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Friday, 15 February 2008

Decades - 1960, Lots of News and MORE Freebies!!

Boy grab the coffee...will you need it today!! I know I do just writing all this!! The next part of the Decades Page Kit Series has arrived and it's the 1960's with all things psycadellic, flower power, ban the bomb and the Summer of Love!! (OK, I know a lot of you dont remember it, but it was a groovey time!). I hope you like the Page Kit and can cope with the colours!! lol!
But that's not the only news of a freebie today...read on this post is full of them and fantastic layouts!! It's worth your while reading to the end...I know..I would say that...but it is truely!!!
You can download the Decades -1960s Page Kit here

I have news too...I am soooooo excited!!! I am doing two chats next week at Scrappin Digi Kreations...yes, they turned me loose!! I love to chat and I feel that I know so many of you it would be great to be able to chat with you in real time. Also I'm interested to know what you really want. The theme of the chats will be "What d'ya really, really want?" It'll be chatting about things you want to know about, tips, what tuts you'd like or it could be items your searching for eg elements or must haves. It's just what the title says, things you really want! And of course there will be an attendance gift for everyone who drops in and stays. For the first two chats it will be an Add On for my Go Wild Kit.
Timetable for the chats is:
Thursday 21 February 10.00 am GMT
Friday 22 February 9.30pm GMT
Check out the details here
So please, please come along to one of them...you would just hate to think of me talking to myself...people would start to get the wrong idea!! Lol! Later next week I'll remind you again...perhaps even beg!!
OK so let's go straight on to an other great freebie that Lorie, one of my fellow SDK designers, has on her blog. It's a Page Kit called Sweet Chocolate and it's yummy!! Take a look and see what I mean.

Drop by her blog and snag it...but don't forget to leave her some love!
I am sure that you visit Digiscrap Depot to get your daily freebie fix, but did you know that they are asking for help to raise money for a new server. There are just so many freebies and visitors the old one had great problems and so their expenses have soared from $8 per month to $250!!!! Vicki has put a donation link on the Digiscrapdepot blog plus details of a collaboration kit (if you scroll down). Jessica is part of producing the collaboration kit to help raise some money. Take a look on Jessica's blog if you want more details of the kit.

Linda has done a fantastic layout for my Take Your Pick challenge in the Members Challenge area at SDK. She had to pick items from the bits I gave and then do a layout..and what a layout!! Fantastic work Linda and I love what you did with the bits!!

The challenge runs through February so if you want to join in then head over to the
The Monday Challenge here, with it's theme of what inspires you has produced some fantastic layouts. Here are just a few. Jen is inspired by her latest venture..she has set up an internet shop.. hard work, Jen! But she loves it and I love her layout and the wordart is soo true!! Great work...literally!!

Credits: Kit My Little Builder Freebie from Christine StoneFONT Fatboy Slim BLTC (BRK)
The next one has such beautiful photos, no wonder this adorable girl inspires Dorys. The word art says "Your my angels, my loves, my inspiration, my life". That is wonderful and made by Dorys herself. I love the frame you picked and your wordart says it all!! I love it!!

Credits: Stamps cluster is from Lindsay Jane Designs
Kit Love Actually, Collab Kit for Valentines this part by ellielash.com
The 1950s decades gave Su a terrif idea...make a layout of a girls bedroom wall in the 50s..and it turned out just fabulous!! Great imagination there Su and a fabulous layout!! I love the curtains!!

Credits: Decades - 1950s Page Kit freebie by Cens Stuff
Now for those of you who love freebies...put up your hands. Ooops, just stopped myself..I'm a freebie freak!! Over at SDK there are now 4 great parts of our free Collaboration Kit for January, Love is in the Air. Yep the parts are free! So what are you waiting for, take a look and then head over to SDK to the On the House section at the store and there they are!! Here's what we've done so far, there are some wicked designs!!




You'll find them all in the ON the House Section at Scrappin Digi Kreations
Well, my cup of tea is finished (more like apot, lol) and it's time for me to go. Have a fantastic weekend and take care. See you soon for the next challenge on Monday.

11 comments:

Sharon aka Scrapcat4914 said...

FAR OUT!!!!!!!!
TY so very much for the GROOVY 60's!!!!!!!!
HUG'S!!!!!!!!

Cindyrelly said...

Hey June ;) Thank You for another wonderful decade! Have a Great Weekend :)

Terebene said...

Thank you for the 60s! You sure are busy - have fun!

. said...

Everyone who visits Digiscrapdepot please make a donation today we need your help desperately!

Thank you June so much for being a wonderful DigiScrapSister and friend.

Vicky
Administrator
Owner
DigiScrapDepot.com

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the page kit!

Latte' Dah said...

I will certainly try to be at the chat if i can figure out the time differences. Lots of great freebies listed on your blog. WOW. The talent never ends. :)

Kim's Scrappin' said...

Groovy!!! I love the 60's kit! You have sure been a very busy lady. Will try my best to make it to the chat.

Maria said...

Thank you! The DigiFree Digital Scrapbooking freebie search engine is going to list this blog post today.

Jasia said...

Thank you so much! I love all of your decades kits. You've really captured the essence of these eras!

I won't be at your chat (sorry) but if I may I'd like to tell you here what I want. I write the Creative Genealogy blog (http://creativegenealogy.blogspot.com) and I feature kits of interest to genealogists. That's my audience, genealogists, not digi-scrappers. But my genealogy friends love the kits I find that help them share their family history. Most appreciated are kits that feature countries/ethnicities, geographic locations, and time eras. I'll be featuring your decades kits soon. I promise! I'll probably share them a couple at a time because they are just too good to share all at once!

Anyway, there are lots of kits available about the Victorian period but hardly any about the Roaring Twenties, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, WWII (1940s), The Great Depression (1930s), and of course the 1950s-1970s. Not all kits need to be upbeat and "happy" because history was not always full of pretty colors and flowers. What we could really use are kits that reflect the historical times... good times and bad, affluence and poverty.

Thank you for considering these suggestions in your designing and whether you use any of them or not I'll still be a big fan of yours!

verabear said...

thank you for the 60's kit, i so love the colors :) thanks for previewing the SupaDigiKit too! all are awesome :)

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