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New shoes make me feel just peachy!

Well hello all you Fab readers! I’m back! Did you miss me? I sure missed you. RL took me away for far longer than anticipated, but I couldn’t stay away, even if RL has only let up a little bit. So, for the time being, I will be posting every Thursday, and I couldn’t be more excited to get back into the swing of things.

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Now, it was lucky for me that the day I came back to FabFree was the day Pure Poison sent out a notice about having a new group gift gacha out! The gorgeous Daya pumps, that I am showing off in Brown, are available in 6 colours, with a rare animal print pattern as well. I’m sure all you loyal readers know how their gacha group gifts work, but for any new readers, or those that just aren’t familiar, let me explain. Head over to the store, and put on your Pure Poison group tag, which is free to join, and hit the blue gacha machine with the group gift sign on it. You get 1 free play for being a group member. Now, if you are not a group member, or did not get the colour you wanted from the group machine, despair not, because right beside the blue gacha is a green gacha that is L$50 per play for everyone. Everybody wins this way…and I love it! I happen to be wearing the SLink rigged version, but you also get an unrigged SLink pair, and a pair for Maitreya feet.

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The other goodie I have to show off, is from one of my favourite stores, Alaskametro. Every month, there is a new Facebook giftie available, and while May is almost up, you still have a little bit of time to grab the May gift. In this month’s gift, you receive a whole lot of peachy goodness! There are makeup and polish huds for most head and body types you can think of, as well as tattoo layers for the makeup. The polish comes with 2 choices, a solid peach, and a polka-dotted peach, which I’m able to show you both on one hand now that I’ve updated my SLink hands which allow selecting individual nails for different colours!!! (What a great update to come back to SL to!) There are 2 lipsticks, 2 eyeshadow, and 2 blushes, all in the peach shade family. I happen to be wearing the Peach Juice lipstick, and the Peach Shimmer eyeshadow. To get this free pack of peach yumminess, head to the Alaskametro Facebook page, like it, if you haven’t already, and hit the special promotions tab. It will take you to a page which will give you a password, then head on over to the main store, stand near the gift poster, and on channel 33, say the password in chat. Example: /33 ‘password’, where ‘password’ is replaced with the actual password. Make sure you type it exactly as you saw it on the page, capital letters and all.

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Phew! Can you tell that I’ve missed writing for all of you lovelies? If I had a word quota, I think this post would have used up several posts worth! LOL. Anywho. That is it for me for now. I will be back in a week with some more fabulous finds to show off. Until then, TTFN *waves*


What is Calle showing you…

Shoes – Pure Poison – Daya Pumps  – Brown (1 free play GG in the blue gacha/free to join) or (L$50 per play in the green gacha, no group required)
Makeup and Nailpolish – alaskametro<3 May Facebook gift (free)
Shirt – [ bubble ] Frilled Shirts Fatpack
Pants – DCNY Mesh_Leather Leggings_Cocoa (store only on Marketplace, this colour no longer available)
Ring – [CIRCA] – “Nostalgia” Rose Ring – Citrine – Pear (L$50 per play gacha)
Necklace and Earrings – Dark Mouse– Here Comes the Sun! (no longer available)
Hair – Doe: Foxy – Monotone (@ current round of The Attic)
Skin – [PF] Harley v2 – Lid 02 – (nobrow)
Brows – Soiree – Sloane Brows #Ebony
Eyes – IKON Promise Eyes – Silverleaf(right) & Fjord(left)
Hands and Feet – SLink

Poses – //elephante poses// Pleasant *February 2015 VIP Gift* (free old GG still available/L$300 to join)

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FabFree Designer of the Day – 5/27/2015 – Tuttifrutti

FabFree Designer of the Day - TuttiFrutti

TuttiFrutti’s Group is FREE to join and gives access to the member’s only Lucky Board. All shoppers can pick up the cute capris for 1L on the Marketplace as well.

**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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Hot Summer Days

Good afternoon, Fab Folks! I don’t know about where y’all are at in the RL world but around here it’s getting hot! Summer seems to be coming on early this year.

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I know that it doesn’t get too hot in SL but the RL weather makes me want to dress in something light and cool for the warm days.  This cute denim skirt from KDM really fits that bill. This is the ‘Mini Denim’ skirt and it’s the free group gift right now. But even if you aren’t in the group, KDM has generously offered the set of skirts in four starry colors, for just 1L!

