My New Halloween Party Invitations


Hello! I’m so excited about these new Halloween party invitations because they’ve been so much fun to make, I don’t want to move on to Christmas designs. Halloween is my favorite holiday, and I can’t believe I didn’t make that many designs for it in the past. This year, I’ve made 8 new invitations, and if you look in the Halloween category in the FancyCelebration store, I’m also adding other matching items as well.

Here are the Halloween party invitations:

Halloween Party Invitations by FancyCelebration on Zazzle

I loved making the zombie girl and the creepy twins. The cauldron and the brain ones really catch your eye. And you can’t go wrong with graveyards and haunted houses. I have plenty of ideas for more – but they’ll probably have to wait until next year. If you want to read more about my designs and see some basic GIMP tutorials and writer prompts, stop by my blogspot blog here.


Looking for a funny, spooky book to read this Halloween? Check out RUN FOR YOUR LIFE!

All designs copyright MK Hess


Zombie & Halloween Designs

Funny Zombies & Halloween on Zazzle
     Here are some of my zombie / Halloween – type designs on Zazzle. Halloween is coming up so fast! I’m busy working on Christmas and trying to navigate some website-building sites like Weebly (here’s one I made for my favorite funny holiday designs) and Wix (here’s one I just set up for a mixture of business cards). But so far, I’m not that skilled at promotion. I just figured out what an RSS feed is, and I’m still not sure if I know how to use it. I like to experiment and see what can be done, promotion-wise, though.
     Using the free versions of those two sites, Weebly was much simpler to use, and I think I like it best. The Wix templates look cool, and I really can’t complain about a free site, but it’s harder to find / work with the html feature on there. Plus, everything is very touchy when you’re moving it around. But I liked the final result. Both were fun to build, but I’m not sure of how much help they’ll be or whether it’s worth the time to make more — when I could be spending that time designing and writing.
     It was fun putting this picture together, too. I especially like the fact that both men are the same guy — it has a creepy clone thing going on. I’ll have to make more of these collections, instead of just posting individual shirts here.
     Well, thanks for stopping by.
All images copyright MK Hess

Halloween Designs: Zombies and a Blended Family

Here are some more new designs in my HaHaHolidays Zazzle store. These are all zombie ones and a gory “blended family” pun that would be great for Halloween.


     I didn’t draw this one by hand. The elements come from public-domain images. The two vintage-looking people wielding the bat and the axe are from a book I found on Project Gutenberg. I fixed them up and added a zombie silhouette to the middle. Guns and fancy equipment are okay, but nothing is more fun than killing zombies old-school!

I Kill Zombies Old-School Tee Shirt Humor

Funny Retro Old School Zombie Killer T-Shirt on Zazzle

I Kill Zombies Old-School Humor Tee Shirt

Funny Retro Old School Zombie Killer Dark T-Shirt on Zazzle


     This one has a silly rhyme and a cartoon picture I doodled of a boy running from zombies. You’d better keep a-joggin’ if ya wanna keep yer noggin! I think it works well on a kids’ shirt. If you would rather make up your own phrase to go with the picture, the text can be customized on this one.

Silly Cartoon Zombies Tee Shirt Rhyme

Funny Zombie Joggin’ Noggin T-Shirt on Zazzle


     Zombie not weak. Zombie buff! The zombie on this shirt is in great shape – lifting weights that look like brains. Hence the words “Zombie buff.” Of course, the phrase also doubles to mean that you’re a fan of zombies.

Zombies Humor Tee Shirt

Funny Zombie Buff Pun T-Shirt on Zazzle

Zombies Humor Weightlifting Tee Shirt

Funny Zombie Buff Pun Dark T-Shirt on Zazzle


     A mind is a terrific thing to taste. The grinning professor zombie is holding a brain, giving the thumbs up.

Zombies Humor Pun Tee Shirt

Funny Zombie Professor Proverb T-Shirt on Zazzle

Zombie Humor Pun Tee Shirt

Funny Zombie Professor Proverb Dark T-Shirt on Zazzle


     The zombie professor came first, and then I used the same slogan for this design. It’s now my bestselling zombie design. Here it is on a shirt and a laptop sleeve:

Zombie Humor Pun Brain Tee Shirt

Funny Zombie College Logo T-Shirt on Zazzle

Zombie Humor Pun Brain Laptop Bag

Funny Zombie College Logo Laptop Sleeve on Zazzle


     And here’s a gory pun if you like dark humor. It would be fun to wear around Halloween. It says, “I come from a blended family,” and has a picture of some body parts in a smoothie, complete with eyeball on top.

Dark Humor Wordplay Tee Shirt

Funny Blended Family Pun T-Shirt on Zazzle

Dark Humor Wordplay Tee Shirt

Funny Blended Family Pun T-Shirt on Zazzle

     All these designs are available on more products in the HaHaHolidays store. Thanks for stopping by!


All images copyright MK Hess


Halloween Zombie Skeleton Costume T-Shirt


     Hello! I haven’t updated this blog for a while. I spent the summer adding a few new designs to the HaHaHolidays store, but I mostly focused on my clogging store. As a result, the clogging store now has about 30 designs in it, and its sales have risen steadily over the summer.  In June, I made my funny monster book — Run for Your Life! — available as a Kindle e-book. So, if you like vampires, werewolves, zombies, lots of scared people running and getting stabbed in the forehead with paring knives, check it out!


    Last year, I got a late start on Halloween designs. I only had time to make one angry-looking pumpkin before it was all over. So, this year I’ve gotten an earlier start. I’ve added more zombie stuff and a couple more gory designs. Here’s the store category. I hope to add more soon. I also made my first costume shirt — here it is:


     I had a lot of fun making this because it was hard to figure out. I wanted it to look like the bones were showing through a shredded shirt… without actually drawing the ripped shirt parts, so it will work on whatever color you pick. I figured out how to do it using transparent areas. So, now you can have bloody, decayed-looking zombie bones showing through whatever shirt color you like:

Exposed Bones Costume Shirt

Halloween Zombie Skeleton Bones Inside T-Shirt on Zazzle

Exposed Decayed Ribcage Shirt

Halloween Zombie Skeleton Bones Inside T-Shirt on Zazzle

Well, I think this post is long enough. Besides, I have laundry to do. The rest of the zombies will have to wait until the housework is done.


All images copyright MK Hess

Zombies and Pumpkins and So Many New Designs


I didn’t make any new designs for awhile because I took a break to rewrite an old novel manuscript. But now that the rewrite is winding down, I’m also making T-Shirts again. I started a little late for Halloween, but I did manage to draw this scary pumpkin:


I also added two new zombie designs. In the first, a very wise professor-type zombie holds a brain and waxes poetic:

On the second design, a buff zombie lifts brain weights. The wearer is a zombie buff… and the zombie is buff. Who knew the undead could be so clever?

These designs are available on bags and buttons and all kinds of other things, too. Both CafePress and Zazzle keep adding more and more product types. I’ll post again soon because I have even more designs, including some pretty silly Christmas ones. Thanks for stopping by! Here are my stores on both sites:

Zazzle HaHaHolidays Store

CafePress HaHaHolidays Store


All images copyright MK Hess