Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Kintsukuroi

I think this is one of the most perfect Japanese concepts I've ever seen in action.

I think this philosophy also applies to people, in a way. I take it to mean that the bumps in the road from which we've suffered and recovered can give us more depth and compassion, making us more beautiful.

Click on the pic for a short video on the process.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Easter Wrongness - A ShellHawk's Nest Tradition

Click on the pic for the Easter Bunny's song!

Happy Easter to you all, and Happy Birthday to me!

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Treasures!

This is the time of year I get antsy, wanting to do things around the house to freshen it up. This year, the itch is pretty bad, since we've been in this house for nine years and it's time to re-paint and get moving on those million little maintenance things which seem to endlessly need doing.

Of course, my desires often outstrip my budget, but I keep dreaming and collecting ideas, anyway!

Reality is overrated, right?

You can go here to see my treasury list of neat home improvement ideas. Feel free to "admire," like, share and whatever!

Monday, March 21, 2016

Vintage Creepy

More of this creepy collection here.


Wednesday, March 16, 2016

One Thing About Living in Santa Carla I Never Could Stomach...

...All the damn vampires.
"The Boys of Santa Carla" poster, from Fright Rags.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend...

A hauntingly beautiful version of "The Sound of Silence," by Disturbed.
Click on the pic to play video.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Wednesday for Lunch

By the amazing food artist, Lee Samantha!

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Halloween Poster Collection

I find myself wishing for a larger office or studio space, so I can put up all the full-size movie posters I want and not run out of space or have it look cluttered. I find it ironic that I yearn for the simplicity of the traditional Japanese home, yet I keep wanting stuff. Typical American consumer, I guess...

Here are some of the posters related to the 1978 release, John Carpenter's Halloween I'd love. I've included a few posters from what I like to call the "alternate universe," also known as fan art.
Via Shock Till You Drop (Click here for a thoughtful article about Michael Meyers.)

Via Gunaxin.

Via frankensteinsfunhouse on rebloggy.

Via Rebloggy.
Via Justine's Movie Blog.
Via Itcher Magazine.
Via Screen Prints.
Via Deep Fried Movies blog.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Mask of the Dead

Soon to be available on Shattered FX's website. View their other offerings here.

This is a tempting beauty. The detail is wonderful!

Friday, March 4, 2016

Tiffany Jack

Via Pinterest. Not sure who to give this picture credit to!

Available at Zappy Sales. I really love this! He'd be perfect for an end table...

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

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