Morning Dew

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Are the colors pink and red not to your liking?  Do hearts and chubby winged babies freak you out? Have no fear, Team All Spiffed Up has found a nice garden hunt to distract you from all things Valentine’s Day.

AdelleArts is hosting an Enchanted Garden & Maze Hunt Feb 1 – March 31.  Since the hunt runs through March those of you caught up in Cupid’s madness will still have plenty of time to get in on the fun.

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There are 15 “complete” outfits hidden in and near the AdelleArts garden maze.  10 outfits are female, and 5 are male.  Hunt prizes are 0L!
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Iona is modeling the first hunt prize, Autumnal Fairy.  The outfit is truly complete including the pictured hair, wings, and shoes.  Best of all, both classic and mesh avatars can wear this outfit.  Thanks AdelleArts, we love it!

 

Iona’s Style Card:

OUTFIT – AdelleArts Prize#1 – Autumnal Fairy  mesh & classic (hunt gift 0L)

Puppy Love

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Boots, jewels, lingerie, pugs, and much, much more!  So get your clicking fingers ready because we are rolling out the Saturday freebie list.

Carla’s Pug companions are a delightful copy/mod marketplace freebie.  The heart rug, pillows, and chair are also free marketplace items.
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This wonderful body stocking is a group gift from NylonDreams.  It comes with appliers for Maitreya, Slink, Belleza, and is Omega compatible.

Today’s bit of bling is a Lazuri original available at The Free Dove.
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Carla’s gorgeous hairstyle is a wearable free demo from Lelutka.  It comes with a terrific range of color HUDs that should not be missed!
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Makeup, how we love makeup!  Izzie’s has set out a Valentine’s gift for all visitors and it is spectacular.  The gift includes: 2 eyeshadows, 2 eyeshadows with eyeliner, 2 lip glosses, 3 cheek hearts with one being tintable.  Carla chose to subtly color her own cheek hearts so you have to be up close and personal to view the full effect.  The best thing about Izzie’s gift is that it comes with both appliers and  makeup layers so everyone whether they are classic or mesh can enjoy a makeover.
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Don’t forget to drop by Livia for a manicure.  The Sweet Love gift comes with four 4 polish options made for:  Omega, Astralia, Tuty, Maitreya, Slink, and Vista.
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Now, lets look at the item that inspired this whole outfit.  The Valentine boots from CS Tattoo.  These are non-rigged and resizable so every avatar can wear them.  Free group, free boots, Celeste.Sanct you’ve outdone yourself and made our Valentine’s Day all the lovelier.  Thank you!

Carla’s Style Card:

HAIRLeLutka Sheena wearable demo rigged S/M/L 15 color HUDs (0L)

EYES – Poetic Colors Summer Sky Eyes – Beach Night Classic & Mesh (0L)

MAKEUPIzzie’s Valentine Makeup Set for Classic & Mesh avatars (0L)

LINGERIE – NylonDreams Bodystocking Nicolette – appliers (group gift 0L/0L to join)

JEWELRY – Lazuri  – Valentina SE Gift @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)

SHOES – CS Tattoo Pinky Boots – unrigged (group gift 0L/0L to join)

MANICURE – Livia Sweet Love Gift – appliers (group gift 0L/0L to join)

 

 

Decor:

WALLPAPER –  Frogstar Soft Romantic Wallpaper @ SL Marketplace (0L)

PUGS – Evil Mouse Fun Shop Silo Pug V0.3  @ SL Marketplace (0L)

CHAIR – Zero Store Lounge Armchair Jute @ SL Marketplace (0L)

PILLOWS – Pillows 3 Set Wall Pillows @ SL Marketplace (0L)

RUG – coco dot Heart Rug (turquoise) @ SL Marketplace (0L)

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

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Mesh body wearers this post is for you!  We found the perfect Valentine Day’s gift lingerie at No Cabide.  The Sexy Brenda Set comes with a  4 Model HUD that controls separate top and shorts to fit: Maitreya – Belleza Isis/ Freya/ Venus – Slink Physique/ Hourglass – TMP.  Choose from black, red, white, and pink or mix ‘n’ match.
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Swing by !Soul to pick up these lovely locks.  This freebie is packed with tons of color variations, a HUD for the ties, normal and bright options, and an additional mesh sized for “boobs.”
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All of today’s decor items are marketplace freebies courtesy of:  *Pickles*, *Beautiful Fridays*, and Frogstar.

