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close encounters of the grill kind.

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The truth is out there.

We’re about halfway through this round of TLC’s The Garden and its Area 51 theme. There is so much spacey goodness that you need to check out – truly, all the designs are out of this world (because aliens)!

In the picture, we’ve got the Roswell Caravan from Isla Gealach and Cheeky Pea, and the UFO from Tya Fallingbridge and Pixel Mode. That caravan is just perfect — all the little cabinets inside and a messy little sleeping bunk – exactly what you need for your next UFO-tracking excursion. The UFO is actually meant to be attached and worn so that you can go floating around in your own little UFO, which is the height of preciousness. It’s pretty heavy in land impact, so you may not want to rez it, like, forever…but hell, what do I know about what you want to do? YOU DO WHAT YOU WANT.

ALSO, GO TO THE GARDEN. It’s what the little green men would want. [SLurl]

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UFO: Pixel Mode – UFO (Tya Fallingbridge) *The Garden
camper: Cheeky Pea – Roswell Caravan (Isla Gealach) *The Garden
jukebox: Standby Inc. – Retro Jukebox (Sho Kenin) *The Garden
alien and ufo lawn ornaments: .Olive. – the Alien Lawn Gnome (Naminaeko Resident) *The Garden
sink: +ILO+ – Garden Basin (zozo Raven)
chairs: Cheeky Pea – Tyne Camping Chair (Isla Gealach)
grill, cooler, picnic table: Cheeky Pea – Cassie Picnic set (Isla Gealach)
flamingo: Zigana – home made flamingo (Nalena Fairey)

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There is truly so much goodness coming out of the home/decor world these days that I just can’t keep up. I will continue to make feeble attempts, though. That’s all I can promise.

There are two new stores that you must check out. There’s .encore. by Alixxbella Resident, which has opened strong with a lot of cute, shabby chic pieces, and a ton of really great rugs. I’m always looking for great rugs. And there’s also Seven Emporium by Agustkov Resident, which is filled with really cool, quirky, eclectic, unexpected items, all very well done in mesh. I’m very excited to see what comes next from both of these shops!

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That oh-so-comfy couch is new from Isla Gealach and Cheeky Pea, and available right now at The Men’s Dept. The chair – which I’m so happy about because I totally lovelovelove that style – is from Winter Thorn and {what next}, and is available right now at The Garden. Speaking of Seven Emporium, the ON AIR and APPLAUSE signs are from that shop, and of all the quirky wonderfulness that Agustkov has available, I think those two signs are my absolute favorites. Expect to see them used A LOT in my pics. Speaking of multiple uses, I think I just used that cattle skull in a pic a week or so again…and I do try not to repeat items too often, but I don’t think I could love that skull any more. ♥ It’s perfect for all occasions.

The Men’s Dept [SLurl]

The Garden [SLurl]

Seven Emporium [SLurl]

encore. [SLurl]

