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A White Orchid on the Beach

8/21/21 Energy Weekend gift

Happy Sunday ya’ll! I’m ready for beaching it on a perfectly gorgeous day. What is it about the beach and the sea that calls to me?? Many have pondered this over the centuries. For me it’s about hearing the waves, watching the tides, and feeling a sense of renewal. Ahh, the beach …

The History of Not Wearing White After Labor Day

It’s not Labor Day yet in the USA but it’ getting close so make sure to wear all your white things now! I dug into the history of this fashion rule. You CAN wear white after Labor Day!! YAY!!

“In the late 19th century – long before you could wear jeans to a Michelin-starred restaurant – the society ladies were engaged in an invisible battle with the nouveau riche, one that could only be won by the subtle manipulation of fashion. The “you can’t wear white after Labor Day,” rule was created to separate the old money elitists from the new money group.” – Article by Chelsea Peng, Assistant Editor of Marie Claire.

I think this ad video is a hoot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MM6Q313wpCM

White Orchid

My lovely, airy, white outfit is courtesy of Absen as an #Energy group gift. Every weekend gifts are offered as part of the #Energy Weekend Price Sales. The #Energy group is free to join. Absen has been very generous with the gifts for this group. The White Orchid is a complete outfit including the dress, boots, and string panty. White always looks so pretty against a tanned skin.

Sizes

  • Belleza
  • Maitreya
  • SLink HG & Phy

You have a few hours to join the group and get those gifts!

Think I’ll just lay here and look fabulous!

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Cre is looking fab in:

OutfitAbsen 0086 White Orchard (free gift #Energy group / Group is Free to Join)
Hair – Astrology – What’s Good Kelly

Body – Maitreya Lara
Head –LAQ Bree 3.07
Shape – 7DeadlySkins Feather
Skin – LAQ Glow Appliers
Lipstick – LAQ Opal Lipstick Pinks

Sim – Imaginery Summer City Japan

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Sea Friends

Sea Friends

Hey FabFree! Tonight I am showing off some awesome free sea pets, how to make a free fully bento, BOM, and mesh mermaid avatar, and free skins and shapes on the FabFree enchanted forest hunt!

The Tale of the Orca and the Starfish

The first thing I want to mention are my adorable underwater pets. As you might recall, I love animals and I also love fish and underwater creatures! This amazing and precious Orca is free gift at SL18B and you have just enough time to go grab him because the event ends tomorrow. This will be my last SL18B find to share and I am super sad about it, because I just loved this event. However, this beautiful gift by Jian is simply amazing. The Orca swims along with your avatar and it even does water tricks! It is just magical watching her/him swim underwater. Go grab this Orca for free at Jian’s booth at SL18B before it’s too late. 

The other cute little animal shown in my post today is the adorable starfish, who you will see has little cute, pouting eyes. This is a fish I caught with my 7Seas casual fishing rod for free. The rod costs 99L to buy, but you can catch free outfits with it (remember Aline and Arielles recent Sn@tch fishing post here?). While waiting for outfits, I have caught a lot of fish too and they are actually really cute pets! Many are animated, can swim around you, or you can rezz them in a tank or aquarium. They are too cute to delete. I just love this little starfish guy, and you can see a close-up of his little face below. 

Free Mermaids, anyone?

The other finds I want to share today are items that can be used to make a full, free BOM, Bento mesh mermaid avatar. 

The OpenMerTail

My mermaid tail is a free fully bento (moving) mesh tail- how cool is that! It’s like a total extension of your avatar. This tail moves and twists like a mesh avatar but the trick is to get the right bento ao for it to make full use of the bento features. The tail also includes fins which can be worn or detached. There is more information about this awesome bento, BOM mesh tail in the package, but it is all totally free on the Marketplace. This tail can be used on male, female and non-binary avatars. Because the OpenMerTail is its own mesh avatar part, you need to find and use BOM skins designed for the tail itself, and there is also a pack for creators and designers to make new skins for it! The tail is a full perm item. Note that a bento mermaid AO is not included in the package. 

