Deco(c)rate “Cozy Nights”

Deco(c)rate Cozy Nights

 

Hello Corner Creatures ❤

Today I am back with a Deco(c)rate review. I know it has been a long time since the last one and there are several reasons for that. One is that I simply didn’t feel like many of the past crates wasn’t to my taste. It didn’t make sense to me to blog about them when I didn’t really feel like the items in them were “me”. This blog is after all about the shineys I love.
So with that out of the way I can get around to mention some of the favourite things in this months Deco(c)rate.

The November Deco(c)rate is called “Cozy Nights” and is the first anniversary Crate. Yaay for MadPea for sticking with this subscription box for so long! If you preordered this crate you would also get a scratch card where you can win loads of neat prizes. I wasn’t lucky enough this time though, but I really wasn’t that bothered. Actually the first thing I thought when reading what the prizes were was: “Oh, no! But I already pre-ordered my December Crate!” Hehe, yeah, you can win a Deco(c)rate if you are lucky:)

Well, onto the actual review, finally, haha. This months theme was “Cozy Nights” and although I didnt get many of the tings I wished for I still got a load of nifty things and several that I felt my home needed. Let’s start with the one front and center, the lovely Sari-Sari – Cozy Pillow Stack. This stack of pilows may not look like much, but it comes with a bento pose for holding that pillow tight. There is also an extra pillow to hold while you stand and a candle. The candle also is bento animated and it looks so awesome when you hold it! I adore how creators are using bento in their furniture.

Speaking of bento brings me right on to the next favourite which is this “Cozy stool” in linen from .:revival:. It is really a part of a bigger set, but these stools were my absolute favourites. The other one is in canvas.
The stools come with male and female naimations and a sequence option which makes your sitting very realistic. You move around, fold your fingers around your knee, inspect your nails, looks around the room, stretches, the list goes on and as far as I can tell these animations are bento. Yaaay! I can just see the avalanche of new animations being created in the near future to make the most of our new bento hands and expressions!

The third favourite of mine, one that I really needed, is the “Cozy Corner” from MudHoney.
It is a nice messy pile of blankets and pillows that fits neatly in a corner of my living room. I was actually counting on this Crate to bring me what I needed to finish furnishing my new home which has a rather large and lofty living room.
This Cozy Corner has a lot of animations for both males, females and couples. Perfect now that I have someone to couples pose with, hehe.

Lastly I took a few of the items from the sets of Serenity Style, Mesh India, and Kalopsia. The one from Serenity Style is the adorable blanket basket, I really liked that the creators kept the colours pretty neautral so different sets could be easily combined. The items from Kalopsia and Mesh India are the pictures on the floor and the plant in front of the window.

I am so happy with this crate and there were so many things I would like to put put, like the Sauna from Chez Moi. That one would really be nice to have on my land. I just need to settle from my last major redecorating, hehe. Completely redid my land – again. Hehe, I love it though.

 

Cozy ❤ from Nea

 

What I am feeling cozy in.

TETRA – Off-shoulder tight top – Maitreya fatpack
NYU – Ruffle Shorts, Waffles (Maitreya) (Fifty Linden Friday 10.11.2017)
REIGN.- Arianna Sneakers (Maitreya-High) Tippies (Fifty Linden Friday 10.11.2017)
Tuty Dalila hairbase for Lelutka Blonde&Brown (tattoo layer)
Izzie’s – Maitreya Lara – Applier Cozy Tights in dark brown
.LeLutka.Head.Greer 3.0
.LeLutka.Eyes.Greer 3.0
.LeLutka.Teeth.P_1
L’Etre – Basic Mesh ears 2017 [RIGHT]// MIX
L’Etre – Basic Mesh ears 2017 [LEFT]// MIX
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand R V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand L V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Feet V4.1
DOUX – Juniper Hairstyle [M]
*{Junbug}* Edwardian Engagement Ring [Rose Gold]
EarthStones Celtic Claddagh Ring (BENTO)
*~*NeA’s*~* Gold Wedding Band

 

 

