{ we have all we need right here }

Two sexy new couples poses from oOo Studio mixed with lots of Shiny Shabby goodness makes for a classic night in at the loft apartment in the city vibe.. complete with all the drinking you could possibly need or want (courtesy of the grid’s best alcohol supplier.. Kunst Himmel).

Time for a night cap.. and then some.

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STYLE CREDITS

Wearing (me)

Mesh Head – Annie – Catwa

Mesh Body – Hourglass – Slink

Skin / Appliers – Zara M01 – Essences **NEW**@ShinyShabby

Tattoo / Applier – Flying Monkey (black) – .::Nanika::. **NEW** @Enchantment

Hair – Kabrina – Elikatira **NEW**@ShinyShabby

Outfit – Chantell Shorts & Top – Apple May **NEW**@ShinyShabby

Shoes – Perth Heels – Essenz

Accessory – Leather Belt Gloves – =Zenith= **NEW**@ShinyShabby

Jewelry – Zelda Gacha: Earrings & Necklace 02 (gold) – MINIMAL

Decor

Build – Concrete Haus – NOMAD

Swallow’s Nest Gacha: Soft Couch (RARE), Folding Screen, Coffee Table, Magazines, MP3 Player, Porcellain Head, Pendant Paper Lamps – [Ht:Home] **NEW**@ShinyShabby

Booze Gacha: Industrial Rolling Cart (RARE), Absolutely Vodka, Cazador Tequila, Bailey’s Bottles – [kunst] **NEW**@ShinyShabby

Twilight Decor Plant – WARM Animations

Moon Phases Decor – Mori

Sprocket Gacha: Gear Wheel Ashtray – [kunst]

Vineyard Gacha: Wine bottle w/glasses, Wine Glasses x6 – [kunst]

World Traveller’s Gacha: World Atlas Books – [kunst]

Whiskey Bottle (decor) – [kunst]

Bar Gacha: Long Island Iced Tea, Whiskey – erratic home

Inn Wine Bottles – Artisan Fantasy

Life is Noise Gacha: Classic Rug, Curtains – HAIKEI

Vivo Armchair Black, Vivo Pouf Grey, Botanic Table – Concept}

Joy Gacha: Plant – Glam Affair Home

Gentleman’s Bar Cart (modified) – Apple Fall

Covered Books – Mudhoney

Poses

Celebrations One & Two – oOo Studio **COMING SOON** @CosmopolitanEvent

{ Rare Antiquities }

“There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.”
~Steve Maraboli

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STYLE CREDITS

Mesh Head – Annie – Catwa

Mesh Body – Lara – Maitreya

Skin/Appliers – Gabriela (special Polar Tone) for Catwa – Glam Affair **NEW** @TheForest

Hair – Lazy (blondes) – Tableau Vivant

Eyes – Spectral Eyes (Blush) – IKON

Outfit – Giselle Gown – Just Because **NEW** @Mainstore

Jewelry – Nicky Pearl Drops – Glam Affair **NEW** @TheForest

Other – Thorn Set: Headpiece (w/out hair) – Astralia **NEW** @C88

Pose #1 – The Noir Series Two (m) – An Lar Poses **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Pose #2 – Tsuki Pose 6 – Kirin Poses

Build – Breezy Cottage – DaD **NEW** @ShinyShabby

JOY Gacha: Cabinet (RARE) – Glam Affair Home **NEW** @Chapter4

Garden Rose Gacha: Urn (creme) – NOMAD

Amore Gacha: Angel Bust – NOMAD

Brocante Gacha: Candelabra – NOMAD

Flying Curtains & Papers – Kalopsia

{ 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

Entryway / Guest Book

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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**

{ Innocence is a flower which whithers when touched.. }

..and blooms not again, though watered with tears.

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[Zerkalo] has been going full on with white styling of decor and furnishings lately with its releases across the grid at varioius events right now and it’s perfect as a nice clean palette to start from and fill in with various neutrals in darker tones for contrast.

