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Wood Crafts, Primitives & other Fanciful Stuff ♥

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Are You Ready to Evolve…

Merry Thor’s Day WoodSprites!

Some of you may have already been hitting all the festivals, some of you may be thinking you’d like to go to a festival but all of you will Love the 8th Annual Earth Warriors Festival, Evolve!  

“We are one people by spirit and heart,” is not just a catchy motto but truly is the whole of Earth Warriors Festival.  At Earth Warriors Festival it’s more than just a whole lot of things going on, it’s a closeness to those there with you, it is Being part of a tribe.  

So who will be there?

Jacki Smith, Angie Buchanan, Kellianna, Soolah, Burning Sage, Pictus, Adam Davis, Chas Bogan, Frater Ziku, Carlo Hawkwalker, Devin Hunter, Infinity Forge, David Whaley are a few of the great entertainers and presenters who will be attending this year!

So if you haven’t already pre-registered head on over to the Earth Warriors Festival website and prepare to Evolve!

Now for some An October Monday Shop Updates:

So I was a wee bit busy over the past few weeks, I had a steady stream of orders to create and some new pieces for the Halloween Season.  Shall we take a peek at some of the new items?


3 whimsical autumn themed pieces are now available in the shop:

Harvest Blessings

Keeper of the Pumpkin Patch

Happy Harvest


And more to the witchy side of things:

These Boots are Made for Flying

Midnight Margaritas

Welcome Witches

It’s Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus

And we are now selling some thoughtfully created products on Zazzle… So if you love our wood crafts we hope you’ll love these too!

Available now:


Full Moon Flight

Vintage Witch Cameo

So as you can see I have been busy stirring the pot 😉

Now I am taking a week or so off from any new wood craft designs but I have things bubbling away in my head for some new awesome whimsies!

Just a quick reminder if you want to order one of our witch crafts for the Halloween Season and have to have it by October 1st the last day to order is September 15th to ensure timely delivery.  That means there are only 48 ordering days left!  Oh my broom and cat’s whiskers what are you waiting for, fly on over and get that order in!

Okay WoodSprites time to fly got lots to do!  Until next time…

Hold on to Your Happy, Laugh till it hurts & Live in Love,
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Hear Ye, Hear Ye ~ Summer Fun and Wood Whimsies

Merry Saturday WoodSprites!

Today is sunny and warm and I have lots to do.  So I won’t bah blah on for too long (well maybe).  Speaking of warm weather how many of you are going to any summer festivals?  I am for sure!  I have plans to head on over to Massachusetts Mutton & Mead Medieval Festival  next week, then in July I am off to Women’s Warrior Retreat but the one I am really excited for is Earth Warriors Festival in September.   

Earth Warriors is a smaller festival but it reminds us that we are all one people, all connected and being there is like coming home.  So if you still figuring out what festivals to attend this summer check out Earth Warriors with performance from the super talented Kellianna, the amazing Pictus, and more.  Wonderful presenters such as: Jacki Smith, Devin Hunter, Carlo Hawk Walker, Infinity Forge, Soolah Hoops and many more (plus you can stop by and visit me at the Violet Flame Gifts booth!).  So come gather round the fire, listen to the beat of the drums and know you are part of something at the Earth Warriors Festival!

Now time for An October Monday Shop update…

This week we added 3 more whimsical woodcrafts! 

Once Upon A Time, in the land of fairies, gargoyles and satyr…


Down on your luck?  How about a little Black Cat Mojo



Hear Ye, Hear Ye ~ No Soliciting


This coming week I will be busy burning away an adorable custom order (my first pet piece!), a stunning Tree of Life altar order and new items such as pendulum boards, broom parking signs, magickal word signs, and custom spoons for the amazing Violet Flames Gifts located in Newark Ohio.  

I am also working hard to get 4 new styles of altars ready for the shop, so keep an eye out for those!

Well time for me to fly, lots of whimsical creations to whip up in the wood shop.

Wishing you all a beautiful weekend and until next,

Hold on to Your Happy, Laugh till it hurts and Live in Love,
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Some New Things Brewing

Happy Monday WoodSprites!

