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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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vanity kills, it don’t pay bills.

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Collabor88 is celebrating its second birthday!! This month’s theme is Razzle Dazzle, and Collabor88 is packed with gorgeous goodies with amazing 20s aesthetics. You must visit to see it all!

My music soul mate, Tegan Serin of floorplan., has a super precious vanity set available – the Boudoir Vanity. The vanity is available in pink, black, and white, with subtle curves and just the right amount of daintiness. ♥

Get razzled AND dazzled at Collabor88! [SLurl]

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vanity and bench: floorplan. – boudoir vanity (Tegan Serin) *Collabor88
ottoman: floorplan. – velvet pouffe (Tegan Serin) *Collabor88
dresser: floorplan. – labelled dresser (Tegan Serin)
rug: PILOT – Deco Dining Rug (Kaz Nayar) *Collabor88
VAIN letters: AF – Industry Letters (Apple Fall) *The Men’s Dept
chalkboard: Vespertine – daily chalkboard (Amelie Knelstrom)
stool with teacup: junk. – cuppa for one. (Tab Tatham)
books (on floor): floorplan. – book clutter (Tegan Serin)
telephone: floorplan. – antique telephone (Tegan Serin)
striped dress form: Schadenfreude – Rabbit Brocade Dress Form (Allegory Malaprop)
canvas dress form: Tres Blah – Vanity –  Dress Form (Julliette Westerburg)
lamps: [Conspiract Theory] and Cheeky Pea – Beresford Lights (Ewan Mureaux/Isla Gealach) *Collabor88
wall art: Dutchie – framed vintage poster (Froukje Hoorenbeek)
basket of books: fri.home – book basket (Darling Monday/Tegan Serin)
applause sign: Seven Emporium – Applause Box (Agustkov Resident)
suitcase and valise: Dutchie (Froukje Hoorenbeek)
baskets (on wall): Y’s House – Kago01 (Yacchan Clip)
books (in basket): Second Spaces – messy bookshelf books (Elle Kirshner)
wooden trees (in basket): Second Spaces – tabletop forest (Elle Kirshner)
on the dresser:
mirror: Tres Blah – Vanity – Mirror (Julliette Westerburg)
grey globe: floorplan. – chalk globe (Tegan Serin)
gold globe: Standby. Inc – Globe (Sho Kenin)
vases: junk. – oddity vases. (Tab Tatham)
crown: PILOT – Crown (Kaz Nayar)
on the ottoman:
diary and envelopes: Dutchie (Froukje Hoorenbeek)
on the vanity:
open book: .encore. – Thrift Book (Alixxbella Resident)
brushes, makeup, bag, toiletries, jewelry: Tres Blah – Vanity set (Julliette Westerburg)
house: [ba] – atherwood home (Barnesworth Anubis)

tools of the trade.

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The new round of The Men’s Department starts today, August 5. AND – get this – Second Spaces is participating! Who saw that coming?? (everyone.)

I bring you the Vintage Tool Cabinet, available in red, green, and white. This is a wonderfully shabby piece that’s perfect for your garage or your living room – multi purpose!!

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The Vintage Tool Cabinet is available for a sale price of $150L only at The Men’s Department, from Aug 5th through September 1st!!

The Men’s Department [SLurl]

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cabinet: Second Spaces – vintage tool cabinet (Elle Kirshner) *The Men’s Department
circular shelf: Cheeky Pea – Crail Bookcase (Isla Gealach)
skull: Five Minutes After – Cow skull (Agathe Latte)
chair: Trompe Loeil – Cobble Hill Chair (Cory Edo)
ottoman: Cheeky Pea – Outdoor Movies Pouffe (Isla Gealach) *FaMESHed
large plant: Cheeky Pea – Outdoor Movies Planter (Isla Gealach) *FaMESHed
wall art: Trompe Loeil – Oceania Wall Art (Cory Edo) *FaMESHed
lamp: LISP – Anna Floor Lamp (Pandora Popstar)
trays: Second Spaces – wood & leather trays (Elle Kirshner)
small plant (on tool cabinet): floorplan. – lilac planter (Tegan Serin)
wooden figure: Bazar – Toronto-Painters manequen (Ria Bazar)
dice: Second Spaces – deco dice (Elle Kirshner)
bird (on corner of cabinet): MudHoney – Little Birdy (Rayvn Hynes)
mailbox: Botanical – Vintage Time Traveler’s Mailbox (Kriss Lehmann)
dollhouse: AF – Cornish Dolls House (Apple Fall)
wood stump: Bazar – Arizona – Wood tables (Ria Bazar)
crates: Bitter Vanilla – Wooden box (Ichi Swansong)
books (in crate): Second Spaces – messy bookshelf books (Elle Kirshner)
metal baskets: Second Spaces – City Pool storage locker (Elle Kirshner)
books (on floor): floorplan. – book clutter (Tegan Serin)
red boxes: Second Spaces – trinket boxes (Elle Kirshner)
rug: .encore. – Shabby Rug (Alixxbella Resident)

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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

go faux baroque.

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Fifty Linden Friday!

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It’s like an optical illusion for your books. The Faux Baroque Bookshelf is a simple piece with a fancy center, and is available in two texture options. The baroque cutout lends your room some high fashion while the basic rectangle keeps you humble. You’re got many facets, and I respect that. ♥

Pick up the Faux Baroque Bookshelves for just 50L today only!!

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:

Apple Fall [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!! ❤

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