All I Want Is You

Oh well you might think I’m crazy
To hang around with you
Or maybe you think I’m lucky
To have somethin’ to do
But I think that you’re wild
Inside me is some child
You might think I’m foolish
Or maybe it’s untrue
You might think I’m crazy
But all I want is you

-The Cars, You Might Think

As we head into the Memorial Day weekend it’s going to be ever-more tempting to shed those winter clothes and head for the water. Damien Fate’s new swimwear line gave Stewart lots of options, but he chose the new Mark trunks. He did try out the new fitted Ian trunks as well but they looked a little, er, too realistic, if you know what I mean!


Hush Darkrose’s newest skin is definitely one to show off in the great outdoors, and Sissy Pessoa’s great denim shorts at the Dressing Room Fusion are great wading wear. I love this great lingerie top from DCNY that is out for Fifty Linden Fridays. I can pretend it’s a bikini top, right?


Stewart is wearing:

Hair: Exile Owen/whiskey by Kavar Cleanslate

Skin: Belleza- Dylan Tan by Tricky Boucher

Eyes: IKON Horizon Eyes – Gray-Blue by Ikon Innovia

Trunks: FATEwear Trunks – Mark – Volcano by Damien Fate


Eliza is wearing:

Hair: “LoQ Hair” Sherry – Dark Brown by Gia Pawpad (@Dressing Room Fusion)

Skin: [HUSH] Charlotte – Sage – Cream by Hush Darkrose

Hands: SLink Avatar Enhancement hands by Siddean Munro (w/appliers by Hush Darkrose)

Eyes: IKON Vanity Eyes – Glen by Ikon Innovia

Top: DCNY_Cotton Lingerie_Heart On by Anessa Stine (for FLF)

Shorts: Baiastice_Denim Mesh shorts-green by Sissy Pessoa (@Dressing Room Fusion)


Skin Fair 2013

Luciana Button of Anymore has a beautiful new skin for the Skin Fair this year. Genesis comes in five tones and has a lovely, soft look to it.


Stewart came around while I was doing my pics and the time just seemed right for an impromptu dance. You know you randomly dance in fields too, admit it!


The Skin Fair opens on March 14th so mark your calendars!

Skin Fair Official Poster 2013 copy

Hair: ::Exile:: American Woman:Midnight by Kavar Cleanslate
Skin: *Anymore ::GENESIS:: cream by luciana Button (@Skin Fair)
Top: L&B Mesh Shirt – S’wear Halter Top Multi Texture by Paul Lapointe
Jeans: *Orage Creations* Gold Stich jeans – black denim by Elettra Gaussman (@ Fashion For Life Olympia)
Lashes: Hush – Lashes – Lush by Hush Darkrose

A Really Big Fireplace

There are two dreams I have always had…the first is to have a really, really big bathtub, and the other is to have a great big fireplace that you can cook stuff in. I haven’t realized either dream yet in RL, and as far as fireplaces go, it’s probably never gonna happen. So imagine my happiness to find this great little mesh cottage from Post as part of the Cold Winter Nights hunt. And it has a fireplace to please my pyromaniac heart!


Hair: Burley Pippa Dark Brown by Bella Earst
Skin: [HUSH] Natalie – Passion – Cream by Hush Darkrose
Jacket: Lenox 1986 Women’s Hoody Grey by Leviathan Flux (@ FaMeshed)
Tank: [W&B] Hykova Buttoned Tank TOBACCO by Twiggy Whippet
Jeans: J.H. Couture *Anika* (MESH) Skinny Jeans by Jada Humby
Bracelets: BoHo HoBo Friendship Bracelets by Trill Zapatero (group gift)
Hands: Slink Mesh Hands by Siddean Munro
Feet: [Gos] Barefoot – Flat by Gospel Voom
House: POST: Hammars Stuga by Van Auster (Cold Winter Nights Hunt)

Moving In



Hair: *LightStar-Kailyn-Black-Onyx by Krystal Silverweb

Skin: [HUSH] Kirra – FlirtyPetal – Cream by Hush Darkrose

Jewelry: Maxi Gossamer – Earrings – Tea + Cupcakes – SILVER by Maxi Gossamer

Bracelets: BoHo HoBo Friendship bracelets by Trill Zapatero (group gift)

Undershirt: – Traveler’s.Tank (Oatmeal) by Darling Monday

Tank: JANE – to dye for tank.blush by Janie Marlowe

Jeans: JANE – sweet n low jeans.indigo by Janie Marlowe

Shoes: REDGRAVE *Girl Size* Miles Sneakers –Classic by TeamRedgrave

Apartment: ba sodermaln loft skybox by Barnesworth Anubis (@Collabor88)

Around the World Take 4

For my last Around the World post, I wanted to highlight this beautiful gown from Paco Pooley at 22769, with it’s great geometric patterns and color gradients.



