{ but first… COFFEE }

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I may not love mornings, but I do love coffee.  And without it, I wouldn’t make it thru the day.  It’s not just about caffeine (although that doesn’t hurt) but there’s something very comforting about sitting there as the day begins with a warm cup in my hand.  Sipping the steamy goodness brings me back to life.  Ain’t never gonna give you up, you tall dark delicious mug of mocha ❤

Sad November is back again and designers are showering us with all kinds of fall-to-winter moody creations.  oOo Studio has made a set of cozy singles poses called “Warmer” along with a texture changing coffee mug prop for you to brave the brisk mornings this month.  Available at the event until November 26th!

STYLE CREDITS

Mesh Head – Annie – Catwa

Mesh Body – Lara – Maitreya

Hair – Sunday Gacha: blondes w/rose mask – TRUTH

Outfit – Pampered Gacha: Closed Robe (Joy RARE) – Tres Blah

Pose – Warmer # 5 – oOo Studio **NEW** @SadNovember

De Pijp Apartment Build – Pixel Mode **NEW** @Crossroads

Summer Hill Bed & Side Tables – Warm Animations

Scattered Clothes Collection – Assorted – Dead Dollz **NEW** @Crossroads

Geometric Floor Lamp (resized) – Glam Affair

Autumn Abode Gacha: Bundle of Billies – SAYO

Hallsey Gold Mirror – The LOFT

Golden Cage Gacha: Suitcase Display, Stacked Pillows,  – Tres Blah

Pampered Gacha: First Coffee (RARE), PMS Survival Kit (RARE), Mag & Berries, Beverage Cart – Tres Blah

Parlor Rug – Fancy Decor

{ le Salon de Musique }

… We make beautiful music together.

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Featuring so many beautiful items I’ve collected from previous events the past few months particularly from Death Row Designs and Fancy Decor but also inspired by Birdy and Scarlet Creative‘s additions from the current round of The Arcade… I give you the music parlour!

What I’m wearing can all be found at this month’s The Liaison Collaborative. Luxuria brings out my inner starlet in her gorgeous lingerie this month, perfect with Earthstones indulgent jewelry and kitten heels by Baiastice!

Enjoy the grandness of Second Life where you can live in the lap of luxury for a fraction of the price 😉 !

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STYLE CREDITS

Wearing

Mesh Head – Trinity 1.5 – LAQ

Mesh Body – Lara – Maitreya

Mesh Hands / Feet – Slink

Skin / Appliers – Vera (Cream) – INSOL **NEW** @TheBookofDaniel

Hair – Scarlett – D!va **NEW** @TLC

Outfit – Bombshell Lingerie (pink) – {Luxuria} **NEW** @TLC

Shoes –  Glamor Kitten Heels *Slink-fit (peach) – Baiastice **NEW** @TLC

Jewelry – Bacall Pearl Choker, Cocktail Ring, Bracelet & Earrings – Earthstones **NEW** @TLC

Scene

Build – Venice Gacha: Palazzo Vinci MT Prefab (RARE), Lace Couch, Console Table – Scarlet Creative **NEW** @The Arcade

Boudoir Gacha: Fireplace, Mirror, Pink Rug – Birdy **NEW** @The Arcade

Mystery Mansion 2 Gacha: Gramophone – DRD **NEW** @The Arcade

Victorian Musicroom: Harpsichord, Harp, Cello, Chandelier, Seating (pink) – DRD

Music Parlor Gacha: Rug, Handel Portrait, Beethoven Portrait, Music Book – Fancy Decor

Free Spirit Gacha: Round Table (mahogony) – Tarte. **NEW** @The Arcade

Summer Moved On Gacha: Vase w/Carnations (gold) – ARIA **NEW** @The Arcade

The Nook Gacha: Crystal Candelabra (modified) – Pixel Mode **NEW** @The Arcade

Flying Papers – Kalopsia

Scattered Sheet Music – Floorplan

Milton Curtains – Apple Fall **NEW** @FaMESHed

{at the end of a long day }

.. the taste of you drips over my fingers.

