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Heart Songs

Heart Songs

Hey FabFree! I’m feeling very mellow today, very much a wander in the meadows following the butterflies sort of feeling. Maybe it’s the beautiful SIM. Maybe it’s time of year. It could be the beautiful BoHo blouse and skirt I found over at the Witchwood Petite Mort Spring BoHo Hunt!

I do love it when two of my favorite designers team up for one of their awesome Hunts and sales! The Spring Hunt is accompanied this year by a huge sale in both stores. You can get 50% off the entire store until May 7! This does exclude Gachas and New items but it still leaves a ton of great bargains! 

The Hunt is happening between the stores and you can pick up a notecard at the landing point with clues and info and a cute little rose basket for free. Each item on the hunt is priced between 10L to 20L. I have never been disappointed with anything I ever got from Oubliette or Petite Mort and these Hunt items are no different. The details, textures and build are all perfect!  So don’t let anything stop you from loading up on these gorgeous spring clothes!  The Hunt and sale run until May 2 so don’t delay.

Sizes Included

  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, Venus
  • Maitreya
  • SLink – Hourglass, Physique

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Juli’s Stylin’

  • Mesh Head – LeLutka (Spencer- w/ my own edited shape)
  • Mesh Body – Maitreya – Lara
  • Ears – Swallow – Crossover
  • Eyes – IKON – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
  • Freckles Applier – [pout!] – Freckles and Beauty Marks Set
  • Hair  – Fabia – Kerchief 
  • Glasses – Goth1c0 – Classic Vampire Glasses
  • Necklace – On a Lark – Gotland Orb

Top – Petite Mort – Black Floral Peasant Blouse – 20L as part of the Spring BoHo Hunt

Skirt – Petite Mort – Black Floral Skirt – 10L as part of the Spring BoHo Hunt

Photo Location – Luane’s World


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No Goodbyes

No Goodbyes

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – A.A. Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh)

It’s been a little over 7 years since I started blogging for Fab Free. Love Trill took a chance on an eager-to-learn wanna-be fashionista with no blogging experience and limited photography skills. I’m forever grateful she did. Not only did I learn new things, best of all it’s through this blog, Fabulously Free in SL, that I’ve made some of my most cherished personal connections. The kind that I hope against hope will last a lifetime. I’m lookin’ at you, my fellow bloggers, past and present. In a round about way, it’s even through blogging for Fab Free that I found a kind of love that I had not even imagined.

Needless to say, the last 7 years have meant a lot to me, more than heartfelt words, or poignant quotes could ever express. I want to say thank you also to those of you who read the blog regularly, and have taken a moment over the years to show appreciation for the hard work and dedication that goes in to a blog like Fab Free. After more than 15,000 blog posts, I feel it’s time for me to say farewell to blogging for Fabulously Free in SL and take time for new adventures. Thank you for everything, from the bottom of my heart.

No Goodbyes

For this, my last post, I do of course have some freebies and fabulous finds to share with you. I picked up the group gifts at the latest round of Cosmopolitan. There are two gifts this time, an upper body tattoo by AuricA, and a set of stunning eyes by Arte. I also of course picked up the Happy Weekend Sale item by Muniick again this week. Seriously, I just could not resist!

AuricA

This upper body tattoo by AuricA is free with your Cosmo Sales group tag. The group is free to join, and the gift is waiting on a signboard just inside the Cosmo event entrance. The tattoo comes in a single applier hud, that has appliers for Slink, Belleza, Maitreya, TMP, and Omega compatible bodies.

Arte 

I think these eyes by Arte are really beautiful. They have an ethereal look to them in my opinion. They also happen to be a free group gift at the Cosmo event. Again the event group is free to join, I’ll link it down below. These free eyes come in 8 colors that range from natural looking to otherworldly. They are also in several appliers, a set of mesh eyes, and BOM layers so anyone can wear them. Also, there are small, medium, and large options for each eye-color.

