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By the Sea

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Sometimes I prefer to browse the Marketplace for goodies when I’m in that “stay at home” mood. I found a couple of nice Marketplace gifties that are sure to brighten your day. Once I was ready to explore, I finished off with a group gift from one of my favorite Steampunk stores!

The perfect outfit

In doing a little Marketplace hunting I ran across this ZHO outfit by Petry Shop. It includes a shirt and skirt as separate pieces with nice detailing and great geometric textures! For only 20L, I snapped it up and didn’t have to leave my linden home. 🙂

Outfit sizes included:

  • Standard mesh sizes XS – L
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique

Strike a pose

I also picked up a gift pose from a little Marketplace store called Naomi Shop. This pose, called Naomi Gift Pose, is perfect for photography, and is just 10 little linden. If you take pictures in Second Life, you’ll want to add it to your inventory!

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By the sea

My pretty seahorse necklace is a free group gift by Pixel Box. You join the Pixel Box group free, don your new group tag, and pick up this pretty necklace. It includes a texture change hud, which I’ve included a picture of below so you can see the variety of choices you have!

As an extra special touch, the necklace is mesh body sized, and includes sizes to fit the following mesh body types: TMP, eBody, Maitreya, Eve (Slim & Pulpy), Belleza (Freya, Isis, & Venus), Slink (Hourglass & Physique), and Tonic.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Maya Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Jennie
Necklace –Pixel Box – Necklace Seahorse (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Outfit – Petry Shop – ZHO Outfit (20L on the Marketplace)
Shoes – JellyRoll – Betty’s Peeptoes with texture change hud

Pose – Naomi Shop – Naomi Gift Pose (10L on the Marketplace)

Sim Location – Chelsea by the Sea


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RUFFLES!

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I think Friday is my new lucky day! I hopped onto SL this morning and my inbox was full of notices of all kinds of new group gifts and a 50 Linden Friday special that I knew I had to have! I was so excited to put this look together for you that I could hardly wait to post it!

New pants!

Pure Poison usually puts out shoes as their group gifts, but this time around they set out a free gorgeous pair of black ruffle front shorts! As always, the group is free to join. I fell in love with these at first sight and actually made the rest of my outfit around this signature piece! When you open your gift package, you’ll find that the Haley shorts come in the following sizes:

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

Some browsing…

I did some browsing for the perfect shirt to go with my new shorts, and was in luck when I came across this beautiful Summer Color ruffled top by Toxic Bish. It is a free group gift and the group is free to join. I am showing it off in black in the picture above, but it comes with a texture hud that includes 11 colors and sizes to fit all the popular mesh body types.

Colors you get with this top:

  • White
  • Mauve
  • Brown
  • Hot Pink
  • Salmon
  • Red
  • Yellow
  • Orange
  • Blue
  • Mint
  • Black (shown)

50 Linden Friday!

It’s Friday! Yay! The start of the weekend and special shopping deals! I stopped by Exile and picked up this beautiful hairstyle called “Run the World” in a pack of naturals (they also have out a separate pack of pastels for 50L too). It’s really pretty and I love the bangs! It’s a great and versatile hairstyle, perfect for many occasions.

Strike a pose!

I noticed oOo Studio Poses on my 50 Linden Friday list and decided to stop by there for a look. While I didn’t end up using the 50L pose for my picture today, I discovered that there were two free to all gifts sitting on the counter. You can buy the “My Life” pose used in this picture for just 0L, no group needed. It’s great for those of you into Second Life photography. The second pose out on the counter was a reclining pose, and was just as nice!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Exile – Run the World (50L for 50L Friday)
Jewelry – The Plastik – Everilda Jewelry
Top – Toxic Bish – Life in Color, Color Summer Top (Free Group Gift/Free to Join Group)
Shorts – Pure Poison – Haley Shorts (Free Group Gift/Free to Join Group)

Pose – oOo Studio Poses – My Life (Free to all Gift)

Sim Location – [ Elysion ] – *Note – Sim is group access only

Astrids Signature


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A Girl and Her Bird

A Girl and Her Bird

It’s Saturday! And that means 30L specials abound… but I also have a special freebie for you today and a 1L goodie as well to round out a roleplay look that you won’t want to miss out on.

