FabFree – Fabulously Free in SL

Simply Fabulous Free and Under L$75 Finds in Second Life – Since 2007


2 Comments

Zombie Hunter

Zombie Hunter

To get myself into the mood for Halloween, I decided to grab my crossbow and head over to Dystopia in search of zombies. Unfortunately, my car broke down, so it looks like I’ll be staying for a while.

Hang on, I think I see something moving behind that big pile of trash…

(For the record, there don’t appear to be any zombies at Dystopia. But if you’re looking for a well-designed, post-apocalyptic sim, you should definitely pay it a visit.)

The Outfit

What inspired my look today was the September group gift from Ghee. I’ve seen it styled a number of different ways on Flickr, but for some reason, when I put it on, I felt all Sarah Conner from The Terminator. All I had to do was add a weapon, and I was a bad@$$ zombie hunter!¬†ūüėé

The VIP 09/17 GIFT from Ghee is a complete outfit that includes the cargo pants, tank top, and boots. The ribbed tank comes with a texture-change HUD with 6 different colors — black, yellow, orange, blue, pink, and the beige color I’m wearing — so you could definitely wear the tank as part of another outfit.

Sizes for the pants and top include:

  • Standard mesh XXS-L with alpha
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique

The boots are “one size fits all.” Just remember to remove your mesh feet first.

The Accessories

I shopped around quite a bit to find the perfect accessories for my look:

  • Hair – I picked up the Rossella Hair by Tableau Vivant at The Arcade for 50L. I love this “roots” version because everyone knows zombie hunters don’t have time to dye their hair, right?
  • Sunglasses – These super cool DESTRUCTINATOR glasses by TBF are available¬†on the Marketplace for 10L. There’s no resizer, but you can edit > stretch to change the size.
  • Necklace – Another gacha, this time by Dahlia at The Imaginarium for 50L. Click for a resizer menu.
  • Bracelet – An oldie, but a goodie, by Eli Rae’s Tinkering, available for 5L on the Marketplace. There’s no resizer, and you can’t stretch either, so the size is what it is. Originally shown 4 years ago by Caresia Adored, some SL items just never go out of style. ūüôā

The Weapon

No zombie hunter would be complete without a weapon, of course. I selected this scary crossbow by Blackburns, which I found on the Marketplace for 29L. It comes with a wearable version that hooks onto your back (without any straps, which I thought looked a bit odd), as well as the

It comes with a wearable version that hooks onto your back (without any straps, which I thought looked a bit odd), as well as the posed version that I’m showing here, which¬†actually shoots. Oh, and it includes an arrow that you can wear in your head, if you like.

Sadly, I didn’t find any actual zombies to shoot at in Dystopia. But I did have fun firing at the trees on my sim, which scared the daylights out of my dogs. ūüėõ

Happy hunting, folks!

*~*~*~*

Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Bianca 3.0 (with included skin applier)
Body: Maitreya Lara
Dirt: Izzie’s Face & Body Dirt Applier
Hair: Tableau Vivant Rossella (50L gacha @ The Arcade)
Sunglasses: The Black Forest The Destructinator (10L)
Necklace: Dahlia Darcy Cross Necklace Red/Gold RARE (50L gacha @ The Imaginarium)
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Bracelet:¬†Eli Rae’s Tinkering Mesh Black/Tan Bracelet (5L)
Rings: Lassitude & Ennui Boho Rings for Vista Bento Hands
Complete Outfit: Ghee VIP 09/17 GIFT (group gift / 500L to join)
Backpack: DRD Wasteland Backpack
Crossbow & Pose: Blackburns Zombie Hunter Mesh Crossbow Set (29L)
Location: Dystopia

 

SerenaSnowfieldTag


Leave a comment

A Moment to Reflect

A Moment to Reflect

Hello, fab readers! So much is going on in the world right now that I needed a moment to sit and reflect. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you who are in the path of Hurricane Irma right now, and to those of you who are recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. I have family in Florida, so we are anxiously waiting and watching the storm’s progress.

A new group and a new gift

My¬†adorable shirt is the latest group gift from Fashionably Dead. The Cropped Collar Tank is sized for Belleza, Maitreya and Slink mesh bodies, and includes a HUD with a fatpack¬†of 4 different patterns for each. I’m wearing the one on the bottom right, which is actually quite a bit bluer than it appears¬†in the HUD.

fdauggift

Fashionably Dead has a new in-world group which is currently free to join but will cost 100L after September 25th. They also have a new mainstore on the Lula sim, so be sure to update your landmarks!

