Happy Friday, everyone! I hope you've had a healthy, productive week with room for a little fun thrown in, too!
Father's Day is just around the corner, and if you and/or your little people are planning to create something special for Dad, I have a new product that you are going to love! Our "hot off the presses" Father Digital Download is filled with fun vintage images you can use to create birthday and Father's Day cards, layouts, mini albums and keepsakes for good old 'DAD'! There's a mix of 12 images and words on this printable page. It prints out clear and crisp (300 dpi jpg. file) and can easily be resized to make large or small projects. Best of all, you can use it again and again...just print from your home printer! Many of the images actually appear to be 3-D embossed images, and there's a great range of themes from silly, to cute to sincere. It's perfect for any masculine project you might need to make.
Darlene used the wonderful lion image and made a card that's fit for a king! She'll be sharing this on her blog, Dar's Crafty Creations on the 11th, and you'll be able to get all the details there.
Sandy has a great free gift this month. Just place an order online, and add this brand NEW Retro Father's Day card to your cart for free. I think this is such a cute (and easy) design!
If you need more inspiration for Father's Day or masculine cards, you can find them HERE .
I'm super excited about our new Frogs in Love Postcard and Gift Tag Printable Set! Oh, goodness...they just make me grin from ear to ear! In fact, as soon as I laid eyes on these whimsical images, my fingers began to itch, and my creativity went into high gear.
I "toadally" love the fact that these digital prints come with a post card. It makes it so easy to create a layered card like this one. My base paper is taken from Creating With Vintage Illustrations. I know I say this all the time, but our CD's are a wonderful resource for anyone who is limited by space or by budget. Each CD is crammed full of gorgeous images, papers and ephemera. Card making has never been so easy! You just pop the CD in your computer, choose the paper, image or ephemera you want to work with and print it out on your home computer. Easy peasy!
I found that these froggy images were addictive, so I made a couple more cards...because I was having too much fun to stop! I think these would make such darling engagement announcements or decor for a bridal shower.
This sassy Ballerina Toad just makes me grin from ear to ear! Wouldn't it make a great thank you card for your child's dance teacher? Or a birthday card for your favorite little ballerina? Or a great gift tag...yeah, I'm kinda in love with Frogs in Love! You can read all the details on how I made these fun cards on my blog, Kathy by Design.
Here's a look at the entire 2 page set. You can order it HERE. And since it's an instant download, you can have it in your hot little hands today!
Our design team has worked up some great samples to inspire you right before the weekend. Diane made the most gorgeous tags with our Pastel Papers and Love and Romance Vintage Cuts. They are truly shabbylicious! You can get all the details on Diane's blog, Nellie's Nest.
Lilacs are blooming in many parts of the country, and Teresa celebrated them by making some beautiful cards! She combined papers from our Creating with Vintage Patterns and our Creating with Vintage Typography CD and then added card focals using our Flowers Printable Sheet Download. The details on these cards are just beautiful, and you can read all about them on Victorian Paper Queen.
Just look at that sweet bluebird with the sunflowers on Teresa's second card. I'm swooning!
With school coming to a close, many of us are giving little gifts to thank all the people who work so hard to give our children a bright future. Ginny made a beautiful card using our Birds and Blossoms Creative Scraps and papers from Creating with Vintage Patterns and Creating with Vintage Illustrations. You can read all about this lovely card at Polly's Paper Studio.
I don't know what you have planned for your weekend, but I hope you'll find a little time to be creative. Our June Linky Party is in full swing, and we'd love to have you join us for the fun! We're celebrating the fellas in our lives this month, and the blog is loaded with tons of inspiration. You can find a free digital paper and stamp to download and then enter your project with the Linky tool. Did I fail to mention there's a fabby prize package? You can check it out HERE.
And if you haven't visited our online store in a while, you are in for a lovely surprise! We've had a facelift! Everything is looking fresh as a daisy, and the new search tool is really fast! Come on by for a visit and see what's new, what's on sale, and what you can't live without!
On behalf of Sandy Redburn, I wish you joy and creativity!
Design Team Leader, Crafty Secrets