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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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Fab Free Designer of the Day – 05/14/2015 – Damn&Sweet

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Head over to Damn&Sweet and go upstairs, wear your Fab Free group tag, and score this outfit for FREE!

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Mailaif/174/143/2858

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

Photos are work of the designers.


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Good Ju-Ju

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Good evening everyone! I am back tonight to share news of a few more freebies and dollarbies at The We <3 Roleplay event as well as some awesome gacha items that I have come across recently.

I’ll start with the under 10L stuff  and then move into the gacha deals;)

In the photo above I am displaying the following four items that I have picked up at this round of We <3 Roleplay:

* [Takeo] Tabletop  (10L) –  This wooden board with game pieces is displayed on the rug and is just 2 prims.

* NOMAD Antique World Map (10L) – The Antique World Map is leaning up against the wall behind me and comes in a set of 2 for just 10L.  The maps are 2 prims each.

* Roawenwood The Way of The Warrior Tai Chi Meditation Rug (free / 0L) – I am displaying the rug as a decorative item, but actually it has a menu of tai chi and meditation animations in it. (2 prims)

*Ex Machina Kopermikus Star Machine  (free / 0L) – This star machine is really cool and actually works spinning sparkly stars around the room when you activate it by touch. (4 prims)

Also displayed as décor items, I have used four items (Big Cabinet, Side Letters, Plate Cabinet & Big Clock) from the Industrial Side gacha set at 6th Republic Event.  These items are all low prim and are just 55L per play.

My outfit today is by Aphorism and is available in the Ju-Ju gacha set at The Fantasy Gacha Carnival for 75L per play.  I am wearing the rare black jacket, common black skirt and rare black hat.  I love the bones!

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Love is wearing & stuff…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Karin
Head Applier – Lara Hurley Alena
Eyes – IKON Charm Eyes Coffee
Hair – Entwined Electra
Jacket – Aphorism Ju-Ju Jacket Black RARE (75L per play @ The Fantasy Gacha Carnival)
Skirt – Aphorism Ju-Ju Skirt Black (75L per play @ The Fantasy Gacha Carnival)
Boots – Aphorism Cavalry Boots
Hat – Aphorism Ju-Ju Hat Black RARE (75L per play @ The Fantasy Gacha Carnival)
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Large Cabinet – Apt. B  Big Cabinet (55L per play / gacha @ 6th Republic Event)
Letters – Apt. B // The Industrial Side Letters  (55L per play / gacha @ 6th Republic Event)
Small Cabinet – Apt. B // The Industrial Side Plate Cabinet  (55L per play / gacha @ 6th Republic Event)
Clock – Apt. B // The Industrial Side Big Clock  (55L per play / gacha @ 6th Republic Event)
Cat – (fd) Animals Midget Kitten Black
Star Machine – Ex Machina Kopermikus Star Machine (free / 0L @ We <3 Roleplay)
World Map – NOMAD Antique World Map (10L @ We <3 Roleplay)
Game Board – [Takeo] Tabletop  (10L @ We <3 Roleplay)
Rug – Roawenwood The Way of The Warrior Tai Chi Meditation Rug (free / 0L @ We <3 Roleplay)
Lights – Botanical Decorative Light Set

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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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Early One Morning

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Hello Fabulouses! With all of this warm weather, I got a hankering to do a little fishing… Fishing for  some free Sn@tch!  The Sn@tch Fish 4 This Outfit is currently set to the Early One Morning 23 piece set.  I am wearing several of the pieces in the photo above, but it is not limited to the items shown!  As you will see in the photo below – there are a ton of different mix and match clothing items, appliers and accessories.
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In case you are not familiar with 7Seas Fishing prizes at Sn@tch… how it works is – You purchase the casual use rod for 100L at Sn@tch in the 7Seas Fishing Vendor which you will find in the VIP Lounge by the aquarium.  Then you will need to find a place to unpack the rod and then return to snatch.  Stand near the pond, add the rod to your avatar and cast until you have all of the pieces in the set – no need to purchase bait.  There are several customizable settings for the rod which you will find by clicking it and activating the menu.  The most useful feature for me, is probably auto-cast ;)  All of the pieces in the pond are transfer so you can trade with other fishers or gift your pieces to friends.  Hang onto that rod in your inventory because you’ll need it for the next prize when it is released.

If you are wondering about this fabulous new hair I have on… It’s a sneak peek of Damselfly’s new gacha offering called Acantha which will be available at The Fantasy Gacha Carnival, priced at 75L per play.  The new round of TFGC will open up on May 12th, and I can’t wait!
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Love is wearing…

Skin – Glam Affair Karin (@ Lelutka)
Mesh Head – Lelutka Karin
Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Eyes – IKON Charm Eyes Coffee
Hair – Damselfly Acantha (75L per play @ The Fantasy Gacha Carnival – opens 5/12/15)
Outfit – Sn@tch Fish 4 This: Early One Morning (7Seas Fishing Prize / 0L)
Shoes – Pure Poison Bohemian Romance Sandals
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – Baja Norte

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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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FabFree Headquarters Gift Update!

