{ Read between the Lines } NEW at Shiny Shabby!

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STYLE CREDITS

Mesh Head/Applier – Giorgia (Cappuccino) – GENESIS Lab **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Mesh Body – Lara – Maitreya

Hair – Hannah – {Entwined} **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Outfit – Vika Dress (black) – N-Uno **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Shoes – Ivy – Just Design **NEW** @Uber

Jewelry – Vivian Necklace & Bracelet (silver) – LUXE. **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Other – Geoh Ring Set – ThePlastik **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Mesh Ears – Steking V5 – MANDALA

Poses 575 and 560 by Manifeste

Scene

Before Dawn Skybox – HAIKEI

Covered with Vinyl: White Chair, Books, Lamp – Soy. **NEW** @ShinyShabby

FARUM Furniture Gacha: Hanging Lamps – ELYSIUM **NEW** @ShinyShabby

{ Welcome to the Dead & Breakfast }

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Dark and morbid yet elegantly gothic..

..the Dead & Breakfast Inn invites you to come stay for fright or two.  

Eat, drink and be scary!  The company and accomodations are to die for!  

This is our busy season so please remember to book a head.  

Warning!! Abundance of pictures ahead! I had a bit too much fun getting into the Halloween spirit this past weekend and put together a creepy version of a vintage Bed & Breakfast with all the wonderfully spooky creations that were out in Second Life this past month.  HauntedInn-Entry_FINAL

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Dining Room / Entertaining Area

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Sitting Room / Lobby

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Details in Review

Come and stay if you dare…

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CREDITS

Outside / Exterior

House – Wildrose Manor – Dust Bunny *tinted texture

Dead & Breakfast Sign & Halloween Pumpkin Candleholders – DRD

Scarecrow – [ zerkalo ] **NEW**

Back to Black Gacha: Cemetary Gate – Apt. B **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Stone Wall – Kalopsia

Graves & Old Trees (brown) – L12

Stoney Path – [DDD]

Entryway

TAG Gacha: Secretaire (RARE) – [Deadwool]

TAG Gacha: Hotel Paranoia – Black Jack (coatrack) – Remarkable Oblivion

TAG Gacha: Cuddle Creepers – Rip the Skele-dog (RARE) – Jian

Wayward Halloween Gacha: Dead & Breakfast Sign – [Brixley]

Mystery Mansion Gacha: Suitcase Pile & Wall/Floor bloody textures – DRD

Worn Luggage Bag – Apple Fall

Writer’s Room Gacha: Oil Lamp – Pixel Mode

Rolltop Desk Set Accessories – [noctis]

Dining Room

Halloween Decor Set: Console, Ghost Frame, Skull, Donuts, Eyes Jar, Candles, Halloween Flags, Dining Table, Chairs, Bench, Rose Vase, Blood Bottle & Glasses – GizzA

TAG Gacha – Lenore Set: (dead) Roses, Rug, Candlesticks, Cabinet (white), Table & Urn – Mudhoney

TAG Gacha – Spiderweb Rocking Chair – {vespertine}

TAG Gacha – Gothic Diva: Abstract Sculpture – NOMAD

Mystery Mansion Gacha: Creepy Doll (minus chair) – DRD

TAG Gacha – Dining with Death: Skelly Dinner Guest (eat), Table Settings – *Shai*

Back to Black Gacha: Chandalier – Apt. B **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Boney Candle Holders – Schadenfreude **NEW** @C88

Witching Hour Candy Apples – {What Next} **NEW** @C88

Baxter Cake Stand w/Cupcakes – The Loft **NEW** @C88

Garden Gacha: Old Book Pile – {anc}

Broken Antique Mirrors – Medieval Fantasy

Body under Blood Stained Rug – House of Avro

Relaxed Roman Shades – Mudhoney

Arcade Love Curtain Pane – Scarlet Creative

Sitting Room

Back to Black Gacha: Sofa (RARE), Chair, Rug, Drawers, Light (candelabra), Pumpkins – Apt B **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Halloween Decor: Frames – GizzA

TAG Gacha – Family Tree – {vespertine}

Halloween Bottles – DRD

Musical Clock Gacha: Perpetuum Mobile – [ContraptioN]

Mystery Mansion Gacha: Chandelier w/webs – DRD

Door Curtains – Kalopsia **NEW** @ShinyShabby

 Wearing

Mesh Head – Jessica – CATWA

Skin/Appliers – TAG Gacha: Bloody Ghost 6 w/Bloody Hands – [theSkinnery]

Wayward Halloween Gacha: Zombie Eyes (red) – .{PSYCHO.Byts}.

