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Since it’s hard to let go of that California style, here are a few more shots in and around L&K Prefab‘s Blue Bungalow from the April edition of the Challenge that I blogged a few weeks back. Sun, surf, wine and outdoor showers seem mighty appealing after an endless Winter and now cold, dreary Spring in my neck of the woods.

Clothing in the post is from two current hunts: Men Only Hunt 3 and the You’ve Been Tangoed Hunt. For the guys, Men Only Hunt is not to be missed. Missqwerty and the Flair for Events team have brought a great selection of designers to the third edition of MOH and I’ll have more from that hunt in a later post. For the women, You’ve Been Tangoed has over 40 stores with gifts for 1l all with Tango appliers. Hints and the store line-ups for both hunts can be found on the websites.

The hair in the first two pics is a new subscriber gifty free from Miss C. Slap the subscriber in-store to receive a complete fatpack of the Nana style and if you join the group you can get new fatpack gifts for both men & women (joiner fee of 30l for the group). The female skin is a recent release from Aeva (shape by Anna Shapes), but there is also a new group gift skin available in-store (group free to join) and a special event underway with discounted items to raise money so Aeva’s owner, Amesha Jewell, can keep creating. Amesha has always been generous with her creations so please check her blog for more info and stop by the fundraiser event through May 14.

Aperitif

Aperitif

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Aloha

Aloha

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Sunny day by the Cool Green Sea

Sunny Day by the Cool Green Sea

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Voyeurism Prohibited

Voyeurism Prohibited

  • Fins/Goggles: BalaclavaDivers in City Green (Previously at Mens Dept, MESH, check store for availability)
  • Shower: Jodokus RasmusonShower alabaster (19l on Marketplace)
  • Sign: SurfcrazyNude Beach Sign 2 (19l on Marketplace)
  • Beer Case: Bad Habits – Case of Beer/ full (Not Currently available)
  • Surfboard: What NextSurfboard Decor Gift #1 (Free on Marketplace)
  • Pose: Love me Brutal  – Shower (1l on Marketplace)

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  • L&K PrefabsBlue Bungalow (The Challenge “California Bungalow” Release, Mesh)

Hints & Slurls for hunts mentioned in this post: Men Only Hunt 3The 7th Unknown HuntYou’ve Been Tangoed Hunt

The Challenge is a monthly event organized by Bauwerk and L&K Prefabs where participating builders have to create an object to fit a randomly generated theme. The second round theme this month is California Bungalow – maybe not the most exotic, but there are some nice items from the participants that should appeal to many (previews can be seen on the website).

The fashion here features great casual items from American Bazaar (including one hunt gift), an excellent free male shape found on MP, new release jeans from KlubWerK (check out the store for a whole bunch of group gifts), more from Mens Dept and BSD Design Studio‘s cute shoes/bag combination from Kawaii Fair (many freebies to be found at the various stands there as well). Also note that some of the furniture blogged below is from the Cookie Jar Spring Festival Hunt, which ends in a few days.

Blue Honey

Blue Honey

  • Sweater/Shirt: American BazaarSpring Shirt Combo XL blue (Spring Has Sprung Hunt #55 until Apr 20, MESH, includes female gift)
  • Pants: KlubWerKCargo/ Trooper Used M (New Release, MESH)
  • Skin: SparkyleBryce Honey (99l at Structure Your Skin Project until Apr 30, includes two tones & shape)
  • Shape: Markel ShapesKalimako (Free on Marketplace)
  • Hair: Uw. StLenny Honey Beige (150L at Mens Dept until Apr 30)
  • Pose: Embody – M Lean 1 (Not Free)
Bear Attitude

Bear Attitude

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  • Coatrack/accessories: NoblePallet Coatrack (New Release, MESH, includes various accessories)
Male in Springtime

Male in Springtime

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  • Side Table/lamp & decor items: 22769/bauwerkCalifornia Bungalow Night Stand plain (The Challenge “California Bungalow” Release, 65l, Mesh)
  • Painting: BoathouseMale in Springtime (1l, Cookie Jar Spring Festival Hunt until Apr 20, includes two paintings)
  • Guitar: End of DazeEoD Guitar (Not Free, MESH, included with certain furniture sets)