Hair: [LeLutka]-BLYTHE hair – AlmostGoth by Thora Charron

Skin: [HUSH] Taylor – WinterRose – Honey by Hush Darkrose

Dress: 22769 ~ [femme] Achieng Dress Moon by Paco Pooley (@ Around the World)

Bracelet: EarthStones Abacus Bracelet – Dream by Abraxxa Anatine

Ring: Gossamer Jewelry – RING – Ketama – Small by Maxi Gossamer

Hands: Slink Mesh Hands by Siddean Munro

Poses: Glitterati by Katey Coppola

52 Weeks of Color Challenge: Cadmium Red

This week it was my pleasure to do a photo shoot with the great Maxi Gossamer. Most people know that she makes beautiful mesh jewelry but maybe they don’t know just how lovely a person she really is. Not to mention a total babe!!! Is this an SL supermodel I see before me?


When I saw this color scheduled for the week of July 4th, I couldn’t resist a little patriotism…but why restrict it to just the U.S.A?  London is hosting the Olympics in just a few weeks, so we’re all about to get super patriotic! All that notwithstanding, we did take a little time to give each other a trans-atlantic stare-down.


In addition to the great jewelry we are wearing, we both rock these completely cadmium red pants from Mesh It. And I just love the US flag themed nails from My Pretty Pixels.


Congrats to Akayo and Inkie, who have won a hairstyle of their choice at Burley! For next week, I will give away a Maxi Gossamer mystery item that hasn’t been released yet…how’s that for suspense? At least you know that if it’s made by Maxi, it’s gonna be great!

Maxi is wearing:

Hair: [LeLutka]-RYKIEL hair – Sookie by Thora Charron

Eyes: Mayfly – Liquid Light Mesh Eye (Midnight Glacier, w1) by Arkesh Baral

Skin: Unique BabieDoll_M03 by Nany Merlin

Lips: {: luju ;} lipgloss – cherry by Luna Jubilee

Jewelry: Maxi Gossamer Jewelry

Top: Coeur de Pigeon Flag tube topUk by Gweltaz Sahara

Pants: :MeSH:iT: Bright Jeans Red by Pucci Weaver

Shoes: La2 Design – Ankle Boot Black and Red by Luxuria Demonista

Eliza is wearing:

Hair: TRUTH< Tammy w/Roots – espresso by Truth Hawks

Eyes: IKON Utopia Eyes – Dark Cerulean by Ikon Innovia

Skin: [HUSH] Grace – Fire – Cream by Hush Darkrose

Earrings: MG – Earrings – Big Disk – COLOURS by Maxi Gossamer

Top: Coeur de Pigeon Mesh tube top US by Gweltaz Sahara

Pants: :MeSH:iT: Bright Jeans Red by Pucci Weaver

Shoes: J’s Lace Ribbon Sandals (Red) by JB Gasov

Bracelets: *League* Wanderer -Black- Bracelet by Nena Janus

Nails: – MPP 2012 – Scripted Nails – USA – Long Square by Morganeparis Parx

Pose: Glitterati

10 thoughts on “52 Weeks of Color Challenge: Cadmium Red

  1. Nicandra Laval

    sure very very cute!!!!! and yes love those nails too and the lips of Luna 🙂 hehe

  2. inkie Loudwater

    Great styling of the both of you <3 very detailed

  3. Rudhmellowen

    YAYYYYYY Rocking the UK Flag. You both look great and the UK/US Stare down photo is brilliant, who won the staring contest though? It does give you a proud feeling being a Brit at the moment, for me it does anyway lol… What with the Jubilee and the Olympics, mind you I got a bit patriotic when I left the UK, never had been before. YOU LOOK AWESOME!!!! So excited to see the Maxi Gossamer Jewellery! YAY!

