Seasons Change With the Scenery, Weaving Time in a Tapestry

Seasons Change With the Scenery, Weaving Time in a Tapestry

Greetings beautiful people, it’s been awhile since I’ve posted and a lot has changed for me in a short time as it always does. I’m here this time to share some goodies you can find to help make your home festive and cozy for the holiday season. Cart Sale opened a few days ago with lots of bargains and Dictatorshop has new items up for grabs as well. If you’re unfamiliar with the Cart Sale, it’s held at the Wash and features items on sale for 10 lindens and merchants are allowed to sell one item for 50 lindens. The current round is Winter Wonderland themed and there’s some great wintery attire to find like the jammies from Sweet Willows. I found the Jester set fun but there are some other sets available that are more holiday themed if you prefer. Each jammie set comes in sizes for Maitreya, Slink Physique, and Slink Hourglass mesh bodies. The fit is really nice and makes the bum look great! There are some new releases from Dictatorshop that I have out, the first of which is the Chesterfield Coffee Table from Dictatorshop. Two versions are available, PG or Adult Vanilla, which allows you to pick what you need to complete your living room set. In the Adult Vanilla version, there are singles poses for both female and males as well as couples poses that will make your toes curl. By clicking the logo, you can change the wood textures and metal textures. Dictatorshop also has a new fireplace in the main store that comes with a bondage version and a decor only version. Textures are customizable and you can choose from a selection of art photos to display or add your own. The Chateau Bondage Fireplace has poses that work for one submissive or two and is a good option for people who enjoy objectification play. For both the table and fireplace, please note that I have slightly tinted them darker to match my cabin a little better.

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To add some festive charm to the room, I have a couple things from KK Home that are at the Cart Sale. The Hunter Log Rack goes well with any fireplace and will help you stay warm inside while the weather gets cold. I also grabbed the Nutcracker to place on the mantle because it reminds me of the ones I own in real life.

Lastly, Dark Knight Decor has some great pieces at the Cart Sale that are festive and a little quirky. Two Shadowboxes are up for grabs. I grabbed the blue version and hung it up on my wall for a little winter sparkle.

I will be sharing more sneak peeks so check back soon for more Cart Sale goodies!

Credits

~ My Look ~

Hair: Doe – Sweetum – Gingers ~ by Helyanwe Vindaloo @ Arcade December 2018

Pjs: Sweet Willow – (SW) Cozy Jester PJ’s Onesie ~ by WillowJustice Resident @ Cart Sale December 2018

My Body Details

~ Furniture & Decor ~

House: Blueberry – Holidays Gift ~ by Blueberryxx Resident

Table: Dictatorshop – [Ds] Chesterfield Coffee Table – Adult ~ by Dictatorshop Resident @ Swank December 2018

Fireplace: Dictatorshop – [Ds] Chateau Bondage Fireplace ~ by Dictatorshop Resident

Shadowbox: Dark Knight Decor – DKD – Winter Shadowbox, blues ~ by Mika Redfield @ Cart Sale December 2018

Nutcracker: KK Home – *KKH* – NUTCRACKER (M/C) ~ by Katy Dirkle @ Cart Sale December 2018

Logs: KK Home – *KKH* – HUNTER LOG RACK M/C ~ by Katy Dirkle @ Cart Sale December 2018

Tree: Libertine – ~A Libertine Christmas~ Simple Tree ~ by Alia Baroque

Rug: The Loft – Christmas Monochrome Tree Skirt ~ by Nardya Rousselot

Cat: +Half-Deer+ – Cozy Cat (if I fits, I sits) – Black Patch ~ by Halogen Magic

Dog: JIAN – Holiday Huskies :: Pupper Present RARE ~ by JianSL Resident

Paper: .random.Matter. – Magical Holidays – Wrapping Paper [Blue] ~ by Nikohl Hax

Chair: Scarlet Creative – Epiphany – RL Armchair Cotton MT ~ by Charlotte Bartlett

Links — > Dictatorshop, Cart Sale

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Who Am I to Disagree?

