Demon’s Delight

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Have you ever found an item that piques your interest, but simultaneously leaves you bewildered when trying envision how to use it?  If so, welcome to our world.

Zibska’s and BMS’ Hair Fair gifts are wonderful, and just different enough it took our team a few days to create a free look we felt did them justice.  We hope you enjoy it.

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The bodysuit is a wearable color tester from Beautiful Dirty Rich designed to showcase their current 20 shade color palette.  The tester supports Maitreya, Slink, TMP, Omega system appliers, and classic tattoo layers.

We plucked the tail out of a group gift from No Cabide.  It is copy/mod so we were able to change the texture and color to match our outfit.

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Our model used her mesh body and head HUDs to tint her skin green.  She also turned up the shine to achieve the fantasy look. Don’t despair if you’re a classic avatar, we’ve included a marketplace link to a free tint-able body tattoo layer for you to go green too.

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This fun hairstyle is the BMS Hair Fair gift.  It is resizable and tint-able, however the texture color is this nice strong green so any tint added will go over green.

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Just lots of great movement in this hair!  Thanks BMS, we love it.

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Here’s a closer look at the Lanthe earrings from ZibskaZibska’s gift includes the large conical collar, earrings, and a lovely eyeshadow set for both classic and mesh heads.  This is a fantastic avant-garde gift bound to inspire your avatar’s creativity.

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The horns and studded choker/bracelet set are a little gift team All Spiffed Up’s creative director assembled for our readers.  Simply stop by the All Spiffed Up headquarters to get your gift.  Don’t mind the mess, we’re in the process of remodeling.

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Finishing off the look is a lovely pair of strapped boots from La Belle Boutique (LBB) for The Free Dove.  They are part of the Jem Outfit have a color change HUD, and come sized for Maitreya, Slink, and Belleza feet.

Iona’s Style Card:

HAIR – BMS  BMAH03 – green @ Hair Fair 2018 (0L)

COLLAR
EARRINGS– Zibska  Lanthe set – color HUD @ Hair Fair 2018 (0L)

BODYSUIT – Beautiful Dirty Rich color tester – appliers & tattoo layers @ SL Marketplace (0L)

HORN/BANDS – All Spiffed Up green set – single color + resize menu (0L)

DEMON TAIL – No Cabide Demon Girl Outfit – classic & mesh avatars (group gift 0L/0L to join)

SHOES – LBB Jem Outfit – mesh feet only @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)

** for Classic Avatars – skin tone changer **

TATTOO – Apparition Skin Tint – 4 strengths 10%/25%/50%/75% @ SL Marketplace (0L)

To Change, or Not to Change?

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…silly question!

We’ve even found a classy new outfit at BlackRose to lure you back into your closet.  The Veronica Outfit is sized for mesh bodies and thoughtfully includes an alpha for classic avatar use.

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The outfit is one piece, so it’s super fast to get into.  Perfect for anyone with a hectic social schedule.  Gotta love that drape and button detailing on the top.

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Check out those stretch satin slacks.  The sheen is even nicer in person!

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This glamorous hairstyle is a gift at Firelight for Shelbyfied.  It is packaged with rigged and unrigged models, a 2 color HUD, and a tint HUD.

In her last ASU appearance, our model Gabby, discovered Esode’s Zoe Skin.  She liked it so much it has become her default look.  Luckily for us, Zoe is still Esode’s featured group gift.

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The necklace and bracelet featured above are part of Masoom’s gift available at The Free Dove.

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While at The Free Dove cruise by the shoe table to get these flashy fur boots.  The boots are rigged for mesh feet, and are not packaged with a foot hiding alpha.  However, that didn’t stop classic Gabby from enjoying these boots.  She simply kept the foot alpha from a pair of heels she was wearing on, and it worked perfectly.

 

Gabby’s Style Card:

HAIR – Firelight Destiny – Browns + color tint HUD (Shelbyfied gift/0L)

OUTFIT – BlackRose Veronica Outfit – Classic & mesh  (group gift 0L/0L to join)

SKIN – Esode Zoe Skin – Classic & mesh appliers (group gift 0L/0L to join)

SHOES – D & D Nina Boots – Maitreya, Slink, Belleza + color HUD @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)

JEWELRY – [[Masoom]] Alia Set – Resize @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)

Sand, Sun, & BBQ

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Looking for someplace to enjoy surf & sand?  Team All Spiffed Up’s location scout has you covered.  Why not try a visit to Brethren Cove.  The sim is filled with lots of great areas to lounge, entertain, and of course – pose.