Sizes Included

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Belleza Freya
  • Belleza Jake
  • Legacy Athletic
  • Must Trade Bara

OpenMerTail - Fullperm Bento Mermaid Tail

And here is a list of more free items I used to make my mermaid avatar:

  • I mentioned above how you will need skins for your new tail. Motley Fluke has several skins for the tail available for free on their marketplace store. The blue tail skin I am wearing can be purchased here for free. These tail skins are BOM and work only on the free mermaid tail advertised above. 
  • The stars pasties used to cover up my chest are another freebie on the marketplace. These stars are by Yama’s Ideas and they are unrigged, resizable mesh items. I just resized them manually to fit my avatar perfectly. The mesh pasties come in many different colours. 
  • The little bubbles below are a free animation by Stargaze on the marketplace designed for mermaid avatars. These are so realistic and perfect for creating realism of moving in the water. 
  • Finally, the skin used on my mermaid avatar is a free prize on the FabFree Enchanted Forest Hunt. This is one of several hunt prizes from 7 Deadly S[K]ins. The natural skin, untouched with no makeup, can be seen in my photo below. I am also wearing a free shape included in the hunt, but I just edited the tummy of the shape to fit the mermaid tail. The vendor ad of all the 7DS skins available for free on the hunt is posted below. These skin prizes are BOM and they include shapes and tattoos for Lelutka Evo elf ears as well. 

Mer Detail

☑ Enchanted Forest Hunt ☑ 5 skin boxes WITH shape included hidden in the store

When you add all these parts together, you will have a full bento, mesh, BOM mermaid avatar! Enjoy the mermaid and the orca, FabFree!

xx
-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Mermaid Addons

Mesh Bento Mermaid Tail – GHOST OpenMerTail (Free on the Marketplace)
Mermaid Tail Skin – Motley Fluke Skin Sky Blue Skin for OpenMerTail (Free on the Marketplace)
Sea Stars (Chest Covers) –  Yama’s Ideas Sea Stars (Free on the Marketplace)
Animated Bubbles – Stargaze Tail Bubbles (Free on the Marketplace)
Mermaid Makeup– Unholy Oceania Scales LGBT GIFT BOM 
Headfins, Hair and Chain Top – MOoH! Mermaid Gacha (50L per pull) Originally
 blogged by Arielle Jishnu here

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lilly 2.5
Skin – 7 Deadly S[K]ins 7 Deadly s[K]ins (Free on the FabFree Enchanted Forest Hunt)
Shape – 7 Deadly S[K]ins TULIP shape [LELevo] C/M v2 (Free on the FabFree Enchanted Forest Hunt)
Eyes – Yoshi Laura Fairy Eyes

Pets

Orca – Jian Orca Companion (Free at SL18B)
Starfish – 7 Seas Common Stuff: Yellow Starfish (Free 7 Seas Fishing Gift/ Casual Rod costs 99L)
Photo Location – Haven of Mermaids

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Hanging Around

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Hey FabFree! How’s it goin’?  I’m just hanging out and enjoying all the awesome goodies I found last weekend! I have a lot of freebies and group gifts to share with you today so I am going to jump straight in! 

Goodies @ The Gacha Garden

You can pick up a few gifts at this round of The Gacha Garden and I am showing a few here, including:

  • Free BOM stockings in Purple, Black and Brown from Morbid Mausoleum
  • Free heart earrings and glasses from No Cabide. This is the same gift that Aline blogged yesterday; you can pick them up at both events for free!
  • The table next to me is also a free gift at The Gacha Garden! The table comes in several options, and options to use the table with or without the candelabra, goblet and yummy chocolates on it.

There are a few gifts around the sim, so enjoy all the free gifts this round has to offer! You just need to join the free Bellatech group and the join code for that group is here:

secondlife:///app/group/6e91adfd-133d-784d-a747-ab3df758660d/about

Gachas!

