Sushi & Sashimi Time

Today’s post is filled with lots of goodies that you can find for this round of The Challenge.  I took the picture in the fab Little Tea House from Hate This since it gave the perfect location for the meal.  All the furniture is thanks to Cleo Designs and the amazing food is from Jian; I’m not even a huge sushi fan and looking at this makes me hungry! Finally, the little Cherry Blossoms on the bowls are from 22769 and I felt they were a great little accent to the table setting, but had to mention that they are not part of the bowl itself.  Hope everyone is having a fantastic weekend and just click the picture for a larger, more detailed view!

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Hate This – Little Tea House Open  / NEW for The Challenge

Cleo Designs – Asian Chairs and Table  / NEW for The Challenge

Cleo Designs – Asian Screen  / NEW for The Challenge

Cleo Designs – Asian Floor Lamp  / NEW for The Challenge

Cleo Designs – Asian Cabinet / NEW for The Challenge

Hate This – Tatami Mat / NEW for The Challenge

Jian – Sushi & Sashimi Time Set includes Drinks, Assorted Food Platters and Accoutrements  / NEW for The Challenge

22769 – Cherry Blossoms (on top of serving bowls)  / NEW for The Challenge

Cleo Designs – Lotus / NEW for The Challenge

The Darcy Cottage

The Home & Garden Expo will sadly be coming to an end on Sunday but you still have two full days to get there and grab up all the incredible creations to help Relay For Life.  Today’s post is all about the gorgeous little Darcy Cottage from Funky Junk.  The house comes with a front room (with fireplace), back room, a room that could be used as a bedroom/bathroom and a loft area. It also has a separate enclosed greenhouse attached that you can see on the left side and the gated garden area and walkway that you see off to the right.  I also included the cute Eagle Nest Swing from Cleo Designs, the Bistro Table and Chairs from Good Furniture and Home Sweet Home Sign from Follow US, also at the Expo. Other little touches I added are from Alouette, D-Lab and Tres Blah.

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Funky Junk – Darcy Cottage / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim #8

Cleo Designs – Eagle Nest Swing / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim #6

Good Furniture – Bistro Tables & Chairs Arranged / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim #5

Follow Us – Home Sweet Home Sign / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim #4

Alouette – Metal Flower Cart

Alouette – Potted Daisies

D-Lab – Chickens White /NEW!

Tres Blah – Spring Living Clothesline / Past Arcade Item

Cottage Corner

I decided to dress up the back room of the adorable little Darcy Cottage from Funky Junk (which I will blog in a day or two) with lots of goodies that can be found at the Home & Garden Expo from all sorts of creators taking part.  I started with the incredible fireplace and pillow bench from Cleo Designs and went from there adding creations from Fairy Unique Designs, Circa, %Percent, DaD Designs, Shabby and Hanaya with a few things from The Arcade thrown in too. Hope you like it half as much as I love this, it turned out so cozy I wanted to keep it up forever.  I’m going to post the LM to Sim #6 of the Expo HERE since most of the items can be found on that sim you can also head over to the official BLOG here for even more info.  As always just click on the pic if you need a larger view!

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Cleo Designs – Fireplace / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim # 6

Cleo Designs – Pillows Bench / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim # 6

Cleo Designs – Coffee Table W/Folded Throw / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim # 6

Fairy Unique Designs – Double Mesh 9 Drawer Cabinet / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim # 7

Circa – Bombay Elegant Wall Table Walnut / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim # 6

Circa – Bombay Elegant Wall Mirror Walnut / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim # 6

Circa – Bombay Elegant Peace Lily Coastal Blue / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim # 6

%Percent – Betty Lamp Bronte / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim # 2

DaD Design – Pink Flowers in Pot / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim # 5

Hanaya – Storytime Rhyming Annie / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim # 6

Cleo Designs – Tea Tray w/cups and Tea Pot / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim # 6

Shabby – Autumn Mantle Decor / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim # 8

Shabby – Colorful Candles 1 & 3 / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo 2014, Sim # 8

Pilot – Pumpkins and Candles / NEW @ Kustom9

(NO) – Sleepy Cats, Painted Blue & Ziggy / NEW @ The Arcade

Zigana – Rag Rug Hunter / NEW @ The Arcade

Fri.Home – Book Basket

Vespertine – Vase Full of Branches

Kuro – Stack of Books

Tea Time

My front porch was the perfect place to set up a small morning tea for Etherian and I with alittle help from Cleo Designs which brings us this incredible Wrought Iron Garden Table set that you can currently find at the Home & Garden Expo.  The set includes the table, chairs, side table, bowl of apples, small plate of croissants and basket of bread.  Bringing the tea  to the table are items from 8f8’s la Petite Joie Cafe collection that you can get at the latest Arcade.  I added the Tarte. Vase & Twig along with Stockholm and Lima’s Streamer Candles for a finishing touch; both of those items can also be found at The Arcade.

