Tuesday, March 24, 2009

PUMPKINS


PUMPKINS
Originally uploaded by tragicstitches

Love this image of fall on a dreary spring day. The rest of her photo's from the Circleville Ohio Pumpkin Show are lovely as well.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Vintage Catalog Resource


The Halloween catalog collection: 55 catalogs from the golden age of Halloween by Ben Truwe is now out of print. This is such a good resource for dating vintage pieces I highly recommend searching for a copy.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Decorated Canoes for the Water Carnival


Decorated Canoes for the Water Carnival
Originally uploaded by dragonflydesignstudio

1929 Party Book
Dennison Manufacturing Co.
Not old fashion Halloween today. I love the whimsy of canoe decorations!

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

1931 Fancy Costumes Add Gaiety


1931 Fancy Costumes Add Gaiety
Originally uploaded by dragonflydesignstudio

Crepe paper costumes
Halloween Suggestions
The New Bogie Book
Dennison 1931

Friday, March 6, 2009

Samantha


Joined our family September 5, 1999 and passed on March 4, 2009

Monday, March 2, 2009

Claire-De-Lune and Bee-Witch


Claire-De-Lune and Bee-Witch
Originally uploaded by dragonflydesignstudio

Masquerade Costumes-The Home Pattern Company
S-20 Tarlatan, tulle or sheer organdie in a moonlight-blue, with silver cloth for the girdle and hair band; with silver stars and crescents; silver slippers studded with brilliants; silver wand with silver crescents and stars. Electric battery for wand.

The Goblins 'LL Get You


The Goblins 'LL Get You
Originally uploaded by dragonflydesignstudio

Masquerade Patterns The Pictorial Review Company 1920s