“The other dolls sat upon the shelf and looked straight before them, for it would never do to let grown-up men know that dolls were really alive.” -Johnny Gruelle Raggedy Ann Stories Rag dolls are some of the oldest toys in history. It's no wonder either; they are easy to make, and with a child's imagination, easy to bring to life as well. They were made with scraps of material, and stuffed with it as well. The British Museum has a rag doll found in an Ancient Roman burial site of a child dating back to 300 BC (how's that for collectible?). Usually
"Sometimes you fantasize that people who are really up there and rich and living it up have something you don't have, and their things must be better than your things because they have more money than you. But they drink the same Coke and eat the same hot dogs and wear the same clothes and see the same TV and the same movies. . . You can get just as revolted as they can -- you can have the same nightmares. All this is really American." -Andy Warhol In this day and age, we have all probably seen a pop art image
Throughout literature, fairies are one of the more popular mythical creatures. Fairies are seen as beings of light, workers of nature, and if all else fails, Tinkerbell. In different works, the term fairy can mean different things;sometimes fairy just means a magical being, other times they mean an etheral being or a sprite. Usually fairies are described as looking very human, although in a few folklore stories you could see them as deformed demons. In Middle English though, fairy means enchanted. What do you guys think of when you hear the word fairy? So why did I decide to do a
Any fan of the Pokemon anime (and in some circles, way of life) will know of the iconic Pikachu, or atleast Ash's special Pikachu. Although they didn't have the best begining (Pikachu tried to kill Ash by electrocution more than a few times), but after a string of unfortunate events, and Ash proving that he would withstand a flock of uber pissed Spearrow to protect him, they became the best of friends. One of my favorite moments in the series had to be when Ash and friends went to Dark City and faced off with the feuding Electabuzz and Schyther.
One of my favorite trends this fall has to be the metallic eye seen on the runways of Jason Wu and Gucci. It's a smokey eye with a twist. Check out some pic of this look :) This fall, play with color- not only in your wardrobe but also on your eyes. Good colors for this trend is red, purple, black, and gun-metal. If you worry about fallout, apply a little extra powder under your eyes to act as a shield, and when you are done applying, just wipe it away! To make this look a little more "work appropriate" Stick