Fantasy Faire … the way of the Sun

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In the brightness of light just before the Sun slips down along its cayenne path, we hold to the realization that its magic will light and gloriously rise again.  And so it will.

The Fairelands rise and move through its passion at breathtaking speeds.   As characterizes this momentous occasion, genuine heart and soul guide all of those who envision and make real these magical lands as well as all of us who also champion and contribute in making alive this amazing community and collaboration.

I’m listening to the Live Auction right now and as always marveling in this community.  Lindens raised so far — in a mere near 11 days — number 5.3 million lindens, with more items yet to be auctioned, and 4 or so more hours left to shop.

Every year I say this and every year it’s so completely true:  I’m in awe of this Tribe.  And I am speechless yet again.  And grateful.  On so many levels.  Thank you all…more than I can ever fully say.  Thank you.

Day 11 – Warriors All

 A Look from the Fairelands

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Day 11…the last day for this year’s Fantasy Faire.  I’m about to log inworld and spend the entire day taking in the Fairelands in an attempt to capture as much of the culture and experience as possible knowing full well that that spirit of fellowship and generosity, magic and possibilities lives in all of us in every moment.   I started my chronicle of this year’s Faireland by describing the wonderful generosity and artistry of several creators who took the time to chat with someone they didn’t know (me).   It’s fitting that my last Fantasy Faire fashion entry comes full circle on that note.

Destany Laval, creator of Unzipped, so incredibly generously shared her amazing  “Drache” armour ensemble and also wings to me.  I fell over in shock both because of Destany’s incredible generosity to a stranger and because of her incredible work.  I wear her impressive “Drache” wings in the Marilyn Fauna entry I posted a few days ago.  What’s not shown in that post is how those amazing wings span out and flap when you fly.  I discovered this quite accidentally (and delightedly) in an impromptu moment when I decided to fly briefly through the Fairelands.

As for Destany’s mindboggling artistry with her overall “Drache” ensemble, I wore this look several times, first because I was bowled over by the incredible detail and second because I wanted to make sure my photos of her amazing creation truly reflected its magnificence.  As very wonderful friend Dale said, the ensemble is really a wildly impressive work of art.  Early on when I met Destany just outside of her shop in the Asperatus sim, she shared with me that she created this design by hand on a tablet and that it took a year to get it just right and completed.   Destany also shared with me that she is an artist in the atomic world.  When you see “Drache” you find that the creation itself puts an exclamation mark at the end of that statement.  Destany is such an amazing artist.  “Drache” is simply a wildly gorgeous, intricate amazing work of art created by an amazing talent in both worlds.

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I hope Destany doesn’t mind that I’ve come to view it as a warrior’s ensemble.  It so incredibly reflects the level of resolve and passion in all of us who so valiantly and so determinedly continue in the battle to win the day and eradicate cancer.

After logging from the Fantasy Faire last night (when the Paws of the Law had imprisoned Jessica Lyon and after I contributed a couple times to help meet the 100,000 linden bail), the total linden count generated during the Fantasy Faire logged somewhere in the 5 million linden neighborhood with more shopping and the live auction to come today.  Such amazing spirit, such amazing generosity, such amazing community and fellowship.  Who can’t be in awe of everyone , this event, the heart and soul, the creations and fellowships here?   All I can think to say is what I uttered in overwhelmed surprise to Destany when she shared her work with me:  Wow…simply a blown away wow…and thank you beyond words in these the last remaining hours of the Faire.  In truth, always.

Fashion details and slurls.  100% of each RFL vendor item purchase goes to the fight to eradicate cancer.

  • ASPERATUS sim.  Ensemble:  Drache Demon Armour Female from Destany Laval of Unzipped
  • Gold Headdress (at the Fantasy Gacha):  “Caprisci” (rare) from Pure Poison

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Day 10 – Meadowfields at the Fairelands Junction

 A Look from the Fairelands

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What to say…  Day 10, with only today and tomorrow remaining in the Fairelands.  It’s such a glorious event made possible from an entire community of individuals with such generous hearts and spirits.  The Live Auction is yet to come, but before then there’s still so very much to take in, to experience, to appreciate.  Thank you to absolutely *everyone* who brings this fantastical community and world to life.  Indeed…To Life!!  Fashion details and slurls follow after the photos.

