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I’m Just Catching Snowflakes

Catching Snowflakes

Hello Fabulous Readers!  In my post on Monday, I shared the Women Only Hunt 4 gift from Naive.  The pupster and I continued along the trail, and today I have another free hunt giftie to share with you.  This time, rather than a formal, elegant look, I have a more casual sweatshirt, which is bound to keep you comfy and sheltered from the elements.

Hoodie Weather

The Abbie Pull Over from Justice is a sweatshirt that I’d be perfectly comfortable wearing in RL as well as SL.  In fact, as soon as I saw it, I found myself wishing I could have an exact duplicate for the real me to sport in the outside world.  There’s nothing like the warmth you get from a cozy hoodie on a wintry afternoon!  Featuring realistic folds, gray cuffs, and dangling ties which are hiding behind my hair, this sweatshirt hugs your curves and is long enough to seal out any breeze trying to work its way through.  I love its muted, dusky teal color.  To scoop one up for yourself, journey over to the Justice store and search around for the snowflake hidden somewhere inside.  Since this is a free hunt, you can pick up a fantastic top for just a small investment of your time.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • Venus

My hound with a nose for fashion and I are off to see if we can complete the hunt tonight.  I stocked up on Ripley snacks, so we should be good to go.  I sure don’t want to forget them again. Until my next post, happy shopping hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Vista Lia

Head Applier:  YourSkin & YourShape Karla

Eyes:  Avi-Glam Vivid Eyes – Night

Hair:  Magika Delight

Top:  Justice Abbie Pull Over (free prize for the Women’s Only Hunt 4 – 0L)

Pose:  Mad Girl Ninjas’ Designs Just Catching Snowflakes (50L on the Marketplace)

Sim:  North

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Merry Gothmas

Merry Gothmas
Hey There Fab Free’rs! I hope you’re enjoying the weekend. I know I am enjoying this slightly naughty goth Christmas outfit thanks to group gifts from Pink Hustler, Queenz, and the current Fab Free group gift from Liquid. It feels festive and flirty, like a fun holiday party with friends or date night look. So bring on the eggnog and the Christmas music!

Pink Hustler

These cute braids with the Santa hat and ribbons at the ends are a FREE group gift at Pink Hustler. I really like the look of this style, especially the little strands in the front. They style includes a hud that gives you several “natural” hair color options, and an additional set of pretty pastels. The same hud will also let you pick from red, green, brown, or black for the hat and ribbons. The Pink Hustler group is currently 400 linden to join. I know that sounds like a lot, and it is, however there are quite a few group gifts still available. So if you have the lindens to spare, the Pink Hustler group is worth it in my opinion.

Liquid

To keep my all black holiday ensemble from being too, well all black, I picked up the current Fabulously Free in SL group gift at Liquid. The cute holly leaf face decal is one of 3 holiday themed options in this applier gift. Along with the holly leaves you can choose from a bell, a candy cane. Additionally, each image can be applied in color or black outline only. To get your copy of this fun FREE holiday gift, just wear your Fab Free group tag and click the gift vendor at Liquid.

Appliers Included: Catwa, Lelutka

Queenz

This group gift dress from Queenz is the naughty part of the ensemble. What’s so naughty about a sweater dress you ask? This particular dress has long peek-a-boo openings down each side. That bit of hip Pru’s flashing isn’t a wardrobe malfunction. The dress comes in 3 colors, black, brown, and navy. The Queenz in world group is FREE to join at this time. You’ll find this FREE group gift and others waiting on the right side of the shop.

Mesh Sizes Included: Slink Hourglass, Maitreya Lara, eBody Curvy, Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus)

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair w/hatPink Hustler – *PH* V.I.P Group Gift // HAIR8196 – FREE Group Gift/Group is 400L to Join

Head – CATWA Unisex HEAD Pink

Skin – Essences – Digby

Face Paint – Liquid ~ Holiday Face paint – FREE Fab Free Group Gift/Fab Free Group is FREE to Join

DressQueenz – .Q. December Group Gift – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Tattoos – Absence –  Maritime Rose Tattoo

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

*Pose by FOXCITY

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Tiny Pearls of Snow

Evergreen

Hello Fabulous Readers and Happy Sunday to you!  Ripley and I encountered this cute, book-loving duo on the Deciduous sim, and I just had to pose with them to take a snapshot.  Aren’t they both adorable?  Mr. Chippers was busily stuffing his cheeks with Christmas cookies while Peeps was scolding him to save some for a poor, hungry bird.  I do hope there will be at least a few crumbs leftover for him!

