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Vintage Chillax on the Beach

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Chez Moi Furnitures have come up with the best beach set of the season, so far! At least in my humble opinion but then I do love Vintage. You can have any colour you like  as long as it’s pink with white trimmings. With a strategically placed white kitten (for my PG blog), I’m ready to chillax and ignore the Election, just for today 🙂 The peacock is only interested in the cookies, after all, he’s a sensible chap.

 

 

The peacock is a new pet and he’s from TLC Home Collection. You’ll find two versions in the White Peacocks pack, currently at the Cosmopolitan Event – tail up and tail down. I actually remember when as a child we spent some years in Sri Lanka, there were quite a few white peacocks in our village who used to guard the area from snakes which they would kill and sometimes eat. They were allowed to go in and out of the houses to do this, encouraged by tasty titbits left for them.   Very useful birds! When there was rain coming they used to dance. During the mating season the peahens were embarrassed by the fights between the peacocks and used to turn around so they didn’t have to see the chaos.  I don’t know how many folks used to observe this but I was and still am fascinated by Nature in all Her glory.

 

 

Here’s all the gen in detail:-

On Moz:-
ADAM Mesh Body – v.1.4b – Skin 1 #9 with neck blend tattoo – perfect for when you want that combination with the Avatar Head
Hair – NO.MATCH – No.Mojito – browns HUD
Shape – my own for the ADAM Mesh Body
Shoes – B&W Design – Summer is Cool Sandals with texture HUD for SLINK feet (fit ADAM, too)

Home & Garden items used:-

“Vintage Lounger Set” – Chez Moi Furnitures – currently at Cosmopolitan Event
Vintage Lounger (PG or Adult versions) – LI 5 (I resized it a wee bit, was LI 4). Huge interactive pose Menu – Male/Female Solo – Couples romantic poses – Intimate in the Adult version – all with Swap and Adjust functionality
Vintage Umbrella – LI 5
Vintage Table – LI 1
Lemonade Jar – LI 2
Lemon Bowl – LI 2
Lemonade Cup – LI 2 (total set would be 16 LI at default size)

GOOSE – Mooring deck (small) – from Deck Set – lots of pieces in this set which is great for beaches and rivers, it has that bleached in the sun look and the ropes are really well done
Cookies Box that opens and closes on touch by Aphrodite

Animals:-
White Peacock – male, tail down – 2 LI – from “White Peacocks Set” by TLC Home Collection – currently at Cosmopolitan Event
JIAN – Pudgy Persians 9. White Wander Kitten – from “Pudgy Persians” gacha

Landscaping:-
Bird of Paradise Plant –Mesh Plants by Reid Parkin on MP
Hayabusa Design – Gramineae Beach OPTSB M17-1 v1-1 from large Gramineae Pack – I’m very fond of these because they are animated and look as if a gentle breeze is moving them around
KIDD – PAMPAS Grass * Mega Bush 2
Mossy Path 2 Curve by ArchiTech Design Store
FYN – PRIVACY SCREEN – TROPICAL 2 – Free Your Nature on MP

 

 

 

 

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

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RFL Home & Garden Expo 2016 – Aphrodite Shop, Heart Homes & BaZar

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The RFL Home & Garden Expo 2016 is now open and will run to March 6th. It’s the largest and longest running event dedicated to Home & Garden in Second Life™ and raises funds for Relay For Life – The American Cancer Society. Read more about it on their extensive website.  As you can imagine, there’s all sorts of exhibitors from well known brands to up and coming designers, hobbyists and professional merchants. Each exhibitor is required to release two brand new 100% donation items and there’s also a wonderful 50% donation gacha section and even a special hunt!

This is possibly my last Expo post but it’s by no means least – and I’m showing items from Aphrodite Shop, Heart Homes and BaZar.

