FabFree – Fabulously Free in SL

Simply Fabulous Free and Under L$75 Finds in Second Life – Since 2007


Leave a comment

With Just a Little Bit of Pixie Dust

A Little Bit of Pixie Dust

Hello Fabulouses!  Ripley and I finished unpacking our prizes from the Pixies of Snow Hunt (you can read more about our adventure {HERE}), and discovered this exotic Neva skin from Stargazer Creations.  With cool blue and lavender tones swirled across a lighter blue base, this fantasy-themed skin would be ideal for role play.  I really was impressed by the quality of this free skin, and although it’s not my typical SL look, I really wanted to feature it in a blog post.  The prize box includes a skin layer for classic avatars and an Omega Advanced Applier, which allowed me to easily add the skin to both my Maitreya Lara body and Catwa head.  My picture really doesn’t do justice to Neva’s gorgeous tones and swirls of colors.  If you are planning to do some magical role play, and would like a free skin to start you on your journey, this free hunt gift from Stargazer Creations might be just what you need!  Ripley and I were able to complete the hunt in under an hour, so it won’t cost you a single Linden dollar and just a slight investment of time.

We’re off to find someone in need of a sprinkling of pixie dust.  Until my next post, happy shopping hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Skin Applier:  Stargazer Creations Neva (free prize in the Pixies of Snow Hunt0L)

Eyes:  IKON Charm Eyes in Storm

Hair: RunAway Hair Nymph

Outfit:  EverEve Complete Fantasy Outfit (120L on the Marketplace)

Diadem:  *RaMp* Aniron (99L on the Marketplace)

Pose:  aDORKable Poses (store closed)

Sim:  Elvenshire Mystical Fae Forest

Kathrynvayandarnewtag


8 Comments

Be Still…

On the Western Skyline

Hello Fabulouses!  I hope you are having a wonderful weekend.  Usually, Ripley and I have an item of clothing to tell you about, but our Fabulous Finds today include a free skin that you can pick up as a member of the Fabulously Free in SL group.  It’s not often that you can pick up such a lovely skin applier for a song, so I was super excited to pick up this gift!

A Natural Beauty

The gorgeous free Shara skin is flawless, and features slightly pink cheeks, dark eyebrows, and a frosty lip color.  Inside the free package, there are five skin tones:  apricot, caramel, pineapple, sand, and taupe, with two varieties of lip color (one slightly darker than the other).  In my photo, I’m wearing the “sand” tone with the lighter lips (v1).  One thing I was thrilled with is the box included both the head and body appliers, so I had just what I needed to change up my look with no further purchases. I really love this skin!  In order to wear it on my Catwa head and Maitreya Lara body, I first wore the Omega System Relay HUDS for Catwa and Maitreya, then added the Shara applier.  Within a few moments, my appearance was updated effortlessly!  I did add a black eyeliner to emphasize my peepers, but other than that, what you see is the skin straight from the applier.  Isn’t it just lovely?  To pick up this beauty for yourself, simply teleport to 7 Deadly s[K]ins, and travel to the group gifts section.  Locate the Fab Free shelf, and give the vendor a click.

It’s Almost Advent Time!

Beginning on December 1st, and running through New Year’s Day, 7 Deadly s[K]ins will be featuring an Advent event with male and female gifts for 7 Deadly s[K]ins group members.  That’s 32 gifts, and yes, fellas, this includes you, too!  Currently, you can join the group for free, but during advent, the group join fee will increase to 1,000L.   The gifts will be located behind the couches of the male and female departments.  I’m really excited to see what each gift will contain!  If you are interested, make sure you join the group soon, because the normal join fee is 250L, and I’m not sure how long the free join will last.

…My Steampunk Heart

In our travels today, Ripley and I also visited Pixel Box Design, where my hound with a nose for fashion led me to my second group gift, the free Steampunk Old Heart Grunge and Glass necklace, which is a present for members of the Teleport Hub group.  Featuring an antique gold finish, an eclectic assortment of pendants, and even a pair of glasses, this funky bauble comes with a resizer so you can adjust it to fit your avi.  It also allows you to change the style of the clock that sits just above the heart.  It’s a fun piece of jewelry!  The Teleport Hub has a 10L join fee, but membership gives you access to a ton of free gifts around the grid.  It’s one of those groups I joined a long time ago, and I keep picking up gifties as a group member, so it was well worth the teensy join fee!

