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Silver Sun

Silver Sun
Hey There Fab Free’rs! I’m so glad you’re here. I’ve got a couple of group gifts I’ve been dying to share with you. Technically one is a Lucky Letter board prize, but we will get into that in a moment. I don’t know about you, but I am of the personal opinion that sometimes being blonde is more fun.

QTPIE

Whether you’re in agreement about blonde hair or would rather have any other color, you’re in luck because this super cute hairstyle is a current fat-pack group gift from Love. That’s right, you get all the color huds the Love brand offers.  The Love main location is temporarily under construction, though the owner/designer says it shouldn’t be under construction for much longer. The good news is this FREE group gift is available in the group notices. The Love group is also FREE to join. Once you’ve joined the group (I was able to find it by searching “Love Hair”) you can pull up the past notices and snag your gift. Oh, and before I forget, this style called “QTPIE” can be worn with or without the long strands, and there is a rigged and non-rigged mesh version for easy resizing if needed.

Lucky in Silver

As I mentioned, the second group gift featured in this post is a Lucky Letter board prize for group members only. Right now Apple May Designs has this gorgeous silver bikini/lounge wear/whatever adorable thing as a FREE Lucky Letter board prize for all AMD group members. The Apple May Designs group is just 25 lindens to join at this time. There’s also a second Lucky Letter board with this same gorgeous gift in gold. I’m still stalking that one! This mesh set comes in several sizes, and is every bit as pretty as it looks. Don’t forget, you will need an AMD tag to participate with these group only Lucky Letter boards. Good Luck, and may the letters or numbers be ever in your favor!

Mesh Sizes Included:

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – Love [QTPIE] Hair – Fat-Pack – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join *Check Past Notices

Head –  CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Head Applier – Essences – Petra (Catwa) – Currently @Kustom 9

SkinEssences – Medium02

OutfitApple May Designs – (AMD) Hadley – Silver – FREE Group Lucky Letter Prize/Group is 25L to Join 

Tattoos – Absence –  Maritime Rose Tattoo

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

*Pose by Indigo

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Fab Free Designer Friday – 07/14/2017 – Nala Designs

Nala Designs
Happy Fri-Yay Fab Free’rs! I don’t know about you but I am so glad the weekend is here. It’s been along week and I am ready to relax a little bit. I also am in need of some freebie retail therapy. Thankfully I have the pleasure of sharing with you Nala Designs for this weeks edition Fab Free Designer Friday. There are many opportunities at Nala Designs for FREE and inexpensive items. The above photo is of the Nala Designs front desk. Here is where you can join the Nala Designs group and you’ll want to check out the little pink gift box. It’s a 5 linden gift. Most of the Nala Designs items are mesh trendy casual women’s clothing items in great colors and patterns. Additionally there are a few formal gowns and dresses, and I even spotted a men’s formal suit. There’s also a lingerie department on the second floor.
Nala Downstairs
The Nala Designs group is just 50 linden to join. Directly to the right of the desk you’ll see the wall of information. Check out that information space for info on hunts, events, and other group affiliations. To the left of the front desk you’ll see two discount vendors next to a pretty mirror. You can score two 50L items there. Also, the mirror will let you teleport to a discount area. As you travel through the store toward the back of the first floor, you’ll find the FREE Fab Free exclusive group gift. This is for Fabulously Free in SL group members only, so don’t forget your Fab Free tag! If you’re not already a member of the Fab Free group, it’s always FREE to join.  At the very back of the store you’ll also see a Midnight Mania board, and a Night Prize Board. I was able to join the Night Prize board without a group tag. Also while you’re exploring the first floor, keep your eye out for a round side table with a little blue gift package. There you’ll find a 10 linden swimsuit, it’s on the right side of the main floor. As if these great gifts and discounts were not awesome enough, there’s more to be found upstairs.
Nala Upstairs
Once you’re upstairs, you’ll find two additional group gifts for other groups among the regular store vendors. The upstairs is also where the Nala Designs group only Lucky Letter boards can be found. You will need to be sure to wear the Nala Designs group tag to participate in the Lucky Boards. Needless to say there are plenty of Fabulous reasons for you to visit Nala Designs. Happy Shopping Fab Free’rs!


