New Year’s Eve

2017 has been quite the experience, not only for myself but for so many of my friends and family. I can’t say I’m not anxious to brush the dirt of 2017 off and move on to new adventures and hopefully true happiness in 2018. I decided that it’s close enough to New Year’s Eve to post a blog about it, right?

When I first saw this new backdrop from Varonis I knew I was going to blog it. The formal, dark setting is just perfect for about anything. I chose to great a ballroom for my New Year’s Eve party. Available right now at Shiny Shabby this backdrop and is only 44LI. I was shocked when I went to grab it and found out it was only 199L, a steal in my opinion.

Backdrop *new*Varonis – Noir Background – Shiny Shabby

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A new year’s eve party wouldn’t be complete without champagne, balloons, and more would it? I had seen a set from Chez Moi that was available for 50% off, I missed that deal but I found it in the Marketplace for full price and had to have it. This set comes with champagne cart, hanging stars, wall lights, and string decor. The champagne cart comes with animated poses for eating, drinking, and chatting built into it, there are single male and female as well as couples poses.

I went to Uber, only intending on buying the fabulous hair from Mina and saw this balloon set. Hive created it and it includes 4 types of balloons in three metallic colors.

DecorChez Moi – Happy New Year Set PG

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Balloons *new*Hive – Celebration Balloon Set – Uber 

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The perfect setting deserves the perfect gown right? Well, The Annex is at Genre this month, sadly this will be the final round of Genre. I blogged for them when they first opened so it makes me a little sad to see this event go away. This dress is fit for Maitreya, Freya, and Hourglass and is available in 5 colors. It’s just gorgeous. Oh, did I mention? I was accepted as an official blogger for The Annex, I’m so excited!

Dress *new*: The Annex – Olivia Gown Silver Maitreya – Genre

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I chose to feature a pose from Foxcity, this pose set is made for gowns and is available in 6 individual poses or a 7 pose fatpack. Each pose includes a mirror.

PoseFoxcity – Formal 3 Big Gown

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When I first saw this hair I had to have it, I love updos. I have REALLY short hair in real life and even when I had long hair I couldn’t do a thing with it, so hair is an addiction for me in SL. Mina released this hair for Uber and it comes with a minimal style HUD that includes a bang and no bang options.

Hair *new*Mina – Carmen Essentials – Uber 

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7 Deadly Skins is still doing the Christmas Advent, group members can wear their tag and get several skins absolutely free, today’s skin is day 27 and it comes with the LAQ/Omega applier Linda in 6 skin tones as well as Slink, Phatazz, and Tango appliers. The pack also includes a male skin.

Skin7 Deadly Skins – Linda Caramel with 2017 Body HUD applier

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Dark Passions – Koffin Nails is also inthis final round of Genre with a beautiful set of nail polishes. This pack is only available as a fatpack and comes with Maitreya, Omega, and Slink nail HUDs. There are 6 colors included in this set.

Nails *new*: Dark Passions – Koffin Nails – Frostbitten Maitreya – Genre

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EyesMesange – Kitej Eyes

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The Makeover Room is back with another round and Entice has a lovely set of lipstick available this round. Made for Catwa, LAQ, Lelutka, and Omega this lipstick looks absolutely stunning on my LAQ Neve MoCap mesh head. The Makeover Room opens January 1 and you can shop until you drop until January 26.

Lipstick *new*: Entice – Hold Me Now LAQ/Omega – The Makeover Room

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JewelryRealEvil Industries – LUX Fina Set

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PoseFoxcity – Lippy 3

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Trying to break into decor blogging is not easy, most decor creators want to see a good amount of decor only blogs to give you a chance to officially blog for them and that is fine, I can completely understand. I have been a fashion blogger for so long it is odd for me to not include myself in a picture, but I did it and today’s blog is solely focused on decor. Just like a real home, I pulled some pieces from different designers across the grid to create what I hope is an inviting home. I’ll let you be the judge of whether I accomplished my goal or not.