I also had the chance to play some fun gachas at The Gacha Garden. Most of my outfit, including the dress, boots, the skull headband, the backpack and the cat handbag are all part of the Gothic Lolita Gacha by MOoH! Each play is 50L a try, and you can see the gacha key below of everything available on the gacha. When you play 20 times you will receive the heart choker for free, and I just love the cute little skull choker too!

Dress & Boots Sizes Included

  • Lara
  • Freya
  • Legacy
  • Kupra

MOoH! Gothic lolita gacha
Image from Gyazo

The Gacha Garden ends on May 31st, so go check this great event out before the end of this month!

More gifties!

I also am wearing a couple more group gifts from around the grid to create this look.

  • The cute heart animation on my chest is the latest group gift at LuluB. The LuluB group costs  150L to join, and this gift is adorable! The little heart moves around and flashes lights and sits on your chest.
  • My gorgeous lipstick is the latest group gift at Trend. The pack comes with 12 colours, with appliers for Lelutka Evo and Origin, Catwa HD and Pro, and Genus heads. The Trend group currently costs 250L to join.
  • My gorgeous auburn eyes are a group gift at Avi-Glam. The Avi-Glam group costs 10 L to join and they have a number of beautiful eyes available in their group. These eyes come in appliers for Catwa, Lelutka Evo, Genus, and BOM/system layers and omega appliers.
  • My skin- called Lotte – is a camper chair prize at 7 Deadly S[K]ins which you can get if you camp on a chair for 50 minutes. This offer is available for group members of 7 Deadly S[K]ins , and their group currently costs 295L to join. This skin is a BOM skin designed for Lelutka Evo heads. 
  • Finally, this adorable hair is a free gift from {Limerence} over at the current anniversary round of FaMESHed, and it comes in a number of cute pastel colours! The FaMESHed group is free to join. Make sure you go back to Aline’s post here to see more gifts you can get at the FaMESHed anniversary. FaMESHed ends on May 27th so you still have some time to collect all the gifties!

Enjoy, FabFree!

xx
-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Decor Shown…

Table – Atmos Design Baroque Coffee Table & Objects Brown (Free Gift at The Gacha Garden/ Group is Free to Join)
Dreamcatchers – Noveny Dreamcatcher Fatpack

Clothes & Accessories

Hairband and Bows – MOoH! Bow skull hairband white (50L per pull @ Gacha Garden)
Boots – MOoH! Gothic lolita boots black (50L per pull @ Gacha Garden)
Dress – MOoH! Gothic lolita dress black (50L per pull @ Gacha Garden)
Backpack – MOoH! Heart wing backpack black (50L per pull @ Gacha Garden)
Handbag – MOoH! Kawaii cat bag white (50L per pull @ Gacha Garden)
Choker – MOoH! Heart Choker- Gacha Garden SOI May 2021 (Free after 20 plays of the Gothic lolita Gacha at The Gacha Garden)
Chest Accessory – LuluB! Loading Love (Group Gift/ Group costs 150L to join)
Earrings – No Cabide Heart Set Earrings (Free Gift @ The Gacha Garden/ Group is Free to Join)
Glasses – No Cabide Heart Set – Glasses (Free Gift @ The Gacha Garden/ Group is Free to Join)
Stockings – Morbid Mausoleum Darlene Mystic lace stockings BOM (Free Gift @ The Gacha Garden/ Group is Free to Join)

Body

Hair – {Limerence} Joel hair (Free Gift @ FaMESHed/Group is Free to Join)
Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lilly 
Skin – 7 Deadly S[K]ins Lotte Pineapple (Camper Chair Prize/ Group costs 295L to Join)
Eyes– Avi-Glam Sahara Eyes (Group Gift/ Group Costs 10L to Join)
Lipstick – Trend Sweet Temptation (Group Gift/Group Costs 250L to Join)
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Photo Location – Private Location

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