Winter Wonderland

…or something like that!

Ever since I saw Minimal’s and Sese’s gacha sets at the Arcade I knew they were magic waiting to happen. Minimal offers some “Winter Street” goodies, houses, lodges and stuff to help you create your own winter-y street/landscape. Sese offers an ice rink with a bunch of decoration items, so there you go. You can now create your own private little Winter Wonderland.

The Arcade is open until the end of the month so take a look at the credits below for all the important details and good luck!

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Have a great one!

MINIMAL – Winter Street (gacha) @The Arcade (NEW!)

MINIMAL – Winter Street Store RARE copy
MINIMAL – Winter Street House 2 copy
MINIMAL – Winter Street Lodge 3 copy
MINIMAL – Winter Street Lamp 7 copy
MINIMAL – Winter Street Bin 9 copy

Sese – Winter Ice Rink (gacha) @The Arcade (NEW!)

1.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Ice Rink RARE
2.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Shop RARE
3.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Light Tree
5.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Waffle Reindeer
6.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Waffle
7.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Faffle Snowman
8.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Waffle & Jam
9.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Waffle Choco Crisps
10.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Waffle Banana
11.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Waffle Chocolate
12.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Waffle Round
13.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Cone Candy
14.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Cone Snowman
15.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Cone Marshmallow
16.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Cone Linzer
17.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Cup Ice Cream
18.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Cup Reindeer
19.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Cup Santa
20.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Cup Snowman
21.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Wreath
22.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Snowman
23.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Bench
24.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Bench snow
26.Sese_Winter Ice Rink – Board
Sese_Christmas Waffe Santa – Gift

{sallie} rustic tree ornaments (gacha) @Tannenbaum (NEW!)

9. {sallie} rustic tree ornaments – white berrys
10. {sallie} rustic tree ornaments – brown berrys
15. {sallie} rustic tree ornaments – lace ball ornament
17. {sallie} rustic tree ornaments – pinecone
18. {sallie} rustic tree ornaments – fur tree skirt
19. {sallie} rustic tree ornaments – tree chain silver
19. {sallie} rustic tree ornaments – tree chain silver 1

Apple Fall Heritage Christmas Tree – Flocked

ANHELO-T04RD-17CGA :: christmas 2017 (red)

ANHELO-G06-06-185GA :: vending machine

ANHELO-G06-06-185GA :: bottles

Schultz Bros. 15. Crate of Beer

Early morning

Good morning world! Did you all have a nice weekend? It was a very cold and short one for me but we’re getting closer to Christmas and that’s all that matters.

Speaking of Christmas, Uber is all about it this month and if you haven’t checked it out yet, I think now it’s the time. I’m showcasing some of the stuff you’ll find there today, so take at all the details look below and happy shopping!

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Have a great day!

STYLING

HEAD: GENUS Project – Genus Head – Classic Face W001 – v1.4

HAIR: TRUTH – Bernadette

SWEATER: Mossu – Festive @Uber (NEW!)

LEGGINGS: Hucci – Tura @Uber (NEW!)

BOOTS: Hucci – Sarara @Uber (NEW!)

POSE

Le Poppycock *Long Gone Whisper*

SCENE

Echo – Victoria Park – Snowy @Uber (NEW!)

Echo – Victoria Park – Bench
Echo – Victoria Park – Lamp Post

..::THOR::.. Festive Bicycles – The Snowbound Hunt (NEW!)

..::THOR::.. Festive Bicycles Red

03 MADRAS Snow PostBox Decor (gacha) @The Arcade (NEW!)

[ keke ] winter maple leaves . whirling rime

Kalopsia – Juliette’s Summer Plaza (gacha)

Kalopsia – Juliette’s Take Out Bags
Kalopsia – Juliette’s Take out Drink
Kalopsia – Juliette’s Newspaper

21 – 8f8 – Green Grocers – Trash Bin

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.

Leisurely breakfast

Good morning world. Not much to ramble about today so I’ll just be quiet. And that doesn’t happen often or easily so you should be happy.

Have a look at the credits though. Lots of cute stuff in this picture.

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Have a great day and be kind to one another.

