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Speaking of Fae…

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Not long ago, I visited the Redeux event and showed off one of the free gifts I picked up in a post [here]. I’ve been unpacking boxes ever since. There are so many gifts that it seems I’ll be unpacking boxes for months! Luckily I managed to narrow down my findings to a few special ones to share with you. It’s not secret that I love roleplay and fantasy looks, so I was excited to put together a roleplay look for you. I helped it along with a group gift from a special store that you’ll want to pick up.

So versatile…

I stopped by Silvan Moon Designs to pick up the April Gift and discovered that the gift this month is really versatile. This little dress is a casual style that you could wear as a Boho dress if you were out-of-character, or you could doll it up with accessories to make a fae as I have done, or it has just enough of a traveler feel to create a gypsy. There are so many possibilities! The Silvan Moon Designs group has a one-time join fee of 500L, but you will get a quality gift each month to more than make up for the fee. This dress comes in sizes to fit Maitreya, Slink Original, and Slink Hourglass bodies.

Speaking of Fae…

So you know I revisited Redeux. I picked up my wings from Poet’s Heart. They are a beautiful pearlized shade of purple, draped in pearls. They include a color change hud for the pearls too! This is a free gift with your Redeux tag, and the Redeux gift is free to join.

What else?

What else did I get? I also nabbed some stone textures. A package of 18 really terrific ones to be exact. To get these, stop by the Timeless textures booth at Redeux and pick up the free gift there. You can see an example of one of the great looking textures behind me in these pictures.

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Oh and one more thing…

I LOVE this necklace by Steelhead Outfitters. It fits perfectly and is another free gift from Redeux. This is another one of those gifts that is perfect for roleplay or everyday wear either one. It also includes a color change hud that allows you to change the color of the cord and the circular pendant both separately for lots of versatility! And don’t forget that it’s free!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Magika – Dreamy
Wings – Poet’s Heart – Silvermoon Wings Quest (Free Group Gift/Group is free to Join/ @ Redeux)
Necklace – Steelhead Outfitters – Chakra Necklace (Free Group Gift/Group is free to Join/ @ Redeux)
Staff – May’s Soul – La Parca Staff RARE – old gacha item
Dress – Silvan Moon Designs – Rohanna of the Moors Dress Set Anemone (Free Group Gift/Group is 500L to Join)
Boots – The White Armory – Cheema D’ali Boots Set Brown

Background Texture – Timeless Textures – 18 Seamless Underground Light Timeless Textures Est 2/07 (Free Group Gift/Group is free to Join/ @ Redeux)

Sim Location – Private

Astrids Signature


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Butterfly Meadow

Butterfly Fields
Hello there, Fabulous Readers!  I hope your week is going well.  Just like Aline in her post {here}, I would love to attend Coachella, but the closest I will get is this meadow in Second Life.   It’s not even remotely similar to a cacti-studded location, but I get my fill of the desert in real life, so it’s all good!  At least I can enjoy the meandering butterflies and spring temperatures in an adorable free shirt.

A Little Bit Boho

This white and pink peasant top from Ever An’ Angel features long, flowing sleeves, a striped midsection, and a cute column of buttons topped off  by a jaunty bow.  I love way the off-the-shoulder style allows me to soak up some sun rays, and the generous cut provdes freedom of movement.  I opted to pair the aptly named Coachella top with capris in a blush pink shade, but I could have easily created another fun look with jeans or a flowing maxi skirt instead.  This flexible piece can go from uber casual to dressy, depending on how you accessorize.  The gift package includes varieties for classic as well as mesh avatars.  Best of all, you can scoop it up as a free gift just for being a member of the Ever An’ Angel group.  There is a 100L cost to join, but this one time fee makes you eligible for this and future group gifts.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Fit mesh in XS, S, M, L, and XL
  • Alpha layer for classic avatars
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • Venus

As the sun has been setting behind me, the Pupster has started pacing back and forth.  He can only take so much of this sitting around, watching butterflies dance about.  This young whippersnapper is raring to go on his evening jaunt, so I’d better oblige.  Until next time, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Vista Lia

Head Applier:  YS&YS Miki

Hair:  Truth Hair Farryn

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Earrings:  Elemental Earth Designs Sweetheart Chandelier Earrings (75L on the Marketplace)

Top:  Ever An’ Angel Coachella Blouse (free group gift for Ever An’ Angel group – 0L/100L to join)

Pants:  Just Because Jen Capris

Flip Flops:  Reign Cali Flip Flops

Pose:  Entangled Poses

Sim:  Kaleidoscope Island

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It’s 5 o’Clock Somewhere

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Hey there Fabulouses!  It’s gotta be 5 o’clock somewhere right?  I don’t drink all that often, but on a hot summer day, I enjoy a margarita – frozen or on the rocks, no matter! If it’s really good tequila, I’ll even drink it straight ;).    I know a lot of people take offence to tequila, and  I do have a rocky relationship with it myself.  The way I see it is this…  Tequila is kind of like that bad-ass boyfriend you know is going to be detrimental for you in the end, but you put up with his beastly behavior and risk it because you are enjoying the ride.

