The Wash Cart Sale

If you haven’t heard of this event before, consider it one of SL’s long running sales. I remember being a noob and shopping here, so it’s a pleasure to blog this event for you today. The Wash runs regular Cart Sales. This one runs until the 15th April, so plenty of time to head over and check it out. Store owners place 10 items out for sale and nothing is above 50L. Most items tend to be 10-25L apiece, so very affordable 🙂

You will find a range of Clothing, Shoes, Accessories, Body & Home and Garden items. I wanted to share some gorgeous furniture items with you – perfect if you’re thinking of redecorating your home.

All landmarks are given below in the credits. Hope you enjoy your Sunday, rest and relax and just….chill. That’s what Sundays are for ❤

 

Credits:

Balloons & Hope Art: Sam’s Studio55 / Mr & Mrs Balloons and Hope Springs Sign / *special offer* available at The Wash Cart Sale until 15th April 2020

Screen, Round Table, Plaid Armchair & Blue Rug: Ballade Fine Furniture / Carolina Shore Furniture Set (available for sale separately) / *special offer* available at The Wash Cart Sale until 15th April 2020

Lavender Wreath, Purple Rug, Planters & White Chair: Kaerri / Lavandre Furniture & Decor Set (available for sale separately) / *special offer* available at The Wash Cart Sale until 15th April 2020

Bunny Table: [CIRCA] Living / “Easter Elegance” Side Table with Spring Decor / *special offer* available at The Wash Cart Sale until 15th April 2020

Lantern: The Dark Fae / Woodsy Lantern – Natural / *special offer* available at The Wash Cart Sale until 15th April 2020

Backdrop: MudHoney / Photo Room 7 / gacha item

Time to Celebrate!

If you have time on your hands atm, then there are a number of events that have just started or are coming to a close that you should check out. After all, what else are Sundays inworld for?

Bloom, the SENSE Event and N21 open their doors this weekend and as always, are packed with treats to enjoy. I especially like this dress from Loud Rebel Designs, which I’ve shown in the plaid option but there are solids and glitters to choose from too. If you love a cheeky bargain, grab your friends and head down to Sn@tch and crowd round the riot vendor and get my heels down to it’s lowest price (usually 50L mark). Yes people, I love an old skool bargain and Sn@tch spoils me every time.

Skin Fair and Pose Fair still have 1 week to run, but considering how busy seasonal events can be, don’t wait til the last min to teleport over. Skin fair especially is PACKED with amazing offerings and if you’re looking to completely revamp your avatar, this is the event to hit. Although not literally please – the owners spent ages putting it together 😉

 

Credits:

Skin: Spicy Bodyshop / Maggie skin – Tan worn (Catwa, BoM inc) / *new release* available at Skin Fair March 2020

Hair: .EscalateD. / Malory – Natural Essentials Universal hud worn

Tiara: The Sugar Garden / y2k Princess Tiara – Pink / gacha item

Earrings: Maxi Gossamer / Waldorf Pearl and Carved Roses

Heart tattoo: lychee / sweet valentine (BoM, Classic, Legacy inc) / *new release* available at Skin Fair March 2020

Dress: Loud Rebel Design / Naomi dress – plaids worn (Belleza, Legacy, Maitreya, Slink inc / *new release* available at SENSE Event March 2020

Heels: Sn@tch / Shona Ribbon Heels – hud inc (Belleza, Maitreya, Slink inc) / *riot vendor* limited time special offer

Pose w/ props: .::Hazeel::. Poses / Let’s Celebrate – bento pose / *new release* available at Pose Fair until 28th March 2020

Couch: [Fetch] / Avery Sofa – hud inc / *new release* available at N21 March 2020

Basket & Books: Refuge / Book & Egg Basket – part of Vintage Spring Gacha Set / * new release8 available at Bloom until 4th April 2020

Backdrop: FOXCITY. / Photo Booth – Contained

Native Spirit

For those who don’t know, the Imaginarium is a new’ish event by Gimme Gacha Productions. I like to think of it as a mix of gacha, sale and new release event and a great way to discover new stores and see what your favourites are up to. Petite Mort have released a new furniture set at The Imaginarium and coupled with some lovely pieces by The Artist Shed and Heart Designs, it’s a perfect lounge set. There’s plenty more in the gacha to win, so check it out. Personally, I’m going to grab one of these cookies and settle down to watch some tv. The tray dispenses cookies you wear/eat, so it ticks my sweet tooth box. Speaking of box, time for some Netflix. I finished “I am not okay with this” recently and wow – that was an explosive ending!

