Lemonade Summer!

Lemonade Beach HutI’ve been trying to write this blog post for little over a week but real life kept getting in the way.  My plan was to highlight some Trompe Loeil Kiya beach shacks that were available at June Collabor88 and the interiors, unfortunately the new July round of C88 started yesterday.  Since I styled the beach shacks interiors and have photos, I would suggest if you like any previously released items from C88 hop over to the brands main store.  I also wanted to share a few more Perfect Ten discounted items from the July round, available July 1st-15th.

Lemonade Hut- DeckOn the front deck of the Trompe Loeil Kiya beach hut is the adorable Dancing Pineapple from MishMish lounging on the Teebrook’s Cubbyhole Lemonade Summer Adirondack chair with umbrella and tray table, discounted item at Perfect Ten.  Yellow, ocean blue and touches of red is the color palette throughout the summer cabin.  The color trend in 2015 is blue and bridges all seasons with different tonalities.

Lemonade Hut- Flip FlopsEasy living is a necessary for summer fun!  Finishing Touches Potted Beach Sign (Sun & Surf) and LISP Summer Punch Vintage Deck Chairs are the perfect choice for summer days.

Lemonade Inside BarAs we move into the one room cabin, ocean blue/teal and yellow are the dominate colors with a nod to nautical decor with Cheeky Pea Boat Wine Shelf,  Sway’s Ahoy anchor stools (texture change seat), Dreamscapes Art Gallery Ahoy Console Table, Floorplan Spool Bar Table (texture change base) and Hanging Oars.

Lemonade Inside Rowboat ChairOn the other side of the space the seafarers theme continues with the Hearth & Home Old Rowboat Chair (on sale @ Perfect Ten) and Dreamscapes Art Gallery Ahoy captain ship wheel.

Lemonade Inside Whale Coat RackHaving a whale of a good time in the cabana with Sway’s Whale Coatrack and Second Spaces Life’s A Beach Shelf resonates with vibrant blues and greens.

Lemonade Hut- Outside Back Deck FlamingoOn the back deck, Dreamscapes Art Gallery Beach Lounge with fire pit has several fun whimsical summer print.  The Mustard Seed copper flamingo beach welcome sign greets guests.

Lemonade Hut- Outside Back DeckLastly, Tylar’s Treasures Shipshape Coastal Light Collection includes boat seat, table and lighthouse decor with animations (dance, kisses, couple/single sits) 50% off at Perfect Ten.  Completing the scene is Free Bird Beach Towel Rack and LISP Summer Punch Vintage Deck Chairs.  Hope you have a nice summer and enjoy the rays!

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Four Seasons of Boudoirs

In my last post for Parachute Homes, I highlighted my six essentials to a dreamy night sleep.  I created four bedroom spaces each featuring a different season.  I wanted to provide you with some more photos and style card for each. Hopefully you are inspired to create your own sanctuary and take into consideration some of my tips.

Anchors Aweigh

Anchor Summer Retreat

Summer Side Table

Summer Sheet Pic

Summer Side View

Structure: Scarlet Creative, Petite Cabine (Collabor88 April 2015)

  • Apple Fall: Dreams Bed (Burnished Brass), Harry’s Boat, Glass Bubble Lamp, Storm Lamp (Old Wood) & Seaside Candle
  • Floorplan: Waves Rug, Captain’s Coffee Table (Blue), Sailor’s Chair & Pillow (Stripes), Jute Baskets, Sailor’s Spool Table, Hanging Oars & Anchor Marquee Light
  • The Loft: Nautilus & Neo Mirror
  • Pilot: Nautical Hanging Chair & Potted Plant Shelves (Navy)
  • Ria Bazar: Traveler Diary, Map, Book & Clock
  • Sway’s: Anchor Decor Cushion, Kyla Chest Bench/Wall Art & Nautical Decoration (Arcade Gacha June 2015)

