Thursday, January 31, 2013

Working 9 to 5... Even in SL!

Even when I am not slaving away at my awesome RL job, I tend to have some work to do in SL... Not that there is a lot of it really, but there is always something that needs tweaking for Hell's store - customers to talk to, admin to do - not that I am complaining because it's something that he's very passionate about and so I am always glad to help him out, yet basically I am nothing more than his glorified secretary LOL...
I do all the work that he doesn't want to do, and though he tries bless him, without me being there to push and organise he'd get nothing done hehe. Isn't that saying "Behind every great man, there is a woman"? - Sorry guys I know this doesn't count for all of you, but in Hell's case it works hehe... He's the builder, I'm the brains and beauty of the team LOL! Modest aren't I? If there is a new floor in the store in the next couple of days you all know why and can bear witness to it... LOL...
Anyway, I am rambling once again...
Lamp*Light released this adorable little dress for Horror Haute January, it's called the Secretary, and comes in both clean and bloody versions. For some reason, I opted for the clean version and went more towards the pretty route, but then again I don't have any real desire to kill my boss with the switch blade that is also included. I might in the future, if he refuses to buy me some pretty shoes or something, but for now Hell is allowed to remain alive hehe...
I sat doing some inventory for our store - Hogs and Cart Wheels - on my brand new, and being totally frank, fecking awesome car chair from La petite fleur... They are new in a gacha machine - and we all know how I can't resist those - but after spotting the chairs on Virtual Vagabond, I HAD to go and get myself one! I got lucky and won the pretty pink one shown here and a rare, beaten up rusty one... 

What is she wearing; 
Hair: Truth - January in Lava (Past Group Gift) 
Hair Flower: Clawtooth - Fancy Pants Hair Flower 
Skin: Ploom - Maia in Smoke Honey 
Dress: Lamp*Light - The Secretary (HORROR HAUTE JANUARY) 
Shoes: MonCheri - Mesh Peep Toe Pumps in Black 
Chair: La petite fleur - EIAT SOFA 008 (From a Gacha!) 
Pose with Diary & Pen Prop: Sparrowtree Studios - Dear Diary Pose Set Pose 3

Mustaches... To Grow or Buy?

Ever have one of those weeks where you just feel like you never wanna get out of bed? So far for the first half of this week anyway, I have been suffering with possibly the WORST migraine that I have ever had. Changes in atmosphere, temperatures, lack of sleep and possible other factors have made it feel like my head was going to be squashed in a vice, yet last night Hell forced me to drink a shot of strong alcohol and sent me to bed early, and today I am feeling really good! 
Yet after a few days of sickness I want something crazy, and it was like a sudden shock that I remembered my awesome new necklace from Olive - I mentioned it before when I was talking about the SL Fashion Week Event - I had to do something silly and spontaneous with the necklace as my starting point.
I've said it before too though, that creating a look based on a necklace as a starting point always gives me the jitters - I can never normally find what I want and get irritated that a look won't just fall together. This time I just forgot the clothes and went more for accessories... Some fun free glasses from Sour Pickles, that are free when you join the Depraved Events group, and a gorgeous ring from the new gacha at Cute Poison... I thought that these things went well with the gorgeous necklace from Olive - the Mr. Me Stashing Necklace... So you could do like the poster says and Grow a Mustache, failing that why not buy a blingy one?

What is she wearing;
Hair: Wasabi Pills - Ginger in Black
Skin & Freckles: Sugar - Lush in Neon Night
Eye Make-up: KOSH - Liquid Eyeshadow in Blush
Glasses: Sour Pickles - El Senior Glasses in Green (FREE GIFT when you join the Depraved Events Group at the Depraved Events HQ)
Necklace: Olive - the Mr. Me Stashing Necklace in Silver (Available now at SL Fashion Week)
Ring: Cute Poison - Star Ring in Gold
Poster - Whimzie by Lishi - Keep Calm and Grow a Mustache Poster
Pose: SOPHERIAN - Kimberley 4 (FREE on the Marketplace)