Where I am spending my cozy night:

 

Scarlet Creative Clessy Manor 3
[DDD] Twinkling Flower Bush – Single
Skye Twisted Tree ( no base )
[DDD] Low Poly Tree – Small – D (with my own texture on it)
LAQ Decor ~ Twin Birch (Winter) – Animated
Trompe Loeil – Ceres Lamp Post
3D TREES stones I. 8 pcs = 1 prim
Landscaping by Felix Grass (with my own texture on it)
JIAN Cheeky Chihuahuas 1. Comfy Blankie RARE (older gacha)
Bazar Glam-Ottoman
+Half-Deer+ Chihuahua – Attention Pls (old gacha)

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Completely Revamping a Classic Linden Lab Avatar.

Winter love

Hello corner creatures!

Several months ago I asked if you guys were interested in some stuff for men here on my blog, I don’t know what you guys think about that, but I have decided to try my hands at blogging some guy stuff! Yaay!

I have spent the last week browsing bento heads, mesh bodies, some clothing stores, been shopping at Shoetopia, all to get a grip on this huge task I have set myself and to make myself a male alt. A male alt. The thought seemes so daunting though. To spend 10000s of thousands of lindens on something I only use for blogging. This has never been my goal in SL. I have always bought myself stuff that I felt like using. Not to say that I haven’t bought a shitload of usless stuff, hehe, but still.
Today though I found some men’s shoes at Shoetopia that my dear hubby have been wanting in RL and I decided to do what should have been obvious to me from the start: I decided to ask my hubby to let me upgrade his SL avatar. Eeep!
I would have freaked out if somebody asked this of me!
My hubby though, the sweetest, and most awesome thing in the world kindly gave me permission to style his classic SL avi in full mesh from head to toe. He doesn’t use SL much, but at least the lindens spent would go towards not only blogging, but also hopefully some enjoyment for him when he does log on once in a blue moon:) The last time he was online, and only by my request for a couples picture, was in December of 2016! ❤ you Hubby!

Anyway I am rambling a bit aren’t I. Today I logged into his account, made a folder system for clothes, shoes and accessories in his inventory and got a bunch of mesh body part demos. And the answer is no. I didn’t get any naughty body parts you pervs, *giggles*

I don’t know how long one usually take to upgrade to mesh now that everything is readily available. Myself I upgraded as the products became available, so no huge bulk cost. But for dear hubby we would need to shell out at least 9K all at once just for head, body and skin. Then comes hair, both for head and face. And then some clothes for the poor guy.

If I could ask one huge favour of you guys it would be to please send me LMs, links or just names of stores that sell stuff for men. I have found some myself, but SL is so vast that I don’t think I have scratched the surface.

Manly, but appropriate ❤ from Nea

 

 

 

In this old picture:

On me:
Catwa Catya bento mesh head
Catwa Rigged Eyes Catya (with home made texture. Or texture from the Catwa Eyes hud)
Maitreya Lara mesh body
L’Etre – Cindy Skin [Pearl Tone] applier for Catwa and matching body, feet and hands appliers for Maitreya, Slink and Omega in Pearl
SN Fae mesh ears
Slink Avatar Enhancement Feet Deluxe
Vista Prohand right V.1 FINAL
Vista Prohand left V.1 FINAL
*{Junbug}* Edwardian Engagement Ring [Rose Gold]
Yellow and white gold wedding band made by me
Rose gold collar made by me
Silver ruby ring made by me
Diamond nose stud made by me
Blueberry – Cory – Sweater Dress – Maitreya
Blueberry – Craven – Glass Heels Boots – Maitreya
~i~ Essential Tights Applier HUD 2

On Falaacus Allegiere:
A&A Top Hat Basic
Boy next door skin Linden Lab Library
Eyes (Velvet Brown)
Hair is by me, but not for sale
Rest of his outfit is made by me and can, unfortunately still be found in my Marketplace store.