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Fashion details and slurls.  100% of each RFL vendor item purchase goes to the fight to eradicate cancer.

  • SANCTUM sim.  Hair:  “Darienne” mesh hair in crystal violet (RFL vendor item) from Miss AllSunday Lemon of Wasabi Pills
  • ASPERATUS sim.   Belt:  “Boadicea’s Belt” in bronze/white (RFL vendor item) from Deccan Arida of The Forge
  • SANCTUM sim.  Necklace:  “Bit of Hope” necklace (RFL vendor item) from Saiyge Lotus of Balderdash
  • THE FAERY COURT sim.  Upper armbands:  “Gilgalad” from Plurabelle Laszlo of Bliensen + MaiTai
  • Fantasy Faire Photo location:  Fairelands Junction by Saiyge Lotus

Fantasy Gacha Finds:

  • Arm Bracers (at the Fantasy Gacha):   “Butterfly” in aqua from Discover Destiny of On a Lark
  • Ankle Bracers (at the Fantasy Gacha):  “Fangarth” in silver from Druunah Esharham of a i s l i n g
  • Headdress (at the Fantasy Gacha):  “Caprisci” (rare) from Pure Poison

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Day 8 – Elven Nature

 A Look from the Fairelands

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Elves and fairies definitely resonate for me…and truth be told, probably Elves do more than any other being.  Although sometimes I feel like and eat like a Hobbit.  Also, in the atomic world, Orcs have been known to take over when I drive…at least, that used to be the case until the Hobbit in me offered up a second breakfast.  Suddenly then, all was right in the world (and in my car).

What’s *always* right in the inworld is the spectacular Fantasy Faire.  It’s Day 8, I can’t believe it.  The Midsummer of the Faire is here and stretching out its legs.  Be sure to stretch yours out in any and all of the 11 sims.  They are so beautiful as ever, as are the creations…as are all of us and the purpose.  Fight on, Fellow Warriors!  Fight On!  Fashion details and slurls to continue to mount the offensive after the pics.  (100% of the proceeds for RFL vendor purchases goes to the fight to eradicate cancer.  Many of the items I’ve shown this week are RFL items…I apologize for not always specifying which ones they are…in all honesty, I’m dashing to make these posts in between work and in my rush, often neglect to say!)

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Fashion details and slurls:  Photos 1 – 3

  • HOPE’S HORIZON sim.  Dress:  Elven Wood Gears in red from Paco Pooley & Manuel Ormidale of 22769
  • HOPE’S HORIZON sim.  Horns: Ram antlers with white pearls from Paco Pooley & Manuel Ormidale of 22769
  • SANCTUM sim.  Ears:  Elf ears from Siyu Suen of Illusions
  • HOPE’S HORIZON sim.  wings:  Steamflutters metal from Jaimy Hancroft of Death Row Designs
  • THE FAERY COURT sim.  Circlet:  Lys Circlet:// Lily from Aikea Rieko of The Plastik (does not include face tattoo which is from another creator and is not at the faire)
  • Photo location:  Mourningvale Thicket

Fashion details and slurls:  Photos 4 – 6

  • BLACKWATER GLEN sim:  Dress:  Dracaris in colds from AinaraLuas of Luas
  • HOPE’S HORIZON sim.   Arm bracers and boots:  Elf armour light plus greenleaf (RFL vendor item) from Jaimy Hancroft of Death Row Designs
  • SANCTUM sim.  Ears:  Elf ears from Siyu Suen of Illusions
  • Photo location:  Medhir Woods

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Day 6 – Marilyn Fauna

A Look from the Fairelands

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My God!  Day 6 already!  The MidSummer’s Eve of the Fairelands!   In a blink of the eye the Faireland days dash by.   And that’s exactly what I’m going to do after I publish this post.   Dash right back into the Fairelands because it’s so utterly wonderful and so utterly right with just the very best souls!  Relay on all you Great and Grand Magical Beings!  I shall see you there right in the thick of things!

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 Fashion Details and slurls

100% of the proceeds from purchase of RFL vendor items goes to the fight to eradicate cancer.  

