Archive | December 2012

Uriel

Uriel 1I just came back from the holidays and found the new groupgift skin from Reila Skins that I definitely wanted to show you guys: the NOAH skin (Xmas special edition) is a brilliant skin and it is not just the usual skin you can get. The white beard and brows and hairbase just makes it the perfect skin for a unique look and it definitely is brilliant for roleplay. Since the skin is rather fair I wanted to create an angelic look with it. And here comes my nostalgic noob moment: I guess everyone once had this moment as noob when he found some freebie angel wings and stumbled across the grid with these wings for at least a day or two. And yeah – I also was one of them. And I thought I was so fancy with my grey boy next door jumper, the denims and these wings. Times have changed thank god.

So for my Uriel look I decided to wear the Kirins Poem Jewellery from Finesmith (necklace and tiara – also included in the set is a ring that is not shown here). Now all I needed was some wings and I found them as groupgift in a particle shop called Festiva. I must admit that I am kind of snobish about particles because I really dislike poofers and stuff like this. Festiva on the other hand has particles that are kind of out of this world. The creations of Kosamu Oh are a brilliant example of what you actually can do with particles. So if you are looking for effects – may it be as avatar attachment (like the wings) or as rez object – I highly recommend a hop to the shop.

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List of stuff:

Hair: Dura – The 2nd year Anniversary hair (Platinum)

Skin: Reila Skins – Noah Xmas Special (Groupgift)

Feet: SLink – Mens Natural Barefeet

Jewellery: Finesmith Jewellery – Kirins Poem

Wings: FESTIVA – Bird (white) (Groupgift)

The Cottage

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Welcome to my last pre-christmas post of the year. Tomorrow I will drive to my parents place for the holidays and the internet connection there is way too crappy to make good blogshots. But I still have to catch up on many things like new releases and Advent Calendars and so I picked for this blogpost some of the cutest finds in the grid right now.
The Cottage is an Advent Calendar Gift from 22769 ~ casual couture and it is their gift for December, 23rd. The guys from 22769 have been so kind to give it to me beforehand and anyways – I guess it is time also to say thank you to Manu and Paco that they allow me to clutter their sim with my primmy fotosets. The blizzard topiaries left and right from the stairs come from the Advent Calendar from [CIRCA] and both trees also hold cute poses. Both trees also have these cute giant snowwhite christmas balls and are a wonderful addition to every winterish sim.

List of stuff:
Trees: CIRCA – Blizzard Topiaries (Advent Calendar Item)
House: 22769 ~ casual couture – Advent House (Advent Calendar Item 23rd Dec.)
Lights: L&K Prefabs – Einter Greenhouse Lights (15% discount til Sunday here)

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[ht+] already have a name for medical accessories and I already showed you the nose splint here. A new release is this eye bandage. There is one for every eye in the package and it is a brilliant item for roleplay or just that tough look. The necklace, ear warmer and also the rigged mesh christmas socks again are Advent Calendar items from 22769 ~ casual couture. The socks are todays item under the huge fir tree in their store – so better hurry up to get them. The jumper and the pants come from the December Mens Dept. And the wonderful quirky Antler Chair I am lounging on is – once again – an Advent Calendar Gift from 22769. It comes with 4 neat poses which are quite easy to adjust.

List of stuff:
Eye Bandage: [ht+] – Eye Bandage
Eyes: Poetic Colors – Classic Gen 4 – icicles (for the Mens Dept.)
Shirt: etam – Athletic Shirt Blue (for the Mens Dept.)
Pants: 22769 ~ casual couture – Grandpas Pants Black (for the Mens Dept.)
Necklace: 22769 ~ casual couture – Snowflake Necklace (Advent Calendar Item)
Socks: 22769 ~ casual couture – Christmas Socks / rigged mesh (Advent Calendar Item)
Chair: 22769 ~ casual couture – Antler Chair (Advent Calendar Item)

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And on we go with wonderful decorative items from Advent Calendars. The X-Mas Pillows come with 6 poses and I love the patterns on them a lot. Also the festive table is an Advent Calendar gift. Nevertheless – the wooden Christmas Tree, the flowers and the plates with christmas cookies come from the Adventcalendar from [CIRCA]. The Indian Lanterns are an Advent Calendar Gift from BoatHouse. The Scrabble game and the Hanging Bulbs Pendant Light comes from {af}. {af} also have a 12 days of christmas calendar with neat stuff – so check the store regularely. The art on the wall is from the Gallery Gift Shop and is from Gabrielle Swindlehurst.

