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The Draw to Enchantment

“Do you hear the call of the waves below?
Or the way the fishes move in the flow?
To Sea! To Sea! The Seagulls do caw.
From somewhere she answers…
She answers their call.
Can you see the foam layered on sand?
Or feel the way it creeps up your hand?
Her curls shine…Shine bright in the sun.
She smiles and dances…
She dances for fun.
She’s ready to share her treasure with you.
Though you’ll need to find it.
Before the others do.”
[Poem courtesy of the Enchantment Hunt]

The Draw of Enchantment [1]

I’ll be honest… I’m not one for hunts. (I’m one of those people who has a terrible time finding where I last left my glasses in real life, let alone finding a hunt item in SL!) But this Hunt drew me in the minute I saw the amazing line up of designers and the gorgeous gifts, and I knew I had to share it with you! Especially as every one of these hunt gifts are FREE. Just find the little purple shell, click it, and viola! You’ve found your prize!

The theme of the Enchantment Hunt is little mermaid. I found you a simply amazing mesh tail for only 50L at The Muses that works great with the mesh Maitreya Lara body (which is what I have) as well as system bodies (you can see the tail in the picture above.) The Muses sells their tail in two styles — Ianthe or Ondine and you can get either style in an amazing array of colors from either their Marketplace store or their in-world store. I admit to grabbing mine from the Marketplace simply for the convenience.

The shot above is also a great view of half of the gift you’ll find if you stop by .aisling. as you swim through this great hunt. Their gift composed of two parts: a pose and a prop. The picture above gives you a clear shot of the pose… the siren or mermaid reaching out to draw in her prey… the picture below gives you a good picture of the second half of .aisling’s. gift — a stunning dagger with an intricately detailed hilt for you to hold.

The Draw of Enchantment [2]

The Hunt includes 23 amazing stops — far too many for me to showcase in one post. But I tried to hit several to give you an idea of just how amazing these gifts really are. This skin by Lumae called Adore – Eione // Anemone (notice the amazing details with the scales on the skin?!) came with every applier imaginable, as well as different color brow options and was also part of the Hunt.

My tiara is an Enchantment Hunt gift courtesy of PurpleMoon Creations and when I stumbled upon it, I fell in love — not just with the detailing and style but with the thoughtfulness of the creator who added a color-change hud! There are 12 gem color options and 5 metal options!

My mesh pearls and sexy star seashell modesty breast covers are an Enchantment Hunt gift from [Glitzz] and just as generous as the other gifts as they included an easy to use resize script that made them easy to fit to my avatar’s shape. I loved that I did not have to modify my avatar to fit these items, but instead I could modify these items to fit my avatar.

Last but not least — it’s not a hunt item, but I found a fabulous gift from you from Alice Project! They have put out a promo on the marketplace as a FREE gift for customers called Summertime Sadness in a special set of Mini Medley colors. I chose this lovely pastel pink to complete my look, but there were lots of great colors on the hud. And as always, this mesh style from Alice project is just breathtaking!

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Find your own draw to the enchanted waters…

Skin – Lumae :: Adore – Eione // Anemone (0L Enchantment Hunt Gift)

Hair – *Alice Project* Summertime Sadness (OL Marketplace Promo Gift)

Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight

Hands – SLink

Mer Tail – The Muses. Ianthe – Ghost Mer Tail (50L on the Marketplace)

Necklace and Modesty Breast Covers – [Glitzz] Pearl Necklace and Star Sea Breast Jewelry (0L Enchantment Hunt Gift)

Tiara – PurpleMoon Creations Aquaria Tiara with color change hud (0L Enchantment Hunt Gift)

Pose and Dagger – .aisling. Pacte Pose and Pacte Dagger (0L Enchantment Hunt Gift)

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An Affordable Fantasea

Snapshot_001Good evening to all of you Fabulous Readers!  Looking for  something to spice up your Second Life?  Try some fins!  From time to time I put on a set of fins and make my mer way under the sea to visit Second Life from a different perspective.  Today I am plundering the Blake Diego Sea in my Pirate Mermaid Costume which I put together with some inexpensive The Fantasy Gacha finds and some FREE marketplace finds too.

