Author: Sɨℓνεя Sɦɨɳε

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..You Marry The Person Who You Cannot Live Without… (LuxeBox August 2017)

 

We seek the comfort of another.
Someone to share and share the life we choose.
Someone to help us through the
neverending attempt to understand ourselves.
And in the end,
someone to comfort us along the way.

– Marlin Finch Lupus

 

I normally would have an unboxing video to go along with this post but I simply didn’t have the time or the drive to record a video at the moment. If I record one in the next week I will add it to this post, but I at least wanted to get a picture with the amazing items from this month.

If you didn’t join the Luxe Box in time for the month and you would like to get the items, there are two different ways that you can get it. First you can join the Luxe Box group on the 15’th of the month after it’s been delivered for double the price until 12am of the 16’th of that month or Secondly you can join when enrollment begins on the 1’st of the month and go to the Luxe Box Boutique and buy any of the previous Luxe Boxes. All of this information is listed on the Luxe Box FAQ. All previously released Luxe Boxes are available at the Luxe Box Boutique for the cost of 2000L. To receive the latest Luxe Boxes, it costs 1500L to join the group every month before the 15’th when enrollment ends and the box is delivered. To see what’s in the boxes of previous months, check out the Luxe Box Catalog.

You can find out even more information about Luxe Box; such as designers for the month & contests to win a free Luxe Box on their WebsiteFacebook & Flickr

 

Credits:

Head: Lelutka -Bento Head Simone 3.0
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Ears: Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5 (Unisex)
Nose Ring: Yummy – Luxury Septum’s – Silver Diamond Septum  The Arcade Gacha Events June 2016
Hair: Moon – Timid Brunettes (modified to red in edit menu) LuxeBox August 2017 *New*
Dress: Stories & Co. by Flowey – Mia Dress LuxeBox August 2017 *New*
Shoes: Empire – Thunbergia LuxeBox August 2017 *New*
Snail on Left hand: MishMish – My Kawaii Snail Pink wearable on hand LuxeBox August 2017 *New*
Gazebo: Tarte – Ashley Gazebo LuxeBox August 2017 *New*
Curtains: Tarte – Gazebo Curtains LuxeBox August 2017 *New*
Chair: The Loft – Wedding Reception Chair – Mrs Silver – RARE  The Arcade Gacha Events June 2016
Tree: The Little Branch – BloomingTree {Lavender}
Petals: The Loft – Wedding Reception – Petal Pathway  The Arcade Gacha Events June 2016
Bouquet: Foxcity – Prop Bouquet (comes with Flowers Bento Set)
Pose: Foxcity – Flowers Bento Set – Flowers-4 (comes with Prop Bouquet)

..Idle Summer Day..

 

Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy. To do nothing and have it count for something. To lie in the grass and count the stars. To sit on a branch and study the clouds. – Regina Brett

 

Credits:

Head: Lelutka -Bento Head Simone 3.0
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Ears: Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5 (Unisex)
Eyes: Song – Yuna – Azul Eyes RARE Pack 1 PocketGacha August 2017
Eye Shadow: Zibska – Eye Makeup 01 Set B Lelutka PocketGacha August 2017
Nose Ring: Yummy – Luxury Septum’s – Silver Diamond Septum The Arcade Gacha Events June 2016
Hair: DP YumYum*barberyumyum* – T01RARE PocketGacha August 2017
Bangs: DP YumYum *barberyumyum* – #10 Bangs (A) PocketGacha August 2017
Hair Ribbon: DP YumYum *barberyumyum* -#11 Ribbon PocketGacha August 2017
Shirt: Vale Koer – #1 Preppy Shirt RARE  PocketGacha August 2017
Pants: Razor – Lowrider Leather Pants – Dull Aqua/Blue PocketGacha August 2017
Shoes: Vale Koer – #3 Preppy Shoes RARE PocketGacha August 2017
Drink: E.Marie – Strawberry Smoothie PocketGacha August 2017
Yummy in Mouth: E.Marie – Strawberry Snack PocketGacha August 2017
Fence: Mesh India – #07 MI Floral Frame 3 PocketGacha August 2017
Planter: Mesh India – #11 Grass Floral Bin 2 RARE PocketGacha August 2017
Tree: The Little Branch – Argan Tree {Seasons} *Animated
Walkway: Apple Fall – Apple Fall Whitehall Pathway
Pose: RK Poses – Neva Pack – RKPoses_Neva_4 (modified by E.Marie Animations in Strawberry Smoothie)

I Don’t Want to be Saved…

 

The only people for me are the mad ones: the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who… burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow Roman candles. – Jack Kerouac

Credits:

Head: Lelutka -Bento Head Simone 3.0
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Ears: Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5 (Unisex)
Eyebrows: Glam Affair – Lelutka Brows 03
Eyes: Song – Yuna Eyes – Frost Eye RARE  PocketGacha August 2017
Eye Shadow: SlackGirl – #4 Eyeshadow Blue  PocketGacha August 2017
Hair: Opale – Hanna Hair Medium Length – Silver Hud  PocketGacha August 2017
Headband: E.Marie – Purrfect Headband Sterling  PocketGacha August 2017
Top: Vale Koer – Preppy Panties Fatpack RARE  PocketGacha August 2017
Panties: Vale Koer – Preppy Top Fatpack RARE  PocketGacha August 2017

Background:
Backdrop: Foxcity. KPOP STAR – 4 – Run Devil Run  PocketGacha August 2017
Neon Signs: (Seven Emporium) 7 – Jesus Saves Neon  PocketGacha August 2017
Neon Signs: (Seven Emporium) 7 – Simple Cross  PocketGacha August 2017
Neon Signs: (Seven Emporium) 7 – Neon Cross Blue  PocketGacha August 2017
Chair & Pose: Le Poppycock – *Comfort Zone* Acrylic Afternoon (Chair-Bare) C88 August 2017

 

After The Show…

 

To me, punk rock is the freedom to create, freedom to be successful, freedom to not be successful, freedom to be who you are. It’s freedom. – Patti Smith

Credits:

Head: Lelutka -Bento Head Simone 2.7
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Ears: Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5 (Unisex)
Eyeshadow: Veechi – Riot Liner  Rewind: A Throwback Event 70’s Punk *NEW*
Lipstick: Vamoira: Matte Lipsticks – Essential Darks for LeLutka
Hair: Tableau Vivant – Undercut – Side Swept Reds
Choker: Curemore – Punk Chick Gacha – Punk Choker Wine  Rewind: A Throwback Event 70’s Punk *NEW*
Nose & Lip Piercings: Curemore – Punk Chick Gacha – Chained Hook Black  Rewind: A Throwback Event 70’s Punk *NEW*
Outfit: Curemore – Punk Chick Gacha – Misfit’s Attire RARE (Maitreya Only!)  Rewind: A Throwback Event 70’s Punk *NEW*
Shoes: Reign – Thigh High Sneakers- 1970’s Edition – Black  Rewind: A Throwback Event 70’s Punk *NEW*
Background: /anxiety/ – shoplifters  Rewind: A Throwback Event 70’s Punk *NEW*
Pose: Foxcity – Night Owl Bento Set – Night Owl 1 (Comes with Cigarette Prop)

 

Magical Universe..

“When the reason for a thing’s being illuminated, it doesn’t hold the same mystery it does when it is unknown, which is both a wonderful and a horrible revelation. It’s wonderful because it’s like peeking into the universe and understanding a tiny bit of its complexity. It’s also horrible because a little bit of magic is removed from the world with each discovery.” ― Bradley Somer, Fishbowl

 

Credits:

Head: Lelutka – Bento Head Simone 2.7
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Ears: Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5 (Unisex)

Tears: Cureless: Dragon Tears (v.1) (modded and used for water)

Eyes Facet: Cureless & Moon Amore – Surrealisme Gacha – Les Larmes Noir The Arcade Gacha Events September 2016

Water Drops: Izzie’s – Wet Body & Face Summerfest 2017
Hair: tram – G0613 (made headband invisible by modifying in Second Life)
Outfit: Cureless & Moon Amore – Surrealisme Gacha – ExpAquarium Body RARE The Arcade Gacha Events September 2016
Fishbowl: Disorderly – Stay Gold Summer Gacha – Fishbowl RARE The Epiphany July 2017