While you’re in KDM, be sure to check out the gacha machines. I found these nifty ‘Bow Flats’ in Sky for SLink flat feet for only 50L per play. They go rather well with the skirt, doncha think?

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Last but not least, Phoenix has set out a new group gift for us. This is the Laura hair and the gift comes with ALL the colors in HUDS plus a HUD to change the headbands color. The group is a nice low 50L to join.

 

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands + Feet + nailsSlink mesh Casual Hands + Flat Feet + the Basic Nails HUD
TankLushish Catz – Believe Top

Hair – Phoenix – Laura – (Free/0L/Group gift group is 50L to join)

SkirtKDM – Mini Denim Skirt – (Free/0L/Group Gift group is free to join) The update group is free…. however I was unable to get the link to work properly… which could be my computer which has been acting a bit flakey lately….

ShoesKDM – Bow Flats – (50L per play gacha )

GlassesBelle Epoque – Unisex round glasses – (10L per play gacha)

LocationCalas Galadhon
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A Little Attitude From The For Him Hunt.

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Happy Wednesday, everyone! I just got back from the For Him Hunt and I have some things to share with you. The hunt object in this case is a black wrench and each one costs 1L. This first item I found is this fantastic exercise outfit from Barefoot Apparel. It looks so great, I had to join a gym so I could show it off! Don’t get me wrong, I do exercise. Here at Fab Free, when Love and Pru take the others out to lunch, and I am here all alone, I put on my “Chair Dancing To The Oldies” DVD and get a fine workout. I don’t know if I am getting any thinner, but I am a much better lap dancer now for sure! (I hope we don’t have any security cameras here.) This For Him Hunt gift is called the Beach Runner Outfit and would look just as great on a morning run by the ocean as it does in the gym. The hoodie is Mesh, and the shorts and bathing suit (also included with the outfit) are on system layers in both wet and dry variations. Since the shorts are not Mesh they will fit under your Mesh hoodies and T-Shirts very nicely. Until now, I had yet to see a workout outfit on my avi that I thought looked “sexy”. I am truly impressed with this gift from Barefoot Apparel.

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Also on the For Him Hunt is the Enoch Shirt in Royale from Vengeful Threads. It has a great, laid back Goth feel, and looks dead sexy on us guys. What I like most about it is the simple, masculine shape of the shirt (no lace, ruffles or excessive folds). With the crosses on the texture beckoning the eye, simplicity in shape was a great decision which results in a garment that I believe is special. I didn’t have to look too far to find really great items to accompany it either. I am also wearing the Gothic Link Bracelet and the Gothic Silver Skull Rings from Exquisite Jewelry. Together for only 1L on the For Him Hunt, they comprise a great gift, especially if you enjoy a gothic style. You can’t tell in my pic, but the Silver Skull Rings look like they could deal some very heavy damage in a fight. I certainly wouldn’t want to be hit with them. These black jeans are part of the Urban Conrad outfit from Pekas. They come with a sweater as well (not pictured) and are another good prize from this hunt. The Conrad Jeans are Mesh and are provided in four sizes, they were just perfect to round out that gothic look I was looking for.

Time is running short tonight, but before I leave you I have to mention the For Him Hunt prize from Felon: the Addiction Long-sleeve T-Shirt. It is a graphic T-Shirt with classic motorcycle/tough guy styling. Worn and old looking, if you look closely it says “Live fast, die last.” You gotta love clothing with attitude, and if anything, that’s what this week’s bargains from the For Him Hunt are all about. Whether it’s the biker attitude, or the gothic attitude, or even the sexy gym rat attitude, this hunt brought the attitude right to us, and did so for very little money. Have fun, and give hunting a try if you haven’t already, it can be highly rewarding. Til next time, see you on the grid! —–WHC Riler

WHC is wearing…

Work Out Clothes – Barefoot Apparel Beach Runner Outfit  (1L/For Him Hunt Prize)
Eyes (Workout) – Poetic Colors Pearl – Clear Pond Medium Bright (FREE Subscribo Gift)
Hair (Workout) – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)
Gothic Shirt – Vengeful Threads Enoch Shirt in Royale  (1L/For Him Hunt Prize)
Gothic Jewelry – Exquisite Jewelry Gothic Link Bracelet and the Gothic Silver Skull Rings  (1L/For Him Hunt Prize)
Note- Both items are together in the one box.

