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Baby Please Come Home

Baby Please Come Home
They’re singing Deck The Halls
But it’s not like Christmas at all
I remember when you were here
And all the fun we had last year

Staying Home for the Holidays

I know many of us are missing our nearest and dearest these days, but let’s not get too down about it all.  I often think about how lucky we are to have the technology to be able to see our family from afar, and I choose to focus on that.  The other thing that keeps me happy is the fact that so many designers are super generous, handing out amazing gifts.  Trompe L’Oeil have been consistently amazingly generous, and they’ve done it again, this time with the completely free Cecilia cottage.  It’s sooooo nice!  I’m totally going to pull up everything I have on my land to start over with this cute cottage.  At 53LI, it’s pretty light on the prims for the size and detail as well.  Head on over to the Trompe L’Oeil mainstore and click on the vendor just by the front doors, and it will be yours for FREE!  There’s also a sweet bench for free too.

On the 6th Day of Christmas…

I’ve been harping on incessantly about how Christmas isn’t over yet, and I stand by my rantings.  Today is the 6th day of Christmas and Lybra brought to me…. an awesome gift calendar!  for each of the 12 days of Christmas, they’re giving their group members (the group is free to join) a new gift.  I am showing off day 1’s shoes (super awesome platforms sized for Belleza, Kupra, Legacy, Maitreya, Slink and Tonic) and day 3, which is a classic grey denim shift dress.  Lybra are so generous with their goodies – you’ll find lots of group gifts on the wall too, as well as some lucky chairs (and a FabFree gift too!).
UPDATE:  Lybra is back – Enjoy!
LYBRA GROUP GIFT 💝

Dress Sizes

  • Hourglass
  • Maitreya
  • Legacy
  • Perky
  • Maitreya Petite
  • Physique
Keep safe, FabFree!
xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Dress – Lybra Cameron Denim Dark (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – Lybra Chija (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Wrap – Caboodle Lustful Stole
Earrings – VOZ Rhombus Earrings

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Alaskametro Kiki
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Hair –  Magika Victoria
Pose – Foxcity Formal
House – Trompe L’Oeil Cecilia Cottage (Free Gift/No Group Join Required)


Golden

Golden

Heyya FabFree! I hope this wintery Monday is treating you well. Or this warm pleasant Monday is treating you well if you’re reading from the other side of the planet. 😉

Today I have some memories from the ‘olden days’ here on the Grid. When I first started Second Life… I wore nothing but ball gowns. I mean it. Everywhere. The fanciest, flexi-est gowns you’ve ever seen. I think because in real life, I never had a reason to wear some gorgeous gown dripping with jewels and lace. Then I discovered silks… and that’s a story for another time.  So … when I stumbled upon this fantastic designer, I was whisked away back to my early days and all those beautiful ball gowns.

This stunning gown is the ‘Princess Vivian’ from Celestina’s Weddings. I just can’t get over how lovely this dress is. The details are extraordinary. From the lace overlay to the tiny buttons on the back to the shimmer on the silk skirt and bustle. Just perfect! Honestly, this is hands down the prettiest gown I’ve ever owned in Second Life. 

And… I was able to pick it up for free. I know, right!? This dress is the last gift on Celestina’s Weddings advent calendar for 2020. You do need to be a group member but as of right now, that’s a free to join group. All of the past gifts are still available. Some are still free and some are priced at 25L. I imagine this gown and all the gifts will eventually be priced at 25L too. So… I don’t know how long this breath taking gown will be free for group members. But even at 25L this is the deal of the year!

As if this isn’t enough… The diamond jewelry you see here is also included in the gift. And be sure to check out the past group gifts and extras upstairs.

Sizes Included

  • Belleza – Freya
  • Legacy
  • Legacy Perky
  • Maitreya
  • SLink – Hourglass

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Juli’s Stylin’

  • Mesh Head – LeLutka (Spencer- w/ my own edited shape)
  • Mesh Body – Maitreya – Lara
  • Ears – Swallow – Crossover
  • Eyes – IKON – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
  • Freckles Applier – [pout!] – Freckles and Beauty Marks Set
  • Hair – Truth – Soiree – Aline was so lovely in it here first! 

