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Homeward Bound

It’s been a while since I did a home blog post, so I have a few pics to share. I’m not feeling very chatty tonight… shocking, I know! So, I’m just gonna give ya the goods.

This beautiful bed from Kuro was for The Theme Park’s Vintage Romance edition, which comes to an end tomorrow at 11:59 pm SLT. I checked with Luana, though, and this will be available in her mainstore soon, too!

Vintage Dreams

I’ve blogged these recycled theater chairs from Junk before, but I just adore them, so I incorporated them into my living room again.

Bright Ideas

This is the loft space in the Trompe Loeil Sparrow Hill Lodge for Collabor88 for January. You have just a few days to go grab it (and lots of other goodies) at its discounted price. I wanted to make an artist’s loft.

The Artist's Loft

This new living room set from Sway’s comes in two color palettes, warm & cool. Plus, there’s a special Valentine’s Day version at a newer event called The Collage, so check that out, too. This is the cool version.

By the fire

~Lucie

Credits

Pic 1:
Kuro: Vintage Dreams bed & lamp
Cheeky Pea: Bridge’s Dresser
Pixel Mode: Crono Chair – white, Flower Wire Floor Lamp
Junk: Wanda magazine table – oak
floorplan: open heart book

Pic 2:
Cheeky Pea: Big Bang Periodic Table Wall Art
Junk: Recycled Theater Chairs – vintage, Arrow shelf – wood, Pulley Light
Llorisen: Papy clock shelves w/books – ash

Pic 3:
Cheeky Pea: Painter’s Armchair
Vespertine: Crafty working table, artistic supplies
Second Spaces: Craft Room stamps, papers, ribbons, punches, paints, crafts on the go (former Arcade items, now in mainstore)
What Next: Florence shelf w/drawers – arty
Apple Fall: Paint can, Canvas rack – painted
LISP: Paint Me A Picture Easel 2

Pic 4:
Cheeky Pea: Crail Bookcase – Chalk
Sway’s: Caroline living room – cool

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My other house is a TARDIS

The Geeks ‘n’ Nerds Fair wraps up tonight, so if you haven’t been yet, do be sure to hurry on over! I’m not going to blather on because I have stuff to share, and due to being under the weather in RL, I haven’t shared it sooner. So… here’s the goods!

My adorable top is from ISON for Geeks ‘n’ Nerds. The “shirt” layer under it is texture change via a hud. The tights are from SySy’s as part of The Main Event.

Visit with the birds

You have may have heard of this little event called The Arcade. This gorgeous skin is from Glam Affair and is one variation of their Arcade skin Gemma. It’s youthful and gorgeous, and I fell hard for this face. The hair is a subscriber gift from Truth, so if you missed it, check the history on the subscriber in the store to see if it’s still available for redelivery! My eyes are from IKON, and they are from the Spectral eyes line he released at the current round of FaMESHed. They come with an awesome HUD and are definitely worth checking out. Best news is they’re still just L$150! I am only wearing the texture layer here, and for those who aren’t into mesh eyes, you still get all 5 sizes of texture eyes, too.

What a Gem...

This next pic features items from various stores and events, including Geeks ‘n’ Nerds. Full credits below, but the laptop, MP3 player and wires are all from Vespertine for Geeks ‘n’ Nerds.

My other house is a TARDIS

Here’s a closer look… the adorable little kitten curled up on my laptop is from Fabuleux and has holding poses. I just couldn’t resist rezzing her, and we all know cats love laptops.

Not a creature was stirring

More soon!

~Lucie

Credits
Fashion
Glam Affair: Gemma – Europa 05 F w/Moles 01 The Arcade
Truth: Fernanda hair – subscriber gift
IKON: Spectral eyes – Quicksilver FaMESHed
Mon Cheri: Falsies lashes
ISON: embossed sweatshirt – white Geeks ‘n’ Nerds Fair
SySy’s: Diamond tights – Cherry The Main Event
Apple Fall: Hugg boots – Reindeer
Scene w/poses: W. Winx/Flair BICO – Snow Cardinals

Home Decor
Dysfunctional Designs: Lovely Lil Log Cabin, Holiday Tree
junk.: midwinter fireplace, ropey shelf – blue
vespertine: geekbook, MP3 player & ❤ cable deco – cloud Geeks ‘n’ Nerds Fair
tarte.: worn rug
DIGS: Festive Cookie Plate, Joyful Bottle Decor – White/Aqua
Fabuleux: Luna the Kitty, Xmas Reindeer Light – BlueSnow
A.D.D.Andel!: Winter Memories frame
Art Dummy: wintertide chair – Four Walls Hunt gift
DIGS: Joyful Bottle Decor – White/Aqua [MESH]

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Autumn Collaboration

A new round of Collabor88 opened this week, and the colors are rich, vibrant and perfect for October! You can check out the whole catalog here. It’s a must-not-miss round (but aren’t they all?)!