I went to Scarlet Creative and being on a limited budget decided to check out her outlet area. I was pleasantly surprised at the lovely builds available at the outlet and the astonishing price. I picked up this lovely home for only 188L. It is unfurnished and comes with a rez box ready to build. The most fabulous thing about this stunning build is that it is only 57 LI and I’m going to take you on a little tour.

HouseScarlet Creative – Saturday Morning

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LandscapingLittle Branch – Giant Cedar Animated Seasons

Sugar Maple V3 Seasons

Pink Poppies Field

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This is a skybox build so technically there is not an entryway, however, I think of it as one. I created a cozy little nook to have coffee or read a book and I had some help from two amazing designers that I officially blog for. The gorgeous mirror and wall art comes with color change HUDs. The mirrors are available in 5 individual packs or a fatpack. There is also a special Yule version for Christmas. The gorgeous leaf wall art comes in two packs or a fatpack.

Mirror *new*The Plastik – Cathere Mirror Nebula

Art *new*The Plastik – Leava Panel Fades – The Liaison Collaborative

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I complete the entrance with these funky chairs from KraftWork, the included texture change offers you 9 color options.

ChairsKraftWork – Helder Modern Arm Chair

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Other Decor: Bazar – Toronto Coffee Art

Sickly Sweet – Potted Flower Bush

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Trompe Loeil – Amelie Swan Chaise

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Domus – Floor Lamp Dark Wood

HEXtraordinary  – Phoenix Curio

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Step around the corner and you’ll find a neat little nook kitchen, this is perfect for your bachelor pad, to have a friend over or simply enjoy the view out the window. I included a few things from KraftWork to complete my kitchen set. This fridge was created as a group gift for the month of September and is still available to group members. Join the group for 25L and pick up this and so many other gifts available in the store. The nook contains poses and the awesome toaster radio is part of a gacha set.

DecorKraftWork – Chalk Fridge Group Gift

Modern Tete a Tete

Vintage Tea Toaster Radio

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When you enter the living room, the funky mismatched furniture and decor will catch your eye. I love colonial furniture because you can match it with anything. I chose a funky tapestry and woven throw rug to complete my look.

Furniture:  – Victoria Leather White Sofa, lamp, end table, coffee table

Rug: – Multicolor Rung Sunshine

Other DecorTarte – Lighted Tapestry Earth

Upcycled Easel Lights Periwinkle

Blue Sky – Cork Love Wood

Sickly Sweet – Board Love Story

Head on upstairs with me to the area I lovingly call my “wreck room”. Honestly, this area is just a fun area to sit and reflect, read, write, whatever it is that completes you. I chose this gorgeous decor set from Goose for this blog, I have used them before and I had to go in an update my pictures but that is the beauty of this set, you can change the pictures to your heart’s content.

 Furniture: Goose – Love and Family Set

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RugIzzie’s – Sculpted Rug Light Blue

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 Last but most certainly not least is the bedroom area, step across from the wreck room into this open floor plan bedroom. I found this fabulous bed from KraftWork and built around it with some awesome decor from Apple Fall. The bed comes with built-in poses and is available in an adult or PG version. It comes with a texture change option to change the picture on the back headboard and the coolest part is it folds up into itself to create what looks like a row of lockers. The other decor is from an older Apple Fall gacha but it completes the set so well.

BedKraftWork – Murphy Bed PG

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Other DecorApple Fall – Paris Gacha – Reflector Light/Travel Drawers/Plaid Luggage Bag

Tinwhistles Gacha – barrel chair

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Once There Was A Snowman


Once there was a snowman,
Who stood outside the door,
He wished that he could come inside,
And run about the floor.
He wished that he could warm himself,
Beside the fire, so red,
He wished that he could climb 
Upon the big white bed.

So he called to the North Wind,
"Come and help me, pray,
For I'm completely frozen,
Standing here all day."
So the North Wind came along,
And blew him in the door,
And now there nothing left,
But a puddle on the floor!