 

Credits:

Couch: Petite Mort / Native Spirit Chesterfield Sofa (RARE) / *new release* 50L a pull available at The Imaginarium March 2020

Cushions: Petite Mort / Native Spirit Cushion Set (all 3 inc) / *new release* 50L a pull available at The Imaginarium March 2020

Coffee table w/ decor: Petite Mort / Native Spirit Industrial Cart / *new release* 50L a pull available at The Imaginarium March 2020

Cookie stand: What Next / Heart Shaped Cookies (cream 2)

Rugs: Petite Mort / Native Spirit Rug (part of a pair) / *new release* 50L a pull available at The Imaginarium March 2020

Native Spirit Artwork: Petite Mort / Native Spirit Artwork (all 3 inc) / *new release* 50L a pull available at The Imaginarium March 2020

Side table w/ decor: Petite Mort / Native Spirit Side Table / *new release* 50L a pull available at The Imaginarium March 2020

Cactus Art: The Artist Shed / Saguaro Primitive

Desert Panorama: The Artist Shed / Desert Night Primitive

Hide pouffe: Petite Mort / Native Spirit Cow Hide Ottoman (part of a pair) / *new release* 50L a pull available at The Imaginarium March 2020

Planter: Heart Designs / Taro and Stand / VIP group gift

Tall cactus (beneath art): The Artist Shed / Double Barrel Cactus

Short cactus (by planter): The Artist Shed / Cactus Trio

Building: BUENO / Studio Skybox – Pure

It’s all about the heel

Ohh I *do* love a killer heel. In RL, I tend to avoid them but in SL, the higher the better. There’s no need to worry about twisted ankles or the effects of too much gin tipping you over in front of a policeman, leading to your knickers being flashed at them (a story for another day, perhaps). No, in SL we can be graceful, statuesque and frankly have pins all the way to our eyeballs (and some people do). So embrace those heels ladies, embrace them and drink more gin!

 

Credits:

Hair: [KoKoLoReS] / Kitten – hud inc / *new release* available at The Liaison Collaborative March 2020

Dress: The Annex / Pippa Dress – blue worn (Belleza, Maitreya, Slink inc)

Heels: Glamistry / Heels PF1045 – hud inc (Belleza, Maitreya, Slink inc)

Bracelets: RealEvil Industries / Aurora Bracelets – hud inc (Maitreya inc)

Pose: [KoKoLoReS] / Show your heels pose pack (5 bento poses w/ mirrors inc) / *new release* available at Pose Fair March 2020

Couch: ChiMia / Marais Settee – Blue Floral

Coffee table: ChiMia / Marais Coffee Table

Planter: Heart Designs / Fern Sensation 1 / *new release*

Writing set: *paper moon* / The Song’s Ephemera: My Lady – Silver / gacha item

Coffee cup set: What Next / Heart Latte Trays

Votive, Tall Candles & Floral path: Simply Shelby / Entwined Wedding Set (this is a huge pack, I’ve only shown a few items) / *new release* available at The Trunk Show February 2020

Building: ChiMia / Marais Apartment (Versailles Blue)

Vintage Valentines

Traditionally, Valentines tends to be pink, fluffy and all things cute. Throw in a plushie, a love heart and plenty of chocolate. Make it uber girly and add some sparkle. It just doesn’t appeal to me these days! Perhaps in years gone by this would have appealed, because I am a romantic at heart but now, my definition of romance has changed. It isn’t about big displays of affection or spending stupid amounts of money. It’s about little thoughtful moments, for example talking and holding hands on the couch while you share a meal. It’s about taking time to be with the one you love, sharing their burdens, lifting their spirits and having yours lifted, in turn. It’s the little words, signs and gestures that show love and care. They don’t cost much but are priceless and create precious memories that will tide you over if you’re having a low day ❤

 

Credits:

Fireplace urn: DISORDERLY. / Light Pine – Urn

Fireplace decorations: Refuge / Luna Collection – Star Burst Gold / gacha item

Mirror: Refuge / Luna Collection – Moon Mirror / gacha item

Artwork: *paper moon* / Framed Vintage Valentines – Blacksmith Cupids / free gift available at Shop and Hop (Gilded sim) February 2020

Candle on books: The Artist Shed / Fable Candle (Short)

Couch: Scarlet Creative / Epiphany – RL Sofa Navy / gacha item

Cakes on table: What Next / Winter Treats Set – Winter Tarts

Table w/ tray, coffee and rose: What Next / Bailey Coffee Table & Decor

Rug: Salacity / Laura Round Rug

Building: ChiMia / Marais Apartment (Gilded Black)

Desert Rose

There is something about this scene that just makes me want to grab my passport, a suitcase of clothes and fly somewhere hot. Feel the sun warm my skin, seep into my bones and calm me. The colour and vibrance of these pieces scream Morocco and India. Colour, mirror work, tapestries and rugs. You can smell the spices in the market, a cacophony of noise and bustle as you try to jostle through crowds. It’s chaos, it’s madness, it’s amazing. It’s something unique and wonderful, a true life experience.