Hair – Rhea – AMACCI **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Wayward Halloween Gacha: Vanessa Dress Black (RARE) – FAIDA & Fallen Gods

Sweet November Gacha: Mink Fur (gray) – Silvery K. **NEW** @GachaGarden

TAG Gacha – Victorian Mourning Hat (Mystery RARE) – Kalopsia

Jewelry – Anais Necklaces/Chokers/Ring – Plastik **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Hocus Pocus Gacha: Mr. Bigglesworth (gray) – Birdy

Poses by Manifeste & Kirin

**Please Note any items from Wayward Halloween and TAG Gachas may not be available in stores right away to play.. Mystery RARES are exclusive to the event during it’s duration only**

{ R U Mine? } Shiny Shabby NEWNESS!

I guess what I’m trying to say is I need the deep end
Keep imagining meeting, wished away entire lifetimes
Unfair we’re not somewhere misbehaving for days
Great escape lost track of time and space
She’s a silver lining climbing on my desire

And I go crazy ’cause here isn’t where I wanna be
And satisfaction feels like a distant memory
And I can’t help myself
All I wanna hear her say is are you mine?

Are you mine?
Are you mine?
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And the thrill of the chase moves in mysterious ways
So in case I’m mistaken
I just wanna hear you say you got me baby
Are you mine?

She’s a silver lining lone ranger riding through an open space
In my mind when she’s not right there beside me
And I go crazy cause here isn’t where I wanna be
And satisfaction feels like a distant memory

And I can’t help myself
All I wanna hear her say is are you mine?
Well are you mine? (are you mine tomorrow?)
Are you mine? (or just mine tonight?)
Are you mine? (are you mine tomorrow?)
(Or just mine tonight?)

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Shiny Shabby just opened for it’s October round this past week with a modern approach to fall with focus on the color grey and neutrals rather than the typical warm tones we associate with the season.  Designers have captured this typically cool tone in their creations and invoked into it a sense of comfort and coziness.  Definitely go check it out… so many great offerings, this is just a peek at a few things out there.  The event runs until November 15th.

CREDITS

Wearing

Mesh Head *updated w/expressions* – Stella – Lelutka **NEW** @LelutkaMainstore

Mesh Body – Lara – Maitreya

Skin/Appliers – Eline (Asia Tone) – Glam Affair **NEW** @LelutkaMainstore

Tattoo – Paradise – Prodigy Ink **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Eyes – Maple (opal) – [theSkinnery]

Hair – Mireya (light blondes) – DeLa**NEW** @ShinyShabby

Outfit – Elisa Top & Bottoms (BrownPaleGreyTartan) – E-clipse **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Shoes – Bratislava Booties – Essenz **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Accessory – Vintage Leather Bag (black) – =Zenith= **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Jewelry – Threesome Bracelet (gold) – Rebel Gal **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Jewelry – Andrea Necklace & Neva Glasses (wood w/gold trim) – MINIMAL **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Pose – Model 560 and 039 – Manifeste

Scene

Kyoto Store Building, Crates Display B (modified) and Trolley Cart – XIN and TORO **NEW** @ShinyShabby

The Wall C (grey) – Knick Knacks **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Fabulous Neon Sign – (concept) **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Orange Maples – Little Branch **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Industrial Bench – Fanatik

City Trash Can – 7 Emporium

Advertising Sign Flashing Tattoo – Urban Degenerate

Dumpster & Streetlight – Urban Jungle

Flying Leaves (orange) – Kalopsia

Ground Cover orange leaves (tinted) – Little Branch

{ And all the beauty I have ever dreamed is right here in front of me }

Steal my breath away
‘Cause I’m so moved by you
Deeper than I ever thought
Was possible, was possible, it’s everything, oh

Difference between me and you
It’s all in where your heart lies
And every day’s another chance
So let’s get it right

I am you
You are me
We are one
Take me in your arms
And flow through me
I’ll flow through you

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Did you lose yourself out there
Did you lose faith and give up
Don’t turn away and hide yourself
‘Cause there’s a friend to make along the way

