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Stay Golden

Coming Soon

Hey FabFree! I’m dreaming of the spring and summer seasons… oh how I miss the nice weather. I set up a Jacuzzi at my log home to experience that summer moment. The Linden homes never change snow in the winter months unless you set up your own so I can just pretend Winter doesn’t exist here…

Golden Hour

This pretty golden dress only costs 55L at Evolve. It’s on sale temporarily, and you can also get this dress in green, red, and orange. I went for the gold because I was in a golden type of mood. These dresses should be on sale until this Thursday but go ASAP if you want it because sometimes they are taken down at different times.

Sizes Included

  • Freya
  • Lara
  • Legacy

Higgle!

I’m also showing a bunch of jewelery from Higgle tonight. I’ve posted a closeup so you can see all the intricate details and fine crafting that went into the creation of these beautiful jewlery pieces. Each item only costs 1 Linden each on the Marketplace.

Coming Soon

  • The rings shown on each of my hands are each 1L gifts & they fit Maitreya, Kupra, Legacy, Reborn, & Belleza mesh hands. It’s such a treat for me to find Belleza rings, as rings are a hot item that I can’t often find in my body size. Facing from where you’re looking, my left hand is wearing the Speranza ring set, which is a number of rings that wrap around three fingers. These rings come in sizes for both your left & right hands. You can purchase that ring set right here for only 1L. On the right, I am wearing the large, glamourous Melchior ring. This is perfect for for a more formal look, and it costs only 1L on the Marketplace. This ring can only be worn on your left hand. As it’s 1L, you may also gift this ring for your partner! It’s a wonderful gift, and beautifully made. ❤ Both gifts include texture change huds that allow you to change the colours of the metal of the ring bands and the gem stones.
  • My ear jewlery is 1L, which can be found for sale here. This piece comes in gold and there is a hud included to change the colour of the gem stone in the centre. This isn’t an earring, but a pretty wire decor earpiece.
  • The pretty floral necklace and arm braclet are also a 1L gift, which you can grab here. Both items are included in the package!

Return to Fabia

Fabia is such a generous designer! I have collected so many of their hairs overtime and I’m just starting to try them all on. This is the May hairstyle and it’s a current group gift. The Fabia group currently costs 200L to join. The hair includes several colour huds and a style hud that allows you to style the bangs or turn them off. It’s a super cute ponytail!

See you soon, FabFree!

xx
-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Clothes & Accessories

Dress – Evolve Roxanne – Yellow (55L)
Boots – [WellMade] Everly Boots
Ring Set – Higgle Speranza Bento Rings (1L on the Marketplace)
Large Ring – Higgle Melchior Bento Ring (1L on the Marketplace)
Ear Jewlery Piece – Higgle Wire-Decor-Gold-Ear (1L on the Marketplace)
Necklace & Bracelet – Higgle Flower Set – Necklace and Bracelet (1L on the Marketplace)

Body

Hair – FABIA Mesh Hair May (Group Gift/ Group Costs 200L to Join)
Mesh Body – Belleza Freya V6
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lake – EvoX
Skin – 7 Deadly S[K]ins Mercy – Oak
Eyes – Euphoric Hope Eyes (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join) Previously blogged here
Nails – Belleza Freya V6
Eyebrows – Tutti Belli Adore Eyebrows
Eyeshadow – Tutti Belli Egoist Eyeshadow Collection (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join) Previously blogged here
Lipstick – Tutti Belli Selfish Lipstick Collection

Furniture & Decor

Jacuzzi Tub with Food – Noveny Outdoor Jacuzzi – Adult
Photo Location – Private Location

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Here Comes the 4L Bride!

A Blushing Bride for Just 4L

Love is in the air and SL’s wedding season approaches.  Valentine’s Day weddings have a been the seasonal kick off since the beginning of time (well, virtual time, anyway).  But, what’s a bride to do if she doesn’t have oodles of Linden to spend on her special day?  Never fear, Desi is here!

I set out to create an entire wedding outfit for less than 200L including dress, shoes, hair, flowers, jewelry, makeup, and a pose. I had two rules: the outfit would have to be something I would actually wear and the items couldn’t be part of a weekly/weekend special so they’d be available to our FabFree Readers if they wanted to check them out.  In the end, this amazing outfit only cost FOUR (4!) Linden!!! (Plus a group join fee!)

Assembling an elegant bridal package was a harder task than I could have imagined, but thanks to hints and tips from my blogging sister, Jacx Broome-Waverider, I ended up with a beautiful ensemble to reflect my own tastes in bridal finery.