Monday, January 28, 2013

Magicland... Home of the Mouse

There are some places in SL, that I have been to in the past and loved but have since forgotten about... Places that I feel I should begin to try investigating once more... They vary in their style, their atmosphere, their complexity and even their size, but at the end of the day these places bring a smile to my face.
Magicland is one of those places for me. As a HUGE fan of Disney - HellBone has even suggested he may take me to the Paris park for my birthday this year - I had, sad to admit, forgotten that this place in SL even existed. I caught mention of it on a blog I follow and thought "EEEEEEEH now who am I going to drag in there with me?"
HellBone was too busy building, Fledge has been off fighting Zombies and Creepers in Minecraft and most other people were busy... Then HORATIO appeared, mwhahahahaha, I knew he loves Disney as much as I do, he was the perfect candidate to hang out with at the Disney based SL Theme park!
As soon as you enter the park it is like a little slice of Disney heaven, H and I stopped off to buy adorable hats for 25L each and Mickey Mouse gloves for 50L, before skipping off into the park like two big kids. Admittedly my outfit was possibly not the best outfit to wander around a theme park like this in, starting with the open jacket and no shirt look and ending at the super high heels that would make your feet have the world's biggest blisters... Yet the place is so much fun, who cares what you look like... Go, go now, ride the rides! Go go go!

What is she wearing;
Hat: Rod Eun's Hat Shop - Mouse Ears Hat with Minnie and Bow (Available at Magicland Park)
Hair: Magika - Pretty
Skin: Ploom - Maia in Smoke Honey
Necklace: Maxi Gossamer - Granada Filigree Cross
Jacket: Milk Motion - Cut-Out Blazer in Black
Pants: Modish - Super Skinnies in Grey (No Longer Available!)
Gloves: Rod Eun's Hat Shop - Puffy Mouse Gloves (Available at Magicland Park)
Shoes: MonCheri - Mesh Peep Toe Pumps in Black

Saturday, January 26, 2013

A Walk on the Catwalk

Walking on the catwalk sounds like fun, but it is never something that I have actually really dreamt of doing in SL... At one stage I wanted to be a model, but I realised that there are so many people out there that would do a better job of it than me, and that it takes HOURS of training to complete courses to be able to say that you are a SL Catwalk Model, that I just kinda gave up on the idea and found myself working in clubs instead. 
Yet a girl can dream, can't she? 
I know that I am not the most fashion conscious person, but I wear what I like and I like what I wear, it makes me feel good, and that after all is what fashion should be about. I will however, admit that I am drawn to a bargain in the manner that moths are drawn to light, and when a new discount event opens I get all giddy inside! The SL Fashion Week is now just beginning it's second outing, and this place really gives the model inside us a chance to walk the catwalk and pose! 
I have just started blogging for Cute Poison - YES I WAS ACCEPTED *happy dances* - and this necklace was released as what I like to call a "Fashion Week Must Have!" I'm actually wearing the silver version here, but it looks gold due to the lighting, but you get three colours for 150L - sounds like a bargain in my book! 
OH and don't get me started about the release for the event from Olive... I am sure I will be showing it off very soon but I was more than a little "GIMME" when I saw it... it was love at first sight!

What is she wearing; 
Hair: Wasabi Pills - Kumi Hair in Black 
Skin: Ploom - Maia in Smoke Honey 
Eyes: IKON - Horizon Eyes in Dark Verdigris 
Piercing: Cute Poison - Beauty Destroyed 
Necklace: Cute Poison - Multi-Cross Necklace (Available now at SL Fashion Week
Top: CandyDoll - Delisha Top in Black 
Ring: (LEFT) Mandala - Motsumame in Black/Silver, AND, (RIGHT) .Olive. - Binding Black Bow Ring (FREE GIFT when you join the SL Fashion Week Group) 
Shorts: G O L A - Service Hatch Shorts (FREE GIFT when you join the Depraved Events Group at the Depraved Events HQ
Shoes: N-Core - Coquette in Black Spikes 
Pose: SOPHERIAN - Kimberley 3 (FREE on the Marketplace) 

