Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Seebee's Freebies Stitch Set 1

Here's another set with stitches. First, the 5 x 7 inch rounded corner stitch "frame" comes without a shadow; one was added to the contact sheet for visibility's sake. I also have 2 versions of the second stitch, the multi stitch. You can use the unshadowed version with your own shadowing, and I have also provided a version with shadows & highlights. I've included a page edge shadow, too. If you look at the contact sheet where the two papers meet, you'll see some shadowing & highlights that make little puckers around where the stitches hit. That is in the page shadow. (If you're not using the stitch to join two pieces of paper, you probably don't need it.) Just place the shadow below your paper layer and line it up with the stitching. I've left the opacity of that file up higher than it really should be, in order to help you place it. I definitely recommend lowering the opacity on it once you're happy with the placement.

I based that multi stitch on a very odd source: my cargo capri pants that are my favorite lounging pants. LOL! BTW, after making it and placing it on the contact sheet, it's my opinion that the stitch is a bit tall. When I tested squishing it down with the transform handles, it squished very nicely. :) The contact shows it unsquished, though.

Download it here:

Monday, May 28, 2007

Layout Share today


I've spent the past couple of days doing a lot of computer backup work, but I took some time yesterday to do this layout of my daughter's second birthday. I'm happy to say I've FINALLY uploaded some layouts to be printed; I've been very neglectful of printing lately. See, this is why I'm wanting my next big purchase to be an Epson R1800 printer. :D Anyways, since I had a lot of pictures to scrap, I did this layout "magazine style", so there's not a lot of embellishments. You'll notice the recent journaling strips, and I used a retinted portion of a Girly Girl paper. Fonts are CAC Pinafore, Rebecca Script, and Denise Sans. LOL, I just realized I forgot the date, but hopefully it's implied these were taken on her birthday.

I had an idea for a Dream Trip embellishment, but I'm not so sure I like how it turned out. So, I'll try to rework it & see how it goes. I've also got plans for a couple more stitched elements and something else, so there should be a new download or two in the next week.

Friday, May 25, 2007

New product

The rebuild of Digitals is done, so that means it's time for new products! Now available: my Create-A-Date Postage Set! I hope everyone has a nice weekend!

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Pick your poison! :)

I had a few requests for the paper without the flowers, so here it is! :) Download it here:

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Dream Trip paper freebie

Just 1 paper to share this time. This one is supposed to coordinate with the Dream Trip Monogram Mouse ribbon from a recent post. Actually, I'm not so sure I like this one. Ok, I sort of do. Ok, I really can't decide! LOL! Anyways, it's yours if you want it. :) Download it here:

Everybody wish my baby "happy birthday"! She turns two tomorrow (Thursday the 24th). :) Hope you have a great day, and thanks for visiting!

Sunday, May 20, 2007

Seebee's Freebies Stitched Circles

Here's a set of 2 stitched circles to use in a variety of layouts. You can download them here:

Thursday, May 17, 2007

The return of yesterday's freebie plus a bonus

Yesterday's snafu was indeed a naming problem; 4share's bot caught the word "strip" in the title and shut it down. LOL! Ok, it's renamed and I also added this fabric strip to the download. Two for the price of one! :) Here's the new download link:

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Ok, the deal with the freebie today & some Digitals news

I *think* I've figured out that the problem with the download at 4shared was related to a naming problem more than anything. So...tomorrow, I plan to reupload the file and try again. :) And, I do plan to have the stitching freebies uploaded by the end of the weekend, so keep an eye out for that.
Speaking of freebies, due to Digitals recent site problems, we're having a sort of "Customer Appreciation" time there. Several designers have offered up a few free gifts, and I am in the process of putting up the alpha I used in the layout I posted earlier today. Can I just say how much I LOVE that alpha? :D I was very pleased with the way it turned out, and it's a complete upper & lower case alpha, plus 0-9 and more punctuation marks than I've offered in my other alphas. I'll put up a post when it's available so you can snag it.