Who Am I to Disagree?

As we near All Hallow’s Eve, the spook and eerie atmosphere around us seems to slowly grow darker and more sinister. Neighbors put out decorations that seem to watch us in the night when we return home in the dark, superstitions may seem to hold more truth than we would normally give credit, and some people don an alter ego they’ve been planning on all year.

Who Am I to Disagree?

Unlike real life, SecondLife allows us the opportunity to be who we want any time of the year, moment to moment, avatar to avatar. We create the environment we want to live in as well. A popular roleplay in SecondLife involves vampires. In fact, there are many roleplay systems devoted to vampires and werewolves in SL. Many sims are home to clans that live in giant castles and house coffins to slumber in during the day, except in sl it can be night all the time. Dictatorshop has recently been releasing pieces that make up a set perfect for any gothic enthusiast who may have an interest in vampire animations as well. Read on for more on each piece featured in this post!

The Vespera collection encompasses a range of pieces that are perfect for the bedroom or other rooms within a castle or structure of your choice. My favorite piece has to be the Vespera Bondage Bed. The texturing of the bed, ironwork, and wood is beautiful and looks fantastic in both low and high graphic settings. For those who know what to look for, they will also find a lifestyle related symbol subtly worked into the iron on the canopy of the bed. Animation menus are loaded with great poses for you and a loved one or just a friend to snuggle. There are three versions of the bed which will determine the animations you’ll be getting; PG, Adult Vanilla, and Adult Kink. One part of the bed that took me a bit to figure out was how to access the bondage menus on the Adult Kink version. If you are looking for the very adult animations on this version that are in addition to vanilla, lesbian, and threesome menus, click the footboard of the bed and choose either MaleDom or FemDom to suit your needs. A two step stool rezzes on the side of the bed that you can sit on, or use the metal rings on the bedposts, then play to your heart’s content! Today is the last day to grab it while it is at the Black Fair before it goes full price in the mainstore and marketplace.

Who Am I to Disagree?

At Ultra until November 10th, you can find the Vespera Coffin Chair, which matches the Vespera Coffin Sofa that is also pictured here. Like the bed, both the chair and sofa come in three rating levels, PG, Adult Vanilla, and Adult Kink. Only the Coffin Chair Adult Kink version has animations specifically for those who want vampire poses for “feeding” or biting in a tasteful manner. Many of the animations match what you will find in  the bed an other Dictatorshop pieces. To change the texture on the chair and sofa, click the logo in the back to change leather colors and metals. Whether you are wanting dark or bright and fun, there is something to fit in any color scheme.

Who Am I to Disagree?

Some men and women feel they are royalty and deserve a throne to fit their status. If you run a clan, the Vespera Throne is perfect for you. Not only does this throne fit in with the rest of the Vespera line, but it also has additional vampire themed animations in the Adult Kink version. Like the other pieces, get this gem in three different version depending on your animation needs. If you look closely, like the bed, the throne features lifestyle related symbols embedded into the metal of the headboard. Find it at Cosmopolitan until the event ends and it moves to the mainstore!

Who Am I to Disagree?

The last piece I have pictured is the Vespera Dragon Armoire, currently being sold at the Red Light District. Unlike the other Vespera pieces, the Armoire is RLV cage that someone can sit in and be controlled by others who click to access the menu. Menus to change textures and security access are inside the Armoire. You can change the wood texture and make the doors transparent or solid. If you’re not interested in the animations, this piece still makes a lovely decorative piece to any boudoir.

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Beginning October 21st, a new event called Trick or Treat will be starting and I am part of the blog team covering it. Keep a look out for more soon with peeks at what you can find. Can’t wait? Check it out here.

