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Bohemian Bungalo


Bohemian Bungalo

Hello and happy weekend Fab Free’rs! The Imaginarium event started today and I am so happy to be able to share with you this lush furniture, food, and décor gacha set by Petite Mort. The set is called “Summer Gazebo” and I have to say if I had a gazebo like this one in my real life, I might never leave it. The set is just 50 linden per play and includes all the furniture, food items, and décor shown except the cats. Even the gazebo structure itself is part of the set. There are 9 total common items, 2 rares, and the decadent raspberry cake is an event exclusive awarded after 20 plays. Don’t miss out, the Imaginarium event is open June 1st through June 31st.

Here are the details

Petite Mort – Summer Gazebo Gacha Set @Imaginarium – 50L /play

  • Summer Gazebo Rare
  • Summer Gazebo Daybed Rare
  • Summer Gazebo Coffee Table
  • Summer Gazebo Pillow (Blue, Cream, Berry)
  • Summer Gazebo Parakeet Cage
  • Summer Gazebo Rug (1,2,3)
  • Summer Gazebo Tea Set
  • Summer Gazebo Potted Plant
  • Summer Gazebo Side Table
  • Summer Gazebo Raspberry Cake – Event Exclusive

Cats – Fashionably Dead – Posed Cats – 50L per/play
Trees – 3D Trees – Young Birch w/Ferns – 70L on the Marketplace
Photo Taken at a Private Location


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A Little Old Place Where We Can Get Together

To the Moon and Back

Hello There Fab Free’rs, welcome back to the blog! The Gacha Garden event has started. So needless to say I have a gorgeous bohemian furniture and décor set, complete with the house for everything to go inside to share with you. I’m not often much of a “gacha” person, but I do like gachas as a way to get beautiful furniture and décor pieces. This set is by none other than Petite Mort. I’ve always been a fan of the boho style in both clothing and furniture. This set is just 50 lindens per play at Gacha Garden. Petite Mort also added an exclusive prize set of houseplants (not pictured) to this set that is awarded after 20 pulls. The seating, and the Rare bed all have PG couples and individual poses. I’ve included a copy of the gacha key for this “Love Shack” set below so you can get a second look. Happy Gacha-ing!
Petite Mort- Love Shack Prize KeyHere are the details!

Petite Mort – Love Shack Gacha Set – 50L per play @Gacha Garden

  • Love Shack House – Rare
  • Wall Décor
  • Coffee Table
  • Sequin Scarf Curtains
  • Tapestry Set
  • Peacock Rattan Chair
  • Velvet Couch w/Throw
  • Bed – Rare
  • Floor Lamp
  • Persian Rug Set
  • Ceiling Lamp
  • Embroidered Chair

 


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The Wildflower Ruins

Wild Flower Ruins
Hello Fabulous Fab Free’rs! I have something a little different for you today. The gorgeous setting above is one of several 30 Linden Saturday sale items at Simply Shelby. Before I go on about all the cool features of this piece, I want to point out that this is last Saturday’s sale item. That means that it is only available for 30 lindens through the end of Friday. After Friday, there will be new sale items. This cool scene comes in a rez box for easy setup. Everything pictured is included. the rocks, the flowers, even the adorable deer.  Also, this scene by Simply Shelby has a few extra  items in the package. The optional add-ons include animated fish, swimming ducks, and a sunbeam for extra detail. Aptly named the Wildflower Ruins, this set also has several built in individual and couple’s poses. I don’t mind telling you I did test the poses, and they are all l quite nice. To get your copy of this fantastic set just head over to Simply Shelby and go to the building that says “Sales” and you’ll find all the current 30 Linden Saturday sale items. There are several items, so I have added an additional photo below. Happy Shopping Fab Free!

Don’t forget! These are last week’s 30 Linden Saturday sale items at Simply Shelby. They will change this Saturday!


