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Vroom! Vroooom!

THE PEA MOBILE_002

Vroom! Vroom!

I haven’t had a new car since 2004. At least in real life. And even then I bought a used one. So when I heard that I could get a new free car at MadPea (even if it was a Pea Pod car) I was all in for a new set of wheels!

I made a mad dash to the MadPea main-store to check out the deal and it wasn’t long before I was cruising down the streets of Port Babbage in my favorite of the 7 colors that are available in the free gift pack. The group is free to join by the way, making this gift absolutely free as well. If I look like I’m having fun, that’s because I am!

Perks:

  • This car is wearable, no rezzing required.
  • The headlights turn off and on with a click.
  • 7 Colors in the package: Dark Blue, Green (shown), Light Green, Orange, Pink, Red, Turquoise.
  • Each color comes in a fit for both male and female avatar so you won’t have to worry about that problem.
  • I found it easy to edit the car when up and down a bit and then set my hover height a touch when the wheels didn’t quite touch the ground.
  • It’s easy to drive/navigate!
  • Did I already mention its absolutely FREE?!

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Cruising…

I was cruising down the streets (plus I wanted to give you a side view of this cute little pea-pod of a car – aren’t all the details amazing!) and ran across a little bakery shop. I decided to make a stop and get out of my new wheels and head in…

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A spring dress.

I had to step out carefully, as I was wearing a bit of a short skirted dress today. Good thing my MadPea car sets low to the ground, it makes for easy exits. My adorable frock is a free group gift from Graffitiwear for the month of April. You just need your free group tag to pick it up.

Sizes available:

  • Classic XS – XL plus alpha for system bodies
  • Fitmesh XS – XL plus alpha for system bodies
  • eBody
  • TMP
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Adelaide
Dress – Graffitiwear – 2017 April VIP Group Gift (Free Group Gift/0L/Free to Join Group)

Car – MadPea – MadPea Pea Mobile – Green female shown (Free Group Gift/0L/Free to Join Group)

Sim Location – Port Babbage

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Patchwork Goodness

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More goodies.

I showed you some Graffitiwear goodness in my last post here, but there was another dress I couldn’t resist at the Graffitiwear main-store that I had to pick up. All I needed was the Graffitwear group tag (it only cost me a mere 5L) and I was able to pick up the March Springtime Dress as a free gift. It’s all kinds of patchwork yumminess and I couldn’t pass it up!

It comes in these sizes:

  • Classic Mesh XS – L
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Since it’s March…

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up in about a week, I couldn’t pass up adding a little touch of green to my outfit. I found these pretty toe rings by ECCO jewelry for Slink mid feet on the Marketplace for just 10L. They only fit Slink mid feet so be sure you have the right feet before you purchase them! But aren’t my footsies cute!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Brenna
Toe Rings – ECCO – Footsies Toe Rings Rose Green (10L on the Marketplace)
Dress – Graffitiwear – Springtime Dress 2017 March VIP Group Gift (Free Group Gift/0L/5L to Join Group)

Sim Location – Giardini di Vita

Astrids Signature


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A Touch of Lace

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Something lacy.

We’re well into March and the days of green and shamrocks, but I was visiting Graffitiwear and the subscriber gift really caught my eye. It is this pretty pink lacy dress that I just really had to have. And all you have to do is click the subscriber and this dress is yours free! I love that it is an applier dress (I do love applier clothing) and I really like the mesh skirt panel that adds a nice dimension to it.

What comes in the box:

  • System Layers for standard avatar bodies
  • Applier for TMP, Omega, Slink, and Wowmeh
  • Rigged mesh skirt panel in standard sizes XXS – L

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A little sparkle.

I also stopped by Chop Zuey just to see if there was anything new. There is a pretty “Heart Brillante'” gift out that fit with my new dress just perfectly. I picked up the necklace and ring both as the free group gift (the group is 350L to join but the gifts are always generous and plentiful). I love the sparkle and they resize easily too. There is a set of matching earrings out as well and those are free to all if you want to pick those up.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Youth
Necklace & Ring – Chop Zuey – Heart Brillante’ Necklace & Ring (Free Group Gift/0L/Group is 350 to Join)
Dress – Graffitiwear – Peppermind Babe Dress (Free/0L/March 2017 Subscriber Gift)

Sim Location – Summer Trace

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All you need is…

All you need is

A pair of pink sneakers!