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Fab Free Designer of the Week – 07/01/2017 – Pink Passion

Pink Passion Exterior
Hello Hello Fab Free’rs! Happy 4th of July weekend for those who are celebrating the holiday. You may have been wondering where yesterday’s Designer Friday post went, well it’s here, a little late but fabulous as ever! This week’s shop is Pink Passion. The name really does tell you quite a bit about the store. There’s a definite pink theme, and everything there is cute! Pink Passion is not a large shop (yet, I’m sure it will be some day) but it has a nice variety of items. You’ll find cute casual mesh women’s clothing in mostly pastel colors. There are also lots of playful girly accessories, mostly in inexpensive gacha machines which are always fun.
Pink Passion Gifts
At the Pink Passion landing point is where you’ll find all the shop information. This is also where you can join the group, it is FREE to join, and you’ll see a few boxes with FREE group gifts on the counter. One of the boxes will even allow group members to buy much of the past Pink Passion group gifts and hunt items really inexpensively! There is also a Midnight Mania board for Pink Passion group members, and a few Lucky Letter boards. Across from there is where you’ll find info about hunts and events, and best of all the Fab Free exclusive group gift. This is a FREE gift from Pink Passion to all Fab Free group members. Just wear you Fabulously Free in SL group tag and click the gift vendor next to the Fab Free group joiner. To get a little preview of the Fab Free gift, check out Love’s gift announcement post here. If you aren’t already a member, the Fab Free group is FREE to join and everyone is welcome. So don’t forget to check out Pink Passion and scoop up some adorable group gift FREEbies!


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Wrap it Up with a Bow

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Feeling lucky

I was feeling lucky, and I happened to stop by The Little Bat because it’s a place I can try my luck when I think a lucky streak has hit. It has 4 Lucky Letter boards, two Midnight Madness boards and a Lucky Guess game that will all let you win fabulous Gothic style clothing for free, no group required. I managed to round up a lot of goodies, but my favorite was this free Heather Top in purple with its black bow and flared sleeves. It came in all the standard sizes and a good quality alpha layer. It was well worth waiting for my lucky letter!

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Checking out Ostara’s Altar Hunt

I ran across a little Hunt that I couldn’t resist. There are 10 Ostara’s Eggs hidden about on the Ostara’s Altar Faire right now among the booths that are on display (lots of great sale items in the booths). Each egg is only 5L when you find it and contains a quality gift from a great creator. My personal favorite item matched my look and my sweater and was a gift from Oubliette — a pair of Pastel Goth Chucks. These shoes are non-rigged mesh and should fit just about any foot type. I only had to do a little bit of editing to get them to fit my Maitreya feet. I feel certain they would fit Slink and TMP feet as well.

The other gifts were just as nice, and this Hunt lasts until April 16, so you have some time to stop by and wander around the little faire to see what you can see. I’d recommend the shopping there as well!

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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 – Ashlee
Sweater – The Little Bat – Heather Top in Purple (Free/0L/Lucky Letter Board/no group required)
Jeans – E-Clipse – Dorothy Jeans Rigid Indigo
Shoes – Oubliette – Pastel Goth Chucks (5L for Ostara’s Altar Hunt)

Sim Location – Port Babbage

Astrids Signature


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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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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!


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Summer Romance

Summer Romance

It’s a beautiful Saturday and I have lots of goodies for you! My pretty look made me think of summer romance… flowers and picnics… and it all began with the new FREE group gift from *COCO* Clothes. The group is FREE to join so the pale pink scoop neck Tee shirt with 3quarter sleeves you see me wearing is yours for 0L. It comes in mesh fits for classic avatars, as well as Maitreya and Slink fits.

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I got a notice this morning that one of my favorite hair designers was offering a new VIP Group Gift. If you are a member of the Mina Hair VIP group, you can pick up the Juliet hair for women in essential colors FREE as a group gift right now at the main store. If you need the group tag, it will cost 200L to join, but Mina Hair offers monthly gifts — one for the ladies and one for the gents. And they are always as generous and lovely as this one.

I wanted some jewelry to add to the neckline of my outfit so I stopped by .:ECCO:. because I’d heard that there were new lucky letter boards to try. There are, in fact, three new lucky letter boards! Two are FREE to all, and one is VIP exclusive only. To use the VIP lucky letter board you have to wear your .:ECCO:. group tag (which is 200L), but your fee is well worth it as you get access to monthly group gifts as well as a large number of past group gifts as well.

While I was visiting, my letter came up on the VIP board, and I picked up this Thalia Choker with color change hud. It has a black thong and you can change the beads to 8 possible color choices for mix and match delight!

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While I was at .:ECCO:. I noticed that there were two other gifties that were a perfect match for the summer romance feel of my outfit… and these were completely FREE. If you don your FabFree group tag (the group is FREE to join) you can pick up a gift of these Tipped Floral Flats as a gift courtesy of .:ECCO:. In the box, you’ll find pairs to fit Maitreya, Slink, and Belleza feet.