Friday, January 25, 2013

Dolly Heads and Glamour for Horror Haute January

Horror Haute is stuffed full of fun stuff this week, it has been difficult to make a choice of what to show off from the collection. As soon as I saw this vanity table though I knew it would be something that I simply had to feature, besides you know me, once Hell gets on my nerves even just a little bit I remove his head from his body hehe... I'm getting good at stitching it back on now by the way!
The location was something I randomly discovered buried deep within my inventory too... I wanted somewhere slightly ruined, somewhere a little dark looking, and couldn't find the right location where I could rez the table so I began digging through the warehouse wardrobe. From last year's World Goth Fair I discovered a few buildings from by Nacht, which I will be honest I had forgotten about but were in fact simply too gorgeous to hide away. I didn't have any space in the garden for it, so I did what anyone would do and rezzed it floating in the air so that I could get a shot with light coming through the windows... and I LOVE IT!
Thank you to the designer of by Nacht for creating this gorgeous Abbey structure and sorry that it has taken me so long to find it in my hoard - but I wasn't really blogging back then like I am now, least that's my excuse and I am sticking with it lol... 
Yet there is a ton of Horror Hautey stuff that needs to be mentioned... I just kept putting things on and thinking "Oh that works, and that and that" - it was possibly one of my easiest looks to create in recent months hehe... 
The Doll Head Vanity Table by Del's Odd Shop really caught my attention, I'd never noticed the store too much before but after seeing this offering I went over for a little looksee... If you want to macabre up your place, then this is a good place to start as it is full of fun and random but macabre style decorative pieces... Yet although the table was rather bloody looking, I wanted to dress Rudh in something a little more glamourous, hence this fitted dress from Deathrocker Betty Crocker, pumps from The Little Bat and glam up-do from Truth... Rudhified with a piercing from Kre-ations adding a little sparkle to the make-up of the FK! Designs skin... I think I pulled this look well and truely out of the bag hehe...

What is she wearing;
Hair: Truth - January in Elvira (Past Group Gift)
Skin: FK! Designs - Siouxsie (HORROR HAUTE JANUARY)
Piercing: Kre-ations - Jestery Pierce (HORROR HAUTE JANUARY)
Collar: Cute Poison - Posture Collar in Cross
Dress: Deathrocker Betty Crocker - Nevermore Slinky Dress (HORROR HAUTE JANUARY) 
Ring: Mandala - Motsumame in Black/Silver
Shoes: The Little Bat - Skully Pumps (HORROR HAUTE JANUARY)
Vanity & Decor: Del's Odd Shop - Doll Vanity (HORROR HAUTE JANUARY)
Pose: BENT - Lookbook 12 (No Longer Available)
Building: by Nacht - The Abbey

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Back In Time For January Horror Haute!

We got back to Holland yesterday morning, I've been in and out of SL during the last two days but things seem to be a little amiss with the SL that Rudh is having a fair few oopsies... Things aren't rezzing in - mostly things that are attached to her body - and Hell is facing similar issues. We're not sure what is causing it, but both of us are more than a little irritated at the problem, and no amount of cache clearing, sim restarting or replacing of items of clothing is helping!!! Curse the SL Gods - somewhere where they won't hear me or they will make it even worse. 
Yet I got more than a little excited when I realised that it is very, very, very soon to be HORROR HAUTE time! The one time of the month when the pretty little rainbow loving me is pushed to the back of my mind and the living dead girl takes over.
The first of my looks this month is one that I love a lot, the underwear just called for me to put it on, and make myself feel more at home again, curling up on my bead and trying not to think about the HUGE pile of laundry that Hell and I amassed in 4 days we were away - HOW CAN TWO PEOPLE CREATE SO MUCH LAUNDRY IN 4 DAYS?! 
The lingerie set from Distorted Dreams for Horror Haute, and as soon as I saw it I remembered the gorgeous little Zombie Necklace from Cute Poison. OOOOH SOME EXCITING NEWS... I love Cute Poison, love love love it, and decided as one of my New Years resolutions to contact more designers and try to apply for a position within their team as a blogger - Sae Luan (Cute Poison's owner) contacted me to say that I made the cut and was to be a Cute Poison Blogger, I happy danced for hours over that! Such a loser aren't I? LOL! 
The skin I slipped into is also a special for January Horror Haute, a somewhat battered, bruised and bloody version of the Kimmi Skin from Anymore, it seemed to fit well with the sleepy living dead girl style Rudh wanted to go for today, as she curled up in a bed in the quietest room in the garden!

What is she wearing; 
Hair: DeLa - Shell in Red 
Skin: *Anymore - KimMi Skin in Blood (HORROR HAUTE JANUARY) 
Eyes: IKON - Horizon Eyes in Dark Verdigris 
Piercing: Cute Poison - Beauty Destroyed 
Necklace:  Cute Poison - Zombie Necklace 
Lingerie: Distorted Dreams - Zombie Hands Lingerie (HORROR HAUTE JANUARY) 
Pose: PURPLE POSES - Pose 34 
Bed:  [*Art Dummy!] - Little Bed with Bunny 
Crypt: by Nacht - The Crypt

Friday, January 18, 2013

Going Home!