Credits

~ My Look ~

Hair: #BESOM HAIR – A-List *Browns* ~ by Kattington Resident

Top: Vinyl – 3am Knotted Tee Pak FLF Here for the Candy ~ by Sukoshitosuto Resident @ FLF

Skirt: Vinyl – Daria Athletic Skirt Pak FLF SKULLS ~ by Sukoshitosuto Resident @ FLF

Tail: Aurascape – Vixen Tail Version 2.0 ~ by Vixten Resident

~ Furniture and Decor ~

Bed: Dictatorshop – [Ds] Vespera Bondage Bed – ADULT KINK ~ by Dictatorshop Resident @ Black Fair October 2018

Couch: Dictatorshop – [Ds] Vespera Coffin Sofa Adult Kink ~ by Dictatorshop Resident @

Chair: Dictatorshop – [Ds] Vespera Coffin Chair – Adult Kink Vampire 3some ~ by Dictatorshop @ Ultra October 2018

Throne: Dictatorshop – [Ds] Vespera Throne – Adult Kink/Vampire ~ by Dictatorshop Resident @ Cosmopolitan October 2018

Wardrobe: Dictatorshop – [Ds] Vespera Dragon Armoire ~ by Dictatorshop Resident @ Red Light District RLD

Table: {what next} – Charlotte Coffee Table – Mesh ~ by Winter Thorn

Mugs: {what next} – Fall Woodland Drinks (boxed) ~ by Winter Thorn @ FLF

Laptop/Books: .peaches. – Tap That App – Laptop and Books ~ by Imaginerabbits Resident

Mirror: Kalopsia – 7 Years Bad Luck Mirror ~ by Shawneese Offcourse @ Collabor88

Frame: Candle and Cauldron – {C&C} Wolf Moon Frame ~ by Fenni Crispien

Links —> Dictatorshop, Black Fair, FLF, Ultra, Red Light District RLD, Collabor88, Cosmopolitan

Some Kind of Madness is Swallowing Me Whole

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I apologize for my absence! A combination of real life and a bit of a down mood has kept me from posting this when I originally received the items that are featured today. Read on for what’s been floating through my mind.

We all know that there are many things that drive us crazy. Rude customers or co-workers at work. Too slow drivers or traffic on our daily commutes. Finding presents left by the dog or cat for the 100th time on the carpet. Even something simple as the sound some people make when eating can set a person’s teeth on edge. But there are very few things, in my opinion at least, that can drive us to true madness. One of those things… is love.

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For very few people, the search seems easy, almost like an arrow just pointing them in the right direction. But for most people, the search is rough, almost brutal at times. We look for signs to say, “Hey, turn here, open this door” or “Turn back now, wrong turn” to show us where we are supposed to be headed and with who. And if that wasn’t enough, our search can be for many different types of love. Even if we prefer to be alone, most of us seek companionship of some kind whether with family, friendship, a lover or a pet. The search for love, that special kind of love that comes from another person we want to spend the rest of our lives with…that love can bring us to a madness like no other.

I may be a bit of a hopeless romantic. I know it’s in everything I do, everything I say. As I’ve embarked on my quest for love, I’ve hit a few potholes, skinned my knees a few times, and leaped off a cliff without really being sure of what was at the bottom of the water. Love truly can be blind and that is usually what causes most of the hardship we end up experiencing when things go wrong. As Sigmund Freud said, “We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.” First love is always so innocent…nothing quite like it and the heartbreak we face when we realize the other person is not 100% perfect and not a good fit feels earth shattering for some.

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Well… Freud also said, “One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.” Although we lament all the hardship our hearts endure, they are strong and able to go through a lot of rough handling. It sucks, but eventually you get better at finding the right turns and all that hard work is worth it; the pain of the past lingers but not so strongly that you’re unable to find happiness again…

My main point? It’s a lot of what I’ve been talking about already. Don’t give up. Keep trudging along the rough paths, scraping your knees, and taking a tumble or two; just remember to pick yourself up and continue to move forward. Find your love whether that is a person, a cat or dog, or a group of friends who have your back. Don’t let madness swallow you.