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Mermaid Monday


Mermaid Monday

Hi There Fab Free’rs! Welcome back to the blog! In a perfect world the above photo shows exactly how I’d want to spend the day. I’d love to be lounging on a fluffy sofa with some pretty candles lit eating tarts from a fancy tray. Alas, it is simply not meant to be, not for real life anyway. Thank goodness for Second Life where I can at least pretend. lol Even better I can get the fluffy sofa, the pretty candles, and the plate of tarts all for free at Merak. Additionally, I can live out a little bit of my mermaid daydreams wearing these leggings from RoRo. Keep reading for more information about the free group gifts at Merak and the store closing sale at RoRo.

Merak – I need to be sure to thank Love for pointing out these awesome group gifts at Merak. Right now you can pick up several free gifts while wearing your Merak group tag including the candles, sofa, and tray of tarts shown. The candles come in 3 versions, and the sofa has single and couples poses along with some texture options for the large center pillow. The Merak group is free to join as well, making these gifts irresistible and well worth the effort. There are some additional gifts available that are not shown in my photo, so I’ve added a photo below of the group gift area at Merak.

RoRo – The news is sad but true, RoRo is closing. The store will shut its doors tomorrow, January 15th. If there’s anything you’d like from the store, now is the time. Most items are marked down to just 25 lindens. I picked up these super cute leggings for 25 lindens. They are an Omega applier only item with several color variations. At RoRo you’ll also find many past gifts out marked from 1 linden to 10 lindens each. Also, there is an assortment of gachas from different stores all marked 25 lindens each. You’ll definitely want to stop by RoRo and check things out. The below photo shows some of what you can expect to find. Happy Shopping!

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – TRUTH VIP Teila – Past VIP Gift *Originally Shown Here
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Skin – Essences – Vanya
Shirt – Petite Mort– White Knotted Tank
LeggingsRoRo – @rOrO Mermaid Leggings Omega Applier Only – 25L *Store Closing Sale
Tattoos – .Absence. Maritime Rose Tattoo
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Sofa w/Poses – [Merak] – Lulu’s Sofa Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 
Candles – [Merak] – Candle Boxes – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Tray of Tarts – [Merak] – Tartlets Plate Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 
Backdrop – ::WetCat::&.:LEMON:. “Dawn” Backdrop


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Get Fancy


Get Fancy

Hellooo Fab Free! It’s Monday, but I’m not going to let that phase me, and you shouldn’t either. I’ve got a little something different today as I’m sure you’ve already noticed by the above photo. What is all this? I know it looks a bit like a fancy yard sale, however each of the furniture and décor pieces shown in the photo is a free group gift at Fancy Décor. Every lamp, box, chair, and bauble is free to all Fancy Décor group members. There is a one time join fee for the Fancy Décor group of 250 lindens. Fancy Decor group members also get 10% off their store purchases when wearing the group tag. In my opinion the join fee is completely worth it, just look at all this pretty stuff! The textures are really beautiful, I’m genuinely impressed with these gifts. The chair, and the sofa both have single and couples poses. I have yet to test the stools, however I’d imagine they have single poses as well. Also, most, if not all of the items are copy and mod, so you can rez out multiple and modify them if you’re so inclined. For a complete list of each item, and the land impact prims check out the details below.

Fancy DécorFree Group Gifts/Group is 250L to Join 
*LI = Land Impact

  • Fancy Decor: Marble Lamp – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Short Stool – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Wire Sofa – 10LI
  • Fancy Decor: Blossom Cake – 2LI
  • Fancy Decor: Slipcover Armchair – 6LI
  • Fancy Decor: Dipped Side Table – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Wire Chandelier – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Geode Mobile (touch to spin) – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: 2016 Bauble – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: 2017 Ornament – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: 2018 Ornament – 1 LI
  • Fancy Decor: Birch Candles – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Inlaid Box – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Gold Circle Lamp – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Vintage Handled Vases – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Photo Holder – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Clasp Boxes – 2LI
  • Fancy Decor: White and Gold Chain Frame – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Tortoise Shell Frame (silver) – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Photo Frame – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Mint Cake – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Leaning Mirror – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Swaen Dining Chair 2LI
  • Fancy Decor: Gold Cage Lamp – 2LI
  • Fancy Decor: Small Lamp – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Copper Magazine Holder – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Leaning Art – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Wire Stool – 2LI
  • Fancy Decor: Potted Succulent – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Antique Tea Caddy – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Modern Vase – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Timber Table – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Gold Confetti Pumpkin – 1LI
  • Fancy Decor: Chevron Pumpkin – 1LI

*Backdrop – [ Focus Poses ] Frosty Morning 2


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Fab Free Designer of the Week – 04/01/2018 -Z.O.E.

