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Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade

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“Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ and sitting in the shade.”  ~ Rudyard Kipling

Here’s some more pithy proverbs on the subject of gardening.

~ Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone. – Unknown

~ Gardening is cheaper than therapy, and you get tomatoes. – Unknown or it could have been Kevin for all I know, it sounds like him

~ The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies. – Gertrude Jekyll

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Here’s full details of the Home & Garden products I used in the scene today, sorry it goes on forever but you don’t fill a mini mart for nowt:-

Sponsors:- The Boardwalk Event, Ex Machina, KK-HOME, KiX, Old World, Raindale, TLC Home Collection, Duvet Day
Others:- Dahlia, (Fundati), HEXtraordinary, Lucas Lameth, -ANHELO-, {-Maru Kado-}, West Village, { affaire }, {Unflat Stuff}, [Black Tulip]
Events: – The Boardwalk Event, BLOOM, Fifty Linden Friday, Prism Events, N21, Cosmopolitan Event

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

The Boardwalk Event – check out the beautiful spring items – furniture, décor, garden landscaping, props ‘n poses, and prefabs

1. Ex Machina
MiniMart Red and Blue versions – LI 12 each – as you can see, you’ll get quite a few products in this excellent store! The footprint is 6.3 metres by 9.7 metres and 5.1 metres in height.

2. KK-HOME
Gardener’s Fountain V2 – LI 7 – User created Mesh by Katy Dirkle – water flows from the tap, into all the watering cans and ends up in the trough, it’s a fascinating piece!

3. KiX
“Cane Furniture Collection” which can be purchased as a set and as individual pieces. There’s MF Adult, MF PG and FF PG versions.
KiX Cane Bench MF PG – LI 5 – Texture changer for the bench (blue, green, pink, white and wood), cushion and set access – animated Bento poses for all Menus… solo sits, refreshments and there’s lots of drinks in this Menu, couples and sequence
KiX Cane Chair – LI 5 – options as for the Bench – not shown in my scene
KiX Cane Coffee Table – LI 3 – texture options as for the Bench

4. Old World
Old World makes beautiful Medieval furniture, Rustic farm and Hobo style products.
OW Set of fruits v5 – LI 1
OW Set of fruits v4 – LI 1
OW Wooden table – LI 1
OW Wooden chair – LI 1 – with 11 solo sits
OW Rustic flowerbed with stones v1 – red – LI 3 – there’s also a version in blue

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BLOOM (run by Prism Events), items currently at BLOOM to April 7th

1. Dahlia
Piece from the “Jardin Collection” – Roses in Black Tin

2. (Fundati)
Pieces from the Basic Dead Tree Collection
(Fundati) Dead Tree XII – LI 1
(Fundati) Tree Stump XIX -Moss- – LI 6
(Fundati) Dead Tree IV -Moss- – LI 3

3. HEXtraordinary
Dogwood Collection
*HEXtraordinary* White and Pink Dogwood Wreathes – LI 2 each
*HEXtraordinary* White and Pink Dogwood Branches – LI 1 each
*HEXtraordinary* White and Pink Dogwood Vases – LI 3 each

Raindale
Pieces from the “Monaleen Set”
Raindale – Monaleen frame – square – white (moss) and black – LI 1 each
Raindale – Monaleen plant (dark and light) – LI 1 each

Other pieces by Ex Machina at the Mainstore
crate cover moved – shadow – LI 1
Tesla Lamp – Wood – wall – LI 2 – on/off via touch
Tesla Lamp – Wall – Red wheel – LI 2 – on/off via touch
Tesla Lamp – Wall – Silver – LI 2 – on/off via touch

TLC Home Collection
Pups from the “Day At The Lake” Scene
TLC Pointer Pup [Sitting] Texture 2 – LI 2 – animated
TLC Pointer Pup [Perched] Texture 1 – LI 2 – animated

