Lit Up

Lit Up

I’m lit up
Approaching midnight
I try to fight it
I can’t deny it
It’s taking over me

~ “Lit Up” by Jean Tonique

Lit Up

I donned this dress from Unitedcolorsteam for the Mesh Body Addicts Fair, clicked in the sexy taupe color and dark metal harness and medallions and I was lit up and ready to go out. It fits my new Belleza Isis body perfectly. I applied Zozicon’s sexy nail polish for the Mesh Body Addicts Fair to match. With sexy lace-up boots from TomClaney and a graphic bracelet from Marcopol Oh for Shiny Shabby, I went over to Elysion and lit myself up on the stage there.

Lit Up

I am wearing Catwa Clip’s Destiny mesh head again. I promise I will change soon but this skin from Deesselle Destiny looks so perfect. I simply clicked and applied and then got the applier for the Belleza body. Shylah Honey made this gorgeous tumble of curls and waves for this round of Fameshed and with this particular texture, it’s gorgeous.

Lit Up

Hair: *~*Damselfly*~*Dawsyn Rigged Mesh by Shylah Honey for*~*Damselfly*~*, available at Fameshed*

Skin applier: DS’ELLES-( WEAR) Hud Catwa- AGATHE-Neva by Deesselle Destiny for DS’Elles *

Mesh head: CATWA HEAD Destiny V4.9 by Catwa Clip for CATWA, available at Mesh Body Addicts Fair *

Eyes: .ID. Cosmic Eyes / Dark Brown by Audrey Lamede for Insufferable Dastard

Mesh body: -Belleza- Isis V2 by Tricky Boucher for –Belleza– *

Dress: UC_Richy_dress_all in 1_Belleza_Isis by Unitedcolorsteam for United Colors, available at Mesh Body Addicts Fair *

Bracelet: Clef de Peau Outlet.Anja Bracelet ( Unrigged) Gold by marcopol Oh for Clef de Peau, available at Shiny Shabby *

Nail applier: {ZOZ} Bold II Soft Polish (Omega) Hud by Zozicon for ZOZ, available at Mesh Body Addicts Fair *

Shoes: >VeNuS<>ShOeS< -BELLEZA ISIS- LUANA BOOTS by tomclaney for >VeNuS<>ShOeS< *

Poses by Tutys for Tutys

Taken at Elysion, designed by Syn Beresford

Lit Up

Crème Brulee

Crème Brulee

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” ~ Mary Oliver

Creme Brulee

Summer has come, and it’s been spectacular. My son and I have a bucket list which includes lots of cooking (strawberry rhubarb pie, strawberry jam, peach cobbler, bumbleberry pie), biking, walking, festivaling (see the crème brulee below from Bastille Days), swimming at the high school, and huddling in the air during this heat wave. Tonight we took my cousin out for sushi after the big heat-clearing storms. I am exhausted.

Creme Brulee

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Another wonderful feature every summer is Hair Fair, which benefits Wigs for Kids, and it opened on the 16th. As always, Sasy and Whimsy and Mel have put together an amazing line up again with a portion of every single sale helping a kid somewhere  by giving them a wig so they can enjoy their childhood and not worry about their hair loss.

Creme Brulee

Tommy and Shylah at Damselfly have always generously given for this event and I am showing three of Shylah’s gorgeous styles for the event. My updo is non-rigged, which allows me to resize it to fit the Stella mesh head from LeLutka. With a lovely skin from Inka Mexicola for Kustom9, I think it’s a high fashion look.

Creme Brulee

If you want to go fuller, this style has the look you crave and frames my face and other parts of me nicely (to show off the necklace AvaGardner Kungler is featuring at We <3 RP, of course).

Creme Brulee

And Shylah made this sleek longer style with a lock in front. I think the whole look is great with Zlyskritek’s darling dress for Mesh Body Addicts and Senzati0n Domenitzo’s cute shoes for Shiny Shabby.