List of stuff:
Pillows: 22769 ~ casual couture – X-Mas Pillows (Advent Calendar Item)
Table: 22769 ~ casual couture – Festive Table (Advent Calendar Item)
Table Tree, Plates and Flowers: CIRCA – Vintage Craft Tree, Platters, Tulip PotArt (Advent Calendar Item)
Indian Lantern: BoatHouse – Indian Lantern (Advent Calendar Item)
Scrabble: {af} – Let’s Play Scrabble (for Sways Fundraiser)
Lamp: {af} – Hanging Bulbs Pendant Light (for Sways Fundraiser)
Rug: {af} – Soft Yarn Rug (Diamonds)
Art: Gabrielle Swindlehurst – Season of Darkness (for the Gallery Gift Shop)

The Cottage 4

L&K Prefabs recently released some wonderful items. First of all the adorable Sleepy Bones Bed. Shown here is the white version, but there is also a black one available. The bed comes in a PG and an Adult version also. The bed will be available at the mainstore of L&K Prefabs – but I learned from the blog of the store that you can get the bed – and several other items – at their satellite store with 15% dicount til Sunday. So better hurry up for that snip!
The Sun Spiral Mirror is from [CIRCA] and are again from their wonderful Advent Calendar. The additional furniture in the “bed picture” comes from BoatHouse. The rusty stove comes from the Advent Calendar from 22769. The Rust kettle is from LK Prefabs and also the old iron planter. The kitchen again is an Advent Calendar Gift at BoatHouse and the shelf with the plants are from [CIRCA].

List of stuff:
Bed: L&K Prefabs – Sleepy Bones Bed (white) (15% discount til Sunday here)
Mirror: CIRCA – Sun Spiral Mirror Platinum (Advent Calendar Item)
Sidetable: BoatHouse – Camp Side Table
Dresser: BoatHouse – Numbered Dresser White
Lamp and Stool: L&K Prefabs – Butterfly Stool and Table Lamp (15% discount til Sunday here)
Stove: 22769 ~ casual couture – Old Stove (Advent Calendar Item)
Kettle and Planter: L&K Prefabs – Rust Kettle and Old Iron Planter (black) (15% discount til Sunday here)
Kitchen: BoatHouse – Blue Tile Kitchen (Advent Calendar Item)
Shelf: CIRCA – “The Green House” Shelf (Advent Calendar Item)

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I really must say I love the “Bertram Desk and Chair” from estatica a lot. It is just that classy piece of furniture to brighten up your virtual home. The “Captains Letter” with nib comes with the desk but also can become purchased seperate. The flowers on my desk are from LISP and so is the room divider that seperates the adorable bath from BoatHouse.

List of stuff:
Desk: estatica – Bertram Desk and Chair
Flowers and Room Divider: LISP Bazaar
Curtains: BoatHouse – Curtains Blue (Advent Calendar Item)
Bath: BoatHouse – Tub and Towels on a Rack (Advent Calendar Items)

Finally: I want to take this opportunity to wish all of our readers a peaceful and happy Christmas and I also want to thank all friends and merchants who supported us over the last months. We will see each other again “inbetween years” when I come back with hopefully even more stuff to show you. Til then: take care ❤

Retreat

Retreat 1 Happy Sunday everyone. Todays blogpost is dedicated to some finds at the Mens Dept., some hunt gifts and most of all again decoration for you winter homes. But lets start with my todays outfit and look: The shirt and the pants I am wearing are from the Mens Dept. and they are the items from etam. Nice rigged mesh items and I like the pants because they are just that kind of homewear I love to put on on a lazy sunday. The boots are from BSD Designs and are also rigged mesh. The Equestrian Boots are unisex and are just the right kind of footwear for a nice winter walk.
Hanaya have released a lot of wonderful items for the Relay for Life Christmas Expo. The adorable Wintery Driftwood Birdbath is one of them and the Frozen Pond Bench in my back is another one. They are just lovely pieces of decoration to give your home that special winter feeling. The house I am standing in front of is the new release from Trompe Loeil for Collabor 88. The Frostbite Cottage comes in 4 different colors. I chose the white one and you can see a full shot of the house on the bottom of this post.