 

Our lovely Christmas surroundings:

dust bunny . acorn treehouse . RARE
dust bunny . acorn treehouse . RARE
Crete- Hammock chair
LAQ Decor ~ Christmas Tree – Classic
LAQ Decor ~ Lantern String Lights (Colored)
dust bunny . blanket stool
Pixicat Sphynx
[DDD] Low Poly Tree – Small – D

 

Changing Socks err Houses again

Changing Socks err Houses Again

So as the title says I changed my home again. Haha. I honestly thought I was done with that stuff, but oh, no:) I moved back into my beloved Scarlet Creative Venice Palazzo and I feel pretty good about it, I think I needed this.
I decorated it a bit differently from last time too. For the most the rooms serve the same purpose as last time with a few changes. I added a Man Corner. A little nook in the house that is the domain of my hubby. I am wanting to get a proper audio rack with all the trimmings for it, but haven’t found a nice one yet. I like to put parts of our RL into my SL, especially in home decorating since we live on 398 square feet in RL.
Another new addition is a guest bedroom where I previously had a walk in closet. I am really happy about how it turned out too. I feel like houses feel more inviting if there is a room for guests to stay in. I also got to use more of my favourite furniture in there. Yaaay!
True to my style almost all of my furniture has been out non stop since I moved here. I rarely change them up once I’ve found some pieces I love. Although I had to remove everything from my land before setting up this home. I had that dreaded illusive, invisible obstacle. You know the one you can’t highlight and can’t see even if you make alphas visible. I finally found out what is likely causing it though (with the help of my landlady Imagin Illyar). Unlinking mesh structures! Yes, you heard it. Don’t mod your mesh house! Just kidding:) But be ware of this very unfunny thing that can happen.
Sadly the only thing that solves it is to remove everything on your land until you find out what causes it.
So 1250 items later my land was free and I could start setting up my new home. I modded the Venice Palazzo only slightly this time to avoid this mess again just tweaked what is in my opinion must haves. Larger balcony upstairs so I can fit my hanging chair from Bazar and a bigger deck in the back that is now delightfully free floating.

Remember in the last post I mentioned that I didn’t love any of LeLutkas new mesh heads? I lied, I now own Bianca as well. I am hopeless! I rarely love new stuff until it’s been out for a awhile.
And for the first time in my SL I find myself switching between two different mesh heads, Bianca and Simone. At this time I love them both.

Please excuse my rambling, my mind is very erratic these days.

I am feeling a bit better from my depression lately, but I still feel so alone. Do any of you guys struggle with this or anything at all? I’d love to hear about it and maybe we can support each other through it? I am not after a pity party, just to clear that up, I really can’t stand them! But it would be nice to know that I am not alone.

A bit happier ❤ from Nea!

 

 

What I am drinking my sorrows away in:

.LeLutka.Head.Bianca 3.0
.LeLutka.Eyes.Bianca 3.0
Izzie’s – Lelutka – Applier Daphne Eyeshadows
Izzie’s – Lelutka – Applier Daphne Matte Lipsticks Darks 1
Tuty Bruna hairbase for Lelutka Blonde and Brown (tattoo layer)
TRUTH / Elie (group gift August)
L’Etre – Basic Mesh ears 2017 [RIGHT]// MIX
L’Etre – Basic Mesh ears 2017 [LEFT]// MIX
L’Etre – Isabela Skin for Lelutka Head [Ivory Tone]
L’Etre – Maitreya Body Appliers [Ivory tone]
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand R V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand L V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Feet V4.1
EarthStones Solitaire Stud – Diamond (R)
EarthStones Solitaire Stud – Diamond (L)
EarthStones Celtic Claddagh Ring (BENTO)
*{Junbug}* Edwardian Engagement Ring [Rose Gold]
*~*NeA’s*~* Gold Wedding Band (not available)

-Pixicat- Fall.Sweater – Cream (Maitreya)
TETRA – Skinny zip capris – Maitreya (Fatpack)
Meli Imako Retro Pin Up Heels Non rigged Maitreya L&R
Glass of Fremont red wine

 

In this shot:

