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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 🙂

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One of those Nights

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“One of these nights, one of these crazy old nights
We’re gonna find out, pretty mama, what turns on your lights
The full moon is calling, the fever is high
And the wicked wind whispers and moans
You got your demons, you got your desires
Well, I got a few of my own” Eagles ~ One of these Nights

Who knew I had so many massive cacti in my Inventory?! Yes, the scene today is full of symbols, you work them out you naughty lot!

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Sponsors:- Builder’s Box, Dahlia, MudHoney, Syndicate Sunday, Inner Demons, Hilted, [ zerkalo ], Chez Moi Furnitures, 22769
Events: – Builder’s Box, Syndicate Sunday

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

Builder’s BoxAfter Hours Edition

1. Dahlia – Griffin  Cage – Gold – RLV – LI 15
Cage available in Black, Brass, Copper, Gold and Silver – RLV and Non versions – Directions for Cage included – contains Bento, Submissive, Male and Female animations

2. MudHoney – Rosalee Chair – PG & Adult versions – LI 5 – contains Singles, Cuddles and Intimate Menus – Texture change for Leather, Legs, Velvet – Switch Bento on/off
MudHoney Rosalee Mirror – LI 1 – varied textures to match chair
Also there’s a table included in the pack
MudHoney Rosalee Table – LI 1 – varied textures to match chair

This gorgeous chair has lots of lovely textures – here’s one of the leather upholsteries:-

 

Syndicate Sunday – Feb 3rd – 10th – all items only L$69 – time warning!

1. HILTED – Fun Lamp – Rod (Click On and Off) – LI 1 – L$69

2. Inner Demons
Colours are L$69 each – Aqua, Black, Blue, Dark Blue, Dark Pink, Lime, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, White and Yellow (no FatPack for Event)
{ID} Geometric Wall Decor Pink – LI 2

[ zerkalo ] – Music is Life Gacha – Guitar – RARE prize – LI 2 – Transfer & Modify

Chez Moi Furnitures – Tuareg Potted Cactus CHEZ MOI – LI 1

22769 ~ [Bauwerk} – Great Cactus – LI 4

*Background set by Moz

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Home and Hearth

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There are a lot of fireplaces around at the moment, so I thought I’d do four different styling scenes for comparison.  In the picture above, you’ll find a country cottage/rustic styling where we are bordering on the cutesy but we aren’t there yet.  It’s warm woods and country prints, especially tartan which is a popular and seasonal texture. The look is homely and comforting, just look at that roaring fire. Wouldn’t you like to put your feet up?

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Next, we have quite a contrast with Industrial styling which is that more utilitarian, every object has to have a purpose and not be entirely decorative.  The lines are angular, with materials which often contain a lot of metal like copper and zinc.  Woods tend to be darker so as to make the metals stand out in stark relief.  It’s a popular style, not least because there’s very little fuss to be made about it.  As a rule, one plant may be included and it’ll be the sort that takes pollution out of the air, something like that.  That deer is not strictly Industrial, in fact she’s not at all, but she is carrying a piece of ivy for decorating.

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This is classical, even historical styling, although strictly speaking, the background should be panelled wood in one texture.  The keyboard is a Clavichord,  a European stringed keyboard instrument that was used largely in the late Medieval, through the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical eras. It’s a really beautiful piece by Fancy Decor who specialises in furniture and décor through the ages, right up to modern day sets.

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And our last fireplace has that Cute/Folksy styling, a popular decorating genre in our virtual world with more than a few designers making suitable sets.  The style extends to many seasons, here it’s Christmas based. Red, cosy textures, warm woods and soft toys.  Even a bit of tongue in cheek wall decorating here 🙂

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

Newchurch
Charlotte Fireplace for The Liaison Collaborative
(co-ordinates with Charlotte Reading Nook)
Dakkar Shipyard Shelving – LI 5 – for We ❤ Roleplay in zinc and copper versions, plus the Vestry Chair – LI 2 – a L$50 promo piece – lots of sits
Westminster Wall Clock – mainstore – reads SL® Time and
Varick Side Table, Antique Pine – LI 1
Eldridge Industrial Fireplace for INDUSTRIE Event with fully modify chimney surround – change the colour and raise the top part to meet the ceiling if desired – LI 5