Z.O.E. Landing Point
Hello hello Fab Free! Thanks for being here. This week’s designer of the week is none other than Z.O.E. I have to tell you that  Z.O.E. is one of those shops that it is genuinely a pleasure to browse through. It is a shop that has a little bit of everything nestled neatly in the setting of a residential home. Shopping at Z.O.E. feels like you’re browsing through a quaint downtown shop in a small town. Much of what Z.O.E. has to offer is furniture and decor. You’ll also find commercial and residential builds, and even a small amount of men’s and women’s clothing.

Pictured above is the information area at the Z.O.E. landing point. Here you can access the shop Flickr, blog, and Facebook page. There’s also a convenient teleporter that will take you to building demos, and the clothing area on the second floor. Right next to this spot you can also purchase store gift cards.
Z.O.E. Gifts and Offers
The weekly sales at Z.O.E. are clearly marked, and not far from the landing point. There is also a group gift area. There you can join the Z.O.E. VIP group. This group is FREE to join. Z.O.E. VIP group members get discounts on new releases, discounts on regular purchases, store credit on purchases made while wearing the group tag, and group gifts. In this area is also where you’ll find the exclusive Fabulously Free in SL group gift from Z.O.E. It’s a super cute two-sided frame. The Fab Free group is always FREE to join. Also, don’t pass by the cute heart patterned pillow. It’s not only a cute decorative pillow, it’s a FREEbie!


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Relax… and visit a friend.

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Visiting a Friend!

This is a good time of year for catching up with friends. I was visiting a friend’s house this morning and I fell in love with some furniture he had out… this room divider and table. It turned out that he got it as a free group gift for the L’Homme Readers Group. Well I was all excited and wanted the gift for myself!

A trip to get my own…

So we took a trip to UnKindness, my friend kindly escorted me, and I picked up the free UnKindness Bamboo Hall Set for myself. It does come with decor but I like it just topped with a plant myself. I did include a vendor advertisement picture at the bottom of this post so you can see everything that is included in this great free gift. All the pieces are just 1 prim each so this is very low land impact and practical for setting out!

A new sweater too!

After seeing Love and Carson sporting their matching sweaters in their blog post {here} my friend and I decided we wanted those exact same sweaters. So we took a teleport to NUTS Inc to pick up the free POE Hunt prize there so we had something to lounge about the house in. We were pleasantly surprised to see that there were matching ladies and men’s group gift sweaters out at the store too that were just as nice! The NUTS Inc group is only 5L to join and if you take your fella along, you can both have a matching sweater like the one I’m wearing in the picture above. I really like the classic colors and warm feel.

Sweater sizes available:

  • Classic Mesh XXS – L with Alpha
  • TMP
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

 

VENDOR ART- NOT MY WORK

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Miriam Winter Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Catwa – Zoey
Sweater – NUTS Inc – GG Hazel Sweater (Free Group Gift/Group is 5L to Join)
Jeans – Fishy Strawberry – Moto Jeggings Ombre
Boots – Reign – Captive Booties in Cocoa

And Stuff…

Divider & Table – UnKindness – Bamboo Hall Set (Free L’Homme Readers Gift/Free to Join Group)

Sim Location – Private

Astrids Signature


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Oubliette Halloween Hunt

OublietteWelcome back to the blog Fab Free’rs! I have to say autumn is the one time of year that I am most excited about hunts in Second Life. I love all things fall or Halloween related. Maybe it’s because I was born this time of year, both in real life and in Second Life. You might laugh at me for this, but no joke, I started decorating my house for Halloween the second week in September. Haha Needless to say, I was super excited to hear about the Halloween Hunt at Oubliette.