Today I am sharing the Chesterfield Sofa, Chair and Stool. Both were at the Home Show 2017 but due to my mood and RL I was late to blog them. They are now at the mainstore and on Marketplace along with matching Bondage Benches. Personally, I love this set even more than the Contempo set that I have blogged about earlier this year. I think this is probably due to the detailing of the back cushions. Nonetheless, this set brings you all of your favorite smooth poses in the adult versions of each piece or the PG versions you can purchase if you don’t want the racy aspects.

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Animations included in these pieces are as usual, superbly smooth and plentiful. Both leather and metals can be changed via the logo on the back of each piece and you can change the security of the menus as well. Poses are easy to adjust and swap for all your naughty needs. Dictatorshop has once again created sophisticated and elegant furniture that anyone would be happy to have in their home.

Until next time lovelies! 🙂

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Credits

~ My Look ~

Hair: Doe – Brenda – Gingers ~ by Helyanwe Vindaloo

Pantsuit: ISON – baroque jumpsuit (purple) ~ by Harry Hyx

Bracelet: e.marie – // RIGHT Friendship Bracelet – Sterling ~ by Emilianamarie Resident

Rings: Kibitz – Summer love rings – maitreya – gold ~ by Kathya Szczepanski

Shoes: #EMPIRE – Pelargonium ~ by Queenshop Resident

My Body Details

~ Furniture & Decor ~

House: Scarlet Creative – Huntsman Manor ~ by Charlotte Bartlett

Sofa: Dictatorshop – [Ds] Chesterfield Adult Sofa [C/M/NT] ~ by Dictatorshop Resident

Chairs: Dicatorshop – [Ds] Chesterfield Adult Chair [C/M/NT] ~ by Dictatorshop Resident

Stool: Dictatorshop – [Ds] Chesterfield OMNI Bondage Stool [C/M/NT] ~ by Dictatorshop Resident

Rug: Wood Works Furniture – Sheffield Red/Gold Rug ~ by Landru Mccallen

Curtains: MG – H&G – Silk Pool Curtains ~ by Maxi Gossamer

Bookcases: {what next} – Amelie Bookcase ~ by Winter Thorn (I modded color)

Books: SAYO – Stationed in Soho Gacha – Book Set – COMMON ~ by Kaysha Piers

End Tables: {what next} – Amelie Tables – Set of 3 ~ by Winter Thorn (I modded color)

Knick Knack: pr!tty – .tree {starfield projector} ~ by Karla Marama

Lamp: erratic – 07.erratic / lsm – table lamp – beige ~ by Erratic Rain

Lantern: Anachron – Andon Lantern – Seimei Kikyou ~ by Nix Marabana

Cat: +Half-Deer+ – Cozy Cat (if I fits, I sits) – Black Patch ~ by Halogen Magic

Tapestry: Rowanwood – {RW} Maghnus Collection Wall Hanging ~ by Searlait Nitschke

Stove: {what next} – Hanne Woodburning Stove Set – Iron ~ by Winter Thorn

Logs: {what next} – Pallet Log Box (VIP Group Gift) ~ by Winter Thorn

Desk: .aisling. – Bric-a-Brac Desk -Desk- ~ by Druunah Esharham

Desk Light: tarte. – desk light ~ by Alixxbella Resident

Chair: Trompe Loeil – Voliere Chair Copper + Bird ~ by Cory Edo

Links — > Dictatorshop

The Smell of Your Skin Lingers

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Hey everyone! You have one day left to get to the Cart Sale so take advantage of the sale while you still can! Today I am bringing you a lot more peeks into what you will find at the Cart Sale.

As I was thinking about what I wanted to show you guys, I kind of just hung around my bedroom and lazed about in my new shorts and tank top. I’m still sort of decorating my house so I was wanting comfy casual attire. The shorts you see here are from !The Little Bat and come with a HUD with fun color selections. Sizes included are standard mesh sizing and fitted models for Maitreya, Slink, and Belleza. My tank top from Vicarious Youth fits only Maitreya. I’m a kitty girl so I had to have it.

