Aldous Huxley Sim

I came across this sim today while exploring and immediately fell in love with its simplicity and charm. It reminded me of a Limoges creation with the blue and white porcelain texturing. A great place to quietly meditate or take stunning photos, I highly recommend a visit!

Aldous Huxley Sim

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Autumnal Home

So I’m getting ready to switch over to winter at home, and as usual I wanted to capture my home before it gets torn apart. It has taken me a long while to do this blog post due to the fact that for some odd reason the contents INSIDE my home were constantly de-rezzing. So thanks to Elysium Hynes, I am able to share it all with you! I’ll try to list every item shown but I might miss a couple!

*warning* Photo Heavy!

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Outside:

Culprit Neva’s Rustic Cottage

Pine Tree Patch-Tobias Novi
/artilleri/ Old wagon (with pumpkins)
Old Betsy
[DDD] Bunch of Roped Logs LG+M
[DDD] Saw Horse Prop
. a i s l i n g . Old Fountain w/stoneground
[Tia] Spring Birdhouse – Colour
[DDD] Hollowed Forest Log & Mushrooms
Old Wooden Dock or Bridge by Akira Kinomis
Botanical – Rustic Fishing Chair with Pole
Basket of Crabs – Mesh
*~MMG’s~* Handcart_3prim
*~MMG’s~* GardeningTool-Shovel_1prim
*~MMG’s~* Bucket-standing_2prim
[Tia] Spring Garden Planter
*~MMG’s~* Watering pot-Jorro_2prim
All Garden Veggies-[DDD] Lil’ Garden Plot
[DDD] Rock Path
[Tia] Vulo Manor
:CP: Alice Horseshoes
Three Old Doors-Mesh
POST: Old Spigot / Water Trough (sculpty)
{what next} Bicycle Decor (Girls)
/artilleri/ Pumpkin
Zinnias Potted Spring Plants – Nest Easter Egg Hunt Giift
*SHOP SEU* 2prim anim cat -gray-
The Loft – Wrought Iron Planter Walnut
.a i s l i n g. Barrels
Trompe Loeil – Rustic Lantern Bars Natural – Handle Up
The Domineaux Effect Log pile
{af} Advent Rocking Chair
Dutchie wringer bench
Birdhouse in Your Soul – Leafy/Forest/Bird~silentsparrow~
POST: Wayzata Butter Churn
fri.home – rocker (FLF)
[DDD] Laundry Line
[Ginger Line] OutHouse
/artilleri/ Bucket of apples
:CP: Margarita Beach Cap Mobile

All Trees and Foliage from:
Botanical
3D Trees
New Trails
~*Forest Floor*~

YOSEMITE SILVER Medium Skybox Environment 5.2

Kitchen:

*~MMG’s~* Lace curtain-line_3prim
country Living rustic wall shelf
stack of dishes DIGS
POST: Fairlawn Salt & Pepper Shakers
LISP – Espresso Pot
POST: Inter Monopole
POST: Redware Jug (large bounding box)
~Dirty Deeds~ Can of Coffee
floorplan. apothecary chest / herb
[HANDverk]Dormouse Chair.arcade
MudHoney Dolly – Jenny
Zigana chair .washed
Kuro – Butterfly table (old wood)
{what next} Garden Cafe Bread Board
[DDD] Muffins – Plaid – Plain
[DDD] Dining Set Candles – Rusty
-tb- Tea Time – TeaPot
-tb- Tea Time – Tea Tins RARE
-tb- Tea Time – Tin with Flowers
Second Spaces Emily newspapers
DIGS coffee cup
KOSH- CHAAN RUG
POST: Marquette Monitor Top Refrigerator
POST: Marquette Gas Stove
Land of Nodd Vintage Copper Kettle
[DDD] Rustic Metal Wall Hooks – Supplies
LISP BAZAAR pans-modded heavily
POST: All-Purpose Scullery Pot
POST: Marquette Sink (wide)
!O: Animal Spice Gatcha
{vespertine- honey cookie jar}
Spanks Wash Board
-tb- Tea Time – Stacked Cups
[DDD] Mop & Bucket (Unscripted, Prop)
POST: Marquette Broom
POST: Mortrud’s Milk Bottle
POST: Rolling Pin
POST: Mortrud’s Eggs
Culprit Baking Dough (mesh)
POST: Metal Sugar Canister
{what next} Laurel Cottage Kitchen Utensils Pot & Dispenser
POST: Everyday Cookery
POST: Favorite Meat Recipes
{what next} Laurel Cottage Kitchen Recipe Book & Stand
small pot ( KTZ Mesh )
Pan ( KTZ Mesh )
Steam pot ( KTZ Mesh )
~Dirty Deeds~ Sacks of Food
POST: Leeds Scullery Table (aged)
[noctis] twigs in old milk churn
[noctis] Mesh wall shelf Large Old Darkwood
[DDD] Candy Jar – Gumdrops
[DDD] Candy Jar – Mints
{what next} GardenCafe Iced Tea Dispenser
Jars of Honey and Jams-DIGS
-tb- Tea Time – Cake
(Elate!) – A Posh Picnic – Bowl of Strawberries
(Elate!) – A Posh Picnic – Chocolate Tart
Poche Tart of pear
-tb- Pastry Mania – Chocolate Cake
Canned food- ~Dirty Deeds~
[DDD] Burlap Supply Sack – Potatoes / Suls
[DDD] Burlap Supply Sack – Cabbage
[DDD] Burlap Supply Sack – Closed
[DDD] Burlap Supply Sack – Apples / Larmas

