloween decoration at least.

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  20. You couldn't have found a more perfect pair of shoes, Kathleen. And you found the hosiery at the Dollar Store? Wow! Clever project.

    Thanks for linking to my party. I look forward to having you join me each week.

    By the way, I just joined you as a follower and am featuring your project tonight.

    Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage
    http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com/

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  21. Great idea! Now this is where I tell you that I'm dressing up at Elphaba aka the Wicked Which and went on a search for shoes like yours. With your project you don't have to worry about the size, at least.

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  22. Not sure if this is your Halloween Party Post, but love your blog & your creations.

    Please fly by for my giveaways too...
    Hauntingly Yours, Lyndy

    My Haunted Halloween Party Link:
    http://bit.ly/dho880
    TODAYSGOLD
    http://todaysgold.blogspot.com/

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  23. So cool!!! Visiting via Fireflies and Jellybeans :)

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  24. What a super party you have going on here. It took me a spell to work my way through the woods that surround my Manor, but I am here. I shall make my way through the room and mingle with your guests... :)

    Check out Harrington Manor Ball today.

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  25. that is way cool, that witch looks so chic. Awesome idea and so easy too, love it.

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  26. Ha! This is a totally fun idea! I wish we didn't have a gas fireplace so we could do it, too! Maybe we could make her come in the window? Hmmmm...thanks for sharing!

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  27. Love your witch! What a great idea!!

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  28. I adore your spin on Santa....A Witch instead!

    And the booties are purrrfect! GOOD WILL...GREAT STORE I AGREE!

    Happy Halloween !

    Grab your broom and fly on over to THE WOOD BEYOND THE WORLD ( http://thewoodbeyondtheworld.blogspot.com/) for your chance to win three of my original art prints…only comment required.

    •*´¨*.•*´¨*~^..^~*Annabelle.•*´¨*.•* *

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  29. Super cute! GW Boutique!!! fabulous :)

    When you have the opportunity please come over for a visit!
    http://wood-wings.blogspot.com/2010/10/midnight-ride.html

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  30. Oh my gosh I have to do this tomorrow. I love this idea!! Thank you for linking up to Finished for Friday.

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  31. What a great project! I'll be looking for the perfect shoes all year! I love this. I'm featuring it on my blog today. Thanks for linking up to Topsy Turvy Tuesday's!

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  32. Hi Girlfriend..Just wanted to let you know I featured you on our Monday Blog Hop @ santasgiftshoppe.blogspot.com
    Barb

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  33. Love the witchin the fireplace - what a wonderful prop adn idea! Thanx! - please do come on over to our graveyard / party The Graveyard
    and feel free to add to our Shrine To Honour The Dead if you are so inclined! Blessings.

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  34. That is the coolest idea. I was just in the GW boutique the other day and they had all shoes for $1. darn wish I would have seen this sooner.

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  35. Love your witchy legs and of course you have to have shoes with pizza toes! Love it!

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  36. I love Broomhilda coming or going up the chimney! Very cute idea.

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  37. Oh now that is CUTE! Your bit about your friend is hysterical. Wonder who on earth bought those originally and what they wore them with?! Love how it came out and that it was such a deal too. So happy to see you at A Crafty Soiree! Thanks for sharing and looking forward to seeing you next time too:)

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  38. How cool ist that......... What a funny idea.
    I could just see that with black boots an red pants, too, for christmas.

    Thanks for sharing.

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  39. That's great! I've actually been looking for a pair of tights just like that for Halloween here! :)

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  40. I featured your fun witch feet on my blog! Please come and grab a "featured" button!

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  41. I do not see the party listed that i am here from, but I love what you did with the stockings and shoes :)

    Thank you:)

    Peace,
    Susan

    come visit, there is still til tomorrow night ( friday) for my giveaway..scroll through 2 posts then you'll see my post-party post, main party post(giveaway) and pre-party post)

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  42. Fantastic! I would love to see the faces of anyone coming into the room for the first time.

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  43. My witch's shoes came from a church sale. Some things, when seen, you know exactly what (or whom) they are meant for.

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  44. I'm definitely gonna have to try this next year! So creative!!

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