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09

Aug

n3bulas-and-satelites said: Regarding the stuff at Michaels.. best coupons won't be for another month, but by then, all of that stuff will be gone. Expect to spend quite a lot of money no matter what coupons you use.

Oh, I know. But last year, during the Great Halloween Shopping Season, my budget was tight-to-nothing for a variety of reasons. This year, spooky jars and bottles will be MINE.

(The RealHusband has already asked that I critique each item thoroughly before I decide to purchase, and not let my oooh, bats and bones and kinda Victorian swirly-boops! impulse completely rule me. He likes WELL-DESIGNED Halloween goodies, and knows my Halloween magpie instincts very well.)

theeverydaygoth:

Someone please stop me from blowing my budget on Potter Barn’s Halloween stuff

[more on my blog]

I do not need those wine glasses I do not need those wine glasses I do not need those wine glasses 

THREAT LEVEL: PUMPKIN. AND BATS.

08

Aug

kambriel:

"While the thing I am becomes something else ~ part character, part sensation." Bauhaus - Mask
Photo of Kambriel by Visioluxus

kambriel:

"While the thing I am becomes something else ~ part character, part sensation." Bauhaus - Mask

Photo of Kambriel by Visioluxus

Flickering candles will light the way …

kellylugosisdead:

kellylugosisdead:

I’ll be hosting a virtual yard sale here on Tumblr this weekend! If you want to see it, make sure to check the “#kellysgraveyardsale” tag! Conversely, if you don’t want to see it at all, make sure to blacklist the aforementioned tag. I cleaned out my closet recently and will be getting rid of things I don’t wear often or that no longer fit. Pictures will be posted with purchase details this weekend! 

Tomorrow! Tomorrow! Tomorrow!!!!
I’m not sure exactly what time yet, depends on how long it takes me to photograph and measure everything, but I’m aiming to start posting by noon CST tomorrow (8/9). I will be making one photo post per item for ease of replies and to show details of each piece, so if you don’t want your dash to be spammed just blacklist the #kellysgraveyardsale tag.
Ohhhh I can’t wait! This is gonna be a fun weekend, you guys. <3

kellylugosisdead:

kellylugosisdead:

I’ll be hosting a virtual yard sale here on Tumblr this weekend! If you want to see it, make sure to check the “#kellysgraveyardsale” tag! Conversely, if you don’t want to see it at all, make sure to blacklist the aforementioned tag. I cleaned out my closet recently and will be getting rid of things I don’t wear often or that no longer fit. Pictures will be posted with purchase details this weekend! 

Tomorrow! Tomorrow! Tomorrow!!!!

I’m not sure exactly what time yet, depends on how long it takes me to photograph and measure everything, but I’m aiming to start posting by noon CST tomorrow (8/9). I will be making one photo post per item for ease of replies and to show details of each piece, so if you don’t want your dash to be spammed just blacklist the #kellysgraveyardsale tag.

Ohhhh I can’t wait! This is gonna be a fun weekend, you guys. <3

winneganfake:

winneganfake:

All right people. now, you all like it when your crazy not-uncle Dmitri goes and makes stuff, right? WELL, LET ME EXPLAIN YOU A THING. Right now, I am glutted with stuff. One-offs. Experiments. Prototypes. Stuff that doesn’t see exposure on the website for one reason or another, Now if I want to keep making the kinds of awesome leatherworks, art, and other bits that you all like to buy, then I need to clear up space for those kind of things. So I’m selling a bunch of it online. The full gallery with prices and other information is RIGHT OVER HERE (yes, it’s facebook. No, it won’t kill you, you don’t even have to like my page or anything- just go look at the shinies. GO LOOK AT THEM.) After looking at them, should you want to buy something, all you have to do is message me- you can do it on FB, or you can just stick something in my ask box. It doesn’t matter which. And most of these are marked down in price from what you’ll see them selling for at events and such, so it’s a good time to get on this. 

"But Dmitri…" you say, "We love your stuff. We just want to get this special custom thing done…."

"NO." I say. I am glutted with custom orders. I need to get them finished and shipped, and I need money to do things like eat and such in the meantime. "THOU SHALT NOT HAVE MORE CUSTOM WORK UNTIL I GET SOME OF THIS REMOVED FROM MY INVENTORY." 

Which means y’all need to grab stuff. Or share the word around so that others might grab stuff. It’s that simple. Now GO. 

Most of this stuff? STILL AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE! GO FOLLOW THOSE LINKS AND JUMP ON THINGS WHILE YOU STILL CAN!

f-l-e-u-r-d-e-l-y-s:

Aliza Razell: Magic and Mystic Photography

Flickrock, Facebook

Massachusetts-based artist Aliza Razell creates tickling self-portraits that explore philosophical abstractions through the merged mediums of watercolour and photography. Using Photoshop, Razell unites the two mediums in her Anesidora (explorations of the Pandora’s Box myth) and Ikävä (the Finnish word meaning the feeling of longing) series.