Everley’s Style Card:

HAIR – !SOUL Heather – Color HUDs  (group gift 0L/0L to join)

LINGERIE – No Cabide Sexy Brenda Set – mesh color HUD (group gift 0L/0L to join)

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

 

Decor:

WALLPAPER –  Frogstar Soft Romantic Wallpaper @ SL Marketplace (0L)

LAMP – *Beautiful Fridays* Valentine Lamp @ SL Marketplace (0L)

FURNITURE – *Pickles* LoveBean @ SL Marketplace (0L)

 

 

 

Is It Spring Yet?

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No, no it is not.  But, that doesn’t mean we can’t get a jump start on our 2018 Spring wardrobe.  !SOUL is the perfect store to help vanquish those pesky winter blues.  !SOUL has a dedicated freebie room loaded with skins, hair, clothing, and some accessories.  Simply join !Soul’s fee free group and load your closet.
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The mesh overalls & ankle boots are boxed together and come in 8 color choices.
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The blonde locks are !SOUL’s Lily Hair.  Lily has 14 colorways with 168 nuances.
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These ankle boots are fun, funky, and sturdy enough to cross gravel without twisting an ankle!

Gabby’s Style Card:

HAIR – !SOUL Lily – 14 Color HUDs  (group gift 0L/0L to join)

OUTFIT – !SOUL Overall & Boots – classic & mesh (group gift 0L/0L to join)

 

***NOT COMPLETELY FREE, but as close as it gets for only 1L****

BODY – eBODY  – Classic “FREE” (0L)

NOTE:  More details about eBODY Classic “FREE” can be found in the Saying Goodbye blog entry. 

& Stuff…

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The ‘stuff Groups SL are kicking off the new year with a flurry of freebies! If you are thinking ‘stuff Groups who, what, huh?  Don’t worry you’re not alone.  Most likely you’ll recognize this group more readily by the individual hunts they organize:  Menstuff, Womenstuff, Kidstuff, Homestuff, & Posestuff.

I know hunts can be annoyingly frustrating, BUT ‘stuff Hunts are in a class of their own.  Why we love ‘stuff Hunts:

  • The gifts are great!
  • The gifts are free (0L)
  • The hunt objects are easy to find.
  • The hunt runs from January 1st – January 31st
  • The hunt hints make sense! (for those of us having a problem finding the object)
  • The participating designers tend to be generous.  If the hunt gift is not to your liking there is an excellent chance a more interesting freebie is lurking in the store’s group gift or lucky chair area.
  • Womenstuff hint page:   Store listing, hints, & landmark page

Our first model Lucy is Team All Spiffed Up’s go to gal for hunts and bustling events.  She decided to keep today’s post simple and show off the first three items from the Womenstuff hint page plus a free hair from Radex DesiGn.
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Lune~Bleue’s Womenstuff gift is this wonderful black and white winter ensemble.  The Frosty outfit comes complete with a coat, tank & skirt, and half-boots & socks. The coat and socks are separates, thus can be mixed and matched freely with other items in your inventory.

Best of all, Lune~Bleue  has considerately provided the Frosty outfit sized for both classic and mesh avatars.  Which explains why we are blogging the same outfit on three different models today.  Lucy is a classic avatar wearing an XS tank & skirt combined with a S coat. She advises wearing the coat one size larger than your tank & skirt size to prevent them from poking through the coat when moving.
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Everley wears the TMP basic free mesh body.  This body is quite lovely, but does have it’s challenges for those of us not willing to spend lindens.  The basic free body lacks an alpha system. So, when we find outfits that support or fit TMP we feel compelled to share them with our readers.
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Though Lune~Bleue did not include a mesh specifically for TMP, the HourGlass tank & skirt mesh worked perfectly.  Unfortunately, none of the coats concealed the TMP arms.
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Everley’s necklace is the Womenstuff gift from Zuri Jewelry.  The necklace has a color change menu for the metal, gems, and large heart.  Zuri Jewelry’s mainstore also has free gifts for members of MLM, SLF&O, FabFree, Maitrya Gifts Sales & News.  Simply wear your tags to add a few lovely new pieces to your virtual jewelry box.
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The last model is the ever versatile Iona.  Iona wears the Maitreya Lara mesh body.  The Frosty outfit fits the mesh bodies supported perfectly.
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Here is the boot and sock closeup.  Both items are non-rigged for easy adjustment.
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Womenstuff Hunt Style Card:

