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Dog Tired

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After a very busy day spent chasing faeries and butterflies plus entertaining the owners, Bullseye settled down by the fire for a well earned rest!

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Here’s full details of the Home & Garden products show in the scene today:-

Sponsors:- Raindale, Serenity Style, Dragon Magick Wares
Others:- REZZ ROOM, Hive, IDEZA, LOVE, Dysfunctionality, Heart Botanicals, Deelish-ous Designs
Events:- We ❤ Role-Play, The Liaison Collaborative, Syndicate Sunday, 6º Republic Event, Kustom9

*NB – all products have Permissions of Copy & Modify unless stated otherwise!

Raindale, currently at We ❤ Role-Play
Fairstar Hideout – LI 20

Serenity Style, currently at The Liaison Collaborative
Pieces from the “Glasbury Garden Wall” set
Long Wall – LI 3
Posts – End Post – LI 3
Lamp – LI 2 – on/off via touch

Dragon Magick Wares for Syndicate Sunday

Syndicate Sunday – from May 5th to May 12th and all items are L$69 each!
Dragon Magick Wares Leaf Rug – LI 2 and there’s also a round version in the pack!

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REZZ ROOM, currently at 6º Republic Event
[Rezz Room] English Bulldog Adult Sleep – LI – Transfer & Modify
[Rezz Room] Double Dog Bowl – LI 1 – Transfer & Modify

Hive, currently at Kustom9
hive // summer bummer rattan chair with pillow  – animations for solo and couples PG, there’s also an Adult version available – comes with HUD for cushions and wood – LI 5

IDEZA, currently at 6º Republic Event
Fire place – LI 2 – beautiful glowing fire – Transfer & Modify

LOVE
LOVE – COUNTRY PATH – STRAIGHT – LI 1 – from a set with shape variations
LOVE – FAIRY FERNS – 1 – LI 4 & LOVE – FAIRY FERNS – 8 – LI 1 – from a lovely set with colour and shape variations plus lights

Dysfunctionality
[DDD] Twinkling Ivy – Straight A – LI 1 – texture change
[DDD] Dandesweet Grass – Patch A – LI 1
[DDD] Twinkling Leafy Bush – Corner – LI 1 – texture change
[DDD] Swaying Leafy Bush – Curve – LI 1 – texture change
[DDD] Twinkling Leafy Bush – Row – LI 1 – texture change
[DDD] Whispy Forest Tree – A, B, C – LI 1 each – texture change

Heart Botanicals – at the HEART Garden Center
Heart – Forest Undergrowth – Clover – Small – LI 1
Heart – Forest Undergrowth – Clover and Daisies – Small – LI 1

Deelish-ous Designs
Enchanted Fairy Flower Meadow orange/yellows – LI 18 – animated – large footprint 14 by 16 metres – can be reduced down

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

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The Elm Glen

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“Oh the oak and the ash, and the bonny ivy tree,
They flourish at home in my own country” ~ From The North Country Maid, a traditional British folk song

A lot of traditional British folks tunes are about the landscape and a longing for the countryside they called home, made more poignant when people started to move to the major towns and cities at the time of the Industrial Revolution. The scene I’ve made today is more like my pa’s traditional homeland would be – one of heather and gorse, rocky waterfalls, forest and glen. The soft tones of light and colour are often what it is like during the misty dawn and early morning and it is altogether enchanting – except for the midges!

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Here’s full details of the Home & Garden products show in the scene today:-

Sponsors:- Petit Chat, Little Branch, TLC Home Collection
Others:- Deelish-ous Designs, JIAN, Two Moon Gardens, {what next}
Events: – Limit8, Versus Event

*NB – all products have Permissions of Copy & Modify unless stated otherwise!

Petit Chat, currently at the Versus Event to Feb 28th
The Rustic set (can be used inside and outdoors) includes :
— Table : LI 3
— Bench : LI 2 – 2 sitters (9 animations for each)
— Stool : LI 1- 1 sitter (12 animations)
— Hat décor : LI 1 – Texture change (6 options for the rattan – 6 options for the ribbon)
— Towel : LI 1 – Texture change (6 options)
— Table Runner : LI 1 – Texture change (6 options)
— Fruit Bowl : LI 1- Texture change (6 options)

Little Branch, currently at the Limit8 Event to March 13th – *Limited Quantity*

Elm Tree {Animated} 4-Seasons – LI 10 is a good size but you can reduce to LI 4 and it is perfect for small gardens – the season I chose was spring
The pack also contains beautiful snakeweed varieties and grass meshes for extra décor

