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A little bit of Hunting in Africa, my camera is the perfect shot!

 

Well well…It’s another beautiful Thursday! Hope you all have had a good week since I was last here. I’ve been having to endure renovations at my workplace, and it’s been a little rough. I am so glad I have SL to escape to once I get home. This week, with the help of the African Summer Hunt, I’ve escaped to a whole other continent, Africa! For LM’s to all participating stores, hunt previews, and hints, here’s the link to the hunt website. All hunt prizes are free. So, let me show you a few fun things I picked up while working on this fairly easy hunt.

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My lovely maxi skirt, ruffled top and head wrap are all part of the hunt gift you will find over at Cheeky Parrot Boutique. I just love the store name. For all you male FabFree readers, there is also a men’s gift included. All three pieces of the Nyoka Ladies set are mesh, and excluding the head wrap, which comes in 3 sizes, they come in all the standard sizes. I’ve included a shot with a closer look at my top and the head wrap. The colours and patterns on these pieces really do scream African Summer. I love it!

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The other hunt item I wanted to show off is from BoWillow. My super-cute sunglasses are 1 of 3 pairs you will get when you find the hunt item in store. I happen to be wearing the giraffe pattern, but you also get a zebra pair, and a leopard pair. How much fun is that little bow! While BoWillow mainly focuses on children’s clothing, these sunglasses are mod, and also have a sizing script, so no matter your avie size, you can wear them. BTW, special mention, if you have space to keep it out, the box these glasses come in,  is too adorable. You’ll know what I mean when you unpack your items :)

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The last addition to my African look, is not actually from the hunt. Although I did kind-of hunt for it, on one of my many Marketplace hunts. What did I find, my pretty henna body tattoo. This is a Marketplace L$1 promo offered from AV Ink Tattoo’s, here’s the link. You get a torso tattoo, that I am wearing, as well as a set of hand tattoo’s, which I am not wearing. Both tat’s are system layers, and they really are just delicately simple and pretty. I really wanted something that would match the feeling of my outfit, without going for the typical tribal tat’s, and I thought this fit the bill. Do not be surprised if you see this tattoo showing up in my other posts.

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OK, while I have stayed pretty quite while posing, I think the lions finally noticed me. So I better be heading out. I hope you enjoyed my trip to Africa with me. Who knows where I’ll end up next. Until next time, my lovelies, TTFN!!


What is Calle showing you…

Top, Skirt and Head Wrap – ~Cheeky Parrot Boutique~ ASHunt Nyoka Ladies Set (free hunt gift for the African Summer Hunt)
Sunglasses – :BoWillow: African Safari Glasses – Giraffe (free hunt gift for the African Summer Hunt)
Tattoo – AV Ink Tattoos – Henna Dream (L$1 on Marketplace)
SkinLumae :: Niska : 3 – Rosy :: Sangria {Freck/NoBrow} (L$75 for Lazy Sunday, available at this price until Aug 29th)
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Brows – Soiree – Sloane Brows #Ebony
EyesIKON Promise Eyes – Silverleaf(right) & Fjord(left)
Hands and FeetSLink
Mani – *~*HopScotch*~* Glitter Flower Nails

Poses – oOo Studio: Brevity (free group gift/L$100 to join)

Location – Makeahla Jungle

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End of Summer

Coming soon to FabFree

Summer is winding down and I’m just not ready to let go of my cute summery wardrobe, especially now that I’ve added this adorable outfit from Daisy’s Closet.  It is available right now as a group gift (free to join) and includes the sweet tank top with eyelet lace trim and cut off black denim shorts.  If you are addicted to applier clothing like I am, you will be happy to find not only system layers, but Slink, Maitreya, and Omega appliers as well.  The outfit is very detailed and blends sweet and sexy perfectly.

Coming soon to FabFree

The White Watch from Swallow makes the perfect, simple accessory for this outfit.  It is a group gift, and the group costs $15 L to join, but there are so many great gifts out, making the fee more than worth it in my opinion.  Among the group gift is a multi pack of mesh eyes.  Moira is shown here wearing tone 1.

Coming Soon to FabFree

I am in love with these sweet, and free, pineapple print flats from G Field.  They are sized for both Slink and Maitreya flat feet, and you can also find a mid foot version in store!

