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Sunday Fun in the Sun

Beer Palm
Alright Fab Free, who has backyard pool or a beach side bungalow I can invade? I’ve got my swimsuit, sunnies, and a blow-up palm tree full of beer. It’s Sunday fun-day and I can’t think of a better way to spend one of the last weekends of the summer than relaxing next to the water with some friends. You can gear up for the end of summer too with these fun FREE gifts.

Palm Cooler

In all honesty I don’t often drink beer, but this summer group gift from Nomad was just too fun to pass up. The Nomad group is FREE to join, and there are several past gifts still available. Best of all this blow-up palm tree is not only FREE, it not only looks cool, but it will also hand out beer when clicked. The beer cans have a basic drinking animation. All in all, I think this gift from Nomad is the perfect addition to any pool party or afternoon at the beach.

Be Real
Be Real

I love this cute one-piece swimsuit by Queenz. Most of all I love the positive message. I find those that are just themselves to be the most attractive people. The swimsuit is part of the most recent group gift at Queenz. The gift includes this version, one in blue, and a third yellow swimsuit with the Queenz logo. Each of the suits come in several mesh sizes. The Queenz group is FREE to join, and there is one other group gift still available also.

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

Must Have Sunglasses

Finally, these sunglasses are the latest group gift at HEC and I love them. The HEC group is FREE to join. I was really excited to find out just how detailed the color change hud included with these glasses is. There is even a photo guide included in the package so you will know exactly how to use all the customization features. Not only can you change the individual parts to any color you want, you can adjust things like glow and lens opacity. Also, these sunglasses from HEC come in 2 versions, one with a rainbow effect lens (shown) and one with a regular lens. Also, when resizing you will need to be on a pose stand. If you don’t have one, there’s one provided with this awesome FREE gift. To get your copy just wear your HEC group tag and pay the gift vendor 1 linden. The gift will be delivered and you will be instantly refunded 1 linden.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – +Spellbound+ Toothbrush // Natural Selection

SkinEssences – Medium02

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Head Applier – Essences – Nyx (Catwa & Omega) – Previously at Somber

SunglassesHEC – Unisex Tintable Multi-Sheer Shades/Sunglasse LE02 – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join *Pay 1L Get 1L Refunded

SwimsuitQueenz – {Q} Exclusive Group Gift  – FREE Group Gift /Group is FREE to Join

Tattoos – Absence –  Maritime Rose Tattoo

Shoes – Pure Poison – Illy Sandals

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

Palm Cooler – NOMAD // Palm Tree Bar – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

*Pose by Kirin

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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
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This is E. Vary Wrong Dirty Princess

Call Me Cami
Hello There Fab Free’rs! I hope you’ve all been having an excellent week thus far. I know it’s been a minute since I had a blog post for you, so this one has several goodies I’m excited to share with you starting with this pretty face!

Recently E. Vary put out a set of FREE mesh head applier gifts for their group members. There is a gift for the Akeruka head, one for Lelutka heads, and this one Pru is wearing the E. Vary  Cami applier for Catwa heads. The E. Vary group is FREE to join at this time. With each of these gifts you’ll get a mesh head applier in each skin tone. The head applier hud has options for brows, and freckles. There is an additional hud that has several lip color options. Also included in each skin tone are the matching system skins with various options, and a set of tattoo layer makeup for classic system avatars. Mesh body appliers are available for purchase at the E. Vary store.

Dirty Princess This is Wrong
To go with this pretty new face, I picked up a few more group gifts to make a pretty new outfit! The mesh dress Pru has on is a current group gift at This is Wrong. The dress comes in several mesh sizes, and the group gift version is in this deep purple color which I love. The peter pan collar and the skinny tie just add to the cute nerdy style of this dress. The This is Wrong group has a small one time join fee of 50 linden.

Dress Sizes Included: Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Maitreya – Lara

In my opinion these boots from Dirty Princess could have been made to go with the dress. They are a current FREE group gift at Dirty Princess and I think they look amazing with the geometric print on the This is Wrong dress. There are two variations in the gift, one with silver buckles, and one with gold. The Dirty Princess group is FREE to join at this time also. If you are a Maitreya Lara body/foot wearer, you won’t want to miss this gift.