                            ~~Author Unknown

(Fortunately, THIS snowman is material clad.)


CREDITS:

Hair - .EscalateD.
Lysan
Xmas Calendar - Gift 23
♥ ♥ ♥
More Store Info:
InWorld Marketplace Facebook Website
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Outfit - American Bazaar
Aria Top/Strap
Crystale Skirt
Multiple Fits, Colors - Original Mesh
♥ ♥ ♥

Holiday Boots
Tannenbaum until December 25th !!
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Decor - CHEZ MOI FURNITURES
Snowman Sack
@ Pay It Forward Event until December 25th !!
More Info About Set HERE
♥ ♥ ♥
More Store Info:
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Tattoo - -Endless Pain Tattoos- - Store #55
Peace

Decor - Cosmos Boutique - Store #202
Topiary Ivy & Amaryllis

Decor - Beyond Magestic - Store #241
May your Christmas be bright: Santa & pals set

Boots - Vicarious Youth - Store #133
Reindeer Booties - Peppermint
TD Baby/Kid, Slink, and Resize
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EVENT:
♥ ♥ ♥
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Decor - [Park Place] - Holiday Wreath with Twinkling Lights
Previous Release

Skin/Applier - *YS&YS*
Idda Tone 03 (Lelutka)

.LeLutka. Chloe Bento Head & Rigged Eyes
Maitreya Lara body/Bento hands/feet
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Lucilla 05
Find Soon InStore Post-Event!
 ♥ ♥
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Lighting - LUMIPro 2017


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Once There Was A Snowman


Once there was a snowman,
Who stood outside the door,
He wished that he could come inside,
And run about the floor.
He wished that he could warm himself,
Beside the fire, so red,
He wished that he could climb 
Upon the big white bed.

So he called to the North Wind,
"Come and help me, pray,
For I'm completely frozen,
Standing here all day."
So the North Wind came along,
And blew him in the door,
And now there nothing left,
But a puddle on the floor!

                            ~~Author Unknown

(Fortunately, THIS snowman is material clad.)


CREDITS:

Hair - .EscalateD.
Lysan
Xmas Calendar - Gift 23
♥ ♥ ♥
More Store Info:
InWorld Marketplace Facebook Website
_____________________________

Outfit - American Bazaar
Aria Top/Strap
Crystale Skirt
Multiple Fits, Colors - Original Mesh
♥ ♥ ♥

Holiday Boots
Tannenbaum until December 25th !!
__________________________________

Decor - CHEZ MOI FURNITURES
Snowman Sack
@ Pay It Forward Event until December 25th !!
More Info About Set HERE
♥ ♥ ♥
More Store Info:
__________________________

Tattoo - -Endless Pain Tattoos- - Store #55
Peace

Decor - Cosmos Boutique - Store #202
Topiary Ivy & Amaryllis

Decor - Beyond Magestic - Store #241
May your Christmas be bright: Santa & pals set

Boots - Vicarious Youth - Store #133
Reindeer Booties - Peppermint
TD Baby/Kid, Slink, and Resize
_______________________________

EVENT:
♥ ♥ ♥
_______________________________

Decor - [Park Place] - Holiday Wreath with Twinkling Lights
Previous Release

Skin/Applier - *YS&YS*
Idda Tone 03 (Lelutka)

.LeLutka. Chloe Bento Head & Rigged Eyes
Maitreya Lara body/Bento hands/feet
_______________________________

Lucilla 05
Find Soon InStore Post-Event!
 ♥ ♥
More Store Info:

Lighting - LUMIPro 2017


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Snowy Dreams

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Two more real life work days for me and then I can put my feet up and relax, well after I have done Christmas Shopping but I am pretty sure come Christmas Eve it will be trackies and slippers for me! Snowy Dreams

