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Angel Where You Been, Fiending For Your Touch….

 

Please hold on to me
Girl I need your love
You were sent to me
From the skies above
Angel where you’ve been
Fiending for your touch
Can you bless me

6LACK – Bless Me

 

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)
Hair: tram – G0613 (I made the headband invisible by modifying in Second Life)
Halo: C L A Vv. – Shattered Angel – Halo (Seed Of Inspiration Prize after 20 Pulls)  The Gacha Garden November 2017 *NEW*
Eye Shadow 1: Izzie’s – Silver Glitter Make-Up – EyeShadow #2 (On Eye Shadow layer with the Glitter right on top, made a cool effect)
Eye Shadow 2: Izzie’s – Body & Face Glitter Update – Silver (on Tattoo Layer, made a cool effect on top of the eye shadow I already applied.)
Lipstick: Izzie’s – Silver Glitter Make-Up – Lipstick #2
Face Glitter: Izzie’s – Body & Face Glitter Update – Silver
Body Glitter: Izzie’s – Body Glitter – Silver
Wings: C L A Vv. – Shattered Angel – Wings RARE  The Gacha Garden November 2017 *NEW*

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..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)

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 )

..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

The Maitreya Mesh Body & Omega Appliers

Maitreya Mesh Body

I know that I haven’t blogged in a longtime but I felt the urge too with all of the information that I have been finding out over the past few days in regards to the new Maitreya Mesh Body. So please bear with me through all of the pictures and the following information.

The Omega System that has been catching on since the summer of 2014 has been quite useful many designers now offer Omega Appliers along with many others with their newer clothing.

Even if a designer doesn’t offer Omega Appliers you can easily create your own using their Conversion Kits. So earlier today I began to test out if appliers could easily be made and I found out a few things.

In regards to creating appliers from the older Phat/Cute Azz notecards it’s quite a breeze, unless you are trying to convert for example a pair of high waist shorts from the summertime. You will find that it works but the top of the shorts which should be on your stomach will not be there, that is due to that layer having been created as a system layer. At this moment in time there is nothing which can be done other than to see if the product has been re-released with Omega Appliers or to contact the designer to see if they plan to update their older items at some point in the future.

As for Lola’s tops, Omega has said that there is no need to create new appliers as the old Lola’s tops since the notecards seem to be read on the same channel as Omega.

But there is a disclaimer on the Maitreya Kit from Omega; ‘Disclaimer: Not ALL Tango Appliers will work correctly! Appliers that do not use a full upper texture will not work.

Now there is the slight issue, some appliers work and others do not. The ones which did not use a full upper texture, the textures will appear on the arms and stomach. Once more the only thing that can be done is to see if the product has been re-released with Omega Appliers or to contact the designer to see if they plan to update their older items at some point in the future, hopefully using full upper textures.

 

Example of a Working Full Upper Texture: REIGN.- Bowtie Bodysuit- Bubblegum, popular during Summer of 2014

Reign Example of Full Upper Texture For Lola's

Example of a Non Full Upper Texture: 1 Hundred. Bareback Bodysuit. Charcoal

1Hundred Example of Non Full Upper Texture

 

Now I went through quite a few things that I own and I am happy to say quite a few of the Lola’s appliers worked because they were made with a full upper texture.

Here is a list of the older items that I tried which show up perfectly on the Maitreya Mesh Body as a complete top.

Reign
Izzie’s
Forever Young
[In]sight
American Beauty
IAF
Biddy
Renegade
So – Hai
{UR}
Beauty Is Pain
FLG

Now I have sent a few notecards out to certain designers who’s clothing that I enjoy very much and am waiting for replies. So far I have heard back from only one (was a super quick reply only 10 minutes after I had sent the notecard); Skyler Lebed the owner of Dirty Princess. In her own words, regarding Omega Appliers for her clothing. ‘No, I do not have plans to update any older items, atm, if I do, do some omega’s for any older items I will release them as new items, and list them all again.’

Most of the items that are offered from Dirty Princess are 200L or lower so I look forward to see what items might be updated and re-listed in the future.

So for those of you who are wondering if you should delete your old Azzes and Lola’s; hang onto to them. They will come in handy for those items which were not made with full upper or lower textures.

I hope that this information helps quite a few people out. Happy New Year ♥

 

Foreign Queen

“When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego and when we escape like the squirrels in the cage of our personality and get into the forest again, we shall shiver with cold and fright. But things will happen to us so that we don’t know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in.” – D. H. Lawrence
“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru

I wanted another chance to show off the some of the lovely pieces being offered by Mandala during this round of Collabor88.