List of stuff:
Shirt: etam – Athletic Shirt Red (for the Mens Dept.)
Pants: etam – Men’s Track Pants Black (for the Mens Dept.)
Boots: BSD Designs – Equestrian Boots
Bird Bath: ~Hanaya~ – Wintery Driftwood Birdbath (for the “Relay For Life Christmas Expo”)
Bench: ~Hanaya~ – Frozen Pond Bench (for the “Relay For Life Christmas Expo”)

Retreat 2I decided to decorate the Frostbite Cottage in a more man-ly way this time. And again there are some fantastic furniture finds with men in mind at the Mens Dept. Like the ensemble from {af} called “Ralph’s Entryway” containing the drawers, the model sailboat, the brass lantern and the rope suspended gallery. I combined it with the new released Lounge Chair in corduroy from Trompe Loeil (tan), the Loveseat Corduroy (tan) also from Trompe Loeil (both for Collabor 88 also), the hunters living room table from World of Wood and the Winter Day Bed from WetCat.
The Winter Day Bed is the huntgift for the current running “Home for Christmas Hunt”. And while we are talking about hunts: the chalkboard in the back of the Winter Day Bed is also a huntgift. This time it is from evolve and it is their share for the “With Love Hunt”. The “Grannys Type Case” above the Lounge chair is an Advent Calendar gift from 22769 for the 13th December – so mark that date in your calendar, because it is lovely. The Antler Chandelier comes from “The Loft” and the rug is a new release from {af}

List of stuff:
Drawer-Ensemble: {af} – Ralph’s Entryway (for the Mens Dept.)
Jar: floorplan – change fund/beer (for the Mens Dept.)
Chair and Sofa (left): Trompe Loeil – Lounge Chair Corduroy (tan) and Loveseat Corduroy (tan) (for Collabor 88)
Coffee-Table: World Of Wood – Hunters Living Room Table
Newspapers: World Of Wood – Newspapers
Tea-Light: BoatHouse – Tree Tea Light
Sofa (right): ::WetCat:: – Winter Day Bed (for the Home for Christmas Hunt)
Chalkboard: .evolve. – With Love Chalkboard (for the With Love Hunt)
Chandelier: The Loft – Antler Chandelier
Type Case: 22769 ~ casual couture – Grannys Type Case (Advent Calendar Item 13th Dec.)
Rug: {af} – Soft Yarn Rug (Diamonds)

Retreat 3In my “sleeping corner” I used another huntitems: the Stockholm Bed from Vespertine is – again – a wonderful gift from the “With Love Hunt” The bedside table is from the Mens Dept. and is the item from PILOT. The room divider comes from LISP who really have some neat christmas decoration items. In my reading corner I used the Eames Lounge Chair from 2Xtreme and the hunters bookshelf from World of Woods. And these cute window decorations are from [CIRCA]. The festive pinecones are the current groupgift at the store. Also from [CIRCA] is the “Boho Winter” Snowflake Tree – and it is a part of their Gift for the Peace On Earth Hunt. The Primitive Timber Bench is also a part of a huntgift – this time from POST and for the “With Love Hunt”

List of Stuff:
Bed: Vespertine – Stockholm Bed (for the With Love Hunt)
Bedside Table: PILOT – McCoy Bedside Table (for the Mens Dept.)
Room Divider: LISP Bazaar – Frosted Room Divider with Wrath
Window Decoration: CIRCA – Festive pinecones (Groupgift)
Chair: 2Xtreme – Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman
Bookshelf: World Of Wood – Hunters Bookshelf
Tree: CIRCA – “Boho Winter” potted Snowflake Tree (for the Peace On Earth Hunt)
Art: LND Gallery and Hangout – Avett Brothers NY Poster (free)
Bench: POST – Primitive Timber Bench (for the With Love Hunt)

Retreat 4I found this lovely butterfly table at L&K Prefabs. Not only it is wonderful made – but as you can see in the picture you can unfold both wings of it individually by mouseclick. It is the perfect piece of decoration and even for secondlife extremely practical. The decoration set is also from L&K Prefabs and just matches the overall look of my little winter retreat place. The Christmas Tree comes from BoatHouse. The little tree also was one of the Advent Calendar Gifts from the store. The Christmas Punch Side Table comes from Pestique. It rezzes by mouseclick either the punch (like shown here) or wine. It is the huntgift from the store for the Home For Christmas Hunt. And the frames on the floor again come from {af}.

List of stuff:
Butterfly Table and Decoration: L&K Prefabs – Butterfly Table and Raw Tablewear
Christmas Tree: BoatHouse – Boathouse Advent Calendar Item
Sidetable: Pestique Furniture – Christmas Punch Side Table (for the Home for Christmas Hunt)
Frames: {af} – NY Print 1 and 2 (for the Mens Dept.)

Retreat 5And finally – like promised – the outside view of the lovely Frostbite Cottage from Trompe Loeil. I really must say that I love the size of this cottage – it is just not too big or too small – just the right size for bringing on some winterish feeling in your secondlife homes.

List of stuff:
Prefab: Trompe Loeil – Frostbite Cottage white (for Collabor 88)

With Love …

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Hello Sweets,

today I have just short blogpost prepared for you. Showcasing some more great finds from the With Love Hunt ❤, organised by CHIC Managment. I have already told you a little bit about the Hunt in this blogpost.

