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Starlight

Starlight

Hello hello Fab Free’rs! I picked up a few group gifts recently that got me thinking about makeup. I love makeup. While I don’t believe makeup is something most people need, I do believe in the absolute fun of wearing it. I think it’s creative, and even artful at times. That said, I do feel pretty, and I think my look for this post is both fun and creative. The group gifts I’ve used to create this look come mostly from Ives Beauty, YOSHI Eyes, and POUT! Keep reading for all the details.

Ives Beauty 

My pretty lip color is part of a generous free group gift lip applier set group gift at Ives Beauty called Ravenous Tint. It comes in a range of nude pinks and purples. The best part, until August 21st the Ives Beauty group is free to join. You know what that means, don’t wait!

Appliers Included: Catwa HD Lips, Genus, Lelutka Evolution

YOSHI Eyes

Purple is one of my very favorite colors. I can remember wishing I had lavender eyes when I was a little girl. So in a way these bright blue/purple hued group gift eyes from YOSHI are a childhood dream come true. The YOSHI store group is free to join. In this free gift you’ll get appliers, a pair of mesh eyes, and BOM eyes.

Appliers Included: Catwa, Omega, Lelutka (BOM & Mesh Eyes also Included) 

POUT! 

Stars have always been attractive to me. So I couldn’t help but want this pretty set of little star face freckles from POUT!, especially considering they are a free group gift. I think they look sweet and give a touch of whimsy to your makeup. These stars come in several colors and are BOM only. The POUT! group is free to join as well.

Credits: 

  • HairLamb – Sunshower
  • HeadCatwa Koura
  • SkinThe Skinnery – Bria
  • EarsPumeC – Meow
  • EyesYOSHI Eyes – Group Gift Kitty – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • Eye MakeupDemicorn – Starlet – Free Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join *Originally Shown Here
  • StarsPOUT! – Fallin’ Stars Face Glitter – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • Lip GlossIves Beauty – Ravenous Tint – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join until Aug. 21st


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Fabulous Finds 06.30.20 Edition

.::E.D.D.A::. Nyah Pareo Dress & Panties {GROUP GIFT}

Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join @ EDDA

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Seaside Retreat

Seaside Retreat

MMmmm smell that salty air and feel that ocean breeze. Nothing like getting out of the city and to the coast. Here in Second Life that is. I took Pru on a little seaside retreat to get outta the house. We needed a change of scenery and to be free of the fur babies for a while. As the sun came up, I let her sleep in. I took a walk down to the nearest coffee shop and got us both a refreshing cold brewed boba treat from Movement.

Man Cave Anniversary Gifts

When on vacation no matter how short you gotta look the part. My outfit is composed of Man Cave Event Anniversary gifts. I couldn’t pass up sharing them with you guys. The black sailor hat is from a store I never heard of before. Honor, it’s a cool looking brimless cap with a nylon look. The slick short barely shown Roy Hairbase is from Not Found. My head skin is Drake by Stray Dog in tone 04. The sweet lined cut bread is from OKARA. The trending porn stache Mustache is from none other than Mister Razzor. This cool oval shades are made by Decision and come with a colour changing HUD for all the parts. This nautical type necklace, well choker comes by way of Lapointe & Bastchild it’s unisex. Even the ladies are welcome to grab it and wear it. Ascend has this nice draped shoulder shirt that comes with a 10 colour changing HUD.

I’m not usually one for wearing tattoos. When they’re free and look this good, I had to tell you all about it. The tattoo “Hidden Inside” comes in an appliers HUD for Omega, Belleza, and Maitreya. There is also a TMP installer. IDTTY even included BOM layers as well. The pearl type bracelet is by Dope+Mercy. It comes in white and black for both wrists. We all know this store is great with accessories.
I know by now your eyeing my shorts. These well textured colored summery shorts are named Issac, and they are made by Cubura. A great addition to your summer look. Lastly my brightly colored sneakers are from Betrayal. You get a fatpack of colors for both men and women. Teleport on over to The Man Cave Event, join the free group, and click them beer cans. You have until July 11th to grab them all. It looks like sleeping beauty is finally waking up. I’m gonna go enjoy the rest of our retreat. Catch y’all later.

