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Rocking the day away

Cleo Design The Challenge - Rocking chair NEW!

I’m a sucker for a great rocking chair, I seriously own SO many ! The one above is new from Cleo Design and its won a place in my home already! It has both male and female poses and comes in a selection of homey patterns and colours. I plumped for the beige one as it fitted in with my bedroom décor so very well. I really like the wood on it, it looks a little worn as if someone has enjoyed a peaceful sit in it for some years. Touch the foot part of the chair for the rocking motion btw. Cleom also has some rather luxurious chairs out for this round of The Challenge and also a retro styled cabinet with opening doors, get your skates on a grab some pretties!

Lingerie by

As you might be able to see I am also wearing some new lingerie woot! I can’t stop buying things for my new Slink Physique body and when I saw this sweet set by chocolate atelier (called  fragile love) I just had to have it. It’s currently on offer at The Cosmopolitan Sale room event – just 70L ! In the box are also appliers for Lolas bewbs, phat azz and of course old-fashioned clothing layers.

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Cleo Design

Cosmopolitan Sales Room

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Renting a Home in Second Life (Part 4)

Fairy Unique Rental -House by Culrpit

I love doing these rental posts – it’s a real treat to scoot about looking at homes & spaces. My fourth port of call was Fairy Unique Rentals, only a couple of vacancies when I arrived so I used the rental board to teleport up to them. After uhmming & ahhing, because they were all SO pretty, I chose this one above. It’s really roomy and spacious, with a wrap around balcony downstairs, a conservatory and a brilliantly enormous bedroom area. (This home is made by Culprit btw , link below if you wanna buy one – its called Dragonfly cottage) I stumped up the rent for a week, read the notecard that I was given and waited for a group invite. The group joiner bot thinger was on strike I think, so I dropped the landlady a note – next day I got the invite AND she added my lost day back onto my remaining time – sweet ! The rental layout is unusual and I liked it. Each home is on its own grassy platform thats suspended in the sky, abundantly decorated with gorgeous flowers and plants. You also get 150 prims for your own gear. When you pay the rental board down at the store level , it’s automatically covered up , so no one should really bother you. I didn’t notice a way to lock the doors and to be honest I would’ve preferred that option , as the rental agreement says “no security orbs”. I know I know privacy isn’t really applicable in Second Life, unless you own your own Sim etc…but I do like to lock my doors, it just makes me feel better?! Cant say I’ve been bothered at all, and I’ve hung out decorating for the last three days.

Fairy Unique Rentals collage

I popped over to Cleo Design and nabbed a few treats for my new space , the couch I’m sat on is sooper cozy (and has pattern change options) I seem to recall it was just 55L ! As you can see above the house also has a large conservatory space, it’s just begging for some benches and plants. The rent per week for this home is a very low 250L, I think, but I’m not sure that all the homes are around this price point. Big thank you to Happyholly Grigges who is the land owner and landlady , such a lovely welcome ❤

Fairy Unique Rentals

Culprit Dragonfly cottage – market place link

Culprit Store

Cleo Designs

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The Cookie Jar – Bargains & Gifts galore!

Cookie Jar 10L sale and Free gifts

By chance I found out about the anniversary sale at The Cookie Jar, headed over there ASAP and pounced on the treats. There are heaps of 10L items to spruce up your space plus if you join The Cookie Jar group (free to join btw) a whole raft of gifts also ! I grabbed up the sweet butterfly house from Lok’s for 10L, it comes in three variations, plus this sweet bench from Zoe’s Garden which  was one of the freebies. See my bigass cake?! It’s also a gift from The Mustard Seed, yum.

10L sale & Free gifts

My pretty pots of flowers are from Lok’s, you get both sets in the box for 10L, scatter them about for a low prim effect, they are just 1 prim per grouping.

FREE birdbath

Finishing Touches gift is this magnifico verdigris bird bath, I think it was only 5Li, a really sweet addition to any garden .

Bumbershoot Saigon Kitty -

LVS had this sweet bicycle with rose planters out as their gift, my sweet kittycat was 10L from Bumbershoot, miaowww!

Cleo Design 10L !

You simply MUST grab this gorgeous lounger up for 10L from Cleo Design, it’s just SO summery, the texturing is superb. Lotsa poses , some with props that rez. The small cushion is also texture change.

Cleo Designs Free GIFT

Cleo Design also have this retro record player out as a gift, gawd some great tunes! Touch to open the doors, and the control buttons give you a pop up menu to choose your fav songs.


The Cookie Jar 10L Garden & gifts

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The Challenge – its the wild wild west !

The Challenge

New month, new Challenge, this months theme is “The wild wild West” –  yeeehaw!  I was dead impressed with this build by [hate this], its pretty clever and comes with a HUD that enables you to change the signage, the wood colour and the shade of the plaster . Also included are some decor items such as a ladder, cactus plant,barrels, coffins, even a counter for inside. Very atmospheric ! Its worth noting, that not only do you get the store in mesh materials ready, but for each piece you also get the option in mesh NOT materials ready – now I’m no expert, and why you’d want it not materials ready I don’t know – but CHOICE is good right?! Zan found the horses I’ve got mooching about at United Inshcon, absolutely marvellous and only 1 prim, they also make sounds which you can opt out of if you find them irritating.

