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Your Friday Hunt Report

HUNT SL lets give thanks hunt 2 PICGreetings once again Fabulistas!  It’s time for your Friday Hunt Report and I would normally come up with some pithy comments about all the cool hunts going on right now, but I just got home from a very long drive and I’m BEAT. So… I’ll just let the hunts speak for themselves. Check them out! There are a bunch of fun hunts going on right now.

If you’re new to the sport, hunting is easy. You follow clues to find hunt objects in a kind of scavenger hunt… either in just one store or region, or hopping from region to region. Some are easy, others a bit more challenging, but mostly they’re just plain fun. FabFree and HUNT SL both have pages with tips to help get you started.

So let’s do this hunting thing!  Just poke the names for more information on each hunt.

See you out on the hunt!

Fab Free Xia Nishi


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Orange and Blue, I love you…together.

My love of colour was super excited when I saw the current group gift from Ecce Bellus, and how lucky was it that part of the Dirty Turkey Hunt gift from Opal matched it perfectly! The FabFree blog luck fairy was looking down on this Fairey.  LOL

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So, who loves contrasting, yet compatible colours? Me!! I just love the combination of orange and blue on the Miss Sunday dress from Ecce Bellus. It is their most recent group gift, and it is free to all group members. This lovely mesh dress comes in the standard sizes, and the texturing is so beautifully done. The group is L$50 to join, but so far, the group gifts have been plentiful, and this dress alone is more than worth that fee.

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My ‘totally perfect for this dress’ bracelets, are from Opal, and are Opal’s contribution for the Dirty Turkey Hunt. Like all DTH gifts, these are free, you just need to find the turkey hidden in the store. The Roxy bracelets, in the colour combo called Rio, actually have 6 bracelets, each a different, but complimentary colour, so you can match them to many a different outfit. You only have until November 30th to get any of the hunt gifts, so don’t procrastinate!

Well, I hope you all have a wonderful evening/day, and I will be back tomorrow! Until then, TTFN :) .


What is Calle showing you…

Dress - .:Ecce Bellus:. Miss Sunday Group Gift (free group gift/L$50 to join)
Bracelets - [Opal] – Roxy Bracelets Color Combo Rio (free for The Dirty Turkey Hunt)
Watch - [Deadwool] Fermo watch – 5. female, teal leather (L$50 per play gacha @ current Chapter 4)
Earrings - [MAGIC NOOK] Starry Night Stud Earrings (Silver) MESH
Ring - :*:CPD:*: Necromantic Ring (Blacklight)
Tattoo - Letis Tattoo :: Ameb :: CO14001
Skin – [PF] Harley – Lid 02 – (nobrow)
Brows – Soiree – Sloane Brows #Ebony
Hair - /Wasabi Pills/ Karin Mesh Hair – Blacks Pack (@ current Collabor88)
Eyes –  IKON Promise Eyes – Silverleaf(right) & Fjord(left)
Hands – SLink
Mani - Frogstar – Canvas Art Nails (on special for L$63 @ The Thrift Shop, L$125 regular price)
Eyeshadow - Smokey Bark Shadow (made by me, not for sale)
Eyelashes - *REDGRAVE*

Pose and Phone - Label Motion – My Mobile Phone Gift (free in freebie bag on floor)

Location - Solaria

Calleja Name Card


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Once Upon a Time…

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Hello FabFree Folks!

I’ve been on the hunt again! This time I delved into the darker world of fairy tales with the Brothers Grimm Hunt.  This is a 2L per prize hunt and it has some very nifty things.  First up is the mesh Peasant dress from ..elation..  This was a new to me store and I very much enjoyed checking it out. The dress is very well made and moves nicely. I bet it would be perfect for a fantasy RP.  It was the perfect costume to find Potpourri Designs “Poisoned Apple on a Stone Pillar.” The pillar is a great prop for a picture or an RP but it is more than just a prop. It comes in several versions with and without the apple.  Completing the scene is the “Aponi” hair style from EMO-tions. This is one of the several in-store Gachas at the mainstore. I’m wearing the “naturals 3″, a pretty taffy blonde.

