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While mum was out…

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A beautiful, feminine room and that’s just what the naughty kitten likes the most! She’s trying on tiara and earrings (with difficulty) and is just about to get her paws on the make-up. Let’s hope mum gets back soon 🙂

The star of the show (apart from the kitten) is the beautiful “Crawford set” by Fancy Decor. Designer, Jake, was inspired to make the set after he’d watched a scene in the television series “Feud” which chronicles the rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford when they took part in the 1962 film, “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?”. The marbled art is original and was created by Jake in Real Life using the creative method of marbling paper.

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Here’s the Home & Garden items I used and take care – I modified some of them to match the beautiful turquoise theme:-

Fancy Decor: Crawford Cabinet (white) – LI 3 – Copy/Modify
Fancy Decor: Marbled Art (gold) – LI 1 – Copy/Modify
Fancy Decor: Lucite Candlesticks Set – LI 1 each – Copy/Modify
Fancy Decor: Sphere Art Sculpture (gold) – LI 1 – Copy/Modify
All pieces from the “Crawford Set” at the Collabor88 Event

Air – Flower Lanterns gacha Enchantment Event – Water Lily White, Cherry Blossom White
SOY – Cosmetic Decor Set on Marketplace

JIAN – No. 5 Siamese Companion Kitten from Pudgy Persians gacha at The Gacha Garden

Daidem and Earrings in Sky by Yokai from Tale of Rapunzel gacha at Enchantment Event

Perfume bottles from GDit from “Art Deco Set” on Marketplace

KraftWork –  Wall System – Tropical – comes with an align script and texture changer – LI 1 for each panel – Copy/Modify

22769 ~ [Bauwerk] – hanging flowers at The Liaison Collaborative Event, runs to May 30th – these have two colour versions in sets.
22769 – Hanging Plant – Style Two – LI 5 – Copy/Modify
22769 – Hanging Plant – Style Two – on Plant stand – LI 6 – Modified the wood stand

Chair Watercolor by Chez Moi Furnitures – piece from the “Watercolor Vanity Set” – modified for the colour, the chair is white. Land Impact is 1 and the set is currently at the new round of Tres Chic Event. Contains 16 interactive vanity poses, most rez props.

Cactus Bowl Terrarium by ::Newchurch::
{what next} – Stack of Books from the “Palma Set”
Apt B // Zebra Hide Rug
[ zerkalo ] Fresh Roses – White – modified one of the vases for colour
Magnolia Cupcake by Plastique – from the Sugar High gacha

Cheers m’dears 🙂

Duvet Day – asleep again!

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Darn it, but if the dog’s asleep again when he’s supposed to be protecting the tea table!  That cheeky squirrel’s just about to take a large chunk out of the cupcakes 🙂

Featuring a charming gacha set called “Spring Welcome” which is by Duvet Day and it’s available at the new round of the Cosmopolitan Event. Every piece is just heaps of spring gorgeousness, from the delicate daffodil plant pot to the trug of tulips collected from the garden.  Here’s the pieces in detail:-

[Duvet Day] Window Divider RARE – LI 4 – lights switch on/off with touch
[DD] Spring Lace Patio Table RARE – LI 2
[DD] Spring Patio Chair – LI 2 – 6 solo poses for men/women
[DD] Spring Daffodils – LI 2
[DD] Spring Bread Basket – LI 1
[DD] Spring Cup Cakes – LI 3
[DD] Spring Pillow Basket – LI 2
[DD] Spring Trug of Tulips – LI 4 – all at the Cosmopolitan Event for a couple of weeks

Other Home & Garden items used:

JIAN Scruffy Shepherds 14. Sleepy Adult – Arcade Gacha – LI 1
JIAN :: Squirrel (Wanderer) – from Squirrel Oak Tree
KraftWork  – Vintage Tea Toaster Radio – LI 2 – Cosmopolitan Event

8f8 – primavera in Toscana Wall Grapevine Left – gacha – try MP
Terracotta planter – Sacred Roses Store
Decking – Moz
House is Scarlet Creative Emily 2 – LI 49 – currently at Collabor88

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Marrakech Marvel by [ba] Barnesworth Anubis!

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ba - Marrakech Riad -frontal view

I do wish Barnesworth would stop producing all these excellent buildings as it’s hazardous to my pocketses! This is the ‘Marrakech Riad’ available at Collabor88 for the January round through to February 6th at a reduced cost of L$288.  After that date you can purchase from the mainstore and on Marketplace at full price.

ba - Marrakech Riad - side view

This is an open concept home built around a beautiful landscaped courtyard. It features two private rooms and 3 courtyard facing open rooms. There’s also two rooftop decks with pergolas for plenty of flexibility of use.

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Land impact is 231 LI and the house has a 28 x 22 metre footprint. As with all [ba] houses, Marrakech Riad is fully customizable with tinting or using your own textures or tints via the Edit menu so you can make your home really unique. Suitable plants are included!

ba - Marrakech Riad - central stairsway

Scripted features include an easy to use central control for access, windows and doors.

ba - Marrakech Riad - entrance

Visit Collabor88 Event until February 6th

Visit [ba] mainstore

Check out [ba] on Marketplace

ba - Marrakech Riad - looking up

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Fancy a holiday in Stockholm?

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Barnesworth Anubis aka [ba] has been a long time favorite builder of mine. I’ve got many of his wonderful builds in the way of skyboxes, landscaping pieces, even a garden with built in pond. So I was delighted to hear that the ‘Stockholm Attic’ skybox has been completely Meshed up and is now at December Collabor88 for a truly daft price!

This was one of the [ba] oldest skyboxes and it was fabulous even back then, but this new structure features more three dimensional detailing and even richer textures which gives more depth to an already beautiful design. The arched and round windows make this skybox rather unique, and when combined with the plaster ceilings and walls with blonde wood flooring, takes it into another class of architecture.

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The backdrop is now simple 3D buildings instead of a flat picture, which definitely adds to the effect of depth. The new skybox has an additional couple of smaller back rooms/spaces suitable for bathrooms, kitchenettes and studies. In addition, we also get a snowy backdrop with snowflake particle effect which would be great for the holidays.

Scripted features include an easy to use central control for access, windows, door and the built in brick fireplace with white mantelpiece.

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So what’s the damage? Skybox is 58 LI with a 20 by 24 meter footprint. The backdrop and scenery adds a further 11 LI or 22 LI with snow and increases the footprint area to approx 72 by 38 meters. The great thing about all [ba] homes is that it’s easy peasy to customize the walls and floor with tinting or using your own textures – there are copious faces to select via Edit and you can make a really unique home this way. I’ve done that before with ease on many of the [ba] landscaping pieces. Permissions are Copy/Modify so if you make a mistake, rez another copy.

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And the price? A mere L$188 for the run of the Event, after which the skybox will be available at [ba] mainstore and on Marketplace. So you’re looking for the [ba] Stockholm Attic 2.0 at December Collabor88!

Until next time,
Cheers, m’dears!

[ba] mainstore – why not visit and have a wander around.
[ba] on Marketplace -for your convenience.

Written by Moz Loordes

15/12/2015 at 1:21 pm