Monday Eyeful – Darks Eyes by La Boheme

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This week on Monday Eyeful, I am excited to bring you some news. I have been a patron at La Boheme for some time now, and they have started to make eyes! As with everything they do, there are many options in each affordable pack.

These don’t have a fancy name, and are simply called Dark Eyes.

They are priced L$50(1/3 off for We Love Roleplay) per pack of 10 colorations. System and Mesh versions are included in the pack.

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I ended up purchasing 2 packs. There is even a L$5 sampler of 2 variations, so you can try them out before you go all in and buy up all the packs.

!Musa! Aaliyah ad

It is a We Love Roleplay day, so I am also wearing the new Eyeshadow from Musa. I layered it on top of the new skin from Tuli. Tuli did an interesting thing, and created a whole Elven kit situation. You can get the base skin on it’s own, and then purchase Mesh Teeth, Mesh Ears, Lipsticks and Eyebrows on the side. The Eyebrows and super fun, due to the fact that the colours aren’t the typical colours you find out there. They are perfect for creating and elven or fae look, and should be a new staple for you, going into the upcoming Fantasy Faire season.

Credits

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Limited Edition Morning Hunt in Tarnished
Skin – Tuli – Aveline Skin in Tone 1b with Freckles – *NEW* @ We Love Rolepay
Mesh Ears – Tuli – Mesh Elf Ears – Currently @ We Love Roleplay
Eyebrows – Tuli – Eyebrows in Green 3 – *NEW* @ We Love Roleplay
Eyes – La Boheme – Darks Eyes in Stormcloud – *NEW* @ We Love Roleplay
Lashes – La Sylphide – Natural Prim Lashes – N/A
Makeup 1(Eyeshadow) – !Musa! – Aaliyah Eyeshadow in Teal – *NEW* @ We Love Roleplay
Makeup 2(Lips) – Tuli – Light Lips in Mint – *NEW* @ We Love Roleplay
Tattoo – Flippant – Dare to Dream Tattoo – *NEW* Instore Group Gift
Dress – Mistique – – *NEW* @ Mainstore
Headdress – Lode – Head Accessory Iris in White – Common Gacha Prize @ Mainstore
Jewelry Set – Plastik – Victorienne Jewelry Set in Vintage

Pose by GlamRus

This post features an item from the wonderful collection of fantasy designers who are a part of the Medieval Fantasy Grid Crier group. https://medievalsl.wordpress.com/

Monday Eyeful – Medusa Eyes by Inkheart

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On this week’s Monday Eyeful, I am showing you a nice little affordable eye store, that caters to all sorts of genres in sl.

There are classic eyes as well as some more otherworldly, and everything in between. Inkheart seems very community driven, being active in events and hunts. There is a generous nature to the designer, and the price points work for those on a budget, to those who can afford a little bit more.

These are called Medusa, which I felt was aptly named.

They are priced L$49 per pair. System and Mesh versions are included in each pack. There are 3 Iris sizes to choose from, included in each pack.

Medusa Eye SeriesI enjoy wearing my Kissers mesh mouth for these Eyeful posts, as it really does add a little flare to my face, and is just fun for me in general. I get to show off the newly released Kisser Doll Lips today, these being the vampire version. There are 2 others, to match the other lines, which are Orc and Open.

Credits

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Bramble in Blood Raven
Hairbase – Adoness – Shaved Swirls in Red
Skin – Stix – Nighe Skin in Cream Tone/Nude
Eyes – Inkheart – Medusa Eyes in Twisted
Lashes – La Sylphide – N/A
Makeup – Nuuna – Zora Eyeshadow in Red – *NEW* @ Mainstore
Mesh Lips – Soul – Kissers Doll Mouth in Vampire – *NEW* @ Mainstore
Lip Appliers – [a.e.meth] – Sultry Lipstick in Red
Tattoo – PinUp – Serena Tattoo
Headdress – Poet’s Heart – Caoilainn Crown in Golds – RARE Gacha Prize @ Mainstore
Jewelry – Plastik – Era Jewelry Set in Noir

Pose by Marukin

This post features an items from the wonderful collection of fantasy designers who are a part of the Medieval Fantasy Grid Crier group. https://medievalsl.wordpress.com/

Designer Spotlight – Poet’s Heart

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Poet’s Heart is a very unique shop, with each piece shining with creativity. Items are always carried in many colours, and the styling tends to be more on the fantasy side of things.

