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Barby on the Beach

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One of the best places for a BBQ is on a beach at the height of summer. There’s always the sea to cool off in if it gets too hot. My BBQ set here is by [CIRCA] and it’s mega interactive.  You can set up and cook on the Barby, and then rez and serve from the Food and Drink Tables where there are lots of options.  Designer, Cherelle, is certainly spoiling us here!

At the front of the scene is Raindale’s beautiful vintage set which is made for the Vintage Fair and if you haven’t been to this annual Event yet do pop along and see all the products – there are masses.  The radio is already set up for various stations so you’ll be able to enjoy that aspect along with the copious beach towel poses, Designer, Keira, makes her own so you won’t find those anywhere else.

My other Sponsor here is Little Branch and if you want the best in palms, look no further!  You get extra landscaping items in the pack suitable for the tree’s natural habitat, such as beach sand, dry grass and snakegrass, and these are always welcome!  I really like the bendy palm, it’s architecturally pleasing, and you can do a lot to enhance the landscaping of any tropical scene with these palm packs.

Now, Alexa will love what’s cooking on the BBQ… juicy steaks!

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

Sponsors:- [CIRCA], Raindale, Little Branch
Others:- MADRAS, JIAN, Cube Republic, Landscaping by Felix, Mesh Plants by Reid Parkin
Events:- The Boardwalk Event, The Final Winter Event, The Vintage Fair

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

 

[CIRCA], currently at The Boardwalk Event to June 15th
“Galloway’s” BBQ Pavilion w/ Lights – Natural Wood – LI 20 – Copy – 8 single female leans & stand positions and 4 single male stands

[CIRCA] – “Galloway’s” Food & Serve Table – Natural Wood(Giver) – LI 11 – Copy – Includes single items: Tin Cup of soda, BBQ Chicken, BBQ Corn, BBQ Sausage, Beef Kabob, Sausage Coil, Shrimp skewer, Butter bun & Devilled egg (9 options total)

[CIRCA] – “Galloway’s” Food & Drink Table – Natural Wood(Giver)- LI 18 – Copy = Touch anywhere for food & drink choices. Select from menu, your choice, and your item will auto attach to either the left or right hand. The hand objects include eating, drinking, or food place hold animations. To derez, touch item in hand for it to detach. Items are temporary, so they will not show in the user’s inventory. The menu access for these are set to public – Includes food plate items & drink: Beer for female, Beer for male, BBQ Chicken & sides plate, BBQ Sausage & sides plate, BBQ Steak & sides plate, Beef Kabob & sides plate, & Shrimp & sides plate (7 options total)

[CIRCA] – Fire Extinguisher (rez) – LI 3

[CIRCA] – “Galloway’s” BBQ Oil Drum – Black (6 poses) – LI 6 – 2 single female cooking positions, 3 male cooking positions, and 1 unisex leaning stand –
1) Touch Lid for Open / Close function.
2) Touch Drum bottom or coals for On / Off particle flames.
3) Touch grill for food rezzer menu – 6 food options to cook. If you want to clear the food, just press the “Clean-up” button in the menu. Foods include : Coil sausages, steaks 1, steaks 2, food mix, food mix 2, & food mix 3. The menu rez access is owner only.

[CIRCA] – “Galloway’s” Beer Barrel – Redwood – LI 1

Raindale, currently at the Vintage Fair

This is a beautiful vintage beach set of parasol, towels and radio
Southern Shore beach towel – PG – LI 2 – lovely poses for solo and couples
There’s also an Adult version available – texture change HUD
Southern Shore radio (yellow) – LI 1 – stations built in including a free URL for your own use
Southern Shore parasol – LI 3 – texture change HUD

 

Little Branch, currently at the Vintage Fair with the Tropical Palm Cluster and the Tropcial Palm V2 at The Final Winter Event
LB_TropicalPalm.v2{Animated} – LI 3 at this size – an unusual and beautiful shape
LB_TropicalPalm*Cluster{Animated} – LI 22 – cluster of nine gorgeous palms
LB_Snakeweed{Animated}*Summer-A – LI 2
LB_WildGrass*1Li{Dry} – LI 1

 

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JIAN
JIAN Splashy Spaniels 8. Liver Companion – LI 10 – gacha prize – Transfer Resize HUD

MADRAS trading as Mesh India
12 MI Pineapple Boat RARE – gacha prize from the Fruit Stall gacha – Transfer & Modify

Mesh Plants by Reid Parkin
Bird of Paradise – Large – LI 3 – Full Perm

Cube Republic
CR Cordyline ‘Turkish Delight’ 4 versions in pack – LI 1 each

Landscaping by Felix
2 Prim Mesh Beach Dune 17x10m copy/mody – LI 2
beach sand – LI 1
Felix – beach cliff background – modified for size – LI 5

