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Pastel Princess

Pastel Princess
Hello again Fab Free’rs! Welcome back to the Fab Free blog. I’m gonna just come out and say it, I think this super girly look is so stinkin’ cute! I hope you think so too. It makes me think of pastel goth looks and a more grown up version of some of the kawaii styles I often see. In this post I’ll tell you all about the lace top Pru is wearing from Baii Maii, and the jewelry from Yokai.

Let There Be Lace

Love actually pointed this sweet sexy lace top out to me, and I’m so glad she did. This semi-sheer lace top by Baii Maii is a Marketplace Dollarbie. Baii Maii appears to be a Marketplace only store at this time. This dollarbie halter style top comes in several mesh sizes, and includes a color change hud. The color change hud allows you to pick a completely custom color for each of 3 parts. The ruffles, the main part of the top, and the ribbon edges can each be colored independently. I love the overall look of this top. Also, the ruffles and laces connect cutely in the back, leaving the back mostly open.

Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Venus, Isis, Freya), Slink (Physique, Hourglass)

Little Stars

Each of the pieces of jewelry Pru has on is a FREE gift at Yokai. The earrings, the choker, and the face stars are all separate FREE gifts with no group required. The necklace includes a color change hud that lets you pick between a few pastel color options for the cloud, and gold or silver for the stars and chain. The prim face stars come in gold only. The earrings can change colors via touch menu, and will allow you to choose gold or silver. The earrings and necklace can also be resized manually. Each of these FREE gifts can be purchased at Yokai for zero linden.

P.S. There are also several other FREEbies at Yokai, none of which require a group!

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – TRUTH VIP October – Makena *Originally Blogged by Love 

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Head Applier – #12 Essences [Lydia M02] – Pocket Gacha December

Skin – Essences – Medium02

Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Storm

Lipstick –  Pink Acid For Catwa Overly Transparent Gloss Purple

Face Stars – Yokai – Stars on the face – Free Gift 

Earrings – Yokai – Star Earrings – Free Gift

Choker – Yokai – Hana choker – Free Gift 

Tattoos –  antielle. Moon Bastet 

TopBaii Maii – Miss Aeriabella’s Lace Top – 1 Linden on the Marketplace

Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Pose by  dfo!

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Sass and Snowflakes

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Hello hello Fab Free’rs! Can you believe it’s nearly December?! It seems like just a little bit ago we were talking about Halloween and now Thanksgiving has come and gone. We have been having such mild weather where I live that it doesn’t feel like winter is on the way. I suppose that’s one of the fun things about Second Life, it can be any season you like at any time, and the weather never affects your wardrobe.

Sass

The cute knotted tank top Pru is wearing is a recent group gift at Sass. I love the silliness of the dancing/posing unicorn. Unicorns are always awesome anyway. This FREE group gift from Sass comes in several mesh sizes. To get yours head over to Sass and join the FREE-to-join in world group, then click the gift vendor while wearing your group tag. There are quite a few group gifts up for grabs at Sass, so don’t miss out!

Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink Physique, Belleza Freya

Exxess

Speaking of cute and awesome, I think this hairstyle from Exxess definitely fits both categories. Not only is the snowflake headband super fun, it also has a color change hud with several preset colors to pick from. The hud also lets you change the color of the snowflakes and the band part of the headband separately. Also, this hairstyle from Exxess is animated! There is a “Breeze” version of this style that has a little movement to the hair which gives the illusion of wind. How do you get your copy of this playful winter hairstyle? You can get it on the Marketplace for just 1 linden. There are two color huds for the hair with tons of color options.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair w/Headband – eXxEsS : X-MAS 2017 Dollarbie – 1L on the Marketplace

Head – CATWA HEAD Sofia Bento

Head ApplierEssences – Luz – Currently @Shiny Shabby

SkinEssences – Medium01

TopSass – Unicorn Dab – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join 

Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by Indigo Poses

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What’s In Your SL Wallet?

NunoHey FabFree! It’s time to check under those couch cushions and scrape up some all the little lindens you can find because N-Uno has some big sales going on in their Marketplace Store, and when I say sales…  I don’t mean 100L, or 75L or even 50L…  I MEAN 1L!

ENTIRE FATPACKS FOR 1L!

