Antoinette’s

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Tea. An aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the Camellia sinensis, an evergreen shrub (bush) native to East Asia. After water, it is the most widely consumed drink in the world. This according to Wikipedia.  Whateevveerr.  All I know is that there is nothing better than a hot cup of tea, or two, or three to get my morning, my afternoon and my evening started.  Laughs. And ice tea is served year-round in my home as well.  I also make a pretty mean currant scone which would make my British/Irish/Scot ancestors proud.  So it should be no surprise that I would pay homage to tea at Petit Lac Des Cygnes.

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Several builds were considered before settling on the Pavilion de Boulogne by China & Goodies.  It’s not a massive structure; four rooms in all measuring 19 meters x 24 meters.  Land impact is on the heavy side, but the Pavilion textures and overall appearance are outstanding.

The vestibule is the first room you enter.  Its furnishings while ornate are kept to a minimum.  In the center of the room is a round table with a small portrait of Marie Antoinette, for which the Pavilion is named.  Lilacs scent the air.

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Off to one side of the vestibule is the former boudoir now a private dining room for two.

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Returning to the vestibule, through the double doors you will find the oval Grand salon.  Here is the main tearoom furnished with white wrought iron furniture, afternoon tea, and all the trimmings.  The doors can be opened to catch the gentle breeze.

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On the other side of the vestibule is a “raucheffoir,” or small warming kitchen where tea and all it entails is prepared.

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Outside in the surrounding garden are tables, each set with a different tea set that is interactive.  Armillaries house an intan, birds chirp merrily, water trickles softly from the fountain while lights twinkle through the maple trees.  A lovely spot for friends to gather or maybe a romantic interlude for two?

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Your ride can be found here.  Be kind to one another.  TWMA♥

I would like to thank:

1st Photo

China & Goodies: Pavilion de Boulogne

3D Trees: Golden Shower Tree

Onsu: Night Soil Planters

Botanical: Boxwood Hedge, Maple Tree

Studio-Skye: Sakura Tree

Novus: Fondness Statue

Morf’s Mesh: Wrought Iron Sign

Apple Fall: Wrought Iron Table and Chair from Christmas Bake Off Gacha

2nd Photo

China & Goodies: Louis XVI Bibliotheque Table, Bronze Trianon Chandelier, Gilt Sconce en treillage, Mantel Astronomical clock, Bouquet of porcelain WHITE lilacs, Bouquet of porcelain lilac lilacs, Chenet a la Chimay, fireplace logs

Fancy Decor: Printemps Mirror, Faline Candlestick, Printemps Box

Ariskea: Letters from Versailles Gacha

Theory: French Ormolu Photo frame

3rd Photo

La Galleria: LOVER’S Table, Kerman-Light-Blue-Ivory-Gold RUG

Tres Beau: Slipper Chair

Fancy Decor: Printemps Mirror, Printemps Candlestick, Spencer Paintings

Bazar: Forest Dining Set Place Setting

China & Goodies: Montgolfier Chandelier, Pendulum de Minerve, Chenet a la Chimay, fireplace logs

Ordem da Rosa: Antique Cupped Drapes

Ariskea: Les demoiselles Portraits and Marie Antoinette Letter from Versailles Gacha

LODE: Royalty Vase [Crimson]

4th Photo

Spargel & Shine: Bistro table & Chair

Erratic: Tea Service from An English Afternoon Gacha

China & Goodies: Bronze Trianon Chandelier

Ordem da Rosa: Antique Cupped Drapes

Nomad: Classic Fountain

Studio-Skye: Sakura Tree

5th Photo

Apple Fall: Plantation Dining Table, Neva’s Kitchen Shelf RARE, Hanging Wicker Basket, Pestle & Mortar, Silver Antiqued Rabbit, Lovebirds Candle, Recipe Books, Rusted Flour Tin, Rolling Pins Assorted, Sourbread Loaf in Tin, Stockholm Entry Cabinet RARE, Reaching Plant common, Gourds in Vintage Bowl, Neva’s Antique Scales, Pan Rack, Elvira Teapot

Spargel & Shine: Fanny’s Lace Curtains

Post: Marquette Gas Stove, Marquette Sink, Marquette Monitor Top Refrigerator, Wood Floor Grate, Marquette Braid Rug

