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Snow Gothic and Mage Red Makes for Perfect [Z]xen

I first fell in love with everything “Gothic” when I was eight years old. My babysitter was a teenage girl of about fifteen and my parents had gone out for “kid free” time, and she was doing her homework and reading Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven” to me. After that I was hooked.

And then she let me read over her shoulder, and I read, “For Annie” for the very first time as well. Perhaps “For Annie” is not about Vampires at all… but I thought it was! And even at the tender age of eight, I wanted to be a vampire!

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“Thank Heaven! the crisis —
The danger is past,
And the lingering illness
Is over at last —
And the fever called “Living”
Is conquered at last.”

[from “For Annie” by Edgar Allen Poe]

I think that is why the ensemble that I put together this week really appeals to me! [MC] Mystic Canvass is — first, and foremost — a fabulous one-stop-shop if you are looking for quality Roleplay skins that won’t break your pocketbook. Many of them are priced at only 99L$ for a full pack, and that includes a bonus shape as well as Lolas and/or other great appliers. The store also has a terrific variety of affordable cosmetics and mesh accessories that are out-of-this-world unique. And with this gorgeous Skin as their current FREE Group Gift (Group is 0L to Join!) coming in 4 skin tones with Lolas, Phat Azz, and Slink Appliers? How can a classic Gothic Vampire girl like me go wrong?!

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Of course, I did not want to be a glittery vampire! No! No Twilight sparklers here! Growing up, I wanted to know Dracula and Dark Shadows and vampires like Louis de Pointe du Lac. I wanted pale skin, red lips, crimson eyes, blood that ran cold, and a heart that was colder! Because somehow… I thought it was like being a thorned rose — the ultimate thing of danger… power… and beauty. And yes… even as a tender young girl of only eight years old, I knew it.

“My tantalized spirit
Here blandly reposes,
Forgetting, or never
Regretting its roses —
Its old agitations
Of myrtles and roses:”

[from “For Annie” by Edgar Allen Poe]

So I pulled up Market place for a little help in completing my classic Vampire look — one I was sure would make Bram Stoker himself proud!

I didn’t manage to find a proper Edgar Allen Poe raven that suited me, but this amazing fitmesh dress by +Nocturna+ features a detailed owl print that is a stand-out and the dress pack includes both fitmesh as well as standard mesh sizes and can be found on the Marketplace for only 10L. A little more searching and I was able to complete my Gothic beauty with a set of Mage Red eyes by Imperium which were also found on the Marketplace (a steal of a deal for eyes this sharply detailed at only 9L$!) and last but not least I topped it off with an intricately wrought necklace in black by ~Edenia — another great FREE find on the Marketplace!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) got this great Gothic look wearing…

Skin – [MC] [Mystic Canvass] Snow A-Cup GG Xen Group with Dramatic Eyebrows (free group gift / 0L / free to join)

Eyes – Imperium Mage Red Eyes (9L on the Marketplace)

Hair – +Spellbound+ Jezebel

Hands and Feet – Slink

Outfit – +Nocturna+ mesh (fitmesh) Dress Gift (10L on the Marketplace)

Jewelry – ~Edenia FREE Pentacle Necklace (0L on the Marketplace)

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Love Wins! Love is Love!

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Just recently the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage for everyone! This means individual states can no longer deny same-sex couples the right to marry. Love Wins! In honor of this historical event in America, Baby Monkey and Clawtooth have put out FREE gifts. Join in the celebration, and pick up these fun colorful freebies.

The Baby Monkey gift is this mesh t-shirt that reads “Freedom to Marry for Everyone” and it has a cool rainbow U.S. map graphic. This great gift is absolutely FREE with no need to join a group or wear any tag. Simply stop by Baby Monkey and pick it up! The top is fully mesh and includes the matching alpha layers.

Clawtooth also put out this lovely hairstyle in honor of this truly momentous occasion. This gift comes in five vibrant colors, so you can show your support and or simply rock some brightly colored hair for summer. Pru is wearing the “Lemon Lime” version, I love it! Like the Baby Monkey gift, this gift at Clawtooth is completely FREE, no groups, no tags, just stop by the Clawtooth main location and this fantastic gift is waiting for you.

Here are the details, Love Wins!!

Hair – Clawtooth: Heart Attack and Vine (Outrageous Pack) – FREE Gift 

Skin – Lumae :: Jewel – 4 – Peach // Draven

Head –  Lelutka – Stella

ShirtBaby Monkey – BM Freedom Shirt – FREE Gift 

ShortsRedgrave –  Jeans-Hotpants frayed

Body –  Maitreya – Lara

Hands – Slink – Elegant 1

Pose – Sari-Sari – summer03

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FabFree Designer of The day – 06/27/15 – .:SS:.