I stopped by Torvis Weapons today and discovered this beautiful red silk called Vidina on special for 30L. It includes the fitmesh camisk which you also get in Maitreya, Belleza, and Slink fits plus the gold bracelets, gold belt and a gold collar (collar not shown). For 30L, if you are an avid roleplayer, this is a steal!

Every archer needs a bow, and I found a very nice realistic one on the Marketplace for only 1L. It has both a scripted and nonscripted version in the box so you can save on scripts if you roleplay in a “write only” area, or if you roleplay in an area where GM weapons are used, simply use the GM version of the weapon. This “Deathrays’ simple bow” makes a nice prop and is easy to use. It was only 1L on the Marketplace!

If you are a photographer in Second Life, you might also want to stop by Lorien today and pick up the 10 pack of “Naughty Girl” poses that are out. I am showing you one from the pack that you can get today for just 30L. These are very nicely done and for only 30L that’s just 3L per pose!

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The last item I have to show you today is very special indeed. It’s nice to have a shoulder pet in rp, but realistic ones can be very expensive. Grizzly Creek currently has two on the marketplace that are FREE and fully functional with beautiful animations and movement.

I’m showing you the Cutthroat Finch but there is another beautiful bird you can pick up for FREE if you check out their store, as well as many other high quality pets for regular price. You might find yourself quite addicted to these gorgeous babies! This particular pet can be rezzed or worn, and is only 3 prim when rezzed! The shoulder pet itself is a low lag 6 scripts.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – CATWA head Annie
Skin and Head Applier – Lumae – Eirtae – T7- Nutmeg // Bare with Freckles
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Hair – Truth – Leticia
Outfit – Torvis Weapons – Vidina Silks in Red (30L for 30L Saturday)
Bow and Quiver – Deathrays’ Dollar Store – Deathrays’ simple bow for GM meter (1L on the Marketplace)
Shoulder Pet (bird) – Grizzly Creek – FREE Cutthroat Finch (FREE/0L on the Marketplace)

Pose by Lorien (30L for 30L Saturday – 10 pack, 1 shown)

Sim Location – Crest of Vrek’mar Roleplay Sim

Astrids Signature


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A Gypsy’s Tale

A Gypsy's Tale

Hello FabFree! I’m back again today with a few more goodies! I wanted to show you a lucky letter prize I picked up at PoshTale. I really love PoshTale clothing. It’s wonderfully versatile… working well as either modern attire or as roleplay outfits. My top is a perfect example. This Kasai Fringe Top is a FREE lucky letter board prize at PoshTale right now and would work well for either genre. No group is required, just some luck!

This is an applier top and includes appliers for Maitreya, Belleza, Slink, TMP, and Omega. You also get two color huds for each. The plain and patterned hud each offer 8 color choices, for a total of 16 different tops with this one applier. If this top doesn’t suit you, there are 3 other lucky letter boards currently at PoshTale for you to try your luck at.

My hair is a FREE SLB13 gift from Hairology. We’ve been showing you lots of pretty hair gifts from Hairology… this one is called “Unity” by Damselfly, and like all the other SLB13 gifts won’t cost you a single Linden. It comes in two sizes (one is to fit larger busts) and is a full fatpack of colors.

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A part of me has always been a bit of a Gypsy at heart… and perhaps that is why I love this gift from Cellar Door so much. I picked it up as part of the SLB13 celebrations at We ❤ RP and it is yours FREE once you go to the Cellar Door booth there and click the cake and get your slice for your FREE gift. The box includes the necklace I am showing you, which is the rose gold color, as well as the necklace in black, bronze, gold, and silver.

