Loft Living

The NoHo Loft/Skybox by DaD is a modern grunge industrial inspired loft that maximizes space by utilizing the open floor concept, with large windows that provides natural lighting and built-in storage under the stairs leading to the mezzanine level. This is also Woofer’s favourite hideout. Aesthetically pleasing design with features like steel piping throughout and wood beams that gives comfort and ease style of living within a small footprint (28.2×17.5 resizable). It’s Land Impact is 103. The NoHo Loft is available at this round of FaMESHed.

Complementing the loft, DaD also just released the NoHo Living Set. The set includes a sofa with plush cushions in a soft black color encased by distressed wood adorned with steel piping. The table is a match piece with the top made from the same worn distressed wood and steel piping legs. Two textured rugs completes the entire set to give you comfort, warmth and a style that never goes out of fashion. The NoHo Living Set PG and Adult versions are available right now at Anthem!

And since we’re decorating an industrial loft, why not use the GOOSE Industrial Caged Lamps Set? The set consists of a hanging lamp, a standing lamp and a table lamp, with metal and wood details. Turns on/off by Touch. Copy/Modify. The lamps are available at the GOOSE mainstore and marketplace.

  • DaD NoHo Loft/Skybox c/m @ FaMESHed (until Jan 27)
  • DaD NoHo Living Set c/m @ Anthem (until Jan 30)
    • NoHo Sofa (10 Li)
    • NoHo Coffee Table (4 Li)
    • NoHo Rugs (3 Li)
  • GOOSE Industrial Caged Lamp Set
    • GOOSE – Caged hanging lamp (1 Li)
    • GOOSE – Caged standing lamp (1 Li)
    • GOOSE – Caged table lamp (1 Li)
  • LB_FiddleLeafFig{Mesh}*Potted
  • Adore King Bed Set * CHEZ MOI @ Cosmopolitan (until Jan 11)

Other items used:

  • -David Heather-Industrio Magazine Bin
  • -David Heather-Industrio Big Pile of Magazines
  • -David Heather-Balla Laptop
  • -David Heather-Headset
  • -David Heather-Balla Backpack
  • -David Heather-Balla Bags
  • -David Heather-Sneaker Box Open
  • -David Heather-Basketball
  • KraftWork Private Rail Car Bourbon Bottle
  • KraftWork Private Rail Car Bourbon Glass
  • Apple Fall Books & Map
  • Apple Fall Magazine Files
  • Apple Fall Industrial Sideboard
  • Apple Fall ‘Strength’ Fragment
  • VKC Wicker Dogbed DogPaws
  • [sau]Tooldog[5]
  • APS Travel Poster – Norway [framed]

January

It’s not exactly looking like winter outside my house right now, but this is how January usually looks where I’m from and if you’re wondering, yes it usually takes a while for the plow trucks to clear all the roads after the nightly snowfall. The rainstorm I’m experiencing right now is a blizzard just a little further north. I talked to my mum on New Year’s Eve and she’d given up shovelling snow for the day; she lit the fireplace and settled down indoors for the rest of the evening.

At Uber you can find a new release by The Little Branch; the Forest Pansy Tree. While it is the perfect tree for small gardens and courtyards, it is also found in open woodlands, thickets, woodland margins, limestone glades and along rocky streams and bluffs. The tree is lightly animated, 6 Li out of the box but it’s Copy/Modify so you can scale it down, or up, to fit your needs. Touch it for a season changer menu.

The Blue Hour

Twilight Hour. Indian blue, water of glass, trees glistening and liquescent.

Henry Miller

My last post this year and I’m dedicating it to a natural phenomenon which is called The Blue Hour. Where I live, we experience this light, during the Polar Night, in the middle of the day when the sun is at its highest yet still below the horizon. It’s magical and no picture can do it justice.

Contemporary casual comfort is what you get with the Nolan Living Set by DaD. The set consists of a sofa, armchair and pouf and you’ll find plenty of single-, friends- and couples (PG and Adult) animations in either. Customize the look with the texture changer HUD.

Outside the big glass windows of the DaD Glass House, you can see a new release by Little Branch; the Forest Pansy Tree. It’s a beautiful addition to your garden or sim, lightly animated as if swaying to a gentle breeze and it has a season changing menu upon Touch. I will give you a closer look of it in another blog post because I already have a great idea for a picture.

You can find both the DaD Nolan Living Set and the Little Branch Forest Pansy Tree at this round of Uber.