Tiny Freebie today

This one will probably be most helpful to someone just starting out, since I suppose many of these journaling strips are all over the place. :) I actually don't own too many of them myself, so I created this one for a layout I just did. This is a small .jpg file so it won't take up much hard drive space.

So...let's update, shall we? I'm in a stitching mood lately! I've got plans for a couple of circular stitch embellishments for this blog, plus I have an entire lovely alpha coming soon as a *freebie* to Digitals, I hope. :)

UPDATE: I had a problem with 4shared yesterday, but here's the link:

Monday, May 14, 2007

Digitals store is back (almost)

If you log into Digitals, you'll see that most of the store is up & running again. There's still some work to be done involving files that were uploaded after March 15th, so not all my products are listed right now. Hopefully all will be back to normal soon. Whew! :)

Sunday, May 13, 2007

New freebie: Dream Trip Lace Ribbons

Ok, here's some irony. About a week ago, I came up with the idea to do some sort of lace eyelet-style ribbon. I created something and wasn't too happy with it, so I didn't post it. Well, on Wednesday or Thursday, I got my monthly tutorial from Scrapper's Guide, and guesss what it's about? Eyelet lace. LOL! So, after watching, I went back & reworked things and I'm a bit happier with the results this time. This is a set of 2 .png ribbon files. I went ahead and added a little shadowing to the edge since the transparency of the lace makes for tricky shadows. (BTW, if you're new to the blog, the stickpin on the contact sheet is offered in one of my previous posts.) The two ribbons are Mouse Swirl and Monogram Mouse. And you can download it here:
One other thing: we just got word that Digitals is having to rebuild the store database due to file corruption. :( So, they're working hard to get the store back up but it could take anywhere from 2-3 days. Just fyi. I do have a new product ready to add to the store once it's back up, and I'm pretty excited about it. :) You can get a preview by visiting my Digitals gallery here:

Saturday, May 5, 2007

Dream Trip Ribbons!

I swear I posted this earlier today, but I just checked in & it's not showing up! :( Here's the dowload link:

Friday, May 4, 2007

Sale news and the freebie post is below this!

Just wanted to give a quick update to let you know that Digitals is having a 20% off sale starting tomorrow (5/5/07) in honor of National Scrapbook Day! Even better news, the sale lasts an entire WEEK! :D So, even if you can't go shopping tomorrow, you still have an entire week to take advantage of 20% off the entire store. Here's a layout I made recently using some of the cutest little guys I've ever seen. The animals are from DeDe Smith's Zoo Tears at Digitals; I think they're fabulous! (No, they do NOT come with the Mouse ears.)
Also, be sure to come back tomorrow to help me celebrate NSD; I'll be posting the Dream Trip ribbon pack. :)

Dream Trip Mouse Swirl Charms now available

Here's the two charms I spoke of the other night. Leave them as is, or erase parts of the charm to make it look like it's clipped to something. You can download them here:

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

New Dream Trip goodies coming starting now!

Remember Monday when I said I would be working on ribbons unless inspiration struck me? Well, it turns out, if you decide to peruse through an issue of Digital Scrapbooking magazine, that just might happen. :) So, here's the first of several Dream Trip freebies that I'm working on. Today/tonight I'm posting the newspaper paper. It's a .png because there's a bit of transparency at the edges due to the wrinkling. Unfortunately, that does make for a larger download & paper size. But I hope you'll find that the effect is worth it. Download it here:

In this sample layout that I threw together, you can also see something else coming: the Mouse Swirl metal charms/clips. I've got a gold & a silver one. You can add them as simple embellishments or use them to fasten a couple of papers together like I've done here.

And then, the ribbons are still coming. I've got 2 done so far, and I'd like to have at least 4 in the pack when I'm done. So...lots of things to snag in the next few days! :) Hope you enjoy!