I will try to squeeze in more Hair Fair looks as time and summer allow. Best to just get over there and give the kids some love!

Creme Brulee

Hair:

Skin applier: #08 Essences [ArwenM02] by Inka Mexicola for Essences, available at Kustom9 *

Mesh head: .LeLutka.Mesh Head-STELLA v1.6 by JadenArt for LeLutka *

Eyes: {S0NG} :: Ange~ Green Eye by Funeral Plutonian for {S0NG}

Mesh body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.5 by Onyx LeShelle for Maitreya

Dress: Kaithleen’s Tied Dress – Fatpack Maitreya by Zlyskritek for Kaithleen’s, available at Mesh Body Addicts *

Necklace: (Kunglers) Tita necklace – Green by AvaGardner Kungler for Kunglers Extra, available at We <3 RP *

Shoes: Essenz – Bahamas (Maitreya) by Senzati0n Domenitzo for Essenz, available at Shiny Shabby *

Poses by Luth Brodie for Reel Expression (no longer available)

 

Creme Brulee

Balance

Balance

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. ~ Thomas Merton

Balance

I took a springtime walk at Nusquam, enjoying the windlight through the trees and the warming spring air on the sim. I went for a black and white look to combine some fun pieces from The Project Se7en and Shiny Shabby. First is this dress/shirt combo from Larcoco Mathy for the Project Se7en that includes a HUD with a ton of choices for the inside dress. Then I pulled on funky socks made by BerthaWeiss, also at The Project Se7en, which has resizable garters that include a HUD for color choices. I am wearing some funky platform shoes from Pill Kanto for Shiny Shabby, a double balance on the train track at Nusquam. Mea Carnell’s stylish necklace for SaNaRae adds some circles to all my stripes.

Balance

Shyla Diggs is rocking the appliers lately and has come out with another applier for the Catwa heads, this one new for the Mix Event and absolutely gorgeous. With several eye makeup and lipstick choices, it’s a great look on the Annie head. Shylah Honey has been cranking out some darling looks lately and this wavy casual ‘do for Fameshed is perfect for this spring day.

Balance

Hair: *~*Damselfly*~*Loryn Rigged Mesh by Shylah Honey for*~*Damselfly*~*, available at Fameshed *

Skin applier: -Belleza- Mila Catwa Applier Sunkissed by Shyla Diggs for –Belleza-, available for the Mix Event *

Mesh head: CATWA HEAD Annie V4.5 by Catwa Clip for CATWA

Eyes: L’Etre – Mesh Eyes [#56] by dam1710 for L’Etre

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.5 by Onyx LeShelle for Maitreya

Dress: ::C’est la vie !:: Sheila JK(white) by Larcoco Mathy for ::C’est la vie!::, available at The Project Se7en *

Necklace: Meva Cyoko Necklace black by Mea Carnell for Meva, available at SaNaRae *

Socks: .EMBW. Joker Socks – Strips and Diamonds by BerthaWeiss for .EMBW., available at The Project Se7en *

Feet: Slink Avatar Enhancement Feet Flat V2.4 by Siddean Munro for Slink

Shoes: Miamai_KukiSlipper – Artic by Pill Kanto for Miamai, available at Shiny Shabby *

Poses: -no wow- [balance] by Lisbeth Gummibaum for –no wow-

Taken at Nusquam

Balance

Love as a Weapon

Love as a Weapon

Wasn’t like I was looking, wasn’t like I had a plan.
Sometimes you get lucky and it falls right in your hands.

~ “Love as a Weapon” by Little Scream

Love as a Weapon

Before we think the blog is titled some angsty thing, the song is really about using love as a good thing—as a weapon against darkness. That being said, I just like the song and the lyrics as I heard them had all sorts of goodness. More goodness is this sexy dress from Annie Melson for the Mesh Body Addicts event, a fitmesh for several mesh bodies, including the Maitreya Lara, slinky and sensuous and beautifully textured with a deep-cut decolletage. I accessorized with bracelets from Crashnoww from Shiny Shabby (round closing soon—get there) and high heels from AvengeStore, made of 100% original mesh and textures.

