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Gypsy Summer

Summer Lovin'

Hello Fab Free’rs! I’m so glad it’s Friday, or as my friend likes to say Fri-Yay! I’m really just going to make this post as short and sweet as possible. I picked up this so so so cute and sexy top for FREE at American Bazaar just by joining the AB group and wearing my group tag. Not to worry the group is FREE to join. There’s also a cool yellow jacket out for the men. This top is fully mesh and it’s every bit as cute on as it looks. This gift is the July Group Gift at AB, so hopefully today is not the last day to get it, but it could be gone at Midnight tonight. Don’t wait on this one! Next, I picked up this dazzling necklace from a group-only Lucky Letter board at Tantalum. Like the AB group, the Tantalum group is FREE to join. I was really impressed when I put the necklace on and realized it’s equipped with a touch-menu that gives you a ton of customization options. There’s a re-sizer for fitting, color change options for the gems and the metal bits, also you can adjust the glow and the full bright settings to your taste. I turned the glow and brightness off completely.  There are several Lucky Letter boards with lots of jewelry and accessories at Tantalum, as well as a group gift or two.

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Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – [enVOGUE] – HAIR Evelin

Skin – Lumae :: Fae – Violetta – Currently @The Lexi Project **All proceeds donated to help Lexi Zelin win her battle with cancer. Click here for more information about The Lexi Project. 

Head – Lelutka – Stella

Necklace – ~Tantalum~ Hypnotic Necklace* – FREE Lucky Letter Board/Group is FREE to Join

TopAmerican Bazaar – [AB] Pinata Top – FREE July Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

JeansMaitreya Mesh Zipper Skinny Jeans * #2

Body – Maitreya – Lara

Hands & Feet – Slink

Shoes – TASHI Felicity Lexi –  Currently @The Lexi Project **All proceeds donated to help Lexi Zelin win her battle with cancer. Click here for more information about The Lexi Project. 

*Location – Garden of Whimsy

** Poses by oOo Studio & Sari-Sari

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Your Friday Hunt Report

HUNT SL The EndA whole bunch of July hunts end TODAY! If you’ve been procrastinating, it’s time to get up and get going. There are literally hundreds of free (or very nearly free) hunt prizes to be picked up, but they’re all going to go POOF at midnight. Tell your friends!

Good news is ahead in the form of all the August hunts that will be starting tomorrow. Don’t worry… I’ll post about those and fill you in when they’ve launched, so stay tuned.

New to hunting? Both FabFree and HUNT SL have pages full of tips to help you get going. I recommend them to novice and veteran hunters alike.

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Love Blooms in Mango Tango Flowers

Sometimes, we all need a week at home and a little snuggling and “me” time… but really, this entire post was inspired by a chance encounter…

Love Blooms in Mango Tango Flowers [1]

So it was Fifty Linden Friday and I landed at Sway’s to pick up their deal of the day when I noticed they had out this gorgeous FREE gift! A rainbow heart couch with single sits and LBGT cuddle sits and it’s only two prims. You don’t need a group and you just pick it up courtesy of their store for FREE! I won’t get into politics, but it hit close to home and is a cause close to my heart, so I snatched up the gift and decided, this would be the “heart” of my post for the week (yes pun intended!)

Later I happened to be at on9 when I noticed they had some fabulous gifties out for visitors. There are several items out, and the group is FREE to join and the gifts are FREE as well. I picked up the clutch in mango but there were also several lovely mesh dresses and some accessories as well!

And let’s not forget that the Hair Fair ends today! Don’t miss your last chance to get the great gifts that are just there waiting for you!

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Astrid is sporting this sexy short style from which was a FREE gift from Calico in a rich brown called Quinn and I topped it off with the FREE gift from Tableau Vivant — a sexy flower headband. Both creators were generous with their Hair Fair gifts. Calico’s Quinn is a fatpack of full colors and Tableau Vivant’s flower giftie comes in a fatpack of six sexy colors!

This photo is also a great shot of my jewelry, which you can grab for a sweet steal of a deal for only 50$L a spin at OMG – Oh My Gatcha right now. It comes in either gold or silver and Meva outdid herself in the gorgeous details on this flowery jewelry set. I love that the rings come in a right or left hand choice setting and that the jewelry is easily modifiable for sizing!

