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The Time Traveler

Time Traveler

Anyone who tells you Time Travel is a science, and not an artform, is a scoundrel. It is and must be both. You need to be able to finesse your way through multiple realities and get the calculations correct. For now, I’m going to slice through the curtain of time and get myself out of this Jurassic nightmare before one of these giant prehistoric lizards decides I might be a delicious meal. Safe travels my fellow voyagers.

The Engine Room 

Purely by happenstance I visited the Engine Room event. Lo and behold, it’s an Anniversary round! You guessed it, that means free gifts. Lots and lots of amazing free gifts. The theme is steampunk and the gifts are free with the Second Life Syndicate group tag. The group is free to join. I got all of them, and would have loved to show all of them to you, but that would just be tedious for everyone. Instead, I put together my Time Traveler look using the Engine Room gifts from Eudora3D, Apricot Paws, Wicca’s Originals, Deadly Nightshade, and Lux Aeterna.

Second Life Syndicate group: secondlife:///app/group/d35c55f4-6a4f-eb2d-1dae-af9665f6f4cd/about

Eudora3D

I think this hat from Eudora3D is possibly one of the coolest hats I’ve ever owned, and it’s absolutely free. The Witch Hunter hat is incredibly detailed. It comes with a hud that lets you change the metal parts gold or silver, and adjust the position and size of the hat. You’ll find this freebie waiting for you at the Engine Room event. Don’t forget the Second Life Syndicate tag.

Apricot Paws

My very Victorian-like blouse by Apricot Paws is also free at the Engine Room. It fits beautifully and I love the subtle pinstripes. This shirt comes in a tucked and a not tucked version for multiple wear options. This gift also has a hud that lets you adjust the color of the bow, the buttons, and metal bits.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Maitreya V-Tech, MeshBody Legacy, MeshBody Legacy Perky

Wicca’s Originals

The Havoc Mask is the free Engine Room Anniversary gift by Wicca’s Originals. This super cool accessory is unisex in that it comes in a male sizes as well as a female size. The details are awesome, and it fit me perfectly, however there are resize scripts in the masks.

Deadly Nightshade

I think this clockwork mechanism halo piece by Deadly Nightshade is so cool. Not only does it look cool with all the great details, it also has moving parts. The pieces attach separately so that they move independent of each other. That also means they can be worn all together or separately. This free Engine Room gift was the initial inspiration for creating a Time Traveling character.

Lux Aeterna

The golden scalpel and scissors by Lux Aeterna together are the first Engine Room gift I unpacked and knew I had to do something with them. They are gorgeous aesthetically, and have a macabre element that I really like. They also have these really awesome bento hold poses, that are just icing on the cake. You’ll find them for free at the Engine Room. Again, don’t forget to join the free Second Life Syndicate group and wear the group tag to get the gifts.

Credits:

  • Hat – Eudora3D – Witch Hunter Hat – Brown – Free Second Life Syndicate Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Engine Room
  • HairDoux – Dreemdoll
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinDeetalez – Doutzen II
  • EyesBuzzeri – Celestial Eyes – Chlorine
  • Mask – Wicca’s Originals – Havoc Mask – Free Second Life Syndicate Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Engine Room
  • Halo – Deadly Nightshade – Celestemporia Halo v2  – Free Second Life Syndicate Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Engine Room
  • Shirt – Apricot Paws: Velo Shirt: Pinstripe Wine – Free Second Life Syndicate Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Engine Room
  • SkirtSPIRIT – Arina Long Skirt
  • Scissors & Scalpel w/Pose – LUX AETERNA [Macabre Machinamentum] – Free Second Life Syndicate Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Engine Room

Photo taken at Prehistorica: The Dawn Kingdom

 


Paper faces on parade

FabFree Post: Paper faces on parade

the sea of smiles

The moment I saw this mask I had serious flashbacks of The Phantom of the Opera and KNEW I NEEDED to get this image in my head out by forcing you all to have a slight bit of Operatic Love!! I have to say The Phantom is pretty darn sweet for a creepy man who lives in an old building and stalks this woman. To think about it like that, I’m a bit creeped out but he’s still got an amazing voice that can sing me to sleep anytime. Without further distractions, I give you the new free group gift from =Zenith=

=Zenith= has updated their group gift this free butterfly mask is perfect for those Masquerade Balls!! This free gift comes with an unrigged mask with butterflies attached and a hud to change the colors of the butterfly and design on the main mask itself. This mask will make you feel mysterious and very sexy at the same time. Though we will all know who you are when we turn on the tags feature and see your avatar name floating above your head. ^^

