Nov 23, 2014
Harlow

It’s A Marshmallow World in the Winter

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The darling Miss Isabelli Anatine kindly lent her sim to me today so that I could take a snowy photograph of a few great new items that can be found at TLC this round.  Her sim Demented Love is a winter paradise currently, filled with frosty wonders that will delight you!

I am loving all the winter home and garden items that are quickly making their way around the grid. What Next has created a fantastically detailed winter picnic set that is perfect for any snowy scene.  I love the thermoses and mugs for hot cocoa!

One of my favorite items released at TLC this month is the lighted trees from Pixel Mode.  I am really excited to use these around The Pixel Bean Coffeehouse when I finally get around to changing the seasons! They are so sparkly and beautiful!

Yay for snow…and sparkles…and hot cocoa!

Credits:

Picnic Table/Decor: What Next | Winter Thorn & FrankLee Anatra (available at November/December’s TLC)

Lighted Trees: Pixel Mode | Tya Fallingbridge (available at November/December’s TLC)

Marshmallow Print: Brixley | Isabelle Requiem (available at November/December’s TLC)

Pillows: Kalopsia | Isabeau Baragula 

Location: Demented Love

Nov 20, 2014
Harlow

A Wonderland of Snow

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Snow snow snow! The bug has totally hit me. I went from anti-snow & holiday scrooge, to wanting snow on everything, and holiday jingles playing around every corner.

You know who else has the winter bug? The Liaison Collaborative this round! Their winter theme can’t be beat, and you must scurry on over to check out what they have in store! I am showing off three items from this round! First off, are my adorable rosy winter cheeks from Wicked Peach. They are the perfect touch for photographs in the chilly temps! Second, is my stylish infinity scarf from Izzie’s. Izzie Button has made this scarf in four different patterns you can purchase. Each pattern comes with a HUD to change colors/patterns! It’s a great and valuable find as you can match the scarf with so many things this winter. I am wearing the plain scarf. Lastly, from the event is my pose from Everglow. I’d like to make note that my arms are hidden in this post because of my cape, but the pose set is adorable and features lots of different useful poses. You can see a pose key here on Seraphim’s website, as well as many of the other great items at this round.

I really get excited when a designer has a mainstore release. With so many wonderful events taking place, we don’t often see a lot of mainstore releases anymore. ISON has put a new item in their mainstore location .  This beautiful winter cape comes in seven beautiful hues. The alpha layer hides your arms to make it look as if your hands are in your pockets. Genius right? I think this is my favorite item that Mr. Harry Hyx has released yet.

So hurry along now. You have all sorts of places to stop at today to gather up your winter apparel!

Credits:

Skin: Belleza | Shyla Diggs – Grace

Rosy Face Tattoo: Wicked Peach | Autumn Amaranth – Rosy Cheeks (available at November/December’s TLC)

Eyes: Buzzeri | Eleri Catlyn – Celestial Eyes

Glasses: Mon Tissu | Elie Spot – Four Corner Readers

Hair: Truth | Truth Hawks – Bobbie

Earrings: Yummy | Polyester Partridge – Statement Earrings

Winter Cape: ISON | Harry Hyx 

Scarf: Izzie’s | Izzie Button – Infinity Scarf (available at November/December’s TLC)

Boots: SLink | Siddean Munro – Tall Leather Thigh Boots

Pose (arms are hidden in this pose): Everglow | Fanny Willis (available at November/December’s TLC)

Location: The Pines at Jacob’s Pond

Nov 15, 2014
Harlow

Dreaming of Snowflakes

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So I will be the first to admit that over the past many weeks I have been a holiday Scrooge. I see people putting up Christmas lights way too early, I hear seasonal jingles hitting the radio stations, and I find myself angry.  It’s too soon! It’s way too soon! At least that is what I keep telling people.

The other evening though I was sitting here at my computer, and I glanced out my window to see pretty little snowflakes dancing through the wind. They were whimsical and beautiful, and when I took a moment to watch them play in the chilly breeze, it made me realize that maybe I’m just being grumpy for no reason.  My grouchy stance is starting to soften, and I think the holiday spirit is slowly creeping into my veins.

Watch out. Because once that holiday spirit bug hits me. There’s no turning back.

I took some time to explore The Pines at Jacob’s Pond yesterday upon the recommendation from my plurk friend & fellow blogger  Aubrey Topaz . I am so glad she recommended this sim to me! It was so beautiful, and just continued to increase my holiday spirit! Lots of little places to explore here, and every inch is so scenic!