Scarlet Creative – The Arcade: Venice Palazzo Vinci MC Prefab 1
[DDD] Twinkling Flower Bush – Single
Trompe Loeil – Ceres Lamp Post
ARIA – Elah Tufted Soft Bench (Deco(c)rate February)
dust bunny . woodland dreams . pillow ottoman
Bazar Paris – Wine set
Garbaggio // Shoe Clutter Nude
Trompe Loeil – Daphne Garden Chair PG
Trompe Loeil – Daphne Garden Table
Apple Fall Elderflower Cordial
{af} 1st Day of Christmas – Coffee Maker
[DDD] Whispy Forest Tree – B Twinkle
LAQ Decor ~ Coffee Table
Bazar Paris – Books
Bazar Forest – Candle b
dust bunny . woodland dreams . doughnut cake
dust bunny . woodland dreams . fresh rose tea
Apple Fall Sunbleached Setee (Canvas)
Soy. Potted Pothos [Ssize]

Lots of News and Struggles

 

Dust Bunny Woodland Dreams Penrose Treehouse

Hello everybody!

I hope you all had a great summer. Over all mine has been pretty good. Could have wished for more sunshine though, but isn’t there always something to complain about?

I have been away from both my blog and Flickr for months now and I am not sure if I am up to keeping up the weekly stuff or the monthly. I guess it is time to come clean about the fact that I suffer from depression and got hit hard this summer. Usually summer is a great time for me as I am usually symptom free, but not this year. Isn’t it lovely when life throws you another thing? Anyway, I have been working my way back into SL slowly. I have changed houses again, and am now contemplating going back to my Scarlet Creative Venice Palazzo.

I am getting ahead of myself, hehe. About a month ago I got the Dust Bunny Woodland Dreams tree house and remodeled my entire land around it, furnished it and then pretty much left it alone. I haven’t spent that much time in SL this summer. I have always loved tree houses in SL and I have mentioned that in a previous post. I am just obsessed with them!
I don’t know my reason for not feeling content in this one though, I suspect it is because when I redid my land and furnished this home I was at my absolute worst in my depression. I was desperate to find relief and I guess I thought getting new shineys would do the trick. Well they don’t always do.
But a new shiney thet will stick with me for a while is the new bento head I treated myself to. The LeLutka Simone. I told you all about my struggles in Contemplating a Face Lift and I finally bit the bullet right before LeLutka released their three new bento heads. Haha, I thought I had made the biggest mistake in not waiting for them, but so far I haven’t fallen in love with any of them yet. Give me time though;)

I won’t spend time actually blogging any of these new products of mine here though. At this point I don’t even know if I am gonna keep trying to do Deo(c)rate posts. I have been rather disappointed with the last few. To me they feel less creative now, but maybe that is just my depression speaking. I am subscribed to the September crate and I am hoping for a good one as it will be out two days before my birthday.
Anyway back to the point: I really just wanted to write a blogpost because I snapped my first picture in my tree house today as a start to finally deciding if I am keeping it for a while longer or changing houses yet again.
I visited the Scarlet Creative sim to take a look at the Venice Palazzo to see if I felt like changing back to it, and I really do. I miss the open rooms and kind of minimalistic decorating style it invited. But then I thought that I needed to put this house on the map a bit. Snap some pictures to prove to myself that I had it up and that I actually created something I really loved in furnishing and decorating it. I really do love how it makes me feel when I just plop my avi down and relax a bit. Something I have been trying to do lately. Just emptying my head of all the nasty stuff that have been living there the last few months.
Man, I am having such a hard time deciding to keep this or to set up my old house. It is such a big job and it feels like such a waste to take this down so quickly after I put it up.

Well, I think that is all I had to pour out today, maybe I’ll be back soon, maybe not. The only thing I know at this point is that I won’t quit this blog al together. I love it too much.