In celebration of the season Oubliette is having a Halloween Hunt with 10 total hunt prizes hidden in the Oubliette shop and the grounds surrounding. There are 8 home furniture and decor items, and 2 lounge-wear items. Each hunt prize is just 10 lindens. There are no group tags required for this hunt, everyone can participate. There is a playful occult-ish theme to these hunt items. If you’re unfamiliar with Oubliette, the style is sometimes a tad macabre and always beautiful. Every one of the decor or furniture items in the above photo is included in this hunt from the darkly whimsical embroidery to the sleeping kitty on the rug. The black and purple Victorian era inspired chair has a few male and female sit poses, the one in the photo however is from Pru’s animation override-r.
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Along with the lovely home goods, this beautiful maxi style off-the-shoulder dress and matching slippers are part of the Oubliette Home Halloween Hunt. There is something a little bit pagan and a little bit bohemian about this comfy lounge-wear. Wearing these items makes me wanna curl up with a good book and a warm mug of coffee, thankfully the coffee and books are part of the Oubliette hunt too! Both clothing items come in several sizes for easy fitting. These fun Halloween themed items will be available for hunting at Oubliette through the entire month of October. You’ll be looking for little poison bottles, and don’t forget to hunt around the grounds outside the Oubliette store as well, specifically the cemetery. Happy Hunting Fab Free!

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

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Oubliette Home Halloween Hunt Items:

Pru is Also Wearing:

Hair w/Hat – RunAway – [RA] Wicca Hair – Grayscale – Currently @Nightmare
Head –  CATWA HEAD Sofia Bento
Skin – Essences – Litzi
Tattoos – Absence –  Maritime Rose Tattoo
Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by Indigo / Pru’s Personal AO

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Still Unpacking!

My Backyard_002

With 61 gifts at the Gacha Garden, I feel like I can’t possibly show enough to do them all justice… but as I was unpacking some of them this morning, I realized that there were so many beautiful home and garden gifts for creating a relaxing outdoor area that I didn’t want to neglect the “stuff” portion of the gifts. So while I want to show off a few fashion items today, Today’s post also features quite a few decor gifts as well!

New Tresses, glasses, & a bracelet

In the picture above I want to first mention a few things in the close-up. You’ll need the Gimme Gacha group tag to pick up these free gifts, but the Gimme Gacha group is free to join, making all of these gifts free!

First is my pretty tresses by Ayashi. These free locks have an anime feel, you’ll get a fatpack of cute colors, and they include kitty cat ears that you can hide or unhide (I chose to hide them for my picture). So this hair is great if you want to use it for a Neko or other “kitty” style.

We must be on a sunglasses kick here at Fabfree because I found these Sunglasses as the free gift near the Sweet Lies gacha machine and I knew I had to have them. They are very oversized when you first put them on but are modifiable. I did some stretching here and there to make them work for me, but you might like the oversized look. I love that the creator left them modifiable so that they are so easy to make fit to your avatar!

Tie it with a bow… on your wrist! At the Breathe gacha machine, this pretty free bow tie bracelet bangle was the gift and you get it in both black and white to match a variety of outfits. I was pleased with the pretty feminine look!

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One more…

The last fashion item on my list is this sexy little mini dress by Entice covered in cherries. It’s the free gift by their gacha machine. In your gift package you’ll get fitmesh, Maitreya, and Slink Hourglass & Physique fits for mesh bodies. It even has a little white bow at the cleavage to match the bracelet I showed you in the picture at the top!

Onto the “stuff”

It can sometimes be hard to find good free decor gifts, but the Gacha Garden had creators who were generous with home and garden gifts this round. In the picture above, only the vines are from my inventory… everything else is a free gift.