California Bungalow

  • Build: L&K PrefabsBlue Bungalow (The Challenge “California Bungalow” Release, Mesh)
  • Light: floorplananchor marquee light (150L at Mens Dept until Apr 30, MESH)
  • Welcome Mat/Potted Plants – Cleo Design – Doormat/Flower (included with the ‘Veranda’ for the Challenge “California Bungalow”)
  • Couch/Rug: Strawberry BoxSaffron Daybed (1l, Cookie Jar Spring Festival Hunt until Apr 20)
  • Framed Prints: ZinniasCactus Blossom Prints (85l)
  • Table/Stools/Lamp/Bowls etcCleo Design – Picnic Set (1l, Cookie Jar Spring Festival Hunt until Apr 20)
  • Fireplace: ZinniasCute little Easter Chiminea (Free)
  • Rug: ZinniasNavaho Floor Mat (85l)
  • Wall Art: KusshonWall Rug (150L at Mens Dept until Apr 30, MESH)

Hints & Slurls for hunts mentioned in this post: Cookie Jar Spring Festival HuntSpring Has Sprung Hunt

It’s almost spring and love is in the air, or maybe not cause it doesn’t feel like spring where I am. But with this endless winter drawing to a close it’s time to make some noise – and that’s what I’m doing thanks to Balaclava‘s cool drums that you can pick up at the Arcade (75l per play). For those who don’t want to try their hand at the Arcade (or are afraid of blowing all their lindens), yard sales are a good alternative. Two well-organized gacha sales with most of what you could want are found here or here.

The Energy Club has been making noise for three years now and to celebrate they have a mess of gifts out. That’s where I got this excellent mesh outfit from D-Style (matching gift for women) as well as the couch from End of Daze (2nd pic), which I previously blogged but now you can get it free. Go check out the club and grab some gifts while you are there.

Also making noise is LaVie. The skin here is a recent group gift (unfortunately no longer available), but I’m told LaVie has a number of projects in the works including new skin releases, group gifts and perhaps a hunt or two. They have recently reopened in a revamped urban style shopping area with a number of top shops. Good to see they are back and bustling again.

Banging the drum for love

Banging the drum for love

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Dream Boss

Dream Boss

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Hints & Slurls for hunts mentioned in this post: Moolto HuntNest’s Easter Egg Hunt

The Nest’s annual Easter Egg hunt started this weekend and there are some wonderful gifts to be had from select stores on SL’s leading home & decor shopping sim (more previews can be see here). The eggs are hidden throughout the sim, on rooftops and in attics, or scattered in the fields, but they are easily found and there are many of them – most of the participants have put out multiple gifts.

Some of my favorites include the incredibly cute “Eggie” set of mesh figurines from What Next, which range from the dapper Mister Egg to a Geek in goggle glasses or moody Little Miss Monday, who perfectly expresses the Monday-morning blues (there are actually 6 figures to be found – I’ll be going back for my missing egg). Cleo Design’s gifts include a butterfly-laden director’s chair and a colorful set of wall plates that I’ve long needed for my decor and Cheaky Pea’s Mr Whiskers tea set (teapot + cups in a range of colors) should keep you in Earl Grey for days on end.

I’ll have more on the avi I’m using here in a later post (and more decor as well), but for now, in the words of the immortal BB, That’s All Folks

Bunny Hop

Bunny Hop

Four Bunnies

Four Bunnies

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I am the Eggman

I am the Eggman

Eggies

Eggies

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Hints & Slurls for hunts mentioned in this post: Nest’s Easter Egg Hunt

Monochrome Hunts is back with their latest color-themed hunt, the Lavender Hill Hunt, and like usual there is a nice mix of fashion & decor items to be had. I’m tardy showing the gifts – the hunt officially ends on Mar 10 – but you still have time to get the things you want (note gifts cost 5l). Check the hunt blog for previews of most of the items.

Some of my favorite furniture gifts include [Circa’s] coffee table and pouf set. The coffee table comes in two versions and contains a fascinating miniature garden with butterflies. Breno‘s bunny chair will also make you smile and is perfect for the season. On the fashion side, Epicosity‘s Mesh suit is a must for men and Immerse has a lovely purple Mesh dress that pairs perfectly with the necklace gift from Sigma Jewels.

