Saturday, June 27, 2009

July’s Lucky Dips

As June is a 5 Monday month and to keep to our 4 x weekly challenges per calendar month, the next Lucky Dips won't start until Monday July 6. This means you get a weeks break.  And I'll put all 4 weekly challenges up at once so you can decided when to do them.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Blog Freebie – Steampunk Type Word Art

For this fun Word Art I used my new Alpha, Steampunk Type Alpha. The current EEE Challenge Kit is A Young Mans Fancy.

The Posting Bonus is Steampunk Fun Kit here is an extra freebie that can co-ordinates with it. 

Click on the link here or the image below to download your freebie, available in 200ppi and 300ppi (you will need to register for free at DSP if you aren’t already)

Don’t forget to subscribe here to get all the updates on challenges, new products and freebies.

EEE Challenge June 21 to June 30.

New Product In Store

Steampunk Type Alpha

This versatile Alpha Set can coordinate with the Steampunk Fun Kit or be used independently with other heritage type kits.  It will bring a touch of flare to any layout. Alpha includes upper case letters, 10 numerals and useful extra characters.

New Product In Store

Steampunk Fun Kit

Take a peek through this old camera lens at the fun and fantasy of the industrial age of Queen Victoria; this trendy steampunk style kit is ideal for all your playful layouts. Soft and technical, the backgrounds offer a variety of uses and together with the fun and unique brass gears, propeller, washers and rivets will be a delight to create with.

EEE Posting Bonus

Join me for this weeks Erica's Everyday Events challenge June 21 to Midnight June 30 and you'll get the Steampunk Fun Kit for free.

This Kit will be in the store soon…

This weeks featured kit is A Young Mans Fancy - Just post a layout to the EEE Gallery using this Kit.

EEE Gallery
EEE Forum

Saturday, June 20, 2009

DSP Sale

Father's Day Sale - June 20th & 21st until 11:59PM EST

Save 20% off Select Downloads
DSP Store

Dad, Papa, Father... On June 21st, families in the United States will celebrate Father's Day with the Number One Man in their lives – Dad! He is our hero. He sacrifices to provide for his family. He invests his life in his family and those around. Let's celebrate these wonderful men in our lives.

Father's Day is not only a day to honor your father, but those men who have acted as a father figure in your life which can be stepfathers, Grandfathers, “Big Brothers.” Take some time today to create a layout and share it with that special father figure in your life. Let them know they are appreciated. It will be one of the greatest gifts they receive.

Happy Father's Day to all the Dads in our Lives!

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New Product In Store

Heavenly Rose Kit

Deeply textured, romantic papers in midnight blues and deep wine are the highlight of the Heavenly Rose Kit, packed full of stunning silver elements that include a gothic style crucifix, beautiful silver lace and deep, deep red rosebuds. The Heavenly Rose Kit has a soft yet brooding look with the subtle feeling of vintage love, think Heathcliff or Jane Eyre. This kit is perfect for themes such as romance, wedding, heritage, Valentine's Day, the men in your life and so much more.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Chat Reminder and Freebie

Don’t forget we have a date on June 19 at 8pm in the DSP chat room, see you all there.

Come and join this fun chat, we have an open discussion on just about anything so throw your hat in and join in the frivolity!! Discuss your favourite topics, whatever they are at Erica's Everyday Events (EEE) chat and this useful set of Overlays will be given to those who actively participate in the chat session. 

My Designer challenge is really simple to follow, every 10 days I’ll choose one of my kits to feature and if you create a layout using the featured kit and post to Erica’s Everyday Events gallery by midnight on the due date (DSP Time), you’ll get a lovely free bonus just for posting – how easy is that!!

Current Challenge Vintage Elegance Kit ends midnight June 20 so still time to get those LO's in.

*** All My Challenge Links ***

EEE Current Challenge Forum

Lucky Dips Current Challenge Forum

What Now? Current Challenge Forum

Here is a preview of the chat freebie:

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Blog Freebie – Heavenly Rose – Extra bits

The next EEE Challenge Kit is A Young Mans Fancy so here is an extra freebie that co-ordinates with it.  Use it with the featured kit during this challenge and you’ll get a lovely posting bonus as well.