I also picked up the Kunglers SLB13 gift while I was at We ❤ RP. It is a really elaborate and beautiful pair of earrings called Eliza Leaf. They are shaped like leaves and are embedded with small opals and have rose quartz wired to the tops of the metal leaves. They are really beautiful. This is a FREE gift that you won’t want to miss.

If you are a photographer in Second life and you liked my poses for this post, consider stopping by the Cart Wash Sale where you can pick up several very nice poses. My poses are by Picture Perfect. The Cart has single poses, couple poses, and even a group pose… all for only 10L each!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Eyeshadow – alaskametro<3 – Creme Duo eyeshadow appliers – Emerald Isle worn (75L on the Marketplace)
Hair – Damselfly – Unity (FREE SLB13 Gift/0L/@ hairology)
Earrings – Kunglers – Eliza Leaf Earrings – Golden Rose (FREE SLB13 Gift @ We ❤ RP)
Necklace – Cellar Door – Gypsy Chain Gift (FREE SLB13 Gift @ We ❤ RP)
Shirt – .PoshTale. – Kasai Fringe Top (FREE Lucky Letter Board/0L/No Group Needed)
Skirt – Mute – Gisele Skirt – Black (10L on the Marketplace)

Poses by Picture Perfect (10L each @ The Cart Wash Sale / Direct TP)

Astrids Signature


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Seas the day

Hello FabFree-ers!

Seas the day

I’ve resisted disappearing to the beach for weeks now… but I can’t hold out any longer! Especially not when the Surf into Summer Hunt has such great items tempting me.  Precast Inc has supplied my stripy towel for the Hunt and it comes loaded with four animated poses. The details on the fabric are really well done and the poses are sexy without being overdone, if you know what I mean.   I’m leaving the smexy to this cute bikini from Perfect Seduction. The Sis Bikini comes in the standard mesh sizes from S-XL and has a good alpha layer. I just love the sassy fringe on the bandeau top!

The 1L Surf into Summer Hunt runs until June 21 so you’ve got plenty of time to lounge around in the sand!

 

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Skin Lumae – Tinselberry
Hands + Feet + NailsSlink mesh Casual Hands + Flat feet + Basic Nail HUD
Eyes IKON – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hair – Olive – Sweetpea

 

Bikini – Perfect Seduction – Sis Bikini – (1L prize for the Surf into Summer Hunt)

Towel – Precast Inc – Beach Towel – (1L prize for the Surf into Summer Hunt)

 

 

Location  – Bumrose Beach

 

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Get Funky

Get Funky

The Men Only Hunt has proven lucrative. This morning I picked up these FREE Funky Jeans by AR2 Style, which is their contribution to the hunt. No, I’m not trying to insult the style… that’s the name of the Jeans. These excellent quality mesh jeans come in all the standard mesh sizes and the texture is spot on. They are definitely worth picking up.

I also discovered that several pose stores are giving gifts as part of the hunt. Dark Magic Poses is a new-to-me pose store, and there are not necessarily an abundance of quality men’s poses available on the grid. I was really pleased with their FREE hunt gift — this Justin Pose pack. I’m showing you Justin 02 to give you an idea. There are three top quality poses in the FREE gift if you hunt down the prim beer.

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I also passed up my usual tattoo this morning in place of this one by Facade that caught my eye. It too is a FREE hunt gift as part of the Men Only Hunt and is called Befallen Stars. As part of this generous gift you will get a system layer tattoo as well as appliers for Omega, Slink, TMP, Adam, and Signature. I applied it easily to my Slink mesh body.

Happy Hunting!