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One nice thing about this particular Hunt is there are a varity of styles for the prizes. I found the fantasy/medieval dress then found this funky tank top/short dress. This is B-UniQ’s “The Raven”.  Again, so nicely made!  I’m not daring enough to wear it alone so I paired it with these dollarbie black leggings from [Eve n Better] found on the Marketplace.  Topping off my look is the Argrace Welcome gift hair “Minato” which Tiana Omizu and Love Trill  showed us here.

 

Juli is wearing -

SkinBlacklace Beauty – Lyra
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hair.:EMO-Tions:. – Aponi in Naturals 3  ( 50per play @ .:EMO-tions:. )
HandsSlink mesh  Casual Hands
Dress – ..elation.. – [Brothers Grimm Hunt - 2L]
NailsFirelight Creations  for Slink Hands and Feet [Golden Thanksgiving Hunt – 1L]
Pose - .::Verocity::. - [Brothers Grimm Hunt - 2L]
Pillar with poisoned applePotpourri Designs Furniture & Home Décor. [Brothers Grimm Hunt - 2L]

 

Tank – B-UniQ – [Brothers Grimm Hunt - 2L]
Hair –  Argrace  Minato [FREE / Subscriber Group Welcome Gift]
Leggings – [Eve n Better]  ( 1L  on the marketplace )
Pose – ::Axix:: – Lord Crow

Location – Winterfell Harbor  

 

UPDATE: As I’m typing this, I checked the website for the Hunt and discovered that ..elation.. is in the midst of moving their store. The Hunt organizers are asking for us to check back a little later for a new SLurl.


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Golden Opportunity

Hello Fabulous Readers! Welcome to my first blog post!  First off, a huge thank you to the Fab Free blog team for giving me this opportunity. I hope I can carry the torch as well as you ladies. I have some big Blog shoes to fill. How’s that for a mixed metaphor?

One of my favorite things to do in Second Life is hunt. There is nothing like looking high and low, tearing your hair out a little then finally spying the Hunt object. And it only gets better when the prizes are as nice as some of the ones from the Golden Thanksgiving Hunt. This is a 1L per prize hunt and it’s a Linden well spent!

This first item from GTH is just stunning: Darkmatter’s teal and black evening gown. The prize includes both the ladies gown and a matching men’s tuxedo. I can’t get over how beautifully this gown is made. Every little detail is so precise. If you zoom in you can even see filigree on the skirt.

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Even the back of the gown is simply beautiful.

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I paired the gown with Lunamoon Creation Shop’s gold and pearl jewelry set.  You get the entire set: necklace, earrings and both left and right bangles.

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Lastly, I’m wearing Firelight Creation’s Slink nails set. The set is both manicure and pedicure and contains nine sparkly golden themed colors plus a basic French manicure nail.

Also on the Golden Thanksgiving hunt is this flirty ruffle dress from Mishmash Fusion.  Short and a little daring, I think it’d be perfect for a jazz club.  The stiletto heels come with the dress and are for Slink High feet. Mishmash also has a great matching men’s outfit in the prize as well.

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Juli is wearing -

SkinBlacklace Beauty – Lyra

EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion

Hair+Lamb – Pandora

HandsSlink mesh  Casual Hands

DressDarkmatter [Golden Thanksgiving hunt – 1L]

Jewelry SetLunamoon Creation Shop [Golden Thanksgiving Hunt – 1L]

NailsFirelight Creations  for Slink Hands and Feet [Golden Thanksgiving Hunt – 1L]

 

Short Dress Mishmash Fusion [Golden Thanksgiving Hunt – 1L]

HairMagika Hair – CL [Free (past) group gift/0L/ Free to join]

FeetSlink mesh feet in High

Pose for evening gown - Kirin Pose Store - Hera pack


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Today’s Top 10 Hunts

HUNT SL Dirty Turkey HuntGood morning fabulous fans! Here’s a listing of what’s hot in the hunt world today: Tuesday, November 18th.

The turkeys are still on top of their game this week, with the Dirty Turkey hunt continuing to hold down the top spot. The Jerky Turkey hunt is coming in at number four. So if you like turkeys and all things Thanksgiving, you’re in luck!

There are plenty of other good hunts to go around… 47 of them by today’s count. Those of you who love going hunting should be happy happy campers.

Just a reminder, that these are the 10 most popular viewed hunts over the past 48 hours or so. We don’t know how many people actually start (or finish) any given hunt and this ranking can (and probably will) change in a few hours.