 

hive – summer’s sofa set @Summerfest 2017 (NEW!)

hive // summer’s rattan chair 
hive // summer’s rattan sofa 

hive – tabby’s terrace skybox (Luxe Box April 2017)

Kalopsia – Juliette’s Summer Plaza (gacha) (past Arcade)

Kalopsia – Juliette’s Iron Table
Kalopsia – Juliette’s Newspaper

Kalopsia – Bicolore Vase – White

Kalopsia – 5 – Aurelia’s Ladder – White

Kalopsia – Round Box – White

Kalopsia – Round Boxes

Tableau Vivant \\ WE in London (gacha)

Tableau Vivant \\ WE in London – Our breakfast
Tableau Vivant \\ WE in London – Fruits plate

dust bunny . hammock chair . long

:HAIKEI: Save room for my love (gacha)

:HAIKEI: Save room for my love_gacha {1}

:HAIKEI: Show You The Way (gacha)

:HAIKEI: Show You The Way_Gacha / {1}
:HAIKEI: Show You The Way_Gacha / {2}
:HAIKEI: Show You The Way_Gacha / {3}

[-BLUE SKY-] – Garden Vase – White (Flowers) (past FLF)

-tres blah– Pampered – Bouquet

+Half-Deer+ White Baby Bird – Small Group

::KKs:: Lace straight curtains – White 1

Pewpew! White Rustic Oak Bed

Apple Fall Book Pile 2

Deux

I have never been busier in my entire life. I guess it gets busy for everyone around Christmas but let me just say this. Christmas is in 6 days and I still haven’t even decorated my house. Time management is something I really need to work on. The limited free time I get, apparently, I spend it wrong. But oh well, I still manage to get by! Can’t complain!

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For this picture I had the help of my wonderful friend Cocolinox Decuir once again. You know how I know he’s my friend? He waited for me to relog back on SL one crash after the other. I think that day is my own personal record of like 23 crashes. Same thing happened to me with Chloë-Dakota Amaranthine a few days ago for our picture. So I’m adding that to my friends requirements now. May be not good enough criteria but if they wait for your crappy computer to let you work, they care! He he.

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This post features the beautiful design by Milk Motion for the Arcade. It’s gacha and very very well designed. It’s rooftops of Paris which come with some plant and flags decorations. They also come with rain and chimney smoke huds to make it look even better! Pretty cool. Check out the gacha key here. The dress is from Lybra for the Winter Solstice event which ends today, so hurry! Pose and Tattoo are from Nanika, mainstore and On9 releases.

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That’s all for now! Have a nice day/night and be kind to one another!

HEAD/SKIN: Genesis Lab – Adeline 2.0

HAIR: tram – F222

DRESS: Lybra – Tivy @Winter Solstice (NEW!) (ends December 19th)

TATTOO: Nanika – Leela @On9 (NEW!)

SHOES/SOCKS: Phedora – Milena

POSE: Nanika – Dancing Under The Moon (PROMO – 50 L$)

DECOR/SCENE: (Milk Motion) (inworld store coming back soon) – Paris roofs @The Arcade (NEW!)

Redemption

“Don’t limit your challenges, Challenge your limits”

I had been informed about the Elysion June 2016 Photo Challenge last month, and even though I love challenges unfortunately, I don’t have the time or concentration needed to take part in it.

I’m a huge fan of the Elysion sim, so I immediately had to check the Redemption sim out. As expected, it didn’t disappoint. Whether you’re a fan of the theme of it or not, you will find so many beautiful spots to take pictures in.

I’d like to encourage everyone to participate and show their creativity and amazing ideas. Only hurry as it’s scheduled to close on the 27th of June.

Below you can find more details about the challenge.

Enjoy  ❤

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HEAD: Genesis Lab – Gemma 2.0 (GACHA RARE)

BODY: Maitreya – Lara V3.5

HAIR: Exile – Stay (GACHA COMMON) @THE ARCADE

EYES: S0NG – Yuna

LIPSTICK: Genesis Lab – VELVETINES MATTE DARK SWATCHES @C88 (NEW!)

DRESS: Zenith – Summer belted shirt dress @C88 (NEW!)

SHOES: fri. – Harper Clogs @SHINY SHABBY (NEW!)