White as Newly Fallen Snow

While we were out doing a bit of holiday shopping, the pupster and I paid a visit to Sweet E’s Designs, and I spotted a lovely lacey mini dress on the Midnight Madness board.  Crossing my fingers, I gave it a quick tap, and continued on my way.  The next morning when I logged in, I was thrilled to see an inventory offer, and quickly set to work opening the package.  Nestled inside, I discovered the White Lace Dress I had hoped to win the day before.  I added the Maitreya applier, and presto – the bodice of the dress instantly appeared, hugging my every curve.  With its vertical piping, plunging neckline, and four gleaming buttons, this dress is just so pretty.  I love the loose cuffs that you add to the sleeves that give the outfit a romantic feel.  An optional collar and skirt panel completed the look, but since the temperature dipped quite low in my area today, I decided to remove the skirt panel and don a long, flowing maxi skirt instead.  This gift makes an adorable mini dress, but also does double duty as a beautifully textured top as well!

What’s Included:

  • Appliers for Maitreya, Eve, Omega, Slink and TMP
  • Jacket, shirt and pants layer for classic avatars
  • Sleeves, collar and skirt panel (skirt panel has varieties for mesh and non mesh avatars)

In the Meadow We Can Build a Snowman

Well, Izzie Button actually made the snowmen, and boy are they darling!  Set out under the tree at her shop as a free holiday gift to all, are two adorable pearl snowman earrings, each adorned with a bow tie and top hat.  She also included a texture change HUD so you can alter the hue of the pearls by selecting one of nine color options.  I opted to keep the pearly white tone to coordinate with my top.  You can see them better in my close up photo below.  No group membership is required.  All you need to do is teleport to Izzie’s Mainstore, and look under the tree.  While you’re there, you might want to scoop up the winter blush Serena mentioned in her post {HERE} as well as candy cane eyeliner that Love blogged {HERE}.

Hello Little Snowman

Sad News for Peeps

I don’t know how he managed to do it, but Mr. Chippers stuffed every single cookie from the bench into his cheek pockets.  Poor Peeps!  I promised him that Ripley and I would head over to the farm supply store and pick up some birdseed for him, but I think he was really looking forward to that gingerbread.  Hopefully a full bag of sunflower mix will help to console him.  Until next time, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Vista Lia (includes skin and make up)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Soldier

Hair:  Truth Hair Natalie

Earrings:  Izzie’s Snowman Pearl Earrings (free gift – 0L)

Top:  Sweet E’s Designs White Lace Dress (free Midnight Madness Prize – 0L)

Skirt:  Just Because Elise Maxi Skirt

Pose:  Le Poppycock

Sim:  Deciduous

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Cotton Candy Sweet N’ Low

Cotton Candy 1
Hello hello Fab Free’rs! Thanks for being here. I’m excited to share more of the fantastic gifts available at FaMeshed and the coveted TRUTH group gift for the month of November.  Since I have several things I want to tell you about, I’ll keep this part short and sweet. I hope you love these great gifts as much as I do!

TRUTH the Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth

Several days ago TRUTH sent out the group gift for November. Though it was a little late coming, the gift was well worth the wait. It’s also worth the one time join fee of 350 linden for the TRUTH VIP group. Each month a new group gift is sent out through the TRUTH VIP group. This long style is called Ginevra, and it is a fatpack. In addition to all the color huds, there are 2 versions of the hairstyle; One with the headband and one without. The gift also contains a style hud for both versions that lets you pick between 4 style variations, and 2 bang syles.  Additionally you can adjust for larger chest sizes. Needless to say, if you haven’t joined the TRUTH VIP group yet, you should!

Cotton Candy

Completely FaMeshed

Now, you may recall I showed the FaMeshed gift from Vinyl in my last post. Now I’ve picked 3 more to share with you. First, the top and matching pants are the FREE group gift at FaMeshed from COCO. I love the little details of this set, like the un-tucked side of the tank top.  You could also wear the top or pants separately.

