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La vie est faite de petits bonheurs.’  ~ author unknown


Don’t ask to me speak french but, the above quote translates to “Life is made of little happiness”, or my personal translation…”Simple pleasures are da stuff life is made of.”


Though it has only been a bit over a week since I first posted about the Cheeky Pea Summer Greenhouse, it feels more like a month.  As you know I had this concept in my mind and after several starts, stops and finally conferring with Henry my vision began to take shape.


Finding the correct plants that gave it a tropical feel along with hunting down planters to put them in was a major hurdle to overcome.  My fingers are sore from all the walking they did through marketplace but once I found what I was looking for the real work began and that was getting the size right.  After several failed attempts and Henry asking “Can the planters be made larger?” Subtle ain’t he?   I just scrapped the planter I was working on deciding to go big or go home.  BINGO!


There was an issue with plants fading in and out but removing the floors shadow prim seems to have fixed that little bug.   I could not find a fountain in the style I was looking for but was able to enlarge the one pictured and sink the first bowl into the floor to get the look I was after.  In the end the finished product is pretty much what I had visualized in the beginning.


There are several places to sit, have tea, a romantic dinner, maybe a cuddle or two and even dance.  You can opt not to hear music and instead listen to the birds and insects make happy sounds, which I think is one of the greatest simple pleasures of all.  Be kind to one another.  TWMA♥

The credits are long but…

I would like to thank:

Cheeky Pea : Summer Greenhouse

Heart Garden Center : Summer Hanging Baskets,

Spargel and Shine : Bistro Table and Chairs

Di’Cor : Susan Console Table ‘White’, Jessica Wicker Set ‘White’

Trompe Loeil : Odette Topiary, Mischa Lounger ‘White’

Kalopsia : Beatrix Flower Pot

La Galleria : Lover’s Scarf Table, Ivory Painted Shabby Dresser

The Loft : Chavari Chair ‘Gold’ from Wedding Reception Gacha

Fanatik : Palm Trees

Myth : Helios Planter Ext. Stone, Helios Fish Pond Stone

Maven Homes : Altana Fern Planter

Compulsion : Plant 10, Plant 12

Noble Creations : Classic Fountain first bowl sunk into floor

Aria : Peridot Potted Caladium

DRD : Lovers Nest : Birdcage, Teaset decor

Erratic : High Tea Etegere, Basket of Scones, Butter, Jam & Cream, Tea Tins, Teapot, Milk, Sugar, Napkin with Cutlery, Vanilla Blueberry Cake ( all from English Afternoon Gacha)

What Next : Victoria Spongecake ‘Group Gift’

O.M.E.N : Heartfelt Angelfood Cake

Apple Fall : Fig and Blackberry Cake, Unknown and Fern Specimens

Tarte : Lemon Cake, Lemon Stand RARE from Garden Party Gacha

Brook Hill Living : Dubonnet Birdcage

R(S)W : Pure White, Blue Willow, Gold Rim and Garden Rose Teasets

The Secret Store : Oxeye Daisy, Dwarf Periwinkle Flowers from Wildflowers Gacha

Surge : Cement Urn  Planter 2 with Tropical Mesh Plant by Reid Parkin, Mesh Urn Planter3 with Heart Garden ‘Heart Forest Undergrowth Elephant Ear’, Mesh Urn Planter 1 with Fanatik Palm 11 ‘Natural’

Vespertine : Strawberry Cake, Orange Cake

DIGS : Victoria Sponge Cake from a former Atelier Kreslor Festival  NKA

Glam Affair : Italian Lemon Pound Cake RARE, Tarte Cheesecake et Fruit Rouges RARE from Oma’s Kitchen Gacha

8f8 : Butterfly Teaset

Odd Eye Cat : Terracotta Planter 3, Terracotta Planter 4