Included: Catwa Applier, Omega Applier, Bakes on Mesh Layers, Mesh Eyes + Alpha Layer

Cosmo Event Group – secondlife:///app/group/7382cf06-a663-d569-9683-5c3f0edd968f/about

Muniick

Alright, I might have an issue with collecting furniture as of late. I’m not at all mad about it though! This weekend (today is the last day!) Muniick has their French Revival Armchair and Ottoman set for 60 linden as part of the Happy Weekend Sale. This set is copy, so you can set out multiples. There are also color change options, and so many poses I couldn’t give you an accurate count. No group is required to get the discount price.

Happy Weekend - 60L!

Credits:

  • Hair – Lamb – Lorelei
  • Head/Lipstick – Catwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • Skin – The Skinnery – Arya – Currently @Kustom 9
  • Eyes – Arte – Doll Eyes – Free Cosmo Group Gift/Cosmo Group is Free to Join @Cosmo Sales Room
  • Dermal Piercing – PUNCH – Dermal Piercing – Heart
  • Tattoo – AuricA – Sabah Tattoo – Free Cosmo Group Gift/Cosmo Group is Free to Join @Cosmo Sales Room
  • Ring – On a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • Manicure – Alaskametro – Classic Solids Nail Pack
  • Top – Alaskametro – Minimal Camisole
  • Jeans – Bumblebee – Cecilia Rolled Jeans
  • Furniture – Muniick – French Revival Armchair & Ottoman Set  – 60L This Weekend Only for Happy Weekend
  • Cat – JIAN – Forest Cat
  • Pose by Foxcity
  • Photo taken at a private location.

 


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Get Your Halo Dirty

Dirty Halo

Hello there Fab Free’rs! I’m so ready for the weekend, and I’m feeling sweet and sinister in this pastel look. I hope you have fun with these pretty playful group gifts from Dappa and Safira I have to share with you. Let’s get to it!

Dappa

Watercolor style tattoos always look so delicate and lovely to me. I even like the pastel blues and purples of this free group gift tattoo from Dappa. The tattoo comes in BOM layers and appliers (with a fresh and a faded option) for most mesh bodies. Also, the Dappa group is free to join.

Appliers/Layers Included: Maitreya Applier, Legacy Applier, Belleza Applier, Slink Applier, Signature Applier, BOM Layers

Safira

If you ask me it doesn’t need to be October for you to wear skeletons, or in this case skeleton hands! This cute bodysuit is the latest group gift at Safira. I really like that this bodysuit has a version meant to be worn with pants, and one meant to be worn by itself. This free group gift also has a color change hud with quite a few solid color choices, and some metal options for the little heart-shaped buttons. The Safira group has a join fee of 50 linden, and there is an entire wall of group gifts available.

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

Credits:

  • Hair – Lamb – Cosmic
  • Head – Catwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • Skin – The Skinnery – Arya – Currently @Kustom 9
  • Horns – Spookshow – Dermal Horns
  • Eyes – BuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine
  • Eye Makeup – Demicorn – Angel Eyes
  • Lipstick – Demicorn – Starlet Lippies
  • Dermal Piercing – PUNCH – Dermal Piercing – Heart
  • Tattoo – Dappa – Antora Tattoo – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • Ring – On a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • Manicure – Demicorn – Angel Nails Set 2
  • Top – Safira – Zia Halloween Body – Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join
  • Jeans – Bumblebee – Cecilia Rolled Jeans
  • Lollypop w/Hold – Kotte – Simple Lolly
  • Standing pose by STUN
  • Photo taken at Backdrop City

 


Sarcasm

Sarcasm

Alright Fab Free’rs, I have to say I really am not in to the whole concept of a New Year resolution. I’ve made them in the past, and struggled to keep up with them, and ultimately ended up feeling guilty or disappointed in myself if my resolution didn’t work out. I think we tend to put too much pressure on ourselves to become the best brightest shiny new version of ourselves just because it’s the start of a new trip around the sun. I am all for self betterment, I just think it has to happen in my/your own time.

ZFG

For this post, this group gift hoodie top from ZFG (Zero F*cks Given) just really summed up the concept of a New Year resolution for me. Sarcasm is also my favorite kind of ‘casm, whatever that means. lol The ZFG group is free to join, and this snarky shirt is free with your ZFG group tag. Since I know my cell phone covers up part of the text it reads “My New Year’s resolution is to reign in my sarcasm. Like that is going to happen.”.