Today is the day! Hell had some very unexpected free time from his company - he is a shift worker and randomly he was scheduled 6 days in a row free, which NEVER happens - and so him knowing full well how strange it was for me being without my family over Christmas he suggested that we tried to get home to see them! My boss was more than happy for me to disappear for a few days - he says I need a break as I work too hard lol, can you believe my boss actually told me I work too hard LOL - and so TODAY WE LEAVE FOR ENGLAND!!! YAY! 
First off before I go, I have to say I LOVE this outfit, the jacket from cheeky with a pair of skinny jeans was my look of the week LOL... I'm lazy what can I say sometimes. I just don't always feel like spending hours digging for something new to wear lol... The little kitten on my arm is from D-Lab and he reminds me of my cat that I left behind in the UK when I moved and will now be going back to see! The Photo just seemed a little crazy but it works with my blog I guess... I mean the random colours splodged all over the place definitely fits how the inside of my brain works LOL! 
Anyway everyone, see ya this time next week!!!

What is she wearing;
Hair: Ploom - 5 More Minutes
Skin: Ploom - Maia in Smoke Honey
Piercing: Cute Poison - Beauty Destroyed 
Jacket with shirt: cheeky - Female Carben! in Union Jack
Pants: Modish - Super Skinnies in Grey (No Longer Available)
Cat: D-Lab - Gang Cat Johnny
Ring: Maxi Gossamer - Tiger Lily Flower in Silver (Available from Limited Bazaar - SOLD OUT!)
Suitcase Prop: Sparrowtree Studios - Anywhere But Here Suitcase Pose Prop
Pose with Mobile Phone Prop: LabelMotion - My Mobile Phone

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Lingerie is a good outfit, right?

I've been wearing cute outfits but nothing overly sexy recently... Pulling on a pair of skinny jeans and a comfy but cool looking top, has been my look of the last few weeks, yet today I wanted something different, something with a little va-va-voom...
For that I turned to some of the new releases of the awesome Miss Kinu Mayako - Sakide's elven owner - and her contribution to the Perfect Wardrobe's Candy themed round. Candy cute but super sexy, the outfits created by Miss Kinu are just too adorable and I couldn't resist slipping into one! 
I will admit that I had some slight issues with the dress style corseted outfit - due to the fact that I have a no mod shape and huge nunga nungas, I had to try the large size... Problem was this gave me the biggest butt on the face of the earth, and as Rudh has a fairly small derriere, I couldn't make the dress work for me! The seperates though, which include a bra and panties with a mesh corset in place of a skirtish idea, meant that I was only sizing something for my bottom and I could wear a smaller size!  Now normally, I would be a bit shy about wandering around in just lingerie, but I think the snow is making me rebel and I thought "why the heck not?!" Jewellery and heels completed my somewhat risque outfit, and after a short trip to a club with my little sister Morgie, I collapsed on a comfy chaise with a great book - I'm reading Miranda Hart's book "Is it just me?", she's a comedienne and if you don't know her I would recommend you check her out lol - and the sound of the swamp to relax with... Who says you cant dress up all sexy just to relax? 

What is she wearing; 
Hair: DeLa - Shell Hair in Red 
Skin: Ploom - Maia in Smoke Honey 
Piercing: Cute Poison - Beauty Destroyed 
Necklaces: (Beads) MiWardrobe - Audrey Necklaces in Grey, AND, (Cross) Maxi Gossamer - Granada Filigree Cross in Silver (Available from Limited Bazaar - SOLD OUT!)
Lingerie: SAKIDE - Vintage Glam in Pink (Available now at the Perfect Wardrobe)
Ring: Maxi Gossamer - Tiger Lily Flower in Silver (Available from Limited Bazaar - SOLD OUT!)
Shoes: Pixel Mode - Baby T Shoes in Snow 
Lounger: Cheeky Pea - Charlie Chaise

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

If Rudh was a Chibi...

I've noticed them popping up on Flickr, and when I checked my flickr account whilst at work this morning I nearly squealed and jumped out of my chair in front of all my RL colleagues... I managed to control myself however, but as soon as I was able to sneak off home early - I knew there was something good about snow lol... 
Yet as soon as I saw this fun new character creator I simply couldn't resist turning Rudh into one... I've done a couple in the past and it always makes me giggle - what a brilliant time wasting exercise - I love doing these...
Look it's lil Chibi Zombie Rudh! Isn't she cute?! The Chibi Maker is free to play with, and there are loads of different options which will have you giggling for hours - I am sure that Hell is gonna tell me to shut up at any moment LOL - but if you do make one I'd LOVE to see it, so please make sure to link me... OH AND if you ever find character makers like this please let me know too... Rudh has been created in many different styles but I love doing it!!! Don't hide the fun, share the wealth hehe... 

