Category Archives: Shipping Notice



We JUST got off the phone with Special Effects, and AS OF NEXT WEEK a box will be on its way to us (actually, more likely SEVERAL boxes) and it will contain the following shades:

  • blue freak
  • napalm orange
  • joyride
  • fishbowl
  • wildflower
  • blue mayhem
  • cherry bomb
  • atomic pink
  • electric blue
  • nuclear red
  • deep purple
  • candy apple red
  • iguana green
  • blood red
  • sonic green
  • virgin rose
  • devilish
  • blue velvet
  • pimpin purple
  • cupcake pink

OMG! I KNOW. How exciting is that? Are you SEEING the sonic green and the iguana green? Are you WITNESSING the fish bowl blue and the napalm orange? YES YOU ARE!! So, there you have it kids. We’ve been working overtime to try to GET YOU THESE COLORS and now, it’s GOING TO HAPPEN! As always, backorders will ship in the order they were received and ALL backorders WILL be getting the same goodies and treats as due to new orders placed this month, because you people are AMAZING and you have waited SO long. We THANK YOU SO MUCH for your patience. The vast majority of you have been AWESOME about this. We also thank you for shopping in the Attic overall. There’s a lot of stores out there, and we’re just little guys, but we do our best to give you what you want and we thank you SO much for supporting our efforts this past decade!!!

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Amalthea Not So Fun Fact – Ouch

Some of you may have noticed that *gasp* most of the custom pieces have been taken down from the shop. Please don’t panic. The sad, not so fun fact is that I, Amalthea, have RA. And the REALLY sad fact? I’m the ONLY one around here that does any of the dreads and/or falls. So if you’re wearing our dreads or falls, you’re wearing MY dreads or falls. Now, I’ve had RA for the past couple of years and I’ve been limping along, however, for the past few weeks, it’s REALLY bad. How bad? I’m whining quite a bit, my spine is hot and swollen, and I am generally grouchy and unpleasant to be around, in fact, my boyfriend would like you all to know that I’ve also yelled at the best guy in the world, and this, too, is a sad but true fact.  Due to this fact, I’ve had to make the difficult decision to take down custom pieces for at least a little while. However, again, no need to panic! Here’s my plan. From now on, the only custom pieces (double ended dreads, swirled dreads, and maybe even single ended dreads if you’re all super good!) available will be ready to ship. That is, I’ll have made them in advance, at a time when every joint in my body isn’t shrieking. This is good for you because when you order, there will be no more waiting time! The stuff is ready to go instantly! We’ve added a pretty rad new feature to the site too so that will ensure that if you can put it in your cart and check out, it’s ready to go. Nothing sold out will be able to be purchased. The good part for me, obviously, is that when my joints are exploding, I don’t have you guys waiting on me and causing a guilt explosion on top of a rheumatoid flare, so, yay to both teams!

So, that’s the icky news. The good news is that when this flare is over, I’m seriously going to sit down and do some work on hair, including posting up several new sets of synthetic falls, so, keep an eye out for that.

I appreciate that so many of you have written and asked about new customs, dreads, and the like, and it really is awesome that you all love my work so much. I’m going to try to do my best to continue on with it in a way that makes sense for both me, and my customer base.

In the meantime, keep checking out the shop, we’re adding tons of new stuff for the holidays (it’s starting to creep in right now actually) including clothing, jewelry, gothic gift wrap, creepy and just plain weird greeting cards and lots and lots more. If you ever have suggestions about stuff you’d like to see in the shop, don’t be shy! We’d love to hear from you.

Again, thanks for being Attic customers, and for reading the Attic blog (which we’re also getting such great feedback on, it’s unreal!) If you’d like to be a guest blogger, we’d love to hear from you on that front too.

Ok, enough with the grim post! The next one will be fun, or hilarious, or weird, or, who knows. It’ll be the opposite of an autoimmune disease though, I’ll promise that one!

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Free Shipping Through Saturday!

It’s been obscenely wet here at the Attic. How wet? Well, you don’t want to know, but suffice it to say, it’s bringing us down. We figured some of you might be in the same boat, so to lift up your spirits, we’re offering Free U.S. Shipping through Saturday, 3/3 on orders over $50! Use code TWEET at checkout to get it.

Want to know about secret sales, free shipping, and other fleeting offers? Be sure to follow us on Twitter@amaltheasattic!

We wish you all a VERY dry rest of the week, and hope to see you in the Attic soon.

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Worst Storm Ever!

Ok, maybe not. But it was pretty bad! The Attic took a hit recently from a super jerky windstorm. How does this affect you? Well, we’re a little bit behind answering emails, phone calls, and processing orders. This is what happens when nature rips off a portion of your roof and cuts the power! We’re doing our best to play catch-up and we expect to be back on our feet pretty soon. Orders ARE going out, but not as smoothly as we’d like. We just want to thank everyone for their patience and let you know that if you’re waiting on an order, it IS on the way, it just might take a bit longer than expected.

Now, how are we going to appease the pitchfork and torch-bearing masses? Well, how about giving you 15% off your entire order for a week! Yeah! That’s rad, right? So, from now until next Tuesday, use code STORMY and you’ll get 15% off your order This is good even for those of you living overseas.

Again, we apologize for our delay in processing orders and getting back to any questions you may have sent! Our little elves are working as quickly as possible to straighten everything out and we’ll let you know the moment we’re fully ready to go. We’ve added some new stuff to the shop and as soon as this mess is cleaned up, there will be a whole lot more going up!

You guys rule, thanks for supporting the Attic in good times and stormy ones!


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