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I’m Lovin’ It!

I'm Lovin' It

If you have not made it out to Kustom 9 yet, you need to go! I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again, there are so many things happening in Second Life right now! Pun intended, I really am lovin’ it!

The current round of Kustom 9 is an Anniversary round! That means tons of free gifts from the participating designers. For this look I picked up the free Kustom 9 group gifts by Tram, ILAYA, Amitomo, and Hangry.

ILAYA

I am a loungewear kind of girl a lot of the time, especially when I know I’m not going to be leaving the house much. This free Kustom 9 gift set by ILAYA is the quintessential t-shirt and shorts with the cutest Halloween print. I also really like that this set is not in the typical Halloween colors. You’ll need the Kustom 9 group tag for these gifts. The group is free to join.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara/Petite, MeshBody Legacy

Amitomo 

The green cord choker is the free Kustom 9 gift by Amitomo. This pretty choker comes fitted for Maitreya Lara bodies, and the single green and gold version shown. I know it’s hard to see in my photo (my bad!) but the gold lettering reads “moonchild.”

Hangry

Second Life really allows me to be the junk-food junkie I would love to be in real life. lol These french fries are the free gift at Kustom 9 by Hangry. For once I didn’t have to worry about my fries being unhealthy! Also, the bento hold pose is part of the item.

Tram

Finally for this look Tram has cute wispy bangs as their free Kustom 9 gift. The bangs are meant for the hairstyle I’m wearing which is also for sale at Kustom 9, however since they come in a Tram color fatpack you could wear them with other Tram hairstyles.

Credits:

  • Hair – Tram – J1007 Hair – Currently @Kustom 9
  • Bangs – Tram – Bangs for J1007 Hair – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Kustom 9
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinEudora Beauty – Raika Skin – Honey
  • MakeupAlaskametro – Fall Runway
  • TattooMister Razzor – Lotus
  • Choker – Amitomo – green choker – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Kustom 9
  • RingOn a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • Outfit – ILAYA – Helena Short & Dee Tank Top – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Kustom 9
  • Fries – Hangry – Fries Gift – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Kustom 9
  • Standing pose by Micamee
  • Backdrop by Killer’s Productions
  • Photo taken at Backdrop City

 


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By Moonlight

By Moonlight

Hello there Fab Free’rs. Thanks for being here. October is happening way too quickly for my liking. I’ve been having too much fun with all that Second Life has to offer this time of year. For today’s look I picked up a SL Frees & Offers group gift by Lovel, a group gift at Paniq, and a Marketplace dollarbie by POUT!. I felt like a cute quirky modern witch in this look I was able to put together with my finds. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

Lovel

Lovel has this cozy cropped hoodie for free with the SL Frees & Offers (SLF&O) group tag. The SLF&O group is free to join. I really like some of the details of this soft blue sweatshirt such as the lacing going up the sleeves. This top comes in the single baby blue color shown, and a version with the hood down instead of up like shown.

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

SLF&O Group – secondlife:///app/group/601a412e-f210-e20c-2f01-e186b0ea4f42/about

Paniq

The bright blue crystal and accompanying bento pose are a free group gift at Paniq. Perfect for October, the “Samhain Ritual” pose includes the crystal and a pose ball. The Paniq group has a join fee of 25 linden, and there are other group gifts also available.

POUT!

Finally, my eye makeup and lipstick are an oldie but definitely a goodie by POUT! that you can pick up for 1 linden on the Marketplace. This dollarbie makeup applier works with Catwa heads only. I think it’s a perfectly bewitching makeup look!

Credits:

  • HairLamb – Xtal
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinEudora Beauty – Raika Skin – Honey
  • EyesBuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Winter
  • MakeupPOUT! – Midnight Glam – 1L on the Marketplace
  • Septum PiercingBONDI – The Style Septum – Past Uber Gift
  • HoodieLovel – Millena Sweatshirt – Free SLF&O Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • TattooMister Razzor – Bella Tattoo
  • RingOn a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • RingsAstralia – Enchanted Sky Gacha Rings
  • ManicureDemicorn – Angel Nails – Fatpack
  • PantsBlueberry – Authentic Jeans
  • Pose w/PropPaniq – Samhain Ritual Pose – Free Group Gift/Group is 25L to Join

Photo taken at Eterea


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All-Nighter

All-Nighter

I just couldn’t put the book I was reading down. Blue had gone to bed hours ago, at what anyone would have considered a late hour. I had replied that I too would call it a night after just a moment longer. One more page, a chapter, just a bit more.  A moment longer turned into hours later, the once blazing fire in the fireplace now glowing red embers, and the morning sun was hinting over the horizon.

