Violet Day

The sky is lowering…there’s something in the air…

Anastasia wears…

Black Widow gown set, includes mourner’s hat.  The White Armory, Group Gift.

Worn beneath as camisole – School Gymnastics Leotard, black. Juillet a Vingt Ans, Marketplace.

The darkly mysterious veil I have added is the La Viuda Veil by My Sweet KajiraThe Fantasy Collective Trick or Treat Pumpkin Group Gift. There is a handsome gown for sale that goes perfectly with the veil too!

Hair – Grecian updo with accessory. HUD for dark brunettes. Pepe hair, free gift.

Maleficient skin & eyes. Virtual Diva, October 2015 SWANK free gift.

High gloss lipstick, bright red. AngelleWingz, Marketplace.

Morgana eyeliner. Part of a set. Glitzz, Free Gift @ The Mad Circus Halloween & Gacha Fair.

Makeup – summer gloss. Blush plus lip gloss layer. 8+ [Octoplus], Marketplace.

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Ana last but not least the magnificent room Anastasia stands in.

The Skybox of Evil comes furnished with the candelabra shown, fireplace, pot plant, bed, two rugs, picture frame and fireplace. Sn@tch included this awesome haunt  in their generous Halloween Gift Bag (a pink pumpkin!) available in-store.

All items $L0.

Pumpkin Witch

In honour of the imminent arrival of The Great Pumpkin…

All items $L0.

Anastasia’s bodice and cute mismatched stockings are from the Nightmare Orange Halloween Outfit by D&G Fashions, Marketplace.

Beautifully detailed skirt from Halloween Night full witch outfit, shape and skin. ShuShu, LAMU group gift.

Adorable revolving pumpkin staff (which rather conveniently floats along alongside one when one is on one’s broom!) and witch hat are group gifts by Coco.

Take a closer look at this wonderful Cerberus Pauldron.  Anastasia feels greatly protected! It came as half of a full set from aii The Ugly and the Beautiful Lucky Boards. They have a range of amazing items on offer and are well worth a visit. Also from aii, the gorgeous Mirai Moon pendant, a Group Gift.

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Boots – deadly snakebite in noir. MV Alternative Fashions, Free Gift.

Gloves by Coepio in the Marketplace. Hand poses and HUD with colour choices.

Skin and eyes – Maleficient by Virtual Diva, Oct 2015 SWANK free gift.

Hair – Ivy, Group Gift by Entwined.

Slowly spinning yellow island moon. 5 sizes. Isle of Love, Marketplace.

Flying broom and yes you can fly on it!  N&B Design, Marketplace.

And a special mention for these windy pumpkin leg vines ‘cos they didn’t really show in the main picture –  they’re part of a group gift outfit from Irresistible called Crazy Pumpkin!

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Happy Halloween!

Anastasia XX

In Her Boudoir

The Ghoul Fest Hunt and cart sale is on at the Little Sideshow. Spend an enjoyable time searching their spooky sim for little Purple Reapers – you’ll be well rewarded! October 9 – 31st, 2015.

All items $L0.

Anastasia wears –

“Pumpkin” bare midriff body. +Facepalm, Ghoul Fest Hunt Prize.

Pearl choker. +Facepalm, Ghoul Fest Hunt Prize.

Sn@tch smooth nylon stockings. Free gift on counter.

Simple black gloves. Elbow-length. Curious Kitties, Marketplace.

Halloween lips in Pumpkin spice. Shiny stuffs, Marketplace.

Summer gloss. Blush plus lip gloss layer. 8+ [Octoplus], Marketplace.

Guadalupe updo. No. 2. So elegant; an old favourite. Pocket Mirrors, SLF&O Group Gift.

Sibylline long earrings. From Renaissance Jewellery set with HUD.  Chop Zuey, Medieval Fantasy Hunt XIV Salem Prize.

Emma Skin. Free Gift, Mother Goose’s. Mother Goose’s has an amazing number of Lucky Boards, and baskets full of free gifts as well. Their skins are generally cute and girlish, but also include various injuries and one I tried on also included a spanked bottom! Definitely worth a visit.

Triumph eyes, Armor. IKON, August 2015 group gift.

Anastasia’s Boudoir –

Twisted Qi Skybox. Finishing Touches, Twisted Hunt Qi prize.

Chinese rug. Large, red, wrinked. Great. Entity, Energy Hunt Prize (Twisted Hunt Qi Side Prize).

