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Home & Garden Expo 2017 – Dream Boat

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Hope you’re all enjoying the Home & Garden Expo 2017!  The 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

I thought today, we’d do a bit of fantasy with 3rd Eye Perceptions’ amazing Wind of Change Boat. This stunning piece also has the Paper Birds as a separate item and in the photo I’d actually added this to my avatar, along with the lamp.  After much fiddling with both those pieces, which are really décor, I managed to get some good shots.  The boat has solo animations for ladies and gents.

 

I’m also showing the two Donation items from Jz for Men – board shorts and open shirt.  Jz is on Hope 7 and has some really nice mesh body compatible/standard sizing  apparel.

Later on, I went to Orcadi Island and met the hound who insisted on being in the photo. I don’t think the kitten was very happy about that!

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Here’s details of the Home & Garden pieces I used:-

3rd Eye Perceptions on Hope 4 (direct landmark)

Winds of Change Boat Lounge (basic)
Winds of Change Paper Birds

Duvet Day – Milan Lantern

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Nicehoon Langer at Tomato Park

JIAN Munchkin Kittens gacha :: Calico Held Kitten
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Details of avatar and apparel:-

Jz for Men on Hope 7 (direct landmark)

Denim Board Shorts – standard sizes XS – XL and mesh bodies for ADAM, AESTHETIC, SLINK and TMP
Jz for Men – Plain n Plaid Open Shirt – blue – standard sizes XS – XL

!!Smesh – sunglasses subway

Hair – Damselfly – Zain (non rigged) in dark browns HUD

7 Deadly s{K}ins –  Omega head applier – Devan Walnut v1 hairbase
7 Deadly s{K}ins –  Omega body applier – Walnut Trail V2 – GUYS department location

CATWA Daniel Bento Head
ADAM Mesh Body V1.4b
CATWA animated eyes n tears

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Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Dream Home in New Zealand

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KraftWork has a new house out – it’s called the “KraftWork Bach” and it’s available at the brand new round of Cosmopolitan.  New Zealand was the inspiration for this prefab with its sleek and elegant lines and wide deck out front.  It reminds me of loft living but with a more homely feel to it.  You could have it as a sky home or on a beach waterfront in an urban type background,  those are only two possibilities.  More details on the house in my information below.  Here, I’ve set it in some native landscaping which would have also had flowering Hebe bushes – if only I could have found some! Don’t forget, you can click on all the pictures for huge versions.

 

Nearly all of the furnishings are Donation items from Hope 4 –  RFL Home & Garden Expo 2017.  Have you been yet?  It’s a wonderful 9 sims worth of all sorts of H&G goodies and there’s also a hunt on. Each designer has provided two 100% Donation items.  Direct landmarks included in my information below.  From the Expo website, this is  a very useful guide to all the stores at the Expo so you can’t possibly get lost… can you *laughs* – HERE.

The KraftWork Bach has a delightful loft area with full views out of the glass wall. I’d find this a little too open for a bedroom myself, so have furnished it as an artist’s studio.  After all, with that excellent New Zealand light, it’d be a pity to waste it on a bedroom!

 

 

I used the back room as the preferred bedroom. Actually you could remove the divider (the other side is kitchen units) and you’d have one huge downstairs room for open living.  No sooner than I’d turned my back to check possible windlights for the photo,  the darn spaniel had leapt on the bed and gone to sleep – cheeky thing! There’ll be complaints about dog hair on the sheets now 🙂

 

 

This is a lovely area for a chillax zone! That colourful wall art you see is also included in the KraftWork Bach house.  KraftWork really spoil us with extras.  Look at the way the light falls in this picture. There’s some very clever lighting been done here, and it makes the house feel so inviting and peaceful.

 

 

Here’s all the Home & Garden items I used:-

KraftWork – “KraftWork Bach” New Zealand House – available at new round Cosmopolitan
Land Impact – 110, 26 by 56 footprint – Copy/Modify – includes house, deck, curtain and wall art in the pack! Pleas use the rezzer to rez it otherwise you’ll have trouble.

