6th Annual Home & Garden Expo for Relay For Life

One of the events in SL I look forward to with much eagerness and anticipation each year is the Home & Garden Expo. This years event is well underway, having began last Friday, and will continue thru this Sunday, June 2. There is so much to see and do at the Expo, it’d be best to head on over ASAP and check it out. I know that’s what I’ll be doing as soon as I log in after having had to be away with RL since last week!

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You do not have to be a land or home owner to enjoy the Home & Garden Expo. You can find classes to take to get you started in building, breedable vendors to help you find a pet to share love with and of course, you can wander and dream of living in these beautiful homes in RL! There is even a hunt if you are a hunt lover like me! There is sure to be something for everyone there.

A Spring Afternoon

Two Moon Gardens is a shop that is new to me, and am sure I’ll be visiting their mainstore soon after seeing their beautiful set up at Expo. Their offering for RFL is this beautiful Cherry Blossom Garden scene. It is modable too, which is a plus for me, as I can slide bits around to fit my land space just right. Organica, a long time favorite of mine, has some gorgeous tulips specially colored in purple and orange for RFL, you wont want to miss these either. I’ve scattered a few around the bench that comes with this set from Two Moon, which incidently, comes well stocked with couples and singles poses.

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I’ve included a map which should help you get around, as well as some important links. Prepare for lag, always a good idea for any event, it will make your experience much more enjoyable. Allow plenty of time, and do not delay, as you just may find yourself spending a lot more time then you anticipated at the Expo. Have fun, enjoy the scenery, get some new things, and help a great cause, you can’t go wrong! I am sure I will be spending the bulk of my SL time there over the last days, I do hope to see you there!

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Credits and Other Important Stuff :

Cherry Blossom Place – Two Moon Gardens, by Bunnie Badger (Two Moon Gardens @ Expo)
Mesh Tulips (RFL) – Organica, by Aki Shichiroji (Organica @ Expo)

Skin – Tuli – Eva – Petal , with Deviant Misfit Lips, by Tuli Asturias
Dress – PurpleMoon – Blair, by Poulet Koenkamp (Hunt Gift – Grand Opening of Invictus Estates)
Hair – Truth – Tenille – Night, by Truth Hawks
Shoes – Redgrave – Doro, by Emilia Redgrave
Nails – Bamboo Nails – Drow, by RubyRedRusset
Ring – Earthstones – Ever After Bridal – Gold, by Abraxxa Anatine
Eyes – IKON – Vanity Eyes – Denim (former group gift)
Lashes – Maitreya – Mesh V.I.P. Gift, by Onyx LeShelle

New Releases & Hunts: Love Me Tender

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and with all the pinks and reds everywhere, I felt inspired to do some festive photos. I started with a dress and leggings set from PurpleMoon, made for the Cupids Arrow hunt and a fun outfit for a casual day hanging out with my man. I’ll let you in on a little secret too, there is Cherry Hunt happening over there at PurpleMoon, don’t miss it, you’ll find lots of goodies.

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I added the new Maxi Gossamer Khaleesi set to it, which comes in a variety of color combinations, so you’ll be sure to find one that works for your outfit of the day too, get it now while its on sale at Collabor88. I just can’t keep up with all Maxi Gossamer’s releases lately, every one is a must have that finds its way to my inventory! I also grabbed my Go-To Nails from Bamboo, each set comes in 5 colors/patterns, I’ve several and love them all, I chose a silvery white for this look to brighten things up a bit.

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New for me here too, are the Doro shoes from Redgrave which come with a 12 colors all in one Hud (including two metal colors), that offers countless options for your outfit matching. I’m sure I’ll be wearing these lots with various outfits. They are a great value for the quality, I know I’ll be getting at least a couple more styles there soon.

Love Me Tender

Once I was dressed for the day, the man of my life swept me off to a beautiful sim for some dancing at a lovely waterfall he found. He is so sweet, knowing I love waterfalls, he has made it his mission to take me dancing at every waterfall on the grid! Now, time to go work on the next look and post! See you at a waterfall or shopping soon, and Happy Valentine’s Day!

