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Orange by any other name

I had this rather grand idea to do Luna Jubilee’s 52 weeks of colour challenge all with home deco pictures, if only because I felt that I was part of the way there if I used previous posts. I have electric lime, how hard can the rest be? 😉

That was before I hit a million snags connecting to SL – for the past 12 days, I have either been unable to log in, or disconnected two minutes in. Over and over and over again. I’m still trying to figure out what the problem is. I tried deinstalling all the viewers on my PC, then reinstalling, and it seemed like that did the trick, but it didn’t. I’m at the stage where I think I probably need a new ISP. So until I sort out the problem, the 52 weeks of colour will have to wait, and so will everything else I want to do in SL. I did join Plurk, though (if I had known I was going to be locked out of SL for so long, I might have waited a bit…but hey, it’s all good fun.) You’re all very welcome to add me, if you want to.

I swear I would do the credits for this picture if I could actually login (okay… so today is one of the “cannot login at all days”, rather than “get disconnected” days? Fine.)

By the way, that was week 28 (Neon Carrot). Yes, that late. Oh well, never mind. Moving on, maybe I can aggregate all of the past month picture into one post. That’d be a challenge in itself.


Beach shack baby

With the warmer weather making an appearance, I’d been on the look out for a nice shabby beach shack, so I was pretty happy when Cheeky Pea released the Coquina Beach Shack last Saturday. It’s not quite shabby enough (I mean that in a good way!), but it’s very lovely, and perfect as a summer hideaway. Room with a view and a pink flamingo.

And I finally managed to tame my inventory (well, the “Buildings” and “Homewares” part)…just in time for the Home & Garden expo

Click on any picture to see it in a larger size. SURLs are on the SURL page (the link is at at the top of the banner, and also at the end of this post).

Credits
Prefab: :CP: Coquina Beach Shack
“Beach” sign: *Tatty Soup* Beach Arrow Sign
Welcome mat: Pestique Welcome Mat (freebie)
Table: *Tatty Soup* Happy Jack Table Bluey (free in a box full of stuff at the front of the store)
Chair: [North West] Chaise Pigeon (stripey)
Couch: (TLND) Blue Velvet Couch (old hunt gift)
Bubble Chair: [croire] suspended bubble chair
Stool: *cheap cheap* Sit 1
Glass of wine: part of Designer Prims old group gift (I think…)
Lamp: :[MudHoney]: Designs – Wicker Sphere Lamp (no longer available?)
String lights: Turnip’s Festive Paper Lanterns string of 7 teal, string of 3 red
Rug: JJ Design Rug teal_fky (no longer available?)
Books: Junk Ruckus! (no longer available)
Candles: :CP: Boat Decor (come with shack); (TLND) Small Candles (gatcha win)
Fan: Showa Citron FAN
Turntable: [FSR]Vintage VF Turntable in Orange (no longer available)
Records box: [FSR]Vintage 7inch Box (Green) (no longer available)
Stool (used as table for the turntable): *Tatty Soup* Happy Jack Stool Bluey (free in a box full of stuff at the front of the store)
Photographs: m.fox Clothes Line Photos (lrg) (no longer available)
Blinds: LC Sculpts Blinds110_09 by es0 sculptie, free for personal use (I just coloured it a bit, but didn’t apply a texture to it)
Curtains: Vent du sud touch close curtain, retextured (I was just fooling around…I know it did destroy the “curtain” effect), which is a bit of a shame; the curtains with the original textures are colour change into a zillion lot of different colours, and it’s only 1l, as is everything else at Vent du Sud.
Pink flamingo: from the library

SURLs

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Room with a view


Nordari Cecille styled

I actually found this harder than expected to furnish. Its faded atmosphere (like a room that’s been left empty for too long and has been slowly beached out of life) is one of the things I like the most about it, but I had a hard time finding furniture to echo that feeling (even the vintage stuff in SL can often a bit too new looking).

