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Cute Curvy Classy

Cute Curvy Classy

Pastel Dream

Have you ever had rainbow ice cream before? More specifically Paddle Pop rainbow ice cream? It was my favorite growing up (the only flavor of ice cream I’d consume actually) and one look at this pretty pastel offering from Glasgow Grin had me nostalgic for those days all over again. Personally, I’ve always found pastel shades to have a rather dreamy quality about them and when they’ve been mixed together so artfully I find them quite irresistible. Such was the case for the Cutey Dress that’s out right now at Glasgow Grin for the Cute and Curvy Hunt 2. This comfy sweater dress comes in sizes for ebody, Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), Slink (Physique, Hourglass) and Maitreya mesh bodies as well as one standard mesh size for those of us classic avatars. I’m wearing the standard mesh size in the picture above and was pretty pleased with the alpha layer that’s provided as it helped with the fit quite nicely. Cute, curvy, classy indeed! All prizes in the Cute and Curvy Hunt 2 are for 1L and the hunt runs till the 31st of January.

Accessorize

Did you guys make New Year resolutions? It’s a little dorky I know but I made a couple for Second Life as well and one of which is to try to pay more attention to the little details when putting together outfits. The other is to clean out the inventory but we’ll see how well that goes. Anyway, I’m on Oxide’s mailing list and discovered that they’ve put out a great pair of hooped earrings for their sub-o members. You can never go wrong with this classic design (especially when wearing a shorter hairstyle) and this well-made pair from Oxide come with a color change hud as well. If you’re not in the mood to stick to gold there are nine other colors to choose from as well. Some other perks of being in Oxide’s sub-o group is that you’ll have access to past sub-o gifts as well (that you can snap up for free) and of course it doesn’t take up those precious group slots so it’s certainly worth checking out.

All nice and manicured

If you’ve been following the blog closely, you’d have seen that some Fabulously Free in SL group gifts is being changed out. It’s really exciting to see what our generous designers have in store for us next! Needless to say, I snapped up the new manicure and pedicure sets from Hello Dave in a jiffy and am wearing the Fairy French set in the picture above. I love the clean, glossy colors and truth be told its stores like Hello Dave that make getting Slink hands really worth it. Hello Dave nails are compatible with Slink hands and hands using the Omega system. To add this set to your inventory for free, simply wear your Fabulously Free in SL group tag or if you’re not in the group yet copy and paste the following link into local chat in your SL viewer, hit enter and click on the link, secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about . As always the group is free to join! If you’re still not convinced, click {HERE} for a clearer picture on these gorgeous nail sets.

New face for a new year

Last but not least I stopped by 7 Deadly s{K}ins to pick up their January group gift. Carson blogged about the men’s gift {HERE} and I’m happy to report that the gift for ladies is packed full of goodies as well. In the gift package you’ll get:

  • Classic skins in seven tones (caramel, cotton, oak, pineapple, sand, taupe, and walnut)
  • Omega body appliers in the tones listed above
  • Omega head appliers in the tones listed above
  • Slink appliers
  • Tango and Phatazz appliers
  • 2 shapes

7 Deadly s{K}ins has a group join fee of 225L but as you can see it’s well worth the lindens. Not only are their gifts generous, but the faces on their skins are always so gorgeous.

That’s a wrap! I’ve still got a hankering for some rainbow ice cream but luckily it’s not too late to skip on over to the corner store. Catch you on the flip side guys!

 

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On Sheidey…

Skin- 7 Deadly s{K}ins Madelief (0L/Group Gift/225L group join fee)
Hair – Lock & Tuft Soga (Past FLF)
Hairbase – Boon Gathered mid hairbase (0L)
Eyes –  Mesange Athena (0L)
Earrings – Oxide Hoop Earrings (0L/Sub-O gift/No join fee required)
Dress – Glasgow Grin Cutey Dress (1L/Cute and Curvy Hunt 2 Prize)
Manicure – Hello Dave Fairy French (0L/Fabulously Free in SL Group Gift/No join fee required)
Hands – Slink Casual

Pose: Elephante

Sim: Private location

-Screams-

 


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Stronger than Super Glue

Cassandra Couture - Dema Outfit

Vice Squad…

It has been over a year since I finally kicked the smoking habit. But sometimes, I want to fall back to that old stress-relieving crutch. I’ve just started back to work after two relaxing weeks off and the stress wall smacked me right in the face. I felt like all I was doing was spinning around in circles getting nothing accomplished.  It would have been easy to light one up and inhale my stress away. But, if it’s one thing I’ve learned, cigarettes are like potato chips, you can’t have just one. So I’ll just burn one virtually and tell you about some fabulous group gifts I’ve found. By joining the group at Cassandra Couture for FREE, you can receive the FREE Dima Outfit.  This outfit comes complete in the standard mesh sizes and includes shoes! There are also other past group gifts available.

