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Shades of Lilac

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My object today was to create a peaceful room based on the colour white, so most of the products here are actually white. However, after I’d fiddled around with various Windlight settings I came up with this beautiful lilac wash which is rather pleasing and calm and created the atmosphere I was after.

The scene is set on the ground floor of Galland Homes “Cape Hatteras” and the light on the floor is reflected from the mass of windows at the front.  I think this is one of my favourite virtual homes of all time because not only do you get airy upper balconies and a comfortable porch back and front on the ground floor, but the amount of windows overall is nigh on perfect for calm and light within the house. The flooring is equally pleasing with a good mix of tiling and wooden floorboards. Cape Hatteras back in RL is the name of a thin, broken  strand of islands off the coast of North Carolina which have a humid, subtropical climate and can be rather turbulent and subject to storm damage. No doubt Designer Rob Galland got his inspiration from the sort of colonial homes that would manage well in that weather.

 

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I’m also featuring a posh new glass console set by Fancy Decor which includes pictures and you’ll find at Collabor88, a stunning fireplace and mirror set in three colour options by unKindness at April FaMESHed and a beautiful daybed set with matching chamomile accessories by Granola. and that’s also at FaMESHed.

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There’s an interesting tale about the origin of lilacs and it’s from Greek mythology.  It revolves around the God Pan, the lord of forests and fields, and at one time he was madly in love with a nymph named Syringa. Pan could be rather an overwhelming God and one day he chased after Syringa through the forest quite frightening her.  To disguise herself, she turned into a lilac shrub. To Pan’s surprise, he could not find Syringa on that occasion, but he did find the shrub. Because a lilac shrub consists of hollow reeds, he cut the reeds and created the first pan pipe. The scientific name for lilac is Syringa vulgaris, and the name is derived from the Greek word “syrinks” which means pipe.

Lilac meanings vary throughout different cultures and time periods.

  • The Celts regarded the lilac as “magical” due to its incredibly intoxicating fragrance.
  • During the Victorian Age, the giving of a lilac was meant to be a reminder of an old love. In fact, widows were often seen wearing lilacs during this period.
  • In Russia, holding a sprig of lilac over the newborn would bring wisdom.
  • In the United States, the lilac is the official state flower of New Hampshire and represents the ‘hardy’ nature of its people.

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Here’s full details of the products I used in the scene today:-

Sponsors:- unKindness, Fancy Decor, Granola., Chez Moi Furnitures, [ zerkalo ], Galland Homes
Others:- Soy., JIAN, Apt B
Events: – FaMESHed, Collabor88

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

unKindness, currently at April FaMESHed
“Avery Fireplace & Mirror”
uK – Avery Fireplace White – LI 5 – slightly modified for glow
uK – Avery Mirror White – LI 2
Other versions in brown and black are equally beautiful

Fancy Decor, currently at Collabor88
“Capo Collection”
Fancy Decor: Capo Console – LI 1
Fancy Decor: Capo Figure Drawings – LI 1 each
Fancy Decor: Capo Stacked Boxes – LI 1
Fancy Decor: Capo Magazine Stack A and B – LI 1 each
Fancy Decor: Capo Vases 1 and 2 – LI 1 each
Fancy Decor: Capo Wire Sculpture – LI 1
Fancy Decor: Capo Console – LI 1
Fancy Decor: Capo Candle Holder – LI 1 – flickering flames

Other pieces by Fancy Decor
Fancy Decor: Thorne Lamp – LI 1 – on/off via touch
Fancy Decor: White Vase – LI 1 – Transfer & Modify – from the Royce Collection
Fancy Decor: Grass Planter – LI 2 – from the Russell Collection
Fancy Decor: Couperin Rug – LI 2

Granola., currently at April FaMESHed
“Beatrice Set”
Beatrice Daybed:
PG & Adult, Painted metal with four colour options – charcoal, cream, lavender grey and mist – LI 13
**FATPACK BONUS includes both cream and charcoal painted metals for all daybeds.
PG includes –
18 Bento Cuddles
22 Male Animations Bento Mixed
23 Female Animations Bento Mixed
Adult Includes –
25 Bento Adult Animations
18 Bento Cuddles
22 Male Animations
23 Female Animations

Beatrice Chamomile Vases. 1 LI Each

Beatrice Scalloped Wooden Tray. 1 LI

100% Original Mesh and Textures.
Materials Enabled.

