Posted in DOUX, Events, Fashion, Legacy, Lelutka, N21, Second Life, {le fil casse}

The colors are fadin’ out

The colors are fadin’ out
Is it quiet where you’re sleepin’?
Your records, my empty house
I wish I knew what you were feelin’

Fightin’ every instinct while you hold your pride
Back to the beginning, it swallows my mind
You’re all that I think about
I even see you when I’m dreamin’

I wish that I could hate you, ah, baby
I wish that when I left, you’d of chased me
I didn’t wanna change, but you made me
Now you’re tellin’ all your friends that I’m crazy

Hard to believe that you ever really loved me
I made believe that you cared when you touched me
I know I’ll be movin’ on
In slow motion
~ Charlotte Lewis – Slow Motion

le fil casse aleutia lyrium

Sady:
hair: DOUX – Dua hairstyle
head: LeLUTKA Fleur Head 2.0
body: [LEGACY] Meshbody (f) (1.2)
skin: DeeTaleZ *SKINS* for LELUTKA HEADS (EVO.) – Flora

SU!– Almond Nails
*Tentacio*Lady pain collar
{le fil casse} Rebecca Tied Tee Legacy RARE @ Epiphany
[Aleutia] Jia Cargo Pants @ N21

pose: Lyrium. Aiko Static Series @ Dubai

Danger Yellow – Future Cosmos – The Bearded Guy

RO – Spook Show – Freida Freak Mannequin
RO – Spook Show – Val Vain Mannequin

Posted in Apple Fall, Collabor88, Dahlia, Events, Fancy Decor, Home Decor, Second Life, shopping, The Liaison Collaborative, {what next}

Life of the Party

As far back as I can remember, my mother has always set the most amazing tables for dinner parties and holiday gatherings. Needless to say, she’s always cooked far too much food. I’m not going to write a lot here, just that this entire scene is dedicated to my mom.

Dinner Table

My mother has always insisted that the room is actually the life of the party and decor plays a huge part in that.

last supper

The key to all of my mother’s dishes, fancy dinner or not, is presentation.

stocking and punch

And no matter what, even when she’s lived completely alone, Christmas time requires decorations. It’s the law!

the tree

 

scene created in Onsu ~ “Maple” Skybox

Botanical – Douglas Fir Christmas Tree for Tannenbaum

Kalopsia –  All the Gift Boxes (*new* @ Tannenbaum)

Fancy Decor: Gilt Tree Decorations (*new* @ The Arcade)

Fancy Decor: Jordan Collection (*new* @ Collabor88)
-Fancy Decor: Jordan Hammered Cups
-Fancy Decor: Jordan Punch Bowl
-Fancy Decor: Jordan Christmas Trees

{moss&mink} Silk Draped Table
{moss&mink} Suede Dining Chairs
{moss&mink} Heart Drop Lights

Dahlia – Holiday Glam (*new* @ The Arcade)
-Dahlia – Holiday Glam – Cocktail Tray – Berry 25
-Dahlia – Holiday Glam – Golden Baubles
-Dahlia – Holiday Glam – Cake – Chocolate
-Dahlia – Holiday Glam – Necklace Box – Diamonds
-Dahlia – Holiday Glam – Antler Table Arrangement – RARE
-Dahlia – Holiday Glam – Caviar – 30
-Dahlia – Holiday Glam – Cake – Brulee
-Dahlia – Holiday Glam – Chocolates – Mousse 22
-Dahlia – Holiday Glam – Purse – Black
-Dahlia – Holiday Glam – Purse – Red
-Dahlia – Holiday Glam – Green Baubles
-Dahlia – Holiday Glam – Cocktail – Green – (REZ)
-Dahlia – Holiday Glam – Cocktail Tray – Absinth 24
-Dahlia – Holiday Glam – Antipasto Marble Platter
-Dahlia – Holiday Glam – Buffet Table – RARE

DISORDERLY. / A Very Cherry Xmas (*new* @ The Epiphany)
-DISORDERLY. / A Very Cherry Xmas / Cherry Tarts / Gold
-DISORDERLY. / A Very Cherry Xmas / Cherry Pudding / Gold
-DISORDERLY. / A Very Cherry Xmas / Cherry Wine / Black
-DISORDERLY. / A Very Cherry Xmas / Cherry Cookies / Gold

dust bunny . season of giving . bag of coal
dust bunny . lighted jars .
dust bunny . smores jar
dust bunny . kettle and sweets .