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Lucas Lameth, currently at The Cosmopolitan Event
Pieces from the “Kokedama Plants & Antique Frames Collection” which can all be purchased individually or in a FatPack to make savings of 25%
(luc) Antique Style Glass Frame, Hanging – LI 2
(luc) Antique Style Glass Frame, Desk – LI 1
(luc) Kokedama, Hanging Orchid (High LOD) – LI 8
(luc) Kokedama, Hanging Sprigs with Flower (High LOD) – LI 3
(luc) Kokedama, Palm Leaf Plant – LI 2
(luc) Kokedama, Unusual Growth – LI 2
(luc) Kokedama, Lucky Plant – LI 1
(luc) Kokedama, Sprig Plant – LI 2 (on the floor)

-ANHELO-
M54MB-193GA :: veeen (mint blue) – static piece which was a Fifty Linden Friday special
There’s also a version in (shiny red) – LI 12 each – beautifully detailed

{-Maru Kado-}
Pieces from the Ikebana and MA set
Ikebana Lotus (blue/2Li)
Ikebana Lotus (pink/2Li)
Daiza-S (weave/1Li)

West Village, currently at the N21 Event
Pieces from the Spring Fauna collection
Magnolia Arrangement – LI 2
Live Basil with Terracotta Pot – LI 1
Heart Eucalyptus Spray – LI 4
Billy Ball Stems – LI 4
Ginkgo Branches – LI 3

Watering Cans
{ affaire } – watering can – LI 1

TLC Home Collection – Butterfly Watering Can – LI 2 with animated butterfly

Duvet Day – Watering can with daisies – LI 3 – Transfer & Modify

{Unflat Stuff} – Watering Can B – LI 1

[Black Tulip] – Watering can – LI 1 – tinted with blue

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

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Blooming Marvellous

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“Nothing is so beautiful as Spring –
When weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush;
Thrush’s eggs look little low heavens, and thrush
Through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring
The ear, it strikes like lightnings to hear him sing;
The glassy pear tree leaves and blooms, they brush
The descending blue; that blue is all in a rush
With richness; the racing lambs too have fair their fling.” – Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889) is considered to be one of the greatest poets of the Victorian era. However, because his style was so radically different from that of his contemporaries, his best poems were not accepted for publication during his lifetime, and his achievement was not fully recognized until after World War I.

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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:- The Boardwalk Event, RFL Home & Garden Expo 2019, TLC Home Collection, 22769, Galland Homes, Little Branch, Eclectic, [ Organica ], LOVE
Others:- {what next}, HEART Botanicals
Events:- BLOOM, The Boardwalk Event, RFL Home & Garden Expo 2019

TLC Home Collection, currently at BLOOM to April 7th
“Feathered Squatters” – Blackbird and Oriole
Both sets contain extra single birds and chicks. Includes good notecard with instructions on setting the sound controls, volume and frequency. These add a further dimension to your garden scenes!
TLC Feathered Squatters – Blackbird Set – LI 8 – animated chicks and parents
TLC Feathered Squatters – Oriole Set – LI 8 – animated chicks and parents
TLC Blackbird Adult Female – LI 1 – animated

22769, currently at BLOOM to April 7th
Pieces from the “Spring Dinner” gacha – all pieces are Transfer & Modify
22769 – Farmhouse Table – RARE – LI 3
22769 – Dining Chair – COMMON – LI 3 – sit poses unisex
22769 – Glass Candle – COMMON – LI 1 – set light intensity
22769 – Service Pots – COMMON – LI 1
22769 – Dinner Plate – Green – COMMON – this is a whole place setting! – LI 3
22769 – Spring Table Runner – COMMON – LI 2
22769 – Tulips in Vase – COMMON – LI 1
22769 – Ceramic Bunny – COMMON – LI 1

Galland Homes, currently at BLOOM
Freeman Green House – LI 22 – open/close door on touch – useful large base so you’ll be able to sink into most ground settings

Little Branch, currently at BLOOM
LB – Hibiscus Shrub {Animated} – LI 3 – beautiful and useful landscaping shrub – gently animated – two seasons, spring and winter
LB – Orange Blossom {Animated} – 4-Seasons – LI 7 at this size

