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Time to Inspire

Time to Inspire

I’ve got a quick one for you tonight, Fabbies!  The weather is perfect, and I’m totally going to head out into it before it all dissolves into mush.

Anniversary Goodies!

Ebento is celebrating their 5th anniversary, and with that comes plenty of awesome free gifts.  To get your massive pile of goodies, just join their free group and click on the gift boxes at each stall.  Here’s what I found:

  • FREE Skirt by TwoSided sized for Freya, Kupra, Legacy, Maitreya and Hourglass
  • FREE purse by My Bags
  • FREE Glasses by GiuliaDesign
  • FREE Animations by RVN with 5 different animations in the box

This round of Ebento goes until May 30th, so you’ve still got a bit of time to get in until it all goes poof.

Have a great night, FabFree!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Top – Blueberry Authentic 
Skirt – TwoSided Lola (Free Gift @ Ebento/Group is Free to Join)
Purse – My Bags My Affection (Free Gift @ Ebento/Group is Free to Join)
Glasses – GiuliaDesign Glasses (Free Gift @ Ebento/Group is Free to Join)
Earrings – Ysoral Luxe Earrings

Body   

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Skin Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filigree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow – Lelutka Cate
Lipstick – Lelutka Cate
Nails –Maitreya Lara
Hair – Magika Eliza (40% off During the Magika 16th Anniversary Sale)
Backdrop – K&S High Love Chemistry Class
Pose – RVN Chubby Poses (Free Gift @ Ebento/Group is Free to Join)


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My Very Bunny Friends

Coming Soon

Hey FabFree! I hope you are all having a fabulous week. I have some adorable and affordable decor, including these cute bunnies, and a free hairstyle to share with you this evening.

Hunting For Bunnies

All of the cute spring and Easter decor shown behind me are available on the Hippity Hoppity Hunt @ Malus Park. These are the hunt prizes from Splintered Creations. You are looking for small yellow eggs to find these prizes, and the set includes nine pieces in total. The prizes include the door with the wreath, the garland with hanging eggs, the 6 boxes with eggs and bunnies inside and on top of them, and a wooden sculpture that reminds me of White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland. Each prize costs 10 Lindens. I love the bunnies in this set, and the door with the wreath is so pretty.

Following are the hints to help you find all nine prizes:

  1. You can find me around the Grid
  2. Before you cross me, look to your right
  3. I am placed at the base of this for safety
  4. On a rock at four forks
  5. I wish I could glow like these in the air by me
  6. I look like a ball on top of a cap of stone
  7. Up a tree overlooking the sea
  8. Sometimes I “rise” to the occasion
  9. Water, Crisp and Clear, better than beer

Please reference the credits at the bottom of this post to see which hunt prizes correspond to these numbers. The hunt prizes are listed in order of how they are shown in my photograph, from left to right, under the “Furniture in Decor” section of my credits.

Moss

The other freebie in my post today is my pretty hairstyle, called “Moss”, by Analog Dog. This is a free gift at the current round of eBENTO, which is open until the end of April. Just head to the back of the event and you will get it for free by joining the free eBENTO group. This gift includes a style hud and a full fatpack of colours.

Enjoy, FabFree!

xx
-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Clothes & Accessories

Top – [QE Designs] Emogen Top
Jeans Skirt – [QE Designs] Maren Denim Mini
Shoes –  MOoH! Abbigail fishnet boots metal

Body

Hair –  Analog Dog Moss – All Colors (Free Group Gift/ Group is Free to Join @ eBENTO
Mesh Body – Belleza Freya V6
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lake – EvoX
Skin – 7 Deadly S[K]ins Heartlinn – Caramel
Eyes – lovelysweet Fairyglen Eyes
Nails Belleza Freya V6
Eyebrows – Tutti Belli Adore Eyebrows
Eyeshadow – Tutti Belli True Love Collection
Eyeshadow & Lipstick – Sunniva Lunatica Makeup