{what next} Christmas Stockings + Deer Stocking Holder

{what next} Chocolate Yule Log
**Advent gift for 7th December for the Love To Decorate Magazine Group – it can be found in a little Christmas tree decor object by the mainstore landing point and will be out until January 15th.**

RO – Home for the Holidays – Wreath

Bee Designs Winter Chalkboards (*new* @ TLC)

Apple Fall Clifton Cast Iron Fireplace – Black

[ARIA] Babette Rug

 

Posted in Blueberry, Catwa, crate, Dahlia, Events, FaMESHed, Fashion, GingerFish, Gingerfish Poses, Home Decor, Maitreya, Mina Hair, Second Life, The Liaison Collaborative, {le fil casse}

Blanket and Magnet

It’a another Challenge to Challenge post!! First off, I have to fangirl just a bit. Exis actually gave me this challenge and I’m a huge fan of her work. If you’re not familiar with her, you must check her out! So, she gave me blanket and magnet, which worked out perfectly for this post, because of the dogs. Let the short story unfold…

She didn’t have children in the traditonal sense, but she had two beautiful female huskies that she referred to as her dogters. Blanket and Magnet were named for their behavior, as Blanket had dragged around some type of covering since she was brought home. She had quickly discovered how to cover herself with it, too. Magnet followed Blanket every where and always had to be touching Blanket or the blanket she used to cover herself. This was to be their first Christmas as adult dogs and though Sady was quite sure that her furry children had no understanding of the holiday, she wanted it to be special for them. Each day they received a special little treat from the advent calendar and each day she added more to their Christmas scene. Magnet had gotten tangled up in the lights, but didn’t want them removed. For now, Sady would allow it. She drank her hot cocoa as she reflected on the past year and everything that had happened. She looked lovingly at her girls and found gratitude that there were at least two creatures in her life that had yet to betray her.

a lot of xmas

wearing:
hair: MINA – Sira (*new* @ FaMESHed)
head: CATWA HEAD Lona
body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
skin: [theSkinnery] Paola

MIDNA – Lena Necklace (*new* @ TLC)
{le fil casse} Noella Bra Top (*new* @ Epiphany)
{le fil casse} Noella Sweater (*new* @ Epiphany)
TETRA – Cargo pants
NANIKA – Bea Heels -Maitreya- RARE (*new* @ TLC)

pose: GingerFish Poses – Cocoa Dream (*new* @ TLC)

scene created in the Blueberry – Holidays Gift – Sky Version Winter Cabin

KraftWork Advent Calendar (*new* @ TLC)

[ kunst ] & KraftWork – Candle house

crate All is Calm (*new* @ Epiphany)
-crate All is Calm Cinnamon Stick Candle
-crate All is Calm ~ Snowflake Hanger
-crate All is Calm ~ Log Slice Snowflake Hanger
-crate All Is Calm ~ Stockings
-crate All Is Calm ~ Toy Train
-crate All is Calm Log Slice Wreath
-crate All is Calm Gold Star Twig Tree
-crate Little Box of Hygge Epiphany Reward ~ VIP
-crate All is Calm Cranberry Orange Shortbread

.Florix. Scandinavian X-mas (*new* @ Arcade)
-1.Florix. Scandinavian X-mas Gifts – RARE
-.Florix. Scandinavian X-mas Books Green

DYNASTY – Cozy Winter (*new* @ Epiphany)
-DYNASTY – Cozy Winter – Sled RARE
-1. DYNASTY – Cozy Winter – Closed Thermos
-2. DYNASTY – Cozy Winter – Opened Thermos
-3. DYNASTY – Cozy Winter – Hot Choco (Small Marsh)
-4. DYNASTY – Cozy Winter – Hot Choco (Big Marsh)
-5. DYNASTY – Cozy Winter – Lantern
-6. DYNASTY – Cozy Winter – Standing Tray
-7. DYNASTY – Cozy Winter – Cookie Batch
-8. DYNASTY – Cozy Winter – Milk Set
-9 DYNASTY – Cozy Winter – Box of Cookies

Dahlia – Verona Holiday (*new* @ Epiphany)
-Dahlia – Verona Holiday – Holly Mice – RARE
-Dahlia – Verona Holiday – Macarons – Berry
-Dahlia – Verona Holiday – Cookie Box – Green

Dahlia – Denmark Collection (*new* for Builder’s Box)
-Dahlia – Denmark – Heart Stool – Copper
-Dahlia – Denmark – Blanket – Blush
-Dahlia – Denmark – Cappucino Tray

RO – Home for the Holidays – Tundra RARE
RO – Home for the Holidays – Alaska RARE

Posted in Catwa, Cynful, Events, Fashion, Foxcity, Gos, N21, Second Life, Uber SL, United Colors

I’m a Mess

I’ve been told that I’m a bit of a downer lately and I know it’s true. I’ve also been told that I need to socialize more, but the downer thing is exactly why I can’t right now. I have to keep busy, keep moving forward until all of this real life crap is so far behind me that I can barely see it, much less cry over it. I’m sorry to to the friends that need me right now. I’m simply not strong enough for both of right now. You deserve better, but please know that I do love you all…I am just a mess right now. I’m doing my best to keep myself pulled together, but the minute I stop moving forward…the very moment I let my demons have so much as one second of time in my head. I’m doomed. So, am I withdrawing and isolating? Yes, a bit, but I am trying not to withdraw too much. I even reached out to a handful of friends to do some collaborations. So, you’ll be seeing those soon. ♥

Holiday Hardships

wearing:
hair:  #Foxy – Luxe Hair (*new* @ N21)
head: CATWA HEAD Lona
body: –Belleza– Freya
skin: [theSkinnery] Paola

[Cynful] Chilli Jersey – Earrings
UC_Winter_cozy_sweater (*new* @ Uber)
[Gos] Hurley Ankle Boots (*new* @ Uber)

pose: FOXCITY. Sits VOL3 Bento Pose Set

scene:
KraftWork Hygge (*new* @ Uber)
-KraftWork Hygge Snowy Cabin
-KraftWorh Hygge Bed
-KraftWork Hygge Rug
-KraftWork Hygge Table Short
-KraftWork Hygge Wall Lamp Left
-KraftWork Hygge Wall Lamp Right

RO – Home for the Holidays – Alaska RARE

 

Posted in Events, Prism Events, Second Life, shoes, shopping, Tannenbaum

Mary, Did You Know?

Mary, Did You Know? – Pentatonix

Mary did you know that your baby boy will one day walk on water?
Mary did you know that your baby boy will save our sons and daughters?
Did you know that your baby boy has come to make you new?
This child that you’ve delivered, will soon deliver you
Mary did you know that your baby boy will give sight to a blind man?
Mary did you know that your baby boy will calm a storm with his hand?
Did you know that your baby boy has walked where angels trod?
And when you kiss your little baby, you have kissed the face of God
Mary did you know, Mary did you know, Mary did you know
The blind will see, the deaf will hear and the dead will live again
The lame will leap, the dumb will speak, the praises of the lamb
Mary did you know that your baby boy is Lord of all creation?
Mary did you know that your baby boy will one day rule the nations?
Did you know that your baby boy is heaven’s perfect Lamb?
This sleeping child you’re holding is the great I am
Mary did you know, Mary did you know, Mary did you know

tis the season

wearing:
hair:  +Spellbound+ Silent Night (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
head: CATWA HEAD Tala
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
*The Mystic*lolita X`mas Dress (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
(AMD) Holiday Boots (*new* @ Tannenbaum)

pose by an lar

scene:
:: N : Noelle Petit Manoir (Builder’s Box / Christmas Village)
RO – Home for the Holidays – Tundra RARE

Posted in Death Row Designs, Events, FaMESHed, Fashion, Home Decor, Lybra, Second Life, shoes, shopping, {le fil casse}

DollHouse

While putting this scene together, there was a song going through my head and every time I look at this picture I still hear it. So, here ya go, I’m sharing my ear worm with you all. I’ll even give you the lyrics! *giggles & sings*

Melanie Martinez – Dollhouse

Hey girl, open the walls, play with your dolls
We’ll be a perfect family
When you walk away, it’s when we really play
You don’t hear me when I say,
Mom, please wake up
Dad’s with a slut, and your son is smoking cannabis
No one never listens, this wallpaper glistens
Don’t let them see what goes down in the kitchen
Places, places, get in your places
Throw on your dress and put on your doll faces
Everyone thinks that we’re perfect
Please don’t let them look through the curtains
Picture, picture, smile for the picture
Pose with your brother, won’t you be a good sister?
Everyone thinks that we’re perfect
Please don’t let them look through the curtains
D-O-L-L-H-O-U-S-E
I see things that nobody else sees
(D-O-L-L-H-O-U-S-E
I see things that nobody else sees)
Hey girl, look at my mom, she’s got it going on
Ha, you’re blinded by her jewelry
When you turn your back she pulls out a flask
And forgets his infidelity
Uh-oh, she’s coming to the attic, plastic
Go back to being plastic
No one never listens, this wallpaper glistens
One day they’ll see what goes down in the kitchen
Places, places, get in your places
Throw on your dress and put on your doll faces
Everyone thinks that we’re perfect
Please don’t let them look through the curtains
Picture, picture, smile for the picture
Pose with your brother, won’t you be a good sister?
Everyone thinks that we’re perfect
Please don’t let them look through the curtains
D-O-L-L-H-O-U-S-E
I see things that nobody else sees
(D-O-L-L-H-O-U-S-E
I see things that nobody else sees)
Hey girl (hey girl, hey girl, hey girl, hey girl)
Hey girl, open your walls, play with your dolls
We’ll be a perfect family
Places, places, get in your places
Throw on your dress and put on your doll faces
Everyone thinks that we’re perfect
Please don’t let them look through the curtains
Picture, picture, smile for the picture
Pose with your brother, won’t you be a good sister?
Everyone thinks that we’re perfect
Please don’t let them look through the curtains
D-O-L-L-H-O-U-S-E
I see things that nobody else sees
(D-O-L-L-H-O-U-S-E
I see things that nobody else sees)

dollhouse

wearing:
hair: .Entwined. Amena – Naturals RARE
head: CATWA HEAD Tala
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
Avada~ Broken Doll Tattoo
Sweet Thing. Clockwork Doll Wind-Up Key
{le fil casse} Mayumi Dress  (*new* @ FaMESHed)
REIGN.- DAISI PLATS- BLACK

pose by Black Cat

scene:
*Drot* Old Attic_Skybox
DRD – Series 01 – Baby Crib – Dark (DRD Shadow Box Series 01 – Nov 2017)
RO – The Doll Maker – Debbie Downer Doll
RO – The Doll Maker – Makers Crook RARE
DRD – Series 01 – Baby Carriage – Dark (DRD Shadow Box Series 01 – Nov 2017)
DRD – Series 01 – Baby Ottoman – Dark (DRD Shadow Box Series 01 – Nov 2017)
DRD MM radio
DRD – Spiritualists Shoppe – Hanging Cages
DRD – Series 01 – Giant Attic Pile – Dark (DRD Shadow Box Series 01 – Nov 2017)
RO – The Doll Maker – Evil Lynn Doll
DRD – Series 01 – Attic Rugs – Dark (DRD Shadow Box Series 01 – Nov 2017)
DRD – Spiritualists Shoppe – Trapped Spirit Frame – Two
DRD – Series 01 – Childs Bench – Dark (DRD Shadow Box Series 01 – Nov 2017)
RO – The Doll Maker – Iva Plague Doll
RO – The Doll Maker – Misty Marsh Doll

Posted in Animals, Cosmopolitan, Events, Fashion, Home Decor, Rebel Hope, Second Life, Shiny Shabby, shopping

Steampunk

“Steampunk is…a joyous fantasy of the past, allowing us to revel in a nostalgia for what never was. It is a literary playground for adventure, spectacle, drama, escapism and exploration. But most of all it is fun!”
George Mann

I love this description of Steampunk, because it suits us all so well in Second Life, too, doesn’t it? This is a virtual playground full of adventures, exploration, plenty of spectacles, and God knows we’ve got more than our fair share of drama. I think for most of us its a form of escapism, as well as a creative outlet. I don’t have a lot of experience with Steampunk, so I won’t even pretend to know anything about it other than it looks super cool! Its fun to dress up and decorate with various steampunk and industrial styles in SL. I’ve gathered quite a collection over the years and have rarely displayed any of it outside of my home (which I am constantly changing), but when I saw this corset from Elegance Boutique, a steampunk scene immediately began unfolding in my head and this is the result.

steampunk_011

I’ve listed everything in the photos and its quite a list. Just know that it was the corset that sent my mind whirling into the Eye of the Storm that is now my little world of Steampunk. As there are soooo many color options available, just imagine what it will inspire you to do. *winks*

wearing:
hair: Vanity Hair::Aquarius
head: CATWA HEAD Catya
skin: [theSkinnery] Opal (Catwa Applier) honey
eyeshadow & lipstickNew Faces – Emilia (Catwa app) [Make-up]
bodyMaitreya Mesh Body – Lara
hands: -VA-F-VISTA BENTO PROHANDS FEM

.BP. Steam Patch Airship Captain ultra rare
Absolut Vendetta– Hydra Rings
Bauhaus Movement – Madonna Necklace
Yasum*MESH*Elfen Bracers
[CX] Zip Up Bracelets

Elegance Boutique -Corset   “Mona” – Brown (*new* @ Cosmopolitan)
-SU!- Nylon Stockings /Ripped/ BLACK
!Rebel Hope – Gossip Mesh Platform Boots_Maitreya

scene:
created in Scarlet Creative Myrtle Mews
:CP: Los Robles London Rug
Apt B // The Industrial Side – Old cabinet
*LODE* Deco – Morning Glory Gramophone [oxidized]
!gO! SteamTeddy +Cheedo+
DRD – Industrial Seat
[ zerkalo ] Steampunk Posters – 6 (*new* @ Shiny Shabby)
RO – Spook Show – Val Vain Mannequin
DRD – Industrial hanging lights
..::TH::.. Recycled “Willy” Table+
!gO! SteamTeddy +Nux+
Apple Fall Books & Map
BAZAR Traveler-Book&Clock
Soy. BKLYNITES LOFT – Factory Chair
!gO! SteamTeddy +Mad+
Exposeur – Wonderland Pocketwatch – Copper (store closed)
.03 [ kunst ] – Raiload shelving
!gO! SteamTeddy +Ace+
..::TH::.. Neptune Sideboard
JIAN Countryside Collies :: Family Rug
Ex Machina Vulcano fireplace 1.2
RO – The Doll Maker – Iva Plague Doll
NOMAD // Amore Loveletters
{vespertine– letters deco.}
.08 [ kunst ] – Pick axe (floor)
!gO! SteamTeddy +Giddy+
Bauhaus Movement – Cypriss’s Apocalypse Gun
!gO! SteamTeddy +Slit+
RO – Spook Show – Freida Freak Mannequin
..::TH::.. Neptune Cabinet
DRD – Industrial wineholder
..::TH::.. Industrial Table (with giver)
DIGS – Hand-Rolled Smoking Decor
..::TH::.. Metches Box “Kraken Book”

poses by Bauhaus Movement

Posted in Events, Fashion, Home Decor, Second Life, Self Reflection, shopping

On Display

I’m a huge fan of the display name option in SL and I’ve had quite a few, because I love having fun with them. With that said, I’ve seen some that just made me sad for humanity, but then again some of mine have probably made others feel the same way. One thing I love about them is that so many people change theirs around this time of year to reflect an enthusiasm for the holiday season, or the lack thereof. With that said, I present my annual display name: SadyClaws!
I’ve had a few that got me run out of PG places, so a warning to those that haven’t played with display names too much but might feel obliged to now. Keep them pg unless you don’t care.
on-display2
In the the meantime, please be kind to one another. Remember that suicide rates are highest during the holidays…so please talk to someone if you’re sad…and for those that aren’t sad (YAY!) please be sure to check on your friends that might be. I have to tell you, that when you’re in a dark place and your friends just check in on you? Well, it can make a huge difference. So, be good little humans, and just maybe Santa will bring you something nice this year!

