Friday, October 21, 2011

A Gathering of Old Souls...come join us

A knock at the door ... who could it be ...

It's Mumford !  My friend I haven't seen you in centuries !  To what do I owe this honor ?

Well Sam's almost Halloween .. the most magical of nights ... a time for tricks and treats .. for long cemetery walks by the light of our lanterns and the full moon above us.  We long to hear the werewolves howl and the witches chant as they toil over their boiling kettles that are filled with the strangest of concoctions .

Oh Mumford .. time is of the essence .. we must make our way to the burial ground where the lost souls reside .  It is of most importance to be on time !

Our first stop was at Brunzelda's so that we may procure a special offering of an eye of newt and a wing of bat to appease the nightwalkers that we may meet on our way .  But alas she was not home .. odd since the table had been set and awaiting us .. or possibly .. other visitors ...

So we set off with only the "caw caw" of the crows to guide us on our way .

We came upon the Pumpkin Man who watches over all who rest here .. he told us to hasten our visit . The darkness falls soon .. and some souls cannot be kept silent.

When we came upon the ancient ground .. and saw the signs .. we weren't sure if we should turn back . But Mumford said we had come this far and so we kept on.

We saw Lizzie's resting place first .. she was a dear friend whom no one understood.  The stories about her are just stories .. we think.

Sara ..  one of Brunzilda's sisters .. she was a good witch . But in those days they did not believe there could be such a thing so her fate was sealed.

Our dearest friend of all .. Mr. Poe . Sometimes on Halloween night we can still hear the lonely cries of the Raven ... Nevermore...Nevermore.

Night is almost upon us so we must take care and heed the Pumpkin Man's plea and be gone from this place....we hope that you enjoyed your stay .  And remember .. when Halloween  is here .. don't fear the creaks and cries you may hear .. it's only a gathering of souls celebrating the night .

Be sure to join the rest of the partygoers at Vanessa's Halloween Party !!


  1. Oh, wow! So many wonderful Halloween photos! :)

    I loved to tour the place with Sam and Mumford. How I wish I could be there to see everything with my own eyes...


  2. May I just say, Mumford is the most adorable little... er... creature. Did you create him? Alas, life is so busy I didn't get a chance to add my name to the list of participants but I did manage to get a party post up at the last minute, if you get a chance, please stop by -

  3. What a sweet Halloween party! I LOVE Sam! I want him! He is so super cute! His hands are a little spooky though!
    Happy Halloween party day!

  4. I LOVED meeting Sam and Mumford - what cute and creepy creatures!

    Enjoy the party and if you have some time, stop by my party for some spooky stories!


  5. what a goulish good time! Mumford is too cute!!!
    thanks for having me
    lisa by the bay

  6. I can't decide if I find pumpkin man creapy or cute :)
    Thankyou for inviting me over, why not hop over for a spooky tale at my place :
    the more the merrier :)

  7. A wonderful Halloween walk! Thank you for taking me with you.

  8. This was fun. That little guy at the end?? Creepy...

    Stop by and see me. I'm having a giveaway!


  9. What a wonderful outing for Sam and Mumford. So much to see and remember on All Hallow's Eve.

  10. Oh I love Sam and Mumford! They are so cute I can't even take it! And all the tombstones, such fantastic Halloweeny choices

  11. What a creepy little guy! LOL
    Cool pictures! Loving all your crafts! I love paper too!

    I would love a follow back. Come also see my party!

  12. I just love the little guy, creapy and adorable all at the same time. Thanks for sharing! If you are not to busy, please jump on your broomstick and come visit me.

  13. i am in love with Mumford!


    wonderful post!


  14. Such an adorable post! Happy Halloween to you & yours! Hope you'll drop by,

  15. Oh, wow! So many wonderful Halloween photos! :)

  16. Mumford is quite the party host. Creepy and cute at the same time! I've had a lovely time at your party :)

  17. I love your post!!

    Did you make the little pumpkin head man? He is adorable!! I just watched Trick R Treat again. I love watching that movie around Halloween. It's my new Halloween classic movie!

    Have a lovely night and Happy Halloween!!!


  18. I love your little kid from Trick or Treat. He is so adorable until he takes his little mask off and he's some crazy pumpkin creature! Totally ruined it for me...until he put the mask back on again and became cute. Haha! Lovely party post!

  19. Sams so great! What fun - thanks!

  20. I love the pumpkin head guy...his hands are creepy...all grey and veiny like that! Such the perfect being to host your soiree!

    Thanks for having me :)

  21. what a magical post! happy halloween!!!

  22. Ahhh I loved your little Pumpkin Man and Mumford, they are sooo cute.

  23. Ooooooo- Happy Halloween to you too!What fun!

  24. very spooky! But I rather enjoyed it anyhow! (I'm not too brave.) Happy Halloween!

  25. I love the "old soul" theme...very nicely done!

    Wishing you a wickedly wonderful Halloween season!

  26. Positively spooooktacular!! Love the porch mummy photo, so charming!! Thanjk you for sharing so many awesome photos. Your vignettes are wonderful!!

    ♥ Vanessa {A Fanciful Twist}

  27. Fun story, great candid pics! Love Mumford! Please stop by for tea and treats~


  28. Great party. Mumford was a wonderful host.

  29. this witch loves Sam and Mumford ♥♥♥
    had a great time at your party, wanna come visit mine too ?

    Enchanting Decor.
    Please fly by my party when you can...
    Hauntingly Yours, Lyndy >^..^<

    Princess Diana's Wedding Ring Giveaway & Halloween Party:

  31. I just love little Mumford. :) Nice job on all the decorations, esp the headstones. Mr. Poe is my favorite ;)

    Happy Halloween!

  32. Thanks so much to Mumsford and Sam for letting me travel along with them on this wonderful spooky night of Halloween gouls and spirits. What fun I had.
    Please come by and visit for A Mad Halloween Tea party and A Cup or two of Tea...We Would love to have you
    Spells and Wishes
    Wendy from Wonderland

  33. I love Trick R Treat! Where did you get the adorable doll? I want one!

  34. What a fun set up you have for halloween - and what lucky children for trick or treat night. Hope you can stop by my enchanted oven for party sweets.

  35. Sincerest apologies for my delay in thanking you kindly for dropping by my Halloween party post! The skeletons have had dreadful tummy aches and that darn broom took off on its own again :o)