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Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day! XO, Etsy from Etsy I saw this cute video on Etsy and just had to share the love!
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Free Digital Collage Sheet - Children's Storybook Illustrations by Virginia Frances Sterrett

This series of black and white storybook illustrations by Virginia Frances Sterrett. Her first commission came in 1919 from Penn Publishing Company to illustrate the Comptesse de Ségur's Old French Fairy Tales. She was only 19 years of age and received $500 for the eight watercolors and 16 pen and ink drawings, with a supplemental $250 for a colored drawing for the cover and ink drawings for the end
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Unique Paper Mache Materials Technique and Weldbond Adhesive Product Review

New hat displays and wig stands in my Etsy shop.I just uploaded my latest creations of mixed media wig stands and hat displays in my Etsy shop and now I want to break it down as to how I made them. If I knew how awesome they were gonna turn out, I would have photographed a full on tutorial. But I didn't. When I started making them, I was just going by intuition so now I need to back track a little
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Oh, what an adventure I've had today!

See this hat on Etsy!I was originally going to list this post in the "shop" portion of my blog but I simply had to tell you this amazing story of my armchair travels today.  It started when I went to list a vintage hat by American designer and milliner Marian Valle (left) in my Etsy shop.  It's cute, don'tcha think?Well anyway, one of my favorite things to do when I offer up a vintage gem
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The True Cost of Selling on Etsy

I've been sitting here doing some math and realizing I often undersell myself on Etsy just because I price things on what I'd be willing to pay for them. According to all I've been reading, this is just plain foolish.Before I share with you how I got my bearings on what to charge, first you need to know a little bit more about what I was thinking (which honestly, I really wasn't :). In poring over
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Mad Mad May Day - A Burner Bazaar 5/1/2010

The  Etsy Black Rock Crew headed up by LaLinda Loca is going to be throwing their first event: the Mad Mad May Day Burner Bazaar coming up on May 1, 2010 at the Angel's Gate Cultural Center located at 3601 South Gaffey Street, San Pedro, CA. I've been so busy preparing for this show that I'm going to be tremendously relieved when it's over.  I'll be joining forces with a lot of talented Etsyans
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PIF It To Me Baby! (Pay It Forward on Etsy)

Here's a little video I made featuring some of the PIF listings I've put up on Etsy this week.PIF stands for "Pay It Forward" and it's been a phe-bomb-enon on Etsy since I joined. The idea about a PIF listing is simple: you must do something nice for someone else. You can either list an item of your own as a PIF, or do a generous act of kindness for a friend or even a complete stranger!Etsy PIF listings
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Glamour Bomb's Spring Collection of Vintage Eyeglasses 2010

Oh you hipster you! I've got a couple of pairs of gorgeous vintage eyewear that are totally retro and hot in a sexy librarian kinda way. Take them to an optician to be properly fitted to your face and filled with your prescription. Available for purchase at my Etsy store.Oh, before I forget: Come enter my my giveaway drawing here!
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Glamour Bomb's Spring Collection 2010: Fascinator Hats

Now available for your fashion pleasure is my spring collection of fascinator/mini hats. In keeping with the theme of Easter this week  I thought I'd share with you this vintage clip. While my line of fascinators would make a lovely chapeau for the spring break, they are also make quite lovely Mother's Day gifts not to mention derby hats!Enjoy my spring collection at my Etsy shop by clicking
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Vintage Easter Greetings!

I don't usually post items I'm selling in this -- my personal blog -- because I use my shop links for items I'm selling either directly or through Etsy. I do this as a courtesy to my readers because who wants to read stuff I'm selling (which is a lot) all the time? I sure don't. Unless I'm in the mood to shop.But today is going to be different. I'm cross-posting this gorgeous Easter Bonnet/Vintage
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'Tis The Season

     Has anybody missed me? No? Oh well...boo!December is turning out to be a crazy month as I prepare to close up my real-life business in here Los Angeles. Unfortunately it has become the poster child for the new economy so I've got to downsize things a bit and find myself a real job! Then of course, it's the holidays so there's family to see, parties to go to. So yeah... my
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"Hawaiian Style" A Free Blogger Theme from Glamour Bomb

Now I did it! I done designed my own blogger theme with a free template I got at OurBlogTemplate and a color palette from ColourLovers. I call it "Hawaiian Style" and you can get the XML code and see a live demo by clicking here or on the image above.The whole story about the theme is in the latest non-latin blog post on the live demo. I just wanted to add in this blog post that I've been feverishly
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Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am Sports My Goggles!