Mesh Outfit Sizes Included: Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Maitreya Lara

Next up, the snowflake earrings by RealEvil Industries are gorgeous. You’ll find them FREE (just wear your FaMeshed tag) under the Christmas Tree at FaMeshed. There’s nothing about them I don’t like. They even have the added detail of looking like real earrings in the back. The little gold snowflakes with the diamond chip in the center are beautiful on. They are the sort of jewelry that can be worn with casual attire as well as formal.

Finally, I think the FREE necklace gift from Cae at FaMeshed is so cute for the holiday season. The gift includes a short and a long version of the same necklace. I wore both in the photo to show the difference in the lengths. The necklaces are sizable and include a hud for changing the metal of the jewelry, the color of the gemstone, and the wording on the little medallion. The medallion can say either “Naughty” or “Nice” I think I’m a bit of both, so I chose to wear one of each!

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – TRUTH VIP November – Ginevra – FREE Group Gift/Group is 350L to Join 

Skin – Essences – Digby

Head – CATWA Unisex HEAD Pink

Eyes –  IKON Hope Eyes – Storm

Earrings – RealEvil Industries – **RE** Snowflake Earrings – FREE Group Gift @FaMeshed /Group is FREE to Join 

Necklace – Cae :: Trinket – Naughty/Nice :: Necklace – FREE Group Gift @FaMeshed /Group is FREE to Join 

TattoosLetis Tattoo :: The third eye :: MM17009 ::

Outfit – *COCO*_Gift_JoggerPants(LightBlue)+TankTop – FREE Group Gift @FaMeshed /Group is FREE to Join 

Shoes – ::ROC:: Canvas Sneaker! Tiptoe

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

*Poses by Signature Poses

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Two Birds on a Fence

Two Birds

Hello there, Fabulouses and Happy Saturday!  In the midst of a quiet morning walk, Ripley and I paused to listen to chirping and trills from two feathered friends perched on a rustic fence in the Oh Deer sim.  What a lovely start to our day!

Free as a Bird

Before leaving home, I slipped into my silver Rossi Skinny Jeans, which are a free gift for members of the Teleport Hub group from Alter.  These curve-hugging trousers feature a lovely swirled embellishment on the right thigh that is just so pretty!  The designer also added soft folds at the knees and a frayed hole in one leg.  These jeans have been lovingly worn and are so so comfy!  To pick up a pair for yourself, journey over to Alter, activate your Teleport Hub group tag (10L join fee) and click the vendor.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique

Casual Comfort

My warm Shoulder Sweater from Beck was a 50L Marketplace find that coordinated beautifully with the swirled pattern on my pants.  Its long sleeves and tight knit sheltered me from the chill in the air, while its one-shoulder-bare style added a touch of playfulness.  The sweater itself was comfortably loose, but featured a hemline that fit my waist snugly.  Designed specifically for the Maitreya mesh body, this pullover is a terrific addition to my winter wardrobe.

Well, the pupster and I had better head on home and tackle our “to-do” list.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Vista Lia [Bento] – (includes skin applier by YS & YS and make up)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Soldier

Hair:  Wasabi Pills Romy (includes hat)

Sweater:  Beck Shoulder Sweater Black for Maitreya (50L on the Marketplace)

Pants:  Alter Rossi Skinny Jeans (free gift for members of the Teleport Hub group – 0L/10L to join)

Boots:  Secret Passion Ugg Boots White

Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd (old gacha prize)

Pose:  Pose Shop Malcheese (Wall Stand – 50L on the Marketplace)

Sim:  Oh Deer

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Fab Free Designer Friday – 12/8/2017 – Jelly Roll

Jelly Roll Store Front
Happy Friday Night Fab Free’rs! I hope everyone has had a great week. This week I get the fun of sharing another Fabulous designer with you, Jelly Roll. It is a ladies clothing store that has a familiar feel to it, even though it hasn’t been part of Second Life for all that long. The style at Jelly Roll is fun, fashionable, and super wearable ladies clothing. Most of the clothing at Jelly Roll I would consider casual every-day styles, but you will find some dressier items as well.
Jelly Roll Events & Gifts
When you enter the Jelly Roll shop you’ll find the past, current, and up-coming events on the wall just inside the entrance. As you browse through the store, you’ll see a sign near a cozy looking sofa directing you to the second floor for group gifts and discounts. The Jelly Roll group is FREE to join. Once upstairs, there’s a group Lucky Letter chair, several group gifts, and a set of group-only discounted tops that are just 10 linden each. In the same area there’s also an exclusive Fabulously Free in SL group gift. Speaking of the Fab Free group gift, if you missed it Love and Carson did a cute group post titled “As I Wish”  showing the FREE gift. You won’t want to miss out on these fun dinosaur pajamas!