Autumn Glow

Bed Full

Trunk Left View

New York

Copper Chair

Autumn Glow Bathroom Darket

Structure: Trompe Loeil, Brooklyn Carriage House

Bedroom:

  • Pilot: Tufted Leather Bed (Brown)
  • Apple Fall: Monogram Suitcases, Reading Pile, Annan Reclaimed Wardrobe, Monogram Luggage Bag & Rope Suspended Gallery
  • The Loft: Linen Trim Rug Brown, Manhattan Print, New York Print, Alex Lantern Orange, Twisted Vase, Storage Box Old Map, Lola Bowl Ebony & Concentric Gold
  • Trompe Loeil: Gramercy Steamer Trunk Brown, Gyroscope Lamp Polished & Astrid Chair Natural
  • Zerkalo: Coffee and Chocolate (Past group gift)
  • Kaerri: Orchid Ikebana (**Free**)
  • Ria Bazar: Toronto Living Room Chandelier, Bedroom books&glasses & Living room bookshelf 1
  • Redgrave: *001 CROWN Side Chair

Bathroom:

  • The Loft: Bacall Mirror Copper, My Love My Beard Towel Basket & Leather Side Table Sienna
  • Apple Fall: Copper Tub, Sunrise Mirror, Lange Washstand & Porthole Mirror (Gold)
  • Ria Bazar: Arizona Entrance Rug & Torronto Slippers
  • Pixel Mode: Victoria’s Bath (White Towel Stack)
  • Pilot: Railroad Tie Chandelier

Winter Noir

Winter Noir Overview Full

Noir Bed

Porthole Mirror

Fireplace

Noir Bathroom Screen

Structure: Trompe Loeil, Chatham Loft Skybox (Dark)

Bedroom:

  • Scarlet Creative: Nostaglia Bed Wood (Black)
  • Apple Fall: Nouveau Screen, Mother of Pearl Inlaid Chest, Design Books, Porthole Mirror (Silver & Gold), Chrysler Armchair, Empire Coffee Table & Trellis Circular Rug (Black)
  • {theosophy}: Eighteenth Amendment Lamp (Black) & Godre’r Telescope (Gold)
  • Dust Bunny: Traveler’s Table
  • Ria Bazar: Traveler Vintage Personal Items & Diary
  • Sway’s: Katya Chaise Lounge (Black Leather)
  • Cobblestone: Hollywood Glam Rug {no longer in business}
  • MudHoney: Zoe Chair (Black) & Zoe Mirror (Gold)
  • LTD: Studded Cushion (Monochrome & 24K, past group gift)
  • 22769 ~ [bauwerk]: Foxglove in Vase & Decorative Balls
  • .:Stone Misery:.: Leather Pouffe (Black **FREE** on Leather & Lace Hunt)
  • Floorplan: Nostalgic Chandelier (Gold)

Bathroom:

  • Concept}: MinBath
  • Pilot: Romantic Candlesticks (Gold)
  • Apple Fall: Ornate Mirror
  • The Loft: Bacall Mirror Copper
  • Trompe Loeil: Ines Wall Fountain & Cobble Hill Pencil Sketch Skyscraper

Parisian Springtime

Scarlet Creative Bed Full

Bed Side View

Sofa & side table

Bathtub

Close up Vanity

Structure: Scarlet Creative, Hudson Townhouse

Bedroom:

  • Scarlet Creative: Amelie Lounger, Single Amelie Sofa, Meribel Cabinet & Meribel Stool
  • Apple Fall: Dolly Lamp, Carriage Clock & Nardyas’ Tulips in Mason Jar
  • La Galleria: Pastel Chinese Flower Tree Rug & Butterfly Pillows (**FREE**)
  • LISP: Sewing Prints 1 & Chloe Print
  • {what next}: Maison Drapes (long length), Paperdoll Mannequin (**FREE**), Leora Hatbox Stool & Morning Tea Chandelier (Pink Crystal)
  • Alouette: Meghan Clock (White) & Bird Cage Candle Holder
  • {theosophy}: Wall Panel (Whitewash)

