Wednesday, June 30, 2010

An early Happy 4th of July and a FREEBIE

Happy Freedom Day!

Knowing many in the service and fighting for our Freedom has made me appreciate it much more.  Freedom is never free, just ask a veteran or enlisted person.  Please remember and share your gratitude with someone you know this weekend for the prices they have paid for us to keep our freedom. If you don't personally know anyone, then say a prayer, do that anyway, they all need it.  There are websites where you can send messages to those who are overseas. Find one, send a care package, send a note. Do something ... show your gratitude.

I hope you have time for family and friends on this day to Celebrate Freedom. Take MANY pictures. I have the perfect kit for all your holiday pictures.



It's perfect for the BBQs and the fireworks, anything you do to Celebrate Freedom, you can scrap with this kit.

Here's a freebie cluster frame to show you a little what you can do.



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My CT, Kristal has made a QP I offered it last week, if you need some inspiration, there were also some layouts made by her.

Click the link below to find the layouts and the freebie QP.




Have a safe and blessed Freedom Celebration!

Friday, June 25, 2010

It's that time again!!! FFH Quick Page FREEBIE

Hello All,

That means it's FRIDAY! :)

Just some stuff to tell you.  The Newsletter I am going to start goes out tomorrow. You'll want to sign up for it. (HINT: look just to your left at the top. See the sign-up...put in your name and email.) There's a coupon in there and the only way to get it is to sign up for the newsletter.  You defiitely want to get on the list.  In the future, there will be prizes like quick pages, mini kits and other FREEBIES.  So, please sign-up to the left there and spread the word to your friends.  Any suggestions for things you'd like to see in the newsletter let me know.

I hope you saw the last post with the New Kit and the pages made by my CT, Kristal.  She's doing a great job. I have another new kit that will be released soon called Backyard friends. Can't wait to see what she will do with that!  :)

Okay, so, here's my Quick Page. This week it is made from Jabi's Scraps Kit, Fresh Emotions. It's a lovely kit.  Check out her blog because she did a QP from my Dreams of Sea kit and it's just lovely.



Some of you got this page by accident if you downloaded in the first day. I had the wrong link up there.  So, I am leaving last week's link up in case you didn't get it.


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Michelle
Ronda
Jana
Dina
Julie
Jabi
Pam

Make sure you are leaving some love for the ladies! Trust me we all lead busy lives and it's such a small thing.  So say THANK YOU...or even TYVM (thank you very much). :)

Blessings, and don't forget to sign up for the newsletter!



Thursday, June 24, 2010

New Kit and QP FREEBIE

Hello,

I have a new Holiday kit in the store at CraftyScraps.  My lovely CT, Kristal has prepared some pages for you.  And if you stick around there's a free QP she made to share with you at the end of the post.  Be patient, her layouts are worth taking a look. She has a beautiful family. So kind of her to share them with us.

Here's a preview to the kit:



It's adorable really. If I do say so myself. It can work for 4th of July or any family picnic or gathering.

See how creative you can be with some inspiration from Kristal's layouts.





Aren't they lovely? Of course, I mean the family and the layouts as well!

Here's the layout that is also the FREEBIE QP that Kristal made for you.  She's doing an awesome job already. Can't wait to see all she does. She says she's just a beginner it's hard to believe if you ask me she does such a great job!



Isn't it lovely?

Here's the download button...you know what to do.  Leave some love for Kristal to see how you like her page. We want to encourage her to make more don't we?  She has a blog as well and as she gets it up and running eventually, she'll have some freebies to offer over there as well.




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Just for an added bonus for you...I have made an add-on to this kit.  It will soon be in the forums at CraftyScraps at http://www.craftyscrapschat.com/ in the Challenges section. It will be the kit you get free to make a layout for the Quote Challenge. So, be sure to stop by there in a few days.  Here's a preview:


Isn't it adorable? It's more of a vintage style or Americana style.  I think you'll like it. Be sure to come on to the Quote Challenge to get the kit and show us what you can do with it.

Thanks,

Dina and Kristal

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

My CT's first layout for my kits

I love these colors.
Look at Kristal's beautiful page.

Hello,

Remember the last post I told you I have a CT now.  Kristal has made a lovely Father's Day layout from the Dreams of Sea Kit. Isn't it funny how each can do things so differently I never reallyy thought of it suitable for a masculine type layout but you will be amazed.

Here's the kit she used:




I love these colors.



Look at Kristal's beautiful page.




I have a 4th of July themed kit coming out by the end of the week. Possible freebie involved so be sure to check back.  We also have the Friday Frenzy coming up again on Friday. Plenty to look forward to.  Check back often you don't want to miss anything!!!

I hope you enjoyed the layout!

Blessings,

Dina

Monday, June 21, 2010

I wanted to share some layouts with you today.

Hello All,

I haven't shared any layouts with you lately so I thought I would do that today. I have 3 different kits I was making Quick Pages for CraftyScraps and so I made some into lovely layouts.  If you like them check out the store they should be there soon!

Here they are:



This is from the CocoaMint Add-On and I think it is my favorite. It came out really good.

Then we have the Breath of Fresh Air Add-On.



Adorable isn't she?

Then we have the Swamp Cuties. Deb likes frogs! :)


This is really a sweet kit.  It's got more than frogs and bugs! :)

So, go to the store and check out these gems and much more! There are many freebies at the store. You just click on them and they are yours.

Don't forget about all the freebies in the forum either.  We have many challenges both weekly and monthly with free mini kits and loads of prizes. Come check us out. You won't be sorry!

Blessings,

Dina

Friday, June 18, 2010

Something new!

