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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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Digi-Freebie: More Mother's Day iPhone Wallpapers


Due to the fantastic response to last week's listing of my free Mother's Day wallpapers for your iPhone and iPod Touch I'm offering a couple of more! Mother's Day is coming up on Monday, May 9th.

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Vintage Video: Introducing the LC8 Calculator by Sharp

This commercial came out in 1971.  At the time this calculator was state of the art. This, by the way, is amusing to me because it reminds me of an old brick style cellphone! The dollar bill they shot next to it belies the fact how fat the world's smallest calculator really is. Nowadays you can get an iPad that -- in addition to calculating -- does sooo much more. It'll be funny to see folks will
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Follow Me, Follow You!

I just wanted to post this quick announcement that it is (and always has been) my policy to follow back those who follow me. I think the medium of blogging requires reciprocity in an effort to encourage mutual dialogue. For me it expands my mind. I've learned so much from such a diverse group of bloggers I've met through maintaining this and my other blog that I'm open to discovering more! That said,
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Digi-Freebie: Mother's Day iPhone Wallpapers


In celebration of Mother's Day coming up in a few weeks (Sunday, May 9 to be exact) I want to share with you some digi-freebies in the form of wallpapers for your iPhone and iPod Touch.

You can download the images as well as installation instructions by clicking on this link or on the image above.

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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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I GOT MAIL!

Well, actually I got FAN MAIL.Well, um, no that's not accurate. Let me try this again...I got a FAN VIDEO!!!I know I said I was taking some time off from blogging this week (cuz I'm working on a top secret crafty project I'm springing on you later this month) but a woman by the name of AcousticxGypsy -- who btw -- is somebody I just met via YouTube -- sent me this video and I had to share because this
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Glamour Bomb's Contest Winner!

Thank you to everybody who participated! I'll do it again sometime later this spring so stay tuned. For those of you just dialing in to this blog I'm going to be taking a few days -- maybe even a week -- off from updating here but I'll be back at it soon. Until then, feel free to ask me anything.
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GB-TV: Domestically Disabled (Part 3 - Conclusion)

This episode of Domestically Disabled concludes the series. After Jane returns from visiting with her mother, she and hubby George visit Alice and her husband and find out more about the modern conveniences in their new home.All this to get entice you to enter my drawing for my current giveway! Today at 3:00 pm PDT is the deadline so go on and get yourself in the mix! :)Click here to enter.
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Digi-Freebie: New "Brandon Grotesque" Font

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GB-TV: Domestically Disabled (Part 2)

At Alice's suggestion, Jane decides to trick her husband, George, into buying a new kitchen. So Jane leaves him and their son alone while she visits her mother in Cleveland. George is then left to his own devices, which is to say, not much. All this to get entice you to enter my drawing for my current giveway! Click on the image below and follow directions to enter. Contest deadline (and the conclusion
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Today on GB-TV: Domestically Disabled (Part 1)

In today's show Jane and Alice plot to trick Jane's domestically disabled husband George into buying a new kitchen. All this to get entice you to enter my drawing for my current giveway! Click on the image below and follow directions to enter. Contest deadline is this Sunday, 4/11/2010
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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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Welcome Followers New & Old

If you've been following me on Twitter you'll know I've been a tad sick lately. I woke up this morning after a fitful night of breaking a fever and only to find some new followers. How cool is that?I realize that I've never taken a moment to thank you all you wonderful people for coming and setting a spell at my blog party so here it is: Welcome everybody and thank you!I work best if I know what my
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How To Set Up Your RSS Feed in Blogger

We got mail!As a matter of fact, it's a question about RSS feeds from SF (who, BTW, is enjoying the use of my free modified 3 column Minima template). SF wanted to know the answer to this question: Hi Glamour Bomb!I just wanted to say a thank you for your wonderful Minima wide template (just uploaded it for my blog, and am loving it), and ask a quick question: I'm hearing from my readers that those
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It's Time For A Giveaway!

It's been far too long since I've had a giveaway so now is the time.The prize is this hilarious business card holder from Anne Taintor of Vintage Revisited. Anne takes old ads and makes them f-r-e-s-h. This card holder measures 3" x 4" and is perfect for storing your business cards, ID, credit cards, even some ACEOs if you want. I've got mine and I totally love it.So now you're thinking: how cool is
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Happy Easter from Glamour Bomb

Important: If you are reading this in an RSS reader, you really ought to click through to my site to see the embedded video. I am told it's not showing in the feed.MGM's Easter Parade was actually released a few days after the 4th of July in the summer of 1948 and was dubbed by the studio: "the happiest musical ever made." It was originally green-lighted as a Gene Kelly/Vincente Minnelli project
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Digi-Freebie Easter 2010

Hello and Happy Easter! I've got quite a little show planned for you, dear reader, coming up later this morning. For now, the early bird catches the digi-freebie belowPNG 300 dpiJPG 300 dpi
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Digi-Freebie: Chain of Fools

Click images to embiggenEnjoy these freebies of the Fool and his Major Arcana homies from the Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck of 1908 which is available within the United States under public domain. True fact! No joke! The US Games Company currently claims a valid copyright on certain colorized versions of the deck published in the early seventies so be sure to check the date on a set if you plan to
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