Some shape of beauty

“Some shape of beauty moves away the pall from our dark spirits. Such the sun, the moon, trees old and young, sprouting a shady boon…”

Hello world and happy weekend! If you’ve been following this blog from the early beginning, you probably know well about our agreement. I don’t ramble in the weekends. And it’s a super convenient rule since I have absolutely nothing to say right now. So I’m just going to let you check the picture and the credits quietly.

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Have a great one and I’ll see you all next time!

STYLING

HEAD/SKIN: Genesis Lab – Molly 3.2 (bento) @Uber (NEW!)

HAIR: RAMA.SALON – Chiara @Blush (NEW!)

CORSET: Luas – Adele @Blush (NEW!)

SHOES: NX-Nardcotix – Sophie Stiletto @Blush (NEW!)

SCENE

+Half-Deer+ – Lingerie Clutter @Blush (NEW!)

+Half-Deer+ Lingerie Clutter – White – Draped (Panties)
+Half-Deer+ Lingerie Clutter – Pink – Draped (Panties)
+Half-Deer+ Lingerie Clutter – White – Flat (Bra)

22769 – The Love Shack (gacha) @The Gacha Garden (NEW!)

22769 – The Love Shack – RARE
22769 – Valentines Love Seat – COMMON
22769 – Heart Pouf – SOI
22769 – Love Shack Bed – COMMON
22769 – Box of Praline – COMMON
22769 – Heart Wall Art – COMMON
22769 – Woven Leather Bench – COMMON
22769 – Valentines Picture – COMMON
22769 – Heart Table Lamp – COMMON
22769 – Heart Endtable – COMMON
22769 – Home A-Frame – COMMON

22769 – Safe From Harm (gacha) @The Epiphany (NEW!)

22769 – Potted Palmtree – COMMON
22769 – Rattan Side Table – COMMON
22769 – Potted Areca Palm – COMMON
22769 – Bird Cage Lamp – COMMON

+Half-Deer+ Love Succs  (out now for FLF) (NEW!)

+Half-Deer+ Love Succs – Tall Cactus
+Half-Deer+ Love Succs – Round Cactus
+Half-Deer+ Love Succs – Heart Cactus

ChiMia:: Jones Curtains

-tb– Bon Voyage – Folded Clothes

Gallant Magazine SL – Winter 2017

Good morning world! Back to work again today so I’m grumpy. It is Wednesday though and that makes me feel a lot better.

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I had mentioned in one of my previous posts that I had been working on a project for the Holiday Issue of the Gallant Magazine. The magazine is released so now I can share it all with you. Well, not all, I only picked some of the pictures.

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Mostly because some of the stuff in the pictures are still currently at events but also because the whole point is to read the magazine!

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So, my project was to create a winter lodge. Divos provided some boards for me from pinterest with pictures that would inspire and motivate me. He also had the build ready. And a pretty big one!

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At this point, I want to mention that this has been the very first time I worked on something that huge and demanding. The fact that Divos trusted me with this project, showed me faith and support meant a great deal. I felt that I had to do a great job and not let him down. But, working more than full time and taking on a project like this, can be challenging.

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I had to sleep for only 3-4 hours every night in order to finish the decorations and as soon as that part was over, take the pictures. And you know I’m weird right? I changed the bedroom decoration twice and the bathroom’s and kitchen’s thrice. Yes. And I still don’t like them 100%!

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I’m not saying all these to complain. Not at all. I knew what I was getting myself into. It was a stressful experience but which activity that involves a deadline, isn’t? I think the satisfaction I’ve gotten after everything was ready and all the nice and kind comments I received from many of you are worth it more. Plus, it’s one more experience. It helped me become more resourceful, creative and grow as a blogger.

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Most of the items used in the pictures are fairly new or still currently at events, the Arcade and Fameshed.

