Here, have a cupcake

So Charisma asked me to pose with her this morning so she could get in a last Candy Fair post using this adorable pose from Infiniti. But of course, she had to be a brat. Here, she said. Have a cupcake, she said. Then… SMOOSH. Cake and icing all over my face. Still, all things considered, for her this is pretty tame. :D

Anyway, I decided… I’m here. We look adorable. I’m gonna shoot it, too. So you get a rare second blog in one day from me!

Here, have a cupcake.

Our dresses and CJ’s hair are from Collabor88’s October round, which is so wonderfully spooky and perfect for the season.

Here are the direct links for the Candy Fair stores featured in this post.

Infiniti
BOOM
Culprit/KoiKoi
Ploom
Cae
Noodles

Be sure to check out Candy Fair 2014 before it ends tonight!

~Lucie

Credits
On Charisma:
Belleza: Ria skin – med 1 w/lip gloss
Exile: Check Out Time – browns Collabor88
Tres Blah: Darling dress – Blush Collabor88
SLink: Mesh hands – casual, Mesh feet – Medium
BOOM: Ane heels – salmon Candy Fair 2014
Noodles: Mouse Sweets Ears – Bubblegum (gacha) Candy Fair 2014

On Lucie:
Belleza: Yasmin skin – medium 7 w/lip gloss
Buzzeri: Bewitched eyes – chocolate Kustom 9
Ploom: Lollipop Girl – reds Candy Fair 2014
Cae: Scoop earrings Candy Fair 2014
Tres Blah: Darling dress – Vintage Collabor88
SLink: Mesh hands – casual, Mesh feet – Medium
KoiKoi: Cherry Poppers – Blue Hawaii (gacha) Candy Fair 2014
Cae: Duchess ring

Infiniti: Cupcake Chaos – Cupcake Attack – friends pose – Rare (gacha) Candy Fair 2014

Candy for sale…

It’s the final day for Candy Fair and I have some delicious goodies to share. This is a graphics/credits intensive post, so I’m just gonna shut up and share.

So many choices

Baked Goods

Nom

Sweet Shoppe

Cake Dreams

Here are the slurls to the Candy Fair booths for stores featured in this post.

tarte
Paper Flowers
A.D.D. Andel!
Pixel Mode
SySy’s
Organica
Fetch
Myrrine

~Lucie

Credits:
tarte. sweet shoppe
Organica: Cotton Candy Machine, Glass Front Fridge – pink Candy Fair 2014
Myrrine: Cafe table & tea set – pink Candy Fair 2014
Paper Flowers: Celebration Cakes (gacha) Book Worm Cake (in fridge), Tweet Tweet RARE, Elephant, Fleur Wedding Cake Candy Fair 2014
Paper Flowers: Bake Sale Stall Mahogany – full set (includes all treats on it) Candy Fair 2014
Pixel Mode: Lorraine Tea Cart – Old Blue, Lorraine Dessert Tray – Chocholate & Cupcakes Candy Fair 2014
A.D.D.Andel! Candy Apple-Tray-Red, Cotton Candy Tray-Purple/Green Candy Fair 2014
Fetch: Sweet Marquee Sign, Ice Cream Sign Candy Fair 2014
SySy’s: Candy Heart – BLUE love Candy Fair 2014
Lark: Dessert Table
Botanical: Aspen trees
Turnip’s: Skydome w/autumn expansion pack

Temptation

So, if you haven’t heard, Uber did a 50 Shades theme this round. I will readily admit I couldn’t read the book(s). I started the first one, got about 30 pages in and the writing just hurt my brain. It was just that bad. But if it’s your thing, cool. Admittedly, I despised Twilight (though I did finish the first book in that series), and since it was fan fic that inspired this book (still not sure I make that connection, btw), maybe it’s not shocking I hated this, too.

But even if you hated the book(s) like me, you’ll find Uber is full of sexy, sultry goodness. Seriously, like this bedroom set from Sway’s. I loved this in part because it’s so not what I’m used to from Sway’s, and it really works. The pile of clothes, the shirt on the lamp, the unmade bed… it all draws you in. The sultry hair is Exile, also for Uber. My stupidly sexy shoes are from L.Warwick for My SLink Obsession, but as you can see here they also include a version for Belleza’s Venus body.