Miss Erzabet No Biting is carrying on the tradition set by the much-missed HRH Trinian Queen of Fuzzwumpia. 

Today’s random Eldergoth Nostalgia musing:

Listening to Christian Death’s Only Theatre of Pain is an auditory version of paging through a stack of old Propaganda magazines. 

gothiccharmschool said: To the Darling Goblin King - We've missed you at the Eldergoth Cabal meetings, and the goblins you left here last time are getting a bit out of hand. How should I best subdue them? Tranq guns?

goblinkinginthetardis:

Why hello, Lady of Manners, and good evening to you. 

First of all, be careful about informing the young ones about the supposed Eldergoth Cabal. 

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The Eldergoth Cabal does not exist. Remember, kids. 

Secondly, I swear I gave you a handbook on Goblin wrangling, and it is very simple. You give them bananas and tell them they cannot open it by either end. In the absence of bananas, a bag of chips will do as well. 

However it is not my fault that you and so many of the black-clad others have taken to wishing for me to steal away your small children or the odd misbehaving parent that comes into your life. If you would stop wishing for them, they would stop showing up. 

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It’s not my fault that you believe too well. 

Oh, of course there’s no Eldergoth Cabal. 

I keep wishing for you to steal away small children or other folks because it’s the only reliable way I have of getting in touch with you, darling.

07

Aug

theisidoretarot:

This is the first tarot deck I designed many, many moons ago. It’s very non-traditional but I adore it.

theatticshoppe:

After spending so many months fussing over all things Isidore Tarot, today I’ve been getting all things Sepia Stains tarot up to date. I’m pleased to say this means the Sepia site got a much needed facelift. As I mentioned previously the deck has been given some TLC and is available for sale once again. Tomorrow I stop by the printers and pick up the decks. After that I’m just waiting for the new companion books to arrive. So if you have a moment please pop by the Sepia Stains Tarot site! Or you can just nab one for yourself here ;)

(Source: sepiastains.com)

mortisia:

Because we all need them.. even in our tumblr pages. 
Dreamy decorations/furniture [b&w stripes][dreamy decorations1]

Anne Rice's 'Vampire Chronicles' Takes Flight at Universal

theladylovesmonsters:

YOU GUYS.

According to Variety, Universal Pictures has acquired the production rights to multiple books in Anne Rice’s beloved Vampire Chronicles series, apparently including but not limited to The Vampire Lestat.

The first screenplay they mention within the article is an adaptation of Tale of the Body Thief, which you’ll remember is actually written by Anne’s son Christopher Rice.

The article mentions Interview with a Vampire and the latest book in the series, Prince Lestat, which raises the question of a remake of the Brad Pitt/Tom Cruise version of Interview we’ve all come to adore in its be-wigged glory.

Imagine President Erica Huggins will oversee the films for Imagine Entertainment, Bobby Cohen will be executive producer, and Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman are onboard to produce. The latter two are also known for teaming up on multiple projects such as Transformers, Now You See Me, Cowboys and Aliens, and Star Trek Into Darkness which worries me just a little.

No word yet on any release dates, but since Body Thief sounds like maybe it’s already being worked on, that might be the first to go, I’m not sure.

So. Thoughts? Dreamcasts? General freaking out? Hit me up at my askbox and let me know.

WHAT? WHAAAAAT?

I would love to see a film version of The Vampire Lestat (as long as it was better than Queen of the Damned), but … aaaugh! I am wary of that production team, who would write the script, and dear G-D, so many possible casting pitfalls. 

Hey, here’s Peter Murphy and Gerard Way, talking about goth. From a promo special about the A Life Less Lived: The Gothic Box collection.

The only way this could have been more enticing to me is if they’d managed to get Dave Vanian and Anne Rice there, too. EMBRACE YOUR CLICHES. EMBRACE THEM SO HARD THEY SQUEAK.

Anonymous said: Mistress Manners, I have a quandary; I like bands that are not goth, and I like bands that are goth; for some members of my local goth scene, my love of 'non-goth bands' and the fact that I call myself goth is incongruous and they feel the need to voice their rather hurtful opinions. This holds especially true of my vocal love for certain bands that saved my life: HIM, Bring Me The Horizon, Of Mice & Men, The Smiths... Help?

This is a perfect follow-up to the post about “you don’t have to listen to “x” goth band to be a goth”!

Those members of your local goth scene who are making hurtful comments about you liking non-goth bands are being JERKS, don’t believe a thing they say. You can listen to any music you want, and it won’t effect your ‘goth cred’. (Which is a ridiculous notion, anyway.)

For example: my devotion to My Chemical Romance is pretty well-know at this point. Last year I flew to California to see one of my best friends and go to a Fall Out Boy/Panic! at the Disco concert with her. If someone tries to tell me that I’m not a Real Goth because of those facts, I WILL LAUGH IN THEIR FACES. With giddy and slightly mean-spirited delight.

People who try to tell you that you can’t like certain things (music, books, movies, hobbies, whatever) and be a goth are usually trying to hide their own insecurities about who they are and what they like. IGNORE THEM.