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Featured designers are Apple Fall, Hive, Dust Bunny, 22769, Soy, Consignment, Trompe Loeil and many more. Both the mentioned events are about to end soon though so you don’t have time all the time in the world. I would suggest visiting page 267 of the magazine for all the detailed credits. They took me a while to write down so you kind of have to read them.

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The whole build is at the Gallant Estates sim which is now open to the public and will remain open until the 2nd of January. I would like to encourage you all to visit and see the works of other fellow bloggers and decorators there, take your pictures and tell me your opinion on everything, by leaving a comment below. I will include all the important SLUrls and links at the end of this post.

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Last but not least, I want to thank Divos for his tremendous support and encouragement all this time. He’s a wonderful person and I’m lucky enough to call him a friend now. He’s pretty hot too! Big thanks to Julie and Alexa also, for offering me an ear to complain to and a providing me with a hug when I needed one. And big thanks to all of you for reading and supporting me for so long. I appreciate it a lot!

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  • To see more pictures and read the magazine click here.
  • To visit the sim, have a look at the rest of the decorations and take pictures click here.
  • To read full credits of all the items used click here

 

Thank you all for reading! See you next time.

All the journeys…

“All journeys eventually end in the same place, Home”

Good morning world! Ever since I started blogging, I’ve had a hard time with many things. One of them, naming posts. It is never easy and I want it to be a nice, somewhat creative title instead of a #Post398 one. I also have a hard time with the image editing. You know, that feeling when you take a good shot or at least, a shot you’re happy with but then your edit skills are not good enough to actually help you make the image you’ve had on your mind. This is the case for me recently. I’ve managed to spend less time on taking the picture but way more time editing it. I constantly delete and re-edit because I’m never happy with the result. And guys…I can’t afford that.

I realize I often stare at my picture for way too long, wondering “What am I trying to prove? I’m not a Photoshop expert nor a graphics artist”, which also results in me hating it and eventually deleting it. I know I need to just chill and enjoy this but it’s easier to say than actually do.

This is the case with my picture today. 22769 released 2 gacha sets for the current round of the Arcade, beautiful and winter-y. I made a cute scene with them, took the picture last night and went to bed at 4am, only because I kept editing the image into something that I actually like. And actually, I still don’t.

Time pressure is a bitch though, which is why I often have to settle. When that happens, I just post the picture right away before I decide to delete and start all over again. Oh, and you know when people leave you comments to your pictures and you think “Wow, what do they see that I don’t?” Or some of the comments are “lovely picture”? I appreciate the love and support but every time I get a “lovely” comment it feels more like an “Okay, you’ve done better before” or “Okay, thank you”. But hey…it’s still nice that they leave one.

That was a bunch of my random thoughts this morning, sorry for the long ramble. Have a look below for all the details and have a good day!

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See you all next time.

22769 – The Mountain Lodge (gacha) @The Arcade (NEW!)

22769 – The Mountain Lodge- RARE
22769 – Lodge Sofa – COMMON
22769 – Lodge Couch Table – COMMON
22769 – Lodge Ottoman – COMMON
22769 – Diorama Lantern – COMMON
22769 – Mountain Lodge Table Lamp – COMMON
22769 – Lodge Floorlamp – COMMON
22769 – Cottage Sideboard – COMMON
22769 – Pottery – COMMON
22769 – Wooden Bowls – COMMON
22769 – Winterglass – COMMON
22769 – Winterpictures – COMMON
22769 – Cottage Rug – COMMON
22769 – Cottage Lounge Chair – COMMON

22769 – Winter Solstice (gacha) @The Arcade (NEW!)

22769 – Winter Solstice Bed – RARE
22769 – Geometric Floor Lamp – COMMON
22769 – Distressed Window Wallart – COMMON
22769 – Mountains Wallart – COMMON
22769 – Winter Books – COMMON
22769 – Minimalist Tray with Cup – COMMON
22769 – Snowflake Mobile – COMMON

hive // christmas tree lot & fir tree set @Tannenbaum (NEW!)

hive // fir tree A . snowy

dust bunny . winter decoration @Tannenbaum (NEW!)

dust bunny . string lights . white . type c

Apple Fall Handbag & Scarf

.LeLutka. – Spirit Tree (Group Gift) (NEW!)