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couch: Cheeky Pea – Ansel Sofa (Isla Gealach) *available at The Men’s Dept
coffee table: .encore. – Wagon Table (Alixxbella Resident) *available at The Men’s Dept
chairs: {what next} – Mesa Chair (Winter Thorn) *available at The Garden
dresser: .encore. – Atwood Dresser (Alixxbella Resident)
TV: .encore. – Retro Television (Alixxbella Resident)
LOVE sign: Seven Emporium – Love Vintage Sign (Agustkov Resident)
sofa table: Cheeky Pea – Outdoor Movies Table (Isla Gealach) *available at FaMESHed
rug: .encore. – Shabby Rug (Alixxbella Resident)
skull: 5 minutes after – Cow skull (Agathe Latte)
TV studio signs: Seven Emporium – On Air Box, Applause Box (Agustkov Resident)
UFO (on dresser): *MishMish* – It’s Aliens – Mini UFO (Aime Takaaki) *available at The Garden
vases (on dresser): Teawood – Vas Dip Dye (Robinwoodley Resident)
magazine rack: {what next} – Mesa Magazine Rack (Winter Thorn) *available at The Garden
plugged-in bulb (on floor): Seven Emporium – Floor Bulb (Agustkov Resident)
large targer (corner): Seven Emporium – Target! (Agustkov Resident)
chalkboards: floorplan. – shark chalkboard (Tegan Serin) *available at The Men’s Dept
lights: POST – Mesabi Railroad Lanterns (Van Auster)
curtain (behind LOVE sign): [Ink] – Damage curtain (Nontroppo Torii)
beer crate and beers: Vespertine – original beer crate (Amelie Knelstrom)
mags and cigs (on coffee table): POST – Sankei Camera Tableau (Van Auster)
comics (on coffee table): Second Spaces – area 51 comics (Elle Kirshner) *available at The Garden
books (on coffee table and sofa table): Second Spaces – messy bookshelf books (Elle Kirshner)
flask: .encore. – Flask (Alixxbella Resident)
wooden trees (on sofa table): Second Spaces – tabletop forest (Elle Kirshner)
boxes (on sofa table): Second Spaces – trinket box (Elle Kirshner)
trays (on sofa table): Second Spaces – wood & leather trays (Elle Kirshner)
jacks (on sofa table): Second Spaces – vintage deco jacks (Elle Kirshner)

if an alien falls in the forest…

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Hi – I have new things that are out!

This month’s theme for TLC’s The Garden is Area 51. I bring you the Area 51 office – alien conspiracies not included.

area 51_desk set_vendor

area 51_bookshelf set_vendor

area 51_accessory set_vendor

Available now at The Garden! [SLurl]

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It’s also Fifty Linden Friday again at Second Spaces. This time around, I’ve got the Tabletop Forest seasons pack available for just 50L on August 16! A super cute conversation piece all year round! ♥

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Second Spaces [SLurl]

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Please join the Fifty Linden Fridays group inworld, or follow our Flickr for updates from our designers!

http://www.flickr.com/groups/fiftylindenfridays

Every Friday, a group of designers will place an item in the front of their mainstore marked down for 50L. The item might be something from the store marked down, or maybe an exclusive, special item.  Each week the designers and items will rotate.  The items will be available from 12am SLT on Friday until 11:59pm SLT on Friday.  You can get the items by following the LMs in this note.

This week, the designers are:

Teawood [SLurl]
Berries Inc [SLurl]
fri.day [SLurl]
Olive [SLurl]
Drift [SLurl]
DCNY [SLurl]
Second Spaces [SLurl]
So Many Styles [SLurl]
d-lab [SLurl]
LaGyo [SLurl]
Conspiracy Theory [SLurl]

THIS SALE BEGINS FRIDAY AT MIDNIGHT SLT.

Happy shopping!! ❤

The name ‘Fifty Linden Fridays’, all text contained within this notecard, any advertising and promotional material, along with the group charter for the Fifty Linden Fridays group is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. To view a copy of this license, visithttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA.

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Hi! It’s my birthday. I made new stuff. You can get it in my shop. I will now go in search of cake. ♥

Second Spaces [SLurl]

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trinket boxes collage

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table: Second Spaces – strax table (Elle Kirshner) *new release*
boxes: Second Spaces – trinket box (Elle Kirshner) *new release*
trays: Second Spaces – wood & leather trays (Elle Kirshner) *new release*
key rack: Second Spaces – Hotel key rack (Elle Kirshner)
OK letters: Cheeky Pea – MapMe Letters (Isla Gealach)
embroidery hoops: Lark – hipster embroidery (Sienia Trevellion)
pitcher of flowers: AF – Preserved Poppies (Apple Fall)
donuts and milk: {Haute House} Sugar Fix Donut Platter, Elle & Bee Creamery (Nyokiglitter Resident)
soaps (inside trinket box): {vespertine} – pack of soaps (Amelie Knelstrom)
bird: {vespertine} – fabric bird (Amelie Knelstrom)
dress form: Schadenfreude – Elephant Brocade Dress Form (Allegory Malaprop)
crown (on dress form): PILOT – Crown (Kaz Nayar)
books: {what next} – Row of Books (Winter Thorn)
dice: Second Spaces – deco dice (Elle Kirshner) *new release*
plants: Dutchie – mesh plants (Froukje Hoorenbeek)
rug: The Loft – Ikat Rug (Colleen Desmoulins)