Clothing & Hair

Tracksuit- AnaMarkova– Jayda Onyx- Designer Showcase

Hair-Doe-Merry-Lootbox

Nail Applier- Dark Passions-Koffin Nails– Winter Webs Silver- Winter’s Hollow

Necklace- CAE– To The Moon Back-Cosmopolitan

Slippers- REIGN.- Beary Cozy Slippers

Body and Skin

Head and Body Applier- Wow Skins–Rosy

Body/Hands/Feet-Maitreya Lara

Head- Catwa Catya Bento

Scene

Snowmen- Chez Moi– Snowman family- Cosmopolitan

Chair- Chez Moi– Grace Arbour Set- Shiny Shabby


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Here Come (Mrs) Santa Claus

They haven’t made a song about Mrs. Claus coming to visit so this will have to do. Tell you what this Mrs. Claus could come visit me anytime. I have some really nice goodies to share with you today, some new and some I’ve used before but they are totally worth taking a look at again.

This decor thing is getting easier with each set I put together, I don’t know if it is because I am getting more items or if I’m just getting more confident. I had already blogged all the trees I had, more than once really so I was looking for something new. I also included some amazing free gifts from Paying It Forward and from Cosmopolitan. The designers participating in these two events have provided some amazing gifts for group members to enjoy. Trompe Loeil has their annual advent calendar at The Arcade as well.

Decor

Trompe Loeil – Christmas Advent 2017 – The Arcade

Marketplace

Bee Designs – Cosmo Christmas Advent Armchair – Cosmopolitan Event

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The Loft & Aria – Leona Coffee Table, Tivoli Reindeer, Leona Heliconia In A Vase – FaMESHed

SAYO – Evergreen Garland – FaMESHed

NOMAD – Silver Lantern, Tree Lantern, Star String A,B,C,D – Collabor88

SAYO – Glitz Collection Round Draped Bar Table – Tannenbaum

Dust Bunny – Alpine Christmas Tree with optional presents – Collabor88

Chez Moi – Round Rug Leeloo

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Jian – Santa’s Samoyeds 14 & 15 – The Arcade 

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Bee Designs – Christmas Tree Word Cutout – Paying It Forward

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Chez Moi – Wooden Candle Decor – Paying It Forward

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KraftWork was able to slip into Uber at the last minute when an opening became available. This super nice, warehouse-style loft skybox comes with a HUD to change several of the textures.

Skybox *new*KraftWork – Pied-a-Tere – Uber

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This adorable Mrs. Claus outfit is from The Annex and is part of the gacha set available at PocketGacha. There are two rares, red and black, and they come with a naughty and nice version. There are also 11 commons. I chose the nice version to share today. There are options for Maitreya, Freya, and Hourglass only.

Outfit *new*: The Annex – Mrs. Claus Red Rare Maitreya Nice – PocketGacha

This awesome pose was made for men but look how cute it is for women. Available at The Naughty List until December 31 this is a bento pose and comes with Santa’s sack and the Santa hat.

Pose *new*Image Essentials – Naughty List 05 – The Naughty List

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MODA was part of Bound Box this month, a super sexy, very kinky subscription box that is released once a month. These shoes are so hot I thought they’d definitely complete my Mrs. Claus look. These shoes come with a full-color HUD and are fit for Maitreya, Belleza, and Slink.

Shoes *new*Moda – Nikita Ruffle Platforms – Bound Box

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This hair is a free gift from Limerence and is available at the Paying it Forward event. This is a special set available only as a gift so get it while you can.

Hair *new*Limerence – Denny Hair – Paying It Forward 

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Powder Pack was released on the 17th for the Catwa heads. This box is packed full of amazing skins, makeups, and more.

Skin *new*Avi-Glam – Jordin 03 with Amara 03 Body Applier

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Eyeshadow *new*Arise – Thea Eyeshadow

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Brows *new*: NOX – Adra Brows

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Lipstick *new*The Face – Party Makeup Palette

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These eyelashes are a free gift from Euphoric and are available at Cosmopolitan.