Love as a Weapon

Serene Footman has turned his sim, Furillen on Love of Life, into Radiohead-land. I am all for this as Jonny Greenwood is on my secret list of future husbands (along with John Dickerson and Neil DeGrasse Tyson). For years I named my parcels things like “Everything in its Right Place” and thought I was an isolated weirdo in SL, so I am pleased to find out I am not the only one. He is streaming non-stop Radiohead on the sim (probably induced by everyone poking him with suggestions for songs, including my request for “Jigsaw Falling into Place”) and people are taking Radiohead-themed photos. Maybe I will get to take my own….

That being said, Skin Fair 2016 is still going on and still packed as far as I know. They promise to remove those crazy script things later in the Fair for those of you who find them onerous, so plan on getting over there later rather than never. Grabbing demos from the Pale Girl Productions Info Group will help your shopping as you can try them on at home without all the hassle. I am wearing AvengeStore’s applier for the Skin Fair, a gorgeous, sexy sophisticated look that makes the Catwa Jessica mesh head look great. My long wavy locks are Shylah Honey’s featured piece for Hairology with a great set of textures for massive variation.

Love as a Weapon

Hair: *~*Damselfly*~*Cedar Rigged Mesh by Shylah Honey for*~*Damselfly*~*, available at Hairology *

Mesh head: CATWA HEAD Jessica V4.7 by Catwa Clip for CATWA *

Skin applier: [Avenge] Layla applier for Catwa – bronze by AvengeStore for [Avenge], available at Skin Fair 2016 *

Eyes: L’Etre – Mesh Eyes [#60] by dam1710 for L’Etre

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.5 by Onyx LeShelle for Maitreya

Dress: *JB* Carrie Dress – FatPack – Lara by Annie Melson for Just Because, available at Mesh Body Addicts *

Jewelry: **RE** Moonflight Arm Cuff – FP and **RE** Moonflight Bracelets – FP by crashnoww for RealEvil Industries, available at Shiny Shabby *

Shoes: [Avenge] Crystal Mules – gold by AvengeStore for [Avenge] *

Taken using the LUMIPro 2016 HUD by Stefan Buscaylet *

Poses by Valencia Southard for Marukin

Love as a Weapon

A Woman’s Sword

A Woman’s Sword

“Apparently, a woman can only go so long without a sword between her hands.” ~ Sarah J. Maas, Throne of Glass

A Woman's Sword

Who said women can’t be warriors? I suited up in Sands Leavitt’s gorgeous armor for We <3 RP and felt instantly fierce. In mesh with materials in the textures, the armor is not just protective—it’s gorgeous. Instead of using his mesh chain mail underneath, I found that Tatyana Ultsch’s awesome top applier from the Jack and Jill Hunt, served the purpose. Long tall boots from Bax Coen in fitmesh with a metallic sheen adds quite a bit of sexy. Regal (and totally unnecessary but important for the look) wings from DeathRowDesigns make me look even that bigger and fiercer.

Even sexier is Solange Cerveau’s thong. While normally I wouldn’t feature something so itsy bitsy as a piece itself, in this case I have to highlight Solange’s great work on something so seemingly insubstantial. She has made the thong fit the major bodies, and it fits to a tee, as you can see. It also comes with a texture-change HUD so you can wear it with several outfits. She includes a “modesty” piece, a sort of codpiece for ladies, that allows the thong to be worn under skintight skirts to cover your mesh girl parts (for all those underskirt cammers).

