A winter wonderland

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Featuring Iconic in this post with their new Winter Market Gacha at The Chapter Four. There are 14 commons and 2 rares in the set.  The market stand that’s in both a winter and snowy comes with 3 texture option change on the wood and 8 different board messages.  The rares comes in two versions snowy and regular.

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These last two pictures are close up of some of the items, but to see the whole set in its entirely you can see it here.  Those milk and donuts make me want to go out and get some Krispy Kreme ones.

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In the first picture I was using the snowy carousel and this last one shows the regular.

Credits:
*Winter Market Gacha by Ionic – NEW @ The Chapter Four
ionic : Carousel RARE
ionic : Winter Stage RARE
ionic : Winter Market Stand (Snowy)
ionic : Winter Lights
ionic : Ladder Books
ionic : Winter Tea Bags
ionic : Milk and Donuts (Choco)
ionic : Blueberry Pancake
ionic : Hot Chocolate Dispenser
EVH Deer White by EVHAH
Enchanted Woods by Studio Skye

 

 

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I will always remember you

Circa 09

The OMGacha started January 10th and will end in a few days on January 24th. One of the gacha sets that you can find there is from [CIRCA], the “Winter Solstice.” The pieces that I am showing do not make up the whole set, just a sampling and are detailed below.

I’m also showing the curves shelf by Dysfunctional Designs, which I modified by sizing it down to sit atop the cabinet there against the wall.  They are texture based and come in different sizes.

Last week two well known people in the entertainment industry have passed and a couple of creators have made a gift in tribute to each.  The first is the Always Deer Hanging Art made my unKindness in memory of Alan Rickman. While I am familiar with several of his movies, the one I remember him most was from the holiday move “Love Actually,” which I really enjoyed.

The other tribute is to David Bowie, who is known as one of the most influential musicians of his era.  MLE, who makes wine bottles for almost every occasion at a very reasonable price, made this wine set as a gift in tribute to the musician.  I received mine directly, as I must have subscribed or purchased something at one point.  I thought it was a nice tribute and displayed it with this scene as well.

Credits:
*”Winter Solstice” Lounge Room Gacha – [CIRCA] @ OMGacha
– Chalkboard Frame – Winter Comfort
– Double Cabinet – Frost (Bonus)
– Floor Cushion – Seat A
– High-back Beanbag Chair – Frost Rare
–  Modern Fireplace – Frost/Grey Rare
– Rattan Ball Lights – Tan
– Ribbed Area Rug – Frost
– Hexa Hive Shelf – White
*Curves Shelf – Small – Dysfunctional Designs
*Always Deer Hanging Art – unKindness {Store gift in memory of Alan Rickman}
Triangle Terrarium [Pyramidal] Brass – Soy
Vintage Lace Curtain (Blue) – Soy
Summer Sun Potted Plant G & J – Storaxtree {past hunt items}
Tea Tray {My Own Creation}
Bowie Tribute Sauvignon Wine Set & David Bowie Poster – MLE {Gift as tribute to David Bowie}

Saturday Barbecue

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Scene:
*Garden Paradise Corner Trellace Pink Camellias – [CIRCA] @ The Four Seasons Market
*Gazebo, Garden Set & Barbecue – Cleo Design @ The Cookie Jar for Perfect 10
Racer Car, Baby Duck Toy, Retro Rocket, Tin Robot Robby & Toy Cart – NOMAD {March 2015 Arcade}
Open Road Collection Cornhole & Cooler Blue – Consignment {March 2015 Arcade}
Valiano String Lights – Trompe Loeil
Fence – Trompe Loeil – Part of Dardon Stone Fireplace Set
Short Grass – *Flat Square* Green Lawn Lil Flowers – Kidd Creation
Ultimate Great Dane – Zooby
Pug – BioBreeds

*Review copies.

The years gone by.

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Sometimes I long for what is familiar.  I remember visiting my paternal grandmother’s wooden frame home back when I was a child.  They lived in a small town in Washington state, a population that at the 2010 census was just under 11,000.  My grandmother was one of those stern, independent maternal types, who was also a bit of a hell raiser too.  She loved antiques and her home was filled in every corner with furniture and decorative pieces that sat atop these lace dollies.   I remember antique curios full of china, colorful glass ornaments and vases and everything of value to her.  It wasn’t a big house by today’s standards, but it was big in my eyes then and it had character.   One of the fondest memories that me and my older siblings have is that she always sent us care packages full of clothes and toys and when she visited she always came calling with these big old trunks full of gifts.  My dad was sort of her favorite and well we got the benefits of that favoritism.

She’s been long gone.  The last time I visited that area and her original home was some eight years ago while on a business trip to Seattle and I took a few extra days to visit with family.  My aunt now lives in that home and while her taste in decor isn’t of the same caliber or charm.. it still held the that old familiar smell of years gone by.