Eyeslashes *new*: Euphoric – Cute Lashes – Cosmopolitan Event

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Mesange is back at Men Only Monthly with this gorgeous set of eyes. Available in 15 colors or a fatpack. There are four iris sizes and have omega appliers, mesh eyes and system eyes.

Eyes *new*Mesange – Ollie Eyes – Men Only Monthly

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SlackGirl has these amazing nails at Cosmetic Fair. This HUD comes with 12 colors and is fit for all mesh bento hands.

Nails *new*SlackGirl – Vision Bento Mesh Nails Maitreya – Cosmetic Fair

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For more information regarding body and head please visit The Basics

 

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Here Come (Mrs) Santa Claus

They haven’t made a song about Mrs. Claus coming to visit so this will have to do. Tell you what this Mrs. Claus could come visit me anytime. I have some really nice goodies to share with you today, some new and some I’ve used before but they are totally worth taking a look at again.

This decor thing is getting easier with each set I put together, I don’t know if it is because I am getting more items or if I’m just getting more confident. I had already blogged all the trees I had, more than once really so I was looking for something new. I also included some amazing free gifts from Paying It Forward and from Cosmopolitan. The designers participating in these two events have provided some amazing gifts for group members to enjoy. Trompe Loeil has their annual advent calendar at The Arcade as well.

Decor

Trompe Loeil – Christmas Advent 2017 – The Arcade

Marketplace

Bee Designs – Cosmo Christmas Advent Armchair – Cosmopolitan Event

Marketplace

The Loft & Aria – Leona Coffee Table, Tivoli Reindeer, Leona Heliconia In A Vase – FaMESHed

SAYO – Evergreen Garland – FaMESHed

NOMAD – Silver Lantern, Tree Lantern, Star String A,B,C,D – Collabor88

SAYO – Glitz Collection Round Draped Bar Table – Tannenbaum

Dust Bunny – Alpine Christmas Tree with optional presents – Collabor88

Chez Moi – Round Rug Leeloo

Marketplace

Jian – Santa’s Samoyeds 14 & 15 – The Arcade 

Marketplace

Bee Designs – Christmas Tree Word Cutout – Paying It Forward

Marketplace

Chez Moi – Wooden Candle Decor – Paying It Forward

Marketplace

KraftWork was able to slip into Uber at the last minute when an opening became available. This super nice, warehouse-style loft skybox comes with a HUD to change several of the textures.

Skybox *new*KraftWork – Pied-a-Tere – Uber

Marketplace

This adorable Mrs. Claus outfit is from The Annex and is part of the gacha set available at PocketGacha. There are two rares, red and black, and they come with a naughty and nice version. There are also 11 commons. I chose the nice version to share today. There are options for Maitreya, Freya, and Hourglass only.

Outfit *new*: The Annex – Mrs. Claus Red Rare Maitreya Nice – PocketGacha

This awesome pose was made for men but look how cute it is for women. Available at The Naughty List until December 31 this is a bento pose and comes with Santa’s sack and the Santa hat.

Pose *new*Image Essentials – Naughty List 05 – The Naughty List

Marketplace

MODA was part of Bound Box this month, a super sexy, very kinky subscription box that is released once a month. These shoes are so hot I thought they’d definitely complete my Mrs. Claus look. These shoes come with a full-color HUD and are fit for Maitreya, Belleza, and Slink.

Shoes *new*Moda – Nikita Ruffle Platforms – Bound Box

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This hair is a free gift from Limerence and is available at the Paying it Forward event. This is a special set available only as a gift so get it while you can.

Hair *new*Limerence – Denny Hair – Paying It Forward 

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Powder Pack was released on the 17th for the Catwa heads. This box is packed full of amazing skins, makeups, and more.

Skin *new*Avi-Glam – Jordin 03 with Amara 03 Body Applier

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Eyeshadow *new*Arise – Thea Eyeshadow

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Brows *new*: NOX – Adra Brows

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Lipstick *new*The Face – Party Makeup Palette

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These eyelashes are a free gift from Euphoric and are available at Cosmopolitan.