Over the summer I was selling some vintage goggles in my Etsy shop that were such a huge hit with burners and steampunkers that they completely sold out.And what do you know but Will.i.am from the Black Eyed Peas was sporting a pair while on tour with U2 earlier this year.How cool is that?You can get your own pair for $33.00 plus $6.30 S/H and PayPal convenience charge simply by clicking the button
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Introducing GlamourMom

My mother taught me everything I know about being creative and getting crafty. When I was growing up she would make amazing pieces of decoupage items -- anywhere from furnishings to home decor. She also used to knit all my sweaters, sew all my Halloween costumes, fix fabulous meals, and keep a beautiful home nice and clean. After all that she would handpaint china in her free time.GlamourMom doesn't
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Some Items Currently Listed In My Etsy Shop

Here's a slideshow set to some pretty music of items I recently posted to my Etsy store. Enjoy!
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Classic Vintage Eyewear - Cat Eye Style

Oh you hip vixen, you! I'm selling my styley vintage eyewear on Etsy. See a pair in this video you like? Contact me directly. Free shipping with every purchase!
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Get Dready For Burning Man

Jewel tone on a black base dread falls. They're my latest work. These are not listed on Etsy so contact me directly if you would like to purchase. Price is $100.00Features:Rubber bungie to attach to hair.About 21" long at longest point.Solid black yarn is 100% wool.Variegated blue/green/burgundy/teal yarn is 25% acrylic and 75%wool. Add $10.00 for flat rate USPS Priority Mail shipping or pick
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Classic Vintage Eyewear - Cat Eye Style

* Arm: 5 1/2* Frame: 44/24* Color: Brown and Copper* Plastic and metal etched frameAvailable on Etsy!
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Steampunk Goggles

Now available at my Etsy shop!Perfect eye protection from dust and wind at Burning Man.
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Vintage Chartreuse Lace Evening Gown/Prom Dress

This gorgeous gown is in excellent shape. It appears this gown was custom tailored as there are no manufacturer labels. It is a solid well constructed garment with no rips or tears.Details as follows:- Taffeta and lace construction with princess seams.- Scoop collar.- Cap sleeves.- Sequined waist band with applique and rhinestones.- Hook and eye closure on zippered back.- 50's/early 60s style skirt.Measurements:-
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Vintage Late 50s Gold Drape Dress - Fixer Upper

Etsy hereWhile this dress is extremely flattering on, it does need work. The fabric is good, no holes or tears but stitching along the collar and hem are shot. The final image in this series is the dress turned inside out to show collar.If you've got an afternoon and some gold thread you can tack the collar, the hem and a few seams with a quick whip stitch and you're good to go.There are subtle water
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Vintage Tie Dye Full Bodice Slip Dress Too

Just listed on Etsy. Perfect for Burning Man!
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NEW Sexy Pink Corset Lingerie - Size Medium

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&item=140320050687Auction ends May 17, 2009 at 09:18:58 PM PDT
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BURNING MAN FASHION: Pink/Yellow/Orange Dread Falls $75.00

Wool dread falls made by Glamour Bomb. Perfect for the playa!Features:Pinks/Yellows/Orange in brown base of wool.Rubber bungie to attach to hairAbout 19-21" long at longest point.100% wool.Fire resistant.Add $10.00 for flat rate USPS Priority Mail shipping or pick up at my home.Glamour Bomb offers wool dread falls in exquisite, vibrant colors. Wool dread falls are exceptionally light and fun. Each
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BURNING MAN FASHION: Green / Brown Wool Dread Falls $125.00

Wool dread falls made by Glamour Bomb. Perfect for the playa! Features: - Greens and blues in a brown base of wool yarn. Rubber bungie to attach to hair. About 19-21" long at longest point. 100% wool. Fire resistant. Add $10.00 for flat rate USPS Priority Mail shipping or pick up at my home. Glamour Bomb offers wool dread falls in exquisite, vibrant colors. Wool dread falls are exceptionally light
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BURNING MAN FASHION: Pink Wool Dread Falls $125.00

