Quest for the Crystal Skulls

PumpkinTown2013 is a totally awesome sim with numberous places to take Halloween themed photos, listen to seriously good music from DJ’s, or explore.  Currently, they are hosting a skull hunt where 20 free gifts have been hidden around the sim.  I’m super excited to show you some of the costumes, decor and Halloween spirited items I picked up for free at PumpkinTown 2013 (available until October 31, 2013).

Let’s get hunting!

Zombie Girl

  • Costume: VIPs Corner, Elizabeth Zombie Girl Complete Avatar (shape {not shown}, skin, costume, shoes, hair & eyes) Please note the skin is grey not green as in picture
  • Eyes: Madrid Solo, Tastes Like Death (group gift)
  • Pose: LostAngel Pose Pack, Zombie ($1L on marketplace)

Voodoo Women

  • Costume: Voodoo Women (Dress, jewelry & shoes)
  • Skin & Hair: VIPs Corner, Elizabeth Zombie Girl
  • Make-up & eyes: Mad’, Outch!
  • Pose: Still Life, Braains Plz ($0L on marketplace)

Goth Girl

  • Costume: Les Sucreries de Fairy, Goth Girl (includes a floating coffin {not shown})
  • Skin & Hair: VIPs Corner, Elizabeth Zombie Girl
  • Eyes: Madrid Solo, Wicked Orb (group gift)
  • Pose: LostAngel Pose Pack, ssssh… ($1L on marketplace)

Orange Pumpkin Girl

  • Outfit: VIPs Corner, Pumpkin Girl (Complete with eyes, outfit, shoes & hair)
  • Teddy Bear: Snuggles, Halloween Bear

Batty Girl

  • Piano & Decor: Miasnow, White Piano, banner, mirror, broom, bench & pumpkin
  • Costume: Petit Chat, Fine Girl (Batty Dress)
  • Jewelry: Finesmith, Black Joy (July Group Gift)
  • Hair: Amacci, Nami Night & Pumpkin
  • Pose: Sparrowtree Studios, Carved Pumpkin (Couple pose but can use as single, $1L on marketplace)

Skull Crop Top

  • Top: %Chimhair%, Santa Muerte Skull Death Red
  • Skin: Akeruka, Eretica (Group gift, group free to join for a short period)
  • Jeans: Prism, Sabrina (Trick or Treat hunt gift)

Grave #3 Grave #2 Grave -#1

  • Grave: {Only the Best}, 3 poses (Getting Pulled, Relaxing & Zombie)

Bat & Bear Jack

  • Halloween Couple Love: Bear Jack & Bat (oh so cute!)

Spanish Dancer

  • Costume: Lipstick Fashion, NiNi Red (Spanish Dancer)
  • Fan: Shakeup, Leopard (past Arcade gift)
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Beguiling & Bewitching

Halloween is right around the corner and seems like everyone on Second Life is embracing the spirit of the spooky season.  Personally, I love Halloween and have been known to decor every inch of my place and dream up crazy costumes.  I never purchase a pre-package costume in RL, opting to make something, or piece together items I already own.  I want to create something unique that has my own personal touch.  Also, I don’t break the bank with an expensive costume that you wear one time around.  Today, I want to focus on a few Bliss Couture group gifts (all free) that can be re-purposed for Halloween Costume.  Bliss Couture is a ladies fashion house offering casual, formal, hats and hair as well as a past designer of MVW gowns. Creator of Bliss Couture, Amutey DeCuir decided it was time to say goodbye and has been having a closing sale and hunt. It’s well worth joining Bliss (for free) to get the hunt items and exclusive gowns before the doors are shut.

First costume I styled today is the Witchy Witch Gown, a special Halloween group gift.  I like how sexy, yet practical this outfit is.  You could wear the top or skirt with anything else in your inventory after Halloween or add a hat to create a new character.  I paired the Vogue Skull Hat, another group gift (free to join and only available a few more days, so hurry now) to create a new spin on witches.  I think Glory looks bewitching.

Bliss Couture Witchy Witch Gown & Vogue Skull Hat

  • Costume: Bliss Couture, Witchy Witch (group gift, free to join)
  • Headpiece: Vogue, Skull Hat (group gift, free to join)
  • Hair: Truth, Angie Elvira
  • Necklace: Finesmith, Heartless (past group gift)
  • Earrings: Vogue, Halloween Spider (past group gift)
  • Make-up: Vogue, Halloween Spiderweb (past group gift)

Bliss Couture Nichole Orange Dress & Witch broom

Next up is the Nichole Orange Babydoll Dress, paired with Witchy Witch hat and Melinda Denver Witch Broom (Pumpkin Town skull hunt gift).  The orange babydoll dress can easily be worn around the grid shopping, or hanging out with friends after Halloween by wearing the Stars! Onyx Autumn Set (Mass Hysteria Hunt until 10/31).