Stay safe out there! ‚̧

*~*~*~*

Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Bianca 3.0
Head Applier: Glam Affair Milena
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: Tram F1124
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Rings: Lassitude & Ennui Boho Rings for Vista Bento Hands
Shirt: Fashionably Dead Cropped Collar Tank (group gift / free to join until 9/25)
Shorts: Pixicat Tova Shorts
Pose: GOOSE Cartwheel Bench
Location: Nieve

SerenaSnowfieldTag


Leave a comment

Think Pink

Think Pink

Hello, Fab Readers! ūüôā

I know I’ve mentioned many times before that I LOVE pink. So when I saw the sexy, pink group gift out from Nessmarket, I hurried over to grab it! The Lyrical top and skirt are sized for Maitreya and Slink mesh bodies. But you’ll need to hurry if you want this gift because there are only a limited number available – at the time of¬†writing this post, there were only 110 left!

My pretty floral tattoo is a 1L Marketplace gift from La Femme. It’s called Tree of Life because there is a beautiful tree of life symbol on the back. I neglected to take a photo of the back, but you can see what it looks like by visiting the Marketplace link.

Speaking of pink, it looks like I’ve been photobombed by a flamingo!

*~*~*~*

Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Bianca 3.0
Head Applier: Glam Affair Naira
Body: Maitreya Lara
Tattoo: La Femme Tattoo Tree of Life (1L)
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Tori
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Rings: Lassitude & Ennui Boho Rings for Vista Bento Hands
Dress: Nessmarket Lyrical (group gift / free to join / limited number)
Pose: !bang poses
Location: Amagansett at Shagwong Cove Resort

SerenaSnowfieldTag


1 Comment

Take Me Home Country Roads

Take Me Home Country Roads

Hello, Fab Readers! Just a quick post to share the newest group gift from COCO DESIGNS. The Denim Jumpsuit has a pocket¬†on each side, some nice detail stitching, and a really sexy cutout in the back. There is also a dark blue denim¬†version in the box if you prefer your denim a bit newer looking. ūüôā

Sizes include:

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique

The COCO group is free to join, and there are TONS of past group gifts still out for you to pick up.

Enjoy!

*~*~*~*

Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 3.0
Head Applier: Glam Affair Naira
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Tori (group gift / 350L to join / originally shown HERE by Kat)
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Rings: Lassitude & Ennui Boho Rings for Vista Bento Hands
Outfit: *COCO* Denim Jumpsuit (group gift / free to join)
Shoes: fri.day Edie Sandals (featured @ Kustom9)
Pose: Q Poses (pose prop on sim)
Location: The Mill

SerenaSnowfieldTag


3 Comments

What Does’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

Makes You Stronger

Happy weekend, fabulous readers — I hope you all are having a wonderful, relaxing summer! I’m still around and so happy to be back on the blog! I spent most of July sick in bed with a nasty respiratory infection, but I’m much better now (I hope) and glad to be back on my feet. With Carson sick too, this sure hasn’t been a good summer for the health of Fab Free bloggers!¬†:/

I’ve got a couple of things to show you today, starting with this sexy dress from I. M. Collection. Annette comes in Fitmesh sizes S-L, as well as for Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink mesh bodies. This one is a group gift, but if blue is not your color, there are some lovely versions in pink and gray for just 100L.

Makes You Stronger

Izzie’s put out these gorgeous eye appliers for the July VIP group gift. They come in 9 different colors and include mesh eyes with a HUD, as well as appliers for Catwa, Lelutka, and Omega eyes.

I should point out that my nails are also a group gift from Hello Dave. 6 colors are included, with appliers for Slink, Maitreya, and Omega hands.

One more thing: Fri.day is having a Summer Flash Sale this weekend until August 6th at 11 p.m. SLT, and lots of sandals will be on sale for just 50L! Not the ones I’m wearing here, unfortunately, but if you like them, you can pick them up at the current round of Uber. ūüôā

*~*~*~*

Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.7
Head Applier: Glam Affair Milena (featured @ Ultra)
Eyes: LeLutka Simone Eyes
Eyes Applier: Izzie’s Yonder Eyes Fantasy (group gift / 250L to join)
Ears: MANDALA Steking Ears Season 5
Necklace: Izzie’s Layered Necklace Gacha #B4 (50L gacha)
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Dariela
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Nails Applier: Hello Dave Sunrise Sunset (group gift / 100L to join)
Rings: Lassitude & Ennui Boho Rings for Vista Bento Hands
Dress: I.M. Collection Annette (group gift / 50L join)
Shoes: fri.day Tania Sandals (featured @ Uber)
Pose #1: Artis Wall Posing Prop
Pose #2: InDiGo
Location: Comhar Free Public Photo Studio

SerenaSnowfieldTag


1 Comment

Another Flower Child

Flower Child

Happy weekend, fabulous readers (or, what’s left of it, anyway)!