I’d like to give a warm welcome and a huge thank you to my newest H&G sponsor, Refuge. The first time I saw the Spark Lamps, which is a previous release, I thought they looked absolutely amazing and I wanted to show them to you too in case you missed them earlier. They come in different sizes and with three choices of metal, you can even choose with or without the shimmer effect. As a center light I’ve used the Cosmo Lighting, also by Refuge; it comes in gold or silver and the light strings has the same animated shimmer effect it looks beautiful. You can find the lamps at the Refuge mainstore!

  • DaD “Nolan Living Set” @ Uber (until Jan 22)
    • DaD “Nolan Sofa” (13 Li)
    • DaD “Nolan Armchair” (8 Li)
    • DaD “Nolan Pouf” (3 Li)
  • Little Branch Forest Pansy Tree {Animated}*4Seasons @ Uber (until Jan 22)
  • Refuge – Spark Lamps
  • Refuge – Cosmo Lighting
  • Dahlia – Denmark – Blanket – Beige
  • Apple Fall West Village Large Raspberry & Almond Macarons
  • Apple Fall 1st Day of Christmas Coffee Cup
  • Fancy Decor: Magazine Stack
  • Nerenzo – dark rug
  • DaD “Glass House” c/m (37 Li, footprint 18.2x 11.2)
    • DaD “Glass House Snow Add On” c/m (5 Li)

The Executive

Contemporary, elegant and minimalistic is how I would describe the Executive, a new living room set by Aphrodite Shop/Heart Homes that is out now at the Man Cave event. The couch comes with single and couple bento animations (PG and Adult version). The set includes the couch, coffee table, table decor, rug, wall art, two decorative shelves and a chandelier.

I’ve also included the Raleigh set by Barley Home & Decor, to give my living room a touch of Christmas, without going overboard. I also wanted to mix a little bit of rustic feel into this modern space and the Raleigh Side Table and decor does just that. This set was at the most recent round of Belle and should soon be available in the Barley marketplace.

  • Aphrodite/Heart Homes Executive – Couple Couch Set @ Man Cave
  • Aphrodite “The Bestman” Large Gift box
  • Barley – Raleigh Set
  • LB_FiddleLeafFig{Mesh}*Potted
  • dust bunny . wood beaded curtain
  • Dutchie industrial double wash table
  • Dutchie bathrobe black
  • Dutchie towel on the ground
  • CONTRAST – Auckland Skybox

Snow Covered

Second post today because I have so many awesome items I’d like to show you! Yes, I’m still at work and you might think I’m still procaffeinating but I’ve actually done some work and now I can upload the other picture I took yesterday and quickly, sort of, write this post. I think I’ll have a cookie with my coffee…

The beautiful Oak Tree Shrub by The Little Branch is a new release that is now available at Equal10. The Oak Tree Shrub is an intricately branched ornamental shrub with hollylike leaves. The dense foliage makes it the perfect specimen to fill bare spots or to create a privacy barrier. This shrub will make a beautiful addition to your landscape. Season changer menu is available upon Touch, it’s Copy/Modify and has a Land Impact range of 3-6.

The lovely house is the Southern Cottage by DaD, which is a previous release but the Snow Roof addon is new and waiting for you at the DaD mainstore and marketplace! If you don’t know the Southern Cottage from before here are the specs; It has a large porch that runs along 3 sides of the house. Inside you’ll find a spacious living room, a kitchen, 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and dining room/living room. Touch any of the switches to change colour of the exterior or any room. Windows open/close upon Touch. Footprint is 18×33 and Land Impact is 118.

Annnnd, I’d like to give a warm welcome and thank you to my newest H&G sponsor, GOOSE! Since I’m still covering stuff up with snow, it’s just perfect that GOOSE has recently released a snowy sidewalks building kit and snow covered decor; bench, lamp and a swing. You can find the Snowy Sidewalks kit at Tannenbaum (last days!) and the Snow Covered Set at their mainstore.

  • DaD “Southern Cottage” c/m
    • DaD “Snow Roof add on Southern Cottage” c/m
  • DaD “Vintage Rocking Chair” PG v.1.0 c/m @ Collabor88
  • DaD “Vintage Sled” PG c/m v.1.0
  • LB_OakShrubTree{Animated}*4Seasons @ Equal10
    • LB_CrispyGrass{Animated}SeasonsSoft
  • GOOSE – Snowy sidewalks @ Tannenbaum
  • GOOSE – Snow Covered Set
    • GOOSE – Bench with snow
    • GOOSE – Lamp in snow
    • GOOSE – swing snow heart
  • (Milk Motion) snow pines

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

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]

First Snow

The first snow came in the last week of October, here in Northern Norway. We got about 30 cm (a foot) of snow overnight and it stuck. The world looked like in my picture for several days after. Have you ever tried walking Dachshunds in a foot of snow? πŸ˜…

I’m happy to inform you that the “Snow Roof add on Beachyhead House” is now available! Find it at the DaD mainstore and marketplace.

