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Two if By Sea


Two if by Sea

Captain’s Log: The Nineteenth of March, Year Unknown
My Co-Captain and I set sail for an uncharted destination just a few days ago. Today, for the first time, we found land. Our steam ship ran aground in an unfamiliar location. Where, or even when our time travels have brought us, we cannot be certain. All that is certain is that we found our adventure, and we look absolutely smashing while doing so.

Hello Fab Free’rs! Welcome back to the blog, I promise you haven’t stumbled over a strange steam punk novella. I was just having a little fun with some of the fantastic Seam Hunt prizes my guy and I gathered. His hat, and our amazing jackets are free Seam Hunt prizes. In addition to the hunt freebies, I picked up an incredibly detailed free steam paddle boat that was just too cool to not share with you. I hope you enjoy these fabulous finds, and maybe even go on an adventure or two of your own.

The Hat – I think bowler style hats are really cool for steam punk attire. This particular Steam Hunt gift hat by Miss Darcy has some extra steamy details, both literally and figuratively. This cool hat has a “steam” effect that comes from the wheel handle on top of the hat when worn, not to mention the goggles which complete the look. You have until March 31st to hunt down the little brown cog and claim your free gift.

The Coat – I still cannot get over the gorgeous details of these tailcoats by Contraption. This coat comes in male and female mesh sizes, and includes a cummerbund applier, as well as a system layer cummerbund. Additionally there is a color change hud that lets you change the color of the ascot/scarf and the little pin in the center of the scarf. Lastly, each of the sizes has an additional “bound” option for a corseted look. The best part is that this highly detailed piece is Contraption’s free Steam Hunt prize.

Sizes Included: Belleza Freya, Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass, Slink Male, Signature (Geralt, Gianni), Belleza Jake

The Spirit of Adventure

The Steam Paddle Boat – Believe it or not this ultra cool vessel is not only completely free, it has full permissions. I stumbled across this awesome freebie while exploring sims. This free boat can be found at the Alpha Tribe sim. Simply pay the boat 0 linden and you’ll find a copy of it in the objects folder of your inventory. Along with being cool to look at, this steam paddle boat has some animated parts, and 2 sit poses. There is a single pose at the steering wheel, and one up top at the organ. Lastly, since this freebie has full permissions, you can customize it however you like.

P.S. If you dig Blue’s waxed mustache, it’s a freebie too! You can pick it up for free at Kauna. Afterall, dapper gentleman would be complete without one.

Here are the details, may you have happy adventures!

What Pru’s Wearing:

  • Hair – RunAway – [RA] Waterfall Hair
  • Head –  CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
  • Lipstick – SlackGirl – ::SG:: XuXuGlitz Lips
  • Goggles – Bauhaus Movement – Cody’s Goggles Retexturized BLACK (2016 Shiny Shabby Event Gift)
  • Septum Piercing – ^^Swallow^^ Indira Septum Ring (Part of the Indira Face Jewelry Set)
  • Skin – Essences – Vanya
  • Coat – [ContraptioN] Noble’s Tailcoat *ADMIRL – Free Steam Hunt Gift
  • Manicure – e.marie // Vampy Babe Set
  • Tattoos – The Ivory Rose – I&R Somber tattoo / I&R Downhearted tattoo
  • Shorts – Oubliette– Pewter High Waist Leather Shorts
  • Boots – Dirty PrincessThe Downtown Princess Boot *Past Group Gift – Originally Blogged Here
  • Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

What Blue’s Wearing:

  • Hat – Miss Darcy – STEAM! Heat Hat – Free Steam Hunt Gift
  • Head – Catwa – Head Dude Bento
  • Skin – Stray Dog – Aspen Tone 05
  • Moustache – Kauna – Moustache: English – Free/0L
  • Coat – [ContraptioN] Noble’s Tailcoat *ADMIRL – Free Steam Hunt Gift
  • Pants – ::ZED:: – Dark Red Suit Trousers w/ Belt (Part of the Dark Red Power Suit)
  • Shoes – BHB – Ambiguous – Sparkle Regency Boots (Part of Sparkling Regency Blue Suit Set)
  • Body – Belleza Jake

Boat – alpha.tribe_PaddleSteamer Boat – Free/0L *Pay the Boat to Purchase
Pose – Le Poppycock *Don’t Speak* – Past Event Gift 
*Photo taken at a private location

 

 


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Creepy Steamy

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Feeling Creepy?

