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Halloween Countdown: Bat Pin

Posted in halloween, jewelry, wish list with tags , , on October 22, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

I so terribly want this. There are others as well.

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However, I’m trying not to spend bits of money on myself, being unemployed due to illness and all. Maybe one of you will procure this treasure for yourself!

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Halloween Countdown: Yankee Candle

Posted in halloween, home, products, wish list with tags , , , on October 10, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

Here are my three favorite offerings from Yankee Candle’s Halloween Selection this year (I was less impressed with the Boney Bunch new editions than previous years, actually)

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Nicer…
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And finally…

I would absolutely display this all year. I wish I had a collection of them.
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Halloween Countdown: Skeleton Cultery

Posted in halloween, products, wish list with tags , , on October 7, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

I peruse a collection of novelty goods sites each year, and this is one of my favorite finds so far: Skeleton Cutlery.

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You can pair this with Skeleton Table Sprinkles.

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Cool, right?

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Halloween Countdown: Villafane Studios Posable Pumpkin Limbs

Posted in craft, halloween, products, wish list with tags , , , on October 6, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

Oh boy…the new offerings from Villafane Studios are going instantly on the wish list.

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From the website:
Bring instant life to your pumpkin with our fully poseable Vine Arms. Create characters just by bending and posing the arms and fingers. Have them hold objects or do positions. Use them with the Vine Legs and Replacement Stem and create figures without even having to carve. Add them to your carved pumpkin face and create a figure that entertains.

Buy the Vine Arms together with the Vine Legs and stem together and you can create a pumpkin character without having to carve anything if you want.

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Check out the demo:

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Jeff Hoke: Codex of Creativity

Posted in art, products, wish list with tags , , on September 17, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

When I came across a post on Phantasmaphile regarding Jeff Hoke’s Codex of Creativity, I began drooling covetously.

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Description

Do you see yourself as creative? Creativity is often seen as something magical and mysterious. The Codex confirms and explores this heady notion in all it’s mystery. Whether you regularly make things or want to develop a new skill, the Codex affirms creativity as a given talent that we all have.

Drawing on examples from the history of art, science and philosophy, it illuminates the creative process through the analogy of alchemy. As each stage of the alchemical process introduces a new concept in creativity, the folio encourages you to act, reflect and harness your own uniquely mysterious talent through thoughtful exercises you can pursue at home.

The 24-page monograph combines ancient wisdom and symbolism with contemporary psychology and philosophy to examine how we perceive and re-create the world. Examples from other artists, writers, scientists and philosophers illuminate the step-by-step journey that leads from idealistic expectations to the wonder of manifesting a physical object. The result is a practical, accessible tool to develop and enhance your creativity. A do-it-yourself zoetrope model is included with the Codex. Beautifully designed with intricate details, It features animations that reinforce the concepts behind the creative process. Building the model also offers you a hands-on opportunity to practice your own creativity.

This project, for lack of a better way to put it, speaks to my soul. Art, theory, history, science, symbolism, alchemy…it has “Dana” written all over it. I’m fascinated by alchemical teachings and processes (currently working on a system of applying said principles to healing). I must have this.

Codex of Creativity

Visual Anatomy Chocolates

Posted in anatomy, food, products, wish list with tags , , , on September 4, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

I originally put this in my “Valentine” folder, to post in February…but I can’t wait that long. I must share Visual Anatomy Chocolates.

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Visual Anatomy‚Äôs line of Anatomically Correct Chocolates are as delicious as they are fun and unique. Chocolate anatomy makes a great Docto’r Day gift, medical student gift, graduation gift, medical convention favor and sales leave behinds. Each piece has been individually designed by a medical illustrator. Anatomically correct chocolates are hand poured only when you order them so they are always at their freshest when you receive them.

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Visual Anatomy’s chocolate anatomy collection includes: anatomical heart chocolate, chocolate lungs, chocolate brain, chocolate vertebra, chocolate knee, chocolate kidney, chocolate foot, chocolate liver, chocolate eye, chocolate pancreas, chocolate stomach, chocolate hip, chocolate skull, chocolate hand, chocolate colon, chocolate ear, chocolate ribbon, chocolate baby sperm.

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Visual Anatomy Chocolates

The Mad Platters

Posted in home, sea, wish list with tags , , on September 3, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

The Mad Platters absolutely count as “fine china” in my opinion. Sea creatures CAN look like china patterns, after all. This one is my all time favorite:

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The Mad Platters

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Glassnfire Octopi

Posted in craft, jewelry, sea, wish list with tags , , , on July 31, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

Wow…these are the most gorgeous glass blown cephalopods. Wearable as jewelry, or just plain amazing to display.

I really want this little beauty, even if only to sit near me on my desk.
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Periodic TableWare

Posted in geek, home, products, science, wish list with tags , , , , on June 19, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

Periodic TableWare is a fantastic new kickstarter that brings a little science to the table (literally).

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Geek homes everywhere need these! Starting with this geeky blogger.

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A mere six words nicely summarize my feelings about this project.

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Halfway to Halloween Countdown: Yankee Candle Boney Bunch

Posted in decoration, halloween, home, undead, wedding, wish list with tags , , , , , on April 26, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

We’re almost halfway to Halloween…who wants to celebrate?

HOW could I be such a die hard Halloween fan and have known nothing about the Yankee Candle Boney Bunch characters until finding them in an image search this year?

What an adorable collection of candle holders, figurines and other household decorative items!

And even if you don’t use them on a cake, I happen to think these happy newlyweds (newlydeads?) would make for an excellent wedding proposal (if you can’t invest in a Zombie Fortune Teller for your sweetie with spooky leanings).

Anyone have the Boney Bunch?

Images from Walter Dworkin’s Flickr sets.

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