.. day comes in the springtime ..

A day comes in the springtime
When Earth puts forth her powers,
Casts off the bonds of winter
And lights him hence with flowers…
~Dora Read Goodale, “The Chorus,” in Country Life in America:
A Magazine for the Home-maker, the Vacation-seeker, the Gardener,
the Farmer, the Nature-teacher, the Naturalist
, April 1902

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A little madness in the Spring
Is wholesome even for the King.
~Emily Dickinson

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March 31st is the last day for this round of The Arcade. Can you believe the month went by so fast?  If you haven’t picked up all the goodies from your list, you better head over there before tomorrow ends.  So many fun, spring, mystical, magical, beautiful things!

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The Scene:

From the March 2016 round of The Arcade Gacha Event:
Ariskea [Le Secret] Secret Build RARE @
Ariskea [Le Secret] Spring Flower Pot Orange @
Ariskea [Le Secret] Spring Flower Pot Yellow @
Ariskea [Le Secret] Dollie Rugs @
Ariskea [Le Secret] Making Of @
Ariskea [Le Secret] Table Plank @
Ariskea [Le Secret] String Light @
MishMish – Deer with birds (red) @
[ keke ] flower chair RARE  @
MishMish – Bird Spring House @
{what next} Spring Garden Bike (decor) @
{what next} Spring Garden Watering Can  @
Scarlet Creative – The Arcade Mar 16 Anastasia Bed @
Scarlet Creative – The Arcade Mar 16 Anastasia Tall Cabinet  @
MudHoney Skyler Candle Tray @
MadPea BingeWatchers Sofa (RARE) @
Bee.Bu Occasions – You are beautiful @
Trompe Loeil – Suitcase Chair Paris @
Birdy. Magical Menagerie – Owl Cage – Brown @
NOMAD // RARE A // Ventriloquist Dummy RARE @
.random.Matter. – Librarium – Book Stack @
.random.Matter. – Librarium – Bookcase – RARE @
.random.Matter. – Librarium – Rugs – Blue @
* SORGO – N* Chair @
* SORGO – N* Table @
* SORGO – N* PaperStack RARE @
* SORGO – N* NotebookStack @
* SORGO – N* PaperBalls @
Howl – wall mounts wine rack 3 @
Mutresse-Polar Waving- @Bear Cubs @
Mutresse-Brown Honey-Bear Cubs @
[Brixley] twig vase @
[Brixley] spring dining chair – pink @
[Brixley] spring dining chair – mint @
[Brixley] spring dining chair – wood @
[Brixley] spring dining chair – white @
[Brixley] propped shutters @
[Brixley] spring dining table – wood @

Other items in scene:
MishMish  – Spring Grass White Flowers (big)
MishMish – Path to spring (mix) -straight
{RW} Fairly There Fantasy Tree – Rosey 2
{RW} Fairly There Fantasy Tree – Lilac 8

I’m wearing:
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.5
Skin: [the Skinnery] – Sienna – Champagne (Catwa applier)
Head: CATWA Head Annie v4.5
Eyes: IKON Spectral Eyes – Field
Hair:  +Spellbound+ Phoenix – DUO // Grimoire : Complete (The Arcade) @
Necklace: {Reverie} ‘Box of Charms’ – Victorian Heiress  Necklace RARE (The Arcade) @
Hands: Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual
Bracelet: {Reverie} ‘Box of Charms’  -Eiffel Tower Bracellete (The Arcade) @
Bracelet: {Reverie} ‘Box of Charms’ – Upper East Side Bracellete
Rings: ieQED anne.ring.set.silver.right
Rings: ieQED jessi.rings.silver
Outfit:  -Pixicat- Karma.Dress nr1 (Maitreya) RARE (The Arcade) @
Feet: Maitreya Mesh Body – Feet V3.5
Shoes: Ingenue :: Oksana Heels :: Noir (The Arcade) @
Companion: Birdy.  Magical Menagerie – Phoenix RARE (The Arcade) @
Companion: -Pixicat- Karma.Elephant – Color (Companion) RARE (the Arcade) @
Prop: Birdy. Magical Menagerie – A guide to pets (held) GIFT ❤

Pose in 3rd pic:  Amitie  -Pret a porter-05 (Pose Fair 2016) @


.. more from the expo – chez moi & lemon chilliz ..