First, I had to say yes to a dress.   I hopped on over to Siss Boom because I remembered seeing a white gown on the Lucky Boards.  You can read more about my obsession with Siss Boom‘s FREE no-group lucky boards here.  It took about 20 minutes, but HOORAY!  I found a beautiful simple white gown named Wayward.  It’s elegant and comes in two styles – sheer and solid.  I am wearing shear.  The solid version has modesty backing to the top.  Cost : FREE!!!

Dress Sizes:

  • eBody Curvy
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Physique
  • Venus
  • TMP

Next came hair.  Jacx reminded me that No-Match recently had a bun posted as the group gift. We teleported over to find a new group gift, but quickly made our way to the VIP room.  The group gift was not actually a bun, but, rather, hair attachments (called No-Embrace) that could be used with bridal hair. However, in perusing the fabulous room of VIP Gifts, I found No_You Rock which is my style of a messy but classy updo complete with pearls in it.  I paired that with the No-Embrace Pearls accessory to create a pretty head of hair for the wedding outfit.  Price: two free group gifts with 50L join.

Beloved & Truth Closeup

I tried to find a nice veil for cheap, but didn’t score.  The ones I tested off of MP were, well, circa 2006.  I did, however, find a pretty Pearl and Pewter Tiara from Nightfairy.  You have to fiddle a little with it, but, overall, it works.  Cost: 1L

For jewelry, I stalked MP for a good hour to find something pretty.  I found two sets from Beloved that I liked, but settled on the Teardrop set in Silver because it matched the Tiara.  Cost: 1L

For flowers, I found a simple but pretty bouquet at Wedding Princesse on MP that is currently being offered as a dollarbie.  This really is a no-frills bouquet, but you only need it for a hot minute before the dancing begins!  Cost: 1L

For shoes, I found LaPerla’s Apple Sandal for Maitreya in White on MP.  They are simple and pretty, but you really can’t see them under the dress. Cost: 1L

Finally, to strike a pose for my official wedding album, Jacx sent me to MP to An Lar poses where for 0 Linden, I picked Like a Lady #4.  Cost: FREE!!!

Total Cost for this outfit and pose?  4L (plus 50L group fee for No-Match)

Desi is Wearing…

Clothes

Dress – Siss Boom Wayward Gown in White (Free Lucky Board Prize/No Group Join Required)
Heels – LaPerla Apple Sandal (1L on Marketplace)

Jewelry

Necklace & Earrings – Beloved Teardrop Set in Silver (1L on Marketplace)
Tiara – Nightfairy Pearl & Pewter Tiara (1L on Marketplace)
Hair Accessories – No-Match No-Embrace Pearl Accessory (Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join)

Body   

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Kaya
Head Applier – Session Skins Candy 
Eyebrows– WoW Poison
Eyes– LeLutka
Eyeshadow – LeLutka
Lipstick – LeLutka
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Hair – No-Match No-You Rock (Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join)

Pose – An Lar Poses Like a Lady (Free Gift on Marketplace)


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Fabulous Finds 01.25.22 Edition

HORL - Cindy Glasses @Group gift

Free Group Gift/Group is 99L to Join @ Horl

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Shopping Day @ Key Style, Ysoral, & Something New!

Fabulous Sunday Finds!

Sundays used to be “shopping day” in SL. Oh, who am I kidding? Every day is shopping day in SL!! But, back in the times of old, my friends and I would gather together at someone’s land and rez out our pose stands for an unpacking party. We’d be brutally honest about the good, bad, and ugly. Sadly, all of my pals have dropped off the grid over the years, but I still hold true to this Sunday tradition.

I am a huge fan of weekly events, and I am pretty certain I belong to all of them: Fifty Linden Friday, Hello Tuesday, Secret Sale Sunday, Glorious Days, 60L Saturday…the list goes on and on. The perk is that you can find great deals but the downside is you have to be quick and hope it’s RL payday before the day or weekend kicks off.

One perk to all weekly sales has been finding new designers and new groups with awesome gifts (again, remind me to ask LL for more group space!). I decide to love a designer based on what they put up for sale on those special weekly events. Are they tossing up their old designs circa 2013 or are they putting up fresh new styles to lure me in?

Today’s outfit is inspired by Glorious Days and Secret Sale Sundays. While these deals might not be there when you get there, they showcase the kinds of items these designers put out. I also poked around at the group gifts to see if the cost was worth it, and determined if there were other elements I liked about the designer’s work. Both events require free group membership, and Secret Sale Sundays requires the use of a transportation HUD.

There were a lot of hot deals to sort through today, and I couldn’t decide which designers to feature! Some Sundays are “meh” but today was a treasure trove. Through Secret Sale Sundays, I found this adorable short set from a shop I never heard of before…Key Style Store! I chose to blog this one because it proves the point of finding new designers through the weekly events. The Marigio outfit has three pieces with a 6 color HUD so you can mix and match. It also includes white sandals which match the whole outfit no matter what colors you pick. Check out the listing below for sizes. You don’t need to be a member of the Group to get the Secret Sale Sundays pricing, but at an affordable L50, you will have access to some really sweet new threads designed for VIPs.

In the Glorious Days event, I found a pretty bracelet to match this outfit at another designer I never knew about: Ysoral. The Luxe Bracelet Alex comes with a HUD where you can customize each part of the bracelet and correct the sizing. This was L1 if you were a member of the Glorious Days group.

Ysoral Bracelet

 

The prop set was also coveted through a listing on Glorious Days. The Cowgirl Saloon Booth was L50 and the cowgirl pose set was L60. While I’ve been to Something New a million times in the past 15 years, I don’t think I realized how awesome their group gifts were. The group is free, and right now there is a sexy couples pose and a delightful single pose with mirrors. The LM will take you the main portal for the land, but there is a TP board right there to click to get over to the store.

Overall, I had an epic Sunday full of great deals and surprises. If you want to come hang at my place, we can spend the next seven hours unpacking boxes!

Sizes for Marigio

Short Set:

  • Maitreya
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Legacy

Shoes:

  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Legacy
  • Belleza

Desi is Wearing…

Clothes

Short, Top, Belt & Shoes– Key Style Store Marigio (50L for Secret Sales Sundays)
Bracelet – Ysoral Luxe Bracelet (1L Gift for Members of Glorious Days Group/Group is Free to Join)
Earrings – Earthstones Peace & Love Necklace & Earrings

Body   

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Kaya
Head Applier – Session Skins Candy 
Eyebrows– WoW Poison
Eyes– LeLutka
Eyeshadow – LeLutka
Lipstick – LeLutka
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Hair – Truth Farryn

Props

Cowgirl Saloon – Something New (50L for Glorious Days Sales)
Cowgirl Poses – Something New (60L on Sale)


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Colourful

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As much as I love black clothing, I can enjoy a colourful look from time to time. Whenever I have the chance, I buy my favourite items in black. My blogger self is a just a wee bit more colourful than the way I dress when I’m alone and out of the spotlight. Anywho, today’s post is all about colour so let’s jump in and enjoy these colourful and bright items.

Multi-Coloured

Speaking of colours, the Multicolor Hunt is going on right now and they have a tonne of colourful items out at stores around the grid right now! Each prize costs only 3L, and here is a list of the hunt previews, LMs, and hints. The three gorgeous paintings behind me are the prize by Cwtch. You just click the painting to change the colours on it and you can copy it as many times as you want to display them around your house. They are so pretty and colourful! I just love them. 3 Linden for this gorgoeus set of artworks is a great deal! The Multicolor Hunt is going on until January 31st, so not much time left to get your hunt on!

Like a Swan

A while ago, folks in the FabFree chat were talking about Swan and all the gifts available at their store so I had to check it out. Swan appears to be a jewelery store, and they have a whole wall of dollarbies. Look for the ‘free‘ sign on the wall next to the group gifts. These dollarbies are separate from the group gifts. Once I found the wall of cute jewelery for only 1L a piece, I snatched them all up! The gold hoop earrings I am wearing are one of these gifts. They’re gorgeous! I am happy I checked out Swan, as this store was totally new to me until now! Thank you Fab chatters for introducing this awesome store to me! ❤

Lilly

Finally, these adorable shoes are a group gift at StaphaneL. These shoes are called Lilly and they come with options to change the clasps, soles, heels and different parts of the outside of the shoe to different textures. These are so customizable! The StephaneL group costs 15L to join but it’s so worth the join fee. Lots of group gifts and lucky letter prizes are to be found at StephaneL for their group members.

Sizes Included

  • Belleza
  • Maitreya
  • Slink

xx
-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Clothes & Accessories

Dress & Scarf [QE Designs] Emme Sweater Dress & Scarf
Shoes – StephaneL Lilly Shoes (Group Gift/ Group Costs 15L to Join)
Earrings Swan Maria Earrings – Gold (1L)

Body

Hair – TRUTH Elie
Mesh Body – Belleza Freya V6
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lake – EvoX
Skin – 7 Deadly S[K]ins Mercy – Oak
Eyes – Euphoric Hope Eyes (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join) Previously blogged here
Nails – Belleza Freya V6
Eyebrows – Tutti Belli Adore Eyebrows
Eyeshadow – Tutti Belli Egoist Eyeshadow Collection (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join) Previously blogged here
Lipstick – Tutti Belli Selfish Lipstick Collection

Furniture & Decor

Paintings- Cwtch Sparkle Canvas Art (3L on the Multicolor Hunt)
Photo Location – Private Location

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Happy Pie Day!

Happy Pie Day!

It’s Pie Day!  Oh my!  Yes, apparently that is indeed a thing.  The day were we all gather around the closest pie and discuss the merits of pumpkin vs. blueberry, peach vs. apple and of course bumbleberry vs. snazzberry.  Snazzberry?  Who’s ever heard of a snazzberry?  Well, we are the music makers…and we are the dreamers of dreams, after all.

Pinky Pies

Ok, this one sure is limited time, folks!  Pink Cream Pie is celebrating Pie Day by doing three very lovely things:  First of all, the shirt I’m wearing is just 1L today!  An excellent way to start.  Second, you’ll find that the Pink Cream Pie group is only 1L to join today.  Get in now, because you get lots of awesome group gifts, and every month you can add 100L to your store credit.  Third:  There’s an EXTRA 100L of store credit that you’ll find in the midst of all the weekend sales boards.  That’s where you’ll find this cute top too.  Don’t wait – it all goes away at midnight!

Sizes

  • Legacy
  • Maitreya
  • Petite
  • Reborn

Pie!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Top – Pink Cream Pie Chessie (1L for Pie Day)
Skirt – Amitomo Be the Light

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 Filigree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow – Lelutka Cate
Lipstick – Lelutka Cate
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Hair – Monso Jinx
Pose – Lyrium Nicole


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Fabulous Finds 01.21.22 Edition

Free Group Gift/Group is 75L to Join @ Yorke

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Magical Moments

Magical Moments

Ah, I love a good magical interlude!  Time to conjure some prettiness, and blast those midwinter blues away.  What better than a gorgeous red dress to do that?

Pre-Valentines

Telsiope’s Couture have a gorgeous new dress on Marketplace for just 1L.  It’s slinky, it’s fabulous… it kind of put me in the mood to head into the woods barefoot and dance in the moonlight.  So, that’s what I did!  Of course, you can always style this dress in other ways, which is what half the fun is, I’d say.  Grab it on MP today!

Sizes

  • eBody
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Kupra
  • Legacy
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • Tonic Curvy
  • Tonic Fine

Ah, a bit of romance and mystery goes a long way…

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Dress – Telsiope’s Couture Ryla Valentine (1L on Marketplace)
Sparkles – The Horror! Luna Aura

Body   

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Jolie
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filigree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow – Alaskametro Rose Gold
Lipstick –  Adored Advent
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Hair – Magika Nina
Pose – Stardust Rosie
Sim – Forest of Mystical Dreams


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Unicorns, Snowflakes & Multi-coloured Trees

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Hey FabFree! I’m hanging out at the gorgeous Mystic Dreamers Mall, the home of Shanti & New Monday. Look at the gorgeous unicorn statue and the colourful tree! The decorating is so pretty. This sim was built by my amazing fellow bloggers Arielle & Julie and their stores are on the sim too. Go TP there, take some pics, and check out the shops!

Now… let’s move onto what my post is really about! I blogged about my recent preoccupation with shopping on the Marketplace here. My Marketplace finds continue, because I have two cute dollarbies from the MP to show off today!

Hair, Headband & Booties

  • These lovely boots I have on are only 1L on Pure Poison’s Marketplace. These come in a full fatpack of colours and they are sized for Lara, Freya, Isis, & Hourglass.
  • The hair & the snowflake heaband are a 1L gift from eXxEsS on the Marketplace. The hair can be changed to so many different plain & ombre colour optons and a colour change hud for the snowflake headband is also included.

Enjoy!

xx
-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Clothes & Accessories

Outfit – [QE Designs] Winter Comfort Set – Dark
Boots – Pure Poison Madeline Ankle Boots (1L on the Marketplace)

Body

Hair – eXxEsS XMas Hair (1L on the Marketplace)
Mesh Body – Belleza Freya V6
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lake – EvoX
Skin – 7 Deadly S[K]ins Mercy – Oak
Eyes – Euphoric Hope Eyes (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join) Previously blogged here
Nails – Belleza Freya V6
Eyebrows – Tutti Belli Adore Eyebrows
Eyeshadow – Pout! Angel Cake HD Liners & Shadows (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join) Previously blogged here
Lipstick – Synergy HD Lipstick Cordoba (10L on the Marketplace) Previously blogged here
Photo Location – Mystic Dreamers Mall- Shanti & New Monday

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