Furniture & Decor

Bow with Stuffed Bunny, Pink Bunny and Green Bunny Hedge Sculpture – Splintered Creations Hippity Hoppity Easter Hunt Decor 1 (10L on the Hippity Hoppity Hunt @ Malus Park)
Bow with Blue Egg and Standing Bunny with Greens – Splintered Creations Hippity Hoppity Hunt Easter Decor 2 (10L on the Hippity Hoppity Hunt @ Malus Park)
Door with Wreath – Splintered Creations Hippity Hoppity Hunt Easter Decor 8 (10L on the Hippity Hoppity Hunt @ Malus Park)
Garland with Eggs Splintered Creations Hippity Hoppity Hunt Easter Decor 9 (10L on the Hippity Hoppity Hunt @ Malus Park)
Box with Grey Bunny in Nest and Eggs – Splintered Creations Hippity Hoppity Hunt Easter Decor 3 (10L on the Hippity Hoppity Hunt @ Malus Park)
Box with Eggs, Floral Wreath, and Tulips – Splintered Creations Hippity Hoppity Hunt Easter Decor 5 (10L on the Hippity Hoppity Hunt @ Malus Park)
Box with Green Bunny Hedge Sculpture – Splintered Creations Hippity Hoppity Hunt Easter Decor 6 (10L on the Hippity Hoppity Hunt @ Malus Park)
Wooden Bunny Sculpture – Splintered Creations Hippity Hoppity Hunt Easter Decor 4 (10L on the Hippity Hoppity Hunt @ Malus Park)
Box with Yellow Egg and Stuffed Bunny – Splintered Creations Hippity Hoppity Hunt Easter Decor 7 (10L on the Hippity Hoppity Hunt @ Malus Park)
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MakeOver Monday part 3

Hey Guys and Gals, it’s Monday so that means our next installment of “MakeOver Monday” is on the air. Or on the web… or whatever.  First I want to say a big THANKS to Karl Jacob who gave me the tip that Altamura had a new free avatar gift at the  eBento Event! I popped over and grabbed the male gift “TakeMYWay”. And I may have done a little happy dance when I saw it was BoM ready! Then I got it set up and I was SO much happier with this avatar. Right out of the box he is miles ahead of poor “Robert”. The shape is nicer and the face is so much less “I’m gonna cut you” angry. He also comes with his own skin and since he’s BoM ready I won’t have any trouble finding more skins and tattoos, etc. for him.  

But for every step forward…  Unfortunately, “TakeMYWay” does not come with a body HUD of any sort. So we are stuck using alpha layers for clothes. Which (in my opinion) is extremely inconvenient. So many mesh clothes don’t even come with alpha layers anymore. So there is that. It’s almost a deal breaker for me. Your mileage may vary. 

 

So, moving on. As you recall we were going to talk about hair today. Again, this was soooo much easier for Kerydwyn. But I found three styles for each of them but there are more out there.  Let’s look at the Ladies first. I also changed, Kerydwyn’s skin to show some of the basic BoM skins you already have in your inventory. Just look under the ‘Clothing’ folder. You’ll also find some hair there too. Some of it, is rather nice, especially the newer mesh avatar’s hair. 

Fist is Firelight. The group is free to join and they offer many gifts and several lucky chairs. The best thing is they offer a gift card for 250L to new avatars ( 30 days old or less ) and unlike some gift cards this one is enough to buy a regular hair completely. This is the “Monica” one of the past group gifts available. I’m showing the “Anna” skin from the Inventory too.

Next is “Leela” Hair from Analog Dog. When you hit the landing point, just walk to your left all the way to the ‘coast’ where you’ll see a big glowing ball. Click it and get a selection of free hair. I’m showing the “Kimberly” skin here once again, in your inventory.

Last we have “Tsarina” from A&A. This is the free group gift for the Fabulously Free Group. Of course, FabFree is free to join.

For Alistar, the selection was a bit more challenging. Free hair for the guys is few and far between but it is out there. Having said this, I think this is where I would get off the free ride and lay out some Lindens. The group for N0_Match is 50L and with that you get monthly gifts for BOTH men and women ( Usually a Unisex style) and you get access to literally dozens of past gifts with many many male styles. 50L is literally 0.21 cents USD… I can find that in the couch cushions… ( A note here… yes, it’s 21cents but the minimum amount you can buy is $2.50… so I’d have to check under my car seats too.)   If you’re set on free, do check out the mesh hair in your inventory. The ‘Brandon’, ‘Johnny’ and ‘Wyatt’ hairs aren’t bad.

So first here is “Mike” from Sintiklia. The Group is free to join and there are loads of Group Gifts to pick up. And don’t forget to check the ladies hair as well. Lots of styles are aimed at women but are more unisex.

Modulus’s “Cole”. You can get it on the MarketPlace or in-store and you get the entire Fatpack of colors. This is an extremely well made hair. And the fact that’s free is just icing on the cake.

Lastly is one of those hairs sold as a ladies style but I think it works as unisex. I found “yume” from ASO on the MarketPlace and there doesn’t appear to be an in-world store.  Again, this was the result of a “Free Hair” search on the MarketPlace.