 

Just good old fashion ❤ from Nea

 

 

What I am trying to rid myself of nasty thoughts in:

.LeLutka.Head.Simone 3.0
.LeLutka.Eyes.Simone 3.0
.LeLutka.Teeth.P_4
DOUX – Fashionista hairbase [UNRIGGED]
DOUX – Fashionista hairstyle [Front]
L’Etre – Basic Mesh ears 2017 [RIGHT]// MIX
L’Etre – Basic Mesh ears 2017 [LEFT]// MIX
L’Etre – Isabela Skin for Lelutka Head [Ivory Tone]
L’Etre – Maitreya Body Appliers [Ivory tone]
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand R V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand L V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Feet V4.1
EarthStones Solitaire Stud – Diamond (R)
EarthStones Solitaire Stud – Diamond (L)
EarthStones Solitaire Necklace – Diamond
*{Junbug}* Edwardian Engagement Ring [Rose Gold]
(Yummy) Love Spell Ring Set (R) – Rose Gold
(Yummy) Love Spell Ring Set (L) – Rose Gold
*~*NeA’s*~* Gold Wedding Band (not available)
TETRA – Off-shoulder tight top – Maitreya (fatpack @ Collabor88)
TETRA – Skinny zip capris – Maitreya (fatpack @ Collabor88)
Garbaggio // Lola Slingback (Maitreya) – Rose Gold

 

 

In this shot:

dust bunny . woodland dreams . penrose treehouse . RARE
dust bunny . woodland dreams . doughnut cake
dust bunny . woodland dreams . fresh rose tea
dust bunny . woodland dreams . pillow ottoman
dust bunny . wanderlust . branch chandelier
Apple Fall Sunbleached Setee (Canvas)
LAQ Decor ~ Coffee Table
ARIA – Elah Tufted Soft Bench
Forest – Candle b
floorplan. i love you canvas
Soy. Potted Ponytail Palm [Ssize]
.:revival:. elegant rug
~*GOD*~ Floating Lanterns – Multicolored

Kitchen Conversations

Hello, lovelies!

Kitchen conversations

Today I finally got some time and energy to write a post to the picture I took ages ago, haha. I had just bought the Aura dress from United Colors, my first ever visit to that store. I really like it and thought I recognized it form one of the female geared subscription boxes. Bish box maybe? The textures are not the same, but the dress is stunning, and to my personal taste the colours are better in the store. But again that is just me.
I chose the dress in the colour Grayflower and it comes with several colour and texture options. For the top there are laces, nets and solids are available for a single colour purchase. The skirt also has solid or pattern texture to chose from. To top it off there are six metal s to chose from as well. Phew, that’s a lot of value for money.

I also treated myself to the Bella hair from Doux, a simple big wave style with optional bang. I love that it shows of my ears. Gotta do that when you spent additional money on said body part, hehe.

Well, now that we got that out of the way I can get on with my kitchen conversations. Please, have a slice of apple pie. I have already dug in so don’t be shy. Help yourself to a big slice! I got coffee too.

I thought we could just sit down and have a chat about life in general. As you guys may remember I got a puppy in RL a a little over a month ago. I had no illusions that I would manage to keep up the blogging frequency I have kept until now, but I didn’t know it would take so much of my energy. I have no regrets of getting a puppy, she has given me so much in return already and I wouldn’t trade her for the world. But I do feel a bit like I am letting myself and you guys down when I suddenly didn’t post several times a month. I know it is not required, but I really liked it.
I don’t really know of how much interest this really is to any of you, but as this is a pretty personal blog, so I figured, why not.
In other news I am doing better than I have in a while. My universe is aligned and peaceful. Looking forward to summer and visit from friends. I just hope for nice weather. Who else is feeling cheated when June comes along with rain, wind and clouds?
Well, I’ll get good use of my swim wear in SL either way, I am on the hunt for a new one this year. I am thinking bikini as I had a one piece form Blueberry last year. If you guys know any good ones that might suit me I’d ❤ suggestions!
I’ll also try and get a Deco(c)rate post up soon, or at least before the new one comes out. I find that I always need some time to decorate and that is something I have been lacking lately. I really like this months box though!

Friendly conversation ❤ from Nea!

