Bump in the Night…

Finishing Touches | Twisted Hunt Spring 2015

The 13th installment of the Twisted Hunt is back with the theme Spectres; spirit realm, phantoms & ghosts, running from March 5 – April 5, 2015.  The Twisted Hunt is noted as the hardest hunt on the gird with 82 stores participating but the gifts are well worth the effort. Finishing Touches (store #14) is offering two versions of the Ghostly Spectre’s Parlor hunt gift.  Both versions of the Ghostly Spectre’s Parlor gift set include a black leather Victorian arm-chair with 8 single animations, black and gold brocade round rug, maple oval coffee table and matching mirror.  One set features a hologram Victorian seated lady & hovering eerie ghost.  24Karat Roux, designer and owner of Finishing Touches has created a corresponding Gargoyle Stone Fireplace and Gargoyle Pillars (resized for photo) both sold separately.  A nice addition to the overall look are the Twisted Gacha Spectre’s Throne, 8 versions $60L a play (3 rare prizes).  Finishing Touches Twisted Hunt gifts are perfect for your goth needs, role play, channeling spirits, or saving for next Halloween.  Best of luck hunting!

Taxi to Finishing Touches please…

_FT_ Ghostly Spectre's Parlor Twisted Hunt Gift

_FT_ Twisted Gacha Spectre's Throne

Bask in the Glow of Autumn

Autumn Porch Overview Framed

The waning days of autumn are upon us and for Americans, Thanksgiving is 12 days away.  The grocery stores are filling up with families buying turkey and all the fixings, soon the malls will have hurried shoppers busting down the black Friday doors, and before we know it Christmas and the New Year will be here.  Now is the time to slow down, reflect on the past year, be thankful for friends and family, and celebrate your blessings.  Recently, I did just that, after a few unfortunate incidents, I had too much and needed to walk away from Second Life.  I was drained, discouraged, disappointed, and deflated.  This Thanksgiving, I’m grateful to Niki Silverweb, Ayla Zhoy and Morgan Mickalobe who supported and encouraged me to return to SL.  Your kindness, care and friendship mean the world to me.  So this Thanksgiving who are your thankful for?

Side Porch View Framed

My love for virtual interior design was calling out and I wanted to design an autumnal cottage with a large veranda located by a lake with views of apple orchards and snow-capped mountains.  I envisioned Lake Tahoe, CA in the early fall when the weather is wonderful, the air is crisp but not too chilly cold, the nights are still, and the trees are bare with views of clear skies, filled with stars and full moons.   The ivy covered porch is overflowing with cozy spots, delicious delights, unexpected guests, and nods to the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Creating a warm, welcoming, inviting place with crackling fire from the hearth is sure to be the area where your guests will relax after the harvest feast!

Front Porch Framed

Hearth Area:

Hearth Area Framed

Close up of Fireplace Framed

Log Bench:

Sway's Log Bench Framed

Wood Bench:

Bench with cat Framed

Twyla’s (the Turkey) Garden:

Turkey Garden Framed

Structure: Heart Homes, Autumn Lovenest II (Exclusive @ Room 69, till 11/20)

  • Trees: Studio Skye, Enchanted Forest & Silver Birch
  • Wishing Well: Finishing Touches, Falling Leaves Well (** Free @ Homestuff Lounge**)

Hearth Area:

Log Bench:

Wood Bench:

Twyla’s (the Turkey) Garden: