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Jill Went Up A Hill

Snapshot_002 Good evening everyone :) I have returned from my vacation and have great news for you freebie hunters!

Siss Boom has added this adorable lace trimmed Paris Dress in Turquoise to their collection of free group gifts on the wall at their shop.  The group is 250L to join, but there is plenty of swag to take advantage of!

My Jill hair by Exile can be found at The Hair Fair as a free gift in a full fatpack of colours.  There is a really nice male gift as well so drag your guy with you!

Not only was my dress and hair free today, but my Andreea (High Feet – Slink, Maitreya, Belleza & TMP) shoes were too ;)  Pure Poison is our FabFree Designer of the Day today and while I have already put up that post, I wanted to show off the pair I snagged as a free group gacha!  I was lucky enough to get the white in the free group machine, but I may go back and play for the brown and navy too at 50L a pop.  Who knows… maybe I’ll score the rare! The Pure Poison group is free to join and these shoes are smoking hot!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Karin

Head Applier – League Luna
Eyes – IKON Charm Eyes Coffee
Hair – Exile Jill (free / 0L / Hair Fair Gift)
Dress – Siss Boom Paris etc. Turquoise (free group gift / 0L / 250L to join)
Shoes – Pure Poison Andreea (free group gacha / 0L / free to join)
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – Pandora Box of Dreams

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Into the depths of the sea

Finally… the weekend! Hello again, FabFree Folks, I hope your weekend is going well in SL and RL. I hope you’re making time for some of the great new Hunts going on all over the grid. I plunged into the Atlantis Hunt this weekend and I found some lovely prizes to show you.

Into the depths of the seaFirst up, this is the ‘Claire Dress in Ocean’ from Wicked. This is a deceptively simple dress but it’s very sleek and elegant without being fussy or formal. I love the ombre dye look and the color is so lovely.  Even though the dress has a higher neckline, it makes the perfect back drop for the ‘Atlantis’ necklace from Never Ever. This is a unisex prize though it does come in two sizes for gals and guys.   Lastly, I’m wearing the ‘Atlantis – Silver’ for SLink nails from La Boheme. You get both the mani and pedi with both silver and gold accents. Atlantis Collage

There are thirty eight stops on the 0L Atlantis Hunt and there is a very nice variety of prizes for men, women and the home.  This Hunt runs until July 31st so don’t delay!

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands + Feet Slink V. 2.0 mesh Casual Hands + Flat Feet
Ears – Aitui – Traveller Plug Gacha ears (50L per play Gacha in main store)
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HairTruth – Abigail

DressWicked – Claire in Ocean – (Free/0L/prize for the Atlantis Hunt)

NecklaceNever Ever – Atlantis necklace – (Free/0L/prize for the Atlantis Hunt)

NailsLa Boheme – Atlantis Silver – (Free/0L/prize for the Atlantis Hunt)

Location – Sarawak

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Kindred Spirits

Hello my FabFree Dears! I hope no one minds that I’m doing two ‘Fairy’ themed posts in a row. I couldn’t resist when I saw that BlueMoon Enterprises had put out this great new Group Gift: The Summer Fae.

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I’m sure our readers who are more role play inclined are familiar with BlueMoon, the shop is full of beautiful RPG / fantasy/ medieval clothes and items. But even if you aren’t “one of us”, you can still appreciate this gorgeous dress. You get the lovely underdress, I’m showing, plus the gossamer wings and a lovely lace-like over dress. I’m also wearing the “Baby’s Breath Wreath w/ Butterflies” from Tamiron Forge and it’s a prize in the Medieval Fantasy Faire Mini Hunt going on till July 19th. The Medieval Fantasy Faire has a ton of great designers and a gacha garden as well. I was unable to find a web site for them ( other than what I’ve posted here) or a list of the Mini Hunt participants. If any of y’all out there have that info I’d be thrilled to get it.

 

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Another prize in the Fantasy Faire Mini Hunt is the ‘Celtic’ necklace from Acios.  The simple elegant design is compliments by the huge HUD wil four metal choices and the twelve stone color choices. I love it when one piece can go with just about anything in my wardrobe. Your Taxi to the Faire -> https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Rockin/26/42/2015

Update – This is the Hunt Object for the Medieval Fantasy Faire Mini Hunt. Hope this helps out a little.