I also picked up this FREE Floral Satchel by donning my SL Frees & Offers Group tag. This pretty floral bag is the FREE gift from .:ECCO:. as part of that group and added a nice final touch to my outfit.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Maitreya – Lara
Skin – Deesses Boutique: Cynda *Limited* – Eiskaffe (070)
Freckles – no.match – no.match_ face spots
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Eyeliner & Lashes – Oceane – Eyeliner 2 & Alluring Mesh Lashes
Hair – MINA Hair – Juliet – Essentials (0L/FREE Group Gift/Group is 200L to Join)
Necklace – .:ECCO:. – Thalia Chocker (0L/FREE Group Lucky Letter Board/Group is 200L to Join)
Shirt – COCO – Gift U-NeckTee (PalePink) (0L/FREE Group Gift/FREE to Join Group)
Jeans – COCO – Wide Leg Jeans
Shoes – .:ECCO:. – Tipped Floral Flats (0L/FREE FabFREE Group Gift/FREE to Join Group)
Bag – .:ECCO:. – Floral Satchel with multiple poses (0L/FREE SL Frees & Offers Group Gift/FREE to Join Group)

Pose by Lorien

Sim Location – The Mill

Astrids Signature

 


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Ahoy!

Ahoy!

Ahoy Ladies!

I caught a FREE big fish in the way of a deal today.

It will take you a bit of patience and luck but it wasn’t too long before my Letter came up on the Lucky Letter board at Entice. A group join is required to play but the Entice group is FREE to join. There are a few other boards you can watch too while you wait.

I netted this FREE mesh nautical number, Beyond the Sea. It includes a nice color hud for some fun mix and match options. Plus the top and skirt can be worn as separates.

Looks like i’ll be having fish for dinner for awhile LOL.

Here are the details of whats in my net today:

Top & Skirt: Enitce– Beyond The Sea – Nautical FREE Lucky Letter board with FREE group join

Skin: WoW Skins -– Amour Feb Group gift – FREE with 400L join fee

Hat: Body Factory -Marine Sailor Hat (Blue)

Hair: Exile – Just a Touch – Past FLF item N/A

Nail Polish Appliers: Hello Dave –Red Squad FREE past GG still available

Hands-  Slink – casual

Eyes: Ikon – Denim – Past group gift N/A

Lashes:*MC* “Falsies” Mesh Alpha Lashes with HUD – Pack1

Pose: Belle Epoque– Sloth

Sim: Baja Norte

Glimmer's Tag


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Rare Jewel

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I adore fantasy roleplay of all sorts. And while, yes… it is the holiday season, I felt like playing a little dress-up today! So I was off to Luas to see what I could find in their in-store gacha machines — they never let me down!

I absolutely hit the jackpot with this Luas Mila Dress gacha when I nabbed one of the rare dresses (there are two rare dresses in the machine). It is mesh in all the standard sizes and includes a color change hud with six color choices and the fall and flow are perfect for Roman or medieval roleplay (or a romantic formal evening dinner). This machine was only 50L a spin… a sweet deal! And the commons were equally lovely tunics!

The pose I am using to show off this beautiful dress with is from a great go-to pose store called Celestics. The pose itself is called Fairy Fever and meant for roleplay photography (and flying) but worked out great for my waterworks scene! It can be yours from the Marketplace for just 10L!

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I wanted some pretty accessories, so I took my chances on the Ishtar Jewels Gacha in store at Luas as well and landed the set in blue. Like many of the Luas gachas, you get the complete set in one spin, instead of having to spin many times for a complete set (I love this feature!). So for just 50L I snagged a belt, two armlets, a headpiece, and a necklace (not shown).

Then I got really lucky! I was heading outside to check the lucky boards, and lo and behold, my letter had come up on the “Urban” side lucky letter board! Currently if you join the Luas group FREE and your letter comes up you can get this gorgeous Owl Jewels gift set FREE! It includes the necklace I am wearing plus a ring and earrings (not shown) that match!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya
Hands – Slink
Skin – Essences – Evita06TGG *medium01* Brunette
Hair – Tableau Vivant – Pretty Recklace 1
Eyes – !dM Devious Minds – deviousEyes supernatural **Gold**
Dress – Luas – Mila Dress RARE Softs (50L per spin/in store Gacha)
Belt, Armlets, Headpiece – Luas – Ishtar Jewels in Blue (50L per spin/in store Gacha)
Necklace – Luas Urban Style – Owl Jewel Set (0L/FREE/Lucky Letter Board)

Pose by Celestics {Second Life Poses} (10L on the Marketplace)

Signature use 320 size


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Sweet Lies on the Throne

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“War was easier than daughters.” [Ned Stark – Game of Thrones]

Daffy’s GadgetMania has decided to participate in the Get To Know Us Hunt and is generously serving up three FREE glorious prizes… this throne called Gift 2-DS-666 Gothic/Gorean Throne being one of the three. It is fit for a king… or a Queen… or a man home from war with too many daughters who needs to relax a little. It has tons of poses built into the main seat and on the sides as well (on the pillows) and against the arms and the entire kit and kaboodle is only 13 prim. For a huge throne this detailed, that’s impressive! And less stressful for Ned Stark than war OR daughters!