Black Jeans – Pekas Urban Conrad Jeans (1L/For Him Hunt Prize)
Note- The hunt prize also includes a sweater.

Biker T-Shirt – Felon Addiction Longsleeves T-Shirt (1L/For Him Hunt Prize)
Eyes (Bottom Pic) – Poetic Colors Spotted Eyes – Tropic (FREE Gift)
Previously blogged here.

Skin – Belleza Mathieu
Hair (Bottom Pic) – Catwa Mesh Jason V2 Hair (Black)
Tatoo – Aitui – Love Is Blind

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FabFree Designer of the Day – 5-26-2015 – MALT

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Today’s Designer is MALT. The group is FREE to join and the minute you do, you get not one but three gifts!

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Juicy%20La%20Jolla/116/40/24

**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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Once in a Blue Moon

Happy Monday and Happy Memorial Day, FabFree Folks! This is a three day weekend for a bunch of us and outings to the beach are in the plans for many of us. With that in mind, I headed over to Blue Moon Enterprises to pick up their new Group Gift: the Sea Side outfit.

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The Sea Side ensemble comes with the resizable Mesh bikini top and the cute rigged Mesh skirt in the standard sizes.  Plus it includes the corsage of shells on the left as a separate piece. The fringe of beads around the hips is also a separate piece and is resizable for a custom fit. Right now, Blue Moon Enterprises Group is free to join making this flirty little mermaid-y bikini all free for you.

In the midst of the picnics and cook outs on this holiday weekend, don’t forget to thank all of our Military members, past and present, for their service and sacrifice.

 

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands + Feet + nailsSlink mesh Casual Hands + Flat Feet + the Basic Nails HUD
Hair – Wasabi Pills – Irene Mesh Hair – Sorbet  ( Mz Pru showed us the details here)

OutfitBlue Moon Enterprises – Sea Side – (Free/0L/Group Gift group is free to join)

LocationBaja Norte

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The Ginger Elf

Fantasy

It has been a while since I posted anything that could really be called Fantasy in genre. When I saw the current group gift at The White Armory, I knew had to share it here. Since I was little I’ve had an affinity for puffed sleeves. For me they represent fantasy, romance, imagination, and whimsy. This pretty outfit has gorgeous sleeve puffs and pretty draping sleeves that are perfect for role play. The ensemble includes a belted tunic and pants on system layers with additional attachments. Currently The White Armory group is FREE to join, making this “Exiled Adventurer” outfit a FREE group gift.

Additionally, this “Lush” red hair is a recent group gift from Clawtooth. Recently, the FREE to join Clawtooth group was gifted with this lovely style in this fun shade of ginger called “Fruit Pop”. Join the Clawtooth in-world group and check the past notices to get this FREE gift.

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Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – Clawtooth: Lush – Fruit Pop – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Ears – [MANDALA]Pierced_ELF_EARS

Skin – Lumae :: Adore – Varda

Outfit – **TWA**Exiled Adventurer Tunic Set-Chiara- FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join 

Boots – REIGN.- Marylin Boots- Black

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Sith Happens

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There comes a time in everyone’s Second Life when you have to sit down, enjoy some popcorn, and watch the drama unfold, because Sith happens! Seriously, we have all had one of those moments. In light of the drama that happens in SL, Roawenwood put out this fun popcorn bag as their current FREE group gift. This popcorn has a male and female sitting pose, along with a popcorn-munching animation. To get this fun gift, join the FREE Roawenwood in-world group and check past notices.

While sitting back and enjoying your popcorn, you might want a few pillows to prop yourself up. Get comfy and enjoy these “Priestess” pillows by BYRNE. They are a FREE gift at the May round of Create Your Own Tarot. There’s no need to join a group, just stop by the BYRNE booth at CYOT and pick them up. You’ll also find a mesh t-shirt gift for the guys!