 

Chez Moi Furnitures
1. Orchid Colours – LI 5 – click for texture changer – cherry, lilac, pink, purple, red and white

2. RARE – Deluxe Piano White (PG) – LI 3 – with solo play piano and couples romantic animations including play together, tender kiss and chill out (adjust and swap facility) – Transfer & Modify

[ zerkalo ]
[ zerkalo ]  “All White” gacha – Canopy – Transfer & Modify
[ zerkalo ] “Halloween in White” gacha – Tea Set – LI 1 – Transfer & Modify
[ zerkalo ] “True Love” gacha – Box with Roses White – LI 2 – Transfer & Modify

Galland Homes
Cape Hatteras by Galland Homes – LI 168 – excellent Land Impact considering what you’ve got here!

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Apt B
Apt B // Gacha Flowers – LI 2 – Transfer & Modify
Apt B // Gacha Antlers – LI 2 – Transfer & Modify

JIAN
Ragdoll Cat Collection :: Wanderer – LI 6 at this size which is 10% less than normal – resize/set sound, name, textures, phantom, wander and radius via HUD

Soy.
Soy. Turntable [Whiteness – Limited Version] – start turntable, stop turntable, strobe on, strobe off, cue on, cue off via HUD

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

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Everything stops for tea

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April Syndicate Sunday has some wonderful bargains you won’t want to miss. Harvest Moon’s offer is for an English style cottage surrounded by a beautiful cottage garden. It contains typical flowers such as hollyhocks, petunia and Canterbury bells and you even get butterflies!

The cottage garden is one that country folks aspire to but despite its carefree appearance, it’s artfully arranged and takes a lot of looking after. Nearly every garden will have its resident robins who will enthusiastically defend their territories and clear up a lot of garden pests in the process. There will also be some sort of sitting area so the fortunate residents can take tea in the afternoons/mornings/whenever. Yes, the English are addicted to their tea and cakes, it’s such a pleasant ritual though!

The furniture set I added to the scene really matches the cottage so well, it’d be a shame not to purchase both of them. Although the Adirondack style is more NE New York, it’s been adopted all over and I notice that my RL neighbours have just this sort of set they keep in their garden shed over winter and break out in the spring. It’s surprisingly adaptable. There are 3 sets available by [CIRCA] in different woods.

Syndicate Sunday is a mainstore discount shopping event that runs once a month. This month it’s on from April 7th to April 14th. All items are only L$69 each! Check out the website for more details.

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

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

Sponsors:- Syndicate Sunday, Harvest Moon, [CIRCA], Fancy Decor
Others:- *RnB*, Cog & Fleur
Events: – Syndicate Sunday

1. Harvest Moon
I used the full version here (includes the cottage and the surrounding landscaping for LI 350. Using the cottage alone will be LI 163. Includes rezzer. Click on butterflies in the garden to enable wing fluttering. Additional butterflies should be edited where you want them to be, then click on them to make them flutter and fly.

2. [CIRCA] – The Brookside Adirondack Sitting Set – there are 2 chairs with a half dozen animations each (all different) plus the fire table
[CIRCA] – “Brookside” Stone Fire Table – Black Marble – LI 3 – Transfer
[CIRCA] – “Brookside” Adirondack Chair B – Charcoal – 6 solo sits – LI 3 – Transfer
There’s a choice of 3 sets, Charcoal Wood (darker wood which I’ve used in the scene), Redwood (a beautiful warm wood), Shore Wood (a much lighter wood)
Click on the plaid cushion for texture change options – grey, marine, ocean, plum, blue, hunter, rose, wine, cranberry, caramel, mixed, neutral

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*Not Syndicate Sunday*

*RnB*
Robin Birds on Perch Deco – Sounds Menu (c) – LI 7 – extra cute!