TLC Home Collection
1. From the “Harvest Helper’s” set
TLC Beagle [Standing] – LI 2 – animated
TLC Thrush – LI 1 – animated

2. “Wild Boar Collection”
TLC Wild Boar [Female] – Mama is LI 5 – animated
Piglets are from the “Dining on Berries” Fatpack
TLC Piglet Standing – LI 1 – animated
TLC Piglet standing on Step – LI 1 – animated

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{what next} – Fall Apples Centrepiece – LI 2

Jian – Hillside Orchard :: Cider Jugs (4) – LI 1

Deelish-ous Designs
Fairy Flower Meadow Blues – LI 3 – animated and particle effect – Transfer & Modify so be careful when rezzing!

Two Moon Gardens
TMG – Hidden Heather – LI 56 – modified; taking some elements out and reducing some elements in size – it’s very adaptable. This set comes with Sunny days nature sounds, Water sounds, Dandelion emitter and Dancing butterflies – pink and aqua

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Meerkat Holiday

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The Meerkat family are holidaying at a green oasis, it makes a change from their usual desert prairie land! Also featuring lots of products from the inaugural round of Illuminate.

I really loved the {LORE} Spring Garden Nook, it has a lot of texture changes which make a big difference to the overall look. Here, I was using the gray stone, dark ivy and dark vines. Lucas Lameth has come up with three garden décor products which are absolutely beautiful and I used the Whispering Ginkgo around the windows of the nook. I’ve also used some of Raindale‘s romantic gacha – Littlevale. It includes a lot of lighting options made up in flowers and lanterns – they’ll be really useful for garden décor – and the old fountain overgrown with vegetation is a delightful focal piece.

Little Branch‘s tree is the Wild Linden which I have modified to be fairly small here but you can resize it a lot and the Land Impact is only 12 at the largest size which is huge. Another name for this tree is the Lime or Basswood and when in bloom its flowers will fill the air with beautiful aroma. You can make linden flower tea, it’s delicious. As a herb the linden blossom is a diaphoretic that makes you ‘sweat’ out fevers, infusions of freshly picked linden blossom are calming and soothing. Some of these older trees have become healing shrines over time and places of pilgrimage where they are known as “Mary Trees”. The heart shaped leaf has also been linked with love and when two people wanted to get married in the old days, they simply pressed their thumbs against a linden trunk with the whole community in circle around them, then they were considered married.

TLC Home Collection has all those cute meerkats and more in a gacha, find them over at ULTRA new round. If you use them in a more natural environment there’s also a couple of meerkat babies in a sand burrow that are equally enchanting. The little robin you’ll find at the mainstore.

Don’t forget – ULTRA and Illuminate are on the same sim, opposite to each other, so you can do all your shopping at once!

Here’s the Home & Garden products I used today, in detail:-

Products at Illuminate

1.{LORE}  – Spring Garden Nook – LI 7 – C/M – seats 3 with singles and couples animations – also texture change for stone – mossy, gray, brown and dark stone plus Ivy – light, dark and none, plus Vines – light, dark and bark

2. Lucas Lameth
Sculptures in Black Iron, Gold, Silver Bronze
(luc) Whispering Ginkgo, Bronze/Wall – LI 5
(luc) Elegant Crane V2, Black Iron – LI 1
(luc) Dandelion Thistle Sculpture, Iron (Low LoD, Less LI) – LI 3
All Copy/Modify

3. Little Branch
LB_Grass.V4{Animated}Mesh – animated grass – LI 5
LB_Snakeweed{Animated}*Summer-B – LI 2
LB_Hill-v1{Low Li} – LI 1
LB_WildLindenTree.v1{Animated}4Seasons – LI 3 – LI 12 depending on size – mine was small at LI 3 – choose from Fall 1, Fall 2, Winter, Spring, Spring 2, Summer seasons via HUD
All Copy/Modify

4. MAD MATCH
Cloverfield with ladybirds – LI 1
Set also includes single clover with ladybird and single clover with stem and ladybird

5. Moss&Mink
These are the plant pots from a set of décor by Moss&Mink that also includes a very comfy snuggle bed in PG and Adult plus room divider in black and white
{moss&mink} Plant – Palm (Black) – LI 1 – C/M – tinted by me!
{moss&mink} Plant – Ficus (Black) – LI 1 – C/M
Cloverfield with ladybirds – LI 1

6. Granola.
These are the tulip jugs from a lovely set with has dining table, chair, tulip centre pieces and the jugs.

7. Raindale
Littlevale gacha
Raindale – Littlevale flower pots – LI 1
Blue and Yellow Flower Lamps – with and without hanging chain – LI 1
Blue and Yellow Flower Lanterns – sets of 2 – LI 1 each
Raindale – Littlevale flowerbed fountain – LI 4
Raindale – Littlevale tabouret with flower – LI 1
Raindale – Littlevale ladder with lights – LI 2, modified

Other Home & Garden products:-

!Deelish-ous Designs

Fairy Flower Meadow Blues – LI 3 – Transfer/Modify so be careful when you place it and pick it up, you’ve only got one of these little beauties!

