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On 24th December 2014 · By Atia Merryman-Jameson · With Leave a comment
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I haven't been in the corner of my store where eyeliners live in a long time.  One day I was zipping in and out of the store and needed to change my personal store LM.  I moved it near the eyeliner corner and realized all my good intentions to create more liners had hitched a ride out of town.  

Over a period of time I had several ideas about a new offering of eyeliners. So many ideas in fact that as I started drawing I found too many liners to stuff into one fat pack. This is what happens when one waits too long to pick up the artist's sketch pad. So I had to divide the liner themes into two distinct groups. The first group was easy - all relatively straight lines.  This one I'd call Linear.  





But the second group was developing into its own unmanageable set of subgroups.  Some liners were whimsical, others wildly bold, and then there was the Eye of Horus.  How would I define this special set of liners?  With the help of Merriam-Webster and the use of synonyms, I finally found the one word I think really encapsulates all eight of these liners - Chimera.… Read the rest


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On 16th October 2014 · By Atia Merryman-Jameson · With Leave a comment
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So Bard has been talking to me for a while now about stepping up my game in my inworld store. Since I'm getting more traffic and more sales, he has suggested (more than once) that I should be offering my customers a better shopping experience. Ah, my husband is so smart. While I have always agreed with this, it takes a lot to get me off the stick. If it's something other than just creating new stuff I'm like molasses in winter to react. I've mentioned this before in an earlier post because IT'S A REAL PROBLEM WITH ME! 

Well, I finally took the plunge and bought a vendor system - CasperVend. Bard did the research for me and this one rated far and above all others. I can't say enough about this great vendor system. It has so many exciting features. It really will make for a better shopping experience for customers while enabling me to offer more sales, more often. Plus customers will be able to buy gift cards or earn points/Lindens toward future purchases. And the merchant tracking features are so intuitive.… Read the rest

Blushes to Flatter!

Flatter your cheeks with alluring blush colors from ATIA's. Match your mood or match your skin tone with one of five posh hues. Each comes in two different applications. Application 1 is a stylish sweep across your cheekbones. Application 2 covers the apples of your cheeks like you were just kissed by your heart's desire. If you already love the blush on your lovely skin, wear just the contour layer for a super sophisticated look. Try all three layers at once for the ultimate dramatic statement!

"Absolutely the best makeup I've seen in SL. Wonderful." Ahnhia

Come to ATIA's and be transformed!






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Wet Your Lips!

ATIA's has just added a light wet shine to all 44 lipstick colors in our inventory.  It's amazing how each color has come to life by this subtle change from semi-gloss to wet. The results are amazing.  Visit  us on SL Marketplace or inworld to try a free demo of these stunning new lipsticks.  Come to ATIA's and be transformed!

 






"Absolutely the best makeup I've seen in SL. Wonderful." 
Ahnhia


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You Spoke and We Listened!

You spoke and we listened!  After numerous requests from you to purchase single eyeliners from one of our popular liner collections, we're happy to announce individual eyeliners are now available at ATIA's!  All liners available in our fat packs series- shown below - are now also available as single item purchases. 

Visit ATIA's inworld or on SL Marketplace at:
https://marketplace.secondlife.com/stores/46800

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ATIA’s Announces the Total Makeover!

In my last blog I mentioned ATIA's would soon be offering a line of total transformations. I wanted to update you as to how I'm coming. In addition to Copper Spark seen in the last post, three more total makeovers are now available at ATIA's. We offer complete packages of color-coordinated beauty products to match that wonderful ensemble you just bought. The total makeover is designed for a look that says "I care about every detail of my appearance!"  Each makeover includes eye shadow, liner, blush, lipstick, prim lashes and eyes. Want to wear the entire makeover tonight? Or only the lashes and lipstick with some of those other hot outfits in your inventory? No problem. These sets offer the shadow/blush/lips as a single layer for quick application AND as separate layers lending flexibility to your cosmetic inventory.

So far ATIA's has released our makeovers in copper, amethyst, pewter and blue hues but there are many more colors to come. Visit us on  SL Marketplace or inworld to see our complete line of cosmetics. 