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This beautiful dress is a free gift from LUXE Paris Fashion House for the Swank event.  It comes in 5 standard sizes and supports Maitreya, Belleza, TMP,  and Slink.  You’ll have to hurry to get one for yourself, the Swank Event ends August 31st.

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A quick teleport to Firelight will result in several new hairdos.  This style is one of three gifts for members of SFL&O (Second Life Frees & Offers).  Joining the Firelight group will give access to mania boards and lucky chairs.  Plus, Firelight is a participant in the Enchantment Hunt (it ends August 31st), so there are two 0L frogs to find containing cool new styles.

If the sheer number of different hairstyles doesn’t peak your curiosity maybe this will:  Most of the gifts we looked at came with a Color Tint HUD.  Which is how our model Nina was able to concoct her lovely shade.  Thanks Firelight we love your style!

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Wear your Free Dove tag to get these highly versatile earrings created by Poeme.  They come in two shades, gold and silver.  However, since they are copy/mod  a quick switch into edit mode means you can recolor them to suit yourself which makes them a perfect  accessory.

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A few clicks in the marketplace will finish off  today’s look with these flirty suede heels.

 

Nina’s Style Card:

HAIR – Firelight Mitchel Unisex – Browns + color tint HUD (SFL&O gift/0L)

DRESS – LUXE Paris Hibiscus Dress – for mesh bodies @ The Swank Event (0L)

EARRINGS – Poeme Riviera Pear – silver/gold copy/mod @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)

SHOE – Auradacious Downstairs gift – suede sorbet for slink @ SL Marketplace (0L)

 

Location:

Brethren Cove – Scenic beach area with lots of interactive tropical displays freely available to all guests no group required.  Swim, hot tub, host a dinner party, read, bar hop, BBQ, and the list goes on so grab your flip flops and it the teleports.

Weekend Retreat

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Happy Saturday!

Team All Spiffed Up thought you might like to kick off your weekend with a little exercise in a lovely setting.  Of course, you’ll need the proper attire, so let’s get dressed.

The t-shirt and running shorts are the August group gift at Vive Nine.  Unlike so many group gifts that have obvious signs in the store, this gift can only be found in Vive Nine’s group notices.  So, join the group (it’s free), click the notices tab in the group, click on the August Group Gift 2018 notice, and open the attachment.  Voila, the Tami outfit is yours.

Tami is sized for mesh bodies, and has 4 color choices for the running shorts.

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We found this fantastic tied-at-the-waist sweater on COCO Designs’ group gift wallCOCO Designs’ group is free to join with lots of past gifts still available.  Thanks COCO, we love this shirt!

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Here’s a closer look at yet another great hair we snatched off of Olive’s luckyboard wall. The Stephanie Hair Naturals comes sized for regular and bewbies with standard and streak option HUDS.  It’s not easy finding platinum blondes with depth.  Great job Olive on a wonderfully shaded hair!

Eyes up people, we’ve got makeup to discuss.  Our model Carla combines a classic head with a mesh body.  All three of today’s makeups can be found in the marketplace, are tattoo layers, and as an added bonus two of them come with mesh appliers.  Of course to make it into this post they are also free.

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This manicure applier set is a gift from Mani Pedi for The Free Dove.

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Carla had trouble finding a pair of free sneakers for her outfit, so Team ASU put together an August 2018 sneaker and sock gift for all of our readers.  Simply pop over to the All Spiffed Up headquarters at 7th Heaven to get your gift.  The set is unrigged for easy positioning, includes an alpha for classic avatars, and has resize menus.  Enjoy!

 

Carla’s Style Card:

HAIR – Olive Stephanie Hair – Naturals + Streaks HUD (lucky board/0L)

MAKEUP1 – Lagniappe Lipgloss – tattoo layers & appliers @ SL Marketplace (0L)

MAKEUP2 – elymode Summer Sampler – tattoo layers & appliers @ SL Marketplace (0L)

MAKEUP3 – eleymode eyeliners teal gift – tattoo layers only @ SL Marketplace (0L)

MANICURE – Mani Pedi 21st Century  – appliers only @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)

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SHORTS – Vive Nine Tami outfit – mesh only, shorts in 4 colors (group gift 0L/0L to join)

WAIST TOP – COCO Designs Tied top – orange plaid (group gift 0L/0L to join)

SHOE – All Spiffed Up August18 Gift – mesh & classic orange/white (0L)

 

Location:

Rustic Retreat is the perfect sim for a weekend getaway.  The lovely landscaping is filled with lots of nooks and crannies perfect for picture taking.  Enjoy meandering the scenic gravel pathways, feeding the local goats, or simply hang out and pose awhile.

