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Goth Challenge - Week 9

Something that's not my style, but that I love anyways.



I dabbled in the cyber goth thing back in 2009 or so, but in the end I decided it really wasn't my thing. As cool as dread-falls are, they hurt my scalp like no other head-gear ever has.




Goth Challenge Week 8

Goth-y Things in my Every Day Life:

Other than the fact that I wear black on a regular basis and like experimenting with odd lip colors, there are tell-tale signs of my Gothness lying about my apartment. I had to go on a manhunt to locate them all ( I DO share this place with three other people) but I found most of them. Just little clues that would give away my sub-cultural affiliations:



Within my room, I have bat wall decals, striped lantern lights, Halloween tinsel, and my hanging glow-in-the-dark skeleton, Victor. I take him everywhere with me. Kind of freaked Amy out last year though.....^_^



Despite the fact that my bathroom is gobbed up with Hello Kitty cuteness, I couldn't resist adding some darker touches. The skeleton dude hangs out in funny poses on my mirror and makes me smile in the morning. The soap dispenser was on sale at Savers (large thrift store) and the soap smells like black licorice. ^_^


I also have bat stickers on the front of my bedroom door. A fair warning to a…

March Theme: Purple

As some of you already know, SophistiqueNoir hosts a monthly theme challenge post and the theme for March is Purple!




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Purple is one of my favorite colors, and I like most of the various tints and shades of it.  I even painted my bedroom back home a lovely lavender color with black trim. It's quite cozy and lighter shades of purple can be very soothing, I think.

Just now I had a look around my dorm room for all the purple stuff I have in sight. The first that popped up is my Halloween tinsel bat thing hanging in the window:


I own a rather small amount of purple clothing, sadly. Just a couple of t-shirts and sweaters here and there. I also have a pair of purple skinny jeans - I love 'em! Purple is one of those colors that looks good on almost everyone. It doesn't seem to matter how pale you are or what your hair color is, there is surely a shade that works. For me, a pale redhead, I can rock pretty much all kinds of purple. Except maybe dark purple…