Bunnie is Wearing…

Clothes

Mask – =Zenith=Butterfly Mask (Free Gift / Free Group Join)
Dress – *Just BECAUSE* Sabrina Dress 
Necklace – .::Supernatural::. Hope Set 

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Eyes – . MILA . Halo Eyes 

Face – Lefort by Revoul . Mette GenCatLelBOM in Tone 4
Skin – Revoul Body Applier 5.1 BOM – Chubby
Hair – DOUX – Nansi hairstyle 
Tattoo – THIS IS WRONG Dolce Vita
.: Vegas :. Tattoo Applier Just a Dream

Pose 

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Pandemic Fashion

Staying Safe

Hey there Fab Free, I have to say that with all that is happening in the world, I am thankful for my Second Life. I’m also glad you’re here. While we are all “staying home” did you know that you can find “stay home” gifts on the Marketplace as well as in world? Some are available both in-world, and on the Marketplace. I don’t know about you, but with the higher numbers joining in on Second Life recently, I sometimes find teleporting to be cumbersome. With that in mind I picked up a few “stay home” themed free or inexpensive gifts from the Marketplace to share with you.

Koyuki

Nothing says pandemic fashion like a face mask. There are tons of face mask gifts floating around, this one is from Koyuki. It’s a unisex Marketplace dollarbie that comes in basic black or white with some minor color changes for 9 options in total. I liked that this mask is simple and fit well with some minor resizing/positioning.

:KOYUKI: 1L Mask - Stay home Stay safe

Maryfer

Who doesn’t love a little buffalo plaid now and then? I suppose it could be just me, but somehow I don’t think I’m alone on this. My and black plaid top is a freebie on the Marketplace put out by Maryfer in the spirit of staying home and staying safe. This top is fitted for Maitreya Lara only. There’s also a free men’s version of this top. It too is red and black plaid. The men’s shirt is fully unbuttoned and sized for Signature male body/bodies. There’s no specification as to whether it fits a specific Signature body, or all of them.

::Mary.:: Canvas #stayhome gift Maitreya (Add to unpack)::Mary.:: Canvas #stayhome gift for Signature (Add to unpack)

Unfazed & Zombie Suicide 

Lastly, the hand sanitizer spray I’m using is a free collaboration between Unfazed and Zombie Suicide. This fun animated freebie worked well with my AO and static poses. The bento animation makes your avatar appear to pull the spray from a pocket, spray hands, replace the sanitizer in a “pocket”, and then rub the sanitizer in. It also has the added option of letting you pick how frequently your avatar will bust out the hand sanitizer. You can get your copy of this free animated hand sanitizer on the Marketplace.

Unfazed & S.Z: Idling Hand Sanitizer #STAYHOME

Credits:

HairLamb – True Love Waits
HeadCatwa Koura
HairbaseJust Magnetized – Basic Hairbase Set 10
SkinYS&YS – Kitty
GlassesVG – I’m a Nerd
Mask – Koyuki – Mask – Stay Home Stay Safe – 1L on the Marketpalce
Brow TattooMILA – Invincible
ChokerNerido – Noir Choker
TattooAbsence – Courage Tattoo
Shirt – Maryfer – Canvas – Maitreya Lara – Free on the Marketplace
PantsVinyl – Poprocks Tomboy Rolled Up Jeans – Black
ShoesAddams – Zoe Combat Boots – Black
PuppyJian – ‘Dorable Danes 5 – Fawn
PlantMithral – Dwarf Umbrella Tree – Black Pot
Sanitizer Spray – Unfazed & Zombie Suicide – Idling Sanitizer – Free on the Marketplace
Pose by Foxcity
Photo taken at Backdrop City


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Inspired

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Inspired…

Kat got all dolled up for a date night out and I was inspired to do the same, though I took my own spin on things since of course Kat and I have different styles. I found a couple of hunt items at Glitzz and also stopped by Redeux, which has just opened up and will be open until the 21st, to pick up free gifts!

Getting ready…

My dress from Glitzz, which could double as lingerie, includes panties and comes in a beautiful pearlized blue color with a lace hem and neckline and pearl shoulder straps. It’s sexy al la mode for sure. It only comes in Maitreya and Hourglass, but you might be able to do some fiddling to get it to fit your body type if you tried. For the price of 1L as part of the Honey Funny Bunny Hunt, it’s worth trying it out to see if this sexy number will fit your mesh body. It fit my Maitreya body like a perfect glove.