Red chair – Gwendlynne Abeyante, Marketplace. Gwendlynne has generously provided many of her beautiful homewares for free. Drop by sometime!

Painting – Stag in Forest Picture. RE Blueprint Designs, Marketplace.

 

 

 

 

 

The Twist at the End of the Tale

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There’s nothing like leaving things till the last moment, is there? Having signally failed at finding a single thing in the last Twisted Hunt I tried, I had flagged it as too hard for my poor skills. But after seeing some pictures of the wonderful prizes on the FabFree Blog (sadly, soon to close so do go visit), I decided to try once again. UPDATE: Happily, the invaluable FabFree is now staying open for business!

Well, although it was hard, it was not quite as impossible as I remembered, and after a few hours slog I came away with some wonderful stuff that was so worth it. It’s like cryptic crosswords I guess, eventually you just start to get the “feel”. So without further ado and with only about a day of the hunt remaining, here we go!

All items $L0.

Anastasia wears –

Gown – Twisted Qi Sorceress by Through the Looking Glass, Twisted Qi Hunt prize. Comes with makeup and White Lotus chest tattoo (I have done a close up where one can somewhat make it out but as the tattoo is white and so is her skin the contrast isn’t stunning like it would be on a darker skin.)

Skin – Qi with a Twist. Deluxe Body Factory, Twisted Qi Hunt Prize.

Black “Tara Heart” Gothic high heels with nail & skin colour HUD. L & B Gothic Clothing, Free Room!

Long Black Gloves. With lots of colours and hand poses! Coepio, Marketplace.

Additional Makeup – Pumpkin Spice Halloween lips. Shiny Stuffs, Marketplace.

Candy blush – the Sugar Machine, marketplace. No longer available.

Sheer Natural Blush – Chemistry, Marketplace.

Necklace – Balance (women). Chaos, panic & Disorder, Twisted Qi Hunt Prize.

Luminous eyes in London Fog. Mayfly, Marketplace.

Hair – Ivy. Comes with multiple HUDs.  Entwined, Group Gift.

Pose – Magic Spheres. Icons of Style, Marketplace.

Pictures taken in the wonderful Twisted Qi Skybox Hunt Prize by Finishing Touches. There is also a side hunt with wonderful furnishings for the skybox, and a gacha if you feel so inclined for even more matching decor!

Ceramic Vase duo. Finishing Touches, Twisted Hunt Qi Side Prize.

Wrinkled rug, Persian grey. Finishing Touches, Twisted Hunt Qi Side Prize.

Spooky Shadow Chair. I love this. Secret Oktober, Free Gift @ Pumpkin Town. October 1  – 31

Salem Bound

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Have you visited the latest Fantasy Creator’s Showcase Event – Allhallow’s? Filled with skew-whiff rickety houses showcasing specially selected wares from talented creators in the field, each vendor has also put out a free gift hidden in a giant pumpkin. They are relatively easy to find and the gifts are a cut above, in my humble opinion. It runs from Sept 2 – Oct 31 so there’s still plenty of time.

While there, check out the Little Old Witch Brewery. by Boudoir. A beautifully detailed little home and workshop for the magically inclined.

All items $L0.

Anastasia wears –

Dress – The Chattel of Salem. Kitty Creations, Medieval Fantasy Hunt 2015 prize. It also comes with an interactive Medieval Iron collar for the masochistic amongst us. The men’s prize also included is called The Barbarian of Salem, so I think you can see how this is all going! (I had a little trouble with fitting as the alpha doesn’t extend all that far, but by putting Anastasia on a crash diet and down to her thinnest we got there!)

Makeup – summer gloss. Blush plus lip gloss layer. 8+ [Octoplus], Marketplace.

Lipstick – pink. From multi-colored lipstick basics. TILLY, Marketplace.

Lorena hair brunette copper.  A&A, Group Gift 25 Sept.

Ale (midtone). Laura Hurley Skins, Group Gift.

Triumph eyes. IKON, group gift.

Asylum Alice

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In honour of Halloween…my favourite season in Second Life offering so much exquisite Gothiness…here is an old favourite from The Little Bat. Alice in Wonderland so lends itself to feakishness doesn’t it? And whimsy too. A theme so many of us love. This outfit also came with a Cheshire grin…not worn as it creeped me out too much!

Mental Institution of Choice :  The Asylum

Anastasia wears-

Asylum Alice dress, stockings, headband with hat. Nice touch – the bloody hands tattoo!  The Little Bat, Free Gift. $L0.

