Greeting readers and friends! It’s been far too long since I’ve blogged, in fact it’s been 9 months. No, I don’t have a new bundle of joy to share with you. So where have you been, you ask? Well, back in April my Mom had a stroke and it devastated me to my core. She is paralyzed on her left side, bedridden and recently suffered violent seizures. I quit my job, put grad school on hold and assumed the role as her full-time caregiver. As soon as it happened, I wrote a letter to my clients, sponsors and friends, as well as posted it on my Facebook page. At the time I wasn’t sure how long our journey would be or if I would ever return to Second Life and blogging. Well, I have yet to step my toe back into SL but I did want to share with you some pictures my dear friend Kirra Frantic took (back in April 2016) of my homes.First, in the trio series is my version of a guy’s lakeside hangout chill zone. A few years back (Fall 2014) my dearest friend & former design partner, Niki and I joined forces to host our first ever open house, His & Her. My style has always been sweet and girly whereas Niki’s is more masculine and industrial. Ever since that initial venture I’ve try to design one male focused space a year. The man cave cabin is a sports lover dream with a game area, baseball memorabilia, vintage vinyl and a cool loft bedroom. Since I don’t currently have the build up, please feel free to email me if you want to know where I purchased an item. Stay tuned for an art studio. Happy decorating!
A new round of The Challenge opened with the theme Army Style. A group of talented designers are offering exclusive items with their own take on the theme. As an American, I think the Army Style theme is perfect to represent and pay tribute to our great country and the bravery of the soldiers who fight for our freedom every day. Members of my family and friends have served and not wanting to discriminate against the other military branches, I styled the barracks with an Air Forces mini plane (for my uncle), an US Navy Flag (for my grandfather), and Army camouflage chairs (for my Godfather). The structure of the barracks is Trompe Loeil Chatham Skybox Dark and I created two separate living areas/ rest spot with a camouflage netting dividing the space. The military furnishings have a masculine feel and could be easily used for a dorm room, office, or man cave! To see all the designers offers and links, please click here.
- Camo Chairs & Shelf with decor: Cleo Designs
- Field Table, Trunk & decor: %Percent
- Rug & Lamp: Consignment (NOT part of The Challenge)
- U.S. Navy Flag: Floorplan (NOT part of The Challenge)
- Day Bed: %Percent
- Target Table & Army of Me Couch: 22769 ~ [bauwerk]
- Remnants of a War letter (on table): Kuro
- Crate: Consignment (*free)
- Dart Board: Cleo Designs
- Blue Camo Armchair: Sway’s
- Metal Locker: Junk (NOT part of The Challenge, *Past March 2014 Arcade item)
- Pipe Lamp: Hideki (NOT part of The Challenge)