Welcome to Part 6 of my 9 More Places! series. Not sure what this is about? Click here for the original post!
I first came across New Trail, by vitrail Illios, sometime this past autumn...and it was love at first sight. Vitrail has brought a very cool twist to his trees, which seems to have caught on very quickly! I bet you've all seen his trees in your travels -- maybe the little ones, maybe the big ones -- I've seen them all popping up frequently! I noticed in Vitrail's profile that he's moving to his own sim soon...I'm sure that means there are more great things coming!
The SLurl I provided will take you to the current New Trail location. When you get there, follow the little path to the ladder, and descend -- such a cute way to get to the shop. :) Also, be sure to join the subscribe-o-matic group! Vitrail gives out great group gifts, and you can get updates on the new sim and new releases! Now, on to my favorites:
I lovelovelovelovelovelovelove the Gloo trees. Love. They're sculpted beautifully, they have a gorgeous shine to them, and they're sparkly! They're available in about 5 colors - and you probably need all 5 ;) -- here we have the red one. Ooooohhhhh.....
I love how Vitrail displays most of his trees on tabletops. :) It's like scale model building for trees.
The Aborea line is so realistic -- well, realistic AND fairy tale-ish all at the same time. Remarkably well done, and the best part is that they all come with static and animated shadows (awesome), as well as sculpted groundcovers for the fallen leaves. It's those details that really make me swoon.
In the top picture, you can see the shadow and the groundcover (even on the table display, so cute!). The bottom pic is Aborea - Autumn Mood...wonderfully vibrant colors in the foliage. Gorgeous!
Abies Fir Tree
For a more alpine feel, definitely check out the fir trees. In addition to the green (below), you can also find snow-covered fir trees.
Vitrail still has the holiday/winter section in place, and you'll love it! Here's a birds-eye view -- look at all the shine and sparkle! Also, note the rays of light - they are available for purchase! Great touch!
My absolute favorite item in the winter section is the miniature gloo trees. They're like little shiny, glittery bonsai trees! There are 9 variations to be had -- precious!
Go and explore New Trail -- everything is beautifully laid out and it's great for wandering. I can't wait to see the new sim and its awesomeness! Remember - join the group!