Gothic Charm School: pretty things

Apr 23

pushing—up—daisies said (about the video of Vlad, Kitten of Chaos): Is that your voice?! If so we sound AMAZINGLY similar and it’s kind of spooky! :D

That was about maybe a third of an octave higher than my usual speaking voice, I think? But it’s the tone I usually use when talking to Vlad, Kitten of Chaos and King of the Fussbudgets.

I think the way my voice sounds on the Gothic Charm School videos* is closer to my “everyday” tone. Maybe. I have no perspective on this.

*Yes, there plans for more Gothic Charm School videos. Small, slow-moving plans, but plans nonetheless!

alwayswhenleastexpected:

Got my surprise box of goth-y goods from gothiccharmschool today! Oh man I was so excited about the CDs though you don’t even know (I literally hoped for a Sisters of Mercy CD and my wish came true). Happy Wednesdays.
I don’t know why the picture’s sideways I saved it right side up

Yay, the first report of one of the Elder Goth Surprise Boxes arriving!

alwayswhenleastexpected:

Got my surprise box of goth-y goods from gothiccharmschool today! Oh man I was so excited about the CDs though you don’t even know (I literally hoped for a Sisters of Mercy CD and my wish came true). Happy Wednesdays.

I don’t know why the picture’s sideways I saved it right side up

Yay, the first report of one of the Elder Goth Surprise Boxes arriving!

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In response to my hats and packing question

maxuel-adams answered: why not both?

Because I’m TRYING to learn how not to overpack. Something I have not been very good at in the past. :)

A quick (ridiculous) question while I’m packing for traveling tomorrow toFigments & Filaments: should I take the usual top hat (which means wearing it on the plane), or one of the enormous Edwardian-gothy hats, which can be packed in a hatbox (with other things to pad it) and put in my checked luggage?

mulishmusings:

Important! Please Spread!
This guy has been giving illegal tours in St. Louis Cemetery #1. Worse he has been vandalizing the tombs and removing bones. He is doing this for money. Please be aware and contact the authorities if you see him. Please do not take a tour or pay an unlicensed tour guide. Save our History. 

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mulishmusings:

Important! Please Spread!

This guy has been giving illegal tours in St. Louis Cemetery #1. Worse he has been vandalizing the tombs and removing bones. He is doing this for money. Please be aware and contact the authorities if you see him. Please do not take a tour or pay an unlicensed tour guide. Save our History.

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(via poesdaughter)

From the Petticoat Necromancy post (the sewing, not the band idea)

smilingfromtheshadows said: I spy the the tension wheel of what must be an Elna sewing machine, I’d recognize that control anywhere given the time I’ve spent staring at the one on the SU I inherited from my grandmother…

Good eye! Yes, that’s my beast of an Elna sewing machine, which was given to me by my mom.

sablerabbit said: Is that a gathering foot? I’ve never had the gumption to use it, but I think this might be a reason to….

Nope, just the plain straight stitch foot. I haven’t been brave enough to try the gathering foot, either. I didn’t need to do any gathering for the Petticoat Necromancy; I just dismantled the deflated petticoats so they still had their original gathers, then straight-stitched them onto the cotton skirt base. The end result isn’t exactly pretty, but it’s sturdy and fluffy!

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fanboy-news-network:

Hey look. I wonder if we should have a family outing to go see it.

NO. NO WE SHOULD NOT. 

Also, the Guillermo del Toro Haunted Mansion movie better come out FIRST, or I will raise an army of ghosts to march on Disney HQ.

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omgthatdress:

Hat
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The Philadelphia Museum of Art

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omgthatdress:

Hat

1910

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

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