I fell head-over-heels for this dress from The Secret Store. It just screamed my name, and I had to fight the urge to fatpack it. But if I’d done that, I wouldn’t have been able to grab so many of the other goodies I wanted, so I simply picked my favorite color combo. The gorgeous house in the background is from Trompe Loeil, and also at Collabor88. I will have more photos of that before this round ends, but you simply must see it in person to appreciate the rich textures and amazing details on this build. The potted mums I snagged recently from MudHoney, and the pile of pumpkins are from Eleventh Hour’s pumpkin gacha at the Fantasy Gacha Fair (more from that event soon). I bought my leafy autumn grass from Zigana last year, and the adorable log path was a wonderful find from Alchemy for just 1L! The autumn rules sign was part of vespertine’s Arcade gacha this past round. I don’t know if they’ve made those available in the mainstore yet.

Autumn Collaboration

This stunning skin is from Collabor88, too. It’s by Glam Affair and is another in the Neva series. This is one of my all-time favorite Glam Affair faces, so I was absolutely thrilled to see it in two tones (Jamaica, as seen here & Artic). I also grabbed some new lashes recently. Mon Cheri released their Falsies lashes, and I have to say, I love them. You have two options for wearing them; one where the bottom and top lashes are one object, and one where you add them separately. They are hud controlled and there are lots of fun variations, like dip dyed and glitter. There are also 3 styles of lashes. I highly recommend the demo, which you can use to practice fitting. I’m not the best at fitting lashes, and it took me a while, but I did get them to fit (about as well as I ever get lashes to fit) after about 45 minutes.

Neva by Glam Affair (Collabor88)

Hope you’re all having a wonderful weekend!

~Lucie

Credits
Skin: Glam Affair – Neva – Jamaica Collabor88
Hair: LeLutka – Canto – Jessica
Lashes: Mon Cheri – Falsies
Eyes: IKON – Perspective – Storm
Dress: The Secret Store – Jezibell Dress – Eggplant Collabor88
Hands: SLink – Relaxed
Tights: Adam N Eve – Pantyhose for SLink feet
Feet: SLink – Medium
Shoes: fri.day – Peggy t-straps – Aubergine
Poses: Embody – Cutie pack (not yet released)

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Cold Winter Nights Hunt

I have to be honest. Hunting in SL has always made me a little crazy. I think I lack the patience for it. For that reason, it takes a special hunt to make me decide to give it a go. Trust me, even for reluctant hunters like myself, the Cold Winter Nights hunt is one worth the effort! I was fortunate enough to get a sneak peek at the items available, and some of them will be featured in this post (with more to come soon). The hunt begins tomorrow, and to see more about it, check out the hunt blog and the GoofNutz blog. The hunt begins on January 15th and runs through February 15th, so there’s plenty of time to grab all the goodies!

There are a lot of cute buildings available in this hunt. One that I especially love is this frostwoods skybox from vespertine. It’s land impact is only 7. It’s one small room, but I also like that the skybox has real windows to let in light. Skyboxes without windows make me feel claustrophobic (yeah, I’m weird). It’s great for those who have limited prims but want a space to call home! I took the picture below in this little home. I decorated with a mix and match of other hunt gifts. The couch, coffee table and candles are part of a gorgeous set from Cleo Designs. The couch is texture change, too. The birds on the table and the pretty cabinet are part of the Strawberry Box set. My big cozy sweater is from !gO! and also is a hunt offering. I tossed on some Jane fuzzy leggings and my Maitreya slouchy socks to complete the cozy, comfy look. The pose I chose from the sofa is called “o my head.”

Cold Winter Nights Hunt

So, I chose the above pose because it suited the skin I’m wearing from Oceane Body Design. It’s very cute, and called Milla Has A Cold… and yep, it’s also a hunt gift. I wanted to give you a better look, so I took another pic of it to show it off. I’m also showing off this adorable hair from Wasabi Pills called Claire. I am wearing Rouge, but as I usually do with WP hair, it’s tinted a bit. It’s my Hair Today Day 9 (yep, even though Day 8 isn’t blogged yet… I’m such a rebel that way). I’m still playing catch up, but I’ll get there! The stunning eyes I’m wearing are Tundra from IKON’s Eternal series.

HTGT Day 9

So, be sure to check out this hunt when it begins tomorrow. It’s definitely going to be one worth taking the time to complete!

~Lucie