NECKLACE – Zuri Jewelry Twinkle Heart Pendant – (0L)

OUTFIT – Lune~Bleue Frosty – standard & Fitmesh, Maitreya, Slink, HourGlass,  (0L)

DECORATOR SIGNS – The ‘stuff Group All Hunt Group gifts – (0L)

Lucy’s + one item:

HAIR – RaDeX DesiGn Allcolor HUD – Cisil rigged (group gift 0L/0L to join)

Green Velvet

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Happy 2018! It’s a new year filled with fantastic new freebies. So, let’s get down to business.

Today Carla is modeling a matched set from Emerald Couture. This great little number is currently free for the taking. It comes sized to fit Slink & Maitreya along with 5 Fitmesh sizes & an alpha for standard avatars. The stocking/boots are sized for SlinkH, SlinkP, Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), and Maitreya. Not only is Emerald Couture’s group free to join, but they also have 4 lucky chairs and Men’s clothing too!

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The black chair Carla is posing with is a fun marketplace freebie that can be found in Irrie’s Dollhouse store.  The Pose Chair comes with 5 adjustable poses, is copy/mod, and has a LI of 2.
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RaDeX DesiGn has put out several new hairstyles on their group gifts wall.  Carla is modeling the Juliiet hairstyle. Juliiet comes with a HUD offering several colors.  Best of all, the RaDeX DesiGn group is free to join.

The December Necklace is a gift in alba fashion’s marketplace store.  This is a fun little necklace that is copy/mod which allows the wearer to put a picture of their choice on the pendant.

Capping off the ensemble is a lovely little faux fur rigged mesh stole.  During the photo shoot several members of Team All Spiffed Up felt the outfit needed a little something extra.  After a quick session of brainstorming we put together the ASU stole, which can be found at the All Spiffed Up headquarters in-world. Simply drop by and have a little warmth on us.  Enjoy!
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Here’s a closeup of that fab footwear Emerald Couture.

Carla’s Style Card:

HAIR – RaDeX DesiGn Allcolor HUD – rigged (group gift 0L/0L to join)

STOLE – All Spiffed Up ASU Faux Fur Stole – (0L)

OUTFIT – Emerald Couture Tina Outfit – Fitmesh & mesh body (group gift 0L/0L to join)

NECKLACE – alba fashion – Alba2Rossini December necklace @ SL Marketplace (0L)

CHAIR – irrie’s Dollhouse  – Studio Pose Chair @ SL Marketplace (0L)

Do You Want to Hear a Secret?

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…Let me whisper in your ear.

Or perhaps shout into the metaverse…THE FOLKS AT ALIEN GIZMO ARE GIVING AWAY A 200L GIFT CARD!  As always with these gift cards time is of the essence.  So, to help you get in on a good thing we’re going to keep today’s post short and sweet.

The Alien Gizmo sim has 3 stores plus an outlet.  The gift card works everywhere except in the outlet store.  This gift card is by far the easiest gift card you will ever use.  Anyone visiting the sim can click the display and receive a folder containing the gift card.

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Simply wear the card, and click on an item you are interested in.  Ignore the blue popup box, and read the hover text over the gift card.  The hover text will say how much the item is, so it is easy to know if you selected an item at or below the 200L limit.

To buy the item using the card click the buy now button on the gift card located under the picture of the item near the right edge of the card.  Accept the delivered item, detach the card and away you go.
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Leo’s shoes are a free group gift in the men’s store.  The Alien Gizmo group is free to join.

Leo’s Gift Card Purchase:

Leo is wearing the Ronon Pants Beige which cost 199L normally, but of course was free today.