Dress + Jewelry – Celestina’s Weddings – Princess Vivian – FREE/0L – Free advent gift for the group – Group is free to join


Photo Location – Backdrop City


All I want for Christmas is… some free mesh bodies and heads!

Coming Soon to Fab Free

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

Advent is my favourite time of the year in Second Life. In fact, I go a bit crazy with it! This year has been no letdown, and the amazing list compiled at Fab Free this year was incredible! Time to give our amazing blog organizer Aline a round of applause. *claps*. Make sure you check out those calendars and see if any of the past gifts are available before the 24th of December. The Fab Free December advent list is here.

Advent Calendar at Altamura

Today I will be sharing the incredible advent gifts by Altamura this year. The Altamura group is currently free to join for a limited time, which will give you access to their 12 days of Christmas gifts, sitting under the tree at the store, and two free mesh avatars. Joining the group will also give you access to group gifts that are located around the store (you have to search for them in each section of the store), and there is also a free male mesh head at the back of the store which is a current group gift.

Altamura is known for gifting free, full avatars that include a mesh body and head that are (usually) joined together. This advent, they are gifting two full mesh body and head combos for men and women. These bodies are fully BOM and bento and they can be used out of the box with few limitations. My friend Remus and I are showing off the full avatars above. They are beautiful! This is perfect if you need a new avatar or look for free. In each box, a full mesh head and body are included. The head and body are one piece so you cannot wear another head or body with each piece. Altamura bodies fit Altamura clothes, and you can often get the female avatar to fit other brands like Maitreya or Slink with the aid of alphas. I have heard that the male body fits Adam sized clothing nicely, but I have not tested that out. You will need to use alphas (see below) to wear non-Altamura clothes with these bodies. Altamura has a list of all the companies that make Altamura-sized clothing which is handy if you need help finding clothing for your new body.

One thing that’s important to know about these gift bodies is that they are fully BOM and because of this, they do not include a body hud. So, to add makeups, skins, and tattoos you must use BOM products. You can even use BOM eyes and nails. Any system eyes or nails will work with these bodies. As there is no body hud, you must use add alphas manually to your outfits. In order to alpha out sections of the body,  you will need a set of alphas (like the ones that are used when you have a classic avatar). I found two stores that have a good set of alphas out for free with no group join required:

  1. The first free alpha sets kit is at Little Black Dress. Just click the bag on the ground and the alphas are yours.
  2. Slink also has a set of free alphas out at their main store. Click the board that says “extra alpha layers”.

For the Ladies…

The free female body on offer is called “Movin’ On” and she is gorgeous. The ad below pictures what her head looks like up close. A truly beautiful avatar.

MOVINGon

In addition to giving out these wonderful bodies, there are more gifts under the Christmas tree at Altamura. The red BOM shirt I am wearing underneath my sweater and the sparkly heels are two of those free gifts. The heels are fitted for Altamura, Maitreya, and Slink bodies.

Goodies for the Guys!

I pulled in my friend Remus for the post today. Remus is sporting the Take My Way male avatar, which is also free. He is wearing 3 other free advent gifts from Altamura’s calendar, including the sweater and the scarf. The sweater is sized for Altamura bodies only and the scarf will fit any avatar. The jeans he is wearing are BOM/system pants which can be found for free in everyone’s library. Details are listed in the credits below.

TAKE MY WAY GIFT

Another awesome freebie that’s out for the guys at Altamura right now is the Akakor Mesh head. I am not sure how long this head will be available for free, so I wanted to mention it for all the guys out there. This head is BOM and Omega compatible and it can be worn with any other mesh body! Normally, Altamura heads go for 3-4, 000 L so this is a great deal! Snatch it up which you can, boys!

akakor-skin-gift-altamura

Free Unisex Hair!

Coming Soon to Fab Free

The last thing I wanted to mention is the gifts at the Firestorm Major Event. Remus is wearing the free unisex Jaime hairstyle by Firelight which is currently free to get at the event. This hair can be worn on a male or female avatar and it is completely free, no group join required. This freebie is out for a limited time, and there is also a free arctic ferret, and a free black panther you can grab at the event. I can not find when this event ends, but it will be very soon because this is a holiday-themed event. Go while you still can to get the gifts there.

