Throw me to the wolves, and I will return leading the pack

Credits:
AGAVE – Solaris Dress – Maitreya @ The Liaison Collaborative
#1 DOUX – Summer Day Hairstyle [RARE] RARE @ The Epiphany
REIGN.- Laced Thigh High Gladiators (Maitreya) Black #2

Scene:
JIAN Warrior Wolves 1. Dire Wolf Mount RARE @ The Epiphany
JIAN Warrior Wolves *EPP* Hunter’s Spear @ The Epiphany
JIAN Warrior Wolves 2. Dire Wolf Companion RARE @ The Epiphany

~*SR*~ African Savanna Tree V.01 mt 1
~*SR*~ Ancient Aralia Swamp Tree Spring m/t
HPMD* WildGrasses -khaki- a
HEART – Wild Grasses – Round dense – Aged

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TTS 2nd Anniversary Photo Contest

“She brandished a sword just as good as she did her femininity…”

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This anniversary round of Totally Top Shelf is coming to an end in the next days and I wanted to get in one more post before it was over.  I’m also participating in the photo contest as I liked the idea of using items from previous events. Here’s one good reason for liking my inventory set up of naming folders by events and dating them.

I’m featuring the newest release of skins by Essences called Zara made for Catwa and it’s available now at this round of Shiny Shabby.  Now for this contest photo. The theme for this round of Totally Top Shelf is Rome and I really loved this dress that I’m wearing that is named after the Roman Goddess Minerva.  It’s why I decided to stick to the theme for this picture and feature items that would compliment what I’m wearing.  The dress is by [QE] Designs and the ear cuffs are by Attitude is an Art Form, which are a little hard to see so I did this close up photo to show the jewelry a bit better. The other jewelry that I am wearing is by [Ketamine], which are the bracelets and finger rings with turquoise.

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The dangling bracelet is an older event item by !Musa!.  The hair and the golden net are by Chimeric Fashions, also from a previous Totally Top Shelf event as well as the Gyda Torq and armlet by QweenB.  The sword also is from a pose set by La Jolie Rose Poses.

The rest of the items are just from ongoing or previous events, which are all listed below.  The garden pavilion with the lanterns, chaise and table are by Dysfunctionality, which I just now recall doing a previous Roman theme, “Respite”.

Have a great Monday!

Credits:
*Skin: Zara for Catwa by EssencesShiny Shabby
*Minerva Dress Maitreya by [QE] Designs @ Totally Top Shelf
*Web Ear Cuffs by Attitude is an Art Form @ Totally Top Shelf
*Eleonor Jewelry by [Ketamine] @  Totally Top Shelf
Christmas & Devil Bracelet (yellow gold) by !Musa! {Dec. 2015 Totally Top Shelf}
Royal Thorns Hair (Brown) & Hair Net (Gold) by ~Chimeric Fashions~{July 2015 Totally Top Shelf}
Gyda Torq & Armlets – Gold by *QweenB* {April 2016 Totally Top Shelf}
Katana Pose Prop by *La Jolie Rose* {July 2015 Totally Top Shelf}
Shoes: Laced Gladiators (Maitreya) Silver #4 by Reign {past gacha}
Surya Tattoo – Common – Gold by Real Evil Industries {past gacha}

Scene:
The Garden Pavilion w/ Lanterns, Chaise & Table by Dysfunctionality
Golden Apple Bowl by David Heather
“Secret Garden” Rose {Goth/Secret} by Garden- by anc @ Collabor88
Suger Rose Field [Pink] by {anc}

Heavy On My Heart

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I often take pictures for my own amusement and this is one I took a few days ago from some of the items from the epiphany event. Sometimes pictures are an expression of what I may be feeling or thinking or often just an inspiration that arises from whatever I have put together.  This was just an inspiration as I wanted something different than other pictures I’ve taken using wings. Though it’s eerie how it serves a purpose today to express my emotions in this case when my heart feels heavy over someone that I care about.

It’s a blessing and a curse to be quite sensitive sometimes, especially when I am extremely connected with someone as it means that I have a keen awareness to their moods without even having to be told.

I just feel it.

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This was my original take and the rest was done using pic-monkey.

Credits:
Lab.009 Hair by booN
Spring Sundress Rare by Reign @ The Epiphany
Secret Rosary by PerveTTe @ Black Fashion Fair
Oakley Wings-Silver by Blueberry @ The Epiphany

I love this song and it touches a little of what I am feeling.

*Source of wallpaper: http://www.coolwallpapers.org/

The eyes shout what the lips fear to say

“The greatest act of courage is to be & own all that you are.  Without apology. Without excuses & without any masks to cover the truth of who you truly are.” Modanna 011-2

Credits:
*Hair – eXxEsS – Cisa
*Collar – MoDANNA – [Enlace Collection] Leash Choker Gold & Black @ Kinky Monthly
Lingerie – Kaithleen’s – Christmas Surprise Gift Lingerie – Ivory
Mask – Enfant Terrible – L’odeur Du Cuir Bunny Mask Black @ The Arcade
Cuffs – [Glitzz] – Domonique – Cuffs
Boots – Reign – Mishi Thigh High Boots

Pose: Random2_f02f by Dyer Maker

I miss you, like the deserts miss the rain

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So many great fantasy events lately and it’s always hard to choose what to get and style.  Though it’s not hard when it comes to any head wear by LODE as I practically like every piece that comes out.  This Kazakh forest head wear was no exception, even if I had no idea how I would end up using it.

Then I saw these camels and instantly was inspired to do something with a desert and then everything sort of just started to come together.

Credits:
Headwear – LODE – Kazakh Forest [Dark] @ The Fantasy Collective {open until August 15}
Hair – Elikatira – Chantal {Hair Fair Gift}
Bodysuit – Clockhaus – Neglije White
Jewelry – Kibitz – Armlets, Belt & Bodychain Rare @ The Epiphany { open until August 4}
Sandals – Reign – Mahi Gladiator Sandals White Rare @ The Epiphany {open until August 4}

Scene:
Camels [Natural] – +Half-Deer+ @ Wayward Carnival {open until July 30}
Sand Dune – New Vermont Enterprises/Thickbrick Sleaford

Pose: Serena by Ma Vie