Posts in the “TREASURE” category

Happy Birthday Pandora!

by angeliska on July 22, 2011

Today marks a very special holiday indeed – the birthday of my dearest darling, Miss Pandora Gastelum. In lieu of getting to celebrate her whelping with her (the travesty of why this cannot be is detailed below), I am writing (…)

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Sakura Honey

by angeliska on May 16, 2011

✸ I love these vibrant illustrations by A. Alexeieff for Russian Fairy Tales, from 1945 This bit from Eudora makes me want to track down a copy of my own: “These Russian tales are rambunctious, full-blooded and temperamental. They are (…)

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Exquisite Corpse + Charm School Vintage

by angeliska on April 7, 2011

The other night, Miss Shari Gerstenberger of Charm School Vintage and I joined forces to style an inspiration shoot for Exquisite Corpse, and to kick off a lookbook to guide anyone seeking ideas on what to wear. As a young (…)

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Big Blessings Poppin' – The Devil Can't Stop It!

by angeliska on February 25, 2011

It’s almost that time, y’all… My mind is already there, steeped in chicory, dusted in powdered sugar. Hungry for those sweet faces I ain’t kissed in so long. My heart quickens up when I think of riding down my old (…)

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Sylphide Treasures – Gypsy Honeymoon II.

by angeliska on December 13, 2010

This flock of blue morpho butterflies seems to be exploring… Gypsy Honeymoon is one of the special spots on my list of pilgrimages whilst visiting San Francisco. I met the ravishing owner, Gabrielle Ekedal the first time my grandfather and (…)

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Magic Windows #20

by angeliska on November 29, 2010

More Magic Windows photos from my New Orleans adventures: This house was decorated so wonderfully for Hallowe’en + Dia de los Muertos, I had to stop and gawp at it for a bit. I wonder who lives there? I like (…)

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Tail of the Yak

by angeliska on November 14, 2010

There is a very special place, tucked away in the blossom-bedecked avenues of Berkeley, California – a little boutique where you must ring the bell to gain admittance, where you will find yourself surrounded by the most wondrous, most delectable, (…)

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Magic Windows #19

by angeliska on November 9, 2010

“I alight at Esplanade in a smell of roasting coffee and creosote and walk up Royal Street. The lower Quarter is the best part. The ironwork on the balconies sags like rotten lace. Little French cottages hide behind high walls. (…)

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Magic Windows #18

by angeliska on October 18, 2010

A perfect lady. White hair and red roses please me more than I can say. This is a real thing that exists somewhere, this rabbit. He’s almost four feet tall. Can you handle it? Real rabbit fur, and composition. I (…)

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Carnival of Saints + Souls

by angeliska on October 5, 2010

I’ve been making art again, lately – all for gallery shows, and with that comes the pressure, the deadlines, that actually gets me motivated to create something. I miss having time just to sketch, or doodle, or make art that (…)

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