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Lavender Key of Time

Lucky Lavender
Hello Again Fab Free’rs! It’s good to have you here. I had to do a quick post today to show you a brand new group gift from Apple May Designs and a sweet tattoo from Moon Tattoo. First, the giftie from Apple May Designs.

Lucky Lavender

This gift at Apple May Designs is extra awesome because you don’t have to join the group to get it. Non group members can pick up this adorable polka-dotted two piece Shae set in either pink or lavender for just 49 lindens per color. If you are already an Apple May Designs group member, or you wanna join (there is a one time fee of 25 lindens) you can get one or both of the Shae sets for FREE by participating in the group only Lucky Letter boards. There is also at least 1 previous group gift still available. Even though you can’t see it in this photo, there’s an enormous bow in the back that just adds to the charm of this set. It’s like retro lingerie meets Disney princess and I love it!

Mesh Sizes Included: Belleza Isis & Freya, Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass

Tattoo Time

Up next, how pretty is this very feminine under-bust tattoo by Moon Tattoo?! I love all the delicate lines. You can pick up this tattoo for just 49 lindens on the Marketplace. I guess 49 lindens must be a theme for this post! The inexpensive tattoo comes in an omega applier and includes a classic system tattoo layer.

 

Here are the details, Enjoy!

HairCATWA HAIR MissFortune [Darks]

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Head Applier – Essences – Petra (Catwa) – Recently @Kustom 9

Eyebrows – Just Magnetized – Perfect Eyebrows – set 02 for OMEGA & CATWA

Eye Makeup – ALMA Makeup – All Blacks – Catwa – Currently @SWANK

Lipstick – Pink Acid For Catwa Overly Transparent Gloss Princess Pop

Skin – Essences – Pale02

OutfitApple May Designs – (AMD) Shae – Lavender Polka – 49L (no group tag) / FREE Lucky Letter Prize (group tag required, 25L join fee) 

Tattoo – **MOON TATTOO** OMEGA Key of Time – 49L on the Marketplace

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

*Pose by WetCat

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Gorgeous in Gingham

Gorgeous in Gingham

Hello there, Fabulouses!  Ripley and I are popping in with a quick post to showcase a Vintage Gacha Fair gift today. When we arrived, we were quite pleasantly surprised to discover that a number of talented designers are featuring free gifts at their booths at the fair.  My top today is courtesy of Belle Epoque.  Featuring a vintage pink gingham fabric, trimmed with lace edging, this tank-style cropped top is a summer time classic.  I chose to pair it with denim shorts, but the generous designer is also offering coordinating pink shorts as a gift for shoppers at the fair.  The delicate shade of pink is soft and feminine, ideal for this vintage shirt.  It comes in one mesh version, which fit my Maitreya Lara body perfectly.  The Vintage Gacha Fair runs until August 13th, so you have plenty of time to mosey on over to the Path of Destiny sim to scoop up some free goodies for yourself.    Most of the stalls have white boxes set out, which contain a free present for you.  It’s well worth the visit!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Beth (gacha prize at The Epiphany)

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Wasabi Pills Gwen Mesh Hair (past Fifty Linden Friday offer)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Necklace:  Maxi Gossamer Ashira Teardrop Necklace

Top:  Belle Epoque {VGF Top} (free gift at the Vintage Gacha Fair – event ends August 13th)

Shorts:  Blueberry Lola Denim Shorts

Mesh Feet:  Slink

Flip Flops:  ILLI Meriel Flip Flops

Pose:  aDORKable Poses (store closed)

Sim:  Tranquility Dreams

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Corn-Dog Hustler

Corndog
Hello There Fab Free’rs! I don’t mind telling you I had a wonderfully lazy weekend so far. I hope yours has been just as awesome. Speaking of awesome, I am excited to share the several gifts I used to create this look. I’d struggle to tell you what my exact personal style is, I’m a little bit pin up, a little bit goth, and a little bit grunge. Ha! This look definitely matches my eclectic tastes, I hope you like it as much as I do.

Corn Dog

There’s something wonderful about food in Second Life. You can enjoy anything and everything without any negative affects. Fair food like this corn dog from Label Motion has always been a guilty pleasure of mine. It’s terrible for you, but oh so good! Now you can enjoy a corn dog and have zero guilt. This fun prop is a FREE subscriber gift from Label Motion. I did have to unsubscribe and re-subscribe to get the gift, but the minimal effort was well worth it. In the gift you’ll get a mustard version (one whole, one half eaten), and a ketchup version (also whole or half eaten).  I think it makes for a super cute photo prop.

