FabFree – Fabulously Free in SL

Simply Fabulous Free and Under L$75 Finds in Second Life – Since 2007


Cozy Corner

Cozy Corner

It has been getting warmer in my part of the world, and for once I am ready, if not eagerly anticipating the summer. The promise of warm sunny days put me in the mood to add some brightness and summer color to my space here in Second Life. My new cozy little reading corner, also known as Oscar’s favorite place to hoard his tennis ball collection, is thanks to Happy Weekend items from Muniick, and free Stay at Home Club gifts from ChiC Buildings, [QE Home], Kisetsu, and Eclectica Curiosities.

Muniick 

This weekend only Muniick has this sideboard table and hanging picture set out for just 60 linden as part of the Happy Weekend sales. The sideboard has 3 color options, and the photo frames have 2 color choices. Each piece is just 3 land impact and can be set out together or separately. Plus, the pretty floral prints feel like summer.

ChiC

The love a good built-in. This bookshelf from Chic Buildings with the sliding ladder has that built-in look and comes in 2 colors. There’s also an empty version without the books so you can add your own items to the shelves, and the ladder is optional. To get your copy, head over to ChiC Buildings and pick up this free Stay at Home Club gift. Hurry, the Stay at Home Club gift at ChiC changes often!

Kisetsu

The cute pastel Japanese tea set is a free Stay at Home Club gift at Kisetsu. This gift will dispense tea, and includes a display tea cup along with the tea set. I think it looks perfect on the sideboard from Muniick, and now I can have a nice warm green tea any time I want.

Eclectica Curiosities 

I really like the soft buttery yellow of this armchair by Eclectica Curiosities. It seems warm and inviting. The chair along with the side table and lamp are also free Stay at Home gifts. The lamp can be turned off and on via touch, and the chair has several solo sit animations.

[QE Home]

The rug, and the pile of throw pillows I stashed in the sideboard table are together the free Stay at Home Club gift from [QE Home]. The rug and pillows each have a few color/pattern choices with a bright bohemian kind of feel to them. The pillows can also be sized via their touch menu. I think they add a pretty pop of color.

Credits:

BookshelvesChiC Buildings – Bookcases & Ladder Set – Free Stay at Home Club Gift *Hurry, this gift changes often!
Chair/Table/LampEclectica Curiosities – Stay at Home Comfy Reading Chair Set – Free Stay at Home Club Gift
Sideboard/Wall ArtMuniick – Verdana Sideboard & Hanging Frames – 60L for Happy Weekend
Rug/Throw Pillows[QE Home] – Bohemia Décor Set – Free Stay at Home Club Gift
Tea SetKisetsu – Japanese style tea set – cozy – Free Stay at Home Club Gift
DogJIAN – Dorable Danes 12 – Ball Hog
Photo taken at a private location.


1 Comment

Rocking the Casbah

Rocking the Casbah

Hey Fab Free, I’ve got a story for you. If you’ve ever lived with someone, a roommate, a significant other, a sibling, whomever, you’ve probably walked in on some moments and thought “I wish I had a camera right now.” Well thank you technology, I had one when I walked in on Blue rocking out like there was an episode of Soul Train happening in our Livingroom. Really, it was a little bit Footloose, and a little bit Risky Business, with a dash of Saturday Night Fever complete with mood lighting and a killer stage outfit. So I did what any girlfriend would do, I took photos and posted them on Social Media.

Aside from the good giggle, and a bit of eye-candy, there is a freebie aspect to this post I promise. You too can have your very own Livingroom disco dance party with a little help from the Fab Free Group Gift Listing, and few Stay at Home Club gifts. Stay with me and I’ll tell you about each of them, and like always there will be a full list of credits at the end.

BYRNE

There’s something awesome about a man being confident enough to rock a shimmery chevron suit. The shiny bold jacket and matching pants Blue has on are the free Fabulously Free in SL group gift by BYRNE. It has all the style and fun of a custom outfit with non of the high-end cost. To get yours, wear your Fab Free group tag (the group is free to join) and click the gift vendor at BYRNE.