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With Just a Little Bit of Pixie Dust

A Little Bit of Pixie Dust

Hello Fabulouses!  Ripley and I finished unpacking our prizes from the Pixies of Snow Hunt (you can read more about our adventure {HERE}), and discovered this exotic Neva skin from Stargazer Creations.  With cool blue and lavender tones swirled across a lighter blue base, this fantasy-themed skin would be ideal for role play.  I really was impressed by the quality of this free skin, and although it’s not my typical SL look, I really wanted to feature it in a blog post.  The prize box includes a skin layer for classic avatars and an Omega Advanced Applier, which allowed me to easily add the skin to both my Maitreya Lara body and Catwa head.  My picture really doesn’t do justice to Neva’s gorgeous tones and swirls of colors.  If you are planning to do some magical role play, and would like a free skin to start you on your journey, this free hunt gift from Stargazer Creations might be just what you need!  Ripley and I were able to complete the hunt in under an hour, so it won’t cost you a single Linden dollar and just a slight investment of time.

We’re off to find someone in need of a sprinkling of pixie dust.  Until my next post, happy shopping hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Skin Applier:  Stargazer Creations Neva (free prize in the Pixies of Snow Hunt0L)

Eyes:  IKON Charm Eyes in Storm

Hair: RunAway Hair Nymph

Outfit:  EverEve Complete Fantasy Outfit (120L on the Marketplace)

Diadem:  *RaMp* Aniron (99L on the Marketplace)

Pose:  aDORKable Poses (store closed)

Sim:  Elvenshire Mystical Fae Forest

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Replenishing Pixie Powers

Reindeer Princess

Hello Fabulouses!  As Ripley and I were out wandering the grid, my canine pal froze, pricked up his ears, tilted his head, then took off running.  Barely managing to keep him in my field of vision, I trailed behind, wondering what in the world had gotten into the pupster this time.  Out of breath, I finally caught up to Rip at the Pennycat sim, where I found him offering a comforting paw to a downcast pixie.  She and the other magical creatures on the sim explained that the Great Pixie of Winter had been weakened in a battle with the Demon of the Sun.  By collecting snowflakes and returning them to the Pixie of Night Snow, we could help the Great Pixie of Winter to recover all three of her powers.  It seemed a simple enough task, and with the promise of some lovely hunt prizes, Ripley and I set to work collecting snowflakes for the Pixies of Snow Hunt.  In just a short amount of time, we were victorious in our mission, and gathered our hunt prizes.  Two of them are featured in tonight’s post.

Reindeer Princess

My gorgeous crimson and white gown set the theme for the outfit I put together for my photo today.  The Aurora Princess Dress is a free gift from Shanti for members of the Shanti Bohemian Shop group.  This stunning strapless dress features a red bodice with contrasting white stitching, and a full paneled, floor length skirt.  In the chilly early winter air, I was grateful for the coordinating wrap draped around my shoulders.   The gift box includes mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL and an alpha layer for classic avatars.  To pick up a copy for yourself, teleport to the shop, activate the group tag (50L join fee) and click the vendor.  The generous designer set out other gifts out for group members, too.

Myster Owl

A “Crown” Atop My Head and a New Found Friend

The free prize box from Tayren’s Fantasy Fashions awarded at the conclusion of the Pixies of Snow Hunt contained two fun accessories to complete my outfit.  Sitting atop my head, the free Winter Stag Antlers added a touch of whimsy and holiday spirit to my otherwise formal attire.  The pale gray color scheme worked well with the winter white sections of my gown.  Every princess needs a trusted advisor or two, and Mr. Wyse, my free shoulder pet (also from Tayren’s Fantasy Fashions)  fit the bill perfectly.  He is just so cute, and is already fast friends with Ripley.  The best part in Ripley’s opinion…. he doesn’t care to munch on Ripley snacks!

