Happy Halloween!!


  Photo I took in Charleston, SC   Happy Halloween to one and all from me here at the Polka Dot Chair.  It looks like the weather this year for us is  more than a bit scary!  (floods, tornadoes, rain, wind)… I hope you are warm, dry and safe wherever you are…. Halloween’s been a… 

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Large Hexagon Quilt Tutorial

Hexagon Quilt Tutorial

Hi there! I’m so excited today to be sharing with  you the tutorial for this Large Hexagon Quilt. I was able to whip this Halloween Quilt up very quickly using Lori Holt’s Half Hexie Ruler. Last weekend we headed down to Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, KY for a little photoshoot. I have always photographed… 

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DIY Halloween Wreath (p.s. it’s interchangeable)


  I’ve added a bit to my Halloween Decorations this year, although not as much as in years past. This year’s addition is a Halloween Wreath, and it was so easy to make. I’m going to show you how.  The best part about this wreath it’s interchangeable! In February I was getting ready to wrap… 

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Caramel Dipped Marshmallows


    Here in Kentucky, we have these amazing handmade candies called Modjeskas.  They are homemade marshmallows dipped in homemade caramel. They are as delicious as they sound. Whenever I’m on Market Street downtown Louisville I stop into Muth’s candies to get a bag. Inspired by the flavors of the Modjeskas, I decided to make… 

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I’m putting myself in “Time Out”

Halloween Decorating Ideas

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group®, PEOPLE Magazine & Hershey’s, but all my opinions are my own. #HersheysPeople #pmedia http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO   I have twins that are now 12.  When they were babies people used to always ask me “how do you do it?”… Well my first thought… 

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Candy Apple Monsters

How to Make Candy Apple Monsters

Welcome to the “13 Days of Halloween Treats” Blog Hop sponsored by Joann’s Fabric and Craft Stores!  Today it’s my turn on the hop and I’ve decided to make these Monster Caramel Apples! Armed with a box full of spooky sweet Halloween inspiration courtesy of Wilton and Joann’s, my kids and I went to work… 

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Halloween Doll Apron Tutorial


I’m so excited to be sharing a tutorial with you today for this American Girl Doll Sewing Pattern, a Halloween Apron. I made it for Halloween with some of the Riley Blake Fabrics, Too Cute to Spook fabric line.  This apron also coordinates beautifully with my Very Batty Halloween Apron from last year! To make… 

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