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A Heart of Gold

In Her Eyes

Hello Fabulouses!  I hope you are having a fantastic weekend!  Ripley and I decided to visit one of our favorite beaches in SL – NorderNey – to snap a couple of pictures of some free Fabulous Finds we uncovered this week.

She Has a Flair for Style

My mini skirt today is a free gift for the FitMesh fanatics group at Furtacor.  I love how it fits my waist snugly, but ends in a flared, pleated hem.  This gift includes a HUD with five textures to select from, which offers a range of possible themes, but I must say the tropical pattern in my snapshot was my favorite.  This playful little number was perfect for a balmy day at the beach!  To add the Flower and Fruits skirt to your inventory, simply swap over to your FitMesh Fanatics tag, scoot on over to the Furtacor shop, and click the gift board.  If you’re not already a member, you can join the FitMesh Fanatics group for free, which will give you access to a variety of gifts across the grid. 

Sizes and Compatibility:

  • Fit Mesh in XS, X, M, L, XL
  • Mesh for Classic avatars in XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya
  • Slink

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It’s That Heart of Gold That Makes You Beautiful

My romantic piece of jewelry today is another free group offering.  Hudson’s Clothing Company, one of my most visited merchants in SL, is generously giving this lovely necklace to members of the Fabulously Free in SL group.  The resizable My Hearts Chain Necklace features two gold-toned hearts with intricately filigreed metal, and two pearl accent beads, all of which dangle from a golden chain set with smaller pearl beads.  The timeless styling of this bauble will complement both vintage and modern outfits.  Best of all, the Fab Free group is completely free to join (just copy and paste the following into chat in SL, and click the link to add yourself to the group:  secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about ).  There are so many generous gifts for group members!  If you haven’t already done so, check out our group gift listing {HERE}.

I hope you’ve found something in today’s outfit to inspire you to create a Fabulous Find of your own.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa Mesh Head (35L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Argrace Misaki

Necklace:  HUDSON’S Clothing Co. My Heart’s Chain Necklace (group gift for Fabulously Free in SL 0L/0L to join)

Top:  Blueberry Romy Knotted Top

Skirt:  FurtaCor Flare Skirt Flowers and Fruits (group gift for FitMesh Fanatics 0L/0L to join)

Mesh Feet:  Slink

Flip Flops:  ILLI’s Meriel Flip Flops

Pose:  (full body shot) aDORKable Poses     (close up) Apple Spice Poses

Sim:  NorderNey

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Ring Ring

Snapshot_001Hey there FabFree! It never fails…  I pour a nice hot bath with some pretty smelly salts, and the phone rings!  I sit on the edge and submerge my tired feet instead, waiting for the babbling ear assault to end before I can soak my worries of the day away.  Surely it’s going to be cold by the time this call ends… but I suppose I can always just add in more hot water :).

To Make A Long Story Short

While I’m sitting here, I should mention that the satin cherry blossom printed shorts I have on are a free group gift at Kendrasy Creations!  They are actually quite similar to a pair I own in real life that I just love to wear around the house in the summer, so I was happy to see these in Second Life too!  This group is free to join and there are a couple more gifts you can pick up as well including [THIS ONE that Pru blogged].

Sizes Included:

  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Hair –  Magika Beans
Top – Blueberry October (free / 0L)
Shorts – Kendrasy Creations Maraya Shorts (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Pose by LW Poses
Sim – Luane’s Magical World

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Pretty in Pastels

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Hello Fab Free’rs, It’s been such a busy week for me, I’m just not sure why! lol Needless to say I’m always excited when I get to share my Fabulous finds with you. Even after all the time I’ve spent in Second Life, and all the experiences I’ve had, bargain hunting remains one of my favorite pastimes. The best bargains however, are the ones that come to you, no hunting required.

The Best Things in Second Life are Free

Just recently Graffitiwear sent out this beautiful jewelry set to their subscriber members. Each item in this FREE gift is beautifully detailed. The lovely pink floral image is perfect for spring, not to mention the upcoming Easter holiday. The full set is included in this gift from Graffitiwear. To get your copy, head over to Graffitiwear and join the subscriber. The gift will be delivered to you automatically. Already joined but missed the gift? Just click the subscriber and it will redeliver the gift.

