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iPortal

We know of Match.Com, Plenty of Fish, eHarmoney, Tinder, and the list goes on, but what do we know of Medieval Dating for the Common Hedgewitch?

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Parisian Getaway

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I tried something a bit different today.

It has become known that It’s only Fashion is not just a site to visit for fashion, stories, tutorials, and other things, but also a place to find Home & Garden items. I have seen many different little setups grace the feeds over the years and I have always wanted to try it myself. I find it hard to be motivated to take that first step, when there has always felt little need for the end result.

I don’t have a home, I never have. Prims have always been allocated to the use of the store. I sometimes will have something silly and unneeded out. My blogging area has all sorts of things around it. A home though, that has always been a fanciful wish that probably will never be. To be inspired to decorate, when you don’t have the need to do it, that just wasn’t coming to me.

I started my push forward by going though all the skyboxes, houses, cottages, buildings, and so on, that I had nestled in a folder. I threw about 100 out, haha no joke. H&G is the one thing in my inventory that you could consider an utter mess, as my venture in those folders happen so infrequently.

A lot of the items had rez scripts that no longer worked, as LL likes to update certain things from time to time. One house made me really sad, loved it, but it was no mod, and the rezzer totally borked it.

I think for a first real try, I did okay with this room. I am happy with it. I can imagine some cute little avatar sitting there, reading a book, playing with the cat, musing about her day.

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[CIRCA] is in the new round of Swank this month, bringing you a new set to play with. It is called French Connection , and comes with Chair(24 Animations, with Male and Female options), Table(with Book and Decor), Travel Case(9 Animations, with Male and Female options, as well as Colour Change Blanket), 2 Cookie Plates, Mirror and a matching Rug. To put the whole setup out, it is only 15LI,100% Mesh and all components are Transferable. There are 2 colourations, the one shown here in Paris Purple, as well as the Paris Tan. They are currently 30% off from Sept 7th until the 30th, only at Swank.

  Visit CIRCA @ Swank

Other Room Styling Credits – You can find Store Links HERE or by Ingame Search

Skybox – Candy Cloud – White Vintage Skybox – 9LI
Chalkboard Wall Art – MELONopolis – Wonderland Chalkboards – 3LI
Lamp – Alchemist – Flower Lamp Ver.1 White(Common Gacha Prize) – 2LI
Mannequin – {anc} – Mannequin SnowWhite(Rare Gacha Prize) – 5LI
Cat – Birdy – Mr. Bigglesworth Naked Cat(Common Gacha Prize) – 15LI – *NEW* @ The Arcade
Floor Decor – ChiC buildings – Geo Spheres – 1LI
Candles – [CIRCA] – “Bali” River Rock Candles Set of 3 in Slate – 7LI

A Touch of Cute

So what happens when you mix up a demon and a lolita styled goth dress?

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I wouldn’t call myself a traditionally cute avatar. I am forever in the realm of odd and sometimes scary. When not designing, or blogging, I am most often a demon of some sort. But can a demon be cute? Of course! It is all in the eyes of puppeteer, how we perceive our digital flesh.

I fell in love with this dress from Adoness. It isn’t something I would normally wear, not for lack of liking the style, but I have entrenched my self so far into a set fashion style, that I feel sometimes it limits what I can make work.  Looking on my flickr, you really wouldn’t think this, as I am all over the place, when blogging.

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Seraseeya, Watcher of the River of Souls

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Seraseeya was an unusual creature. With a foot in both worlds, she was neither human, nor fully a beast. Her mother was a harpy who had the unfortunate accident of picking a human male as a mate. We wont go into details, but the result was Seraseeya, and her 3 other sisters.

Things were not too bad to start. The Harpy Broodmothers could tell there was something a bit different about them, they had funny feet and they lacked claws on their hands. There was not a feather on their head, nor much hair to speak of.  They let them be, thinking they would grow into their features.

As the years passed, it became apparent that there was indeed something wrong, they looked more human, than harpy. This would not do.

More story and credits below the cut.

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Calling all Goths

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Hi, I am Helena, your Conductor for this evening. You don’t have a ticket? That is fine, we are handing out free tickets for the Ghost Train, with safe passage to the fairgrounds.

Grab your free Ticket and head on to the Fairgrounds now!

World Goth Fair has been going on strong in Second Life for a good while now. If you want to find out more information, you can check out the Official Site HERE.

World Goth Fair is not only about fashion, but has a very heavy music aspect. Please keep posted to the site, for the musical lineup during the duration of the event.

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Dash of Colour

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I haven’t been around for a while, been super busy with a bunch of different sl projects and events.

I finally managed to get some time, to do my favorite sl pastime, and blog.

Shoetopia is the place to be right now. It might take you a bit to get there, but it is worth it once you do.

I’m showing you these heels from Malfean Visions. They are made to work with Slink Avatar Enhancement Mesh Feet. They also work great with the toe rings I made for Shoetopia.

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Hitchhikers Guide to catching the Coach in 1834

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What is a girl to do when she wants to get to the next town over, without a cent to her name?

She strikes a pose, that’s what!

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There is very little time left to head on down to the latest round of Genre, This round was Western in theme. While not my normal thing, I thought I’d give it a try.

I ended up looking like a partially dead strumpet, but I am totally fine with that!

Credits

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Morning Hunt in Darknight
Skin – La Petite Morte – Quinn in Tone 4/Bare Makeup – Rare Item @Fantasy Gacha Carnival
Eyes – Umeboshi – Rue Eyes in Brown/Hot Coffee
Lashes – La Sylphide – N/A
Hands – Slink – Elegant Pose
Makeup 1(Liner) – Fake – Sylvia in Night
Makeup 2(Eyeshadow) – Mock – Pantone Fall Duo in Acai Linden
Makeup 3(Lipgloss) – 8+ – Summer Gloss Light
Dress – Senzafine – Molly Burlesque Ensemble in Peridot – Discounted @ Genre
Hair Decor – Paper Moon – Molly Fascinator in Peridot – Discounted @ Genre
Necklace – Krystal – Nicole Necklace in Onyx – Discounted @ Genre

Poses all from Shop Free*Style

I tried to find a location to shoot, which was somewhat hard. Most places that had the look I wanted, required traditional garb and esthetics. I had the clothing, but the skin wasn’t appropriate, or so the GMs all told me. Even just for taking pics.

I did eventually stumble upon the starter area for Wyoming West. Again, this was another location I was not allowed to tp down to, but the starter area was nice enough to take a few snaps in.

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Location – Wyoming West