I hope you all have a wonderful end of summer!

Love,

Moi

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Heaven Outfit (Tank and Shorts) – Daisy’s Closet Group Gift (Free to join) – FREE

Mesh Eyes and White Watch – Swallow Group Gift ($15L to join) – FREE

Jessica Flats in Pineapple – G FieldFREE

Watermelon Earrings – Frangipani Garden (On Marketplace) – $1 L

Watermelon Ice Pops – Frangipani Garden (On Marketplace)  – $1 L

C.I.N.E.M.A. Makeup – Dead Apples – $10 L

Beans Hairstyle – Magika

Mesh Body and Feet – Maitreya

Mesh Hands (Casual) – Slink

Skin in Taupe – 7 Deadly Skins

Poses – Kuso Static Poses

Picture Location – Crestwick Island

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Overall It’s Been A Great Summer!

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Good morning everyone :) I am taking advantage of the last few days of summer in this adorable overall/top set that Meli Imako put out as a free gift in her marketplace store.  This is a full perm set for builders, but heck – you can wear it as it comes and if you have any kind of designing talent (which I don’t!) you can play around with the colours too!  I am not sure how much longer this will be available – so grab it quick!

Enjoy your weekend!

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Love is wearing & stuff…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Karin

Head Applier – Lara Hurley Iza
Eyes – IKON Charm Eyes Coffee
Hair – Moon Ethereal
Outfit – Meli Imako Women’s Jumpsuit (free / 0L / marketplace)
Shoes – Pure Poison Tiss Sandals
Pose – Le Poppycock Idle Fancies (50L per play / instore gacha)
Friends – Half-Deer Fennec Foxes (65L per play / instore gacha)

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Drifty Dainty Dreaming

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A beautiful dream!

My new Freya lingerie is FREE from Maai, it is their new GG and the group is FREE to join. Pretty detailing, sheer in the right places and modest in others with a touch of lace this set is just divine. It includes system layers, slink, TMP and Omega appliers. Maai is always generous with her appliers. I mentioned the FREE 7 Deadly S{k}ins Aug GG here and that there was 1 more skin in the box. This is the paler skin, marshmellow. It has lovely soft features and is a pretty everyday skin. You may already own it if you grabbed it before if not you have to the end of the month to still get it for FREE with a 50L group join fee.

Snapshot These dreamy Papillon (butterfly) balloons are FREE from Moon Amore at the current round of Collab88. You get several colors in the pack. They are designed to be worn but I rezzed mine for a dreamy drifty effect. At a mere 1 prim each you can rezz them too. SnapshotI happened on this Dreamfield with pearls on Marketplace which was the perfect final touch for my dreams. The bubbles and sparkles drift up slowly. They are transfer only but at 1L a set you could grab as many as you need to fill your dreams with them.

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Lingerie: Maai -Freya lingerie – Fuksia GG FREE with FREE group join

Skin: 7 Deadly S{k}ins Aug GG FREE with 50L group join fee

Balloons: Moon Amore: c88 Bday gift (Papillon Balloons) FREE at Collab88

Bubbles: Dreamfield with pearls (free gift) \\ by color Alchemists 1L on Marketplace

Pose: ..;;+O-turn+;;..FREE01 box on Marketplace 1L

Hair: Mina- Yenna- Dark Blonde The Gacha Garden

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What’s Black and White and Read all over…

….why, my blog post of course? *Waits for the groans to subside* Well, happy Thursday everyone! Trust me, my bad joke is not in vain, as this week, my blog post really is black and white…with a little bit of RED all over. I’m channeling my inner rockabilly, black and white movie star this week, both literally, and figuratively.