To compliment my new pretty baubles I picked up the latest Fab Free exclusive group gifts at Hello Dave, all 3 of them. Nope, that’s not a typo, Hello Dave has 3 nail applier sets out for FREE to all Fab Free group members. The nail color Pru is wearing is part of the matte Sweet Like Sugar set. There’s a matching glossy version, and a special Speckled Eggs set. Each of the 3 sets has pretty pastel colors. The appliers will work with Slink, Omega, and Maitreya nails. To get yours, wear your Fab Free group tag, and click the gift vendors at Hello Dave. Don’t forget, the Fab Free group is always FREE to join.

The Skin Pru’s In 

This lovely face is courtesy of WoW Skins, via their April group gift. I always like the combination of a soft smokey eye with a pale lip. The April group gift at WoW includes two classic system skins (one with a little extra cleavage), and an Omega applier that works for Omega compatible bodies and heads. To get this FREE group gift, you’ll need to join the WoW Skins group which carries a one time join fee of 450 linden. Once you’re wearing your group tag, you can click the gift vendor to get your FREE gift. There is also a male group gift available, and there are several group only Lucky Letter boards. Additionally, you can pick up a box full of all previous group gifts next to each of the group gift vendors.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – enVOGUE – HAIR Naomi – Dark Browns

Skin – .::WoW Skins::. Group gift april, RANIA – FREE Group Gift/Group is 450L to Join 

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

Jewelry – Graffitiwear 2017 April Subscriber Gift – FREE Subscriber Gift

Manicure – Hello Dave – Fab Free – Sweet Like Sugar (matte) – FREE Fab Free Group Gift/Fab Free Group is FREE to Join

Tattoos – Natti- Eva Full Body Tattoo – 50L on the Marketplace *Previously Shown Here

Top – Blueberry – Luxe Box – Leign Bustiers

*Pose by Izzie’s

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Going Dotty

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Going dotty.

I’m dotty for this gorgeous applier top that I hunted down at House of Ruby as part of The Evil Bunny Hunt. It was only 1L and well worth looking around the main-store for! There’s a male prize in the box too, if you fellas want to get in on the hunting action!

This is an applier top and comes in the following appliers: Maitreya, Omega, and Slink.

Hop on down to House of Ruby and pick up your Mellow top in Dot today! You have until the end of April to hunt it down!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Ebony
Shirt – House of Ruby – Mellow Top for Her in Dot (1L for The Evil Bunny Hunt)
Skirt – Blueberry – Gabi – Mesh – Side Cut Skirts Black

Sim Location – Port Babbage

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Look What I Gato

Look What I Gato

Hello hello Fab Free’rs! Welcome back, and thanks for being here. I’ve got a few fantastic gifts to share with you, starting with this fabulous skirt from Gato. The tropical print and bright colors of this FREE subscriber gift skirt just screams summer fun. This FREE gift from Gato comes in a Maitreya fit only. To get your copy, head over to Gato and join the subscriber, the gift will be delivered automatically.

I always enjoy the group gifts from Empire, but I especially like these adorable heels. They are the April group gift at Empire and I couldn’t be more pleased with them. They come in the usual sizes, Belleza, Slink, TMP, and Maitreya, and they include a color change hud that gives you 20 color options and allows you to change individual parts of the shoe. Also, the cute little bows at the heel are optional. The Empire group has a one time join fee of 499 linden, and currently there is more than one group gift still available.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – [BURLEY]_Lily_Blacks

SkinEssences – Digby

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

Top – Blueberry – Luxe Box – Leign Bustiers – Past Luxe Box Item

Skirt – **GATO– Floppy Skirt Hawaiian for Maitreya – FREE Subscriber Gift

Tattoos – -Natti- Eva Full Body Tattoo – 50L on the Marketplace *Previously Shown Here

Shoes – #EMPIRE – Geranium – FREE Group Gift/Group is 499L to Join 

Body/Hands/Feet –  Maitreya – Lara

Stool – *ionic* ibiza stool (part of the ibiza gacha set #8)

*Pose by LAP

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Chillin’ With the E.B.

Some Bunny Loves You

Happy Monday, Fabulouses!  I hope your week has gotten off to a good start.  Now that my computer is up and running again (crossed fingers and toes), I can tell  my favorite readers about two free gifts that are available, just in time for the arrival of spring weather.  Ok, well, spring weather hasn’t hit everywhere yet, but a girl can dream of carefree, spring weather, right?

