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Gargoyle Queen

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Hey fabbies,

I’ve been delving into the world of geneology in my real life.  Fascinating stuff, really.  Especially for a girl who was adopted and never knew her heritage growing up.  Turns out I am mostly British, Irish and Scottish (DNA), which may explain my love of castles.  Speaking of castles, check out my new buddy.  He may look scary but he is really just one of those gargoyles from Notre Dame voiced by Jason Alexander (You know, George from Seinfeld).  He says “Ooh La La“.  Still, you don’t meet a guy like him every day.

Ok for reals, this is another of those amazing pose props from Le Poppycock (75L a play Nextup!).  I tell ya’ she has got some mighty fun stuff.

My dress is a group gift from UNA that comes in a fatpack of colors as a free group gift.  The group there is 50L to join but she has a plethora of goodies for you on the wall for your small join fee.  This dress fits:

  • Maitreya
  • Ebody

Ah well, my eyes are mad at me for staring at this screen for far too long today, so I suppose it is time to come down from my belltower and post this.

Arielle is looking fabulous in…

Clothes

Outfit – UNA Adriana Dress (free group gift, group is 50L to join)
Necklace and Bindi – Celeste
Celestial Jewelry Set

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya  Lara
Mesh Head –Lelutka EvoX AVALON 3.1
Skin – DS’ELLES-CHARLA – LUMIERE B
Eyes – Lelutka EvoX 3.1
Hair– . Doe . Floret . Flux
Face Tattoo – rotten {love letters} C . black ink . plain [chk]

Extras

Pose & Prop – 2. Le Poppycock *Nyctophilia* Heart of Stone RARE (Nextup 75L a play)
Location – Rock of Cashiel Riding Sim


Whimsical Sunday Stroll

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Hey faboo gang!

It’s a rainy day here in my real life world, a day to crank up those fairy lights and delve into some fun second life fashion!

I love to find designers who are *not* on the big designer list and introduce them to everyone.  There are a helluva lot of good designers out there that you never hear about and who don’t even get a chance because they are overshadowed by those designers you *do* hear about every day!  I like to share these “mom and pop” designers, the small businesses of the grid to show them some support.

This time around I have found a cute place called It’s Me.  They have some freebies and dollarbies, but my eye caught this outfit which was still only 29L, I love the funky pattern on the overalls. It also comes with cute sneakers to match (not shown). This cute set which has both the top and the pants fits:

  • Maitreya
  • Freya
  • Isis
  • Venus
  • Hourglass
  • Physique

My pose is another cute 75L Nextup find from Le Poppycock.  I love that you wear the props and they pose you, so you have nothing to rez.  This pose comes with both the tree and the dove, as well as the pose, of course.

 

Arielle is looking fabulous in…

Clothes

Outfit – It’s Me Lexia Set 5 (29L)
Hair wreath – Lode Japanese Anemone (wine)
Necklace – AvaGirl Leaf Necklace

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya  Lara
Mesh Head –Lelutka EvoX AVALON 3.1
Skin – DS’ELLES-CHARLA – LUMIERE B
Eyes – Lelutka EvoX 3.1
Hair– Ayashi Sauyki

Extras

Pose and tree (& bird)-Le Poppycock Juniper Tree Whispered Song (75L Nextup)
Location – My home


I Need a Pig Here!

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Hey gang!

This outfit reminded me of a modern sort of Red Queen from Alice in Wonderland.  See how she sits surveying her royal domain?  Wouldn’t you like to play Red Queen too (Off with their heads!!!)?  I’m here to tell you how!  Just put your feet up on your pig, call in your fat boys, grab a dwink and lets go!

The Sexy Red and Black Dress

I found this dress at a shop called Mia Styles.  It is a free group gift and the group is free to join.  It fits:

  • Lara
  • Freya
  • Slink

Remember, You Can Tune a Piano But…

Now the pose and the piano come from Le Poppycock, where a lot of us have been stalking lately, because she literally has a room of Next Up machines to play with more cute and fun poses than you can shake a stick at! (pictures herself standing in the room shaking a stick at the machines but finally giving up)  The machines are all 75L or less a play (this one is 75L) and one of my very favorite things about these poses is that you can use them anywhere, because you wear the prop and it poses you, so you do not have to rez them! (does happy dance!)  So am I wearing the piano or is the piano wearing me?  One of life’s great mysteries my friends, but whichever way, it works like a charm!

Did you eat my tarts???

Arielle is looking fabulous in…

Clothes

Dress – Mia Styles MS-Princess Fancy Dress Red Black Dark (free group gift, group is free to join)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya  Lara
Mesh Head –Lelutka EvoX AVALON 3.1
Skin – DS’ELLES-CHARLA – LUMIERE B
Eyes – Lelutka EvoX 3.1
Hair– Ayashi Sumie hair

Extras

Pose & Piano– 3. Le Poppycock *Bright Ideas* Prelude (75L a play Next Up Machine)


Let Me Take You Down….

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Hello loverly faboos!

Spring is coming my darlings!  It really, truly is!  I cannot emphasize how *glad* I am that warm weather is beginning to creep in on us.  With the Ides of March past and St Patty celebrations happening everywhere, even the fashions are shouting spring!  (if er, clothing could talk, that is!) (perhaps its best clothing can not talk… o.0)

I found this stunning little dress at the TWE12VE Event, it is a 12L item from Emerald Couture, who blesses us with lovely creations in every season.  I knew I needed this dress the moment I saw it.  And for 12L, well as I like to say, you sure can’t beat that with a stick! This adorable dress fits:

  • Classic
  • Fit
  • Freya
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Slink & Hourglass
  • Venus

It also comes with sure cute matching shoes, not shown in the photo.

Now, it’s not just the clothing bursting out spring, but the poses as well.  Amitie has more of their fabulous poses for you at the Arcade, all Boho Spring inspired (this one is called Strawberry Fields) – which is right up my alley!  Each pose is only 50L a play and they are one cuter than the other!

Arielle is looking fabulous in…

Clothes

Dress – Emerald Couture Chun Green (12L at the March TWE12VE Event)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya  Lara
Mesh Head –Lelutka EvoX AVALON 3.1
Skin – DS’ELLES-CHARLA – LUMIERE B
Eyes – Lelutka EvoX 3.1
Hair– Doux Nova
Lips – Gloom – Sweetheart Lips
Eyes – .E l e i. – Jennifer (Eyemakeup)
Nails – A:S:S – Nail appliers – Metal dreams (free on marketplace)

Extras

Pose – Amitie Boho Spring Strawberry Fields (via the Arcade @ 50L a play)


Crazy Cat Lady or Non-Morning Person?

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Heya Faboos!

I swear I am not the crazy cat lady y’all have been hearing about!  I swear, I’m really just not a morning person and I needed to put the cat out! (was he on fire??)  Just me trudging downstairs to let the foolish little felines out for the day, lest they meow me to death!  Meow, meow silly, meow meow!

And why does meow starts to look like it’s spelled wrong if you keep looking at it?

Anyhoo!  If you *are* that crazy cat lady, or have dreamt of being a so called cat lady, OR you just can’t get enough cats in your sl world, then read on!

The Arcade, as you might know, is in full swing again.  And if you can get the machines to play nice with you, you can put together this outfit by Belle Epoque, who has a whole machine filled with robes, cats, cats to put out, cats to carry, even cats to put on your head!  Oh the delight of it all!  This machine is only 50L per play and this is the full key of what’s available:

The robe comes with a HUD and fits Maitreya and Legacy.

Now my slippers, which are yes, bunny and not kitty, but they *are* pink and fuzzy and that is all that really matters, can also be found at The Arcade by Dazed at only 75L a pull.  They have a nice cozy morning set of goodies for you to play for as shown below:

The Arcade continues to the end of the month, but you will want to leave yourself time to try for these, if you don’t get them right off the bat.

Happy Arcade-ing!

