Tuesday 29 May 2018

A Collection of Witches...!

Hello, my favorite people! I hope those of you in the US and in the UK enjoyed the 3 day weekend! I spent it working on my latest witch which I have yet to unveil.... my Australian witch. (Still have about another week to go on her... I'm working slowly as I'm working with an injured arm!)

Anyway, updates...

Thank you to all those who purchased Hortense over the weekend and today. I am so glad that you did.

If any of you are considering getting her, let me point out that there are some left with the amazing $50 off deal.... so now's a great time to grab her - here.

To those of you that have written to me and said you're holding out for a different witch... first, thank you so much for your interest in my work. Secondly, I just want to add something here... to all of you really... without your support in making this Hortense run a success, there wont be anymore witches. And that would be such a sad thing. I am planning to release every single one of my witches as (very) affordable resin figurines, and I am already starting to embark on work for the second to be released (Olga - the Russian witch). But if this Hortense run doesn't happen, then I'll have to abort my plans to release my collection of witches.

If you love my witches but don't fancy buying a figurine / can't afford to buy, then thank you for taking this moment to show your support by sharing my work with someone who might like to purchase one. You can share my work via this blog, or better yet - via my Facebook Page, or my Instagram, or just by directly pasting this webshop link (https://www.tall-tales.com/hortense) in an email to someone who might like her!

Thank you for supporting what I do. I know some of you have followed this project for years, and with your support I can create the line of Collectible Resin Witch Figurines, and I can put out the books I am already working on and keen to put out. It's all of you who support my work (by either sharing my links or buying my work) that allows me to do what I do.

I leave you with some fun witch photos - a collection of them all huddled together, Olga (because she is the next one I will release this year - if Hortense is a success), and finally photos of Hortense who is available for purchase here now!

Also, a little moving glimpse of Hortense in this video I made below.

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Thursday 24 May 2018

Have you Heard...?

Wow, according to my analytics data, very close to 1000 of you read yesterday's newsletter about Hortense's arrival! (Hortense - my first Collectible Witch Figurine goes on sale at the website).

Yesterday I sent out the first Tall Tales Newsletter letting people know that she's going to be available for pre-sale tomorrow (Friday 25 May at noon PST - that's early evening if you're in Europe, and early morning Sat if you're in Australia / NZ, and very very early Sat morning if you're in an Asian country)...

First 50 buyers get $50 off the total price. No discount code required - just be first in line and move fast as it's only the first 50 people who will get this massive saving.

For those that are NOT signed up to the Newsletter, please feel free to subscribe to it here. I wont clog your inbox, I'll never share your information with a third party and of course you can unsubscribe at any time.
Check your spam folder in case you miss a message.

Thanks again for your interest everyone! I'm so excited about creating this line of collectible witch figurines for you. Looking forward to issuing many more (providing this run is a sell-out success!) :)

Have a great evening everyone, and see you tomorrow at my website HERE at noon tomorrow (Friday May 25 at noon PST)!

Caroline xXx

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Tuesday 22 May 2018


Hortense Pompeux - the very first of my witches from Good Witches Bad Witches™ to be made available as a resin figurine begins pre-sales THIS FRIDAY May 25th at 12 noon (PST)!

For those of you that are based in Europe, that's 8 or 9 pm this Friday for you. For those of you in Australia / New Zealand - that's 6 / 8 am Saturday for you. For those of you in China... well that's very very early for you Saturday morning! You get the idea... ;)

Hortense is a 1:12 scale hand-painted, beautifully detailed resin figurine and she comes with an artist base (with the Good Witches Bad Witches™ seal). Includes a signed certificate of authenticity. Shipping from the US all over the world. Find out more here at the webshop.


Now pay attention to this part... the FIRST 50 BUYERS RECEIVE $50 USD off the price.

That's right, it pays to be first in line. I am giving a massive discount to the very first 50 to purchase Hortense. $50 USD off the total price. No coupon code needed - just be first in line and pay $175 USD instead of $225 USD for Hortense.


'Pre-sale' means that you pay a deposit for half of the total price and then you are invoiced the remaining half (plus shipping) when the figurines have been manufactured and are ready to ship. Shipping in 4th quarter 2018. All customers will be kept informed of updates and given notice of when to expect to receive your Hortense figurine. You can always email me at any time to query her progress. :)

​Your pre-sale allows me to make this run happen. It's your pre-sale money which pays to manufacture Hortense. Thank you for making it possible.

Don't forget to set your clocks... click here to buy your Hortense figurine on Friday at noon!

In the meantime, here are some fabulous photos of your Hortense figurine. Click to enlarge. Enjoy!

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Friday 18 May 2018

Touching Base

Boy, do I appreciate how patient all you wonderful people are! I've told you Hortense would be available for pre-sales right around the time of Monsterpalooza (in April) and she is not! But she will be.... in less than a week (honest)!

We got just a tad delayed because I didn't think the base I'd had made for her was quite right. It was a lovely black wooden fine art base (and you can glimpse it in the Monsterpalooza photos I took here). So I'm delayed because I decided to scrap it and make something a bit quirkier for you. This new base is hand carved in a fun kooky way (by me) and I finished it with a 'Good Witches Bad Witches' kind of plaque or stamp on the side. I love how it turned out. You can see it in this video I posted on my Instagram here and also to the Faceboook page here.

If you're interested in more of the process of making this Hortense figurine, you can see videos of me casting the resin base for her at my Instagram here and also to the Faceboook page here!

For those more interested in simply purchasing her, pre-sales will commence soon, I promise. I just have to ship my lovely prototype off to the factory and we get this ball rolling! You can sign up to the Newsletter for updates and the announcement of when she's listed for pre-sales.

Early birds will get a really nice discount. So don't miss out on that!

I'll leave you with some working photos I took whilst making Hortense for you. Have a fantastic weekend everyone!

Any issues not addressed or concerns, please feel free to email me any time.
- Caroline xxx

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