When the days are cold and the cards all fold…

I’m not sure why I have the song “Demons” by Imagine Dragons on my mind as I can’t recall listening to this song in the last days.  In any case I like the song and I thought to listen to it while I put this post together.

Today’s post is showing some more decor items from this current round of Cosmopolitan, which is the lace bed, mirror, table on the side of the bed, letters tied with a string and a candle from Duvet Day (gacha key) and the lamp from ChiC buildings.  The Pudgy Persians is a new gacha set from Jian at the Gacha Garden.  You can find the gacha key to this set here.

The rest of the decor is listed below, but I am using the whole “Show You the Way” gacha set by Haikei, available now at Kustom9.  I don’t blog for them, though I would love to, but find the gacha key here.

I have lots more decor to show in the coming days, as Builders Box and 6th Republic will be opening its door in the coming days, so lots of great decor heading our way.

Have a great one!

Credits:
*Decor by Duvet Day @ Cosmopolitan
[DD] Lace Bed (PG)
[DD] Mirror
[DD] Table
[DD] Letters Tied with String
[DD] Lace Candle

*Classic Modern Stained Glass Lamp by ChiC building @ Cosmopolitan

*Pudgy Persians 2. Adult Wanderer Rare by JIAN @ The Gacha Garden
*Pudgy Persians 14. White Grubbin’ Kitten by JIAN @ The Gacha Garden

Classic Bench (white) by Fancy Decor
Antiquarian Books by Fancy Decor

Show You The Way Gacha by Haikei @ Kustom9
:HAIKEI: Show You The Way_Gacha / Rare
:HAIKEI: Show You The Way_Gacha / {1}
:HAIKEI: Show You The Way_Gacha / {2}
:HAIKEI: Show You The Way_Gacha / {3}
:HAIKEI: Show You The Way_Gacha / {4}
:HAIKEI: Show You The Way_Gacha / {5}

Weeping Willow by Soy  @ Collabor88

Pothos Plant (trailing) by {what next}
Snake Plant by {what next}

Sam’s Trash Bin by Kalopsia

Sweet Planters by {Imeka}
{Imeka} Sweets Planters {2}
{Imeka} Sweets Planters {3}
{Imeka} Sweets Planters {6}
{Imeka} Sweets Planters {8}
{Imeka} Sweets Planters {9}
{Imeka} Sweets Planters {10}
{Imeka} Sweets Planters {11} RARE
{Imeka} Sweets Planters {12}

01. Garbaggio // Plant Pot 01 by Garbaggio
03. Garbaggio // Plant Pot 03 by Garbaggio

 

Home grown

Happy Sunday and Palm Sunday!  This is a quick post as I’m going out the door soon thereafter. I’m showing all the goodies that JIAN has for this round of Collabor88 and hopefully you didn’t miss the carrot patch in this week’s Fifty Linden Friday. If you did you can grab it at a discount at the event before it goes to full price afterwards. The pants I’m wearing are just one item of the cute things that Neve has at this round of The Liaison Collaborative, so go check them out.

Have a fabulous one!!

Credits:
Alexa~
*Pants – Relax Neutral – Lara by Neve @ The Liaison Collaborative
*Carrot Patche :: Single by JIAN 
Hair: Mokuzai (Naturals II)by ~Tableau Vivant~
Tata.Tank Sheer.White [M.Lara] by Paper.Arrow
Air Sneakers (Lime) – Maitreya by Tetra

Sydney~
Hair: 65 (Black) by Barberyumyum
Capri Suspenders {Baby} (Gray) by Soda Pop Shop
Senorita Sneakers Red by Tiny Owl

Scene:
*Carrot Patches by JIAN
JIAN Garden Dirt (Solid)
JIAN Carrot Patch :: 1×2 Plot
JIAN Carrot Patch :: 1×4 Plot
JIAN Carrot Patch :: 2×2 Plot
JIAN Carrot Patch :: Harvested Bunch

*Straight Ear Bunny Collection by JIAN @ Collabor88
JIAN Straight Ear Bunny :: Wanderer (Rez me!)
JIAN Straight Ear Bunny :: Static – Look Up R
JIAN Straight Ear Bunny :: Static – Sit

*Floppy Ear Bunny Collection by JIAN @ Collabor88
JIAN Floppy Ear Bunny :: Static – Look L