wearing:
hair: *Besom~Star (*new* @ Uber)
CATWA HEAD Gwen
^^Swallow^^ Ears Elf HD
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
{Reverie} Knit Sweater (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
EVANI– Elisa leggins (*new* @ Uber)
#EMPIRE – Aconitum

scene:
set up in-RO – Home for the Holidays – Cozy Skybox RARE (*new* @ The Arcade)
RO – Home for the Holidays – Wreath (*new* @ The Arcade)
11 Fancy Decor: Panel Rug (*new* @ The Arcade)
01 Fancy Decor: Panel Sofa RARE (*new* @ The Arcade)
04 Fancy Decor: Throw Pillow (*new* @ The Arcade)
Fancy Decor: Black and White Pillow (*new* @ FaMESHed)
Fancy Decor: White and Black Pillow (*new* @ FaMESHed)
05 Fancy Decor: Worlidge End Table (*new* @ The Arcade)
07 Fancy Decor: Brass & Statuette (*new* @ The Arcade)
12 Fancy Decor: Worlidge Table Lamp (*new* @ The Arcade)
10 Fancy Decor: Worlidge Box (black) (*new* @ The Arcade)
02 Fancy Decor: Suede Ottoman (*new* @ The Arcade)
RO – Home for the Holidays – Alaska RARE (*new* @ The Arcade)
03 Fancy Decor: Worlidge Coffee Table (*new* @ The Arcade)
:CP: Kara Candle Book (*new* @ Uber)
:CP: Book Decor Dollarbie (*new* @ Uber)
Fancy Decor: Carriage Clock (silver)
08 Fancy Decor: Panel Mirror  (*new* @ The Arcade)
Apple Fall Happy Santa Figure (Berry)

tree & decorations: (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
Botanical – Douglas Fir Christmas Tree for Tannenbaum
ornaments are a variety from the following tree decor gachas
03 Fancy Decor: Tree Ribbon
01 Fancy Decor: Tree Lights RARE
2.  [n.i] tree skirt
various baubles, ornaments, and tassels from:
Fancy Decor
The Vordun
!Oleander
.::Cubic Cherry::.
[Fetch]
Garbaggio
nefarious.inventions
NX-Nardcotix

poses by Del May

Posted in Events, Fashion, Home Decor, Second Life, Self Reflection, shopping

Lost Traditions

Its been about eight years since my mom’s best friend died. Her name was Brenda and she was Aunt Brenda to me, my entire life. She and my mom had been friends since they were kids. They were even pregnant at the same time and “my cousin” was born only a few months before me. Funny thing about Brenda was very friendly and outgoing. Her daughter was very quiet, shy, and reserved. My mother is more like my cousin and I am much more like Aunt Brenda. If we didn’t look so much like our mothers, people would have sworn we were switched at birth. I miss my Aunt Brenda so very much and even more so at this time of year. You see, every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, my aunt and her sister would throw this huge party. They all lived out in the country in Tennessee and there was a huge barn, a bonfire, food, live music, and tons of people. Most of them were Brenda’s blood family, but they considered us family, too. After-all, they’d known my mom since she was “knee high to a grasshopper.”

lost-traditions1

It was always such a great time. Sadly, the tradition seems to have died along with my aunt. There were a lot of things that happened in the year before my aunt died and her death left a bit of division in that family. And, well, it kind of left us on the sidelines. I’m not sad that she’s gone, because her last days will pain filled and I know that she was ready to go. Her death was unexpected, but for her and her failing health…I know she welcomed it. I miss her like crazy, because she seemed to understand me so much better than any of my blood relatives. I’ll always remember the best of her. ♥

lost-traditions3

So, why have I told you all this seemingly sad story? Because once again, the incredibly talented designers involved with Tannenbaum have restored my Christmas spirit and flood me with beautiful memories. Although, unKindness built and named it a bridge, it reminded me so much of the garage/barn that we was central to those annual parties.  So, I’ve taken creative license here and brought my memories to life. (I think I’ll showcase it as a bridge in another post, though.) I was even able to share my vision with my mom…she cried. We both did as we remembered a great lady during some of our happiest shared moments. I hope that you can find joy in your holiday memories as the season settles over us. ♥

