Summertime Blues

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Summertime blues?  No problem.  A fashionable day trip to the beach will blast those blues away.

Nothing cures the blues in SL better than a great FREEBIE!  One of the things we try to do at All Spiffed Up is find freebies that are off the beaten path.

On a  recent search for cool hair we stumbled across Seniha Originals.  The group is free to join, and the gift dress is cute, cute, cute!  Seniha Originals is currently giving away three variations of the sundress featured above.

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Everley is wearting the free Dolce Dress.  It comes rigged for Freya, Isis, Maitreya, Hourglass, Physique, and Venus mesh bodies.

Everley’s tip for readers wearing the TMP Beta body free is to “think outside the box” when it comes finding a rigged mesh that fits.  Don’t despair if you open a freebie and find there it is nothing specifically rigged for the TMP mesh body.  More likely than not, one of the other rigged dresses will fit your TMP body.  So try them all on!

The Dolce Dress rigged for Maitreya bodies fits Everley’s TMP body perfectly.   Thank you Seniha Originals for giving such a lovely gift.

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Most of Everley’s ensemble can be found in the marketplace.  When shopping online for freebies be sure not limit yourself to gender only searches.  Everley’s sunglasses and jewelry are part of a wonderful gift set found at Robbie Roo’s Whatchamagoos.

Also, always keep an open mind for freebies that are modifiable.  Today’s sunhat is a gift in JT – Meshes, Poses, Photography store.  The hat is huge!  But, since it  is copy/mod we were able to tweak it to the hat you see above.

TIP:  If a mod item has elements you don’t want on it, i.e. the flower & bee simply right click and edit the item.  Be sure to check “edit linked” highlight the item you don’t want and then set transparency to 100%.  That is how Everley hid the sunflower & bee on the hat.

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TIP:  Always grab a store’s free hair color demo.  Often a color demo is wearable.

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Bella’s Lullaby is the supplier of our supple travel bag.  It is a 2012 Valentine’s Day gift  still available in the marketplace.  And yes, it came in red leather.

Since the bag is copy/mod we were able to hide a few things and change the color to match our vision.  You can even replace the “Made with Love” tag with a texture of your own making this bag one of the most changeable accessories in your inventory.

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Last up is a great little pair of flip flops with four color choices from Purrfection.  The sandals are sized to fit Slink, Belleza, and Maitreya feet.  And, though not mentioned in the ad they also work with TMP feet as you can see above.

Everley’s Style Card:

HAIR – (яed)Mintwearable color demo – Color Hud (0L)

SKIN – Skin Style by Kira Elena option 2 @ The Free Dove (0L)

SHAPE – Shapes by MIM Angela Shape @ The Free Dove (0L)

EYES – Linden Labs Morgan Eyes @ Your SL Inventory (0L)

MESH BODY – The Mesh Project (BETA) Free Body(f)  @ The Shops! (0L)

DRESS – Seniha OriginalsDolce Dress rigged mesh (group gift 0L/0L to join)

SUNGLASSES
NECKLACE
BRACELETS – Robbie Roo’s – Summer Blues Resort Accessories @ SL Marketplace (0L)

HANDBAG – Bella’s Lullaby – Valentine Gift 2012 Travel Bag @ SL Marketplace (0L)

HAT – JT Meshs, Poses, Photography – Freebie Sun Hat @ SL Marketplace (0L)

SHOES – Purrfection – Flip Flops – fits Slink/Belleza/Maitreya @ SL Marketplace (0L)

LOCATION – Golden Sun Beach – A nice PG rated clothing optional family beach. No hanky-panky allowed.

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