  • HOPE’S HORIZON sim.  Horns:  *N*HORN FLOWER (gacha) from taiko McCaw of NAMINOKE
  • HEAVENSLOUGH sim.  Dress[FAIDA]Marilyn (a RFL vendor item) from Titania Halasy of WHATZ
  • ASPERATUS sim.  Wings:  Drache Demon Female from Destany Laval of Unzipped
  • BLACKWATER GLENN sim.   Belt and necklace:  Edrielle (red) from AinaraLuas of Luas
  • THE FAERY COURT sim.  Eyes:  “Sin” in lust from Yukio Ida of Gauze
  • Photo location:  the beautiful FAIRELANDS JUNCTION by Saiyge Lotus

 

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Day 7 – Dinkies!

A Look from the Fairelands

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OMG I’m a Dinkie!  They are so ADORABLE!  When I picked this item up, I happened to be there just as the creator Etheria Parrott rezzed into her shop.  We chatted for a while…mostly, with me being a major fangirl going on and on about how adorable she looked, and Etheria being very kind and patient, and saying thank you.  She also thanked me for purchasing a Dinkie and offered to help if I should need it, which I did’t require at all of course because the creation is so foolproof.  I love that about SL.  How our world and the culture in it really thrives on generosity of spirit, imagination, and community.  The Faire brings this out so profoundly.  It’s one of the reasons why I love it so much, like all of us do.

And I SO love this Dinkie!  I can wear my big person horns, my big person circlet, and even animate myself with my big person dances, which was quite a hoot…dancing through a few sims as I flew around or walked to check out the stores and all.  Fly to the fashion details and slurls below to pick up your Dinkie too in the knowledge that 100% of the proceeds from this purchase goes to the fight to beat cancer.

Speaking of winning…we should consider taking on the Tiny Sheriffs!  Dinkies REVOLUTION, ha HA!

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Fashion Details and slurls

100% of the proceeds from purchase of RFL vendor items goes to the fight to eradicate cancer.

  • WIGGENSTEAD MOORING sim.  Mesh Avatar:  Lilac mesh siamese kitty avatar (a RFL vendor item) from Etheria Parrott of Dinkies
  • WIGGENSTEAD MOORING sim.  Dinkies Clothes (girls):  a free gift from Etheria Parrot of Dinkies
  • THE FAERY COURT sim.  Eyes:  “Sin” in lust from Yukio Ida of Gauze
  • THE FAERY COURT sim.  Circlet:  Lys Circlet:// Lily from Aikea Rieko of The Plastik
  • HOPE’S HORIZON sim.  Horns:  *N*HORN FLOWER (gacha) from taiko McCaw of NAMINOKE
  • Photo Location:  HEAVENSLOUGH

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Day 5 – the Fantastical

A Look from the Fairelands

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It’s shocking, isn’t it?  The Fantasy Faire is *already* nearly at the mid-way point!  Be sure to continue to storm the grounds, early and often, and take in all the magnificent builds, the vibrant community of amazing souls, the wonderfully gorgeous creations.   I’m going to do just that after publishing this latest post, in which I’m clearly obsessed with yet another gorgeous headdress and fantastical outfit that comes complete with nautilus ears.  Check out the fashion details and slurls after the pictures and I’ll see you back in the Fairelands! ff-gypsy ff-gypsy-with-headddress-topa ff-gypsy-with-headdress-side

Fashion Details and slurls

100% of the proceeds from purchase of RFL vendor items goes to the fight to eradicate cancer.

  •  THE FAERY COURT sim.  Skirt ensemble [skirt, mesh top (drawn), mesh upper arm bands, nautilis ears (and more)]:  “Gypsy Mermaid Loving” (a RFL vendor item) by Theta Marseille of Mermaid Treasure & Boutique
  • HOPE’S HORIZON sim.  Crown and collar:  “Sumiana” (a RFL vendor item, I believe — can’t recall at the moment!) in spring with color changing HUD for stones and chains from Druunah Esharham & Damian Kleiner of . a i s l i n g .
  • BLACKWATER GLENN sim.   Belt and necklace:  Edrielle (red) from AinaraLuas of Luas
  • WIGGENSTEAD MOORING sim.  Face tattoo: “Tribealien” from Caresia Adored of LaNoir Soleil Designs
  • All Sims.   Lowlag skin set — free!:  from TRAP & GAUZE

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