Eclectic, currently at The Boardwalk Event
Eclectic – Dripping Vase Big, Medium and Small – LI 1 each
Eclectic – Pumpkin Pouf – texture change for 11 colours – solo animations

Organica, currently at the RFL Home & Garden Expo 2019, Hope 3
Pieces from the “Silphium Fence” set
[ Organica ] Silphium Fence Set – Brick & W. Iron (Straight) – LI 1
[ Organica ] Silphium Fence Set – Brick & W. Iron (Quarter) – LI 3
This is an accomplished wrought iron and brick fence set, other pieces include a brick end-cap, a circle fence and a semi-circular fence

LOVE, currently at the RFL Home & Garden Expo 2019, Hope 7
Pieces from the “Country Path” set
LOVE – COUNTRY PATH – STRAIGHT – LI 1 – paving flanked by flowers and butterflies
LOVE – COUNTRY PATH – EXTRA – LI 1 – a straight run of flowers and butterflies
LOVE – COUNTRY PATH – LONG WITH BUTTERFLIES – LI 1

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{what next}
Spring Garden Lawnmower (pink) – LI 4 – Transfer & Modify

HEART Botanicals
Buttercups – Patch – LI 1
Buttercups – SIngles – No Leaves – Patch – LI 1

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

All work and no play

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“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” is an old proverb, circa 1659. It means that if you work all the time it makes you both fed up with your mundane daily life and uninteresting to know because you’ve only got the one subject to talk about! The products in my scene today have the world of work and leisure time in mind. You’ll find the items at the current Edition of The Boardwalk Event.

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

Sponsors:- The Boardwalk Event, .:TM:.Creation, HILTED, Park Place, [BMS]
Events: – The Boardwalk Event

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

The Boardwalk Event started March 15th so plenty of time to walk around and check out the beautiful spring items – furniture, décor, garden landscaping, props ‘n poses, prefabs

1. .:Tm:.Creation
“Spring moments” Nature Scene with animations – S36
A stunning Original Mesh nature scene that is totally modify so you can unlink, copy and rearrange all the constituents. Be careful to take a copy, though, because this Scene is filled with Bento animations and available in both PG and Adult versions. The Scene has rocks, ropes, flowers, pillows, a stone pathway, lantern, wood piles, watering can and wild flowers. Land Impact is just 15. There’s also a décor piece included – the puppy and cat for a further LI 1. Footprint will be approximately 6 m wide by 3.6 m deep. If you do unlink, try to link everything up afterwards when you’re happy with the scene, as this reduces the Land Impact.

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)

2. HILTED
Pieces from The Lennox Collection
This is a full pack which has the Retreat building itself (with rezzer) and the constituents to make any sort of deck or outside arrangement you can think of. There’s also some furniture included with solo and couple animations. It’s a lovely, warm colour of wood with contrast edging pieces, waterfall wall, 4 sorts of tiles and various flooring pieces so you’ll be able to get that individual look. You can also tint all the pieces.

I used:-
Retreat (Building) – LI 25- picture window opens and closes
Waterfall Wall – LI 13
Wall Piece Plants – LI 4
3 Piece Floor – LI 2
Connected Floor with sand tile – LI 7
Fence Long – LI 1
Water Base – LI 4

3. Park Place
Daria Patio Sofa – LI 12 – Adult, G and PG versions
Animation Menus for Hers, His, Cuddles and Adult (in that version), plus texture HUD for 5 spring fabric options, I used the green

Chrome & Rattan Coffee Table – LI 3
Coffee Table Magazines – LI 2
Iced Tea Tray – LI 1
Miniature Chair Planter – LI 3

4. [BMS] – Blossom Mesh Object Shop
The OA Desk Set. It’s available in Green, Orange and a Fatpack of both.
OA Desk // Green – LI 4 – click on computer screen on/off internet
OA SideCabinet // Green – LI 1
OA Chair // Green – LI 4 – solo sits
Document bag 01 and 02 – LI 1 each
BookStand – LI 1
OA keyboard – LI 1
OA Mouse // Green – LI 1

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Swing into Spring!