Living Room:

SM – Grandfather Clock v1
. a i s l i n g . Endak Coat Rack
*[MeshedUp]*_Mesh Suitcase Nightstand Animated 1
BoatHouse Piano
:CP: & PILOT Garden Party Chair 1
{vespertine- fabric bird-duckbird/orange}
[ARIA] Oolong Teacup Planter Moth Orchid- Vintage – RARE
~*GOD*~ Old Books – Examples
*SHOP SEU* 2prim anim cat -orange-
[HANDverk] Wingback chair brown
Alouette – Georgia Bookcase – Dark
[AF] WORLD Globe (Antique)
{vespertine- fabric bird-sleepy owl/brown}
Second Spaces caster table – San Francisco
{af} Hydrangea Bunch
Culprit Pomegranate Jellies
-tb- Pastry Mania – Pastry Puffs
BoatHouse MESH Fireplace Tools
{what next} Charlotte Woodburning Stove (Almond)
EoD Hunting Lodge Decor Deer wall
.:Standby Inc. Faux-idermy – Momma Bear (Dark)
Bed Emily AM1 **Sweet Sorrows**
!O: Sea Otter Pet [Black Pelt] – Sitting
!Ohmai: Mochi Kitten (Pet Ver – Head)
*Second Spaces* backgammon set
Chinese Checkers Board
POST: Marquette Braid Rug
[*Art Dummy!] summertide. (sofa, vintage-flowers two)
second spaces lovely sideboard – white shabby
Culprit Dark Choccies
*Erdbeeren wood doll* (color change)
{vespertine- fabric bird-chickadee/emerald}
*bbqq*-shanghai vintga gramophone[C]

Attic:

Dutchie colorchange gustavian dresser
.a i s l i n g. – Arica Jewelbox
-tb- Vanity – Dress Form
Lark – Vintage Dress Form (1-dark)
second spaces Ashlyn Sewing Room fabric bolts (on table)
Antique Artistry sewing table
*~MMG’s~* Bamboo measure+cloth
*~MMG’s~* Wood spool_3prim [6texchange]
:CP: Painter’s Armchair
*~MMG’s~* Pin cushion[Full]+Spool stand_5prim
*~MMG’s~* Wood bobbin_1prim
LISP – Sewing Print
[AF] Millinery Scrolls
[AF] Hat Patterns No.1
Picnic sewing set – desk
The Loft – Wrought Iron Mirror
BoatHouse Blue Plaid Rug
Dutchie gustavian bed pg
AF Pearl End Table
AF Preserved Poppies
AF Open Book
fri.home – lantern
Alouette – Log Cabin Playset
MudHoney Priya Trunk coffee
{vespertine- tall broken birdcage/metal} RARE
{vespertine- broken birdcage/teal} RARE
AF Fashion Trunk (weathered)
AF Cornish Dolls House
[noctis] Madame Zola long poster
+Half-Deer+ Display Cabinet – Things I Love (Oakwood)