The Hustler

Pink Hustler has several group gifts out right now, the most recent of which is this super adorable bandanna hairstyle. No pin-up girl wardrobe would be complete without it. Not to mention it’s one of those styles that can dress up or be very casual. The gift includes the hairstyle and two color change huds. The huds also include several floral textures for the bandanna.

While picking up the group gift hairstyle at Pink Hustler, I also snagged a copy of the bento nails group gift that is still available. These extra long claws are seriously cute. They come with a color change hud that lets you pick colors for every other nail, or you can choose to color them all the same. There are quite a few polka dotted color options in bright summery colors. There’s also a cute little bow on the left ring finger that has separate color options. These bento nails by Pink Hustler come in a Maitreya fit only. The Pink Hustler group has a one time join fee of 350 linden. As I mentioned before, there are several past gifts still available including the two shown here today!

A Little Side Note: Pru is also wearing a few past group gifts that had been previously blogged but are still available! The top is a FREE group gift at Vinyl (group is FREE to join) which was originally blogged by Love here. The eye makeup is also a FREE (group is 100L to join) group gift from Slack Girl previously blogged by me here.  

Here are all the details, Enjoy!

HairPink Hustler – *PH* V.I.P Group Gift // HAIR 8182  – FREE Group Gift/Group is 350L to Join 
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Head Applier – Essences – Petra (Catwa) – Recently @Kustom 9
Skin – Essences – Pale02
Brows – Just Magnetized – Perfect Eyebrows – set 02 for OMEGA & CATWA
Eye Makeup – Slack Girl – ::SG:: Jojo Eyeshadow – Past GG Still Available/Group is 100L to Join
Lipstick – Pink Acid For Catwa Overly Transparent Gloss Cherry
EarringsPlastik – :[P]:- Chrysalis Earrings://White
Tattoos – Letis Tattoo :: Meredith :: MM17002 ::
Top – Vinyl – London Crop Top – Past GG Still Available / Group is FREE to Join
NailsPink Hustler – *PH* V.I.P Group Gift // bento nail #GG2 – FREE Group Gift/Group is 350L to Join 
Corn Dog – Label Motion – Are you hungry? – FREE Subscriber Gift 
Body/Hands –  Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
*Pose by Kirin

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Follow Your Butterflies

Follow Your Butterflies

Happy Sunday, Fabulous Readers!  After a long first week back to work in RL, it sure was nice to have a quiet moment with the pupster on the front porch.  When a butterfly alighted on my outstretched hand, that moment became pure magic, but I should have expected that since I was standing in Luane’s World – a romantic, magical sim.

The Dress

My frock today is the latest free gift from Mooh! for members of Fabulously Free in SL.  The Strapless Spring Dress features a soft lavender bodice, and a white skirt adorned with an elegant purple and lavender butterfly.  It was perfect for a late summer morning exploring with Ripley.  I love the delicate double strap detail at the neckline, which is echoed on the deeply plunging back.  With mesh and fitmesh sizes for classic avatars, as well as popular mesh body types, this outfit will fit almost any avatar.  Best of all, the Fab Free group is completely free to join, so you can scoop up this little number for a song!

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL (includes alpha layer for classic avatars)
  • Fitmesh in XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya
  • Slink

The Necklace

My Mesh Whimsical Butterfly Necklace from ~{Sasha Lee}~ is part of a set that I picked up on the Marketplace for only 49L.  It features a long, silver chain, and a silver butterfly with a diamond studded body, and opalescent jewels embedded in its wings.  Matching earrings complete the set, but I chose not to wear them for my photo.  It seemed like it was almost made to go with my lovely new dress!

Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Tessa (gacha prize at The Epiphany)

Moles:  Arte Catwa Applier Moles and Blush

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Truth Hair Cheri

Dress:  Mooh! Strapless Spring Dress (free gift for members of the Fabulously Free in SL group – 0L/0L to join)

Necklace:  ~{Sasha Lee}~ Whimsical Butterfly Necklace (49L on the Marketplace)

Flip Flops:  Reign Cali Flip Flops

Butterfly:  Luane’s World Butterfly on Hand pose (I am not using the pose, just the butterfly)

Pose:  aDORKable Poses (store closed)

Sim:  Luane’s World

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A Ride in the Country

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I’ve been exploring again, and this time my dear friend took me horseback riding at a sim called Glanduin. You arrive and there are several areas on the sim where you can click a horse rezzer so that you can rezz a horse to ride to sight-see around the country side of the sim and its beautiful views!

I tried to put together a bit of a country girl look for the occasion, and with the help of a few lucky finds, I was able to do just that!

Three Tees!

Graffitiwear always puts out quality gifts each month, and August was no exception. They sent out three free fitmesh Tees with Maitreya autohide included as their August 2017 subscriber gift. (If you’re not a current subscriber just go to the store and slap that subsciber to get your gift.) For my picture, I donned the Tribal Tee, but I included a copy of the vendor add at the end of my blog post, so you could also see the Orange Tee and the Floral Tee as well. These fit like a charm and were so pretty!

Four skirts!

One Creations has out a generous free gift exclusively for FabFree group members. It’s a four pack of skirts in different colors. Like the Graffitiwear shirts, these skirts come in one fitmesh size, but I didn’t have any trouble getting them to fit as pretty as a picture. The four colors you get are brown (shown), red, blue, and black.

And shoes!

The Pirate Hunt also started today, so I stopped by Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes to see if there happened to be a pair of shoes I could work into my look. I was pleasantly surprised to find that the shoes for the hunt matched my outfit like a charm! For just 2L and a bit of hunting time, I picked up the Fara Fantasy flats. They come in sizes to fit Slink, Maitreaya, and Classic feet, and could match a variety of outfits with their muted blue and brown color scheme.

Have a great Sunday, everyone!

August Subscriber Gift- NOT MY ART (Vendor Advert)

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Soonsiki – Glamour Doll no longer available
Necklace – Pixel Box – Steampunk Dreamcatcher Long Necklace (75L @ Pixel Box Design Emporium)
Top – Graffitiwear – August 2017 Subsciber Gift, Floral Gift Tee, Orange Gift Tee, Tribal Gift Tee (Free/0L/Subscriber Gift)
Skirt – One Creations – DQ Double Layer Lace Skirts (FabFree Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes – Fara Fantasy (2L for the Pirate Hunt 5)

Sim Location – Glanduin

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What Does’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

Makes You Stronger

Happy weekend, fabulous readers — I hope you all are having a wonderful, relaxing summer! I’m still around and so happy to be back on the blog! I spent most of July sick in bed with a nasty respiratory infection, but I’m much better now (I hope) and glad to be back on my feet. With Carson sick too, this sure hasn’t been a good summer for the health of Fab Free bloggers! :/

I’ve got a couple of things to show you today, starting with this sexy dress from I. M. Collection. Annette comes in Fitmesh sizes S-L, as well as for Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink mesh bodies. This one is a group gift, but if blue is not your color, there are some lovely versions in pink and gray for just 100L.

Makes You Stronger

Izzie’s put out these gorgeous eye appliers for the July VIP group gift. They come in 9 different colors and include mesh eyes with a HUD, as well as appliers for Catwa, Lelutka, and Omega eyes.

I should point out that my nails are also a group gift from Hello Dave. 6 colors are included, with appliers for Slink, Maitreya, and Omega hands.

One more thing: Fri.day is having a Summer Flash Sale this weekend until August 6th at 11 p.m. SLT, and lots of sandals will be on sale for just 50L! Not the ones I’m wearing here, unfortunately, but if you like them, you can pick them up at the current round of Uber. 🙂

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.7
Head Applier: Glam Affair Milena (featured @ Ultra)
Eyes: LeLutka Simone Eyes
Eyes Applier: Izzie’s Yonder Eyes Fantasy (group gift / 250L to join)
Ears: MANDALA Steking Ears Season 5
Necklace: Izzie’s Layered Necklace Gacha #B4 (50L gacha)
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Dariela
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Nails Applier: Hello Dave Sunrise Sunset (group gift / 100L to join)
Rings: Lassitude & Ennui Boho Rings for Vista Bento Hands
Dress: I.M. Collection Annette (group gift / 50L join)
Shoes: fri.day Tania Sandals (featured @ Uber)
Pose #1: Artis Wall Posing Prop
Pose #2: InDiGo
Location: Comhar Free Public Photo Studio