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This is the latest house from Barnesworth Anubis – the Lakeside Cottage, available right now at Collabor88. I really love the layout of this house — I’m always a sucka for cottages, anyway, and this feels very nostalgic to me. I’ve always loved the simplicity of cottages like this: subtle architectural details that are lovely but don’t steal the spotlight, a great front porch for enjoying nice weather, and an overall quiet and unassuming presence. I see a lot of houses like this in RL, here in the southern US, and they’re all precious to me. ♥

The Lakeside is quite a bit larger than it looks from the outside – plenty of room for living, dining, kitchen, bath, and a bedroom or 2, even an office, if you’re creative with your space. The textures are quite flat, if you’re someone who generally does NOT have shadows turned on (like me) or who uses a brighter windlight as opposed to the defaults (also like me). But, the house is mod, and it seems like it would be pretty easy to retexture the walls – you probably would have to play around with the alignment on some of them – but it’s doable. If you use shadows, then as you can see in the pic above, the house looks amazing. So clean and simple – very peaceful, really.

The Lakeside Cottage at Collabor88 [SLurl]

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This gorgeous contraption above is the Wringer Bench from Dutchie. I lovelovelove this – it looks super realistic as it is, but it’s also set up for materials to really make it come to life. (If you don’t know what I mean by ‘materials’ for SL, do a quick google for it. It’s exciting!)

The Food Fair is officially open! I mentioned this a while back, when I first heard about it, and I was very excited! As it turns out, it’s not quite what I had imagined, which was an entire fair devoted to mesh food/food props. It’s really just for all things food-themed or inspired by food. With that said, though, definitely take a quick browse through there – it’s only 2 sims and laid out in a very easy-to-navigate pattern – because there are some great actual food items sprinkled in there. These are some of my favorites from Cuplrit, Haute House, and Shai.

Food Fair [SLurl]

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  • house: [ba] – Lakeside Cottage (Barnesworth Anubis) *Collabor88
  • clothesline: flowey. – so fresh so clean laundry line (Flutter Memel))
  • laundry wringer: Dutchie – wringer bench (Froukje Hoorenbeek)
  • water pump: POST – Askov Water Well Pump (Van Auster)
  • trash cams: Bitter Vanilla: Dustbin (Ichi Swansong)
  • trash bag: Dutchie – gift: trash (Froukje Hoorenbeek)
  • bench: Cheeky Pea – Likable Things Bench (Isla Gealach)
  • croquet mallets: Cheeky Pea – Alice Croquet Set (Isla Gealach)
  • crate of apples: *Shai* – Apple Crate (Shai Delacroix) *Food Fair
  • milk cans: floorplan. – dairy milk cans (Tegan Serin)
  • couch (on porch): MudHoney – Sheryl Garden Bench (Rayvn Hynes)
  • side table (on porch): MudHoney – Sheryl Drum Table (Rayvn Hynes)
  • wood crates (on porch): Bitter Vanilla- Wooden box (Ichi Swansong)
  • donuts: {Haute House} – Sugar Fix Donut Platter (Nyokiglitter Resident) *Food Fair
  • milk bottles: {Haute House} – Elle & Bee Creamery (Nyokiglitter Resident) *Food Fair
  • breakfast tray: Culprit – Eggy Brekkies (Eku Zhong) *Food Fair
  • newspaper: Dutchie – gift: newspaper (Froukje Hoorenbeek)
  • rug: MudHoney – Sheryl Garden Rug (Rayvn Hynes)
  • daybed: floorplan. – hanging bed (Tegan Serin) *Collabor88
  • hanging planter: Organica – Hanging Bamboo Herb Planter (Aki Shichiroji) *The Home Show