Classic and Proud

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Classic Avatars, this post is for you!

Of course all items can also be worn by mesh bodied avatars, you’ll just have to get a bit creative when choosing  a dress size since only standard mesh sizes are available.

We found this lovely butterfly dress in Helping Haven’s women’s store.  It comes boxed with 5 standard sizes plus an alpha and a HUD with 4 different styles.
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Here’s a nice back view.
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This fresh faced skin is a group gift from EsodeZoe comes with two skin options for classic avatars and also includes appliers for Maitreya, Slink, and TMP mesh bodies.
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A quick trip to The Free Dove is all that’s needed to make this elegant necklace created by Chop Zuey your own.
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The puffed metal earrings and the manicure below are marketplace freebies.

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A&J Creations finishes off today’s look with their Samantha heels group gift.  These heels are old school, meaning the feet built into the shoe.  They come with the foot alpha, and two HUDS.  One HUD controls the strap, toenail, and skin coloring.  The other HUD controls the shoe sounds.  A&J Creations has several group gifts currently available, and is free to join.

Gabby’s Style Card:

DRESS – Amazing Creations Drapped Cowl Dress  – 5 standard sizes + alpha & texture HUD @ Helping Haven (0L)

SKIN – Esode Zoe Skin – Classic & mesh appliers (group gift 0L/0L to join)

SHOES – A&J Creation Samantha Heels – Classic + 2 HUDS (group gift 0L/0Lto join)

EARRINGS – ASO! Love Earrings  – 3 Tones, copy/mod/resize @ SL Marketplace (0L)

NECKLACE – Chop Zuey Sweet Heart Choker – Resize @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)

Ocean Breeze

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Happy day!  It’s a new week with new goodies.  We even stumbled into a new to team All Spiffed Up store.  So limber up your teleport fingers because it’s going to take a few hops to pull this look together.

First stop:  Monomania – Clothing, Footwear & Fantasy Stuff.  This cheery tropical dress is a group gift, sized to fit both classic and mesh avatars.  Best of all, Monomania’s group is free to join!
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Fans of long wavy hair are bound to love the White Rabbit Hair from Olive. This is another lucky board style that is currently available in-world.  It comes with a color HUD and different meshes that support streaks, bewbies, and a rabbit ear headband.
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Though tricky to view through all the hair, there are some lovely buckle and top stitching details plus a generous “Y” cutout to enhance the rear view.
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Mesh head and body wearers can sport a summer tan with this fresh faced skin from 7 Deadly s[K]ins.  The creators at 7 Deadly s[K]ins have a talent for capturing natural details like the dusting of freckles across the bridge of the nose and the clear glossy lips.

Visitors can find this skin in the gifts area behind the main counter.  Simply join the free shopping group Maitreya Gifts, Sales and News and click the gift box under the group’s picture.
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You’ll have to make 3 trips to round up today’s jewelry.  The love gem and gold summer solstice cuff bracelet is a completely free, no group join required, gift at Chop Zuey’s main store.

Our model’s gorgeous pink beaded jewelry is from Chop Zuey’s beads & baubles set available at The Free Dove.
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We love the Sail Blue nail appliers from Livia. This fabulous group gift comes with 5 different designs that can be applied to either the hands, feet, or both.

Today’s footwear is a repeat from the last post showing off the white version.  These heels are wonderfully detailed and still available at No Cabide.

Kiki’s Style Card:

HAIR – Olive White Rabbit Hair – Blondes HUD w/bunny ears (lucky board/0L)

DRESS – Monomania Lumia Tropical – Mesh & classic avatars (group gift 0L/0L to join)

SKIN – 7 Deadly s[K]ins Soya – mesh appliers only (Maitreya Gifts, News & Sales gift/0L)

MANI/PEDI – Livia Lumia Tropical – Mesh & classic avatars (group gift 0L/0L to join)

JEWELRY – Chop Zuey Beads & Baubles – silver/gold @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)

JEWELRY – Chop Zuey Summer Solstice Cuff – gold/blue/gems (0L)

JEWELRY – Lazuri Touch of Stone – Fuschia earrings (0L)

SHOE – No Cabide Happy Set – Sandal w/HUD Slink, Belleza Maitreya (group gift 0L/0L to join)

 

Location:

Mango Yacht Club & Marina if you’re looking to get away from this stifling summer heat try a trip to the sea.  This sim has lots of nooks and crannies perfect for photo opportunities.