  • Shirt Sizes: Belleza Jake, Signature Gianni, Slink, Unrigged Mesh w/Resize, Rigged Mesh
    Shorts Sizes: Belleza Jake, Signature Gianni, Legacy, V-Tech
    Shoe Sizes: Belleza Jake, Signature Gianni, Legacy, Belleza Freya, Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass
    Skin Appliers/Layers: Catwa Applier, BOM Layers *Includes Brow & Freckle Options, Brow Shape, Body Shape
    Hairbase Appliers/Layers: Lelutka Applier, Omega Applier, BOM Layers
    Moustache Appliers/Layers: Omega Applier, BOM Layers, BOM You Tattoo 
    Beard Applier: Omega Applier
    Tattoo Appliers/Layers: Omega Applier, Belleza Applier, Maitreya Applier, BOM Layers

Blue is Wearing…

Clothing  

Hat – HXNOR – Black Los Angeles Sailor Cap – Free Man Cave Gift/Group is Free to Join @Man Cave
Glasses – Decision – Thiago Glass – Free Man Cave Gift/Group is Free to Join @Man Cave
Necklace – Lapointe & Bastchild – Swear Drift – Free Man Cave Gift/Group is Free to Join @Man Cave
Bracelet – [Dope+Mercy] – Pearl Bracelet – Free Man Cave Gift/Group is Free to Join @Man Cave
Over Shoulder Shirt – Ascend – Shoulder Blazer  – Free Man Cave Gift/Group is Free to Join @Man Cave
Shorts – Cubura – Isaac Shorts – Free Man Cave Gift/Group is Free to Join @Man Cave
Bag – MOVEMENT – Plastic bag COLD BREW BOBA – Free Man Cave Gift/Group is Free to Join @Man Cave
Shoes – BETRAYAL – Chanei Runners Fruity – Free Man Cave Gift/Group is Free to Join @Man Cave

Body 

Mesh Body – NX-Nardcotix David
Mesh Head – Catwa Dude 
Head Applier – Stray Dog – DRAKE TONE 04 – Free Man Cave Gift/Group is Free to Join @Man Cave
Hairbase – Not Found – Roy Hairbase – Free Man Cave Gift/Group is Free to Join @Man Cave
Beard – OKARA – Beard 2K19 – Free Man Cave Gift/Group is Free to Join @Man Cave
Moustache – Mister Razzor – Moustache – Free Man Cave Gift/Group is Free to Join @Man Cave
Tattoo – IDTTY Body Shop – Hidden Inside Faded – Free Man Cave Gift/Group is Free to Join @Man Cave
Pose – Wrong – Dope 1M – Free Man Cave Gift/Group is Free to Join @Man Cave
Sim – Dya’s Scent of Caribbean


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Sunday Market

Sunday Market

Hello hello Fab Free’rs. Something occurred to me today. In my teens I might have worn this look to a party… now I still love the look, but I wore it to the farmer’s market. I think my age might be showing a little bit. lol Either way, I’m enjoying my Sunday and looking super cute doing so. I picked up just about everything for this fun style for free at the current round of ACCESS. It’s a birthday/anniversary round for the event and I have to say it’s the biggest round of ACCESS I have ever seen.

Aline did a gorgeous job of showing off some of the free ACCESS gifts as well in her recent pose “A Little Bit Boujee” so be sure to check that out if you haven’t already. As she mentions, ACCESS runs from now until July 8th, and the ACCESS group is free to join so there’s time if the sims are full. There’s the main sim and a cam sim open. Now I have a lot to share with you, so let’s get to it!

Volthair

So technically this is a mens hairstyle from Volthair, but I love it anyway. Even Blue said it looked good, score! It comes in a full fatpack with all the color huds, and a hairbase hud for Catwa and Omega compatible heads. The Fitz hairstyle by Volthair is free at ACCESS. To get your copy you’ll need to join the free-to-join ACCESS event group and wear the tag when you click the little teal giftbox.

Fake Society

I feel like this safety pin jewelry set by Fake Society is an updated much cooler version of the plain ol’ safety pins I once wore as jewelry. The set is also free at ACCESS, and it includes earrings (shown) and a septum piercing (not shown) in silver, gold, and black. I would definitely consider this set unisex. The septum piercing I felt was a bit big for my face even with some resizing, which is the only reason I chose to not wear it.

Kibitz

Another throwback jewelry piece that I love, stretchy black chokers. This one is the free ACCESS gift by Kibitz. I think the little heart locket is a cute addition. This free choker can be sized via touch menu.

Cult

All the rings I am wearing are part of the free ACCESS gift by Cult. They are called the Rou rings and they are sized for Belleza, Slink, Vista, and Maitreya hands. This bento set comes in silver, and gold.

