The Witching Hour

The hot days of summer are passing, and I am definitely looking forward to the cooler temps of Autumn. There's a feeling about Fall that excites my senses. My creativity goes into overdrive and my usual night-owl habits get all the more intense. There's just something purely primitive and instinctual within me as the nights get longer and a full harvest moon is covered by slow moving clouds in a darkened sky. The changing leaves, the chill in the breeze, the cry of the crow are the tempting delights of All Hallow's Eve... I know that I'm not the only one who feels inclined to be deliriously happy and well content during this festive time of Halloween, but there is a certain magic in the air that simply stirs my soul. 

As my witchy friend, Theodora Brumball, often chants:

"Tonight is the Night
The time of Spirit
And of the Witching Hour
The night to fear it

Tonight is the night
White moon is full
Night of the Vampire
Night of the Ghoul

Tonight is the Night
When the un-dead rise
The dark surrounds you
And the black bat flies

For Tonight is the Night
Of All Hallows Eve
Time of Ghosts and Goblins
The Time to Believe"

Theodora Brumball © Weird Contessa Studio Creations™
The Witching Hour poem ©1985-2011 Gina LF Draker
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Merry Marionette Minis™

 Merry Marionette Minis™ are original characters of Jesters and Villagers of Fairy Tale whimsy. 
Inspired by the Old World Punch-n-Judy, each character captures the essence of marionette theatre and is created in jewel tones with an antique finish. 
These articulated minis can hang from a collectible stand, as an ornament, upon a beaded necklace or worn as a blouse adornment or unique tie pin.  
All Merry Marionette Minis™ come in a variety of sizes which are part of the Wearable Collectibles™ collection. 
Shown here are the 1 inch scale. 

                                         Merry Marionette Minis™ © Weird Contessa Studio Creations™
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Sir Percy

Percy, as he affectionately is known by friends, is a charming Gentleman with an aristocratic way of life.  He enjoys the Opera, parlour games on rainy evenings, writing sonnets and reciting Shakespeare.  He is most proud of his blue-blood heritage and claims to be related to Prince Charles.  
Yet ladies, beware ~ he can beguile as a 'prince' of a gent at times, however he does admit to being a ne'er-do-well by exploits of royal intrigue, an undeniable dash of mystery, and tall tales of high adventure!

Lord Percival De Frogge ~ © 2005-2011 Weird Contessa Studio Creations™ 

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(*And a thank you to my youngest daughter for use as my hand model !)