Bathroom:

  • Scarlet Creative: Amelie Vintage Bath and Shower, Amelie Towel Rack & Meribel Day Sofa (Past Arcade items)
  • Pixel Mode: Victoria’s Bath (Soap Basket, Past Arcade items)
  • Second Spaces: Lennon Linen Cabinet (White)
  • La Galleria: Feizy Champagne Carved Squares LT Rug
  • Lark: Crawford Dressing Table, Stool, Hat Boxes, Glove Box, Mirror, Wall Hook & Slip
  • The Loft: Bacall Bowl of Roses Cream, Bacall Accessory Tray & Bacall Portrait (Gold)
  • Cleo Designs: Make up Set
  • Ria Bazar: Torronto Makeup Mirror & Slippers
  • Black Tulip: Time in Paris Clock

Seaside Living

Seaside Living

Transitioning seasons can be one of the hardest and most challenging aspects in home design.  A solution is to add the upcoming seasons decorative accessories or color palette. The above seaside cabin living room space is awash in soft blues and greens, a typical spring color palette and the addition of nautical oars, sail boat, seashells and beachy wall art makes this an inviting spring/summer getaway.  Get a jump start on summer by checking out the Perfect Ten event (June 1-15) where you can find Tylar’s Treasures “Sea” oar sign, repurposed barrels side tables, oar table lamps, and compass rug all for 50% off.  I also used Shutter Field Beach Living Set released for the May round of The Challenge theme: Holiday/Beach and accessorize with The Mustard Seed Beachy Signs, Floorplan Oar Frames and Apple Fall Storm Lamp.  Hope you are inspired to change it up and Let’s Get Decorating!

Taxi to the Perfect Ten event please…

Seaside Living Room

Seaside LR-Close up of Sea Sign

Structure: Scarlet Creative, Petite Cabine

Let’s Go to the Hop…

Doo-Wops & Sock Hops Hunt Scene

So quick post today to highlight some fun 50’s decor and fashion available for free on the Doo-Wops & Sock Hops Hunt ending TONIGHT, May 24, 2015! (Sorry, crazy week I planned on blogging this sooner 😦 ) Finishing Touches hunt gift is the Doo-Wop Diner Counter including the hot pink and teal record wall decor, and the black & white checker counter booth, diner stools, menu and cupcake display.  To complete the diner scene I added LISP Rain & Shine Bistro Set, Ispachi Buger & Pancake Meal, Floorplan Eat Sign & Vintage Milk Caddy, Fetch Sweet & Ice Cream Sign, What Next Loungin Rug & Milkshakes, and Blueberry Hill Retro Sweet Treat Signs.  There is also some gleeful 50’s fashion offered on the hunt including the Get Frocked Retro Dress {shown below}, a hot pink dress with record printed skirt.  I paired the retro dress with Chop Zuey’s Chaconne Set offered for free to the SL Free & Offers group. Put on your Bobby Sock and Poddle Skirt, head over to Finishing Touches and grab this adorable Diner Set, I’ll bring the milkshakes!  Doo-Wops & Sock Hops Hunt Dress

DW& SH Jewelry Close up

_FT_ Doo-Wop Diner Counter & Wall Decals

Passport to Adventure!

Global Travel

A well-appointed home has cherished finds selected on trips and adventures.  Warmer temperatures, Spring Break and summer vacations, call for exploration!  Well, you’re in luck, the March theme of The Challenge is Globetrotter with seven stores creating everything from desk trunks, briefcase bookcases, luggage end tables, and more maps and globes than Lewis and Clark could use!  Anchoring the global travelers map room, is Sway’s Katya Chaise Lounge previously released at The Liasion Collaborative, now available in Swayland.  Your home could have jet setter style without the hassle of baggage claim, so pack your bags, explore the grid and find new adventures!

Structure: Scarlet Creative, Work Live Loft (left to right)