I hope the rest of your weekend is relaxing.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  7 Deadly s[K]ins Shara (free group gift for members of Fabulously Free in SL – 0L/0L to join)

Eyeliner:  Yokami Cat Eyeliners [Catwa Applier]

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Soldier

Hair:  Truth Hair Cheri

Necklace:  Pixel Box Design Steampunk Old Heart Grunge and Glass Necklace (free gift for members of the Teleport Hub Group – oL/10L to join)

Sweater Dress:  Insomnia Store Autumn Fall Sweater Dress Dark Solids Pack

Pose:  Tuty’s

Sim:  Elvenshire Mystical Fae Forest

Kathrynvayandarnewtag


Leave a comment

New Fabulously Free in SL Group Gift: 7 Deadly s{K}ins

7 Deadly s{K}ins has placed out a beautiful new Fabulously Free in SL group gift!

7 Deadly s{K}ins – Added 11/22/17

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 on the sign by the gift table.


8 Comments

It’s Called Hairology, Chantal

7DS Chantal Close

Chantal

Hello hello Fab Free’rs! I’m so glad you’re here, I have a lot to share with you! So rather than ease into the post, I’ll just get right to the good stuff starting with this absolutely beautiful group gift skin from 7 Deadly Skins. I love the look of this face on the Catwa Sofia head. Her name is Chantal and she’s the November group gift at 7 Deadly Skins. The beauty marks really make the skin for me. This generous gift includes Omega body/head appliers in each of the 7 skin tones. There is also a male skin group gift available. The 7 Deadly Skins group is 225 linden to join at this time, and there are monthly group gifts.
Hairology Gifts

Hairology 2nd Anniversary Gifts

Yep, it’s anniversary time for Hairology, which of course means FREE hair. It’s hard to believe that Hairology is already 2 years old. I can still clearly recall when it was still being planned and put together. In celebration most of the Hairology participating designers have put out some pretty awesome FREE gifts. I know I picked up one from just about every booth and it’s quite possible I missed one or two. Rather than show each and every one, I decided to pick out four personal favorites. These gifts are completely FREE, no group needed, just click the Anniversary cake at each booth and pay zero linden.

  • First, the Pink Hustler gift at Hairology is the cute little knit choker Pru is wearing in each of the photos. This FREE gift comes with a color change hud allows you to change the color of the knit part of the collar, the laces, and the metal bits. Most of the colors are in the realm of pastel, but there are some bold colors as well.
  • Next, the hair pictured in the left photo is the FREE Hairology gift from RunAway. This gorgeous long hairstyle comes with a color hud that includes 9 edgy dip dyed/fade hair color options. There are 3 hair sizes for this style as well, fitted, boobs, and regular.
  • The hairstyle pictured in the top photo and the center of the second photo is the Hairology gift from Analog Dog. I love these extra long wavy braids. With this FREE gift you’ll get the Rampion hair style with 8 color huds. Each hud has several color options. Also included is a set of classic system layer hair bases, and an optional flexi add-on for the wavy ends of the braids.
  • Finally, the hair shown on the right in the above photo is the FREE gift at Hairology from Damselfly. Another long wavy style, this one is more tousled and full. This pretty hairstyle comes with a “Mixed and Faded” color hud that includes 40 (yes 40!) color options, most of which are a variation of blond, brunette, black, or red. The hair also comes in 2 sizes.

Glitter

Lastly, the cute little bodysuit Pru has on is a FREE gift from Glitter exclusively for Fabulously Free in SL group members. This kitty faced pink bodysuit with an applier hud, and classic system layers. As always the Fabulously Free in SL group is FREE to join. All you need to do to get your copy of this cute FREE gift is head over to Glitter, make sure to wear your Fab Free group tag, and click the gift vendor.

Appliers Included: Maitreya, Belleza, Omega, Slink, eBody

Here are the details, enjoy!