Hanging Out With the E.B. In My New Tee

Enjoying his last few weeks of freedom before the big holiday, Mr. E.B. and I enjoyed a quiet moment at the NorderNey sim while Ripley tried to convince some lambs to play “herd the sheep.”  My fitted, light teal colored t-shirt today is a free gift for members of the Justice store group.  With a curve-hugging shape, realistic texture, and adorable ties at the waist, the Brandy shirt will have you yearning to frolic in warm spring breezes.  With a texture-change HUD packed with 15 choices, this casual scoop necked top is a versatile addition to any wardrobe.  The Justice group has a 10L join fee, but with the quality of this pretty pullover, you won’t be disappointed.

What’s Included:

  • Applier for Freya, Hourglass, Isis, Maitreya, Physique, TMP, and Venus
  • Color change HUD

My Lips Are Sealed

Sparkling Earrings

I decided to jazz up my outfit with a fanciful pair of dangling earrings that brought to mind the Eagles’ song Peaceful Easy Feeling.  I love the ornate twists and turns in the silver metal, which are accented with aquamarine crystals.  If gold is more your style, you are in luck because the package includes both metal types.  Best of all, these Gothica Earrings are currently on sale at the promo price of only 70L at Baubles! by Phe.  I’m not sure how long the promotion will last, so if you want to scoop up these jewels for yourself, I’d suggest heading on over to Baubles soon.

Fancy Free

One of the best parts of balmy weather is being able to slide on a pair of comfy flip flops, and feel the breezes caress my toes.  After being caged up all winter in boots, my feet relish the freedom offered by sandals.  With a moment’s notice I can slip off my footwear, and dangle my tootsies in the surf, or feel the warmth of sun-drenched sand on the soles of my feet.  Just in time for my peaceful, easy day, I discovered these free Sandy FlipFlops from Drops.  All I had to do was join the Drops group for free, click the display in the store, and this pair of summer-friendly footwear completed my look.

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa mesh head (35L on Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Soldier

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Lipstick applier for Catwa mesh head (Aiko)

Hair:  Magika Checkpoint

Earrings:  Baubles! by Phe Gothical Earrings (70L promo)

Shirt:  [Justice] Brandy Shirt (free group gift 0L/10L to join)

Shorts:  Blueberry Tazz Denim Shorts

Mesh Hands/Feet:  Slink

Flip Flops:  Drops Sandy Flip Flop (free group gift 0L/0L to join)

Pose:  aDORKable Poses

Sim:  NorderNey


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Easter’s On It’s Way!

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Hi there Fabulouses! Now that spring has sprung and the day of the big bunny just around the corner, Carson and I thought it might be fun to hippity hop onto the blog and show you a couple Easter themed gifts to help you prepare for the season on a budget!

All Your Eggs In One Basket

The Rajun Cajun has a free Easter group gift for it’s inworld VIPs that includes the Happy Easter Bunny Ears that include a texture change HUD as well as Happy Easter Tees for ladies and men!  The Rajun Cajun group is free to join and you’ll find these gifts in green eggs in a basket near the teleport landing point.  Fitmesh (including alpha layer) and a ton of mesh body sizes are offered, so whatever body you have on, these should work!

Easter Wishes On A Linden

This fun Happy Easter Bunny Pose is just 1L at a promotional price on marketplace in the Moonlight Poses Store.  This item has a land impact of 6, holds two avatars and is fully adjustable.

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Truth Lisette
Shirt – The Rajun Cajun Happy Easter Ladies Tee (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Jeans – Blueberry Mia
Ears – The Rajun Cajun Happy Easter Bunny Ears GG (free group gift / 0L / free to join)

Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body – ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head – Catwa – Daniel
Head Applier – Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier – Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Shirt – The Rajun Cajun Happy Easter Mens Tee (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Jeans – A&D Clothing – James Jeans
Ears – The Rajun Cajun Happy Easter Bunny Ears GG (free group gift / 0L / free to join)

The Stuff…

Pose  – Moonlight Poses – Promo 2 – 1L Happy Easter Bunny (1L / marketplace)
Sim  – Luane’s Magical World

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Oh Lucky Day

Snapshot_002“Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.” ― A.A. Milne

Hey there FabFree Readers! As Carson mentioned in his post yesterday [HERE], Tig’s Treasures has a few lucky boards and he managed to score some sweet fashion finds.  You should know that there are also ladies boards too and with the rotating offers, there are multiple gifts to be had for both guys and girls…  That is…  if your lucky letter comes up!

What’s The Prize? & I’m A Doofus

I am wearing the Denim Shirt/Undershirt which is a one piece item that I really like!  This combination is available in XXS-L mesh sizes and includes that alpha layer, should you require it.