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~ Ode on the Spring by Thomas Gray ~ c. 1742

Lo! where the rosy-bosom’d Hours,
Fair Venus’ train appear,
Disclose the long-expecting flowers,
And wake the purple year!
The Attic warbler pours her throat,
Responsive to the cuckoo’s note,
The untaught harmony of spring:
While whisp’ring pleasure as they fly,
Cool zephyrs thro’ the clear blue sky
Their gather’d fragrance fling.

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

Sponsors:- The Boardwalk Event, Little Branch, Adorably Strange Wares, Cara’s Poses, Raindale, LOVE, TLC Home Collection
Events: – The Boardwalk Event

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

The Boardwalk Event – started March 15th so plenty of time to walk around and check out the beautiful spring items – furniture, décor, garden landscaping, props ‘n poses, prefabs

The following five products are all at The Boardwalk Event:-

1. Little Branch
Red Bud Tree – v2 {Animated} 4-Seasons – on Spring setting – LI 3 at this size
Also used the included Oak Grass in Summer and Spring settings – LI 2 each

 

2. Adorably Strange Wares
I took the Idalia Background apart, copied and moved the flower pieces around which you can easily do as it’s all fully modify – LI 22 in total – the background itself has a white picket fence and an arched surround with a 6 by 6 metres footprint and pale lighting. This is also available on a blue theme called Twilight. Very useful and beautiful pieces.

 

3. Cara’s Poses

Cara’s Poses  – Swing Into Spring Pose Set [REZ] – LI 4 – Copy only – contains 6 lovely Bento poses with mirrors and the prop is included! I tried this out after dragging the peacock off it, and this swing is suitable for both ladies and gents, poses are fully adjustable.

 

4. Raindale
Raindale – Midmoor Wishing well – LI 6 – HUD for texture change, Choose between 3 base colours and 3 metal colours via HUD.

5. LOVE
Fairy Ferns Set – This is a large set with differently coloured and arranged ferns, plus little lights pieces and sparser pieces. In addition orb emitters are included on 5 pieces. Land Impact is between 1 – 4 on various pieces. Comprehensive, enchanting and easy to use, amass them to suit your landscaping needs.

 

│T│L│C│ Home Collection
TLC Male White Peacock Tail Down* – LI 2 – there’s also a version with his tail up which is very beautiful but he wouldn’t fit in here!

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Queen Corgi’s Kitchen

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We all know that Queen Elizabeth II keeps corgi dogs, she’s very fond of them.  When I see a corgi, I always make that connection and I picture a troupe of corgi dogs trotting along merrily by the side of the Queen as she goes for a walk.  So, here’s my fantasy about one of the Queen’s royal dogs who’s lucky enough to have her own kitchen!

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

Sponsors:- Cheeky Pea, Serenity Style, Raindale, Storax Tree, Salacity, Granola., Chez Moi Furnitures, Adorably Strange Wares, unKindness
Others:- JIAN, ~BAZAR~, MADRAS
Events: – The Epiphany Gacha, Shiny Shabby, The Boardwalk Event, Builder’s Box

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

Cheeky Pea
Pieces from the Tilly Kitchen Set – mainstore release
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Corner Unit (No Tiles) – LI 6 – contains animations for doing the dishes in the sink, washing hands, cooking at the stove and stirring at the stove – there’s also a version with white tiles as splash back feature – LI 7
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Island – LI 2 – I reduced the size for the scene
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Stool – LI 1 – contains 6 animations including one in which you sip a cup of coffee
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Calendar – LI 2
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Lamp House – cute décor piece with candle inside – LI 3
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Herb Tin – LI 12
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Dishes – LI 6
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Coffee Jar – LI 2
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Sugar Jar – LI 1
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Soap Stand – LI 1
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Narwhal Print – LI 1
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Merci Print – LI 1
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Cookbooks – LI 1
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Utensil Jar – LI 1
:CP: Tilly Kitchen Kettle – LI 2
Other pieces I didn’t use from the set include a set of 3 beautiful copper Hanging Lights, Hanging Shelf with string lights, Dry Goods Jars and Rug