  4. Alexandra

    yeah for the transatlantic stare down. Maxi’s creations totally rocks. And thank you , by the way, for the gift last week. I would comment without the gift, but it was a pleasure , indeed. I myself am popping over to UK the exact day the Olympics start, I had forgotten everything about the dates. But still very easy and cheap! to get the flight ticket

  5. Ayla Qinan

    Love your pics, fantastic! <3

  6. YvetteDonner

    You both look AMAZING! Those red pants are real eye-openers, and I love the trans-Atlantic theme 🙂

  7. ~Caroline

    Perfect redness!! The detailed styling is superb, Eliza.

  8. Anichka Savira

    I love this post! Such a cute look and I love both of you wearing your flags!

  9. Laura Streeter

    Aw I totally love your looks matched across the ocean! The tops and pants are great and the nails is where I always get mine.. Time to go see what Morgane has come up with!

  10. Ygrey Auer

    Muy patriótico, preciosa en cadmium.

52 Weeks of Color Challenge: Unmellow Yellow

This week I went inventory diving to see what I had that was yellow. I confess I don’t wear it too often so I pulled out everything yellow and went to town. My earrings today may just be my very favorite ever. However, it just tops the list of things I am wearing that make me giddy.



So this week I will give away the amazing Plumeries Gold Flake earrings to oh, anyone who wants a pair. Just leave a comment if you do!  And congratulations to Rudh, Starla and Nic, the winners of the Basanti jewelry set from last week!

Hair: TRUTH< Kirby – espresso by Truth Hawks

Skin: [HUSH] Melody – CharcoalPink – Cocoa by Hush Darkrose

Eyes: Mayfly – Liquid Light Mesh Eye (Hazel) by Arkesh Baral

Earrings: ~the plank~ Plumeries Gold Flake by Aeon Perian

Top: strip’d Elise Crop Top S4 by Valentine Rexen

Pants: Purple Moon Chica Trousers in Yellow [MESH] by Poulet Koenkamp

Feet: J’s Flip-Flaps/Bare feet by JB Gazov

4 thoughts on “52 Weeks of Color Challenge: Unmellow Yellow

  1. Laura Streeter

    Aw you look adorable Eliza… both the portrait which is a great shot and the full one! I think I want your inventory 😛

  2. Rudhmellowen

    EEEEHHHHH THANK YOUUUUUUUU ELIZAAAAAAA *hugs* I have to say those are epic earrings… I’ve been watching the A-TEAM with my other half a lot recently as I bought him the boxset for Christmas they are soooooo Mr T LOL I LOVE THEM!!! LOL!!! You look awesome as always hon, so laid back in your unmellow yellow!!!

  3. Sama Yalin

    You always make me wish I had human ears: you’re always wearing the cutest earrings! Beautiful look this week 🙂

  4. Alexandra

    You look great ! And those earrings are a fantastic find !

Yard Work

I live in a very populated urban area so I don’t actually have a yard. It’s a dream of mine for someday, along with being able to look out my windows and not see a bar. For now I content myself with a potted blueberry bush on the stairs outside my door.

I indulge my need for isolated housing in SL. This cute mesh cottage from LAQ fit the bill perfectly, with it’s old world charm and lovely textures. It also comes with some potted flowers, which is really the only kind I know about.


I am wearing all kinds of mesh goodness today—my soft, comfortable pants are new from Zara Yip at Pirate Arts. Perfect for gardening and for relaxing with my big boy Con!


I also love the new Seraphina necklace from Maxi Gossamer. Particularly impressive are the small details on the pendant reminiscent of astrological signs or bodies. I’ll pay court to all of them if they will make my flowers grow!


Hair: .ploom. London – Browns by Helyanwe Vindaloo

Skin: [HUSH] Melody – CharcoalPink – Cream by Hush Darkrose

Necklace: MG Necklace – Amulet Seraphina – Long – SILVER by Maxi Gossamer

Shirt: [PO] Bendet Top – white by London Dailey

Pants: Pirate Arts MESH ankle CHICA pants black by Zara Yip

Shoes: – uRbAn GiRl – Mesh Ballet Flat shoes by Lika Meili

House: LAQ Quaint Cottage (mesh) by Winter DiPrima

52 Weeks of Color Challenge: Pistachio

While the color swatch this week looks less like pistachio and more like kiwi to me, I have to admit that those pistachio muffins that are so popular at the bakeries do have the electric-green tinge:


See what I mean? Unfortunately none of the commercial recipes had even a whiff of actual pistachio in them. And what a loss, for pistachios would only make things yummier!

