Welcome to Kris Dickinson's "A Nostalgic Halloween"
Thank you for visiting A Nostalgic Halloween. I have loved this holiday since I was a small child. I love the decorations, costumes, trick-or-treating, parties and all the joys of this wonderful, fall holiday. I've created this blog to showcase my original art, decorations, favorite sites and information about Halloween (nothing too scary, though!) I also post Halloween Ephemera to share. I hope you enjoy a trip back through yesteryear....Happy Haunting!
Hello and thank you for visiting! My art specializes in collage, stamping and mixed media tactile art. I am a published artist, a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Past Owner: Vintage Photo Image Swap Group - Yahoo, Past Member, Marie Antoinette Mail Art Group - Ning and Member, Splitcoast Stampers (Parkerquilter). I love all things nostalgic, retro or vintage and have been creating collage' pieces since 2003. I have a degree from the Art Institute, Denver, CO in Advertising Design and I've been happily married for 22 years and we have a daughter and a funny little dog.
All original artwork, text and pictures are copyright, Kris Dickinson, 2007 - 2014
All postings on this website are protected under U.S. & International Copyright Laws. No portion of any of the artist's work or statements may be duplicated, downloaded, copied, reproduced, or altered in any way.
Please use this site for enjoyment and inspiration, not to copy, reproduce or publish. Thank you.
**Other Copyrights** (Some images by):
Stampin' Up! 1988 - 2014 Luna Girl Dragonfly Design Studio Stamp Diva, 1999-2014 StampFrancisco ArtChix Studio C.M. Barker Stampington & Co. Stampin' D'Amour Collagevision Lost Coast Designs Moonlight Journey Whymsical Musings
Oh, I love all those tiny drops of blood. The small metal frame would make a gorgeous necklace. She's very scary indeed!
Love the raven and the bat wings. She looks so sweet and innocent at first glance.
This is really beautiful. I love the juxtaposition of the gothic niche that made Poe so popular with the beautiful little cherub looking girl.
I would like to leave rules for my upcoming Scary Costume Contest. Hope your blog participate:
Scariest Costume Contest! Win a $40.00 Gift Card!
Enter our Scariest Costume Contest to win up to a $40.00 Gift Card!
Wonder Costumes is launching a special Costume-Story Blog contest, to help you get ready for Halloween! The grand prize is a $40.00 gift card, and we’ll also be giving away $20.00 gift cards to runner-up winners.
Here’s how to enter:
1. Send us a picture of your original custom made Scary Costume. Submit it to email@example.com.
2. Along with the picture, please submit a paragraph telling us how you made your costume. Keep it short- 200-300 word maximum limit.
3. We will post your pictures and links on Facebook and have a People’s Choice for the fans to vote for their favorite costumes.
The deadline for submitting your pictures and short story is on October 14, 2011.
Write us a paragraph explaining how made your costume and what materials you used.
*Please create an original costume and story for this contest. If you submit a story previously published elsewhere, our monster judges will KNOW and you will be disqualified, and possibly eaten.
Our judges will award 2 winners for the best scary costume and story submissions, based on these following categories:
1. Best Overall Costume and Story – Grand Prize $40.00 Gift Card
2. Best Humor – $20.00 Gift Card
Please be informed that we will publish the results here (we won’t include your last name or any private information). No purchase necessary to enter. One entry per person. By entering this contest, you grant Halloween Craze full permission to publish you’re the pictures of your original costume and paragraph. We will design your layout and publish it in our company websites.
All entries must be submitted by October 14, 2011 (Mountain Time).
Email your story to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
I like this one a lot. I would definitly wear this. Great work of art and very beautiful.
This one is just so sweet. Who could be afraid of that little sweetie?! Too adorable.
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