POSE: BodyLanguage SLC – SS Pose BackShot

LOCATION: Redemption (Opened 6th of June and will stay open for 3 weeks – Requires Elysion group join)

 

Please read the info about the Elysion Photography Challenge that was sent via Notecard from the lovely and so talented owner of the sim Syn Beresford to all Elysion members:

“Hello Ely peoples,

 I wanted to send out some general info on an upcoming Photography Challenge that will be open to Elysion members during the month of June.  Sim Landmark and more info will be sent out via group notice when the challenge gets closer to opening date. This Photography challenge will be a three week long challenge that will be located at an additional sim where the look and feel of the sim, was inspired by the popular comic series PREACHER.

 For those of you who are a fan of Preacher, you will have more of an idea of what to expect, for those who are not familiar with the comic series

 AMC is about to kick off a new show based off the books, and you can watch the trailer at the link below (if you are wondering what in the hell I am yapping about)

   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNgI2sRzr8I

  INSPIRING CREATIVITY

The idea of designing/building an entire sim with a limited life has been something that I have wanted to do for quite some time. It gives me a chance to challenge myself to create an additional environment, for members to explore, photograph, and enjoy. My hope is that the Redemption photography challenge will inspire members to enjoy and explore SL photography, regardless if they are a seasoned SL/RL photographer, or someone trying it for the first time. 

IN JUNE MAKE SOME BEAUTIFUL ART AND HAVE FUN!

 Photos taken at the Redemption Challenge Sim can be shared in the Elysion Flickr Pool, which now hosts over 11,000 photos from several talented photographers, the pool is located here:

 https://www.flickr.com/groups/elysion/

At the end of the challenge, there will be a Redemption Gallery Exhibit at The White Pines Gallery.

So get your camera’s ready!  And let’s get creative!  And as always, thank you everyone for always being supportive of Elysion, all of you have made Ely a very special place that continues to grow and evolve.

Syn”

 

 

Pretty Woman

“I told you I’ll be ready in five minutes, Stop calling me every half hour”

I’m sure you’ve all been there. You know, when you’re almost done, only need 5 more minutes but then you try this lipgloss or that earring on and inevitably, you’re fashionably (lol) late.

Fetching poses released 8 brand new poses, exclusive for the Tropical Summer event and one of them is Pretty Woman. The pose is the movie poster but I wanted to do something different and creative.

I was privileged to have Brad Zeurra’s help for this pose and his handsome Catwa’s Justin mesh head face was a great inspiration. He did wait long enough for the picture to be taken. And he did wait more for my make-up to be done.

Genesis Lab’s Alice mesh head animation was a perfect match for it. That smile of hers says it all.

Little bones participates in the new Arcade gacha round with a collection of amazing make up and deco props. All of them commons apart from the skybox and the hair. The interesting part is, some of the commons are animated, so wait until you add them on and watch your avatar put lipstick on or brush her hair.

Happy shopping!

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CREDITS:

Brad:

HEAD: CATWA – Justin V4.9

BODY: Signature – Gianni v2.7

SKIN: The Skinnery – Jason (Head appliers) No body skin appliers available for the Signature mesh body yet, so he’s wearing L’Etre’s Ian.

HAIR: EMO-tions: – ROBBIE

EYES: IKON – Odyssey

SUIT: Deadwool – Peak suit

Exis:

HEAD: Genesis Lab – Alice 2.0 (smile – open mouth) (GACHA COMMON)

BODY: Slink – Hourglass V1.5.1

SKIN: Genesis Lab – Alice (CAPPUCCINO) (GACHA COMMON)

MAKE UP: Genesis Lab – FASHION STROKE (Eyeshadows) (GACHA COMMON) & SEXY NUDE (Lipstick)

EYES: Genesis Lab – KITUNA (GACHA COMMON)

HAIR: REIGNxBESOM– POKER FACE GACHA RARE@THE ARCADE (NEW!)

BODYSUIT: _CD_ – Sugar Jumpsuit @FAMESHED (NEW!)

SHOES: EMPIRE – Columbine

LIPGLOSS/HAND MIRROR: little bones – Body Beautiful GACHA COMMONS@THE ARCADE(NEW!)

SKYBOX: little bones – Body Beautiful GACHA RARE@THE ARCADE (NEW!)

POSE: Fetching Poses – Pretty Woman @TSF (NEW!)