So much to find at The 2016 Home and Garden Expo!  It might be a  wee bit overwhelming but so much fun to discover just what the creators have put together for the event.

Here I am featuring items from two more exhibitors from the Hope 7 sim. The bench from Chez Moi has some of the cutest animations including this one that rezzes a cute little puppy.  The ladder is from Lemon Chilliz and is perfect when you need a ladder with a little platform at the top (I did add a little color to fit my scene).

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From The 2016 Home and Garden Expo:
Oh Deer Garden Bench from CHEZ MOI created by nanda Marjeta @
Ladder by Lemon Chilliz created by Starr Auster @

Other items in scene:
[we’re CLOSED] grass field green
HPMD* Garden Tree07 – yellow
HPMD* Sweet Garden Grass05 – yellow green
*alirium* tiny forest : green
Skye Designs Cliff 1
Botanical Capiz Hanging Lamps

I’m wearing:
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.4
Mesh Head: CATWA HEAD Annie V4.5
Skin Applier: [theSkinnery] Sienna (Catwa Applier) – champagne
Freckles: [theSkinnery] Maitreya Freckles Applier
Moles: IGOTIT – Lot Of Moles – Face
Eyes: {S0NG} :: Luna~ Envi Eyes
Hair: MINA Hair – Stella (no materials)
Necklace: paper.arrow anchor.necklace rose
Hands: Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual
Tattoo: [White~Widow] Chocolat – Henna
Rings: ieQED anne.ring.set.silver.right
Rings: ieQED jessi.rings.silver
Top: -Pixicat- Signe.Top Long – Mint (Maitreya) (UBER)
Pants: -Pixicat- Signe.Jeans – Black Faded (Maitreya) (UBER)
Feet: Maitreya Mesh Body – Feet V3.4


.. all need time to grow ..

Winter came down to our home one night
Quietly pirouetting in on silvery-toed slippers of snow,
And we, we were children once again.
~Bill Morgan, Jr.

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The Scene:
Ariskea [Petite Paris] Skybox Build RARE  (The Arcade) @
Ariskea [ Petite Paris] Les Roses Anges RARE  (The Arcade) @
Ariskea [ Petite Paris] Le Sofa CHair  (The Arcade) @
Ariskea [ Petite Paris] Le pouf Parisien  (The Arcade) @
NOMAD // Grandfather Clock  (The Arcade) @
NOMAD // Gustavian Chaise Lounge  (The Arcade) @
NOMAD // Gustavian End Table  (The Arcade) @
{anc} NO LIMITS // flock of flying doves. [sugar white]  (The Arcade) @

 I’m wearing:
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.3
Skin: -Glam Affair – Summer v3 – Jamaica – August E
Eyes: {S0NG} :: Luna~ Envi Eyes
Lashes: ::BB:: Mesh Lashes V.01 (minimalist black)
Hair: “”D!va”” Hair “Emilie”(Garnet)
Headpiece:  *LODE* Headwear – Fleur d’hiver [light pink] (The Arcade) @
Hands: Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual
Ring: ^^Swallow^^ Zodiac Ring Virgo (The Arcade) @
Outfit: -Pixicat- Ballerina.Body RARE  (The Arcade) @
Skirt: -Pixicat- Ballerina.Skirt RARE (The Arcade) @
Leg Warmers: REIGN.- Ballarina Warmers – Flat- BLUSH
Companion:  MishMish – Be a reindeer Companion – RARE (The Arcade) @

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