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Two Sisters, No Credits

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When I take photos for my blog I am fastidious about taking down the credits. I think it’s important to give proper due to the amazing creators of Second Life.

I’m breaking my own rule here today. I’m blogging and I’m not going to do credits. Not because the creators of everything in this photo aren’t amazing, but because I had no intention of blogging this picture when I took it. It is just a happy snap I took while hanging out with my sis.

I love going to visit Rwah. She’s amazingly talented and it is rare to see her sim looking the same way on two successive visits. But I liked this particular incarnation. So while we were sitting there discussing her latest vision for her space, fashion, men, and life in general, I snuck my view behind us and took this shot. I didn’t let on; I just passed her the raw shot after I had taken it.

It made me happy. Just spending time with Rwah. No pressure to hit deadlines, no clients to prep for, no pressing shopping events I just had to attend. Just two sisters, no credits and a beautiful memory, captured in a photograph.

Pretty stuff I’m showing off:

My sister, myself, a bench (from junk.) and a vista.

Tearful

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Yes, I’m tearful. Hair Fair 2015 is coming to a close tonight at midnight. You still have time to get down there to pick up your favourite hairstyles and bandanas. As always, the last day of Hair Fair is Bandana Day – the day we wear the bandanas in honour of cancer patients who have lost their hair during treatment.

So, put on a smile through your tears and make one last contribution before the sims close for another year.

*Lingerie: Apple May Design Maitreya Lara Applier – Izzie – Red by Apple May
*Necklace: Salt & Pepper S&P Vicky necklace by xxSaltandPepperxx
Hair: MINA Hair – Grace (no materials) by Mina Nakamura (available at Hair Fair 2015 Redhead Sim)
Skin: -Glam Affair – Summerv3 – America 02 E by aida Ewing (available at Collabor88 June 2015)
Body, hands and feet: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V1.0 by Onyx LeShelle
Eyes: IKON Promise Eyes – Maldives by Ikon Innovia
Lashes: Mon Cheri *MC* “Falsies” Eyelash by Freya Oliveri

Makeup: {Wicked} Peach – Lament – Eye Makeup by Autumn Amaranth (NEW LOCATION)

Daybed: HIDEKI – Shabby Daybed by Hideki Carami

Pose: aDORKable Poses Marketplace Store: Floored II 5m by Adorkable Peapod

Photos taken using the LumiPro HUD by Stefan Buscaylet

No Exit

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Have you been to Epiphany? It’s a twist on the traditional gacha event where you can trade in extras and unwanted prizes for credits which you can exchange for an exclusive item. I’m still trying to decide if it is a blessing or a curse; while the idea of getting rid of unwanted prizes is pretty cool, it also means that sometimes you end up spending even more, trying to get that couple extra credits for an exclusive. And then you end up getting something else you like and you spend more, this time trying desperately to win a duplicate and wouldn’t you know it? You end up getting something you really wanted so you have to spend even more?

Clever? Oh, you bet it is. There’s no exit until you’ve emptied your bank account ;)

The skirt and top I’m wearing are the exclusives from Salt & Pepper. You can get the copy version for only 25 credits; the transfer style is 200.

Just a reminder that Hair Fair 2015 ends on July 26th so you only have a couple of days to get over there to scour the best collection of hair on four sims. And the 26th is Bandana Day, so doff your hair and don a bandana as a reminder of what this event is really all about – helping out Wigs for Kids.

*Top: Salt & Pepper S&P Top Jungle leo S EXCLUSIVE by xxSaltandPepperxx (available at Epiphany July 2015)
*Skirt: Salt & Pepper S&P Skirt Jungle leo S EXCLUSIVE by xxSaltandPepperxx (available at Epiphany July 2015)
*Bracelet: Salt & Pepper S&P bangles jungle gold by xxSaltandPepperxx (available at Epiphany July 2015)
*Headpiece: Salt & Pepper S&P headpiece jungle gold by xxSaltandPepperxx (available at Epiphany July 2015)
Earrings: Salt & Pepper S&P earrings jungle gold by xxSaltandPepperxx (available at Epiphany July 2015)
Shoes: Essenz – Lagos (Cream) Maitreya by Senzati0n Domenitzo
Hair: Blueberry – Jie – Hair Design by Blueberryxx (available at Hair Fair 2015 Redhead Sim)
Body & Hands: -Belleza- Isis by Tricky Boucher
Feet: Slink AvEnhance Feet High by Siddean Munro
Skin: -Glam Affair – Amberly II skin – America 05 D by aida Ewing
Skin Applier: -Glam Affair – Belleza Venus Appliers ( America ) by aida Ewing

Doors: Apt B // Country Living Doors RARE by FadeArcade (available at Kustom9 July 2015)
Stairs: :HAIKEI: Old empty house gacha {1} by qo0op (available at Kustom9 July 2015)
Table: :HAIKEI: // Country Living Metal Table by FadeArcade (available at Kustom9 July 2015)
Box: :HAIKEI: Humid dusty cottage gacha {5} by qo0op
Stool: :HAIKEI: Humid dusty cottage gacha {2} by qo0op
Exit sign: {vespertine} EXIT road sign /purple by Amelie Knelstrom

Photo taken using the LumiPro HUD by Stefan Buscaylet

I’m afraid I got the wrong pose for my credits :( I’ll find it and update :)

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