lair of disrepair

room V

I promised my bloglings a room tour, and a room tour they shall have. My space is currently overloaded with brights, the better to guard against seasonal blech. As it happens, funnily enough, my affinity for gothic decor grows more pronounced in the summer, when I’ve already got a natural source of light. It’s an ebb and flow. I’d rather have eccentricity than out-and-out darkness, anyway.

And lest I ignore the undertone of class snobbery that “room tour” posts often exhibit, let me say that 90%+ of my collectibles are thrifted or scrounged. I rarely pay more than $20 for any given item. If I can engineer myself a flapper den as a barely-writer who didn’t finish college, then it’s easier, I’d wager, than many people think.

room I

room II

room VII

room X

room IX

Pictured: current reading material (a book of essays by and for pagans) and my laundry bag. Also, a walrus.

room VIII

Author: skye

I aspire to be a bright-eyed girl in a big city, even though I wear glasses and live in what amounts to a hole in the ground.

2 thoughts on “lair of disrepair”

  1. haha your laundry bag is amazing, and it was SO fun to get a peek into your room! i love all the bright, ecclectic dresses you have, and it’s so interesting how you decorate your room brightly for winter and more gloomy for summer. Though I can totally understand that reasoning 🙂

    xo marlen
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