 

What I am wearing:

DOUX – Bella Hairstyle [S]
UC_Aura_dress_grayflower_Maitreya
L’Etre – Basic Mesh ears 2017 [LEFT]// MIX //
L’Etre – Basic Mesh ears 2017 [RIGHT]// MIX //
CATWA HEAD Lona v2.16
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand R V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand L V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Feet V4.1
*{Junbug}* Edwardian Engagement Ring [Rose Gold]
*~*NeA’s*~* Gold Wedding Band (not available atm)
**RE** Luxy Rings – Maitreya Bento – R
**RE** Luxy Rings – Maitreya Bento – L

 

In my kitchen:

dust bunny . apple pie
dust bunny . small spaces kitchen island cabinet
dust bunny . small spaces kitchen . corner cabinet
dust bunny . small spaces kitchen . sink cabinet
Apple Fall Pembleton Cooker (Cleaner)
Apple Fall Pan Rack
Apple Fall Colanders
Apple Fall Charlotte’s Pears
[Merak] – Hanging Utilities (Deco(c)rate)
Soy. the soy sause (gift)
Agora crock pot
Bazar Crete-Door decoration
Apple Fall Privet Ball (Variegated)
KIDD*REED CATTAIL*SHORT THICKET*UserMenu*Sound A
Skye Twisted Tree
Stone Bundle Scene by Felix 3 Prim 15×15 M Size copy-mody (grass part with my own texture on it

 

“We are going to that party, dear!”

Hello lovelies!

I visited Ultra today and they had anniversary gifts! I didn’t know as I have a lovely place under a rock, but anyway. I picked up the gifts of course and Come soon Poses had this lovely scene the inspired me on the spot! I love it when things do that!

I also treated myself to the fatpack of the Breeanya dress from Blueberry yesterday and what could be better than combining an amazing dress with a cool scene I though. So I went over to my favourite sandbox and rezzed myself a platform high up and got to work.
The scene didn’t come with a car to fix so I supplied my own, this adorable free Isetta from R-Production. This car has been my favourite for years as it is delightfully different, fully customizable via menu and when I got it it came with a fuel system and gasoline pump to refuel. Squee! How cool is that?

The inspiration for this picture is kinda like the TV show “Keeping up Appearances”. If you haven’t seen it, go check it out, it is hillarious 😀 In my picture the car has broken down as this lady and her better half are on their way to a party where she can mingle with the rich and famous and try climbing the social ladder. So eager to get there she busts out the tools to fix the car at any cost.

We are going to that party, dear

I decided to layer two of the Breeanya dresses, the completely transparet one over the opaque one. I have seen other women do this too and I think it makes for a really neat effect. Especially this rose gold colour. Its to die for!
I paired the dress with a new necklace from [Cynful] at Collabor88, some Garbaggio heels, a hair of my own creation and makeup form Alaskametro and L’etre.

Anyway that is just what hit me when I saw the scene and tried the pose. I really like how it turned out.

Biiig long time no see ❤ from Nea

What we are going to the party in:

Blueberry – Breeanya Dress – FP Exclusive Transparent- Maitreya
Blueberry – Breeanya Dress – Opaque – Maitreya
[Cynful] Empress Necklace – Maitreya Lara – at Collabor88
Garbaggio // Strass Pumps (Maitreya) – Nude
DOUX – Hilton Babyhair [Unrigged]
*~*NeA’s*~* French Twist hair – not for sale atm.
alaskametro<3 Extended Pack nail polish – Maitreya Lara HUD
alaskametro<3 “#onfleek” makeup TESTER – Omega appliers
L’Etre – Sarah lipstick [#5]
L’Etre – Basic Mesh ears 2017 [LEFT]// MIX //
L’Etre – Basic Mesh ears 2017 [RIGHT]// MIX //
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand R V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand L V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Feet V4.1
*{Junbug}* Edwardian Engagement Ring [Rose Gold]
*~*NeA’s*~* Gold Wedding Band (not available atm)
**RE** Luxy Rings – Maitreya Bento – R
**RE** Luxy Rings – Maitreya Bento – L

The scene:

*CS* Need Help Scene
*CS* Need Help – Wrench (WEAR)
R-Production – Isetta

Return to Blogging!