Wicker Man…

You can also get some nice furniture at PiCaZZo. By spending just $15L on joining the group you can get the Contemporary Wicker Set as a free gift. The chair has several poses and animations to choose from. With my stress level, I picked the smoking one (of course). I also found a FREE Seltzer Bottle at %Percent Furniture & Lighting when I joined the subscriber. I guess smoking in the virtual world isn’t doing me any good. I better go look for a better stress reliever…

Carson is wearing…

Outfit: Cassandra Couture – Dema Outfit   FREE Group Gift $0L/$0L to join
Furniture: PiCaZZo – Contemporary Wicker Set   Free Group Gift $0L/$15L to join
Accessories: %Percent Furniture & Lighting – Seltzer Bottle   FREE Sub-o-matic Gift $0L
Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: Lelutka – Seth N/A (circa 2010)

Sim: Carson’s Smoke Shack – Private

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Beautiful Era

Beautiful era

Such exciting times!

Looks like the FabFree Group Gift list is growing again and I hope you’ve wasted no time in reaping all of the generous offerings. For my part, I had fun hopping from store to store and now with everything unpacked and organized (whew!) I’ve come to share one of these gifts with you plus some other free and under 75L finds. If you aren’t a part of the FabFree group yet, get in on the fun by pasting the following link into the local chat of your SL viewer secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about and then clicking on the link. Are you all set? Great! Cause I’m ready to share!

A spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down…

Hunting out great deals for all you lovely readers out there is not something that I would consider a chore but one look at the Tiffany dress from Belle Epoque immediately brought to mind this song from the Mary Poppins movie. Not only is the lovely lavender coloring reminiscent of candy floss, its hooped skirt and delicate lace detailing add a very feminine touch. The buttons on this dress are well-crafted, eye-catching details and I appreciate that they go right up to the dress’ high collar.  I haven’t had the chance to strike role playing off my bucket list but I imagine that this dress would be a good fit on a Steampunk or Victorian sim. The Tiffany dress comes in five standard mesh sizes (XXS-L) with an alpha layer included in the folder to help with the fitting. All you need to do to have this beautiful new addition to your wardrobe is to head on over to Belle Epoque, activate your Fabulously Free in SL group tag and click away. The dress is yours for free. While you’re there at Belle Epoque as they have other beautiful dresses with a vintage feel in their collection.

Step out in style!

I’ve paired off the Tiffany dress with boots (what else?) from Baby Monkey one of my favorite shoe stores. Sometimes it’s hard to find boots with both a relaxed and formal feel to them but I think that the Pixie boots manage to balance out these two facets really well with the studded detailing and low heel. What’s better is that the Pixie boots are made for both mesh and classic system feet. In the package, you will receive a pair for classic feet as well as pairs for Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink flat feet. An alpha layer and boot fitter are also included in the pack as well as an easy to use Hud which will help you modify the look and feet of your boots to your liking. The Pixie boots are just one of the group gifts available at Baby Monkey and there is a one-time fee of 20L to join.

Beautiful era headshot

Not so wicked witch…

It seems that I just can’t shake off dressing up for Halloween (lol)! Truth be told I wanted to wear one of my bunned up hairstyles for this picture but then tested out the Little Witch hairstyle from Ayashi at SaNaRae and the rest is history. There was no way I could resist this long and flowing hairstyle from its cute bangs to the well-detailed bows to the jaunty looking hat and I personally think that the style went well with the dress. If vibrant acid green isn’t your style, the Little Witch hair comes with a Hud that lets you choose from red or green shades in various tones. It also lets you customize the hat and bows and also has an option to hide the hat. The SaNaRae group is free to join so head on down to the latest round to pick up your gifts. If you’re still not convinced check out these posts {HERE} and {HERE} which showcase other gifts available for you.

An Ecko.

Last week you might have read one of Kat’s adventures with Ripley centering around the Ecko’s FabFree group gift, if you haven’t it’s {HERE}, and it got me really interested to see the store for myself. My visit reaped a couple of interesting discoveries and one of which is that Ecko is offering the Salor skin as a free subscriber group gift. I always love trying on new skins and this one with its unique tones did not disappoint. The Salor skin package comes in two classic skins with cleavage/no cleavage options as well as a hud for Belleza and an applier for Loud Mouth. There are other subscriber gifts available at the store so sign up and pack your wardrobe with goodies. While you’re there don’t forget to grab your Fabulously Free in SL group gift as well.