Catty:

Dress and Leggings – Purplemoon – Love Me Tender Set, by Poulet Koenkamp
Skin – Adam n Eve – Siobhan – T3 Tomato, by Sachi Vixen
Hair – Truth – Rashida – Night, by Truth Hawks
Earrings, Necklace, Bracelet – MG – Khaleesi’s Temptation, by Maxi Gossamer (@ Collabor88)
Lipstick – Mock – SheerGlow Lipcolor – Paarl, by Mocksoup Graves
Nails – Bamboo Nails – Darkside, by RubyRedRusset
Shoes – Redgrave – Doro,   by Ring – JCNY – Athena Wedding, by JD Hansen
Eyes – Insufferable Dastard – Classic Eyes – Blue, by Audrey Lamede
Lashes – Maitreya – Mesh V.I.P. Gift, by Onyx LeShelle
Poses –aDORKable – Advent Poses, by Adorkable Peapod
Pose Stand and Background – Tillie’s, by Tillie Ariantho

Star:

Hair – KMadd
Eyes – Poetic Color

PurpleMoon on Any Day

I’ve a new found love for gowns, and PurpleMoon is on the top of my list of favorite places to find them.  Recently however, PurpleMoon has put out some mesh dresses that I have not been able to resist, so now we can wear PurpleMoon not only on the special Saturday nights out, but on any day of the week!

Thursday

First up, the new Trinity Dress, available in a variety of colors, and very fun to wear with my fave Bax boots. At the writing of this, the dress is available for a special price of 55L so hurry on over and grab them all. Mesh has taken some time for me to adjust to. I’ve found, for me, what works best is to alter my basic shape to fit standard mesh that works for my shape best, then be sure to wear the alpha layer included so bits dont show where they shouldn’t. I often have to drop things here or there, I just make sure to label each shape so I can remember what it is. It’s so fun, once you find a mesh that works and get your shape set, it opens a whole closet of possibilites.

Saturday

Next up, for 60L Weekend sale, I was delighted this morning to see PurpleMoon had yet another new dress out, and I immediately ran over to collect the new Cordelia dress. So fun, I can see a lot of wearability in both dresses. You don’t have long tho to grab them at these prices, be sure to hurry over. Check out the gowns there too if you havent lately, there is much new yumminess, which I’ll be blogging here soon, as I just can’t get enough of that store. Also, I’ve recently become addicted to Maxi Gossamer jewelry, I don’t seem to be able to pass up much of anything she releases any more. This set here, the Tifari, is currently available at the newest Collabor88, so get yourself over there too. Time to get out for more shopping and dancing, see you out there on the grid soon!!! ♥

Credits and Other Important Stuff :

Pic 1 :

Dress – PurpleMoon – Trinity Dress – Black/Red, by Poulet Koenkamp
Skin – Belleza – Elle, by Tricky Boucher
Make Up – Mock – Assorted Lips and Shadows, by Mocksoup Graves, Dutch Touch – Yri Lipstick, by Iki Ikarus
Hair – Truth – Rhonda – Night, by Truth Hawks
Necklace – Maxi Gossamer – Marrakech Heart, by Maxi Gossamer
Bracelets – Maxi Gossamer – Ramona 77, by Maxi Gossamer
Earrings – Burrough’s – DDee Hoops, by Antoine Burroughs
Boots – BAX – Prestige Boots – Black Suede, by Bax Coen
Eyes – Poetic Colors – Deep Dream, by Lano Ling
Lashes – Maitreya – Mesh V.I.P. Gift, by Onyx LeShelle
Poses – Ovation Poses – Lisandra, by Halllie Larsson
Pose Stand and Background – Tillie’s, by Tillie Ariantho

Pic 2:

Dress – PurpleMoon -Cordelia Dress – Grey, by Poulet Koenkamp
Skin – Belleza – Elle, by Tricky Boucher
Make Up – Mock – Assorted Lips and Shadows, by Mocksoup Graves, Dutch Touch – Yri Lipstick, by Iki Ikarus
Hair – DeLa – Amanda – Black 4, by Kuranosuke Kamachi
Necklace, Bracelet, Earrings – Maxi Gossamer – Tarrifa, by Maxi Gossamer (C88 November)
Boots – BAX – Prestige Boots – Black Suede, by Bax Coen
Eyes – Poetic Colors – Deep Dream, by Lano Ling
Lashes – Maitreya – Mesh V.I.P. Gift, by Onyx LeShelle
Poses – Ovation Poses – Lisandra, by Halllie Larsson
Pose Stand and Background – Tillie’s, by Tillie Ariantho