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A Little Glitter

Glittered Up

I found sled rides!

I found a sim with sled rides! Of course when I saw these two beautiful horses in their festive wear near a fence I hopped out of the sleigh and went over to say hello. Sled ride instantly over… pictures ensuing! But that’s okay because I have gifts to show off to you!

Have you been keeping up with Advents?

I’m showing you two Purplemoon Creations Advent Calendar Gifts in this post. The first I want to mention is my gorgeous plaid dress with its gold trim. For just 50L for the group tag, you’ll be getting a months worth of FREE gifts, including this beautiful dress.

The Kari dress is day 6 and comes in the following sizes for your convenience:

  • Standard sizes XXS – L
  • Maitreya, Belleza, and Slink

You can also check out a post about three other Purplemoon Creations Advent gifts that Love blogged [Here] if you are still on the fence about rather or not to leap into this advent calendar!

Glittered Up 2

More from Purplemoon.

I love that Purplemoon lets you pick up any day you missed and doesn’t limit you to just the day of the calendar that you are on. So if you haven’t stopped by there, be sure to also pick up day 5, which is this gorgeous formal necklace and earrings set, which I matched with my holiday outfit look. As mentioned before, you’ll need the group tag, but remember, you’re getting 24 days worth of gifts.

You haven’t forgotten Alice Project Have you?

There is still a FREE to all Alice Project Advent Gift hair out every day at Alice project. But never fear! If you miss a day, like I did, you can still pick up the previous gift for a mere 50L. I was really in love with Zahara and didn’t want to do without it. This pretty mesh over the shoulder style was perfect for my look, and for 50L it didn’t break my bank to pick it up. Plus I picked up today’s Free to all gift while I was there!

And Eyebrows!

I am in LOVE with these eyebrows! I’m not sure which day it is on the KittyCats Advent Calendar, maybe 5 or 6? But I know that the FREE alaskametro “Glimmer” and “Glitter” holiday eyebrows for mesh heads is in there! No group is required, just click the calendar days for FREE.

You’re going to LOVE this gift as much as I do! You’ll be getting two sets of applier eyebrows in a multitude of colors. One palate is “glimmer” for a little more subtle shine, while the other palate is “glitter” for more sparkle. (I’m showing you glitter.)

What you get:

  • “Glimmer” — Various Shades of Silver, Gold, and Bronze (6 total)
  • “Glitter” — 6 Shades total including Silver, Red, Purple, Mauve, Green, and Teal
  • Appliers for: Catwa, Lelutka, and Omega

And while you are at it, consider stopping by Esgaroth for that sleigh ride. The sim really is beautiful!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Barbara Applier (featured at Kustom9)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Alice Project – Zahara – Christmas Special (50L for day 7 advent special since the day is past – there is a different FREE hair out each day however that you can pick up)
Lipstick – Avenge – Lovely Gloss for Catwa – red
Eyebrows – alaskametro – KittyCats gift – “Glimmer” and “Glitter” eyebrows (FREE Advent Calendar Gift)
Jewelry – Purplemoon Creations – FormalSet_003 Ruby Necklace and Earrings (Free Advent Calendar Gift/Day 6/Group Required/Group is 50L to Join)
Dress – Purplemoon Creations – Kari Dress (Free Advent Calendar Gift/Day 5/Group Required/Group is 50L to Join)

Sim Location – Esgaroth – Holiday Sleigh Rides

Astrids Signature


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Fab Free Designer Friday 12/08/2016 – #bubbles

Hello #bubblesHappy Friday Fab Free! For this weeks edition of Fab Free Designer Friday, I’m excited to share with you #bubbles. As if the name its self didn’t suggest the fun nature of the shop, the #bubbles store logo sincerely fits the style of the brand. At #bubbles you’ll find mostly mesh ladies clothing in trendy styles, that are sometimes cheeky, but always stylish. The #bubbles shop is open and inviting, as suggested with the “hello” sign welcoming you at the entrance. Also at the entrance you’ll find the “wall of information” where you can do things like join the store group or get a link the #bubbles flickr page. The store it’s self is all decked out for the holidays. There is snow on the ground, and you’ll spot a few Fabulous purple Christmas Trees.
#bubbles Gifts SaleYou can follow the purple trees to the left side of the #bubbles shop and you’ll be greeted by the latest group gift. You’ll also find some cute sweaters with naughty mittens on sale for just 49 lindens each. You’ll notice other sales items marked around the store with the neon blue “sale” signs. Then off course the exclusive Fab Free group gift is also on the wall behind near the #bubbles group gift. You’ll want to be sure and wear your Fab Free group tag and pick up that gift if you haven’t already. It was previously blogged by Kathryn. The #bubbles in store group is FREE to join, as is the Fabulously Free in SL group. You know what that means, yep, the #bubbles gift and the Fab Free gift are FREE. No lindens needed. Come check out #bubbles, and don’t forget those gifts!


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FabFree Photo Challenge Update!

You haven’t forgotten the Fall Fun Photo Challenge have you, FabFree?

"Snowed In" FabFree's December Photo Challenge

Starting the 2nd Week of the Challenge!

The first week of the photo challenge is over… but there is still lots of time for you to get your contest entries in!

Charge up your cameras and head out into the snow, holly berries, pine trees… or inside into the hot cocoa and holiday decorating… whatever says “Snowed In” to you and get cracking and get those photos in!

If you haven’t already, take a look at the “how it works” then get those shots into the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool between December 1st and December 31st. Our winner and a runner up will be chosen as soon after as possible. Make sure that you have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title of each picture and at least one absolutely FREE item in your picture. Then, please be sure to credit the FREE item or items so we can include your shot in the contest.

Don’t Forget the Prizes!

This round of the photo challenge is being hosted by House of Ruby who is generously providing the prizes! Be sure to support the creator this month and check out the store! If you win, you’ll get be getting a voucher to spend there!

Remember, House of Ruby provides quality intimate apparel for both men and women, so fellas, don’t be shy about getting your photos in the contest as well!

[House of Ruby] Logo UPDATED

Prize for the winner: Voucher to spend on item of your choice from House of Ruby

Prize for the runner up: Voucher to spend on item of your choice from House of Ruby

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Here’s how it works:
1. Create a photo inworld based on the theme that is posted here at FabFree.
2. Upload your photo to the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool by the challenge end date
3. PLEASE Be sure to include “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title or we can’t add it to the pool!
4. Leave a comment on the challenge post with a link to your flickr photo (and blog post if you wish).
5. On December 1st, ( or as close as possible) the winners will be chosen and will be featured on the blog as “The FabFree Photo Challenge Champions”.

Rules:
1. Your photo must contain at least one absolutely free item. Please put the free item’s name and Designer’s or Shop’s name in the comments section of your photo.

Like this -> “Free thingy” by A Talented Second Life Creator or A Cool Second Life Store.

2. Your photo must have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title.

3. Please keep your photos family friendly (eg. no naughty bits displayed, no graphic violence, nothing you wouldn’t see in a PG rated movie).
4. You may enter as many times as you like.
5. Most of all – have fun, and don’t be afraid to enter. Everyone from all photography levels is welcome to participate.

Good Luck!

 

 


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Holiday Toppers

!gO! Advent Day 8 Male

Adding some holiday flavor

I’m throwing out a quick midweek post to show you the Day 8 Advent gift from !gO!  The Steam Boy Formal Holiday Jacket is perfect for a holiday party with a Victorian flair. All the daily advent gifts are FREE to group members and just $50L to join.

Have yourself a gator little Christmas in the Rajun Cajun Men’s X-Mas Jumper. This group gift is FREE to members and FREE to join. Ladies, there is also a matching female version also available. What’s nipping at my leg? Stupid Christmas gators……

 

Rajun Cajun GGCarson is wearing …

Jumper – Rajun Cajun – Men’s X-Mas Jumper Group Gift FREE $0L/$0L to join

Jacket – !gO! Steam Boy Formal Holiday Jacket – Advent Day 8 $0L/$50L to Join group

Skin – Belleza – Shawn N/A (circa 2010)

Hair – Lelutka – Seth N/A (circa 2010)

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Winter Memories

Trucking

Memories.

I learned how to drive on an ancient stick shift truck much like the one in this picture. At least that’s how it seems in the mind’s eye of my inner child. It had a wooden bed and holes in the floor board and I was 15 1/2 and it was winter and I was certain I would not survive the cold as there was no heat in that thing. Yet somehow I managed to grow a fondness for those first experiences. So when I put together my ensemble, I had to capture a picture in front of this pick-up at Rosemoor Sim to share with you.

Trucking 2

The shirt.

I picked up my holiday shirt (it’s an applier T-shirt, and I adore applier shirts as they fit any body shape) for FREE from House of Ruby. The Advent Calendar Hunt is on right now, and House of Ruby is participating. Just hunt down the little candle and this gift is yours for 0L.  You’ll get appliers for Maitreya, Slink, and Omega.

I needed a scarf!

