Good Day Sunshine

Good Day Sunshine
What could be finer than a sunny morning in the tropics?   A sunny morning in the tropics with a Siamese of course!  Iona went to Bipolar Kitty in search of a new outfit and walked away, grinning like a loon, with a new pet accessory.  It’s definitely the little things that keep SL interesting.
Good Day Sunshine
How can you resist that face?… and all of that plush hand tooled Italian leather?
Good Day Sunshine
These sweet floral capris are one of many group gifts to be found at WellMade.
Good Day Sunshine
We especially like how the ties and bows detailing adds a bit of flirty charm to the outfit.
Good Day Sunshine
Let’s talk about the t-shirts.  Yes, your eyes are not deceiving you, Iona is modeling 3 different tops.  Blueberry is probably one of team All Spiffed Up’s favorite stores.
The designers at Blueberry know their stuff.  Their texturing is terrific.
Good Day Sunshine
The t-shirts modeled today are actually two separate group gifts.  The green lace t-shirt is packaged with a long and short version.  The pumpkin side-tied t-shirt is the October gift. Best of all, both gifts come with fantastic color changing HUDS.
Though Blueberry’s group has a modest 20L join fee, both of these gifts can be picked up by anyone for free.  Simply stand in front of the group gift wall and hover your mouse over the gifts.  When your mouse changes to the pay icon, those are the gifts anyone can buy for 0L.
Good Day Sunshine
Iona’s hair can be found in the current freeball at Analog Dog.
The necklace and eyes are marketplace finds.
Good Day Sunshine
These babies are just sooooooooooo yummy!  KC Couture steals our breath away once again with these unique wedge heels.  As always, the HUD included with these babies allows the user to customize the main leather, the wedge, and the metal.  Thank you KC, thank you very much!
 
Iona’s Style Card:
HAIR – Analog Dog Jenna – Dark Blonde Hud w/ombres found in current freeball (0L)
EYES – The Skin You’re In!  Light Me Eyes – Lt Blue Gift @ SL Marketplace (0L)
NECKLACE – Milady’s  Sparkle – Gold Necklace @ SL Marketplace (0L)
T-SHIRT – Blueberry Lace Tops Gift – Long & Short – Huge Color Change HUD (0L)
T-SHIRT – Blueberry October Gift – T-Shirt with side ties – Color Change HUD (0L)
PANTS – WellMade Holly pants group gift (group gift 0L/0L to join)
SHOES – *KC|Couture* Stefy Wedges– Slink, Maitreya,Belleza (lucky board/0L to join group)
HANDBAG – Bipolar Kitty  Siamese in Leather Handbag (group gift 0L/0L to join)
 
LOCATION – Mimosa Beach – This sim is a beautiful tropical beach with all kinds of nooks and crannies to rest and relax in.  To use the amenities you must join the group which is no problem since the join fee is 0L.
*Keep in mind Mimosa Beach is a role play sim thus, has a dress code of bathing suits and/or nudity.  We’re not exactly sure how Iona sweet talked her way onto the sim for the photo shoot, but we’re glad she did.
 