The gown I am wearing is Sister Nightfall, with the colour called Envy. There is a whole series of colours, 7 to be exact. The gown has a sweeping back, going all the way down to the base of your back, allowing for back dangling necklaces as well as back tattoos to be shown to all their glory.

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The matching Headpiece is sold separately, but comes with a colour change hud, which allows for a more unique customization. The headpiece has Horns, Flower Circlet and the Back Decor bits. I am not wearing the flower circlet here.

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I took a shot with no windlight, so you could see some of the detailing a bit better.

If you have never been to Poet’s Heart, it is time to visit.

Poet’s Heart – Inworld Store
Poet’s Heart – SL Marketplace
Poet’s Heart – Store Site

Credits

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Together Apart in Night
Hairbase – [PXL] – Razored Tattoo 2
Skin – Flounce – Amelia Skin in Ivory Tone/Water Swamp Makeup
Eyes – SongBird – Dark Fae Eyes w/Colourchange Hud
Lashes – Lumae – Longer Lashes
Hands – Slink – Casual Pose
Nails – Senzafine – Virgin Huntress Polish – Promo @ We Love Roleplay
Gown – Poet’s Heart – Sister Nightfall in Envy
Headpiece – Poet’s Heart – Sister Nightfall Headpiece w/colourchange hud
Jewelry Set – Lassitude & Ennui – Macabre Set in Silver/Black

Poses by Black Tulip*NEW* @ World Goth Fair

Location – Dandelion DayDreams Factory
Windlight – [TOR] HORROR – Dullard

I think I just ate the Groom

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Disoriented, she crawls out of a damp, dark place.

With her mind still foggy, she tries to make sense of what is going on. She knows it is night, she has a glimmer of recognition as to where she is.

Why exactly she is in the cemetery, laying under the church no less, she has no clue.

She looks down upon herself, noticing the absurd amount of blood on her hands. What has she been doing? She checks over herself, and notices that her clothing is pristine. Not a drop of blood anywhere. While the colours might not suit her tastes(who wears black anyway?), at least she isn’t injured and mucky.

She hears footsteps near the path.

“Hello . . .HELLO! Would you be so kind as to tell me what is going on around here?”

She hears the footsteps scurrying faster.

Out of the shadows they call, “The Mayor’s son has disappeared, his wife-to-be was murdered, they think. They were to be married a few mornings ago, she never arrived. They found a mess at her home, and her parents brutally murdered. I don’t think this is the time, nor the type of night to be out late, my dear, best be going home, while you still can. Weird happenings are always close to this town, the not so Sleepy Hallow.”

The Footsteps sound faster, then go faintly into the night.

She looks at herself again. While the colour seems off, her clothing and adornments do suggest a more formal affair. A familiar sent wafts up from the dried muck on her hands.

She decides to get answers, and starts to weave through the tombstones. She trips over something, lands heavily to the ground, and comes face to face with what is left of a man. Or she things it was a man, given the suit he is wearing.

Most of his neck is savagely torn apart, not leaving much flesh, with the spinal cord glistening in the moonlight. The same scent from her hands assails her, from the dark stain pooling beneath the wound.

Something clicks in her head, and the memories flood in.

“Well, I guess Mama was right after all. I was to lead the life of a spinster, forever alone. She was so surprised about the proposal, when it finally came. Well, I guess it was not meant to be, I think I just ate the Groom.”

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“Oh, I have something on my face? Was it over here, did I get it?”

Vampire Chronicles is a new, rather unknown event, that actually ends tomorrow. If you are in need of a few new things, for all your dark, undeadly dealings, please stop on by while you have the chance. Also, keep a watch out for the next round of the event.

Fantasy Gacha Carnival starts it’s new round in a few days, May 12th to be exact. I am so very excited, this rounds themes were mostly right up my alley, so you will be seeing lots on the blog, in the next little while.

