Twisted Color Challenge: Lyndhurst Plum

This week’s color is a combination of blue and purple:

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It, along with last weeks combination, have been making me look wistfully out the window at the cold and grey and wish for warmer and more colorful times.

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Hair: .ploom. London – Browns by Helyanwe Vindaloo
Skin: Glam Affair – Cassiopea – America Clean by Aida Ewing
Tank: [W&B] Flutter Tank BLUE HAZE by Dakota Buck
Sweater: Ez Stylez MESH Girls Hooded open Sweater by Layla Meridoc
Pants: **Mis** Candy Cords – Plum by Janie Marlowe
Flowers: Free Your Nature Mix Heather Calluna Vulgaris, Patch lavender by Pandore Jarvis

2 thoughts on “Twisted Color Challenge: Lyndhurst Plum

  1. Nicandra Laval

    exactly the right colors… i want walk there too ))) beautiful!!!

  2. Rudhmellowen

    Such a gorgeous photo Eliza, I never took up the split colour challenge like I know a few of my fellow colour bloggerettes did but seeing this makes me think that I should have?!

Domestic

When I saw this cute dress from Go! I laughed because it looks so similar to an apron I wear around the house to do cleaning, laundry, etc. Mine is pink and white, too, but I won’t submit everyone to a photo of me in hausfrau regalia.

I took my pictures today at the Lemon Moon Tea Room and Café, which is where I would live if I could.

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Hair: .ploom. Kenni (streaked) – A Little of Everything by Helyanwe Vindaloo

Skin: -Glam Affair- Linn Natural by aida Ewing

Top: JANE – layering tee.gr avocado by Janie Marlowe

Dress: !gO! country girl 4 by Gocha Merlin

Jeans: :::Sn@tch Camp Jeans (Blue-P)::: by Ivey Deschanel

Shoes: [y] Slip on White by Zoya Neaph

Gloves: Yellow Rubber Gloves V2.1 by Katharina Schapira

Location: Lemon Moon Tea Room and Cafe

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.

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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!

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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!

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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

Pose Fair 2012: Couples

A while I go I did Luna Jubilee’s Love Challenge and talked about my friend Stewart. It would appear I embarrassed him rather badly. But you know, embarrassed in that slightly embarrassed-but-sort-of-sheepish-pleasure sort of way. He has gone through a bit of a transformation, probably because when you have a mad girl running about snapping pictures of you when you aren’t aware of it, and posting them online for the world to see, it behooves him to be a bit more prepared.
There are some adorable couples poses available at the Pose Fair and I have seen so many great ones in the blog feeds. The two I chose today are both piggy-back poses. One thing I love about SL is being the kind of wispy little thing that men can throw over their shoulders and haul around with ease. Alas, the last time that was possible I think I was eight.
This first one is from Ploom. I like how the pose works perfectly with no body parts sticking through any others.

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This next fun pose is from Everglow and it just oozes with cuteness. Stewart was a bit worried that his back would break but fortunately he lived and his back remains unbroken.

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This next pose isn’t from Pose Fair, but it did go right along with the carry-Eliza-around theme. This one is from Magnifique, who is at the Pose Fair, but this one might not be there. And don’t let that smile fool you, Stewart was still grousing about his back!  I suspect he wanted to dump me unceremoniously into Izzie Button’s perfectly rendered pond.

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If you haven’t had the chance to check out Pose Fair, your opportunity is winding down—Pose Fair goes through April 30th.


Eliza:
Hair: TRUTH< Gabriel – espresso by Truth Hawks
Sweater: e! Snuggly Sweater ROSE by Eclectic Wingtips
Pants: coldLogic capri – lepore.greens by coldLogic
Shoes: [Detour] KickFlip Sneakers – Grey  by Detour Sideways


Stewart:
Hair: Exile Owen/whiskey by Kavar Cleanslate
Skin: -Belleza- Shawn Tan by Tricky Boucher
Outfit: *JB* Saunter – Hoodie/Shirt Outfit by Annie Melson
Shoes: Quixote Black Boot by Kewin Monentes
Poses: Ploom, Everglow, Magnifique
Location: Izzie’s

52 Weeks of Color Challenge: Alice Blue

There is so much new fabulousness flying around out there, I am feeling a little overwhelmed by it all. As I was going through my inventory I found this older cute blue jacket from Laqroki and decided that while there’s a time and a place for the new and fabulous, the old friends should not be forgotten.
My challenge winners (who should send me a notecard or IM with their color choice of Mayfly’s mesh eyes) are:
1. Anichka Savira
2. Simply Dou
3. Moniq Salamander
Congratulations! Keep on reading to find out about next week’s giveaway!