I wanted to give special thanks to Orion Swansong and Ryan Schultz for helping me prepare for this post! These bodies were new to me and they helped me out greatly. You can read Ryan Schultz’s review of the Altamura advent gift bodies here.

Go snatch all these great gifts up before it’s too late!

xx

-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Body, Head, eyes, skin, and hair base– Altamura Movin’ On Fullbody Female BOM Avatar (Free Advent Gift/ Group is Free to Join)
Sweater & Pants– Ari-Pari Baby It’s Cold Sweatsuit (Exclusive at Winter Wonderland Market)
Shoes– Altamura Christmas Stilletos (Free Advent Gift/ Group is Free to Join/ Available a Limited Time)
Hair– TRUTH Lela
Nails– SlackGirl Fly Bento Mesh Nails 

Remus is Wearing…

Body, Head, eyes, skin, and hair base–Altamura Take My Way Fullbody Male BOM Avatar (Free Advent Gift/ Group is Free to Join/ Available a Limited Time)
Hair– Firelight Jaime Unisex Hair (Free at the Firestorm Major Event)
Sweater– Altamura Christmas Red Sweater- Altamura size (Free Advent Gift/ Group is Free to Join/ Available a Limited Time)
Scarf– Altamura Coppola Scarf (Free Advent Gift/ Group is Free to Join/ Available a Limited Time)
Pants– Male Student Jeans (Free in Second Life Library)
Boots–Altamura Christmas Red Boots 1 (Free Advent Gift/ Group is Free to Join/ Available a Limited Time)

CarolineTag


Way Up There

Way Up There
Yaaaaaay Happy Friday, FabFree!  I don’t know about you, but I am suuuuper ready for a bit of R&R.  I put on my pyjamas, grabbed a cup of hot chocolate and nestled myself into the couch, when all of a sudden I heard some tinkling bells coming from the outside world…. I headed out into the snow, and what to my wondering eyes should appear?  You guessed it – it was Jolly old St. Nick himself up in the clouds, waving and ho-ho-ho-ing.  I’m 96% sure that I wasn’t hallucinating…hmm…

Yay, Advent!

I do love me some Advent.  There are so many awesome gifts to pick up inworld that it is hard to keep up!  Are you one of those people who manages to do it every day?  I’ve heard of some intrepid souls who do the WHOLE FabFree list every day, and my hat is off to you!  I needed to lie in a dark room after just writing the list!  Anyway, one of the Advent calendars that has recently appeared is the two at Petite Mort and Oubliette!  A new gift appears every day.  They’re free, no group join required, AND they don’t disappear after the day, so if you miss one you can head back and grab.  But don’t wait… they’ll all disappear on the 25th!  I grabbed the gifts from Days 1 & 4 from Oubliette to make my little comfy (and a bit witchy) outfit.  So cute, right?

Sizes

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • Venus

 

There are also some great deals in the store while you’re at it – like 75L super adorable PJ pants!

Eye on the Prize

Another free gift I picked up today is this sparkly and intense eye shadow applier from La Malvada Mujer.  I joined their free group to pick up this striking makeup.  There’s also matching lipstick if you fancy it!  The Mosquito eyeshadow comes with an Appliers for Lelutka Evo, Genus, Omega and BOM layers and comes in a whole host of pretty, sparkly hues.  Woot!

Ok, I’m starting to get cold out here!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes  

Shirt – Oubliette Xmas Cropped Tee (Free Advent Gift/No Group Join Required)
Pyjama Pants – Oubliette Xmas Jammies (Free Advent Gift/No Group Join Required)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – La Malvada Mujer Mosquito Eyeshadow (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Nails – Alaskametro Tis the Season
Lipstick Applier – Lelutka Cate
Hair – Magika December
Pose – Foxcity Editorial V1
Backdrop – Crystal Store Spirit Christmas


Advent Day 3!

 

Heya Fab Fam!

There are even more additions to the FabFree Advent Listing today, so make sure you’re using the list on the blog for the freshest, most up to date info.  Our list has grown to over 160 stops!  That’s a LOT of gifts!

Thank you to all our lovely readers who have helped out with tips.

We appreciate you!

xox
Aline and the Fab Crew


FabFree December Advent Listing – HUGE UPDATE!

Good morning Fab Fam!  There have been loads of updates to the FabFree December Advent Listing overnight, so make sure you are working off today’s fresh December Advent Listing!

Thank you so much to those that have been leaving comments and sending inworld notecards to help us with his crazy 2020 list!  Your help is really appreciated ♥

Enjoy!

♥♥


The FabFree December 2020 Advent Listing is Live!

Good evening Fab Fam!  The day you have been waiting for is almost here as December 1st is just a couple hours away!

The FabFree December 2020 Advent Listing is live!

For almost a decade, Fabulously Free in SL has been posting a December Advent Listing and we pride ourselves in keeping this list up to date on a daily basis throughout the month!  The tradition continues this year with the 80+ stops  (Just to start with!!).  This list will be edited over the duration of December with small changes like link updates and store additions, but it is currently “mostly” complete so you’ll be ready with your list in hand to start your first day of Advent rounds tomorrow on December 1st!

Visit Every Day!

We have our list separated into four categories and itemized it in alphabetical order for ease of use.  As mentioned above, there are updates to this listing nearly daily so it’s best just to keep visiting the page rather than copy and pasting this list into a notecard.  You’ll want the most up to date listing so you can get in on all those sweet advent locations right? 😀

And hey…

If you find an advent location not currently listed on our site, please notecard ALINE PASSIFLORA inworld and I’ll have it added as soon as I can!

GO GO GOOOO – FabFree December 2020 Advent Listing


The FabFree Advent Listing is Coming!

Heya FabFree!

It’s *almost* the most wonderful time of the year!  One of the best traditions we have here on the blog, and in SL, is the unveiling of Advent Calendars across the grid during the month of December.  We aim to bring you the most complete coverage of these awesome events every year, and this year is no exception.  Work has already begun on the massive list, with many designers confirming that they will indeed have a calendar in their shop.

FabFree is a vibrant community, and we look to our readers, designers and group members for inspiration, help and tips at all times.  To that end, if you are a designer, or know of a designer that is planning an Advent Calendar this year, please let us know!  Please send Aline Passiflora a notecard inworld if you have a tip, and she will happily send designers a 3 second form to fill out for free coverage of your event.

We can’t wait to unveil it all on December 1st!

xox
Aline and the Fab Crew


Fabulous Finds: 12/24/19 Edition

FREE 300L Credit to be used at one of four stores before 12/31 – Get it at Virtualworx

E-Clipse Design -Christmas 2018-Group Gift

E-Clipse Design group gift w/ a free group join

New gift!!
Free group gift under the tree @ Safira w/ a 50L group join fee

REBECCA

EMO-tions free Advent Prize @ Cosmopolitan with a free group join

Christmas Plate Subscriber Gift

Free Subscribo gift @ Hopscotch

[StephaneL] GIFT LUANA SHOES

Free group gift @ StephaneL w/ a free group join

FREE Gift! - Christmas Gift Stack @ Bad Unicorn Mainstore

Free group gift @ Bad Unicorn w/ a free group join


Fabulous Finds: 12/22/19 Edition

Santa Giveaway 2019

Free Gift of your choice @ Fancy Decor

Free pose by Infiniti on Marketplace

[Nekotron] Green Christmas Elf Outfit (Maitreya) GIFT

Nekotron Elf Outfit – 1L on Marketplace

Sequel - Holiday Banner - Snowmen Ad

Tool Shed free Advent Prize @ Cosmopolitan with a free group join

RUST REPUBLIC [Cosmo Christmas Gift]

Rust free Advent Prize @ Cosmopolitan with a free group join

DS'ELLES- CHRISTMAS GIFT CARD -GROUP GIFT 2019

DS’ELLES  – Christmas $500L gift card w/ a 250L group join fee

Pure Poison Anastasia Wedges – 1L on Marketplace

Tiffany Designs Free XMAS Gift on Marketplace

Free gift @ GothicatZ