See you out on the hunt!

Fab Free Xia Nishi


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FabFree Designer of The Day – 11/16/14 – Kaithleen’s

Kaithleen's - FabFree Designer of The Day
Kaithleen’s Bow Dress (Free / 0L / The Dirty Turkey Hunt) – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Krongower/226/85/1302

**Each day, here on the FabFree Blog, we will be featuring one
of our Fabulously Free in SL inworld Designers.**
*Photos are work of the designers.*


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From Autumn to Winter

I hope everyone has had a good week! I know I’ve been hitting the blog with quickies over the last few days but hopefully I will have some longer posts over the coming days!
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With the weather growing much much colder up here in the north, its wonderful to see some really great snuggly clothing filling the stores. Winter always have been my favourite month as I much prefer to curl under blankets and in cuddly sweaters and cardigans.. plus the possibility of snow always makes me so excited!

If you are starting to explore the sims around SL that are beginning to make the change from Autumn to Winter, then this full outfit from Firelight Creations will be the perfect thing for you expeditions! It comes complete with the coat, leggings and fluffy boots and whats more its all for free as their gift in The Whiteout Hunt!

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Tiana is Wearing

.HAIRBUNS. The Little Hair Buns by Olive [FREE / Xiasumi School Event]
.HAIR. The Roo by Olive [Xiasumi School Event]
.EYES. Faery Eyes (Chocolate) by Buzzeri
.SKIN. Nami Skin by Angelica [Gacha / Xiasumi School Event]
.OUTFIT. by Firelight Creations [FREE / The Whiteout Hunt]
.HANDS. by SLink

.POSE. by Label Motion

.LOCATION. L’Arc~en~Ciel @ WinterFall

Tiana Name Card


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FabFree Designer of the Day – 11/14/14 – OPAL

Slink Moustache Fingernails Appliers vendor
OPAL – SLink Moustache Fingernails Applier
(free for the Apply Me Hunt- Ending November 30th)
Hint - These nails will be perfect with my mandala.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exarchia/115/78/22

**Each day, here on the FabFree Blog, we will be featuring one
of our Fabulously Free in SL inworld Designers.**
*Photos are work of the designers.*


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Your Friday Hunt Report

HUNT SL Fallen Leaves Autumn HuntWe’re closing in on the Thanksgiving holiday and there are plenty of turkey and fall themed hunts going on. If you like holiday hunts you’ll be in seventh heaven this year. We’re getting new winter and Christmas themed hunts cropping up every day, and come December 1st, we’ll have a lot of them to tell you about. So stay tuned!

Are you saying “bah humbug!” to the holidays? There are plenty of other themes to go around. Just take a look at the list and see. I’m sure you can find a hunt that makes your toes tingle.

What is this hunting thing you ask? Well you follow clues to find hunt objects in a kind of scavenger hunt… either in just one store or region, or hopping from region to region. Some are easy, others a bit more challenging. But I find most, if not all of them, to be great fun. FabFree and HUNT SL both have pages with tips to help get you started.

Saddle up that giant turkey because it’s time to go hunting! Just poke the names for more information on each hunt.

See you out on the hunt!

Fab Free Xia Nishi


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Winter Love To Keep You Warm

Snapshot_001Good evening Fabulouses! With the unwelcome new chill in the air, you might just need a snuggly warm coat to keep you toasty… and I have found just the thing!  At FieraOcity you can find this adorable mesh buttoned snowflake coat in grey as a free Winter Love Hunt prize.  The icon to search for is a little heart with snowflakes on it, and it’s 0L to pick up!  You can wear this coat with something fancy, or with casual jeans as I have done.  Stay warm Fabbies!
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Love is wearing…

Skin – Pink Fuel Alena
Eyes – IKON  Ardent Eyes Pewter
Hair – Damselfly Jennaleigh (50% off! – featured @ The Thrift Shop)
Hands by Slink
Coat – FieraOcity Winter Love Hunt Gift (free / 0L / Winter Love Hunt)
Jeans – Berries Inc. Jeans (no longer available)
Boots – Reign Not Your Momma’s Knit Boots (free group gift / 0L / 250L to join) (previously blogged by Tiana [HERE])
Pose by Exposeur
Sim – Winter Moon

Love Name Card

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