B&W1It all started with my dress. Before I go on, let me start by saying I got all my fabulous finds on the Marketplace, kinda. I’ll explain what the kinda means, a little bit later. Close-ups of each item are in the collage below. Oh yes, back to the dress. This gorgeous, retro coat/dress is from Angel DELUXE, and you can find it HERE on the Marketplace, for only L$9. It’s called the Poablack Rockabilly Coat, and it’s kind of like a wearable demo, except you can also get a demo for free if you’d like to try it on first. There are other versions of this beauty available, just not for the sweet L$9 price! It is mesh, and fits the standard sizes :)

My next retro-esque item is from [BE]lieve, and it is these sexy red heels I am sporting. When I saw the polka dots, while scrolling through pages and pages of shoes, I knew these were the ones. The aptly named Red Spiked Bow Heels are for SLink mid feet, and are non-rigged mesh, so you adjust their positioning if need be. I think they are a steal at only L$20, and the Marketplace link for them, is HERE. As an aside, the listing for these shoes says they are a 24hr promo only…but, I got them on Aug 5th, and as of today, they are still the same price. So they might be a permanent promo, or it’s just taking the creator awhile to change the price again, and if that’s the case, don’t wait to grab them if you love them like I do! I mean come on….spiked bows!

The last item I am featuring is my beautiful grey-toned skin. Now, this is where the ‘kinda’ comes in. You can find the lovely Film Noir Dame skin from Oddment on the Marketplace for a small sum of L$30 HERE. In the interest of full disclosure…I have actually had this skin in my inventory for many, many years, almost as long as I’ve been in SL. Do not let this persuade you that the skin is old and outdated…even after all this time, it is still beautiful. So no, there are not any appliers provided, however, a grey-tone is super easy to match, trust me! I almost did not need to use the ankle and wrist tattoo layers to blend my hands and feet, they were so easily matched. I have gotten a lot of wear out of Ms. Film Noir, and was super excited to see it still available, when I just happened across it recently, in a random search on Marketplace. Hooray!

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With a few more added touches (a few FabFreely priced, L$75 or under) to complete my outfit, I think I totally rocked my rockabilly/retro tv movie star look! Don’t you? How lucky was I to find a red phone booth for my main picture? LOL. With the fogginess of the W/L setting I chose, I felt like I was in a horror movie, with a monster, or zombie ready to pop out from behind the booth at any second! OK, now I need popcorn, this sounds like a great movie night! *grins*

OK lovelies, that is it for my post this week. I already have some thoughts in mind for next weeks post, so you keep an eye out next Thursday! Until then, TTFN.


What is Calle showing you…

Dress – Angel DELUXE – Poablack Rockabilly Coat – MESH (L$9 on Marketplace)
Heels – *[BE] – Red spiked bow heels – SLINK (L$20 on Marketplace)
Neck Tie – C&F Fifties Neck Scarf – Bright Red (L$49)
Face Gems – *P* Face Piercing ~ Eye Diamonds ~9 Metals/8 Gem Colors~(L$1 on Marketplace)
Skin – Oddment – Film Noir Dame (L$30 on Marketplace, HERE)
Hair – [e] Rush – Black 04
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EyesIKON Promise Eyes – Silverleaf(right) & Fjord(left)
Hands and FeetSLink
Mani – beauty by alaskametro<3 Slink manicure/pedicure – “Candy Apple” (L$10 on Marketplace)

Collage PosesoOo Studio: Sexpot (free group gift/L$100 to join)

Location – Image Essentials

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Want Some Junk?

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Hello Fab Readers! Today in my blog post for you I wanted to share news of some free home furnishings. I know I usually go on and on about what I’m wearing, but I do enjoy decorating too, and I found some goodies you  might like.

At the main entrance of the new Junk Mainstore (which is very nice, even for just visiting!) there is a free gift for everyone priced at 0L.  Inside the box is a two piece set of the Operators Chair in light and dark.  It is just a few prims and offers several sitting animations for male and female.  I have plum passed myself out in it in the photo above.

Also at the Junk main entrance you can join their free inworld group and pick up their group gift which includes several pieces such as the Ring Candle Holders, Rusty Button Clock, Tinned Plant, as well as a couple of animated sleds (which I don’t have in my photo – they just didn’t fit!).  The other items in the photo like the Morrison Bed, Bar Table and Wall Art Light are all available in the Morrison Gacha Machine which is just 50L per play in store.