Head –  CATWA HEAD Sofia Bento
Hairstyles

  • RunAway – [RA] Sophie Hair – Recolored – FREE Gift @Hairology
  • Analog Dog – AD – Rampion – FREE Gift @Hairology
  • *~*Damselfly*~*Lena Rigged Mesh – FREE Gift @Hairology

Hair Base – Just Magnetized – Basic Hairbase – set 10 for CATWA
Skin – 7 Deadly s[K]ins – CHANTAL – FREE Group Gift/Group is 225L to Join
Choker – Pink Hustler – *PH* knit choker – FREE Gift @Hairology
Tattoos – Absence –  Maritime Rose Tattoo
Bodysuit – GLITTER – KITTEN body suit with Appliers Pink – FREE Fab Free Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join
Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Poses by Signature Poses

Prusigtagcoorganizer


Leave a comment

I Put a Spell on You

A Spell
I put a spell on you, and now you’re mine. Okay, maybe not! There’s really no witchcraft needed for this witchy alternative look. Just a few group gifts are all you need, so keep reading for the details on how to get them.

Free Hair

This wild hairstyle is the most recent Fabulously Free in SL group gift by Adoness. It’s a fun side-swept style comes in 3 colors, a vibrant orange, a deep green, and the rich burgundy color shown. Also included in the gift are 3 matching system layer hair bases. I used the default Catwa hair base. To get your copy of this FREE gift, just wear your Fabulously Free in SL group tag and head over to Adoness. Then click the group gift vendor behind the counter. If you’re not already a Fab Free group member, not to worry, the group is FREE to join.

Floating Skulls

I’ve always liked the theme of “good and evil” which is one reason I picked up these floating skulls from Evermore. They are a current group gift and the Evermore group is just 50 linden to join. There are two versions of these precariously floating skulls included in this fun group gift. The set shown has one plain black skull, and one plain white skull. The second set of skulls are also black and white but have a glowing emblem on their foreheads. I really think they are such a cool and sinister accessory.

I Put a Spell on You

Finally this cute little tank top is a current group gift available at OOPS. I love the slightly macabre imagery and the phrase reminds me of several things I love about Halloween. This is also the sort of top I’d wear year-round, not just during the Halloween season. The OOPS group is just 10 linden to join, and there are several group gifts available at this time, including the sweaters I previously blogged in my “Creepy and Cute” post.

Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus), Slink (Hourglass, Physique). TMP

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – adoness : frigg : – FREE Fab Free Group Gift/Fab Free Group is FREE to Join 

Skin –  Essences – Tawny (Catwa Catya) – FREE Group Gift/Group is 444L to Join  *Still Available Originally Blogged Here

Head/Hair-base –  CATWA HEAD Sofia Bento

Skulls – evermore. floating skulls – FREE Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join

Top – ::OOPS:: I Put Spell – Top – FREE Group Gift/ Group is 10L to Join

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by Diesel Works

Prusigtagcoorganizer

 

 


5 Comments

This Witch Right Here

This Witch
Hello hello Fab Free’rs! I’m happy to be here, after a long battle with a terrible allergy monster I finally feel like a person again! I missed being here. I’m also so excited about the new group gifts, and a fun little gacha I have to share with you. I hope you like them as much as I do.

The Skin Pru’s In

Not too long ago Essences put out a new group gift for the Essences VIP group. This pretty skin is named Tawny, and she is a semi-full release skin. Yep, you heard right, the Essences group gift includes Catwa head and Maitreya body appliers in all current skin tones. The skin was modeled around the Catwa Catya head. It includes a shape, and a brow shape also intended for the Catwa Catya head. The Essences VIP group has a one time join fee of 444 linden. Though intended for the Catya head by Catwa, I love how this gift skin looks on my Catwa Sofia head.

Halloween Gacha Fun

While wandering through The Black Fair recently, I came across these fun Omega applier crop tops by Holli Pocket. There are several loosely Halloween themed crops to be had. The best part is they are just 50 linden per play. I am not going to tell you how many lindens I plunked into this gacha at The Black Fair, but I will say I’m not disappointed. I think they are a fun addition to my casual wardrobe.

Witch Claws

These super long bento nails are a recent group gift at Pink Hustler. The aptly named “Witch” nails are extra long for a decidedly wicked look. The nails are meant for Maitreya hands and come with a color change hud that includes 3 variations on several muted pastel shades. I chose a black to gray fade for this look. The Pink Hustler group is 400 linden to join, however members get access to the wall of group gifts and a 5% shopping credit on purchases made while wearing the Pink Hustler group tag.

