Somewhere Only We Know

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So I decided to rope Etherian into helping me with today’s post since I do not show off couples/friends poses enough and it was also time for him and I to get a pic together.  I headed over to the always beautiful Blithe sim to find a great picturesque locale and used new Dreamers pose from An Lar Poses.  His new outfit and shoes are from the latest round of The Mens Dept, while my ensemble come from all over the grid.  I have to make special mention about Veechi who I have come to adore since they do makeup for Genesis Lab.  I know it’s hard to see but I’m wearing the blush pack I got at Summerfest (which is now closed) and shadows that are currently at C88.  They also have made beauty marks and freckles that can be used for Genesis heads.
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ON ME

Hair: Truth – Dune Browns @ Uber

Head: Genesis Lab – Nelly 2.0

Shadow: Veechi – Luster Glam Shadow, Genesis Applier @ Collabor88

Contour Blush: Veechi – Blush Contour Kit, Genesis Applier

Necklace/Earrings: Earthstones – Rowena Set @ The Liaison Collaborative

Top: Ison – Ruffle Collar Tank White @ Collabor88

Shorts: Erratic – Lisa Shorts Khaki @ Uber

Shoes: Breathe – Roxane @ Cosmopolitan

Pose: An Lar Poses – The Dreamers @ The Liaison Collaborative

ON HIM

Hair: Exile – Defiant

Outfit: Blankline – Standard Collar/Cargo Shorts @ The Mens Dept

Shoes: AKERUKA – Summer Shoes @ The Mens Dept

Location: Blithe

My Urban Oasis

So I’ve had this idea for awhile to do a small urban type of garden or patio area.  It may stem from watching too many tiny house shows or seeing gorgeous inner city gardens on tv shows, but I wanted to do something that one may have if they only had a small area or courtyard behind their urban town home. This is my result!  I made a small area with help from the Apple Fall and then added in the super cool Madeleine’s Patio set from Uber along with fab Boho inspired goodies from Shabby Tabby and Ariskea.  I had so much fun doing this and I’m considering doing it again down the road; I even kept the wall set up just in case!  Hope you all like it, I think this is one of my fave sets I’ve done ever.
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Kalopsia – Madeleine’s Awning @ Uber

Kalopsia – Madeleine’s Ladder @ Uber

Kalopsia – Madeleine’s Bucket Hanger @ Uber

Kalopsia – Madeleine’s Watering Can @ Uber

What Next – Hanging Guitar California @ Collabor88

Shabby Tabby – Magical Thinking Sofa @ The Instruments

Shabby Tabby – Magical Thinking Plant 1 and 2 @ The Instruments

Shabby Tabby – Magical Thinking Side Table @ The Instruments

Shabby Tabby – Whiskey +Lace Pouf @ LTD Event

Ariskea – Wild Boho Daybed Wood @ Collabor88

Ariskea – Wild Boho Plant Hanger Foilage & Succulant @ Collabor88

Ariskea – Wild Boho Tapestry Green @ Collabor88

Dust Bunny – Darling String Light Tapestry @ Collabor88

Dust Bunny – Darling Hanging Plant @ Collabor88

Keke – London Dots Gold & Cava @ 6 Republic

22769 – Snake Plant @ The Liaison Collaborative

Mesh Plants – Spider Plant

Mesh Plants – Snake Plant in Pot

Culprit – Sandstone Pebble Fountain

Cheeky Pea – Hanging Rope Candle Jake’s

Dysfunctionality – Gardenbed Flowers

Dysfunctionality – Stoney Path

Apple Fall – Farrow Garden Wall

ON ME

Hair: Truth – Sorrel in Browns @ Uber

Dress: ISON – Badland Dress White @ Collabor88

Sandals: Fri.day – Dusty Sandals Cloud @ Collabor88

Pose: !Bang – Pose #566

Amoungst The Flowers

Good Morning! My friend Kimbra changed her pretty sim Kilu over for Spring a bit ago and I had yet to go visit, so the other night Etherian and I decided to head over and make that the location for a pose together.  Not only were we long overdue to a pic together but I also wanted to show you this new !Bang pose that I adore that can be found at the current Spring Seasons Story.  He is wearing new Blankline from The Mens Dept. while I am wearing newness from ISON, Essenz, Genesis Lab and Yummy.

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Pose: !Bang – Relax With Me @ The Seasons Story

Location: Kilu

ON ME

Hair: Wasabi Pills – Drew Browns

Head: Genesis Lab – Gemma 2.0 RARE @ The Seasons Story

Necklace/Earrings: Yummy – Spring Bud Gold @ Collabor88

Jumper: ISON – Long Sleeve Romper White @ Collabor88

Shoes: Essenz – Panama Tan @ The Seasons Story

ON HIM

Shirt: Blankline – Cardi with Shirts Gray @ The Mens Dept

Pants: Blankline – Color Pants White @ The Mens Dept

 

 

 

 

2016 Home & Garden Expo #2

I have another post for you today featuring items from the Home & Garden Expo! This time I took the new fabulous cottage from By Dorian and added lots of spice and animal prints from Mirage. I have to say I’m personally in love with not only the cottage but the chaise and texture change chairs from this set.  For more info on the event please head over to the Expo’s Main Website!
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By Dorian – Dame Cottage @ 2016 Home & Garden Expo Sim 1