Britain Knave-Kennedy of Kennedy Interiors, who is a huge inspiration to me in the home decor realm of SL and Flickr, has really helped me think out of the box when mix and matching certain items and modifying things to change up their uses.  She is also quite known for her love of ‘white’ decor and has done absolutely breathtaking interiors with it.

If something is modifiable, use that to your advantage when decorating!  It takes some getting used to to start to see all the possibilities, but once you do, you’ll be amazed at what you can come up with!

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CREDITS

Wearing

Mesh Head – Jessica – CatWa **NEW**

Mesh Body – Lara – Maitreya

Skin/Appliers – Susanna (European) – DeeTalez **NEW** @We<3RP

Eyes – Maple (Opal) – [theSkinnery]

Hair – Princess – CatWa **NEW**

Outfit – Goplana Dress – !Go! **NEW** @We<3RP

Accessory – Poetry Bride Rose Headpiece & Holder (white) – ARISKEA **NEW** @FaMESHed

Pose – Beauty #4 – Di’s Opera **NEW**

Scene

All White Collection: Couch, Canopy, Clock, Mirror, Basket – [ zerkalo ] **NEW** @FaMESHed

Halloween in White Gacha: Mantle (RARE), Rocking Chair, Pouffe, Candles, Teaset – [ zerkalo ] **NEW** @TSS

Vintage Treasures Gacha: Table (RARE), Jewelry Box (exclusive), Love Frame, Lanterns, Candles, Pillows (Paris and w/Flowers), Lace Garland – [ zerkalo ] **NEW** @TheEpiphany

Chandelier (silver) – Fancy Decor **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Shabby Old Chair & Vintage Milk Carrier – Junk. **NEW** @FaMESHed

Artemis Panel Walls (white) – LISP **NEW** @Collabor88

Vanity Bench – Pixel Mode **NEW** @FaMESHed

Millmoon End Table – Pixel Mode

Brocante Gacha: Flower Urn – NOMAD

Vintage Gacha 3: Babybreath, Milk Kettles, Birdcages (recolored) – =Zenith=

L’Olivier, tied boosk, Pumpkin Clonch – Apple Fall

Branch Wreath – Trompe Loeil

Monogram Frames – Brixley

Maiden Tor: Fur Rug 4 – Artisan Fantasy

NOEL Gacha: Frilled Furrug (milk) – {anc}

Posed Cats Gacha: Curled & Curious – (fashionably dead)

{ Where the day breaks } Shiny Shabby Stuffs!

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CREDITS

Build – Tomoto Skybox (Concrete – RARE) – Glam Affair

Improvised Gacha: Frames on Bench, Linen Cupboard, Flowers in bottle, Incense, Laundry Basket and Soap, Drawers and Chest, Bed (RARE)  – NOMAD **NEW** @ShinyShabby

  • Beginning of the Day Gacha: Books, News, Breakfast, Magazines – [ zerkalo ] **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Jacob Collection Gacha: Rugs – Concept} **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Draped Stool & Decorated Mannequin – 22769 [bauwerk] **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Ezra Mirrors – The LOFT **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Blinds (white) – LISP

{ Freya & Isis } Belleza’s NEWEST Mesh Bodies & Venus Update!

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For those Belleza skin lovers, it has been a long wait for an update on the beloved Venus body, but I can say after seeing the improvements.. It is well worth it!  Not only is the Venus body completely updated and re-textured, but the HUD system has been completely revamped with tons more bells and whistles!

Check out all the updates:

  • New skin texture
  • Skin color picker
  • Skin effects/materials (love this!)
  • Many additional alpha cuts
  • Alpha save slots
  • Alpha Auto-Hide Option for Creators to add onto their clothing
  • New neck sizing with improved neck sheath (fits seamlessly)
  • Additional breast option (natural, push-up, and now PERKY!)
  • Blend/mask mode for clothing appliers
  • Socks/gloves on all body layers
  • Clothing layer with alpha cuts
  • Texture refresh options
  • Hands/feet SL UVS
  • New nail shape (includes pointed nails!)
  • Changing to Slink hands/feet body fit with just the touch of a button

And along with the updates on the HUD, you will also receive 2 NEW Mesh Bodies: Isis & Freya!  Freya is a lovely curvier figure with ample breasts, thighs and bottom, while Isis is a bit more on the slim side with a soft feminine silhouette.