Dutchie: vintage metal dishrack, sand, soap and soda set,

Floorplan: vintage egg basket, le lait can

tres blah: Dirty Dishes from Hodgepodge Gacha

Hive: hanging glass light

6th Photo

Apple Fall: Wrought Iron Table and Chair from Christmas Bake Off Gacha

Botanical: Boxwood Hedge, Maple Tree

Nomad: Classic Fountain

Robin(S)Woods: Tea Set Pure White v3.1

Onsu: Night Soil Planter

Medieval Fantasy: Adonis with greyhound dog

Silas Merlin: Cupid from Marble Statue Gacha 2, Psyche from Marble Statue Gacha 6

The Secret Store: Lavender from Wild Flowers Gacha

Hive: worn garden bench

Pixel Mode: Armillary

3D Trees: Cypress tree, Golden Shower Tree, Wisteria

China & Goodies: Pavilion de Boulogne

Le Petit Cafe Cygne

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Located in the Southwest of France, surrounded by the Pyrenees Mountains, stands Le Petit Cafe Cygne, an old French farmhouse renovated to house a coffee house, bakery, pub, bistro, and micro-winery.

It was supposed to be just a coffee house but morphed into what is now pictured.  What can I say?  I was inspired.

The bakery is outfitted with a variety of bread, pastries, and decadent desserts, along with a variety of coffees, tea, and hot chocolate.  There is even seating for child avatars.

My inspiration for the micro-winery is from a local one in my neck of the woods in 1st.

I pulled out everything I could find in my inventory to furnish the cafe. Even shopped for a few new items.  That last remark is an understatement.  Most of the build is interactive.  The outdoor dining and micro-winery have menus for a complete dining experience, and the pub tables do have a few games you can actually play along with drinks.

Le Petit Cafe Cygne is open Wednesday thru Sunday.  Stop by for an espresso and pastry, or maybe a mug of hot chocolate and a slice of cake is your desire.  Bring a date and have lunch or dinner for two, or try out our wines in the micro-winery.  It’s all waiting for you here.

Be kind to one another.  TWMA♥

I would like to thank:

Photo 1

Never Totally Dead: Le Clos Miron

8f8: Delivery Tricycle RARE from La Petite Jolie Cafe Gacha, Bench from Primavera in Toscano Gacha

La Galleria: Lover’s Table

Apple Fall: Pumpkin Harvest Wreath, Milk Urn with Geraniums, various pumpkins

Heart Garden Center: Summer Hanging Basket

The Domineaux Effect: Wrought Iron Chair

Urban Jungle: Awning

DRD: Rustic Garden Wheelbarrel

TLC Home Collection: Russel with Bird RARE Gacha

Stormwood: Cobblestone

What Next: Cafe Sandwich Board

Cinphul: Lavender Past Cosmopolitan Gift

Titans: Provincial Town Fountain French

Chez Moi: Daisy Basket

Grizzly Creek: Mourning Doves

Photo 2 & 3

8f8: Big Cupboard from Green Grocers Gacha, Tea Tins, Tea Bags, Square Tea Tins, Round Coffee Tins, Coffee Grinder, Espresso Machine RARE, Milk Glasses, Espresso Cups, Tea Cups, Display Case, Cookie Jars, Tables & Chairs from La Petite Jolie Cafe Gacha, Cup of Spring

RE Blueprint Designs: Old Coffee Tin

Apple Fall: Tea Tins and Books, Elvira Stacked Cups, Elvira Teapot, Sourbread Loaf in Tin, Au Pain Sourbread Baguette, Macarons in a Box, Fig and Blackberry Cake, Swan Toast Caddy, Eliva Plate with Egg, Elvira Plate with Sliced Grapefruit, Elvira Rose tea, Times Newspaper, Atelier Pendant Lamp

Ionic: Winter Tea Bags

Kunst: Assorted Coffee Bags from a Gacha

Standby INC: Coffee Bags from CH Gacha

Elle Mode: Assorted Coffee Bags

RH: Coffee Beans, Cups, Sweets Case, Cake Set from Cafe in the Park Gacha

Kalopsia: Lily’s Hanging Flowers, Bluebell’s Cake

What Next: Cafe Memo Board, Sunflowers Pitcher, Sugar Shaker, Napkin Holder, Terrace Coffee Cup