 

Okay, that’s going to do it for today. I thought I’d get to Inventory control today but I’m thinking that actually needs it’s own post. SO until next week, my dears!

And remember, comments, ideas, opinions etc. are ALWAYS welcome! So let me know what you’re thinking!

Links ->

eBento Event – Altumura “TakeMYWay Full Avatar ( Open until the 25th )

Fire Light – 250L Gift Card for Avatars under 30 days + Free group with past gifts + Lucky chairs

Analog Dog – Free Gift Ball with several Hair styles

A&A – FabFree Designer with free gifts for our group 

Sintiklia – Free Group join and huge wall of past gifts

Modulus – Single free men’s hair

ASO – Free hair style “Yume” on the Marketplace

 


Fabulous Finds 05.19.21 Edition

Free Gift @ Ebento / Group is Free to Join by Shiny Stuffs

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A Slice of Citrus

A Slice of Citrus

Today I’m feeling distinctively citrusy.  I’m a tall glass of water filled with slices of orange, lime and of course a really long and superfluous straw.  I’ve got summer on my mind, even though spring feels like it’s barely underway in my neck of the woods.  Time to tuck a flower behind your ear and get the carefree feeling that is synonymous with the season of sun.

What, Again?

I feel like I’ve been doing the same song and dance the last few days, finding great gifts from awesome events that are celebrating milestones this month.  Welp, I’ve got yet another one for you today, I hope you won’t be too mad at me for filling your inventory up!  It’s time to celebrate EBento!  Just join their free group, and you’ll be rolling in the free gifts for ages!  Here’s what I found:

  • Free top and skirt by ADD sized for Kupra, Legacy, Legacy Perky, Maitreya & Maitreya Petite
  • Free purse by My Bags by Mia Blauvelt with several different pose options
  • Free glasses by Roslyn
  • Free earrings by Supernatural

There’s a heck of a lot more there too, so you’re sure to find a little sumthin’ sumthin’ you love.  EBento runs until May 31st!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Dress – ADD Ellen (Free Gift at EBento/Group is Free to Join)
Bag – My Bags by Mia Blauvelt My Florencia (Free Gift at EBento/Group is Free to Join)
Glasses – Roslyn Ezra (Free Gift at EBento/Group is Free to Join)
Earrings – Supernatural Palona Earrings (Free Gift at EBento/Group is Free to Join)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filigree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Lelutka Cate
Lipstick Applier –Lelutka Cate
Nails – Alaskametro Gala II
Hair – Truth Fiji
Backdrop – Versov Rodeo Drive


Lady in Red

Lady in Red

Red on red on red with a hint of pink isn’t always a very wearable look.  Somehow, my SL-self is able to pull it off effortlessly.  As you can see, I’m spending my time finding as many red things as I can, and then cheekily throwing some pink in for a bit of variety.  You can afford to experiment when all the parts of your outfit equation are free!

Happy Anniversary!

eBento is celebrating an anniversary, and in true Second Life style, they’re giving free gifts to all the visitors. All you have to do is join their free group, and then you’ll find a cute little birthday cake at each stall.  There’s a wide array of fun, gorgeous, and useful gifts, but it’s hard to choose the best!  Here’s what I’ve got on today:

  • FREE Hair by Sintiklia in several shades with a stylist HUD
  • FREE Dress by Eternus sized for Freya, Isis, Legacy and Maitreya
  • FREE Book and glasses by Movement

There’s so much more to grab while you’re there, it’s really dizzying!  eBento is running until May 31st, don’t miss out!

I have that song stuck in my head now!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes 

Dress – Eternus Beatrix Dress (Free Gift at eBento/Group is Free to Join)
Book – Movement Cute Notepad with Eyeglasses (Free Gift at eBento/Group is Free to Join)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Lelutka Cate
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Lipstick Applier – Lelutka Cate
Hair – Sintiklia Katy (Free Gift at eBento/Group is Free to Join)
Backdrop – Leijin The Red Light Special


A Bit of This, A Bit of That

A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That

I’m toeing the line today between that which is sweet and that which is dark.  I’m all of a flutter in my new lingerie which makes me feel sweet and girly, but then I just had to get my cigarette out and mar the whole effect, now didn’t I?  I’m not really a proponent of smoking, but sometimes just holding a cigarette gives you a certain air of dark mystery.  I’ll just say that I’m holding it for someone else, yes?  Right.  That’s what we’re going with!