Sizes Included: Belleza, Signature, Slink

Z.O.E.

Our stylish skybox is a free Fabulously Free in SL group gift by Z.O.E. It’s a great space with detailed natural rock and wood textures that give it a modern cabin sort of feel. I’ve added. the vendor ad below so you can get a better look at it. To get your copy just wear your Fab Free group tag and click the gift vendor at Z.O.E.

Casanova Store

Blue’s amazing dance moves are thanks in part to yet another Fab Free group gift. Fabulously Free in SL group members can help themselves to a free disco ball dance animation chimera kit gift at Casanova Store. While not shown in the photo, the disco ball/chimera kit has quite a few preloaded dances, the ability to add your own dances, and is menu driven.

Anna’s Nest 

The cool water feature in the background is not only an awesome conversation piece for any setting, it happens to be free. This is a Stay at Home Club gift by Anna’s Nest. It’s slightly tinted in my photo. The piece is modifiable, allowing you to customize it in some ways to suit your space and style.

Stay at Home Club Gift

The Green Door 

The sofa and chair come from The Green Door, and are part of their free Stay at Home Club gift. The full set includes a natural wood coffee table, and a rug. This set is copy and mod so you can rez out multiples, which I think is important with furniture and décor.

the green door - Stay at Home Club Gift

Myth

Our Livingroom rug is another freebie for Stay at Home Club. This one comes from Myth and comes in a 3 pack of different floor rugs in subtle neutral colors.

Myth - Stay at Home Rugs

Thanks for reading, I hope you have fun with these awesome freebies. Never be afraid to dance, even if it’s by yourself. Also, a special thanks to Blue for the idea in the first place.

Credits:

What Blue Has On:

Hair – Modulus – Marcus Hair
Head – Catwa Dude
Hairbase – Not Found – Ben
Skin – Clef De Peau – Talbot Tight T3
Facial Hair – Mister Razzor – Roman
Eyes – Avi-Glam – Reverie Eyes – Sky
Suit – BYRNE – Chevron Suit – Free Fab Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Body – Belleza Jake

Furniture & Décor:

Chair & Sofa – The Green Door – Edison Living Set – Free Stay at Home Club Gift 
Water Feature – Anna’s Nest – Water Feature – Free Stay at Home Club Gift 
Coffee Table – ChiCPrevious Stay at Home Club Gift *New Stay at Home Club Gift Available 
Rug – Myth – Stay At Home Rug Set – Free Stay at Home Club Gift
Curtains – ChiC – Curtains
Skybox – Z.O.E. – Homebody Skybox – Free Fab Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join

Pose/Dance – Casanova Store – Mesh Dance Ball Chimera Set – Free Fab Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 


Lit

Lit

Hello There Fab Free, I trust we are all staying safe at home as much as we can. Speaking of staying at home, the Second Life Stay at Home Club has been a bright spot in otherwise dark times. I’m thankful we can all socialize and spend time together in SL while we are being socially distant in RL. I’m equally excited to be able to share with you more amazing freebies thanks to the generosity of so many designers in Second Life. Today’s post features gifts from Normandy and Hilted.

Normandy

The striped jumpsuit I’m wearing is the free “Stay at Home” gift from Normandy. It fits like a glove. Dress it up, dress it down, wear it to the beach, workout, whatever, you’ll look amazing. It comes with a color change hud that lets you change the jumper’s main color, and the color of the straps/hem.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass, Belleza Freya, Legacy

Normandy-Nite.Jumper - Stay at Home Club Gift

Hilted

Let’s get lit-up. The free “Stay at Home” gift from Hilted is this industrial style futuristic furniture sit with vibrant blue neon lighting. The set includes a chair, sofa, table, and tabletop décor. All the pieces are copy/mod, so you can rez multiples. I know my photo is dark, but I wanted to show how this furniture really glows. I feel like this could be part of so many cool settings. A million possibilities come to mind. Don’t miss out on this striking furniture set at Hilted.