Hello,

I am going to start a Newsletter. It will be at least monthly.  It will feature the newest kits and there will be a freebie download in it or a coupon code for the store.  You will only be able to get the code and use the code if you are on the newsletter list.  So, with that said.  Look in the left column for the newsletter sign-up to get added to the list.

I am working on one now.  I hope you'll sign up!

Something else new is I have a Creative Team now.  Two can be a team.  Kristal has joined my team and will be making layouts to show you what you can do with my kits and how lovely they can be. She does a great job. I can't wait to see what she does with them.  She will have a blog and you'll be able to get some freebies there from time to time as well.  All kinds of new things going on.

CraftyScraps is going to be starting something new as well.  Keep watching for details but here is a sneak peek into it.  It's called Hide, Find and Design. Doesn't that sound fun?



Thanks,

Dina

It's a Frenzy Friday and that means another QP Freebie


Hello All,

I have a really pretty QP for you this week from With This Ring, the June CT Caboose Mega kit.  Here is the preview.



It's not too late to get this free Mega Kit at http://www.craftyscrapschat.com/ Just go to the forum and make a layout with the challenge kit and post it in the forum and you will receive this huge and beautiful Mega Kit.

Last week there were 264 downloads of my QP. Let's see if you can get all your friend's here and see if we can beat that number!  Here's my download:

The download has been corrected as the link was to next week's QP previously and not to the page previewed above. Sorry for any confusion.

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Here's the lovely QPs from the other CTs and Michelle participating this week.



Julie

Michelle

Tina

Jabi

Dina

Jana

ScrappinGramma'


Leave some love along the way for the Ladies. We love to read all of your comments!

Blessings,

Dina


Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Blog Train leaving the station FREEBIE

Hello All,

Just in time for Father's Day, we have a blogtrain called, That's My Dad.

Here's a picture of me and my Dad I put together using my portion of the blogtrain.  My Dad passed on just about 2 years ago, the anniversary is coming up. It was a little tough doing this one.  Many struggle with losses and hurts around this time of the year.  Holidays are hard when you miss those you love.

I hope you enjoy this small but meaningful kit in honor of, My Dad.



Here's the Preview to my Kit:



Enjoy and you can download it here by clicking on the heart:

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Now, on to the other blog along this train. Be sure to leave some love for all the Ladies working hard to bring you some adorable freebies to use with your personal use layouts.  It's free to you to get and free for your to say thank you...it ony takes a second.  Wouldn't you want the same?

See what you can get by going to this lovely ladies blogs?






Best Kept Memories <==== You are HERE!!!

Dorothy's Creations

Digital Designs by Jana

Jabi's Scraps

PJ's Buckaroos

Kez Creates

Karen's Scraps & Graphics

Crafty Scraps

Cardiology Creations

Xelaxscrapfree

Purple Dragonfly Creations


Enjoy family on this special day. Even if there is no father in your life now, is there a Father figure or a special man you can spend time with and thank for their contribution to your life. If your Mom has been both, surprise her with a little something...even a card you make that says thanks for being Dad, too! :)

Leave some love at these blogtrain stops.  Bringing you freebies, $0.00. Your words of gratitude, PRICELESS! Truly! :)

Have a blessed day!

Dina


Friday, June 11, 2010

It's another FRENZY FRIDAY Blog HOP freebie

Hello,

Don't know about all of you but everyone I know has been having slow internet issues and we are all across the US. GRRR irritating.  I hate when it's incredibly slower than the normal slow! :(

Well, to make things a little less frenzy here we have another FFH (Frenzy Friday (blog) Hop) for you.
There are some great pages. Here's mine:



This is as you can read from Michelle's newest kit Foggy Night. There's much more in it than I even used. I love it ... black and white with shades of grey and there are a few blue elements in there.  It's just gorgeous.  Are you anxious for your download?  Okay, here it is!


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Now, when you go along the Blog Hop ... give some love to the ladies. We work hard to give you all some great freebies to scrap with. How long does it really take to say thank you or few words about the quick page. It's free...and so are thank yous! :)  Just a pet peeve of mine! :)











Michelle

Jana

Ronda

Dina

Jabi

Tina

Julie

Monday, June 7, 2010

Up for A Challenge???

Hello Everyone,

I thought I would share with you what I made for my scraplift challenge.

I scraplifted a layout by ScrappinGramma. Here's her layout:


Here is what I came up with for my Scraplift Challenge:


This is my niece and her husband, Ben and Whitney's, son, Liam. Is he not adorable?

So, if you are up for a challenge come on over to http://www.craftyscrapschat.com/ and particpate.  There are many challenges with participation prizes. You never know what you will find.

Have a blessed day!

Dina


Sunday, June 6, 2010

New Kit Dreams of Sea and Cluster Frame Freebie

Hello All,

Well, I have upgraded to CS5. It's a bit different than PSE8. There's lots to learn that is for sure!

Here is my first kit with CS5. I hope you like it. It's available at http://www.shopcraftyscraps.com/  for $1.50 for the whole kit. Yes, you read it right! :) Everyone is hurting. We just mostly enjoy creating this stuff. I just try to break even a little to support my scrapbooking "habit".  I hope you'll go check out the store.


Here's the preview for the kit:






What's more I have a free add-on Mini kit:



You get this kit by going to www.craftyscrapschat.com and particpating in the Quote Challenge that I host there. A cool quote about dreams to go with the kit.  I can't wait to see the layouts made with it.


Here's the freebie I made you with a picture of my sister Shawn in it.  RIP...Shawn, we miss you greatly!
So, here's your download you have been waiting for:



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Click here to download the freebie and make sure you leave some love!

I hope you will join us for the challenges over at www.craftyscrapschat.com and that you will check out the store at www.shopcraftyscraps.com  It will be worth your effort.

Blessings,

Dina