So pistachio or not, I love the color!


Last weeks winner of the Lapointe & Bastchild Swear Drift outfit is Christa Thespian. Watch for your prize in-world!

For next week I will give away a dress set by a new-to me designer, Toxxic Rhiyannr at alter ego. You can only see a corner of this sweet dress, but it’s way cute!


Hair: TRUTH< Claudia Streaked – java by Truth Hawks

Eyes: IKON ‘Sunrise’ Eyes – Summer by Ikon Innovia

Skin: [HUSH] Melody – CharcoalPink – Cream by Hush Darkrose

Earrings: *MonCheri* Peacock Feather Earrings by Freya Olivieri

Necklace: MG Necklace – Roho – Short – GOLD by Maxi Gossamer

Dress: :: alterego :: plain jane – sash dress – lime by Toxxic Rhiyannr

11 thoughts on “52 Weeks of Color Challenge: Pistachio

  1. Nicandra Laval

    Super picture Eliza of your face.those earrings ..MMMM.. and the fresh look as hit the colour!!

  2. samayalin

    Love all the detail you put into that picture! Beautiful close-up 🙂 And yummy… cupcake!

  3. YvetteDonner

    I love the way you took such a darling little dress and made it look so badass with the tatts and cuffs 🙂

  4. Rudhmellowen

    I love that colour on you, the close up nature of the photo makes it seem a little intimate and a view to a party girl, that colour screams party!!! I am definitely having necklace envy too!

  5. inkie Loudwater

    Love the outfit and ohhhh we used the same earrings

  6. Tigist Sapphire

    Your picture this week is absolutely stunning, I absolutely love the look, the makeup and the over all styling Well done sister friend!

  7. Laila Laperriere

    Love the green this week pretty lady! But can I say, I am in awe of those earrings, and they must be in my inventory soooon!
    Oh, just checked out where you bought the earrings. Same place I did my challenge this week from. Dang, why didnt I look around more before checking out of marketplace so soon! Oh well, here goes my linden wallet!

  8. ~Jade~

    I adore your necklace. Just gorgeous.

  9. Ygrey Auer

    Beautiful, I adore your necklace!

  10. Anichka Savira

    Cute, spunky look.

  11. Laura18 Streeter

    Aw very nice portrait! Wants your necklace it’s cool!

Rez Day #3

Today is my third rez day. I have to admit that when I first started in SL I didn’t think I would be here long-term. These past three years have been full of love, learning, fun, friends and the inevitable drama and heartache. I have learned that my av shouldn’t have legs as long as Chile, and that sunken cheeks are not a good look! Now three years is a blink compared to how long some people have been here—I can only hope to last so long!

So on to today’s post. We have had a relatively cool spring. I am not complaining about that, especially since the only good thing about summer, in my opinion, is that kids aren’t in school. Everything else I can do without. Heat, bugs, humidity, you name it. I like wearing clothes. I like being able to take my dog out without having her suffer heat stroke. I like to get in my car and drive it without suffering second-degree burns from touching the seat belt. I should be living in Alaska or Northern Canada or Sweden, because I hate, hate, hate to be hot.

The Las Lagunas sim gives you the sense that it could have a hot, tropical environment or a breezy island climate. I choose breezy! And what is better for a breezy day than this soft, billowy top from Arisaris that keeps the edge off but lets that cool air in?


My great necklace and earrings today are from Amorous and I love their great geometric design. Ikon Innovia keeps putting out new styles and colors, but one thing I really appreciate is that from time to time he gives us a luscious new color in the good old Sunrise design, which I still love. These are called Summer, and they reflect the dreamy haze of the season to perfection.


Hair: TRUTH< Roma 2 – espresso by Truth Hawks

Skin: [HUSH] Christine – Bronze – Cream by Hush Darkrose

Jewelry: : Amorous : Wishbone by Matchbook Monday

Top: ***Arisaris Rig50 Loose Blouse Butterfly by Ariadna Garrigus

Shorts: ::Petunia:: Chino Shorts, Vanilla by Aree Lulibub (no longer available)

Shoes: Slink Shaz Platform Red Denim by Siddean Munro

Handbag: FAUXY WALKS Bandana Handbag RED by Enrice Dudek

Poses: pda

Location: Las Lagunas