HILTED - Xero Collection - Stay at Home Club Gift

Credits:

HairLamb – Lark
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences – Susanne
Eyes BuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Hazel
JumperNormandy – Nite Jumper (Stripes) – Free Gift 
Tattoo Absence – Maritime Rose
FurnitureHilted – Xero Collection – Stay at Home Edition – Free Gift
BackdropFoxcity – Photo Booth – Lit
Pose by Foxcity
Photo taken at a private location.

 


1 Comment

That Cabin Life

That Cabin Life

Hey Fab Free’rs! Thanks for being here. Did you know there’s a Toilet Roll Hunt happening at Dench Designs? There’s also two new freebies out at Trompe Loeil as part of the “Stay at Home” campaign. I’m super excited to tell you all about these awesome freebies, so keep reading!

Dench Designs

Toilet paper is a hot topic right now, for a number of reasons that no one wants to discuss here. However, to help lighten the mood and give us all a little something to do Dench Designs put together a free Toilet Roll Hunt. There are 10 toilet paper rolls hidden throughout the store. Each roll is free and contains a furniture or décor gift. Once you’ve teleported to Dench Designs, click the TP Hunt sign for a notecard with hints to the location of all 10 TP rolls. Have fun, and happy hunting!

Trompe Loeil

I’m sure by now you’ve seen the “Stay at Home” gifts popping up all over the grid. Trompe Loeil has continued their participation and has two new gifts out for free in honor of staying at home. This week the free gifts at Trompe Loeil are a highly detailed A-frame cabin and a set of camp chairs with PG poses. All you need to do to pick up these awesomely generous gifts is head over to Trompe Loeil and purchase them for zero linden.

Credits

CabinTrompe Loeil – Delaney A-Frame Cabin – Free Gift 
Bike – *Dench Designs* Decor Bicycle – Free TP Hunt Prize
Camp ChairsTrompe Loeil – Delaney Camp Couch & Chair PG – Free Gift
Campfire – *Dench Designs* 4 Prim Campfire – Free TP Hunt Prize
Chicken Coop – *Dench Designs* Animated Chicken Coop – Free TP Hunt Prize
Outhouse – *Dench Designs* Outside Dunny – Free TP Hunt Prize
Trees – 3D Trees – Young Birch Group – 70L on the Marketplace
GrassRoawenwood – (RW) Green Grass Mesh
Flowered GrassLunaria – Fluffy Grass
Photo taken at a private location.


1 Comment

Free and Native Spirit

Native Imaginarium

Who doesn’t like gachas and gifts?! The Imaginarium has started and you’ll find both at this event. I picked up several of the free Imaginairum event group gifts, and played the Petite Mort gacha machine, so I’ve got a lot to share with you. Let’s start with the free stuff!

Imaginairum Group Gifts

All the gifts at the Imaginarium are free. They also require the Imaginarium group, which is free to join. While wearing the group tag, just click the gift box at each participating booth. Most of the boxes are purple. A few of the designers recolored/textured the package.

Why Not?

Many designers put out a free gift, Why Not? put out 2 free gifts for this round of Imaginarium. First, a beautiful piece of wall art with the following written in pretty script: Sometimes you just have to throw on a crown and remind them who they’re dealing with. I’ve heard that saying before, and it always makes me smile. The 2nd gift from Why Not? is a cute primary colored bird house complete with grass and flowers for your yard. Why Not? has 2 booths at the Imaginarium (they are right next to each other). You’ll find 1 free gift at each booth.

Kaya’s Ray of Sunshine 

The Imaginarium gift by Kaya’s is the adorable armoire with the wood cutout tree and blackbird. It comes in the single color version shown. The fun part of this cute freebie is that the cabinet doors, and the drawers all open! Look for this free gift at the booth with the “Vooma Vaccum” gacha.

Inkme

The free Imaginarium gift by Inkme is a cute little stool with a mandala pattern on the cushion. This stool has 4 individual sit poses, and can be copied so you can rez out multiples. The pose menu also has an “adjust” option as well so you can adjust your pose.

RatzCatz

The last of the free Imaginarium gifts for this post comes from RatzCatz. The cute decorative jars with pretty pastel eggs inside are perfect for getting ready for spring and the Easter holiday. Again, don’t forget you’ll need the free Imaginarium group tag.

Petite Mort

I am admittedly partial to Petite Mort’s gachas, it’s true. I just can’t help it when each of these furniture and decor gacha sets are so beautiful. This livingroom gacha set at Imaginarium is called “Native Spirit” and it has an elegantly comfortable southwestern feel. There are 12 total items, including 1 Rare, and an event exclusive which is awarded after 20 pulls. This gacha will cost you just 50 linden per play. The exclusive is a shabby chic table and chairs set. The sofa and armchair both have single sit poses, as do the ottomans, and the metal accent chair. I’ve included the gacha key for this gorgeous set below, and a full list of items in the credits. Have fun Fab Free!

Here are the Credits:

Livingroom Furniture & DecorPetite Mort – Native Spirit Gacha Set – 50L per play @Imaginarium

  • Armchair – Petite Mort- Native Spirit Chesterfield Chair – 5li
    Sofa – Petite Mort- Native Spirit Chesterfield Sofa RARE – 12li
    Ottoman 1 – Petite Mort- Native Spirit Cow Hide Ottoman 1 – 2li
    Ottoman 2 – Petite Mort- Native Spirit Cow Hide Ottoman 2 – 2li
    Coffee Table w/Books & Plants – Petite Mort- Native Spirit Industrial Cart – 6li *total
    Bookshelves w/Cat & Décor – Petite Mort- Native Spirit Pipe Shelf – 9li
    Side Table w/Lamp & Décor – Petite Mort- Native Spirit Side Table – 4li
    Metal Chair – Petite Mort- Native Spirit Metal Chair – 2li
    Desk – Petite Mort- Native Spirit Sawhorse Desk – 4li *Not Pictured 
    Wall Art – Petite Mort- Native Spirit Print Set – 9li *total
    Pillows – Petite Mort- Native Spirit Pillow Set – 9li *total
    Rugs – Petite Mort- Native Spirit Rugs – 2li *each
    Table & Chairs – Petite Mort- Native Spirit Industrial Table & Chairs *table only shown – 2li each *Exclusive Awarded after 20 pulls

Armoire – Kaya’s – K*Black Bird Armoire  5 – Free Imaginarium Group Gift/Free Group Join @Imaginarium
Stool – Inkme – Mandala Stool – Free Imaginarium Group Gift/Free Group Join @Imaginarium
Decorative Jars – .: RatzCatz :. Decor Glass with Candy Eggs – Free Imaginarium Group Gift/Free Group Join @Imaginarium
Framed Phrase – {Why Not?} Wall Art GIFT – Free Imaginarium Group Gift/Free Group Join @Imaginarium
Birdhouse – { Why Not ?} Kincraig Birdhouse GIFT – Free Imaginarium Group Gift/Free 9Group Join @Imaginarium

Backdrop – ::WetCat::&.:LEMON:.”Dawn” Backdrop (dark)
Photo taken at a private location.


1 Comment

Twisted Kitty Creations

Twisted Kitty Creations

It’s time to get twisted Fab Free’rs, just not in the way you might think. A new round of The Twisted Hunt has started and this one has 62 stops. The prizes are free, you just have find them among the many decoys. I scored this furniture set by Kitty Creations for free by finding their Twisted Hunt prize box. I should say by finding the correct box, there are quite a few decoys on this stop.

Included in the free Twisted Hunt prize package at Kitty Creations are the sofa, 2 end tables, and a coffee table. The sofa has an abundance of solo, cuddle, and adult intimate animations. The coffee table has a touch menu that will let you choose to rez décor (shown) or wine. I paired this set with a rug from Petite Mort, and I am pretty pleased with the results. All the furniture is copy-able so you can rez multiples. There are no hints for this hunt, so all I can do from here is wish you the best of luck!

Credits:

FurnitureKitty Creations – Eclectic Adult Livingroom Set – Free Twisted Hunt Prize

  •  Black Leather Couch – 6li
    End Table 1 – 3li
    End Table 2 – 3li
    Coffee Table – 2li (not including decor/wine)

RugPetite Mort – Wanderlust Rectangle Rug *From the Wanderlust Gacha
Backdrop & Wood StoveFoxcity – Photo Booth – Lake Cabin
Photo taken at a private location.


Twas the Night Before Christmas…

Not a Creature Was Stirring...

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; or an adorable puppy. I’ve been enjoying all the Christmas things this year, and the latest group gift at JIAN is among my favorites. The side table complete with cocoa, cookies, and not one, not two, but three adorable puppies is just more than I can resist. It also goes quite well with the Reindeer Games Hunt prize at Park Place. I love the details of this arm chair with the holiday pillow and draped blanket. It looks like the perfect spot to curl up for a long winter nap. For more info about each of these fantastic finds keep reading. As always, there is a full list of credits and links at the end. Happy Holidays!

JIAN

As I mentioned above, this side table with the cookies and cocoa, candle, books, glasses, and even the sweet sleeping puppies is a free group gift at JIAN. This gift is highly detailed and has a touch menu that lets you pick from different textures for the puppies, colors for the blanket they are snuggled up on, and change the lighting effect of the candle. The JIAN group also happens to be free to join at this time.

Park Place

Park Place is participating in the Reindeer Games Hunt happening now. The RGH is a dollarbie hunt with a twist. If you don’t feel like hunting, no problem! The hunt prize is also for sale along side the hunt poster at the participating store for 25 linden. Otherwise, if you’re up for the challenge you can hunt the prize and pay just 1 linden for it once you’ve found it. The prize at Park Place is this nicely crafted arm chair. It includes several male and female sit poses, along with several PG couples poses. Don’t miss this great dollarbie, the hunt ends December 31st.

Hint “Think I’ll just sit at my desk and finish my letter to Santa.”

Here are the Credits:

Chair – [Park Place] Holiday Warmth Wing Chair w/Blanket – PG – 1L RGH Prize (or pay 25L at hunt sign)
Table & Puppies – JIAN Holiday Treats Side Table – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Christmas Tree – JIAN Christmas Tree 2017 Decorated
Rug – Petite Mort – Bungalow Navajo Rug (from the Modern Bungalow Gacha Set)
Backdrop – ChiMia:: Marais Apartment (Gilded Black) – Recent Saturday Sale Item


Boho Christmas

Boho Christmas

There’s something about this more subdued Christmas setting that really speaks to me. It feels calm and cozy/ As much as I like the bright and colorful classic Christmas décor, I like this take on Christmas decorations a lot too. Most of the pieces pictured above are from a free set by Trompe Loeil that you can pick up at FaMESHed. The set includes several pieces, which I’ll list below. The furniture has PG single and couples animations in addition to color/texture choices in the touch menu. To get your copy, just join the FaMESHed group (it’s free) and click the gift box at the Trompe Loeil booth at FaMESHed.

Furniture & Décor –  Trompe Loeil Yasmine Noel Collection – Free FaMESHed Group gift /Group is Free to Join – @FaMESHed

  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Noel Winter Cutout Large (shown outside the window)
  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Noel Winter Cutout Small
  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Seating Poof Leather PG (shown)
  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Seating Poof Fabric PG (shown) 
  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Noel Branch Ornamented Long
  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Noel Branch Ornamented Medium
  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Noel Branch Ornamented Short (shown)
  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Noel Deer Head Iridescent (shown)
  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Noel Deer Head White
  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Noel Deer Head Chrome
  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Noel Deer Head Matte
  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Noel Milk Can (shown)
  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Noel Modern Tree 1 Blank (shown)
  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Noel Modern Tree 1 Ornamented
  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Noel Modern Tree 2 Dark
  • Trompe Loeil – Yasmine Noel Modern Tree 2 White

Cookie Plate – Andika – Joy and Happiness Cake Set (part of the set) – Recently @Tannenbaum
Rug – Petite Mort– Love Shack Square Rug (part of the Love Shack gacha set)
Skybox – ChiMia:: Marais Apartment (Royale White)
Photo taken at a private location.


The Last Supper

The Last Supper

“Oh Storax Tree! Oh Strax Tree! The Fab Free gift and kitty cats are lovey!” – sang to the tune of “Oh Christmas Tree.”

Happy weekend Fab Free! Sometimes the freebies and cheapies you find are worth singing about, you know? It also helps that the Strax Tree name really lends itself well to Christmas carols. haha That said, I did pick up the Fabulously Free in SL group gift, and one of the 10 linden items from The Cart Sale by Storax Tree. Keep reading for more details.

Fab Free Group Gift

First, this fantastic green loveseat is the free group gift for Fabulously Free in SL group members at Storax Tree. This gift is no mod, no transfer, but it is copy so you can rez multiple. It also has resize scripts, and several animated sits, some of which have props. The accent pillow also changes texture when clicked. To get this free gift just head to Storax Tree and click the gift vendor while wearing your Fab Free group tag. Need a Fab Free group tag? Not to worry, there’s a group joiner at Storax Tree and the group is free to join.

The Cart Sale     

Storax Tree has lots of seriously discounted goodies at The Cart Sale. I could not resist picking up the pair of cats shown in my photo. Titled “Feline Autumn Meeting” these cats are just 10 linden and include a patch of grass and pebbles so they settle nicely into an outdoor or otherwise rustic setting. They can also be purchased in several colors/fur patterns. Like the furniture, these little guys have resize scripts too. Don’t miss out on these, for just 10 linden at The Cart Sale they are too cute to pass up.

Here Are the Details:

Loveseat – Storax Tree – Seattle Bistro Stuffed Loveseat – Free Fab Free Group Gift/Fab Free Group is free to Join
Cats – Storax Tree – Feline Autumn Meeting – 10L @The Cart Sale
Table – Fancy Décor – Minimal Concrete Table – Past Group Gift (Still Available)/Group is 250L to Join
Food – Andika – Douce Vie Soup Set – Currently @Uber

Photo taken at Authors Point

 


Uber Elegant


Uber Elegant

If you haven’t made it to Uber yet, I highly suggest going. I know we’ve shown several of the fashion related gifts here on the blog from this birthday round of Uber. So today I thought I’d show a few of the furniture and décor freebies. There are actually quite a few décor items, and some furniture pieces to be had for free at Uber. I picked a handful of the ones I felt went well together. Keep reading for a little info about each one.

Foxwood

The adorable purple Love birds in their gilded cage are the free Uber Bday gift by Foxwood. I can’t get over how cute they are. The gift includes the caged pair shown, and a little solo Love bird that will perch on your shoulder when worn, or wherever you place it.

Di’Cor

The gorgeous wall clock is the free gift at Uber from Di’Cor. Not only does it look elegant, it actually tells the time, SLT of course. It also has that mashup I like of retro and modern styles together.

Llorisen

The lacquered console table is the free Happy Birthday Uber gift by Llorisen. It has a sleek modern look that pairs well with most décor. It also has a color change menu when touched with 5 solid color choices.

Kraftwork

The free gift at Uber by Kraftwork is the sweet little pop-up book sitting on the table. I love the playful colors. It says this is a “children’s” popup book, but I like it as cute décor for a lived-in home look too.

Second Spaces

The pale teal file boxes are the free Uber gift by Second Spaces. The gift includes these pretty little file boxes in the 3 side by side version shown, a group of 5, and a stack of 3. Also, these office décor file boxes are copy so you can set out multiples.

P.S. The backdrop used for this photo is a group gift at Foxcity. The Foxcity group has a join fee of 550 linden and there are quite a few group gift poses and backdrops available. 

P.S.S. I mentioned this before, but I want to mention it again. One of the huge number of gifts at Uber does require the Uber event group tag. I cannot recall which one. The Uber group is however free to join. Happy Shopping!