Serenity Style
Pieces from the Katya Kitchen gacha – Permissions are Transfer & Modify
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Cutting board RARE – LI 1
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Scale ULTRARARE – LI 2
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Tomatoes – LI 1
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Eggs – LI 1
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Mortar – LI 1
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Salt & Pepper Mills – LI 1
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Pan – LI 1
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Tray – LI 1
Serenity Style- Katya Kitchen Bread bin – LI 3

Raindale
Pieces from the Cranbourne Set
Raindale – Cranbourne fireplace (dark + firewood) – LI 2
Raindale – Cranbourne garland – LI 1 – these are on the cupboards and the fireplace as separate décor pieces
Raindale – Cranbourne candles – LI 1 – click on/off

Storax Tree
Best on MP as there’s a huge amount of items and you could get lost around the store! Type “Feline Treasures” into Search and you’ll get all the kitties in the series
Feline Blossom Rug An – LI 3 – Transfer with a resizer

Salacity (mainstore)
Salacity – Fidget Stool in cast aluminium and wood – LI 4 – 19 animations in all for ladies, gents and unisex
Salacity – Retro Radio (Oil spill) – LI 1 – scripted click for 11 great stations – there are 3 sets with 4 colours each – I used one of the radios from set #1

 

Granola.
Piece from June’s Pool Set – string lights in black, gold and silver
Granola. June’s String Lights. Gold. – LI 5 – click on/off

Chez Moi Furnitures, currently at Shiny Shabby to February 15th
Orchid Colors CHEZ MOI – LI 5 with texture changer for cherry, lilac, pink, purple, red and white flowers – I was using the Pink version

Adorably Strange Wares
This is a piece from The Hadley Set, currently at The Boardwalk Event
~ASW~ The Hadley Plants III – LI 2 – and you’ve seen the entire set in a previous post

unKindness
Pot in the sink is a piece from the Country Fixin’s Set
uK – Country Fixin’s Boiled Tators – LI 1

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Dust Bunny
dust bunny . happy hour tray – LI 17
dust bunny . tabletop plants . sword leaf – LI 1
dust bunny . tabletop plants . pink peony . gold – LI 1
dust bunny . rabbit ear sponge cake . group gift – LI 1

JIAN, currently at The Epiphany Gacha
JIAN – Cuddly Corgis 4. Sable Companion – LI 11 – Transfer & Modify
Her “Crown” is by LCorse – Gold female Bracelet Full Permission – LI 1

~BAZAR~
Hyde – Place setting – LI 1 – extensive food and drink menu via HUD

* Kitchen background set built by Moz using a mirror from MADRAS in Builder’s Box Snowstorm Edition
MADRAS – Aish Mirror Black/White – LI 4 at this size

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

 

 

Brighter Days Ahead

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Because it’s so cold here and I’m thinking of spring!

“Through primrose tufts, in that green bower,
The periwinkle trailed its wreaths;
And ’tis my faith that every flower
Enjoys the air it breathes.” William Wordsworth

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

Sponsors:- Little Branch, The Boardwalk Event, Magnum Opus, Simple Reflections
Others:- JIAN, Heart Botanicals, Apple Fall
Events: – The Boardwalk Event, The Epiphany Gacha, Shiny Shabby, Limit8 Event

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

Little Branch, currently at Shiny Shabby with the Red Maple Tree and at Limit8 Event with the White Ash Tree
White Ash Tree V2 {Animated} 4-Seasons – LI 3 at this size – on Spring option
Red Maple V2 {Animated} 4-Seasons – LI 3 at this size – on Spring Option
Snakeweed {4-Seasons} – LI 3 – on Spring option
Hill – v1 – LI 1 – texture with you ground base for a perfect fit
Grass – V4 {Animated} Mesh – LI 2