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Lucy Does Gacha

Lucy Does Gacha cover
Happy Weekend everyone!  We’ve got great news…The Gacha Garden is NOW open!  This round marks the Garden’s 2nd Birthday, and they are celebrating in a big way.
The event features over a 100 new gachas and tons of free gifts.  It took poor Lucy 2 days to sort through all the freebies.
Lucy picked her favorites to share with all of you.  Almost all of the gifts pictured here can be resized.  Which is exactly what Lucy did to the Moonicorn and Teddy Bear Rug.
Lucy Does Gacha detail
There is a little something for everyone at the Gacha Garden.  Lucy found several nice hairstyles, a great little dress, a crown, and a sweet necklace on top of all the fun furnishings.
Lucy Does Gacha back
Lucy also found a nice modifiable fox tail in the marketplace, and colored it to match her hair.
Lucy Does Gacha shoe
To complete the outfit Lucy scoured the marketplace and found the perfect boots in a Fizz Bomb & Pom Poms outfit freebie.
TIP:  Keep an open mind when looking at freebie outfits in the marketplace.  The outfit style at first glance may not appeal to you, however the accessories included in the box can turn out to be real gems. 
Lucy’s furnishings:
{Your Dreams} Cute Tree
Little Llama – But first, coffee
:BoWillow: Gacha Gardens Gift – Stay Wild Moon Child Poster
Kei’s Dragonfly Fogger
BananaN gift – kawaii popcorn wall piece
Oppa. Pineapple Friend Toy GIFT (holdable)
Candy Crunchers – office Chest – Gift
[V/W] Decorative Tin Lantern
[ zerkalo ] Once Upon a Time – I’m not Crazy Sign – GIFT
22769 Casual Couture– Homgrown Gift – Vase with Garden Flowers
.TeaBunny. Moonicorn Lounger
RazzBerry Inc. Teddy Rug (FREE GIFT – Brown)
[Kres] Electric Ever After – Group Gift
All of the items above were free gifts (0L) @ The Gacha Gardens
Lucy’s Style Card:
HAIR – Ayashi Ahri hair M – Color Hud w/show/hide ears @ The Gacha Gardens (0L)
SKIN – You Got the Look Daria Light Skin – Black Eyebrows @ The Free Dove (0L)
MAKEUP – You Got the Look Daria Avatar– Evening Eyes @ The Free Dove (0L)
MAKEUP – You Got the Look Daria Avatar– Smiles Lip Color @ The Free Dove (0L)
MAKEUP – :*BABY*:  Starry Night Blush @ Baby Princess Kids – SL Marketplace (0L)
SHAPE – You Got the Look Daria Avatar– Daria Shape @ The Free Dove (0L)
TATTOO – ::Para Designs::  Sleeping Ponies Freebie @ ::Para Designs:: – SL Marketplace (0L)
TATTOO – !!:: Wicked Tattoos ::ii  Pride Tattoo Freebie @ SL Marketplace (0L)
DRESS – Promagic Maan Gift Dress @ The Gacha Gardens (0L)
NECKLACE – .::Supernatural::. Rachel Necklace @ The Gacha Gardens (0L)
CROWN – Ersch Starrain Headdress @ The Gacha Gardens (0L)
BRACELET – Glitzz Dreams Bangle Gold @ The Gacha Gardens (0L)
RING – Arduenn Schwartzman Free Full-Perm Ring Pop @ SL Marketplace (0L)

TAIL – Nerxual Oh’s Creations Normal Fox Tail @ SL Marketplace (0L)
SHOES – Reseena Fizz Bombs & Pom Poms Outfit – Gringo Boots @ SL Marketplace (0L)

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Baby’s Got Back


Thank god it’s Friday!  To help kick off your weekend we’ve assembled a sexy little clubbing outfit.  So take tonight off, enjoy, relax, dance your buns off & stuff, because tomorrow starts a busy weekend of freebie collecting.

This is the last weekend of two great freebie gathering events:

  • Hair Fair 2017 – July 1st – 16th
  • Sizzler Summer Hunt –  July 8th – 18th @ 7 Deadly S{k}ins

Let’s start with the gorgeous shimmering mini-dress we found at Attitude Designs. It’s shiny, fun, daring, and free! You’ll find it in the group gifts area along with several other goodies just waiting to join your inventory.

Our model Gemma is sporting Exile’s flirty & fun Hair Fair gift.  The Judd & Evie Gift contains male and female hair controlled by 10 wonderful color huds.


Evie is pictured above, and Judd is below. Both hair options allow editing, which makes resizing  super simple.  Nice gift Exile, thanks!


7 Deadly S{k}ins summer hunt is fairly easy and worth a trip to the sim.  There are 15 0L gifts to be found.  Gemma is modeling the Julya skin.  This skin came with several color and cleavage options. The Julya ad showed teeth, which I didn’t find on the included skins.  Team All Spiffed Up tracked down a teeth tattoo so you too can sport the advertised look.

The box Julya was packed in had the sweetest face modeling the skin.  Our models Iona and Gia tried on Julya, and though the skin is lovely, on them they simply looked like the sophisticated models they are with the addition of freckles.  Their facial features simply didn’t do the skin justice, so I decided to make a shape specifically for our All Spiffed Up readers.  The Gemma shape will be available July 16th at the All Spiffed Up headquarters.

Not all of the 7 Deadly S{k}ins gifts are for females.  Several of the gifts contain male skins.  So round up all of your friends and go find yourselves a makeover!


Gemma’s accessories are all marketplace finds.

These fabulous heels are a group gift from *KC|Couture*.  I never cease to be amazed by KC‘s generous group offerings.  Many thanks KC!

