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Halloween with Matthew Mead

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Today I am finishing decorating for Halloween.  YAY!!!  Stay tuned for a post later this week, probably Thursday.

My go-to source for holiday inspiration is Matthew Mead's magazines and blog.  They are fantastic, and this year's Halloween issue went far beyond my expectations.  :D  I am copying was inspired by the lovely features and photography, and I cannot wait to share with you a project inspired by Halloween with Matthew Mead.

Have you bought your copy today?  I saw one in Publix the other day.  ;P

Here is a photo of my copy:


Don't you just love the monster cake?  It is too cute.

Until next time...

Ricki Jill


  1. Can't wait to see your decorations!

  2. I have a subscription to Matthew Meade but have not received my issue yet...bummer! Looking forward to seeing your fall touches.

  3. Looks like a wonderful magazine to get us in the mood for Halloween, will certainly be on the lookout for a copy soon.

  4. I love his magazines. Always fun and colorful. I should pick it up. I am in charge of the 4 year old Halloween party at school.

  5. I'll have to look for this! I really enjoyed his Christmas magazine!


  6. Ricki Jill,
    I'm always inspired by Matthew Mead, I'll take a look. Happy to hear you're on board for fall...I look forward to seeing what creative items you use.

  7. Ricki Jill,
    His book looks wonderful. The polka dot pumpkins are so cute! I love looking at Halloween and Fall decorations. I will be back to see yours.
    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

  8. This magazine looks amazing. I don't ever see it here though. I'll have to double check. Look forward to your copy, I mean inspiration! LOL. Have fun.

  9. How cute are those pumpkins! I love those. I'm ging to go check those out. :)


  10. I don't think I have ever heard of him, thank you for the introduction,,Yes, that monster cake is adorable!!!


  11. Can't wait to see you decorations.... Love his decorating flare.

  12. Hi RickiJill, The magazine looks like it's filled with lots of fun Halloween ideas. Thanks for the tip and thanks for your visit and comments.
    Joyous Wishes, Linda

  13. Looks like fun. I seem to have a hard time getting motivated to decorate for Halloween although I enjoy seeing what others do....a bit boring I guess?

  14. I enjoy looking at magazines to get ideas for decorating. That magazine looks like a good one filled with fun ideas. Looking forward to seeing what you have to show. Thanks for coming to my blog and for the nice comments. -------- Shannon

  15. That monster cake is just plain AWESOME!!!! So reminds me of Monsters Inc : ) Thanks for sharing this...I have been inspired!!! hugs...

  16. I have never heard of this magazine. Thanks for introducing it to me. I can't wait to see what you make from it!

  17. I need to get my hands on one of those magazines!!

  18. I want a Matthew mead magazine now (read that like the bratty girl in willy wonka)

  19. I love the dots on the circles...sort of dot dandy of that pumpkin, would you say?

  20. Dear Ricki Jill,

    I came over to say hi and the first thing that hit me was your GORgeous photo of the pomegranates and apples. I thought, wow.... gorgeous photo.

    Then I looked again.... and again!

    YOU ARE AMAZING!!!! YOU painted that didn't you!???? Oh my heavens. Sign me up for your next gallery showing. I want to own some RJ artwork!!! Seriously.

    YOU are so talented....
    be still my heart.

    (Sorry I cannot even talk about the Halloween painted pumpkins when there is a Rembrandt in the room!!!!)



  21. Me too, can't wait to see what you did.

  22. He descubierto tu blog y me ha encantado su contenido, desde hoy soy seguidora. Si lo deseas te invito a visitar mi blog By Nela, y si es de tu agrado me gustaria tenerte como seguidora y asi seguir en contacto.

    Un saludo muy cariñoso.


  23. Matthew Mead is a Rock Star! I have both his Halloween books :)


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