Jolly As F*ck

Hey peeps! Hope everyone’s well and having a good time. I only got, like 10 minutes off work to post this, so I will skip the unnecessary rambling and get to the point! The post features a lot of new stuff from Uber, Tannenbaum and District20. Have a look below for all the details and enjoy!

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Have a great one. See you all next time.

KraftWork – Pied-a-Terre Skybox @Uber (NEW!)

[ keke ] – hygge collection vol. 2. giga pack @Uber (NEW!)

[ keke ] rainfall glitter broad 
[ keke ] hygge sofa table
[ keke ] hygge sofa
[ keke ] glitter bottles
[ keke ] glitter chandelier 

.peaches. – The Luckiest @Uber (NEW!)

.peaches. The Luckiest – Fireplace
.peaches. The Luckiest – Peace Decor
.peaches. The Luckiest – Candleabra w/o Candle – Short
.peaches. The Luckiest – Candleabra w/o Candle – Tall
.peaches. The Luckiest – Candleabra w/o Candle – Mid
.peaches. The Luckiest – Candleabra with Candle – Short
.peaches. The Luckiest – Candleabra with Candle – Mid
.peaches. The Luckiest – Candleabra with Candle – Tall
.peaches. The Luckiest – Chaise Lounger
.peaches. The Luckiest – Wood Basket
.peaches. The Luckiest – Fireplace Screen
.peaches. The Luckiest – Fire (Burnt)

elev8 ~ Nobu dining set @Uber (NEW!)

elev8~Nobu dining chair
elev8~Nobu place setting (brass)
elev8~Nobu eucalyptus
elev8~Nobu candlestick (Brass)

Dahlia – Finola @Tannenbaum (NEW!)

Dahlia – Finola – Ornament Basket – Gold
Dahlia – Finola – Ornament Basket – Assorted Gold 

Cant’ Even – Winterscape @Tannenbaum (NEW!)

Can’t Even – Jolly AF @Tannenbaum (NEW!)

22769 – Snowflake Hibernation Chair @Tannenbaum (NEW!)

Fancy Decor: Cloche Clock @District 20 (NEW!)

Fancy Decor: 2017 Ornament (group gift) (NEW!) 

 

Christmas tree

Botanical – Douglas Fir Christmas Tree @Tannenbaum (NEW!)

22769 – Christmas Ornaments (gacha) @Tannenbaum (NEW!)

22769 – Tree Topper Gold – RARE
22769 – Ornament Bells Gold – COMMON
22769 – Ornament Deer Gold – COMMON
22769 – Ornament Ilex Gold – COMMON
22769 – Ornament Snowflake Gold – COMMON
22769 – Ornament Star Gold – COMMON
22769 – Ornament Twig Gold – COMMON

L’arret du temps

Hello world! L’arret du temps is French for “The stop of time”. It’s also a lovely cafe here in Athens I always go to when it’s the winter, as it’s Paris themed and inspired and very cozy and warm. They don’t have the same decor there for sure, but you know what? Now, they should.

But why am I talking about time all of the sudden? Because, as you can see, I’m showcasing a beautiful grandfather clock in the picture so I figured that would be the focus of it. By the way, who came up with that name? Grandfather clock? I don’t work in marketing but I don’t think that’s the best name to make good sales.

The clock is fully functional and animated. You can choose any time zone, chiming options and volumes and the door opens. I had set my local time, as soon as I rezzed it, so you can all now see what time I managed to take this picture. No, that’s not 3pm, that’s 3am!