It didn’t help the situation that I had the cozy comfort of the oversized arm chair and a fuzzy warm blanket to keep me content and steadily reading my book. Come to think of it the glass of wine probably contributed to my unintentional all-nighter as well. The chair with props, and table with wine and decadent chocolates are both part of the Monster Mash hunt prize at Kitty Creations. There are several individual and couples poses, many with fun props in this set. You can hunt it down for 1 linden at Kitty Creations. If you’re not in a hunting sort of mood, you can also purchase the set for 25 linden for the duration of the hunt.

Monster Mash Hunt Hints & Locationshttps://funwithhunts.blogspot.com/2020/10/monster-mash-hints-slurls.html

With my quite cozy spot near the fire, and my equally comfortable attire I was left with little ability to resist the allure of finishing my novel. This cute as heck tank top is a free Lucky Letter board prize at Pink Cream Pie. Not only is the witchy graphic cute, with the pastel colors versus the usual dark colors of the season, it references a favorite Halloween movie of mine, Hocus Pocus.  To participate in the Pink Cream Pie Lucky Boards (there are 3 new prizes) you’ll need the group tag. The Pink Cream Pie group has a join fee of 314 linden. There are quite a few group gifts available as well, you’ll find the boards and the group gifts on the second floor.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara/Petite, Belleza Freya, MeshBody Legacy

Credits: 

  • HairLamb – Seventeen
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinEudora Beauty – Raika Skin – Honey
  • Eye MakeupDemicorn – Basic Witch Eyeshadows
  • TopPink Cream Pie – Lucy Tank [Hocus Pocus] – Free Lucky Letter Board Gift/Group is 314L to Join
  • PantsBlueberry – 4/11 Deal Leggings
  • TattooDappa – Boujee
  • Chest Piercing – ARISE – Double Dermal/Purple
  • ManicureAlaskametro – Cosmic Nail Art
  • Chair & Table w/Poses & PropsKitty Creations – Casual Leather Cuddles Chair – 1L Monster Mash Hunt prize/ or purchase for 25L

Photo Taken at Otter Lake

 


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A Bunch of Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus

“My darling girl when are you going to realize that being normal is not necessarily a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage.” – Aunt Francis, Practical Magic

Welcome back to the blog Fab Free! I am loving some of the October group gifts I’ve come across recently. It’s always thrilling to find freebies that I feel match my personal style when I wear them. For this post I found just that in the free October group gifts from Eternal Limited, POUT!, and Belleposes.

Eternal Limited

I love the playfully witchy print of this dress by Eternal Limited. I was so excited to find this cute dress is their free group gift for October. The group is also free to join.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza Freya, Slink Hourglass, MeshBody Legacy

POUT!

This time of year also gives the opportunity to wear some creative and beautiful makeup looks. I love the bold colors and the stitch detail of this eye makeup by POUT!. It is also a free group gift for the month of October. The POUT! group is free to join.

Appliers/Layers Included: Catwa BOM Layers, Genus BOM Layers, Catwa Applier, Genus Applier, Lelutka Evo Applier
[POUT!] Monster Shadow - Group Gift

Belleposes

Lastly, it just wouldn’t be October in Second Life without some spooky poses for taking all the fun Halloween photos. The October (from 2018, but still available) group gift at Belleposes is a fun set of 3 witchy poses. Belleposes is free to join as well.
October Group Gift
Credits:

  • HairLamb – Heart
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinEudora Beauty – Raika Skin – Honey
  • BrowsJust Magnetized – Perfect Eyebrows Set 02
  • Eye MakeupPOUT! – Monster Shadows – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • LipstickMJN – Make it Glitter
  • DressEternal Limited – Magic Brewing – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • Chest PiercingARISE – Double Dermal/Purple
  • RingOn a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • TattooDappa – Boujee
  • ManicureDemicorn – Angel Nails – Fatpack
  • PoseBelleposes – October Group Gift (2018) – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join

Photo taken at Favorite Things Haunted House


Possessed

Possessed

Hello There Fab Free’rs! Once again I’m feeling very in the spooky spirit of the season. I a few more of the many many many Halloween Shop & Hop gifts. I created this almost pretty possessed look using the gift skin from YS&YS, the gift dress from Luas, and the septum piercing gift from RAWR!. I really hope you have some fun with these freebies.

YS&YS

I can’t help but love this free skin from YS&YS at the Halloween Shop & Hop event. Even with her scarred face, she’s still a pretty chick. This would be such a fun skin to create a story around. This free gift includes BOM layer full skins, face only BOM layers. There are also variations to suit Genus, Lelutka, and Catwa heads. There are also two pairs of BOM layer eyes, the “blind” eyes shown and a creepy cool black pair.

YS&YS @Hallowen Shop & Hophttp://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/150/70/52

Luas 

This skeleton print dress is the free gift at the Halloween Shop & Hop by Luas. The “Donna” dress comes in a full fatpack with lots of HUD based color choices. Even with the exposed shoulders the dress has an almost cozy look to it that makes it a cool addition to any fall wardrobe.

Sizes Included: Belleza Freya, Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass, MeshBody Legacy & Perky

Luas @Halloween Shop & Hop http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/165/28/53

RAWR!

Lastly, the planchette septum piercing from RAWR! was just the added touch this look needed. It’s also free at the Halloween Shop & Hop event. Included with the piercing is a color change HUD that gives you several options for the metal ring and the planchette part of the piercing.

RAWR! @Halloween Shop & Hophttp://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/49/150/52

Credits: 

Pose by STUN

Photo taken at Forgotten Souls


Horror Vibes

Horror Vibes

Hello hello Fab Free’rs, of the many many things I love about what I like to call Halloween season are the scary movies. I’m particularly fond of classic horror, and I can’t help but love the horror comedy smashup that is Young Frankenstein. What does all of that have to do with this post? Why the pillows of course! I have a few fabulous freebie finds to share for this post. I hope you like them.

MoonPhase

These too-cool-for-words pillows and the cheeky embroidery wall art pieces are a free group gift at MoonPhase. These decor items are all every bit as awesome in person as they are in photos. The MoonPhase group is free to join. Also, there are other free group gifts available.
Moonphase Freegroup Gift!

ChicModa

In addition to the fantastic decor items, I picked up the latest group gift at ChicModa. My cropped tee reads “Drink Up Witches” and I think it is so so cute. The ChicModa group is free to join for a limited time, so do not wait to join!

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass, MeshBody Legacy
ChicModa Group Gift // Drink Up Witches Top
Project Crystal’s Fashion

Lastly, a new-to-me shop called Project Crystal’s Fashion has a pair of perfect-for Halloween body suits for just 1 linden on the Marketplace. I did attempt to find an in-world location, but was unsuccessful. I’ve always liked the idea of wearing certain more lingerie-like pieces as outerwear in a fashion sense. This is for me one of those “fashion experiments” if you will. I wore one of the BOM layer bodysuits under the high-cropped top from ChicModa.

::PCF:: Elinor Body Gift - BoM - Wear me/Touch me

Credits:

  • HairLamb – Heart
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinDeetalez – Doutzen II
  • ShirtChicModa – Sadystika Tee – Halloween VIP – Free Group Gift/Group Temporarily Free to Join
  • Bodysuit – Project Crystal’s Fashion – Elinor Body Gift – 1L on the Marketplace
  • PantsVinyl – Poprocks Tomboy Rolled Up Jeans
  • TattooMister Razzor – Bella Tattoo
  • SandalsNo Cabide – Blair Shoes
  • PillowsMoonPhase – Horror Pillow Gift – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • Embroidery – MoonPhase – Halloween Embroidery Gift – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • LaptopCREATiCA – Boss Notebook
  • CatFashionably Dead – Cat 02 Sleeping Curled

Pose by Lyrium

Photo taken at Backdrop City


Let’s Get Spooky!

Let's Get Spooky

Hello Fab Free! This is absolutely my favorite time of year. This is when I can be as spooky as I want to, and no one seems to mind. That said, I think my level of excitement over the Halloween Shop & Hop events might have been the most excitement I’ve felt about an event all year. With several sims full of festive Halloween goodness and freebies, I can’t imagine not being excited. That said, I have several of the free Halloween Shop & Hop event gifts to share with you. I sincerely hope you love them, I do.

As Aline mentioned in her recent post “The Magic Words” there are 8 total Halloween Shop & Hop sims. Most (if not all) of the participating shops have a free gift, with no group required. Some gifts will require you to pay 1 linden,  however you will be instantly refunded. For this look I picked up the free gifts from Pink Cream Pie, #Adored, The Annex, On a Lark, and ChicChica. As usual you can keep reading for details about each free gift, or scroll to the end for full credits and links.