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My second look comes from Anachron. This cute dress is at the Cart Sale in a variety of colors, some that are perfect for Easter. It comes in standard mesh sizing and models for Maitreya, Slink Physique, Slink Hourglass, and Belleza bodies. Pair it with some cute sandals and a hat and you are set for Sunday brunch!

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My third look is a lovely floral dress from Dark Water Designs. It only comes in standard mesh sizes but it still fit my Maitreya body well. If you aren’t a big fan of floral patterns, the dress also comes in a striped version. Either one is wonderful for new spring attire.

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My last look is from :{MV}: and I have been strutting my stuff in this dress all day! Sizes included are for Maitreya, Slink Physique and Hourglass, Belleza Isis, Venus, and Freya; and a standard fit option. There are seven gorgeous colors to choose from and really at this price, it’s a bargain to grab them all for 110L. Each is 10L with the black being the special 50L item. My friend and sl daughter loved the dress too and is the one posing with me. To pair with the detailing on the neckline, I applied some nail polish from La Boheme that was also at the Cart Sale. These nails have omega appliers and one for Maitreya.

The bed that I am sitting on in my picture is The Sophisticate Bed from Dictatorshop. It is not the newest item but I really loved the look of it and the bedsheets I found were so lovely. If you’re looking for a bed that with great animations for all around use, this is a wonderful option. Individuals have plenty of poses to pick from for both genders. There are cuddles for when you just want to relax with that special someone, and then as usual the wide selection of adult animations that Dictatorshop always has. For more options in bed covers, check out the other huds available in the shop; for the goth lovers there’s even Halloween themed bedsheets. Be sure to get the right Hud for the correct bed and have fun matching your house decor! 🙂

All the other decor in the pictures are from the Cart Sale. I love the watercolors and sketches from Dark Knight Designs. Something about them scattered about the room makes it feel extra artsy. The teapot with the fern fits in well with the bedsheets I chose too. The sturdy table is from Wood Works Furniture and is nice for filling in empty corners to hold up some of your knick knacks. I also liked the little pouffe seats from The Artist Shed for a little spot to sit and look out the window. Each pouffe has a different pose and texture inspired by spring weather. My final touches to my room was to hang a fishing pole from Dixie Dandelion with little frames on the wall and to texture the empty wall with an accent pattern from Timeless Textures. Each frame has a little cheerful saying and image to brighten your mood. On the wall, the knit texture I chose looks more glittery because of the scale. It’s a beautiful texture!

That’s all for this round of the Cart Sale. Grab the deals while you still can and check out my two previous posts to see what =EC Designs= and Mishmash Fusion have for sale. I will be back soon when Fantasy Faire opens to share what Mishmash Fusion has in store for you. Take care!

Credits

~ Look 1 ~

Hair: RunAway – [RA] – Harley Hair – Ombres & Roots ~ by Candela Kira

Top: Vicarious Youth – {V*Y} – Phoebe Lounge Set – Cat’s Meow (Maitreya) ~ by Violet Steamweaver @ Cart Sale March 2017

Shorts: !The Little Bat – !TLB – Rachel Shorts w/ HUD ~ by Drusilla Dethly @ Cart Sale March 2017

~ Look 2 ~

Hair: Doe – Shannon (solid) – Gingers ~ by Helyanwe Vindaloo @ Epiphany Gacha

Dress: Anachron – Vintage Paisley Belted Dress – Black ~ by Nix Marabana @ Cart Sale March 2017

~ Look 3 ~

Hair: Doe – Shannon (solid) – Gingers ~ by Helyanwe Vindaloo @ Epiphany Gacha

Dress: Dark Water Designs – DWD – Off Shoulder Spring Dress – Floral ~ by Shadowed Luik @ Cart Sale March 2017

