Capricorn Color-Along… Part 2

We’re several days into Aquarius already but none-the-less, here’s part 2 of the Capricorn Color-Along!  And if you haven’t seen Part 1, check it out here. These are the supplies I used, but of course, use any pencils you like… and try applying these shading techniques to other coloring books and drawings, too. From: Coloring Book of Shadows By: Me! Amy Cesari. …

Capricorn Color-Along… Part 1

If you’ve got the Coloring Book of Shadows and haven’t colored the Capricorn page yet… get in on the fun and color along with this tutorial. For this Spacey Glowing Background, You’ll Need: 4 colored pencils, light-to-dark shades of the same color. I used Prismacolor Premier: Blush Pink Pink Carmine Red Crimson Red 1 colored pencil of extra-extra-light cream, beige, grey, …

Video Review of the 2017 Planner!

Thanks a lot to Hester Rose for this cute flip-thru of the Coloring Book of Shadows Planner for a Magical 2017. Check it out to see what’s inside the book!

I’ve made a terrible mistake…

The 2017 Planner has an error on page 85! If your Planner was printed before January 3, 2017 (check the date on the last page) it’s got this dumb mistake. I’m super sorry and embarrassed to report I made this error, but even worse, I made the mistake because I was trying to “jazz it up” last minute. D’oh! If your book was printed before Jan …

Crystals, Jewels, and Pendants

Adorn Thyself In Handcrafted Magic… This is the third of three features on amazing, witchy independent shops and handcrafted items! Here we’ve got jewels, pendents, crystals, and other elemental trinkets. I absolutely loved putting these crafty shop blogs together (see the 1st and 2nd here if you missed ’em!) there are so many talented people making magical things! So check out these mystical shops for crystals, gems, and …

Coloring Book of Shadows Planner for a Magical 2017

Want to Make Your Year Magic?! I’m happy to announce my latest book — the Coloring Book of Shadows Planner for a Magical 2017! Available now on Amazon in the US, UK, Europe. Over 100 pages of monthly and weekly calendars plus loads of awesome magical things to color. See what’s inside and get more info here! CHECK IT OUT …

Extraordinary Housewares and Trinkets

Be still, my beating heart!! If you’re looking to give a gift filled with heart and magic, you might find it in the mystical shops of these 5 indie sellers. Each shop features an eclectic array of handmade or hand-picked items for the home and altar.  Cinnabarys One of my favorite Etsy shops and people to follow on Instagram — Cinnabarys …

Gifts from the Apothecary

Are you looking for magical handmade things? Check out the  first of 3 posts featuring magical gifts from amazing Indie Artists and Shops… sure to delight and inspire the witches, mystics, and other spiritual people on your list! Here are some of my favorite Apothecary shops… a bewitching array of herbal soaps, oils, remedies, potions, and tinctures.    Irish Roots Witchin’ Remedies This shop by Ashley …

Free Pattern to Make These Super Cute Crochet Lights

One of my favorite crochet patterns of all time, and it’s free!  Check out the seriously adorable Amigurumi Holiday Lights by Jill Watt at The Dapper Toad. I’ve given several sets of these crochet lights as gifts in the past and everyone’s loved them to bits. I’d say it’s a medium-difficulty pattern, mostly because they are tiny and a bit hard …

Persephone’s Pomegranate Potion

There’s a  reason why Pomegranates always make me kinda sad. If you don’t know the greek myth about Persephone and the pomegranate seeds, I suggest you check it out. It’s lovely, but very sad. It turns the tangy, sweet pomegranate into a symbol and cause of the 4 darkest months of the year. It was the myth that stuck with me and got me …