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Marshmallow - The Incredible Levitating Cat!

Sometimes you get moments in your SL - just as in your RL - where you think "What the heck is going on?" Admittedly, these moments are somewhat different in SL because they seem to involve things that could NEVER happen in RL, such as the example shown within a picture I just couldn't help sharing! 
I came back to my Wendy House in SL today to find out that my awesome security cat, Marshmallow - who miaows at anyone in a scary manner who dares to enter the house - has actually been hiding a secret talent in the year or so since he was given to me by a friend with a need to downsize her crazy cat lady tendencies... Marshmallow is THE INCREDIBLE LEVITATING CAT! 
Do you think I could create a circus act for us? Or maybe an act for a show like Britain/Holland/Whatever country I am in at the time's Got Talent? Now she knows about his amazing levitating skills, will she think she's made a mistake and steal him back? What is the punishment for kittynapping nowdays? LOL... 

What is she wearing; 
Hair: Wasabi Pills - Dominique 
Skin: Ploom - Maia in Smoke Honey 
Eyes: IKON - Horizon Eyes in Dark Verdigris 
Lipstick: KOSH - Wet Lips in Rose Red 
Necklace: PIDIDDLE - My Special Treasures Necklace in Blood 
Top: welldone.atelier - Long Sweater in England 
Pants: Modish - Super Skinnies in Grey (No Longer Available!)
Shoes: League - Neve Boots in Red 

Pose: E.inK - fwee1 (Freebie on the marketplace!)

Friday, January 11, 2013

Femboys at Lamp*Light

It seems that now days in SL you get more events that are targeting specific groups of people, I know that many of the big shopping events still seem to be aimed more towards us ladies, and I do feel disappointed sometimes when you look around the events and realise just how much the gents are missing out, yet there does seem to be a definite broadening of events aimed at specialized groups of SL society.
The hunts, especially, seem to cater for a wide range of lifestyle choices - ranging from Gorean themes to children's themes, lovers of BDSM to Kawaii Fans - there really seems to be something out there for everyone. As a side note, a really good blog has been created to find out what hunts and to some extent other events are running in a simple and easy to navigate list form, I would highly recommend the HUNT SL website, that not only has a "what's on" but each listing comes with a synopsis of the event, the names of people to contact and links to the event's specific blog...
I've digressed and am rambling as per usual, but there is a point to my rambles this time hehe. Miss Alice - of Lamp*Light - has been sending me some more goodies, one of them will be for one of these specialized hunts. 
The latest round of the Femboy Hunt will be running through the store, and a couple of months ago now Alice was asking if I knew any pretty femboys - luckily for her I DO! I had to supply her one for a store advert - I got sucked into being the female model in the photo too - I just hope people don't think I'm a femboy LOL!!! 
First of all the femboy in question, that was dragged into the middle of all this is, a good friend of mine and even though he sometimes thinks of me as a bit of a nutty tart, I think, or at least I hope he's here as a good friend to stay! We look a little like twins in this photo, hehe, Noey and Rudhie the terrible twins?! Matching heels, long blond locks and tight leather pants compliment these tops made by Alice as Lamp*Light's prize... You get male and female versions of both slogans, so no matter who you want to say goodnight to you have the option! Such a cute set of his and hers tops for 2L, but why just stop at Lamp*Light there are lots of stores participating in this hunt - for more information you should check out the official blog of the Femboy Hunt, or just go hunting from January 15th until 

What is she wearing; 
Hair: Wasabi Pills - Kylee Mesh Hair in Vanilla Pudding 
Skin: Ploom - Maia in Smoke Honey 
Eyes: IKON - Horizon Eyes in Dark Verdigris 
Piercing: Cute Poison - Beauty Destroyed 
Choker: {Psycho.Byts} - Black Choker + Studs 
Top: Lamp*Light - Goodnight Your Highness Prince Version 
Bracelets: LOULOU&CO - DIMH Bracelets 
Pants: OneBadPixel - Skinny Leathers 
Shoes: N-Core - Emporium in Pure Black
Pose: CnS e-motion - Rock the Party 

(F.Y.I - I couldn't tell you what my photo mate is wearing at ALL, well maybe with the exception of the shoes?! But if you see something on him that you want me to find out the details of please let me know!) 

