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Showing posts with label house. Show all posts
Showing posts with label house. Show all posts

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Looking for the perfect home? Ariadknee Resident Reporting

Many of us have owned a home or two, or more!  I am one of those who collect well built homes in Second Life, why you may ask? I have no idea!  I think it’s like a shoe “thing” or maybe it’s the wonderful textures that catch my eye, one thing I do know when I see it, is good quality price and prims!

There are a few things to keep in mind when purchasing a house in Second Life –

  • size of the land you are wanting to place the house on
  • prim allowance (remember you need to keep some spare for rezzing other things)
  • style, depending where you are renting your land you may need to adhere to a certain style of housing

I went shopping to find what I would consider five great home & skybox stores in SL that were also value for money and good on the prim count.

Here are five great house and skybox businesses -

I managed to catch up with the owners and asked them what they felt was most important to them when creating a house.  Read on and see how their styles separate them all in a unique way.

Trompe Loeil

My first visit was to Trompe Loeil owned by Cory Endo, the lovely spacious store and grounds is a great showcase for all the houses.

I find the houses at Trompe Loeil to be of high quality and the textures are very realistic and the few times I have needed some help Cory was prompt with her replies and very helpful.

“The most important thing to me when creating a house is picking a design that is interesting, unique, and appeals to the sense of style and escapism that people look for in SL. SL is a place where you can experiment with builds that wouldn't or couldn't work as your real home, either for cost or location, weather or structure style, but people still want homes that are evocative of real spaces” Cory Endo

[BE] Barnesworth Anubis  

Established in 2004 I have owned many [BE] Homes in my time, and when you visit the
sim you will see why, there is a distinct air of elegance and old-world charm mixed with the new mesh designs that will keep your prim pockets happy.

There is something for everyone, with antique homes and classic mansions.  One of my very first purchases was his “beach house” and it still holds strong with the new designs as one of my favourites.
Barnsworth Anubis is always happy to help, so contact him so he can reply in his personable manner.

“I always put the most importance on the interior layout. I make a rough sketch of the rooms and walk around in it in world to see how it feels. I do my best to imagine what each area might be used for and make sure the home has a nice flow from one type of space to another.”  - Barnsworth Anubis

Scarlet Creative

A visit to Scarlet Creative greets you with a distinctive old-world charm and elegance, owner Charlotte Bartlett puts her heart and soul into her creations and it shows, from skyboxes to mansions and rugged rustic builds there is a home to suit everyone.

“For me it is really about putting a little piece of my heart into what I create so people know they are made with love.   People come into SL for many reasons, to have fun, or escape, or socialize across the world. So, to have the opportunity to provide them a design that makes their SL time special is very dear to me.” - Charlotte Bartlett

Dust Bunny

No inventory is complete without something from Dust Bunny, with its magical manors and cute chic skyboxes Dust Bunny’s eclectic style stands alone.

The romantic and cosy is what is aimed at with Dust Bunny homes and owner lxlNoel Resident makes sure she covers all those details when creating a home just for you.

lxlNoel Resident is always there to back up her quality builds with personal service.

“The most important thing for me when I create a house is making sure I have plenty of details inside and out to make the space feel cozy and a place you want to live in.”  lxlNoel Resident


Roost is a household name in SL when it comes to homes, with their undeniably classic, and well-made homes you can find one to suit all your needs, prim size and you also can’t beat the quality there. From mansions, cosy homes and beach side dwellings coupled with the accessories and little touches, you can come home to roost anytime (pun intended).

If you need some good old-fashioned customer support contact RoostHomes Resident, who is happy to help.

“I guess for us function is the most important thing, since you can draft out the most beautiful house plan in Real Life...but it doesn't necessarily work for Second Life and the camera view as you walk. So that for us takes a lot of consideration and adjusting to make a home that's beautiful but will work for the avatars and in-world limitations.” - RoostHomes Resident

I am absolutely in awe of these amazing creators who help bring our SL dreams to life with their builds and the love they put into them. It was my pleasure to present them and chat to the owners.

This is of course only a few of the many talented creators who design and sell houses and skyboxes in second life.

I hope this helps you and I wish you well whenever you are house hunting.  

Don't tell anyone but I purchased a new house on my ventures around these businesses, how could I resist?

Trompe Loeil


[BE] Barnesworth Anubis  

Barnsworth Anubis

Scarlet Creative

Group -secondlife:///app/group/489a5668-5e69-9f2a-3156-93258b3e7675/about

Dust Bunny

Group secondlife:///app/group/a55ac1ae-2f6f-83a3-295b-0ad4657df720/about
lxlNoel Resident

Roost Homes

Group – secondlife:///app/group/c8616bdf-5e8f-6dec-31f5-6ae69e1e4798/about
RoostHomes Resident

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Mare Beach Club Offers House Music

A place where you can enjoy live Djs, in a cozy environment. Surrounded by a beautiful marina, with the best House Music DJs SL has to offer.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

151 Club Grand Opening debuts with Real World Electronic Musician Nuvolino Roffo- Jan 2, 2015 5 pm SLT

151 Club is a unique new venue featuring real world talent as well as electronic, dance, techno, house and ambient music. The atmosphere is spacious and inviting with colors reflecting the pulse of electrifying energy. 

Owned and operated by The Legend (sir.brennen) and SweetSyndi, 151 Club opens its doors on January 2, 2015 at 5pm SLT with a live performance by Electronic Musician Nuvolino Roffo. We invite you to join us for the grand opening events.

Now Hiring
Contact  Sir Brennen or SweetSyndi

Rental Information
 Contact SweetSyndi

Nuvolino Roffo is a real world performer with 6 albums released and available on iTunes. 

Learn more about Nuvolino here: 

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Introducing Nightmare House- Would you like to see this artist in Second Life?

Producer Bio
I started making music when I was 5, and started producing electronic music when I was 14. When I was introduced to the first ever electronic song I had ever heard, I knew almost immediately that I wanted to be able to create something that sounded like what I had heard. I was given an iMac for Christmas in 2008 and it came with Garageband, a simple to use music production software.

I used Garageband for a few years, which was a surprise to everybody who asked me what digital audio workstation i used, because Garageband is known to not be that powerful of a program. I gave myself the name "Nightmare House" in January of 2013, and shortly after that had 2 remixes I had done put on the massive network "Dubstep.NET" after they were discovered by the EDM duo CLOUD. I released my first original song on Soundcloud in summer of 2013, with an updated re-edit posted in December of 2013. Since then, I have accumulated over 51,000 plays on Soundcloud alone, and over 65,000 plays on Dubstep.NET's website.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Tips on How to Find Your Little Piece of Paradise in Second life- Tea Couturier Reporting…

Finding a home to call your own in Second Life© can take some time. 

There are a couple of options you can choose from:

Saturday, January 29, 2011

The BSR Radio News

THE BSR Radio DJs Favorite Tunes of 2010 As we end the first month of 2011, the Black Soul Rhythms Radio DJs reflect on their favorite tunes of 2010. It was a difficult task , but each of the BSR Radio DJs picked their top 10 favorite tunes (some squeezed in more than 10). Check out the list ... we are sure these are your favorites too!!

Aint Leavin' Without You - Jaheim

Unthinkable - Alicia Keys

Soldier of Love - Sade