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When 'Desperate Housewives' meets Tim Burton in a bakery from hell

The setting is eerily calm.<!-- -->
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</br>A beautiful girl sits on a bench surrounded by remnants of a party, while wild foxes roam and feast on her baked creations. Her gaze is lowered, and there is a mysterious atmosphere, with dark shadows concealing unknown dangers. <!-- -->
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</br>If you are unsettled by this scene, this is exactly what the photographer <a href='http://instagram.com/christinehmcconnell' target='_blank'>Christine McConnell</a>, pictured above, was trying to achieve. In her images, the Los Angeles-based artist combines the glamor of 1950s pin-ups with Tim Burtone-esque elements of twisted fantasy. <!-- -->
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</br>By <strong><a href='https://twitter.com/M_Veselinovic' target='_blank'>Milena Veselinovic</a></strong>, for CNN

The setting is eerily calm.

A beautiful girl sits on a bench surrounded by remnants of a party, while wild foxes roam and feast on her baked creations. Her gaze is lowered, and there is a mysterious atmosphere, with dark shadows concealing unknown dangers.

If you are unsettled by this scene, this is exactly what the photographer Christine McConnell, pictured above, was trying to achieve. In her images, the Los Angeles-based artist combines the glamor of 1950s pin-ups with Tim Burtone-esque elements of twisted fantasy.

By Milena Veselinovic, for CNN