Thursday, January 10, 2013

A Change Of Heart For A Tinman

Do you ever get moments when you are playing around with your clothing in SL where you find one item and then have to spend ages digging through your stuff for an outfit to work with it? Is that item ever something extremely difficult to work with? 
Don't get me wrong I love when you find something and think 'I NEED TO FIND SOMETHING TO WEAR WITH THIS' but at the same time I always have difficulty if I find an accessory and then have to create an outfit around it... I spend HOURS working on a look for myself when this happens and often find it a huge struggle. I can start creating a look from anything else, but as soon as it's an accessory I am screwed! 
This was one of those cases, but thankfully due to the name of the item I had a bit of head start with an idea for an outfit! Thank you Wizard of Oz! 
The accessory in question is these amazing sunglasses from Intrigue Co. - aka the store that is definitely one of my biggest store crushes in SL, anytime something is released I simply have to have it... It's not my fault, I love the weird, crazy, almost eccentric style that comes with the majority of creations in the store. I love the mixture of cuteness and fun, that comes with an edge of 'do you really want to risk talking to kooky me?' Anyway I digress, these are the Tinman's Glasses (available at Collabor88) and you can see why I was suckered into doing a photo involving the Emerald City - curse you my brain that gets stuck on one idea lol - meaning I had to find a suitable outfit to accommodate that! The tinman is a fan of silver, but I had to sparkle it up a little - a cute dress from paper.doll hitting the spot - and as we all know the ruby slippers were taken... so diamond slippers it is!! 
Since the fall of the Wicked Witch of the East there has been a slight change in the aerial defence team too, so long flying monkies... Hello flying Giraffes! My friend Nick really doesn't get flying giraffes... He complains LOL - why not flying giraffes Nick, why not?! 
However, it is now time for the Tinman's change of heart - lol see what I did there lol - I've been sent to bring him a fresh replacement and a jar of heart shaped candies from the scarecrow! Guess I better get a move on down that yellow brick road, just hope my feet don't get too many blisters in my super high diamond shoes... Should have thought my footwear through better huh? 

What is she wearing; 
Hair: Ploom - Gigi 
Skin: Ploom - Maia in Smoke Honey 
Glasses: Intrigue Co. - Tinman Glasses (Available now at Collabor88
Necklace: GaNKeD - Sunday Necklace in Silver 
Dress: paper.doll - Sequin Mini in Silver 
Props: (LEFT) Yellow JesteR - A Tainted Heart impaled on a bloody knife, AND, (RIGHT) Concrete Flowers - Jar of Hearts (No Longer Available!)
Shoes: Leverocci - Knox Wedges in Icy Silver

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Panties for Luna

The Colour Challenge may well have come to an end, but the group of girlies that I met whilst colouring in my SL will remain my friends for a long while to come... For that we have our awesome colouring leader to thank... 
MISS LUNA JUBILEE proudly lead the march of the colour bloggerettes for the past two years... Two long years of toiling over a rainbow of outfits, two long years bitching with my colouring comrades about important topics such as "Why have we got a run on poop colours?" and two years of digging through my warehouse sized wardrobe looking for something that fit the colour and at the same time didn't look totally rubbish! 
You may have heard in the past couple of days, whisperings of a big secret being planned in honour of our colourful leader... The secret which we can now reveal is a special "Thank You" from some very worn-out, long-term colour bloggerettes... 
(For a bigger look at the pic, I will be posting it into my Flickr Stream!)
From Left to Right: Ani, Sama, Eliza, Me, Laila, Shay, Nic, Ygrey and Laura.

Miss Eliza Quixote - of the blog Fashionista Wannabe - and I were chatting the other day, she came up with this brilliant idea as a thank you to Luna... Basically, for those of you that don't know, Luna has a bit of an aversion to wearing pants - LOL - and on many occasions in the colour challenge she seems to have forgotten them! So the plan was to get together a bunch of colour bloggerettes, and pose without pants!
Of course, a group of us in one place was going to be a bit chaotic, though we managed to survive without too many crashes, and of course the conversations between us were pretty interesting lol... We discussed boobs and bottoms, shoes and hair, but mostly there was a feeling of love in the room. I've barely known any of these girls in world to talk to, but it feels like I've known them forever, following their SL's through reading their blogs! There were bloggerettes who were unable to join us today, but to those girls who didn´t make it, we have a special message just for you lol.... 
Kidding, love you all too!
Thank you Luna for organising, and controlling the colourful chaos for the past two years... You´ve helped me in more ways than you could know - I´ve gained new skills, new friends and a new found confidence in myself... YOU LADEH ARE FRICKKEN AWESOME SAUCE!!!! *hugs*
I know that there would be a LONG list of all the items being worn by the various ladies in this post, but I have NO IDEA what all of them are wearing, and I couldn't even begin to guess, but I should show you what I have on at least lol... For their details, you might want to check out their personal blogs - not sure if they will be posting the pictures but they might have details there so... 
From Left: Ani, Sama, Eliza, Me (see below), Laila, Shay, Nic, Ygrey and Laura... 
What is she wearing; 
Hair: Ploom - Dawn 
Skin: Ploom - Maia in Smoke Honey 
Face Piercing: Cute Poison - Beauty Destroyed 
Neck Piercing: Cute Poison - Vendetta Piercings 
Necklace: Cute Poison - Bitch Necklace 
Top: The Purple Burrito - WonderWoman Tee 
Panties: Schadenfreude - Eye See You Bikini Bottoms 
Ring: Maxi Gossamer - Gigi Shimmer Bow 
Boots: Bax Boots - Prestige Boots in Red Leather 
Pose: Juxtapose - 5 for FROST