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands + Feet + Nails Slink V. 2.0 mesh Casual Hands + Flat Feet + Basic nail HUD
Ears – AituiTraveller Plug Gacha ears (50L per play Gacha in main store)
Hair – Due – Titania
Pose – Infiniti – Flutter By Butterflies (50L per play Gacha in main store)

Dress + WingsBlueMoon Enterprises –   – (Free/0L/Group Gift group is free to join)

Crown – Tamiron Forge – Baby’s Breath Wreath w/ Butterflies –  (Free/0L/Medieval Fantasy Faire Mini Hunt prize)

Necklace – Acios – Celtic Necklace – (Free/0L/Group Gift group is free to join)

LocationThe Lost Unicorn Gallery

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FabFree Designer of the Day – 7/15/2015 – Aphorism

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Today’s Designer is Aphorism! You can join the group for FREE and pick up these beautiful ‘Aged Red Boots’ for men & women. They come in 3 different rigged sizes plus Maitreya and Slink options. But hurry hurry… this limited edition group gift is only around until August 11th!

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Legione/134/177/21

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

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FabFree Designer of the Day – 7/14/2015 – Masoom

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This is the “Mystique Dress” from Masoom and it’s the special FREE gift for Subscribers!
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Seven%20Wishes%20Plaza/151/80/44

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

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I dream of gardens in the desert sand

Hello again, my FabFree dears!  You know, sometimes it’s fun to mix up these blog posts a little. Take a top from here and a pair of pants from other there, pair of shoes from yet another. Sometimes you can come up with a wild new look!

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I’m calling this my new Desert Rose look. It starts with these gorgeous palazzo pants from the ‘Camden’ set from Sweet Temptations. The set comes with the pants with the attached belt and a super cute denim vest. Camden is the latest group gift and the group is free to join. My top is a great bargain from Eluzion. This is the ‘Melina’ top and the chocolate brown I’m showing is just one of six color/patterns the HUD lets you choose from. Right now, Eluzion is offing the Melina top with the HUD as a special promotion for only 65L. But, if you like the top, you better hurry down… the special sale only lasts this week!

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To complete my new look, I needed some great shoes and jewelry so I headed to the Marketplace. I found these fantastic ‘Tribal’ sandals for SLink Mid Feet from Katie’s Kreations for only 10L! You can’t beat that!  While I was on the Marketplace, I found the just right necklace and earring set from Old World. This is the Medieval Jewelry – Tooth set from Old World and it will only set you back 1L.

Do you like my little friends in the picture? These are two of the eleven adorable little Fennec foxes available in Half – Deer’s Fennec Fox Gacha at Kustom9.  These cuties are only 1land impact each and the two rares are wearable companions. You can collect a whole… flock… herd… troop… of them at only 65L per play. Kustom9 runs until July 15th so don’t delay if you need one of these little guys.

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands + Feet + Nails Slink V. 2.0 mesh Casual Hands + Mid Feet + Basic nail HUD
HairTruth – Jolie
Ears – Aitui – Traveller Plug Gacha ears (50L per play Gacha in main store)
SnakeHalf – Deer – Cornsnake -coral

TopEluzion – Melina Top Fatpack –  The special price is only good for a day or two more! Hurry, my dears!

PantsSweet Temptations – Camden set – (Free/0L/group Gift group is free to join)

JewelryOld World – Medieval jewelry – Tooth – (1L on the Marketplace)

ShoesKatie’s Kreations – Tribal Sandals – (10L on the Marketplace)

Pets – Half – Deer – Fennec Fox – (65L per play gacha @ Kustom9)

 

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FabFree Designer of the Day – 7/08/2015 – Prism

Prism July Group Gift - Little Firecracker by Journey

The July group gift from Prism,”Little Firecracker” set, includes -> tied t-shirt with red white and blue graphics, a set of comfy denim shorts and a balloon bouquet with pose! Plus, the group is FREE to join and there are tons of past group gifts to snap up.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bal%20Harbour/40/166/22

**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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Postcards From Paradise!

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Greetings from the bay shore Fabbies! I am still on vacation, no use in rushing a return to the rat race. After all, there is plenty for them to eat in my apartment and Rat #4 has definitely developed an attitude lately. Prima Donnas, I have no patience for them. Anyway, it’s much nicer at the shore as you can see from this postcard-pretty scene.

This unique shirt is great for a summer vacation. I have always had a love of fish and aquaria. In real life, I was raised with up to five tanks of tropical fish to be maintained at any given time. When I saw this FREE shirt from EccentriciXi, I knew I had to have it. I love how this shirt just screams “Vacation!” The Fishes Men’s Shirt buttons up the front and has wildly colorful, but realistic, fish printed on a dark blue background that looks great with blue jeans. Also, If I fall off the pier into the ocean, it will serve as camouflage to keep the local sharks from noticing my tasty-looking perfect complexion. I may still look like a seal, but at least I will blend in better, and that could save my tender little pixels. EccentriciXi currently offers this as a FREE group gift. I heartily recommend it for fish lovers all over Second Life.