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

 

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The Birds and the Bees

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“Sowing the Seeds
The birds and the bees
My girlfriend and me in love
Open hearts – feel about it
Open minds – think about it
Time to eat all your words
Swallow your pride
Open your eyes
High time we made a stand and shook up the views of the common man
And the lovetrain rides from coast to coast
Every minute of every hour – ” I Love a Sunflower ”
And I believe in lovepower, Love power, LOVEPOWER !!!”
~ from “Sowing the Seeds of Love” by Tears for Fears

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

Sponsors:- Granola., TLC Home Collection, Little Branch
Others:- Landscaping by Felix, Heart Botanicals, Just Animals
Events:- The Arcade Gacha, Equal10

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

Granola., currently at June Arcade Gacha Event

“The Homestead Experience”
Granola. Hen Home. RARE. – LI 12 at this size, rezzed at LI 7
Granola. Flower Trough. RARE – LI 7
Granola. Antique Water Pump Red. – LI 2 – versions in teal and white
Granola. Mossy Bee Hive 1. – LI 2 – also clean Bee Hives available
Granola. Mossy Bee Hive 2. – LI 2
Granola. Rustic Tomatoes. – LI 2
Granola. Rustic Avocados with Chiles. – LI 2
Granola. Blackberries. – LI 3
Granola. Honey & Berries. – LI 2
Granola. Farm Eggs. – LI 2
Granola. Wax and Soap Assortment – LI 2

Also Granola.
The April group gift is this lovely set called Lil’ Sprouts and it includes two sprout tins at LI 2 each and two glass misters for LI 1 each – metal and copper.

Granola. Beatrice Wooden Tray. – LI 1 – goes very well with the gacha set!

TLC Home Collection
Hens and rooster from the Chicken gacha – Transfer & Modify
TLC Rooster – LI 1, TLC Chicken Standing – LI 1 – various colours
Set their sounds from zero to 10

Little Branch, currently at Equal10 until June 5th
LB_ Elm Shrub {Animated} 4-Seasons – LI 5 – spring, summer, autumn, winter
pack also contains Wild Grass dry LI 1, Grass 1 Winter, Hill v1, Hill v1 Winter

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Landscaping by Felix
Wild Flower Way Hill Addon by Felix(#1) 9x9m – LI 11
Wild Flower Way Hill Addon by Felix(#2) 12x6m – LI 11

Wild Flower Hollyhock by Felix 1 Shape-10 Colors blue 1a – LI 1
Wild Flower Hollyhock by Felix 1 Shape-10 Colors lila 4 – LI 1
Wild Flower Hollyhock by Felix 1 Shape-10 Colours orange 2a – LI 1

Mesh Pansy With 15 Texture Changer by Felix – LI 1 – change all flowers to 15 different textures via HUD

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

Just Animals by Hannah Kozlowski
Bee Animated – LI 1 each – pack also contains flying Bee

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

It’s an ill wind

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It’s an ill wind… that blows nobody any good! These lucky birds found more than a raft had washed up on their beach last night 🙂

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

Sponsors:- .:Tm:.Creation
Others:- JIAN, Landscaping by Felix
Events: – Versus Event, Tres Chic Event

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

.:Tm:.Creation

1. TS1 The Anchor Tropical Scene, currently at the Versus Event to April 30th
This is an original Mesh Beach tropical scene with rocks, anchor, flowers, stump, exotic plant, cormorant and toucan on perches.
Land Impact: 18 – Approximate sizes meters: 7.4 wide x 4.4 deep.
Ground Leaves: Land Impact 0.5
* Materials have been enabled and you’ll be able to unlink all the pieces and use them as you wish… if you do that to copy pieces, don’t forget to link all back up again thus reducing Land Impact

2. S37 Sea Dream raft, currently at Tres Chic to April 10th
This is an original Mesh Raft with decors and animations. It’s available in both PG and Adult versions!
Wooden rustic Raft with blanket, pillow and decors
Land impact: 18 – Approximate sizes: meters 3.4 wide x 4.5 deep.
Tray Drink with decors – Land impact: 3 Here’s the animations:-

PG Version: 264 animations 30 sec loop x each: 89 PG couple poses – 7 PG Scene Sequence for couple – Solo: 2 single sit (F/M 86 poses)
ADULT Version: 424 animations 30 sec loop x each: 89 PG + 80 ADULT couple poses – 7 PG + 6 ADULT Scene Sequence for couple – Solo F or M: 2 single sit (F/M 86 poses)

* Materials have been enabled and you’ll be able to unlink all the pieces and use them as you wish… if you do that to copy pieces, don’t forget to link all back up again thus reducing Land Impact

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JIAN

Birds from the “Flamingo Collection” (on James Flamingo texture) which has been updated to include companion and wanderer versions as well as these static, texture change birds
JIAN Flamingo Collection :: Static – Leg Up R – LI 1
JIAN Flamingo Collection :: Static – Gaze L – LI 1
JIAN Flamingo Collection :: Static – Sit L – LI 1

Landscaping by Felix
Mesh Land Wall Tropic Palm Version 15 prim = 25 x 25 x 0.8 metres – LI 13 at this size

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Cherry Blossom Magick

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When you mix Dragons and Red Headed Cranes you are bound to create Magick!