 

Gemma’s Style Card:
HAIR – Exile Judd & Evie Hair – 10 Color HUDs @ Hair Fair 2017 (0L)
SKIN – 7 Deadly S{k}ins Julya Skin – Multiple tones & mesh body appliers  (hunt gift/0L)
SHAPE – All Spiffed Up Gemma Shape – copy/mod (0L)
DRESS – Attitude Designs Zanilla dress – Spandex Stripes green (group gift 0L/0L to join)
EYES – Linden Labs Daisy Eyes @ Your SL Inventory (0L)
TEETH – Delizio – Teeth Tattoo – FREE GIFT @ SL Marketplace (0L)
BRACELETS – Oxide – Midsummer Bracelets – FREE! @ SL Marketplace (0L)
EARRINGS – Virtual Impressions – Emily Emerald & Diamond @ SL Marketplace (0L)
SHOES – *KC|Couture* SUAMI HEELS – Maitreya, TMP & more (group gift 0L/0L to join)

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Girls Just Wanna Have Lunch

…with their Chihuahuas!
Girls Just Wanna Have Lunch
Hello Everyone and welcome to the third installment of All Spiffed Up.  It has taken a bit longer to prepare this post than I expected.  As always I like to challenge myself to create scenes filled with only free items.  I ran headlong into trouble when I fixated on a restaurant theme.  It was the food that caused all my troubles!  Finding free food, not 1L food, is not the easiest task.  In the end I settled on low cost full perm food items.
Once I moved past the food snafu, the rest of the scene fell into place. This scene is packed with freebies.  So let’s get to it!
Meet Cindy the ringleader of Club Chihuahua.  Cindy is free from head to toe literally.
Cindy Full Body
Her skin and camisole top are group gifts from AlterEgo & Enertia. At the time of this post AlterEgo’s group was free to join.
The Aaisling Sunkissed skin is an exceptionally nice feature rich gift. Included in the package are: head appliers for Loudmouth, Omegahead, & Tmp; 3 Sunkissed skin options; a skin applier hud that covers almost all of the major mesh bodies and can apply the skin to Slink, Belleza, & Maitreya feet; physics; 5 eyebrow shapers; 2 shapes; an eyelash remover.
As with the skin, the Nikki Cami also comes sized to fit Freya, Hourglass, Maitreya, Physique, Venus, and Isis mesh bodies.  There are 6 color options available in a no-nonsense hud.  All in all, these are two wonderful gifts. Thank you AlterEgo & Enertia!
Before I move on to the style cards, I’d be remiss if I forgot to introduce our impromptu model Gabby.
Gabby Full Body
You know how Second Life is, VERY social. I always find working in Second Life to be something akin to making the bed when my cat is in the room. It’s a wacky romp filled with distractions! Partway through the photo shoot Gabby decided the sidelines were not for her, she wanted in on the fun. I took one look at her, shook my head, and uttered: “If you want in, you need to wear at least 3 free items, you’ve got 5 minutes!” Surprisingly, Gabby pulled it off in 4.  Cheers to the lady with the fastest clicking fingers in town.
The first thing Gabby did was change her hair to a free one found in the inventory library. For those of us who joined Second Life before the introduction of mesh hair, clothing, bodies, etc… when we think library we think JUNK-forget about it!  This cute flip suggests it’s time to change our ways. The Library is definitely worth a peruse in your spare time. Thanks for the tip Gabby.
