Category Archives: Thrifty Goth

Turn your indoor staircase into an indoor slide!

I didn’t have stairs in my home growing up, but I remember tobogganing down my friends stairs on foam mattresses.  On your bottom, on your back, on your stomach… stairs were a multitude of fun…  until someone got a carpet burn or landed too hard on a particularly pointy stair.  Trisha Cleveland on Quirky has come up with an alternative to bumpy, potentially unsafe rides down the stairs.  SlideRider turns an indoor staircase into an indoor slide.

sliderider

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Amazing Gothic finds on Gumtree

The local classifieds are always an amazing place for unique finds, and as I’m on the prowl for things for my new house I’m seeing more and more gothic items on Gumtree, the Australian version of Craig’s List/Classifieds.

But since I only have so much space in my house, I thought I’d share some of these finds with you in case you might want to take some of the pretties home.

I mean…

What am I going to do with a Vintage Medical Autopsy Table?  Who knows, but it’s gorgeous and it’s for sale in Sydney, NSW.

Vintage industrial medical gothic autopsy table found on gumtree amazing goth home decor finds

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Thrifty Goth: Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas, on a Budget.

It’s Valentine’s  Day.

Today.

Are you doing anything?

Want to?

You’ve only a few hours of the day left, so here’s some quick ideas for things you can do for your paramour,  yourself,  or a special spooky person in your life, to show your respect, love and appreciation… on a budget.

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Thrifty Goth: How much does a Wedding cost?

There are so many amazing gothic weddings floating around the interwebs. Each more gorgeous than the next.

This one is especially gorgeous, head over to Offbeat Bride to see more of these two. http://offbeatbride.com/2012/06/california-gothic-wedding
Seriously, gorgeous. Head over to Offbeat Bride to see more of these two. http://offbeatbride.com/2012/06/california-gothic-wedding

But leather roses cost money, and even cheap candles will all add up when you choose to buy one for everyone.

If you’re looking at putting together a suitably dark wedding invariably someone, probably trying to help, will comment on your budget like it is their business with something like the following: Continue reading Thrifty Goth: How much does a Wedding cost?