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MakeOver Monday

Hey there my darling No0bs and all Fabulous Folks. Class is in session once again and we have a TON of things to cover tonight. So let’s jump on in.

First, I want to answer a question I received because I think it’s something we all struggle with: Makin’ those Lindens. I have been checking out one of the easiest ways and that is the Fish Hunt Game. You catch fish and then pop to the game’s HQ and turn them in. The biggest thing is it takes forever to make any significate money. But it’s all free and if you have the patience for it then as you fish you get better at it and over time you start to catch more fish and less trash. If you use the Fishing Game to make money, let me hear from you! 

Much like the Fishing, patience is needed for the next “free” money maker: The Money Chairs. I found this one at the Kingbal store. ( Which also has loads of freebies everywhere.)  You only make 1L at a time and only if your letter or a ? comes up. So…. not fun but still totally free. I couldn’t find a list of such chairs or even the “Money Trees” new residents can harvest for their first 30 days. 

I’m going to come out and say… the best way to have L$ is simple to buy it with real currency. The exchange rate is good. One Linden is literally one cent. The minimum purchase order is $2.50 which buys you 600L ( at the current rate) You can set up a payment method as you choose including PayPal. Of course , this is JUST my own personal opinion so take it with a huge grain of salt. 

I want to clear something else up in response to a nasty comment/NC I received in world. The Bloggers here on FabFree are NOT paid. We don’t even get “free stuff” from most designers and creators. We set piggybanks up at our HQ because some folks like to help out their favorite bloggers with our expenses or to say a little “thank you”. We aren’t ‘begging on top of getting all that free stuff’. We do this because we love it.

So let’s jump to the next thing from last week: Housing.  Now Ms Aline had a post a few weeks ago about a community that was offering free housing in exchange for resident who would be VERY active in the community.   I don’t know if that’s still available but it could be a place to start.

What I can recommend for all us penny-pinchers is a SandBox. These are places you are allowed to rezz objects and build free of charge. There are “premium Sandboxes” out there that are pay or only for folks who have a premium account. But many are simply free open places.  You can find empty ones by typing in “Sandbox” to your search.

Pick one, I picked this one at random. Please respect the rules of each sandbox, there will usually be a sign or an automatic NC delivery with rules.

Then, open your World Map. (ctrl + M). In the left lower side you’ll see your “Location”  Use the arrow or manually enter a height. I picked 1500- ish and that seems to be high enough. Get your avatar in ‘fly’ then teleport up.  Take a look around if the sky is empty as far as you can see, you’re in the right place. 

Now, if you’re using FireStorm Viewer simply type ” REZPLAT ” and get a platform. Now you can land and rezz boxes or whatever you need. 

You can even rezz a skybox.  There are a TON of free skyboxes on the MarketPlace for you or go grab this gorgeous “New York Apt Skybox” from AppleFall for free. 

The outside of the skybox sitting on the platform I rezzed

The beautiful inside. You’d never know you were hovering in space.

Each Sandbox has a different time of “return” when it automatically returns everything in the sandbox to it’s owners. So do check to see when the next clean takes place before you rezz out. And , just as a curtesy, when you log out take/delete your items. Leaving trash in the sandbox (or anywhere you may be able to rezz that isn’t yours) is just rude. 

One thing to remember – You can’t set your “Home” to one of these sandboxes. To get around this, make sure you leave Second Life from your platform each time. Then when you come back to log in, log in to “Last Location” and you will pop in at the sandbox. 

Okay, my darlings, that’s it for tonight. I promise next week is “Inventory Control”  It’s a huge subject so I want to spend some time on it.  Have a great week and I’ll see ya on the blog!

One PS….  The Legacy FREE gift Body is still available. I picked up both Alistar and Kery a copy and I love it. It’s BOM ready and has a ton of bells and whistles. I highly recommend it. 

Cheers FabFree!

Today’s Links

KingbalStore – 2 Money Chairs paying 1L

Fish Hunt Website – They also have several other games to earn Lindens

Legacy Free Gift Classic Body – Requires you to join the “Shops” group which is free

Apple Fall – Free Skybox plus dozens of free items through out the store


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When Life Gives You Lemons…

When Life Gives You Lemons...

Hey FabFree! It’s been a minute, but I’m back now, taking in all the sun and enjoying the summer weather. I am embracing that saying fully here with “when life gives you lemons make lemonade”. Basically, lets spread the positivity and good warm summer vibes no matter what we are hit with! I am going to share some summer fun goodies today so let’s dig in! 