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – #taketomiWEST – Aishwarya – The Hills

Head – CATWA HEAD Sofia Bento

SkinEssences – Tawny (Catwa Catya) – FREE Group Gift/Group is 444L to Join 

Top – *HolliPocket* Spookeh Crop Tee (LOOKY MEH) – 50L per play @The Black Fair

Tattoos –  Letis Tattoo  :: Passione ::

NailsPink Hustler – *PH* V.I.P Group Gift // bento nail “WITCH” – FREE Group Gift/Group is 400L to Join 

B0dy/Hands –  Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by Angelica

Prusigtagcoorganizer

 


Leave a comment

New Fabulously Free in SL Group Gift: Millenial Rising Ashes

Hey members of the FabFree inworld group!! Make sure you stop in at Millenial Rising Ashes and pick up their new group gift, as it’s stuffed full of girly goodies!

Millenial Rising Ashes – Added – 9/24/17

How to grab your gift!

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 on the sign by the gift table.


1 Comment

Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope
Hi Fab Free’rs! I hope you all had a great weekend. Mine was good, and I’m ready to take on this week. September has just barely started and already there are some awesome September group gifts available. Byrne, Empire, and 7 Deadly Skins all have gorgeous gifts out, and I am excited I have the opportunity to share them with you.

Byrne

I’ve said it before, and I will go on saying it, I am always impressed by the textures used in the Byrne clothing items. This lovely dress is the FREE September group gift from Byrne. The blue and white star pattern reminds me of kaleidoscopes and stained glass windows. The Byrne Style group is FREE to join. There’s also a group gift for the guys in the notices.

Mesh Sizes Included: Belleza, Maitreya, Slink

7 Deadly Skins

This pretty face is the September group gift at 7 Deadly Skins. The skin is named Cicely and with it you get 2 Omega appliers that work for Omega compatible mesh heads and bodies. One has brows, and the other does not. Also included is a Cicely shape, and a brow shape meant for lelutka heads. The 7 Deadly Skins group is currently 225 linden to join.

Empire

These adorable shoes are the September group gift at Empire. The shoes include a detailed color change hud that lets you change individual parts of the shoe, as well as the metal parts. There are 20 color options for the main parts of the shoes, 3 metal options, and 8 options for the bottom of the sole. The Empire group is 500 linden to join. There are also several previous group gifts still available.

Shoe Sizes Included: Maitreya, Slink, Belleza

Here are the details, Enjoy!

HairMagika [03] You

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Skin – 7 Deadly s[K]ins – CICELY – FREE Group Gift/Group is 225L to Join 

Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Storm

Dress – (BYRNE) Stars Dress – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join 

Shoes – #EMPIRE – Mayflower – FREE Group Gift/Group is 500L to Join 

Hands/Body/FeetMaitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by Indigo

Prusigtagcoorganizer

 


Leave a comment

Nymph or Dancing Girl?

Nymph 1

I always feel like it’s pretty special when I can find gifts to put together a free roleplay outfit. Especially one that I feel is top quality. I’ve already shown you some of the great gifts to be had at the Gacha Garden in my posts here and here, but I wanted to make sure that I put together a roleplay look when I discovered that several quality roleplay creators were involved in the event!

Nymph or Dancing Girl?

I’m not sure if I feel like a Nymph or a Dancing Girl in this silk and chains outfit by Broken Style, but I do know it is beautiful. This free gift at the Gacha Garden by the Broken Style gacha machine includes a skirt and top that are separate and come in one Maitreya Lara size.

The top includes the mesh arm wraps that move beautifully with your avatar (I didn’t have any clipping issues at all) so they would be perfect for dancing and they worked great with my Animation Override. The detail on the chains and the breast plates is simply stunning.

Nymph 2

The Tattoo…

I picked up the free gift bag at Fallen Gods and saw that it was a tattoo and wasn’t sure what to expect… and then I was blown away at how beautiful this forehead tattoo was. I was even more thrilled at the fact that it is a full fatpack of colors — 19 colors in fact. You’ll get system layers if you are still rocking your system head as well as Omega appliers for mesh heads. I found it easy to apply the tattoo to my Catwa head. (Color shown is “blood.”)