1. Magnum Opus, currently at The Boardwalk Event
The Brighter Days Set
[MO] Brighter Days Rocking Chair – LI 3 – 18 solo sits
[MO] Brighter Days Side Table – LI 1
[MO] Brighter Days Umbrella Stand – LI 3
[MO] Bless This Home Wall Hanging – LI 2
[MO] Brighter Days Chest – LI 2
[MO] Brighter Days Hat Rack – LI 3
[MO] Brighter Days Single Umbrella – LI 1
[MO] Brighter Days Lamp – LI 3 – light on/off via touch
[MO] Brighter Days Rug – LI 1

2. Simple Reflections, currently at The Boardwalk Event
SR Summer House – Blue with Clematis Texture Changer – change to white, violet or blue, individually or all together – LI 33 – has rezzer
SR Flower Tea Table with Lily of the Valley – LI 2 – can unlink for 2 pieces at 1 LI each
SR Summerhouse Chandelier – LI 3 – lights on/off via touch – Chandelier is texture change for Patina and Silver, Clematis are texture change as for the summer house so you’ll be able to match everything up!
SR Slipper Chair Cools with Texture Change – LI 2 – texture change for Clematis, Moroccan, Roses, Summer Blue – solo sits for ladies and gents, plus cuddles Menu

See below for a close-up of the chandelier and the arched window:-

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JIAN, currently at The Epiphany
Poodle Party 10. Grey Companion – LI 11

Heart Botanicals
Visit the Heart Garden Centre
HEART – Buttercups – Patch – LI 1
HEART – Buttercups – Singles – Patch – LI 1
HEART – Daisies – Patch – LI 1
HEART – Daisies – Singles – Patch – LI 1
These are really beautiful wild flowers!

Apple Fall
Apple Fall Whitehall Pathway (T Section) – LI 3 – scripted align
Apple Fall Whitehall Pathway (Straight, Long) – LI 2 – scripted align
Apple Fall Hartley Fencing Tall, Wide – Wood – LI 1
Apple Fall Hartley Fencing Tall, Post – Wood – LI 1

Cheers, m’dears 🙂

Go Wild in the Country

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Having fun in the desert and being very lazy!

My pa was a geologist and so anything to do with Earth Science has always fascinated me.  The Camp Steelhead Hot Springs came with this explanation of the landscape and how it formed over millennia.  So interesting I included it here. Hope you enjoy it, too!

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“The Great Basin Desert stretches from Utah into Idaho, Nevada, California, Colorado and Arizona. It is the largest desert in the U.S. covering an expanse of about 190,000 square miles. In Arizona this desert connects with the Sonoran and Mojave deserts, the only two other deserts in the U.S.

The region was once host to a large inland sea that has filled and dried up twice during our geological history leaving behind large valleys running north and south as small lakes vanished leaving behind salt crust or hard-pan. The flat area of clay, silt, or sand encrusted with salt that forms is known as a Playa. The runoff from the region is what created the Grand Canyon.

After the rock hardened and began to erode, compressed veins of salt threaded between hard sandstone, leaving behind monumental sandstone fins. These fins now exposed formed magnificent formations blended with colours formed during vastly varying times of our earth’s history. Red Sandstone, known as Navajo Sandstone was formed during an oxygen environment and therefore is red from iron oxide while yellow sandstone was formed prior when the planet was saturated with carbon dioxide.