Anyways, the clock, along with the chairs and the engravings are currently available at Fameshed, made by Fancy Decor which never disappoints, especially when it comes to clocks.

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That’s all for now folks. Have a great one and I’ll see you all next time.

Fancy Decor: Tempus @Fameshed (NEW!)

Fancy Decor: Grandfather Clock
Fancy Decor: Lyre Chair (cream)
Fancy Decor: Lyre Chair (red)
Fancy Decor: Thetis Engraving (ca. 1587)
Fancy Decor: Neptune Engraving (ca. 1587)

Fancy Decor: Royce Collection (gacha) (past Arcade)

12 Fancy Decor: Tray Table

22769 – Vase with Flowers (past Epiphany gift)

Flair – Rustic Screen

dust bunny . pilea peper plant

dust bunny . potted palm

dust bunny . potted rubber tree

Scarlet Creative Ministry Skybox

The beauty inside

“Your inner light shines when you are at peace with yourself and the world around you. Let go of the struggle and feel the beauty inside you. Allow all to just be and just be you…”

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22769 – Landhaus Kitchen (gacha) @The Gacha Garden (NEW!)

22769 – Landhaus Kitchen Stove – RARE
22769 – Landhaus Kitchen Ceiling Lamp – COMMON
22769 – Landhaus Kitchen Drawer Element – COMMON
22769 – Landhaus Kitchen Corner Element – COMMON
22769 – Landhaus Kitchen Small Cabinet – COMMON
22769 – Landhaus Kitchen Big Wall Unit – COMMON
22769 – Landhaus Kitchen Small Wall Unit – COMMON
22769 – Landhaus Kitchen Sink – COMMON
22769 – Fridge – COMMON
22769 – Kitchen Scale – COMMON
22769 – Toaster – COMMON
22769 – Dish Cloth – COMMON
22769 – Coffee Mug Storage – COMMON
22769 – Bread – COMMON
22769 – Knife Block – COMMON
22769 – Plate with raw meat – COMMON
22769 – Coffee Machine – COMMON
22769 – Electric Kettle – COMMON
22769 – Kitchenmachine – COMMON
22769 – Butcher Block – SOI

Glam Affair UNI – Petite Cuisine (gacha) @The Chapter Four (NEW!)

2. GA UNI – Petite Cuisine – Duck a l’Orange
3. GA UNI – Petite Cuisine – Bread
10. GA UNI – Petite Cuisine – Bread with Cheese
12. GA UNI – Petite Cuisine – Italian Cheese for Pasta

Apple Fall Neva’s Kitchen (gacha)

Apple Fall Neva’s Kitchen Shelf RARE
Apple Fall Neva’s Fresh Apple Pie

Apple Fall Elderflower Cordial

Apple Fall Autumn Preserves

Apple Fall Gourds in Vintage Bowl

Apple Fall Juliette Tea Cup, Honey & Lemon Tea

Apple Fall Enamel Teapot

Apple Fall Pyracantha Berries in Glazed Pot

Apple Fall Sourbread Loaf in Tin

Apple Fall Milk Urn w/ Wild Geraniums

Apple Fall Copper Pan Stack

Apple Fall Rusted Flour Tin

:HAIKEI: Belong To You / GACHA / RARE

My favorite place

Hello world! So, here’s the situation for this week. Starting yesterday I’m working everyday from 10am until 10pm and breaks are optional. Food is too. I never eat too much anyway. So that means, every picture I’m posting this week, was taken in a crazy packed up weekend and it’s probably not the best of me you’ve seen ever, but that’s all you’re getting. It was either this or no picture at all. As soon as October ends, work will go back to normal (at least I hope so) and I’ll be able to relax a little. Until then, don’t expect too much of me, oh and of course, don’t expect very original post names. If 22769 say this is their “Favorite Place”, I am not going to disagree!

You can win these new stuff by playing their gacha machine at the Epiphany and a full list of them all is below, so check that out and good luck!