So I settled for a big white fluffy bed and a chandelier. You can’t go wrong with a big white fluffy bed and a chandelier.

Credits
Skybox: Nordari Cecille (group gift)
Bed: Fusion Wrought Iron Single Bed | no longer available inworld, but available in the marketplace
Bedside lamp: Architect Desk Lamp (Neko Collas) in the marketplace
Chandelier: Adoration Home 2 Prim Chandelier-Black and Gold
Chair: /artilleri/ oui caterpillar chair groovy stuff
Rug: Fur White Rug (Freyr Darkstone)
Stool: (TLND) Stool Coquette White
Lillies: Calla Lilies in Marble Vase (Arda Fauna) (freebie, picked up a long time ago)
Record shelf: Record shelf with turntable: :::ponitee
Books: [ARIA] Mela four book pile | past hunt gift; m.fox (LP)- Book Stack | no longer available

SURLs
Nordari | Adoration Home | /artilleri/ | Trie Love Never Dies (TLND) | Ponitee


The golden hour

I love love love autumn. OK, I know, me and a few millions other people. 🙂 So of course I did the Seasons hunt (Fall). OK, I know, me and several hundred people… 😉

Not that this is a pure Seasons Hunt post.

Special mention for the skybox – no, it’s not in the Seasons hunt, you get it when you place LITHIUM in your profile picks (details here), it’s absolutely gorgeous, and I thought it made a nice foil to all the orange tones of the other gifts. After all, who wants to look at a picture that’s the visual equivalent of pumpkin soup?

Credits:
Skybox: Lithium (free – profile pick)
Wall Decal : :CP: (Cheeky Pea) Photo Decal Festifall – no longer available?
Chaise longue: (TLND) My chaise longue Fall (Seasons hunt gift)
Tree: [kusshon] autum tree (Seasons hunt gift)
Frames on wall: Kyoot Home – Autumn Frames (Seasons hunt gift)
Candles: Sand Shack Surf Co Bluegrass Candle Supply Co – Harvest Spice (Seasons hunt gift)
Poufs: ARIRA Cushion 02 & 04 (no, not a season hunt gift)

SURLs:
Lithium | CP (Cheeky Pea)
(TLND) | [kusshon]] | Kyoot Home | Sand Shack Surf Co | ARIRA


Kitschylicious

Revenge of the chucked out chintz?

What can I say… I was in a mood for mismatching! 🙂

Credits

Set: Limehouse dark wood summer house (modded quite a bit!)
Textures: Torley Linden | free xstreet
Lamps: *Lok’s* Japanese Stringed Lights; Retro Radar Tulip tree lamp
Shelves: (TLND) Zig Zag Shelf 1 (August group gift)
Wall art: PRIME Furniture, part of past (PoE2) hunt gift, no longer available
Flower: [[[nocc.]]] mini flower | free
Coffee table: [kusshon] grannys first love cocktail table pine & white
Sofa: Switch Texture Sofa by Akhil Kohime – I have NO idea where I got this from, it’s been in my inventory for what seems forever; I love its mismatched charm, and think of it as a cherished flea market find. A search on the creator name doesn’t shed any light, apart from the fact that she’s French speaking, and a Depeche Mode fan (obviously a woman of taste, then!). So, there you go… 😉
Rugs: JJ Design Shaggy Rug (Old DSN Gift), no longer available; Olive Juice, SL H&G Hunt prize (modded);
Record player: /artilleri/ Phonograf *white*
Records box: [FSR] Vintage 7inch Box (Green)
Coffee cup: nordari xstreet
Books on shelves: part of Junk Ruckus book bundle
Books on table: SunnyM. Little Book Pile (former hunt gift)

SURLs

Limehouse | *Lok’s* | Retro Radar | [(TLND)] | [[[[nocc.]]] | [kusshon] | [/artilleri/] | [[FSR] | Junk Ruckus


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