A Woman's Sword

Shylah Honey made new hair for Fameshed that’s totally gorgeous with a great hairline and beautiful flowing locks. There are 2 million long hairs in SL (I might be exaggerating but not by much) but conquering that is another thing and Shylah has found a secret formula in this look. I am wearing Lara Hurley’s luscious skin on the Karin LeLutka mesh head and it’s absolutely stunning. Somehow Lara is able to work past the limitations of mesh heads to add a uniqueness to the look, imbuing them with beauty.  A Woman's Sword

Hair: *~*Damselfly*~*Scout Rigged Mesh by Shylah Honey for*~*Damselfly*~*, available at Fameshed *

Mesh Head: .LeLutka.Mesh Head-KARIN v1.3 by JadenArt for LeLutka *

Skin Applier: Lara Hurley – Cerise Midtone LeLutka Applier by Lara Hurley for Lara Hurley

Eyes: .ID. September Eyes / Amber by Audrey Lamede for Insufferable Dastard

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.4 by Onyx LeShelle for Maitreya

Armor: [Azuchi] Cecil Chest Plate, Corset, Neck Place and Shoulder pieces in Brass by Sands Leavitt for [Azuchi], available at We <3 RP *

Top: :::insanya::: SheerShirt – 8 Styles by Tatyana Ultsch for :::insanya:::, available for the Jack and Jill Hunt *

Thong: Solange – Thong Panty – MLara by Solange Cerveau for Solange *

Wings: DRD-Devine wings/glow -dark veins by deathrowdesigns for Death Row Designs

Headpiece and bracers: Revenge Crown and Revenge Bangle by AinaraLuas for Luas Store

Sword: MadPea Return of the Light – Longsword of Iau by Rag Randt for MadPea Productions *

Boots: BAX Regency Boots Metallic all Colors (Maitreya Lara)  by Bax Coen for Bax Coen Designs *

Poses by Nancoix Urquan for {NANTRA} *

Taken at Telrunya

A Woman's Sword

Sanctuary

Sanctuary

Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth. They do not preach learning and precepts, they preach, undeterred by particulars, the ancient law of life. ~ Hermann Hesse

Sanctuary

I am getting to the point in winter where I need greenery and warmth. SL provides that bit of break that I need. A search brought up this gorgeous new RP sim, Telrunya, where I did a little exploring and took photos of my newest outfit, which starts with Sands Leavitt’s dress for Uber. With materials features in the mesh, the dress is fitted to several mesh bodies and includes a bodacious booty. Sands can’t help but imbue his gamer’s aesthetic and experience in the outfit so here you see leather and a sort of fighter girl’s sexy toughness. I paired it with thigh high boots KenadeeCole recently had up for sale and Mea Carnell’s lovely necklace for Cosmopolitan Room.

Sanctuary

Shylah Honey has made a sexy sensuous hair for this month’s Tres Chic, and I really love it and hope I see it on many ladies on the grid because it’s a keeper. I spent a lot of time switching around between the 40 colors on the light brown HUD I had (each one has that many) and enjoyed trying subtly different looks. Sawsan Secretspy is offering this gorgeous skin with stained berry lips at the new Bombshells event. Yes, it’s on my own shape and it feels good!

Sanctuary

Hair: *~*Damselfly*~*Whitley Rigged Mesh by Shylah Honey for*~*Damselfly*~*, available at Tres Chic *

Skin: .::WoW Skins::. 2016 Delia Bronze by sawsan Secretspy for.::WoW skins::., available at Bombshells *

Eyes: .ID. Attraction Eyes #15 by Audrey Lamede for Insufferable Dastard

Lashes: .LeLutka.Kyra lashes.01 by Thora Charron for LeLutka *

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.4 by Onyx LeShelle for Maitreya

Dress: [Azuchi] Roma Dress Brown Maitreya by Sands Leavitt for[Azuchi], available at Uber *

Necklace: Meva Alis Necklace Brown by Mea Carnell for Meva, available at the Cosmopolitan Room

Boots: REIGN.- Dare Knit Knee High Boots- (Maitreya-Lara)- Mocha by KenadeeCole for Reign

Poses by Luth Brodie for Reel Expression (no longer available)

Taken at Telrunya

Sanctuary