Infact almost everything is priced at 1L so you can shop for hours on a handful of change!  The best way to make your lindens go farther is to skip the single outfits first and go straight for the fatpacks, and then go back to the main marketplace link for other single items that are not sold in fatpacks.  Below you will find first a link to the marketplace store, and then below it you will find a link to just the fatpack items, so you can easily skip over the singles and get more bang for your buck.  Again..  make sure you check out the whole store though – as some items are only sold in singles.

Mama Mia, What A Deal!

In my photo above, you will find me wearing three items from the N-Uno Marketplace store that I picked up for 1L each in full fatpacks.  The Mia Bodysuit, Skirt and Jacket (animated to keep your arms in!) all come in five standard mesh sizes with alpha layers.  Their vendor ad is shown below to give you an idea of fabric textures included.

N-Uno - NEW Release for The Chapter 4 Event

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier –  DeetaleZ Maxille 2
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  Truth Deja
Bodysuit – N-Uno Mia Bodysuit Fatpack (1L – marketplace)
Skirt – N-Uno Mia Skirt Fatpack (1L – marketplace)
Jacket – N-Uno Mia Jacket Fatpack (1L – marketplace)
Boots -Pure Poison June Boots (featured @ FaMESHed)
Sim – Private

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Fringe Benefits

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Happy Sunday Fabulouses!  I hope you are enjoying your weekend :).  When I was working on my last post with the sweet dollarbie marketplace find, I came across another 1L top and jacket combination that I couldn’t wait to tell you about.

On The Fringe

The cropped suede fringe jackets of my youth appear to be making a comeback.  I had one, most of us girls did.  That special suede jacket that spent an entire cheque of earnings at your $4 an hour paying afterschool job and only came out on the weekend, probably once or twice because you didn’t buy that $20 can of leather protector, spilled “party beverages” on it, and then had no money left for dry-cleaning.  This happened so much, that in a similar fashion it was part of the story line in the movie “Can’t Buy Me Love”.

Anyways…  in Second Life you don’t need to worry about all of that!  You can buy this baby for 1L in the Flower marketplace store (even comes with the floral top!), and wear it over and over!

Flower Beige Jacket With Top Sizes Included:

  •  XXS-L Mesh + Alpha Layer
  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Freya & Venus

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier –  DeetaleZ Maxille 2
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  Truth Lisette
Shirt & Jacket – Flower Beige Jacket With Top (1L – marketplace)
Skirt – Bluberry Britan
Boots – Maitreya Moccasin Boots
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – Nymphai

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A Divine Flickrvention

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Hello Fabulous Friends!

I get asked a lot…

“Love, where do you find all this free stuff?”, and there are several places I look when I’m seeking freebie inspiration, but let me tell you – one of my daily go to places to look for free stuff is in the FabFree Flickr Pool!  Did you know we have over 100, 000 photos submitted by 3684 freebie loving members in that pool?  It’s an amazing tool to utilize for adding some freeness to your pixel wardrobe.  Every day there is something new in there to see.

It doesn’t usually take long for something to catch my eye…

Like this Retro Belted Dress that FabFree Flickr Pool group member Lyrical Bookworm submitted a photo of [HERE].  (Great shot Lyrical, and thank you for sharing!).  This Retro Belted Dress by DIVINE is available for just 1L in their marketplace store in the following mesh sizes:

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Freya, Isis & Venus

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier –  DeetaleZ Maxille 2
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  Truth Montana
Shirt – DIVINE Retro Belted Dress (1L / marketplace)
Jeans – Bluberry DWL Jeans
Shoes – Friday Velvet Janes
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – The Mill

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Serial Chiller

Serial Chiller
Hello There Fab Free’rs! I sincerely hope everyone is having a good week so far. For me, today is a total laundry day. Not so lazy but definitely a day for something comfy and casual to wear while folding clothes and lugging the laundry basket around. The newest group gift at gO! is perfect for a day like this. For a little fun I also picked up the most recent group gift at Caboodle, and lasts but never least the Fabulously Free in SL group gift from Liquid. I hope you like my cute laundry day look! Keep reading for all the info on how to get these fantastic group gifts.