The Summer Carnival

The Summer Carnival event is a big hit this year. The Summer Carnival is filled with cotton candy and popcorn machines, awesome summer items and fun carnival games to play! They also have a couple freebies out, so there should be something for everyone. Some of the free items I am showing from the event today are:

  • A free wall tapestry from Ari-Pari that says “Hello Summer”! It’s great, and so bright. 
  • Louchara has this lovely garden shelf out for free at the event too. 

No group is required for these gifts, so just swing by Summer Carnival to grab them before the event ends on July 16th. 

Some Cute Sandals

Another freebie I have to show today are these adorable sandals by Hopes Creations. These are a free gift at SL18B. Go over to Hopes Creations booth to get them and they are yours, and they come in several patterns. 

When Life Gives You Lemons... II

55 Hairs!

The last announcement I want to make is about more gift hairs from Fabia. This hair designer has been so generous to us lately, and they are throwing more at us. They have no less than 55 hair fatpacks for free at their store right now for group members only. The Fabia group costs 200L to join. What a steal! These gifts will all be gone on July 1st, so scoop them up quickly before they are retired for good.

Enjoy the summer weather, FabFree!

xx
-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Clothes & Accessories

Dress & Belt – Beyond Anasia  (Available @ Tres Chic Event)
Heels – Hopes Creations Quisha Wedge Flipflops (Free Gift/No Group Join Required at SL18B)

Body

Hair – Fabia Margeri (Group Gift/ Group costs 200L to Join) 
Mesh Body – The Shops Legacy 
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lilly 
Skin – 7 Deadly S[K]ins Lotte Taupe
Eyes– Euphoric Hope Eyes (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Eyeliner– Lelutka Lilly
Lipstick – Lelutka Lilly HD Lipstick

Nails – The Shops Legacy 

Furniture & Decor

Lemon Stand – LouChara Lemonade Stand (Available @ Summer Carnival)
Garden Storage – Unit LouChara Upcycled Garden Storage (Free Gift @ Summer Carnival)
Wall Hanging – Ari-Pari Hello Summer Tapestry (Free Gift @ Summer Carnival)
Balloon Stand – Noveny Helium Balloons Bronze (Available @ Summer Carnival)
Balloon – Noveny Blue Helium Balloon (Available @ Summer Carnival)
Photo Location – Private Location

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Birthday Bash!

Happy Birthday

Yep, I’m jumping on the FabFree wagon of wishing Second Life a happy birthday! Happy Birthday SL! 18 years is a LONG time in virtual years! Whoopiee!! *hangs birthday banners and throws confetti at all of you*🎉 

As Aline and Arielle already showed us here, here, and here, there are lots of free items at SL18B to celebrate SL’s 18th Birthday. I am still getting through the event bit by bit! I will share some of the awesome gifts, deals, and gift cards I found so far!

Goodies at SL18B!

  • Monomania has a 500L gift card out at the event for their group members at their booth on the Jubilant sim. I had to have the Surrender Yourself set, which includes the coat, top, skirt and boots I am wearing. The colours of each piece in the set can be changed to a number of colours. It is the exclusive for the event and it is purchasable with the gift card, and will leave you with 300L left to spend. To get the gift card, you need to join the Monomania group, which costs only 50 Linden. Monomania also has a free outfit at SL18B. Now is a good time to get into their group, because in addition to all these amazing goodies they are offering at Jubilant, they also have many group gifts at their mainstore.
  • The cute little books and plant are a free gift from Korpokkur House at SL18B. This gift is so cute, and it matches my new painting perfectly! There are so many gifts at the event, so I am just showing you a glimpse of the awesomeness that awaits at SL18B!

Streamers!

I needed to pick up some streamers for the birthday festivities and a gacha by Ari-Pari at the Summer Carnival did just the trick! These banners are great for any parties, indoor or outdoor, to celebrate all the awesome events going on this month! They only cost 25L per pull and they include lights too. So cute!

[Ari-Pari] Lighted Pennant Banner Gacha

Wear Who You Are

Another must-have gift I wanted to share today is the new Pride Hair Color Universal Hud from EscalateD. It is free for all either at the .EscalateD. mainstore or on the Marketplace. I’ve talked about .EscalateD. hairs before, and the way they work is that the hair colour huds can be used on all EscalateD hairs currently for sale- they are universal. This colour hud is filled with pride flag colour combinations so you can pick which sexual orientation you identify with to match your look. I love it- what a great way to show your pride and personality through your hair. Even if you don’t identify with any of these sexual identities, there are still a lot of pretty and colourful hair combinations you can create with this colour hud so it’s just fabulous all around. 

