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30

Jul

Anonymous said: You should go to comic con next year!

I’m assuming you mean San Diego Comic Con, and I would love to go next year. But ugh, the cost! And the horrible chaos around getting passes and hotel rooms! 

I’d also love to go to Dragon*Con, as I haven’t been there since … 1997, I think? But again, the twin imps of Budget and Schedule like to thwart me.

(The one big event I am determined to be at in 2015 is Bats Day. Disneyland! Goths! THE HAUNTED MANSION!) 

This is wonderful!
(Aaaand reverse image search isn’t giving me a source or artist, just a lot of reblogs and pinterest hits.)

This is wonderful!

(Aaaand reverse image search isn’t giving me a source or artist, just a lot of reblogs and pinterest hits.)

(Source: always-halloween)

candiedmoon:

welcome2creepshow:

"The Nightmare Before Christmas" Cuckoo Clock

Description:
Jack Skellington and Sally stand in front of the Town Hall and Jack’s Tower. At the flip of a switch, the windows of Jack’s Tower, the ghosts and pumpkins illuminate with glowing light. Instead of a traditional cuckoo on the hour, this clock plays “This is Halloween” while Zero pops in and out of the doors atop the Town Hall. The clock is powered by a precision quartz movement and features an embellished clock face, complete with spider web design and slightly off-kilter numbers. The swinging brass-toned pendulum is decorated with the Halloween Town Spiral Hill. Decorative pinecone weights hang below, with Shock and Barrel clinging to them while Lock cheers them on from above.

You can purchase it here!
http://m.bradfordexchange.com/products/118084001_the-nightmare-before-christmas-cuckoo-clock.html

This is utterly adorable. 

(But the idea of a clock with dangling things in the same house as the Kittens of Chaos is TERRIFYING.

mortisia:

Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera (/kaɪˈrɒptərə/; from the Greek χείρ - cheir, “hand” and πτερόν - pteron, “wing”) whose forelimbs form webbed wings, making them the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight. By contrast, other mammals said to fly, such as flying squirrels, gliding possums, and colugos, can only glide for short distances. Bats do not flap their entire forelimbs, as birds do, but instead flap their spread-out digits, which are very long and covered with a thin membrane or patagium. Bats are the second largest order of mammals (after the rodents), representing about 20% of all classified mammal species worldwide, with about 1,240 bat species divided into two suborders: the less specialized and largely fruit-eating megabats, or flying foxes, and the highly specialized and echolocating microbats. About 70% of bat species are insectivores. Most of the rest are frugivores, or fruit eaters. A few species, such as the fish-eating bat, feed from animals other than insects, with the vampire bats being hematophagous, or feeding on blood.

Bats are present throughout most of the world, performing vital ecological roles of pollinating flowers and dispersing fruit seeds. Many tropical plant species depend entirely on bats for the distribution of their seeds. Bats are important, as they consume insect pests, reducing the need for pesticides. The smallest bat is the Kitti’s hog-nosed bat, measuring 29–34 mm (1.14–1.34 in) in length, 15 cm (5.91 in) across the wings and 2–2.6 g (0.07–0.09 oz) in mass. It is also arguably the smallest extant species of mammal, with the Etruscan shrew being the other contender. The largest species of bat are a few species of Pteropus and the giant golden-crowned flying fox with a weight up to 1.6 kg (4 lb) and wingspan up to 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in). Source | Edit

"For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the reason in our soul to the things which are by nature most evident of all."- Aristotle 

the-gloomth:

Our newest fashion film! 

"Inspired by Only Lovers Left Alive" indeed. :D

evilsupplyco:

Mister Ghost’s Monthly Parcel, “The Raven,” sketch from the art department. Mister Ghost’s parcels are blind boxes of greeting cards, postcards, stickers, a notebook, a pin, and an art screen print.
Available now through August 15 at evilsupply.co (x)

evilsupplyco:

Mister Ghost’s Monthly Parcel, “The Raven,” sketch from the art department. Mister Ghost’s parcels are blind boxes of greeting cards, postcards, stickers, a notebook, a pin, and an art screen print.

