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I Can Explain

I Can Explain
Hello There Fab Free’rs! I hope you are all doing well. I’ll tell you, it’s true, I’m half in half out, a little up, a little down, and whether or not I’d be on Santa’s Nice list or the Naughty list is always up for discussion. Good or bad, naughty or nice, I can also always explain. So when I saw this joint gift from Villena and Pumpkin, I knew it was one I couldn’t pass up. To get this holiday outfit for FREE just head over to Villena and join the Villena group which is FREE to join at this time. There’s a gift vendor waiting for you right next to the group joiner just inside the shop. I included a copy of the vendor photo below.

Villena

This Santa inspired jacket is the Villena part of this FREE gift. The furry off-the-shoulder coat comes in 3 variations and several sizes. There’s the “classic Santa” jacket version Pru is wearing, a solid white version, and a cranberry sauce splattered white version. Along with the jacket there’s a holiday themed thong included in the gift.

Jacket Sizes Included: 2 Standard Mesh  / Thong Sizes Included: Belleza (Isis, Freya) , Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Maitreya Lara

Pumpkin

The top and leggings are the Pumpkin part of this fabulous FREE gift. Both gifts come together in the same package. The cropped mesh top has a customization hud that lets you hide or show the fishnet undershirt peeking out from the bottom. The leggings and the top can be worn together or separately and both come in several sizes.

Top and Legging Sizes Included: Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus), Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Maitreya Lara
Group Gift <3

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – #taketomiWEST – Aishwarya – The Hills

Head –  CATWA Unisex HEAD Pink

Skin – Essences – Digby

Outfit – Villena & Pumpkin Group Gift – FREE Group Gift / Villena Group is FREE to Join

Boots – [Gos] Triumph Boots V2 in Black – Fem

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by  Signature Poses

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Elf Yourself!

Elf Yourself!

I’ve been conscripted by two very discerning elves to help them out in the fashion department at the North Pole.  They squeaked at me in their little chirpy voices that they needed a fresh, modern take on fashion, and I could be a guest elf!  Well, boy oh boy did they come to the right gal!

I dived into my wardrobe to find the most elfy outfit possible, but as per usual nothing really fit the bill.  I bounced down to The Frozen Fair and found a little somethin’ somethin’ that really screamed “ELF” to me!

Red and Green

At The Frozen Fair , I was overwhelmed by the choices with regards to gifts!  Loads were scattered about, some for 1L, some for free. This full outfit from Brii underground was suitably elfish for me, and I snapped it up for 1L.  It comes complete with a sweater, stockings, boots, a hat (not pictured) and makeup (not pictured).  Phew.  One stop shopping on a budget!  The boots and hat are both resizeable, so you can edit them to fit you properly.  The stockings come with Maitreya, Slink and Omega appliers, and the Makeup works with Catwa heads.  The sweater comes in a plethora of sizes:

Sizes

  • Altamura
  • Freya
  • Venus
  • Isis
  • Eve Pulpy
  • Eve Slim
  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Physique
  • TMP

Merry Giftmas!

A free gift at The Frozen Fair was this pose and giant gift box from Baxe.  Lifting my creation high in the air, I really look the part of an Elf!

To the North Pole I go!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Sweater/Boots/Stockings– Brii Underground Moibeal Christmas (1L at The Frozen Fair Event)
Choker – Open Collar Turian Rainbow

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Mesange Goldmine
Lipstick –  Glam Affair Cate

Hair – Truth Scout
Pose – Baxe Second Level (Free Gift at The Frozen Fair )

Sim- North Pole and Santa’s Workshop

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Ski Bunny

Ski Bunny

Well, the snow has finally found me in RL, and I’m not entirely complaining at the moment.  Maybe it’s the fact that it just looks so pretty as it falls from the sky, creating that Marshmallow World we’re all dreaming of.  I’m sure I’ll be singing a different tune come January when the cars turn the white snow grey, and slush is pervasive.  I’m enjoying it while it lasts, so it’s time to hit the virtual slopes!

Chubby Bunny

This adorable bunny sweater by Me Sew Sexy will keep me warm on the slopes, and it’s a sweet gift at The Chapter Four event.  Pay a measly 10L to join the group, and pick up piles of gifts!  I literally spent hours unpacking, so the 10L fee is totally worth it.  This cozy sweater comes in two versions:  one with the hood up and one with the hood down, which you can see me wearing in the photo.  I guess it brings new meaning to the term snow bunny!  This gift comes in fitmesh to fit most avatars (Psst – the hood has bunny ears on it!  Eeek – so cute!).

Stock up!

I love wearing cute stockings in the winter, and these ones by Aim Glory are no exception!  How adorable are they?  I love the little reindeer faces!  These stockings are another gift at The Chapter Four and they come with appliers for Omega, Belleza, Maitreya and Slink.

Check Meowt!

Pr!tty has been consistently gifting out really amazing hair at events, and I’m very excited to add this one to my collection.  I pretty much love anything which is vaguely cat-like, and so these little lighted ears fit perfectly into my vast horde of cat things!  I especially love the fact that there are several different colour ears in the pack, named such things as “Mistletoe” and “Wrapping Paper” .  The hair comes in a full fatpack of colours and is very versatile.  Love it!

One More Thing…

I had a very difficult time narrowing down my fave gifts from The Chapter Four, but I had to add in this lipstick applier from Elise.  I love the sparkly look!   There are several different colour options, so you can play in the paint all day long.  In the box, you’ll find appliers for Catwa, Lelutka and TMP as well as System Layers.

I think I hear someone in the background calling me to come skiing.  I’m off to hide in the chalet!  Toodles!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Sweater– Me Sew Sexy Bunny Hoodie Pink (Free Gift at The Chapter Four / Group is 10L to Join)
Shoes – Breathe Ririko Heels
Stockings – Aim Glory Henna Sock (Free Gift at The Chapter Four/Group is 10L to Join) 
Choker – Open Collar Turian Rainbow

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Mesange Goldmine
Lipstick – Elise Nocturne (Free Gift at The Chapter Four/Group is 10L to Join)

Hair and Headband – Pr!tty Em & Mistletoe Christmas Kitty Headband (Free Gift at The Chapter Four/Group is 10L to Join)
Sim- Fantasy

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Shopping in Style

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Phew! I decided to start my holiday shopping early… as in before waiting until Christmas Eve like I usually do. It was cold out so I bundled up and headed out with my purse in hand to check out the local shops. Always shop local I say! I love the deals you can get at the Mom & Pop stores. You just can’t beat hometown pride. I took a moment to rest on a park bench though because I’m looking for the perfect gift for a special friend and I just haven’t found it yet…

Shopping in Style

You can shop in style too! I picked up my coat dress with its matching handbag for free as part of the POE hunt from Glitterati. The dress has a classic look with a great nubbly texture that is very realistic. You’ll get classic mesh sizes XS – L with an alpha layer if you need it. I’m wearing the Maitreya body and had no problem fitting it with a medium and using my alpha system to cover up anything I needed to. It’s stylish and I love the embossed tan leather handbag that you get with it! All for free!

Keeping my Legs Warm

I needed something to keep my legs warm in cold air while I was shopping, so I checked the marketplace and found these beige leggings by Mette’s. They matched perfectly, came in appliers for Maitreya and Omega, and were only 25L! Now that’s a deal! It will leave me plenty of leftover spending money to buy a gift for my special friend.

Well, break’s over! Back to shopping! Have a great day FabFree Readers!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Miriam Winter Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Catwa – Flora
Coat Dress & Handbag – Glitterati – POE 10 Winter Coat (Free POE Hunt Gift)
Leggings – Mette’s – Leggings Dark Tan (25L on the Marketplace)
Boots – Belle Epoque – Boots past gg, no longer available

Sim Location – Baja Norte

Astrids Signature


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Nothing will stop me now!

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“In New York there is always something to look at, but it is all infinitely more interesting through a window in the backseat of a limousine.”
― Anna Godbersen, Bright Young Things

I had my trunks packed, and I was ready to see the world. New York was just the start. You know how it is… these years… everyone says the 1920’s are just the beginning. Let a woman drink and smoke and the world comes to an end. Now we are independent, you see, and I’m going wear what I want, and do what I want, and…

Nothing will stop me now!

That’s because Silvan Moon Designs has me covered with a great group gift. When I picked up my POE gift from Silvan Moon Designs that I showed you {here} I noticed that they had out a gorgeous flapper dress as their group gift. The group is 500L to join, but the fantastic gifts make it well worth the fee.

The beads around the bottom are separate and the dress can be worn with or without them, and you also get the modifiable headband. Just a bit of editing, and the headband fit over my hair like a charm. Hurry before this dress is replaced with the next group gift!

Dress sizes available:

  • Fitmesh XS – M
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink
  • Freya – Skinny & Curvy

Now where should I head to next… Paris anyone?

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Miriam Winter Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – elikatira – Youth
Dress & Headband – Silvan Moon Designs – Ain’t Misbehavin’ Dress Set in Jade (Free Group Gift/500L to Join Group)
Shoes – Pure Poison – Ralu Sandals

Sim Location – 1920’s New York

Astrids Signature


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Relax… and visit a friend.

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Visiting a Friend!

This is a good time of year for catching up with friends. I was visiting a friend’s house this morning and I fell in love with some furniture he had out… this room divider and table. It turned out that he got it as a free group gift for the L’Homme Readers Group. Well I was all excited and wanted the gift for myself!

A trip to get my own…

So we took a trip to UnKindness, my friend kindly escorted me, and I picked up the free UnKindness Bamboo Hall Set for myself. It does come with decor but I like it just topped with a plant myself. I did include a vendor advertisement picture at the bottom of this post so you can see everything that is included in this great free gift. All the pieces are just 1 prim each so this is very low land impact and practical for setting out!

A new sweater too!

After seeing Love and Carson sporting their matching sweaters in their blog post {here} my friend and I decided we wanted those exact same sweaters. So we took a teleport to NUTS Inc to pick up the free POE Hunt prize there so we had something to lounge about the house in. We were pleasantly surprised to see that there were matching ladies and men’s group gift sweaters out at the store too that were just as nice! The NUTS Inc group is only 5L to join and if you take your fella along, you can both have a matching sweater like the one I’m wearing in the picture above. I really like the classic colors and warm feel.

Sweater sizes available:

  • Classic Mesh XXS – L with Alpha
  • TMP
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

 

VENDOR ART- NOT MY WORK

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Miriam Winter Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Catwa – Zoey
Sweater – NUTS Inc – GG Hazel Sweater (Free Group Gift/Group is 5L to Join)
Jeans – Fishy Strawberry – Moto Jeggings Ombre
Boots – Reign – Captive Booties in Cocoa

And Stuff…

Divider & Table – UnKindness – Bamboo Hall Set (Free L’Homme Readers Gift/Free to Join Group)

Sim Location – Private

Astrids Signature


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Put some jingle bells on…

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The White Armory has long been known for turning out beautiful gowns, dresses, and outfits. Recently they rebranded their ladies clothing line to Silvan Moon Designs. On the trail of the POE Hunt, you won’t want to miss their free gift contribution.

Put some jingle bells on.

I swear I heard jingle bells out on the snow as I stood out shivering and watching the sky. Is it too early for Santa to be checking up on us you think? I don’t think so! And I think Santa thought of me early with this free POE Hunt gift from Silvan Moon Designs. The Belladonna dress comes in a Maitreya fit and a Slink fit, and has beautiful details including the ascot scarf at the neck. It is all one piece for easy fitting.

Don’t miss out on this beautiful gift!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Miriam Winter Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Magika – Beans
Dress – Silvan Moon Designs – Belladonna Ravenwood Dress (Free/0L/POE Hunt Gift)
Boots – Jeepers – Laced Knee Hight Boots Black (past gift no longer available)

Sim Location – Binemust

Astrids Signature


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Fa la la la la Flashdance!

Fa La La La Flashdance

I got out of my anti-Christmas funk (I can’t say no to cookies), and decided I needed to shake things up a bit.  And by shake things up, I meant I needed to literally shake myself by dancing around.  I channeled my inner flashdance and became a maniac in no time flat!

The Gold Standard

My “flashdance” of inspiration came when I had gone shopping to clear my head at The Avenue.  Happily, all the creators had put out free Christmassy gifts!  I picked up the pretty sparkly boxes one by one and found that one contained a free sexy golden suit by Deviant Behavior.  It comes in Fitmesh to fit most avatars.  Now…what could I pair it with to keep me warm?

Festive Legwarmers

Since I was going to be shaking what my momma gave me, I supposed that I’d be warm enough by just wearing some legwarmers.  It all made sense in my mind.  Thankfully, the people at La Gazza Ladra were thinking along the same lines as me and packaged up a sweet pair of free Christmas Legwarmers (they come in both red and green!).

Sizes

  • Fitmesh for Classic Avatars with an Alpha Layer
  • Maitreya
  • Slink

After all that dancing I needed a pick-me up – good thing ASD provided a yummy free candy cane for my après flashdance!  Hurry down to The Avenue – they’re open until December 22nd.  Hey…They’re playing my song!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Monokini – Deviant Behavior Pretzel Maillot (Free Gift at The Avenue)
Legwarmers – La Gazza Ladra CozyWoozy (Free Gift at The Avenue)
Candy Cane – ASD Candy Cane (Free Gift at The Avenue)
Choker – Open Collar Turian Rainbow

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Mesange Goldmine
Hair – Truth Apple
Eyeshadow – Sn@tch Morgana Gothic Eyeshadow

Lipstick – Sn@tch Hollow Lipstick
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Pose – Elephante Poses Kelsey

Sim- Private

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Weekend Shuffle

12-03-2017

Doggie’s Day Out…

I’m out the door, off to run a few quick errands and pick up the pup from her day at the doggie spa. I swear her fur grows three times faster than my hair. I grabbed my new jacket to wear out and about. I found the FREE Men’s Woolen Coat at Get Jiggy! as part of the Peace on Earth Hunt. I swear this hunt just keeps getting better with each stop.  This stylish jacket (that I see me wearing quite often) comes in sizes XS-XL and one fitmesh style.  I better hurry off, Angel gets crankier than a certain someone I know if is she’s kept waiting. Toodles!

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM -Mesh Body v2
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v3.0
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Outerwear: Get Jiggy! – Men’s Woolen Coat (Peace on Earth Hunt FREE / 0L)

Pose: Reel Poses – 08-04

Sim: The Mill

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Snowflake

Snowflake

Getting ready…

Winter parties will soon be starting. All those invitations will be going out for the get togethers at different friends’ houses. I knew I needed the perfect dress to spark conversation. I can usually find what I’m looking for at Byrne! Their POE gift was no exception and I fell in love with this combination dress and mesh fur stole.

The dress has side cut outs to make it just a bit risky, while the white fur stole adds a bit of class. And of course since this is a POE Hunt gift, you can pick it up free by going to Byrne and hunting down the globe.

Dress sizes available:

  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Miriam Winter Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – elikatira – Chantal
Dress w/ Boa – BYRNE – Snowflake Dress (Free/0L/POE Hunt Gift)

Sim Location – Luane’s Winter World

Astrids Signature