Creating Your Vintage Hallowe'en: The folklore, traditions, and some crafty makes (Hardcover)
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Full of spooky artworks, ephemera, vintage-inspired makes, rhymes, and stories, Creating Your Vintage Hallowe’en celebrates the folklore and traditions surrounding this delightfully unique holiday.
Read how folk used to celebrate with dressing up, fortune-telling games, parties, and plenty of pleasurable spookiness, then recreate your own vintage Hallowe’en with old-fashioned projects, including a carved Jack o’ lantern, a witch costume, and fun decorations for your home. This book is packed full of little-known facts about the origins of Hallowe’en customs such as bobbing for apples and carving faces into pumpkins, while the charming makes and vintage artworks featuring red-cloaked witches, sleekly silhouetted black cats, cute kittens, cheery goblins, and smiling specters will inspire you to have your own vintage-style Hallowe’en celebration.
About the Author
Marion Paull is an editor and writer who has worked in publishing for many years, specializing in reference and general non-fiction titles. She has long been fascinated by tales of Hallowe’en in all its old-fashioned glory. The author is based in London, UK.