I’m featuring the beautiful Shabby Corner Desk by Dragon Magick Wares today which is on offer for Syndicate Sunday. This useful piece of furniture will fit perfectly into any corner of your home and increase the available surface area so you’ll be able to place out yet more of your precious ornaments… what could be better! And it’s only L$69 for the duration of the Event.

Syndicate Sunday is a discount shopping event that runs once a month. It will start on the first Sunday of every month and run through to the second Sunday of the month for an 8-day Event in all. Items will be at out Designer’s stores, not an Event area.

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

Sponsors:- Syndicate Sunday, Dragon Magick Wares, Serenity Style, TLC Home Collection, 22769 [Bauwerk]
Others:- Landscaping by Felix, Air, HEXtraordinary
Events: – Syndicate Sunday

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

Syndicate Sunday BlogFlickr – runs from January 6th – 13th
Dragon Magick Wares – Shabby Corner Desk – LI 2

Also other pieces by Dragon Magick Wares
Spirit Dragon Lantern – LI 3 – on/off lantern with good radius of light
Watercolor Dragon – LI 1

Serenity Style

Merloc Rusty Hall – LI 17 – also contains lantern with candle

22769, prizes from the Tea Ceremony gacha
22769 – Tea Set – COMMON – LI 2 – Transfer & Modify
22769 – Jade Buddha – Gift of the Guardians – LI 1 – Transfer & Modify

TLC Home Collection
Animated Red-crowned Crane – LI 2
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Landscaping by Felix
Found in the Japanese Section – Sakura Pond 12 x 7 metres footprint – LI 11

Air – prize from the Flower Lantern gacha
7) Air_Flower Lantern_Cherry Blossom pink – Transfer & Modify

HEXtraordinary
Zen Juniper Bonsai – LI 1 (this piece also has a table)

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Sweet Summer Evening

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“All things rejoiced beneath the sun; the weeds,
The river, and the cornfields, and the reeds;
The willow leaves that glanced in the light breeze,
And the firm foliage of the larger trees.” ~ from Summer & Winter by Percy Bysshe Shelley

At home this week we had a taste of what would normally be late summer heat humidity.  After some mighty thunderstorms it’s now back to lower temperatures interspersed with rain.  It made me recall my favourite time of day in summer and I think it’s those balmy summer evenings where it’s still warm enough to stretch out on a deck chair and enjoy a good novel! The stars are not out at that time but it is rather magical and the songbirds take advantage of this quieter period to mark their territories.  At least that’s what the ornithologists would have you believe but I think they sing also out of sheer joy.  It’s not for nothing that prayers in various spiritualities are said that this time.  Eventide is an old fashioned word that describes well the romantic, peaceful feeling you get when the heat of the day has faded into an acceptable temperature and you can rest up for a while, contemplating life, the universe and everything

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

Illuminate Event – current through to June 13th. If you haven’t visited go now – there’s some wonderful products out.

1. *PAN*–  Rustic Wooden Arbour – LI 10 default – Copy & Modify – enlarged for this shot and sunk into the ground.  Here’s this beautiful garden arbour in full…


2. Nourish . wild nectar sofa – LI 12 – Copy & Resizer
Also… nourish . fresh air – chair – LI 5 – sunk into ground here so that only the cushion pad is showing!
nourish . fresh air – lamp – LI 1 – texture change for orange, pink, blue, green and grey – Copy & Modify – see mainstore for this set

3. {LORE} – Serenity Stone Lotus – LI 1 – reduced in size from default – Copy & Modify
{LORE} – Serenity Firebowl – LI 2 – reduced in size – Copy & Modify

4. Feather & Nest
Strange Woodland gacha
Rares – Stump and Chair 1
Commons – Tiny Mushrooms on Moss, Mushroom Lamp, Fern & Swirls, Flower Cup, Plate 2, Bowl v2, Big Mama Mushroom, Strange Flowers, Vine Set Vine 1, 2 and 3, Olive Vine, 1, 2 and 3

 

JIAN – Forest Cats Pack
1. JIAN Forest Cat Static – Walk – LI 2
2. JIAN Forest Cat Static – Paw – LI 1

Landscaping by Felix
Mesh Forest Hill Landscape – LI 77 with footprint 32 by 32 metres – Copy & Modify

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Secrets of the Forest

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The trees part to reveal a magical clearing in the forest and we see that people are not the only ones who enjoy picnics as the Eurasian Lynx family have a day out 🙂

The pergola and fountain are part of a beautiful contemporary garden set from unKindness that’s out at the new edition of FaMESHed. It’s a versatile set as I’ve used some of the brown coloured pieces in a forest setting, there are also pieces in black and white plus pergolas with hedge backing instead of the fence version that you see here.