.EscalateD. PRIDE - free Gift

Enjoy the celebrations, FabFree!

xx
-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Clothes & Accessories

Top, Skirt, Jacket and Boots – Monomania Surrender Yourself (Available @ SL18B, can be purchased with a free 500L giftcard/ Group costs 50L to Join) 

Body

Hair – .EscalateD. Sarina (Available @ Hair Fair) 100% donation goes to Wigs for Kids
Hair Colour Hud– .EscalateD. PRIDE Universal HUD (Free at the mainstore and on the Marketplace
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Mesh Body – The Shops Legacy 
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lilly 
Skin – 7 Deadly S[K]ins Lotte Taupe
Eyes– Euphoric Hope Eyes (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Eyeliner– Lelutka Lilly
Lipstick – Lelutka Lilly HD Lipstick

Nails – The Shops Legacy 

Furniture & Decor

Plant & Books – Korpokkur House Book & Vase (Free Gift @ SL18B)
Table – Korpokkur House Round Table SL18B Limited Edition (Available @ SL18B)
Streamers – Ari-Pari Lighted Pennant Banners Gacha (25L per pull @ Summer Carnival)
Painting – Cwtch Summer Vibes (Available @ Summer Carnival)
Photo Location – Private Location

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Learning to Sail

Coming Soon

Hey, FabFree. Have you ever gone sailing in SL? I can tell you that it’s really fun! I used to go out with my friends on the water all the time. It’s so relaxing going out on the water at Black Sea and just sailing all your troubles away. I recently decided that I’m going to learn to sail myself, so I headed over to Tradewinds Yachtclub to pick up some free boats and resources to start my new learning journey! Before I get to the free boats, though, I have some awesome free makeup and 1L hair lights to share with you that I wore on my visit to the yacht club!

Kawaii Cute

The adorable pink blush I am wearing is a free group gift at Pout!. It’s called the “Cutie patootie Kawaii hearts & blush set” which is a really cute name too! This is a bit of an older gift from earlier this year, but it hasn’t been shown on the blog yet so I’m happy to share it. There are several different patterns of blush, including heart shapes, included in the set of blushes. The Pout! group is free to join and many past gifts are still out. 

The blush comes in the following appliers and fits. 

Appliers Included

    • BOM
    • Catwa
    • Genus
    • Lelutka Origin (this applier will also work on Lelutka Evolution if you wear the Lelutka Evo HUD)

[POUT!] Cutie patootie  - Kawaii hearts & blush

Hair lights!

The second deal I have to share today are the cute bright lights in my hair. These only cost 1 L at Magika! You will need the free Magika group tag to get these hair lights for only 1L. They’re a bit of a hidden gem, and you can find them right next to the Nova hair on sale at the store. These hair lights are meant to be worn with the Nova hair, but I’m sure they could work with other hairs in your inventory too! You can wear the lights as white like I have here or as red and green which would be great for future Christmases!

A whole load of free sail boats

Now back to the topics of my visit to the Yacht cub and sailing, I should also mention that Tradewinds Yachtclub has a whole whack of free sailboats out around the sim! I grabbed them all. As I really want to learn how to sail, this seems like the perfect spot to grab those free boats! I’ve been told the freebie boats on this sim are great to learn from.

Enjoy sailing, FabFree!

xx
-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Clothes & Accessories

Top –  Freda Carly Carmen Blouse Ink Stripes Spots Fatpack
Skirt – Freda Malia Mini Skirt Nature Fatpack
Hair Lights  – Magika Nova Fairy Lights (1L/ Group is Free to Join)

Body

Hair – Magika Nova Fairy Lights
Mesh Body – The Shops Legacy (worn with Maitreya deformers)
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lilly 
Skin – 7 Deadly S[K]ins Lotte Taupe
Eyes– Euphoric Hope Eyes (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Eyeliner– Lelutka Lilly
Lipstick – Lelutka Lilly HD Lipstick
Blush – Pout!
Cutie patootie Kawaii hearts & blush set (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Nails – The Shops Legacy 

Photo Location – Tradewinds Yachtclub

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Daisy Fields

Daisy Fields

Hey FabFree! I hope you’re having a wonderful start of the week. I am enjoying the blossoming spring (almost summer) weather in the daisy fields and just chilling. It’s a good day! Today I have a gorgeous free skin to show you and another group gift at Scandalize.

