Category Archives: Life Style, Home and Garden

11/06/2018 – Vintage Fair – Part 6

I’m not a Home & Decor blogger, but once in a while I like to show some lovely pieces of furniture I find. Today is one of these days… with more amazing designs found at Vintage Fair.

All furniture and decor found exclusively at Vintage Fair (left to right) :

  • Noctis – Nettle farms – Herb ladder
  • Noctis – Nettle farms – Colonial chairs
  • The Little Bat – Vintage Butterfly Art
  • Noctis – Nettle farms – Dining Table
  • Noctis – Nettle farms – Hutch (full)
  • ChiMia – Vintage Oven (Pink)

13/05/2018 – Pink and teal make pretty

I am not feeling overly inspired to write anything today, but I wanted to show you a few gorgeous things that I found these past few weeks, at events, stores, or buried deep in my inventory. I’ll start with the hair. I’ve been in the Truth VIP group since the very beginning of the new concept, and some months I barely logged in, or if I did I was too busy with other things to really check what the gift was. So when I found Ginevra, last November’s gift, I just went wow. The super pretty glasses are free from Balaclava, they were the demo for this week’s Fifty Linden Friday offer. Make sure to check FaMESHed this month if you haven’t yet, the Tres Blah dress is yet another little wonder.

Credits :

  • Body : Maitreya – Lara
  • Head : LeLutka – Simone
  • Skin : Glam Affair – Ilary – America
  • Eyes : Banana Banshee – Iris 1 (New at Twe12ve)
  • Glasses : Balaclava – Olivia Readers – Jade/Silver
  • Lashes : Arte – Beauty lashes
  • Shape : Banana Banshee
  • Hair : Truth – Ginevra
  • Piercing : Little Fish – Brow rings
  • Eye-shadow : Zibska – Ilara Solo
  • Lipstick : Izzie’s – Spring colours Lipgloss
  • Ears : Mandala – Steking season 5
  • Tattoo : Dappa – Rozu
  • Dress : Tres Blah – Lula Dress
  • Nails : A:S:S – Nail Appliers – Aqua
  • Shoes : Ingenue – Holly Flats – Cotton (tinted)
  • Poses : Paper Rabbit
  • Backdrop : Backdrop city
  • Furniture from left to right :
    • Plant : Soy – Potted Pothos [Ssize]
    • Beanbag : Zerkalo – Shabby Chic Beanbag
    • Artwork : Monica Outlander – 2012 Sketch
    • Complete desk set : Cheeky Pea – Bailey Desk set
    • Plant : Dust Bunny – Guiana Chestnut tree
    • Records : Soy – Cluttered Records
    • Record shelf : Soy – Record shelf
    • Record player : What Next – Fleetone Retro Record player
    • Artwork : Acorn – Shadow Box Butterfly

 

 

The Arcade Closes at Midnight Saturday

This was when the aging smokestacks atop the monumental factories began to shut off one by one

“This was when the aging smokestacks atop the monumental factories began to shut off one by one. There were still plenty left running to keep the air over Detroit filled with that choking industrial aptitude, but you were never far from a hollowed-out factory, massive steel tubes on the roofs pointing up toward the sky with nothing left inside but dust and cobwebs. These giant pillars of concrete and metal now jutted high like extended index fingers from broken and casted hands, pointing toward something they would never touch.”
― Michael A. Ferro, TITLE 13: A Novel

This was when the aging smokestacks atop the monumental factories began to shut off one by one
The Arcade closes at midnight Saturday and if you let that happen without picking up the fabulous industrial pieces from NOMAD, you will miss out. The gacha has the delicious name of My Cozy Little Industrial Facility that cracks me up in the best possible way.
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She Sells Sea Shells at The Arcade

“Everybody needs a seashell in her bathroom to remind her the ocean is her home.”

22769 has a beautiful conch shell in their “Fisherman’s Delight” gacha at The Arcade. They have two great gachas there, one for picnickers and one for fishing fans. I was thrilled to find it because the oldest family heirloom in my family is a large conch shell. My seventh great-grandfather picked it up on the beach almost 370 years ago while on his honeymoon in Barbados in 1649. It has been passed down ever since and my cousin, being the eldest son of the eldest son, has it in his living room on a buffet similar to this one from Fancy Decor (another Arcade find.)

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Come Around and Talk It Over

It’s a fuzzy sweater time of year and I’m trolling the mean streets looking for what’s new and exciting.

Collabor88 opens it’s doors with a new round and I’m wearing some of the goodies right now. Continue reading

Candy Is Dandy

It all started with  a picture of hair that Sasy posted on Facebook. It has sprinkles on it and she was excited to go get it. I knew Candy Fair was coming up but honestly I hadn’t given it too much thought.

I can’t say why. I’m sure I’ve been before. So since I had a lot of free time on this lovely Saturday I thought HEY I should go check that out!  And I was amazed.  Continue reading

Fall Touches

Second Spaces brought some lovely fall decor to Collabor88 this month and I’m madly in love because it’s all ONE PIECE rather than 438954579 separate pieces that rez together and then you have to link them all yourself to move them.

I swear to you, there is a special hell for people who put their decor releases out like that.

I curse you, I do. Every time I realize I’m about to unpack something something that’s multiple items which are unlinked part of me dies inside.

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Clothes Make a Statement

Costumes tell a story.

I’ve  heard that saying, but I wonder if I’m always in costumes or clothes?  Regardless of that, I’ve spent my morning running around in an October fueled joy, because it’s pumpkin time and it’s Halloween time and leaves are turning.

It’s time for everything to change.

I hit the FLF hard and heavy this morning too, as evidenced by my pumpkins, dress and shoes. WORTH every penny.

Some people might tell you it’s too soon to start Halloween dressing and decorating.

We call such people bad friends and recommend you limit your exposure to them. No one needs that kind of negativity.

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Gidge is Wearing:
Skin: Pink Fuel – Doll
Head: .LeLutka.Head.May 3.0
Shoes: fri. – Bea Heels (Bats) FLF
Socks: fri. – Bea Socks FLF
Dress: LAZYBONES – Mira Strappy Belt Dress – Hands – Maitreya
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Earrings: Schadenfreude Skull Acrylic Charm Earring COLLABOR88
Hair: Slink Bianca Hair Nordic
Eyes: [GA.EG] Ultimate Eyes
Bicycle Prop: What Next
Pumpkins: What Next

Great Minds Thinking Alike

All the candy corn that was ever made was made in 1911. Lewis BlackGidge is my favorite person in Second Life and among my favorites in my first life, too. So, it’s no surprise we sometimes think alike and dress alike. Our mutual love for this dress from Nylon Outfitters was unplanned, but you know, I thought about reshooting with a different color, but I changed my mind. I like the black one best, and really, it’s a case of great minds thinking alike. By the way, if you like this dress, get yourself over to Collabor88 now because it’s the last day.

All the candy corn that was ever made was made in 1911. Lewis BlackI don’t like candy corn, but these critters crack me up. One of my favorite items from The Arcade this month. It’s amazing how they with their simplistic form still manage to express emotions. There’s some popcorn for all the drama from Lost Junction and a fun plastic table and stools from PLAAKA – all at The Arcade.

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