This Halloween we have the perfect spooky treat for you: An Introduction to Witchery: A magical guide for witches that craft by crafter, stylist, and lover of all things witchy, Helena Garcia. Helena has developed a range of quirky fashion accessories and handmade cosmetics and has been sharing her slightly goth craft projects on her inspirational Instagram account @candycandyUK for some time – it is definitely worth checking this out for the stunning imagery. However, this Halloween, she wanted to celebrate with a gorgeous, high-quality coffee table book packed full of witch “crafts”.
This ghoulish delight ignites the inner witch with glamorous projects to add a bit of bewitching style to your wardrobe and home, as well as recipes for fiendish dinners and lotions and potions to keep you looking fang-tabulous.
Helena’s fun and quirky style draws you in from the start, as do the chic illustrations. Whether you are new to crafting or witching, or just want to celebrate Halloween in style, Helena has just the project for you.
Helena came to self-publishing because she had had a bad experience with the traditional publishing world. She explains, “My original book was all about how Halloween developed from a Celtic festival to the celebration it has become today. It had a darker and Victorianesque feel to it, still with craft projects and recipes. Although I initially got a publishing deal, one of the other publishers I had submitted the book to (who rejected it) got an in-house writer to write a very similar book. This meant that the deal I had secured was withdrawn. I then decided to do things my way and rather than worry about making the book commercial enough to sell, I wrote it for myself, representing what I am into and my style.”
About An Introduction to Witchery
Helena Garcia, lifelong creative witch, stylist and crafter, welcomes you into her fascinating world of Witchery. She will inspire your inner witch in this fun yet sophisticated book packed full of fascinating facts and ghoulishly glamorous projects for your home, wardrobe and body.
Helena will guide you through a witch’s home, showing you how to add a spooky touch to yours.
In The Witch and her Wardrobe, she reveals how to give your outfits a fangtastic makeover with some bewitching accessories.
In The Witch’s Powder Room, she shows you how to mix your own potions and lotions. You’ll smell good enough to eat.
In The Witch’s Kitchen, she teaches you how to make terrifying treats, whether you just fancy a sand-witch or want to put a full themed menu together. This is where the magic happens!
In The Witch’s Living Room she will dazzle you with how easy it is to give your home an enchanting upgrade.
When she is not concocting new craft projects for you, Helena Garcia designs fashion accessories for her brand Candy Candy and develops handmade bath and beauty products for Bubble Witch Cosmetics.
This luxurious hardback edition of An Introduction to Witchery is out now and only £19.99 on Amazon or there is also an eBook edition for the witches of the tech-age – available on Kindle, iBooks and other eBook retailers.
For more information on Helena and her creations, visit www.candycandyjewellery.co.uk