Fancy Decor
Piece from the Etienne Entertaining Collection gacha, was at March Arcade so check resellers on Marketplace
Etienne Muffins – LI 2 – Transfer & Modify – scripted to give out muffins

Cog & Fleur, Vintage Designs
An excellent roleplay furniture and décor Designer
C&F Victorian Tea Set – Tea Pot w/ Lid – LI 2
C&F Victorian Tea Set – Tea Cup, Spoon & Saucer – LI 2

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Second Life Home & Garden Expo 2019 #4

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The Expo is almost over for this year, it’ll run right through to Sunday April 7th and has Events on that day. It’s been a great fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, so far L$2,168,000 has been collected. With bids coming in for the Auctions and votes for the H&G Decorating contest, no doubt that total will rise.

For my final post, I thought I’d try out a vintage scene featuring an Edwardian dining room.  If you’re into historical roleplay or just love that era of design, this post will be of particular interest.

The Edwardian era ran from 1901 to 1910 and was much lighter in style than the previous Victorian era.  After the heaviness, clutter and dark colours of Victorian interiors, folks wanted something new and cheerful. Edwardian style was a breath of fresh air and featured more informal, feminine décor with the beginnings of pastel colours and floral patterns. Influences at that time were the Art Nouveau and the Arts and Crafts movements and Queen Anne styling. Some influential designers were Thomas Sheraton for furniture, René Lalique for glassware and Louis Comfort Tiffany for lighting.

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

1. Spargel & Shine on Hope 9

I’m using the downstairs section in the Mathilda Cottage. It’s a beautiful home which is quite compact at 14 by 12 metres and has an open plan ground floor with stairs to the upper floor with its tiled roof and casement windows. There’s also a porch out front. Land Impact is 142 and the Mathilda has a versatile decorator menu, so you’ll be able to change exterior and interior walls and windows to your heart’s content with a great mix of texture options. I went with lilac walls and semi-tinted windows.

There’s also a couple of add-ons available, a window seat and a kitchen!

2. Eclectica on Hope 1

(Furniture and Homewear is on the third floor of the Eclectica mainstore)
From the Edwardian Dining Set – chairs also in amber, beige, black, green and pink cushion patterned seats
Edwardian dining chair_blue – LI 2 – 5 solo sits to cover a meal
Edwardian dining table – LI 6

Edwardian dinner place setting – LI 1

From the Edwardian Candlesticks set – 4 metal textures – on/off via touch
Edwardian candlestick_brass – LI 2

From the Edwardian Tableware set – 4 metals textures
Edwardian pitcher_brass – LI 1
Edwardian salt & pepper shakers_brass – LI 1
Edwardian gravy boat_brass – LI 1

3. Sahi Designs on Hope 5

Pieces from The Executive Den Mini Set 1
The Executive Den – Arm Chair – Walnut [PG] – LI 2 – texture change for leather, cushion and tartan drape – singles and couples Menus – also available in an Adult version
The Executive Den – Butler Table – Walnut – LI 12

Pieces from The Executive Den Mini Set 2 (available in Cedar, Mahogany and Walnut)
The Executive Den – Bookcase – Walnut [PG] – LI 20 – also available in an Adult version
The Executive Den – Fireplace – Walnut – LI 14 – on/off fire via touch
The Executive Den – Portrait of The Ladies – LI 2 – texture change for period portraits
The Executive Den – Floor Globe – LI 1
The Executive Den – Chandelier – LI 1 – on/off light via touch

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Fancy Decor: Printemps Rug – LI 1

Storax Tree – Vintage Plant Stand Palm Ai – LI 2 – Transfer with Resizer

{what next} – Draped Curtains (SILK) – LI 6 – texture change for pole and curtains

BaZar = Hyde – Flower centerpiece – LI 4

{vespertine} – spring crocus centerpiece / lilac – LI 1

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Dusk retreat

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Dusk is one of the nicest times of day to just sit and relax after a day’s work. And if you’re got a cuppa and a good book, it’s even better!