Giveaways!

I’ve been testing out different eyes lately and was pleasantly surprised to discover that Dulce Secrets has a giveaway for them. Shown in the picture are the Transcendental Sliver Pink eyes which you can get for free at the main store. The shine and reflection in these eyes are remarkable as is its subtle pink coloring. In the prize package, you will receive classic system eyes as well as mesh ones and an alpha layer. There is no group required to hit the giveaway boards so these beautiful pair of eyes are yours completely free!

And that wraps it up! Have fun in your explorations of Second Life and have a great day!

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On Sheidey…

Skin – Ecko Salor (0L/Sub-O gift/No join fee required)
Hair- Ayashi Little Witch (0L @ SaNaRae)
Eyes – Dulce Secrets Transcendental Sliver Pink (0L/Giveaway Prize/No group required)
Dress –Belle Epoque Tiffany (0L/Faboulously Free in SL Group Gift/No group join fee required)
Shoes –Baby Monkey Pixie Boots (0L/Group Gift/20L join fee)

Pose: Elephante

Sim: Private location

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Maybe I’m a Joker

Wasabi Pills GiftWell Hello There Fab Free’rs! Welcome back to the Fabulously Free in SL Blog. I have to say the closer it gets to Halloween the more excited I get. No matter how old I am, Halloween will always be my favorite holiday, whether I dress up or not. Speaking of dressing up, I’ve got some fun freebies to share with you. This look is made up of a FREE subscriber gift from Wasabi Pills, and a FREE group gift from Dulce Secrets.

This purple and green hair with the stylized bangs and pointed buns by Wasabi Pills made me think of a female interpretation of The Joker. haha I know if I were going to dress up as The Joker for Halloween, I’d certainly go for hair like this. I like to keep things a little more on the glamorous side. To add this playful hairstyle to your collection, simply head over to Wasabi Pills, and join the subscriber outside the main entrance. If you’re already a Wasabi Pills subscriber member, like me, click the subscriber kiosk and get this FREE gift delivered from the message history.
Dulce Secrets GiftThe moment I saw this frilly embellished outfit from Dulce Secrets, I had to have it! The widely varied style elements make this FREE group gift really versatile. What makes it even more versatile is the fact that it’s 3 separate pieces. The jacket, the corset, and the skirt can all be worn separately as well as together. Each piece comes in standard mesh sizes. I love the darkly whimsical look of this outfit, and the little details in the zippers, and buckles.  You could easily dress it up to be anything in this outfit,  from a super villain to a steampunk pirate and everything in between. The Dulce Secrets group is FREE to join, and you’ll find this FREE gift at the back of the store near the Midnight Mania board.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – /Wasabi Pills/ Tsuki Mesh Hair (B) – Halloween Gift – FREE Subscriber Gift 

Head Applier/Skin – Essences – Hope (Freakshow Carnivale special) – Currently @Freakshow Carnivale 

Head – CATWA HEAD Gwen

OutfitDulce Secrets – ::DS:: Grainne Outfit – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Body/Hands – Maitreya – Lara

*Poses by WetCat

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Red Hot

Red Hot

I have a red hot deal for you to snag up. Stop by Legendaire and slap the subscribo… and pick up this red hot number of a dress in all the standard mesh sizes (as well as popular mesh body types) for FREE as a new subscibo member! A quality alpha is also included in the box.

My pretty hair is one of the three FREE gifts from tram that Love mentioned in her post [HERE]. Join the group FREE and pick up this lovely mesh hairstyle in silver FREE. There’s another longer style in silver out, as well as a pair of pretty gold earrings.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Viktoria in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – tram – F719 hair in silver (Free group gift/0L/Free to Join Group)
Lipstick – Avenge – Lovely Gloss applier for Catwa – red
Dress – Legendaire – Paola Dress (Subscribo Gift/0L)
Shoes – Luas – Dorothy Shoes

Sim Location – West of the Rain

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Falling Stars

Falling Stars Hello and Happy Hump Day Fab Free! I have a quick post for you today featuring FREE jewelry from Graffitiwear and a dollarbie manicure by Sparkle Bunny. So let’s get right to it. I really like this jewelry set from Graffitiwear, especially the idea of falling stars. There are so many happy things my mind associates with falling stars that I couldn’t help wanting this set. I also think the jewelry looks very unique. To get this FREE necklace and earring set from Graffitiwear all you need to do is join their subscriber group. This manicure from Sparkle Bunny is such a perfect match with the jewelry set that I couldn’t pass it up. I found this shiny black polish with dark gold stars on the Marketplace for just 1 linden. This dollarbie by Sparkle Bunny is a Maitreya nail applier only, and it will allow you to apply a manicure and a pedicure.