Or are you feeling Steamy? I think this look is a cross between dark burlesque and creepy steampunk and I really like it. I managed to put it together for free with some pieces from various gifts that you can grab up if you hurry. All the offers expire in the next three days (March 31st). So don’t wait.

First up, grab my burlesque corset from BYRNE as the free March Subscribo gift. You’ll get both a copper (shown) and purple (not shown) color in your gift box. It comes in all the standard mesh sizes plus you’ll also get popular mesh body sizes for Maitreya, Slink, and Belleza. While you are at BYRNE, be sure to pick up the free group gift (the group is free to join). It was really nice as well.

Steam on!

I paired my new corset with a pair of outstanding Steampunk boots from the Steam XII Hunt. These boots were free as part of the hunt, and I found them with just a bit of searching at Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes. They are unrigged mesh, and made to fit standard bodies as well as all the major mesh body types. I got them to fit my Maitreya body perfectly just by hiding my feet! The detailing on them of the gears, straps, and buckles is amazing, and they matched the Corset just perfectly.

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Carnival touches…

I really liked the lucky dip this week at PA Designe and couldn’t help but try my chances at it. Luckily I landed the scull nose chain and earring. It’s all one piece for easy fitting. When I attached it, I was pleasantly surprised that it didn’t require any editing at all to get it to fit to my Catwa Head. This item is completely free if you are lucky on your dip in the bucket. Take a chance on this skull inspired jewelry piece!

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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 – [e] elikatira – Karee
Nosering/earring – PA Designe – Scull Nose Ear Chain and Earing (Free Lucky Dip – this week only)
Corset – BYRNE – Amanda Burlesque (Free March Subscribo Gift)
Pants – Purplemoon Creations – Moxie Leggings in Black
Boots – Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes – Sonya Red Boots Female (0L for the Steam XII Hunt)

Sim Location – Port Babbage

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Steam Punk Princess

Steam Punk Close There’s a fun underwater-steam-punk themed grid-wide hunt happening for the month of March. Steam: The Hunt “Realms of The Deep” started March 1st and continues through the end of the month. The Steam Hunt is a FREE hunt, simply find the hidden gear, and click it to get your prize. I had a lot of fun playing dress-up with some of the items I found on the hunt, I think you will too! I also picked up the March group gift at ECCO because the dainty little crown was too cute to pass up and it looks adorable with this playful steam punk outfit.

I also picked up this cute little crown at ECCO. The crown is the March group gift at ECCO, and I think it looks super cute with this steam punk outfit. The crown gift includes a color change hud that allows you to choose between 6 different colors for the accent roses on the crown. To get this gift, head to the ECCO main store, pay the one time join fee of 200 lindens, and claim your group gift.

The little hooded jacket, ruffled corset, and striped skirt are all part of the female gift at Snowpaws. There’s a male gift included in the folder as well. The FREE Steam Hunt gift at Snowpaws includes several mesh sizes for easy fitting. Each piece can be worn separately as well as together. I love the playful feel of this look, it’s cute and has that steam-punk vibe without being over-the-top. With the right shoes I think you could take this outfit from fantasy and role play to something more urban everyday.

Speaking of shoes, these boots from Lindy Modern are one of two pairs you’ll get as your FREE Steam Hunt prize. The boots are highly detailed and include alpha layers. There’s no need for mesh feet to wear these boots from Lindy Modern, they fit mesh and classic avatars. I think these boots would also be cute with a solid colored top and jeans, for a fun modern look with a steam punk edge.
Steam Punk Next stop on my hunting spree is Park Place. The Steam Hunt prize at Park Place is this gigantic book case complete with male and female poses. It also has a giant aquarium in the center that is sure to make you feel like you’re deep under the ocean waves. This FREE Steam Hunt gift at Park Place was too large for my little laptop to get a full sized clear photo of it, so I included an ad from Park Place below.

Here are the details, Happy Hunting!

