Etsy Musings

Etsy Discovery: MadAristocrat

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Chibi, manga reader’s like myself are probably very familiar with the word.

Chibi is basically a Japanese word meaning “short” or “small child”. The meaning is not meant to be taken literal in a context of say someone being short but more of a “cute” person. Chibi style characters pop all over anime and manga and many commercials in Japan, it’s as cultural as the use of kawaii forms of advertisement.

People tend to enjoy creating fan art that depicts their favorite manga stars in Chibi form like L from Death Note or even famous movie characters like Harry Potter. This in fact is the lead in for my Etsy Discovery.

I recently came across an amazing seller creating Chibi necklace charms of the 10th and the 11th and I immediately had to purchase both for myself (and 10 for a friend).

Take a look if you’re a Doctor fan!

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Halloween with Ella Dean and Beautiful Twists

It’s an ickle early to worry about Halloween but I’ve already been gathering up bits and bobs to decorate my office and house. If you’re a big fan of Halloween you might want to start checking out Ella Dean’s Etsy Shop, Beautiful Twists, as she’s starting to bring out some of her popular Halloween scents.

I’m recommending her now because her little shop gets mighty busy so placing an order early might not be such a bad idea, less wait time when the holiday does hit.

She has 42 items in her Halloween category at the moment but knowing Ella Dean’s creativity level they’ll probably be more by September.

At the moment I’m loving…

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Dracula’s Scary Fruity Cereal Room Spray $7.99
Dracula (nickname ‘Vegan Vampire’)…he’s so with the times, he’s become a vegan, taken up yoga, wears blue contacts (that’s so Paris Hilton of him) & even gets his teeth whitened (sounds like he’s really into his looks, huh?) Dracula also loves fruity cereal & eating salads at midnight.

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Magical Mouse Kisses Spell Whitney the Witch’s Vegan Witch Body Mist $7.99
Whitney the Witch is a marvelous cook & fashion designer. She has two lines called ‘Broomstick Designs’ & ‘Woven Spider Web Designs (no spiders were harmed in the process, she loves them).’ She got the fashion designer itch, when she decided there has to be a better place to put your wooden spoon when you’re not using it. So Whitney designed a whole line of witch’s hats with pockets in them (she’s wearing one of her own designs). She started to design broomsticks when she figured broomsticks could be a lot more fun, unique & represent each witch’s own personality. If you do ever eat over at Whitney’s house be careful of the soup, she has been known to put spells in them!!

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If you’re curious about Ella Dean and her weird and wacky Etsy shop you can click here and here for a few reviews I’ve done in the past or check the Etsy Musings archive!

Happy early Halloween, it’s never to early to start celebrating as far as I’m concerned!

An off topic P.S.

I decorate my house for every holiday but Halloween is probably the biggest…just a note Terry’s Village and $14.99 Collections have their Halloween treasures up. It’s a great place to start hauling very inexpensive indoor and outdoor decor! I’m not affiliated with these shops, just a recommendation for hauling your ghostly goodies on the cheap! Feel free to share your haunts for great decorations!

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Etsy Discovery: French Macaron Soap

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I simply love a tasty little macaron, they are terribly sinful and delicious however the ones made at Naiad’s Etsy Shop are fat free and just as delicious!

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Beauty Most Unusual: There’s Something About Bacon

Bacon Fragrance

In my past Musings, Bacon plays an important role in Beauty Most Unusual.  Soap, lip balm, floss, and more have had an injection of bacon.

Today, Beauty Most Unusual and bacon come to an all time low with….

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Introducing Leeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeroy Jenkins Lip Balm for the Geeks

I honestly don’t need a rhyme or reason to bring out my geek to play and that’s what this post is all about.

Since we don’t get a chance to express both our geekdom and our makeup addiction, together, as a relationship, it’s always so pleasant when a geeky makeup marriage comes into play!

Jump!

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