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ATIA’s 2014-04-21 01:36:00

Atia has been away from her blog for a long, long time. When you see all the designs I've created you'll understand why. The goal at ATIA's is to offer quality cosmetics - classy choices you won't find anywhere else. Our specialty is sophistication and subtly, yet we also have some fanciful options available as well. Here are samples of my creations available both inworld and on SL Marketplace. 
Subtle, tropic tones show through Promises lashes for flawless appeal
ATIA's exotic Nubian liners are perfect with or without any other makeup at all
Rich Autumn tones work any time of year, not just fall!
Sweetheart liners are a must for any makeup bag


Breezy soft, delicate hues are perfect for any skin tone
Just the right amount of frost to capture just the right amount of attention
ATIA's eyes are defined by detailed realism and sparks of color  

                                      And always adding more lashes of course!
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ATIA’s Expanding Line!

I've been away for a l-o-n-g time but I haven't been idle! By request I have expanded my line of products. We have new skins, new eyes, new makeups AND a new lower pricing structure! And Atia Creations has become just ATIA's

Check out our new skins, Rumour and Elsbeth:


Rumour comes with 12 beautiful makeups

Elsbeth comes with 10 subtle and sexy makeups





































Each of these new skins comes with a pair of new eyes from the Rumour series. Here's the entire set:


We've also been updating our makeup offerings with new shadows, liners, lip colors, lip shines and open mouth tattoos. 





























And in other news, the Baratia Mall is undergoing an architectural update and layout. Our goal is to provide our customers easier navigation through the shops and a more attractive shopping experience.

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Just in time for Christmas! Desta is Here! With more goodies than ever, this skin comes with 12 makeups, an extra flaming lip tattoo, an open mouth tattoo, hair base, 2 shapes and Atia’s Sable eyes. Check out Desta inworld or on Marketplace. Try the demo with the shape for the best results. Happy Holidays everyone!

On 19th December 2012 · By Atia Merryman-Jameson · With Leave a comment
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Baratia’s Grand Opening!

On 29th October 2012 · By Atia Merryman-Jameson · With Leave a comment
In Atia Creations, Fashion, Second Life

Atia Merryman and Bard Jameson are proud to announce the Grand Opening of BARATIA!  The Baratia sim is home to the Atia Creations main store and Bard's Paradise, the newest happening venue in SL.  But it doesn't stop there.  The Baratia Mall is also full of shops filled with some of the best and well-known merchants in SL. 

Starting the week of October 29th, drop by the Baratia sim and enjoy live music every day and/or night.  Wear your best Halloween costume on Wednesday, Oct 31st and have a goulish good time with us.

And don't forget to visit Atia Creations where every skin in on sale at HALF PRICE!  That's right, even Atia's newest skin, Liv, and our best-seller, Idoya!




Come join us for our Grand Opening and party all Halloween week!





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Liv!

On 28th October 2012 · By Atia Merryman-Jameson · With Leave a comment
In Atia Creations, Fashion, Second Life
Atia Creations proudly presents Liv.  She's 100% Scandinavian and delicately ethereal!   Come to Atia's main store at Baratia and try her demo.  She comes complete with 10, count 'em 10!, make up coices, a set of Atia's eyes, two shapes, and a hair base.  

Sexy Shape Included!
10 Classy Make Ups
  

Bard's Paradise - Best Live Music in SL!






Liv's make up choices reflect total class. Such 
an angelic look - so 
appealing. 






















While you're shopping at Atia's main store, check out all the entire mall.  We're home to some of the most popular vendors in all of SL.  You'll find the A to Z shopping experience at Baratia.  Once you've shopped your heart out, be sure to stop in at Bard's Paradise for the best live music in SL!  Shows happen almost nightly at Bard's Paradise, or the Patio or down at the beach.  Special events are also happening in Atia's Garden - booking are available at your pleasure.… Read the rest

Atia Creations 2012-10-15 21:47:00

On 15th October 2012 · By Atia Merryman-Jameson · With Leave a comment
In Atia Creations, Fashion, Second Life

I've been away for a while!  Since last I posted, 3 new skins have made their way into my inventory - Astrid, Bethany and Liv. All three beauties await your trial with demos available inworld or on SL Marketplace.  Each skin comes with 10 make ups, 2 shapes (pant and skirt), eyebrow shaper, hair base tattoo, Atia's eyes, open mouth tattoo (Astrid), and lip shine tattoo (Bethany).

In addition to the lovely new skins we're proud to offer, Bard has been busy getting Bard's Paradise up and running.  The Grand Opening is October 31st but starting October 17th the live acts fire up for your listening and dancing pleasure. So get your best threads on, grab that guy or gal and head on down to Baratia Mall for shopping, dinner, and dancing!

























































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Idoya!  What a mysterious beauty.  The name can be traced to numerous lands but I won't reveal how I found it lest you try to pigeonhole her.  She's everyone's mysterious lady!