Since my laptop has continued to be in a good mood (though I was really pushing my luck during this shoot, to be honest) I decided to put those long neglected landmarks to use and visit another picturesque sim. A quiet stroll through beautiful countryside called for proper footwear (wouldn’t want to go tripping and rolling into a ditch) and it was the perfect time to slip on these pink pair of high top sneakers that I’ve accommodated for myself recently from Graffitiwear. Not only are they free but they’re part of the full outfit that you see in the picture above.

This adorable and high-quality t-shirt, skirt and sneakers combination is a gift for Valentine’s Day that Graffitiwear has most generously set out. There is no group tag needed for you to grab this outfit for your virtual wardrobe though since freebies like these can be fleeting and I’m not sure how long this gift will be out for, I suggest you do it ASAP. Here are the sizing details:

Knotted t-shirt:

  • Five Fitmesh sizes (XS-XL)
  • Knotted t-shirt alpha layer

Skirt:

  • Five standard mesh sizes (XS-L)
  • Skirt alpha layer

Sneakers:

  • Sneakers alpha layer
  • Sneakers shoe base

I’m wearing the sneakers without the use of my Slink feet and they fit like a dream. While you’re at Graffitiwear, do consider joining their group (the joining fee stands at 5L) or their subscribers group to stay in touch with the great deals going on at the store. There’s also a steady stream of gifts and other perks that make joining the group worthwhile.

A new day a new hairstyle

While waiting for my blind date to turn up ( the date was a bust, by the way, I’ll tell you the story some other time) I passed the time by looking into the Marketplace and came across this beautiful mesh hairstyle from Fabia. Long and flowing and elegant the Rima hair was just up my alley and it didn’t hurt that it only cost 1L. You’ll also get a hud of thirty natural colors to choose from a fact that certainly made me less huffy that he was running late.

Well, that’s a wrap for today. I have more of this countryside to explore so catch you guys later!

 

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On Sheidey…

Skin- Alaskametro Serenity (0L/No group tag required @ Free Dove)
Hair – Fabia. Rima (1L on the Marketplace)
Eyes –  Mesange Athena (0L/No group tag required)
Manicure – La Boheme Omni Nail Appliers (0L/Fabulously Free in SL Group Gift/0L join fee)
Outfit – Graffitiwear Valentine’s Gift (0L/No group tag required)
Hands– Slink Casual

Pose: Elephante

Sim: Follow your Bliss

-Screams-


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Plum for Christmas

Plum for Christmas

Going back to knitwear.

So far I’ve been having so much fun rooting around the grid to find interesting pieces of knitwear. There are so many different designs but then again I shouldn’t be surprised as creativity in Second Life runs rampant. Today I’m going to be showing you the Ruffled Knit Bodysuit in plum that you can win from the mischievous Kraken at Graffitiwear. You’ll need to wear your group tag in order to wrestle and/or cajole prizes from Mr. Kraken and if you’re not already a member there is a group join fee of 5L. Prizes from the Kraken changes out weekly however and the group tag gives you access to Lucky and Midnight Mania boards that are changed out just as often. You’ll also be receiving monthly group gifts, Graffitiwear’s December group gift was blogged {HERE} by Astrid if you’d like to take a gander at what it is, so with all these goodies it’s definitely worth the 5L to join. Once you’ve gained the upper hand from that Kraken you’ll find that the Ruffled Knit Bodysuit caters to both classic avatars and those with mesh bodies.