Wool dread falls made by Glamour Bomb. Perfect for the playa!Features:Pink wool dread falls.Rubber bungie to attach to hair.About 19" long at longest point.100% wool. Fire resistant.Add $10.00 for flat rate USPS Priority Mail shipping or pick up at my home.Glamour Bomb offers wool dread falls in exquisite, vibrant colors. Wool dread falls are exceptionally light and fun. Each set comes with step-by-step
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BURNING MAN FASHION: Reversible Dread Falls $75.00

Wool dread falls made by Glamour Bomb. Perfect for the playa!Features:Reversible multi-colored wool dread falls on a black base.Rubber bungie to attach to hair. About 19" long at longest point.Solid black yarn is 100% wool. Variegated colored yarn is 25% acrylic and 50% wool.Add $10.00 for flat rate USPS Priority Mail shipping or pick up at my home.Glamour Bomb offers wool dread falls in exquisite,
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BURNING MAN FASHION: Furry Hats!

Perfect for Burning Man or snowboarding.  I got lots of other colors, too!
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Dr. Groovy in da house!

Dr. Groovy is a happy, happy, camper in Glamour Bomb’s “Gnome Sweet Gnome” Dread Falls.Dr. Groovy is a real MD who’s got a hardcore case of grooviness. You can catch it from her by listening to her show, Phrequency & Phrenology, every Saturday from 4:30 to 6 on-line at Kill Radio.Holla, Doctor G!!!
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Spring Has Spung

Happy Spring!Glamour Bomb is selling some selected fascinator hats on eBay for the season. Perfect for any formal occasion, weddings and of course: the races!This is a golden opportunity to get a deal on some of most scrumptious hats. New items are offered weekly, so be sure to check back often.
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Fascinating

Fascinator hats or "mini" hats are the bonsai trees of the millinery world. They are minutiarized hats that are made even more sweet and charming by their diminutive size.Check them out here.
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Tote Your Load!

New for Glamour Bomb is Hearty-Tote cloth tote bags with a furry accent. Tote that load with these hip fabric totes with a touch of fur. You'll gonna *heart* it! See our entire collection at Etsy.The striped tote measures 14.25 x 14.75.The polka dot tote measures 14" (L) X 13.5" (W).
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The Hoodie Scarf Is Back!

It's b-a-c-k! A fun faux fur hoodie scarf by Glamour Bomb is back by popular demand. These hoodies rock with snowboarders and burners.Last year we sold out of the hoodie scarves at Electric Grasshopper in Silver Lake the very first day they became available. For 2006, these hoodie scarves are exclusively available on-line at our Etsy shop.This is a black faux fur hoodie lined with solid black polar
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Y-a-r-r! G-r-o-w-l!

Glamour Bomb is pleased to announce the latest edition to the Winter 2006/2007 season. Featured is a black furry hat made of “yeti” or long pile fur and lined with your choice of polar fleece patterns: a sultry leopard print, or a ravishing set of red skull and crossbones set on a black field.Available on Etsy now!
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Glamour Bomb-ini

The Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos, Día de los Difuntos or Día de Muertos in Spanish) is an ancient Aztec celebration in memory of deceased ancestors, celebrated on November 1 (All Saints' Day) and November 2 (All Souls' Day).It is my understanding that the belief is held that the veil between the living and the dead is thinnest on these days and that communication between the spirits is possible.
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Green Furry Hat

A green furry hat! Imagine it in your mind: lime green furry hat with lime green lining. All you need now is some tequila and salt! Order here.
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We’ve Got New Colors

Orange and Cream White are our latest editions to adventures in fur. Now available at our Etsy shop.
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Wool Dread Falls by Glamour Bomb

Falls are a great temporary option to extensions. They allow you to change hair colors and styles instantly. Simply pop them over your pigtails or buns for an easy, funky temporary cosplay/harajuku/punk/anime/glam/goth/cyber/diva look.All hair items except where indicated are only available by direct order through this site.In compliance with state and federal sanitation laws:no returns / no refunds
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