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Monday, April 23, 2012


I'm back with yet another FREE Quick Page for you!  This one is from my participation in the monthly Quick Page Contest over at Cool Scraps Digital.  This is such a great contest, so well run and organized; so I always look forward to being a part of it. 
This month we had the opportunity to work with a lovely spring kit called "SUN SUN SUN" by ButterflyDsigns.  The kit is loaded with color, lots of florals, and just pretty things for Spring.  It's bright and cheerful and was fun to work with.  Here is my preview . . .

and here is a closer look at the Quick Page I designed,

This is a 12 x 12 inch, 300 dpi, png format and comes to you from a personal use kit. 


This contest is growing in contestant numbers each month as it's open to everyone.  If you want to collect all of the other FREE QPs, just head over to either the gallery or the forum at CSD and look for the Quick Page Contest thread or gallery.  Each contestant provides direct download links for their page usually in both spots.  It's a wonderful way to collect a large number of different page designs from the same kit, making a lovely album ready for you to scrap in a flash!  Jump in and participate in next month's contest.  Sign ups are usually posted at the beginning of each month in the forum, the kit is usually given to us around the 20th of the month, and we have until the end of the month to make our pages and get them posted.  There are always prizes!  Sometimes there is a public poll for the favorite pages where you can vote, prizes are also given for the most gallery comments under each page.  So hop over there and put your two cents in!  I adore making Quick Pages, it's fun!  If you are new to digital scrapping and would like to try your hand at this, there are plenty of helpful scrappers in the forum that will answer your questions, point you to a tutorial on making pages, and even offer to help you with the things you don't know how to do.  It's a great place and way to learn!

Hope this month is going well for you.  I've planted some flowers, a few bulbs, and a couple of "Knock-Out" rose bushes which seem to grow and show really well here in our sandy soil.  Each year I remove whatever is not doing well in my landscaping around the house and try something new.  One of these years I hope to get satisfied, but it's a challenge with the type of summer heat and sandy soil we have here.  I'm from black rich soil in the North, so learning to grow things here in the South has been an ongoing experiment over our years here.  My Amaryllis bulbs never disappoint me.  I never do anything to or for them, and each spring their display is simply spectacular.  I added one bulb of a new white color this year and am anxious to see what it will do.  I'll try to get some pictures up here of them soon.  (I need to work on adding to my layout page.)  I'm working on scrapping several different albums, playing around with designing things, and doing my PhotoShop Friday classes weekly over at Jessica Sprague.  Love those, too!  Keeps me brushed up on different techniques in PSE, love to keep learning all I can all the time!  This leaves little time for normal household chores!  LOL!  I do manage to skim the surface of that, keep the man fed and clothed, and care for my last remaining geriatric Yorkie who is 16.  Add some sports activities with the grandkids and cleaning a few condos here and there; life is busy enough!

I'll be back soon with some interesting freebies for your digital scrapping, so check back often and take care in the meanwhile!



CBH said...

Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 5 post on Apr. 23, 2012. Thanks again.

Love crafts forever said...

Hi Jany. I just found your blog from CBH and downloaded 4 of yours gorgeous QPs. Thank you so much for your work time on them and your kind Heard to give this for free. They are preffect for my Kids photos.
Hugs Nataliya