Saturday, January 5, 2013

I got a new friend!

Phew it's only Saturday evening, and I've been a busy girl already this weekend... Been taking down all our RL Christmas decorations - though not in the same way I did with the Christmas Light Hazard the other day - been cooking up a little surprise with some special friends of mine, checking out the sales and I treated myself to a very special new friend or two for the garden! 
I know that Fifty Linden Friday was yesterday, but I couldn't resist introducing my new friend to everyone... Ladies and Gentlemen please meet Raffe! He's joined his new buddy Pandaroo, in a quiet little corner of the swamp garden - the area Hell complains about as it's all girlie and cute and not at all dead hehe... 
I sat for a cuddle with him, to make him feel at home! He loved my new glasses that I bought for 50L at the flaunt closing sale, and he loved all his new friends! 
D-LAB is definitely one of my biggest SL store crushes, anytime something is released it is the first place I HAVE to go to, no matter how laggy it might well be, and it makes it all the more awesome because it means the cute can spread further into the garden like some kind of mushroom cloud making Hell grumble hehe!
Even more awesome was my friend Nick appeared! The cheeky beggar took a sneaky LM hehe... It's always good to see Nick, there is a long story as to why it is difficult for us to hang out and even though we weren't able to chat for long, it felt a bit like the good old days!! YAY!!

What is she wearing; 
 Hair: DeLa - Shell in Red 
Glasses: (flaunt) - Spiked Sunglasses 
Skin: Ploom - Maia in Smoke Honey 
Piercing: Cute Poison - Beauty Destroyed 
Top: RoTtEn DeFiAnCe - My Glitter Dress in Black 
Pants: One Bad Pixel - Skinny Leathers in Black 
Boots: [sYs] - DOOM Boots in Red Spyker 
Giraffe: D-LAB - giraffe 

Bagpuss Flaunts No More!

I heard a bit of news that saddened me the other day, a store that I had so very recently heard of - (flaunt) - was to be closing it's doors on January 6th to give it's owner Suri - who will be leaving SL - a chance to focus more on her RL... An admirable reason to be leaving the crazy SL world, I feel, as we all know that SL becomes like an addiction in many respects. We all complain about it, we all say we are not addicted, yet I will be the first one to raise my hand and say "I love SL heaps and feel that although I could take a break and have on the odd occasion, I couldn't walk away from it entirely!" 
Yet I was still saddened to hear that the store would be closing, although the thought  of a sale - as everything in the mainstore has been reduced to a mere 50L - definitely made me feel better. I'd known what the quality of the items was like from seeing them at a number of events, but had just never found the time to run over to the mainstore and take a little looksee... What I found had me squealing with childlike abandon!!!!
BAGPUSS EARMUFFS!!! The Gacha had BAGPUSS EARMUFFS... OK you could get them in a variety of colours including rainbow kitties, and don't faint when I say this, but this was actually the first time that I was desperate to win a PINK pair! 
I got them second try, if anyone wants some white kitties, please just ask! But it had to be the pink ones... HAD TO! 
It all comes from a love of Bagpuss that I have in RL... If you don't know what I'm talking about you should hehe... it's so cute!
When I was born, my mum was really unsure what to call me - she wanted Harriet, dad didn't like it! - so randomly one day she was watching children's television waiting for her favourite soap opera to start, and my RL name hit her! The little girl in the Bagpuss Television series, who is actually only seen in the opening and closing credits, is a little girl called Emily!
It looks really old to see it now, but it was old looking even when I used to watch it as a kid! I think it was even repeated in the 80s when I was little?! But I still loved it, and I love my Saggy Old Cloth Cat! 

