A roundup of stocking stuffers and reasonably-priced (nothing over $30!) gifts for those with a dark, elegant, whimsical sensibility. These little curiosities have a small impact on the wallet but a big stylistic presence.
The Halloween window displays at Bergdorf Goodman in NYC, while always fantastic, climb to new heights this month by partnering with Guillermo Del Toro’s Crimson Peak (in theaters today!). Each window scene is inspired by a moment of horror in the film, Continue reading
“Minimalism” has been a huge buzzword as of late, and is poised to become one of the biggest trends of 2015. I have to admit, I find myself increasingly attracted to the idea of minimalism; not because Continue reading
What can add to the authenticity of a Gothic-inspired home more than the right wallpaper? Here is a compendium of sinister wallpapers featuring Gothic motifs, dark hues and luxurious textures. There are so many options they even warrant different categories!
Macabre Flora & Fauna
A while back I was convinced that I was going to be a candlemaker. Seriously. I was totally enamored with the idea of making sculptural candles inspired by cabinets of curiosity– anatomically-correct skull candles, horn candles, hand candles, coral candles Continue reading
This is the second of weekly Etsy Treasuries that will be featured on Tastefully Gothic. These posts will be a chance to show off the beautiful wares of many different Etsy shops at once. Each week I’ll try to come up with a different, hauntingly Gothic theme.
This week, the theme is Halloween 2014: Housewares and more for an elegant and modern Halloween!
Track down the items for sale here.
This is the first of weekly Etsy Treasuries I hope to feature on Tastefully Gothic. These posts will be a chance to show off the beautiful wares of many different Etsy shops at once. Etsy lovers (like me) curate treasuries to showcase their latest finds in a gallery format, but some curators go above and beyond to create a cohesive, atmospheric gallery with a theme. That’s what I aim to do with my treasuries– and each week I’ll try to come up with a different, hauntingly Gothic theme.
Up this week: Victorian Surrealism.
See the treasury on Etsy and track down the items for sale here: https://www.etsy.com/treasury/NTIyNTg4MnwyNzI0MzI5Mjc3/victorian-surrealism
And speaking of Victorian and Surreal, check out the artwork of Danny van Ryswyk