My jeans are currently on sale at Nevermore Designs. They are the 2015 Dark Navy Men’s Baggy Mesh Jeans, which I chose because the dark blue shade looks fantastic with the shirt. They are a good basic pair of jeans with a wonderful texture, but they are a bit short. So, mostly I would suggest wearing them tucked into boots to take advantage of that. For only 35L, I am quite pleased with the find, and WOW do they look great with the shirt!

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My travels on the grid lately led me to Lavarock, one of my favorite stores on Second Life. I frequently go there to check out the group gifts, since most of them I picked up over the last fifteen months have been so great that I decided to blog them. Besides that, I love their style. Sadly, there is no new male group gift as of yet, but I did notice a gacha there for a very reasonable 25L. I try not to spend much money on SL, but knowing there were great odds to get something I would like, I paid the machine and got this cool T-Shirt! While the fish shirt screamed “Vacation!” this shirt literally screams “HeavyMetalRockAndRollTossMeAnotherEnergyDrinkHey,WhereAreMyPants?” That is a lot for a shirt to say, indeed! The shirt has heavy metal iconography emblazoned on an aggressive design, featuring a nightmarish skull that bears a horned helmet and wings. Framed with dark red flourishes, the design seems to be printed on the shirt rather than just stuck over it (a pet peeve of mine that I still occasionally see in some hunt prizes). It is a very realistic, nearly nightmare inducing T-Shirt, and one of six great designs available from the 25L gacha over at Lavarock.

My jeans are part of The Biker Hunt prize from Man Stuff, a division of Firelight Creations. I point them out because they are an excellent item to pick up for a general wardrobe. They look very realistic and fit nicely around the waist so they look great under casual tees like the one I am wearing above. The Cole Straight Leg Jeans in Black might sound familiar, I have several versions of them in my personal “go to” inventory! These come in straight-leg and tapered-leg versions. The straight leg goes especially well over short boots and sneakers. The full hunt prize is only 1L and for that price you get a black shirt with a “Ride Free” biker design, these great jeans, and a pair of shoes. The Biker Hunt ends on July 20th and the item you are looking for looks like a small motorcycle headlamp!

My vacation on the Baja Cove sim is nearly over and I have to tell you, it is even more beautiful than it appears in these pics. Soon I will be packing up the truck and heading back to my small apartment in the city. The rat race is calling and the “Living Room 100″ is the biggest racing event of the season. One hundred laps of screeching, clawing action with an entire cheese wheel at stake! My money will be on #4. Until next week my friends, see you on the grid.—–WHC Riler

 

WHC is wearing…
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Fish Shirt! – EccentriciXi Fishes Mens Mesh Shirt (FREE Group/FREE Group Gift)

Blue Jeans – Nevermore Designs 2015 Dark Navy Mens Baggy Mesh Jeans (35L/On Sale Right Now!)

Rocker T-Shirt – Lavarock Gacha Male T-Shirt (25L/Gacha Prize)

Black Jeans – Man Stuff  Cole Straight Leg Jeans in Black  (1L/The Biker Hunt Prize)

Skin – Belleza Mathieu

Wavy Hair – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)

 

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Silks and a New Face Save the Faery Queen

When I was a child I was terrified of the tooth-fairy — and of fairies in general actually. I remember other children dressing up as fairy princesses for Halloween, and all I could think of was how deceived they all were! Fairies were horrible, malevolent creatures that stole your teeth and made you stay a child forever! (Wasn’t that what Tinkerbell did to Peter Pan?!) I could certainly think of nothing worse!

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In fact, my fear of fairies never really went away until I became an adult. And interestingly enough… it turned from fear to something akin to a malevolent dislike. I saw them as creatures of deceit and even in lore, they really are.

In traditional Irish Lore, the word “Faerie” comes from the word “fay,” which is related directly to the Fates — and some believed they were women who influenced and overlooked the births and lives of men… and not always in very nice ways (obviously). Those who upset the fair folk, were said to be doomed to suffer eternal bad luck unless they made it right by the fairy they had had the misfortune of angering.

But fairies, of course, come in many shapes and sizes… and can be good or evil (though even both the good and the bad can be equally capricious according to ancient lore) and in the traditional lore all fairies were very powerful.

So is it any great surprise, that so many in Second life would wish to recreate the magical look of the fair folk for themselves? I think not! And this week, I give you a chance to do it without having to steal from the winged ones themselves!

The first thing you need is the outfit I am wearing. Because no self-respecting Queen of the Fairies would be caught without first-rate attire! So head to ~Soedara! Once there, join the group (don’t worry it’s FREE) and look for the teleport to the gift area.

There are actually quite a few very nice gifts in ~Soedara!‘s FREE area, but the one I picked up for my look in these pictures is called the Precious Haifa Silk. When you enter the FREE area, you’ll find the gifts in Vendors. You must wear the ~Soedara! group tag to get the vendors to work. You do have to pay the vendors 1L to get your items, but they will immediately refund your 1L back to you — thus making your item a FREE gift. You may find yourself there for a while going through all the choices! There are many beautiful gifts to be had!

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And if a picture is worth a thousand words and the eyes are the window to the soul… then your last stop should definitely be New Faces skin store for their FREE gifts. New Faces seems to be a secret saved among friends and it’s one worth sharing. The group is FREE to join and there are currently three FREE group gifts available. I am wearing their current gift skin called Lorna as well as this beautiful eye make-up called Erotica (there are several shades in the make up pack but I chose blue) and both are currently up in the store as FREE gifts. She has all the appliers you need if you use mesh bodies and attachments and at very reasonable prices.

One of the things that really impresses me about New Faces is the detail put into the realism of the skins. These are not “Barbie Doll” skins. Though her line is still small compared to some of the larger more well known designers, she has a couple of ethnic skins available, and many of her skins feature (purposeful) ‘flaws’ such as moles or irregularities on the bodies (such as tiny vein markings and/or bone shadows). There are other realistic details on the bodies that are just too many too mention.

I spoke to the designer myself a few months ago (long before I was a FabFree blogger for her to have any reason to treat me as just another customer) and she mentioned that she is considering a men’s line at some point in the future (so cross your fingers gentlemen!). I can’t say enough about her with regards to customer service and courtesy. Hands down she was helpful, polite, and personable. And there were others in the store, and I watched her treat each of them with the same courtesy. I look for this lady to be up and coming!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) got this magical look by wearing…

Skin – New Faces Lorna (Free Group Gift/0L to Join)

Make Up – New Faces Erotica Make-up (Free Group Gift/0L to Join)

Eyes – Ikon Hope Eyes – Starfall

Hands and Feet – Slink

Silks – ~Soedara~ Precious Haifa Silk (Free Group Gift/0L to Join)

Wings – Faeline Fairy Wings – Sachiko (snow)

Poses by !Bang

Sim – No Limits – Garden of Whimsy

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Weekend Independence!

Hello FabFree Folks and Happy Independence Day to all us crazy Americans! I hope your day is filled with festivities and fire works!

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My SL day started off with a bang when I got the group notice from Heydra about the great weekend event going on right now. Heydra is celebrating Independence Day with a 40% off everything ( except limited Venders) in the store AND they’ve made the group FREE to join over the weekend.  This is your opportunity to get in on a great Group with a very generous perks such as member only Lucky Chairs, Midnight Mania boards and monthly group gifts. And if that wasn’t enough group members get 300L instore credit every month!

I popped over to Heydra this morning and found this charming tee and scarf set on the camping chair and … yes… I camped!  This is the ‘Charlotte shirt with scarf and HUD’.  The HUD lets you pick fifteen colors/patterns for the tee and ten colors/patterns for the scarf. While I was there, I grabbed these cute distressed ‘Hayley’ jeans from the past group gifts wall.

I rounded off my shopping today with a quick trip to the Marketplace and found this adorable tote bag. This the “American Flag Tote Bag” from Things i Like. It’s beautifully detailed and comes with an animation for a hand hold or a shoulder hold. And it only set me back 25L. Can’t beat that with a stick.

Okay, I’m of to fire up the grill for our cook out and light some sparklers. Y’all have a wonderful 4rth of July!

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands + Feet + Nails Slink V. 2.0 mesh Hands + Flat Feet + Basic nail HUD
HairTruth – Jolie – (50L as part of the Limited 50L Sale)
Ears – Aitui – Traveller Plug Gacha ears (50L per play Gacha in main store)
ShoesSteelhead – Horrizon Sandal
Shades – Amala – Smitten Kitten Sunglasses

 

Shirt + ScarfHeydra – Charlotte – (Free/0L/Camping Chair prize)

JeansHeydra – Hayley – (Free/0L/ Group Gift) The Heydra group is only FREE to join this weekend!

BagThings i Like – American Flag Tote – (25L on the Marketplace)

 

Location – Calas Galadhon

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