~ Look 4 ~

Hair: BESOM – *Besom~Glam Kitten *Reds* ~ by Kattington Resident

Dress: :{MV}: – Syiera Violet ~ by Lokii Violet @ Cart Sale March 2017

Boots: REIGN.- LARA BOOTS- CUSTOMIZATION PACK ~ by Kenadeecole Resident

Nails: La Boheme – [LB Artio] OMNI Set – Slink Omega Maitreya ~ by Santana Lumiere @ Cart Sale March 2017

My Body Details

~ Decor ~

House: Scarlet Creative – LoveCraft Gothic – Fat Pack ~ by Charlotte Bartlett

Bed: Dictatorshop – [Ds] The Sophisticate Bed v1.1 ~ by Dictatorshop Resident (bedding is from the Enchanted Blossom/Sophisticate Bed HUD)

Painting: Dark Knight Decor – DKD – Peacock Watercolors ~ by Mika Redfield @ Cart Sale March 2017

Sketches: Dark Knight Decor – DKD – Pencil Sketches ~ by Mika Redfield @ Cart Sale March 2017

Potted Plant: Dark Knight Decor – DKD – Asian Sunset Teapotted Fern ~ by Mika Redfield @ Cart Sale March 2017

Pouffe: The Artist Shed – Vintage Spring Pouffe (Birds) ~ by MargeKinson Resident @ Cart Sale March 2017

Table: Wood Works Furniture – Linwood Table ~ by Landru Mccallen @ Cart Sale March 2017

Fishing Pole: Dixie Dandelion – DDandelion Fishing Pole Frames ~ by Winterschains Resident @ Cart Sale March 2017

Wall Background Texture: Timeless Textures – 18 Seamless Mixed Knits Azure Timeless Textures ~ by Xzavia Yifu @ Cart Sale March 2017

Links — > Cart Sale, Dictatorshop

Made to Love: FLF, Add Some Red Hunt, and Valentine Treats

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Valentine’s Day is less than a week away and I’ve been drowning in goodies so sweet you could eat them. Today I’m sharing clothing from Mishmash Fusion, =EC Designs=’s Kiss My Store hunt item, gifties from the third Add Some Red Hunt, and a couple Fifty Linden Friday deals. Details for the Add Some Red Hunt 3 are below.

Mishmash Fusion has released for February a selection of outfits inspired by the sweetheart candies popularized by Valentine’s Day. I’m currently wearing the Romantic versions of the knotted t-shirt and jean combo but there’s also Dirty and Anti-Valentine’s flavored ones as well. Guys are in luck because Mystical made Mens’ Romantic and Anti-Valentine’s t-shirt sets too! Buy each color version you like or the fatpacks. I simply adore how these tops look especially when paired with Mishmash Fusion’s Love in Itself Heels for Slink High Feet. The heels have hearts on the back and front, lending a touch of playfulness to any outfit. My nails are painted in one of American Hunni’s omega nail appliers for the Add Some Red Hunt 3. The hud has a lot of pretty polishs to make your nails sparkle. If you are unfamiliar with omega appliers, check out this website for more details.

My house is decorated with lots of goodies from several events going on this month. =EC Designs= is part of the Kiss My Store hunt and are offering up the lovely sofa I’m sitting on with my sister. It has single poses and several couple poses that would be cute for cuddles and pictures. So go find those lips to find the prize!

For the third Add Some Red Hunt, {Sickly SWEET} created a cute privacy screen with knick knacks and a lamp to put in an empty corner or to divide a room. Chiana Oh made this adorable ladybug pouffe seat that is perfect for a kids playroom or just a fun conversation piece in your home. I also discovered this cute bunny tip jar from Tipsters that I shrunk down to fit on my side table. Decor or tip jar, up to you.

