Happy birthday Patricia Morrison

Today, January 14, is the birthday of Goth icon Patricia Morrison, former band member of such iconic Goth bands as Sisters of Mercy and The Damned (among others.) She is now 55 years old. To celebrate the birthday of one of the icons of Goth women, my favorite song and video in which she appears:

Sisters of Mercy – Dominion

What is your favorite Patricia Morrison song?

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OOTD: Public Speaking Engagement

Apparently public speaking is one of the most common fears of Americans, which is something I love, because now my practiced ability of not saying “um” or “uh” and speaking loudly is celebrated as some kind of major talent. So, here’s what I wore for a recent public speaking engagement.

Shirt: Thrifted
Skirt: Calvin Klien for Macy’s
Shoes: Payless
Handbag: Walmart
Watch, belt: Target
Pearls: Gift

Do you all like public speaking?

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Merry Christmas!

For my followers who celebrate, Merry Christmas! For those of you who don’t, I hope you have a lovely day with the people you care about most. I’m quite busy with things for work still (no rest for the wicked, I’m afraid) but I do have time to leave you all with my favorite silly Goth Christmas tradition: Gothic Christmas by Within Temptation.

 What are you doing for the day?

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Two Minute Goth Planner DIY: Planner Charms

For my third planner DIY on this blog I thought I would do the easiest DIY ever. Yes, easier than gluing an embellishment on a paperclip (and significantly less messy.) It takes two minutes and adds a cute touch to any planner.

To complete this DIY, you will need:

  • A phone charm hook
  • Necklace charms
  • Neetle-nose pliers 
  • Yup, that’s it.
You can probably also guess what comes next. Attach the necklace charms to the phone charm hook (I find one or two look best, more than that tends to look rather cluttered.)
And you’re done! To add it to a ring binder style planner, clip it into one of the rings and close the planner. You can add it to the lowest ring to make it hang out more, or a higher ring.

Once it’s closed: 

To attach it to a coil bound planner, loop the phone charm through itself to attach it to the coil. 

So that’s it! A simple two minute DIY planner accessory that adds style to your planner. If you make a bunch of these you can switch them out whenever you want to change up the decor of your planner. Check Etsy or your local craft store around Halloween time for necklace charms.
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