Coldlogic has been churning out all sorts of wonderful winter items lately. They released a great line of coats a couple of weeks ago, and just recently they put out a handful of sweaters & scarves! The entire collection is worth owning, but the Wayne sweater and scarf are most definitely my favorite! You can find these great items at their mainstore location.

Now hurry along now. Go off and play in all the pretty SL snow in your new winter apparel!

Credits

Skin: Glam Affair | Aida Ewing – Lauren (available at November’s Collabor88)

Hair: Wasabi Pills | MissAllSunday Lemon (available at the Xiasumi School Festival)

Eyes: Buzzeri | Eleri Catlyn – Celestial Eyes

Sweater/Scarf: Coldlogic | Damien Fate & Janie Marlowe & Zyrra Falcone - Wayne Sweater/Scarf

Leggings: Coldlogic | Damien Fate & Janie Marlowe & Zyrra Falcone - Engel Leggings

Pose: Marukin | Valencia Southard  (available at November’s Collabor88)

Location: The Pines at Jacob’s Pond

Nov 13, 2014
Harlow

That Kitchen Held Treasured Memories

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We are hitting that time of year when the temps start to drop, the snow begins to fall, and all I want to do is spend time in the kitchen baking warm, ooey & gooey treats! It also really motivates me to set up cozy little scenes to show you all.

I have simply fallen in love with the Lavender Brown House that Scarlet Creative released for Collabor88 this month. It’s spacious, rustic, and rich with beautiful textures and warmth. It’s the perfect hideaway for the chilly winter nights.  What’s also perfect is the Antique Kitchen that Trompe Loeil created for FaMESHed. It goes wonderfully with the Scarlet Creative House, and comes with a wide array of pieces including a sink, stove, pot rack, island, hutch, tables and chairs, and so much more.

So bundle up and grab all your baking gear because we’ve finally hit the perfect time of year for it!

Credits

House: Scarlet Creative | Charlotte Bartlett (available at November’s Collabor88)

Stove: Trompe Loeil | Cory Edo (available at November’s FaMESHed)

Pots: Apple Fall | Warehousefifteendesigns (available at November’s Chapter 4)

Explore Sign: Floorplan | Tegan Serin

Step Stool: Apple Fall | Warehousefifteendesigns (available at November’s Chapter 4)

Books: Floorplan | Tegan Serin (available at November’s Collabor88)

Island: Trompe Loeil | Cory Edo (available at November’s FaMESHed)

Pot Rack: Trompe Loeil | Cory Edo (available at November’s FaMESHed)

Glasses: Stockholm&Lima | Surrealia Anatine (available at November’s Collabor88)

Bags of flour: Apple Fall | Warehousefifteendesigns (available at November’s Chapter 4)

Beer Crates: Revival | Momentous

Cake:  Apple Fall | Warehousefifteendesigns (available at November’s Chapter 4)

Hot Chocolate Tray: Stockholm&Lima | Surrealia Anatine (available at November’s FaMESHed)

Mixing Bowls:  Apple Fall | Warehousefifteendesigns (available at November’s Chapter 4)

Alchemist Shot Glass Tray: Stockholm&Lima | Surrealia Anatine (available at November’s Collabor88)

Torn Curtain: Ink | Nontroppo Torii

Antique Hutch Trompe Loeil | Cory Edo (available at November’s FaMESHed)

Dining Table/Chairs: Trompe Loeil | Cory Edo  (available at November’s FaMESHed)

Cold Beer Sign: 7 Emporium | Agustkov

Reaching Plant: Apple Fall | Warehousefifteendesigns (available at November’s Chapter 4)

Astrology Chart: Floorplan | Tegan Serin  (available at November’s Collabor88)

Sink: Trompe Loeil | Cory Edo (available at November’s FaMESHed)

Alchemist Serving Cart: Stockholm&Lima | Surrealia Anatine (available at November’s Collabor88)

 

Nov 13, 2014
Harlow

Bare Face Challenge

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I decided to take part in the Bare Face Challenge that Genkai Tesla started! The challenge has been taking the Second Life blogger, designer, and picture taker community by storm! Countless people have taken part in this fun & uplifting challenge, so I decided I would join in as well.   The challenge consists of no makeup, no lashes, no photoshop. Just a bare image of your avatar.

So here I am!

Credits below for the few other items in this image!

Credits:

Skin: League | Nena Janus – Erin

Freckles: A mix of Pink Fuel & Belleza. 

Hair: Truth Hair | Truth Hawks – Aida

Eyes: Buzzeri | Eleri Catlyn – Celestial Eyes

Dress: Tee*fy | Azure Electricteeth – Flutter Dress (available at November’s Collabor88)

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