Layers for classic bodies include:

  • Bodysuit top: Shirt and Jacket layer
  • Bodysuit bottom: Pants and Underwear layer
  • Sleeve lengthening: Glove layer (not worn in picture)

The appliers provided in the prize package are:

  • Master applier hud containing appliers for Slink, Wowmeh and mesh bodies using the Omega system.
  • Gloves applier hud containing appliers for Slink, Wowmeh and mesh bodies using the Omega system. (not worn in picture)
  • TMP Hud

I really adore the deep plum color of this body suit but that’s second only to the ruffles that give it its name. They give the whole bodysuit a feminine and unique quality and I almost feel like a fairy while wearing it. The best part about the prim ruffles is that permission to copy and modify them are enabled so you can experiment with their position and size on your avatar’s body easily and also make copies in case there’s a mess. All in all I’m really happy with this find so hurry down to Graffitiwear before Mr.Kraken eats up this gift for good.

Speaking of faeries.

If you’ve read Kat’s post {HERE}, you’ll notice the lovely antlered hair that she has on. That head turning hairstyle is eXxEsS hair store’s past Christmas group gift and I’m happy to report that eXxEsS has continued this tradition and is offering a free hairstyle for this season as well with this whimsical baubled hairdo. I adore the Christmas ornaments decorating this sweeping hairstyle and was happy to see that there is a Hud available to customize the ornaments to suit your mood and outfit. Speaking of customization there are two sets of hair available in the gift package and they come with their own extensive color Hud as well as options to enable breeze and materials or both together. I tried on the breeze option and it looked as if the wispy bangs were moving in the wind and that only means more photo opportunities! To add this beautiful hairstyle to your collection simply head down to eXxEsS‘ main store and buy it for 0L.

Two words for you, Cart. Sale.

If you’ve noticed Love’s post {HERE} you’d know that The Wash Winter Cart Sale has begun! I missed the Summer sale at The Wash and am very, very excited to check out the 10L deals for this current sale. I appreciate that some items are transferable so that you can purchase some great but inexpensive gifts for your friends! On one of my very first rounds around the sim, I found the Belenda boots by Sage and the first thing that caught my eye was that it was both compatible with mesh as well as classic feet. The second thing that caught my eye was the fact that there were twelve (pink worn in the picture) different color options available on top of an easy to use Hud that lets you customize the studs at the boot’s heel. Needless to say, I fell in love with these boots right away and am very happy with not only the leather texture and vivid colors but the price as well. Great quality for 10L? Count me in!

I’ll leave you with ad for these boots so that you can get a look-see at all the colors you’ll be getting with your purchase.

Sage - Belenda Boots

For more coverage on The Wash Winter Cart Sale please look at the follow posts:

 

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On Sheidey…

Skin- 7 Deadly s{K}ins Amina (0L/Women Only Hunt 2 prize)
Hair – eXxEsS Xmas Gift 2016 (0L/ No group required)
Eyes – Mesange Ice Dream Eyes 2 (0L/Women Only Hunt 2 prize)
Bodysuit – Graffitiwear Ruffled Knit Bodysuit (0L/Kraken Lucky Dip Prize/5L to join group)
Shoes – Sage Belenda (10L @ The Wash Winter Cart Sale)
Hands – Slink Casual

Pose: Le Popycock

Sim: Private location

-Screams-


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And Pajamas Too!

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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

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Falling Stars

Falling Stars Hello and Happy Hump Day Fab Free! I have a quick post for you today featuring FREE jewelry from Graffitiwear and a dollarbie manicure by Sparkle Bunny. So let’s get right to it. I really like this jewelry set from Graffitiwear, especially the idea of falling stars. There are so many happy things my mind associates with falling stars that I couldn’t help wanting this set. I also think the jewelry looks very unique. To get this FREE necklace and earring set from Graffitiwear all you need to do is join their subscriber group. This manicure from Sparkle Bunny is such a perfect match with the jewelry set that I couldn’t pass it up. I found this shiny black polish with dark gold stars on the Marketplace for just 1 linden. This dollarbie by Sparkle Bunny is a Maitreya nail applier only, and it will allow you to apply a manicure and a pedicure.