LookBook 24

A Clockwork Spiral opened today. It features steampunk wear and is only open till Sunday, so be sure to drop by and check it out.
Taxi to A Clockwork Spiral

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Lookbook 24b

Top: .la petite morte. peasant top cream A Clockwork Spiral
Hair: !Ohmai : Chloe [Ginger]
Capris: .la petite morte. steampunk capris brown leather A Clockwork Spiral
Jacket: .la petite morte. steampunk jacket brown leather A Clockwork Spiral
Corset: .la petite morte. underbreast corset-paisley A Clockwork Spiral
Boots: lassitude & ennui – Wanderlust – brown
Hat: Montagne Noire – Le Temps Porte – copper top hat (tinted)
Skin: ~Alchemy~ Vamp skin ~ Almost human (Fire) (exclusively available at the We ❤ RP event)
Eyes: IKON Destiny Eyes – Green

Location: The Forgotten City

Hair Fair 2013

It’s that time of year again! Yes, Hair Fair 2013 starts tomorrow! Hair Fair is an event that raises money for the charity Wigs for Kids. Every hair at the event, has a minimum of 15% going to Wigs for kids. On the last day of Hair Fair is Bandana Day, where we remove our hair to show we care, in support of those that have lost hair, or suffer from hair loss. Every year people submit their bandanas they have made using the kits that were provided and are sold for 50L each (trans) on all 4 sims for the duration of the event. More information can be found on the official Hair Fair site.

I have included a sample, a teaser if you will, of a small selection of hairs that are available at Hair Fair this year.

Hair Fair 2013

Wearing:
Grix. – Body Shoppe – Redlight – Blush (20%)
Barn Owl – Folksy Freckles (All)
L.Fauna EXTRA FRECKLES [Tan]
coldLogic dress – bailey.linen (XS)
LAQ ~ Essential Saga – Tone 1.0
IKON Ascension Eyes – Wraith (S)

Mesh Home

When mesh first came out, I was over the moon at how highly detailed and yet low prim/L.I. furniture became. It got to the point (and still is) where 95% of the things I buy in SL now are home and garden items. Gone are the shopping sprees on hair and clothing (although it does happen occasionally), hello to the wild abandon shopping for home items.

One thing in the home department though that I was still not SO sold on in being mesh were homes themselves. I like to personalize my home with different wall textures and not be stuck with what style the creator chose for me. However, that doesn’t work so well with mesh homes. The textures tend to be baked with shadows, while adding realism to the home, it makes it impossible to mod even IF the home was mod to begin with. The first mesh home that I felt I could mod somewhat was the one in my last home post: The Old Cottage from Domineaux Effect. I was able to select the faces of the walls and tint them without destroying the feel of the whole house. I figured that this is what I would have to do with mesh homes from now on and just live with it, unless you were like The DragonFly Cottage from Culprit where they included the baked textures for you to create your own textures.

Then one day, as I was browsing through plurk, I stumbled upon Barnesworth Anubis’ teaser of his upcoming home for C88. It is very rare to find a relatively modest sized home with 2+ bedrooms. I knew I had to have it. Along comes midnight of the 8th, and I’m doing my best to tp to Collabor88. Eventually after several tries I arrive and I head right inside to start the slow process of rezzing. Once I collect all the loot from this Mid-Summer Night’s Dream C88, I had head to look over my prizes. The very first item I unpack is the [ba] lakeside cottage. I oooo and aaaah, seeing such a spacious home with so few prims. I log off as it is already 4AM, and I am tired.

The next morning as soon as I log into SL, I decide to play around a bit with the Lakeside Cottage to see how it would take me playing around with the wall textures. I randomly start selecting faces of walls and throwing on textures. Wait a minute. I’m able to mod the walls AND add textures and not destroy anything! Some tweaking on getting the textures to line up (if you have shading or designs on it) is involved, but this is like being back with normal prim/sculpty homes! Needless to say, I am incredibly happy with this purchase and look forward to seeing what people come up with as they play with this home and make it truly their own.