The Landscaping is a medley of pieces formed into a forest setting and it’s by Felix, please do go and visit his sim for inspiration and sheer beauty. You’ll be as amazed as I was at the low Land Impact of his products. That stunning tree is by Little Branch and there’s versions of the flowers – pink, pink 2 and white. The wild orchids all come from the genus Bauhinia and they have large thick leaves with striking fragrant flowers. They bloom from early November through to the end of March. They are now cultivated in many areas but are generally far eastern exotic trees. The following picture shows the white blossom option.

 

 

The Eurasian lynx are medium sized wild cats native to Siberia, Central, Eastern and Southern Asia, and parts of Northern, Central and Eastern Europe. They were on the endangered list at one time but selective breeding and the re-introduction of small populations into forested areas have made their numbers more stable nowadays. They have large webbed and furred paws which act like snowshoes and their coats thicken during the harsh winters. In the summer they have a short, reddish or brown coat as shown here. They’ve been observed to mew, hiss, growl and purr like domestic cats, they will ‘chatter’ at prey that is just out of reach. Eurasian Lynx are secretive and because their vocalisations are very quiet and seldom heard, their presence in an area may go unnoticed for years, apart from their tracks in the snow. Here’ s a cub on unKindness’s excellent cuddle picnic blanket and the wicker basket tulip/wine piece is included.

 

 

Here’s details of all the Home & Garden products I used today:-

unKindness – “Contemporary Garden Set” which comprises:-
Fence Pergola (LI 6), Hedge Pergola (LI 6) and Fountain (LI 6) in White, Black and Brown versions, also Hedges (LI 1) in Cement and White.
(currently at the new edition of FaMESHed)

Landscaping by Felix (a medley from his forest items – check out his excellent sim with loads of landscaping items for very few prims)

Prizes from the Land of Rainbows Easter Egg Hunt
Still on until April 6th and well worth doing, there’s 70 prizes to find.  You’ll be able to use a good proportion of the prizes well after Easter!

1. unKindness – uK – Spring Brunch Cuddle Blanket – LI 4
uK – Spring Brunch Wine Basket – LI 2 – lovely wicker basket of tulips with couple of bottles of wine

2.  Duvet Day – [DD] Spring Blooms Decor only Chair – LI 3

Little Branch
White Orchid Tree and Bird Flower – Tree is LI 12 at default size and has a texture changer for 2 pinks and 1 white flowers
Bird of Paradise Flower is LI 3 as rezzed and has a flowers Menu for blue, yellow, pink and lime colours
at Sense Event

TLC Home Collection,  mainstore
From the “Eurasian Lynx Collection” which includes a family group on habitat.
TLC Lynx Adult Laying – LI 3
TLC Lynx Kitten Perched – LI 2
TLC Lynx Kitten Standing – LI 1

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

The Library in the Woods

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“Owl,” said Rabbit shortly, “you and I have brains. The others have fluff. If there is any thinking to be done in this Forest–and when I say thinking I mean thinking–you and I must do it.”
― A.A. Milne, The House at Pooh Corner

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Here’s the Home & Garden products I used :-

Raindale‘s new rustic set, currently at The Liaison Collaborative
Can be purchased individually or in a full set
Raindale – Bitterwood lamp – LI 2 – touch to switch on/off – 2 versions – with and without the books
Raindale – Bitterwood bookshelf – LI 9

Dysfunctionality – texture change landscaping (Autumn Shades)
[DDD] Fluffy Grass
[DDD] Whispy Forest Tree
[DDD] Twinkling Leafy Bush

Larger background trees – Dream Tree – Landscaping by Felix
A magnificent tree for only 3 Land Impact

ForegroundPLAAKA – Hydrocharitaceae Drift (from Lost Garden House gacha)
Try mainstore and Marketplace resellers

Autumn forest leaves texture – Vita’s Ground Textures

Apple Fall – Gourds in Vintage Bowl

Animals & Birds
TLC Home Collection – Songbirds – Chaffinch and Bullfinch
Happy Mood – HPMD* Sitting Rabbit M
[Black Bantam] Baby Bob Cat Cub 02
+Half-Deer+ Secret Garden Bunny – Sakura – Run (not a gacha)

 

Cheers, m’dears 🙂