*Clover Patches by JIAN @ Collabor88
JIAN Clover Patch :: Lil’ Square

The Garden Life Gacha by ..::THOR::.. @ The Gacha Guardians
..::THOR::.. Shovel
..::THOR::.. Pot Rack
..::THOR::.. watering can
..::THOR::.. Stack of Pots
..::THOR::.. Seed Bags
..::THOR::.. Old Gardener Table

The Gardeners House Gacha by Schultz Bros.
[Schultz Bros.] 04. Seed Rack
[Schultz Bros.] 06. Step Ladder

Hive // The Old Shed Rare by Hive
Vintage Wheelbarrow by Wimey

Pose 1: Gardening Set Pruning1 by {OnlytheBest}
Pose 2: My own (Sydney)

Sugar and spice and all things nice

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The other day I got a chance to visit the lovely and I mean quite lovely summer greenhouse addition that fellow blogger, but above that my good friend Cougar,  added to her sim Lost Horizon. I was captivated by all the beautiful colors in the plants and flowers chosen, the fountain, seating arrangements and the well thought out plan of how she arranged it all. It was all just amazing… if and when she opens it up for public viewing you must pay a visit.

Another friend who taught me a thing or two about decorating always said look at things from every angle to ensure you get an amazing view from wherever you may be standing. I was not disappointed and as you can see I was stopped in my tracks when I caught sight of these delicious desserts.  In my book another bonus for visiting.  Who can pass up sweets?  Plus she now she has me on the lookout for some of these desserts.

As for what I’m wearing is a new hairstyle by enVOGUE called Jacquelyn available at the main store.  The top and skirt are by Una and it’s her participation at this round of Tres Chic, which has a Paris theme going.  The shoes are also at this event and are by ChicChica.  This cute pose is another great one by K&S Poses, which can be found at the main store.

Have a great start to your weekend.

Credits:
*Hair: Jacquelyn by enVOGUE
*Parisne White Top & Skirt by Una @ Tres Chic
*Shoes: Nicole Gold by ChicChica @ Tres Chic

*Pose: Pose 1 from Standing Poses ~ 008 Set by K&S Poses

 

On the wings of hope

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Happy Thursday! It’s been a few days since I last posted here, only because I had a few items that I wanted to get done on my other blog at Alexa’s Fantasy Wardrobe. Though I’m back to show you some new great home and garden stuff.  The first item that I am showcasing is this new skybox by the Hive available at this round of FaMESHed. It has a land impact of 15, approximate size is 16L x 13W x 8H, as you can see with the picture beneath it makes for a great outside view . I provided an inside view as well in the last pictures below, where it shows the wall of doors slightly open letting in the sun or air, which ever atmosphere you prefer.

It includes this little nook, which I have decorated with a few items – some from the arcade, old releases and the ones I’m featuring from Pastiche. They are the two chairs and table nearest to the window. The chairs come with a color texture hud giving you a few options to choose from. In this picture I went with some natural earthy colors.  These will be at the upcoming Spoonful of Sugar Festival that opens on September 9th at 12 am SLT and will end September 25th.

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This festival is going to benefit the Doctors without Borders/Medicins Sans Frontieres. 100% of the proceeds of at least one item in each store will be directly donated to the charity plus a participation donation by each designer.  All monies will be going to the American office of Medicins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders), an international organization that provides emergency medical aid to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care regardless of politics, religion or other affiliations.

It’s going to be 5 sims with over 180 stores in fashion, home and garden and breedables.  Below credits I have put some more information on this event.

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The last items that are being featured are the trees by Little Branch shown in the second picture.  As you can see they make for some wonderful landscaping.  The Juniper are the ones with the swirl on the side of the skybox and you can find these at the new round of The Liaison Collaborative that runs until September 30th.  The cedar trees come in two versions and these are available at FaMESHed, which ends on September 27th.  Both are seasonal trees, which means on touch you can choose the season you want and it changes in texture to that season.

Enjoy the rest of your Thursday!