Happy decorating.
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Love is wearing & stuff…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Karin

Head Applier – League Luna
Hair – Moon Tourniquet
Shirt – Maitreya Dakota Top
Shorts – Blueberry Cossy Denim Ripped Shorts
Shoes – Pure Poison Akira
Pose – Secret Body
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Build – DaD Tuscany Loft  (featured @ The Cosmo Sales Room)
Bed – Junk Morrison Iron Bed  (50L per play / instore gacha)
Table – Junk Morrison Bar Table (50L per play / instore gacha)
Chair – Junk Operators Chair (free / 0L)
Art – Junk Morrison Wall Art Light (50L per play / instore gacha)
Wall Candle Holders – Junk Ring Candle Holders (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Clock – Junk Rusty Button Clock (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Plants – Junk Tinned Plant Tea (free group gift / 0L / free to join)

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Plenty of fish in the sea

Hello FabFree Folks! Thursday just keeps rolling along. I do love a sale and 45 Linden Sales always has something I just gotta have.

Plenty of Fish in the Sea

This week, The Broken Glass Boutique put this amazing little sea – inspired dress out for the 45 Linden Sale. This is the “She’s A Catch” dress, earring and bangles. I love the creative layering of the dress. The under dress is cute by itself but then you add the separate ‘fishing net’ over dress and ..wow! I guess you could wear just the net if you are daring enough. ;)   You also get the matching earrings and the bangles to make a sweet outfit.

The 45 Linden Sales items go out on Wednesday evenings so hurry over to get your sale on!

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands + Feet + NailsSlink V. 2.0 mesh Casual Hands + Mid Feet + Basic HUD
Ears – Aitui – Traveller Plug Gacha ears (50L per play Gacha in main store)
Hair – Calico – Quinn – Astrid showed us here first
Shoes – Katie’s Kreations -Tribal Sandals – We saw them here first

Dress + Earrings + BanglesThe Broken Glass Boutique – She’s a Catch – (45L as part of the 45 Linden Sales)

LocationBaja Norte

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Love Blooms in Mango Tango Flowers

Sometimes, we all need a week at home and a little snuggling and “me” time… but really, this entire post was inspired by a chance encounter…

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So it was Fifty Linden Friday and I landed at Sway’s to pick up their deal of the day when I noticed they had out this gorgeous FREE gift! A rainbow heart couch with single sits and LBGT cuddle sits and it’s only two prims. You don’t need a group and you just pick it up courtesy of their store for FREE! I won’t get into politics, but it hit close to home and is a cause close to my heart, so I snatched up the gift and decided, this would be the “heart” of my post for the week (yes pun intended!)

Later I happened to be at on9 when I noticed they had some fabulous gifties out for visitors. There are several items out, and the group is FREE to join and the gifts are FREE as well. I picked up the clutch in mango but there were also several lovely mesh dresses and some accessories as well!

And let’s not forget that the Hair Fair ends today! Don’t miss your last chance to get the great gifts that are just there waiting for you!

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Astrid is sporting this sexy short style from which was a FREE gift from Calico in a rich brown called Quinn and I topped it off with the FREE gift from Tableau Vivant — a sexy flower headband. Both creators were generous with their Hair Fair gifts. Calico’s Quinn is a fatpack of full colors and Tableau Vivant’s flower giftie comes in a fatpack of six sexy colors!

This photo is also a great shot of my jewelry, which you can grab for a sweet steal of a deal for only 50$L a spin at OMG – Oh My Gatcha right now. It comes in either gold or silver and Meva outdid herself in the gorgeous details on this flowery jewelry set. I love that the rings come in a right or left hand choice setting and that the jewelry is easily modifiable for sizing!

If you look close you’ll also notice my Tango nail appliers. These are another great find — this time from the marketplace. That’s right! Alaskametro has done it again! Another great palate of 12 colors for only 10$L. Don’t miss out on this “Tango” applier set!

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But were not done yet… you have one more stop before you can relax. Head over to Kaithleen’s to pick up the latest group gift. This sweet mesh green dress comes in all the standard sizes is a FREE group gift right now. The group is FREE to join and I love the off the shoulder style and the lovely detailing at the top.

All in all, it made for a great day at home. I’m feeling the love! And I’m loving my new couch. (And for only two prims only my house is loving it too!) Time for a couch nap!

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Here’s the details!

