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26

Nov

msdisneyqueen asked: You wrote recently about how an ex of yours bullied you about Clovis Devilbunny, and that that's how you knew he was no good. What's the story behind Clovis? Was he a gift, and how long have you had him?

Oh goodness, the story behind Clovis. He was an Easter present from my parents when I was 21, and was named for a snarky young dandy in the short stories by Saki. I already had a number of stuffed animals (some of whom I still have, hi there Murphybear and Gunderson!), but there was an indefinable something about Clovis that was special.

A year or so later, I realized that of course, he was a vampire bunny, and needed fangs! So I spent the evening carefully trimming a pair of fangs from a spare set of plastic vampire teeth, and gingerly affixing them to my bunny. Once Clovis had his fangs, his personality became apparent, and everyone in my life (well, everyone who mattered) came to recognize that this little fanged bunny was … important. Not to be trifled with. Destined to rule the world. 

When the RealHusband and I were engaged and discussing wedding plans, it was the RealHusband’s idea to have Clovis be our ringbearer, with the wedding rings tied to his paws with silk ribbons, which was a sure sign that I was marrying the right guy. 

Do some people think I’m weird or insane for having a little fanged bunny I talk to and take very seriously? Of course. I don’t care, and I kind of pity those people for having no sense of wonder or magic. 

(Clovis says “send cookies! send minions!”)

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adventuresinstorybrooke:


I DON’T KNOW IF YOU GUYS KNOW ABOUT THIS BUT YOU SHOULD.
To anyone in the UK: this little 3 year old girl lost her best friend, named Mr. Rabbit, in London a few days ago. Her mother has begun an online campaign to find him. The little girl cries herself to sleep every night because she misses him. These best friends should not be apart. 
This is Tumblr guys! If anyone can find this rabbit, we can. Please reblog the shit out of this to reunite these best buddies.
If you have any leads, report them here.


Help find Mr. Rabbit! You will have the eternal gratitude of Clovis Devilbunny and the Evil Bunny Alliance. 

(Hi, I’m 45 and I have nightmares about losing Clovis. HELP FIND THIS LITTLE GIRL’S MR. RABBIT.)

adventuresinstorybrooke:

I DON’T KNOW IF YOU GUYS KNOW ABOUT THIS BUT YOU SHOULD.

To anyone in the UK: this little 3 year old girl lost her best friend, named Mr. Rabbit, in London a few days ago. Her mother has begun an online campaign to find him. The little girl cries herself to sleep every night because she misses him. These best friends should not be apart. 

This is Tumblr guys! If anyone can find this rabbit, we can. Please reblog the shit out of this to reunite these best buddies.

If you have any leads, report them here.

Help find Mr. Rabbit! You will have the eternal gratitude of Clovis Devilbunny and the Evil Bunny Alliance. 

(Hi, I’m 45 and I have nightmares about losing Clovis. HELP FIND THIS LITTLE GIRL’S MR. RABBIT.)

ex0skeletal:

(via Skull Armchair, Artistic Furniture Built for Comfort & World Domination)

More furniture for the eventual Elder Goth Haunted Mansion retirement community. 

Bats! Hugging each other! Bweeeeee!

Bats! Hugging each other! Bweeeeee!

Hi boys. I miss you.

I really want to put a holiday tree up this year. We’ve not done so for two years, because Kittens of Chaos. The RealHusband has doubts about the safety of a tree this year, what with Vlad’s favorite game being "stalk, ambush, and wrestle the kitchen chairs into submission".

gothfortheholidays:

Inspiration for your Halloween Christmas Tree.

(Source: thespookyvegan.com)

occvlta:

The New Collection: Reliquaries

Inspired by the Power of magickal herbs and animals from the Forest, we have created this collection of talismans and reliquaries to enhance the powers of the Craft practicioner. Magickal herbs courtesy of Teufelskunst.

This week available at:

http://occvlta.storenvy.com

Follow us at: 

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Occvlta/544247845598289

http://occvlta.tumblr.com

These are beautiful! (Both of the ones I love are sold out. Which is good, I guess, because then I won’t be tempted to spend money I really shouldn’t.)


Lionel Sabatté, Réparation de papillon 2, 2012   Papillon abimé, ongles, peaux mortes, épingle et boîte à spécimen — 32 × 32 × 7 cm   Courtesy of the artist

Lionel Sabatté, Réparation de papillon 2, 2012  Papillon abimé, ongles, peaux mortes, épingle et boîte à spécimen — 32 × 32 × 7 cm Courtesy of the artist

(Source: taxidermy-in-art)

stjimmysgirl221:

I really think The Lady of Manners needs these.

I wonder if the red could be dyed to more of a burgundy? But you’re right, I do need those. 

stjimmysgirl221:

I really think The Lady of Manners needs these.

I wonder if the red could be dyed to more of a burgundy? But you’re right, I do need those. 

This Anti-Bullying Ad Aimed at Grown-Ups Could Change the World

brokenponycutiemark:

I never do this, but:

Trigger warning: bullying, violence

You guys - the oddballs who follow *my* blog, which basically is me being silly with Jilli and some of my real-world friends, and fanboying Hannibal and Who and such - know I’ve been struggling with crippling depression for a while now. Depression that’s one of the manifestations of PTSD from a violent attack 14 years ago.

I wasn’t bullied 14 years ago, I was sexually assaulted by a friend.

There’s no sexual assault in that video - but it’s triggered a bunch of reaction stress in me, because it’s adults on adults.

And it’s about kids bullying kids.

If you’re a parent or want to be…if you’re an aunt or an uncle, or a friend who has friends-with-kids…watch this video. And ask the question the video asks: if we don’t let adults do this to each other, why do we let kids do this to each other?

And don’t let them do it. Please. Don’t let them.

25

Nov

::claps in delighted approval:: #eldergothlife

(Source: DITOX)

I covet this jacket so much.

I covet this jacket so much.

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Hello, have you had your necessary quota of adorable bats today?

Hello, have you had your necessary quota of adorable bats today?

(Source: batsjustbats)

kambriel:

SPINE ~ a short fashion film collaboration, filmed by Brianna Olson and featuring designs by Kambriel (including the Mourning Veil, Crystal Palace & Midnight Bustle ensembles). 

The film was set to “Spine” by The Gem Club, and filmed on the achingly beautiful Cape Ann coastline in Massachusetts.  With gratitude to Julia Matorin, Michael Pope, and everyone who added their magic, flesh and fire to the day.

A few stills taken on set whilst filming:

photo of Kambriel by Curse

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"Veiled" photo by Kambriel

kambriel:

gothiccharmschool:

cleaning out my folders: women + black veils

Must have more veils on hats. Yes. 

The 4th photo down on the left is a cropped/uncredited photo I took on the set of a Kambriel fashion film directed by Brianna Olson & Michael Pope, set to Gem Club’s “Spine” featuring my black moiré Midnight Bustle and Mourning Veil ~ filmed on the coast of Cape Ann in Massachusetts.  You can read my original blog about the filming of the video here: http://kambriel.livejournal.com/277195.html & see the finished video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvnYbQeONOY

Kambriel fashion film still

Reblogging for commentary from and credit to my darling Kambriel - I knew that image looked familiar! 

(If any of you are in the market for a black veil, take a look at the Mourning Veil and the Rappaccini’s Daughter veil from Kambriel!)

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