(And hopefully vlogging soon!)

Hello, you lovely people!

First of all I would like to explain the reason I haven’t posted anything for almost two weeks. My hubby and I have been in the process of getting a puppy these past weeks, and on Friday May 12th we adopted a gorgeous little chihuahua girl. She has been needing a lot of attention and supervising and when the time comes that she falls asleep I am pooped too, haha. We are both running on 3-5 hours of sleep these days, but so worth it though ❤
But anyway here is , in true spirit of Nea’s Little Corner, news far too late and just in time for nobody to care:

I got into Fameshed about a day after the previous post I made and I got the Apple Fall Mercantile Bookshelf Set. I absolutely love it! The doors open and close on touch and you get a HUD with some texture options for the interior of the bookshelves. There is a version without the doors as well so the choice is yours. I loved the look with doors, obviously.

Return to blogging

The shelves come empty, but I took the books from my old LAQ books helves and placed them in the new ones along with some knick knack. I love how I can personalize the look of my new book shelves.
There also is a wonderful setup system that easily let’s you place the units flush with one another. Amazing detail and so easy to use!

In other way too late news I filmed the Deco(c)rate unboxing I spoke about. I’ll have to voice it though as the mic was off, so there was no voice recording. Derp! But once I get to do that I’ll try to get it uploaded as soon as possible. I have realized that I don’t have the time for vlogging at the moment. Our new puppy is deserving my time more so I’ll let you know when I am back at my Little corner of YouTube 🙂 ❤

On that note I’ll leave you guys and collapse in a chair

Exhausted but happy ❤ from Nea

What I am pooped in:

DOUX – Hilton Babyhair [Unrigged]
DOUX – Kristi Hairstyle [M]
Blueberry – Asia – Leather Jacket – Maitreya
TETRA – Pencil Skirt (Rose) – Maitreya
#EMPIRE – Arcade Dec ’16 – Flats – HUD 3 *Maitreya*
L’Etre – Basic Mesh ears 2017 [LEFT]// MIX //
L’Etre – Basic Mesh ears 2017 [RIGHT]// MIX //
CATWA HEAD Lona v2.16
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand R V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand L V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Feet V4.1
*{Junbug}* Edwardian Engagement Ring [Rose Gold]
*~*NeA’s*~* Gold Wedding Band (not available atm)
**RE** Luxy Rings – Maitreya Bento – R
**RE** Luxy Rings – Maitreya Bento – L

Where I am relaxing:

Bazar Forest dining set. (All items except the canopy.)
Apple Fall Mercantile Bookshelf – Double w/ Doors
Apple Fall Mercantile Bookshelf – Single Left Door
Apple Fall Bea Reading Chair (Paint)
floorplan. radiator / cream
:CP: Book Ribbons (Timeless Romance Deco(c)rate)
.:revival:. elegant rug x2 (Frozen Elegance Deco(c)rate)
*HEXtraordinary* Marble Buddha Statue (Bohemian Bliss Deco(c)rate)
Di’Cor Harriet Books of Wisdom (Through the Looking Glass Deco(c)rate)
MudHoney Iracebeth Decorative Box Through the Looking Glass Deco(c)rate)
Thistle Book Stack with Photos – 2017 FaMESHed Gift (cm)
Vintage Table Lamp (A friend made this for me)
Fern specimen Available at AF Mainstore
Ariskea [ Chic Baby ]Rosy Babybreath Suspender
floorplan. library canvas
Trompe Loeil – Star Duo Ground Lamps Gold & White
Books from LAQ Decor ~ White – Bookcase

How I make my Pictures

I finally got around to finishing the video where I quickly show you how I make my pictures. Yaay! I don’t speak in this one, but I will explain what little needs explaining here.

How I do my pictures

First, I am sorry that my windlight window is not fully in the screen. I thought about redoing the shot, but  I wanted to bring you my process as raw as possible so I decided against it. I might do a new, better video in the future though.