If you look close you’ll also notice my Tango nail appliers. These are another great find — this time from the marketplace. That’s right! Alaskametro has done it again! Another great palate of 12 colors for only 10$L. Don’t miss out on this “Tango” applier set!

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But were not done yet… you have one more stop before you can relax. Head over to Kaithleen’s to pick up the latest group gift. This sweet mesh green dress comes in all the standard sizes is a FREE group gift right now. The group is FREE to join and I love the off the shoulder style and the lovely detailing at the top.

All in all, it made for a great day at home. I’m feeling the love! And I’m loving my new couch. (And for only two prims only my house is loving it too!) Time for a couch nap!

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Here’s the details!

Skin – Glam Affair – Eles Jamaica

Eyes – Pulse Mesh Eyes L.Femke-Raven

Hair – *Callico* Quinn – Gift Hair @ the Hair Fair (Free @ the Hair Fair)

Hair Flower – ~Tableau Vivant~ Tropical Headpiece in Sunset Gift @ the Hair Fair (FREE @ the Hair Fair)

Hands and Feet – Slink

Manicure and Pedicure – alaskametro Slink manicure/pedicure applier in Tango (10L$ on the Marketplace)

Dress – Kaithleen’s Indah Kamani Dress (FREE Group Gift/FREE to Join)

Jewelry – Meva de Flower Jewelry Set in Silver (50L per play at OMG – Oh My Gacha)

Handbag – le clutch in Mango – Exclusive for SL F & O Members at the on9 event (FREE Group Gift/FREE to Join)

Cuddle Couch –  Sway’s [LGBT Heart] floor Cushion and Cuddle Couch (0L$/No Group Needed!)

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Frolicking in color

Frolicking in Color

This swirl of color caught my eye at the Fasiontropic event and when I saw the 7L price tag I couldn’t leave this deal behind. The event only runs til July 30th so you need to hop skip and jump on over and snap up this lovely !:Lyria: Mea mesh maxi dress right away.

 

Feeling very in the mood for color today when I saw this FREE face make-up from Madrid Solo I knew it was worth doing the Body Art hunt that runs til July 31 to get it. I will warn this item has been hidden well and may take you a bit of looking. Because of this I am going to give the provided hint which is “between good and evil” plus a bit of an extra hint from me :) You are looking for a purple ink bottle, dig deep down into something of the same color.

Frolicking in Color

I am off to frolic in color til next Saturday when I will have more goodies for you!

Come frolic with me, here is how:

Dress: !:Lybra: – Mea (Fashiontropic event) ends on July 30th FREE

Face make-up: Madrid Solo -Weird Carnivale Body Art Hunt ends on July 31st FREE

Jewelry: Secret Love Past GG – Simple Elegance (FREE group join & 3 new FREE GGs with color huds currently out)

Hair: Truth – Neria brown

Skin: Glam Affair – Coral – Jamacia

Shoes: N-core Slingbacks special offer fatpack

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Your Friday Hunt Report

HUNT SL Xmas in JulyWe’re starting to wind down to the end of July, and there are a whole bunch of hunts ending on the 31st that you probably want to get in on. There is no shortage of themes… sun, cats, explosions, tea, vikings, and yes… even Christmas. That’s right… Christmas. Just have a look at the hunts in this report if you don’t believe me.

Soooo… you should be able to find a hunt that’s just right for you. Just peruse the list and click on the hunt names that sound interesting. You’ll be well on your way to stuffing your inventory full of free (or nearly free) stuff.

New to hunting? Both FabFree and HUNT SL have pages full of tips to help you get going. I recommend them to novice and veteran hunters alike.

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Gettin’ Casual with Around the Grid and Hair Fair.

Well, well..look at this. It’s Thursday already!! My week is going by so quickly, I almost missed it. LOL. Just kidding. I would never miss my Thursday blog post, especially with the goodies I have to show off today. I think you all will love them.