Gabby Face
Gabby’s Style Card:
HAIR – Linden Labs Middle Part Bob – Blonde @ Your SL Inventory (0L)
…PATH: Inventory/Library/Accessories/Hair Design Options (Colors & Styles)/Middle Part Bob (blonde)
EYES – Poetic Colors Pearl Eyes – Clear Pond – large medium Past Gift (0L to join group)
DRESS – °E.A° glamour°  Dress – Bow Mesh @ SL Marketplace (0L)
BRACELET – Do Lubitsch Watch Eternity – color change @ SL Marketplace (0L)
HANDBAG – Tuty’s Free Mesh Pet Carrier – Color Changing Hud @ SL Marketplace (0L)
Cindy Face
Cindy’s Style Card:
HAIR – FABIA Rima – Natural Color Hud (group gift 0L/0L to join)
SKIN – AlterEgo & Enertia Aaisling – Sunkissed A (group gift 0L/0L to join)
MAKEUP – [XCW] 2nd Gift– Eyeshadow Pink, Orange @ SL Marketplace (0L)
MAKEUP – Langly Promo Gift Eyeliner – Eyeliner #2 @ SL Marketplace (0L)
SHAPE – Glam and Free by Sybil Shape – Rhianne Shape @ SL Marketplace (0L)
EYES – Avi-Glam Destiny Eyes – Grey – medium @ SL Marketplace (0L)
EYELASHES – Chemistry Eyelashes – long @ SL Marketplace (0L)
TATTOO – ISUKA *GIFT* – Illuminati @ SL Marketplace (0L)
JEWELRY – Hudson’s Past Group Gift (group gift 0L/0L to join)
SHIRT – AlterEgo & Enertia Nikki Cami – Color Hud (group gift 0L/0L to join)
SKIRT – :::Valeur Store::: Mesh Mini Jeans – large @ SL Marketplace (0L) SHOES – Mirus free gift – Midnight Heels (group gift 0L/0L to join)
SHOES – Mirus Midnight Heels – for mesh feet (group gift 0L/0L to join)
Props
Props:
TABLE – ~The Dreamer Creations~ Retro Camping Table – color menu @ SL Marketplace (0L)
3 Land Impact
CHAIRS – Galmot  Ancient Chair – style Louis XVI @ SL Marketplace (0L)
8 Land Impact Each
LAMP – VSPACE PROJECT by Van Loopen Lamp Halo multi @ SL Marketplace (0L)
13 Land Impact
PLANT  STAND – Ya’s Dream Creations Potted Daffodil+ForgetMeNot @ SL Marketplace (0L)
3 Land Impact per plant, 1 Land Impact Ladder
PLANT – Mesh Plants Potted Leafy Plants – Full Perms @ SL Marketplace (0L)
1 Land Impact
PLANT – Mesh Plants Small Bush Bonus Pot – Full Perms @ SL Marketplace (0L)
3 Land Impact
PLANT – Dreamland Designs White Primrose Flower Pot @ SL Marketplace (0L)
4 Land Impact
PLANT – Jade’s Home&Garden Water Can with pink plant @ SL Marketplace (0L)
3 Land Impact
MMC Gift for ASU
…and for the final listing I present a special FREE gift from All Spiffed Up & Mr M’s Creations to all of my blog readers.
Mr M’s Creations graciously donated the The Artist Easel used in this photo shoot.  It is a wonderful 100% mesh,  1 Land Impact,  Copy/Mod sign.  After a bit of banter back and forth we agreed that it would be great to offer an exclusive All Spiffed Up gift to my readers. I had assembled  a series of cute Chihuahua images that never made it into this post. The light bulb went on and presto, a fun freebie was born.
The All Spiffed Up Version of the Easel includes the original Copy/Mod Artist Easel, and the 4 static Chihuahua easels pictured above plus a 5th animated easel not shown.  So, gather your Chihuahua loving buddies and head to Mr. M’s Creations to get your gift!
BLOG GIFT – Mr M’s Creations for All Spiffed Up – Artist Easel + exclusive Chihuahuas
(group gift 0L/0L to join)

