Cozy Christmas

Looking for a complete Christmasy living room set? Here’s the ‘Magical Christmas Eve’ Living Room by Aphrodite Shop/Heart Homes; available as PG or Adult and you get the couch, chair, trunk table, potted tree, potted plants, hot choco cups, wall art with string lights, table decor and rug. Grab it at the Aphrodite Shop mainstore or marketplace and you’re all set for the Holidays!

EED is at the Christmas Expo with two different versions of the Stuff’nStuffed Christmas tree. A chique and a boho version and I’m showing the Chique one in my picture. Also, EED has an advent calendar going, so you might want to hop on over to their mainstore and check that out.

At the SOS Christmas Fair, exclusively and limited to the event, you can find the wonderful ‘Wishing You..’ candle carousel by Never Totally Dead… With three different wishes; Joy, Happiness and Hope.

Last but certainly not least, DaD has a new group gift out for you! Group members can grab the ‘Santa Claus Cozy Sack’ at the mainstore!

Hameau Provencal

I find myself on the French Riviera as this round of Tlalli – The Fair Around The World is in France and La Petite Vie is there with the Hameau Provençal – A beautiful French country house with accompanying decor; a shed, lavender and grass, a young pine tree and a set of various potted plants. You can create your own serene French country town, just hop on over to Tlalli before it ends December 29!

I’m showing you the house today together with the potted plants. The Hameau Provençal is a row of three charming two-story apartments. It’s Copy/Modify, footprint is 18 x 13 x 8.5 and has a 121 Li out of the box. You get 4 different styles/colours of doors and shutters and you can manually colour the doors and shutters on the Blanc version. The shutters open/close upon Touch.

After Sudden Snow

There is something hauntingly beautiful about abandoned ruins that have been left to the natural state of decay. They speak of passage of time, often evoking a connection to history. You can find the DaD Byron Ruined Tower at their mainstore. It comes with single sits and couple animations (PG/Adult) and season changing climbing ivy. It also has a snow add on.

Together with the old ruins I’ve put something new – The Young Tibetan Cherry tree by Little Branch, a new release now available at Santa Inc. until December 20th.

The Young Tibetan Cherry is an ornamental tree with a truly magnificent bark and stem system consisting of a polished mahogany-red color with peeling circles. The pendulous mid-green leaves contrast well against the coppery stems making this tree a spectacular addition to your landscape. These 100% original mesh creations are highly detailed with realistic textures and animated foliage resulting in a true, life-like appearance. A choice of four seasons are readily available via an easy to use pop-up menu to keep your landscaping current. Owner permissions allow Copy & Modify to ensure that each item can be adapted to suit your unique needs. This item has a low Land Impact rating of 3 which grows as item is modified to a larger size.

  • Little Branch Young Tibetan Cherry.V1{Animated}*Blossoms @ Santa Inc.
    • LB_CrispyGrass{Animated}*Seasonal
  • DaD “Byron Ruined Tower” – c/m
    • DaD “Snow Add On Byron Ruined Tower” c/m
  • Skye Land Forms
  • Skye Waterfall
  • Skye Enchanted Pond (modified, trees removed)
  • Skye Cliffs
  • Fundati Boulders

Treat Yourself

Treat yourself and your friends with a board filled with delicious Christmas cookies and hot chocolate from Aphrodite Shop! Touch the board to change wood texture, touch the cookies for menu of cookies or drink that will temp attach to your hand with eating/drinking animation. The Christmas Cookies Board is a new release and you can find it at the Aphrodite mainstore.

Fun in Winterland

Celebrate the most wonderful time of year outdoors with these inflatable holiday decorations by CHEZ MOI, they are just too cute!

The Gingerbread House entrance is available at Tres Chic until December 10th. It comes packed with fun friends/couple/single static poses and 4 carol animations with automatic prop rezzer. Mahogany and I are showing a couple of the single poses in this picture.

The Santa Sleigh, which can be found at Cosmopolitan until December 14th and the Santa&Dog, which is available at Whimsical until December 13th are both decor items that will make your parcel look extra fun and festive.

  • Sander is wearing:
    • boyberry Christmas Elf 2018 Outfit
  • Mahogany is wearing:
    • *CK* Happy xmas elf green

Thank you, Mahogany, love, for joining me as a happy Xmas elf in this picture! You are amazing ❤️️!!!

Santa Was Here?

