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Home sweet Home

Yet another sooper find on the millennium Hunt ! Two superb little homes, pretty low prim for both and high on quality details…I wont name them or say which is the 1L item and which is the hunt gift..dont wanna spoil your fun !

 

Then there’s this one, which I have to admit I just adore..and am currently trying to find some prims from someplace so I can hide it away in our wooded area…place a snuggly daybed & coffee pots and use it as a hideaway. Both homes can be found at Pestle & Twig…remember youre looking for a 1L item, the hunt gift is hidden inside that item..good luck !

Homes: Pestle & Twig

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Get Prissy

Still trucking along on the Millennium Hunt…geez this isn’t an easy one, basically you’re looking for the one item marked to 1L, contained inside that item is the gift. It’s really more like the old scavenger hunts than the traditional hunts we know and love today. I was SO glad I kept my patience at Priss…cause I snapped up this gorjusss dress & bag !The bag is just spot on the mark for this season…a real gem and I know I will be using it many many times. It comes in two versions, one with the pose as above and one without…

The dress is called “Vaudevile Girl ” and is in a lush mustard colour..wide belt around your waist, beautifully made puffed sleeves and a good alpha layer so you’re not poking out of it when you move hurrah! Love love love it…will prolly slap on some wooly tights and boots and prance about in it later ! I wont say which item, was which…but one is the millennium gift.

Bag & dress: Priss

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more Millennium Scavenging

Another Millennium store under my belt…this time “AstonisHD” and once again I wont divulge which is the hunt gift and which is the 1L item but…get your searchin goggles on, if I can find these things, YOU certainly can! This dress is dandy…checker print, rather like a big ole work shirt but snazzier ! Just a little editing required on the sleeves, which helpfully were left modify yay! Wear it over jeans or on it own..love it.

Second item (yes you get BOTH for just 1L) is this bright & bold outfit, soooo stripy and PINK *beams*. It has a jaunty scarf and fahhhbulous puffed sleeves…you cant see but it also has some co-ordinating suspender socks…brillliant !

Both outfits: AstonisHD

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The Home & Garden Expo 2011

One of the biggest events of the year has kicked off, the  fourth Homes & Garden Expo, and I was giddy was excitement after receiving my press pass to get a sneaky preview before its crazzzzy busy (thank you Cleom Bailey!) There are ten sims of goodies to peruse, yes TEN! It runs until the 22nd of this month so plenty of time to work your way around and see it all. The expo will cover all areas of home and land decor in SL. It gathers together many of SL’s greatest architects, furniture makers, gardeners and landscapers, some well-known and some not so well-known, in a grand display to Second Life shoppers and visitors.

Each Exhibitor will be selling two items which make their debut at the Expo and those sales will go to benefit Relay For Life, along with all proceeds from this year’s, always popular Scavenger Hunt, Auction and Raffle.

 As you can see I found a couple of quiet corners to sit and relax, there are some stunning displays dotted around to enjoy and appreciate.

Lisp had some gorgeous items out, this umbrella set caught my eye, stacked with poses and so unique.

Dont forget to keep an eye out for some beautiful gifts as you walk about, Lisp had this oh-so-pretty day bed that came with two styles of lamps, and a new designer to me “Julia” had a super side table out complete with wine giver as a pressie (Julia also had a house out as a gift but I havent had time to rez it yet booo). Check out the superb details on Julia’s creations, certainly a store I shall investigate later. (thanks Lisp & Julia!)

If you’re an outdoorsy type, there’s also things to interest you..AZ Emporium had a simply fab selection of camping equip, the bed for this tent was amazing, you could close the mozzy nets,unmake & make the bed, plus nortiness in the poses *blush*.

As things hotted up and the official open time went by I flew off to the higher numbered sims before it got crowded and I met up with Sandi Glas of Glas Houses, my first real-life designer in the pixel flesh so to speak ! Sandi was most gracious and rezzed up another lawn chair for me to sit on while we chatted. Sandi has been designing Homes for 2 years and although she wasnt trumpeting the fact shed won awards I spotted it while I was profile snooping her (busted big time huh) Turns out shed won two  at build-off competitions hosted by what was once called the Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Museum, and is now Virtual Museums, Inc.

I had a wander about as Sandi mentioned she had a “beachy” type villa on display and I’m  a sucker for those, you HAVE to go see it, its one of her relay for life items and is totally different from anything Id considered for a beach theme before (think sharp white walls,dark crisp wood,angles & curves). The homes are solidly built,and very “warm” , you know the type of place you walk into and its empty, and immediately in your head you’re arranging your own furniture in it? Main store if you miss her pitch is here: Glas Houses . Lovely to meet you Sandi and thanks!

Andddd finally I found Cleo Designs ! Cleom Bailey is on Sim 4, which is chock-a-block with goodness . I just had to show you this lounger,its pretty fabulous…loadsss of poses and the back of the relciner even changes position as you sit up and down…I LOVE that!

Inside the pretty white house (which is also for sale) I found this piano set, I can’t express how pretty it is, its Cleom’s Relay for Life item, priced very reasonably at 200L you get all that you see in the photo. I was particularly impressed with the music it plays..go try it out ! (and its verrrrrry low prim yay!)

The Hall stand also caught my attention, a real steal at 100L, perfectly executed with great details and a pretty pose,as usual with Cleom’s designs you see it and wanttttt it ! (isn’t the little bag hanging up just toooooo cute??!!) Dont forget to mooch outside..there is a glorious arbor complete with couches,floaty curtains and tables that will make you swoooon. If you miss Cleo Designs at the fair here’s the main store: Cleo Designs (but you wont see the exclusive RFL items there!)

Hope you enjoy the event as much as I am/have, I suggest you do a couple of sims a day, I got a bit OVER excited doing so many in one go. There is so much to see and do, heaps to buy and snaffle up..and if you’re wanting to learn some new skills, Builders Brewery are also holding lessons & classes in all sorts of creating hurrrah! There are also live music sessions, parrrtay! In each sim there are teleporter boards & maps, you really wont get lost, I just flew around all ten sims and landed in the middle where the info boards were, brilliantly organised and easy to navigate, bigggg thanks to the organisers *squidge*

Further info :

Official website: http://slhomegardenpatioexpo.wordpress.com/

The fabulous sponsors : Shameless Bits, Prim Perfect, Pre Fabulous, Cozy Homes,  KittyCats, Antique Artistry, UrbanizeD Homes, Stonewood Homes, Zoe’s Garden, The WoodShed,

The sims: Home expo 1  Home expo2    Home expo 3   Home expo 4   Home expo 5   Home expo 6   Home expo 7   Home expo 8   Home expo 9   Home expo 10

The scavenger Hunt start point: Scavenger Hunt

Building classes : Builders Brewery (schedule of classes available on site) Or for more info see here : http://slhomegardenpatioexpo.wordpress.com/expo-classroom/