The Snow Add On is 17 Li and Copy/Mod. To use it on your Beachyhead House, rez the “Snow add on Beachyhead House”, edit the Beachyhead House and copy the position and rotation coordinates of the house to the add on.

If you don’t own it already; The Beachyhead House is two floors with windows on three sides for views to the outside and for the light to pour in. It has a large deck in front, two large sliding glass doors open into the house. The doors can be left open so that you have an open floor plan, which makes it great for entertaining. Immediately to the left are 3 steps down that lead you into another large room. Next to the stairs is the staircase going up to the second floor that has a small balcony looking down to the first floor. The second floor has a large bedroom and/or other room.

Throughout the house you have a mixture of wood, brick and solid color textures to accentuate the home. Other features included in the home is the glass wall partitions that separates the rooms below and also borders the stairs and the top balcony. The Beachyhead House is 104 Li, Copy/Mod and its footprint is 35,5×28 out of the box.

  • DaD “Beachyhead House” c/m
  • DaD “Snow add on Beachyhead House” c/m
  • LB_SilverBirch{Animated}*4Seasons
  • LB_RiverBirchShrub{Animated}*4Seasons
  • [ keke ] short grass . winter .
  • (Fundati) Snow covered boulders
  • Skye Stone Path
  • Skye Land Forms

Chillout Lounge

The most delicious Gin on the grid is brought to you by No.59 and available right now at the Tres Chic event. You get different choices of Gin on a tray or rez single or a row of bottles and on touch they dispense a temp attached drink. You also get Gin bottles and glass to wear (hold). When holding the glass, say ‘cheers’ in chat and you toast the other(s).

If you’re looking for patio furniture that not only look good but also comes packed with adult animations, Nerenzo provides that in their Catania sofa chair. It comes in two different texture versions, light fabric or dark leather. You’ll find the sofa chair in the Nerenzo mainstore or marketplace.

I’ve used The Little Branch’s Southern Magnolia Shrub to frame the photo, it is a beautiful shrub with white flowers. I will show it in full in another post, but you can find it right now at The Ark event.

  • No.59 Gin Import Export on Tray @ Tres Chic
  • Nerenzo sofa chair “Catania”
  • Little Branch SouthernMagnoliaShrub{Animated}*4Seasons @ The Ark
  • Tuesdays Aries Light Lanterns
  • Concept} 13. El Charco. Table G
  • Jian Kitten Collection – Sleepy a

Fall Celebration

Let’s take a trip to the countryside, breathe the crisp Autumn air, stay at the Stonehill Cottage for the apple harvest and have some home made cider by the firepit. Ahhhh…

The Stonehill Cottage by Galland Homes is a spacious one-bedroom cottage with an open floorplan on both levels. The cottage is original mesh, materials enabled, 88 LI, has windows that open on touch and is copy/mod.

Next to the cottage we have the Freeman Greenhouse, also by Galland Homes. It’s original mesh design, materials enabled and has a LI of 25.

For the celebration part, I’ve included the Riverdale Hay Set and the Cider Bar by CHEZ MOI. The Hay Couch comes packed with single and couple animations (PG or Adult) and the firepit includes options to turn smoke on or off, as well as the fire and sound fx. The Cider Bar dispenses temporary attached cider props to you and your friends!

  • Galland Homes – Stonehill Cottage
  • Galland Homes – Freeman Greenhouse
  • Riverdale Hay Set (Couch and Firepit) CHEZ MOI
  • Cider Bar Set CHEZ MOI
  • AS Bel air 1957 aqua
  • cinphul // animated curtains
  • Nutmeg. Laundry Day Clothesline
  • Nutmeg. Laundry Day Clutter
  • Nutmeg. Country House Bench w/Sage Blanket
  • Nutmeg&RK Poses. Old Stool w/Cloth Decor (Group Gift)
  • Nutmeg. Midsummer Brunch Cherry Box
  • Nutmeg. Midsummer Brunch Eggs & Milk
  • MADRAS Apple Basket (Free Gift)
  • [ keke ] garden ladder . white
  • [ keke ] stringed garden lights
  • [ keke ] still falling rowan arch
  • [ keke ] blow me away rowan leaves
  • [ keke ] small leaf bush . all seasons
  • [ keke ] fall oak leaves . whirling
  • [ keke ] short grass . fall
  • LB_AppleTreev2{4Seasons}
  • LB_SilverBirch{Animated}*4Seasons
  • LB_MysticBirch{4Seasons}
  • LB_WeepingWIillowShrub.v1{Animated}*4Seasons
  • (Fundati) Boulders
  • Skye Stone Path