The Crowning Glory…

Near the Kite gacha machine I picked up the free gift and it gave me what became the “crowning glory” of my outfit… this flowered crown of roses. Inside the free gift package is three different colored rose crowns: pink, rose (shown), and white. So you’re sure to find a color to match other roleplay outfits as well as this one. It was also easily editable to get it to fit with my head and hair. I just stretched it a bit and adjusted it and voila, it was perfect!

Enjoy the gifts at the Gacha Garden and if you decide to wear this out to roleplay, Happy roleplaying!

***************

Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Maya (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Wasabi Pills – Ryleigh
Flower Crown – KITE – Camp Joey Gift Pink Crown, Rose, Crown, and White Crown (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Forehead Tattoo – Fallen Gods Inc. – Kamal face tattoo (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Outfit – Broken Style – Karim (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)

Sim Location – Revenland Roleplay Sim

Astrids Signature


1 Comment

Still Unpacking!

My Backyard_002

With 61 gifts at the Gacha Garden, I feel like I can’t possibly show enough to do them all justice… but as I was unpacking some of them this morning, I realized that there were so many beautiful home and garden gifts for creating a relaxing outdoor area that I didn’t want to neglect the “stuff” portion of the gifts. So while I want to show off a few fashion items today, Today’s post also features quite a few decor gifts as well!

New Tresses, glasses, & a bracelet

In the picture above I want to first mention a few things in the close-up. You’ll need the Gimme Gacha group tag to pick up these free gifts, but the Gimme Gacha group is free to join, making all of these gifts free!

First is my pretty tresses by Ayashi. These free locks have an anime feel, you’ll get a fatpack of cute colors, and they include kitty cat ears that you can hide or unhide (I chose to hide them for my picture). So this hair is great if you want to use it for a Neko or other “kitty” style.

We must be on a sunglasses kick here at Fabfree because I found these Sunglasses as the free gift near the Sweet Lies gacha machine and I knew I had to have them. They are very oversized when you first put them on but are modifiable. I did some stretching here and there to make them work for me, but you might like the oversized look. I love that the creator left them modifiable so that they are so easy to make fit to your avatar!

Tie it with a bow… on your wrist! At the Breathe gacha machine, this pretty free bow tie bracelet bangle was the gift and you get it in both black and white to match a variety of outfits. I was pleased with the pretty feminine look!

My Backyard_001

One more…

The last fashion item on my list is this sexy little mini dress by Entice covered in cherries. It’s the free gift by their gacha machine. In your gift package you’ll get fitmesh, Maitreya, and Slink Hourglass & Physique fits for mesh bodies. It even has a little white bow at the cleavage to match the bracelet I showed you in the picture at the top!

Onto the “stuff”

It can sometimes be hard to find good free decor gifts, but the Gacha Garden had creators who were generous with home and garden gifts this round. In the picture above, only the vines are from my inventory… everything else is a free gift.

FREE Home and garden gifts pictured above:

  • Fence – unKindness – Stained Garden Fence Set (1 prim per piece)
  • Lantern – Velvet Whip – Decorative Tin Lantern Gift (1 prim)
  • Bucket – Cherry House – Courtyard Hut Bucket Gift (1 prim)
  • Vase with Flowers – 22769 – Homegrown Gift Vase with Garden Flowers (3 prims)
  • Hanging Chair – Day Dreamer – Chair Swing Giftie (3 prims)
  • Potted Plant – Chez Moi – Potted Plant (1 prim)

***************

Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Maya (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Sunglasses – Sweet Lies – Sunglasses Sweet Lies Original (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Bracelet – Breathe – Bow Bangle (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Hair – Ayashi – Ahri hair Anime Set (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Dress – Entice – Dixie Fried Dress in Cherries (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Panties – Maitreya Lara (included with Maitreya Body)

And stuff…

Vines & Groundcover – Balderdash – Saiygewood – Fairy creepers
Fence – unKindness – Stained Garden Fence Set (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Chair – Day Dreamer – Chair Swing Giftie (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Lantern – Velvet Whip – Decorative Tin Lantern Gift (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Bucket – Cherry House – Courtyard Hut Bucket Gift (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Vase with Flowers – 22769 – Homegrown Gift Vase with Garden Flowers (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Potted Plant – Chez Moi – Potted Plant (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)

 

Sim Location – Private Location

Astrids Signature