Monday, September 13, 2010

Every Day is Halloween - Rings and Things Blog Partner Halloween Beads

Halloween is my one of my favorite holidays, (Valentines Day being the other) so I was excited when I got was chosen as one of Rings & Things Blog Partner and recieved an envelope full of Halloween beads to review, give away or create with. (blog partners recieve a goodie packet of product to review, but do not get paid any $$ to do reviews)

Look at all these gorgeous Halloween Beads! I got a fantastic lot of both lampwork glass beads and brass charms. Also included is a fun hinged glass coffin pendant!!!

I love love love the little Broom Hilda Witch Head, Black Owls and the Calavera Sugar Skull beads the most. They are all cool and are really nicely done. I am thinking of something perfect for the coffin pendant - I have some cobweb lace somewhere I think would look fantastic as a background in the pendant. So many possibilities!!! Sadly, I haven't had the chance to sit and create anything with them because I'm working on 2011 class samples. So I've decided to share the love and give some of them away.

The winner will recieve some of the fantastic beads pictured above along with some matching colored beads from my own stash. To get a chance to win, just leave a comment below why you love Halloween, or your fave Halloween costume of all time. I'll pick the winner on Oct 6th using random.org.

Thank you Dave and Rings & Things for the opportunity to be a Blog Partner! If anyone is interested in learning how they can become a Rings & Things Blog Partner yourself, read this page for instructions.

17 comments:

moonlitfantaseas said...

hALLOWEEN HAS ALWAYS BEEN ONE OF MY FAVORITE HOLIDAYS, BECAUSE FALL IS MY FAVORITE TIME OF YEAR, AND i ALWAYS LOVED DRESSING UP IN COSTUME, AND HAVING FUN TRICK OR TREATING OR GOING TO HALLOWEEN PARTIES, ITS ALL JUST FUN, AND WHEN i HAD MY OWN KIDS, i REALLY LOVED MAKING THEIR COSTUMES, i THINK MY FAVORITE COSTUME i MADE MY DAUGHTER, WAS A gENIE COSTUME, COMPLETE WITH CURLED TOED SHOES, SHE LOOKED SO CUTE

Spirited Earth said...

thanks for sharing the fun.
i also love Halloween>
the fall, long awaited coolness,
a bonfire,high spirits,magic in the air..............candy too.

susanc said...

I love Halloween! The change of seasons - the sights, decorations, costumes! Much fun!

Amber Dawn Inventive Soul said...

Those are so cute!!!
Enjoy!
:o)

Kristi said...

Halloween has always been one of my favorite because of the costumes (ok, and maybe the candy)!!I love the colors, scents, and sights of everything all dressed spooky!

Dave at Rings & Things said...

Hi Barbe,

So we sent those beads to just the right person, awesome! Nice to read your shout-out & get a chance to thank you once again for being our excellent Blog Partner :)

-- Dave
at Rings & Things

craftyGAgal "Meredith" said...

I love Halloween because my boys (8yr old twins) love it! It is fun with kids!
COOL giveaway!

Boot ~C said...

I love Halloween because I get to create costumes for my niece & nephews, CANDY (!), & I can add to my skull/day of the dead collection easily These are great beads thanks for the chance to win some of them

Jean said...

Great selection of things they sent this time! I love them! Best Halloween costume I ever had was one my grandmother made for me: it was a classic traditional costume inspired by the play and movie, The King and I. The high golden hat she made and the red outfit were all beaded and amazingly detailed. She taught me how to walk properly, as if I were Siamese during that time period. She always made fabulous costumes. Unfortunately, at our school (elementary) when we had our Halloween parades, we never won because it looked as if someone in our family had hired a professional costume designer. LOL!!!

jean xox

Jeannie said...

Not only is Halloween my favorite Holiday, Fall is my favorite season.

My favorite costume was one I made for my daughter one year. She was a red M&M.

One year I dressed up as a waitress with the big hair, pencil behind my ear with order pad in hand, red lipstick and a BIG wad of gum and Everyone thought I was there at the party to serve them drinks and food. So I did. It was a blast.

rnjenny1 said...

I love the fall and halloween, all the scariness and the cool nights, big harvest moons!

MoonRae said...

I love halloween and Dia de Los Muertos. Sugar skulls are my most favorite thing about this "holiday"
Thanks for sharing these little treasures with us!!
~Sharon~

Janice said...

Hi, I'm a first time visitor via Earthenware Studio Chronicles. I love Halloween, I love to see all the little kids in their costumes when they come to my house for candy. Having grown up in the U.K. a looooong time ago, we didn't have Halloween, but I really enjoy it now.

Anonymous said...

I love Halloween b/c I love to play dress-up! I have several favorite Halloween costumes but one that stands out is the year 3 of us went as the 3 witches in Hocus Pocus. I even died my hair red that year, it took several months to grow out since it was a permanent hair dye!!

Katina
kjkoukla(at ) hotmail dot com

suesueb said...

I love Halloween! The decorations, the candy, the costumes--all of them make me happy!! My family (about 30+) has a party every year and we all try to outdo each other with our costumes. My favorite costume was not mine one year but my sister Melanie. She dressed up as Sally from Nightmare before Christmas. She looked awesome!! I already have some decor out and have my costume planned for this year. (My daughter's getting married Nov 6 so I need to preplan) Her theme in fact is Victorian Goth with a Sugar Skull cake and the quote "Til Death do Us Part, My Love". I made her a black wedding dress which is gorgeous! I'd be so excited to win a Sugar Skull bead to sew on her garter!! Thanks for the chance!

altermyworld said...

Hi I love halloween because of one little special angel. My son, he was born still the week of Halloween, my little day of the dead baby.
ANg

Abracadebra Designs said...

I love Halloween because in New England it is gorgeous this time of year. I also like going to the pumpkin patch for a hayride to choose a pumpkin to carve into a jacolantern. I am also a closet horror movie fan. But the number one reason I love Halloween is because I sneak all the Reeses peanut butter cups out of my daughter's loot!!!