The choker.

My choker is a diamond masterpiece set in a gold setting. There is an included hud which allows you to change the setting to silver. There are two different chokers in the gift box … an unscripted version that is simply a pretty choker/necklace, and an open collar rlv version for those who want some adult risky play. This choker is a gift from Glitzz as part of the Evil Bunny Hunt and will only cost you 1L and a little hunting time.

Final Touches.

I wanted to add a little “sexy mystery” to my look and I found it at Redeux. This is the anniversary round, so not only are there lots of 25L items, 50% off items, and low price gachas, but there are also many many amazing free gifts. I picked up this lace mask by Viki with my free to join Redeux tag. There were free gifts at every booth though, so hurry over before the event ends on April 21st!

Mask appliers available:

  • Lelutka
  • Omega

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Besom – Kendall
Mask – Viki – Gift Lace Mask (Free Group Gift/Group is free to Join/ @ Redeux)
Choker – Glitzz – Diana Choker Gold (1L for the Evil Bunny Hunt)
Dress – Glitzz – Pearl Dress Blue (1L for the Honey Funny Bunny Hunt)

Sim Location – Luanes Magical World

Astrids Signature


Hoppy Upcoming Easter Weekend!

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It’s almost Easter weekend, and Astrid and I just wanted to take the chance to wish all of you Fabulous Readers a Hoppy Easter!

E-Clipse Design wants to wish you a Hoppy Easter too! And they are giving out a fantastic free group gift to celebrate. Stop by the main-store and pick up your Easter gift (I’m not sure how long it will be left out) for both men and women. You’ll get the glasses and the bow-tie pictured above. In the box, there is a size suitable for both male and female avatars, so no one feels left out for the holiday.

Hoppy Easter and I hope Peter Cotton Tail leaves you lots of chocolate eggs!

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Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Belleza – Jake
Head & Eyes – Lelutka – Andrea
Head & Body Applier – Clef de Peau – Brock T7
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Mask & Bowtie – E-Clipse Design – Easter 2018 Group Gift Glasses and Ribbon Male Version shown (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shirt – Get Jiggy! – Vintage Polo Shirt with White Buttons with Hud

Sim Location – Private

Astrids Signature


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Twisted Huntress

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I’ve been able to bring you several roleplay posts lately… and it’s been a lot of fun to be able to do so. I have managed to put together an outfit today that is almost entirely free, expect for the pants and it would go great in a post apocalyptic setting, a sci-fi setting, or even a medieval fantasy setting.

It’s so twisted

The twisted hunt is on… with all its twisted cubes. It’s arguably one of the most difficult hunts on the grid, but it’s also one of the most rewarding with its excellent free gifts.

Roped Passions has a history of getting in on the action and this round is no different. The creator is giving away a main prize as well as 6 side prizes and will also have out a riot vendor as well this time around.

The main prize

You’ll want to hunt down this free Revenge Huntress Jacket as the main prize for the Twisted Hunt at Roped Passions! It’s a great piece for any sort of roleplay as I mentioned before and comes in crimson and black. It’s fully mesh and exposes the top of some cleavage without being overdone.

Shirt Sizes Available:

  • Standard mesh XS – L
  • TMP
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

Boots too

One of the side hunt gifts at Roped Passions is the free pair of Vex Kreepers in Crimson Boots. They seem to be unrigged mesh and I found that by putting them on and then hiding my Maitreya feet they fit just perfectly. I think they would be adjustable to most mesh bodies. They are highly detailed and well made and as a side gift are free with a little extra hunting time.

Strike a Pose

I’d put together a roleplay outfit not too long ago in my post here when I visited the Imaginarium event. While I was there I also picked up a free pose from Dahila that you see in the picture above. It seemed to strike the perfect mood for my roleplay gear so I added it to my post. It would make a nice addition to a photographer’s inventory!

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Details, details

Roped Passions has out 6 total free side gifts as part of the Twisted Hunt. I’m only showing you 3 in this post. The other 3 were just as amazing. You’ll want to find them all! Pictured above is the free Crimson Unisex Crown as well as the free Twisted Victorian Hunters Mask, each of which is a side gift that you can get for free by hunting for that twisted cube around the Roped Passions main-store.