What is she wearing; 
Hair: Ploom - Fluster 
Skin: Ploom - Maia in Smoke Honey 
Eyes: IKON - Horizon Eyes in Dark Verdigris 
Eyelashes: LeLutka - 2011 lashes/curl 
Piercing: Cute Poison - Beauty Destroyed 
Earmuffs: (flaunt) - Cat Muffs in Pink 
Top: {dolle*} - Cropped Turtleneck Sweater in Black 
Pose: Juxtapose - 3 for FROST

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Christmas Lights Disaster!

I got into a little bit of trouble as I am taking down our Christmas decorations in SL - planning to wait until 12th night to take them down in RL - but I needed a change and although they are pretty, and I hate to admit it, the prim whore in me NEEDS the prims back - especially now that HellBone seems to be working on about 12 different projects hogging all the prims lol... 
Just a little note of warning to everyone taking their decorations down... It is NOT a good idea to stand in one place and yank the lights, cartoon style, thinking they will coil up neatly into their box! Bad things can happen... Like they did with me... 
As I pulled the string, some of the bulbs popped off and shot through the air, and what was once a pretty Christmas light display became something of a slow motion horror movie moment... Not thinking fast enough I didn't manage to dodge out of the way of the in-coming light bulbs, and as sod's law - or murphy's law if you are so inclined, I prefer the sod... sounds funnier - would have it the two bulbs heading my way lodged into my eyeballs!!! Funny thing was, as Hell so rightly put it, the fact they are flashing shows I have some smarts in that brain of mine somewhere... I mean something had to be providing the energy to power them, didn't it? 
LOL... These Christmas Light Hazard lights were released by Cute Poison for Horror Haute, and as Christmas and then New Year kinda got in the way I was a bit slow on playing around with them. However, as soon as I saw them on Sae Luan's Flickr stream, I KNEW I had to have them! Perfect as a mixture of blingy macabre and festive cheer, these will definitely be coming out again... Just have to wait a whole year first hehe...

What is she wearing; 
Hair: DeLa - Sophie in White 
Skin: Ploom - Maia in Smoke Honey 
Lashes: Lamp*Light - Lash Pack Mascara Prim 
Christmas Lights with Blood: Cute Poison - Christmas Light Hazard 
Ring: SAKIDE - Black Cross Ring in Silver 

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

A New Day Of A New Year... Welcome 2013

So 2013 is finally here... Last year was a proud year to be a Brit I guess, if you are into that kind of thing - what with the Olympics and the Queen's Jubilee there seemed to be a lot of focus on the UK - and on a personal level, it seemed to be the year that HellBone and I finally began to find our feet and totter rather than crawl out of the problems that we'd been facing...
I sat last night for an hour or so thinking back on everything that had happened in the last year, the ups and the downs, and some how caught Rudh looking rather pensive - I loved the outcome of the photo so I wanted to share hehe... 
Last year was a good year, although it was filled with its fair share of downs as well as ups... 
In RL money was very tight at the beginning of the year, but I now have a job I LOVE and cannot wait to go to every day to work with the fun people and earn some great pay... Izzy was diagnosed with Demodex Mange - like you see the animals on the charity commercials with the really scabby skin - it got a lot worse than we thought, but now she has been given the all clear!
I feel braver, smarter, stronger for having more independence, yet I still pine for home and miss my family and all the silly little English things that life in Holland is without...
In SL - I learnt more about photography, and also how to stand up for what I believe in.  I've adopted not one but two, adult daughters who although sometimes make me worry, are very much an important part of my life now, and I've learnt that no matter how low I feel there will ALWAYS be people around who help to pick me back up and dust me off - although I should definitely come out of my hiding place and spend more time hanging around with them, chatting in IM is great but I've become far too much of a hermit for my own good LOL! I also have to be a little more assertive... Shiny told me off the other day for reasons that I am to embarrassed to admit, but maybe I will take a leaf out of her book and take the bull by the horns so to speak!
I've grown as a person, and feel proud of what I've achieved in the last year, and though I have a few resolutions this year, I find myself wondering 'goodness knows what 2013 will bring'. I can't wait to find out!!!

What is she wearing; 
Hair: Ploom - Fluster 
Skin: Ploom - Maia in Smoke Honey 
Piercing: Cute Poison - Beauty Destroyed 
Hoody: Freaky Design - Grey Angel Open Sweater (Available till January 2nd, at Frost
Chair: Tatty Soup - Ivy Been Rockin' Chair