There are three stages of dusk. Civil dusk is when the geometric centre of the Sun’s disc goes 6 degrees below the horizon. The atmosphere still reflects some of the Sun’s light so the sky is bathed in reds and oranges. It’s an excellent time to take photographs of this softer, glowing sky. Nautical dusk happens when the Sun dips under the horizon by 12 degrees and it’s difficult to distinguish the sky from land or water, making it impossible for sailors to use the horizon as a navigation point. Most stars and constellations are now visible to the naked eye. Astronomical dusk is the official beginning of night time and the Sun is now 18 degrees below the horizon, however a very small portion of sunlight is still scattered across the sky so may prevent astronomers from observing some of the fainter stars and galaxies. Fascinating!

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

Sponsors:- Fancy Decor, Storax Tree
Others:- Apple Fall, Architect, Bad Unicorn, Ariskea, Two Moon Gardens
Events: – FaMESHed, The Saturday Sale

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

Fancy Decor, will be at April FaMESHed on 1st until 27th
Pieces from the Ruben Collection
Ruben Cactus Lamp – LI 1 – on/off via touch
Ruben Canvas – LI 1
Ruben Chair – LI 1 – 10 relaxing solo sits
Ruben Console Dresser – LI 2
Ruben Potted Plant – LI 1
Ruben Vase – LI 1

Also…
Fancy Decor: Succulent Bowl – LI 3 – from the Modular Outdoor Living Kit
Fancy Decor: Couperin Table – LI 1 – from the Couperin Collection

Storax Tree – join the Inworld group for some fantastic bargains every fortnight!
Group Gift
Clay and Bamboo Vases Au – LI 8 – Transfer/Resizer
Group Savings – only L$20
Feline Treasures – Naptime – Ginger Tabby e – LI 3 – Transfer/Resizer
Special Offer (in the Sales Room)
Area Round Rug A82 – LI 3

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Ariskea, Saturday Sale offer – L$75
[Calmly] Camomille basket [Decor][1] – LI 3 – also has a holdable version – two other colours available

[Bad Unicorn], Saturday Sale offer – L$75
Book Lamp – LI 3

Apple Fall
Juliette Teapot – LI 1 and Juliette Tea Cup, Honey & Lemon Tea – LI 1

Architect.
After hours Tray – LI 1

Outside the window, I was using:-
Two Moon Gardens – Wooden Path with Borders 1 – LI 21

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Tasty!

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Gabriel: That gal from the Beeb looks tasty…
Pooper: Those tartlets look tasty…

It was the beginning of another boiling hot summer’s day in Londinium City and Gabriel had finished setting up the Home & Garden scene ready for the photographer. It was all about Fancy Decor’s latest set and it was to be given top billing in the March edition of the prestigious H&G4U magazine.  Not surprising, since it was an accomplished buffet set that dispensed food and drink to guests and was highly suitable for celebratory occasions. He sat down on [Circa]’s Moroccan ottoman, and kicked off his boots.  It was just the right height for a comfortable lounge around, and that wasn’t the only piece he’d used from them. The room was full with [Circa]’s Syndicate Sunday bargain plants, just the way he liked it, and a Moroccan floor lamp from 22769 only added to the sultry theme.

Switching on the stylish Tartessos Arts television set, a very reasonably priced box of tricks, he clicked to the News Channel from the BBBC and fell into a dream as Harriet the reporter talked about products from the latest Equal10 Event.  Now she was tasty!  The efficacy of said products quite passed him by.

Meanwhile, Pooper the puppy had climbed up onto the floating coffee table, knocked off the champagne flutes, and was eyeing up the tartlet tray whilst his master’s attention was fully occupied. His thoughts were of equal tastiness.  We can only hope the photographer gets there in time to remove the pup and restore order because Gabriel is pretty useless at this point!

