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Smiley faces all around

Smiley faces all around

Hello there to all you Fabulously Free readers! I’m Sheidey (but please just call me Edi) and I enjoy mulling over hunt hints, slapping midnight mania boards and long walks on the beach especially if they lead to a Kraken-themed unlucky dip. Truth be told, I hemmed and hawed a little over what to feature on my first post of this wonderful blog. Wings? No. Dress and boots combination? Maybe for later. Broken unicycle? Wait. How did that get into my inventory?

Mysteries aside, I finally settled on the hunt that’s running concurrently with the Fluffy and Fierce event. If the ‘cute with an edge’ look is right up your alley then hop on down to the event and pick up the hunt hint notecards from some of the participating merchants. The hunt item is hidden in their respective main stores so while you’re hunting you can get distracted by all sorts of lucky letters, group gifts, weasels, etc etc…It’s so much fun!

The outfit pictured is the Bring It On batwing set from Blasphemic that comes in five mesh sweater sizes and system layer ripped leggings with an Omega applier as well as appliers specific to popular mesh bodies. It also includes a studded belt that comes with a resizer hud. I love the laid back look and feel of the outfit and paired it up with a pair of boots that I got off the Midnight Mania board at Psychotic Neko. I do believe that it’s the first set of boots in my Second Life closet to have claws. Definitely made for walking.

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To tie the whole look together, I’m wearing the Cella hair from Damselfly that you can get for free at the Crossroads event and the new group gift from WoW Skins called Angy. The simple hairstyle and fresh-faced skin just adds to the casual factor of the whole outfit. It was a lot of fun putting this look together and I hope you had fun reading my first post just as much as I enjoyed writing it!

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On Sheidey…

Skin- WoW Skins Angy (free group gift/ 0L/ 400L to join)
Hair – Damselfly Cella (0L @ The Crossroads Event)
Outfit – Blasphemic Bring It On Batwing Sweater Set (Fluffy and Fierce Hunt Prize/0L)
Boots – Psychotic Neko Digi Boots (Midnight Mania prize/no group join needed/0L)
Pose – An Lar The Glory Series (0L/Marketplace)

Sim – Private location

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With the Cool Dogs

With the Cool Dogs

The Cart Sale is proving a virtual closet filler for us menfolk. I’ve picked up some great finds as I’ve previously shown you [HERE] and [HERE]. I stopped by today to check out the Ruckus Cart and again was thrilled at the offerings.

In the end, I decided on the black hoodie with striped t-shirt. This includes a hud that allows you to change the color of the striped t-shirt part, giving you six color options total including the blue I’m sporting above. The shirt comes in all the standard mesh sizes and is only 10L.

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Did you notice the new skin I am sporting? This is the September gift skin from 7 Deadly S{k}ins and it is a nice one. It’s not often you come across a really great skin for men geared toward those with blonde or light colored hair and I was thrilled when I saw the large array of included appliers in this gift.

The group will cost you 150L to join if you are not already a member, but this one skin gift alone will more than pay for the fee. You’ll get 4 system skins (with beard and no beard options), appliers for: slink hands and feet, omega body applier, omega face applier, tmp face applier, and two shapes which are also included as a bonus. I opted to keep my own shape, but found that the included shapes were rather nice, and they are modifiable.

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Loki is wearing…

Hands – Slink
Skin – 7 Deadly S{k}ins – GAV group gift Sept (Free Group Gift/0L/150 to Join Group)
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Top – [R]uckus – Black Hoodie (W/Striped Shirt and hud) (10L @ the Cart Wash Sale/Direct TP)
Pants  – RedgraveHeavyUsed Jeans ClassicCut
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Sim Location – Venta Silurum

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Your Friday Hunt Report

openhighwayhuntGood Morning Fabulous Fans! The end of summer isn’t far off, but there’s still time to participate in some super hunts.

Too tired to actually run around in Second Life? You might want to try the Marketplace Hunt. It takes place entirely on the Marketplace. You just have to look through each online store to find the item that’s only L$5. With 44 stops, that’s a lot of very reasonable shopping.