Arielle is looking fabulous in…

Clothes

Robe & Cats – Belle Epoque – Cat Lady – Robe RARE  – Plus sleeping cat (3#) (via the Arcade @ 50L a play)
Slippers – Dazed. Morning Routines – Sleepers Pink (via the Arcade @ 75L a play)
Hair Bow – JoanneDanielle – Fluffy Bow Headband V1 – Blush
Necklace – CELESTE – Paw Love Pendant
Glasses  – *Merlific* Hipster Glasses

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya  Lara
Mesh Head –Lelutka EvoX AVALON 3.1
Skin – DS’ELLES-CHARLA – LUMIERE B
Eyes – Lelutka EvoX 3.1
Hair– Analog Dog AD – Angel – snickerdoodle


Make a Wish

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Hey gang,

As you know, The Arcade is one of those places I’ve been hitting up this week for goodies.  I’m loving all the fun goodies the designers have brought to this round.

This time, I have another Amitie pose for you, this includes the lights that wrap around you, the pose and the star!  So cute!  I feel so festive!  Amitie is only 50L a play and there are so many fun poses you can win.

My second Arcade goodie is this gorgeous winter themed build I am standing in.  This comes from Celeste, where you can find all sorts of magical bliss.  This was a rare and I just lucked out to get it!  There is also an outdoor gazebo version you can win when you play. (I added the trees) This is also only 50L a play.

Speaking of the trees, these are a free gift from 3D trees which has some lovely landscaping goodies.  They are a free gift and there is no group required.

I know there is just so much going on, you barely know where to turn!  But trust me when I say, you will want to go have a peek at The Arcade.  😉

Merry Jolly Everything!

Arielle is looking fabulous in…

Clothes

Outfit– Estilosa & Vaidosa Alana Set
Necklace–Rawr Snow Queen Necklace

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya  Lara
Mesh Head –Lelutka Nova EvoX
Skin – Heron Ellie 03/Pearle
Eyes – Lotus Generation Eyes
Hair – Wasabi Alina
Lips – Fewness Starlight Lipstick

Extras

Pose & Props (wearable lights and holdable star)– Amitie Holly Jolly Christmas (50L via the Arcade)
Building– Celeste Winter Magic 1. Yurt RARE (50L via the Arcade)
Trees – 3D Trees Gift Winter Tree 2LI (free, no group needed)


Walking in a Winter Wonderland

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Hey gang,

As promised I am back with more wonderful finds for your holidays!  Honestly, you need a list everyday to remember which places to check for advents, next ups, new events!  It’s enough to make a girl swoon with delight!

That Crazy Shop & Hop!

Here is another favorite find from Shop & Hop (which opens today, yay!  If you can’t get in, don’t you fret none!  It is open for a while, and it will be easier to get in after a couple of initial days), this time from Les Sucreries de Fairy… Sweater dress, wonderful leggings and fabulous hat (I love me some leggings and a floppy hat!).  This is a free gift at the Winter Shop & Hop (No group required!), amongst many goodies you can scoop up while you are there.  This outfit fits Maitreya Lara only.  But I bet the hat fits anyone!

My shoes are also a free gift at Shop & Hop, these are from Baiastice and they fit:

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Kupra
  • Legacy Ouch
  • Maitreya
  • Cinnamon Chai

They come with a HUD giving you a bunch of gorgeous colors to choose from so you can wear these little boots with *anything*!

Lastly my lovely hot cocoa with sparklers (I know, I told you, I can’t resist!  I’ve been trying to get this one every day since the Arcade opened!) is from Amitie and was 50L per play at The Arcade.

Well I am freezing from this walk, so I think my hot chocolate needs a refresher, stay warm y’all!

 

Arielle is looking fabulous in…

Clothes

Outfit – Les Sucreries de Fairy * Merry Christmas * Free Gift * (Free gift @ Winter Shop & Hop, No group needed)
Shoes – Baiastice Katriyna Booties (Free gift @ Winter Shop & Hop, No group needed)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya  Lara
Mesh Head –Lelutka Nova EvoX
Skin – *Heron – Ellie – 03/Perle
Eyes – Lotus Generation Eyes
Hair – Doux Rehab

Extras

Prop & Pose – Amitie Holly Jolly Christmas 2. Amitie Chocolate Mug with Sparks (50L via The Arcade)


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Flying Monkeys and Cute Fall Outfits

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Hey gang!

Both real life and second life feel like they are pulling me in ten directions each. Literally, I feel like the scarecrow in the Wizard of Oz. Remember when the flying monkeys pulled him apart and threw him all over the place? Well right now both lives are my flying monkeys. Anyone got any flying monkey spray handy? (and how many times can I say flying monkeys in one post, eh?)

