Black Cats and Cauldrons

Since my week was a bit, shall we say, disturbed, we’re swapping out Seafood Sunday for Spooky Sunday, to make up for the Freaky Friday blog I wasn’t able to conjure up in time. It’s a double-header; black cats and cauldron style.

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I’ve never been one to believe black cats are bad luck, and have owned several in my life. And, being Wiccan , witches are near and dear to my cold, black heart.

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But, before I get any lectures, for all intents and purposes, this blog is about the stereotypical Halloween witch, lore and legend, as opposed to Wicca as a religious or spiritual way of life.

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Before we get into anything crafty or BOOzy, very seriously…

This applies to ALL black animals, including dogs and rabbits. Responsible pet stores and rescue centers halt adoption of black animals, starting as early as August in some areas.

This applies to ALL black animals, including dogs and rabbits. Responsible pet stores and rescue centers halt adoption of black animals, starting as early as August in some areas.

IF you have black animals who go outside, keep a VERY close eye on them. I know, in our area, there’s been a recent rash of husky thefts (we have a wolf-husky hybrid, but it’s been in the last couple weeks, so I can’t help but wonder if there’s a correlation), and while our cats don’t go outside, and Dusyran (our dog) is mostly white, the closer we get to Halloween, the closer we keep an eye on all our pets. I beg you – if you have any outdoor pets, please keep them inside, or, if like Dusyran they have to go out, keep a close watch.

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Now, if you’re slightly morbid, check out these Pyro Pet candles, shaped like a cat, that burn down to expose the skeleton.
If you’re not quite that wicked, black cat pendants would make a PURRfect addition to any outfit.

Black cat-o-lanterns (which could be made into bats, too), and more black cat decorations could add a touch of Halloween right meow, if cats are your pick of the motley, Halloween crew.

Plus, a kitty shaped egg mold and a bit of black food coloring, could make Halloween breakfast whisker-licking good.

Some sexy cat makeup ideas. Of course, adjust to your preferences. If it's

Some sexy cat makeup ideas. Of course, adjust to your preferences. If it’s cat’s eye contact lenses you’re looking for, I found the best reviews for this site. Do be cautious, especially if you’ve never worn contacts – follow instructions and wear them beforehand to get used to how they feel and affect your vision.

If you don’t like those, find even more black cat (and other Halloween) makeup ideas here.

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Shirt Craig got me, and my Halloween manicure.

Shirt Craig got me. He knows me too well. I’ve since put acrylic nails back on, and done a Halloween manicure to match. I also have some adorable pink, glittery witch boot earrings, Craig bought me a few years ago, that go wickedly with it!

If grease paint green and warts aren't your thing, make your witch a bit sexier.

If grease paint green and warts aren’t your thing, make your witch a bit sexier.

Witch’s shoe candy dishes are adorable, and would look great next to these cheesy broomsticks.

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Complete the scene with some hexing decor .

Now, this says it’s a “Christmas Angel ” costume – however, make it black and the lights green or purple, it would make a stunning, and sexy, witch. Add some bewitching nails, maybe this lacy hat and while I’d dress up my infant as a frog, cat, bat or something else bizarrely complimentary (probably part of why I don’t have children), baby witch headbands are awfully cute.

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Of course, any real witch must have a cauldron of magic potion! Try try one of these witches brews!

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Or, lap up a black cat or one of these other cat themed Halloween cocktails!

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While we’re at it, check out all our past #FreakyFriday blogs, for more Halloween decoating, makeup and other inspiration! And, don’t forget to follow #GlitterFantasy on ALL our social media, like Twitter, Instagram and especially Facebook , for even more exclusive, daily content.

Ghost in the Mist - best served cauldron style!  Check out this wine based drink in our blog, "Won't You Be My BOO" !

Ghost in the Mist – best served cauldron style!
Check out this wine based drink in our blog, “Won’t You Be My BOO” !

Won’t You Be My BOO?

The Great Pumpkin

Dry ice makes any drink spooky.

Dry ice makes any drink spooky.

An Apple A Day

Oh The Tangled Webs We Weave

Children Of The Corn

No matter which you may find more appropriate as to the "origin" of Candy Corn,  it's usually a love/hate kind of deal.

No matter which you may find more appropriate as to the “origin” of Candy Corn, it’s usually a love/hate kind of deal.

Leaf Peepin’ For Halloween Creepin’!

Have Some Holiday Fun!

Monster Mash

If a black cat crosses your path... It probably has some important cat stuff to do.

If a black cat crosses your path…
It probably has some important cat stuff to do.

Dem Bones!

Have A Bloody Good Time

Halloween Haunting On Any Budget

Spooktacular Halloween Beauty
This will surely have additional parts, as I find more and more spooktacular Halloween makeup ideas and tutorials.

Hair Raising Halloween
All about the day of ‘do.

In The Spirit
This is our BOOziest Halloween blog! Everything from DIY, black sugar/salt rims, to the verdict on dry ice being safe and even some skeletal stirrers.

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How To Perfectly Pair Your Halloween Candy With BOOze!

Watermelon Kegs Are So Last Summer!
Try a pumpkin keg, instead!

The Cute, The Creepy And The Terrifying

Scary Mary, Quite Contrary
My #1 Halloween pet peeve as a cosmetologist and MUA, this is a concern for the health of you and your family.

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The #TealPumpkinProject – whether you or a loved one has a food allergy, just hate sugary treats, or if your family is vegetarian or vegan, this is a must know.

All these blogs have additional links, to other Glitter Fantasy posts – for example,

The Great Pumpkin

has a link for tons of pumpkin recipes and

Won’t You Be My BOO?

has some awesome scary stories, in an additional link. Make sure to check them all out, and get your Halloween fix, Glitter Fantasy style!

Images: personal, pinterest,facebook, YouTube, credited in posted links.

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