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Now back to work! Have a great one and I’ll see you all next time.

22769 – My Favorite Place (gacha) @The Epiphany (NEW!)

22769 – My Favorite Place (RARE)
22769 – Library Armchair 
22769 – Library Ottoman 
22769 – Library Table
22769 – Candle Books
22769 – Fireplace Bust
22769 – Stack of Books
22769 – Stepladder
22769 – Library Ladder
22769 – World Globe
22769 – Library Stool
22769 – Cello
22769 – Candle Holder
22769 – Ashtray
22769 – Library Rug
22769 – Library Couch (The Epiphany Exclusive)

The dude abides

Hello folks! Did everyone have a nice weekend? I did, it wasn’t a very productive one – not as much as I would want to anyways, but oh well, I’m only human! I don’t have much time to ramble today so I’ll just give you the day off and let you read the super long list of credits instead. Sometimes, it is more interesting than what I have to say.

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Have a great day and week and I’ll see you all next time.

..::THOR::.. – Smell Like The Dude Spirit (gacha) @Man Cave (NEW!)

..::THOR::.. The Dart Game [C] ULTRA RARE
..::THOR::.. Guitar Wallart [C]
..::THOR::.. The Dude Sofa [C] RARE
..::THOR::.. Old Tank Lamp [C]
..::THOR::.. Empty Beer
..::THOR::.. White Russian DIY Tap [C]
..::THOR::.. Bowling Pins [C]
..::THOR::.. Bowling Ball
..::THOR::.. Dirty Piano Shelf [C]
..::THOR::.. Dude Poster 1
..::THOR::.. Dude Poster 4
..::THOR::.. Dude Poster 7
..::THOR::.. Dude Poster 9
..::THOR::.. Raw Coffee Table [C] RARE
..::THOR::.. Dudes Rug [C]
..::THOR::.. Standing Ashtray [C]
..::THOR::.. Wood Beer Box [C]

:: NEWCHURCH :: Thompson Industrial Cabinet @Industrie (NEW!)

22769 – Industrie @Industrie (NEW!)

22769 – Industrial Bench – PG
22769 – Industrial Wine Rack

[ keke ] goddess incense (NEW!)

[ keke ] hard to find chairs (NEW!)

[ keke ] hard to find chair . red
[ keke ] hard to find chair . yellow

Scarlet Creative Moon Rise Cottage 0.1

22769 – Mancave

22769 – Musical Bust
22769 – Baseball
22769 – Scooter Lamp
22769 – Vintage Toy Car

22769 – Hanging Plants

22769 – Hanging Plant – Style One – on Plantstand

22769 – The Record Shop (gacha)

22769 – The Record Shop – Records in a Box – COMMON
22769 – The Record Shop – Records For Sale 2 – COMMON

[Con.] NYC Scroll – Central Park

[Con.] Feature Pres Signage – nyc

[Con.] Blumenthal’s – Hydrant Stool – yellow

Kalopsia – Pile of Books

DIGS – Book Decor – Short Stack

Salem

In winter of 1692, in the small Puritan community of Salem Village, Massachusetts, a group of young girls began acting strangely; Screaming and barking like dogs, throwing things about the room, uttering strange sounds, crawling under furniture and contorting themselves into peculiar positions; Behavior hardly becoming of young, virtuous maidens.

A town doctor was called onto the scene and after a thorough examination, he concluded quite simply – the Devil had come to Salem and the girls were bewitched. The task was clear: Whomever was responsible for this outrage must be brought to justice.

The girls named three townswomen as witches and a wave of hysteria spread throughout Salem. A special court convened to hear the cases and that June, the first convicted witch was executed, hanged in Salem’s Gallows Hill. Eighteen others followed, while some 200 more men, women and children were accused over the next several months.

