Autumn Shadows

Framed Park Place Autumn Shadows Collection- China Cabinet

As the first days of Autumn are upon us, the air is turning chilly and soon it will be the holidays.  DeAnn Dufaux, designer of Park Place Home Decor (Sim 6), is offering an ideal collection, Autumn Shadows Dining for upcoming celebrations and family dinners.  Both the Autumn Shadows Dining Room table & chair set, and the China Cabinet with accessories are donation items benefitting Relay for Life of Second Life American Cancer Society.  The Autumn Shadows Dining Table & Chair set includes a mahogany round table, 4 armchairs with golden lavender cushions, sage green leaf rug, and Frank Lloyd Wright inspired stained glass hanging ceiling chandeliers.  The Autumn Shadows Dining China Cabinet with accessories and matching mahogany buffet table consists of corresponding stained glass working cabinets filled with display china and open/close drawers.  There is also a faux window to the set, not shown.  The buffet table has stained glass inlay and operating drawers, art deco style working lamps, framed leaf art and a pumpkin display (not shown).  An elegant and formal collection perfect for the your entertaining needs.  Taxi please…

I just got my tickets for raffle with over $14,000 in gift certificates, tickets can be found on Expo P.

Framed Park Place Autumn Shadows Collection

The 7th Annual Second Life Home & garden Expo 2014 is still going strong, you have 4 more days to shop for a cause.  Home and Garden Expo (HGE) raises money for Relay For Life of Second Life (RFL of SL).  Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraising event, and RFL of SL is one of its virtual counterparts. You can get more information about RFL of SL here: http://relayforlifeofsecondlife.org/.

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Fall’s Finishing Touches

On Sunday’s post, I gave you a sneak peek of Finishing Touches Killing Time Twisted Hunt: Time Warp gift.  The Killing Time collection is so wonderful that I wanted to showcase it and some coordinating sets from the original and creative 24Karat Roux of Finishing Touches.  The Twisted Hunt gift features a Salvador Dali inspired bloody melting clock with timepiece canvas display, clockwork inlay bench and table, stool {not shown}, and three hourglass side tables with dripping blood instead of sand.  The gift is sublime and will make a statement for this upcoming spooky season.  Ms. Roux also has a Twisted mini hunt and generously re-released the past 8 gifts from the Fall & Spring Twisted Hunt at her store.

Framed Finishing Touches hunt gift

24Karat Roux designed corresponding sets, Buckskin Living Room, Executive Privilege Office Suite and the Hourglass Table & Chair collection, that will blend perfectly with the Killing Time hunt gift.  The Buckskin Living Room set includes a suede couch (2 styles), armchair, side tables, lamps with suede shades, coffee table, storage unit, richly textured oriental rug, clock, ornamental bowls, hourglass display, and decorative plants.  The color palette in deep rusts, soothing sages, glorious golds, and warm walnut beckon the harvest season, transitioning seamlessly into the holidays.  The Buckskin Set is a cozy, inviting and stylish living collection ideal for your SL home.  Save 50% off during the month of September when purchasing the complete set!

View from the office

LR entry

Buckskin LR Vase

Buckskin Armchair

Side view of Buckskin LR

Close up of decorative bowl display

Every home today needs an office and 24 has crafted a well-appointed, detailed and welcoming Executive Privilege Office Suite with lounge area to complement the Buckskin Living Room Set and Killing Time hunt gift.  The lounge area contains plush brown suede lounge and armchair, walnut coffee table with decorative items, side table with copper vase twig display, magazine rack, a small burgundy, brown and gold rug, and stacks of books. Cozy up and settle in for a good read on a harvest moon.

Office Lounge area

Lounge area close up

Lounge area with window

Adjacent is the Executive Privilege Office with its walnut library pieces, bookcases, shelving and desk set.  The office is perfect for working, studying, or relaxing.  The collection includes bookcases with working glass inlay doors, shelves, a desk set with suede brown chair, large burgundy, brown, gold rug, and large wood clock.  I used the hourglass table & chair set to create a library table great for meetings, or perfect for that heavy reference book. The collections all correlate with each other and can easily be mixed or matched to suit your home needs and style.  All items available at Finishing Touches.

Executive Privilege Office

Executive Privilege Office view from lounge

Desk

Hourglass table & chair set

Hourglass table & chair set full view

Reference Book

Happy Thanksgiving!

In the USA, Thursday, November 28 is Thanksgiving, a day to reflect on giving thanks for family, friends, and all who have touched your life.  Noted by the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, football games and the big Turkey feast, followed by triptafan induced naps.  Families plan their agenda to hit all the Black Friday sales and doorbusters the next morning (or in some cases later that evening).  Most people decorate their homes and dinner tables with candles, acorns, fall leaves and cornucopias.

I want to share my Second Life Thanksgiving decor with you.  I also want to express my thanks to old friends, new friends and some of the great people I had the pleasure to meet this year.  I wish you and your families (in Real Life & Second Life) all the best!

Thanksgiving Home Decor Layout- inside

Inside Decor:

  • Kitchen Photo Prop (Something New, Where’s the Turkey hunt item)
  • Dining Room Table with Turkey Dinner (Wayward Muse, Marketplace)
  • Orange Harvest Rug (color change, Pixel Creations, Simply The Best Turkey hunt item)
  • Pumpkin Soup Tray (left corner, EBDesign, Where’s the Turkey hunt item)
  • Entry Table with Harvest Mirror, Garland, Candles & Gourds/Acorn Display (LISP Bazaar, Marketplace)
  • Thanksgiving Posters (Dreamscape Wedding Designs, Where’s the Turkey hunt item)
  • Entry Mirror with Cornucopia & Greeting Card (Bayview Market, Where’s the Turkey hunt item)
  • Living Room, Laurel Set: Sofa, Love Seat, Ottoman, Curtains & Lamp (what next on Marketplace)
  • Fireplace Decor: Garland, Pumpkin Candles & Wreath (LISP, Marketplace & Lunaria Marketplace)
  • Hatbox Display, Finishing Touches (Pumpkin Pie Kitchen Collection, Designer’s Warehouse special, ENDS 11/28/13)

Thanksgiving Home Decor- Outside

Outside Decor:

  • Salem College, (ba) Past Collabor88 item (Barnesworth Anubis, Marketplace)
  • Farmhouse Table, Orchard Sign, Apple Cart, Stools & Tub of Apples, floorplan (Past C88 items, Marketplace)
  • Autumn Ghourd Pull Cart (The Otherside, Where’s the Turkey hunt item)
  • Pumpkin & Hay Bail Display (Marketplace)
  • Harvest Quit, Finishing Touches (Pumpkin Pie Kitchen Collection, Designer’s Warehouse special, ENDS 11/28/13)
  • Autumn Hurricane Candles, Alouette (Past Lazy Sunday special)
  • Entry Lantern, Finishing Touches (Gatcha prize)
  • Fall Foliage Painting (Cherry Pop Studio, Marketplace)