 

Foreign Queen - Close Up

 

Credits:

Pose: !bang: Stands 350-359 – #359
Hair: Truth: Devinna – Browns
Necklace: Mandala: Kyara – Volcano @Collabor88

 

Foreign Queen

 

 

 

 

 

Safari Dreams

“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” – Bill Bryson

“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

Safari Dreams - Close Up

 

Credits:

Pose: !bang: Stands 350-359 – #354
Hair: ~Tableau Vivant~: Cheetah Hair – Solstice @Collabor88
Necklace: Mandala: Kyara – Volcano @Collabor88
Vest: The Secret Store: Noah Cropped Vest – Sienna @Collabor88
Romper: The Secret Store: Kiara Romper – Green Leaf @Collabor88
Shoes: Pure Poison: Giulia *Slink Flat Feet* @Collabor88

Safari Dreams

Happy Fourth of July!!!!

Happy Fourth of July to Everyone! I hope that you are all enjoying the holiday; I know that I am so far.

I started to think about how old our country is and I wondered if there was a way to mix in the old with the new within SL. So I put together an outfit with something from last year and something just released not too long ago as well.

Also The Dressing Room Fusion opened once again today! I found a really nice product from Izzies; Water Drops that you can add on as a tattoo and/or prim attachment. It’ll make a few photos a bit nicer without having to work so hard for a nice water effect on the body.

 

Just A Dip

Credits:

Pose: .[ pose+ivity ].: Leyla Pack – Leyla3

Hair: *ARGRACE*: Hikari – Blacks

Bikini: -Farspire Fashion-: American Grunge Bikini *Group Gift 2013*

Water Drops: Izzies: Body Water Drops @The Dressing Room Fusion

Broken Record….

Rhapsody by The Hottie Cooterati Experience is in full swing. This event is all about music from poses to clothing and everything in between! There are eight different musical genres represented; Electronic, Disco, Punk, Pop, Country, Classic Rock, Metal and Jazz. The event is open from now until July 12’th so don’t miss out.There are  I’ve had the chance to drop in a few times and will be going back a few more times before it’s over I do believe.

I am so in love with the poses from .Infiniti. made by Brandi Monroe. I was really drawn to the ‘Put Your Records On’ set. As soon as I saw this pose in the set I knew that I wanted to try and create something a bit different with it pushing my limits a little bit by add shattered record pieces with Photoshop. You see the result below but I’m going to try again soon for a cleaner effect.

Another reason to stop by is the live music that is going on at times by different DJ’s within SL. In particular you should try to stop by and catch my friend Crem Brule who will be playing again on the following dates. July 5th at 4pm SLT and July 12 at 4pm SLT. She also play for the opening day of the event and it was amazing, I’ve listened to her many times, as I am a Director at one of the clubs where she works but don’t take my word for it; head on out and listen for yourselves.

 

Broken

Credits:

Pose: . Infiniti .:  – Put Your Records On – 6 – v2 @Rhapsody

Hair: Truth: Haters Browns

Outfit: Pr!cK:  LaBelle – Black

Shoes: REGIN.: Thistle Heels- Black

Items in picture:

[Commoner]: Break-Up Survival Kit – Personal Massager
[Commoner]: Break-Up Survival Kit – Zanax RARE

[Commoner]: Break-Up Survival Kit – Little Black Book

8f8: 36. Gift Wrapped Sweetness To-Go – SECRET

*Tentacio*: Num Num Takoyaki box

. Infiniti .:  Stay Album w/ Vinyl

Saturday Round Up: Lonely Days

“Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.” –  Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Drifting Away

 

Credits:

Raft: Sari-Sari: The Raft *sits and lays included* (The Neighborhood May 31, 2014)

Location: Woodsy

On Silver:

Hair: Truth: Birdie – Browns (New Release May 30th)
Bracelet: =Zenith=: Love Heart Leather Bracelet
Bikini: 1 Hundered: Boho Babe – Sienna (Saturday Sale May 31, 2014)
Leg Tattoo: Your Cocain: Fly Away *Phat/Cute Azz Applier Included*
Shoes: .REIGN.: Pattern Flip Flops – Pink Stripes (Saturday Sale May 31, 2014)

 

Enjoy The Silence

 

In Deep Thought

Credits: (both pictures above)

Bench: :Cheeky Pea:: Little Owl Bench – Sky  *sits included* (The Neighborhood May 31, 2014)
RingToss: *.emm[shop]: Ring Toss – Birch (The Neighborhood May 31, 2014)

Location: Woodsy

On Silver:

                                          Hair: Truth: Birdie – Browns ( New Release May 30th)
                                             Wedding Ring: JCNY: Forever, iEngrave Wedding Ring Set
                                    Bracelet: =Zenith=: Love Heart Leather Bracelet
                                         Watch: .REIGN.: Boho Watch – Mustache *Gacha*
                       Shirt: Tee*fy: Laura Unbuttons Knotted Shirt – Country (Collabor88 May)
                                     Pants: .REIGN.: Candy Jeans – Tangerine (The Big Show May)
                                    Shoes: .REIGN.: Petal Hoppers – Floral (New Release May 27th)