Credits:
Spargelton Veranda Cottage – Spargel & Shine Homes
[Ossory] Cabinet, Basic Plates & Bowls, Tea Caddy, Candle Holder, Wooden Craft Dog  – Ispachi
Hanging Crate Light – Floorplan {House Hunt- Now over}
Book Shelf, Roses Jug, Patchwork Rug, Dolly Piano, Ulyssess Butterfly – Apple Fall {past gacha at The Chapter Four}
Wire Basket & Vase with Pinecones – Cheeky Pea {House Hunt – Now over} {modified from item}
Print Roll Screens – {anc} @ Shiny Shabby
Little White Cabinet Books, Pillow Chair Cow, Walking Sticks Rose – Junk @ Shiny Shabby
Hallway Rug, Shabby Daybed Rare, Shabby Table, Closet & Morning Coffee – Hideki @ Shiny Shabby
Garden Whitebook – {anc} @ The Arcade
Garden Craft – {anc} @ The Arcade
Decorative Pitcher – GA Home @ Shiny Shabby
Brass Hour Glass – Fancy Decor

I think I love you.

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When you fall in love, it is a temporary madness. It erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides, you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion, it is not the desire to mate every second minute of the day, it is not lying awake at night imagining that he is kissing every cranny of your body. No, don’t blush, I am telling you some truths. That is just being “in love”, which any fool can do. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident.”  ― Louis de Bernieres, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

Credits:
Hair – Taketomi – Mearl Blacks @ Creepy Kawaii Fair
Dress – Zenith – Bohemian Tie a Knot Long Skirt @ Uber
Shoes – Pure Poison – Noraisha Sandals Brown

Scene:
Titan [Old Gold] – *alirium*
Itchy Grass Brown – *alirium*
Puffy Grass Brown – *alirium*
Honey Pie Wood & Flour Bags Chest Rare – {Reverie} @ Shiny Shabby
Shabby Door Rare – [kunst] @ Shiny Shabby
Shabby Frames – [kunst] @ Shiny Shabby
Old Gardening Shed Wash Basin – [Breno] @ Shiny Shabby
Venetian Window – [kunst] @ Shiny Shabby
Honey Pie Windows & Wood Planks – {Reverie} @ Shiny Shabby
Shiny Shabby Sign – Seven Emporium @ Shiny Shabby {Event Gift}
Amor Wall Art/I think I Love You – Second Spaces @ Collabor88

Pose: Sensual Woman 2 by Deesselle Destiny {modified w/ Animare HUD}

A moment of peace is always welcomed.

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Another weekend and that means a new round of The Neighborhood, where creators/designers bring you home decor items for $200L.   MeshedUP is bringing you this vintage hall bench that comes decorated with single sits for female and male.  Also with the bench is the rug that has a pair of slippers nestled beside it.   Great pieces to decorate your home with.

Have a great weekend!

Credit:
Hair – Truth – Holly in Blacks
Jacket/Top – Ricielli – Pandora Jacket/Top @ The Dressing Room Fusion
Jeans – Le Primitif – Love Him BF Jeans Dark @ The Dressing Room Fusion
Shoes – Elysium – Karla Wedge Sandals Khaki @ The Dressing Room Fusion

Scene:
*Vintage Hall Bench & Rug – MeshedUp @ The Neighborhood ***Tomorrow***
The Pea Princess’s DIY Book Stable – [keke] @ Shiny Shabby
Amore Roses – Bee Designs
Garnet Lounger – Bee Designs
Marais Umbrella Stand – {what next}
New Orleans Studio – Barnesworth Anubis {modified/textured walls}
Crate – Bee Designs {store packaging box}

*Review copy.

The Willa Bedroom Set

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The new round of Uber with a Bohemian theme just opened and [ARIA] has the Willa Bedroom Set that comes in either PG or adult version.  What the set includes is the bed, which comes with six texture choices and animations for single and couples.  Attachable props for activities like the one shown.  I’m working.   I’m checking out all the pretty pictures on Flickr.  The dresser and side table that also come with six texture choices and two versions, chipped and plain, which both are included. The rug has six texture choices and a tapestry that has nine texture options.  If that weren’t enough, there is a light with three selections for the metallic part and potted plants.

Have a great Thursday!

Credits:
Hair – [DUE] -Stay @ Creepy Kawaii Fair
Top – Pixicat – Bohemian Top Green @ Uber
Shorts – Blueberry – Cossy Denim Ripped Shorts Faded Light @ Uber
Hands & Feet – Slink – Avatar Enhance

Scene:
*Willa Bedroom Set – [ARIA] @ Uber
Willa Low Bed
Willa Chipped Bedside Table
Willa Chipped Dresser
Willa Decorative Makeup Tray
Willa Exposed Light Bulb
Willa Tapestry
Willa Potted Aspidistra Plant
Willa Woven Rug
Willa Decorative Books
Willa Potted Phormium

Shrub Green – Happy Mood
Sweet Garden Grass 07 – Happy Mood
Country Keep – Scarlet Creative

*Review copies.