I love road trip movies, so I’m planning to go out on the Open Highway Hunt. It’s a tiny little hunt with only nine stops, so it should only take about an hour.

If those don’t get you excited, there are plenty of other hunts to choose from. Click the hunt names below until you find the one that’s just right for you.

You say you’re new to hunting? Need help learning the ropes?
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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Mistress of Jewells

Mistress of Jewells

Morning is nearly over, but I’m not ready to get out of bed… and I’m sure you can see why! Luxury is mine today with some special finds you will want to be part of!

I love appliers and so the Addicted to Appliers Hunt is proving to be a hunt that I’m really enjoying. I hunted down this pretty lingerie for just 1L at Miss Jewell‘s main-store location. It includes system layers for standard avatars as well as appliers for Maitreya, Belleza, and Lolas.

I also stopped by Genre and fell in love with the Lumae “Showgirl” skin that is being showcased at the event. At 100L it is over our 75L limit… but when you consider that you get every possible applier imaginable for that one teensy price (plain or freckled), I think you’ll understand why I wanted to let you know about this beautiful skin! I picked it up in Tone 4 (fawn) but there were three other tones out that you can pick up for the same low price.

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P.S. If you love my hair and jewels, you can get those at the current round of Collabor88. Exile has this amazing hair out (necklace included) with a color change hud for the pearls!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands – Slink
Head – LeLutka – Simone
Skin and Head Applier – Lumae – Eirtae – T4 – Fawn // Showgirl (100L featured @ Genre)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Exile – Liason (featured @ Collabor88)
Lingerie – Miss Jewell – ATAH Miss Jewell Gift – (1L for the Addicted to Appliers Hunt)

 

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Your Friday Hunt Report

WS-Hunt-Logo-Aug-16There are some nifty sim and store hunts going on right now. The Botanica Butterfly Hunt just began a couple of days ago and it’s always fun to run around Botanica. I’m told that this hunt is also educational.

My partner and I have been working on the massive Around The Grid in 80 Days hunt. With 146 stores, it’s going to take us a few days to complete, but we have until the end of September, so we should make it.

Speaking of big hunts, you’ll want to get an early start on the Womenstuff Hunt. It has 150 stops, so bring some friends and bring some lunch, because this one is going to take you a while.

Not seeing the perfect hunt for you? Check out the big boodle of hunts that are coming in the next couple of months!

You say you’re new to hunting? Need help learning the ropes?
Both FabFree and HUNT SL have pages full of tips to help you get going. I recommend them to novice and veteran hunters alike.

Here’s a little something for merchants. If you’d like to get your store into a hunt, these are the ones that are looking for participants…

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Your Friday Hunt Report

Get Leid HuntGood Morning Fabulous Fans! We’re seeing lots more sim and store hunts crop up lately. Not only are these hunts fun and rewarding, but you can usually knock them out in a very short time, often less than an hour. Halloween (well October in general) is a big big time for store hunts so there will be lots more of these cropping up in six weeks or so.

There are all sorts of hunts to choose from on these “hot August nights.” Just click the hunt names below and you can find out all about them. I’m sure you can find one that’s just the ticket for your sense of style.

You say you’re new to hunting? Need help learning the ropes?
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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Your Friday Hunt Report

WS-Hunt-Logo-Aug-16There are lots of summer hunts going on right now, so if  you’re trying to beat the heat… just stay indoors with the AC cranked up and run around in Second Life! Really… you’ll sweat hardly at all.

If you’re a woman, you’ll want to take a run at the Womenstuff Hunt. This hunt is one of the best, so go grab all the women’s clothing and accessories before they’re gone. There are 150 stores so it may take you a couple of days to finish.

I haven’t checked it out yet, but the Carnival Of Souls Hunt seems very popular. A bit of the macabre as we all gear up for Halloween.