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Cleo Designs – Wrought Iron Garden Set  / NEW @ Home & Garden Expo Sim #6

Tarte. – Tin Vase & Twig / NEW @ The Arcade

8f8 – la Petite Joie Cafe Tea Order / NEW @ The Arcade

8f8 – la Petite Joie Cafe Crossant Set / NEW @ The Arcade

Stockholm & Lima – Streamer Candles Tangerine & Red / NEW @ The Arcade

Dreamscapes Decor – Mila Rug Stripes

Dysfunctional Designs – Orchard Apple Trees

The Challenge Goes Moroccan

Today is a quick post to show you some of the offering for this latest round of The Challenge.  Just some of the stores taking part are Hate This, 22769, Cleo Design and Kuro.  I only took a pic inside the gazebo but I have to say the outside is just has fantastic and deserves a look see.  It comes with a hud to texture change the walls and trims and also materials ready.

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Hate This – Moroccan Gazebo / The Challenge

22769– Moroccan Bench / The Challenge

22769 – Moroccan Tea Table / The Challenge

22769 – Moroccan Tea Set & Cups / The Challenge

Cleo Designs – Moroccan Pouf / The Challenge

Cleo Design – Earthenware / The Challenge

Kuro– The Three Lamps Blacks / The Challenge

Wild Wild West

The latest round of The Challenge is going strong with it’s current theme Wild Wild West.  As always the creators did such a fantastic job this round and I was rather blown away by the items they came up with.  Talk about outstanding.   Everything in my post today is from The Challenge except for the bottles and glasses I used for the bar, those came from Trompe Loeil.  Taking part in The Challenge are Hate This, Sway’s, Cleo Designs and UR Home.

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Hate This – Western Store / The Challenge

Sway’s – Tuari Bench Sunset / The Challenge

Cleo Designs – Western Wagons / The Challenge

Hate This – Cactus / The Challenge

Hate This – Western Store Ladder / The Challenge

Hate This – Western Barrel Open & Closed / The Challenge

Hate This – Western Water Trough / The Challenge

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UR Home – Saloon Bar Set Walnut, Includes: Bar, Back Bar, Bar Stools, Barrels Closed/Open, Table & Chairs, Chandelier, Poker Set,  Saloon Sign

Trompe Loeil – From The Dragon & Orchid Home Pub: Dark Beer Tap, Bottles of Beer, Bottles of Whisky, Bottles of Gin, Rocks Glasses

The Challenge, Pixel Mode & Convair

I have so many fabulous Home & Garden finds for you this post that come from the latest round of The Challenge, Pixel Mode and Convair.  All the pics that I took today were done in the fantastic Architect’s Loft from Convair which can be found at the latest round of Fameshed.  Also from Fameshed is Pixel Mode giving us a bit of futuristic girlie power.   The Challenge’s current theme is Glass and this post features brands  IDC, Hate This, Kuro, [Breno] and Cleo Designs, which all took part.  As always if you need a larger view just click the pics!

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IDC -Coastal Armchairs / The Challenge

IDC – Coastal Adult (or PG) Sofa / The Challenge

IDC – Coffee Table / The Challenge

IDC -Coastal Wall Unit Table / The Challenge

IDC -Coastal Abstract Glass Art / The Challenge

IDC -Coastal Chessboard Tray / The Challenge

IDC -Coastal Summer Beverage Pitcher and Glasses / The Challenge

IDC -Coastal Candles / The Challenge

IDC -Coastal Flowers / The Challenge

IDC -Picture Frames / The Challenge

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Kuro – Kitsch Couch

Hate This – Glass Table / The Challenge

Pixel Mode – Crono Chair Pink / @ Fameshed

Pixel Mode – Crono Ottoman Pink / @ Fameshed

Pixel Mode – FLower Wire Floor Lamp / @ Fameshed

Pixel Mode – Girl Power Floor Lamp Green / @ Fameshed

Cleo Designs – Yellow Roses / The Challenge

Kuro – Rounded Rug Happy

Kuro – Mr. & Mrs. Bulb

Kuro – FLushing Bowl (Tinted) / The Challenge

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Cleo Designs – Shell Chairs / The Challenge

Cleo Designs – Glass Table, includes books / The Challenge

[Breno] – German Beerstein Open/Closed / The Challenge

Tatty Soup – Tulip Jar Blush (tinted)

Artists Garden SL Botanicals – Red/Yellow Tulips