New release, gift, and more!

To add to the Mix n Match collection of dining furniture I have a Distressed Pine round Dinner Party pedestal table for 4, along with matching sideboard. The Louis XVI chairs displayed with one of the tables are a distressed version.

To get the 25% Mix n Match Discount, buy 5 pieces of dining furniture and send your transactions on a notecard to Turbokitty.  Any accessories you include with the set will receive the discount as well.

Exclusively at La Galleria. You can find them here: La Galleria.

 What a Difference!

For quite some time I have been using the new specular (shiny) and normal (3D texture) materials on my mesh items.  For example, that nice sheen on my tables and chairs — you will only see if it you have Advanced Lighting checked in your Graphics tab of Preferences.  Also, having a light source near something will make it shine more 🙂

You do not need shadows or anything else checked, if you are concerned about lag. Checking Advanced Lighting only allows you to see the materials (and more than 6 lights), and does not by itself cause lag. Try it, you’ll like it!

NOTE:  I have found that on Firestorm  and Singularity, the materials might not be visible on Ultra — if not, try High.

********* A note about the trestle tables from last week *******

I made a more distressed texture and put it on one of the tables, so they are no longer identical.  I also made a more distressed version of the Louis XVI chairs and put them in the same display as the distressed table.

************  Cougar’s Blog *********

I dont keep up much with blogs, but one I do like to check is Cougar Sangria’s. Her photography is just fabulous, and she has assembled a fascinating collection of furnishings (many from La Galleria) for her creatively modified Rose Mansion/Mountain Creek Cottage.  I love seeing all the changes and innovations she has made.  Take a peek sometime http://classiccougarstyle.com/

Gift!

This wall decor — I don’t know what to call it so calling it a collage — is on the wall of one of the new trestle table dining rooms.  (I did not make the mesh itself but liked it so grabbed it for you and added the picture.)

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/La%20Galleria/7/183/26

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