Pose: Di’ Opera  – Editorial 4
Background: Anxiety – Subject

The Joy of Gardening – Designer Showcase: Apple Fall

A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them. A garden is a grand teacher. – Unknown

 

Currently Apple Fall is having an amazing sale inworld; where items are marked to 25, 50 or 75L only. Please note that giftcards are not included for the sale; those are still full price. Also the sale is only inworld and not on Marketplace.  The sale started on Monday July 17, 2017  and will be going until Friday July 21, 2017. There are so many amazing deals at the sale; that everyone should take a moment and check out. I’ve also personally found 15 items in the mainstore that were marked down to 0L. Free everyone!, of those items; a few were plants and one was the Apple Fall – New York Studio Apartment. The Studio Apartment has a menu where you can change the texture of the walls & floor to 4 different themes, reflecting New York. It’s an amazing steal; and there are many more free items hidden around.

 

Today I bring you a tutorial of how to create your own personal planters using items that I’ve gotten at the Apple Fall Sale. Below you’ll find my video tutorial/vlog on how to unlink items and relink with other items to create your own planter. The possibilities are endless of what you can create with items that are modifiable and can be unlinked.

I hope that you enjoyed the tutorial/vlog and that I helped to show what is possible once you know what to do.

 

 

Credits:

Items used in Tutorial/Vlog to create custom planters

Apple Fall – Milk Urn w/ Wild Geraniums
Apple Fall – Bay Leaf Topiary, 3-Tier
Apple Fall – Buxus Ball, Large
Apple Fall – Square Wood Planter
Apple Fall – Flowering Shrub – Autumn White
Apple Fall – Privet Ball – Autumn

Items that I created using all Apple Fall products renamed:

Wild White Geranium Square Wood Planter
Wild Pink Geranium Square Wood Planter
Wild Red Geranium Square Wood Planter
Flowering Shrub – Autumn White Square Wood Planter
Privet Ball Square Wood Planter
Milk Urn w/ Buxus Ball
Bay Leaf Topiary, 3-Tier Milk Urn

Fence used in picture: Fancy Decor  – Davis Fence Kit (FaMESHed May 2017 )

Luxe Box – July 2017

If you didn’t join the Luxe Box in time for the month and you would like to get the items, there are two different ways that you can get it. First you can join the Luxe Box group on the 15’th of the month after it’s been delivered for double the price until 12am of the 16’th of that month or Secondly you can join when enrollment begins on the 1’st of the month and go to the Luxe Box Boutique and buy any of the previous Luxe boxes. All of this information is listed on the Luxe Box FAQ. All previously released Luxe Boxes are available at the Luxe Box Boutique for the cost of 2000L. To receive the latest Luxe Boxes, it costs 1500L to join the group every month before the 15’th when enrollment ends and the box is delivered. To see what’s in the boxes of previous months, check out the Luxe Box Catalog.

You can find out even more information about Luxe Box; such as designers for the month & contests to win a free Luxe Box on their WebsiteFacebook & Flickr

Below is my unboxing Vlog, I hope that you all enjoy!

Credits:

Head: Lelutka -Bento Head Simone 2.7
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Ears: Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5 (Unisex)
Hair: Moon – Underground Luxe Box July 2017
Shirt: Paper Arrow – Slip Shirt Luxe Box July 2017
Skirt: Stories & Co by Flowey – Arielle Skirt Luxe Box July 2017
Shoes: Empire – Pelargonium Luxe Box July 2017

Building: Scarlet Creative – Imogen Orangery Luxe Box July 2017
Tree: The Little Branch -Weeping Willow.V3 (Mainstore Rebuilding, Marketplace Only)
Grass: Boudoir – Animated Grass 1

Inner ‘Mad’ Queen

“I have sinned and must atone, must parade my shame before the eyes of every beggar in the city. They think that this will break my pride, that it will make an end to me, but they are wrong.” – Cersei’s thoughts before her walk of atonement – A Dance with Dragons

“When you play the game of thrones you win or you die. There is no middle ground.” – Cersei Lannister

 

With Game of Thrones 7’th season premiere fast approaching on July 16’th, 2017; I thought that it was time to embrace my ‘Inner Mad Queen’ a bit for a photo. Many people know that I am a dire hard Game of Thrones fan and have been waiting for the new season. I will hopefully be doing a Game of Thrones themed vlog within the next 3 -4 days; showing off all of the different Game of Thrones themed items that I own; one of which you see in this picture by Alchemy that they created for The Secret Affair‘s April round back in 2015 which was Thrones themed. It’s something that I that I love so I figured why not blog it.

