It Is the Hour of Departure: Turn-of-the-Century Ghost Rides

image Already wildly popular with theaters and other entertainment venues (such as Paris’s ghost show cabarets), fairground ghost shows incorporating Professor Pepper’s spectral participants were widespread by the 1880’s… {Read Post}

It Is the Hour of Departure: Turn-of-the-Century Ghost Rides

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A Little Sweet and Simple: Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

A Little Sweet and Simple: Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Peanut Butter Bars by AddAPinch

Indulgent and rich, the sweet, sinful saltiness of chocolate and peanut butter together just seem to evoke the feeling of Halloween.  Sure, Halloween may still be 95 days away, but if you start making this easy no-bake peanut butter bar recipe from Robyn at Add A Pinch now, just think how perfect you’ll have it down by October! Click on over for the complete recipeand more lusciously tempting…

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"1774 Doll" from the Gratitude Train

Jean Desses

1949

"Les Adieux" by Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune provided the inspiration for this dress by Jean Dessès. Moreau le Jeune (1741-1814) was a French illustrator and engraver best known for his illustrations recording fashionable dress and interiors in the "Monument de costume physique et morale" published by L.F. Prault in 1776-1783. The original etching and engraving is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art collection. (VIEW HERE)

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Promise Phan Face in a Face Halloween Makeup Tutorial

Inspired by a photo series by avant garde artist Sebastian Bieniek, this eye-catching makeup tutorial by Promise Phan is a surprisingly easy way to generate a room full of double-takes in less than fifteen minutes. Using basic products that you probably already have in your makeup kit, this simple optical illusion is a fabulous last minute technique any time you need a fast costume. You can pair this look with any regular street clothes, or use it as a basis for getting really creative – say a unique spin on  say a split personality or vintage circus performer costume.  From an unexpected Halloween party to an out-of-the-blue invitation to a surrealist’s dinner party, it a quick and effective techniques like this is a show-stopping addition to your makeup arsenal!

You can see more photos from Sebastian Bieniek’s “DoubleFace” photo series in the gallery below and on Huffington Post. For more makeup tutorials by Promise, visit her YouTube channel.

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Between My Finite Eyes: Surreal Double Face Makeup Tutorial Inspired by a photo series by avant garde artist Sebastian Bieniek, this eye-catching makeup tutorial by Promise Phan is a surprisingly easy way to generate a room full of double-takes in less than fifteen minutes.