FREE Home and garden gifts pictured above:

  • Fence – unKindness – Stained Garden Fence Set (1 prim per piece)
  • Lantern – Velvet Whip – Decorative Tin Lantern Gift (1 prim)
  • Bucket – Cherry House – Courtyard Hut Bucket Gift (1 prim)
  • Vase with Flowers – 22769 – Homegrown Gift Vase with Garden Flowers (3 prims)
  • Hanging Chair – Day Dreamer – Chair Swing Giftie (3 prims)
  • Potted Plant – Chez Moi – Potted Plant (1 prim)

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Maya (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Sunglasses – Sweet Lies – Sunglasses Sweet Lies Original (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Bracelet – Breathe – Bow Bangle (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Hair – Ayashi – Ahri hair Anime Set (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Dress – Entice – Dixie Fried Dress in Cherries (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Panties – Maitreya Lara (included with Maitreya Body)

And stuff…

Vines & Groundcover – Balderdash – Saiygewood – Fairy creepers
Fence – unKindness – Stained Garden Fence Set (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Chair – Day Dreamer – Chair Swing Giftie (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Lantern – Velvet Whip – Decorative Tin Lantern Gift (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Bucket – Cherry House – Courtyard Hut Bucket Gift (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Vase with Flowers – 22769 – Homegrown Gift Vase with Garden Flowers (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)
Potted Plant – Chez Moi – Potted Plant (Free Group Gift @ Gimme Gacha)

 

Sim Location – Private Location

Astrids Signature


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My Summer Space

My Space
Hello Fab Free’rs!I don’t know about you, but I am definitely experiencing summer weather right now. It’s sunny and hot! About this time of year for the past few years I start hearing about creative ways people are creating personal space indoors and outdoors. The ladies especially seem to be getting in on this movement, I keep hearing terms like “She Shack” and “Woman Cave”.  Limited on both space and funds in real life, I decided to try this trend myself here in Second Life.

Fab Exclusives

Two of the items I picked up to create this little back porch oasis are Fab Free Exclusive group gifts. This means they are absolutely FREE! As a reminder, and for those who are new to Fab Free, the Fab Free group is always always always FREE to join. The first gift I picked up to get started on my little space is the lovely aqua blue wood background with the pretty climbing ivy plant shown in my photo. It is the FREE Fab Free exclusive gift from Cwtch.  The background lovely all on it’s own (my photo really doesn’t do it justice), still I liked it as the main “wall” for my little spot. Next I also picked up the current FREE Fab Free exclusive group gift from Storax Tree. That little kitty napping in her gilded hanging cage was just too cute to resist. Besides, even my quite spot needs a furry friend to keep me company. The open cage is usually quite a bit larger, but I sized it down using the built in touch menu.

Not all Dust Bunnies are Bad

Along with their recent FREE group gift, Dust Bunny released the cutest gacha set recently. The FREE group gift is the beautifully detailed diy rose tea set. This pretty little piece of decor would look lovely sitting on a table or counter. The Dust Bunny group is also FREE to join. In the name of sprucing up my quiet space, I also Dust Bunny’s new Woodland Dreams gacha while I picked up the group gift. The gacha is just 50 lindens per play, and there is a bonus gift awarded after 20 plays. I didn’t play that many times, so I can’t really comment on that gift, however you’ll find it pictured next to the gacha machine at Dust Bunny, then you can decide on your own if it’s worth the effort. I ended up with a good selection of the common furniture/decor items after just a handful of plays. The hanging macrame chair is probably my favorite of the group, there are around 20 female sit poses, and almost as many male sit poses in the chair. Of course picked one of the least feminine of all the female poses for this photo!

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – Tableau Vivant \\ Starry Night \\ Updo – Ombre

Skin – Essences – Thea (Catwa & Omega) – Currently @Kustom 9

Head –  CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

Kimono – Petite Mort– Hanako Dragon Kimono

Background/Divider – Cwtch. Climbing Ivy Backdrop FREE Fab Free Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Hanging Cage w/CatStorax Tree – Feline Hanging Bed Black Tux Ae – FREE Fab Free Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Rose Tea Set – dust bunny . diy rose tea . gift – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Dust Bunny Woodland Dreams Gacha Items – 50L per play

Body/Hands/Feet –  Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

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