 

Credits:

Head: Lelutka – Bento Head Simone 2.7
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier)
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Hair: tram – G0613 (made headband invisble by modifying in Second Life)
Ears: Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5 (Unisex)
Crown: Alchemy – Iron Crown – Iron (Common)
Shirt: Pixicat – Signe.Top – Black

Deco(c)rate: Tropical Heat – July 2017

The July Edition of DECO(C)RATE themed “Tropical Heat” was delivered on July 8’th 2017 at 12pm SLT. If you missed it you can still grab your own at Deco(c)rate HQ at an increased price of 3000L.

The Home & Decor Brands inside the crate this month are as follows: Aria, Bad Unicorn, Cheeky Pea, Chez Moi, Convair, Di’Cor, HEXtraordinary, Merak, N4rs, PewPew!, Revival, Schultz Bros., Serenity Style, The Little Branch & Vagabond. Below you will find my Deco(c)rate Unboxing Video.

 

 

I really enjoyed this month’s theme and am looking forward to creating many different scenes with these wonderful items. The theme for the August Deco(c)rate is; ‘Now and  Zen’. I am really looking forward to it. You can reserve your own at Deco(c)rate HQ for a discounted price of 1500L before August 8’th at 11:59am SLT.

For more information about Deco(c)rate, please visit their website.

Deco(c)rate Website: http://decocratesl.com/
Deco(c)rate Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/decocrate/
Deco(c)rate Flickr Group: https://www.flickr.com/groups/decocrate/
MadPea Productions Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/madpeaproductions/

 

Title Screen Credits:

Bar: [Bad Unicorn] – Blues Rum Bar – Deco(c)rate: Tropical Heat July 2017
Fountain: *HEXtraordinary* Tropical Tiki Fountain – Deco(c)rate: Tropical Heat July 2017
Surfboard: N4RS – Surfboards – Deco(c)rate: Tropical Heat July 2017
Plant on Bar: ARIA – Theros Vase With Monstera Deliciosa Leaves – Deco(c)rate: Tropical Heat July 2017
Trees: The Little Branch – Dracaena Tree {Animated} – Deco(c)rate: Tropical Heat July 2017 (Mainstore Rebuilding, Marketplace Only)
Skydome (sandy ground): Turnip’s Skydome 2.0; using Turnip’s Skydome: Sandy Terrain Texture Collection

..Peaceful Summer..

 

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. – John Lubbock

Today I am showing off a few items that I got from Fifty Linden Fridays. I also did a ‘Get Ready With Me’ Vlog; which is embedded below for you to watch. Sadly the beginning and the part when I am editing the picture both became corrupted. (Technology hated me today!) I promise to try another ‘Get Ready With Me’, that includes the editing of the picture.

 

Credits:

Head: Lelutka – Bento Head Simone 2.7
Body/Feet: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Maitreya Body Applier
Hands: Vista – Bento Pro Hands V.2
Hair: Foxy – Mai. – N21 June
Top: Blueberry – Cutie Tops -LuxeBox June 2017
Shorts: Pixicat – Tova.Shorts – FLF 06/23/17
Shoes: Paper Arrow Co – Flats – FLF 06/23/17

The Scene:

Scene: ANHELO – T02OW-176GA :: tres en dehors (Off White) – FLF 06/23/17
Plant: {what next} – Summer Garden Hanging Planter 1- FLF 06/23/17
Drink: Knot&co.– Summertime Drinks – Lemon – Group Gift from Knot & Co.
Magzine: -tres blah- Pampered – Mag and Berries – The Arcade – June 2016
Tree: The Little Branch – WildSassafras.v2{4Seasons} (Mainstore Rebuilding, Marketplace Only)
Grass: Boudoir – Animated grass 1