You say you’re new to hunting? Need help learning the ropes?
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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Master & Mistress of Ceremonies

Master and Mistress of Ceremonies

It’s not Halloween yet, but that is no excuse to avoid good cosplay! Or just good Gothic fun. Loki and I did a little hunting and came up good with a couple of outfits you won’t want to miss out on.

You’re seeing us in Roped Passion’s matching gift for Ladies and Men for the Carnival of Souls Hunt. Just 1L will get you this is the Mistress and Master of Ceremonies outfits. Both come in all the standard mesh sizes and with a good alpha layer (P.S. if you picked up the outfit earlier before the alpha layer was out, you can pick up the alpha layer for free in a box at the front of the store now!).

The lady’s outfit includes this gorgeously detailed corset with roses and skulls, a pair of panties, a bra, and a necklace. You will also get a top hat (not shown).

The men’s outfit is an exquisite suit that comes in one piece for easy fitting and wear. You’ll need your own shoes, but a plain black pair will do nicely.

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Love tipped me off on a gift I didn’t want to miss out on, and if you are a LeLutka mesh head wearer, you may want to pick this one up too. The Laura Hurley group is FREE to join, and if you stop by the main-store you can pick up this beautiful LeLutka head applier called “Jojo” for FREE as the current group gift. I fell in love with the beautiful skin tone, the beauty mark on the left side near the mouth/chin and the deep wine colored lips. Since I wear a Maitreya body, I was able to find an applier nearby for 200L and I was set for that one cost, head to toe!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Maitreya – Lara
Head – LeLutka – Simone
Skin & Head Applier – Laura Hurley – Jojo LeLutka Applier (FREE Group Gift/0L/FREE to Join Group)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Exile – Out of the Ruins
Outfit – Roped Passion’s – Mistress of Ceremonies (1L for the Carnival of Souls Hunt)

 

Loki is wearing…

Hands – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Tattoo – .Reckless. – Guerrero (faded)
Outfit  – Roped Passion’s – Master of Ceremonies (1L for the Carnival of Souls Hunt)

 

Sim Location – The Bizarre House

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Cast Your LURE

Grey Elf Hello Fab Free’rs thanks for stopping by! I’ve had a lot going on in that pesky real life lately, and I’m glad to be here and focused on other things for a change. For this post, I’ve two things to share with you, this lovely fantasy toned FREE skin from LURE, and a pretty pose and  prop set from Andika, available for FREE at Sanarae.

This beautiful group gift skin from LURE is a generous gift. It includes the system skin as well as a full set of body and head appliers. The included head appliers are as follows, Slink, Omega, and Catwa. This FREE gift also includes a Loud Mouth applier, and the following body appliers, Slink, Omega, Maitreya, and Belleza. All the mentioned appliers are together in a single hud for easy use. The LURE update group is FREE to join. To get the gift, just join the group and wear your group tag before clicking the gift vendor.Grey Elf 2 Additionally, I came across this pretty pose and prop set by Andika at the Sanarae event. This FREE gift is available to everyone who stops by the Andika booth at the Sanarae event. This FREE gift includes the pose shown in an original and mirrored version, as well as the floating petals hand attachments, as well as the poses in a HUD for ease of use when taking photographs. All three photos in this post use the pose from the Andika gift, just different angles.

Here are the Details, Enjoy!

Hair – enVOGUE – HAIR Felicity – Diversity – From 2016 Hair Fair, at the main location soon! 

EarsMandala – (UNISEX)_[MANDALA]Pierced_ELF_EARS_VER1

Skin/Appliers – LURE: Grayskin – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Head – CATWA HEAD Destiny  – Mesh Body Addicts Exclusive

Body/Hands/Lingerie – Maitreya – Lara

Pose w/Props – Andika – [andika@SaNaRae[My Emotion ] – FREE Gift @Sanarae

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August Hunts Are Here!

Just Started Clock HandGood morning fabulous friends! A bunch of fine new hunts just started up this morning. You can be the first kid on your block to run around and score some hunt prizes. So check these out and maybe I’ll run into you while we’re out there hunting.

Just poke the names for all of the particulars on each hunt.

See you out on the hunt!

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