The Idoya skin comes with 10 makeups, a hair base, Atia's Brazen eyes and her own shape.  Check her out inworld or on SL Marketplace!

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Katie was inspired by all the Celtic lasses of the world.  As I was developing this skin, Katie started out with a young, innocent look but somehow morphed into a very sophisticated woman of the world. 

Katie comes with 10 makeups, a hair base, Atia's Southern Ocean Eyes and her own shape.  The freckles are subtle but enough to remind us of her origins. 

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In All Fairness


Introducing Britt! She's fair and gorgeous and comes complete with 10 makeups, a hair base, eyes, and of course her own unique shape. Britt looks ravishing as a blonde or a redhead because of her skin tone and the shade of the eyebrows. She's a natural in either color.

I learned a lot making this skin. A whole lot - more than I can say here. It was fun and I think she's beautiful. I hope you do too!

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Skindex

Ok folks. This is what I've been wanting to do for years - make skins! I've been in awe (and still am) of those wonderful skin makers out there who have provided me with beautiful looks and inspiration to create my own skins. The bar is set very high in some cases and being the competitive little broad that I am, I can't resist a good challenge. That said, I'm the first to admit I have a long way to go in my skill level but I'm not completely ashamed of my first foray into skin making. I've created a soft and natural look with Mariah. She has 4 skin tones and 8 different soft make ups. She comes replete with the Mariah shape, ample cleavage, an open mouth tattoo, hair base and lip shine layer.

Visit Atia Creations inworld or on SL Marketplace for more views of the Mariah skin.



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When the Ink Dries – Tattoos by ATIA CREATIONS

On 30th October 2011 · By Atia Merryman-Jameson · With Leave a comment
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I'm still on an expansion roll! Now I'm experimenting with tattoo layers. Anyone who has followed my blog knows I'm not one to jump into anything too quickly. Like when a new product comes on the market, I wait until all the glitches are worked out and the price comes down. As a merchant that's probably not the best approach. Bard is always suggesting I try this new thing or that. I resist, wanting to stay in my comfort zone. But that's not how to run a business. My business acumen is not - well, it sucks.

But I finally decided to try my carpel-tunneled hand at tattoos. Here's what I've come up with so far. The open mouths were especially fun to play with. I'll be working on more lip colors and then I plan to branch out with eye makeup. I hope you like what I've done so far.

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Recycle!

On 10th September 2011 · By Atia Merryman-Jameson · With Leave a comment
In Atia Creations, Fashion, Second Life
I've written in the past about reusing elements of one model to create another. After all some components are expensive and times are tough. Take the case of my friend Joi parading around as her Alt, Ursula. Joi and Ursula are wearing the same skin but we changed the eyes, hair, lashes and lest you think otherwise, almost all the sliders. The changes are subtle because Joi didn't want to lose her ethereal look but nevertheless, they're there. If you're looking for a makeover but are attached to a certain look like Joi why not experiment with a fresh appearance using the same skin?

Recycle and save the wallet!





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Lashing Out!

On 5th September 2011 · By Atia Merryman-Jameson · With Leave a comment
In Atia Creations, Fashion, Second Life
I've been gone a while dealing with RL stuff but also creating for SL. I've been learning how to build prim objects. I know, I know, many of you have been doing this from day one and it's no big deal. But for me, the creation impaired, it's a really big deal. Plus I didn't have to have Bard come save me. Well, there was that day I made every wall on the second floor of the castle transparent.

But I digress as I'm often wont to do. What I learned to create is eye lashes. I did this out of self-defense. I've long bemoaned the fact that as a shape maker I've always had to rely on the creations of others. This is frustrating and oft times problematic. I always knew at some point one or more of my favorite merchants would discontinue a line of products I've used exclusively in creating my characters. In fact I had gotten to the point where I was using only one creator whose lashes I felt were good enough for my models. Well, sure enough, they pulled their line of lashes. Not sure why but there it was - me roaming around their store for hours wondering where they had gone.… Read the rest

A Little Something for Everyone

I love to offer choices. Here I have my fae avie Fiona and her polar opposite, exotic Jazmin. One is very connected to cosmic energy while the other is very connected to diva energy - can you imagine how much gel it took to get that hair to stand at attention like a freshly-minted buck private?

So whether you're looking to emote your Wiccan spirit or rock your super model strut, ATIA CREATIONS has the look for you!







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