Now exposed to the elements of wind, water and dirt, this soft rock took on amazing and unique shapes, colours and textures. Host to many national parks and once the home of the Anastasia Indians, you can reference:

• Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
• Capitol Reef National Park
• Arches National Monument
• Canyonlands National Monument
• Glen Canyon National Recreational Area”

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

Sponsors:- Serenity Style, Little Branch, TLC Home Collection, Chez Moi Furnitures, The Boardwalk Event, Salacity, [ Generation X ]
Others:- Camp Steelhead, Crate, Aphrodite, Shutter Field
Events: – Man Cave, The Boardwalk Event

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

Serenity Style, currently at Man Cave from January 17th
This is a new gacha collection exclusive for Man Cave. There are 2 Rares and 6 commons. Permissions are Modify & Transfer so the 4×4’s can be used by Adult and Kid Avatars. Drive them or use them as décor!
I was using the “Military 4×4 – Desert” – LI 19 – drive it and reverse it – it’s an SL® vehicle and great fun! You can also adjust the driving animation for position.

Little Branch
Dracaena Tree. V1 {Animated} – LI 1
Dracaena Tree. V2 {Animated} – LI 5
From a pack of 4 differently shaped trees – an iconic tree with beautifully realistic textures for hot regions of the world.
Wild Grass *1 Li {Dry} *Animated – LI 1

TLC Home Collection
From the animated Meerkats gacha…
1_TLC Meerkat Adult Lookout_RARE – LI 3
5_TLC Meerkat Adults and Pup Sitting_Common – LI 4
10_TLC Meerkat Adult Sunbathing_Common – LI 2
Permissions are Transfer and Modify

and… TLC Osprey – LI 3 – on his own fishing branch with captured wriggling fish

Designers at The Boardwalk Event
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1. [ Generation X ], currently at The Boardwalk Event
The Tamba Outdoor Furniture Set
[Generation X] Tamba Outdoor Bed Cream – LI 5 – 5 friends animations + 20 couple animations
[Generation X] Tamba Table Cream – LI 2
There’s also a chair in the set – LI 4 – 5 female + 5 male animations and mirrors
Sets available in Cream and Black

2.  Salacity, currently at The Boardwalk Event
Salacity on Marketplace
And now you know where I got the hamburgers from! Zesty’s Dairy Bar is a full-size building, highly detailed and contextually accurate, styled after a dairy bar/snack shack. It is non-functional as a building, serving only as décor or a backdrop. At only LI 5, it’s an easy way to add zest to your landscape.
Salacity – Zesty’s Dairy Bar – LI 5 – Decor piece – the original comes with a litter bin at the front which you can detach.

3. Camp Steelhead, currently at The Boardwalk Event
The Camp Steelhead Hot Springs is a composite of Designer Chelsea’s experiences having lived the region for much of her life. She combined elements indicative of the American West while capturing the feel as much as the sights.
The pack also includes textures so you can add to your ground piece, make an alternative texture Ice Chest and use a screen background!
Camp Steelhead Hot Springs Wall Rock – LI 6
Camp Steelhead Hot Springs Spire Rock – LI 6
Camp Steelhead Hot Springs Balance Rock – LI 4
Camp Steelhead Hot Springs – LI 30 – animated water

Also includes the Steelhead Ice Chest – LI 5
Steelhead Kiosk – Hot Springs – LI 1
Camp Steelhead Hot Springs Warning Sign – LI 1

What you can’t see in my picture because it’s close-up, is that the rock on the right side is a water spout, it makes a spectacular scene! I’m interested in this set for landscaping but it also has an extensive Adult animation menu which you need to check out at the Event as I have a strictly PG blog here.  Otherwise, there’s Bathe, Sit and Cuddles Menus with Adjust & Swap facilities. There’s also a Utilities Menu that controls lights, glow and environmental factors. Well worth the price!

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Food ‘n Drink
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Aphrodite
“Tropical Drinks” Tray – LI 1
For a mere 1 Land Impact you get a lovely tray of drinks that give out cooling fruit drink on touch. Choose from Strawberry, Banana, Coconut and Ice Cream Soda tropical drinks

Chez Moi Furnitures
Hamburger Tray Party – LI 4

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

Shutter Field
[sf] deck – wood – LI 14 – has string lights and steps at the front, I sunk it into the ground here. It’s a versatile piece that can go in a multitude of landscapes and I use it a lot.

Cheers, m’dears 🙂