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Let’s start with some Around the Grid 3 hunt prizes. First, let me refresh your memory of how this hunt works. At each location there are 2 hunt prizes, and both are the same. The catch is, 1 is set at L$25 and is placed right at the hunt sign, and the other is only L$1 and you have to actually hunt for it. So for those of you who get fed up with hunting…you can still get some great prizes for cheap! Love it! OK, my first hunt prize to tell you about, is my super casual, yet totally fun tank top and jeans from Wicked, called Nina. Both pieces are mesh, and in the standard sizes. I really love the detailing of the beads on the straps of the top (although I did not manage to get an up close picture of that…oops!), and the fit of these jeans…amazing! I just know I am going to get a lot of wear out of both of these pieces.

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I have 2 other Around the Grid hunt prizes to show off, and they nicely fit in the same picture! First is the Grind My Gears unisex bracelet and ring set. These came from Mesh Glam, and I really like the steampunk vibe they have, yet they do not look out of place with my casual look. Both pieces are resizable, so almost everyone will be able to wear them. Oh, and when SL was being…well, SL, I contacted Mesh Glam’s owner, βєνιn Яaνєηscℓaω, with my issue, and she helped me out right away! Big shout-out for great customer service :) The second prize in that picture is my cute flowery manicure. My SLink applier mani and pedi are courtesy of Reject. The colour combinations are so pretty, I had a hard time deciding which to use. In hind sight…I could have had a different colour for each finger! Dang, why didn’t I think of that before taking my pictures. Oh well…at least you all have this idea now!

There are lots of other great stores involved in this hunt, and if you’d like a preview of the other prizes, take a look at their blog HERE. Oh, and you have loads of time, as this hunt runs until September 30th.

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Next to show off, 2 more Hair Fair gifts! Man I love Hair Fair, especially when there are free gifts to be had. My lovely rigged mesh Catherine hairstyle is from a new to me store, Murray. This classic swept back and long hair comes in almost every colour imaginable, and I just love how it drapes down the back. Now, it did not come with a hairbase, and you don’t really need one, but I enjoy having that bit of extra hair around my hairline, so I almost always wear one. To get my look, I layered the black hairbase from elua’s Hair Fair gift on top of  a much darker Wasabi Pills black hairbase. I really like the effect.

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The other Hair Fair gift is one of the few non-hair related gifts available. This great, rustic looking mesh tote bag is the gift from sYs. It is rigged, but comes with 2 sizes for the straps, giving you a little more leeway with shirts that might be a little fuller in the chest area :) As soon as I put it on, I wanted to run down to a Farmer’s Market, or some place similar, and fill it up with fresh fruits and veggies. Seriously! I love when an item so easily paints a picture in my head.

Alrighty, I have one more thing to mention. Were you wondering about my pretty skin in all of my pictures? Well, wonder no more. It is this months group gift from WoW Skins, Stella. I am so in love with the ever so simple makeup on Stella, just a hint of pink to the lips. She comes in all skin tones, so no matter your preference, there is a tone for you. The gift is free for all group members, but there is a L$350 join fee. I should mention though, that while Stella alone is well worth this fee, there is also a box of a bajillion past group gifts right beside her. OK, maybe not a bajillion..but a whole lot! So that L$350, is a steal.

So, was I right? Are you all just ready to scamper off and grab all the goodies I’ve shown you? I know you are, how could you pass them up? LOL. So, I will let you all get to it, and take my leave. Until next Thursday, TTFN!


What is Calle showing you…

Tank Top and Jeans – WICKED * Nina – Tank Top & Jeans (L$1 or L$25 gift for the Around The Grid Hunt)
Bracelet and Ring – ~Mesh Glam~Unisex Grind My Gears Silver Ring&Bracelet(L$1 or L$25 gift for the Around The Grid Hunt)
Tote Bag – [sYs] CABA bag (fitted mesh wider bridle) (free gift @ Hair Fair)
Shoes – fri. – Nadya.Sandals (Coconut) – Slink
Mani and Pedi – REJECT Slink Polish  ATG3 Gift (L$1 or L$25 gift for the Around The Grid Hunt)
Skin – .::WoW Skins::. V2 Stella GG JULY 2015 (free group gift/L$350 to join)
Hair – MURRAY- Catherine Hairstyle / Black 01 (free gift @ Hair Fair)
Hairbase – Combination of +elua+ hairbase_HF gift1 (part of the free gift @ Hair Fair) and /Wasabi Pills/ Hairbase – LONG – Night shadow
EyesIKON Promise Eyes – Silverleaf(right) & Fjord(left)
Hands and FeetSLink

Poses – Kirin Poses – Maki Pose Pack and Nina Pack

Main Photo Location – Stonehaven Maine

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Fashion Safari

Fashion Safari

As a teen I had day-dreams of one day becoming a runway model. I didn’t want fame. I just wanted to stomp down that runway wearing something awesome with fierce hair and makeup! This ensemble is exactly the sort of look I imagined wearing. Lucky for us, the look and feel of this fierce fashion can be had without a fierce price tag.