It was cold outside! But I found a free scarf! If you haven’t stopped by Prism to pick up the advent gifts there, don’t despair. It’s not too late. You can only pick up one gift per day, but you can choose any day (as long as it’s already passed). So in other words if you go today, you could choose any ONE of days 1 through 7. So if you like my scarf you can wear your FREE Prism group tag today and choose day 2 to pick it up! It’s rigged mesh, so it will fit and flow with your body!

One more thing to top it off!

Don’t forget about the Alice Project Advent Calendar! Every day a FREE to all gift hair is being set out, but if you are a member of the VIP group (it is 750 to join) you also get an additional gift. 750 seems steep until you realize you’ll be getting an extra 24 hairs and since Alice Project does these gift projects rather frequently, stay in the group and you’ll be set for the next time they hand out extra gifts to VIP members (which seems to be pretty often in my experience).

I’m wearing Jenn from a couple of days ago. Unlike the daily FREE gifts, the VIP gifts are available to VIP members throughout the advent season, so if you miss a day, you can still pick it up later, as long as you get there by the 24th.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Barbara Applier (featured at Kustom9)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Alice Project – Jenn (Free Advent VIP Group Gift/0L/750L to Join Group)
Lipstick – Avenge – Mat Lipstick applier for Catwa – red
Scarf – Prism Designs – Woven Scarv by Jezzixa – (Free Advent Day 2, Group Required, Free to Join Group)
Shirt – House of Ruby – Holiday Unisex T-shirt (Free for The Advent Calendar Hunt)
Jeans – Maitreya – Mesh Flare Jeans
Shoes – Pure Poison – Abby Ankle Boots

Sim Location – Rosemoor

Astrids Signature


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Santa Baby

Santa BabyHi There Fab Free’rs! I can just feel Christmas inching closer, and I’m starting to get excited. I hope you are also! For this post what started with a sexy coat quickly turned into a sexy Santa. lol I call her “Santa Baby”. While the sex does almost ooze from this look, I do think it can be toned down a little with some jeans and a cute top under the coat. Either way, it’s a lot of fun, especially for the holidays. Now I’ll get to telling you all about the  Fab finds that made this Santa Baby look possible!

Santa Baby Look
Eternity Santa Hat

Starting with the hat, this one I found on the Marketplace for just 10 lindens. The Santa hat is by Eternity, and no holiday Santa outfit would be complete without a hat like this. This particular hat has resize scripts so it will easily fit male and female avatars. I tilted mine some to better suit all Pru’s fluffy hair!

Indented Holiday Gift

The best part of this look is the jacket in my opinion. This jacket is the FREE holiday gift at Indented. You’ll find it sitting under the Christmas Tree just inside the entrance of the Indented main location. This FREE group gift includes the jacket in unique sizes for specific body types. It also comes in several colors including the red color shown, green, black, and brown. The Indented group is FREE to join. Once you’ve got your Indented tag, you can purchase the gift under the Christmas Tree for zero linden.

AVICANDY Santa’s Woolly Socks 

These cute holiday themed applier socks are another Marketplace buy. They are from a shop called AVICANDY which is known for fun socks and stockings among other things. This specific pair of socks is 49 lindens on the market place and has appliers for Maitreya, Slink, Belleza, and Omega compatible bodies. Additionally there are classic system layers for non-mesh avatars.

Perch Boots 

These cute boots by Perch are their contribution to the Women Only Hunt 2. The WOH2 hunt is a FREE hunt, and you’ll be searching for a snowflake. These cute boots come with a color change HUD that allows you to choose between 4 neutral colors. They can also be resized via a touch menu. These boots from Perch are not built for specific feet, and include an alpha layer so that classic avatars can wear them as well as mesh avatars. I did need to re-position them some to sit right with my Maitreya Lara body.

I hope you like this saucy Santa look! Here are the details.

Hat – ..::Eternity::.. Santa’s Hat – 10L on the Marketplace

Hair – Exile:After The Rain- Sparkle naturals pack – Past Gift – *Originally Shown Here 

Head – Lelutka – Aria

Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Storm

Skin/Lelutka Head Applier – Essences – Selena Gacha – Currently at The Crossroads

Coat – Indented: Aurora – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join 

Socks – AVICANDY Santas Woolly Socks – 49L on the Marketplace

Boots – Perch – Meg Boots – FREE WOH2 Prize

Body – Maitreya – Lara

*Pose by WetCat

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The Librarian

Wilson's Designs POE Wood Works POE & Pose

Who can get your attention
With a booming voice?
Or quiet the room
With a soft shush?
The Librarian

Who can find that particular book?
You know…
The one with that guy…
Doing that thing…
With the yellow cover?
The Librarian

Who can solve your technology issues
By saying…
Have you tried…
Turning it off
And on again?
The Librarian

Who would much rather
Be left alone
To read the books
He will never have the time
To read.
The Librarian

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Carson is wearing…

Wilson’s Designs – Mesh Black Suit w/ Christmas accents  – Peace on Earth Hunt 9 FREE $0L

Body – ADAM  –  Male Mesh Body

Hair – Lelutka – Seth N/A (circa 2010)

Holiday Accessories – Wood Works – Faith, Hope and Joy Snow Globes – Peace on Earth Hunt 9 FREE $0L

Poses/Furnishings  –  Wood Works – Library Bookcase  $100L

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Snow Day

B&T POE9

 

REALLY? This couldn’t have happened during the work week?