More New Gifts @ FabFree Headquarters!
There have been several additions to The Gift Gallery at FabFree Headquarters this week that you won’t want to miss out on!  As you can see from the above texture, the latest free gift additions are by Low Prim Living, Tori-Tastic, LibbyTulips Sparkle Fashion & Sin Original! Even if you dropped in the other day, you’ll need to  come on down and pick up your free copies of the new gifts!

Thank you to our generous and very fabulous designers!


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Springing Into May, All Hopped Up On Freebies!

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May has started out wonderfully for me, and when you get a glance at this freebie, your May will become as great as mine. FaMESHed is a monthly event on SL, and this month was actually the first time I ever attended. Being a guy, shopping events have not been a major focus of mine (until now). I am kicking myself for that though since I laid eyes on this fantastic FREE leather overcoat from Kauna! The Kauna-XIV Leather Overcoat is supplied in both a black and a brown version and is finely textured. In fact, click on the pictures in this post and you can almost feel the leather with your fingertips. Prepare to fall in some serious love with this overcoat. It is given away FREE at FaMESHed to celebrate the third anniversary of the event and to promote Kauna’s excellent line of XIV suits and separates. If you have the money, you might well be compelled to do what I did and splurge on some matching components, like the XIV T-Shirt Pack: Plain & Striped and the XIV Shirt: Coffee pictured above. They are made to fit beautifully with the overcoat and are a very nice luxury if you have the coin.

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You might ask, “What if you have nothing to spend on Second Life’s great luxuries at the moment?” Well, if that’s the case, then this overcoat is still a must pick up. In addition to the components made to fit especially for this jacket, you can use other items you could already have in your inventory. Being a mesh overcoat, it might be somewhat tricky to find pieces to wear under it. With this stylish garment, I would heartily recommend system (layers) T-shirts, and (if you can find some) system dress shirts with sculpted collars. Both will look great with it. Even if you have to fiddle with the sculpted collars to find one that works well, you are going to look fantastic.

In the picture above, you can see I paired The Kauna-XIV Leather Overcoat with a FREE Group Gift from Gizza; a pink and black shirt that was offered a while back and is still available. I think it looks very nice in this outfit and is a great example of a freebie that works well. Gizza is a great place to pick up a bunch of Free Gifts since they keep their previous FREE Group Gifts out for an extended period. It would be an excellent first stop in a search for items to wear with this stylish overcoat.

Last, but far from least, I am wearing a very special set of eyes. The Mayfly – Luminous – Mesh Eyes in London Fog are a FREE Gift from one of the best eye creators in Second Life. They look fantastic and offer a wide variety of options controlled by a surprisingly robust hud, which allows variations in size, reflections, and shadowing (among other options). I love the way they look! While you are in eye collecting mode – which sounds super creepy now that I say it out loud – keep in mind that Mayfly also has a FREE Gift over at Fab Free Headquarters! The recently updated Mayfly – Deep Sky Eyes in Medium Onyx are gorgeous grey eyes. If you haven’t come by to pick them up yet, rest assured they are completely worth the trip. With all the great freebies and gifts this week, you’ll spring into May in style! From my little pixel heart to all of you, have fun and see you on the grid. —–WHC Riler

WHC is wearing…

Leather Overcoat – Kauna XIV Leather Overcoat  (free group gift / free to join / @ The FaMESHed Event)

Pink Shirt – Gizza April Group Gift  (FREE Group Gift/ FREE Group)

Eyes – Mayfly Luminous – Mesh Eyes in London Fog  (FREE Gift)

Eyes – Mayfly Deep Sky Eyes in Medium Onyx  (free group gift / free to join / @ FAB FREE HEADQUARTERS)

XIV Black T-Shirt – Kauna – Kauna – XIV TShirt Pack: Plain & Striped
XIV Black Pants – Kauna – Kauna – Tuxedo XIV Trousers: Black
XIV Shirt in Coffee – Kauna – Kauna – XIV Shirt: Coffee
XIV Pants in Chocolate – Kauna – Kauna – XIV Trousers: Chocolate

Necklace – Aitui – Bird Remains Necklace – Dark, Talon (Worn with black T-shirt)
Necklace – Aitui – Talon Necklace – Polished White (Worn with pink shirt)
Black Jeans – Sin Original Black Mesh Jeans (Worn with pink shirt, former hunt prize)

Skin – Belleza Mathieu
Hair – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)

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