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Sponsors:- Fancy Decor, [CIRCA], Syndicate Sunday, 22769
Others:- Tartessos Arts, SPELL, REZZ ROOM, {-Maru Kado-}, Trompe Loeil
Events: – The Arcade Gacha, Syndicate Sunday, The A+ Event

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

Fancy Decor, currently at The Arcade gacha Event
Pieces from the “Etienne Collection” gacha – all will be Transfer & Modify

01 Fancy Decor: Etienne Buffet – white RARE – LI 5 – not shown
02 Fancy Decor: Etienne Buffet – black – LI 5 – RARE
03 Fancy Decor: Etienne Spa Water Dispenser – LI 3 – RARE – gives water
04 Fancy Decor: Etienne Bread Tray – LI 1 – gives snacks
05 Fancy Decor: Etienne Muffins – LI 2 – gives snacks
06 Fancy Decor: Etienne Cheese Cutter – LI 1 – gives snacks
07 Fancy Decor: Etienne Cheese Dome – LI 2 – gives snacks
08 Fancy Decor: Etienne Tiered Tray – LI 2 – gives snacks
09 Fancy Decor: Etienne Orange Juice Pitcher – LI 2 – gives Mimosa
10 Fancy Decor: Etienne Tartlet Trays – LI 1 – gives snacks
11 Fancy Decor: Etienne Champagne Cooler – LI 2 – gives Champagne
12 Fancy Decor: Etienne Salt and Pepper – LI 1
13 Fancy Decor: Etienne Champagne Glasses – set as 1 Mesh – not shown
14 Fancy Decor: Etienne Silverware – LI 1
15 Fancy Decor: Etienne Napkins – LI 1
16 Fancy Decor: Etienne Butter Dish – LI 1
17 Fancy Decor: Etienne Plate Stack – LI 1
18 Fancy Decor: Etienne Name Card (text changes) – 2 included – LI 1 each
19 Fancy Decor: Etienne Mirror – LI 2 – not shown
20 Fancy Decor: Etienne Glasses – set as 1 mesh – LI 2

Syndicate Sunday, runs through to to March 8th!
Syndicate Sunday is a mainstore discount shopping event that runs once a month. This month it’s on from March 3rd to March 8th. All items are only L$69 each!

1. Pieces from the [CIRCA] AZIZA range
There’s a number of sets offered in this range and each set is only L$69 except for the Planter Collection as you’ll be able to buy these separately for L$69 each or get 50% off the full pack of 14 planters for the duration of the Event.

The Aziza Moroccan Ottoman in Alum/Colours and The Aziza Moroccan Ottoman in Bronze/Vintage… The Aziza Hanging Fern Set… The Aziza Planter Collection in Naturals. I do urge you to go along and check these out asap as time is short for this Event!

Here’s what I used in the scene:-
[CIRCA] – “AZIZA” Bowl Vase – Snake Plant – Umber Ceramic (S) – LI 2
[CIRCA] – “AZIZA” Bowl Vase – Leafy Plant – Olive Ceramic (S) – LI 2
[CIRCA] – “AZIZA” Tall Vase – Tropica Plant – Russet Metal (S) – LI 2

[CIRCA] – “Aziza” Hanging Fern Basket (long) – LI 6

[CIRCA] – “AZIZA” Moroccan Ottoman – Bronze / Vintage – LI 3 – Texture change for Circlets, Olive Floral, Blue Mecca and Mixed Drops – 14 solo sits for ladies and 12 solo sits for gents
*All pieces are Copy only

If you love this range and want to collect more, the Aziza Moravian Star Light Sets in Aqua, Citrine, Crystal and Fire Quartz are also available at the mainstore and these are full price.

[CIRCA]
These are 2 pieces from the “Dawn Collection” which is a Retro Living Collection and has ranges in Warm tones and Cool tones so there’s lots of variety. In each range comprises of Low Leather Chair, Coffee Table Set, Deco Cascade Floor Light Set, Ceiling Light Trio Set and Area Rug Set. Texture changers make these sets versatile and the Area Rugs always include a good variety of toning colours.