More Boxes to Unpack…

I still have more packages to open and hunt prizes to sort through.  It almost looks like Christmas came early to my little homestead.  I think there’s a very good chance Ripley and I will be back soon with another Pixie gift or two.  Until my next post, happy shopping hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Tessa

Eyeliner:  Simply Scha Arabic Eyeliner

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

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

Hair:  Wasabi Pills January Hair

Antlers:  Tayren’s Fantasy Fashions (free gift for the Pixies of Snow Hunt – 0L)

Shoulder Owl:  Tayren’s Fantasy Fashions (free gift for the Pixies of Snow Hunt – 0L)

Dress:  Shanti Aurora Princess Dress (free gift for members of the Shanti Bohemian Shop Group – 0L/50L to join)

Pose:  Le Poppycock

Sim:  Baja Norte

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Be Legendary

Be Legendary

People always go on about the little black dress, but the little red dress holds its own mystique.  You can’t be missed in a room wearing a little red dress, and I guarantee you won’t be forgotten.  Now, if that dress is made of latex or leather, then you’ve entered the realms of the legendary.  Luckily for you pretty little things, I know where you can get a very eye-grabbing sexy red latex dress…for free!

A Great Choice

There have been some fantastic posts covering the Peace on Earth hunt here on Fab Free, and I found my own fave gift after hunting high and low for that little globe.  The effort paid off, because I got my very own free legendary little red dress!  The detailing on it is quite remarkable, and I highly enjoy the way it looks under lights.  Head down to Daddy’s Choice Designs and find your own little red dress to be the centre of attention at your holiday party!

Sizes

  • Sizes XXS-L and an Alpha Layer
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • TMP
  • Venus

More Hair!

My sleek hair is a gift at Sintiklia, who have just moved to a new sim!  There are several different hairstyles out for 1L each, no group join required.  If you are interested in joining the group for 100L, there are a further 4 group gifts and 6 group lucky boards full of other delectable hairstyles.  You’d better hurry up though, this gift won’t be available for long!

Now if you’ll excuse me, I’ve got some people who want to stare at me with their mouths open in awe for a while.

/me tosses her hair and struts off to the dance floor

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Dress– Daddy’s Choice Designs Red Latex Mini (Free- 0L- Peace on Earth Hunt)
Shoes – Reign Metal Plated Heels
Choker – Open Collar Turian Rainbow

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Mesange Goldmine
Lipstick – Adored Advent Lipstick #3 (Free Advent Calendar Gift, each day a different gift is available)

Hair – Sintiklia Ira (1L Moving Sale Gift)
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Pose – Elephante Poses Kelsey

Sim- Antiquity Heights

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Holiday Tacos

Tacos Tequila
Oh Hello There; Welcome back to the blog Fab Free’rs! There are quite a few things that are kind of part of the local culture where I am from. This outfit embodies two of them. For starters, most people have a deep love for tacos. I’m not sure if it is our proximity to Mexico or if the tacos are just that super fantastic, but tacos are serious business out here. Secondly, you could actually wear a long sleeveless top and a scarf in December and be warm enough in the afternoon. You thought I was going to say something about tequila didn’t you?!

Get Lucky at Petite Mort

Okay so tequila isn’t so bad either, and it does go quite well with tacos, but that is not the point. This fun loose tank top is one of many Lucky Letter board prizes at Petite Mort. It comes in several mesh sizes, and in my opinion is well worth the effort. The Petite Mort group tag is required for the Lucky Letter boards. There is a one time join fee of 75 linden at this time.

Mesh Sizes Included: Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus), Maitreya Lara (2 sizes)

Also, just in case you missed them, Love blogged a few of the other Lucky Letter board gifts at Petite Mort in her posts “Seeing Sepia… Roses” and “Can’t Stop! Too Many Sales!.

Keep Warm at Clawtooth

Clawtooth recently set out this wispy long hairstyle out as a FREE gift. There is no need to join a group, just pay the gift vendor 0 linden. The knit scarf is part of the hairstyle  Along with the hairstyle you’ll get a color change hud for the scarf, and an “Essentials” hair color pack. Needless to say this awesome Clawtooth FREEbie is a must have.

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair w/Scarf – Clawtooth: Snug as a Bug Holiday Gift (Essentials) – FREE Gift $0L

Head – CATWA Unisex HEAD Pink

Skin –  Essences – Rachel

Top – Petite Mort– Tacos/Tequila Sharkbite Tank – Group Lucky Letter Prize / Group is 75L to Join

Tattoos – Letis Tattoo :: The third eye :: MM17009 ::

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

*Pose by Indigo Poses

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