Crown – .:ECCO:. Rose Crown – Rose Gold – FREE Group Gift/Group is 200L to Join

Hair – enVOGUE – HAIR Sonya – Diversity

Skin –  [theSkinnery] Sienna (Catwa Skin Applier) champagne

Head – CATWA HEAD Gwen *Additional Expression HUD Sold Separately 

Outfit – Snowpaws – Aubrey Outfit – FREE Steam Hunt Prize 

Body & Hands – Maitreya – Lara

Tattoos – antielle. Moon Bastet + Kitty Infusion (B&G)

BootsLindy Modern – Lindy Nemo Brown – FREE Steam Hunt Prize

Bookshelf – [Park Place] Realms of the Deep Library Cabinet – FREE Steam Hunt Prize

*Pose by !bang

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Steampunk Sweets and Envious Love

Coffee & Cakes

There are few things that I enjoy more than coffee and sweets. A close runner up would be finding great deals that include sweets and coffee! So I might have spent an afternoon indulging my sweet-tooth and my desire to play gacha machines at The Gacha Garden recently. The Gacha Garden has a fun setting to wander through and will be running through the end of November.

These decadent pastries and the delicious looking coffee are a few of the gachas from the Roawenwood machine at Gacha Garden. There is a complete set to be had of fun steam-punk themed items from chairs with poses to a checker board. The Roawenwood gacha machine is just 50 lindens per play.

Donuts in hand, I also stopped to play the Doe machine also at Gacha Garden. This gorgeous hairstyle was just too pretty to pass up. I love the half up/half down long flowing style with the braid at the top. The Doe machine is just 75 lindens per play and worth every linden!

Very near the Doe machine at Gacha Garden I found myself unable to resist the OXI gacha machine. I’m not sure how, but somehow my purse addiction like my shoe addiction has seeped into Second Life. I see a cute purse or clutch and I can’t help myself! The OXI machine is full of adorable round clutches for just 30 lindens per play, they really are too cute to resist.

Wanna see more from the Gacha Garden? Check out these posts from Love here, and Julianna here, and here too!

Envious Love

To round out my day of gacha-ing I also stopped by Envious and picked up this very cute sweater dress. The dress is a current FREE group gift at Envious. This cute little sweater dress with the word “LOVE” across the top comes in standard mesh sizes and includes fit mesh and body-specific mesh sizes. There’s certain to be a size that suits just about everyone. The Envious group is FREE to join at this time, and there are other gifts to be had as well.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – Doe: Lesli (Two-Tone) – Candy RARE – 75L/play @Gacha Garden

SkinLumae  :: Adore – 4 – Peach // Darkling

HeadCATWA HEAD Annie Vampire

Dress – ::Envious Group Gift:: Love Dress – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join 

Clutch – OXI Clutchorama – Spiked – 30L/play @Gacha Garden

Body –  Maitreya – Lara

Hands – Slink AvEnhance Hands Female – Elegant 1

Boots – REIGN.- Not Your Momma’s Knit Boots *Past Group Gift Originally Shown Here!

Table & Props – Roawenwood – {RW} Steampunk Gacha – 50L/play/item @Gacha Garden

*Pose by Don’t Freak Out!

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Something Steam(Punk)y!

Something Steam(punk)y

I’d never miss a chance to try out a new character, cosplay, or fantasy! Though I admit, I’ve never done steampunk. So when I saw this amazing hat at the NSP Florals Cart at the Wash Sale (and only 10L — Woot!), I was all a twitter! It was a chance to put together a steam punk look with a great accessory from top quality designer and once I had the top hat on, I was thrilled!

I love the combination of rich fabrics, florals, and metal feathers! Then it was off to adventuring at a steampunk sim! (If you have time, check out New Babbage — I linked you below… very cool place!)

But don’t be mistaken! The NSP Floral Cart at the Wash Sale is not just steampunk! Oh no! Versatility is the name of the game! This creative creator is offering up several gorgeous vintage hats (with the hair included!) as well as beautiful floral accessories that could easily finish off a stunning modern gown or top off a Gothic vampire’s ebony tresses.

The possibilities are endless and at only 10L per purchase, you won’t want to pass any of these beauties up!

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How you too can get steam(punk)y!

Skin – Glam Affair – Alice SummerParty – Jamaica

Hair – Magika – Awkward

Hat – NSP Florals Victorian Rose Top Hat (10L at the NSP Florals Cart @ The Cart Wash Sale)

Eyes – Pulse – Mesh Eyes Femke – Raven

Eye Liner – Oceane – Eyeliner 4 Shine

Eye Lashes – Oceane – Exxentrique Mesh Lashes

Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

Pose by !Bang

Sim – New Babbage

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