Thursday, April 24, 2014

Weigh Anchor And Hoist The Mizzen!

Hey everyone, so I'm slowly on the mend and I can finally get back to blogging. Today was my first day back not only to blogging again but work as well after being so sick. I'm so happy so be back to doing what I really love in SL and that is taking pictures and sharing them with all of you.

The Fantasy Collective opened for another awesome round all about pirates, which I find oddly appropriate since a new Tinkerbell movie has come out, Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy. I really want to see it and I'm sure the twins I take care of want to as well. So of course, I have put together my best pirate outfit for you. Peqe has out a pirate jacket in a variety of colors, with an open cut that tapers out. I paired it with the Hopscotch O'Malley boots and a pirate hat from May's Soul. I love the female detailing on the hat which include the little bit of jewelry and the roses.

Pose Fair has opened as well and I'm using one of Nani's exclusives for the event, The Raven. Pose Fair is in full swing by now with over hundred pose stores offering new goodies in a fun space build. From poses to pose props, tools to animations, you are sure to find everything you need for your blogging and photography needs. So it's time to go spend some of that hard earned booty (that's pirate talk for money). Or walk the plank!

Weigh Anchor And Hoist The Mizzen

Credits
Skin- Belleza (Shyla Digs)- Ria Med 1
Eyes- IKON (Ikon Innovia)- Promise Eyes Evening ML
Eyelashes- Redgrave (Viola Leigh)- 31 Extra Long
Hair- TRUTH (Truth Hawks)- Lagertha Light Blondes
Hands- SLink (Siddean Munro)- Avatar Enhancement Hands Casual
Necklace- Maxi Goassmer (Maxi Gossamer)- Loa Happy Magick Skulls Long Group
Hat- May's Soul (May Tolsen)- Pirate Hate Blue @The Fantasy Collective
Coat- Peqe (Inex Hax)- Pirate's Jacket Blue @The Fantasy Collective
Capris- coldLogic (coldLogic)- Capri Lepore Grey
Boots- HopScotch (Chandni Khondji)- O'Malley Blue @The Fantasy Collective
Pose- Nani (Cherry Appletor)- The Raven 5 @Pose Fair 2014

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Updates: All The Events!

So as you can see I haven't blogged in a while, even for me. Unfortunately I got really sick Tuesday and I've been in bed ever since. It's all I can do to log into SL just to clear messages. So since I can't really stay online to make pretty pictures, I thought I'd do a quick update about all the great events that are starting or already have.

Pose Fair: Running from April 19th 2014- May 3rd 2014, with over 100 poses, props and animations, all in a fun easy to navigate space build. Every blogger and photographer should check it out. Browse photos here and take a TAXI!

The Fantasy Collective: The Fantasy Collective it back April 20th (unsure at the time it opens, so I'll post the SLurl when I'm sure), this time with a pirate/high seas theme. Check out all the previews here.

The Seasons Story- The Seasons Story is back again with spring in mind and an adorable build. Featuring items from all tons of designers from hair to home and garden items to skins and clothing, you are sure to find items to help bring spring to your portion of the grid. Brandi Monroe has been doing great coverage of the items and you can see her various posts here. Here's your TAXI!

The Theme Park- This months theme is gods and goddesses, check out what it has to offer here and take your TAXI!

Plus you have a variety of events still going strong including We <3 RP, Home Show, Fit For a Princess, The Secret Affair and The Men's Department. Make sure to check them out before they end!

I hope everything is linked correctly. Hopefully I'll be feeling better soon and back to my normal blogging schedule.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Ducks On Parade

Spring is time for new growth, lots of greenery and the reemergence of animals. Not much is cuter than these animated ducks from MishMish at the Home Show. These adorable ducks come in five different colors and each color has three different version, one of which swims. They also quack when you click them. In the background of this picture is part of the Alouette Princess Tower available at Fit For a Princess, you're event for all your princess needs. It comes complete with a spiral staircase and room at the top.


Ducks On Parade

Credits
Ducks- MishMish (Aime Takaaki)- Duck A White, Black, Brown, Green and Yellow @Home Show
Leaf- MishMish (Aime Takaaki)- The Floating Leaf
Lily Pads- Botanical (Kriss Lehmann)- Waterlilly Clusters White
Cattails- Botanical (Kriss Lehmann)- Mesh Cattails
Trees- Botanical (Kriss Lehmann)- Aspen Trees
Deer- Half-Deer (Halogen Magic)- Resting Deer Natural @Home Show
Tower- Alouette (Scarlet Chandrayaan)- The Princess's Tower @Fit For A Princess
Grass- Zigana (Nalena Fairey)- Leaf Pure

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Night Gathers And Now My Watch Begins

Earlier this week I talked about Game of Thrones and how I was going to recreate some of my favorite characters in SL. Well I love Jon Snow (more so in the books) and since my malt looks like a neanderthal I did a bit of a gender bender on his character. The Secret Affair opened a few days ago and it has GoT products galore. The cloak is from PFC and is texture in three separate parts with this realistic snowy overtone. My top is from The Annex and you get two colors with each purchase.