I think Kathryn and I were on the same Bohemian wavelength, with both of us choosing casual denim and flowers in our hair! My dog, Finn, has been off chasing birds somewhere… hopefully she hasn’t caused any damage while I was taking a nap in my van.¬†ūüôĄ

Causal in Denim

My summery, denim dress is just the latest group gift from Maci. It sports a sexy, tied halter back, quite a bit of cleavage, and is sized to fit the following:

  • Classic mesh XXS-L with alpha layer
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya (regular and autohide)
  • Slink
  • TMP

My necklace is the current group gift from Maxi Gossamer. It comes in 3 style combinations with 10 different colors for the stones. Click on the necklace to bring up a menu for changing the texture or resizing.

Ah well… naptime is over. Until next time!

*~*~*~*

Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.7
Head Applier: Glam Affair Naira (past Fifty Linden Friday)
Ears: MANDALA Steking Ears Season 5
Necklace: Maxi Gossamer Daisy Chain (group gift / free to join)
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: Clawtooth Winter Romance
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Dress: Maci Floral Denim Dress (group gift / free to join)
Shoes: fri.day Dora Sandals
Location: Luane’s¬†Magical World

SerenaSnowfieldTag


1 Comment

I’ve Got the Music in Me

I've Got the Music in Me

A Retro Vibe

Sometimes the perfect outfit feels just as good a listening to your favorite song. And that’s exactly how I feel in this beautiful, vintage dress from Ghee!

The Polkadot Halter Dress comes with a 4-color texture-change HUD and is sized for Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink mesh bodies, as well as standard mesh XXS-L with an alpha. I think the pretty orchid corsage really pulls the whole outfit together. ūüôā

My earrings are the latest group gift from CHAIN. I neglected to get a close-up photo (you can click the photo to enlarge on Flickr), but I can tell you that they are pretty hoops, and they come with a HUD that includes 8 metal textures. When I first put them on they were quite large, but if you click the earrings, you’ll get a resizer menu to make them smaller.

To Tell the Truth

Like many of you, I have an inventory full of hair, and I just can’t bring myself to delete any of it. Though it’s an older style, I put on the Sassy 2¬†‘do from TRUTH HAIR because I thought the classic look¬†would go well with my dress.

I decided to pop over to the TRUTH main store to see if the style is even still available, and guess what? Not only is it available, but it is only 50L in the discount room! That’s right: there’s an entire room full of hairs that are just 50L each. Be sure to stop by and take a look; it’s a great place to pick up some really well-made hair at a very reasonable price.

Have a fabulous rest of your day! ūüėÄ

*~*~*~*

Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.7
Head Applier: Amara Beauty Pamela
Earrings: CHAIN Bella Earrings (group gift / 25L to join)
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Sassy 2 (50L in the Discount Room)
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Dress: Ghee Polka Dot Halter Dress (group gift / 500L to join)
Shoes: #Empire Bouvardia
Pose: aDORKable Poses
Location: The Pink Flamingo Fifties Diner

SerenaSnowfieldTag


4 Comments

Nice Day for a White Wedding

White Wedding

I’m Getting Married

Lol, just kidding! (/me giggles) XD

When I saw this gorgeous dress — the latest group gift from Dressed by Lexi¬†— I thought it would be really¬†lovely as a wedding gown, so I decided to style it in that way.

The top comes as an Omega applier (which I used on my Maitreya mesh body with an Omega kit), but there is also a system layer for classic avatars. There is a significant amount of skin showing through the lace, making this top extra sexy. ūüėČ

The skirt is sized for Belleza, eBody, Maitreya, and Slink mesh bodies, as well as standard mesh S-XL with an alpha layer. The lace at the bottom is added in two flexi attachments, but you could always leave those off for a sleeker look.

Silhouette of Tara

My pose is a gift from An Lar Poses for the Tres Chic 2nd Anniversary. Three poses with mirrors are included in the set. You have until June 5th to pick up all the fabulous gifts at this round!

*~*~*~*

Serena is wearing…

Head: CATWA Catya 
Head Applier: Glam Affair Felicity (featured @ Collabor88)
Eyes: CATWA Mesh Eyes
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH Sugar 
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Jewelry: Lazuri Diona V1
Dress: Dressed by Lexi Forever Young (group gift / free to join)
Pose: An Lar Poses Tara Mini Series (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)

Decor…

Aphrodite Shop Romantic Wedding

 

SerenaSnowfieldTag


4 Comments

More Gifts from… SQUIRREL!

Squirrel!

Happy Friday, fabulous readers! This coming Monday in the U.S. is Memorial Day,¬†and many of us will have a much-needed 3-day weekend. And I am SO GLAD. This past week has been so hectic that I’m starting to feel like those dogs in the movie “UP.” So many distractions, and… oh look… SQUIRREL! XD

More Gifts from Tres Chic

I’ve got 2 more gifts from the Tres Chic 2nd Anniversary round to show you today. The first is this fun and flirty dress from O V H. The Gisela dress is sized to fit Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink mesh bodies, and there is also one called “fitt,” which I believe must be for¬†fitmesh¬†(someone please correct me if I’m wrong). The fabric is nicely textured in what looks like denim, and the tie around the waist is beautifully wrapped.

