Boo! Eye see you! I love Halloween. But I love Halloween from behind the scenes. I like the planning and creating and the troubleshooting. For me, it is like a treasure hunt to warm me up for the upcoming holidays. I have to find just the right thing, I can plan all year for it, and I have to have a backup plan
BUT I do not like getting dressed up and people in masks and people who are barely recognizable freak me out. Seriously. I have trouble understanding spoken language unless I can see the person's mouth and I have made an ass out of myself (there would be a costume!) more than once by enthusiastically approaching folks I think I know and then I realize oops- not them. It is my hope, that these oopses become clear to me before I hug the person, kiss them on the cheek, or sassily pinch their behind (happened to me, ClubMed age 10. I thought the skinny blond was my mom. It wasn't. It was a shocked dude. My mother thought it was hilarious. I didn't tell her about the part where the person was a Mick Jagger-ly skinny dude.).
I do relish indulging in some of the lower key camp of the holiday. I have a pair of the eyeball hairpins for my own use (the ones offered are unworn) and it really reitterates the eyes in the back of my head thing with the kiddo (and appeals, I think, to his very visual learning style.
The earrings were inspired by the shower scene in Psycho, and the necklace is just a gorgeous, matte eye. All of them are set in handmade, from scratch, sterling silver settings and are heirloom quality. Which, of course, is as important as design and style when eyeing a signature piece.