The Challenge - United Inschon Horses

Little montage of the  items and of course the Horses.

The Challenge Cleo Designs

Cleo Design has two wagons on offer, this one has a cushion inside stuffed with couple,single and friends poses, love the wood effect, there’s also…

The Challenge Cleo Designs_

…this one, that is all set to go with pots and planters full of flowers, ever so decorative.

The Challenge - Sway's

Sway’s is in this month too, and the [Tuari] bench is just edible. There are three designs to choose from, this one is called “foliage”, lovely poses included as always.

The Challenge - hate this

Montage of the bench and some of the decor items from [hate this] – if you’ve got a hankerin for a wild west style space – The Challenge has everything you need this month. Blog site below for information on all participants this round, and stores featured links. Thanks everyone ❤

The Challenge Blog

Cleo Design



United Inshcon




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Spring time Garden (Hunt)

Strawberry Kube hunt - Cleo Design

Time to get outside and enjoy your garden. Even if you’ve got a limited amount of space and prims, you will love this set from Cleo Design. It’s a whole garden in a box ! This is the  prize for the Strawberry Kube Hunt, each gift is just 5L. Boy-oh-boy is this worth hunting out, you get the table and six chairs, food items and also the beautifully paved gazebo with optional flower bushes to plant around the border. The chairs are only 2 prims each and have so many poses for both boys & girls. You also get the food items, plus wearable props are given for certain poses. The hunt blog has prize previews and urls, which I’ve given below.

SF Design NEW! Mesh capri pants & mesh shirt

Also new out are these scrummy Capri pant & shirt sets from SF Design. These come in a variety of colours, but I just loved this bronzey brown ! The pants have a muted swirly pattern all over and the shirt is plain cotton, great together, great as separates ! Thanks Swaffette ❤

SF Design

The strawberry kube hunt blog

Cleo Design

basket with 3 poses – POSEbility


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Interior design made easy (gifts & Red Tag Sale)

megastuff hunt items free !

If you’ve been doing the Megastuff Hunt, you’ll understand the title of this post. There are so many great prizes it really does make decorating your SL space easy. I found this table and chair set at I.D.C. Its dispense fruit props to wear and eat, really lovely little set and perfect for a balcony ,garden or patio.

MegaStuff items and tree pose

Galland Homes has a doozy of a prize, a WHOLE home ! This little cabin is actually rather spacious inside, it has a security system, media and you can open and close the window blinds. Just 16 prims, brilliant for the prim budget home owner. The tree outside is by Something new and is one of their red tag sale items…

Tree pose NEW! Red Tag Sale

It holds some lovely poses in the stump, so you can sit and watch the world go by under the shade of this leafy tree. I just adore the mushrooms scattered about on the grass! Big shout out to HED, my beautiful blue blouse is currently on offer at the main store for just 10L ! Check out the other two versions of this, both come with a HUD so you get heaps of choice in one piece.

Megastuff Hunt prizes

Moving inside the cabin, I used the megastuff hunt prize from Cleo Design (two comfy chairs and sideboard previously blogged) with the side table and lanterns from Potomac to create a cozy place by the window. All of these items wont eat up your prims and are so worth the hunt to find them ! (All prizes are only 1L btw)

megastuff hunt items fabuleux

Last up is the gift from Fabuleux, a real gem to brighten up a wall, shabby chic shelf with a vintage look radio and blocks set upon it. You all know how useless Iam at hunts, and I’ve only found one store so far that I just couldn’t find their prize – so grab your hunting goggles and get going !



Galland Homes

Cleo Design


Something New (red tag sale 50% off )

Megastuff Hunt blog (links & hints)


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The Challenge – plus Megastuff hunt

The Challenge - Sways

More from The Challenge, and Sway’s has his fantastical little build and fencing up for grabs. It’s the Andersen half timbered summer-house. Low on prims and high on style. Such a darling little cabin, perfect for your springtime and Summer gardens, maybe a little hideaway for you and your friends. Inside is really a blank canvas, so gussy it up, go rustic or retro, whatever you fancy. The fencing for it is superb, I’m a bit of an expert on fencing after having scoured SL for some last year.

The Challenge Sway's,Sickly sweet megastuff hunt- SFD group gift dress FREE

Couldn’t resist sitting outside, as it was such a lovely day yesterday. A few woolly friends joined me as I perched on this stool and table set from Sickly Sweet. Quite shabby chic and feminine with a handful of lovely poses in the seat. This is their gift in the mega-stuff hunt, and one I shall be holding onto. Check out the rest of the store while you’re there, definitely one to keep an eye on, as I spotted some unique and desirable pieces I shall be going back to ponder on.

The Challenge hate this -,Cleo Design megastuff hunt 1L

Inside my Andersen house I found it spacious enough to place a couple of pieces that have stolen my heart. The chair (there are two in the box),vase of sakura blossom and the chest of drawers are all from Cleo Design. This is the gift for the Mega-stuff Hunt and quite the find. As is usual with Cleo Design, you’re richly spoilt with poses for both males & females, including some that rez props as above. I just fell in love with the colours of wood on the chest of drawers, so quaint ! I teamed the drawers up with this wooden belling deer wall decor panel from [hatethis], there are two versions, a more natural toned wood and this one that fitted so well with my theme.  (Is it me or does this look really really art deco?)


hate this

cleo design

Sickly Sweet