Today was the first snow of the year and it HAD to happen on the weekend. Just my luck! I decided to make snowmen out of lemonade snow. I put on the Gray Desert Sweater and Cargo Pants I happened to find at B&T Mesh Studio while making my way through the Peace on Earth Hunt. As always all the gifts on this hunt are FREE.

Balancing Act

One of Carson’s little helpers tipped me off about a great gift on the KittyCatS Advent Board. December 3rd’s gift is a pair of blue and gray SL Balance Shoes made by Hoorenbeek. Have no fear that December 3rd has passed. The gift is still available as are all the gifts revealed so far. The advent board is FREE, no group to join.

I’ll Make You a Snow Man an an an an ….

Also found on the Peace on Earth Hunt was this FREE Peace on Earth Winter Scene from PixelArt Pose Props.  This prop comes with several animations for the swing and building a snowman. Here’s to hoping the next snow will score me a day off of work.

PixelArt Pose Props Winter Scene

 

 

Carson is wearing …

Outfit – B&T Mesh Studio – Gray Desert Sweater and Cargo Pants  – Peace on Earth Hunt 9 FREE $0L

Shoes –  Hoorenbeek SL Balance Shoes – @ KittyCatS Advent Board FREE $0L

Skin – Belleza – Shawn N/A (circa 2010)

Hair – Lelutka – Seth N/A (circa 2010)

Poses – PixelArt Pose Props – Peace on Earth Winter Scene –  Peace on Earth Hunt 9 FREE $0L

CarsonCaibentag


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And Pajamas Too!

Pajamas

This one’s a quickie!

Advent Calendars are well on there way, so this one’s a quickie to get you started on 24 days of hair! Alice project has out their advent calendar again this year. You can pick up a FREE to all hair each day in natural colors with stripes in it. The free to all gift includes a hud that will give you “holiday” stripes of red and green or “frosty” stripes of blue. You can pick up the gift each day for FREE. If you miss a day, don’t fret, you can pick up previous days for just 50L each.

If you are an Alice Project Group VIP member (membership is 750L) you get an additional gift. This gift is the same hair but has a silver or gold (your choice) set of streaks in it. These can be picked up any day during the advent season.

The hair pictured above is called Amarys and will be out for a few more hours before a fresh FREE hair is set out. Be sure to pick it up!

And Pajamas too!

I stopped by Graffitiwear because every girl needs holiday pajamas! I picked these up as the free group gift. The group is just 5 little linden to join and this gift includes sizes for:

  • Classic mesh avatars XXS – L
  • TMP
  • Maitreya
  • Slink – Physique and Hourglass
  • Belleza – Isis, Freya, and Venus

Now I’m all set for a holiday morning under the tree! And you will be too with your new goodies!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Barbara Applier (featured at Kustom9)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Alice Project – Amarys – Frosted Stripes (Free for the Advent Calendar till later today – 50L after)
Pajamas – Graffitiwear – 2016 Joy Jammies (Free Group Gift/0L/Group is 5L to Join)

Sim Location – Sugartown

Astrids Signature


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Too Much Red in the Champagne Room

Prism DesignsPOE9

 

As I was following the holiday cheer on the Peace on Earth Hunt 9, I came across a wonderful Christmas Outfit for the gents.  The FREE hunt gift at Prism for Men is this beautiful and comfy mesh red high neck sweater and pants set. The outfit comes in the standard sizes XS-XL with alphas included. The shoes are from the Owen Outfit I showed earlier from ALTER, which is also a FREE hunt gift on the Peace on Earth Hunt 9.

Carson is wearing …

Outfit – Prism for Men  – Christmas Outfit for Peace on Earth Hunt 9 FREE 0L$

Shoes – ALTER – from Owen Outfit Peace on Earth Hunt 9 Free $0L

Skin – Belleza –  Shawn N/A (circa 2010)

Hair – Lelutka – Seth  N/A (circa 2010)

Sim:  Top Secret Undisclosed Location

 

CarsonCaibentag