Fancy Decor
Annual Christmas Ornament (in group gift area) – LI 1
Bell rings when clicked!
Gordon Collection – classic fireplace, art and candles in different colours – for Collabor88
Fancy Decor: Pillar Fireplace (wood) – LI 7
Fancy Decor: Rubens Portrait – LI 2
Fancy Decor: Pillar Candles (white) – LI 1
Fancy Decor: Pillar Candles (red) – LI 1
Fancy Decor: Gordon Candlestick (silver) – LI 1
Fancy Decor: Wooden Box (painted lid) – LI 1
Christmas Ornaments and trees at Tannenbaum Holiday Market
Fancy Decor: Wire Tree (silver) – LI 1
Black and White Bulb gacha – 10 bulbs at LI 1 each
At Mainstore
Fancy Decor: Clavichord and stool – LI 3 and LI 1
Fancy Decor: Antique Rug – LI 2

Granola.
Carolyn’s Festive Entry Set at FaMESHed
Carolyn’s Festive Entry Bench – LI 4
texture change for seat and wood surround (warm, dark and white)
cosy sit poses for girls and guys
Pillow Set 1 – Green Check – LI 1
Pillow Set 1 – Love – LI 1
Pillow Set 2 – Home. – LI 1
Pillow Set 2 – Red Tartan – LI
Ruby’s Mini Holiday Set for The Liaison Collaborative
Ruby’s Holiday Print – LI 2
Ruby’s Holiday Vase. Winter Pack – LI 2
December Group Gift
Granola. December 2017 Group Gift Red, Silver and Green stars on gold spiral trees – LI 1 each, sizes up well

22769 for THE ARCADE
Mountain Lodge gacha
Granny’s Box of Cookies – LI 1
22769 – Pottery – LI 1
22769 – Rustic Holiday Wreath – LI 2
22769 – Diorama Lantern – LI 5
Winter Glass – 1 LI

eTNIA
Hot Chocolate Kit for The Liaison Collaborative
Whole Milk – LI 1
Irish Cream – LI 2
Almond Milk – LI 2
Powder Cocoa – LI 3
Condiments – LI 1
Dark Chocolate Bar – LI 1
Cup1, Cup2, Cup3 – LI 2 – 3 each

Serenity Style
Nani Winter Friends for The Winter Garden Gacha at The Liaison Collaborative
Serenity Style- Nani Mouse RARE – LI 2
Serenity Style- Nani Cat Sit – LI 1

Duvet Day for Cosmopolitan Event, runs through to December 16th
Cosy Christmas gacha
[DD] Christmas stockings – LI 3
[DD] Christmas paper trees – LI 2
[DD] Christmas angel – LI 6
[DD] Christmas metal star wreath – LI 4
[DD] Christmas red berries – LI 4
[DD] Christmas wing chair – LI 5 – cuddles and solo sits (some rez items)
[DD] Christmas toboggan – LI 2

Chez Moi Furnitures for Cosmopolitan

Wooden Christmas Tree and Gifts
Christmas Gift Boxes CHEZ MOI – LI 3
Wooden Christmas Tree (PG) CHEZ MOI – LI 10 – with lots of poses

+Half-Deer+ for Tannenbaum Holiday Market
+Half-Deer+ Hot Chocolate Bar Cart – ALL (linked) – LI 5

KraftWork – mainstore
Wall System – Classic and Christmas versions
Used the rezzer system which will auto rez as many panels as you require, large texture menu, and 1 LI each panel

Apple Fall – Plaster Horse – LI 1
Storax Tree – Feline Blossom Rug An – LI 3

[ zerkalo ] – mainstore
[ zerkalo ] Chess / Karpov vs Unzicker (1974) v1 Metal – LI 2

zerkalo at The Imaginarium – Golden Shade gacha[ zerkalo ] Golden Shade – Tree Lamp – LI 2
[ zerkalo ] Golden Shade – Contrabass Bar (RARE) – LI 4
[ zerkalo ] Golden Shade – Golden Vase – LI 1
[ zerkalo ] Golden Shade – Vintage Keys Cloche – LI 2
[ zerkalo ] Golden Shade – Rolled up Letters – LI 1
[ zerkalo ] Golden Shade – Red Vase – LI 1
[ zerkalo ] Golden Shade – Branches & Cones Centerpiece – LI 1

Black Bantam – Fawn with Ivy gift from ARCADE

Dust Bunny – pilea peper plant – LI 1
from the Natural Habitat 2 set

Crumbs, hope you didn’t fall asleep, that list went on for ages!

Cheers, m’dears 🙂