BEFORE
LAKESIDE COTTAGE BEFORE 1

AFTER
LAKESIDE COTTAGE AFTER 1

BEFORE
LAKESIDE COTTAGE BEFORE 2

AFTER
LAKESIDE COTTAGE AFTER 2

BEFORE
LAKESIDE COTTAGE BEFORE 3

AFTER
LAKESIDE COTTAGE AFTER 3

Get it here

Hoarder

Hi, my name is Voshie and I’m a hoarder. Currently my inventory is at 150,000+ items, and this is after I have deleted about another 100,000 items over the past 2 years. You DON’T want to look in my objects folder, you will get lost in there for sure and never make your way out. I have a very hard time getting rid of things (obviously) because I always have this thought in the back of my head: “But what if I’ll need it someday for that finishing touch!”. Needless to say I’ve had to devise techniques to trick myself into deleting. The most recent was by date. I wasn’t allowed to think of what was going under the deleting knife, only that it had to be from BEFORE a certain time period. I made a few exceptions…..Paper Couture…MMS/Cachet/Lelutka…..Maitreya….Ohmai!….YIPs… and for the most part I didn’t feel their loss, minus the odd twinge or 2 when I’d go to look for something and find it gone, but I would find it’s replacement easily. My dream is to someday get under 100k because your inventory size DOES affect your game performance. (If you don’t believe me, go on an alt who has NO inventory and see how different it is. Rezzing, tping, logging in etc)

I had to come up with a new plan to trick myself into deleting more items and not think too hard about it. *lightbulb* I’m wearing pretty much only mesh nowadays, so I had the brilliant idea of delete all non-mesh items that wouldn’t affect my layering process, and leave only like system tops and undies. Weeeell… my plan isn’t going to work. I am currently living in the desert and wearing as few clothes as possible, and Voshie reflects how I am feeling. Lately she is only in bathing suits or loose summer dresses. Dressing for today, I came across a bikini set from Lelutka that employs a SYSTEM, yes a SYSTEM sarong. It’s gorgeous. It got me rethinking the whole mesh vs system clothing debate. Fact is if something is quality made, it won’t matter if it’s mesh or system as it will ‘age’ well. And honestly, there’s a place for system clothing. I DON’T like undies being mesh. It’s to go UNDER something and since it is still difficult or at least a challenge to layer mesh items, that’s one thing I don’t want to struggle with layering. Plus, who wants a gap around their popa or middle where the mesh item doesn’t sit exactly perfect and see all the goodies on offer. Yes yes, there’s alpha layers and such but with the limitation of only 5 layers, I’d rather not waste it on something as trivial as undies. Another reason not to get distracted by ALL the mesh clothing out there… not everyone is able to mesh. I’m not. I have a hate relationship with blender. I hate it, and it hates me so we are in agreement to leave each other alone. There are some really amazing creators out there who aren’t able to mesh either. It doesn’t make their work any less than those who ARE able to create mesh.

So….now I must come up with a new idea of how to trick myself into deleting more items *sighs*.

Beach 1

beach 2

Location: The Trace

Wearing:

Bikini and Sarong: [LeLutka]-SET bikini
[LeLutka]-SARONG/warm
Hair: Magika [Hair M] Give (50% off sale going on now!)
Skin: LAQ ~ Essential Saga – Tone 1.0
Eyes: IKON Ascension Eyes – Wraith (S)

Home

I’m getting ready to change my home so thought I’d do a blog post of my current one. I am not sure if I have every item listed but if you see something that isn’t in the list, just lemme know and I can tell you.