Sizes Included: Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus), Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Maitreya Lara, Tonic (Curvy, Fine), MeshBody Legacy

Zombie Suicide

These glasses. Moons, stars, oversized lenses, these glasses from Zombie Suicide called out to me “Pru, you must take us home with you…”. Really, a must-have for me. They are the most recent group gift at Zombie Suicide, and the group has a 100 linden join fee. There are also past group gifts available. This gift has a color change hud as well that allows you to change the color of the frames, and the moon/stars so you can match these babies with everything.

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Eat the Darn Cake

Eat the Cake

Sometimes you just need to let go and eat the cake. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it. Definitely not afraid of a little indulgence, I happily gave in to my sweet-tooth and picked up this delicious looking cake at Cinoe. Secondly, while this sweater isn’t the same sort of indulgence, it feels like a splurge of the same kind of self gratification. It’s a recent group gift at Sentinus. I’ll let you know how to get your hands on both of these fabulous group gifts for free below.

Cinoe

This lovely little three-tier chocolate cake with fruit topping is a free group gift at Cinoe. The Cinoe group is free to join, and you can pick this sweet freebie up in the group notices or at the Cinoe main location. The cake is a decor/display item. It does not include any poses or animations. If you head to Cinoe and click the gift vendor while wearing your Cinoe group tag, you’ll get a folder with this chocolate cake gift and several other previous group gifts for free.

Cinoe Group: secondlife:///app/group/451c34ba-29f6-ba62-53bf-5e15f6634649/about

Sentinus

I’ll admit for a split second I thought to myself “Do I really need another sweater?” when I saw this free group gift at Sentinus, and I quickly put that thought out of my mind. No one needs that sort of negative self-talk. Of course I need another sweater, especially one as cute as this one! I really do like the fit of this sweater, and it has a ton of color/texture options making it a must-have. The Sentinus group is free to join also, so honestly, why not add another sweater to your wardrobe?!

Sizes Included: Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), Slink (Hourglass, Physique), TMP, Maitreya Lara, Standard Mesh (xxs – L)

Sentinus Group: secondlife:///app/group/34baa9cc-74ff-b9d4-cd27-bc5a8b20605c/about

Credits:

  • Hair – Lamb – Penny Lane
  • Head – Catwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • Skin – Eudora Beauty – Raika – Honey
  • Eyes – BuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine
  • Eye Makeup – Veechi – Intense Liner
  • Lipstick – The Skinnery – Aquarelle Lipstick Kit – Free Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join
  • Sweater – Sentinus – Katrin Shirt – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join *Originally Shown Here
  • Necklace – e.marie – Basic Witch Necklace
  • Ring – On a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • Jeans – Blueberry – Authentic Jeans – Gray
  • Plated Cake – Cinoe – Star of Dawn – Chocolate Cake – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • Pose by Belleposes
  • Photo taken at a private location

 


Technicolor Rainbow

Technicolor Rainbow

As much as I love winter, I have to admit this outfit has me daydreaming about warmer weather. Hello Fab Free’rs, I’m glad you’re here. For this post I’m really excited about the new group gift at MicRo, and Demicorn has out a group gift that I don’t know how I missed and can’t wait to share with you. Keep reading for all the whosits and whatsits and where and how.

MicRo

I really like this pleated skirt by MicRo a lot, mostly because it’s not a skirt but rather a skort. What’s a skort you ask? Skirt + short = skort. That’s right, there are mini-shorts under this mini-skirt. This free group gift has a color change hud with 4 solid color choices to pick from. Also, the MicRo store group is free to join.

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

Demicorn

I love a good lippie, in any life, and especially Second Life. This pretty matte lip color is part of a group gift applier set at Demicorn. The “Sugarplum” set has a range of lip colors in berry reds and blue-violets. The Demicorn group has a join fee of 100 linden, and there are quite a few group gifts available.