Available now through August 15 at evilsupply.co (x)

hellaretheothers:

LITERATURE MEME
[8] Short stories
         [7/8] The Masque of Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe (1842)
“And now was acknowledged the presence of the Red Death. He had come like a thief in the night. And one by one dropped the revellers in the blood-bedewed halls of their revel, and died each in the despairing posture of his fall. And the life of the ebony clock went out with that of the last of the gay. And the flames of the tripods expired. And Darkness and Decay and the Red Death held illimitable dominion over all.”

hellaretheothers:

LITERATURE MEME

[8] Short stories

         [7/8] The Masque of Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe (1842)

And now was acknowledged the presence of the Red Death. He had come like a thief in the night. And one by one dropped the revellers in the blood-bedewed halls of their revel, and died each in the despairing posture of his fall. And the life of the ebony clock went out with that of the last of the gay. And the flames of the tripods expired. And Darkness and Decay and the Red Death held illimitable dominion over all.”

simplypotterheads:

I need to see no more cosplays for the rest of my life, this one takes the proverbial cake.

drewrausch:

With the “joys” of San Diego Comic Con safely behind us, I can finally start talking about my next comic book endeavor - you MIGHT have heard of it…

EDWARD SCISSORHANDS!!

Coming this October from IDW, I’m so excited to be drawing a brand new follow up story to Tim Burton’s classic,  a 5 issue mini series written by the ever so defrightfully brilliant KATE LETH (Adventure Time, Bravest Warriors and Kate or Die), featuring covers by GABRIEL HARDMAN (Star Wars, Heathentown) and GABRIEL RODRIGUEZ (Locke and Key).

Not only for fans of the original film and all things striped and spooky, this new tale is for a whole new generation and with the amount of love that Kate, editor Sarah Gaydos and myself are putting into this thing - it’s going to blow the top off of your topiary!

It’s available to order from Previews NOW, so support your local comic shop, tell em’ I sent ya! And heck - if you wanna reblog this so all your friends aren’t left out in the cold created by a man with scissors for hands chipping at a giant ice block - that would be swell too!

SNIP!

29

Jul

Goth kinda at the Office: overtime in the content bug mines. But working from home means fresh blackberries and a drinky-drink!

Goth kinda at the Office: overtime in the content bug mines. But working from home means fresh blackberries and a drinky-drink!

cunningfoxwitch:

Altoid tin witches travel kit.

I always like to keep certain magical supplies on hand when I’m on the go, but I tend to put a vile in this pocket and a crystal in that pocket and I forget what is where.

Altoid tins make great organizers for when you’re out and about. I’ve also seen many people make travel altars with these for when they are away from home or if they are still in the broom closet.

This kit can be anything that you find is most important to have based in what you do. I’m a stickler for cleansing and protecting my surroundings. So my kit includes:

- Sea Salt
- Dragons Blood Salt
- Rosemary
- Smokey Quartz Crystal
- A wand (one that I made myself using fox bone, clear quartz point, and some tigers eye and fire agate beads)
- A Tea Light and some matches
- A striker for the matches glued to the lid
- Mini bowl made from epoxy clay
- Home made mini runes also made from epoxy clay.

What I love most about this tiny tin is that it can fit into a bag as small as a clutch or even your pocket and you’ll have everything you need.

So have fun and be creative with your kit.

C’mon down!

C’mon down!


David Bowie in The Hunger (1983) (x)

David Bowie in The Hunger (1983) (x)

(Source: vintagegal)

phantasmagoriaobscura:

The second of my nightgown designs - the Erzsébet nightgown! More daring than the Mina, and named in honour of the blood countess herself. 
Made of faux silk (because everyone wants their jammies to be cruelty free), it will be available in black or ivory, and trimmed with blood red satin trim, it’s guaranteed to lure any midnight vampiric visitors back to your bedchambers, as evidenced by the embroidered/beaded vampire bite on the right breast. 

The idea of having the Erzsébet style nightgown for a quiet evening of sipping absinthe, reading silly vampire books, and snuggling Miss Erzabet No Biting kitty is very enticing. 

phantasmagoriaobscura:

The second of my nightgown designs - the Erzsébet nightgown! More daring than the Mina, and named in honour of the blood countess herself. 

Made of faux silk (because everyone wants their jammies to be cruelty free), it will be available in black or ivory, and trimmed with blood red satin trim, it’s guaranteed to lure any midnight vampiric visitors back to your bedchambers, as evidenced by the embroidered/beaded vampire bite on the right breast. 

The idea of having the Erzsébet style nightgown for a quiet evening of sipping absinthe, reading silly vampire books, and snuggling Miss Erzabet No Biting kitty is very enticing.