This wonderful and classic skin is the gift donation from Glam Affair. They have hidden the Roza Basic – Europa Skin (with three different hairbases) in the red jewellery case. But please keep in mind – the With Love Hunt<3 is a 10L$ Hunt.

The wonderful piece of earrings are waiting for you at [U&R DOGS]. I have prepared another image for this detailed piece of jewellery for you.

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And finally, I want to show my todays overall look. And with a (hopefully) romantic invitation to dinner later I have choosen the warm and comfy mesh Chloe Cap from DIRAM. And combined it with the meshed Paisley Pencil Skirt in brown from CIA-Designs. These all time classic items can’t be missed in your virtual wardrobe. So I recommend that you study the Credits for all of this  wonderful items right after the next image. See you on the Hunt Ladies !

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Credits for items used in this blogpost:

Hair:
Dela – Minna II  – Dark  Brown [ available in the Mainstore | different colors available for 250L$ or as Fatpack for 1295L$ | not free ]

Skin:
Glam Affair – Roza Basic – Europa – Dark Hairbase [ With Love Huntgift hidden in the Glam Affair | 10L$ | not free ]

Earrings:
[U&R DOGS] –  Snedronningen Pierced Earrings [ With Love Huntgift hidden in the [U&R DOGS]  | 10L$ | not free ]

Cape:
DIRAM – CHLOE Cape  [ With Love Huntgift hidden in the DIRAM  | 10L$ | not free ]

Skirt:
CIA-Designs – Paisley Pencil Skirt –  Brown [ With Love Huntgift hidden in the CIA-Designs  | 10L$ | not free ]

Pose  “Flirty02 – 6” by ploom

Location: Frosty Night 2012 use teleporter to Frosty Night 2012

Noel

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If you are looking for cute winter and christmas things in secondlife obviously now is the right time. Creators have again outdone themselfes this year to bring some really fine products for your avatar and for your homes to the grid. And there are many places where you can get that certain x-mas-feeling – even for a bargain. So since the month is a few days old your first stop definitely should be the Mens Dept. I got myself – again – new eyes there. This time from Poetic Colors who also offer a selection of winter colored eyes. Today I am wearing the icicle ones. The nordic jumper I am wearing is from bleak – it is available in different styles and as you can see in the pictures it looks way real.

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Another brilliant find in the December Mens Dept. is the rather taxidermic Antler Christmas Tree from Cheeky Pea. It definitely is outstanding and lovely made and way special. Also the carton box deer head over the chimney is from the Mens Dept. and comes from [HANDverk] (available in two different styles). I have to say that I cheated a bit by adding the festive bow from the “12 Days of Christmas” Calendar from Trompe Loeil underneath it. And to sum the Mens Dept. up: todays house is also from the Mens Dept. and comes from Deco. The Port Richmond Skyloft has an unbeatable quality and gives you enough room for decorating and furnishing. And the denims are the item from [AB]

If you are looking for christmas or winter stuff the “Relay For Life Christmas Expo” is definitely worth a visit. Not only the fairground is lovely build but you also can find some wonderful stuff there also. I got myself the “Festive Chandelier” from Hanaya which is way cute. You can change the color of the ornaments by mouseclick – also it has three different light functions. The silverish wreath is again a gift from the “12 Days of Christmas” Calendar and so is the Noel Blocks at the chimney. Nearly everything else I used comes from the adorable Christmas Calendar from BoatHouse and I really have to say that the Fireplace Tools are my favorite kind of decorative pieces because it is lovely made and just gives the certain extra to the sl homes with fireplace (and we all know – there are a lot of them).

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List of stuff:

Hair: Dura – Dura-Boy 07 (black)

Eyes: Poetic Colors – Classic Gen 4 – icicles (for the Mens Dept.)

Jumper: bleak – Nordic Sweater Slate (for the Mens Dept.)

Denims: [AB] – Mark Jeans Straight Dark Blue (for the Mens Dept.)

Shoes: Adjunct – Jacob’s Ladder Boots Crude Oil Black

Christmas Tree: :CP: – Antler Christmas Tree (for the Mens Dept.)

Deer Head: [HANDverk] – Reindeer Head Holiday White (for the Mens Dept.)

Chandelier: ~Hanaya~ – Festive Chandelier (for the “Relay For Life Christmas Expo”)

Wrath, Bow and Noel Blocks: Trompe Loeil – 12 Days of Christmas (for the Arcade Gatcha Event)

Bench, Coffee Table, Tea-Set, add. Decorations: BoatHouse – Boathouse Advent Calendar Items

Skybox: [DECO] – The Port Richmond Skyloft (for the Mens Dept.)