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Sunday, January 4, 2009

Happy New Year!

I was able to get away on a little hunting trip over the holidays and found this fabulous old robotic mannequin. She moved into my shop on New Years Day, fit right into the haunting atmosphere and has become a big hit already. From around the 1930's-40's, plug her in and she comes alive, moving her arms back and forth over the tarot cards while her head turns both ways. She looks like the Bionic Woman inside, full of old machine works and gears. She must have been a fortune teller back in the Good Old Days, I have never seen one like this before. She lives at my shop now so come visit often and ask for a demonstration.

More new arrivals from my recent trip are posted here and on the website.
Thanks for all your support and kind comments in 2008 and have a Wonderful New Year!


down and dirty designs said...

You always find the most amazing things!
what a great score!
wishing you all the best this new year!

Down and Dirty Designs
Down & Dirty: stumble down the rabbit hole

Sue said...

Wow...what a fabulous find!

Happy New Year!

Designs by CK said...

WOW is right what a SPOOKilicious find. Would love to see her in person!!!

SpOOky Hugs,
Chris :-)

tink said...

That mannaequin kicks ASS! What a find!!!

Designs by CK said...

Hey lady just wanted you to know, I gave your drool worthy blog a shout-out on mine today! '-)

Have an enchanted week.


Loved To Death-Taxidermy Memento Mori said...

Hi Miss Crystal! wow im kind of drooling over the masonic book. nice finds. we will be in next week to see what else you have in that pretty store of yours! take care and happy new year!!

Lola Enchanted said...

What a fabulous find!!! I need to go on your little trips with you!!!!! heehee!!! Looks amazing!

Scheharazade said...

Bonne année !^-^

cconz said...

What a treasure!!! I love her, You really do find the cool stuff.

Designs By CK said...

Hi Crystal ~ You are just the SWEETEST & thanks 4 my birthday goodie. Thanks 4 being so touched my dark heart! (-:

I saw the black packaging and spider graphic...I was like it's from Crystal! Sorry in my haste I missed your "do not open till the 13th"...BUT yours was my 1st and best present so far...I adore Edward Gorey and what a wonderful tribute have FABULOUS taste dahling!!!

Your fiend always,