Holly

This skin is absolutely beautiful, and it’s completely free. This gift is compliments to amara beauty. This designer makes gorgeous skins! This is the Holly skin, and it’s designed for Lelutka Evo heads using BOM. I am wearing the skin on the Lilly Lelutka Evo head that was gifted to us last Christmas, so if you have this head this might be the perfect skin for you! This skin will also look lovely on any other Lelutka Evo head.

Sizes Included

  • BOM, designed for Lelutka Evolution Heads only

amara beauty also has other body skins- body appliers and BOM layers for Legacy, Maitreya, Belleza, and Slink bodies- out for free in the upper level of the store, so check those out while you stop by too.

Flarya

The beautiful top and shorts set I have on is yet another group gift at Scandalize. You can find this gift at the same location as the new Scandalize outlet that Aline blogged about the other day. For this gift, you need to be a member of the Scandalize group. In addition to that huge room of free gifts Aline shared with us last week, Scandalize has set out some extra gifts at this sim which you can only get at this location. Just go into the “group gifts” room on the outlet sim. The Scandalize group costs 20 Linden to join, and it is well worth the fee because you get access to lots of fatpacks, gifts and lucky letters! The Flarya set is a full fatpack and comes with options to change the colour of the top, shorts, the frills, strings and metals of each piece. There are also a number of stripes patterns that come with the set. It’s a keeper!

Sizes Included

  • Maitreya
  • Legacy
  • Freya
  • Isis
  • Hourglass

Scandalize. Flarya MAINSTORE

See you soon, FabFree!

xx
-Caroline

Caroline is Wearing…

Clothes & Accessories

Top & Shorts – Scandalize Flarya Fatpack (Group Gift/ Group is 20 L to Join)

Body

Hair – TRUTH Blush (Group Gift/ Group is 350L to Join) Previously blogged by Aline here.
Mesh Body – The Shops Legacy Female
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lilly 
Skin – amara beauty Holly Skin- Ivory (Group Gift/ Group is Free to Join)
Eyes– Lelutka Lilly
Eyeliner – Trend Love Game Eyeliner (Group Gift/ Group is Free to Join) Previously blogged here.

Nails – The Shops Legacy Female
Chest & Back Tattoo –  Carol G Ather Tattoo Black (Group Gift/ Group is 200L to Join) Previously blogged here.
Photo Location – Luane’s Residential World

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Stay Home and play Second Life

FabFree: Stay Home and play Second Life

Hey there Fabulouses!  I’m just checking in to make sure you are all safe and healthy, and staying home ♥!  You know who else wants you to stay home and soak yourself up some Second Life?  Nerido (whom I loooove) and a ton of other designers who are offering discounts and free gifts for #StayHomeSL!

What you’ll get at Nerido

No need to join a group, just touch the bag on the reception desk to pick up your free copy of the Smile Shirt with #staysafe on it in two colours (pink and yellow).
~Nerido~Smile Shirt(Maitreya/Legacy) - FREE GIFTS

Sizes included:

  • Maitreya Lara
  • TMP Legacy

For more offers and free gifts,  visit the website – https://www.meshbody.com/stayhome.

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – The Mesh Project Legacy
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lake Evolution 
Head Applier – Amara Beauty Kenna
Eyes – Avi-Glam Bliss Eyes
Hair – Doux Panayiota

Shirt – Nerido Smile Shirt #StaySafe (free / 0L)
Pants – Nerido Jarla Cargo Pants (featured @ Uber)
Rings – Yummy Heirloom Rings

Pose w/ cats & book – LW Bento Poses My own hero
Sim – Luane’s World


Pretty please with a cherry on top

FabFree: Pretty please with a cherry on top

Hey there Fabulouses and happy Friday!  Blueberry is participating in Fifty Linden Friday this week and they are offering some really sweet basics for that upcoming warm weather that I really hope is arriving soon. Normally FLF items are only available for the one day, but Blueberry usually keeps theirs up for a few days to a week at their specific Cutieland FLF location.

50/50

This week you can grab the FLF 3/13 shorts including a 10 pack of colour options (wild on the butt, some basic denims and ombres too) for 50L and the FLF 3/13 Tops with 15 sweet prints to choose from for 50L!  The tops also come with a less modest underboob version, but I  guess I was feeling shy today ;).

