Voodoo dolls have such cachet! Who hasn’t wanted to try their hand at steering fate? First, get all those evil thoughts out of your head. This doll is meant to be you, so think virtuous and positive thoughts while you make it.
Not being the least bit Haitian, Creole, Cajun, Acadien, etc., I had to rely on outside sources to guide me in crafting this charm. I wish I could say I learned from a dusty leatherbound tome à la Buffy – alas, the internet served me better than the library. This article by Denise Alvarado appears all over the interwebz. There’s some argument amongst practitioners (imagine that) regarding meanings of colors, where and when you get your materials, etc., so be a hardass if you want to be a hardass, or be a hippie Wiccan cheater if you must. Continue Reading →