  • Dress: Bliss Couture, Nichole (group gift, free to join)
  • Jewelry: Stars!, Onyx Autumn Set (Mass Hysteria Hunt gift, free)
  • Hat: Bliss Couture, Witchy Witch (group gift, free to join)
  • Hair: Truth, Angie Lava

Lastly, harken back to the 40’s glam style in the gold satin Veronica Lake inspired Bliss Couture Lively Halter Gown.  I paired Exile Just a Reason platinum hair and dripped myself in diamonds to channel the film noir era.  Taxi to Bliss please….

Bliss Couture- Veronica Lake

  • Gown: Bliss Couture, Lively Halter Gown (group gift, free to join)
  • Jewelry: Purple Moon, Diva Set (past group gift)
  • Hair: Exile, Just a Reason

All photo taken at PumpkinTown2013, please, please, please, check this place out.  It’s a great location to take Halloween photos, plus there is a skull hunt (gift preview to come), weekly music events, movies and fun places to play.  Go now!

There are endless possibilities mixing and matching items you have in your inventory to create a fun Halloween costumes.  These next 10 days leading up to Halloween I’ll blog about home decor (I scored with great free items) and everyday spooktacular garments.  I might even break out my work in progress male alt, Sport and show some low-cost mens Halloween costumes.  So more to come, stay tuned!

The World is a Rainbow

Taste the Rainbow” summer hunt starts tomorrow, August 10 until September 3.  The hunt is exclusive with only 14 stores and fabulous free offerings.  Chandra Meehan, designer of !dM deviousMinds & (*chanimations inspired top SL designers to challenge themselves to dream rainbow theme items for the hunt and for sale at the Rainbow Cart Event.  Some designers have exclusive colorful discounted items at their stores.  The focus of the hunt is to celebrate the richness of colors in our community.  I have a few sneak peeks of the free hunt gifts below and will bring you more tomorrow.

Blacklace Make-up

DeviousMinds Rainbow corset

  • Blacklace Beauty, Rainbow Kisses Make-up
  • !dM deviousMind, Sweet Rose Valentina Headpiece
  • WetCat, Rainbow Backdrop

Blacklace Lingerie

  • Blacklace Beauty, Rainbow Kisses Make-up
  • Blacklace, Primal Rainbow Tiger Print
  • WetCat, Rainbow Backdrop

Lil'Lace- Scribble Bag

  • Lil’Lace, Scribble Bag

Hunt List: 

Deviance
!dM deviousMind
Blacklace
Blacklace Beauty
Lil’Lace
Faster Pussycat
::WetCat:: Builds&Poses
The Plastik
.:ellabella:.
Studio Sidhe
Illusions
ChiC buildings
Alice Project
Pink Fuel
.aisling.

Freedom, Fireworks & Fun!

 Happy 4th of July!  

 Butterfly N' Lace, Shawna dress- MP          Chop Zuey Spangles Outfit

In honor of USA birthday, I wanted to bring you some freebie goodies and groups gifts for all your SL holiday celebrations.  I love this holiday, it’s BBQ, family/friends, the Capital Fireworks, the Boston Pops and me singing patriotic songs way too loud.  It’s remembering our forefathers and their steadfast belief in freedom for our country.  And, let’s not forget the fireworks.

Bikinis & Sun dresses

DeviousMinds, Stars Heels & ParkinsonsTop Row Postcards

Block One (clockwise)

Block Two

UPDATE: New 4th of July gifts were added by Belle of Chop Zuey for members and non-members. Lillou Design also has a 4th of July gift dress for members.  

Chop Zuey Member Gift:

Spangles Ring

Chop Zuey Non- Member Gifts: (free for all)

Always True Bangles Always True Earrings

Lillou’s Design: (Group gift)

Lillou's Design

MORE UPDATE: As the Day goes on, I keep finding more freebies, group gifts and discounted items to celebrate this special day.

Bliss Couture: 35L

Bliss -4th Hat (35l)

Bliss: 89L

Bliss-4th Dress (89l)

B!asta: Free for all

B!asta- One Nation (free)

Kimber Carter (Total Style): Bikini & Nails -100L

Kimber Carter Bikini & nails (100l)

Finesmith is having a 50% sale today and the group join fee is 0L: (free group gift)

Finesmith Gift

Ghee has a cute one-piece swimsuit for group members: Wearing Finesmith July4th free Bangles & ring.

Ghee swim suit & finesmith bangles

NYC Sim is having a 75% sim wide sale and a fireworks show at 9PM slt.

Runway Perfect hunt, for the boys!

A few stores on The Runway Perfect Hunt have items for men and my friend Grant was nice enough to model the selected items below.  There is also a blue felt brim hat from Xen’s Hat, speedo from Elysium, and matching poem costume from Bubble’s Design.

CHG Clyde & PM pose

  • Suit & Saddle Shoes: CHG Fashion, Clyde
  • Accessories (hat & gun): CHG Fashion, Clyde
  • Pose: PM Pose, Male Runway 2
  • Location: Zen City

Dragon Lady's Closet & Katink pose

  • Tux: DragonLady’s Closet, Eric
  • Pose: KaTink, Male pose 1
  • Location: Zen City

Dot be & Katink pose

  • Black V-Neck T-shirt & Black Geo-Pants: Dot be, Skinny
  • Pose: KaTink, Male pose 2
  • Location: Zen City

Miss Darcy