Now to the part where I actually make my picture come alive. First I decide on a setting. I picked a simple one with just me in a lounger on my little dock to ease the stress on my poor laptop, hehe.
From there I choose a pose, and then choose an angle and then fine tune the pose. I do it this way as some poses don’t look right for the picture if they look right from every other angle. If you know what I mean. I might also fine tune the angle of the furniture at this point if needed.
The next step for me is windlight. The all important WINDLIGHT! Did I mention I love windlights? Well I do.
Here I am using a windlight I made earlier. I saved it and use it as a base for when I make WL’s on the go like today. I love fiddling around to adjust the sun position, time of day and all that. I often use the arrow keys to really get the numbers how I want them.
When I am all happy with how the set up looks I hit the Snapshot button and pray that I don’t crash. Especially today as I had OBS recording as well. It went as smooth as one could expect even though you see me getting nervous with the cursor there, hehe. It all went good today though. I always take my snapshots for Flickr at width and height 6016 x 3147.

When all is well and good and the snapshot is saved with the date of the day, I take it into – drumroll please – Paint.net!
Badom tss. You can all laugh now. It works for me though, is easy to learn and is free:)
When in Paint.net I usually start by cropping the image if needed. I usually try a couple of crops just to be sure.
Then I look for things that might need some photo editing, like major clipping issues or that sort of thing. There was none of that in this snapshot so I went ahead and just finished it up.
I don’t usually add text though, but you guys deserved a little personal touch at the end.

So this is it really, really short and to the point, but this is as fast as I do my pictures mostly.
At a later point in time I might do a video where I make my own pose and set up a real scene from scratch, but for now my settings and laptop combined does not allow that.

A way more relaxed ❤ from Nea today.

What I am relaxing in:

-Pixicat- Fall.Sweater – Cream (Maitreya)
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara Mesh Panties
DOUX – Babyhair [Unrigged]
DOUX – Adachi Hairstyle [S]
CATWA HEAD Lona v2.16
L’Etre – Basic Mesh ears 2017 [LEFT]// MIX //
L’Etre – Basic Mesh ears 2017 [RIGHT]// MIX //
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand R V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Bento Hand L V4.1
Maitreya Mesh Body – Feet V4.1

Where the relaxation is hapening:

PPK Mesh wood docks rustic
Trompe Loeil – Valiano Lounger with Blanket Copper PG F1
Beach waves2 by Lie Rang (curtsey of my Land owner Imagin Illyar)

Fighting for new shineys!

Today is just a quick update, as I am currently desperatly trying to get into Fameshed. RL stuff happened that prevented me from getting the shineys I wanted when I was lucky enough to have early access.

I picked up some neat freebies though, so I did not leave enpty handed, but what I really want is still in there, waiting for me to come and rescue it from the lag soup!

I also wante to mention that I am a bit overwhelmed about the response I have gotten on my stuttering videos. Thank you all so much! I do work on the requested video about how I do my pictures. Thanks so much for the request :-* !

 

I’ll leave you all for now while I contunue to try to get into the event. I’ll let you know when I do;) Completely stripped down ❤ from Nea.

Proud of myself!

Proud of myself!

Hello!
I am offering coffee again today, but it is not here on my blog, it is over at my second video on YouTube,  and I am speaking in it! Wohoo! It may not seem like a big deal to some, but I have social anxiety and it took a lot to actually do this. I have been wanting for over a year, just so you know! But in the end I decided to quote my dear hubby: “F**c it I’m good!” and uploaded it.
By the way I forgot to offer you guys coffee in my video, so please just pretend that I did;)
I used Lightworks for the first time today too. I am not very good at it yet, but I managed to cut out my nervous throat clearing tics and it sounded pretty good afterwards. I am hoping to get better as I hopefully continue doing this.

Why are you guys still here? Run on over to My Little Corner of YouTube before your coffee gets cold! But please do come back here sometime, I think this is probably where most of the action is gonna be. “For now” she said with a grin.

Excited ❤ from Nea

Credits are in my video today, not sure if I like doing it that way, but I thought I should give it a go.