Credits

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Morning Hunt in Deep Drink
Hairbase – Amacci – Hairbase Tattoo V2 in Black Coal
Skin – Tuli – Neve in Tone 0
Eyes – Adoness – Lucus Eyes in Devil
Lashes – Lumae – Longer Eyelashes
Makeup(Bloody Mouth) – Songbird – Messy Eater Absolutely Starving – Item @ Vampire Chronicles
Hands – Slink – Gesture Pose
Nail Appliers – By Snow – Zombie Nails
Bloody Hands – SongBird – There will be Blood – Item @ Vampire Chronicles
Dress – Plastik – Kilian Gown in Goroa/Black Belt – *NEW* @ The Dark Style Fair
Veil – The Annex – Death Becomes Her Headdress in Red – *NEW* Rare Gacha Prize @ Fantasy Gacha Carnival(Opening May 12th)
Facial Piercings – Arise – Line Piercing in Black – *New* @ Fi*Fridays
Earrings – Random Matter – Aridius Earrings in Black Metal/Black Gem – *NEW* Common Gacha Prize @ Fantasy Gacha Carnival(Opening May 12th)
Neck Adornment – no.7 – Wings Couture II with Colourchange Hud – *NEW* @ The Instruments

Pose 1 by !bang
Pose 2 by Marukin

Location – Sleepy Hallow
Windlight – Phototools Moon Light 03

Blessing the Old into New

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Take the old, turn it into something new, spin the light, let my blessing shine. Growth begins, the new season awakes, from below, so above.

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This dress from Wimey is really interesting. I picked it up last week, on Fifty Liden Fridays. It is still out, but I am not sure for how long. Wimey is a store I have participated with in a few events, but I can’t say I follow the brand. When looking for other colour options for this dress, I stumbled on their SL Marketplace Store.

It seems the main location is being redone, so when you visit, there really isn’t much for you to look at. If you like the dress, pop on over and grab it for L$50. I will add this one note. The collar is a part of the dress, there is no separate option for it. The rigging is a little wonky, mostly on the left side of the collar. I had to make a special AO, just so I could wear this without it getting all bungled on me. It is a vary minor issue, it might have more to do with my shape, than anything. I have a bit more muscle added to the default sliders.

I’d suggest getting the demo, throwing on some dances and AOs, and see how it works for you. It is a super lovely dress. The skirt part of it has a see-through lace, which has different options on the included hud. It makes for some nifty overlay combinations.

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I have a really bad habit of getting things, and not using them for the purposes I intend. This gacha prize from a past round of Fantasy Gacha Carnival is just such an item. Spellbound made this cute Deer Headdress. As a demon, I am naturally drawn to things with horns, so when I take my more human appearance, it is nice to still have the option to have pointy things on my head.

It made me really feel the forest and the fae, so I created a sort of Fae Witch outfit, inspired by these. This is the one rare prize, that you are able to collect. There is another, with a unicorn horn, as well as a bunch of common prizes.

You can see all the options HERE.

***Note – When going to check slurls, I noticed that they just reopened, and everything hasn’t been brought out yet. You can either be patient, or go troll the yardsales, trying to find these. I was not aware at the time of the post, that the store just reopened, and wasn’t done setting up. 2 for 2 in this post, haha.***

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Like I said in a previous post, there are a few times a year when I will actually request review packs, as I do actually set aside time to blog those events specifically. Skin Fair is one of those events.

Elysium Eilde was kind enough to not only send me her standard fair pack, but also the few items I specifically requested to feature. I am not one for hearts. I’ve never much felt the need to collect heart things, like some women do. But for some reason these stenciled really called to me, when I first saw them released. They had been on my “Wish List” for a bit, and am thankful she honored my request.

They come in 7 colours (Blue, Green, Grey, Pink, Darker Pink, Purple and Red). There is also a multitude of Appliers(Belleza, Slink, Maitreya, TMP and Omega), as well as the Legacy Tattoo Layers.

While these are not exclusive to Skin Faire 2015, they are a newer release, you just might have missed them.

You can view all the colour options HERE.

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Tuli released a new skin line at the fair, and while I will be covering it fully, at some point, in the next little while, I couldn’t resist wearing it.