Forest Nymph

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Spring is finally here!  The sun is shining, and lavender is in the air.  To celebrate spring we’ve got a selection of freebies to brighten your avatar’s wardrobe.
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This flirty little dress is a Lucky Board gift available at MH Unique Design.  It’s mesh, comes in 6 colors, and 5 standard sizes.  In addition to MH Unique Design’s wall of Lucky Boards there are several bagged group gifts to choose from.  Add to that the store group is free to join, and everyone is guaranteed to leave the store with a new outfit or two!
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Today’s sexy voluminous hair is a gift from Firelight that can be found at the Portuguese orientation sim: Ajuda Brasil Voluntarios. The Portia hair comes with two color HUDs, one for the basic color and another color tint HUD. The tint HUD allowed us to come up with this fun spring green color.  Portia also comes in two sizes, normal and busty.

Though we featured Ajuda Brasil Voluntarios in our last post, Hello Valentina, the sheer amount of quality freebies concentrated in a single place certainly deserves a second mention.  Ajuda Brasil Voluntarios is a great place to visit, especially if your avatar is in need of a makeover and your Lindens have vanished.
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Our model Gemma decided her normally fresh faced look needed a little pizazz to set off the overall green look created by her outfit.  So, she opted for a wonderful free eyeshadow set found in the marketplace.  The set includes 5 eyeshadow colors.  They are system layers, so this is only for classic avatars.

While in the marketplace be sure to click over to Izzie’s for the Sheer Pastel Tights Easter Gift.  These stockings come in 12 fabulous shades with included appliers for Maitreya, Slink, Belleza, Omega and system tattoo layers.
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RebelHope’s Libby heels finish off today’s post.  These highly detailed heels are a gift at The Free Dove.  The Libby heels are mesh and sized to fit Belleza, Maitreya, Slink, and TMP feet.

Gemma’s Style Card:

HAIR – FirelightPortia w HUDs @ Ajuda Brasil Voluntarios (0L)

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

MAKEUP – .odd.polly. [XCW] Eyeshadow Spring Gift 2015 @ SL Marketplace (0L)

DRESS – MH Unique Design Betty Dress – 5 standard mesh sizes (group gift 0L/0L to join)

SHOES – RebelHope!Libby Heels for mesh feet @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)

TIGHTS – Izzie’s Sheer Pastel Tights – classic & mesh avatars  @ SL Marketplace (0L)

PROP – .:Pretty Things:.Pose Stand & Bubble Wand  @ SL Marketplace (0L)

 

Endless Love

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There’s something about pink satin that simply makes a girl weak in the knees!  MH Unique Design’s Vivi Dress is irresistibly shimmery and shiny.  The shading on this gown is so wonderful you’ll find it hard not to remember your first encounter with satin.
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Look at that drape, it’s just so very lovely!  Vivi fits both classic and mesh bodies, so everyone can experience a decadent night out.  It is hard to believe this gown is free.  Thanks MH Unique Design for keeping love alive.
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This fun heart studded coif is a free gift from Exile.  The hair comes with two HUDs, one to color the heart accents, and the other shades the hair.  All of the hair colors are mottled in the most appealing way.

When we caught up with today’s model Carla, she was still wearing the makeup from her Puppy Love blog entry.  This fabulous makeup set was a Valentine’s Day gift from Izzie’s, and it is still available.

So if you missed it the first time around be sure to rush over to Izzies’s now and get it while you can.   We love that Izzie’s packed the gift with both appliers and  makeup layers so everyone whether they are classic or mesh can enjoy a makeover.
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A quick teleport to The Free Dove is all that is needed to accessorize today’s outfit.  The earrings and necklace are part of Chop Zuey’s Les Petits Fleurs Demi Parure set.

Carla’s Style Card:

HAIRExile Heart to Heart Heart & Hair color HUDs (0L)

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

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

DRESS – MH Unique Design Vivi Dress – Classic & Mesh avatars (group gift 0L/0L to join)

JEWELRY – Chop Zuey  – Les Petits Fleurs Gift @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)

 

 

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)

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)