For Fifty Linden Friday, I could not pass up on the Spilled Candy Hearts or the Lighted Pathway from +Half-Deer+. Piles of the sweetheart candies make for perfect kitchen decor and the lighted pathway works for a path or wall decor. {what next} released an adorable low prim bookcase and set of tables. I have been looking for a bookcase like this for awhile so this was a steal.

I will be posting again with more goodies to find in the Add Some Red Hunt 3 later. Don’t forget the Suck it, Cupid! Hunt event is February 13 and I blogged two hunt gift previews here. Happy Tuesday and happy hunting!

Event Details

Name: The Add Some Red Hunt 3

Duration: February 1-29

Website ~ Hunt & Hint Page

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Credits

~~~My Outfit~~~

Hair: Magika – Thread – Midnight Madness

Top/Jeans: Mishmash Fusion – Valentine’s Knotted Tee and Jeans Fatpack ~ (Mystical Edenflower)

Nails: American Hunni – [TASRH] AH Candy Apple  Omega Nail App ~ (HunniDaniels Resident) @TASRH3

Shoes: Mishmash Fusion – Love In Itself Heels Slink High- Black ~ (Mystical Edenflower)

~~~Furniture, Decor, & Pose~~~

Screen: {Sickly SWEET} – Allison Screen ~ (Eve Rhosar) @TASRH3

Sofa: =EC Designs= – Kiss Me Sofa ~ (Cara Lionheart & Jaxx Doulton) @Kiss My Store Hunt

Side Table: {what next} – Amelie Side Table ~ (Winter Thorn) @FLF

Bunnies: Tipsters – Playboy Bunny Tip Jar ~ (Nessie Naidoo) @TASRH3

Candies: +Half-Deer+ – Spilled Candy Hearts [box] ~ (Halogen Magic) @FLF

Lit Hearts: +Half-Deer+ – Lighted Pathway – Heart [box] ~ (Halogen Magic) @FLF

Poof Seat: by Chiana Oh – Ladybug Pouffe [TASRH3 Prize] ~ (Chiana0 Resident) @TASRH3

Bookcase: {what next} – Amelie Bookcase ~ (Winter Thorn) @FLF

Balloons: {what next} – Sweetheart Balloons Decor ~ (Winter Thorn)

House: Scarlet Creative – Anya House ~ (Charlotte Bartlett)

Pose: !bang poses – Sassy ~ (Luna Jubilee)

Upon the Highest Bough

 

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Have yourself a merry little Christmas
Make the Yuletide gay
From now on
Our troubles will be miles away, ooh

Here we are as in olden days
Happy golden days of yore
Faithful friends who are dear to us
Gather near to us once more

Through the years
We all will be together
If the Fates allow
Hang a shining star
Upon the highest bough

So many events! So little time.

I’ve recently stopped by a few places like Arcade and The Tannenbaum Holiday Market for winter and Christmas themed decor and other goodies

If you haven’t heard, Pixicat has a new Fifty Linden Friday sweater up for grabs. Winter cozy and a touch holiday themed, this sweater comes with a texture change Hud for a few color options. All standard mesh sizes are included with some of the most popular mesh body fitted versions as well. You’ll be looking fashionable at the Ugly Sweater parties with this cozy design.

Typically I steer clear of shoes that aren’t fitted for Slink or Maitreya feet, but these boots from The Sugar Garden were to die for. There’s plenty of color choices for both the base and laces but these do not come with a texture change Hud. I left The Tannenbaum Holiday Market with a pair in white and the mocha ones seen here. While you’re there, try some of the gachas for cute baubles to put on your Christmas tree or just as fun knick knacks.

Also check out Collabor88 for some fantastic winter decor and clothing. The woodstove and a lot of the associated decor are from {what next} which really suited my living room. Warm up your hands and set the kettle on the stove for hot cocoa. Don’t forget to hang your stockings for Santa to fill!