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Now for this week I am going to give away three pair of these cute slip-on canvas shoes from Yulicie. They are so simple but the perfect comfy choice for today’s outfit. And guys, you can wear them too! There are a lot of colors available, so you’re not stuck with blue. Leave your comment here or on the flickr photo to be eligible for the drawing.
Have a happy week everyone!

Hair: .ploom. Kenni – A Little of Everything by Helyanwe Vindaloo
Jacket: LAQ ~Hoodie Blue by Winter Diprima
Pants: ::Petunia:: Rolled Cuff Chinos, Fog by Ari Lulibub
Shoes: [yulicie] Slip on Blue by Zoya Neaph
Necklace: Izzie’s – Bead Necklace blue by Izzie Button

16 thoughts on “52 Weeks of Color Challenge: Alice Blue

  1. The Uncommon Muse

    That jacket is defintely a must keep, well made and it looks great on you!

  2. Bourbon Zenovka

    Aw, that’s such a pretty hoodie! Even in a casual outfit like that, you look lovely:)

  3. Shayariel Teardrop

    love it so much <3

  4. Veronica Ogleby

    Great relaxing look…I love it!

  5. Anichka Savira

    I love that jacket and your necklace. Relaxing and comfy.

    And thanks for the eyes!

  6. Arya Braveheart

    This pic is so relaxing. Kinda wishing I was there!

  7. Nicandra Laval

    oh wow Eliza .. you did it again.. found super stuff… looooove this look so much..

  8. Rudhmellowen

    Such a cute look, ready for spring!

  9. Asia Romano

    Cute and casual and totally Alice Blue. great job 🙂

  10. Laura18 Streeter

    you totally rocked Alice Blue! Cute shot!
    ♥Lau

  11. Sama Yalin

    Lovely and casual! Good job, as always 🙂

  12. Lashae Karsin

    Very cute photo… It’s making me hope that summer gets here soon!! I really love the necklace you are wearing♥

  13. Ygrey Auer

    Eliza, muy lindo!

  14. tane365

    What a cute picture! You look so relaxed and comfortable.

  15. Sam Laszlo

    I got a couple pairs of those shoes, even have them irl lol
    nice post 🙂

  16. mscrankypants

    Lovely casual look yet so smart :-).

    Jasmine Ballinger

White Peony

I saw the picture of this dress at Meiling Couture and loved the flowers down the back so much that I just had to have it. This is the kind of dress that probably weighs a ton—I imagine this is one you would need help getting into and out of. But oh, how beautiful!

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This beautiful Noga necklace from Yula Finesmith ties in with the flower motif.

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Eyes: FASHISM ‘Sunrise’ Eyes – Light Arabian Blue (ML)

Jewelry: Finesmith Noga diamond

Hair: [ploom] Clio – Soil

Dress: M – White Peony Gown

Makeup: LAQ ~ Eye makeup 01b

Location: Museum Island

One thought on “White Peony

  1. Laura18 Streeter

    Aw congrats for the spotlight on Meiling!!

Crank

In looking around for a dark, gothic-esque place to take photos today I stumbled upon the Orbis of Cruor sim. It didn’t look extremely dark but I liked the colors and textures. After awhile the sim owner, Aridis Inaka, asked if there was some reason I was just standing around for like half an hour, and so we laughed and got to talking. Like many sim owners, Aridis got a little tired of doing all the same thing on her sim and has been making some changes—although she does maintain one club that the most gothic of gothies would love. Today I am only showing a building as a backdrop, but stay tuned for more from this great sim!

Crank Design just released this cute outfit called Nora and as I was in the mood for a little something different, this fit the bill! I call this my sissy goth look, since to be hard core I would need streaks or black lipstick or far more piercings, and would need to be a lot whiter. Smile And finally, I found some gorgeous but slightly creepy jewelry from Yelka Crumb. I just can’t stop looking at it!

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Eyes: FASHISM ‘Sunrise’ Eyes – Gaelic Silver (M)

Nails: *Sexy Mamas* Prim Nails – Hand Size 15 (Marketplace)

Jewelry & Hairpin: Yelka (Marketplace)

Hair: [ploom] Diaz – Soil

Eyebrow piercing: WG v3 Tattoo – Single Left Eyebrow Piercing

Outfit: *Crank Design* Nora

Eye makeup: Mystique Salon Tintable Gothic Eyeshadow (Marketplace)

Location: Orbis of Cruor Memorial Park