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Fab Free Designer Friday – 08/04/2017 – Monomania

Monomania Exterior
Hello Fab Free’rs, Friday may be coming to an end but the weekend is just beginning. With that in mind I highly suggest you take a moment this weekend to visit Monomania. They just so happen the subject of this weeks Designer Friday post! Why should you visit? Well first of all, the shop is very prettily decorated and landscaped, there’s even a lush courtyard type oasis you can enjoy. I always admire when there is great scenery to go along with great shopping! However, a big reason would be the huge number of group gifts and freebies you’ll find.

MonoMania Gifts
As you enter the store the wall of vendors you’ll see are the currently available Monomania group gifts. Seriously ladies, that’s half way to a new wardrobe! haha There are also a few group only Lucky Letter boards, and a group only Midnight Madness board. The Monomania group does have a one time join fee of 50 lindens, however as you can see it is 50 lindens well spent! The style of ladies mesh and applier clothing at Monomania has a wide range, so there’s definitely something for everyone.
Monomania Other Groups & Camping
A bit farther to the right of the Lucky Letter boards at Monomania you’ll find a large group of affiliate groups and their associated gifts. It’s in this spot where the FREE and exclusive Fab Free group gift by Monomania is available to all Fabulously Free in SL group members. If you haven’t picked this gorgeous green mesh dress up yet, you’ll want to make sure to snag it. It’ll be great for the current warm weather or with cute knee boots in the fall. As always the Fab Free group is FREE to join.  Monomania also has a camping chair, park your avatar for 30 minutes to claim the prize!

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A Cheeky Find

Cheeky Rose

EvelineInTheBox sent out a special new gift to celebrate 1,000 members… and if you hurry you can pick up this free Nora dress in pink. The group is free to join. The detailing on this dress is fantastic. It has a pretty cut and neckline with a floral ribbon edging around the hem and sleeves. I realized belatedly that I should have given you a picture of the back of the dress, as the back is a criss-cross of ribbons for a beautiful, feminine look, with just a touch of butt-cleavage (for the daring ones!).

This dress comes in the following sizes:

  • Standard Mesh XXS – L with an Alpha Layer
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique

Cheeky Rose 2

A cheeky find.

I’m still enjoying the Aloha Fair, though I’m not sure how much longer you have to pick up all the great gifts. I found this pretty necklace by Cheeky called Boho Rose as a 1L gift and it matched my dress just perfectly. I picked it up and found it fit over most of my mesh dresses and has a pretty rose metallic finish. It’s a steal for just 1L!

Be sure to visit the Aloha Fair before it is over… the variety of beautiful dollarbie gifts is just amazing!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Elikatira – Elle
Necklace – Cheeky – Boho Jewelry! Necklace Rose (1L @ The Aloha Fair)
Dress – EvelineInTheBox – Nora Groupgift (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – On a Lark – Flat Sandal

Sim Location – Lost Unicorn, A Unicorn Forest Sanctuary

Astrids Signature

 


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Goth Garage Sale Hunt Accessories

More Goth Garage Sale
Hi hi Fab Free’rs! I’m back with a few more of the hunt prizes at the Goth Garage Sale. If you’re in need of a few good Goth accessories or maybe the perfect pair of chucks, this post is for you! The above photo should have been dated circa 1998 or so, because this look has me feelin’ some ’90s fashion nostalgia. haha As I’d mentioned in my previous post about the Goth Garage Sale hunt, you’ll be hunting little black cats with glowing yellow eyes. They are hidden (some more than others) around the Goth Garage Sale event and are just 5 linden each. Don’t forget, this event and the hunt will end August 8th.
Goth Garage Sale Hunt Close

Abyssal Beast Ring

I seem to recall that creepy cool rings being popular about the time I was graduating high school. It makes sense that they would be making a come-back. This Abyssal Beast ring is the Goth Garage Sale hunt prize by Venge. With sprawling black tentacles and a bright green eye, it’s an excellent goth accessory.