By Dorian – Large Curtain @ 2016 Home & Garden Expo Sim 1

Mirage – Modern Fireplace Spice @ 2016 Home & Garden Expo Sim 7

Mirage – Sultan’s Seat @ 2016 Home & Garden Expo Sim 7

Mirage – African Spice Chaise  @ 2016 Home & Garden Expo Sim 7

Mirage – Accent Chair, African Spice @ 2016 Home & Garden Expo Sim 7

Mirage – Djembe Side Table @ 2016 Home & Garden Expo Sim 7

Mirage – Scroll Wall Hanging African Pelts @ 2016 Home & Garden Expo Sim 7

Mirage – Giraffe Deco @ 2016 Home & Garden Expo Sim 7

Mirage – Potted Palm 8 @ 2016 Home & Garden Expo Sim 7

Mirage – Croton Plant Mosaic Set @ 2016 Home & Garden Expo Sim 7

Mirage – India 1 Rug

Kastle Rock – Accent Table Blues

OMEN – Moroccan Vase White Roses

StoraxTree – Sun Potted Plant D

ISON – Faux Elephant Taxidermy Pearl

https://slhomeandgardenexpo.wordpress.com/2016/02/10/the-expo-in-the-press/

Love Is Like The Wind That Blows

Hello lovely readers and happy Wednesday!  I have another huge post for you today thanks to both Collabor88 and the latest round of The Liaison Collaborative.  This round of TLC is the Home and Garden round with the fantastic theme of Rustic Charm and has you can see by this post it’s filled with so much charm that you can’t help but adore it.  Giving me a comfy and quaint look to go with my decor is newness from Exile and Ison that are over at Collabor88.
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ON ME

Hair: Exile – Early Sunset in Browns @ Collabor88

Skin: Glam Affair – Caroline Jamaica/ Eyes 01/Lips 01 Darker @ Uber

Sweater: ISON – Wool Side Cut Sweater Plum @ Collabor88

Jeans: Blueberry – Radi  Med. Dark Blue

Boots: ISON – Leather Knee Boots Dark Brown @ Collabor88

Pose: !Bang – Stand 201

HOME & GARDEN

Atelier Visconti – Annabelle Gazebo @ The Liaison Collaborative

Atelier Visconti – Annabelle Rocking Chair @ The Liaison Collaborative

Atelier Visconti – Annabelle Barrel @ The Liaison Collaborative

Atelier Visconti – Annabelle Lantern @ The Liaison Collaborative

What Next – Vermont Hot Chocolate Tray Cream @ Collabor88

Half-Deer – Cozy Cat Black @ Collabor88

Toiz – Dead Pot @ The Liaison Collaborative

Toiz – Watering Can Green @ The Liaison Collaborative

Toiz – Dustpan & Broom @ The Liaison Collaborative

Black Bantam – Binded Rope Acorn Fall/Orange @ The Liaison Collaborative

Little Branch – Flames Maples All Seasons @ The Liaison Collaborative

Dysfunctionality – Barrels Broken and Single Upright @ The Liaison Collaborative

Jian – Ash Trees

Jian – Cobblestone Path

We’re Closed – Grass Field Dry

What Next – Scattered Leaves Decor

Bold In Black

flickr look 737-2Taking my post back to basics today and keeping it more simple.  My original idea didn’t really pan out how I had hoped but I love how these pics turned out anyway.  I never know why people think doing a pic in a studio is somehow easier or takes less time; I know I redid these pics several times with different poses and lighting until I felt they were what I was going for just like I would if I was out on location.  It also gives me the chance to use my Photography Backdrop from Pixel Mode which I really do love.

My look today is from Ison over at Collabor88 which I matched with sexy shoes from Essenz and finished off with a gorgeous bold statement piece for the necklace from Meva.  My hair is another of my faves from Tableau Vivant for Hair Fair and my beautiful eyes are from Mayfly for the Wayward Carnival.

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Hair: Tableau Vivant – Last Train Home / NEW @ Hair Fair 2015

Eyes: Mayfly – Luminous Mesh Eyes Tropical Night / NEW @ Wayward Carnival

Skin: Glam Affair – Coral Jamaica Chic

Eyeshadow: Pink Fuel – Harley Shimmer Shadow Light Smoke/Wing

Lipstick: Pink Fuel – Harley Lipstick Rose

Necklace: Meva – Gipsy Necklace Silver All / NEW!

Bracelet: Maxi Gossamer – Bangle Sparkly Pearl Cuff Silver

Top: Ison – Shoulder Cut-out Tank Black / NEW @ Collabor88

Pants: Ison – Fish Scale Leggings Black / NEW @ Collabor88

Shoes: Essenz – Santiago Black / NEW @ The Season’s Story

Poses: Pic #1: Kirin – Mari Pack / NEW!

Pic #2: An Lar – Poses Even Flow Series / NEW @ Wayward Carnival

Quick Lunch Breaks

A simple look of the day today I put together with newness from four of my favorite stores ISON, Cae, Glam Affair and Reign. Three keep me from running around the grid naked without my sparkle and the other lets me look fabulous even if I am naked.  I also added a purse from new-to-me store Rowne and new pose from Bounce This Poses.

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Hair: Tableau Vivant – Wicca Hair, Basics

Skin: Glam Affair – Sia India 06 G / NEW @ Collabor88

Necklace: Cae – Cupid’s Arrow / NEW!

Top: ISON – Serino Leather Jacket Blood / NEW @ Collabor88

Pants: ISON – Tova Leather Leggings Blood / NEW @ Collabor88

Body:Maitreya – Lara V 2.1

Shoes: Reign – Midnight Heels for Maitreya Black / NEW @ Fameshed

Bag: Rowne – Vittoria Leather Tote / NEW @ Collabor88

Pose: Bounce This Poses – Girl Pack 1 / NEW @ TDR Fusion