This freebie is no longer available.

Don’t forget to subscribe here to get all the updates on challenges, new products and freebies.

New Product In Store

A Young Mans Fancy:

Father’s Day is fast approaching for some of us, here is an ideal kit to scrap your Dad photos.

A Young Man's Fancy has beautiful tones of worn denim and aged linen, eclectic papers provide both rich textures and basic toned cloths. You'll find the perfect embellishment for your layouts, have fun with the old metal and paper elements, this kit is ideal for the young or older men in you life. Great for father’s day, men's birthdays, boys and anything needing that masculine touch. A perfect addition to your big boys stash.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Posts on Parade

I haven’t put any Posts On Parade here for awhile but I just had to showcase these few for your pleasure.

Here are a three great LO’s from the current EEE Challenge using Yesterdays Springtime Kit.

Layout Part Of Your World by Raphne

Layout New Roses by sammdc

Layout  The First Blooms Of Spring by GrandmaCrys














2 great LO from week 3 Lucky Dips Challenge using nominated products and in a freestyle LO.

Layout Tall Poppies by moog25

Layout Goofy Cattitude by Klamb1111

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Lucky Dips June

I've decided to put the last two weeks of the Lucky Dips challenge up a bit earlier Please put the week number in your uploaded LO comments so that I don't miss you when collecting the names for the free kit. Scroll down here to see the completed kit you get when you do all 4 weekly challenges.

**Please Note** This kit will be in the store soon so don't buy it if you want to win it for free by completing all 4 weekly challenges.

Take a look at the Lucky Dips Forum for more information.

EEE Posting Bonus

Join me for this weeks Erica's Everyday Events challenge June 11 to Midnight June 20 and you'll get the Beside The Seaside Kit for free.

This weeks featured kit is Yesterdays Springtime - Just post a layout to the EEE Gallery using this Kit.

EEE Gallery

EEE Forum

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

June Lucky Dips

Take a peek at the complete Collect-A-Kit for June Lucky Dips

To find out how this kit can be yours for free take a look at the Lucky Dips Forum and Week 1 and Week 2 of the challenge. You can play catch-up with this challenge.

New Product In Store

A Little Bit Artsy Overlays

Overlays and cut-outs add another dimension to your Layout, they are perfect for adding that unique touch. Try different blend modes, re-colour, erase parts or add a style to lift that background to another level. Use the cut-out by selection and inserting a background into the reversed overlay and pop a different background under it for some stunning effects. Have fun with these, let your creative juices flow.

New Product In Store

Distressed and Arty Clipping Masks

Photo masks are super easy tools to use to clip your photos into beautifully created shapes. Use this set of 8 Distressed and Arty mixed art images in .png format to make stunning layouts in minutes it's never been easier to add a touch of pizzazz to your layouts. Simply layer your photo above a clipping mask, group the two layers together, add to a background paper, and embellish with your favourite elements. Have fun with these arty masks!

New Product In Store

Distressed and Arty Stamps

A collection of 8 Distressed and Arty Photo Stamps. Use these versatile photo frame stamps to embellish your layouts. Leave them as their original form or recolour, blend or add a style to match your layout, you can even crop and chop them to build your own unique frames for your photos. This set comes with 8 photo stamps all in ‘PNG’ format for use in most graphic applications.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

New Products in Store

You’re Beautiful Kit

Slightly shabby and with a pleasing variety of textures and patterns, the papers are beautifully worn and deeply textured in appealing soft pink, berry red and blue tones. The elements in the You're Beautiful Kit have that timeless feel, beautiful word art and vintage style flowers and frames makes this kit perfect for wedding, heritage, anniversary, feminine and romantic layouts. You'll find this kit is packed with all the essentials to help you create stunning layouts time after time.

New Products in Store

Vintage Elegance Add On Pack

There are more beautiful and timeless treasures in the Vintage Elegance Add On Pack. Gorgeous textured background papers and vintage style elements makes this AOP to the Vintage Elements Kit a must for all your heritage theme layouts. The soft colours of spring greens and soft caramel orange make this a very versatile addition to your stash. This add on is perfect for themes such as heritage, romance, wedding, feminine, your nature photos and much more.