Simple black Dolly Shoes. Curious Kitties, Marketplace. $L0.

.BBB Lipos! Black & red bow lips. BBB. , Marketplace. $L0.

TSM Opening gift. (Candy) Eye-shadow, pink lippy & pink blush. Just wearing the blush.  The Sugar Machine, No longer available.

Glitter liners – Veechi. Cosmetics Fair, no longer available.

“Lucie” hair. 25 colours. MPP (My Pretty Pixels), Free Dove. $L0.

“Legion” jewellery set. Skull necklace & earrings. Wearing earrings only. Sn@tch, Lucky board gift. $L0.

Argenta necklace. Part of a set with earrings, bracelet. Made in GIA, Marketplace. $L0.

Drying knickers umbrella! Includes own personal rainy weather system! Keep it Juicy@Risk City, Marketplace. $L0.

Skin – Riah. Laura Hurley Skins, Halloween group gift. $L0.

Triumph eyes, Armor. IKON, August group gift. $L0.

Pose – Candy Crusher pose. The Secret Hideout, Marketplace. $L0.

Attending the Trials

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LNL Square present us with a unique take on the Salem theme. Instead of a witch (not that I mind witches!) they have created the outfit a mysterious noble observer of the trials might wear. There are male and female versions and I surely find it sufficiently suave and mysterious. A Witchsmeller Persuivant in training? Who can tell.

Anastasia wears:

Noble observer outfit. LNL Square, Medieval Fantasy Hunt XIV prize. $L0.
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Necklace – Balaurul woman. Chaos, Panic and Disorder, Renaissance Hunt prize. $L0. Shop here  CPD is a great old house full of Gothic jewellery treats and also they don’t make their hunt prizes too hard to find which is a great advantage for a bozo such as myself!

Dark Lolita hair & wee tophat black. EpicGirlEMO, Marketplace. $L0. Marketplace

Triumph eyes, Armor. Hazel/grey. IKON, August group gift. $L0. Shop here

Black ankle boots lace up. Christine Desings, Marketplace. $L0. No longer available, though she has some new similar boots up here.

Glitter eyeliners. Veechi, Group Gift, Cosmetics Fair. No longer available.

Skin – Ale (midtone) Super nice. Good collarbones. Laura Hurley Skins, Group Gift. $L0.  Shop here.  Laura’s skins are divine.

High gloss lipstick, bright red. AngelleWingz, Marketplace. $L0. Hop to Market.

Shoulder pet, squawking crow. Blue Moon Enterprise, Fantasy Cream Hunt, $L0.  here until 7 October, so hurry!

Pose – Holding a Book. Oberon’s Trick, Free gift in shed out back. $L0.

Plague Witch

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The latest iteration of the impressive Medieval Fantasy Hunts series – Medieval fantasy Hunt XIV The Story of Salem –  proves a real boon for all the witchy women among us. Halloween-friendly costumes and objects abound perfect for costumes or indeed everyday wear for the Gothic or Wiccan-inclined. Don’t be put off by the hunt object – hexy rewards are the order of the day with not one fiery punishment to be found.

Anastasia wears:

Plague Witch gown – A very generous package that includes the gown, mask, skin, shape (not worn), tintable hair, slippers, and pentacle necklace. Tayren’s Fantasy Fashions, Medieval Fantasy Hunt 2015 prize. $L0  Tayren’s here

Gloves – elegant long gloves that come to mid-arm. Come in a range of colours and with hand poses! Coepio, Marketplace gift. $L0  SL Marketplace here.

Blush – Summer gloss. Blush plus lip gloss layer. Comes in three intensities. 8+ [Octoplus], Marketplace gift. $L0.  Marketplace here

Lipstick – Wicked semi-frost lips. From Atia’s swag bag. Lashes, lips, eyes. more. ATIA’S, Marketplace gift. $L0. Marketplace here

Corkscrew wand – Part of a pack including wand, crystal neck charm, squawking crow shoulder pet and wand. Blue Moon Enterprises, Fantasy Cream Hunt prize. $L0. BMe

Eyes – Violet Underworld. Evocative Eyes. L & B Gothic Clothing, Free Room! $L0. Go here! You must visit these wonderful designers – not only do they have a store chock full of Gothic weird and wonderfulness, but they have an entire room filled to the brim with free clothes, boots, skins, eyes, you name it. They are their older designs which they have kindly decided to make available in this way to us all. Lapointe and BastChild – you rock!