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*9 More Places!* Wrap up!

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Thanks to everyone who took the time to peruse the 9 More Places series. It’s been fun, as always, and I hope everyone found something new that they’d never seen before! There is so much amazing, creative content out there, I could probably keep doing these series forever…and I might. πŸ™‚ For now, I’m going to resume my regularly scheduled blogging…hopefully get some new releases out for my own shop…and, of course, keep my eyes open for new super cool stuff!

For the wrap-up, here are the links to each blog post, as well as the SLurls for the shops – all in one handy location. I’ll add a link to this on the main page along with the permanent link for the Top 12 Places series, and then it’s all at your fingertips. Enjoy!

9 More Places!

1. Ingrid Ingersoll’s Homestore [blog post]

2. Belle Belle Furniture [blog post]

3. Another Man’s Treasure [2nd location] [blog post]

4. Tapioca Tastes [blog post]

5. Tesh Gardens [blog post]

6. New Trail [blog post]

7. Organica [blog post]

8. Happy Mood [blog post]

9. Pillow Talk [blog post]

*Second Spaces* 9 More Places! Part 7!

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Welcome to Part 7 of my 9 More Places! series. Not sure what this is about? Click here for the original post!

Organica

Today’s post is another filled with trees and landscaping items. Aki Shichiroji of Organica has put together a gorgeous spot filled with her trees, flowers, grasses, and other outdoor goodies. As always, you know I love a good build, and Organica is a very pleasant, peaceful oasis that you just have to wander around!

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It’s also not so large that you feel like you need to leave a trail of bread crumbs, and I really like that, too. Now on to all the stuff I love!

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*Second Spaces* 9 More Places! Part 6!

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New Trail

I first came across New Trail, by vitrail Illios, sometime this past autumn…and it was love at first sight. Vitrail has brought a very cool twist to his trees, which seems to have caught on very quickly! I bet you’ve all seen his trees in your travels — maybe the little ones, maybe the big ones — I’ve seen them all popping up frequently! I noticed in Vitrail’s profile that he’s moving to his own sim soon…I’m sure that means there are more great things coming!

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*Second Spaces* 9 More Places! Part 5!

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Tesh Gardens

We covered Tapioca Tastes yesterday, by designer Tequlia Tapioca; today, I want to introduce you to Tesh Gardens by Hamish Stuart, Tequlia’s partner. I have a major soft spot for landscaping items, especially when they go beyond your standard greenery and flowers. Tesh Gardens is filled with beautiful plants, PLUS so many precious little extras to really provide what’s needed for a full-fledged garden. Even better, it’s all housed in one of the most gorgeous true-to-RL builds around. When you go, be sure to wander all around — especially over to the other side of the hills. You’ll see. πŸ™‚

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*Second Spaces* Top 12, part 9!

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Welcome to Part 9 of my Top 12! Need some background on what this list is all about? Click here for the original post.

Hello, dear readers! Today we continue landscaping with Botanical, by Kriss Lehmann. Botanical and Heart Garden are truly the two places I send anyone who says ‘hey, where can i get some plants?’. Botanical is another place you must visit as much for the sim itself as for the product. When you go, explore everywhere. Every. Where. You won’t be complete until you do.

That’s sculpted water I’m sitting beside, and it’s amazing. The water, and the ground covers, and the pathway texture, and the sunbeam, and I’m pretty sure also the rocks, are ALL available for purchase. Of course, Botanical has trees, and they are awesome. The majority of them are quite prim heavy — and worth every prim! — but if you’re limited in your prim allowance, then the trees may not be for you. There are a million other things here that you’ll want, though.

Japanese Red Maple, Emerald Forest Tree, Japanese Orange Maple:

“Sunbeams, Elle? Really?” Yep! This is the most awesome thing ever, and it fills my heart with sunshine and light. Sunbeams and rainbows. Friggin’ awesome.

It’s magical. πŸ™‚

Another thing I really like is that Kriss has provided demos of some of his ground covers and various plants, like reeds, and these capers:

These capers are one of my favorites, too — they’re mod, and I used them in my KT’s garden (which I totally need to blog) — I stretched them out quite a bit, and the effect is perfect — very wild English moors, in my opinion. πŸ™‚ And having demos available is a wonderful idea — plants and ground covers can be tricky, so many thanks to Kriss for giving us a chance to try them out before we buy.

As I mentioned, there are a million things you’ll want at Botanical. There are beautiful butterflies (I have some on my sim πŸ™‚ ) – really gorgeous crystals ( that I used in the lake on the sim πŸ™‚ ) – also, and these are precious, you can find fireflies and will-o’-wisps, perfect for adding touches of whimsy and fantasy. So go forth! Explore! Enjoy! Purchase! Buy me some fireflies! Kthxbai!