Now, prewarning… these three hunt prizes by Daffy’s GadgetMania are FREE… but the hunt is not for the faint of heart. The store is adult themed in a bit of a horror type manner. The hunt itself is based on a series of clues within the store and is a set of steps before the prize reveals itself. If haunted houses or disturbing images are too much for you, this store’s hunt is not for you (I did the rest of the stores on this mini hunt and they were not gruesome, only this one). The prize is worth it, but I don’t want anyone to say “why didn’t you warn me about the blood?!” Well… aren’t many thrones won by a sword, spear, and blood? (At least in Game of Thrones, right?)

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“Life is not a song, Sweetling. You may learn that one day to your sorrow.” [Littlefinger to Sansa Stark – Game of Thrones]

You may not decide to sing a song in this lovely toga style dress called Lucrecia Green by Sweet Lies (which comes in the style shown or in a more risky adult style that shows much much more skin) but you’ll look daring and beautiful rather in song or in sorrow while wearing it — whether it be next to the throne or sitting on it.  Better yet, this fabulous get up comes with jewelry included (a necklace, armlets, and anklets) and is FREE by slapping the Midnight Mania board at Sweet Lies. The board requires group membership but that too is FREE, fear not and cry not!

The dress is mesh, comes in all the standard mesh sizes and is perfect for roleplay. The jewelry comes in both scripted and unscripted versions for re-sizing and the scripted versions have an option to remove the script once you are done to save on lag. It’s a sweet deal from Sweet Lies!

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“Freedom means making your own choices.” [Daenerys – Game of Thrones]

… and I choose to sit on the throne! At least briefly. And in this lovely little number called Etel by Sweet Lies, which is another FREE offering currently up on the Midnight Mania Boards. Again, you’ll need the group (FREE join) to slap the board, but this Mesh outfit in all the standard sizes with all its included accessories is worth the group space and the time to slap the board. Don’t miss out!

There are six total Midnight Mania boards up if neither of these outfits catch your fancy! Be sure to see if you like any of the others available! I managed to snag and close down 4, but am only showing 2 here. There is also one up for guys!

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“You could rattle the stars. You could do anything, if only you dared. And deep down you know it, too. That’s what scares you most.” [Elena – Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas.]

If you are looking for something more queenly, more stately, more fierce… I have just the look for you. In this attire any woman could rattle the stars.

Sweet Lies currently has a gorgeous array of 30L gachas available in-store. I found two that were simply my favorite and paired them together to get this look. The dress is called Tauriel and the detailing is amazing (can you believe this is one of the commons? Imagine the rares!) and for 30L a spin you are getting an amazing deal. These dresses are also fitmesh (swoons).

I paired the dress with a 30L spin on the Savage Spring Armor & Crown Gacha and was granted a Rusty Gold which was a perfect match for my look. For just 30L you get both the pauldrons AND the matching crown in the box (woot! woot!) and you don’t have to spin multiple times to try to match the two like with many gachas. So I simply adored this gacha and this outfit pairing! A deal for sure!

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Rattle the stars or sit on the throne (or both!)…

All Outfits:

Body – Maitreya Lara Mesh Body

Hands and Feet – Slink

Skin – Essences – Quinta07 *medium02 brunette

Eyes – NoirOptix – Mojave Eyes

Eyeliner and Lashes – Oceane Eyeliner 1 and Alluring Mesh Lashes

Hair – [Runaway Hair] – Margaery Hair

Throne – Daffy’s GadgetMania – DS-666 Gothic/Gorean Throne (0L Hunt Gift/Get to Know Us Hunt Prize)

Outfit 1:

Outfit – Sweet Lies – Lucrecia – Full outfit with accessories (0L Midnight Mania Prize/Group Required/Free Group Join)

Pose by Daffy’s GadgetMania Gothic/Gorean Throne

Outfit 2:

Outfit – Sweet Lies – Etel Teal Outfit – Full outfit with accessories (0L Midnight Mania Prize/Group Required/Free Group Join)

Pose by Daffy’s GadgetMania Gothic/Gorean Throne

Outfit 3:

Outfit – Sweet Lies Tauriel Dress Fitmesh Box 1 (30L Gacha Prize @ the Mainstore)

Accessories – Sweet Lies Savage Spring Armor & Crown Rusty Gold (30L Gacha Prize @ the Mainstore)

Pose by [ .:SOPHERIAN:. ]

Signature use 320 size