Whimsical Delights

At least I snuck in a little bit of time to wander the magical pathways of the Secret Garden Event. Alas my friends, I spent far more than was wise, but there were so so many whimsical delights waving to me from those Nextup machines. Saying “I’m next, look how wonderful I am, you know you must bring me home!” Well, who am I to argue?

So I put on this cute outfit from the MOoH! nextup and headed out for a walk. I’ve got the key for you below so you can see the entire batch of goodies. I wanted to wear the knee socks but for the life of me I could not figure out my layers in my mesh body. Sometimes I can get them to work and sometimes, well, let’s just say it ain’t pretty. So my apologies to Dalraida over at MOoH!

This outfit fits maitreya only but it comes with everything, even the hat (you have to get each item in the machine though and mix and match them). I fell in love with it the minute I saw it and since I am homeless at the moment, I’ve been traveling around in this and had several compliments as well as people asking me where I got the outfit.  It’s 50L per sale and there’s also a copy/mod fatpack at a discount.

More soon gang!  Hope you are staying toasty warm where ever in the world you are!

Arielle is looking fabulous in…

Clothes

Outfit –MOoH! Fall Outfit Nextup at The Secret Garden Event (Until Nov 30) 50L a play

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya  Lara
Mesh Head –Lelutka Nova EvoX
Skin – Enfer Sombre Madison Cream EvoX
Eyes – Lotus Generation Eyes
Hair – Exile Erin


Before and After

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Cheerio gang!

This post is not your typical before and after.  Oh gosh I *do* love me a before and after, you know when they do makeovers?  It is one of my fondest wishes to one day get a makeover by professionals.  Alas.  But I love a makeover, it’s always so exciting to see what changes they make and how awesome whomever or whatever they were working on came out!

This is kind of a reverse before and after to showcase the awesome goodies I got at the Arcade Event, courtesy of Pare’.  Now, if you want to get all the juicy details of how the new system at the arcade works, I spelled it all out in my previous post here.  With that out of the way, let’s get on to the fun stuff, the goodies!  The machine for Pare’ is called Night Crawlers and is 75L a play and I had to come back on subsequent days to get both the outfits I was lucky enough to grab.  The above was the pink, which I love.  The below photo shows the Halloween version which I was lucky enough to get on my second day try.  I was originally going to just blog the pink one, but when I got the Halloween one as well, I couldn’t resist combining the two.

So, what exactly do I call my before and after?  The first photo, above, is before the Zombie Apocalypse, the second photo before is, well, after, obviously, and our brave heroine can tell she has become outnumbered and she is about to become Zombie herself.  Notice how she is biting her lip in distress?  So she has gone from geek chic to zombie hunter.

As I stated in my previous post, you choose the size you want to play for in the machine and I chose Maitreya Lara as that is what I wear.

Lessons learned by our lovely heroine… a gun works better than an axe when fighting zombies.  Unfortunately.

The End

Arielle is looking fabulous in…

Photo 1

Clothes

Outfit – 7. Pare’.Ame Lined Uniform – Maitreya (75L per play at The Arcade)
Glasses – Oddysee Nana Glasses
Shoes –
Ahroun Designs Originals Angie Boots 09

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya  Lara
Mesh Head –Lelutka Nova EvoX
Skin – Enfer Sombre Madison Cream EvoX
Eyes – Lotus Generation Eyes
Hair – Doe Nova Solid Essentials RARE
Lips – Mimmi Kiss me Gloss

Extras

Pups – Birdy Boudoir Snow Cuddle & Snow Follow RARE

Photo 2

Clothes

Outfit – 13.Pare’ Larme Full Bloody Outfit RARE – Maitreya (75L per play at The Arcade)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya  Lara
Mesh Head –Lelutka Nova EvoX
Skin – Enfer Sombre Madison Cream EvoX
Eyes – Lotus Generation Eyes
Hair – Doux Silent
Face Wounds – Naja Bloody Slashes, THC Wound Tattoos face blood splatter and Lelutka add on Bloody Murder

Extras

Pose and ax – Fashiowl Poses – Legend