Serial Chiller

I simply could not resist this group gift outfit from gO!. I love the details in the over-sized slashed and slouchy shirt, as well as the comfy looking capri style pants. I also like the phrase “Serial Chiller”, it’s not a play-on-words that I often hear. Let’s just say it suits me! The gift comes in this singe group exclusive color with several mesh sizes. You will need to join the gO! in world group, which has a one time join fee of 50 linden.

Mesh Sizes Included: Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Maitreya Lara

Meow Kitty Ears Meow

I think I’ve mentioned before that very early in my Second Life I was Neko, and while I no longer don ears and a tail on a regular basis I’m always a sucker for cute kitty ears. Caboodle’s new group gift just so happens to be this pair of adorable kitty ears complete with wraps and bows. The ears have a color change hud that lets you adjust the color of the inside fur, outside fur, bows, and wraps. The Caboodle group has a one time join fee of just 25 linden.

Feline Eyes

As luck would have it the Fabulously Free in SL group gift from Liquid is a set of beautiful sunset inspired feline eyes. They are a FREE exclusive group gift for Fabulously Free in SL group members. The group is always FREE to join. These eyes come in dark, medium, and light color versions. Pru is wearing the darkest of the 3 options. The gift includes a set of mesh eyes for each color, and appliers. To get your copy of these pretty peepers, war your Fab Free group tag and head over to Liquid.

Eye Appliers Included: Catwa, Lelutka

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – Magika – 04 – Lush

Ears – Caboodle – Dainty Kitty Ears – FREE Group Gift/Group is 25L to Join

Head – CATWA HEAD Sofia Bento

Eyes – Liquid ~ Sunset Kitty ~ FabFree Group Gift/Fab Free Group is FREE to Join

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

SkinEssences – Medium02

Outfit – !gO! Hazel – FREE Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join

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

*Poses by Le Poppycock & Doki Doki *Marketplace Dollarbie

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Instant Hair Crush

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Like Falling Autumn Leaves

You know what else falls this Autumn?  The price on the brand new Bento Instant Crush Hairstyle by Exile in their marketplace store – all the way down to 1L!  Their usual “all or nothing pack” price is 1250, so this is a really sweet savings.  This long pulled back hairstyle with side swept bangs includes a bento version as well as ALL the colour pack HUDS!

To Swish Or Not To Swish

The bento version is actually a lot of fun to watch swishing and moving around with my avatar, although if you prefer no movement, the regular hair is included as well.

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Makeup Appliers – Bold & Beauty Kristina
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  Exile Instant Crush (1L / marketplace)
Dress – Blueberry Piki
Necklace – Supernatural Kayla Set (featured @ The Cosmopolitan Sales Room)
Pose by LW Poses
Leaves – Persefona Autumn Leaves (featured @ The Cosmopolitan Sales Room)

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How Do I Find Dollarbies on Marketplace?

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Hey there Fabulous Readers! Sometimes I find myself scanning the dollarbies on marketplace when I have a few spare minutes, because I think at times these goodies get missed in the shuffle of all of the feeds and group news and such.  I find it’s a great way to get in a little harmless pixel shopping when I can’t get inworld too!  I just fill up my cart and when I get inworld, I check out so that nothing is a miss delivery.

How to find dollarbies on marketplace:

First of all… Be careful when you are marketplace shopping, especially for things like hair and skin.  Unfortunately there are a lot of copybotters out there, and Marketplace is their jam.  It is very important that we support the original content maker, and not the person trying to benefit from someone else’s work.

There may be a better way to do this, and if anyone has any positive suggestions or tricks on how to narrow down the search, please feel free to comment, but what I do is this…

  1. Open up Second Life Marketplace.
  2. Click on the category you are wanting to explore on the left hand side.  In my case usually it’s Apparel -> Womens
  3. Scroll down to the price category on the left hand side and enter min – 1  x max – 10 and click “refine search”.

This will bring up all items that are priced in your category of choice, priced between 1-10L.  Unfortunately it does include a lot of demos, but not as many as if you select a price category of 0-10!

To make things a little easier to view, I also do the following:

  • Select items per page 96, so I don’t have to “next page” so much.
  • Select sort by Age: Newest First, which will bring up items that have been newly listed first.
  • ETA: Entering “NOT demo” into the search box will remove the demos from your listing – Tip courtesy of Brinlea

Additionally, typing words like “promo”, “gift”, and “free” into the search box will also narrow your quest for dollarbies down!