It’s only half-past twelve but I don’t care

What inspired my fast forward into mid summer beverages on the patio, is this breezy little floral blouse I picked up at Wellmade as a free group gift!  It comes in fitmesh and several mesh body sizes as listed below and also includes a texture change HUD that allows for another print as well.  I have added the vendor ad below so that you can see them both 🙂

[WellMade] Alee Top

The Wellmade inworld group is free to join, and there are several group gifts that you can pick up once you join.

Sizes Included:

  • Fitmesh XS-L
  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Venus
  • TMP

CHEERS!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Ears – Mandala Steking Ears
Head Applier – Glam Affair Wendy
Tattoo – Carol G Just Love Tattoo
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – TRUTH Carla

Shirt – Wellmade Alee Top (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Jeans – Addams Ginger Boyfriend Jeans
Bracelets – Elle Boutique Nova Bracelets

Pose LW Poses Deciphering Me
Sim – The Wash
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You Better Beleaf It

You Better Beleaf It

Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead, has never watched them dancing on a windy day ~ Shira Tamir

Good afternoon Fabulous Readers! Today I am stopping by the blog on this very windy day to show off a lucky board prize that I scored at DM!  Not only is this casual country girl 2 piece set adorable, it comes with a ton of different texture options.

Try Your Luck At DM!

There are a handful of FREE lucky boards at DM that you can try your luck at, and in one of the boards you will find the Gaby Set as shown on my avatar today.  As I mentioned above, the Gaby Set comes with an extensive texture change HUD, and it actually includes 20 denim and print options for the top and skirt.  Available in the mesh body fitted sizes as listed below, I’m sure you’ll find one that will work for you!

Sizes Included:

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

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier – Glam Affair Wendy
Tattoo – Carol G Just Love Tattoo

Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Tableau Vivant   Summer Play – Alize (instore gacha)

Outfit – DM Gaby Set (free / 0L / lucky board)
Boots – Friday Rosie Boots
Necklace – Z Black Store Mirela Choker (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Ring – Elle Boutique Bella

Pose by LW Poses
Sim – Netherwood
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Who Had A Great Day? THIS KID!

Who Had A Great Day? THIS KID!
Hey there Fabulouses! I hope you had a super day today. I know, it was Monday… but for a Monday – it was a pretty good day for me.  Isn’t it nice when things all come together without effort?

It All Came Together

One of the things that made my day today is this super cute long cardigan and printed tee combination that I picked up for just 1L!  You can find this comfy set in the pastel springy colours shown at Tatiko on the wall with several other 1L offers.  There is no need to even join the group, just pay the vendor 1L, and enjoy!

Sizes Included:

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

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier – Glam Affair Wendy 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Ears – Mandala Steking Ears
Hair –Stealthic Cadence

Shirt w/ Long Cardigan – Tatiko Adrianna Pullover Gift (1L)
Jeans – Blueberry Grace

Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – Witchwood
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New Fabulously Free in SL Group Gift: Loordes of London

Loordes of London has a new Fabulously Free in SL group gift for you!

Loordes of London – Added 4/6/18

How to grab your gifts!

To pick up these group gifts, you will need to have your Fabulously Free in SL inworld group tag activated (It’s free to join!).  To join the group, copy and past the following link into local chat in your SL viewer and click the link in local chat – secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about

There are three ways to keep an eye on our growing list of free group gifts:

  1. Click the Group Gifts Listing Button at the top right hand side of the blog.
  2. Watch for the inworld group notices.
  3. Visit our inworld Fabulously Free in SL Info Hub and click the listing at the reception desk.


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Looking for adventure…

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Looking for Adventure…

While Aline was at the Beach finding magic and relaxation… I was at Cytheria because I craved some spooky adventure (and a different type of magic). If you haven’t visited this cool photogenic hotspot, put it on your Bucket List. Between the skull infested swamps, the cottage with the dungeon, and the awesome castle – complete with … I think it’s a squid? you’ll be glad you went! It’s not the beach, but hey… a guy has to do what a guy has to do. Maybe Aline will join me on one of those days when she’s feeling a bit more wild! Like when she’s making onesies into fashion statements 😉

Before I headed out for adventure I stopped by i.mesh to pick up the newest group gift. The group is free to join and the gift is free as well. You’ll be getting a great new Tank Top out of the deal in a terrific knit texture (this picture doesn’t do it justice) and the back has a really nice sort of mesh pattern across the shoulders. I know, I know… I should have got a picture of the back…

Gift Details:

  • Shirt Sizes Available: Signature fitted Mesh
  • Colors: Black or White

Despite the fact that this top only came in a Signature fit, it worked perfectly for my Belleza Jake body and I didn’t even have to fiddle with my shape at all. For the price of FREE, it’s worth picking up to see if it will fit your mesh body even if you don’t have Signature, especially for a quality gift like this. You’ve definitely got nothing to lose!