[ zerkalo ] – Seaside Treasures gacha – Lighthouse – LI 3 – currently at Shiny Shabby
[ zerkalo ] – Seaside Treasures gacha – Seashells – LI 3

JIAN – Splendid Spaniels 18. Upside Down Sleeper

Landscaping:-
Mesh Oxeye daisies (leucanthemum vulgare), Tropical Cordyline Plants (cordyline australis), Tree Ferns (dicksonia antartica) – Cube Republic

Mesh Grass 4-season – The Little Branch on MP

Vita’s 3D ground textures on- Vita Camino on MP

Heart Botanicals – WILDFLOWERS – Echinacea – various colours in pack

Home & Garden Expo 2017 items (with direct landmarks):-

Velvetena
Pieces from the Artist Loft gacha
She’s a Workaholic Desk
Hunt gifts – breakfast tray, wall sign, book pile and cacti tray

Chiana Oh – Original Digital Artwork
“Between Earth and Sky” series of three paintings on original Mesh picture frames – 1 LI each as rezzed. Materials have been enabled to give extra depth. Also check out this artist’s website

Eklektikos
PALLET BED – LI 14 – Copy only – 3 couples menus
BED LIGHT – LI 18 – Copy
PALLET CHAIR2 – PEACH – LI 4
Eklektikos offers a variety of items and they create for Biggies, Petites and everything in between.

Dark Matter
Seashell Plants gacha items – #2 and #3- Transfer only

3rd Eye Perceptions
Winds of Change Paper Birds – LI 2

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You can all rest now after that massive post!  I’ll be back again soon with some more EXPO items, and those will be a couple of the houses, I think. So until then…

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Home & Garden Expo 2017 – Breedables

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Well, I promised you cuteness today and lots of it!

For this post, I’m covering the Breedables on Hope 4. Breedables are Pets that are interactive, loveable (usually!) and also have babies. There’s generally a huge and lucrative market for sellers of baby boxes – whatever Breedable they may be – as the folks who breed them uncover new traits and special editions. That’s what makes the Breedables such fun. Not only do you get a delightful pet or two but you can also do things with them. Some of the Breedables can be ridden and raced – such as the horses. Most Breedables require food and other needs such as vitamins and medicine occasionally, these have to be purchased and the costs taken into consideration if you decide to go in for breeding. Please check your land rules to see if Breedables are allowed, sometimes they are not due to the scripting. However, there’s a big “awwws!” factor to them all and also more than a little bit of addiction. Look out for Groups associated with various Breedables, they are a big help when you’re first starting off and you’ll make lots of friends, too.

Hope 4 is sponsored by the Wonderful World of Meeroos. These adorable little chaps have been going for quite a while in Second Life® and they were amongst the first of the Breedables. They have a mythology, many breed lines and quite a lot of associated décor, for instance Meeroo homes (called Stumps because they were originally tree stumps). Meeroo donation items include a number of ribbons in different colours which will house various numbers of Meeroos. That means the little chaps won’t run off but will be contained within a preset radius on your land. Meeroos have really gone all out with the ribbons and if you visit their stand on Hope 4 you’ll see that each colour of ribbon raises awareness of different types of cancer. Other donation items are the revolving World Statue and the Meeroos Bookshelf.

Direct landmark to – Meeroos

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oYo Breedables have all sorts of cute animals that are both interactive and have babies. I spoke to Furget of oYo Breedables, I was lucky enough to catch her this morning when I went over to Hope 4 to take more photos. oYo’s donation items are the Fuzzies. They are cute little gremlin like creatures who can talk and do things. They have all sorts of toys that they will play with, for example there’s an interactive piano. They will jump around and some will even sit on your shoulder. The special edition mini elephants can be found as the gacha item. You’ll find that oYo also have Breedables like elephants, dogs, wildcats, pigs and dodos – yes, dodos! Their newest venture are the horses which are still in the Beta stage but will be released very soon. The Clydesdale and Shetland are the newest ones and the Arabians have been recently updated in all their splendour. These are beautifully realistic horses and amongst the nicest SL horses I’ve seen. They will also race and you can train them to go faster – great fun! Here are some of the baby boxes you’ll get when you buy those starter packs.

Direct landmark to – oYo Breedables

 

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Stray Cats Breedable specialise in the cutest of kitties and have various breeds including Siamese, Bengals and Tabbies as well as some very exotic looking furs. You’ll find a gacha of these which will randomly give you a little boy or girl kitten which you can then birth and coo over. Check out the cats that are rezzed around the Stray Cats stand and see if you can resist!

Direct landmark to – Stray Cats Breedable

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For more information on the Relay for Life Home & Garden Expo 2017 with SLurls to all the 9 sims please check out – HERE.

That’s all for today, I’ll be back next time with some interior design items from Hope 4. 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 🙂