If you hunt some more, you’ll also find a Gothic alter (not shown), a Snarky Cube (not shown), and Gothic Mushrooms (not shown). All these prizes are fantastic and definitely worth the hunt!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Pia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Magika – Electricity
Crown – Roped Passions – Crimson Unisex Crown (Free Twisted Hunt Prize/0L/Side Prize)
Mask – Roped Passions – Twisted Victorian Hunters Mask (Free Twisted Hunt Prize/0L/Side Prize)
Jacket – Roped Passions – Revenge Huntress Top (Free Twisted Hunt Prize/0L/Main Prize)
Pants – Steel&Ink – High Waiste Leather Skinny Leggings
Boots – Roped Passions – Vex Kreepers Crimson (Free Twisted Hunt Prize/0L/Side Prize)

Pose – Dahila – Issues (Free Gimme Gacha Gift/Free to Join Group/@ The Imaginarium)

Sim Location – The Wastelands

Astrids Signature

 


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Lacrimosa

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I found my Halloween costume! Halloween is creeping closer, and I am super excited! This vampy mesh dress complete with attached wings, and matching mask, is the current group gift at Katak. The gift is FREE and so is the group. Included with this vampish dress are the wings (which are actually part of the dress) and the matching mask. This curvaceous dress comes in a regular fit for standard avatars, a TMP fit, and a Maitreya fit. Also available is a matching costume for the men, making this one half of an awesome couple’s costume.

For the finishing touch to this ghoulish look, I added the dollarbie gift from Indulge Temptation at the Mad Circus Gacha Fair. You’ll find all sorts of loveliness at the festival, including the beauties in the gacha machine for Indulge Temptation, but this blood vial set for just 1 linden was too perfect to pass up! The set includes a pair of earrings, and a matching necklace. I’ve seen a lot of blood vial jewelry in my time in SL, and this one is truly one of my favorites.

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Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – little bones. Feline – FULL GIFT – FREE Past Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join *Still Available

Head –  Lelutka – Aria

Skin –  Lumae :: Niska – Varda – Lacrymosa

Dress & Mask – :.: Katak :.: Dress Halloween Gift – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Jewelry – Indulge Temptation – !IT! – Blood vial Set TMC Gift – 1L Gift @The Mad Circus Gacha Fair

*Poses by Kirin

*Location – The Mad Circus Gacha Fair

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Of Fairies, Ladies, and Crypts

The spirits of ladies on lakes and fairies wander freely… the moon shines and though you know you should be afraid… you can’t help but feel enchanted instead. And it all begins with a few pumpkins left out for the picking by the Fantasy Creator’s Showcase Event at the Rising Phoenix Sim

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“All the ancient classic fairy tales have always been scary and dark.” – Helena Bonham Carter

And the Creator’s Showcase Hunt got this idea just right with their fantastic gifts. There are 13 pumpkins hidden on the sim — actually they are all out in plain sight. Some of the stores have one pumpkin at their stalls. A few of them have two. All of them are easy to see and you just buy the contents for FREE. A trick not a treat!

In the picture above Astrid is wearing the Autumn Fae costume (complete with wings) by BlueMoon Enterprises. This Creator Showcase Hunt Pumpkin Gift is FREE and includes the full outfit in all the standard mesh sizes plus the gorgeous wings you see in the picture.

I also wanted to show you this fabulous Halloween Cat Mask by Chimeric Arts & Fashion which seemed to fit the Autumn Fae Costume just perfectly. This too was another FREE Hunt Pumpkin Gift at the Creator Showcase event.

Just behind Astrid and at her feet you can see the Creator’s Show Case Hunt Gift from United InishCon *UI* called the Dirty Little Secret Log. It has great little butterflies that flit and fly above it as well as a terrific animation when you sit on it. Your avatar will look from side to side before crawling inside to hide in the log! Like all the other gifts, it too is absolutely FREE!