Home-House

Home-Garden

Home-Living Room

Home-Kitchen

Home-Family Room

Home-Dacey's Room

Home-My Room

House-

YOSEMITE SILVER Medium Skybox Environment 5.2
Domineaux Effect ~ The Old Orchard Cottage ~ (no fan script)
Norfolk sheep
Curved Stepping Stones by Akira Kinomis
3D Trees
HPMD Tree
aa build & design
:CP: Sara Hanging Plant
Domineaux Effect Classic Waterpump
[[[n.]]] P. dubium(nagami-hinageshi) orange+shadow
GOD Relic Tree 1
%napoliy% Telegraph Pole E
Persnickety-Lavishly Red Flowers
HPMD* Branch Logswing – brown branch (sizeS/short-rope)

Garden-

[DDD] Rustic Fence – Dark – 3S
All Veggies from Dysfunctional Designs
:CP: & PILOT – Backyard Cinema Set
New Trails – Mediterranean – Tree-set /m&t
POST: Tivoli Birdbath (Cast Iron)
Various Movies
~*GOD*~ Floating Lanterns – Multicolored
Studio Skye Large Water Panel (with river sound)
[[[nocc.]]] aurora

Living Room-

*Tatty Soup* Cole Curtains Herringbone Cream.
Alouette – Wooden Key Rack – Whte
:CP: & PILOT Garden Party BirdCage 4
POST: Primitive Timber Bench
The Loft- m.fox- (SY)- Rubber Boots
DIGS – Solveig Candle Holder – Ivory [MESH]
Trompe Loeil – Decorative Sleigh Natural with Pillow
floorplan. shutter frame
:CP: Ansel Console Table
Vandelo Flowers
:CP: Ansel Book Pile
Kinokoko – Potato Box(WHITE)
.lame – Kyle’s Couch
{af} Storm Lamp (Old Wood)
MudHoney Meredith Chair
MudHoney Meredith Ottoman
:CP: Ansel Coffee Table
{what next} Chocolatier Drinks Tray (with steam FX)
POST/Souffle & Camembert Set
POST: Darkbloom Tattered Journal
[LeeZu!] FlowerVase Pink
{what next} Pallet Log Box
SM – Grandfather Clock v1
[vendelo]washroom mirror
POST: Chauncey Deco Novelty Lamp
[vendelo]washroom plant
Zinnias Ruby Garland w/ shadow
[vendelo]washroom candle
.lame – Caroline’s Chair – White (PG)
[*Art Dummy!] in time. (clock in metal and white wood)
Zinnias Cherry Blossom Wall Stencil
:CP: Ansel Wall Art Frames
Photography by Dizzy Sparrow

Kitchen-

{what next} Cafe Vintage Wall Prints
+ILO+ Farmhouse Table (a)
:CP: Painter’s Armchair
3 :CP: & PILOT Garden Party Chairs
Second Spaces Emily newspapers
[vendelo]bedroom plant
{what next} Laurel Cottage Kitchen Set (heavily modded)
{what next} Notice Me Memo Board – Kitchen

Family Room-

PILOT – Traveler’s Map 3
Trompe Loeil – Wood and Metal Long Table Poplar
{af} Ralph’s Boat
MudHoney Magazine Pile
[LeeZu!] Mags
Alouette – White Wood Entertainment Center
{what next} Loungin Floor Pillow (green)
:CP: & PILOT – Backyard Cinema Side Table w/Popcorn (modded)
Kinokoko – Potato Box(WHITE)
{af} Let’s Play Scrabble
[Commoner] Tic-Tac-Toe Table Game
Nuwiggles. Old Leather Sofa (Animated) (Original)
LAQ Decor ~ White – Bookcase
{what next} Novelle Desk Set
{what next} Retro Telephone (black)
LAQ Decor ~ White – Glass Cabinet
LISP – Mesh – Painter Stool – texture change 3.0
{af} Rope Suspended Gallery

Dacey’s Room-

2 Little Boxes Hot Air Balloon Deco
Alouette – Pastel Colors Kids Art Table (Messy)
EoD Designs Dreams For Daughter Decal & 3D
:CP: Fly To the Sky Bench
LISP – Sunshine Sky Drapes with touch on off sun 1
LISP – Sunshine Grass Rug
LISP – Sunshine Side Table
HPMD* stuffed rabbit/brown
HPMD* stuffed duck/whiteA
HPMD* Candle Lamp – snow crystal (short)
*alirium* butterflies yellow A
*alirium* butterflies pink A
Sassafras Kids-RileyJane Crib
:CP: Flying Frames Curved
Trompe Loeil – Chalkboard Group Gift
:CP: Sky High Dresser (2 prims)
Trompe Loeil – Shelf with Framed Imagine Quote
Clouds on walls done by me