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Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Bruiser
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Tattoo – .Facade. – Befallen Stars (0L/FREE Men Only Hunt 7 Gift)
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Pants  – [AR2 Style] – Funky Jeans (0L/FREE Men Only Hunt 7 Gift)

Pose by Dark Magic Poses – Justin Pose 02 from Justin Poses Pack (0L/FREE Men Only Hunt 7 Gift)

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Good tidings I bring

PicM27It may be after Christmas but I still have good tidings to bring. With some help from the Dark Waters Designs (DWD) Cart over at the Cart Wash Sale which runs to Jan 6th and Izzie’s.

Are you one of those after Christmas sale shoppers? You could totally slip on this comfy mesh cowl neck dress for found over at the Cart Wash Sale for 10L and hit those sales. The dress includes a good sized color hud. I am showing you the darker jewel tone set but there is also a more pastel set at the cart as well. My cute gingerbread necklace and earrings are a adorable addition to my dress and a FREE Christmas Gift from Izzie’s. No group to join. Grab the set at the Izzie’s Mainshop or right here on Marketplace. This gift is FREE right now but only for a limited time and then will be set out for sale so GRAB it up now before the end of the year while its still FREE.

Now I am a stay at home in my pjs after the holidays kinda girl and I have something for those of you like me too. I’ve got some cozy mesh footie print jammies you can also grab while at the Dark Waters Designs (DWD) Cart, aren’t they just fun and cute! They come with a color hud. These cute prints make me wanna jump on the bed. If you are feeling a little more sedate and wanna relax then there is also a set of solid colors. An extra bonus there are also 2 men’s  footie jammie sets too so you and the MR can stay cuddled up at home together. Each set is just 10L.

Details

Footie PJs: Dark Waters Designs (DWD) – Womens Footie PJ – Prints 10L at the Cart Wash Sale
Dress: Dark Waters Designs (DWD) – Sweater Dress – Winter Jewels 10L at the Cart Wash Sale
Necklace: Izzie’s – Gingerbread Man Jewelry (Christmas Gift) FREE in world and on Marketplace
Skin: WoW Skins – 2016 DEC. GG 2015 FREE with 350L group join fee
Hair: *ARGRACE* CHIKAI – Group Gift FREE and 1st shown here by Love
Hands: Slink casual
Eyes: Ikon – Past Group gift
Lashes: *MC* “Falsies” Mesh Alpha Lashes with HUD – Pack1
Jumping Pose: -no wow- wild thing promo 5L on Marketplace


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Fab Free Designer of the Day – Aphrodite Shop – 3/17/2015

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The Aphrodite Shop is our Saint Patrick’s Day Designer of the day. Be sure to visit their shop for a ton of Paddy’s day treats. There are two ways to get in on the fun. Join the subscribers list and get a free gift plus take up no group space. Or join the group for just 99L and get access to tons of past group gifts as well as this pose and props set for the ‘Wearin’ o’ the Green’!

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Shopping%20City/210/11/22

**Each day, here on the FabFree Blog, we will be featuring one of our Fabulously Free in SL inworld Designers.
Photos are work of the designers.


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FabFree Designer of the Day – Hopscotch – 2/10/2015

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If you need poses and props, Hopscotch is your store! This the subscriber’s gift at the moment and the group is free to join.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Dagelet/223/108/522

**Each day, here on the FabFree Blog, we will be featuring one of our Fabulously Free in SL inworld Designers.
Photos are work of the designers.**


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Barefoot ballerina

Hey fabbies! It’s me again!
A friend of mine pointed me to this really adorable shop that just re-opened on an absolutely drop-dead-gorgeous sim, and to celebrate, they have a pack of 6 really lovely ballet poses set out as a new gift, as well as 2 other gifts which, from what I understand, were around before the move!

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Imeka‘s ballet pose pack contains 6 poses that are certain to bring out your inner dancer!

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Skyler is also wearing…

Skin – Morphine – Fujin – Ivory – Manga fair exclusive
Hair – Ploom – Pepper – faMeshed item
Dress – Misera – Kiele dress – Lavender – TDRF item
Hands & feet by Slink

Poses – Imeka – Ballet – pose pack – $L0/Freebie!

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