You can also pick up this super cute pose called The Pace of Nature from LW Poses. It includes the little squirrel prop, but since it is added separately, you could use the pose to hold other items. Mirrors and pose balls are also included.

There are so many gifts waiting for you at the Tres Chic 2nd Anniversary round! You do need to join the Tres Chic group, but it is free to join. The birthday round ends on June 5th.

Do You Need a Manicure?

I know I do!

Hello Dave is one of my very favorite stores for keeping my pixel nails looking perfect, and they are also extremely generous with the group gifts. This week, owner Maia Gasparini has done something different; instead of a new palette for the group gift, just click on the pink and purple box to receive store credit (I *think* the credit amount is 125L, but since I’m not exactly sure how much I had before I clicked the box, I could be wrong!).

The Hello Dave in-world group is 100L to join but so worth it. New gifts are set out every week, on the average.

I used my credit to buy a mini palette called “Citrus Sorbet” for only 49L, and I’ll be back soon to spend the rest!

Have a wonderful weekend! ūüėÄ

 

*~*~*~*

Serena is wearing…

Head: CATWA Catya 
Head Applier: Glam Affair Felicity (featured @ Collabor88)
Eyes: CATWA Mesh Eyes
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: TRUTH Kare (group gift / 350L to join / shown previously by Love)
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Nail Applier: Hello Dave Citrus Sorbet (49L)
Dress: O V H Gisela Dress (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Shoes: fri.day Freya Sandals (featured & Kustom9)
Pose: LW Poses The Pace of Nature (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Location: Whimberly

SerenaSnowfieldTag


2 Comments

Let’s Play

Let's Play

Happy Birthday, Tres Chic!

The Tres Chic event is celebrating its 2nd anniversary this month, and all of the gifts are for YOU! You do need to join the Tres Chic in-world group, but it is free to join, and there are SO MANY awesome gifts!

So let’s get started!¬†ūüėÄ

The Skin

First off, how gorgeous is this skin?¬†It’s a different look for me,¬†but when I tried it on, I thought it was so beautiful that I just had to share it with you.

The skin applier is the Tres Chic anniversary gift from PUMEC.¬†It comes in this one tone¬†and is for LeLutka mesh heads. AND… not only do you get the head applier, but you also get body appliers for Belleza, Maitreya, Slink, and Omega mesh bodies, system skin appliers, and Vista/Omega hand appliers. All of the body appliers include an option for “push-up,” if you’d like a little extra cleavage. ūüėČ

The Hair

My hair is the Tres Chic gift from DeLa. It comes in fitted and regular mesh versions, and both have a materials option. A HUD with 18 different colors is included, and there is even a version for the fellas.

The Accessories

I fell in love with this CatchMe! necklace by E-Clipse as soon as I tried it on. It reminds me of a cross between an Irish Claddagh and a Game of Thrones Hand of the King pin. ūüôā A texture-change HUD containing 3 metal colors and 8 different stones is included.

Another Tres Chic gift is my Infinity Ring from Ec.cloth, which comes in versions for both Maitreya and Vista Bento hands. And yes, you get a texture-change HUD with this one too Р4 different metals are included.

Let's Play

But wait, there’s more!

The Glasses

Though you may not be able to see them very well, I’m actually wearing a pair of really pretty sunglasses in this picture. Petite Mort set out the Gold Lennon Round Specs¬†as their Tres Chic¬†anniversary gift. The lenses are just dark enough to add a bit of mystery and style to any outfit. There is no resizer, but you can edit > stretch if you need to change the size.

The Dress

Last, but definitely not least, is this super sexy linen dress from POSIE. The Alaia dress comes in sizes for Belleza Freya and Isis, Maitreya, and Slink mesh bodies. It is nicely textured and really hugs your curves in all the right places.

Head Over to Tres Chic!

The Tres Chic 2nd Anniversary round ends on June 5th, so don’t delay. There are still lots of people there, so wearing your “low lag” attire is advised (I wore a full body alpha like a ghost). ūüėČ

 

*~*~*~*

Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.7
Head Applier: PUMEC Rosalyn Gift (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Eyes: LeLutka Simone Eyes
Body: Maitreya Lara 4.1
Hair: DeLa Rowen (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Glasses: Petite Mort Gold Lennon Round Specs (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Necklace: E-Clipse CatchMe! Necklace (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Dress: POSIE Alaia (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Ring: Ec.cloth Infinity Ring (Tres Chic group gift / free to join)
Close-up Pose: InDiGo Female Portrait Bento Poses
Location: The GSpot Club at The Grand Strand

 

SerenaSnowfieldTag