Koffin Nails

Lately I have rediscovered my love of nail polish. No goth look would be complete without a darkly beautiful manicure. The pretty black and red nail polish Pru is wearing comes courtesy of Dark Passions. Their Goth Garage Sale hunt item is a goth themed manicure and pedicure applier set. The set includes 6 color options each with the little black coffin with the crescent moon.

Appliers Included: Slink, Omega, Maitreya

Familiar Necklace

Another of my favorites from the Goth Garage Sale hunt is this unisex Familiar Necklace by The Little Bat. I love the idea of having a familiar, I’d like to think mine would be a bat, or maybe a crow. This pretty necklace with its thin black chain and little pagan star comes with a texture change hud that will let you choose from 10 different black and white animal familiar photos to display in the pendant.

Eternal Heart

Call it a collar or a choker, I really like this Goth Garage Sale hunt prize from Senzafine. The aptly named Eternal Heart Choker comes in the black and red color shown with the cute heart dangle and heart shaped ring. It’s the perfect combination of goth and sweet.

Doodle Chucks

To be perfectly honest I wasn’t sure I was going to like these Doodle Chucks by Oubliette at first. Then I tried them on! I love the playful little scribbles and doodles on the black canvas of the Goth Garage Sale hunt prize shoes. They do not appear to be meant for any specific mesh feet, however the note card that came with the gift says they are unrigged and can be modded to fit Slink, Maitreya, and Venus flat feet. I had no problem wearing them with my Maitreya feet. I didn’t need to stretch or size them at all, just move them a little. Now I want to wear them with everything!

Here are the details, Happy Hunting Fab Free!

Hair – +Spellbound+ Lionhearted // Grimoire
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Head Applier – Essences – Petra (Catwa) – Recently @Kustom 9
Skin – Essences – Pale02
Brows – Just Magnetized – Perfect Eyebrows – set 02 for OMEGA & CATWA
Lipstick – {{Peachy}} Lips CATWA HEAD
Choker – Senzafine – .:SF:. “Eternal Heart” Choker – 5L Hunt Prize @Goth Garage Sale
Necklace – The Little Bat – !TLB – Familiar Necklace – 5L Hunt Prize @Goth Garage Sale
Ring – VENGE – Abyssal Beast Ring – Black & Green – 5L Hunt Prize @Goth Garage Sale
Manicure – Dark Passions – DP – Koffin Nails – FatPack – Coffin Moon – 5L Hunt Prize @Goth Garage Sale
TopSky – Go To Tank – Neutrals
Shorts – #EMPIRE – Jeans Shorts
Shoes – Oubliette- Doodle Chucks – 5L Hunt Prize @Goth Garage Sale
Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
*Poses by Indigo

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Blueberries at the Gulf of Lune

Cabin Days_001

A friend has been taking me exploring and I’ve found some beautiful sims lately this way. Just this week Gulf of Lune made my list as one of my top favorites (thank you dear friend for showing it to me). It’s a wetlands recreation complete with elk and ducks and country cabins.

New gift at Blueberry.

When I saw the new free to all gift at Blueberry (hurry and get it before it’s gone!), I knew I had my perfect chance to take some pictures at Gulf of Lune. The lacy top was pretty and sexy, but also sort of has that flexible look that could go casual, racy, urban, or country, and I used the (amazingly generous) texture change hud to choose a pretty country blue and pose on one of the cabins at the Sim.

Sizes included:

  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

A Bonus!

Not only does the free Blueberry gift include the top in a long version, but it also includes the gift in a short version that you could easily use for a bralette. And with so many options on the color change palette, you’d never run out of lingerie styles! I’ve included a picture below of the “short” version of the gift as well so you can see it. It comes in all the same sizes as the “long” version.

Cabin Days 2_001

I couldn’t resist…

… showing you just how much versatility you will be getting with this free gift. This is a picture of the texture change palette that comes with the new Blueberry gift top. As you can see you will get the texture change colors for the top in both “lace” and “plain” as well as some metallic colors. You’ll also be able to change the colors of the ties on the shirt. The possibilities are almost endless! This is a very generous free gift! Be sure to get this one before it disappears!

Cabin Days_Picture of Hud

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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 – Amaris
Top – Blueberry – Gift Lace Tops Long and Short (0L/Free to all) *Note, get them before they go to group only!
Pants – COCO – Wide Leg Jeans _ Mid

Sim Location – Gulf of Lune

Astrids Signature