Starting from top to bottom, this sleek stylish up-do is a FREE gift by Blues Hair at the Hair Fair. The style called “Lunaire” comes in a fatpack so there’s certain to be a shade that suits everyone. The Hair Fair ends in just a few days, so don’t miss out on this amazing FREE gift!

You’ll have to check out the photo below to get a better look at these other-worldly eyes Pru has in. They are a dollarbie by Pulcino at the Okinawa Summer Festival. The eyes come in system layers, and include mesh attachments. There is also a green version included with the “blue” version shown. While you’re at the Pulcino booth at the Okinawa Summer Festival, check out the manicure Pru is wearing. You can get it for just 45 lindens for the duration of the festival. I like the metallic look with the vibrant color and tiny anchor detail. I love nautical themed  items for summer! Don’t wait on this one, the Okinawa Summer Festival ends July 23rd.

Now I know you’re curious about this fierce eye-makeup. This masked look is courtesy of SlackGirl. Called “Imperia” the eye-shadow set is the current FREE group gift at SlackGirl. The gift includes a palate with several variations of this style, each with the exotic red mask. The makeup comes in system layers and a Lelutka head applier. The SlackGirl group is FREE to join. To get your gift, wear your SlackGirl tag and click the pink gift box in the center of the room at the landing point.

This great dress is one of five Summer Hunt prizes at More Than Ever. This along with four other prizes are just 10 lindens each, you’ve just gotta hunt for them! I love the cut and style of this dress, I think it’s cute on and it wears well. It’s the fifth of the five Summer Hunt prizes at More Than Ever. Happy Hunting!

To go with the dress from More Than Ever, I picked up the current FREE group gift at Finesmith. The most recent group gift at Finesmith is this gorgeous gold bracelet in a honeycomb design with a detailed honey bee accent. I thought the bracelet went perfectly with the gold belt that is part of the dress. The Finesmith group is FREE to join, and there are several previous group gifts still available.

Completing the outfit are these unique heels from EB Atelier. Also a FREE group gift, these gold and black heels are meant for Slink High feet. Like the bangle from Finesmith, I think the gold details in these shoes ties in perfectly with the gold belt on the dress. The EB Atelier group is FREE to join. Just wear your group tag and head to the EB Atelier main location to pick up these fun heels. The gift is located on the lower level.

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Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – Blues. Lunaire – FATPACK – FREE Gift @The Hair Fair 

Skin – Glam Affair ( Lelutka Heads ) Tecla Mermaid – Asia 06 – Currently @Collabor88

Head – Lelutka – Aria

Eyes – *pulcino eyes “Rain arch”(Blue) – 1 L @Okinawa Summer Festival 

Eye-makeupSlackGirl – ::SG:: SlackGirl Gift Imperia Eyeshadow – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Body –  Maitreya – Lara

DressMore Than Ever – Anodized Dress – Red over Blue – 10 L Summer Hunt Prize

Bracelet – FINESMITH HONEYCOMB BRACELET – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Hands – Slink – Casual & Elegant 1

Manicure/Pedicure – *pulcino* slink applier [Cygnus] – 45L @Okinawa Summer Festival (ends 7/23)

Shoes – EB Atelier – CORA Sandals group gift – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Feet – Slink – High

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Fab Free Designer of the Day – 07/20/2015 – Secret Love

{Secret Love} Chic Necklace - group gift

Pick up this Fab necklace for FREE at Secret Love. The Secret Love group is FREE to join.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tahuna%20Bay/97/158/1500

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

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Belle and Pearls Are a Girl’s Best Friends

We probably all remember the song “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend.” I remember thinking: “But diamonds are hard and why do boys get dogs?!” Because dogs were man’s best friend — what was up with that? Life was so unfair! Well MINA @ the Hair Fair, Belle Epoque and Empyrean Forge are here to save the day with outstanding fashion (as usual!) to make up for all the insanity!