Credits:
*The Airy Sskybox by Hive @ FaMESHed
*Always A Lady Accent Table & Chairs 1 & 2 by *Pastiche*  @ Spoonful of Sugar Festival **September 9th**
Miniature/H. mannequin {M} Sun by {anc} @ The Arcade
Concertina Book Stool by Junk @ The Arcade
Plan de Paris by Junk @ The Arcade
Storage Trunk [Kilin] by PILOT
Shitamachi Alley Garden – Potted Plant – A by Soy @ The Arcade
15, IZAYOI- PHONE by [[RH]] Design House @ The Arcade
Darling Rug by Dust Bunny
Rustic Pine Plant Stand Mesh by La Galleria {past gift}
Brax Sconce: Oak by {Petite Maison} @ Crossroads
Brax Woodbin: Oak by {Petite Maison} @ Crossroads
.09  – World atlas books (b) by [ kunst ]
Summer Moved On – Vase With Carnations – Black by ARIA @ The Arcade
Summer Moved On – Laptop – Rose by ARIA @ The Arcade

Outside Scene:
*Juniper.V2 {Mesh} by Little Branch @ The Liaison Collaborative
*Cedar.v2 {4 Seasons} by Little Branch @ FaMESHed
*Cedar.v3 {4 Seasons} by Little Branch @ FaMESHed
Snakeweed {4 Seasons} by Little Branch
Rocks & Cliffs Wales Wall by Fanatik Architecture
Canyon  by Fanatik Architecture

Spoonful of Sugar Press Release

For every national and international disaster Doctor’s Without Borders has been there. There is no barrier, border, or line they will not cross, no length they will not go to too bring aid to those who need it most. Where there is need they are there giving generously all of their knowledge, talent, and skills. Now it is time to give back to them.

Second Life is a global community and with the help of AIM, LTD, ModeLS Magazine, The Second Life Enquirer, SL Live Radio, and Versus Magazine we will come together to celebrate the world wide movement of Médecins Sans Frontières with an entire two weeks of parties, events, and fundraising beginning Sept 9th to the 25th, 2016. Join us at The Spoonful of Sugar Festival as we jet off to old London for what this inaugural event and help MSF/DWB to make a difference in the world.

We have some of the most amazing, wonderful, and talented designers in fashion, home and garden, and breedables joining us to make this an event to remember. Take a moment to shop Alafolie, Ex Machina, Zuri Jewelry, Roanwood for exciting fashion and home goods. Stop by the Wonderful World of Meeroos or visit Wild Kajaera or Dragoos on the lovely breedables sim. There will be a little bit of everything from clothing, to hair, and skins. Our Home & Garden Sim will be filled with furniture, home accessories, and gorgeous houses that will make you the envy of your neighbors. Finally the breedable sim will house some of the most adorable, cute, and cuddly creatures that danced through anyones imagination. The best part it can all be yours and it will all benefit an amazing cause.

This is just the beginning though we have some fabulous events planned for the week including an opening gala event, fabulous London Bridge themed fashion show, live entertainment, dance parties, and more. Enjoy a carriage around Piccadilly with Elite Equestrian.

To learn more about the S.O.S Festival and MSF/DWB please visit our website where you can see all the latest happening and developments:http://www.thesosfestival.com/index.html.

Join our inworld group! Spoonful Of Sugar (SOS) Festival

You can also stay up to date and follow us on Facebook at:https://www.facebook.com/thesosfestival/?pnref=story

To see all the new releases, exclusives, and creations from over 150 amazing designers check out our flickr group:https://www.flickr.com/groups/thesosfestival/

We can not wait to see all of you at The Spoonful of Sugar Festival 2016!

Yours Truly,
Ever Courtois & Angel Wickentower
S.O.S Founders
&
Lexie Jansma
S.O.S Event Coordinator
& S.O.S Event Team

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Don’t bottle it up all inside, let it out

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I don’t know if I ever really bottled up things inside. It probably depended on what it was and if I did it was probably not for long. More often the case as quick as I was to get angered I was quick to cool down.

These days I rarely hold back my tongue, though I am very diplomatic in nature… well most of the time.

Today I’m showing this furniture set by Mushilu that is available at Whimsical. The set includes the rose color dresser, book lamp and the table with some of the bottles.

I’m also featuring the mushrooms right outside the door.  These are the latest landscaping decor by Little Branch.  They are available now at the newest round of Shiny Shabby.  On touch you can change the color of the mushrooms.

Have a great Monday, or what’s left of it.