Appliers Included: Catwa, Genus

Credits:

  • Hair – Foxy – Haven – Currently at Collabor88
  • Head – Catwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • Skin – Eudora Beauty – Raika – Honey
  • Ears – PumeC – Meow
  • Eyes – BuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine 
  • Eye Makeup – Veechi – Electro Liner
  • Lipstick – Demicorn – Sugarplum Lippies – Free Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join
  • Shirt – SPIRIT – Ariana T-Shirt – White Rainbow
  • Ring – On a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • Skort – MicRo – January GG Mini Skirt – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • Tattoo – Mister Razzor – Bella Tattoo
  • Manicure – Alaskametro – Pride Nail Art
  • Pose by Human Glitch
  • Photo taken at EDEN

 

 


The Coven

The Coven

In much need of some distraction, I have been so ready for the weekend. Thank goodness for Second Life, am I right?! Weekends are often a favorite time in-world. Not only are there more of us online, there are some pretty cool sales for my fellow shopaholics and I to indulge in. This weekend you won’t want to miss the Happy Weekend offer by Muniick. I’ll tell you all about it below. Also, No Cabide catered to my affinity for sweaters with an adorable sweater skirt and top combo group gift. As always I’ll give you the details further on. Have fun Fab Free!

Muniick

I have to to say that I’m often impressed with what Muniick has on sale for Happy Weekend. This weekend you can pick up their Llewellyn Dining Collection for just 60 linden. The set is beautiful, and includes the table, chairs, place settings, placemats, candles, chandelier, and the potted plant. Most of the items have texture change options, and the seating has quite a few sit animations. Do not miss out on this one!

Happy Weekend - 60L 9 Piece Dining Set

No Cabide

It’s finally started to get colder where I live and I am hence feeling desire for the coziness of sweaters and cold-weather fashion. No Cabide put out a very cute sweater top and skirt combo as a free group gift, and I’m absolutely enjoying it. The top and skirt can be worn together or separate, and the color/texture change hud has solid and plaid options to choose from. The No Cabide group has a one-time join fee of 75 linden.

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

Credits:

  • Dining Room Furniture & Decor – Muniick Llewellyn Dining Collection – 60L for Happy Weekend *This Weekend Only
    • Table, Chairs, Chandelier, Plant, Place Settings, Placemats, Candles
  • Cats – JIAN Forest Cat Collection
  • Fireplace – Simply Shelby – Turkish Fireplace

What I’m Wearing: 

  • Hair – Beusy – Vexing
  • Head – Catwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • Skin – Eudora Beauty – Raika Skin – Honey
  • Eyes – Buzzeri – Celestial Eyes – Chlorine
  • Eye Makeup – ALMA – All Blacks
  • Earrings – MIDNA – Luna Earrings
  • Top & Skirt – No Cabide – Ayla Set – Free Group Gift/Group is 75L to Join
  • Manicure – e.marie – Spring Tips
  • Ring – On a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • Tattoo – Mister Razzor – Bella Tattoo
  • Pose by Foxcity


In the Stacks

In the Stacks

Hello there Fab Free’rs! I have to say, I was so ready to see this super cute sweater dress group gift at ChicModa. Not only is it lovely on, it isn’t red, or green! I even got a compliment from my guy while wearing it. Right now you can join the ChicModa in-world group for just 25 linden. This dress is the January group gift, and there are past group gifts still available. Also, don’t forget to check out the group-only Lucky Letter boards while wearing your ChicModa group tag. Happy Shopping!

Sizes Included: Slink Hourglass, Maitreya Lara, MeshBody Legacy

Credits

  • Hair – Tram – JO731b Hair
  • Head – Catwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • Skin – Eudora Beauty – Raika Skin – Honey
  • Eye Shadow – Veechi – Eve Shadow – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join *Originally Shown Here
  • Eyes – BuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine
  • Glasses – BONDI – The Story Teller Glasses – Classic
  • Lipstick – #ADORED – Enamored Lips – Happy Hour Edition
  • Jewelry – Cae – Erelah Collection – Currently @FaMESHed
  • Tattoo – Mister Razzor – Bella Tattoo
  • Manicure – e.marie – Mix&Match Coffin – Dazzled Mauve
  • Ring – On a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Ring
  • Dress – ChicModa – Keileigh Sweater Dress – Free Group Gift/Group is 25L to Join
  • Pose by Foxcity
  • Photo taken at Old Town

