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Happy Halloween, 2016
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Happy Halloween! It’s kind of a bummer that it’s on Monday night this year, but it’s still one of the best days of the year. Have a safe and calorie-laden, sugar high day.

The Amazing Art of M. C. Escher
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We sell vintage prints on Amazon and it’s always a thrill to see what other art lovers actually do with their prints. So when a lovely lady named Sonia, who lives in Chile, sent us these pictures we were so excited! Sonia bought several works from artist M. C. Escher and you can see what […]

Simple Scary Costume Suggestions For Halloween
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There are many Halloween costume ideas to consider. Children like to wear scary costumes with their friends at school or at a party which they have been invited to. Halloween is a great excuse to dress up as a cartoon character or a superhero such as Batman or Superman. However, when looking for scary Halloween […]

Answers to the Smartest-2%-Puzzle
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Two days ago I posted a logic puzzle can ‘supposedly’ be solved by only 2% of the population. I say ‘supposedly’ because I’m always suspicious of statistics and there is no way to know if this is accurate or not. But what is certain is that it’s a challenging puzzle for most people. I solved […]

Are You Among The Smartest 2%?
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There is a very famous logic puzzle that has been around since at least 1962. There are several names for this puzzle including the “zebra puzzle” or the “Einstein puzzle”, although there is no evidence that our famous genius ever had anything to do with the puzzle. There are several versions but usually they only […]

Halloween Treats Day 31: Perfect Halloween Pumpkin Carving
Categories: Cross Stitch Patterns, Fun Time

If there is ever a “perfect”, classic Halloween pumpkin carving, this is it. This isn’t just a great Halloween cross stitch pattern – it’s also a model when you sit down at the kitchen table with a knife and a pumpkin to carve your scary jack-o-lantern for the season. We love how much this pumpkin […]

Halloween Treats Day 30: Not Your Typical Halloween Witch
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The typical Halloween witch is old, ugly, evil and often has a giant nose with a wart on it. But folklore and countless stories tell us that not all witches are like this. In fact, there are many good witches – think Glenda in the Wizard of Oz. This watercolor Halloween cross stitch pattern must surely […]

Halloween Treats Day 29: Watercolor Pumpkin Glares At Us!
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This watercolor pumpkin, all carved for Halloween, could have been charming with its brushstrokes of pale color. Instead, he’s threatening and leering as we can see by his evil grin. What a great Halloween cross stitch pattern because All Hollows Eve is definitely meant to be a scary night, not a friendly one – in […]

Halloween Treats Day 28: Everything A Witch Needs
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If you like witches, and I certainly do, you will love this simple Halloween cross stitch pattern of some of a witch’s best friends. There’s even a purple hat band with a gold buckle (is it REAL gold or not? we say ‘yes’). What self-respecting witch doesn’t want a pointed black hat? And of course, she […]

Halloween Treats Day 27: Terrifying Creature Claws Against The Moon
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This isn’t a friendly and light-hearted Halloween cross stitch pattern. The sight of this clawed … something … against the moon is enough to give anyone a chill. First of all, the talons are long, sharp and clearly deadly. And notice the scales on the claws. Whatever this is, it’s clearly a predator and we have […]

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