“When all the stars were falling
they fell from above
and I thought of hate, and I thought of hate,
and then I thought of love…” – Lisa Loeb

Hair little bones. Feline – Past Group Gift 

Head –  CATWA HEAD Ashanty [Static Head]

Head Applier – Essences – #4 Essences [ImaniP01] – 79L/play @Kustom9

EyesCATWA Mesh Eyes

Skin – Essences Pale 01

Jewelry – *Graffitiwear September Gift – Stars – FREE Subscriber gift

Manicure – Sparkle Bunny – glitter star nails for Maitreya – 1L on the Marketplace

Body/Hands –  Maitreya – Lara

*Pose by Glamrus

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Wild Pink Butterfly

Butterflies Hello Fab Free’rs! For once I’ve had a fairly quiet day in RL and I’m glad. It’s about time! I hope you’re all doing well. Today I have a few group gifts, one from Hucci (technically a subscriber gift), and one from The Skinnery. Also, Indulge Temptation is celebrating 2 years with two ways score a beautiful celebratory gift.

The subscriber gift a Hucci is this lovely magenta colored mesh sleeveless top. The shirt comes in body-specific mesh sizes for Maitreya Lara, Slink Physique and Hourglass, as well as Belleza Isis, Freya, and Venus. As you can see this low cut “WildPink” is meant to be sexy yet casual, I think it could also be worn over an applier top if you wanted a little more coverage. To get this FREE subscriber gift at Hucci simply join the Subscriber, if the gift isn’t sent to you, use the message history to have the gift delivered.
Butterfly To go with the top from Hucci, I also picked up this pretty raspberry colored lip stain from The Skinnery. This Catwa lip applier is a FREE group gift at The Skinnery. It comes in a set of 4 stains. Each color has a normal version and smudgy version that makes it look as though you’ve messed up your lip-color with a little kissing! The Skinnery group has a one time join fee of 200 lindens. Once you’ve got your group tag, simply click the gift vendor and your lip stain set will be delivered. There are also several past group gifts still available.

The bold beautiful butterfly jewelry shown in the photos is a fun hunt prize or group gift from Indulge Temptation. This specific set along with several color change huds are the way Indulge Temptation is celebrating their 2 year Anniversary! There are 2 ways you can get this gorgeous set of statement jewelry. If you don’t want to join the in world group, you can hunt each piece at the main store. Each hidden part of the set is 10 lindens and there are 12 total pieces, most of which are the color change huds that allow you to adjust the color of the jewels as well as the metal parts. You can also resize these pieces of jewelry for the best fit. Not up for a hunt? No problem. Indulge Temptation group members can pick the full set up for FREE as a group gift.  The in world group has a one time join fee of 100 lindens, and there are previous group gifts available as well. You’ll find this and the other gifts in a room to the left of the landing point.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – *booN Lab.026 hair brown pack

Skin – Essences – Zara – Full Release

Head –  CATWA HEAD Anna *Additional Expression HUD Sold Separately 

Hair base – Just Magnetized – Basic Hairbase – set 10 for CATWA *Tinted using Catwa Head Hud 

Eyebrows – Just Magnetized – Perfect Eyebrows – set 02 for OMEGA & CATWA

Lip Stain – [theSkinnery] Backstage Lip Stain (Catwa Applier) – FREE Group Gift/Group is 200L to Join 

JewelryIndulge Temptation – !IT! – Pretty Butterfly 2 Set 7-12 – FREE Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join OR 10L per piece 2nd Anniversary Hunt prizes *No Group Needed for Hunt Option 

TopHucci – ::HH:: Hucci Ovalle Tank – WildPink – FREE Subscriber Gift 

Jeans – Maitreya Mesh Zipper Skinny Jeans * #2

Body/Hands –  Maitreya – Lara

*Pose by Indigo

**Private Location

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Dreamy

Snapshot_012Hey there Fabulouses!  I am afraid I don’t have  a witty story to share with you today – I’m just so sleepy, but I do have news of a super dreamy free subscribe gift that you might like to snag!

At Promagic, when you join the subscribomatic, you are sent the mesh Sachi Skirt & Top combination in a sweet floral print.  This golden trimmed summer set comes in one fitmesh size that fit me to a T without adjustments.  As always subscribomatics are free to join and do not take up any of your precious limited group spaces.