Looking for a steampunk Christmas tree and ornaments? DaD made that for you in a rich gacha collection called The Steampunk Nutcracker Collection and it’s available right now at The Arcade Gacha Events. The tree is the Rare prize and you get three different textures to choose from upon Touch; Gold, Steel and Tarnish. The tree is 15 Li and the ornaments are 1 Li each. All beautifully crafted, every little detail, it really looks amazing.

One of the best parts of the holiday season is the giving of gifts to family and friends at Christmas. It is with this in mind that DaD brings you these heartwarming gifts to make this Christmas the best ever. The Santa Claus is Coming set includes the Pile of Christmas Presents (15 Li, c/m), the Santa Sack of gifts (5 Li, c/m) and a set of 3 different Christmas present boxes too (m/t)! The set is available as fatpack or sold individually. Find it at Anthem, starting December 3rd!

  • DaD – “Steampunk Nutcracker Collection” @ The Arcade
    • 01 Xmas Tree RARE (gold-steel-tarnish by touch) Star on the top rotate on/off by touch
    • 02 Candle 2 pieces
    • 03 Mouse King
    • 04 Gold Xmas Ball + Red Xmas Ball + Tarnish Xmas Ball
    • 05 Xmas reindeer
    • 06 Gingerbread w hat” + Gingerbread
    • 07 Drummer Nutcracker
    • 08 King Nutcracker
    • 09 Swordsman Nutcracker
    • 10 Soldier Nutcracker
    • 11 Red hot air balloon + Green hot air balloon
    • 12 Xmas Stars line + Xmas Stars single
    • 13 Robot nutcracker
    • 14 Santa Claus
  • DaD “Santa Claus is coming!” @ Anthem
    • “Santa Claus sacks” l.i. 5 c/m
    • “Pile of Christmas presents” l.i. 15 c/m
    • Set of 3 Xmas present boxes m/t {sold individually}
  • Other items used in this scene:
    • DaD “Tribeca Loft” Skybox c/m V1.0
    • Nova Fireplace by Ex Machina
    • [Con.] Athena Dining Set – Clock
    • .Florix. Glam Witch Decor Set – Curtain (texture of main curtain modified by me)
    • [Con.] The Nest – String Lights
    • floorplan. christmas lights
    • Tuesdays Aries Lanterns

December at the Cabin

Preparing for Christmas at a cabin in Scandinavia? Been there, done that and just so you know, it’s extremely cozy.

Cozy is also the End of Fall set by Barley Home & Decor; The rocking chair, wall wraith, crate, fir tree and boots are all in this set and you can find it right now at the Enchantment event but hurry up, the event closes December 2nd!

The Winter Dream Chair Set is a new mainstore release by HJM Designs, consisting of the arm chair, side table, rug, advent candles and star wall light.

The woodburner and firewood holder is the Olena Woodburning Set which is a previous release by CHEZ MOI so you can now find it in their mainstore and marketplace.

EED‘s Nativity Shadowbox will be available (hunt item L$ 25) at the Christmas Expo 2019, starting December 5th through December 15th (LM now available, see credits below).

  • Barley – End of Fall Set @ Enchantment
    • Barley – End of Fall Rocking Chair C/M (3 Li)
    • Barley – End of Fall Wall Decor C/M (3 Li)
    • Barley – End of Fall Crate C/M (5 Li)
    • Barley – End of Fall Fir Tree C/M (24 Li)
    • Barley – End of Fall Boots C/M (8 Li)
  • HJM Designs Winter Dream Chair Set
    • Winter Dream Chair (3 Li)
    • Winter Dream End Table (2 Li)
    • Winter Dream Rug (2 Li)
    • Advent Candle Decoration (2 Li)
    • Star Wall Light (2 Li)
  • Olena Woodburning * CHEZ MOI
    • Olena Woodburning CHEZ MOI (3 Li)
    • Firewood Holder CHEZ MOI (1 Li)
  • EED‘s NATIVITY SHADOWBOX resizer c @ Christmas Expo (starting Dec 5th)
  • Dutchie sculpted curtains
  • Schultz Bros. The Winter Cabin

Squad Goals

The puppies and I have been on a mission to find the perfect Christmas tree and we did so in the most beautiful setting. The girls are excited that we’re bringing a whole tree inside the house.. but no chewing on it! This is also why I can’t put my presents under the tree. They are very good puppers, but they just can’t resist opening presents!

