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Blowin’ in the Wind

Blowin' in the Wind
As the breeze tousled my Haruka hair from Argrace and Ripley playfully pounced on some tumbling leaves, I paused, savoring the stormy atmosphere. I snapped this picture and thought back to earlier in the day.  While I was sipping my morning coffee, Ripley had clambered up on my lap and given me *that look*.  As he hung half-on and half-off my lap (silly dog, he still thinks he can fit!), he nosed the group notice from Damoour on my screen.  Sure enough, his instincts led us to another Fabulous Find to share with our wonderful readers.  When we arrived at Damoour, we noticed that there are actually four gifts set out.  The group costs 20L to join, but just this skirt alone is worth the joining fee.

Today, I sported Valerie, a sweet mini skirt with a jaunty chain belt and racy circle cut outs in the side.  I paired the skirt with Christi, a strappy top from Cartiera Designs, which has a color-change HUD jam-packed with 28 hues.  Gladiator boots from Ben’s Boutique (also color-change) and Kosh’s Multiplex pendant rounded out my outfit.  A Marketplace dollarbie first blogged here by Calleja Fairey, this necklace includes an easy-to-use menu that enables you to personalize the initials on the center bead and alter the texture of the cord to coordinate with your outfit.  The dark, edgy feel of my look cried out for a tattoo, and I found this simple Tribal Arm Band from JT Tattoo on The Marketplace for only 10L.  It has appliers for mesh bodies and also can be added on the tattoo layer of classic avatars.

With mission “Fabulous Find” accomplished, Ripley and I journeyed over to the rural Kekeland sim for a late-afternoon stroll on its winding gravel road.  I had to distract him from attempting to herd a rogue flock of sheep on our path, but he happily diverted his attention to some leaves dancing in the wind.  Soon after I captured this photo, the spattering of raindrops forced us to return home before we got caught in a downpour.

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

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing …

Mesh Body: Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Jessica

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Viktoria in America

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Storm

Eye Liner Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Eyeliner Applier

Lipstick:  Curves Cherry Glossy Lipstick (70L on The Marketplace)

Hair:  Argrace Haruka

Top:  Cartiera Designs Christi Top

Skirt:  Damoour Valerie Skirt (Free Group Gift 0L/20L to join group)

Shoes:  Ben’s Boutique Gladiator Boots

Necklace:  Kosh Multiplex Necklace V2 (1L on The Marketplace)

Tattoo:  JT Tattoo Tribal Arm Band (10L on The Marketplace)

Pose:  Adorkable Poses

Sim:  Kekeland

Kathrynstagcorrect


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Bubbling With Excitement Over Fabulous Gifts

Hello Fabulous Readers!  Today it was time for Ripley’s annual visit to the V-E-T.  He was due for his rabies shot and a few other nasty pokes, so on the way home, it was time for some shopping therapy.  Aren’t I a lucky girl to have a pooch who loves bargain-hunting as much as I do?  After the promise of “Ripley-snacks,” my hound with a nose for fashion quickly tracked down two Fabulous Finds that we’re “bubbling” with excitement to share with you.  Ripley didn’t have to search far…these goodies include two gifts for Fab Free Group members.

To join the FabFree Group, (free to join), copy and paste the following link into local chat in your SL Viewer and click the group join link – secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about .  There are so many wonderful gifts available to Fabulously Free members, and the list is growing every day!

Bubbling With Excitement

For our first Fabulous Find, I slipped on the free, sleek Karmyn dress from #Bubbles.  With two curve-hugging silky mauve sides connected by a creamy, lacy panel, what’s not to love about this dress?  Its soft colors are sure to flatter any avatar.  A quick jaunt over to the Free Dove yielded my accessories which are a free gift set from Chop Zuey.  The purpley-pink tone of the center gem stone surrounded by gleaming diamonds perfectly echoed the color scheme of my dress.  With an application of subtle matte lipstick from Birth, Nefertiti eyeliner from Euphoric and Star Bliss nail polish from Livia (only 10L on The Marketplace – score team Ripley!), I’m all glamm’d up and ready to go!

Somewhere Between Love and Friendship

Of course, after a morning at the animal hospital and bargain hunting, Ripley was ready for some well-deserved R and R at the lovely “A Painter’s Link” sim. He brown-bagged his Ripley-snacks and I brought along a picnic lunch to enjoy underneath a shady maple tree. For this outing, I needed a more casual outfit, so I combined Candys Capris from Cartiera Designs with two of our other finds of the day: the strappy, pink spiked shoes from Living Vintage Couture (another Free Fab Free Group Gift) and SG Apparel’s Rhapsody Gypsy top. The fun, unusual shoes left my fresh French manicure from By Snow (0L on The Marketplace) free to sparkle in the dappled sunshine. My pink crop top coordinated perfectly with my shoes, but if pink is not your color, the top comes with a color-change HUD with several other options. This top is a featured item in this week’s Fifty5 Thursdays sales line up. The sale runs through Sunday, but some designers keep up the sale items up for an entire week. All in all, these separates combined to create a fun, playful outfit for our afternoon leisure time.

Right now, Ripley is snoozing away his active morning, but I’m sure he’ll wake up soon raring to seek out some more Fabulous Finds to share with our wonderful readers. Until next time, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and a slumbering Ripley)

Kat is wearing…
First Photo with Mauve Dress
Mesh Body:  Slink Physique Mesh Body

Mesh Head: Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah (at Collabor88)

Eyeliner Applier:  Euphoric Nefertiti Eyeliner

Lip Applier: Birth 3rd Gen Alura Catwa Lipsticks Matte Subtle

Hair:  Exile Royal Command

Jewelry:  Chop Zuey Les Petits Fleurs (Free at The Free Dove)

Dress: #Bubbles Karmyn Mauve Dress (Free Gift for Fabulously Free in SL Group 0l/0L to join)

Nail Applier:  Livia Star Bliss Nails (10L on The Marketplace)

Mesh Hands:  Slink Casual Hands

Pose:  An Lar [Poses] Sophee Series

Sim:  Mirage

 

Second Photo with Spiked Strap Pink Shoes

(Same shape, head, skin, eyes,hands and feet as above)

Hair:  Magika Stay the Night

Top:  SG Apparel Rhapsody Gypsy (75L as part of Fifty5 Thursdays)

Capris:  Cartiera Designs Candys Capris

Shoes:  Living Vintage Couture Spiked Strap Pink (Fab Free Group Gift, 0L/0L to join.  For this gift, you pay 1L, but then you are refunded 1L)

Nail Applier:  By Snow Slink Nails Appliers French Natural (Free Gift on The Marketplace 0L)

Pose:  Toute Poses Let’s Get Some Shoes

Sim:  A Painter’s Link
Kathrynstagcorrect