The Arcade also has fun winter and holiday items along with the Season of Giving gifts from participating merchants. Right now I’m wearing one of Spellbound’s gacha hairs that comes in two hat versions (Blizzard or Chilly), and varying hair colors. Both hairs will keep your head warm and looking cute with the attached hat.

Remember to stay warm this season!

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Credits

Hair: +Spellbound+ – Blizzard – Chapter I – Earth // DARKS ~ (Kohana Xue) @Arcade

Sweater: Pixicat – Cozy.Sweater – Christmas (FLF) ~ (areve Resident) for Fifty Linden Fridays

Pants: .miss chelsea. – Nina Zip Leggings Red ~ (Coral Lacey/Davidefre Resident)

Boots: .tsg. – Oxford Boots – Mocha ~ (Eilfie Sugarplum) @ The Tannenbaum Holiday Market

Body: Maitreya – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara ~ (Onyx LeShelle)

Hands: Slink – Slink AvEnhance Hands Female – Casual ~ (Siddean Munro)

Tree: Botanical – Green Douglas Fir Christmas Tree (Tannenbaum) ~ (Kriss Lehmann) @ The Tannenbaum Holiday Market

Tree Star:  Sway’s – [Star] single . small/short ~ (Sway Dench) (old Arcade gift)

Tree Ribbon, Tree Skirt, White & Black Glitter Bulbs, White & Black Drop Ornaments: The Loft – Monochrome Christmas Gacha – (Nardya Rousselot) @ The Tannenbaum Holiday Market

Catmas Toys/Birds/Hedgehog/etc. Ornaments: Schadenfreude – Catmas Gacha ~ (Allegory Malaprop) @ The Tannenbaum Holiday Market

Wood Carved Ornaments: Jian – Holiday Critter Baubles Gacha ~ (Kalia Firelyte/Ashur Constantine/distorteddreams Resident) @ The Tannenbaum Holiday Market

Various Critter Ornaments: MishMish – In a Box Gacha ~ (Aime Takaaki) @ The Tannenbaum Holiday Market

Letter S Ornament: [Commoner] – Monogrammed Wood Slice Gacha~ (Emery Milneaux) @ The Tannenbaum Holiday Market

Bird Ornament: ~silentsparrow~ – Felt Bird Ornaments Gacha – Partridge – Merry ~ (hyasynth Tiramisu) @ The Tannenbaum Holiday Market

Mouse Under Tree: Schadenfreude – Deer Mice Gacha – Rudy Deer Mouse ~ (Allegory Malaprop) @Arcade

Cat in Box Under Tree: +Half-Deer+ – Cozy Cat [Black Patch] ~ (Halogen Magic)

Deer Ornament: Alouette – Christmas Deer Ornament (The Arcade 2014 Gift) ~ (Scarlet Chandrayaan)

Bow Ornament: [ zerkalo ] – Christmas Ornament – Arcade Christmas Gift 2015 ~ (danielestro) @Arcade

Other colored Bulbs: Pixel Mode – Colored Ornaments ~ (Tya Fallingbridge) (past Arcade gift)

Woodstove, fireplace & floor surround, log pile, fireplace tools, kettle: {what next} – Hanne Woodburning Stove Set – Iron ~ (Winter Thorn) @ Collabor88

Winter prints, stockings, lanterns: {what next} – Nordic Winter Decor Set – Red ~ (Winter Thorn) @ Collabor88

Ballerina Fox & Unicorn: Pixicat– Ballerina Gacha ~ (areve Resident) @Arcade

Potion Bottles: .Arcadia. – .A. Gothmas in a Jar Gacha [Sharpened Tinsel & Broken Ornaments] ~ (Lokii Violet)

Table: Aria & The Loft – Ambrose Table Cherry ~ (Colleen Desmoulins)

Eggnog Tray and Cookie Box: {what next} – Holiday Eggnog Latte & Cookies ~ (Winter Thorn) for Fifty Linden Fridays

Pose: !bang – stands 585-589 ~ (Luna Jubilee) @ W<3RP