My female model here features a great combination of a Shape It Up! shape found at the Free*Style store for just 10l and a gift skin from Deesse’s. The male is the same Kirk skin from Essences I blogged last timeit’s so nice I haven’t wanted to take it off- here combined with Step Inside‘s shape from the SYSP anniversary hunt. Note that the SYSP anniversary hunt has lots of good gifts for women (see the last pic for one of the outfits). Stop by the Structure Your Skin project to get the store list and hint “book” for the hunt.

I’m also showing two outfits from 22769 to round out the post: The male shirt can be found at Mens Dept, where the March collection launched earlier this week and the female outfit is on sale at Gallery Gift Shop for just a few more days. Have a nice weekend everyone!

Lavender dream

Lavender Dream

  • Pose (right): Sup PosesBashful Me 4 (New Release, 40l for 4 poses) 

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Lavenderism2

Lavender Immersed

  • Dress: ImmerseImmerse Cami Lavander M (5l, Monochrome Hunt Gift until March 10, MESH)
  • Necklace: SIGMA JewelsDeco necklace purple chest (5l, Monochrome Hunt Gift until March 10)
  • Bracelet: Lillou’s DesignsCyclamen Bangles (Moolto Hunt Gift until MAr 31, includes complete outfit)
  • Shoes (see top picture): Just Pale – Stardust Boots (Free, Store Opening gift includes complete outfit)
  • Leggings: [bubble] – Purple Leggings (Previous Hunt Gift)
  • Hair: elikatira – Sound Brown 08 (84l sale price for color pack, MESH)
  • Lipstick/Eyeshadow: Adore & Abhor (5l, Monochrome Hunt Gift until March 10)
  • Skin: Deesse’s SkinsJulie (Group Gift. Attn: 50l Joiner Fee)
  • Shape: Shape It Up!Ricci (10l at Free*Style store)
  • Pose: Diva & Morphine PosesDiva Store 3 (Free)

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Lavenderosity

Lavenderosity

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  • Cans: Commoner Brash Cans (50l per play at Arcade Gatcha Event until Mar 31)
Mr Pug

Mr Pug

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Lavender Diva in Black

Lavender Diva in Black

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  • Wall Art: Trompe L’oeilFrame Square Art (Subscriber Gift, MESH, includes various images. Join the subscriber to get gift)
Purple Bunnehs

Purple Bunnehs

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Hints & Slurls for hunts mentioned in this post: Lavender Hill HuntMoolto Hunt

Baffle is a great shop that is unfortunately closing in world and until November 11 everything is on sale for 55l (also on marketplace). You can find an eclectic mix of pose props, decor and other items there, but the builds are truly special (see my Secret Garden post for another Baffle build I recently blogged).

Each design is totally unique and range from a domed floating home in the middle of the ocean, to a winter igloo complete with Polar bear or a creepy cottage with graveyard and hidden slaughter chamber. After rezzing them on the demo platform, I couldn’t resist buying them all.

I’ve done some fashion shots below using Baffle’s Le Petit Reve skybox from the sale, which is a fun approximation of a slightly grungy Paris apartment with some great texturing.

Also the November Mens Dept round has started with some cool items (including great Mesh pants from Credo and gO this round). Don’t forget to check it out.

Update Nov 11: Baflle is now closed and the marketplace store is gone so I’ve removed the links.

Breathe

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Le Petit Reve

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Kitchenalia

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Midnight Blue

  • Jacket: ShikiCoat Midnight Blue (Mr. Hunter #11 until Nov 30)
  • Pants: Ashmoot – Bond Tie Trousers S (Shaken Not Stirred Hunt #61 until Nov 30, includes complete outfit & female gift, MESH)
  • Scarf: RonsemNeck Warmer (Group Gift)
  • Shoes: Tyler Park – Broadways Cheetah Edition (Previous Sale Item, Availability Unknown)

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  • Skybox: Baffle – Le Petit Reve (55L until Nov 11, partial Mesh)

Hints & Slurls for hunts mentioned in this post: Antique Grid ShowGiving Thanks HuntMr. HunterShaken Not Stirred Hunt