Ebento Strikes Again!

This anniversary round of Ebento is absolutely HUGE.  I wandered over there for a little shop, and much to my delight I found enough gifts to drown in!  (I don’t know, drowning in gifts sounds a bit fun, kinda…sorta?) Anyway, I joined the Ebento group for free and clicked on all the cakes and walked off with more goodies than you can shake a stick at.   Here’s what I’m showing you today!

  • FREE Cigarette Pose by Kokoro Poses (Comes with a Mirror pose as well)
  • FREE Lingerie by La Perla (Comes with Appliers for Omega, Belleza and Maitreya and three different colour options)

There are loads of other pretty things you can sink your sweet yet dark and mysterious claws into over at Ebento, so visit soon!  This event is running until May 31st!

Kisses!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes 

Lingerie – LaPerla Patricia (Free Gift at EBento)
Rings – Minimal Eva Rings

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filigree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Lelutka Cate
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Lipstick Applier – Lelutka Cate
Hair – Sintiklia Amara
Pose – Kokoro Poses Cigarette Holding (Free Gift at EBento)
Backdrop – Foxcity Rude

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Memories of France

Memories of France

I lived in France for a while when I was a teenager.  I really didn’t appreciate it at all at first.  My parents took a year off work and we headed over there.  In my mind, they had taken me away from all my friends and whatever other charms the 90’s held – I assume flannel shirts, Weezer and Jolt Cola.  But as the year we spent there went on, I came to realise that Southern France was quite a charming place (understatement of the century).  I spent a bit of time on the “La Clef des Champs” sim today, pretending I was in Provence.  All that’s missing is the lavender scent!

Toujours Provence

Perhaps my look doesn’t have much to do with the dry heat and fields of Provence, but I do like a bit of incongruousness.   I found a whole bunch of gorgeous gifts at the EBento event this month!  Join the group for free, and you can pick up several fun things.  Here’s what I’m wearing:

  • Beauty Marks by Session (For Lelutka and Catwa Heads) (Free @ Ebento)
  • SlackGirl Bento Nails (Belleza, Slink, Eve, Altamura, Maitreya, Tonic, Tuty and Vista) (Free @ Ebento)
  • Arte Eyeshadow (Lelutka, Catwa and System Heads) (Free @ Ebento)
  • Pose by PoSEsioN (5 in the box!) (Free @ Ebento)

Run on over and see what other gorgeousness you can find at EBento!

The Next Chapter

I also have another gift from The Chapter Four to show you – this top by Have Unequal comes in both black and white and works on Maitreya bodies.  Don’t you love the little clasps on it?  I like a good detail on my clothing!  If you haven’t been to The Chapter Four, do hurry up and nip over – it’s their 5th anniversary.  Join the group for 10 Lindens and get a whole lotta gifts!

I hope you find a bit of heaven in SL today!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Top – Have Unequal Valerie Top (Free Gift at The Chapter Four/Group is 10L to Join)

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Beauty Marks – Session Moles (Free Group Gift at EBento)
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Eyeshadow Applier –  Arte Verity (Free Group Gift at EBento)
Bento Nails – SlackGirl Flow (Free Group Gift at EBento)
Lipstick Applier –   Sn@tch Ultra Gloss Lipstick
Eyelash Applier – Pout! Divine Lashes (Available at The Dollhouse Event)
Hair – Magika Trouble
Pose – PosESioN Bento Ocean (Free Group Gift at EBento)
Sim – La Clef des Champs

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Ho Ho Ho… Go BENTO (for 40L or Less!)

Ho Ho Ho... Go BENTO (for 40L or Less!)

Ladies, have you been wanting to “go BENTO,” but haven’t had enough Lindens to spare? Well, now you can do it for the price of FREE! That’s right: a complete BENTO-enabled avatar that’s absolutely FREE. Zero. Zip. Zilch. Nada. 😀

Meet Jenny

There are some truly amazing gifts to be found on the Women Only Hunt 4 (WOH4) trail, and this one is no exception. Altamura Design has set out a complete Bento-enabled avatar as their gift.