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Leo is also wearing:

SWEATSHIRT – Gabriel  Zipup Hoodie – size M (group gift 0L/0L to join)

SHOES – Alien Gizmo  Phoenix Boots – rigged (group gift 0L/0L to join)

EYES – AviGlam  Pastel Eyes – meadow mesh & classic (group gift 0L/0L to join)

Iona’s Gift Card Purchase:

Iona is wearing the Taylor Black Dress Cat which costs 179L normally, but of course was free today.

Taxi to Alien Gizmo:  Alien Gizmo

Iona is also wearing:

HAIR – LeLutka  Nova Hair – Wearable Color Demo HUDs (0L)

EYES – AviGlam  September Eyes – large (group gift 0L/0L to join)

SHOES – KC Couture  Stefy Wedges – rigged (Luckyboard/0L)

 

 

The Red Violin

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Mystery, obsession, and rare musical instruments are not just for the movies.  They can all be yours in Second Life too!

RaDex DesiGns was the first stop for today’s post.  The RaDex group is free to join, and has several nice freebies for its members.  The tipped Willow hair is one of this week’s free group offerings.

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If those group freebies aren’t enough, have no fear, RaDex also offers a few other gifts packaged for some of our favorite shopping groups.   The Almila Jacket dress is a gift for Solaris members.  Almila comes in five standard mesh sizes plus an alpha.

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Dellybeams Gem Gallery created this lovely jewelry set for The Free Dove.

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Back by popular demand are the Kelly Stilettos from Hilly Haalan.  These flirty heels made their All Spiffed Up debut last June.  They are part of a wonderful boxed gift that is still available in the Hilly Haalan freebie room.  You can see the entire outfit here.

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As an added bonus we created this environment using marketplace freebies.  Enjoy!

Iona’s Style Card:

HAIR – RaDeX DesiGn Willow Hair – tipped (group gift 0L/0L to join)

EYES – The Skin You’re In!  Light Me Eyes – Lt Blue Gift @ SL Marketplace (0L)

JEWELRY – Dellybeams Celtic Gold Pearl Set @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)

DRESS – RaDeX DesiGn Almila Jacket – for Solaris (group gift 0L/0L to join)

SHOES – Hilly Haalan New Year Gift Box 1 – (group gift 0L/0L to join)

Environment:

SKYBOX – Venue Metropolitan Skybox @ SL Marketplace (0L)

PIANO – Vlad Blackburn Grand Galaxy Piano @ SL Marketplace (0L)

BUFFET – Jade’s Home&Garden Buffet 1 @ SL Marketplace (0L)

RUG – nodari. ruggies @ SL Marketplace (0L)

SOFA – Snatched Brown Leather Sofa @ SL Marketplace (0L)

WALL ART – 1NP Memories of Paris @ SL Marketplace (0L)

CHAIRS – 1NP Leather Puffs @ SL Marketplace (0L)

VASE – BlunderForge Antique Urn @ SL Marketplace (0L)

HANDSOME COMPANION – MrMikeyUk – SL Singer & Builder (priceless)

**Unfortunately our Red Violin was a hunt gift from many years ago and is unavailable now. 
To replace it we found this one:

PIANO – Vlad Blackburn Gothic Practice Violin @ SL Marketplace (0L)

Forever Autumn

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So many leaves, so little time!  Of course, in Second Life Fall cleanup is snap, which allows us the freedom to shop until we drop.  Today we ventured forth into SL and discovered three, new to us, shops with some very nice freebies.

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Our first stop was Le’La Design.  The shop is huge, filled with goodies, and best of all has lots of group gifts. Our model is wearing the Pin-Up outfit gift for MLM members.  This is a wonderful gift that consists of the cropped blouse and jeans.  Pin-up is mesh and comes sized to fit most mesh bodies along with 5 standard sizes and an alpha for classic avatars.  **NOTE:  Pin-up does not fit the TMP Beta Free Body.

The Le’La Design group join fee is a modest 25L, however members of the following free to join shopping groups can wear their tags and also pick up a bunch of freebies:

  • MLM
  • FashioNable
  • Spicy Secrets
  • Enchantress

If you’re not a member of these groups, no worries you can join while in Le’La Design.  Still want more freebiesLe’La also has 10 Lucky Letter Boards.  With all of those options you’re bound to find something special.

