50 Macabre & Unusual Things To Do Before You Die : Part I

I am forever being confronted by those 100 AWESOME THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU DIE!!!! lists. But rarely, if ever, do they contain something that I would actually want to do before I stagger from this mortal coil. I would not, for example, like to drive a Porsche stupidly fast around a race track. Nor… Continue reading 50 Macabre & Unusual Things To Do Before You Die : Part I

Never Forget Who You Are : 10 Of My Favourite Witchcraft Inspired Necklaces

The resurgence of witchcraft in recent years has been something remarkable to witness. Every day, or so it seems, another blog, or magazine, or subscription crate is being cracked open and revealed to the world. And this widespread surge of creativity is deeply inspirational. One aspect of this re-birth that I've been unable to ignore… Continue reading Never Forget Who You Are : 10 Of My Favourite Witchcraft Inspired Necklaces

Catacomb Culture

I am particularly fussy about skulls and using them as decor/utensils/accessories/what have you. I find they can, more often than not, look too kitsch...and kitsch isn't something that sits well with me at all. I'm the sort of person who will gag at the sight of a skull/rose (often you'll find a gun there too...)… Continue reading Catacomb Culture

Wear Your Source Of Light Around Around Your Neck : 10 Of The Most Desirable Clear Quartz Necklaces

Since I was about seven years old, I've had an affiliation with crystals, feeling a particularly strong connection with clear quartz. It might have had something to do with its connection to ice, for quartz is also known asĀ  the ice crystal. Little did I know when I was so small, how bit an impact… Continue reading Wear Your Source Of Light Around Around Your Neck : 10 Of The Most Desirable Clear Quartz Necklaces

Re-Visiting Osteal, Provider Of Scavenged Talismans

It was way back in 2012 - the year before Wyrd Words & Effigies launched - that I encountered Osteal, provider of earthy talismans from woodswoman Amanda Joe. I remember I bought a deer vertebrae necklace from her (thus starting my obsession with crafting my own jewellery from bones) and wore it to death. My… Continue reading Re-Visiting Osteal, Provider Of Scavenged Talismans

Shopping In The Dark : Akna Jewelry

You will probably know about me and my relationship with Instagram, and how I am being especially careful about whom I follow so that I'm only letting good energy into my life...well somehow I managed to stumble across Em and I'm so fucking thankful that I did. Her Instagram is this warren of bewitching and… Continue reading Shopping In The Dark : Akna Jewelry

Sisters Of The Black Moon New Collection

So, if I am being perfectly honest, I didn't really feel much for the last Sisters Of The Black Moon collection. I found much of it a tad, well, unimpressive, and I hate to say this because I do love what the three soul sisters do with their venture. But, they have caught my attention… Continue reading Sisters Of The Black Moon New Collection

List Of Lust

I haven't had much chance to 'lust' after a lot this week. My arse has been cemented to the couch and I've been writing almost non-stop about babies. When I haven't been writing about babies, I've been lying horizontal unable to catch some zzz's and warring with a brain that want's to remind me about… Continue reading List Of Lust

Shopping In The Dark : Macabre Etsy Shops You Need To See

Monday for me means new beginnings, so it's the perfect day to launch my weekly series 'Shopping In The Dark.'Every Monday I will feature a post dedicated to four macarbe Etsy shops that I'm infatuated with. I hope you enjoy my strange selection and if you would like to recommend a macabre shop for me… Continue reading Shopping In The Dark : Macabre Etsy Shops You Need To See

Listen To The Leather

Listen To The Leather is a store based in San Fransisco, which offers handmade, custom bags made without electric tools. Owner Salvatore Grande is part of a dying breed of leather workers. With Listen To The Leather he is making a stand for true artists and craftsmen. None of my bags ever touch any electric… Continue reading Listen To The Leather