My Room-

2 MudHoney Priya Chair (paisley)
:CP: Ansel Bird Cage Candles
MudHoney Priya Bed Curtains
Trompe Loeil – Sleigh Bed Gray Wood Morning Light Fabrics PG
Trompe Loeil – Baroque Bench Poplar + White
{What Next} Norwegian Wood Guitar (decorative only)
:CP: Lane Framed Photos
Trompe Loeil – Gramercy Bedroom Table Three Drawer Gray Wood
:CP: Mainstream Clock
:CP: Georgie Pictures
~*GOD*~ Old Books – TypeD – 1
DIGS – Vesta Fireplace & Rug – Cream CWNH [MESH]
floorplan. group gift! *fixed! screen
+ILO+ Model Form (b)
:CP: Ansel House Terrarium
Trompe Loeil – Gyroscope Lamp Rusty

LookBook 23

LookBook 23

Tape: SiniStyle Taped Fist & Black Nails (Thin Wrists – Fingers)
Tattoo: .la petite morte. music lover tattoo
Eyeliner: [ a.e.meth ] – Egyptian Glam II (Dark Silver)
Shadow: ee. noir Harvarna Smoke
Gloss: .:A&M:. Lipbalm – Soft Gloss
Freckles: Barn Owl – Folksy Freckles (All)
Corset: *DD* Dola Pinstripe Corset V2 Dark (XS) (best fitting corset EVER for me! fits like a glove and actually shrinks my waist)
Hair: Action Lucy Flashed HAIR
Bracelet: erratic / owl bracelet / gunmetal
Pants: Female Cargo Capri’s *XS* – Classic
Lashes: MG – Eyelashes – Party – Swallow Wings
Necklaces: MG Pearl Necklaces – Combo – Long – BLACK
Boots: Razor /// Envy Boots – Full Version XS – S
Ring: RO – Penitent Black
Nails: [VIRTUAL/INSANITY] MESH SQUARE NAILS – CHIRON
Piercings: ~Soedara~ Cihuapilli Face Jewels Gothr {Black}
Skin: Essences Thursday 01 *light rose* ginger
Eyes: IKON Ardent Eyes – Oxidation (XS)

Location: Dead End Asylum RP location-be respectful of the rules!

Puppet

Puppet 1

Puppet 2

Nylons: *blowpop* Seamed Fishnet Tights -Black-
Gloves: DU<3/Dollita-La Biche gloves (no longer available)
Liner: MONS / Makeups – black eyeliner series-1
Blush: Mynerva Light~Dot2Dot/Blush
Skin: THESKINSHOP (04) (FACE) 'Pussy' (soft)
Dress: +RMK*Wonderland*+Black
Piercings: :Hebenon Vial: Inque
Nails: dirtyland dl:: Extreme Long Nails
Boots: lassitude & ennui Flutter boots raven – rigged mesh L
Marionette Strings: Curio Obscura Marionette Controls and Ribbons Black @ the Funny Puppet Fair
Lashes: Maxi Gossamer MG – Eyelashes – Party – Swallow Wings
Ears: Plug(Hole_size_1/L) Stretched ears-Omimi- [MANDALA]
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Noemi – Colours02Fade
Teeth: Ataxia [M] Prim Teeth v2 – Big Gap
Eyes: Dead Apples Sinistre – Blossom

The work of Quark Fallen

I recently discovered the work of Quark Fallen and instantly fell in love. There’s a romanticism to his work that suits my tastes perfectly. As you explore his art, you become enamoured with the beauty of the world as he sees it through his eyes. Be sure to also join his group, as he is very generous and loves to send out lil pressies to his group members as well.

I’ll let his work speak for itself.

arbres obscur

QF-arbres obscurs

Leroy

QF-Leroy

Chateau– a place for lovers, where you are able to rent time there and spend quality time with the person you love. (was 50L for 30 min)

QF-Chateau

Jamais

QF-Jamais

Erdbeeren An enchanted place to share with friends and animals. (be sure to check all the food, as most of it is available for sale for FREE!)

QF-Erdbeeren 1

QF-Erdbeeren 2

Thank you Quark for showing your magical world with us!