Skin – Glam Affair – Eles Jamaica

Eyes – Pulse Mesh Eyes L.Femke-Raven

Hair – *Callico* Quinn – Gift Hair @ the Hair Fair (Free @ the Hair Fair)

Hair Flower – ~Tableau Vivant~ Tropical Headpiece in Sunset Gift @ the Hair Fair (FREE @ the Hair Fair)

Hands and Feet – Slink

Manicure and Pedicure – alaskametro Slink manicure/pedicure applier in Tango (10L$ on the Marketplace)

Dress – Kaithleen’s Indah Kamani Dress (FREE Group Gift/FREE to Join)

Jewelry – Meva de Flower Jewelry Set in Silver (50L per play at OMG – Oh My Gacha)

Handbag – le clutch in Mango – Exclusive for SL F & O Members at the on9 event (FREE Group Gift/FREE to Join)

Cuddle Couch –  Sway’s [LGBT Heart] floor Cushion and Cuddle Couch (0L$/No Group Needed!)

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No Passport Needed

Hello again, FabFree Dear ones! I don’t know about y’all but I need a vacation! Taking eighty or so days to trapse around shopping at fabulous stores and collecting great prizes sounds like just the thing.

No Passport Needed

My first stop on the “Around the Grid in Eighty Days” Hunt was at Nerdy Girl. I am absolutely in love with this dress! I spent a large part of my collage age years in Oklahoma and route 66 runs right through there. I have very fond memories of cruising the ‘mother road’ through the back country and stopping at funky little diners and dives along the way. The ‘Vintage Summer Road trip ‘ dress would have been the perfect get up to cruise around in! It comes in all the standard sizes and the little bow at the waist is optional.

I had to have hair that would ‘flow’ in the breeze as I drive so I stopped at Kokolores’ shop at the Hair Fair and picked up their free gift – Ash . It comes in a very nice variety of colors and is unisex. I’m thinking it would look tres smexy on some of you guys out there who rock the longer hair.

As my real life BH  ( That’s Beloved Husband ) will tell you: I never travel light. Poor guy is pulling out his hair trying to pack everything for our move as it is.  Annnyway, Park Place Home Decore has set out the sleek three piece luggage group for us as part of the Around the Grid in Eighty Days Hunt. It comes loaded with 22 poses for guys and gals. It’s just the thing to pack up your souvenirs from the trip!

The Hair Fair only lasts until July 26! That’s just a few more days, so if you need hair ( and who doesn’t??) go support the Wigs for Kids charity and grab some marvelous free gifts.

The Around the Grid in Eighty Days Hunt runs all the way till September 30th!

 

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands + Feet Slink V. 2.0 mesh Casual Hands + Flat Feet + Basic nail HUD
Ears – Aitui
GlassesAmala – Smitten Kitten Sunglasses
Pose w/ suitcase – .click. – World traveler – (25L per play Gacha in mainstore)

Dress – Nerdy Girl – Vintage Summer Road Trip – (1L prize Around the Grid in Eighty Days Hunt)

Hair – Kokolores – Ash – (Free/0l/Hair Fair free gift)  in the Brunette Sim

3 piece Luggage set – Park Place Home Decore – (1L prize for Around the Grid in Eighty Days Hunt)

 

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Dusty Rose

Hello hello, my FabFree dears! I hope you’ve had a wonderful weekend. Mine has been particularly crazy as we get ready to move. But in amidst the boxes and packing I had to get my freebie fix!

encore2_001This is the “Priscilla” dress and shoes from Encore. You may remember the beautiful things we’ve seen from Encore at our own Cart Sales at the Wash. I am happy to report that the Cart sale was just a teaser for all the lovely things you’ll find in the shop and at Encore’s Marketplace page.  I am totally in love with this dress. The details are simply gorgeous and that fabric… just perfect.  Plus, you get the cute matching shoes for SLink mid feet.  All this for 0L with no group needed. encore2_002

I don’t know how long this very generous gift will be out, so if you like the look hurry down to Encore.

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands + Feet Slink V. 2.0 mesh Casual Hands + Mid Feet + Basic HUD
Ears – Aitui – Traveller Plug Gacha ears (50L per play Gacha in main store)
Hair Clawtooth – Lady Lulu
Pose GlamRus – Candy

Dress + Shoes – Encore – Priscilla – (Free/0L/free gift for all)

LocationSarawak

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