Shoe Size Included: Maitreya Lara

Here are all the details, Enjoy!

Hair – *Besom Hair Fair 2015 * 004 Essentials  *Item no longer available. 

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Head Applier – E. Vary – Cami Skin for [Catwa] – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Body ApplierE. Vary  – Maitreya T-4 BodyApplier V3.1

EyesIKON Hope Eyes – Storm

Dress – THIS IS WRONG Bad girl dress GIFT (purple) – FREE Group Gift/ Group is 50L to Join

Shoes – *Dirty Princess* The Downtown Princess Mesh Boots-Maitreya – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

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

*Pose by Le Poppycock

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Do Not Disturb

Do Not Disturb
Hello Fab Free’rs, and welcome. Today we are taking a rare look at a Prudence Rexroth in her natural habitat, and preferred state of being. Notice the sleep mask she wears serves a dual purpose, warning any who might disturb her away while simultaneously blocking out any and all light. Also noteworthy, the casual comfortable attire, essential for deep restful sleep. All cheekiness aside, I do have a very serious relationship with my bed. I love sleeping, and I think naps are deeply undervalued. Just like toddlers, most adults I know (myself included) are cranky when they haven’t had enough rest!

This sleep mask from Poeme is the perfect sleep accessory for those like me who take their siestas seriously. The Poeme group is just 1 linden to join at this time and you can pick up this cute FREE gift on the second floor. It’s sitting in a box on a table near the group lucky letter boards and Midnight Mania. There’s also a June group gift available on the Poeme main floor, so don’t miss out on the chance to score some gifts and stay for some lucky letter play.

The comfy casual tank top Pru has on is a FREE subscriber gift at Curve. It comes with a color change hud for 6 total color options. To get this sweet gift, all you have to do is join the Curve subscriber, once your name is added in the Curve subscriber you’ll be sent this FREE gift automatically.

Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – *Besom~ Atom *Essentials*

Skin –  Essences – Mel (Catwa & Omega) – Exclusive@Shiny Shabby

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Sleep Mask – {Poeme} Nighty-Night Eye Shade – FREE Group Gift/Group is 1L to Join 

Tank TopCurve – [CV] – Subscriber Gift [02] – FREE Subscriber Gift 

Tattoos – Letis Tattoo :: Ganga ::

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

*Pose by E.Ink You can get it FREE on the Marketplace 

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Fab Free Designer Friday – 06/02/2017 – Y&M Shop

Y&M Shop Desk
Hello hello Fab Free’rs! I hope you’ve all had a happy Friday. I can honestly say I think today may have been my longest day of all my days this week. It wasn’t a bad day, just long and productive. In the spirit of productivity, I’m excited to share with you this week’s Fab Free Designer Friday post, featuring Y&M Shop. The landing point for Y&M Shop sets you down in a center courtyard of sorts for the store. It’s there that you’ll find most of the information about the current goings on at the shop. In the surrounding corridors you can shop women’s fashion including casual wear, evening wear, and shoes until your pixel heart is content! Speaking of hearts content, there are lots of opportunities for gifts and inexpensive finds, you know for the Fab Free addicted heart in each of us.

YM Shop Gifts
You’ll also see several large Easter eggs scattered around the shop, and a huge poster in the center room of the store detailing what is inside each of the thirty-something eggs. Each egg is just 15 lindens. Also in the same area, you’ll see the colorful Fab Free group joiner. Just under the joiner is As always the Fab Free group is FREE to join. Right next to the fabulous Fab Free gifts are the Y&M Shop group gifts. There are so many, I didn’t count them, but let’s just say there are enough to do some serious damage to your inventory! The store group does have a one time fee of just 25 lindens to join. Happy Shopping Fab Free!


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A Grown Up Easter Dress

Spring Lace
Hello Fab Free’rs! Can you believe we are already almost halfway through April?! This is the time of year I always want to add cute dresses and pretty girlish things to my wardrobe. Maybe it’s a left over impulse from years of Easter dresses as a little girl. BYRNE‘s April group gift does feel a little bit like a pretty Easter dress, a grown-up Easter dress. It is pretty, and sweet with lace and flowers, just like an Easter dress should be. I especially like the optional neck scarf. To get your FREE copy of this lovely lace dress, just join the BYRNE group. The group is FREE to join. You can then check the past notices, or head over to the BYRNE main location.  The gift includes standard mesh sizes and matching alphas. Also, at the shop you can purchase past group gifts if you missed them when they were released. Most of the previous gifts are priced at 50 or 60 lindens.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – CATWA HAIR Aimee

Head –  Lelutka – Aria

Skin – Essences – Imani

Dress – (BYRNE) Hollywood Lace Dress – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join 

Body/Hands – Maitreya – Lara (bento update)

*Pose by Le Poppycock

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LOTUS for the Holiday

LOTUS Gift 1Hello again Fab Free’rs! I am not sure why but I am always surprised at how quickly Christmas seems to come about right after Thanksgiving. Suddenly it seems like there’s no time at all, and everyone is busy. I hope each of you is able to take the time to enjoy the people you love, be they friends, family or both. One of my biggest challenges about all the holiday gatherings is finding the right thing to wear! This year LOTUS has you covered for at least one of your holiday gatherings. They have a few pretty group gifts I’m excited to share with you today, so I’ll get right to it!

LOTUS Group Gift Sweater & Skirt 

The lovely ensemble pictured above is the most recent group gift at LOTUS. This sweater and skirt combo comes in a single mesh size, and is all one piece. I love the textures in this outfit, the sweater looks genuinely soft and fuzzy on, and has just a touch of elegance with the little pearls. To get the gift you’ll need to join the LOTUS group, which is 99 lindens to join.LOTUS Gift 2

LOTUS Group Gift Eyes 

In addition to the sweater/skirt combo, there is a group gift set of mesh eyes out at LOTUS. While wearing the LOTUS group tag, click the vendor and you’ll get the gift. This gift includes 6 pairs of mesh eyes in green, aqua, blue, brown, and lilac. I went with the green eyes for this photo, however the other eye colors in this gift are equally pretty.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – CATWA HAIR Aimee

HeadLelutka – Aria

Eyes – LOTUS. Misty Eyes – Gift Pack BOX – FREE Group Gift/Group is 99L to Join 

Skin – Lumae : Yulia LeLutka – T5 Dolce / Bare

Sweater w/Skirt – LOTUS. Chic Pearl Set – Group Gift BOX – FREE Group Gift/Group is 99L to Join 

Body/Hands – Maitreya – Lara

*Pose by WetCat

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Fab Free Designer Friday – 11/11/2016 – Pretty Kitty Design

Pretty Kitty DesignWelcome Fab Free’rs! It’s that time of the week again where we get to talk about one of our Fabulous Fab Free Designers. This Friday’s featured designer is Pretty Kitty Design. You will not want to miss the colorful experience that is Pretty Kitty Design.  At Pretty Kitty Design you’ll mostly find a wide variety of formal and casual ladies mesh clothing, with a few men’s items sprinkled in. There are also a few seasonal decor items, KittyCats items, and additional clothing items upstairs. Throughout the Pretty Kitty Design store there are several opportunities to score fantastic freebies. On the desk pictured above you’ll see several of the FREE group gifts available, including the Fab Free exclusive group gift which was previously blogged here. The Fab Free group is of course always FREE to join, and you’ll be glad to know the Pretty Kitty Design group is FREE to join as well.
Lucky Letter BoardsBehind the desk near the landing point at Pretty Kitty Design shoppers will find several gacha machines, and two Lucky Letter Boards. There’s a group only board, and a FREE for everyone board. Both Lucky Letter Boards seem to have rotating gifts, so the gift changes when the letter does. Also, you can even get a gift just for being in the Pretty Kitty Design store! There is a random gift giver in the store that will randomly send a gift to customers while they shop.
ARCTIC Tech Info 2One of the most unique things about Pretty Kitty Design is the inclusion of ARCTIC Technology.  The above photo is of the demo area for ARCTIC Technology located to the right of the circulation desk at Pretty Kitty Design. ARCTIC Technology is a creative alternative way to color customize your Pretty Kitty Design items. The in-world demo area shown goes into great detail about how the ARCTIC Technology works, and will even let you physically see the system in action without having to purchase anything. Needless to say, there are tons of reasons to stop by Pretty Kitty Design and check everything out!


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Ombre Polka Dots

Polka dotsHey There Fab Free’rs! Welcome back, and thanks for being here. So I want to tell you, I’ve tried my darnedest to get a really cool in world shot of this outfit at various locations around the Second Life grid, and my laptop is just not having it this week! It’s a cranky little thing some days. I really wanted to show off this group gift dress from !gO! paired with the group gift hair from redMint as much as I could. These plain background shots will have to do. Both of these gifts are beautifully unique, hopefully my photos do them enough justice.

Starting with this messy long pony tail hairstyle from redMint, how lovely is this style? I adore the idea of a long messy hairdo, it reminds me of ’90s grunge fashion. I also really do enjoy the hair color of this FREE group gift; the group is FREE to join. The color is a pale grey with hints of blue-green, and purple. It instantly made me think of the “sterling” hair color that has been showing up all over my social media feeds. As per usual with most redMint gifts, this one comes in the color shown only. You’ll find two sizes however.

This ombre orange and purple polka-dotted dress with it’s white collar and cuffed sleeves makes me think of Wednesday Addams, and gorgeous fall sunsets. Once again, !gO! has put out a beautiful gift for their group members. This is the sort of outfit that would be perfect for a Halloween party that you didn’t want to wear a costume to, but still wanted to be festive. The dress comes in body specific sizes as well as standard mesh sizes.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – ( r e d ) M i n t > gG 10’16 – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join  

Skin/Head Applier – Essences – Digby

Head/Lipstick – CATWA HEAD Gwen

Dress – !gO! Wednesday dress – Group Gift Version – FREE Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join 

Body/Hands – Maitreya – Lara

*Poses by WetCat

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Fab Free Designer Friday – 10/28/2016 – Rowena’s Designs

Happy Friday Fab Free! It’s that time of the week again where we get to introduce one of our many Fabulous Fab Free designers. This week I have the pleasure of introducing Rowena’s Designs! We don’t always get the chance to really talk about the awesome designers that generously participate in Fab Free, so I hope you’ve all been enjoying these Friday posts. Not only is it a great way to learn a little about each shop and what they offer, it’s our way of showing our appreciation for each designer. The Fab Free community just wouldn’t be the same without them.
RD Gifts 1Rowena Springflower of Rowena’s Designs has often generously participated in Fab Free events and the Fab Free group over the last few years, and we are delighted that they continue to do so. Her store has grown immensely in it’s relatively short time in Second Life.  Rowena’s Designs offers women’s mesh clothing that is as beautiful as it is affordable. The clothing style is what I would call modern, with enough variety that there is bound to be something for everyone. You’ll find shoes, casual, and formal attire, also most outfits will include a color change hud for added versatility. Additionally there is a wealth of opportunities to score FREE and or very inexpensive clothing. Rowena’s Designs has current store group gifts available at the back of the store. Simply head to the left and strait back from the store entrance. The “Designs by Rowena” group is FREE to join and will keep you informed about gifts, events, and new releases. You’ll see group gift boards, as well as Lucky boards, Mini Mania, and Midnight Mania boards right away.
RD Gifts 2Once you’re in the area, turn to your left and you’ll see more opportunities for gifts, including the fantastic Fab Free group gift exclusive which was previously blogged here by Love Trill. In this same area of the Rowena’s Desgins section of the store, you’ll also find some inexpensive outfits next to a couple of Riot boards. I’m not positive how low the Riot boards will take the price, but it would be fun to find out! So take a moment, bring your friends, and check out Rowena’s Designs. Pack your wardrobe with beautiful clothes by Rowena Springflower. Oh! I can’t believe I almost forgot, once you’ve joined the Designs by Rowena group, you’ll want to head upstairs and check out the several past group gifts that are still available. Happy Shopping Fab Free!