There are quite a few gachas at the event as well. The Stark paw bracelets are from Luminary and the Dragonic Shield is from {aii} and is one of the rares. I'm ready to man the wall and protect the realm from wildlings and white walkers!

Night Gathers And Now My Watch Begins

Credits
Skin- Belleza (Shyla Diggs)- Ria Med 1
Hair- Truth (Truth Hawks)- Harley Blacks and Whites
Top- The Annex (TheAnnex)- Dressy Halter Gradient Black @The Secret Affair
Pants- Maitreya (Onyx LeShelle)- Leggings Black 
Cloak- PFC (Pucca Firecaster)- Northern Cape Winter Female @The Secret Affair
Boots- DECO (GutterBlood Spoonhammer)- Mesh Rivet Boots Medium Coal
Bracelets- Luminary (Augurer)- Stark Paw @The Secret Affair
Shield- {aii} (princessaii)- Dragonic Shield Dark RARE @The Secret Affair
Pose w/Sword- RACK Poses (Kirsty Oherlihy)- Veni, vidi, vici! Couples Pose RARE [edited with Animare]
Location- Harrowdale

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Toronto

More Home Show goodies today! Last year at the Home Show, Bazar released the Toronto study and bedroom. This year Bazar brings us the Toronto living room, pictured below, and the bathroom. I didn't take pictures of the bathroom but Valena did a great job of covering it over at her blog. I love the industrial feel that the piping gives you and is then softened by the wood. This living room went perfectly inside the Work Life Loft skybox from Scarlet Creative.

Toronto

Credits
Skybox- Scarlet Creative (Charlotte Bartlett)- Work Life Loft Skybox
Living Room Set- Bazar (Ria Bazar)- Toronto Living Room @The Home Show

Monday, April 7, 2014

The Prize Rose of Highgarden

One of my very favorite tv shows, Game of Thrones, returned on Sunday and I can't tell you how happy this makes me. Not only is the show extremely well done but the book series that it's based on is even better. In honor of it's return, I decided to recreate some of my favorite characters. Margaery Tyrell debuted in the second season of GoT, a great beauty who knows what she wants and that is to be queen. 

We <3 RP has some great items for a Margaery inspired look this month. Junbug has corset skirts along with separate laced shirts so that you can mix and match an color combination you like. You can also find this finely detailed metal chestplate there from Aisling. Last but not least I am using the Kalopsia rough set as a backdrop. It includes delicate elven thrones in black, gold and white with matching elven chairs, old garden arches and flying leaves in green and orange. While the furniture pieces do have an elven feel to them I thought they worked well for a lady from Highgarden as well. 

The Prize Rose of Highgarden

Credits
Skin- Belleza (Shyla Diggs)- Ria Med 1
Hair- Truth (Truth Hawks)- Genesis Light Browns
Bandeau- *elymode* (Elysium Eilde)- Facil Bandeau Green
Chestplate- aisling (Druunah Esharham)- Chestlace @We <3 RP
Skirt- Junbug (Juno Mantel)- April Corset Skirt Mint @We <3 RP
Pose- Infiniti (Brandi Monroe)
Furniture- Kalopsia (Isabeau Baragula)- Rough Set @We <3 RP

Thursday, April 3, 2014

When The Day Is Done

The Home Show started on the first of April and runs all month long. It's a fabulous home and garden event with over 50 of the grids greatest builders. Tarte joins the Home Show for the first time with an adorable home. The bungalow is nice and cozy with four rooms, a front porch and a side entrance.

What else can you find at this years Home Show? Orchard trees from Dysfunctional Designs, gardening items from Seven Emporium and animated deer from Half-Deer with a static option as well. So head over and grab up all the goodies!

When The Day Is Done

Credits
House- tarte (alixxbella)- Small Bugalow @The Home Show
Cage Chair- Trompe Loeil (Cory Edo)- Birdcage Worn Silver Short @FaMESHed
Chair- What Next (Winter Thorn)- Mallorca Chair Blue
Lights- HPMD (Sasaya Kayo)-Color Lights 
Lanterns- What Next (Winter Thorn)- Lullaby Birdhouse Lanterns Blue and Green
Walkway- What Next (Winter Thorn)- Garden Paving Lit
Cart- Seven Emporium (Agustkov)- Yard Mule Cart @The Home Show
Mower- Seven Emporium (Agustkov)- Old Mower @The Home Show
Deer- Half-Deer (Halogen Magic)- Resting and Standing Deer Natural @The Home Show
Tree- Dysfunctional Designs (Kalia Firelyte)- Orchard Tree Apples @The Home Show
Background Trees- Botanical (Kriss Lehmann)- Aspen Trees