Left Helena

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Unamed/Unreleased Mesh
Skin – Tuli – Neve in Tone 0/Noirette Brow
Eyes – #adored – Moon Eyes in Lt Brown/A
Lashes – AlaskaMetro – Vida Prim Lashes
Forehead Jewelry – Keystone – Merlusa in Iron/Onyx

Right Helena

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Unamed/Unreleased Mesh
Skin – Tuli – Neve in Tone 0/Noirette Brow
Eyes – #adored – Moon Eyes in Md Green/B
Lashes – AlaskaMetro – Vida Prim Lashes
Makeup 1(Under Eyeshadow) – Elymode – Spring Mix 2015 Eyeshadow in Green/Aqua
Makeup 2(Over Eyeshadow) – Elymode – Lustra Duo Eyeshadow in Leaf Green/Lavender
Makeup 3(Lips) – AlaskaMetro – LiquidShine Lipgloss in Violet
Forehead Jewelry – Keystone – Merlusa in Iron/Lime

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Left Helena

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Unamed/Unreleased Mesh
Skin – Tuli – Neve in Tone 0/Noirette Brow
Eyes – #adored – Moon Eyes in Dk Purple/B
Lashes – AlaskaMetro – Vida Prim Lashes
Makeup 1(Eyeshadow) – Elymode – Spring Mix 2015 Eyeshadow in Berry/Lavender
Makeup 2(Lips) – AlaskaMetro – LiquidShine Lipgloss in Orchid
Forehead Jewelry – Keystone – Merlusa in Iron/Ruby

Right Helena

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Unamed/Unreleased Mesh
Skin – Tuli – Neve in Tone 0/Noirette Brow
Eyes – #adored – Moon Eyes in Dk Blue/A
Lashes – AlaskaMetro – Vida Prim Lashes
Makeup 1(Eyeshadow) – Elymode – Lustra Duo Eyeshadow in Blue/Blood
Makeup 2(Lips) – AlaskaMetro – LiquidShine Lipgloss in Claret
Forehead Jewelry – Keystone – Merlusa in Iron/Red

The Lustra Duo Eyeshadows and the Spring Mix 2015 Eyeshadows are both Skin Fair 2015 Exclusives. If you would like to see more of the colour options, please click HERE and HERE. They come in Legacy Tattoo Layers only. The LiquidShine Lipgloss set is also a Skin Fair 2015 Exclusive, from AlaskaMetro, see all the colour options HERE. I am wearing the Legacy Tattoo Layers, but they come with TMP, Slink, Omega and LoudMouth Appliers.  Lastly, and one of my favorites from the fair so far, are the Moon Eyes from #adored, which are also an Skin Fair 2015 Exclusive, you can view the whole line HERE. Mesh and Layer Eyes are included in each Colour Pack, which also has 2 Pupil Variations.

Fae Witch Credits

Hair – The Stringer Mausoleum – Woven in LE Walnut – Unreleased
Skin – Tuli – Neve in Tone 0/Noirette Brow – *NEW* @ Skin Fair 2015
Eyes – #adored – Moon Eyes in Md Green/B – *NEW* @ Skin Fair 2015
Lashes – AlaskaMetro – Vida Prim Lashes
Makeup 1(Under Eyeshadow) – Elymode – Spring Mix 2015 Eyeshadow in Green/Aqua – *NEW* @ Skin Fair 2015
Makeup 2(Over Eyeshadow) – Elymode – Lustra Duo Eyeshadow in Leaf Green/Lavender – *NEW* @ Skin Fair 2015
Makeup 3(Lips) – AlaskaMetro – LiquidShine Lipgloss in Violet – *NEW* @ Skin Fair 2015
Hands – Slink – Elegant Pose
Nail Applier – Hello Dave – Chalk Dip Nails – *NEW* @ Mainstore
Tattoo – Elymode – Heart Vine Stencil tattoo in Green
Dress & Collar – Wimey – Frozen Fractal Gown in Green – L$50 Deal @ Mainstore
Headdress – Spellbound – Regal Deer Headdress – RARE Gacha Prize

Pose Prop – Uncertain Smile – Blessing 2
Other Poses by !Bang, KS2Kool and Olive Juice

Location – Tuck’s Misty Isle

Other Credits

Armour used in Stencil Pic – Luas – Bianca in Black – L$25 for 25L Tuesday(so hurry on up!)
Forehead Jewelry – Keystone – Merlusa in Gold or Iron with Various Gem Colours – L$25 for 25L Tuesday(so hurry on up!)