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Highlights from Halloween 2015

Halloween? More like HalloWIN! As proven time and time again, Quirk HQ is preposterously skilled at having a good time. So check us out celebrating Halloween with some spectacular fashions.

Posted by Julie Leung

Quirk Corral: Now & Later Pop Tarts and Spooky Mixtapes

(Image Credit: Cakespy)

The bad news is that it’s Monday again. The good news? We’ve scoured the internet for the week’s finest links so you don’t have to. Whether you are looking for some sweet new coloring pages or a mixtape that perfectly captures the late October vibe, we’re sure to have something to help make your day a little brighter.

Posted by Jennifer Morell

DIY Harry Potter Halloween Lantern How-To

Halloween decorations don't have to mean store-bought candles and cobwebs! Quirk gets crafty and shows you how to make wondefully spooky mason jars that will  help any home feel the Halloween spirit.

Posted by Jamie Canaves

How-to Tuesday: Removable Fabric Wallpaper for Your Reading Nook

White walls: the bane of renters/dorm-dwellers everywhere. Never fear! Even if you can’t paint the walls, you can add color and pattern that stays up all year and comes down easily when you want it to. The secret? Hand-picked fabric and liquid starch.

While starching laundry isn’t too frequent nowadays, this wonder-liquid makes an excellent paste for your wall and turns scrap fabric into beautiful décor.  It’s also water soluble, so the fabric and paste comes off easily when the time is right. Don’t have a jug of laundry starch sitting around (who does)? Whip up your own patch of starch for this project with stuff you already have in the kitchen.)

Posted by Margaret Dunham

The Most Awesomely Bookish Halloween Costumes (According to Us)

October is the month of pumpkin flavored everything, chocolate bars in the perfect bite size, reading horror books, watching scary movies, and most importantly, thinking hard about our Halloween costumes!

This may come as a shock, but we have an affinity for bookish Halloween costumes—you just can’t go wrong! So here are some of our all time favorite Halloween costumes inspired by literature that we’d give ALL the candy to. Well, all the candy we haven’t already eaten.

Posted by Jamie Canaves

Quick Corral: Constellation Quilts & Banned Books


The bad news is that it’s Monday again. The good news is that we’ve rounded up some of the best bookish, geeky, and crafty links of the last week to help get you through your day. Whether you are looking for some sweet Harry Potter artwork, or obsessing over predictions for the new season of The Walking Dead, there’s sure to be something here to make your Monday a little brighter.

Posted by Jennifer Morell