Thursday, July 10, 2008

Simple tricks & treats for home design

As Halloween becomes more of a national holiday every year, be prepared this October 31st with simple, homemade treats for your family, friends and home with the new book, Halloween Tricks & Treats.

In this creative and fun read, renowned stylist Matthew Mead shares his inspired ideas for creating simple crafts and edibles for tricks-or-treaters of all ages.

From Ghoulish Grin Candleholders (made from squash!) and spooky Mummy Lanterns to tasty treats like Death-by-Chocolate Cakes and Candy Corn Milkshakes, everything is easy-to-make and can be found amongst your everyday household items.

Gorgeous photographs are accompanied by step-by-step instructions for:

throwing a ghostly gathering
tricking-out your home
preparing delicious (and scary!) sweets
ghoulish games that friends and family can enjoy

Halloween Tricks and Treats hits bookstores in early September.

About the author: Matthew Mead is an author, editor, photographer and stylist living in New Hampshire. His books include Easter Eggs, Cakes for Kids, Gifts from Nature and Entertaining Simple. For more projects, tips and information, visit his website:

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