Credits:
*Cute Furniture Roses Set by Mushilu @ Whimsical
{Table, Dresser, Bottles & Book Lamp}
*Mushrooms V1 & V2 by Little Branch @  Shiny Shabby
*Sea Almond {Seasons} by Little Branch @ LTD Event
Coming up Roses – Frame by +Half-Deer+
New Beginnings – Armchair by 8f8 {past Arcade gacha}
Ulysses Butterfly by Apple Fall
Twig Wreath by Apple Fall
Retro Radio by Apple Fall
Muskare Wall Plates Decor by *LODE* Decor @ Shiny Shabby
Muskare Bottle 1-3 by *LODE* Decor @ Shiny Shabby
Amelie Magnifiers by Apple Fall
Cotton Cluster by Apple Fall
Potted Ponytail Palm by Soy
Troubadour Rug by The Loft & ARIA @ Collabor88
Birch Cottage by DaD Designs @ Shiny Shabby

Preparation for another day

Are you waiting anxiously for the new round of the Arcade? The trading chats are starting to buzz again as people prepare their lists.

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Today I am showing the Bella Glamour Room Collection items from [ARIA], who is participating in this round.  The complete collection consists of 3 rare items and 12 commons.  The rare items include the vanity table, chaise, and chandelier. The common items include the vanity mirror, vanity stool, mirror & makeup bag, perfume tray, jewelry boxes, and vase with roses as well as the faux cowhide rug, side table, book pile, teacup, vase with single rose and framed prints.

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There are texture options for the chaise and rose vases while the chaise and stool come with singles animations and some with attachable props.  I’ve listed the items in the collection at the bottom.

I am also showing a sneak peak of one of the bears by BoOgErS called the Mother’s Day Bears Cuddle.  I will be showing more bears very soon, but I couldn’t resist putting in one in today’s post.

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The Home & Garden Expo is still ongoing.  I’m showing the elegant chairs that have 9 animations and table from HJM Designs.  There is a vase with flowers that is part of this set not shown.  You will some other sets that go with this collection at the expo.

The orchid vase and arrangement is by Kaerri and is also at the expo.  All these featured creators/designers have some wonderful home and garden decor and not just some of the donation items that benefit Relay For Life.  They also have new releases to help decorate your home.

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All this shown in the Expo Skybox, one of the new releases by aKa, at the Home & Garden Expo.  Personally, I don’t do the skybox living, because I love having the ocean view and being surrounded by nature on the ground level.  Though on occasion I have enjoyed them and especially those with city views.

Enjoy the rest of your Saturday!

Credits:
*Bella Glamour Room Collection – [ARIA] @ The Arcade – March 2016
*Mother’s Day Bears Cuddle – BoOgErS @ The Arcade – March 2016
*Elegant Romance Accent Chairs & Table – HJM Designs @ Hope 1 SL Home & Garden Expo
*Orchid Vase – Kaerri @ Hope 8 SL Home & Garden Expo
*Orchid Arrangement – Kaerri @ Hope 8 SL Home & Garden Expo
*Expo Skybox – aKa @ Hope 8 SL Home & Garden Expo

Bella Glamour Room Collection:
-Chaise Lounge – Rare
-Vanity Table – Rare
-Mini Chandelier – Rare
-Vanity Mirror
-Vanity Stool
-Perfume Tray
-Vase With Roses
-Mirror & Makeup Bag
-Vanity Jewelry Boxes
-Bella Teacup
-Side Table
-Vase With A Rose
-Book Pile
-Framed Prints
-Metalic Faux Cowhide

Country clubhouse living

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Today I am showing another item at the Home & Garden Expo that is ongoing until March 6th.  The fishing shack is by Sahi Designs and includes the boat, rock and fishing rods with pail, lantern and the birch trees around it.  The platform is not part of the shack as I just created it to place the shack in the water.  There are six texture changing options for the bedding and four options for the house and trees.

If you haven’t heard the expo is the largest event that features some of the best home and garden designers on the grid who come together to raise money for Relay for Life of Second Life.  The Relay  for Life is the main fundraising event for American Cancer Society, and Relay for Life of SL is the virtual counterpart that supports this worthy cause.

Please take a visit and support Relay for Life!

Credits:
*Country Clubhouse – Fishing Shack by Sahi Designs @ Hope 2 Sim @ Home & Garden Expo