FKD has a new selection of ugly sweaters in the mainstore, make sure you have one for the ugly sweater party! Also make sure you stop by the store for Black Friday for a 50% discount on everything in the store (excluding gift cards).

The Winter Birdhouse by EED is at 50% discount as a Steals and Deals offer, which starts Friday November 29th – 00:01AM SLT through Monday December 2nd – 23:59PM SLT. They also have a cute trio of snowmen for this event. Find them in the EED mainstore!

HJM Designs has some nice new mainstore releases for you and today I’m showcasing the Snow Winter Well Scene; with a well, a wintery tree, bushes and grass, a squirrel that animates upon touch and a light snowfall, it’s a beautiful winter scene for your sim or parcel.

  • Sander is wearing:
    • [FKD] GEORGE 2019 – JAKE
    • L&B * JAKEfit Reg* Swear Havoc Jeans
    • not so bad . ODNEY sneakers . fitted . BELLEZA v2 . camel
    • [Deadwool] Pequod beanie – RARE
    • [Deadwool] Peak XV chrono – vintage – black strap
    • Surreal Products Axe v1.1
    • Astralia – Christmas Tree (bare) green
  • The scene:
    • HJM Designs Snow Winter Well Scene
    • EED‘s WINTER BIRDHOUSE
    • JIAN Wonky Weenies :: Cute AF PJs Wanderer and Bunny PJs Wanderer
    • (Milk Motion) snow pines
  • Pose by Animosity (modifiey by me)

Freezing Over

As if I don’t have enough snow and cold in real life, I went ahead and made it snow outside The Bar @ HaVen. While I was finishing up the ground cover, Little Branch released a new tree so I figured I’d take a picture of it right here before I clutter up the parcel with all sorts of wintery bushes, trees and decor.

Little Branch is at this round of Uber with another beautiful tree; the Zelkova Serrata. Delicately animated like it’s moving to a light breeze. Touch it to bring up the season changer menu. My picture shows the Winter version. The tree is at 7 Li out of the box, but it’s Copy/Mod and resizing it will change the Land Impact.

I dug up the Tree Sled Rezzer from my inventory. It’s a past release by CHEZ MOI so you can find this in their mainstore and marketplace. You and your friends can have some fun in the snow, just click the sign to rez a sled, choose either male or female animation and off you go! Be careful not to swoosh off world!

  • Little Branch ZelkovaSerrata{Animated}*4Seasons @ Uber
  • Tree Sled Rezzer CHEZ MOI
  • (Fundati) Snowy rock
  • Skye Land Forms
  • Skye Pebble Beach
  • Landscapes Unlimited HEBRIDES 1/4 Sim Corner Environment [6.0]

It’s a Feeling..

Christmas isn’t a season.
It’s a feeling.

Edna Ferber

For me, the Christmas feeling usually arrives on the evening the day before Christmas Eve. In Norway, Christmas Eve is the big day and traditionally December 23rd is the day Norwegians decorate their Christmas trees (what they used to anyway, it seems a lot of people do that earlier in December now) and what we did.. or rather, what Santa did, when I was a kid. Yes that’s right; in our house, Santa brought the tree inside and decorated it while my sister and I were sleeping. When we woke up on Christmas Eve morning, our stockings were filled and the tree was decorated with all the gifts placed underneath it. We each got to pick one gift to open in the morning but then we had to wait until after Christmas Eve dinner to open the rest of them.

Showcasing several goodies today, maybe you’ll find something that’ll put you in a SL Holiday spirit?

The Vintage Sled by DaD will be available at this upcoming round of Uber and it will be made available in PG and Adult versions, filled with awesome single and couples animations. In my picture, Mahogany and I are using one of the PG cuddle animations found in the sled.

At Tannenbaum you can find the most adorable log reindeer by Galland Homes, a wonderful decor item for the holidays!

The popular Candy Cane Hunt just opened and Never Totally Dead… is offering the super cute Munchies Tray with milk and cookie for Santa and carrots for Rudolph! You can go on the hunt or just hop on over to the Never Totally Dead… mainstore to pick up this prize. Easy peasy!

To make this scene wintery cosy I’ve used conifere and genevrier both by La Petite Vie. They are copy/mod, come in animated and non-animated versions. Touch brings up a texture change menu. You can find the trees at the La Petite Vie mainstore.