I used:-
[CIRCA] – :DAWN: Floating Coffee Table – Cool Woods / Black Legs – LI 2 – texture change for white, shore, natural and smoke
[CIRCA] – :Dawn: Velvet Area Rug – Tan – LI 1
*Both pieces are Copy Only

For more info, check out the [Circa] Flickr with all the Vendor photos and start planning your next room decoration!  https://www.flickr.com/photos/30297775@N07/

22769 ~ [Bauwerk]
Moroccan Floor Lamp – gacha prize from the “Moroccan Love Affair” collection – LI 3 – adjustable light for brightness

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TARTESSOS ARTS
Idol TV System – LI 2 – scripted to fade pictures in and out, add whatever pictures you like but they need to have Transfer Permissions for the script to work. Be great to display your memories!

SPELL
Origami Curtain (White) – gacha prize – LI 4 – Transfer & Modify

REZZ ROOM, currently at The A+ Event to March 16th
American Bully Puppy Sit – gacha prize – LI 1 – Transfer & Modify

{-Maru Kado-}
Ikebana Lotus (white) – LI 2

Scene is set in part of Trompe Loeil‘s Kaede Cabin Natural – LI 50

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Fondue for you!

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During the 18th century the origin of fondue began in Switzerland as a way to use aged cheeses and breads to feed families who had limited access to fresh foods during the winter time. Producers of cheese and bread saw their busy season was during the warm months and that the food had to be saved by villagers to be used through the cold winter months. As the cheese would age and the breads became stale it became more difficult to eat. The local villagers found that if they heated the cheese with wines, garlic, and herbs they could dip their stale bread which would soften when dipped into the flavourful cheese mixture. This way of cooking together over one pot and eating by a warm cosy fire became a Swiss winter tradition known as fondue. The word fondue comes from the French word, ‘fondre’, which means ‘to melt’ and has since then been used to reference many other types of fondue for meats, chicken, seafood, and even chocolate.

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

Sponsors:- Fancy Decor, Granola., Salacity, KraftWork
Others:- Rezz Room, Sway’s, *LODE*, Crate, {what next}, Soy
Events: – Collabor88, UBER, The A+ Event, Shiny Shabby, Fifty Linden Friday

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

Fancy Decor, currently at Collabor88

Pieces from the “Couperin Collection”, a fondue set and small dining/bistro set – use indoors and outside on porches/decks
Couperin Chair – LI 3 – General sits and Dining animations with rezzables for ladies & gents
Couperin Table – LI 1
Couperin Fondue Set – LI 1
Couperin Bread Bowl – LI 1
Couperin Fondue Plate A and B – LI 1 each
Couperin Fondue Skewers – LI 1
Couperin Bottle and glasses – LI 1 each (rezzed as linked set)

Granola.
Pieces from the Carmella Set and Waverley’s Set
Granola. Carmella Vintage Shell Print1. and Print2. – LI 2 each
Granola. Carmella Bird Of Paradise. – LI 4 at this size
Granola. Waverly’s Lamp Gold.2 – LI 2

Salacity
Salacity – Caliper Shelf – LI 3 – oak, brass and melamine – plenty of room for your décor on this lovely piece, and the white shelves show off the products nicely

KraftWork, currently at UBER
Set also contains fully functional Shower, Sink and Toilet as extra pieces
KraftWork West of The Rain House – LI 96 – this is the porch area
There’s a living room and kitchen area, bathroom, 2 bedrooms – 100% Materials – footprint is 13 by 22 metres

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Rezz Room – American Bully Puppy Set gacha – 9 Commons and 1 Animesh Rare – L$70 per Play, currently at  The A+ Event to March 16th
[Rezz Room] American Bully Puppy Walk – LI 1 – Transfer & Modify gacha prize

Sways – Fifty Linden Friday set (Friday Feb 22nd)

[Febo] Flowerpot with Monstera – LI 5 at this size

*LODE* Decor, currently at Shiny Shabby Event, just started
*LODE* Decor – Pandora Peacock – LI 15 at this size

Crate
crate Famila Ranch Set ~ Rug – LI 2
crate Famila Ranch Set ~ Pinto Bean Cactus – LI 2

