Dead Girl Decay for Luau Date Night

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Aloha!!! 🌺 This weekend we had a blast escaping from the cloudy chilly day we were having for a little piece of indoor tropical paradise at The Tiki Terrace with our friends.

I could not go on a luau date night without making myself a matching Dead Girl Decay barrette to go with my Universal Monsters Creature From the Black Lagoon dress. So here is what I created.

The beautiful green resin skull in the middle was custom made for me by my artist friend at Resin Glitz By Jen. She made me quite a few of these so be on the look out for them in my future creations!

Here is a photo that shows how my dress inspired the barrette and how it pulled it all together.

Living Dead Girl Nicole at Tiki Terrace

Do you have an outfit that needs a one-of-a-kind hair accessory to go with it? Check out my other Dead Girl Decay creations and contact me with your vision. I love doing custom orders. Don’t forget to check out my Etsy shop for Limited Edition Pre-Made accessories as well!

Stay Spooky & Magical,


LDG Nicole

Shop Small This Spooky Season!

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Boils and Ghouls…It’s Spooky Season! Which means.. now is the time to stock up on my creations at Closet Collectibles in Crete IL!

Why buy what everyone else has at the franchised stores when you can buy one-ok-a-kind handmade creations that nobody else has, all while supporting an artist and a small business that gives back to the community and supports local artists. My zombie friends pictured here say “it’s a no brainer!”

Living Dead Girl Nicole with her art displayed at Closet Collectibles in Crete Illinois

Stay Spooky & Magical,
LDG Nicole

Dead Girl Decay: Royal Air Force Memorial Piece

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A return client contacted me before the holidays asking if I could make a custom hair piece for his wife. This was not just any hair piece but one that was very special and meaningful. Her Dad had passed away and was a squadron leader for the Royal Air Force. The goal was to make the barrette in his honor. A memorial piece she could wear and cherish for years to come to help keep her Dad close to her.

First we needed fighter planes and that is when the wonderful world of 3D printers came into play. The client was able to help me find the exact planes he wanted. Since they were 3D printed they were “clear” in color so I painted them with model paint to get them the right shade of grey.

Next he wanted me to stick with the colors of their emblem. He sent me this photo to use for inspiration He didn’t care how I did it but the colors were important. Which when I saw it immediately thought of one of my favorite movies.. Tank Girl but I had to stay on course ha ha.

I decided to use the emblem as my basis for the barrette itself. I wanted to stick with the same layout as I felt that would make it much more meaningful and literally symbolic. I kept the same layout with the feathers. Alternating the colors exactly the way the emblem was.

Here was the end result….

The client was very happy with what I came up with and said his wife absolutely loves it. I could not be more honored to be asked to make such a memorable piece of wearable art. One that brought light and happiness into someone’s holiday and when they look at it they can think of someone that meant so much to them.

Making this barrette reminded me of one of the reasons I love making hair pieces and how different they are from what you can buy in the store. What I create is not only unique or customizable, but when it is not being worn it can be clipped on to something as a decor or put on display. Sylvia Soska recently told me her and Jen have their American Mary barrettes I made them on their alter. They are very versatile pieces which is why I refer to them as wearable art… because really that’s what they are.

Check out the Dead Girl Decay page of my portfolio site to see more of the hair pieces I have made. I also have some pre-made ones in my Amazon Shop and I absolutely LOVE doing custom orders! So feel free to contact me if you have something in mind. Let me bring your vision to life! Buy handmade!

Stay Spooky!
LDG Nicole

Creature Feature: Housewife of Horror Show

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Be sure to tune in tonight at 7pm Central and see the very lovely Housewife of Horror rocking one of my Dead Girl Decay Barrettes on her show! If you don’t have the Monster Channel on Roku you can tune in online at http://eerielatenight.com/

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Please also go give the show some love on social media and thank them for supporting my work!

Stay Spooky!
LDG Nicole