Movement

I couldn’t resist this fun tumbler drink by Movement. I love the little horns on the lid, and purple is a favorite color of mine. This cup has a bento hold pose, and can be sized via touch menu. It’s also another awesome freebie at ACCESS.

Sixx

Finally, the top that ties this all together is the free ACCESS gift by Sixx. This black pushed up crop top with the iridescent looking alien face is super cute. It is also somewhat revealing if you don’t wear something under it. I dug through my closet and pulled out an undershirt by Vinyl to wear with my Sixx alien shirt, and it worked out pretty well I think. Otherwise, be bold and show some skin!

Sizes Included: Belleza Freya, Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass, Legacy

Credits:

Hair & Hairbase – Volthair – Fitz Fatpack – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS 
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences – Blake
EyesBuzzeri Celestial Eyes – Chlorine
Earrings – Fake Society – Safety-pin Piercing Fatpack – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS
LipglossLisa Walker – Bubblegum Gloss 01
Choker – Kibitz – Tattoo Choker – Heart Lock – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS
Rings – Cult – Rou Rings – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS
Alien Shirt – Sixx – Shelby Crop – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS
Undershirt – Vinyl – Sophia Undershirt (comes with Sophia top) 
Drink w/Hold – Movement – Bad Juice – Free Group Gift/Free Group Join @ACCESS
Pose by OMY *Free Stay at Home Club Gift *Originally Blogged Here
Photo taken at Little World

 


Cozy Corner

Cozy Corner

It has been getting warmer in my part of the world, and for once I am ready, if not eagerly anticipating the summer. The promise of warm sunny days put me in the mood to add some brightness and summer color to my space here in Second Life. My new cozy little reading corner, also known as Oscar’s favorite place to hoard his tennis ball collection, is thanks to Happy Weekend items from Muniick, and free Stay at Home Club gifts from ChiC Buildings, [QE Home], Kisetsu, and Eclectica Curiosities.

Muniick 

This weekend only Muniick has this sideboard table and hanging picture set out for just 60 linden as part of the Happy Weekend sales. The sideboard has 3 color options, and the photo frames have 2 color choices. Each piece is just 3 land impact and can be set out together or separately. Plus, the pretty floral prints feel like summer.

ChiC

The love a good built-in. This bookshelf from Chic Buildings with the sliding ladder has that built-in look and comes in 2 colors. There’s also an empty version without the books so you can add your own items to the shelves, and the ladder is optional. To get your copy, head over to ChiC Buildings and pick up this free Stay at Home Club gift. Hurry, the Stay at Home Club gift at ChiC changes often!

Kisetsu

The cute pastel Japanese tea set is a free Stay at Home Club gift at Kisetsu. This gift will dispense tea, and includes a display tea cup along with the tea set. I think it looks perfect on the sideboard from Muniick, and now I can have a nice warm green tea any time I want.

Eclectica Curiosities 

I really like the soft buttery yellow of this armchair by Eclectica Curiosities. It seems warm and inviting. The chair along with the side table and lamp are also free Stay at Home gifts. The lamp can be turned off and on via touch, and the chair has several solo sit animations.

[QE Home]

The rug, and the pile of throw pillows I stashed in the sideboard table are together the free Stay at Home Club gift from [QE Home]. The rug and pillows each have a few color/pattern choices with a bright bohemian kind of feel to them. The pillows can also be sized via their touch menu. I think they add a pretty pop of color.

Credits:

BookshelvesChiC Buildings – Bookcases & Ladder Set – Free Stay at Home Club Gift *Hurry, this gift changes often!
Chair/Table/LampEclectica Curiosities – Stay at Home Comfy Reading Chair Set – Free Stay at Home Club Gift
Sideboard/Wall ArtMuniick – Verdana Sideboard & Hanging Frames – 60L for Happy Weekend
Rug/Throw Pillows[QE Home] – Bohemia Décor Set – Free Stay at Home Club Gift
Tea SetKisetsu – Japanese style tea set – cozy – Free Stay at Home Club Gift
DogJIAN – Dorable Danes 12 – Ball Hog
Photo taken at a private location.


A Night In

A Night In

I’ve been feeling indulgent today, feeling the need to drag myself up out of the doldrums quarantine can sometimes bring me to. What better way to self-indulge than to wander through Tres Chic while it’s full of free gifts (thanks to this being an anniversary round)?! Aline gorgeously showed off a few of the generous Tres Chic group gifts in her post “Back in the Day“, and I wanted to share just a few more while they are still available. The Tres Chic group is free to join, just wear the tag and click the gift boxes to get your freebies.