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I had spent a hard day’s work braving Hair Fair, where I picked up this amazing FREE gift from MINA @ the Hair Fair called Selenia. This gift is only available in Grey tones (which was fine by me as it fits my roleplay character (a glass fae) just perfectly! But it would also be terrific for mature looks or even in the very lightest shade to pass for a platinum blonde.

The great thing is that this is one of those second chance gifts! You first saw this hair HERE where it was blogged as an amazing find by Love Trill at The Arcade Gacha! So if you missed it then, now it’s available for a second go ’round!

My next stop was a quick jump to Belle Epoque for their amazing FREE group gift which is perfect for any roleplayer’s wardrobe and can be worn as is — or over the top of system clothes or applier clothes for more modesty if desired. The group is FREE to join and the gift is FREE as well. It is fully mesh in all the standard sizes, and includes three great colors (I’m only showing you the green but there is also a beautiful blue and a fabulous brown shade inside the package as well!).

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I had decided that the evening now called for a little relaxation, which meant I headed home to sit by the fire and did the rest of my shopping via the marketplace where I was thrilled to discover that one of my favorite designers — Empyrean Forge — is spoiling us all with a special promo! A 1L giftie of their Contessa ring in either a lustrous white or sexy black pearl option (depending upon which way you go)!

This is great because you can give it as a gift to a friend as well if you like. I finished my look off with a lovely manicure set by alaskametro in a french silver finish for slink hands. The applier kit is on the Marketplace and has a great palette choice of 25 colors for only 25L. That’s a hard deal to beat for such a great color set!

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In case you were wondering, yes I did splurge. With all the mullah I saved on my other goodies for this get-up, I did buy the jewelry that matches the Contessa ring! Empyrean forge is offering a lovely matching necklace and matching bracelet and with a color change hud, each with two metal choices, and 12 gemstone finishes. I just couldn’t resist!

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Here’s the details!

Skin – -Glam Affair – Elvi – Fairy

Eyes – Ikon Hope Starfall

Hair – MINA @ The Hair Fair – Selenia (Hair Fair gift – FREE)

Hands – Slink

Manicure and Pedicure – alaskametro<3 metallic pack nail polish – Neutral/Silver (25L on the Marketplace)

Dress – Belle Epoque Dana (0L Group Gift/0L to join)

Jewelry – Empyrean Forge Contessa Ring – Pearl (1 L on the Marketplace); also available in Black (1L on the Marketplace); matching jewelry available from the same creator at their Marketplace Store.

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Into the depths of the sea

Finally… the weekend! Hello again, FabFree Folks, I hope your weekend is going well in SL and RL. I hope you’re making time for some of the great new Hunts going on all over the grid. I plunged into the Atlantis Hunt this weekend and I found some lovely prizes to show you.

Into the depths of the seaFirst up, this is the ‘Claire Dress in Ocean’ from Wicked. This is a deceptively simple dress but it’s very sleek and elegant without being fussy or formal. I love the ombre dye look and the color is so lovely.  Even though the dress has a higher neckline, it makes the perfect back drop for the ‘Atlantis’ necklace from Never Ever. This is a unisex prize though it does come in two sizes for gals and guys.   Lastly, I’m wearing the ‘Atlantis – Silver’ for SLink nails from La Boheme. You get both the mani and pedi with both silver and gold accents. Atlantis Collage

There are thirty eight stops on the 0L Atlantis Hunt and there is a very nice variety of prizes for men, women and the home.  This Hunt runs until July 31st so don’t delay!

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands + Feet Slink V. 2.0 mesh Casual Hands + Flat Feet
Ears – Aitui – Traveller Plug Gacha ears (50L per play Gacha in main store)
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HairTruth – Abigail

DressWicked – Claire in Ocean – (Free/0L/prize for the Atlantis Hunt)

NecklaceNever Ever – Atlantis necklace – (Free/0L/prize for the Atlantis Hunt)

NailsLa Boheme – Atlantis Silver – (Free/0L/prize for the Atlantis Hunt)

Location – Sarawak

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