So I’m sure you caught me being “punny” earlier with my Sith happens joke. The Star Wars nerd in me couldn’t help herself. Apparently there is an equally punny side to the Que Bella designer as well, considering this “Sith Happens” mini tee is the Que Bella contribution to the Light Side vs. Dark Side Hunt.  This cute top comes in standard system layers and includes several appliers for meshy parts. The hunt is FREE, and you’re searching for a cookie, ’cause everyone knows the Dark Side has cookies. :P

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Also part of the Light Side vs. Dark Side hunt are these great wedge heels from Babygirls. I like how at first the pattern looks like an obscure argyle, then when you look closer, tie fighters! Like the top, these shoes are FREE and, again you’re looking for a cookie! The hunt ends June 4th, so you have a little time to score these great shoes. They are meant to be worn with Slink Mid feet.

Here are the details, Enjoy and Happy Hunting!

Hair – CATWA HAIR RockStar [C]

Skin – Lumae :: Adore – 4 – Peach // Tulips – 75 L  **To get darker lips and smokey eyes, I used the “blending” options on the Lelutka head hud. 

Head – Lelutka – Stella

Earrings – : Amorous : Enslaved Earrings

Septum Piercing – POMPOSITY – Septum 2N Nose Piercing – Past Gacha Item

ShirtQue Bella – !Q.B! Random Tee~Sith Happens – FREE LSVDS Hunt prize

Body – Maitreya – Lara

Hands – Slink – Elegant 1

Nails – –{ZOZ}– Mesh Nails 3.0 Long 10 (slink elegant 1)

Manicure – -{ZOZ}- High Priestess Polish – Currently @CYOT

PopcornRoawenwood – {RW} Drama Zone Popcorn Bag v2 – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Tattoos – Things.- Iuturna Tattoo

Pants Aphrodisiac :A: Devi Jeans – Galaxy Pack

Shoes – Babygirls – Starwars Wedges – Tie Fighter – FREE LSVDS Hunt prize

Feet – Slink – Mid

Pillows – (BYRNE) High Priestess Pillows – FREE Gift @CYOT

*Poses by Kirin  (second photo)

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Much ♥’s

Hello again, my Dear FabFree Folks! I have returned from the Highlands! I told you, y’all couldn’t get rid of me that easily.  So while shuffling through vacation snaps and doing loads of laundry I knew I had to make time to jump back in world and visit the We ♥ Role Play May event.

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This round of We ♥ Role Play, is the Second Anniversary of the shopping event and tons of the designers have set out free and almost free ‘Happy Birthday’ gifts. Plus, many designers have out special items for 10L or less. First up is the Reverie Ring from Empyrean Forge. The gold ring comes with a HUD to change the center stone with six colors to choose from.

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Next up is the Tinuviel Crown from Evie’s Closet. I love the delicate leaves and pearls on this crown. The gift includes a matching collar with the same ethereal build.

Last but not least is another sweet little ring from Fawny. The Sweet Rose ring in gold is another delicate piece and I love the simple style.

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If you like role play or fantasy items you can’t miss this event!       Your taxi to the event!

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands + nailsSlink mesh Casual Hands + the Basic HUD
Hair – Soonsiki – Diamond

Ring #1 – Empyrean Forge – Reverie Ring – (Free/0L/We ♥ Role Play event)

Crown – Evie’s Closet – Tinuviel Crown – (Free/0L/We ♥ Role Play event)

Ring #2 – Fawny – Sweet Rose Ring – (Free/0L/ We ♥ Role Play event)

 

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What Goes Around, Comes Around!

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I never intended it to happen, but do you have an article of clothing that you rely on as a “go to” item, one that absolutely refuses to age? I do! And, later in this post, we are going to celebrate its one-year anniversary in my wardrobe. First though, check out what I found last night! I went by a store named Cold Ash, which specializes in fantastically detailed, rugged-looking men’s clothing. I found this vintage style T-shirt as their FREE Group Gift! The Mesh Austin Tee in STEEL BLUE is a fine representation of the quality that goes into the clothing that Cold Ash makes. Anyone who knows me knows I am a sucker for T-Shirts that look soft and well-worn, and this ribbed cotton T-shirt hangs beautifully with soft, realistic folds. It’s like it was never meant to be taken off. In the FREE Group Gift, you get 3 sizes and an additional 2 sizes in fitmesh, so getting a good fit won’t be any problem. Stop by Cold Ash, this is a must pick up! The pants I chose to wear with it are the current FREE Group Gift from Lavarock, likely my favorite male clothing store on Second Life. They are the Destroy Male Jeans and are probably one of the grungiest items in my wardrobe. I love the texture on them. Honestly, if I ever move to Seattle to pursue my dreams of alt-rock super stardom, these are the jeans I am going to wear! They come in 2 styles, with five sizes of each included in the gift. The only problem is they have been out for quite a while, and at the moment I am unable to say how much longer they will remain available. If you like them in the picture, go get them immediately. I suspect they may not be available much longer. The last item in the Cold Ash inspired outfit is the cap, which was just one of those lucky finds you sometimes run across accidentally. It is a 1L hunt prize from a hunt which is sadly already over. Luckily, the owner of Ashmoot forgot to pick up the hunt prize! It’s only 1L and the cap matches the T-shirt wonderfully. Sadly I can’t recall the name of the hunt, but you are looking for a hunt object shaped like a mask called “P-H Hunt # 8″. Look for it where you find the daily prize boards. Kristabel Ashmoot promises me she will leave it out until the end of the month so we all have a chance to grab it (a VERY sweet thing to do for us). Be sure to pick it up before it’s too late!