Pink Cream Pie

My thoroughly blood splattered top is the free Halloween Shop & Hop gift by Pink Cream Pie. This gift comes with a color change hud that has several solid colored tees all with generous amounts of blood splatter.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Maitreya Lara Petite, MeshBody Legacy

Pink Cream Pie @Halloween Shop & Hop http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/74/234/58

#Adored

The free Halloween Shop & Hop gift by #Adored is the cutest little brow tattoo. It reads “Spooky” with the option of wearing it on the right or the left side, in cursive or bold lettering, each with the choice of bold or faded styles. This tattoo comes in tint-able BOM layers only, which gives the added option of having the tattoo in color.

The Annex

I particularly like this fun devil horns headband by The Annex because it glows like neon. It comes in several color choices, so you can wear this fun accessory with multiple outfits. They are also of course free at the Halloween Shop & Hop Event.

The Annex @Halloween Shop & Hop http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/228/148/52

On a Lark

I think there’s a rule that says you can’t have Halloween without a black and red manicure. Okay, maybe not, but in my world these bento nails by On a Lark are a must this season. On a Lark has 2 darkly pretty manicure sets as free gifts at the Halloween Shop & Hop event. The ones I am wearing are part of the “Halloween” set that has 4 black and red variations in the set.

Sizes Included: Maitreya, Slink

On a Lark @Halloween Shop & Hop http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon%20South/128/128/50

ChicChica

Finally, my creepy cocktail is part of the free Halloween Shop & Hop gift by ChicChica. The gift includes two fantastically macabre martinis. Also, each of the Halloween themed  drinks has a bento hold pose. Have fun Fab Free!

ChicChica @Halloween Shop & Hophttp://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/154/171/52

Credits:

Standing Pose by Micamee

Photo taken at Nightmare Nomad’s Halloween Haunt

 

 

 


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Hoodie Season

Hoodie Season

There has been a lot of talk about “sweater weather” as the season shifts from summer to autumn. This year I think I’ll refer to it as “hoodie season.” At the moment little sounds nicer than a comfy cozy hoodie and a crisp cool autumn afternoon.

Gabriel

My over-sized hoodie by Gabriel is a free gift (no group needed) at Neo Japan. This blue and purple gradient hoodie is unisex. So guys, don’t hesitate to pick this free gift up also! I also very much like the open shoulders, and the giant kangaroo pocket. I think I just might live in this for a while.

Female Sizes Included: Meshbody Legacy, Maitreya Lara

Male Sizes Included: Meshbody Legacy Male, Belleza Jake, Signature (Gianni, Geralt)

e.marie

Did you peep the cool earrings I have on? They are the latest group gift at e.marie. I love this take on the classic hoop earring. I think these are elegant enough to wear with formal looks, and still subtle enough to be worn casually. The e.marie group is 50L to join. This group gift includes a hud that allows you to pick from several metal choices, and these earrings can be resized.

e.marie // Lia Earrings - VIP GROUP GIFT

Credits: 

  • HairNavy+Copper – Bryony
  • HeadCatwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • SkinDeetalez – Doutzen II
  • Earringse.marie – Lia Earrings – Free Group Gift /Group is 50L to Join
  • Hoodie – Gabriel – Zipp Shoulder Hoodie – Free Gift @Neo Japan
  • RingOn a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • ManicureAlaskametro – Cosmic
  • TattooMister Razzor – Bella Tattoo

Pose by Space Cadet
Photo taken at Otter Lake


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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

 


Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasure

Hello Fab Free! If you’ve ever seen the movie Ocean’s Eleven you’re familiar with Brad Pitt’s character in the film and the fact that he always had snacks. I find that very relatable. lol Thankfully Second Life makes it so easy to be indulgent. Today I got to indulge my fondness for food, and fashion.

Le Poppycock

This delicious looking pink drink and the corresponding bento pose are one of the many gachas from the “Guilty Pleasures” gacha set by Le Poppycock currently featured at The Pose Fair. These gacha poses are all various sweets and savory treats that I couldn’t resist spending a few lindens on. This Le Poppycock gacha is just 69 lindens per play, and since they are transferrable you can trade them. The Pose Fair is open until September 28th. Also, don’t forget there are free Pose Fair group gifts!
New at Pose Fair!

Afrotay

Now for the fashion! This cute red dress is a free group gift by Afrotay. I couldn’t resist the stylized snake graphic. I think it’s so interesting and unique. I also really like the way the shoulder straps come together in the back, and I am wishing I’d taken a photo of it to share with you. The dress comes in a pretty bright yellow color as well as this vibrant red. The Afrotay group is free to join, and there are multiple group gifts available.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, MeshBody Legacy

Credits: