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Your Friday Hunt Report

HUNT SL Fi_s_Hunts_-_Gingham_Hunt_-_POSTER_IMAGEGood morning Fabulous Friends! There is a pretty darn good lineup of hunts going on right now, but some of them end TODAY. I’ve marked these for you just in case you want to get in on them at the last minute.

You should be able to find a hunt theme to enjoy. We have cats, whimsy, camping, the 50’s, antiques, and more as the currently running hunt themes. I’ve personally got the Gingham Hunt on my list of things to do, but gearing up for the SL12B Community Celebration (Second Life’s 12th birthday) is taking up a lot of my time. I’ll tell you more about that in a later article. I’m pretty excited about it.

If you haven’t gone out on a hunt before, what are you waiting for? Hunts are a great way to pick up a lot of free (or very nearly free) stuff for your inventory. It’s not so difficult and there’s help to get started. FabFree and HUNT SL both have pages with useful tips and tricks.

So take a look at these hunts and find the one that’s right for you. Just prod the names for more information on each hunt.

See you out on the hunt!

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Free Dove Hunt – Part 1

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Hi there Fab Free’rs! I don’t know about you, but I’ve had a long week already and I’m in some major need of retail therapy! Luckily there is a great hunt going on at Free Dove for the month of May. This means I get my retail therapy for FREE! When I first started the hunt, I really had no idea just how big the hunt really was. There is a lot of cool stuff to be had, everything from shoes to jewelry.

To start, pictured in the top left photo is this super fun party dress. This mesh dress is one of the FREE hunt gifts from Fission. I love the sequined skirt! The dress comes in standard mesh sizes with matching alpha layers. Next, in the center photo, the mask and the ring are both gifts at Free Dove from Masoom. The sheer lace mask is mesh and has the ability to be re-sized, and has a ribbon tie that goes around your head. I like the almost art deco look to this chunky ring. The ring is actually part of a complete outfit you can find while hunting, but it was so cute I couldn’t resist showing it right away! To the right in the photo is a pretty cocktail dress, also by Fission. Like all the gifts in this hunt, this is also FREE. The dress comes with standard sizes and alphas. I think it would be great for entertaining guests.

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Now for a few of the more casual items in the Free Dove hunt. I think this light blue day dress is very sweet. The buttons on the chest make the dress, I also really like the little cap-sleeves. This is a FREE hunt gift from Fission and it comes with standard sizes. The top pictured in the center is also by Fission. I was really happy to see something in one of my favorite shades of green. As with the other Free Dove hunt gifts by Fission, this one is fully mesh with standard sizes. I think the dress in the photo to the right is really feminine and pretty. It too is by Fission, and of course is fully mesh. In the country we’d wear this little dress with some cute boots and a bolero style jean-jacket!

I hope you’ve enjoyed my review of the Free Dove Hunt so far! There will be more to come, so stay tuned!

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – Blues. Crystal – Reds

Head – Lelutka – Stella

Eyes – Buzzeri – [Buzz] Ardent Eyes – Umber

Body – Maitreya – Lara

Dress (top left) – Fission: Runaway Baby-Teal – FREE FDH Prize @Free Dove

Mask (top center) – [[ Masoom [[ Chic or treat Mask – FREE FDH Prize @Free Dove

Ring (top center) – [[ Masoom]] Love petals outfit ring – FREE FDH Prize @Free Dove

Dress (top right) – Fission: Faye cocktail dress-Orchid – FREE FDH Prize @Free Dove

Hands – Slink – Elegant 1

Manicure – -{ZOZ}- Summer Swirl Polish – (Slink) – 70 L @TDRF

Dress (bottom left) – Fission: Free Dove boho dress – FREE FDH Prize @Free Dove

Top (bottom center) – Fission: Keira sweater-Green – FREE FDH Prize @Free Dove

Dress (bottom right) – Fission: Wide Open Spaces-Peach – FREE FDH Prize @Free Dove

**The skin worn is the default skin for the Lelutka Stella head with tones by Glam Affair.

Pose – Diesel Works – Lourdes5 (Past Group Gift)

Pose (top center only) – Angelica – Omona

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From Farmboy To Pop Icon!

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Greetings from the Riler family farm, where we grow all kinds of healthy food that I won’t eat. I remember once when I was a young pup and Mom asked me “Why won’t you eat fruits and vegetables? There has to be something that we can grow that you’ll eat.” Mom stared at me in complete exasperation. That was the day I learned parrots do not grow on trees. Also, I am told if they did, parrot trees would not grow in the Midwest. I have learned a lot about farming since then, most of it from countless hours of playing FarmVille on Facebook.

The most important lesson I learned about farming is: Do not dress like you have just fallen off the turnip truck. (Wait, if you actually did just fall off the turnip truck, you probably are a farmer anyway, so dressing like that is good, too.) My point is, you are going to want to dress the part and the FREE Gingham Hunt Prize from Firelight Creations/MAN STUFF is perfect for that handsome farmhand look. The prize consists of the Leroy mesh shirt in red gingham and the Cole jeans in light blue denim. The shirt is very nicely shaped and, together with the mesh Cole jeans, which I also consider a keeper, this is a very masculine look. MAN STUFF is the division of Firelight Creations we have to thank for this FREE hunt gift, but included in the same box is a matching women’s outfit from Firelight Creations. This hunt prize would be a very good start for a “Country” kind of outfit for club events and sims, in addition to being nice enough for your regular wardrobe. I may not be the kind of guy suited for farm work, but in this outfit, I could do commercials for brand name soda pop on TV. I could easily imagine myself drinking an ice cold can of pop, condensation dripping down my muscular chest, as my female co-workers in the office break room gawk in silent appreciation. Casual Friday – here I come! Kidding aside, this outfit looks great, and I could seriously sell a ton of pop in this.

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For a more suburban look, I love this FREE thank you gift from Carami! It is the Trenton Tee and it comes in a set of five solid dark colors, changeable via hud. This is far more than just a basic mesh T-shirt, this FREE Gift is much more generous than that. The Trenton Tee comes in four variations; tucked, untucked, normal bottom untucked, and narrow bottom untucked. With choices like that, getting a great fit and the right look should not be hard at all. One last reason you need to pick up this FREE gift from Carami: It comes with a sixth bonus texture that isn’t on the hud. That bonus texture is the one I am wearing above, a very casual retro looking print T-shirt. Just take care to make a backup copy of the print tee, because once you change it using the hud, it is replaced with the color you have chosen. In short, Carami is giving you a great basic dark T-shirt in five colors and four variations plus a bonus printed T-shirt design! You can’t beat this kind of a thank you gift, thank you very much Carami.

One last thing I need to mention this week, the skin I am wearing is from Seven Deadly Skins. It is the free group gift for May and looks fantastic, I like it so much you will probably be seeing me in it often in the coming weeks. Seven Deadly Skins is a pay group, but the quality of their skins is excellent and the gifts and specials they have make it well worth joining. As of this moment the group is currently on sale for 50L and is a great pick up for both male and female avies. Well, I am all talked out. This blogging is nearly as hard as cartoon farming (but twice as rewarding). Until next time everyone, have fun and see you on the grid. —–WHC Riler

WHC is wearing…

Gingham Shirt & Jeans – Firelight Creations/MAN STUFF Leroy Shirt And Cole Jeans  (FREE Gingham Hunt Prize)
Note- In the same box is a matching women’s outfit.

Necklace – Aitui – AITUI – Talon Necklace – Polished White
Hair – Truth Ethan (Discontinued)
Hat – The Gentry

The Riler family farm pic was taken at Matoluta Sanctuary, a very nice place to visit.

T-shirt – Carami Thank You Gift  (FREE Gift/ 0L)

Skin – Seven Deadly Skins (7DS) MAY Group Gift (Free Gift/Pay Group)
As of right now, the Seven Deadly Skins Group is on sale for 50L so now is a great time to join!

Eyes – Poetic Colors Spotted Eyes – Tropic (FREE Gift)
Previously blogged here.

Jeans – Carami Ruffalo Jeans 
Hair – Argrace Akira in Ash Black

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FabFree Designer of The Day – 05/09/15 – Belle Epoque

BELLE EPOQUE - FabFree Designer of The Day
Belle Epoque Bed Single (10L / Antique Gold Show Spring Hunt) – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Rybinsk/112/132/701

**Each day, here on the FabFree Blog, we will be featuring one of our Fabulously Free in SL in-world Designers.

Photos are work of the designers.


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Boho Fedora

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Happy Friday Everyone!! I hope you’ve all had a good week and are making fun weekend plans. Speaking of the weekend, this super fun outfit would make great weekend attire for going out with friends. I usually pick out darker colors and patterns, but I just couldn’t help myself with this one! lol

Have you ever had the urge to throw on one of your significant other’s hats? I do all the time! Finally I got brave and have bought one or two of my own. This greenish-gold fedora reminded me of that. Fedoras are my favorite style of hat to wear, and sometimes having one a little over-sized is fun. This unisex hat is a current FREE gift at Fab Free Headquarters from Couture Chapeau, and it has a re-size script to fit just about any size. There’s no need to join a group, (though we’d love it if you did!) just head on over to FFHQ and pick it up.

Also at FFHQ is this pretty skin from Hankii Pankii. The bright fun make up is part of the skin, and this FREE gift includes several appliers including Slink and Maitreya, as well as a few more. Considering the colorful nature of the outfit, I knew this skin would be a perfect fit!

I’m not sure which part of this FREE group gift from ALB Dream Fashion I like best, the top or the shoes?! If forced to decide, I’d probably pick the shoes, but it would be difficult. I love the bright colorful patchwork pattern, it’s fun and summery. The top also allowed me to show off some skin, which for me really means showing off the tattoos I like so much! Not wanting to show quite so much skin? I think this loose-fitting crop top would look great with a solid colored tank under it as well.

Next, I adore this bumble bee manicure from Nail Me!. Talk about a fun manicure that is perfect for summer! This set comes with toenail appliers too, so  your tootsies can be as cute as your fingertips. In addition there are appliers for Slink nails, and an Omega applier. This set is the Nail Me! contribution to the Birds and Bees Hunt. The BBH is a 1 linden hunt.

The cell phone I used with the pose from Velvet Poses is now a Marketplace dollarbie from No Cabide. Not only is this cell super cute, it comes with a texture change hud so you can match your phone to more of your stuff! Skyler showed this cute phone originally in one of her posts here. She also included a close-up of the texture change hud!

Like the “Selfie” pose from Velvet Poses? You can get a pack of 5 selfie poses (phone  not included) for just 50 linens at the ToBeOutsider event. That’s just 10 lindens per pose!

Whew! That was a lot of stuff! Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hat – Couture Chapeau – CC UNISEX Essex Linen Fedora {CC Gold} – FREE Gift @FFHQ

Hair – little bones. Horrowshow – Past Group Gift (Still Available)/Group is 100 L to Join (Originally Shown Here)

Skin – Hankii Pankii – [HP] Spring (tea) Skin & Appliers – FREE Gift @FFHQ

Top & ShoesALB Dream Fashion –  ALB AAYANA top + SARA pumps to slink high boho by AnaLee Balut – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Necklaces – [ glow ] studio – Necklaces mix’n’match (gold)

Tattoo .Identity. Body Shop – Stay Young

Manicure – {Nail Me!} Busy as a Bee -Slink/Omega Nail Appliers – 1 L BBH Gift

Cell Phone – :: No Cabide :: Mesh Mobile Phone – 1 L on the Marketplace

Pants – Blushed – Skinny Jeans

Hands/Feet – Slink – Elegant 1, High

Body – Maitreya – Lara

Pose – VELVET } POSE – Selfie Two – 50 L /pack @ToBeOutsider

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Your Friday Hunt Report

HUNT SL The Birds & The Bees Hunt SignIf you’re a hunter like me, you’re happy that there are always so many hunts going on at any given time. Heck, if it weren’t for hunting, my wardrobe wouldn’t be continually stuffed with new clothes. I very nearly never have to wear the same thing twice, though I do have my favorites… and for the most part, they all came from hunts!

If you’re not a hunter, you need to get in the game! Hunts are a great way to get all kinds of free (or very nearly free) stuff for your inventory. It’s not so difficult and there’s help to get started. FabFree and HUNT SL both have pages with useful tips and tricks.

So check out all the May hunts going on right now. Click the names for more information on each hunt.

See you out on the hunt!

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Your Friday Hunt Report

HUNT SL Puss & Boots HuntMay is here, and so are a whole lot of new hunts. There’s a bunch of these you’ll want to catch because the themes abound… cleaning, makeovers, camping, horror, and more… there should be a hunt for everyone.

If you haven’t gone out on a hunt before, what are you waiting for? Hunts are a great way to pick up a lot of free (or very nearly free) stuff for your inventory. It’s not so difficult and there’s help to get started. FabFree and HUNT SL both have pages with useful tips and tricks.

You’ll want to peruse all these hunts to find the one that’s just right for you. Just poke the names for more information on each hunt.

See you out on the hunt!

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Summer in the City

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Hi Fab Free, happy Wednesday!! I hope you’ve all had a good week so far, mine has been busy busy busy, but that’s not a bad thing. In recent posts we’ve shown a lot of the FREE and Fabulous Wayward Hunt gifts. If you haven’t checked things out yet, you’ve got a little time left. The hunt ends May 1st. With the hunt ending so soon I wanted to show just a few more of the hunt prizes. Seriously, so impressed with this hunt.

This fun hairstyle is a FREE Wayward Hunt prize at Oleander. The style comes with an exclusive color change hud that includes 2 dark shades and 2 lighter shades, each with fun color “chalked” ends. I like the cute braided back bangs a lot, and I’ve had a few compliments on the hair just wearing it around.

Another FREE WH prize is this adorable little dress from Miseria. The pastel gradient fabric is beautiful, especially with the faint floral type pattern over the bodice. This dress reminds me of everything that is fun about summer. The dress is fully mesh and comes in standard sizes.

Also a FREE WH gift is this pretty clutch from Pink Acid. I love the slightly translucent quality of the clutch, and the shiny iridescent material makes me think of bubbles! The Pink Acid gift also includes a super cute straw hat with little bear ears that unfortunately did not match Pru’s outfit.

Like Pru’s shoes? I love them. They are the pink version of the FREE group gift a Dirty Princess previously blogged here. This FREE group gift is for the month of April, so it too might be gone soon. Currently, the Dirty Princess group is FREE to Join. Don’t miss out!

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – !Oleander ~ Oz. Dipped Tones – FREE WH Gift

Skin – Pink Acid Skin – Glory – Peach

Lipstick – Pink Acid Catherine Lips Only – Pearl Pink – Past Hunt Gift

Dress – [Miseria] Orchid Dress – Sherbert – FREE WH Gift

Clutch – Pink Acid Holographic PVC School Clutch – FREE WH Gift

Body/Hands/FeetSlink – /Physique/Elegant 1/High

Manicure/Pedicure – -{ZOZ}- Sakura (slink) Polish Hud – Currently @Cosmo Sales Room

Shoes – **Dirty Princess** Spring Princess Heel Pink – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

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As The April Showers Give Way To Flower Power!

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I was a huge fan of Woodstock (I’m pretty sure he was on my first lunch box when I started kindergarten). My memories come flooding back when I think of those times. Of course, I was too young to enjoy the summer of love back then. Sure, I may have gone running off in a field, letting my diaper fall to the warm earth, and enjoying the feeling of a summer breeze embracing me, but I am also pretty sure I would have gotten spanked for it, too. Spanked very hard, the sixties didn’t reach my family home until around 1976. The good news is that for those of us who missed out on the groovy clothes and free love back then, Madcat Creations has designed an excellent prize for The Vintage Hunt. The Male Hippie Outfit is so brilliantly colored it actually looks like it is tie-dyed, as opposed to some similar items with multicolored fractal images on them. This outfit brought me instant faux flashbacks of dancing in the mud, grooving to the sounds of the Grateful Dead. Keep in mind one of the most popular club events in SL are Sixties-themed nights. This prize will come in very handy. The Vintage Hunt is not a free hunt, but the prizes are only 1L and if you look around Madcat Creations you might find the matching women’s version as well (they are boxed separately). My bracelet is a free group gift from one of the best Jewelry stores on SL: Earthstones. The Peace Friendship Bracelet goes great with this outfit, but be mindful that the group costs 250L to join. My campsite is a great hunt prize from Finishing Touches. Available for FREE on The Camping Trip Hunt , it comes with the table, chairs and a nice campfire with a pot of coffee warming. Truly a lovely hunt gift.

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From a full-fledged freak out of colors, we step away from the pallet to admire something entirely different. This white leather jacket with the integrated grey T-shirt from Wanted knocked me out when I saw it. Luckily for all of us, it has just been put on their Midnight Mania board! I was originally planning to pair it with a nice pair of black jeans, or maybe with a frosted texture, which I am sure would look fantastic. However, Apple May Designs had something even better to go with it for 1L in their Recolors Of Spring Hunt. These white pants look great with the jacket, and since they are unbuttoned at the very top, adding a belt to fill the space between the jacket and the pants as shown is a great idea. The Recolors Of Spring Hunt is scheduled to end today so hurry to pick up these pants. Seriously, RUN! As I was preparing this post, I realized this same men’s jacket in XS might please a female avatar who has an androgynous appearance, or is going for a tomboy look. Since it’s an MM board, we guys could sure use your help locking it anyway.

So, as April showers give way to the full bloom of flower power, and your travels on the grid take you to new, exotic locations, please take a moment to reflect on what a lovely, wonderful world we live in. Peace and love.—–WHC Riler

WHC is wearing & stuff…

Hoodie & Jeans – Madcat Creations Male Hippy Outfit  (Vintage Hunt Prize/1L) 
Bracelet – Earthstones Peace Friendship Bracelet (Group Gift/250L Group)
Camping Set – Finishing Touches Morning Coffee Camping Set (The Camping Trip Hunt Prize/FREE)

Necklace – [ Y ] Style – Tribal Turquoise Necklace Black Currently Unavailable Although 2 and 3 Strand Versions Are Available On Marketplace
Facial Hair – FE Style Facial Hair – 6ED
Hair – Birth Peace Hair (Raven)

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White Leather Jacket – Wanted Mariano Jacket (Midnight Mania Prize/Free Group)
Pants – Apple May Designs Shades Of Khaki- White (Recolors Of Spring Hunt Prize/1L) Hurry, the hunt ends today!

Necklace – Etham – Copper Cross (long) Currently Unavailable
Tattoo – Aitui – Love Is Blind
Belt – Wanted
Skin – Belleza Mathieu
Hair – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)

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Today’s Top 10 Hunts

HUNT SL Wayward-Hunt-Poster-4-15-to-5-1_1024Good morning fabulous friends! Here’s a listing of what’s hot in the hunt world today: Tuesday, April 28.

The Wayward Hunt has been sitting at the top of the list for several days now. I suggest going to the hunt’s own web page and checking out the free bicycle.

Then check out The Vintage Hunt. It’s a pretty good size hunt with 46 stores, and it just started last week so you have lots of time to get through them all.

There are plenty more to choose from. I’m sure you can find one to love.

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!

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