 


New Year New Kicks

New Year New Kicks

Hello Fab Free’rs! It’s a brand new year and a new opportunity to make the best of all the future has in store. I for one intend to hit the ground running, pun absolutely intended. At the start of this new year with all the possibilities ahead I definitely need a new pair of shoes. Semller has our feet covered with their most recent group gift, a limited time free group join, and group-only sale. From now until January 8th the Semller group will be free to join and group members will get a 30% refund on all purchases while wearing the group tag. Also, group members can pick up a free fatpack of the Megalodeon sneakers. They are unisex in that there are male, female, and unrigged sizes included. These detailed shoes at Semller can be completely custom colored via a detailed color change hud. The hud has the ability to color several individual parts of the shoe or all of it at once. There are also 10 presets to choose from if you don’t want to pick the colors out yourself.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Legacy (Male, Female), Signature Gianni, Belleza Jake, Unrigged

New Years Group Sale + Group Gift

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Grotesque

Grotesque

Much like the macabre, though a little less romantic, grotesques have been part of art and architecture for centuries. It’s a theme I’ve always romanticized myself, that concept of finding beauty in that which would otherwise be called ugly. Now, before I get too melancholy in my musings I’ve got some pretties to share with you, one of which is this face tattoo by Nar Mattaru that reads “Grotesque” under my right eye. Alongside my finds at Nar Mattaru, I picked up some group gifts from rotten, and torment via Harajuku. Keep reading and I’ll give you all the what and how of things.

Nar Mattaru

Nar Mattaru has a handful of 10 linden offers in the same spot as their group gifts. These 10 linden finds do not require a group tag to purchase. I picked up the face tattoo that says “Grotesque” under the right eye, and has an almost cute little fly under the left eye. The tattoo comes in BOM layers, and an Omega applier with fresh, normal, and faded options.

Also at Nar Mattaru is this smudgy black eye makeup. This eye shadow look is called the “Effortless Smoky Eye” it too is just 10 linden. The grunge-rock princess part of my personality just couldn’t pass this one up. This eye-makeup comes in a BOM layer, and an Omega applier.

rotten

I am kind of in love with this lip gloss from rotten. It’s their current group gift, and the group is free to join. I love when I come across amazing makeup finds. Makeup is my favorite way to customize my look without changing my skin. This free lippie set by rotten includes 6 color choices, each with 4 style/opacity variations. In the package you’ll get BOM layers only. Technically these lip colors were made to be worn on Genus heads, but I think they look fantastic on my Catwa head.

rotten group – secondlife:///app/group/4d0e66a7-5638-f451-3118-2171a5203e27/about

group gift @ mainstore

torment

If you head over to the Harajuku event you can pick up these gorgeous earrings for free from torment. They are waiting at the torment booth at the Harajuku event. You will need to be wearing the torment group tag. The torment group is free to join. Then while wearing your torment group tag, click the “gift” sign at torment’s spot at Harajuku. These lovelies come in a black/gold version (shown) and a silver/gold version.

torment group – secondlife:///app/group/3a408b88-83ba-7700-7fa4-f1ca5e1236d2/about

Credits: 

  • Hair – Lamb – Foxy
  • Head – Catwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • Skin – Eudora Beauty – Raika – Honey
  • Eye Makeup – Nar Mattaru – Effortless Smoky Eye – 10L
  • Eyes – BuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine
  • Face Tattoo – Nar Mattaru – Grotesque – 10L
  • Earrings – torment – mortem gift – Free torment Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Harajuku
  • Lip Gloss – rotten – magic crystal lip gloss – heart garden – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • Body Tattoo – Mister Razzor – Bella Tattoo
  • Ring – On a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • Manicure – Alme – Mesh Stiletto Nails – Ombre Rose Gold Nude
  • Top – Little Fox – Kelsey Statin Blouse – Pattern 5
  • Pose by Foxcity
  • Backdrop – Concept – 02 Dark Panel – 69L/pull @Kustom 9