We are the heartbeat and our souls speak
And all the beauty I have ever dreamed
Is right here in front of me, oh
Is right here in front of me, oh

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CREDITS

Mesh Head – Jessica – Catwa **NEW**

Mesh Body – Isis – Belleza

Skin/Appliers – Keira (medium) – Belleza **NEW**

Other – Freckles Applier – PXL

Hair – E924 (beige) – Tram **NEW** @TSS

Headpiece – Yuka (purple) – Bauhaus Movement **NEW** @TSS

Jewelry – Laurel Necklace & Bracelets – Empyrean Forge **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Pose – Model 539 – Manifeste

{ Angel in Blue Jeans }

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And though I never got her name
Or time to find out anything
I loved her just the same

And though I rode a different road
And sang a different song
I’ll love her ’till my last breath’s gone.

~Train

CREDITS

BODY

Skin – Claudia (SK 0) – Belleza **NEW**

Hair – Cowboy Hat / MINAMI (Mocha) – *ARGRACE* **NEW**

Eyes – Crystal Eyes (Winter) – Buzzeri **NEW** @Kustom9

 Lashes – Dolly Falsies – Candy Mountain

Mesh Hands – Slink

OUTFIT

Top – Noah Cropped Vest (Sienna) – The Secret Store **NEW** @C88

Top – Mia Mini Halter Tank Top (Desert) – Tee*fy **NEW**

Bottoms – Beads Belt Denim Short (Stonewash) – Blueberry **NEW**

Shoes – Cowboy Boots (floral brown) – *COCO* **NEW**

Jewelry (on my left) – Kyara Bangle (Marrakesh) – [MANDALA] **NEW** @C88

Jewelry – Dakotah Inlay Ring – Earthstones

Jewelry (on my right) – Cayuse Bracelet (Turquoise) – Earthstones

Jewelry (on my right) – Boho Bangles (Stone) – GizzA

POSE / LOCATION

Model Pose #551 – Manifeste

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{ On a Sparkling Sea… Would You Wait for Me? } & Berry’s Black & White Portrait Challenge

I have a confession…I fell in love.  I couldn’t not have it.  The dress, that is.  I mean, I’ve been in love with Zaara Kohime’s designs for years, but this NEW Suhina dress… I knew it must be mine.  In fact, I’ve rarely taken it off since getting it because… well just look at it.  It’s gorgeous.  It’s sparkly sequin like fabric shimmers wrapped around me and it paired perfectly with her Atiriya jewelry pieces.  It comes in many other just as lovely colors, but with me sporting blonde hair these days, and my favorite grey Promise Eyes from IKON, the grey faded to aqua gown was the perfect choice.  I decided to take this pic and use another love of mine… Bokeh.  I’m sure if you look at many of my photos you’ll see that it’s a commonly used effect.  (DON’T HATE ON MY BOKEH)  I just love the soft, romantical whimsy it gives.  This particular choice of bokeh I loved for the shimmery effect.  You can find bokeh brushes pretty easily (deviantart.com is a great source) and create your own effects in PS, or a texture that you can overlay on the image.  I used a combination of both for my pic here.

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And since Miss Strawberry Singh decided to do a Black and White Portrait Challenge for her meme this week, I took a close up version to de-saturate and play along.  I don’t actually do very many black and white portraits.  If I do, I tend towards the vintage look and sepia.  It takes some mastering I think to get a photo to pop when you do it in black and white.  Contrast is key.  I tend to up the contrast slider much more on a black and white than I would on a colored photo.

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I wish you all a great day… ❤

CREDITS

BODY

Skin – Kaelyn (America 02) – Glam Affair

Eyes – Promise Eyes (Grey) – IKON **NEW**

Hair – Rowan (light blondes) MESH – Truth **NEW**

Lashes – Fantasia MESH Lashes – Gaeline

Rigged MESH Hands & High Feet – Slink

OUTFIT

Dress – Suhina Gown (aquamarine) MESH – Zaara **NEW**

Jewelry – Atiriya Stone Earrings, Necklace & Bracelets (aqua-silver) MESH – Zaara

Shoes – Hera Heels (silver) – Slink **NEW**

POSES

Poses – Model 550 (Close up) & 582 (full body) – Manifeste