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"Lucy in the Sky"

Lucy in the Sky
It’s official, the first weekend of Fall arrived. ‘Tis the season of pumpkin spice lattes, fall color, and gourds galore.  I had envisioned a blustery scene featuring an auburn haired avi clad in a boyfriend sweater walking her faithful greyhound in Central Park.
…and then I opened the Ricielli Cosmopolitan Room Birthday Gift!  Whoosh, out went all thoughts of Autumn and in rushed Spring.  Pink always has that effect on me, so it’s no wonder that Ricielli’s sleek pink mini dress hijacked today’s post. Of course a dress alone does not a post make.
Last week I picked up the Daria Avatar from The Free Dove, plucked two makeup layers out of the box, and promptly forgot about all the other goodies included.  Today I thought, let’s see what got skipped.  Lucy, featured in this post, is essentially the Daria Avatar.
This is a fantastic freebie generously donated by You Got the Look by Darla.  The package includes two skin variations, a shape, 8 makeup applications, eyelashes, and Maitreya skin appliers.  Need I say more?  Hit the teleports!
Before I post the style card, I’d like to draw your attention to Lucy’s furry friend Cosmo the Magical Hamster.  He is a copy/mod free shoulder pet I found on marketplace.  I originally intended to enlarge him and use him in the photo shoot.  Poor Cosmo’s scenes got cut, but his horns grabbed my attention.  I was able to detach them from him, and resize them for Lucy.  Voila!  Instant cool horns.  Thanks Cosmo for the inspiration.
Lucy’s Style Card:
HAIR – LeLutka OOPS color demo – Powder *5 color sets worth a pickup* (0L)
SKIN – You Got the Look Daria Light Skin – Black Eyebrows @ The Free Dove (0L)
MAKEUP – You Got the Look Daria Avatar– Evening Eyes @ Free Dove (0L)
MAKEUP – You Got the Look Daria Avatar– Smiles Lip Color @ Free Dove (0L)
MAKEUP – :*BABY*:  Starry Night Blush @ Baby Princess Kids – SL Marketplace (0L)
SHAPE – You Got the Look Daria Avatar– Daria Shape @ The Free Dove (0L)
EYES – Poetic Colors Summer Sky Eyes – Beach Night – large medium (0L)
TATTOO – ::Para Designs::  Sleeping Ponies Freebie @ ::Para Designs:: – SL Marketplace (0L)
TATTOO – !!:: Wicked Tattoos ::ii  Pride Tattoo Freebie @ SL Marketplace (0L)
DRESS – Ricielli Audra Dress Gift @The Cosmopolitan Room (0L)
HORNS – Vlad Blackburn Cosmo the Magical Hamster @ SL Marketplace (0L)
RING – Arduenn Schwartzman Free Full-Perm Ring Pop @ SL Marketplace (0L)
SHOES – Vlad Blackburn Strapped Colorable Stiletto w/feet @ SL Marketplace (0L)
Props
CHAIR – HPMD Bubble Chair – Lucky Chair Gift 6 styles & poses @ HPMD (0L)
 

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"Star Light, Star Bright"

Welcome to All Spiffed Up!  A blog dedicated to creating fashionable avatars in Second Life (SL) for FREE.  Many of the old timers that helped me make my debut would say free is simply not possible in SL.  Like many, I joined SL without a single Linden in my virtual pocket.  And, just like everyone else that came before me I spent hours trying on every scrap of clothing in the default inventory.  My avatar would have cried out at the unfairness of it all if only I could have figured out how to make her do anything other than run into walls and fall into ditches. Oh the joys of being a NOOB.
Luckily, I had friends that took me shopping.  I was gifted a great hair, and a lovely Gothic outfit of my choosing then promptly told to go buy myself an AO, a high quality skin, a shape, eyes, and “for goodness sake a decent pair of shoes!”  Apparently my Freebie Dungeon clunky prim boots were wholly unacceptable.
So I took their advice, set out on a whirlwind shopping trip, spent approximately $25 USD and ended up with a good looking, smooth moving avatar.  Of course that initial expenditure was just the tip of the iceberg.
Am I complaining? No.  Have I, over my five years in SL, learned how to dress my avatar for free?  ABSOLUTELY!  So, without further ado let’s get down to business.
Star Light, Star Bright
A great free gown is hard to find.  Or is it?  This lovely magenta gown is to die for and free, free, free.  I’m only sorry I didn’t think to get a closeup of my avi’s derriere.   The texturing is so detailed that you can see a faint panty line under the shimmering satin.  It is almost embarrassing how often I find myself looking at that panty line.
Moving on… the Drew gown in magenta for The Free Dove comes in 5 standard sizes with alphas.  Included in the box but not shown is a pair of black gloves with an Omega applier. PurpleMoon Creations really outdid themselves with this gown.
Iona’s Style Card:
HAIR – Tameless Beatrice – Naturals Roots @ The Free Dove (0L)
SKIN – Avi-Glam Anna Skin T1 – Black Eyebrows – Cleavage @ The Free Dove (0L)
MAKEUP – You Got the Look Daria Avatar – Day Eye Makeup & Blush @ Free Dove (0L)
EYES – Avi-Glam September Eyes – L @ The Free Dove (0L)
NECKLACE – Zyn Multi Hued Gem Necklace – Hematita @ Zyn – SL Marketplace (0L)
FUR – Gizza September Gift [Female] Boa Fur @ Gizza (0L)
GOWN – PurpleMoon Drew Gown in Magenta @ The Free Dove (0L)
SHOES – Loordes of London Vermallion Slingbacks @ The Free Dove (0L)

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