I teased you that as I write this I am celebrating an anniversary of sorts, and I have Lyrieal’s Boutique to thank for it. I recently attended “Just For Him”, a cart sale like event with a 1L mini-hunt where I found this great leather jacket! It comes from Lyrieal’s Boutique and is their Just For Him Hunt Prize. It has a hud that allows you to choose 5 different colors in both the leather and the lining. For a single linden, that’s great value. The event is not a large one, but I should have known Lyrieal’s Boutique would have something special out. This brings me to the anniversary: I was dying to show you this jacket and was having trouble finding just the right pants to present it with, so I decided to go with my “go to” grey system jeans and Mesh boots, tinting the jeans a bit darker to match. After doing the picture, I began putting together this post, and found I had reason to smile. Those beloved jeans and boots of mine are from a hunt one year ago today…and were previously blogged here by a young guest blogger. Coincidentally, they also came from Lyrieal’s Boutique! So, to celebrate the one-year anniversary of their posting in Fab Free, the In The Pink outfit has been added to the 1L hunt prize, making it even better. It is a great looking outfit and the jeans are tintable to match a wide range of grays, so they are super handy to have around. Even the boots are nice, you can’t beat this value. I had originally planned to end my post here, and call it a night, but once I get going I am hard to stop. So in the spirit of “You really should check out the Just For Him sales event”, here is a final addition to my post below!

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While I was at the sale, I noticed a pair of shorts on the back wall of the booth belonging to the store Trashed. Just like the other coincidences this week (the hat which looked great with the T-shirt that was accidentally left out, and the nice jeans I decided to wear being posted to fab free exactly one year ago today) these denim shorts look like they were made to go with the Cold Ash T-Shirt I picked up this week. The Trashed Men’s denim shorts in plaid are not free, but this is a sale event as well as a hunt and these shorts look really great. If you love that T-shirt as much as I do, that is reason enough to pony up the extra 85L for these shorts to go with them. They make a fantastic pair together. Once again, I have worked late into the evening and I must go, but this has been a post full of pleasant surprises. Until next time my friends, see you on the grid. —–WHC Riler

WHC is wearing…

Vintage Blue T-Shirt – Cold Ash Mesh Austin Tee in Steel Blue  (FREE Group Gift/FREE Group)

Grungy Jeans – Lavarock Destroy Male Jeans  (FREE Group Gift/FREE Group)

Ball Cap – Ashmoot Acc Coll_Unisex Cap #01  (1L/Hunt Prize)
Note- The hunt is over but the prize should be out til the end of the month!

Hair Under Cap – From inventory, heavily modded for picture.

Leather Jacket – Lyrieal’s Boutique Leather Jacket {His} (1L/Hunt Prize)
Note- The “In The Pink” outfit including Jeans and Boots has been added to the same box now for extra value.

Plaid Denim Shorts – Trashed Mens Denim Shorts in Plaid (85L/On sale-Just For Him event)

Shirt Under Jacket – Connors V Neck T-Shirt Black (FREE Gift)

Eyes – Poetic Colors Spotted Eyes – Tropic (FREE Gift)
Previously blogged here.

Skin – Belleza Mathieu
Hair – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)
Necklace – Aitui – AITUI – Ammunition Necklace (FREE Group Gift/FREE Group)

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