Pollyanna Rainbow Sunshine and the Black Valentine Swag

Lyda here. Ya’ll, this is going to be picture-heavy post. Because…

I GOT THE BLACK VALENTINE SWAG FROM MARIN!

Oh yes I did!

Ya’ll are going to be so sorry you didn’t enter her Black Valentine Contest! Mark your calendar for next year, baby!

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Just look at the hugeness of it! That’s what he said.

Black Valentine socks. A package of 20 postcards, including one of a unicorn throwing up a rainbow. Heh!  Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory chocolate in a red heart box. Who needs a man when I have chocolate!

The Teeny-Weeny Martini Set, with 2 tiny martini glasses, an ice cube tray, a mini metal shaker, 2 stirrers, and a recipe book. Teeny-weeny. That’s what she said! 

Wait, how about some close-ups?! (Just click on the pics for a larger view.)

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The books “What is Goth?” and “Paint It Black: A Guide to Goth Homemaking” by Voltaire. Decorating: the Dark Side.

A 26th anniversary DVD of “The Jerk” starring Steve Martin. “I don’t need anything. Except this chair…”

A Love Stinks hex doll suitable for hurling at walls. In lieu of the actual person who broke one’s heart – ’cause people bitch so much when you hurl them at walls. And while the blood washes off, getting the brains cleaned off is trickier. But I digress… The hex doll has a bag of candy bones, skulls and hearts too.

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A package of “it’s happy bunny” stickers, including one that says “I have a dream. And in it something eats you.” Bwahaha!  Maria Evora Spanish sea salt and carob soap. It’s black! It’s gothing up my bathroom as we speak.  A skull and black lace spiral notebook, perfect for my zombie journaling.  A one-pound package of Purcell Mountain Farms Black Valentine beans. Black Valentine beans! Only Marin could have found those!!

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A mustachioed vampire button that is a beer bottle opener! Black nail polish. Maybelline Express Finish #1, 60-second polish – for the depressed on the go. Stitch markers!

Did she say stitch markers?

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Wait, what was that in that first picture? Was that – yarn?! Oh, I believe it is!

dk knits! Techicolor Dream Toes, 4 ounces, 75% superwash, 25% nylon, hand-dyed sock weight. Let’s move in for a close-up:

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Not only did Marin ship all this fabulousness to me, she also remembered that I don’t have a camera, and emailed me all these pictures to share with ya’ll.

All I can say is: WOW! And

THANKS, MARIN! Just let me know if you ever need to borrow my Zombie Army.

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The yarn enjoying the view from Marin’s office before it leaves for California. 

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2 thoughts on “Pollyanna Rainbow Sunshine and the Black Valentine Swag

  1. Marin

    It couldn’t’ve happened to a nicer person. And I was beyond thrilled when I heard whisper of “Pomatamus” and “I may try knitting socks,” though it did mean I had to let the pretty brown-and-pink yarn go.

    XOXO

    p.s. — can the Zombie Army help with my Hat Attack battles?

    Reply

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