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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Twisted Color Challenge: Hemingway in the Sienna

Contrary to what Sookie might think, I am all for oranges and have enjoyed the opportunity to bust out a little more orange during the last few weeks. And this one was such a nice orange. I’ve been fiddling with my color settings lately and finally got them to a better place, from which I can show Glam Affair’s Roza skin to its best. I really like the lips on this skin, not overly large or pouty, but still generous enough not to look mean. And Ikon Innovia’s new Ardent eyes from the Boutique are the perfect combination of this week’s colors.

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Hair: >TRUTH< Teddy – espresso by Truth Hawks
Skin: Glam Affair - Roza Basic – Jamaica01 by aida Ewing
Eyes: IKON Ardent Eyes – Parchment by Ikon Innovia
Earrings: MG Earring - Pearl Daisies - Pink Pearl by Maxi Gossamer
Top: ::Page 3:: Tweed Poncho – Beige by jag Voom
Lashes: Miamai_Catwalk Lashes_Toxic_Black by Monica Outlander

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Procrastination Meme

Jumping on the meme bandwagon…

  1. What is the rez date for your current SL Avatar that you use most often? Eliza Quixote, May 29th, 2009
  2. Where was the first place you made friends as a newb and got to know people in Second Life? Help Island
  3. Where do you spend most of your SL time now? Depends, pretty much all over the place.
  4. Who is your closest friend in Second Life? (only pick one) Stewart Jacobus
  5. What is the most favorite thing in your inventory? (only pick one) My Happy Mood Grass.
  6. The last thing you purchased in Second Life? A plate. No really, I mean it.
  7. What color clothing does your avatar wear most often? Blue/Grey/Brown
  8. Do you prefer to walk, run or fly? Walk when shopping, Fly when trying to get places.
  9. What is the craziest thing you’ve ever done in SL? Starting to take pictures and blog them.
  10. Who would you like to play YOU, in the movie of your SLife?  A movie of my SLife would be a huge flop, so let’s just accept that some things are not meant to be.
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Hair: >TRUTH< Marisol – espresso by Truth Hawks
Sweater: The Sea Hole - New Romance (Mesh) Wrap Blouse – Liplocked by Drinkinstein Sorbet (@Collabor88)
Pants: *OC* Gold Stich jeans - dark denim by Elettra Gausman
Shoes: *FIR & MNA* The Delaney Shoes Grey by Rob Moonites
Trees: Fiddler’s Green by Ender Meiler
Grass: Happy Mood(Mesh) Sweet Garden Grass07 by Sasaya Kayo
Table & Chair: Shabby Table & Chair – Lime by Domineaux Prospero (@The Arcade)
Planter & Flowers: XD by Zedos Bode
Birds: Happy Mood, Flood
Teapot & Cup: Feathers
Watering Can: Noctis

Monday, March 18, 2013

Skin Fair: Gauze

If you follow Rudhmellowen Laguna’s blog you will see that she showcase one of Gauze’s new skins recently. She made the Dragon Born skin look magical and mysterious. However, it made me think of the beautiful but deadly wizard-warrior Fiona Bayar in Cinda Williams Chima’s Exiled Queen. Fiery and impulsive, she also has a keen sense of justice and fair play. She’s definitely someone to watch out for.

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Hair: >TRUTH< Isla – pearl by Truth Hawks
Skin: [Gauze] Quartz Drows - Pearl by Yukio Ida (@ Skin Fair)
Eyes: IKON Ardent Eyes – Bone by Ikon Innovia (@TLC Boutique)
Tank: friday - Soft.Cami (Gray) by Darling Monday
Pants: :FANATIK: Leather leggings Black by Funatik
Fire: Mst Flame Hand by Tafinha Fairey
Face Tattoo: Leopard WarPaint Tintable by Soleil Reid

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Events, Events, and More Events

The Boutique at the Liaison Collaborative has opened, and there are some great items to be found there, you know, if you have any Ls left this month! Ikon Innovia has released another new line of eyes named Ardent. Ikon has been a busy little bee and I, for one, couldn’t be happier. Also a favorite is Caelan Hancroft’s new Sakura jewelry set. Finally, this sweet sundress from Rebel Hope is a perfect match for my cherry blossom trees.

My skin is the new Rayna skin from Amacci at Skin Fair. This is going in the books as another of my favorites this year.

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Hair: >TRUTH< Kasia – espresso by Truth Hawks
Skin: Amacci Skin - Rayna (Pearl) – 01 by Carina Larsen (@Skin Fair)
Eyes: IKON Ardent Eyes – Bone by Ikon Innovia (@TLC Boutique)
Dress: !Rebel Hope - Bianca Mesh Dress Dots Pink by Rebel Hope (@TLC Boutique)
Ring: Cae :: Sakura :: Ring by Caelan Hancroft (@TLC Boutique)

Friday, March 15, 2013

Home At Last

One of my favorite items at Fashion for Life this year is this great dress from Shiki. In RL I could never wear this to work as it would be covered in chalk dust and who knows what else by the end of the day. But I can dream of having a glamorous office job, right? A job where I can wear pretty shoes like these lovely G.Field classics without fear of falling down the stairs or over backpacks (yes, both have happened ) and have perfectly coiffed hair like this smooth style by Truth Hawks that I don’t run my fingers through in frustration twenty times a day. There is a reason teachers look the way they do. Ah well, this is what SL is for, right?

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Hair: >TRUTH< Marisol – espresso by Truth Hawks
Eyes: IKON Lucid Eyes – Oxidation by Ikon Innovia
Skin: Essences Clover 01 *light rose* brunette by Inka Mexicola (@Skin Fair)
Jewelry: MG Copacetic Tallulah by Maxi Gossamer (@Collabor88)
Dress: SHIKI-MeshDress-Somnium-Oasis by Vinn Wong (@Fashion for Life Pyramid of Giza)
Shoes: *G. Field* Flower Pumps "Eve" -white- by Cerberus Noel

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Skin Fair: Izzie’s and Elysium

 

Izzie’s Asia is another marvelous skin that will be available at the Skin Fair which opens tomorrow. Asia is soft and sweet and a perfect release for the springtime.

Izzie's Asia

Aleida Rhode also has a new skin at Skin Fair. Fae is an exotic beauty with bold lines and a fresh complexion. Skin Fair opens tomorrow, so get ready for the goodness!

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Hair: Maitreya Moon – Bistre by Onyx Leshelle
Skin: Photo 1: Izzie's - Asia Skin light by Izzie Button/Elysium -  Fei – light by Aleida Rhode (@Skin Fair)
Eyes: IKON Lucid Eyes - Oxidation by Ikon Innovia
Top: ::One Bad Pixel:: Sweater and Blouse Light Pink Chenille by Siddean Munro