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!! Firelight !! Satelite Store supplied today’s hair.  It comes rigged and unrigged with a 12 color HUD.  There are currently 4 group gifts, all completely free, and also several Lucky Chairs.
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Our shopping trip concluded at Valekoer where we found these great sneakers.  These sneakers are a must have!  The HUD allows for all kinds of fun customization. You simply select the area of the shoe you want to color then select the color to apply. 

These sneakers got even more exciting when we saw the meshes included in the gift box. They come sized to fit Matreya, Slink (male & female), TMP (male & female), and unrigged for everyone else.  Free socks with another of one those wonderful HUDS are also available.  Thank you Valekoer for the fabulous gifts!

Iona’s Style Card:

HAIR – !! Firelight !! Satelite Store Axisia – rigged & unrigged w/HUD (group gift 0L/0L to join)

OUTFIT – Le’La Design Pin-Up outfit – mesh (MLM group gift 0L/0L to join)

SHOES – Valekoer Vasiform Group Gift – great color HUD (group gift 0L/0L to join)

Location:

Deer Park in Autumn is a lovely little slice of the season.  It’s quiet with plenty to do.  There are several couples activities offered along with refreshments.  It’s a wonderful place to simply chill out and enjoy a little Fall color.

 

Moving On Up

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… to a deluxe CEO Penthouse in the sky!  Thanks to Elements Log Homes you can too.  Just pop by their marketplace store and pickup one of their four free skyboxes.  This photo shoot was staged in the 84 prim CEO Penthouse.

The CEO Penthouse ambiance is great for a wide range of uses i.e. : evening weddings, cocktail parties, music venues, restaurants, and of course the odd photo shoot.

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Today’s blog post marks team All Spiffed Up’s first visit to NYNE.  NYNE features hair, clothing, accessories, gatchas, and appliers.  Best of all, their group is free to join and has a whopping 19 gifts, 18 of which are hair.

Our model Cassie is wearing the dress that was included it NYNE’s clothing gift box.  The shoulder dress is sized for several mesh bodies and also the standard fitmesh.  NYNE thoughtfully included the dress alpha for everyone using classic avatars.  So, if your looking for a new store to check out, definitely boost NYNE to the top of your weekend shopping list.

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The Solar Full Body tattoo is a marketplace find boxed with appliers for mesh bodies along with layers for classic avatars.

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A quick trip to LeLutka is guaranteed to put a smile on any hair lovers face.  The Oops hair is a free wearable color demo that can be found upstairs in the older hair section.  The style is nice, and the colors are wonderful.  Oops is perfect for all those casual encounters you’re bound to embark on this weekend.

Cassie’s skin, shape, eyes, and eyelashes can all be found in the Dulce Secrets 2017 Free Dove gift box.  This box is simply AWESOME!  Whether you’re new to Second Life, or simply need a fresh makeover this gift will fit the bill.  Thank you Dulce Secrets for your artistry and generosity.

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Fingernails are always a bit of a problem for classic avatars.  Before the introduction of mesh avatars several of our models parted with large wads of lindens is search of the perfect manicure.

Thanks to the marketplace store Vika Design our readers don’t have to follow in our linden bleeding footsteps. These flashy nails are not only free, but also copy/mod. Once you file away an original copy for safe keeping you’re free to recolor and re-texture to your hearts content.

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Finishing off today’s outfit are Blackburns Angel Heels Colorable.  The heels are for classic avatars, and come with a color HUD for the skin, toenails, and leather.

Cassie’s Style Card:

HAIR – LeLutka OOPS Hair wearable demo – color Harvard (0L)

SKIN – Skai Cashmere Bare
SHAPE – Azami Shape
EYES – Dashing Blue
EYELASHES – Mesh Eyelash
** Dulce Secrets2017 Free Dove Gift Box @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)

DRESS – NYNE Shoulder Dress – Mesh bodies & classic avatar (group gift 0L/0L to join)

FINGERNAILS – Vika Design Pink frosted black @ SL Marketplace (0L)

TATTOO – Aayla Arashi Solar Full Body Tattoo @ SL Marketplace (0L)

SHOES – Vlad Blackburn Blackburns Angel Heels Colorable @ SL Marketplace (0L)

SKYBOX – Elements Log Homes CEO Penthouse @ SL Marketplace (0L)