Hey Weirdo

 

Taylor Hamilton might not be a witch, but she’s undeniably magical. From an amalgam of talent, boredom, vision and hard work, she’s conjured up an internationally recognized brand of greeting cards that just won’t quit. (There are worse things to be jinxed with than the giggles.)

Tay Ham’s new HAM JAM collection is the most otherworldly yet, featuring everyone’s favorite childhood extraterrestrial, the it astrophysicist and one of the baddest teen witches ever. That last card actually provided all the reasons we needed to put on a Connie Francis record and gab about magic shit, so here goes.

 

What inspired you to create this card?

I like her mouth. It was really fun to draw. And I really like that movie.

 

What do you remember most about the movie?

I remember being really scared when the girl’s hair was falling out in the shower. That was one of the first bad magic parts. I didn’t have any sympathy for her, but I did like that she was from Hey, Dude, though.

 

Is illustrating your magic?

Yeah, I think so. I get to put little pieces out there and hide little things in my drawings so it’s special and magic feeling. It’s hidden and you don’t know it’s there, but it’s adding to why people might like it.

 

Where do you draw your crafty inspiration?

Movies and a lot of colors. Mostly colors. Music, too, but it’s the colors and sounds that make it visual and puts me in the mood. I used to look at Tumblr a lot to get inspired to draw objects, but now we talk so much about things at work that you guys are like my Internet. We just talk about random shit, and before that, it was just shit from the Internet.

 

What’s a weird quirk that most people don’t know about you?

I talk out loud all the time. I don’t know who the hell I’m talking to, but I am always talking to myself or out loud.

 

Do you have any experience with witchcraft? ‘Splain.

I had a little alter in my closet when I was younger, and had a book I checked out from the library, and some salt to make little salt circles. I remember this potion one time. I followed the whole thing. You had to find a bottle, so I found an old Coke bottle by the train tracks by my house and put a little potion in there and it sat in my window. It probably sat there all through middle school.

 

What was the potion for?

I don’t remember. I’m sure it was some sort love potion, like “Dream up your perfect man.” I didn’t find it in Cosmo, it was in my library book. You created this person in your head and it couldn’t be about looks it had to be characteristics of a person. Even then I knew it was putting energy into something, so when I saw it, I would remember all of the positive qualities you want out of a relationship in general.

 

North, South, East or West?

North. I’ve always liked it because it’s constant, like, you look up and there it is, always – the North Star, that type of thing. It was also our official baby name before Kanye stole it.

 

Did you ever cast a spell on anyone?

No. I never wanted to put bad vibes out there. There were always personal spells that would relate to whatever shit I was feeling at the time.

 

What’s your witch aesthetic?

Stevie Nicks because I think that "Coven" was the best season of American Horror Story. I liked her long hair and flow-y, dark colors. She was a white witch.

 

Who’s in your coven?

My mom. She’s got good energy. And she’s on the back of the card!

 

Any weird spiritual experiences you’d like to share?

I did have a really strange Ouija Board experience one time. Me and my friend Nicole bought it from our metaphysical store. It was really detailed and had the glass pushy thing and we were talking to someone and they [the ghost] was using words that I didn’t know, and I assumed she didn’t know either. The guy’s name was Adam and he was eons old and we looked up the word “eon” because we didn’t know what it meant. Then we said, “show us a sign!” and the candle went out and then flickered back. After that, we freaked out and threw the board away and buried the glass thing in the yard.

 

So, then you believe in ghosts?

You know I do.

 

What would your familiar be as a witch?

A cat. I’ve always wanted a white cat. And I’ve always wanted to name it Sugar, which is the most basic bitch thing on the planet.

 

If you could transfigure into an animal, what would it be?

Something that could fly, but I don't really care for birds all that much. Maybe a bat. They're not quite birds and they're not quite rodents. 

Are you a weirdo?

Yeah.

 

Why?

Why not?! We all are.

 

 

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