Plaaka: Coffee Bean Dispenser, Tongs

Schultz Bros: Coffee Cups, Milk Fridge, Paper Towel Dispenser, Coffee Chart, Muffins-to-Go, Sleeve Tray, Donut, Muffin and Danish Trays, Newspaper Stand from Cafe Espresso Gacha, Syrup Packs from Coffee Shop Drive Thru Gacha

Zaara: Cinnamon, Nutmeg from the Indian Kitchen Gacha

Soy: Gas Stove, Drink Showcase from UTD Gacha

Hive: Potted Fan Palm, Secret Ingredient Sign

Dust Bunny: Spotted Begonia, brioche loaf, bread basket, apple pie from wanderlust Gacha, Coconut Muffins, Choux Pastry Tower from Storybook Living Gacha

Vespertine: Potted pink echeveria, Lemon Frosting Cake

Artisan Fantasy: Money Plant, Assorted Bagels, Bagels on A Stick, Tip Jar from Bagel Cart Gacha, Assorted Bagel Racks from Bagel Board Gacha, Heart Jelly Cookies, Boxed Cookies from Cookie Board Gacha

Omen: Rapunzel’s Braided Bread, Goldi, and the 3 Bearclaws, Little Mermaid Macarons, Emporer’s New Cookies, Princess and a Pea Matcha Cake, Beauty and Beast Rose Cookies, Snow White’s Candied Apples, Queen of Tarts from Hansel & Gretel Gacha, Heartfelt Angelfood Cake

Velvet Whip: Ginger Line Assorted Bread

tres blah: Donuts from Soiree Gacha

DRD: Boho Bean Coffee Shop Sign

LODE: Marigold Pot

Nylon Outfitters: Red Sleepy Cat Pot from Quirky Cat Gacha

NO13: Coffee Shop Receipt Holder

GCD: Desk Service Bell

Petite Maison: Plated Croissants

ANE: Cake Stand with Cupcakes

Fancy Decor: Mint Cake Group Gift

Moss & Mink: Blossom Cakes, Flower Cupcakes, Foil Leaf Macarons, Ribbon Cakes, Flower Cupcakes from Cake & Lace Gacha

Glam Affair: Tarte Cheesecake from a Gacha, Appletart from Oma’s Kitchen Gacha, Tiramisu Cake from a Gacha, Raspberry Mini CheeseCakes from a Gacha, Creme Brulee from a Gacha, Fruity Panna Cotta from a Gacha

Digs: Victoria Cake from Atelier Kreslo Bake Sale 2015

AMD: Harvest Cake from Harvest Gacha

Ariskea: Patisserie Gateau Menthe Cake

Disorderly: MTP Tiered Cake RARE from a Gacha

Chez Moi: Fruit Cake

Mon Cheri: Berry Crumble Pie from Last Days of Summer Gacha

Zerkalo: Plate of Cupcakes from Vintage Tea Party Gacha

Mokka: Swan Cream Puff no longer available

theosophy: Tartelette’s Assorted from Whoa Sweet Food Truck Dude Gacha (available through resale only)

Violetility: Mowbray Desk

Spargel & Shine: Fanny’s Lace Curtains

Erratic: Breakfast pancakes from Lazy Sunday Morning Gacha

Madras: Salt & Pepper Shakers from Goldfrab Gacha

Muddpuddles: Booster Seat

Sorgo: Eclair Plate from Gluttony Gacha

Connorboy26 Building & Gacha: Texture Changing Kitchen Wall Art Coffee Themed

Dutchie: Vintage Cafe Bar Set

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Bazar: Forest Dining Set

World Of Wood: Country Wine Press, Country Wine Closet

ht:Home: Barrel Lid Wall Decor

Fairey Angel Creations: Cozy Cottage Sketch Trio

!ROIRO!: Hanging Planter

Artisan Fantasy: Fruit and Nut Plate from Cheese Slate Gacha

Botanical: Maple Trees, Decorative Light Set

yumyum: Wall Vine Ivy & Flowers, Vertical Garden Iron

ChiC Buildings: Wine Vats

8f8: Delivery Truck RARE from Green Grocers Gacha

Whew!  Just put a fork in me as I am done!