FabFree Designer of The Day - .:SS:.
.:SS:. Men’s Pushed Up Sleeve Tee & Mesh Glasses (free group gift / 0L / free to join) – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Waring/32/30/2567

**Each day, here on the FabFree Blog, we will be featuring one of our Fabulously Free in SL inworld Designers.**

Photos are work of the designers.


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Dreaming in Blue

Happy Friday, Fab Free Folks!  I’m popping on to show y’all a Fifty Linden Friday item so this is gonna be quick! *waves to Kimmie Banufong* Thanks for the tip!

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First, the shoes. These are the Gabby Plats Heel for SLink ( and Belleza and  Meitreya AND The Mesh Project) High Feet from Reign. For this Friday special you can grab the fatpack for just 50L. I love the lace overlay detail, it’s so unusual and it’s really well done here.  But if you want it you need to hurry!

Second, is this gorgeous dress from More Than Ever. This is the ‘Blue Forest’  dress and it’s MTE’s prize for us girls in the 1L Midsummer Night’s Dream Hunt. There is a matching loincloth/ kilt for the guys in the prize box too and it’s… very smexy! *waggles her eyebrows*  All of the Hunt’s items are inspired by fantasy and fairies but this fluttery summer dress is too pretty to only have one label. Wouldn’t this be perfect for a day in the park or a warm summer evening’s outing?  Unlike the heels, you have until July 21 to get your Hunt on and scoop up all the 1L prizes!

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands Slink V. 2.0 mesh Casual Hands + High Feet + Basic Nails HUD
Ears – Aitui – Traveller Plug Gacha ears (50L per play Gacha in main store)
Hair  – Damselfly  – Jennaleigh

DressMore Than Ever – Blue Forest Dress –  (1L as part of the Midsummer Night’s Dream Hunt)

Shoes – Reign – Gabbi Plats – (50L as part of Fifty Linden Fridays)

LocationSarawak

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Beary Cute

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Hello Fab Free’rs!! I’ve missed you all! I apologize for being so absent the last few days, sometimes real life just takes over completely! I did sneak away for just a few moments and I’ve got a sweet group gift from The Sugar Garden. This bow and collar set is the June VIP gift at The Sugar Garden. The bow comes in pink, black, and white, while the collar has a silver and a gold option. To get this super cute set, simply join The Sugar Garden‘s VIP group and gain access to the VIP room just outside the main store. There is a one time fee of $750 to join at this time, however you will gain instant access to an entire room of gifts that includes everything from shoes and clothing to makeup and skins!

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – TRUTH HAIR Damaris [Pastels / Pink Hibi] RARE – 50L/play @The Arcade **Originally shown here

Bow & Collar – The Sugar Garden – .tsg. V.I.P Group Gift June Beary Collar & Bows – FREE VIP Gift/Group is 750L to Join

Skin – Lumae :: Adore – Tulips Skin

Eyes – Buzzeri – [Buzz] Mysteria Eyes – Nebula

Lashes – ..::KnocKeRs::..Queenie Rae Lashes

Head – Lelutka – Stella

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FabFree Designer of The Day – 06/26/15 – Snowfeather

FabFree Designer of The Day - Snowfeather
Snowfeather Shimmering Kirtle (free group gift / 0L / free to join) – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Enigma/64/205/3998

**Each day, here on the FabFree Blog, we will be featuring one of our Fabulously Free in SL inworld Designers.**

Photos are work of the designers.


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Fab Free Designer of the Day – 06/25/2015 – Braham Designs

Braham Design BIG LOVE GOWN DRESS

Get this artful dress for FREE at Braham Designs. Don’t for get to wear your group tag, the Braham Designs Group is FREE to join.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Alabama%20Sunshine/17/167/801

**Each day, here on the FabFree Blog, we will be featuring one of our Fabulously Free in SL inworld Designers.

Photos are work of the designers.


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Garden Party

Hello again, FabFree Floks. I don’t know about where y’all are but our temperature is somewhere between OMG and WTF. Yeah, it’s hot. And the best thing on a hot day? A huge glass of ice cold sweet iced tea.  If you can’t get that then some Sweet Tea might be the next best thing.

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This is the Summer Mini from Sweet Tea and it one of the group gifts set out for us. The group costs 50L to join but you’ll make that back right away with the eleven gifts available. This cool shorty sundress comes with a HUD with four really cute color/patterns. I picked this aqua blue because it just felt so summery. Plus, it went perfectly with the aqua and white platform sandals for SLink Flat feet from 2pm’s  Raki Ribbon Platforms gacha machine at Kustom9.  The gacha has ten commons in ice cream colors and two rares that are white soles with color HUDs for the straps.  Kustom9 runs until July 10 but don’t delay.. the date will creep up faster than you realize.

 

Dress – Sweet Tea – Summer Mini – (Free/0L/Group Gift – group is 50L to join)

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands Slink V. 2.0 mesh Casual Hands + Flat Feet + Basic nails HUD
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DressSweet Tea – Summer Mini – (Free/0L/Group Gift – group is 50L to join)

Shoes – 2pm – Raki Ribbon Platforms – (69L per play Gacha at Kustom9. )

Watering Can – Belle Epoque – (Free/0L/ @ their Marketplace page)

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Day or night…anytime is a good time to be a star!

My favourite part of being in SL is that I can pretend to be anyone that I want, or anything, at anytime. All I need to do is dress the part and poof..I become anything my little heart desires :) . The other day…I wanted to feel like I was a 50’s starlet, with all the glitz and glam that I could ever ask for. Of course, I needed the right look, and that is where Cog & Fleur provided me with not just 1, but 2 looks that just scream 50’s movie star to me.

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I’ll start with my daytime look. What movie star could pass up a day at the beach? I sure couldn’t, especially once I saw that the current free group gift from Cog & Fleur was a goodie pack of summer accessories in a fun cherry print, all I needed to do was join their free group. The gift includes my fabulous floppy hat, a tote bag with 3 holding positions, and the sweet bow and cherry earrings, I’ve included a close-up picture so you can see each item better. Now, all you really need to do is throw on a cute bathing suit and you are set. Or, if you love cherries as much as I do, feel free to take advantage of the special group discount for the matching cherry bathing suit, SLink med-foot shoes and sunglasses set. If you have your group tag on, you can buy it for 50% off of its normal price, which is a great deal!

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After a day in the sun, nothing beats getting all dolled up and attending some fancy movie shindig. This time, I was covered from Cog & Fleur‘s 2 Midnight Mania boards. My mesh Satin Doll dress in Opal is on the group only board, and only takes 40 slaps to lock. It comes in the standard sizes in both regular mesh, and fitmesh. My lovely matching Vintage Deco Necklace and Earrings, also in Opal, are on the open to everyone board, and will also lock at only 40 slaps. I just love this dress and jewelry, my pictures really do not do them justice.  You will need your tag on for the dress board, and again, the group is free to join. Oh, and I should mention, in case you are worried about having to use a group space…there is a box of past group gifts available for all group members, for free. I have still not finished going through all that is in that box. It is well worth the group space, that is for sure.

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Lastly, and I am sure some of you readers who have been around for a while may have noticed, I’m a red-head in this post! When I tried on the Alina group gift skin from [PUMEC], there was no choice. This lovely freckled skin with it’s perfectly groomed ginger brows would just not look the same with any other hair colour. How perfect is the eye makeup for my retro glam look? This skin actually comes with very pretty natural lips, which you can see in my beach picture, however, I needed to stick with my 50’s evening feel and added a layer of red lipstick. Alina comes with a multitude of appliers, so everyone with meshy bits should be happy. The [PUMEC] group is only L$99 to join, and there is at least one other gift out for you to grab, if not more. This is a pretty generous group :) .

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*sighs* What a lovely day I had. Not everyone can say they just decided to become a 50’s movie star and actually do it. This is why I love SL! Now I am off to find more lovely things to show you, and maybe become someone else entirely. Until next Thursday, TTFN.


What is Calle showing you…

Daytime Picture

Hat, Bag and Earrings – C&F Vintage Summer Accessories – Cherries (free group gift/free to join)
Swimsuit, Sandals and Sunglasses – C&F Vintage Summer Outfit – Cherries (50% discount for group members)
Hair – TRUTH HAIR Gilda [Gingers / Green Bow] (L$50 per play gacha @ current round of The Arcade)

Pose – BehaviorBody Hat Prop Pose Gift (L$10 on Marketplace)

Location – Miami Beach – Florida

Nighttime Picture

Dress – C&F Satin Doll – Opal (free, group only Midnight Mania gift/free to join/40 slaps to lock)
Earrings and Necklace – C&F Vintage Deco Set – Opal (free Midnight Mania gift/40 slaps to lock)
Hair – >TRUTH< January w/Roots – pumpkinpie
Lipstick – GLAM! skins makeup tattoo Lip all skinstones 3 (store closed)

Poses – Label Motion – Daenerys Poses

Location – ROYAL OPERA & GARDENS

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Skin – ** [PUMEC]  – .:ALINA GIFT:. – Skin (free group gift/L$99 to join)
Mani and Pedi – beauty by alaskametro<3 Slink manicure/pedicure – “Cherry” (L$10 on Marketplace)

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FabFree Designer of the Day – 6/24/2015 – Hankii Pankii

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Our designer today is Hankii Pankii for this cute bikini and necklace combo group gift. The Group is free to join and there are lots of gifts out for group members.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Vanilla%20Sky/33/171/21

**Each day, here on the FabFree Blog, we will be featuring one of our Fabulously Free in SL inworld Designers.**

Photos are work of the designers.

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