Temptation

This beautiful skin is Belleza’s Mae for the Vintage & Cool Fair, which opens tomorrow. I particularly loved the black liner and red lips with my new silvery grey eyes from Buzzeri, which recently reopened in world.

Key to my heart

I’ll have more from Uber, along with so.many.other.events soon… ALL THE EVENTS.

<3

~Lucie

PS. The title of this blog post comes from CJ… she was there when I was shooting this scene and she kept accusing me of tempting her. To do what, only god knows.

Credits
Fashion:
Belleza: Mae – Medium 2 Vintage & Cool Fair
Belleza: Venus fitted mesh body
Buzzeri: Celestial Eyes – Winter
Mon Cheri: Falsies lashes
Exile: Suggestive hair – light reds Uber
Cae: Pemberley necklace
Baiastice: Lena panties – lace – black
L.Warwick: Elation heels – noir My SLink Obsession
Ploom: Sin pose 6 – curvy

Decor:
Barnesworth Anubis:
Sway’s: Unmade Bed Set – earth Uber
Lark: Crawford set
Seven Emporium: Love sign

Candy Coated Autumn

You may have heard that Candy Fair 2014 opened on Friday. This event was a lot of fun last year, and this year it’s even better. The build is just adorable, and easy to navigate (essential for a zero sense of direction spazz like me!).

I have a few things to show you today, and there will be plenty more to satisfy your sweet tooth in posts to come. While many of the Candy Fair designers featured items that are not seasonal – meaning Autumn or Halloween specific – there are some goodies to be found in those genres. One such find is this adorable candy corn mailbox from Lost Junction. It comes in plenty of other colors and designs, too. And there are matching windchimes available. I just thought it would be the perfect October mailbox (please note this is NOT a functional mailbox, but just for seriously cute decor).

Candy Gram

Sway’s did some really cute living sets for Candy Fair, one of which actually is seasonal and resembles candy corn. However, I really liked the chocolate version and it suited this cute vespertine skybox perfectly. The beautiful lantern is from 8f8 for Candy Fair (their non-gacha offering), and the tray of cupcakes and chocolates is just one of Pixel Mode’s avaiable items.

Chocolate Covered Autumn

Here are the Candy Fair slurls for the stores featured in this post!

Pixel Mode

Sway’s

Lost Junction

8f8

~Lucie

Credits
vespertine: chanson dautomne skyloft
Pixel Mode: Lorraine Dessert Tray – Chocolate & Cupcakes
Sway’s: Sweet Living Room Set – Chocolate
8f8: Cupcake Light Brown
Fetch: Autumn Shelf
Lost Junction: Sweet Welcome – Mailbox – Candy Corn

Stormy September

Today I want to show you an adorable little shop from Roawenwood for the Home & Garden Expo. This is the “single” store version, but there are bigger versions, too. And honestly, though designed as a storefront, I think some of you more creative types out there could easily make one of these work as a living space, too. I’m calling this post and this pic Stormy September because that’s how this month has felt for me in RL… but it’s almost over and October is one of my very favorite months in the year. So I am really looking forward to putting this September behind me and moving into the heart of Autumn, my favorite season of all.

Stormy September

The Home & Garden Expo ends on Sunday, so if you haven’t been by yet, please make sure to check it out. It benefits a great cause and with 9 sims there’s really something for just about everyone!

Roawenwood at HGE

~Lucie

Credits
Roawenwood: Ravenshire Village single shop Home & Garden Expo
Pilot: Barrel Pumpkin Display
Botanical: Aspen trees
Turnip’s: Skydome with Enchanted texture pack add on

The Sewing Loft

A couple of months back I bought this gorgeous converted barn from Barnesworth Anubis. I am in so love with this house (which is insanely huge, btw) that I may keep it through the holidays. For a compulsive home changer like me, that’s quite a statement. One of my favorite features of this home is the giant loft. I decided I wanted to make it half a library (and when that part’s done, there will be pics) and half a craft sort of area. This meant that Pixel Mode’s beautiful Arcade set, The Sewing Corner, was perfect for up there!

Lair of the Seamstress

I also wanted some seating, so I threw in a couple of pieces from Scarlet Creative’s Meribel set, also from The Arcade, which you can see in this wider shot of the room.

The Sewing Loft

There are still five full days left at The Arcade, so be sure to stop by before it’s over!

