In real life I am a co-organizer of the Houston Harry Potter Meetup group and serve as the Hufflepuff Head of House ( a fortunate choice since my favorite color combination is black and gold). I am a gadabout cosplayer and costumer with a mad passion for Harry Potter, wizarding bits and bobs, Victoriana, vampire, and steampunk, plus anything pretty and lacy. (Haven't I read that somewhere else?)
My desk -
A closer look:
Before television and movies, families enjoyed the magic of the stereopticon and I was so lucky to find this one. And one can never have too many wands or hats or skulls.
or candles and candleholders. These are all very special because they are handmade by friends.
Any guesses yet as to which item is the time machine?
My new collecting passion - scent boxes. The concept is ancient. Mine are all filled with amber, my alltime favorite perfume.