Header created with a scrap kit by the incredible Kristine at WenchdGrafix called Into The Mystic. You HAVE TO visit her store HERE and her blog HERE... what a hoot she is! The swirlys came from a 200X200 gif I had laying around on my hard drive with NO idea who created it (let me know if it's yours). I have no clue about the tube of the girl either... I got it from MQQN and thought it was cute!

I CT for Rebecca PSP!
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Monday, January 19, 2009

Freebie papers... catching up finally!!!

Anybody want a freebie??? Is anyone interested in my failed attempt to create digital papers? Hahaha... yes, I mean failed. I was playing around with different settings and commercial use overlays and here are my results.... THIRTY-THREE digital papers... all 12x12 inch... all 300 dpi! If you want them, click the links below the preview. And please leave a comment if you snag?! Thank you.

Soooooo... what have I been doing? GOING CRAZY, ahahahaha! No, not really. December was a very long month for me. Hubby lost his license temporarily because the meds he was on gave him a bad reaction. He passed out while driving and hit a tree! All is well now (and the state decided to let him drive again!) but everything took soooo long to do because we had to rely on other people for transportation. The Friday after Christmas we were finally mobile again.

New Year's Eve was anything but eventful. DH and I rented a movie, watched a bit of TV afterward, then at 11 p.m. we watched the ball drop in New York, haha. How exciting, huh? I actually stayed up past midnight to toast in the New Year with my Sparkling Spring Mineral Water and listened to all the fireworks going off in the area.

After the 1st, I decided to do some "spring cleaning" in January... closets cleaned, furniture moved, and lots of Purple Heart donations. I'm not even close to being finished! Every day is another corner.

I even DELETED my favs folder!!! ... on purpose of course. I was spending wayyyy too much time browsing blogs and forums. So here I am starting from scratch with only 4 of my favorite blogs and 2 forums in my favorite places! This gives me so much more time to do other things.

Somewhere in all that time, I found this AWESOME forum at Osten Wilkins Designs (OWD). I have to admit that I'm addicted! It's still a fairly small group of scrappers and/or designers, but every day I see more. I even decided that will be my future gallery home for all my LOs (plus here). Below are a few of the LOs I've done with The Dude's kits. (The Dude = Osten Wilkins... he calls himself that, as does everyone else there!)

First is one I did using Winter Wonderland. This is the Christmas tree at my son Bob's house.

Kit - Winter Wonderland Jan09 "Club Dude" kit by Osten Wilkins Designs aka "The Dude" (some pieces recolored)
Fonts - Formal436 BT, Kingthings Calligraphica and CU glitter

This one I created for the Embellish It! Challenge at OWD. It's my granddaughter Tayli building a snowman.

Kit - Winter Wonderland by Osten Wilkins Designs aka The Dude
Date Box by Jillybean Designs
Fonts - vtks untitled, Lucida Caligraphy

Here are my boys and their families... and no crying or whining kids! This was done for the Font Challenge at OWD.

Kit - Happy Holidays by Monna Lainson and Osten Wilkins Designs
Glitter - CU glitter by megadoodle
Font - Exmouth and Broadway

And this was done for the Download-a-Day Challenge with Kimmy at OWD. The pictures are of me and my sister in 1963 at my maternal grandparents house. I miss them all!

Kit - Winter Wonderland by Osten Wilkins Designs aka The Dude
Sketch by kimsmith designs aka vkimmycat
Fonts - MeaCulpa & Curlz MT
Frame created using sketch and papers from OWD's Winter Wonderland kit

Next up... I WON A KIT!!!! Ziggle Designs and Amanda Heimann created this gorgeous Valentine kit called Smooches (available HERE at Scrap Orchard). She chose a random reply on her CT blog and it was mine, wooohooo! Here's what the kit looks like:

And below is what I did with it! It's my darling granddaughter Emma playing in the tub. Check out how she dressed!!! Hahahaha! And the Ziggle CT blog even spotlighted it in today's post! NEVER BEFORE! You really have to check out some of the beautiful designs!

Kit - Smooches by Ziggle Scraps (Kami Leonard) & Amanda Heimann
Crumpled Mat Template by Helena Jole
Font - Austins Hand
Pics - my granddaughter, Emma (isn't she cute!)

I've done quite a bit more scrapping but I think that's enough for today. I'm going to try to keep up with posting.... Have a great day!


Linda Walton aka bobbysgirlforever said...

WOO HOO!!! So GOOD to see you back in DIGITAL SADDLE again girlfriend!!!

It was "I" that sent you OWD way for Ms. Monna's Download-a-Day!!! I was posting her link everyday on my blog. Isn't she FABULOUS! And a BIG sweetheart to boot. We go back several years to 3S!

Monna and I will both be at Treasures To Scrap, but I'm not making any announcements until the dust has settled as they are undergoing a complete makeover and I'm VERY excited about all of that! Although Monna has already set up her store there!

AWESOME layouts darlin' and SO glad you are doing some catching up! I am still working on that as well!

Thank you for your LOVELY comments Kris, I TRULY appreciate them and YOU sweetie! I'm glad you are liking *Love Me Tender* - I think it's my new fave and my first attempt at anything close to heritage!!!

I have you on my personal blog roll darlin' so that I shall, hopefully, NEVER miss a post from you!

Here's to a NEW year FULL of SCRAP HAPPINESS!


Linda :)

Linda Walton aka bobbysgirlforever said...

OOOOPS, forgot to say, WTG girl, you are designing!!!

I shall download later and take a peek! Huggins' .....

crzymom said...

Thank you Kris for the papers. So glad you found the Dude's place. Love your blog too. I'm bookmarking it in case you post something here that you don't at Dude's!

Anonymous said...

Thank you! Your blog post will be advertised on the DigiFree Digital Scrapbooking Freebie search engine today (look for timestamp: 19 Jan [LA 10:43pm] - 20 Jan [NY 01:43am, UK 06:43am, OZ 05:43pm] ).

Kristine said...

Hi there beautiful!!!

Gorgeous papers girl!!! Well done!:D

Just swinging by and leaving you some blog love...miss hearing from ya! MWah!

LindaJD said...

Kris these are Great! TYSM :)

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for this Freebie. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in Creative Busy Hands Scrapbook Freebies Search List, under the Papers Only post on Jan. 24, 2009. Thanks again.

Barbara said...

What beautiful papers! And all of your layouts!! My, my, you have been busy. Come visit me as I left you an award on my blog.

nancy said...

Hello, I'm new here. Love your scrapbooking pages.I agree with Barb, you'd been busy with those pages,What beautiful family you got there.Congratulations on your award. I got one too from Barb @justpassingby.She got nice styffs too.Come to my site at capt'n nancy take care.

nancy said...

I'm letting you know thay I had snagged the download kits and eventually use them I also leave comments in the shared4com. I think that you call it. LOve the kits and can't wait to use them. Let me know if they're not free I won't download. I think I have enough to go around. By the way I am sorry to hear about your husband's accident. I hope and pray everything to his best. God bless and thank you for the lovely kits. Nancy