~Lucie

Credits
Barnesworth Anubis: Mansfield Converted Barn – {Noble} TM edition
Pixel Mode: The Sewing Corner set The Arcade
Scarlet Creative: Meribel Day Sofa, Meribel Stool The Arcade

Apocalypse

Uber is almost over, but you still have until the 25th to go by and grab some apocalyptic themed goods! I have to admit, I’m not usually into the apocalyptic themed stuff, but I was pleasantly surprised to find myself drawn to this round.

This Jack’s Bugout Shelter skybox from Consignment is really awesome… you can buy the skybox and all the furniture and accessories separately, or you can buy the entire set (which is what I did). For L$850 it was too great a deal to pass up! I already had this awesome FATEplay outfit which seemed just a perfect fit to go with my boots from Deadwool. I’m pretty beaten up, so clearly I really need that first aid kit you can see on the floor. That’s from Frogstar for the new edition of Level Up.

Forlorn

Glam Affair has some really fun skins out for Uber, and this is one version. My hair is Exile and also from Uber. My body bruises are from Soedara, and I found them on Marketplace.

Lost

~Lucie

Credits
Glam Affair: Artemis – Jamaica – The Last Days 02 Uber
Exile: The Day The World Went Away – dark reds Uber
Song: Inka eyes – Clover
Soedara: Bruised body tattoo
FATEplay: Moira outfit – Light – Dirty
SLink: mesh hands – casual
Adam n Eve: Dirt, Sand & Blood SLink appliers
A:S:S: Chipped matte SLink nails
Deadwool: Patmos boots – black Uber
Hopscotch: Sorrow pose Revised 1-3 (Pic 1)
Picture This!: Shy Chic pose 1 mirrored (Pic 2)
Consignment: Jack’s Bugout skybox – Furnished Uber
Frogstar: First Aid kit – Grungy Level Up

Home & Garden Expo!

The annual Home & Garden Expo benefitting Relay For Life is officially open. There are a lot of goodies, spread out over 9 sims, so plan ahead and make use of the sim maps, which you can download here.

This is the new Darcy Cottage from Funky Junk, which is available at the HGE. The living room is adorable, with sunbeams coming through the windows (they can be removed, if desired). I am using Apple Falls RFL item, this beautiful wingback chair, in two of the 7 colors you get for just L$250. The Kiss & Hug sign is from Revival, and is also at the HGE.

Autumn Living

The HGE has allowed direct landmarks to the stores, which I think is a fabulous idea for such a large event. Below you’ll find the slurls for the stores featured in this post.

Apple Fall

Funky Junk

Revival

Be sure to stop by and check out this amazing event. It’s really quite epic, and if that’s not enough, it’s also for a great cause.

~Lucie

Credits
Funky Junk: Darcy Cottage Home & Garden Expo
Revival: Kiss & Hug sign Home & Garden Expo
Botanical: Aspen Trees (seen out the windows)
Apple Fall: Wingback chairs 1 & 5 Home & Garden Expo
Zigana: texture change rug
Dysfunctional Designs: Lil’ Pumpkin Candle, Single Pumpkin
Pilot: Crate Pumpkin Display
MishMish: Candle Lantern – Aqua

Venus by Belleza

You may have heard that Belleza is releasing a mesh body soon. I have a couple of teaser pics to share with you. They are working on a few more tweaks, but it should be out very, very soon! In the meantime, these are completely raw images. All I did was crop them. She’s named for a goddess, and I’m not gonna lie… I feel like one wearing this body!

Venus

Venus comes with two versions. One version comes complete with hands and feet (all one piece, attached to the body itself), which are controlled by the hud. There are three versions of the feet (flat, medium and high), and 16 different hand positions, all controlled by the hud as well. The hud, btw, is wonderfully easy to use. It’s very clearly labeled, and everything you need is in one hud. The other version of the body is compatible with the SLink hands and feet. In the pic below I am featuring L.Warwick shoes that will be available at the Le Ponpon Sweet 60s event in October.

Shy Goddess

Stay tuned for more info on Venus soon…

~Lucie

Credits
Belleza: Emily skin – Makeup 4 The Arcade
Belleza: Venus body (lingerie is included)
Truth: Posy hair – reds
IKON: Hope eyes – Utopia
Mon Cheri: Falsies
L.Warwick: Aurora – Oxford heels – White (coming October 15th to Le Ponpon)
Repose: Luscious – pose 4 (pic 1), Shy – pose 5 (pic 2)