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“As much as I’d like to meet the tooth fairy on an evening walk, I don’t really believe it can happen.” – Chris Van Alssburg

Of course… this is Second Life where anything can happen — (almost) — and look! There is a fairy and the lady of the lake both! As well as another chance for me to show off some amazing Hunt Gifts. If you look in Astrid’s right hand, you’ll see she is carrying the Creator’s Showcase Hunt FREE Hunt Gift from Souzou Eien by Draconias Timeless called Light of the Watch. This fantastically detailed lantern works with your AO just fine (or any pose) to let your avatar hold it with the supplied animation.
And since we are out on a walk meeting fairy tale figures… let me introduce you to the lady of the lake, courtesy of Folklorica! As their contribution to the Creator’s Showcase Hunt, their FREE gift is this stunning Glowing Lady on the Water gift. It includes the floating lily pads and pumpkins (which are animated and turn) and the glowing Lady of the lake who is scripted to appear and disappear during night time hours on the sim where it is rezzed. (Be sure the sim it is rezzed on has a night time setting. The lady will NOT appear during ‘day’ hours if the environment has a day setting. And the script is affected by region settings, not your personal windlight setting.)

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“I am your fairy tale. Your dream. Your wishes and desires, and I am your thirst and your hunger and your food and your drink.” – Klaus Kinski

 Last but not least, I wanted to share this fabulous Creator’s Showcase Hunt gift from Old World Designs. Just like all the other gifts, it is completely FREE and well worth picking up. The Spider Infested Crypt has a resting pose for one avatar and a ‘sit’ pose for another avatar (if someone wants to sit on it while someone else is resting inside O.o) and the spiders are affected by movement. In other words… they appear and scuttle and dash away everywhere — and make tons of creepy spider noises if you sit in the crypt, stand up out of it, or if you or someone else nearby moves around it much! It is simply a must have for any haunted decor or All Hallow’s Eve celebration!

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How to create your own dark Fairy Tale…

Skin – Lumae :: Fable : Earth / Bare + Eyeliner (Dark Brow)

Hair – Calico Hair – Freya (includes Headband w/ color change hud)

Eyes – NoirOptix – Mojave Eyes (99L Marketplace)

Eyeliner – Oceane – Eyeliner 1

Eye Lashes – Oceane Alluring Mesh Lashes

Hands and Feet – Slink

Outfit – BlueMoon Enterprises Autumn Fae – includes Wings (FREE Gift/Creator’s Showcase Pumpkin Hunt Gift)

Shoes – LUAS – Juno Barefoot Golden

Mask – Chimeric Arts & Fashion – Halloween Cat Mask (FREE Gift/Creator’s Showcase Pumpkin Hunt Gift)

Lantern – Souzou Eien by Draconias Timeless – Light of the Watch (FREE Gift/Creator’s Showcase Pumpkin Hunt Gift)

Lady of the Lake –Folklorica – Glowing Lady on the Water (FREE Gift/Creator’s Showcase Pumpkin Hunt Gift)

Log with Animations – United InishCon *UI* Dirty Little Secret Log (FREE Gift/Creator’s Showcase Pumpkin Hunt Gift)

Crypt – Old World Designs – Spider Infested Crypt (FREE Gift/Creator’s Showcase Pumpkin Hunt Gift)

Pose by !bang

Signature use 320 size


QUICKIE: Masquerade Ballerina by THE CRYSTAL QUEENDOM

MASQUERADE BALLERINA CRYSTAL QUEENDOMIf you want to get this absolutely amazing Masquerade Ballerina Costume (Couture Set) for just 1 Linden (normally 900 Linden) you have to hurry.

It will be located almost in front of your landingpoint inside THE CRYSTAL QUEENDOM Store (a big sign) only for a few days (until Feb 28th/29th … not sure). So go now, don´t miss it!

Masquerade Ballerina comes with several options to wear as black pants with ruffles, underpants, short skirt, long skirt, ballerina skirt, stockings, a shoulder shawl, sleeve ruffles, a feather mask and so on. Bright colors, wonderful laces – a must have!

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If you are interested to receive notices of new releases and maybe dollarbies or reduced items from THE CRYSTAL QUEENDOM touch the subscribe-o-matic sign next the entrance.

Nothing more to say – take a look for yourself!

Masquerade BAllerinaMasquerade BAllerina Mask

Cher´s New Orleans Party Skin (group gift 0 L)

Fabulously Free in SL, Talisman 230/192/24

FS FreeSpeerit eyes in autumn (group gift 0 L)

Free Speerit, Quest III 155/150/22

Truth Berri in Toffee (1 L/pack)

Fabulously Free in SL, Talisman 230/192/24

TRUTH The Manor, Sweet Sorrow 89/120/27

Masquerade Ballerina Couture Set (1 L)

THE CRYSTAL QUEENDOM, Vigdorova 58/45/319
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