My Marketplace score of the day:

My favourite marketplace dollarbie find for today is the Eyk Tunic Dress in red by Sun*Love as shown on my avatar.   This summer chic design could be worn as a short dress as I have done, or as a blouse.  Either way you decide to wear it, you’ll be stylin!  At just 5 little lindens, it comes in mesh sizes XXS-L and includes an alpha layer.

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  No.Match  No Ordinary
Dress – Sun*Love – Eyk Tunic Dress Red *GIFT* (5L / marketplace)
Glasses – Glam Affair Romantic Girl Glasses (tinted)
Shoes – Pure Poison Chloe Sneakers (featured @ Kustom9)
Pose by LW Poses
Sim – Vintage Style

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Don’t Forget The Sunblock

Snapshot_001Hey Fabulouses!  He and I decided to turn it all off for a little beach R&R.  Turn off the IMs, turn off the group chats, turn off the constant blog project in process, and thoughts of future blog projects.  Ahhh….  silence…  just the two of us and a big sandy beach.

Beach Bliss

The sweet scent of coconut sunblock filled the air and the warm sun shone down on us as a misty breeze blew through the palms refreshingly.  For just a minute there wasn’t a distraction in the world that could take me away from the bliss.  I turned to smile at him, and out of the corner of my eye… I spotted an awesome His & Hers Towel Rack behind us.  Wait what? Is that a group gift?!  Turns out, I can’t turn it off for very long after all.  It’s a good thing he was happy to sit there with  me long enough to get a photo!

His & Hers

In the New Releases area at Shutter Field you’ll find the His & Hers Beach Towel Rack as shown in my photo.  The rack includes the folded blanket, sunblock and hanging his and hers towels all with a land impact of just 4.  This piece is copy/mod so you can rez multiple copies and modify it a little if you need to.  I should also mention that there is a His & His Beach Towel Rack out as a free group  gift too.  This group is just 20L to join.

Getting Sandy

This beautiful couple’s pose by Just Posing is called “Sandy” and is available for just 1L on marketplace.

Furnishing – Shutter Field Beach Towel Rack His & Hers (free group gift / 0L / 20L to join)

Pose – Just Posing July Group Gift {Sandy} (1L – marketplace)

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Be My Valentine

Snapshot_002Happy Valentine’s Day to all you SLovers out there!  Whether you are spending it romancing the night away with a sloved one or curling up on the sofa with your favourite furrball, I hope it’s a great day for you.

Tonight’s The Night

If you can convince your honey to dress up all “matchy matchy” with you for the big date night tonight, make sure you check out the past notices of the Loca Como tu Madre group for a very generous free group gift for both men and ladies!  It may take a little convincing, some dragon eyes…  and possibly negotiations, but when a woman puts her mind to something, we all know there is no stopping her!

The Loca Como tu Madre shop is marketplace based, so I can’t teleport you to a store, but you can join the group by copy and pasting the following link into local chat to join and then review the past notices of the group for the gift.  secondlife:///app/group/9ad09367-24c5-391a-90d2-3eabc100c420/about

For Her

  • Be My Valentine Dress
  • Be My Valentine Slink Shoes (not shown as I am wearing my Maitreya feet)

For Him

  • Be My Valentine Suit
  • Be My Valentine Shoes

Be My Valentine

Question Of The Day

The adorable pose that I have pretty much forced upon poor Carson is called Be My Valentine and is available for just 1L in the GlamRUs Marketplace store.  It was a real steal and I think would be great for commemorating this special day with your sweetie in a snapshot or for blogging/photography purposes.

The Final Verdict

Will I be his Valentine?  How could I not after he’s jumped through all of these hoops for me?  I should be so lucky!

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY EVERYONE ❤

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy

Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Truth Azalea
Dress  – Loca Como tu Madre Be My Valentine Gift For Her (free group gift / 0L / free to join – in notices)
Shoes – N-Core Karen

Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Outfit – Loca Como tu Madre Be My Valentine Gift For Him (free group gift / 0L / free to join – in notices)

The Stuff…

Pose – GlamRUs Be My Valentine (1L / marketplace)
Sim – Honeycomb
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