Sunday, March 22, 2009

Halloween nostalgia


A Halloween greeting from yesteryear. I want to walk along that path with only the jack-o-lanterns to light my way. Heaven.










I want to jump into this picture and live in that house. If only...


Vintage Halloween collage...I actually smiled when I saw this.


I gotta' learn how to make this. Beautiful.



Another must-have for Halloween....spooky candles and cookies!









You can't have Halloween without Linus and the Great Pumpkin!!!











Love that moon!!






I want this red dress for a costume. And...is that an "owl hat"??









































In addition to my usual interests, I also have a love of antiques. Naturally, this includes antiques of the Halloween variety. I did a search for "vintage Halloween" and found some really cool stuff. Somehow, a lot of vintage Halloween decorations seem to capture the feel of the holiday for me more so than many modern-day ones do. I'm not quite sure why that is. There is just something about the thought of Halloweens of yesteryear that really appeals to me. I don't actually have any vintage Halloween decorations or anything, but I wouldn't mind starting to collect some.






















7 comments:

PeppermintDaydreams said...

wow, great vintage halloween imagery! love it.
...i'm anxious for oct 31st myself. after all, it is the best day of the year.

-Christy Z

Drop Gallow said...

I love the one right after the girl in the red dress. I'd like to see it poster-size and framed and preferably hanging in my living room...

The Pumpkin Queen said...

Hi, thanks! I'm always on the look out for neat old stuff like this. I'd like to start collecting vintage Halloween stuff.

The Pumpkin Queen said...

Drop Gallow...I totally agree! I hadn't thought about having one in poster-size. That would be so cool! You might be able to get it in a larger size. I'll try to find out. I'd love one, too. I'd put all of them around my whole house!

halloween spirit said...

I love vintage Halloween imagery too. It's a wonderful blend of creepiness and innocence.

The Pumpkin Queen said...

Halloween spirit...exactly! It is a blend of creepiness and innocence. I think that's kind of how I was trying to describe it. I love it.

halloweenspirit01 said...

Love your blog! You remind me of myself! I will be driving along and see a stretch of forest, and think..."There should be an old witch down there with her bubbling cauldron"
Cindy