Sizes Included:

  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Isis, Freya & Venus
  • TMP Legacy

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – The Mesh Project Legacy
Mesh Head – Lelutka Lake Evolution (featured @ The Skin Fair)
Head Applier – Glam Affair Iris
Eyes – Avi-Glam Bliss Eyes
Hair – Truth Vivid (free group gift / 350L to join) – Previously blogged by Aline [HERE]

Shirt – Blueberry FLF 3/13 Tops (50L / Fifty Linden Friday)
Shorts – Blueberry FLF 3/13 Shorts (50L / Fifty Linden Friday)

Pose – Amitie Poses Lolita Gacha 08 (75L per play / instore gacha)
Sim – Luane’s World


Bliss

Bliss

Okay FabFree, this is going to be a quick one! Because you only have from now until Febuary 2to take advantage of this very special deal.

Short Time Shot

I was just making the rounds when I happened to pop into Kaithleen’s and I noticed a new Group Gift. I had resisted joining the group before because it costs 50L. BUT it’s FREE to join now!  Well, now until Febuary 2nd that is! There are a ton of past group gifts available and two Group only Lucky boards so that 50L bought a lot as it was. So how could I resist now that it’s free? I didn’t!

So hurry down and join the Kaithleen’s Group! Pick up some great gifts and try your luck at the Lucky Boards!

Oops…

I almost forgot to tell you about the luscious bodysuit I picked up at Kaithleen’s. This is the “Kinetic Bodysuit” and you can grab it for free when you join the group. The bodysuit comes in three pastel colors: cream, Bubblegum and Plum.

Sizes Included

  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, Venus
  • eBody
  • Legacy
  • Maitreya
  • SLink- Hourglass, Physique

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Juli’s Stylin’

Mesh Head – LeLutka (Spencer- w/ my own edited shape)
Mesh Body – Maitreya – Lara
Eyes – IKON – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Freckles Applier – [pout!] – Freckles and Beauty Marks Set 2
Hair – Tableau Vivant – Zephyr

Bodysuit – Kaithleen’s – Kinetic Bidysuit – FREE/0L – Free Group Gift – Group is free to join FOR A LIMITED TIME ( Until Feb. 2)

Photo Location – Luanes World

 


Lady’s Choice

FabFree: Lady's Choice

Good morning FabFree! The designers at this round of The Shop & Hop Event have been SUPER generous with gifts and some with instore credit too.  Vision is another shop I wanted to mention here on FabFree,  because they have both waiting for you on the Gleaming Sim!

300L Instore Credit & A Gift from Vision

Until January 6th at the Shop & Hop Vision display, you’ll find a free gift shown below in the vendor ad, but also you can purchase a 300L instore credit for 1L which can be used at the event or at the Vision mainstore on anything you like until January 13th.  Maybe you’ll pick up one of their newer releases at the mainstore like this beautiful Nightshine Dress.  It was just 299L per colour pack which was under the 300L credit amount by just a hair!

ViSion // Shop & Hop SL Event ♥
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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – The Mesh Project Legacy
Mesh Head – Catwa Nour
Head Applier – DeetaleZ Scarla
Lipstick – Amara Beauty Hailee Lipstick
Eyes – Avi-Glam Bliss Eyes
Ears – Mandala Steking Ears
Hair – Tram G0819

Dress – Vision Nightshine Dress (299L but – use your 300L credit and get it for free! – 1L to purchase the card)
Choker – Darkling Minimalistic Choker

Pose by Lyrium
Sim – Lutz City


Because Sleeves

Because Sleeves

No matter how old I get, I can’t imagine not loving slightly too long sleeves on my sweatshirts. Maybe it’s some kind of nostalgia, or just that it makes them feel extra cozy. This sweet extra long-sleeved cropped sweater is the November 2019 group gift at Luas. It comes in a hand-full of sizes and has a texture/change hud with 6 graphic options for the main shirt, and 6 solid colors for the undershirt. Most of the graphic choices are holiday themed, however there is the cute kitty face shown and an equally cute lucky cat option. The Luas group has a one time join fee of 50 linden, and there are past group gifts available.

Sizes Included: Belleza (Isis, Freya), Slink Hourglass, Maitreya Lara, Legacy

Luas Nuria Sweater VIP Gift NovemberHere are the credits:

Hair – Lamb – Heart
Head – Catwa Koura
Skin – Essences Theo
Shirt – Luas – Nuria Sweater – Nov. ’19 Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join 
Skirt – Bowtique – Sweatskirt – On the Marketplace

Pose by Foxcity
Photo taken at La Clef des Champs