Aphrodite Shop make all sorts of wonderful and comprehensive furniture and decor sets, often on a theme. These include a lot of family and couples oriented sets, including some very cute nursery sets for babies and toddlers. They are also well known for their interactive kitchenware, centerpieces and themed food items. In addition they make some lovely garden items such as campfires, greenhouses children’s tea party sets and garden tea table sets.

The 100% donation items include a magnificent tiered cake stand with inspirational cupcakes, cookies and larger decorated cakes at the top. The double layered cloth table is also included and you can rez this as a coalesced piece at 25 LI. Permissions are Copy/Modify. Other donation items are the two boxes of inspirational cupcakes and cookies. These open on touch and close again to keep them fresh! Cupcakes are 14 LI and cookies 7 LI. Both are Copy.

aphrodite - RFL cakes n table

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Aphrodite - RFL Cakes n Table closeup2

Aphrodite - cupcakes & cookie boxes

 

Heart Homes are a partner company to Aphrodite Shop, and they sell full room sets of furniture so basically, lounges, dining rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms… in addition there are some gorgeous homes and outdoorsy items like greenhouses and outside tea tables fully set. Some of these are themed, for example holiday lounge furniture, fantasy bathroom, Tuscan country bedroom set. The idea being that if you’re not a stylist, here’s a whole room of furniture already matched and no problem… just rez!

The 100% donation item is the ‘Model’s Bath Tub’, a humorous addition to your home in the shape of a high heeled shoe! The tub is 5 LI and Copy. You need to sit on the tub to fill the bath with plenty of choices – cool or hot steamy water, bubble bath, rose petals red or white, milk and chocolate. After all that, there’s an empty and clean texture which gives you a super shiny bath. Poses are single sits for ladies and gents – 9 and 6 – some of which add props to amusing interactive animations.

Heart Homes - Model Bath Tub - filling

Heart Homes - Model Bath Tub - shiny bath

 

BaZar is a well known and long established Home & Garden company run by Ria, whom I had the pleasure of interviewing some while back. A most pleasant person who tries her best to please her customers, of which there are many!

For the 100% donations items, Ria has made the “Glam Closets”, for both ladies and gents. Now you can rez these units separately or simply use the rezzer for the lot which is easier to use when you want the closets lined up properly. Extreme low Land Impact of only 15 for all this F.A.B. You’ve just got to have a wall spare in your bedroom for this lot. There’s two varieties – warm wood and a pristine white wood. I really couldn’t decide which I liked best and I suppose it would depend on your existing decor.

BaZar - glam wardrobe set male - wood

BaZar Glam Closet male - white

 

The detailing is wonderful, even a gent’s watch collection and a safe is included. Pick and choose your units or use them all.

BaZar - Glam Closet male - closeup1

 

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BaZar - Glam Closet male - watch set

 

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BaZar’s Hunt gift is the “GRS Chair”, LI 3, a modern classic with texture change wood and blanket. There’s also a simple version without blanket included in the gift and that drops the LI to 2. There are 6 poses for ladies and gents plus some interactive animations such as reading, drinking coffee and surfing your tablet. Here’s the white wood version by the white Glam Closets and you know you can never get Moz off his computers *laughs*.

BaZar - Hunt GRS Chair white

 

BaZar - Hunt GRS Chair

 

Finally, there’s the “Glam Ottoman”. A little beauty at 2 LI, Permissions are Copy/Modify. There’s texture change for beige, leather and softest blue – perfect for various decorations schemes.

BaZar - Glam Ottoman

 

Here’s me in a moment of contemplation about… what’s for dinner 🙂 Animations are 9 assorted poses for both ladies and gents plus 8 couples poses. You can also set access on this furniture in case you don’t want some of your friends leaping around on your pristine Ottoman!

BaZar - Glam Ottoman - contemplation

Direct Slurl to Aphrodite Shop on Hope 3

Direct Slurl to Heart Homes on Hope 3

Direct Slurl to BaZar on Hope 8

Stop Press! There’s an Expo photo contest on with thousands of lindens worth of prizes!! Everyone is invited… read all the details here.

Cheers, m’dears 🙂