*NOTE:  It’s actually the white shirt in the lucky board… not the blue. I was a doofus and wore the wrong colour!  White is even better…  it will match with everything!  If you like the blue colour I am wearing, you can pick it up instore at a very affordable price.

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Wasabi Pills Dakota
Shirt & Jacket – Tigs Treasures Ladies Denim Shirt/Undershirt  (free lucky board prize / 0L)
Skirt – Blueberry Roma
Boots – Surf Couture Olea Boots (NLA)
Pose by RM – Art of Poses
Sim – Devin

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Promise of Spring

Promise of Spring

 

Out like a lamb…

As we head into the last week of March, the weather in my part of the world is beginning to show signs that spring has finally arrived. We decided to take a walk (without the dogs in tow, they had their walk earlier today) to look at some of our newest additions to our ever growing menagerie of animals. While it is still cool outside, the sun is warm enough for us to shed our jackets and toss them over our shoulders…

The newest group gift at ::K:: is the Justin Accent Jean Jacket for both him and her. Either sex can choose to wear either the pink or the grayish blue jacket as a nice accessory piece. I am also wearing a gift from The Menstuff Lounge. Black Label Menswear has made a gift of the Worn Denim All Star Sneakers.  The gifts at The Menstuff Lounge are free but to join the group it will cost a one time fee of $50L.

Oh look, the lambs are kissing…. 🙂

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee
Hair – Magika Trouble
Shirt – Blueberry Elisa
Jeans – Blueberry Gracie
Jacket – ::K:: Justin Accent Jean Jacket Femme Pink (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Shoes – Friday Dottie Sneaks

 

Carson is wearing…

Jacket: ::K:: – Justin Accent Jean Jacket Homme GrayishBlue (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Shirt: A&D Clothing – Oscar Shirt
Pants: A&D Clothing – James Pants
Shoes: Black Label Menswear – Worn Denim All Star Sneakers @ The Menstuff Lounge (free group gift/ 0L/50L to join)
Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON  – Triumph Eyes – Evening

Pose: Glitterati – Gaze (NLA)

Sim: Honeycomb

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Wiggling My Fingers

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Hey there Fabulouses!  On March 8th, Slink announced that they had updated their mesh hands in the redelivery system to Bento for FREE for those that have already purchased their slink hands.  My IM box was lighting up like crazy with the news, and the notecards were flying in… Yet I put off going to pick up the free update worrying that it would be confusing, have some kind of costly catch and be time consuming to set up.

Procrastination

I went on with my week as per usual, all the while thinking…  “I should just go get them, and figure it out“, but it wasn’t until last weekend when there was some fun chat going on in the Fabulously Free in SL group about these new hands!  Fab member Brinlea cracked me up when she mentioned that she was so excited about her new Slink Dynamic Hands, that she was logging in just to watch them move around.  News of this inspired me to head down there and pick them up!

Boy was I surprised to find out that:

    1. They were easy to figure out.
    2. No purchase of new skin appliers was necessary as I could use the slink appliers I already had to match up to  my skins.
    3. There are plenty of affordable bento animations and poses available to make your hands move.
    4. It comes with basic poses, and nail add-ons.

See for yourself!

I made a couple of quick little GIF snaps of my avatar wearing the Slink Dynamic Hands with a Bento Animation so that you can see how the new hands have movement.  SO COOL! You’ll be logging in like Brinlea and I to watch your hands move too…

Wiggling My Fingers

 

 

Wiggling My Fingers

What’s “Bento” ?

Here’s how Jeremy Linden explains what bento actually is…  https://community.secondlife.com/knowledgebase/english/enhanced-skeleton-project-bento-r773/

More information can be found on the Slink Blog – https://slinkstyle.com/2017/03/08/slink-dynamic-hands-aka-project-bento-comes-to-slink/

In closing…

In closing, I did want to mention that if you picked up the free update right away when it was released, that you should go back and make sure you have Version 1.3 as they fixed a couple bugs.  You should also know that you’ll need to be on a Bento compatible viewer to see the movement.

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Mesh Hands – Slink AvEnhance Dynamic Hands (Update to Bento is free upon redelivery if you have already purchased the mesh hands!)
Hair – TRUTH Delaney
Shirt – Blueberry Loli (featured @ Collabor88)
Pants – Blueberry Gracie
Video Animation – Oracul Animation Blue Berry
Photo Pose – Foxcity Hypose Bento Pose (1L / marketplace)

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