One would think photo shoots were all just fun and games... but that's not always the case...
I will tell you all why after I show you a couple of recent finds.
Trinket shelf (Needs a cleaning and to be hung)
I really needed one of these. I have picked up quite a few little things in the past couple of years. Now they will have a place.
Okay I know everyone is not a fan of dolls... but recently I have found a fondness for certain ones.
Like this girl I found at Salvation Army for $2. She is so SUPER cute and I named her "Ming Ling"
Could you resist not buying a Gremlin? Obviously I could not.
I found this at Homesense and was crazy thrilled. I named her "ALMA" she will help me on Etsy.
This is a 60s head scarf... I am sure you will see it on my head in the near future.
See the shoes? I got 3 pairs with Christmas gift certificates from Forever 21
Those black ones with the fringe and gold strip are my favorite of the 3.
Then I got these leopard Mary Janes (They feel a little snug) I am sure they need to be broke in but I already know these will KILL my feet.
The third pair are in the below pictures they are blue velvet booties.
Okay story time...
So here I am above enjoying my photo shoot I was liking how my pics were turning out for the most part.
I kept walking back and forth setting the self timer.
"Yes Coco they are still there"
When out of the corner of my eye... I SEE A DELIVERY VAN PULL UP IN MY DRIVEWAY.
I was the only one home and HAD to answer the door. I had been prancing around like the Kentucky Derby was taking place in my living room (with) my mannequin staring out of the front window. It wasn't the middle aged delivery man. It was the young one with the tattoos and bad boy look... "OH MY GOD" I am thinking in my head "Did he see me" I am leaning down trying to get below the window sill" *trying to wiggle out of the velvet dress without getting too anxious* I am unzipping the high boots I am not yet used too.... so I don't fall down the stairs while answering the door (HE'S KNOCKING) *I am trying to pull up my bra straps and tank top that I was wearing hidden under the dress.* "They are twisted intertwined and weird" (TOTAL PANIC MODE) I can't leave the guy waiting I am sure he seen I was home. I start heading for the door. (In leggings and a cami none the less) When I realize I am still wearing the hat!!!!! I give one big hit to my forehead area whilst knocking it to the ground. I answered the door probably looking like I had been working out ... or doing a strip tease as one of my bra straps was down in my arm pit not over my shoulder where it should be. He had two boxes in his arms "So I go to grab them both" Apparently only the bottom was for me... pssshht How was I supposed to know... I could have fought him for it if I had any energy left... but I was worn out after trying to appear normal and get out of my photo shoot clothes in stealth mode. (Even though it didn't work) and I am pretty sure the delivery guy thinks I am a crazy person.
My Mr. asked why I didn't just answer the door in the hat, dress and shoes? ...
I really don't know why?? It would have been much easier!
I think it's because I had moved my mannequin out of my way and she was right in the front window... things already looked weird... I didn't want to make it weirder. *lol*
Speaking of weirder... If you read my last post about "The Rubber" from my local SVDP
You would already know I was already thinking that the place / certain staff were a little odd.
Well guess what? The very next time I visited (Friday) I was doing my normal thrift scouring... When I seen this box it caught my eye cause I knew it was old BUT then I read the side of the box and could not believe my eyes.
What in the HELL??
I opened the box and inside was this disturbing piece of history...
Are you kidding me? WHO would put this on the shelf? Who would want to buy this? (Sorry if that person is you!) The thing was cracking crumbling... and what looked like melted in certain areas.... I highly doubt this crazy contraption would be seeing any HOOHAWS ever again... But is you wanted to know it was a bargain price of $4 I am still creeped out by this. EVEN looking at the photo again disturbs me.
The past couple days I have been cleaning and trying to get rid of some un-used stuff. I stumbled across a box of some old photos and mementos of mine and in the box was this picture of me at 18 or 19 wearing a dress that was given to my Mom as a joke on one of her Birthdays. Of course I liked it and decided to do a photo shoot (Yes even back then I was doing photo shoots.) The only difference is there was alot less of them because we used regular film cameras and I could only take a couple pics each time or it would be a waste of film and expensive to develop *lol* No that was not my usual makeup I was just being silly... BUT I did wear that dark lipstick from time to time.