{what next}
Pieces from the Dahlia set which includes a tea trolley in tintable wood
{what next} Dahlia Lemonade Dispenser – LI 2
[what next} Dahlia Glasses Decor – LI 2
{what next} Dahlia Spring Water Bottles Decor – LI 1
[what next} Dahlia Lemonade Glasses Decor – LI 1
[what next} Dahlia Straws Decor – LI 1

{what next} Pothos Plant (small) – LI 1 – all the following have a texture change pot for patterns and plains, makes them so versatile!
{what next} Swiss Cheese Plant – LI 1
{what next} Snake Plant – LI 1
{what next} House Plant – Agave – LI 1

Soy
Soy. Reed Screen [Sudare] Dark – Down – LI 2

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Blue is the colour

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“I have a blue house with a blue window
Blue is the colour of all that I wear
Blue are the streets and all the trees are too
I have a girlfriend and she is so blue
Blue are the people here that walk around
Blue like my Corvette, it’s in and outside
Blue are the words I say and what I think
Blue are the feelings that live inside me” ~ Blue (Da Ba Dee) Eiffel 65

Although the lyrics maybe a wee bit sombre, the actual song is upbeat and enjoyable.  And I think that’s one of the diverse things about the colour blue. On the one hand it’s a great colour for interior design because it’s quite restful, intuitive and nourishing – it’s the colour of the sea and the sky after all – and on the other hand the emotion of ‘having the blues’ is also associated with the colour. What a dichotomy!

My pal Exis did a blue interior this week and so I thought I’d have a go, too. Not entirely blue, I admit, but it’s amazing what you can do with toning and contrast colours. It reminds me of peacock feathers. The JIAN Betta tank must get a special mention because it has such a low Land Impact and you can rez as many animated fish as will fit in the tank – a really good addition to your lounge which will add some life and colour.

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

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

Sponsors:- Fancy Decor, Builder’s Box, Architect.
Others:- JIAN
Events: – UBER, Builder’s Box After Hours

Fancy Decor, currently at UBER

Pieces from the Grantaire Collection:-
Fancy Decor: Grantaire Sofa (adult) – LI 11 – solo sits, couples cuddles and adult menus
Fancy Decor: Grantaire Armchair (adult) – LI 5 – solo sits and adult menus
Fancy Decor: Grantaire Mirrors – LI 1
Fancy Decor: Grantaire Pill Bookends – LI 1
Fancy Decor: Grantaire Frame – LI 1
Fancy Decor: Grantaire Magazine – LI 1 – reading this!
Fancy Decor: Grantaire Jugs – LI 1
Fancy Decor: Grantaire Lamp – LI 1 – on/off via touch
Fancy Decor: Grantaire Candle Holder – 3 of these at LI 1 each
Fancy Decor: Grantaire Sculpture – LI 1
Fancy Decor: Grantaire Nesting Tables – LI 1

 

Builder’s BoxAfter Hours Edition
1. Architect.
Architect. After hours Fireplace – LI 5 – scripted (slightly altered for my scene, please see vendor picture for total effect)
Architect. After Hours Decor Glass – LI 1
Architect. After hours Rug [A] – LI 4 – single, cuddle and adult menus

Architect. After hours Tray – LI 1
Architect. After hours Assenzio Bottle – LI 2
Architect. After hours Glass with Spoon – LI 2
Architect. After hours Empty Glass – LI 1
Architect. After hours Sugar Tray – LI 1

KraftWork
KraftWork Wall System – Tropical (ALIGN SCRIPT) – LI 1 – choose from mid blue, green leaves, green pineapple, leaves + white, full beige, full green, full white, beige birds, BW pineapple, flowers beige, samambaia, sweet flower textures as panels

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JIAN
Wall-Mounted Betta Tank – LI 6 and any fish you rez are LI 2 extra, choose from green, red, yellow, blue, blue/red, Cambodian fighting fish

JIAN ‘dorable Danes 8. Blue Wander Pup – LI 10 – Gacha prize – set name and radius of wander, resize, set to phantom and set sound – Permissions are Transfer only

Floor set-up by Moz

Cheers, m’dears 🙂