Elven Elder

My lavender trimmed hoodie is the Tres Chic gift by Elven Elder. Purple, and just about every shade thereof, is a favorite color of mine, so this freebie is a need. It comes in the color shown with a few size options. It also comes with a hud that lets you adjust the materials and glossiness of the hoodie.

Sizes Included: Legacy, Belleza (Isis, Freya), Maitreya Lara

BH9

These cool blocky glasses are the free Tres Chic event gift by BH9, they come with clear lenses like shown, and with dark lenses. They are unisex, and can be sized via touch menu.

Credits:

HairTruth VIP – Astra – Past VIP Gift
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences Blake
Glasses – BH9 – HillsClub2 – Paper – Free Tres Chic Group Gift/Group is Free – @Tres Chic
Eyes – Euphoric – Mavi Mesh Eyes – Free Tres Chic Group Gift/Group is Free – @Tres Chic *Originally Shown by Aline
Earringse.marie – Asteria Earrings – Silvers
Hoodie – Elven Elder – Laurus Nobilis Hoodie – Free Tres Chic Group Gift/Group is Free – @Tres Chic
ShortsEMPIRE – Jeans Shorts
Upper Body TattooIvory & Rose – Moth & Moon Tattoo
Lower Body TattooIvory & Rose – Truth Be Told Tattoo
Photo taken at Otter Lake


Need Caffeine

Need Caffeine

There are days when an extra cup of coffee or two first thing in the morning, and a mid-day pick-me-up are in order to keep me going. So when I saw this top by ZFG it made me giggle, and I knew at least some of you would relate. lol To help fend off a minor case of the Mondays I went over to the 35L Sales Event (thanks to a suggestion from Blue) and picked up quite a few of the free group gifts available, including this top. All the gifts require the 35L Sunday VIP group which is free to join.

Along with the top from ZFG I picked up this cute hairstyle from C.K., and this pretty necklace by Venge. Keep reading for more information about each of these free gifts. Full credits will be listed at the end as always.

ZFG

This shirt by ZFG is the definition of a loose-fitting comfy casual top. It’s the kind you wear around the house, or maybe with a cute sports bra to the gym. It comes in the color shown and reads “Caffeine is the Foundation of My Food Pyramid.” This gift is free at the 35L Sales Event, just wear the free group tag and click the black and red giftbox.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Belleza (Freya, Venus)

C.K.

This high ponytail hairstyle is also a free gift at the 35L Sales Event. It’s the quintessential messy but cute up-do. It also comes with a pretty flower crown that I chose not to wear, and a color change hud with a broad range of blond, brunette, and red hair colors.

Venge

Also, I couldn’t resist the necklace from Venge. This free gift includes 3 color/texture change huds to change the chain with a choice of copper, gold, or silver. Each of the 3 huds then has a choice of 6 colors for the crystal. Just like all the gifts at the 35L Sales Event, this one is free with the event group tag.

Credits:

Hair – C.K. – Flower Hair Free 35L Sunday VIP Group Gift @35L Sales Event 
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences – Blake
EyesBuzzeri Celestial Eyes – Chlorine 
Necklace – Venge – Fairy Crystal Necklace – Free 35L Sunday VIP Group Gift @35L Sales Event 
Top – ZFG – Debbie Pyramid – Free 35L Sunday VIP Group Gift @35L Sales Event 
TattooIvory & Rose – Moth & Moon Tattoo
PantsBlueberry – Melanie Jeans
Pose w/Laundry BasketDanu – Need Laundry
BackdropBDrop – Backdrop Laundry Room

 


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The Day After Easter

After Easter

Let’s be honest, for a lot of us, this is the reality of the day after Easter. I’ll have to make room in my refrigerator for this giant chocolate bunny because it will take me at least a month to eat it. Welcome back to the blog Fab Free’rs, as always I’m happy you’re here. I don’t know about you, but I needed a little giggle, and some chocolate to go along with my freebie fix today.

Hazeel Poses

This adorable chocolate bunny is part of the “Easter Chocolate” group gift at Hazeel Poses. It comes with a bento hold pose, a transferable chocolate bunny, a non transferable chocolate bunny, and of course a pose-ball incase you need to rez the pose. Right now the Hazeel Poses group is 99 linden to join and there are 10 current group gifts.