Jenny includes a body with Bento-enabled hands and head, as well as the following features:

  • 1 skin tone with eyebrows
  • 3 alpha sections (macro, mid, micro) with many cuts
  • 3 shapes of feet: flat, medium, high
  • Eyelashes
  • Hairbase
  • “BLABLA” Bento gesture to talk

A few more things to note about this body/head:

  • Jenny is NOT Omega compatible. You cannot use Omega System skins, nails, tattoos, etc., from other designers.
  • If you want to wear a different head (as I’m doing above), you can. Simply alpha out the Jenny head with the included HUD and add the new head.
  • The mid and high feet are smaller than other mesh body feet. However, I found that many shoes sized for Belleza feet seem to fit reasonably well. The flat feet can be resized using the sliders in your appearance editor.
  • The head does not come with eyes (or if it does, I could not find them). You will need to wear a third-party mesh or system eyes.
  • An AO that cycles Bento hand motions is included, but a static hand poser is not. You can pose Jenny’s hands using a third-party Bento pose or HUD.
  • The Altamura website hints that people who have this gift will be receiving a “great surprise.” I have no idea what that means, but an announcement will be made soon in their in-world group. 🙂

To get this gift, all you have to do is find the WOH4 snowflake in the Altamura mainstore. There are quite a few very obvious decoys, but you should have no problem finding the real snowflake.

Reindeer Antlers and Santa Kittehs

I dressed Jenny up in the Peace on Earth Hunt 10 (POE10) gift from Prism Designs. Staci Holiday Cats includes a blouse, leggings, and the two cute kitties you see playing behind me (above).

Mesh sizes for the blouse and leggings include Fitmesh XS-XL with alpha layers, Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink.

UPDATE: There are TWO gifts for the POE Hunt at the Prism Designs store. The gift I’m showing here is by Jezzixa Cazalet. The other gift by Journey can be seen in this post HERE by Astrid. Slightly confusing, but who doesn’t love a twofer? 🙂

Accessories:

  • The Reindeer Headband by Wasabi, Bow Bangle bracelet by BREATHE, and my pose by An Lar Poses are all gifts to be found at The Chapter Four. You will need to join The Chapter Four in-world group to grab these (and many more!) gifts.
  • My black pearl Sea Star Earrings are the Day #2 Advent gift for Chop Zuey Couture group members. A matching choker is included. Please note that there are THREE Advent calendars at Chop Zuey: two for members of the in-world group (one calendar for men and one for women), and a third calendar for everyone (both members and non-members). The gift I’m showing today is from the members’ calendar.

Ho Ho Ho... Go BENTO (for 40L or Less!)

3 Heads are Better Than One

If you don’t like the head that comes with Jenny, here are 2 other inexpensive options for you:

  1. Join the Altamura in-world group (40L to join). Then head over to eBento and pick up the Giselle Bento head gift at the Altamura booth. I’m wearing Giselle in photos #1 and #2 above; #1 is with a custom shape I made while playing around with the sliders, and #2 is the shape that comes in the folder. The included shape is actually quite nice, if you don’t feel like making your own.
  2. While you’re at The Chapter Four scooping up all the gifts, be sure to grab the gift from Altamura. Maya (#4 above) is a traditional mesh head that is NOT Bento-enabled. I’m including it here for those of you who want an inexpensive mesh head but are not yet ready to leap into the world of Bento.

More Gifts at Altamura

After joining the Altamura group, be sure to pick up the group gift (piercing) sitting behind the counter across from the Christmas tree. Older gifts are still available on the wall behind the tree.

Also, Altamura has a group-only Advent calendar in the store. All the past days’ gifts are still available, so be sure to pick them all up!

Finally, Altamura is celebrating the first anniversary of their mainstore with a BIG SALE. Group members can save up to 80% on featured products through the 20th of December.

Whew – enjoy! 🙂

*~*~*~*

Serena is wearing…

Head #1 & 2: Altamura Giselle (group gift @ eBENTO / 40L to join)
Head #3 & Body: Altamura Jenny (WOH4 / 0L)
Head #4: Altamura Maya (TCF group gift / 10L to join)
Eyes: IKON Hope Eyes Storm
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Montana
Headband: Wasabi Reindeer Headband (TCF group gift / 10L to join)
Earrings: Chop Zuey Couture Sea Star Black Pearl Earrings (group advent day #2 / 350L to join)
Piercing: Altamura Poleis (group gift / 40L to join)
Bracelet: BREATHE Bow Bangle Red Lips (TCF group gift / 10L to join)
Blouse, Leggings, Kitties: Prism Designs Staci Holiday Cats by Jezzixa (POE10 / 0L)
Shoes: Glamistry Begonia Heels
Pose #1: An Lar Poses The Frost Mini Series (TCF group gift / 10L to join)
Pose #2 by Izzie’s
Photographed at Luane’s Winter World Romantic Sim

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