Last week my intentions were to blog at least one more time, but alas life gets so busy… I think I need to pre-blog and set them to post on certain days, yeah that might work.  But today I will focus on, well, today!

So there are a few new things brewing here and I’m excited.  I love being crafty and Oh Boy has crafty gotten busy!  Currently I have lots of projects in the works.  Here’s a list:

1. Custom Coat of Arms order for the Earth Warriors Festival

2. Vintage Halloween items in the creation stages

3. Blending up some AOM beeswax wood polish for the Etsy Shop

4. Brand new Spirit Board, with lovely vintage art

5. Oh you get the picture 😉

One thing I wanted to share was my very magickal vintage style garden tote my oldest son made me for Mother’s Day. He built my lovely tote and I added some artwork, one of my favorite sayings from the movie Practical Magic,  and some old looking knobs on the handle.  I love it! I told him he should make some more for the shop, come on sprites wouldn’t you want one of these?  

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If you look hard you can see his name, as a mom I couldn’t get rid of that!

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TA DA!  A future master woodsmith in the making!  

My darling other half helped me get my hinges and binder rings in my personal BOS I am working on.  I will be making some similar for the shop and taking custom orders for these.  It’s not done yet so more pictures will come 😉


Oh and there’s a bunch more I am busy crafting, and yes I will be sharing them soon.  

Well Sprites I have a lot to get done this fine sunny summer Monday so it’s time for me to grab my broom and fly!

Until next time…

Hold on to Your Happy, Laugh till it hurts and Live in Love,

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An October Monday Etsy Shop ~ Home of our handcrafted wood items.

An October Monday Zazzle Shop ~ home of our Tee’s, Totes and more!

An October Monday Facebook Page ~ Our Facebook Hangout!

Oh and yes we are on Pinterest too!

An October Monday Pinterest ~ Oh our pretty pictures 😉

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Another Magical Monday

Merry Monday WoodSprites!

Well the start of spring has brought a lot of happenings our way.  Some good and some bittersweet.  First, I want to say thank you for the kinds words I received about my sister-in-law on her passing.  We will be gathering this week with family to honor her life and to start the healing process.  She was very loved and will be missed by all her knew her.

Also, we are honored to be donating a few of our crafty items to Earth Warriors, “Luck of the Irish – EWF Spring Bash 2014“. I am working on a very handsome Celtic Stag design for a personal altar/table, a couple of Moonlight Mixer Kitchen Wands and beautiful bottles for keeping herbal waters and such. These items will be part of a raffle or silent auction, along with many other great items!  We are super excited to be plugging into our local community events and groups!  What a blessing for us.

If you are in the central Ohio area and want more information please click the link to visit the Earth Warriors website. 

Now for all you non-wood magical minded folk, An October Monday has a brand new line of tee’s and bags (and more to come!) in our new An October Monday Zazzle Shop!  So if you are looking for one of a kind tee’s for the summer please hop on over and check them out! Here’s a peek at what you’ll find:


Moonlight Meditation Womens Tee Perfect for the yoga loving witch!


Witchstock Mens Tee Great for everyday casual wear!


Witch ~ The Original TreeHugger Tote. Great for shopping, heading to beach or to festivals!

We will be adding many more items over the next few weeks so please do come back and visit.  And as always, I will post when new items are up in either our Etsy Shop or Zazzle Shop here on the blog and our Facebook Page. 

Remember you can also connect with An October Monday on our Facebook Page… So if you haven’t what are you waiting for?  

Well time to fly, I have a lot of things to do this week.  I hope to hop on here again before the week is up but if not I will return next Monday!

Until next time,

Hold on to Your Happy, Laugh till it hurts and Live in Love,


Visit Us At

An October Monday Etsy Shop ~ Home of our handcrafted wood items.

An October Monday Zazzle Shop ~ home of our Tee’s, Totes and more!

An October Monday Facebook Page ~ Our Facebook Hangout!

Oh and yes we are on Pinterest too!

An October Monday Pinterest ~ Oh our pretty pictures 😉