TLC Home Collection,
Robin _standing – LI 1 – from Songbirds Collection
TLC Butterfly Watering Can – LI 2
Animated Meerkat Collection – gacha, currently at ULTRA

3 Rares and 9 Commons to collect!
1_TLC Meerkat Adult Lookout_RARE
2_TLC Meerkat Pup Inspecting_RARE
3_TLC Meerkat Adult Nursing_RARE
7_TLC Meerkat Pups Playing_Common
9_TLC Meerkat Pup Looking up_Common
10_TLC Meerkat Adult Sunbathing_Common

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Home & Garden Expo 2017 – Garden Idyll

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As it’s a bank holiday weekend, I thought today we could have a Garden Idyll.  You know the sort of thing – nothing to do but laze around in the garden (with no thought as to actually gardening) or scurry indoors to the sun room for tea if the skies turn grey.

As usual, you can click on the pictures for the larger versions, and all items are detailed below with direct SLurls to the Home & Garden 2017 Expo stalls.

First of all, we need a Sun Room, so here’s one By Dorian, a lovely medium sized building that is both cosy and manageable for a small garden.

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The daft sheep by Toys Design invites you to sit on him, and my daft Shib has already taken up residence in that fabulous Ficus Alcove by Organica. The fountain is also By Dorian, flower buckets by Raindale.

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Items by Organica, the potted “Hens & Chicks” are the Donation items. These are Sempervivum succulent plants and they are often used on roof gardens for their variegated colour display and drought resistant properties.  I’ve also included the paving stones tile, Hyacinth plants and Hyacinths in Pots which you can purchase in a FatPack at the Organica stall.

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The other side of the Sun Room is a bit of a grove for faeries.  These beautiful items (including the fairy meadows) are all by Deelish-ous Designs and I do urge you to visit their stall at the Expo, its one of the most enchanting.

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Fae folk in the trees…

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… and taking a nap in a matchbox! Can you believe this cute little item is only 4 Land Impact?

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Inside the Sun Room are lots of items to remind you about gardening *laughs* .  I just love that potting shelf with a multitude of pots and a watering can – it’s part of a gacha by Feather & Nest.  The patio set is by Bee Designs and is one of their Donation items. You even get the grass and flowers with it. Garden Candles are by ChiC Buildings and they’re giving off a warm glow and that magnificent Fig Tree and Swan Deco on the wall is by La Luna Nature & Art.

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Meanwhile, at the other end of the Sun Room, you can see I’ve been doing some work on the car.  I dragged the paint machine inside in case of rain showers!  Gacha item by Mesh India.

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With rain clouds threatening, it’s time to retire to the forest where we can huddle around the fire and stuff our faces courtesy of Raindale’s wonderful Forestholm gacha. I went to get some more sandwiches and when I returned, this was the scene awaiting me. Comatose dogs and some forest wildlife encroaching on my tea! Only the kitten was alert and I’m not sure if she was just eyeing the cupcakes 🙂

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Here’s the Home & Garden items in detail:-

OUTSIDE
[ Organica ] Cobblestone & Moss Framed Landscaping Tile
[ Organica ] Hyacinth – various colours in FatPack
[ Organica ] Potted Hyacinths – various pots in FatPack
[ Organica ] Ficus Alcove 1 – LI 17
[ Organica ] Potted Hens & Chicks (RFL Blue)
[ Organica ] Pail Potted Hens & Chicks – half pot to place against wall

By Dorian – Wishing Fountain – LI 9
By Dorian– Summer House – LI 22
Sit on me SHEEP Male by Toys Design – there’s also a female Sheep, both Donation items

Raindale ~ Flower buckets 1 – 3 – 5 colours for petals – 1 – 2 LI – Copy/Modify

All by Deelish-ous Designs – as below
Fairy Flower Meadow Blues
Fairy Flower Meadow pink/reds
Fairy Flower Meadow orange/yellows
Fallen Log Hope Bench ~RFL 2017 Deelish-ous Designs Hunt item
Fairy Jars Display Tree
Fairy Sleeping in Matchbox 4 LI