FurtaCor

My lovely warm-weather day dress is a free group gift also. This sweet dress comes from Furtacor, and their store group is currently free to join. There are several Furtacor group gifts at this time. This one is the “Angel” dress, and it is free with the Furtacor group tag. The dress comes with a color/texture change hud that has 9 solid and print options.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Fitted Classic, Ebody

MINIMAL

Finally, what you can see of this bright yellow backdrop is the April group gift at MINIMAL. The texture of this porch-like backdrop is really detailed, and I love the warm sunshine yellow color. The MINIMAL group has a one time join fee of 150 linden, and there are several group gifts currently available.

MINIMAL - April Group Gift 2020Credits:

HairMagika – Written
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssenecs – Susannna
DressFurtaCor – Angel Dress – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Arm TattooADA Tattoo Shop – Subtle Floral Sleeve
Pose w/PropHazeel Poses – Easter Chocolate – Bento Pose – Free Group Gift/Group is 99L to Join 
PlantMithral – Wall Mounted Green Pothos
BackdropMINIMAL – April Group Gift 2020 – Free Group Gift/Group is 150L to Join 

 


Missing all the Things

Missing all the Things

It’s humorous the things you begin to miss once you can no longer do them at your leisure. Hello again Fab Free. It’s day 457 of quarantine, or so it feels at times, and I honestly want to go to the grocery store. There’s something to be said about being able to see what you’re buying before you buy it. Even more to be said for being able to do so without endangering your health in the process. That said, I’ll settle for doing my grocery shopping virtually for now.

My cute outfit for running those not so fun yet somehow missed errands is a free gift by London Girl as part of the Stay at Home Club. My groceries are free as well. They are part of a free pose set by Secret Poses, also in honor of the Stay at Home Club. I’m really quite thankful for these great gifts. The outfit from London Girl has a cropped sweatshirt that reads “Newbs” with the “N” scribbled out and replaced with a “B.” Cheeky, right?! lol The top and the shorts both have a color change hud with a few preset options for you to mix and match. Both the shorts, and the sweatshirt come sized for Belleza, Slink, and Maitreya bodies. The free grocery pose pack by Secret Poses comes in a set with 5 poses. Have fun, and stay safe out there!

Credits:

HairLamb – Baddie
HeadCatwa Koura
EyesBuzzeri Celestial Eyes – Hazel
SkinEssences – Susanna
Shirt & ShortsLondon Girl – Lolli Sweater & Shorts – Free Stay at Home Club Gift 
TattooADA Tattoo Shop – Subtle Floral Sleeve
PoseSecret Poses – Groceries – Free Stay at Home Club Gift 
Photo taken at Backdrop City


Lit

Lit

Hello There Fab Free, I trust we are all staying safe at home as much as we can. Speaking of staying at home, the Second Life Stay at Home Club has been a bright spot in otherwise dark times. I’m thankful we can all socialize and spend time together in SL while we are being socially distant in RL. I’m equally excited to be able to share with you more amazing freebies thanks to the generosity of so many designers in Second Life. Today’s post features gifts from Normandy and Hilted.

Normandy

The striped jumpsuit I’m wearing is the free “Stay at Home” gift from Normandy. It fits like a glove. Dress it up, dress it down, wear it to the beach, workout, whatever, you’ll look amazing. It comes with a color change hud that lets you change the jumper’s main color, and the color of the straps/hem.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass, Belleza Freya, Legacy

Normandy-Nite.Jumper - Stay at Home Club Gift

Hilted

Let’s get lit-up. The free “Stay at Home” gift from Hilted is this industrial style futuristic furniture sit with vibrant blue neon lighting. The set includes a chair, sofa, table, and tabletop décor. All the pieces are copy/mod, so you can rez multiples. I know my photo is dark, but I wanted to show how this furniture really glows. I feel like this could be part of so many cool settings. A million possibilities come to mind. Don’t miss out on this striking furniture set at Hilted.

HILTED - Xero Collection - Stay at Home Club Gift

Credits:

HairLamb – Lark
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences – Susanne
Eyes BuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Hazel
JumperNormandy – Nite Jumper (Stripes) – Free Gift 
Tattoo Absence – Maritime Rose
FurnitureHilted – Xero Collection – Stay at Home Edition – Free Gift
BackdropFoxcity – Photo Booth – Lit
Pose by Foxcity
Photo taken at a private location.