Anyway, I’m off to check out the squid thing again inside that castle!

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Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Belleza – Jake
Head & Eyes – Lelutka – Andrea
Head & Body Applier – Clef de Peau – Brock T7
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] – Blade Set Gold
Shirt – i.mesh – Prime Tank Top (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Jeans – Horr Menswear – CCH Bridgeport Jeans

Sim Location – Cytheria

Astrids Signature


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Rumpled but Cute

Rumpled but Cute

Happy Weekend Fab Free!

I’m thinking about the days when I used to stay up til the wee hours, dancing the night away.  I could dance for ages (I still can by the way!!!) and then wake up the next morning fresh as a tiddly, and ready to wink! (bahaha!).  Well, that’s my look today – the Saturday morning rumpled, just got out of bed, but still look flipping fantastic look.  I’ve got all the deets!

Strip it Good

Ok, so weird subtitle, but Vanilla Bae are the specialists of the strippable outfit.  Yep, you click on it a few times, and then bit by bit it slithers off your body and disappears into the ether.  I was telling you about some lucky boards there the other day, but today I’ll tell you about this cute top you can get as a group gift with the 100L join fee.  There are other gifts to be had as well, including access to the lucky boards which are full of goodies.  This top comes with 6 different colours in the HUD, and I must say that I highly enjoy the flowery design on the top.  Don’t you?

Sizes

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya

I Can See!

Boutique 187 has a cute free gift for you at the Cosmopolitan event – these cute Eiffel-esque glasses in a cheery gold hue.  They please me infinitely.  You can grab your own pair by joining the Cosmopolitan group for free!  The gift is right by the entry doors to the event.

Now go forth, my little ones – and take Saturday by the horns!

xox
Aline

Clothes

Top: Vanilla Bae Lexi Top (Free Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join)
Skirt: Revelation Brit Skirt
Glasses: Boutique 187 Grid Glasses Gold (Free Group Gift at Cosmopolitan)

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Eyeshadow Applier –  Lelutka Cate
Lipstick Applier –  Lelutka Cate
Nail Polish Applier – Maitreya Lara
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Hair – Pr!tty Brea
Sim – Private

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See You at Midnight.. And Then Again At Noon!

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Monthly Midnight Madness is this weekend!

Hey fabulouses!  I know, you all are probably tired of seeing my face today (I’m tired of seeing my face today!), but I am finding way too much great stuff to share with you, and this one is super time sensitive!  If I don’t tell you about it now, you might miss out and we don’t want that because these are super free gifts!

Elle Boutique is participating in Monthly Midnight Madness and I am showing off two of the prizes that you can snag if you are in time to slap those boards!

  1.  Saturday @ 12AM SLT:  Maris Top – Maitreya fitted, and laced up the right side (my angle is all wrong to see it, sorry!).
  2.  Saturday @ 12PM SLT:  Astrid celestial anklets for Slink, Maitreya & Belleza.

The first gift-board will go live on Saturday at 12:00 am SLT, the second one on Saturday at noon SLT. If you aren’t quite sure how this event works, you can visit their official blog for details and a prize preview of all designer participants!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier – Glam Affair Wendy 
Tattoo – Carol G Just Love Tattoo
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Stealthic Ascension

Shirt – Elle Boutique Maris Top MMM (free for Monthly Midnight Madness on Saturday @ 12:00 AM SLT)
Shorts – Addams Electra Denim Shorts 
Anklets – Elle Boutique Astrid MMM (free for Monthly Midnight Madness on Saturday @ 12:00 AM SLT)

Pose – LW Poses – Wait For Life (featured @ The Pose Fair)
Sim – Luane’s World
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And when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails

And when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails

And when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails ~Elizabeth Edwards

 Sometimes in life and SLife you just have to force yourself to give up on what’s not working and move towards a different goal.  It can be a a life changing decision or it can be something as small as knowing when to give up on a photography location that isn’t working. I must have stood in the same spot, switching angles, and lighting and poses for what seemed like an eternity yesterday even though I loved the sim I was on – when finally after trying and trying, I had to force myself to move to a different sim.  All I needed to do was adjust my sails to the Yasmina sim, and it felt like it all came together.  I think it was probably just one of those days, but I sure wish I wasn’t so stubborn to try something different earlier!

Love, stop babbling and get to the free stuff

COCO has such an amazing selection of free group gifts, and they have just released another!  The Scoop Neck Crop Top is available as a free group gift with a free group join in several mesh body sizes as listed below and it also includes a five colour texture change HUD (Navy, red, tan, black and white)

Sizes Included:

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Freya & Isis

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier – Glam Affair Wendy
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Stealthic Siren

Shirt – COCO Scoop Neck Crop Top (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Pants – COCO Side Slit Wide Leg Pants
Shoes – Pure Poison Bohemian Romance
Glasses – Glam Affair Romantic Girl Glasses
Ring – Elle Boutique Bella

Pose – LW Poses I Try (featured @ The Pose Fair)
Sim – Yasmina
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