wearing:
Tableau Vivant \\ Baum (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
CATWA HEAD Gwen
[theSkinnery] Opal (Catwa Applier) (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
~ChicModa~ Ada Argyle Dress
PHEDORA / Drusila Boots / 30 C

scene:
build: uK – Old Winter Bridge Natural (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
22769 ~ [bauwerk] Landhaus Kitchen Table Brown (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
22769 ~ [bauwerk] Babble Game (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
DISORDERLY. / XMAS TREATS / GLASS COCOA / CANDYCANE (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
{what next} Floor Jar Lantern (stars)
DISORDERLY. / XMAS TREATS / GLASS COCOA / PEPPERMINT (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
22769 ~ [bauwerk] Landhaus Chair Brown (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
MudHoney Fabric Heart Ornaments box (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
MudHoney Wood Reindeer Ornament box (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
MudHoney Wood Santa Stand (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
7mad;Ravens Rustic Nativity Boards (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
{what next} Tivona Tree Lantern 1 (antique)
7mad;Ravens Rustic Candle Logs (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
DIGS – Tromso Bench [MESH]
RO – Crappy Xmas Tree
7mad;Ravens Rustic Christmas Tree Board (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
DISORDERLY. / XMAS TREATS / COCOA / PEPPERMINT (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
DISORDERLY. / XMAS TREATS / COCOA / GINGERBREAD (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
DISORDERLY. / XMAS TREATS / MINT MOCHA CAKE / RARE (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
DISORDERLY. / XMAS TREATS / COCOA / PLAIN (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
[we’re CLOSED] kerosine lantern 1 metal
DISORDERLY. / XMAS TREATS / MINT MOCHA CHRISTMAS ROLL / RARE (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
MudHoney Wood Snowman Stand (*new* @ Tannenbaum)

tree & decor: (*new* @ Tannenbaum)
Botanical – Douglas Fir Christmas Tree for Tannenbaum
ornaments are a variety from the following tree decor gachas
DRD
Kalopsia
[Fetch]

poses by oOo Studios

Posted in Fashion, Second Life

Angels Among Us

A funny thing happened on the way to the office…okay, I don’t have an office anymore. However, I was hanging out with my gorgeous best friend, Tracy Redangel, while taking these photos and trying to multitask. To be honest, multitasking is code for chasing squirrels and shinies…like checking Facebook. That led me to a YouTube video (Coldplay-Hymn For The Weekend) that my dear friend Posh had posted and it was a little crazy when I realized the lyrics and what I was wearing.
red angel1

Here I am, dressed up like an angel in red…or Redangel…see what I did there? Then I hear these lyrics:
“Oh, angels sent from up above
You know you make my world light up
When I was down, when I was hurt
You came to lift me up”

red angel2

That’s when it hit me like a ton of cinder blocks for about the millionth time. I have the most amazing friends. I’ve been in SL for over 9 years now and I don’t think I have ever had friends quite like the ones I’ve got now. Don’t get me wrong, I still have a few friends from my gloriously dramatic nooby days, and my how we’ve all grown and changed (most of us anyway). Mostly for the better, I think. I know for me, I’m wiser about the people I choose to surround myself with and I’m occasionally wrong about some people. One thing that’s proven true over and over again is the old adage about people coming into your life for a season, a reason, or a lifetime. People I thought were real friends once upon a time have led me to some people I know in my heart are real friends. Lifetime friends. Angels that light up my world when I’m down. I really hope you all have some friends like that, too. ❤
red angel (back)

hair: Exile::Memory Bliss
CATWA HEAD Dyana
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
tattoo: Roses Skull Back [CAROL G]
RO – Eternity Wings
.::Dead Dollz::. Jade Lingerie Set (*new* @Crossroads)
_CandyDoll_ Maya Shoes – Maitreya Lara – RARE

poses: Del May, but each one has been edited using AnyPose to personalize for my photos