By September 1692, the hysteria had begun to diminish and public opinion turned against the trials. Though the Massachusetts General Court later annulled guilty verdicts against accused witches and granted indemnities to their families, bitterness lingered in the community, and the painful legacy of the Salem witch trials would endure for centuries.

If you thought I wrote all the above, even for a minute, you flatter me big time! I don’t even know what “contorting” means! This is some information you get about the Salem witch trials, once you go to Salem event. Apart from this information, you can also get a bunch of new, cool stuff, some of which I’m showcasing today. Come on, you’ve made it this far, you can read the credits as well.

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Have a great one and I’ll see you all next time.

Fancy Decor: Exorcism Kit (gacha) @Salem (NEW!)

01 Fancy Decor: Exorcism Kit RARE
02 Fancy Decor: Last Rites
03 Fancy Decor: Closed Book
04 Fancy Decor: Holy Water
05 Fancy Decor: Pewter Candlestick
06 Fancy Decor: Small Chalice
07 Fancy Decor: Wafer Tray
08 Fancy Decor: Table/wall Cross

Fancy Decor: Creepy Canisters @Salem (NEW!)

Fancy Decor: Owl Canister
Fancy Decor: Raven Canister
Fancy Decor: Skull Canister
Fancy Decor: Snake Canister
Fancy Decor: Beetle Canister

22769 – The Messy Witch (gacha) @Salem (NEW!)

22769 – Copper Cauldron – COMMON
22769 – Jars – COMMON
22769 – The Magic Mirror – COMMON
22769 – Sloppy High Shelf – COMMON
22769 – The Chair of the Witch – RARE
22769 – Spell Book – COMMON
22769 – Hanging Cabinet – COMMON
22769 – Azazels Head – COMMON
22769 – Highdesk – COMMON
22769 – Mirror Ball – COMMON
22769 – Powder – COMMON
22769- Vampire Bust – COMMON
22769 – Potion Bottles – COMMON
22769 – Candles – COMMON
22769 – Row of Potions – COMMON

22769 – Le fond des mortels @Salem (NEW!)

hive // clarice’s cottage @Salem (NEW!)

DRD MS – Magick Shoppe

Abandoned Farm

Good morning peeps! Weekend is finally here and even though I have to work today, I don’t care. It always feels better on a Saturday. The month is soon coming to an end and I’m not quite done yet with everything I wanted to show you, blogging wise, so I suppose you’re stuck with me for the next days, blogging every day and spamming you. Sorry in advance. Can’t speak for the pictures alone, but the items in them, are definitely pretty. So you’ll enjoy those at least.

Today I’m showcasing the new Abandoned Farm set 22769 made for the current round of WLRP, then some goodies Hive made as group gifts and FLF and Fameshed and last but not least, one of the group gifts DRD released this month too. They all worked together so beautifully.

Also, in this picture, I’m using Jay’s new windlight called, Down. If you still haven’t downloaded/used that, you’re missing out.

Have a look below for all the details and have fun shopping.

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That should be all for now. Have a great day and see you all next time.

22769 – Abandoned Farm @WLRP (NEW!)

22769 – Damaged Shelter
22769 – Damaged Windmill
22769 – Old Water Tower

hive // the lone star (NEW!) (group gift)

hive // the lone star . metal

hive // hay bales + cuddle horror sign (NEW!) (past FLF)

hive // hay bale
hive // hay bale w/blanket A
hive // hay bale w/blanket B

hive // fall scarecrow @Fameshed (NEW!)

hive // fall scarecrow . jean
hive // fall scarecrow . plaid

DRD – Junk Yard Signs  (NEW!) (group gift)

DRD – Junk Yard Signs – Chickuns

+Half-Deer+ – Ravens

+Half-Deer+ Raven – Black – Right
+Half-Deer+ Raven – Black – Left
+Half-Deer+ Raven – Black – Up
+Half-Deer+ Raven – Black – Down Left

Skye Twisted Tree

Heart – Corn Stalks

*alirium* DwarfForest