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my ghost toy catalogue ~ an inventory of ghost toys & collectibles old & new including toxic toys, toxic's library & halloweeniana..
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ghost pix album ~ rpg videogame screenshots, lol kitties & all kinds of goodies..
toxic was here album ~
vintage socal birthdays & halloweens, etc..
~ copyright 2008 all rights reserved

ghost stories
(blood & butterflies..)

  • these are excerpts from the book toxic & i wrote about our childhood... it's called 'brenda was here'.. let me know what you think/comments? p.s. stories here are non fiction/true. (privately hosted ~ if you're interested in reading this just ask:)
ghost at the gate's items Go to ghost at the gate's photostream
Bc x
toxic tricks & treats album (sound up)
Collector's Corner LBPT

vintage recipes for children

  • ludwig von drake animal pancakes
    deliciously classic or wonderfully gross, these vintage recipes for kids from the golden magazine for boys & girls or jack & jill magazine are fun even if they don't make it to your table..
    ~ copyright 2012 all rights reserved

kids' meals

  • happy meals
    kids' meal boxes, buckets, bags & cups for various promotions from over the years ~ (a work in progress, there are more of these to come..)


  • pogs
    assorted pogs..


  • zbots
    collector cards, trading cards, card games & stickers etc..
my comic book page..

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I love all of these, Bren, especially the ones you made! I used to save some that you could cut out from a woman's magazine that were all positive and uplifting with plans to laminate them in the future, but it is one of my projects that I never did just like my scrap booking plans, etc. So many unfinished and unstarted projects.....I still have the cardboard/hang tag clothing tags off of clothes that I saved from the 80's while working as a retail sales clerk with plans to turn them into a giant collage for the wall shaped like a hang tag. I can still see it in my mind.....


yeah i love laminating things to protect them, i laminated countless leaves & pressed flowers to use in my own scrapbooks too.. you worked as a retail clothes clerk in the 80s? probably still have some cool vintage clothes? i still have my black zipper pants from that time.. haha, remember zippers all over?


I love those zipper pants of yours! =) I remember calling them parachute pants and buying some for my boyfriend when I was 18 and he went away to college. HaHa! They were popular with the girls there! I told him so! He didn't think too much of them at first! I think I got him red ones too! HaHa! I had a mini skirt with zippers on both sides. I have a zipper dress that I saved that is a silver parachute material that I got at this cool store called Merry Go Round in the mall, but, no, unfortunately, I don't have many cool older 80's clothes left, since I got rid of most of that years ago. I regret giving away all of my old T-shirts that I wore, especially my Mork from Ork ones.


that's right, parachute pants! :)
reminds me, i use to find 80s gumby stuff at a shop in the mall called doodahs..
& yeah i had the mork rainbow suspenders, lost along the way too..


My Mork rainbow suspenders are gone now too, given away or sold at the flea market.........I still have at least one pin back button though, but sold/gave away my Mork doll.


you had a mork doll? :) love robin williams <3
fortunately i saved all my pins & buttons!


I used to have the buttons on my purse strap mostly back then. I saved some, but got rid of SO many. =(


toxic's first button.. i still remember how impressed i was when this arrived! :D

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Mini houses
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Nature trails
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Baker's tour
baker's tour painting by bren..
Gumby moon
gumby trapped on the moon..
gumby rain spirits by bren..
The snowman
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blue star drive-in (toxic toys)
blackbird's outpost dollscape..
Dolly freakshow main
halloween dolly freakshow
floorsleeper/blue house dollscape..
Wild kitty club
girls kick ass
Lilac house
lilac house..
Raven's rest
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Charlotte house
charlotte house..
Sunset house
sunset house
Innsmouth main
innsmouth house
caution! zombarbies!
box of bees installation..
patchwork playhouse..
xyz dollscape
annie's saturday house..
Toyroom mouse
hiding places installation..
Autumn butterfly
autumn butterfly installation..
doll medicine dollscape (warning graphic content)
monkey lab installation
toxic dollies dollscape
never open your eyes dollscape (warning graphic content)
collidescope dollscape (warning graphic content)
migraine dolls sickroom dollscape
Haunted forest
the haunted forest installation
pandora installation
lost hollow digital art album (warning graphic content)
Lonely trees
january trees photo album
cemeteria photo album
ghost garden album
Butterfly tryals
butterfly trials album
Mr horse
halloween photo album (warning graphic content)
Doll life main
doll life
Little sister
dreamcatcher/dreamkeeper (warning graphic content)
Bad blood
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Little deaths
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Closet skeleton
closet skeleton
Doll chest
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Little miss dx
little miss dx
ghost's halloween house..
Ghost house
in a ghost house..
Rags main
Toxic inner child icon
toxic inner child dollscape
Frozen charlotte
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November sad lisa
sad lisa
Crying monster main
crying monster
The halloween party oz tricks & treats
halloween party
Gumby's xmas crisis
gumby in christmas crisis (powerpoint show by bren)

ghostgallery coloring book

  • annie
    copyright 2021 ghost art brenda roudebush all rights reserved

mindless art

  • the tingler
    an album of mindless random drawings including vintage television & retro kid shows ~ old vhs tape covers etc..

    ~ copyright 2008 all rights reserved

toxic tv

  • a gumby adventure
    feel free to change the channel..
abstractions (sound up)
friendlyghost gamepage..
backyard birdies (sound up)
The kitties
the kitties (sound up)

haunted home movies..

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