Enjoy 🙂
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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier – Bold & Beauty Kristina

Hair – Magika Dreamy
Outfit – Promagic Sachi Skirt & Top Floral (free subscribe gift / 0L)
Pose by Secret Body
Sim – Honeycomb

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Monochromatic

Monochrome Hi there Fab Free’rs! As always I hope everyone is well in their Second Lives, First Lives, and all Lives. I’m doing pretty good myself, I’m happy to say. For this post I have several FREE or inexpensive gifts to share with you, and I was clearly inspired by how they all came together. I really have no idea what terminology to use to describe this look. The terms modern, industrial, gothic, all come to mind. Whatever you choose to call it, I hope you like it.

First, let’s talk about all this bold metallic looking jewelry by Alter. I have to say this set is really unique, in a good way, definitely what you would call a statement set. This full set including earrings, bracelets, and necklace come together as a FREE gift available at the July round of SWANK. Each piece is scripted to be sized up or down via touch menu. While the set clearly goes together, each piece is different enough to stand alone.
Alter Mana Also among the several gifts at SWANK is this dollarbie nail applier set from IP Nails. Continuing with the metallic theme, this really pretty manicure comes in the single style shown, a soft satin grey with a gold tip. Included in this gift are appliers for Maitreya nails, Omega compatible nails, and Slink nails. Also  I want to point out that the single applier did color both my fingernails and my toenails, at least the Maitreya applier did. I would definitely wear this mani/pedi with everything, casual attire, formal attire, it will look good with any outfit.
Free Mana Saving what is in my opinion the best for last, Essences recently sent out this stunning pale skin as a FREE subscriber gift. You read that right, no group needed, just join the subscriber. I’ve always been a sucker for pretty red lips, and the makeup on this gift version of the Essences Mana skin slays. Included in this beautiful FREEbie is a full set of system skins, you get this gorgeous face in a full system layer skin with brow and cleavage options. That means classic avatars can definitely take advantage of this gift. Also included in the gift is a Lelutka head applier. Mesh body appliers can be purchased separately at the Essences main store.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – CATWA HAIR Zoey [A]

Head – LeLutka Mesh Head-ARIA

Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Storm

Skin/Head ApplierEssences [Mana] #Pale02 [System & Lelutka Applier] – FREE Subscriber Gift 

Body Applier – Essences: Maitreya Applier Hud *Pale02*

Jewelry – ::ALTER:: Marissa Jewelry Set – FREE Gift @SWANK

Clothing – Blueberry – Loud – Jumper & Bra Set – Black

Nail Appliers – IP Nails Gift – 1L @SWANK

Tattoos Letis Tattoo :: Laniakea :: MM16006 ::

Body/Hands – Maitreya – Lara

*Poses by Indigo

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Have a Flirty Summer

Zalea JLZ

Hi there Fab Free’rs! I hope everyone had a spectacular weekend! Mine was good, but I’m glad to be here doing one of the things I love, sharing fabulous freebies with You. Today I put together a real cute casual warm-weather look with the aid of some FREE hair from Zalea and a dollarbie jacket and shirt combo from JLZ Fashion.

This wavy hair style from Zalea reminds me of those beachy hairstyles you always hear about this time of year. Everyone wants that “fresh from the beach” look, and I think this style gives you that. This specific dark auburn color version of this style is a FREE subscriber gift available at Zalea. To get this gift join the subscriber first. Then click the box below the subscriber button on the subscriber. This will bring up the notice history. Once you get the history menu, choose option 2 (the notice about the fatpack sale) and then choose deliver. You’ll get a box with a note about a sale, and the hairstyle will be included in the box. Unfortunately the sale has ended, however the FREE hairstyle is still available.

When I was looking for things to share here on the Fab Free blog, and having some trouble finding things, Love told me about this summery mesh top and jacket combo from JLZ Fashion. If you have been looking for something cute and casual, and you love floral prints, this is the find for you! The mesh jacket/top combo is JLZ’s contribution to the Flirty Summer Hunt. The FSH is a dollarbie hunt, so all the hunt gifts are 1 linden. This hunt prize comes in standard mesh sizes, as well as fitmesh for Isis, Freya, Venus, Lara, TMP, Physique, and Hourglass bodies.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – Zalea Hair – Catherine- New Release Gift Color – FREE Subscriber Gift 

Skin – Lumae :: Eirtae – T7 – Nutmeg // Bare *Updated Version

Head – CATWA HEAD Cami  *Additional Expression HUD Sold Separately 

Body – Maitreya – Lara

Jacket & Top – JLZ Fashion – Floral Jacket with Blue Tank – 1L Flirty Summer Hunt Gift

Shorts – Bueno– Summer Shorts – Pin Striped

*Pose by Glamrus

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