 

Credits:

Wooden Screen: Petite Mort / Zingara Wooden Screen (common) / *new release* available at The Gacha Garden February 2020

Standing Lantern: Petite Mort / Zingara Henna Lamp (common) / *new release* available at The Gacha Garden February 2020

Couch: Petite Mort / Zingara Lounge (RARE) / *new release* available at The Gacha Garden February 2020

Rug: Petite Mort / Zingara Oriental Rug (common) / *new release* available at The Gacha Garden February 2020

Side Table: Petite Mort / Zingara Cane Table (common) / *new release* available at The Gacha Garden February 2020

Pouffes: Petite Mort / Zingara Pouffe – Blue & Yellow (common) / *new release* available at The Gacha Garden February 2020

Paper Lanterns: Petite Mort / Zingara Paper Lantern – Peacock, White, Lotus & Blossom (common) / *new release* available at The Gacha Garden February 2020

Cushions on box: The Artist Shed / The Princess and the Pillow Stack

Candle on books: The Artist Shed / Fable Candle (Short)

Lantern: The Artist Shed / Moroccan Lantern

Plant (on table): What Next / Snake Plant

Planter (on stand): What Next / Swiss Cheese Plant (stand)

Wall Art: Zaara [home] / 10 – Rajput Miniature painting / gacha item

Trio Wall Art: Zaara [home] / Traffic frames / gacha item

Block Display (on table): Zaara [home] / 13 – Block prints / gacha item

Flower Bucket: Refuge / Wish Bucket Purple/Gold

Building: *paper moon* / Mud Building: Zeynep

Sparkle Wherever You Go

I couldn’t resist making this quote my blog post title, it’s a perfect little life mantra. Be the one who lights up the room, the one who sparkles. Admittedly your definition of “lighting up the room” may be switching on the light…but there you go, we all interpret things in different ways 😀

As it’s February, be prepared to be hit with all things girly, cute, pink and Valentine’s themed ….. until the 14th! There is always a temptation to go Anti-Valentines and stick two fingers up to the whole event, but I’m a girl who loves romance and affection, so I’m all out for the pink. Gimme love, bishes! Both Mystical Market and the Broken Heart Fair run until the middle of the month, so be quick if you want to check them out (I have and they’re fab!) The Stupid Cupid Hunt is back for it’s 8th year running (!!) and all prizes are 1L when you find them in each store. Good luck hunting, have fun shopping and remember most of all…sparkle wherever you go ❤

 

Credits:

Skin: *Spicy* / Emma skin – Sunkissed worn (Catwa, BoM inc)

Hair: .EscalateD. / Caddie V1 – Pastels worn

Eyes: A.D.D.Andel! / Cupid Eyes – hud inc (Mesh, BoM, Omega inc) / *new release* available at Mystical Market until 12th February 2020

Lipstick: .lovelysweet. / Cupid Lippies Set – hud inc (BoM, Catwa, Omega inc) / *new release* available at the Broken Heart Fair until 14th February 2020

Tattoo: Sn@tch / Heart Locket Tattoos – 3 options inc (Classic, BoM, Omega inc)

Nails: .lovelysweet. / Sweetheart Nails – hud inc (Maitreya inc) / 10L special offer available at the Broken Heart Fair until 14th February 2020

Dress w/ headband: .Princess Stuff. / [Ask For My Name Dress] & Headpiece (Altamura, Belleza, eBody, Maitreya, Slink, TMP inc) / The Stupid Cupid Hunt 8 prize available February 2020

Heels: [Sheba] / Blossom Mules – hud inc (Belleza, eBody, Maitreya, Slink inc)

Pose: Mewsery / Kitten Pose Set (3 bento poses w/ mirrors inc)

Chair: Refuge / Vintage Fur Chair – Pink/Gold

Cupcakes: DISORDERLY. / Donut Cupcakes – Strawberry Plate

Bonbons: Dahlia / Gokotta – Bon Bons – Strawberry – Spilled 19 / gacha item

Nail polish tray: The Artist Shed / Nailed It Tray

Art, Hatbox & Mannequin: What Next / Madeleine Decor – Full Set

Backdrop: MudHoney / Photo Room 6 (hud inc) / gacha item