Eyeslashes *new*: Euphoric – Cute Lashes – Cosmopolitan Event

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Mesange is back at Men Only Monthly with this gorgeous set of eyes. Available in 15 colors or a fatpack. There are four iris sizes and have omega appliers, mesh eyes and system eyes.

Eyes *new*Mesange – Ollie Eyes – Men Only Monthly

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SlackGirl has these amazing nails at Cosmetic Fair. This HUD comes with 12 colors and is fit for all mesh bento hands.

Nails *new*SlackGirl – Vision Bento Mesh Nails Maitreya – Cosmetic Fair

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Strongest Blizzard

 

 

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Even the strongest blizzard starts with a single snowflake.

~Anonymous~

{Flickr}

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Adalynne
Head: Catwa Catya Head
Body – Maitreya Lara 4.1
Skin: Lara Hurley Christy Rose Pale Catwa Applier, Fae Skin, and Body
Hair: VoltHair Elise

{Clothes and Accessories}
Jewelry: Earthstones All My love Bridal
EarMuffs: Noir Grumpy Cat EarMuffs @ Wintertrend
Dress: ChicModa Olivia Dress @ Tres Chic

{Set Design}
Chez Moi Snowy Bare Tree

{Pose}
My own ❤ (Created with Anypose)


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It Came Upon a Midnight Clear

Sometimes you have to step out of your comfort zone, break down the walls that are holding you back, and try something you never have before to grow. This is one of those times. When I heard that Scarlet Creative was looking for a few bloggers to complete the 2018 team my first thought was “I’ve never blogged Scarlet Creative before”. I decided to open up the application and check out the rules and although I don’t feel that I am quite there yet, you never gain anything by not trying. I jokingly call this post my “audition” piece. I hope you enjoy.

When I decided to attempt a full decor blog I decided to choose this gorgeous build available at Collabor88. This 3 level house with a room on each level and is only 177 LI fully rezzed. You may purchase an optional snow roof at the main store location and the total cost of this gorgeous setting? 238L total, but remember the special pricing of the house is while purchased at Collabor88.

House *new*: Scarlet Creative – Nikolai Dacha with optional snow roof – Collabor88

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While I was looking at the house at Collabor88 I also saw this lovely conservatory and thought it would be perfect to complete my scene, it was only 88L a total steal in my opinion. Only 84LI this conservatory comes with an optional snow roof as well, plus some of the other snow pilings you see around the decor including the snow on the railing of the Scarlet Creative build. I added some lovely trees from The Little Branch including the Giant Cedar that is part of the Hello Tuesday today only at Cosmopolitan and a very miniature version of the Winter Brise tree available at FaMESHed, I thought it made a lovely shrub in front of my window.

Conservatory *new*Trompe Loeil – Nysa Conservatory with optional snow roof and snow decor – Collabor88

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Trees *new*Little Branch – Winter Brise Tree animated – FaMESHed

Giant Cedar 4 seasons – Cosmopolitan Event Hello Tuesday!

Cedar v3, Cedar v2, Red Elder (four seasons)

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I decided to complete my scene with this super cute snowman family available right now at Cosmopolitan. Only a 6LI it comes with poses for singles and couples built right in.

Snowman *new*Chez Moi – Snowman Family – Cosmopolitan Event

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I felt like something was missing and got to looking, that’s when I realized I had no lamps or lights of any kind. I hit the marketplace and found this super cute, Victorian lamp post. It is only 7LI and also comes with single and couple’s poses built right in.

LampWhat Next – Holiday Lamp Post V2

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This was fun and although a little weird not to include myself in a picture it was kind of nice not to have to stress over how I looked. I hope you all enjoyed my review of these fabulous decor pieces. Merry Christmas, Happy Hannakah, Merry Kwanzaa, or whatever it is you celebrate this time of year.

 

 

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