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Isis Mesh Body by Belleza

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If you have already purchased the Venus body, you will receive the Isis and Freya bodies along with the update as well as any new purchases.  See the store for redelivery if you do not receive your update in world automatically.  Demos are available in store as well now!

See the Belleza Blog for more details and views of the new HUD system!

CREDITS

Group Photo Scene

Industrial High Culture Gacha: Classical Chair & Bust – NOMAD

Vintage Gacha: Fancy Little End Table & Frames – =Zenith=

Group Pose “Stretched” by An Lar

Group Pose “Modeling Chair Pose” (edit to remove chair) – Dieselworks

Build – The Marcus Studio Apartment – Pixel Mode **NEW** @ShinyShabby

On Isis

Skin – Amelia (Med Bl 8 w/ blush & freckles) – Belleza

Hair – Oceana (blonde) – +elua+ **NEW** @Summerfest

Eyes – Luna (dark grey) – {S0NG}

Ears – HUTUU – MANDALA

Single Pose “Tiptoe” by oOo Studio

On Freya

Skin – Claudia (Uber Tan Blk 7 w/ blush & moles) – Belleza

Hair – Bronwyn (browns) – TRUTH **NEW**

Eyes – Bio (dark brown) – {S0NG}

Single Pose – Nyla – Kirin

Industrial High Culture Gacha: Classical Couch, Fruit & Candles Tray & Cello – NOMAD

{ ..between the shadow and the soul } Shiny Shabby opens tomorrow!

“I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret…
between the shadow and the soul.”
~ Pablo Neruda

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Items will be available tomorrow, May 20th, at noon SLT @ the Shiny Shabby Event along with many other amazing designers covering fashion, beauty, poses & home decor! Check out the line-up this round!

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STYLE CREDITS

Mesh Head – Aria – Lelutka

Skin/Appliers – Renata (Spring Tone 2) – [PUMEC] **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Eyes – Luna (dark grey) – {S0NG}

Hair – April – [Entwined] **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Outfit – London Cut Jacket & Leggings – YASUM **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Accessory – Reading Glasses (gacha) – NOMAD & Coquette **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Pose – Toro – Inertia

{ the place where time stands still } WE <3 RP & EMPYREAN FORGE

Baby, where’s that place where time stands still?
I remember like a lover can
But I forget it like a leaver will

It’s no place you can get to by yourself
You’ve got to love someone and they love you
Time will stop for nothing else

And memory plays tricks on us
The more we cling, the less we trust
And the less we trust, the more we hurt
And as time goes on, it just gets worse

So, baby, where’s that place where time stood still?
It is under glass inside a frame
Was it over when you had your fill

And here we are with nothing
But this emptiness inside of us
Your smile a fitting, final gesture
Wish I could have loved you better

Baby, where’s that place where time stands still?
I remember like a lover can
But I forget it like a leaver will

It’s the first time that you held my hand
It’s the smell and the taste and the fear and the thrill
It’s everything I understand
And all the things I never will

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Photo inspired by the Chronos Timepiece from Empyrean Forge.

STYLE CREDITS

Mesh Body – Lara – Maitreya

Mesh Head – Karin – Lelutka **NEW**

Skin Appliers – Karin (Asia Tone) – Glam Affair **NEW**

Hair – Emily (Light Brown Fades) – Damselfly **NEW** @We<3RP

Outfit – Ysara Dress – Evie’s Closet **NEW** @We<3RP

Wings – Steam Wings (snow-edited for coloring) – Yasum (GACHA)

Accessory – Plaid Bracers (gold) – [The Forge] **NEW** @We<3RP

Jewelry – Chronos Timepiece Necklace (Electrum) – Empyrean Forge **NEW** @We<3RP

Glasses – Cody’s Goggles (dark brown) – Bauhaus Movement **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Pose – Gynoid #4 – oOo Studio

Wall Planetarium & Antique World Maps (broken glass is done in PS) – NOMAD **NEW** @We<3RP