“When all the stars were falling
they fell from above
and I thought of hate, and I thought of hate,
and then I thought of love…” – Lisa Loeb

Hair little bones. Feline – Past Group Gift 

Head –  CATWA HEAD Ashanty [Static Head]

Head Applier – Essences – #4 Essences [ImaniP01] – 79L/play @Kustom9

EyesCATWA Mesh Eyes

Skin – Essences Pale 01

Jewelry – *Graffitiwear September Gift – Stars – FREE Subscriber gift

Manicure – Sparkle Bunny – glitter star nails for Maitreya – 1L on the Marketplace

Body/Hands –  Maitreya – Lara

*Pose by Glamrus

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FabFree Designer of The Day – 06/05/15 – Graffitiwear

June 2015 Subscriber Gift
Graffitiwear Eyes (free subscribe gift / 0L) – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sheol/132/225/131

**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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FabFree Designer of The Day – 05/08/15 – Graffitiwear

May 2015 VIP Group Gift
Graffitiwear Dress (free group gift / 0L / free to join) – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sheol/132/225/131

**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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I Sit By The Harbour, The Sea Calls To Me

The Aloha Fair ends on the 11th August, so we are in the last week of the event! Be sure to stop by to get all of the great gifts, freebies, discounts and dollarbies that you can find! Today Im going to show you some more!

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If you are looking for a great cover up for the beach then the Pearl City Tunic by KaraBaby could be for you. Its so pretty you could even get away with wearing this to a beach party. Flip Flops are a summer time essential and the Black and White Hawaiian Flip Flops by Romano Kona Kixx are going to be something thats going to be hard to take off this summer! We all know I love flowers in my hair, but for a seaside twist the Mermaid Hair Wreath by Grafittiwear makes an adorable change!

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There are several different dresses that you can find as gifts and dollarbies at the event. Here are a few of them! First the Hanky Short Mesh Dress by M&M is a bright fun and flirty beach dress that is bound to get you noticed with its floral print! The Alice Mini Dress (Red) by Like Design is the perfect summer evening date dress with its crimson fabric and daring neckline and lastly the Ke Alaula Kaftan by Entice is ideal for an afternoon of shopping or coffee with your friends in that little cafe right on the beach front!

You might remember the hair in this picture from my previous post about the Hair Fair. This was Exiles very generous dollarbie for the event and alot of people were disappointed when they missed it. Well be dissapointed no more as you can now find it in the subscriber at the Exile mainstore! Simply click to subscribe and then click again to bring up messages and you can find it under message number 1!

If you like the skin, you can find it at The Greek Isle Gacha event that started on 1st August and runs all month long! There are heaps of gachas there for you to play including the Lumae machine that this skin is from! It is called Elianna and is a special preview of an unreleased skin. There are 2 tones and 7 make ups each to collect! You can find the Lumae gacha on the bottom floor of the building along side the landing point.

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Tiana is Wearing

LOOK 1
.WREATH. Mermaid Hair Wreath by Grafittiwear [FREE / The Aloha Fair]
.HAIR. After The Rain (Sparkles) by Exile [FREE / Subscriber / Notice 1]
.EYES. Faerie Eyes (Chocolate) by Buzzeri
.SKIN. Eliana by Lumae [Greek Isle Gacha]
.DRESS. Pearl City Tunic (Turtles) by KaraBaby [L$1 / The Aloha Fair]
.NAILS. SLink Nails Aloha Fun Colours by Lumae [FREE / The Aloha Fair]
.SHOES. Black & White Hawaiian Flip Flops by Romano Kona Kixx [L$1 / The Aloha Fair]
.HANDS & FEET. by SLink

LOOK 2
.DRESS. Hanky Short Mesh Dress by M&M [L$1 / The Aloha Fair]

LOOK 3
.DRESS. Alice Mini Dress (Red) by Like Design [L$1 / The Aloha Fair]

LOOK 4
.DRESS. Ke Alaula Kaftan by Entice [L$1 / The Aloha Fair]

.POSE 1. Juice Pose 3 by Imeka
.POSE 2. Uncompromising by Le Poppycock
.POSE 3. Ari Pose 1 by Label Motion
.POSE 4. Mix Poses by Label Motion

.LOCATION. The Trace