Pure Poison is participating in The Fantasy Gacha and in this Pirate themed round they are offering the Pirate Mermaid Skeleton Bras in several colours and the Fitted Mesh Mermaid Tail (comes with a swimming AO, and colour change hud to match the different bra colours) at 50L per play.  Don’t worry, the bras are fully adjustable if you are erm.. bigger or smaller. 🙂  My Commander Pirate Hat is also a Pure Poison Fantasy Gacha find (50L per play).

I found the Monkey Island Insult Cutlass Sword and the Anchor Necklace in the AleyMart marketplace store, both for free! The sword actually works  – too fun.  They have a wide selection of free pirate goodies in that shop – so take a peek if you are into finding some good free pirate loot.
Snapshot_003The Even-Tide Mer Scales can be found on marketplace for 29L per colour or in full fatpack rainbows too.  They just add a little fantasy to your every day skin.  I am wearing a couple more tattoo layers which are also free.  The Mock Cosmetics Party All Night / Indifference Desert Sand Eyeshadow can be found inworld at Shop FreeStyle, and the Left Eye Scar Tattoo can be found on marketplace as a free gift by Le Baguette.

Last but not least… TSUNAMI is the maker of these free Mouth Bubbles!!
Pure Poison @ The Fantasy Gacha

I’m off to find some booty!  Enjoy your evenings 🙂

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Love is wearing…

Skin – Al Vulo Berry
Scales – [Even-Tide] Mer Scales (29L / marketplace)
Eye Scar – La Baguette Left Eye Scar Gift (free / 0L / marketplace)
Eye Makeup – MOCK Cosmetics Party All Night / Indifference Desert Sand (free / 0L / Shop FreeStyle) – Previously shown by Caresia [HERE]
Eyes – IKON Sunrise Eyes Black
Hair – LeLutka Vent (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Hands by Slink
Mermaid Bra – Pure Poison Pirate Mermaid Skeleton Bra (50L per play @ The Fantasy Gacha)
Mermaid Tail & AO – Pure Poison Pirate Mermaid Fitted Mesh Tail (RARE) (50L per play @ The Fantasy Gacha)
Necklace – AleyMart Pirate Anchor Necklace (free / 0L / marketplace)
Sword – AleyMart Monkey Island Insult Cutlass (free / 0L / marketplace)
Mouth Bubbles – [TSUNAMI] Free Bubbles (free / 0L / marketplace)
Pose – *FN* Torpedo Pose (50L / marketplace)
Sim – Blake Diego

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No Dinglehoppers Required!

MerLove

The other day, I showed you a beautifully made Corset Dress and Jewelry Set that is a group gift at ALB (here) and today I am showing you the second group gift that is available for women.

When you join the free inworld group at ALB you can pick up the Mermaid Arielle Set that includes the mercostume shown as well as a jewelry set and a mermaid animation override that allows you to “stick your legs together” lol and swim!

The skin I am in today is a midnight mania prize from Wow Skins called Isabella Milk which I won the day before yesterday.  They switch out the prizes often, so it may be a different skin up there today.  This is a group board which requires a 250L join fee.  It’s a great group to be in with tons of gifts in the way of group gifts, midnight mania board prizes, and lucky boards.

My hair, is not free, but worth a mention for three reasons… The first reason is because it’s super cute lol, and the second reason is because it’s currently 50% off.  In fact ALL of the eep . hair is 50% off until October 6th, so go try on some demos and see what you can find!  The third reason I am mentioning it is so I can totally cheezy like mention – “No dinglehoppers required” 😉  Come on… Fess up in comments!  Who know’s what I’m talking about here?  I know some of you must!

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MerLove is wearing…

Skin – Wow Skins Isabella Milk (free / 0L / group MM board / 250L to join) – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Infinity%20Club/246/58/22

Eyes – IKON Perspective Eyes Coffee (not free) – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hot/227/92/39

Hair – eep . hair 013 (50% off Sale!) – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Existence/155/117/22

Mermaid Costume & Jewelry – ALB Mermaid Arielle w/ Swim AO & Jewelry (free group gift / 0L / free to join) – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LAMU%20ISLAND/226/4/23

Sim – Black Basalt Beach – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Brandy%20Wine%20Island/80/180/21