Monday, June 30, 2008

On Camping, the old and the new

Material Squirrel has been displaced by another wing vendor for the number one slot when you search (top right corner) for wings. I'm a bit sad, but that's how the cookie crumbles. I will NOT be adding a pay to add this location to your picks type dealio at this time. I'll never say never, since who knows what market forces may occur. But in general, I believe that if you make a quality product and market it within the normal guidelines, you should not have to resort to gaming the system.

I am old enough in SL years to remember when people first started using camping. A lot of people were up in arms about it. It made searching so difficult because sometimes I'd teleport to the top spot in the search and I'd find 5 items on the wall and 20 campers. I remember one store that I went to and it was similar - now they are a very established brand but I still won't shop there.

Perhaps this is sour grapes. Maybe. There are plenty of people who will argue that any marketing measure you can use, whether some might feel it is gaming the system, or not, is fair. Perhaps. I still feel tho that if you make a quality product and get the word out, you won't need to pay people to advertise for you.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

New Wings - Nocturne

New wings at Material Squirrel

In World

SL Exchange


Also, time is running out on the RFL wings. I did not sell as many of these as last year (sadness) so you will be getting something pretty darn exclusive.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Free Tank top for Haunted Zuzu Subscribe-o-matic group subscribers

My subscribe-o-matic Haunted Zuzu group members received this tank top as a freebie gift yesterday evening. You might still be able to catch it if SL isn't acting up. Go to the Haunted Zuzu location and touch the subscribe-o-matic object and go to the history tab.

However, when I tried it, it did not give me an object.

BUT I will be doing more of these tanks and they will be free gifts to the group first, then maybe for sale later.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

New Haunted Zuzu Outfit

Finally, and I do mean FINALLY finished this dress. It only took like a year. I had the idea over a year ago, but I couldn't figure out how to make it work. In about November (2007), I finally figured out what I wanted to do. I guess sitting on a rocking chair endlessly breastfeeding gives one LOTS of time to ponder. I did work on it a bit then, but I couldn't figure out how to make the seams work. Matching the wispy seams on the side was just impossible. And yes, I tried because I am crazy like that. Finally figured out another option.

And you will notice that the seller is HauntedZuzu Sorbet. Yes, Hello Alt! The inventory in my Kala account is just getting soooo crowded. It is really refreshing to have 1,000 something in inventory again. Well, in my alt. Anyway, it's not a secret hiding alt, just another way to work.

I feel rather dorky releasing just ONE outfit when I haven't done clothes for a while, but in the limited time I have, I get done what I get done, or I'll be releasing a bunch of stuff . . . next year . . . or if I ever find a babysitter for a few hours a day.

The dress details:
- Flexi prim skirt - 3 fit options
- glitch pants
- top (on both undershirt and top layers)
- gloves
- butterfly train


Haunted Zuzu location in world


Monster Truck Wings - Upgrade Info

Please follow these instructions to upgrade your existing Material Squirrel Monster Truck wings upgraded to Version 4.2.1

1 - Please RETURN the old wings to Kala Bijoux in a folder with your name in the folder title OR in a notecard IN the the folder with your name in it .

2 - In the Folder name (or notecard), please indicate the Number of wings in the folder (example: Kala's Wings - 10 Wings).

3 - Please indicate in a notecard IN the folder which extra set of wings you would like. You can choose from ANY of our wings. Please be sure to include the full name of the wings you'd like.

4 - If you have more than 10 wings, please break them into separate folders - 10 wings each.

5 - You do NOT have to change the wing names back to their original names.


Version 4.2.1 is NO TRANSFER so please be sure you give me the wings from the avatar you want to receive them!

***Upgrade bonus - I have lowered the price on the MTV wings. To make up for that, upgrades on the MTV wings will get a bonus wing of their choice (if they follow the direction correctly!). If you don't specify a wing you'd like, I will just give you one of my choosing.

If you give me a discontinued wing, I will give you back the original wing.

Wing upgrades are free.

Offer is good on Material Squirrel wings ONLY. If I didn't make 'em, I won't upgrade them.

I will upgrade any previous version of my wings.

Version 4.2.1 is the latest version for all flexi wing sizes and shapes. If you have that version, then you do not need an upgrade.

Future upgrades will be automated! Thank you for your patience!
Thank you,
Kala Bijoux

Sunday, June 08, 2008

Monster Truck Wings are Back!

The Monster Truck Wings (our HUGE size of wings) are now back in the store with the new upgraded 4.2.1 features. I also managed to get a few new styles out for these wings.

Please note that these wings are as large as prims can go (without mega prims) so the size change works in the smaller direction. These wings differ from the normal 4.2.1 wings as they go a bit larger and the textures are made to specifically work with larger prims. Due to the size, however, the fit is NOT perfect so please use the demo stand before buying. If you are looking for a pefect fit, these are probably not the wings for you.

Upgrades - Give me a few days and I will have the info for people who wish to upgrade their old Monster Truck Wings! I plan to do something a little special for the upgrades due to the price change of the MTV wings.

Location in world -
Material Squirrel Wings