+Half-Deer+  – Shiba Inu – Sleepy (not Expo)

INSIDE
Mesh India – Car Decor Paint Machine LI 13 – from gacha on Hope 5

Bee Designs – Wrought Iron Patio Set

ChiC Buildings – Garden Candle Trio

Feather & Nest – Items from Gardening Gacha
Feather & Nest – Gpg – Gardening Shelf – Rare
Feather & Nest – GPg – Crate with Pots
Feather & Nest – GPg – Pots with Spring Bulbs
Feather & Nest – GPg – Pots with a Garden Trowel

La Luna – Nature & Art: Fig tree mesh LI 3 – large tree resized to 1 LI
La Luna – Nature & Art: Swans in love ( Mesh LI 1 )

PLAAKA Rhubarb(on soil) – from Rhubarb Set (not Expo)

FOREST

Raindale ~ cupcake tray (H&G Expo hunt gift, hidden at Raindale Booth on Hope 6)

Forestholm gacha – 50L$ per play, 50% goes to RFL – this is on Hope 5
Raindale ~ Forestholm cushion – 6 solo sits
Raindale ~ Forestholm cushions (deco)
Raindale ~ Forestholm bonfire – on/off, particles & sound
Raindale ~ Forestholm bench – 7 solo & 6 couples poses
Raindale ~ Forestholm table
Raindale ~ Forestholm tea set
Raindale ~ Forestholm fallen tree – 9 solo & 7 couples poses
Raindale ~ Forestholm basket
Raindale ~ Forestholm lantern
Rare ~ Raindale ~ Forestholm swing – 14 solo & 7 couples poses

Animals:-
TLC Home Collection –  Sleepy Dalmatian from Animated Puppies gacha

JIAN Munchkin Kittens gacha – Siamese Companion Kitten
JIAN :: Squirrel (Wanderer) from Squirrel Tree Set
JIAN :: Nightingale Bird from Nightingale Tree Set
JIAN Scruffy Shepherds gacha –  14. Sleepy Adult

Landscaping:-
Fairy Flower Meadow Blues – Deelish-ous Designs – Expo!

Enchanted Woods v2 – 4 (clearing) – Studio Skye
8 Conifers .. 2 Prims(A)(2) (1m to 64m <-resizeable->) by Tobias Novi on MP

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That’s all for today. In my next post I’ll be showing you the new house from Spargel & Shine, plus some excellent furniture.  So until then…

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Home & Garden Expo 2017 – Welcome!

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My first post for this year’s RFL Home & Garden Expo, and it’s a big welcome.  The sims open at 12 pm SLT today and run to June 4th so there’ll be plenty of time to wander around and enjoy all the exclusive donation items.  I’ll be including large pictures for the multi designer scenes – so please click on the picture to enlarge it for a really good view.

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The Home and Garden Expo raises money for Relay For Life of ®Second Life (RFL of SL). Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature fund raising event, and RFL of SL is one of its virtual counterparts. You can find more information about RFL of SL – HERE

 

Expo exhibitors are required to have two 100% donation items at the Expo. These items must be new and exclusive to the Expo for the duration of the event.  100% of registration fees, sponsorship fees and donation items are paid to Relay For Life of Second Life. 50% of the proceeds from the gachas will be paid to RFL and 100% of the 10L hunt items.

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I’m assigned to the Hope 4 sim which is an interesting mixture of interior and exterior designs and buildings plus breedables – which I love!  After I’ve blogged most of the stuff from Hope 4, I’m free to blog designer from the  other eight Hope sims.  Today, it’s a garden scene with some really lovely items.  Don’t forget to click on the picture for a larger view.

Here’s what I used in the picture – SLurls will be direct landmarks!

Fairy Flower Meadow Blues – LI 5 – Deelish-ous Designs
RFL donation gift 1 – Welcome Ostrich – LI 8 – Darkmatter
OTB! Shabby Greenhouse – LI 14 – Outside the Box
OTB! Potting Table – LI 12
.::Hazeel::. Hope Stones – LI 6
.::Hazeel::. Hope Sign – LI 4
FLOWERBED tra w LILAC&LAVENDER – LI 7 – EED Home & Garden – Exquisite Eye Decoration.
FLOWERBED tra w MIXED FLOWERS – LI 8
FLOWERBED tra w BIRCH&HYDRANGEA – LI 15

Tomorrow, I’ll be tackling the Breedables on Hope 4 – there will be cuteness!

Cheers, m’dears 🙂