Saturday, June 12, 2010

A Night @ The Doll House | Tattoo Party

I spent most of my Thursday deconstructing denim jeans - turning them into ripped up, frayed and tie-dyed shorts. ...much like the ones that I'm wearing below.
I did this for about 7 pairs of jeans that are being sold at Paper Doll Boutique 
[location: 104 Bond Street Brooklyn, NY 11217]

Yesterday after dropping them off at the boutique, I distressed a pair of jeans for my friend Victoria Shelton [owner of Paper Doll] - as we killed time before the tattoo event that was being held there.

I'd decided earlier that day that I wouldn't be getting a tattoo but after the crowd came in, and I mixed and mingled in the sea of ink and good energy my mind changed, QUICK. 
Not knowing what to get, I asked Stephy to help me find something that she thought would fit me well. & her suggestion was spot on!

We rarely hang around each other but she was easily able to decipher my personality. She googled "free spirit" for inspiration and then suggested that I get a feather. ....PERFECT, I thought. & that's exactly what I got. 
- but not any ole feather-

I got a peacock feather. ..which totally up'd the ante ;)

According to WikiAnswers..
"Peacock Feathers have been used for healing for tens of thousands of years in every culture throughout time. They are said to carry Spiritual Healing Energy that can be used to assist people seeking balance and harmony in their lives."

Peacock symbolism speaks of attributes such as glory, vision, royalty, spirituality, awakening, immortality, refinement, and incorruptibility. It is a possessor of some of the most admired human characteristics, and is a symbol of integrity and the beauty we can achieve when we endeavor to show our true colors.

[For more on Peacock symbolism - click here]

...&& here's a little street-style love
Who: Kaneeka
Occupation: Stylist
-Two things that attracted me to her look were her studded Jeffrey Campbell wedges and that orange lip-



Rachel B. said...

WOW.. I've never heard of a Tattoo party! Are the tattoos free?!? LOL. well, any who, I love your choice of tattoo.. I probably have to borrow that one..;) It's nice and simple, yet with so much meaning!

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Tierra/aRRe said...

Thanks Rachel!! ;)

The tats aren't free but the prices are a bit cheaper than they would be if you'd go to an actual parlor.

Cheryl-Ann said...

So Um...My Question...I Need A Pair Of Jeans Done Like Last Year! Give Me Further Details My Creative Aquarian!

Many Thanks

Tierra/aRRe said...

C.A. - you know I'd be more than happy to doll up a pair of pants for you ;)

..say when