… letting the worries and cares wash away.

CREDITS

Build – Sun Forest Cottage – DaD Designs **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Industrial Bathroom Set (Vanity, Shower and Galvanized Tub) – Dutchie **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Just Lazy Rug – :HAIKEI: **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Natural Way Picture – Serenity Style **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Birdcage Shelves, tin bucket light, metal basket – Junk.

Folded Towel Stack (in metal basket) – POST

Hanging Towel, Dutchie Bathrobe – Dutchie

Victoria’s Bath Gacha: Soap Basket, White Towel Stack – Pixel Mode

Granny’s Winter Cottage Gacha: rug – 8f8

Zelia Plant, Amy Plant – Mudhoney

Potted Plant – [kunst]

Plant #1 – Oyasumi

My Trailer Life Gacha: Curtains (white stitched), Potted Pathos – Soy.

(Outdoor) Wildgrass and Greenford Trees – Little Branch **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Pose #1 – Showering Animation from Dutchie Industrial Shower

Pose #2 – Be Mine – RK Poses **NEW** @ShinyShabby

**Hair (on her) – Hikari  – ARGRACE

{ 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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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**

{ Fade into You }

I wanna hold the hand inside you
I wanna take the breath that’s true
I look to you and I see nothing
I look to you to see the truth

You live your life, you go in shadow
You’ll come upon and you’ll go black
Some kind of night into your darkness
Close your eyes with what’s not there

Fade into you
Strange you never knew
Fade into you
I think it’s strange you never knew

The strange light comes on slowly
A stranger’s heart is out of home
You put your hands into your head
And your smiles cover your heart

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CREDITS

Grayish Day Collection: skybox, bird of paradise plant, bucket lights, green glass bottles, retro speakers, wooden frame tables (modified), fluorescent lamp – Soy. **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Muted Leather Loungers, Pouf, Pouf table w/tea – 22769 [bauwerk] **NEW** @ShinyShabby

brooding curtains (drab) – cinphul **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Grey Room Sofa, canvas, carpet, deco – Concept} **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Screen Cabinet – Fancy Decor **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Shades of Grey Round Bed & mannequin- .:revival:. **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Rustic Frames, candlesticks, branch vase – [Pixel Mode] **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Gray Office Gacha: bookshelves (gray), office chair & table (white), flower 2 – [Toiz] **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Tongue Chair (green) – Toro. **NEW** @ShinyShabby

The Walls C (old cement) – Knick Knacks **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Handchairs, Shinjuku side table, magazine w/espresso – Toro.

Homme Fan – [Toiz]

Near Sunset Gacha: 1. Shelf Set – HAIKEI **NEW** @Kustom9

Fuzzy Gacha: Light (grey) – cinphul **NEW** @Lost&Found

Assorted books – Apple Fall, Mudhoney, Second Spaces

{ 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)

{ We’re just trying to find some color in this black and white world }

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STYLE CREDITS

Front Model

Mesh Body – Lara – Maitreya

Skin/Appliers – Summer V3 (India 04 G) Uber Version – Glam Affair

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

Eyes – Triumph (Loam) – IKON **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Outfit – Daily Basics Gacha: Top (pink), Skirt (purple) – Lua’s **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Jewelry – Flora Gacha: Cuff 02, Earrings 02, Necklace 02 – MiaMai **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Back Model

Mesh Body – Lara – Maitreya

Skin/Appliers – Summer V3 (Jamaica 06 C) – Glam Affair

Hair – Anais (blondes) – MINA **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Eyes – Triumph (Apex) – IKON **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Tattoo – Biogenic Tatoo – .Inhale. **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Outfit – Daily Basics Gacha: Top (beige), Skirt (floral), Collar (RARE), Bag (RARE) – Lua’s **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Jewelry – Flora Gacha: Earrings 02 – MiaMai **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Scene

Prop – Decorative Doors Gacha: Symi – {Exposeur}

Primavera in Toscana Gacha: Wall Grapevine – 8f8

Boho Lights (blue, pink, purple) & Octogon Table (blue) – [Pixel Mode]

Baras Gacha: Stools (01, 03, 05,06) – Concept}

Rustic Autumn Gacha: Pot #3 – [ kunst ] **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Poses (both) – Decorative Doors Gacha: Paris – {Exposeur} **modified to use in this set

{ I’ll give you a tip… }

..the toast is tasty!

