Make Your Rooms Smile and Create Fantasy

During our time together in this blog we have primarily focused on discussions about

Photo by Kaboompics.com from    Pexels

Photo by Kaboompics.com from Pexels

  1. the living spaces available for purchase,

  2. the furniture items that you can use to decorate the rooms in those spaces, and

  3. the ways that you can manage your favorite photos and other digital assets for displaying them in those rooms.

Furniture fills most of the space in any room - real or virtual. So it stands to reason that there are more furniture items available in the game than any other digital objects.

But a room has to have more to really be - and look - complete. It needs small items spread about to add flavor, warmth, and personality.

That’s a group of furniture items that we don’t think we’ve paid quite enough attention to before now.

So let’s take care of that.


Our furniture catalog includes more than 70 decor items spread across multiple styles, including holiday-themed items for Halloween and Christmas.

Recently, we featured a sampling these items in our daily Instagram feed. We wanted to share a few of our them with you here as well so you can get a look at them.

Once you’ve seen them - and they look great within the game as well - you can get a sense of how you might use them to enhance one (or more) of your living spaces.

Click on any of the panels in the gallery below to see a larger version of the image.

Then visit us at www.egowall.com to get and use them for yourself. 

BTW, the title for this post is adapted from a quote by Juan Montoya, the famous Colombian-born architect who specializes in residential interior design.

The full text of the quote: “A room should never allow the eye to settle in one place. It should smile at you and create fantasy.”

 So very true.

Springtime Is The Right Time For Some Landscape Work

We've told you about Egowall's sixteen unique living spaces.

We've mentioned that two of them are completely open environments where you can build the living space of your dreams.

Fan Palm

We've talked about the many 3D furniture objects - along with your own photos - that you can use to decorate you space(s).

But one thing we haven't previously talked about in this space is the more than seventy (70) flowers and landscaping decorations you can use to further enhance the appearance of all the spaces.

Persian Shield

Now that spring has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere, it's time to think about the greenery outside and inside our respective homes and living spaces.

Most of the horticultural items available in Egowall are designed for use with our Empty Urban Lot and Outdoor Sandbox spaces.

But if you want to bring them inside one of the prefabricated spaces, who are we to say you can't? Knock yourself out!

The rest of them can be used either indoors or outdoors.

These decorations (some of which you can see on this page) fall into the following categories:

Potted Yucca Plant

  • Small Bushes (e.g., Aloe, Basil, Hydrangea, and Hibiscus)

  • Large Plants and Bushes (e.g., Italian Cypress, Hypericum, Banana)

  • Ground Cover (e.g., Wild Grass and Clover)

  • Palm Trees (e.g., Washingtonia Palm, Fan Palm and three variations of the Date Palm)

  • Trees (e.g., Red Fir and White Fir)

  • Water Plants (e.g., Lily Pads and Lily Pad Flowers)

  • Rocks and Boulders (various)

  • Planters (e.g., 3-Tier, Rectangular, and Square in both stone and concrete)

  • Potted Plants (e.g., Snake Plant, Elephant Ears, and Yucca)

  • Flowers in Vases (e.g., Roses, Lilies, and Poinsettias)

In addition to the images you see embedded above, we've been sharing a number of pictures from our Flowers and Landscaping Collection in our social feeds.

So if you haven't yet gotten a good look at the entire complement of them, please check them out in Instagram and Twitter. Or better yet, see them in action within Egowall itself.

Be The Real You™.

Both inside and outside your favorite living spaces.

Use Timeless Photos To Showcase Your Favorite Adventures

Timely vs. Timeless

Last fall, this blog featured a living space that showcased photos taken during the State Fair of Texas (which is simply the best state fair in these United States, but we digress).

Those photos told a timely story of what it was like to attend the 2017 fair.

It's the type of post that gathers interest in the time of year (autumn) that the fair is held. But some might not really consider it as relevant at other times and not be interested in visiting it.

How Giraffes Drink

With that in mind, we have created a new evergreen showcase space - one that does not become dated soon after publication.

That means including photographs and an accompanying story that are timeless.

Hopefully it will be one that people will want to see whenever they happen to discover it.

A Little Background

Recently our family took a once in a lifetime (probably) trip to Africa, where we visited South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana.

This Is a Termite Mound. Be Very Afraid.

The junket was organized by Road Scholar, which seeks to inspire adults to learn, discover and travel.

It offers more than 5000 learning adventures in 150 countries and all 50 states, and serves more than 100,000 participants per year.

The trip we selected was "African Safari: A Close-up on Wildlife," a 15-day, 14-night adventure in which we and fifteen other people

  • stayed at hotels and game lodges in three different countries,
  • took more than a dozen open-air game drives at all times of the day and night
  • observed and experienced unique cultural activities
  • ate amazing food that we didn't even know existed
  • got up close and personal with lions, elephants, giraffes, and more
  • felt the spray from Victoria Falls, one of the world's great natural wonders
  • learned about termites, animal social behavior and the local history and geography

Between two SLR cameras and two smartphones, we took more than 1500 photographs to document our experience.

Sharing Our Favorite Photos

The Southern Africa Showcase 2017 living space (seen below at right) feature seventeen of our favorite pictures from the trip.

Southern Africa Showcase Living Space View #1

Included are a mix of animal photos, landscape shots and pictures of the general surroundings we encountered.

We have so many good images to share that we plan to update the living space regularly.

By doing so, we want to make it much like a real art gallery, with rotating exhibitions.

We know that many of you have exciting pictures of vacations or other family activities that you could showcase in a similar way.

Southern Africa Showcase Living Space View #2

Southern Africa Showcase Living Space View #2

It is our sincere hope that this article inspires you do to sign up for a free Egowall account and do exactly that.

Once you have created it (them?), share the link(s) for your showcase(s) in the comments below and on other social media platforms.

It's time to let the whole world see The Real You™.

We hope you will visit our Southern Africa showcase now and again in the future to tell us which photos are your favorites. Please leave comments on the pictures when you drop by.

If you have any questions about the trip itself, just leave a public note or private message in the space and we will be happy to get back in touch with you.

And if you're interested in a different way of exploring the world around you - especially areas that you likely would never otherwise see, we recommend that you check out the offerings at Road Scholar.


NOTE: We have no business relationship with Road Scholar and were not compensated in any way for the comments and recommendations included in this post. We just think they have a great product and treat their customers very well.