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The Gacha Garden is still going strong if you haven’t had a chance to check it out.. full of all sorts of fun and whimsical items.  The event runs until August 22nd so get on over to play. Then stop by and I’ll fix you up some tea and cake for a post-shopping treat! Nom nom nom! 😀

STYLE CREDITS

Mesh Body – Lara – Maitreya

Skin – Eles 07 A – Glam Affair

Eyes – Celestial Eyes (winter) – [Buzzeri]

Lashes – Mesh Alpha Lashes – Izzie’s **NEW**

Hair – Yenna (basics) – MINA **NEW** @GachaGarden

Outfit – Yum Yum My Cafe Gacha: Head dress and Seed of Inspiration Exclusive Dress – {amiable} **NEW** @GachaGarden

Pose – Loli #2 – {Imeka}

Scene

Tea Shop Gacha: Tea Shop (RARE), Bike (SOI), Tea, Sugar, Lemon, Mini Cakes, Cake, Register, Desk – *Tentacio* **NEW** @GachaGarden

Language of Flowers Gacha: Chill green & purple – Paper Moon **NEW** @GachaGarden

Flagstone, Farrow Garden Wall, Rico’s Clock – Apple Fall

Boxwood Shrubs – Botanical

Hanging Plant – Heart Gardens

Sandwich Board Sign – {What Next}

Bisou Tables/Chairs – [Pixel Mode]

Bread Shelf – HIDEKI (previous Gacha)

{ Let’s run away to the country, you and me.. }

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**Items marked in Italics are Gacha items**

PHOTO #1 CREDITS

Build – Manor House – Apple Fall **NEW** @FaMESHed

Flagstone – Apple Fall

Millmoon Bed & Nightstands, Pitcher & Bowl – Pixel Mode **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Memaw’s Quilts (dingy) – cinphul **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Grandfather Clock Shelf – [bauwerk] 22769 **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Farm Living Gacha: Alarm Clock – Apt. B **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Country Living Gacha: Pillow – [zerkalo] **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Lisa Lamp, Birdcage, Victoria Chandelier, Writer’s Room: My Cup of Tea – Pixel Mode

Stepladder, Worn Luggage, Twig Wreath, Book pile, Leather Moccasins, Heart “I adore you”, Blanket Curio, Reaching Plant – Apple Fall

Spring Garden Coffee Table, Rustic Frame Mirrors – [Brixley]

Russian Woodwork Inspired Mirrors (short white) – TORO

Tree Ring Daisy, Open Heart Book – Floorplan.

Vintage Frames – Dust Bunny

Animal Rug (cream) – Junk.

The Arcade Love Curtains – Scarlet Creative

PHOTO #2 CREDITS

Build – Manor House – Apple Fall **NEW** @FaMESHed

Country Living Gacha: rug, wooden washtub, burlap bag, washboards, ladder, coat hanger (RARE), Shelves – Apt. B **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Memory Chair & Sunflowers – [bauwerk] 22769 **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Slatted Letter “S” and “heart” –  Kaleidescope **NEW** @GachaGarden

Dreamer’s Corner: Mirror – [zerkalo] **NEW** @GachaGarden

Old & Rusted Gacha: Floor Rags – Apt. B

Primavera in Toscana Gacha: Laundry Basket/stool – 8f8

Vintage Armchair Gacha: (Set 02) – [Ilaya] **NEW** @GachaGarden

Stature Fireplace (RARE) – Apple Fall

Victoria’s Bath Gacha: Candle Trio – Pixel Mode