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Heart FrEEbiE and "Great Deal" Alerts! (Add any you've found too!)

In this thread, please list any freebies or great deals you've found.

NOTE If you have a digital image business of any kind (or are on the design team for a company) you are not allowed to promote with any type of giveaways.

Here are just a few places I check regularly. You can google them. I have several of them bookmarked on my computer for easy access.

Gingerscraps has a Welcome Wagon where you can download freebie kits from several of their designers.
In addition, they offer a free kit monthly--also acquired through a daily download.

Gingerscraps also usually has one or two free templates offered to play in their template challenges.

Peppermint Creative also has a free template download at the beginning of each month, plus a freebie kit that changes a few times a year,

With Love Studio offers a daily download freebie every day from the 1st to the 15th of each month.

Divine Digital offers two daily download freebie kits per month--one from the 1st to 15th and the other from the 16th to end of month.

Digital Designers has weekly challenges that offer freebie templates and other stuff.

Digiscrap Depot has tons of freebies by all kinds of designers.]
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Another site with freebies! Molly, our hostess this week for the Digiscrap Challenge said this about the site where she got her kit for the challenge pages:

"Digitals... great site - featured Designers with free daily downloads and great CAKE (create a kit event) sales once a month - one going on right now!"
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Found this FREE kit for the month of September: ScrapStreet
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There is a HUGE MEGA kit called Take A Break that Stuff to Scrap put together. You can start on my Facebook page and it is linked to each designer that has a part....
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The September Blogtrain is going on too. They usually have 100 or so designers--all FREE! Looks like it's a pretty color pallet too.

The Blog Train Blog
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Every Tuesday there is a free template on the Scrap Orchard blog. The 4th Friday is a hybrid template from me
Template Tuesday Archives | Scrap Orchard

You will also find freebies in the monthly challenges at Scrap Orchard - a new challenge is posted every day! The 1st of every month is a hybrid challenge featuring a free template from me
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Designs by Megan Turnidge also gives away a template on her blog every Tuesday and another freebie every Friday!
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Awesome! I especially love templates! Thanks for sharing!

What part of AZ do you live in? I'm in Glendale.
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Awesome! I especially love templates! Thanks for sharing!

What part of AZ do you live in? I'm in Glendale.
I'm right around the corner from you in Peoria
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That expression, "It's a small world," is sure true!
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Default AWESOME, colorful kit FREE!!!!!!!

Freebie kit from My Scrapbook Art until September 30 :

Daydream {scrapflower} Bouquet - MSA Collab Sept. 2012*::*Collaborations*::*{scrapflower} - where memories bloom
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Peppermint Creative has a SWEET free set this week. Crisp Apple.

Free Download : Peppermint Creative, Digital Scrapbook Supplies
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Just a reminder... If you have a digital image business of any kind (or are on the design team for a company) you are not allowed to promote with any type of giveaways.

Thanks guys! Back to your regular scheduled bargain hunting.
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Thanks guys! Back to your regular scheduled bargain hunting.


Thanks for the reminder for us, Jeanne! (And hello to you! Haven't been to the card of SCS for a while!
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Free Download : Peppermint Creative, Digital Scrapbook Supplies
Thanks for this heads-up, Terri! I go to PC quite often, and they've had the Peanut Butter & Jelly kit as a freebie for a long time. They must have just changed it recently. Just went there and downloaded it. You're right, it's a great kit!
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Sale until the end of the month. After that they go back into retirement:

Sweet Shoppe Designs*::*ULTIMATE Undead Goodies*::*All The Stax by Robin Carlton


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Google Scrap Art Studiofor some cool stuff. There are a few freebies & regular special deals.

FREE template every week posted on Mondays. After the weekends the template goes on sale for Charity.

Occasional newsletter freebies and there is a nice big free kit for new subscribers to it.

There is a prize draw each month for participating in the Friday Challenge to win $5 to spend in the store.

Their "big" monthly special is usually launched the 2nd Wed of the month and called Color Play (a bit similar to the Digitals CAKE but with a more artsy style).

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Stampin' Up! has three FREE downloads Oct 29 thru nov 5. They are cute, I just downloaded them and they are for MDS or other programs, so not just stampin up users. One is a kit with a template and papers and stamps and embellishments, one is Christmasy, and the other is a two page template and all the elements used to create it. you can get them at my su site, or any other demos site.
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Stampin' Up! has three FREE downloads Oct 29 thru nov 5. They are cute, I just downloaded them and they are for MDS or other programs, so not just stampin up users. One is a kit with a template and papers and stamps and embellishments, one is Christmasy, and the other is a two page template and all the elements used to create it. you can get them at my su site, or any other demos site.
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studio tangie is having a one day sale of everything in her store

DSD is this weekend! (Digital Scrapbooking day for those of you who don't know!) I've decided to have the BIGGEST SALE of the year and it only lasts for 24 hours so I wanted to give you advanced notice! I hardly ever do store wide sales so you won't want to miss it!
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Default Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 (new!) ON SALE!!!

If anyone has been thinking of buying Adobe Photoshop Elements, Costco is having a great sale between 11/08/12 through 11/25/12.

$30 manufacturer’s discount:

Online Price $79.99
Less -$30.00

Your Price $49.99

It also includes a BONUS Scrapbooking CD by Linda Sattgast from Digital Scrapper (she's a great teacher!) plus *50 FREE Prints (I think this part is only offered by Costco.)

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8x8 prints -$.74 until Sunday 11/11--

DEAL FROM PERSNICKETY PRINTS (a GREAT company--quality work!!!)It's the weekend of 8x8 prints!

Now, until Sunday November 11th

8x8 photographic prints (matte or glossy) >> ONLY .74˘. <<
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If you've already uploaded 12x12 prints or layouts to your online album, it's easy! Simply login, choose your 12x12 layout and order an 8x8!
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Some cute digi freebies here:

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Did you see the freebie download from Stampin Up today? It's a cute chalkboard style tag download, and it doesn't appear to have an end date as of yet.

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Just tried and the SU site says it is down for technical difficulties
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How silly is that? It worked for me without any trouble! Try it again in a bit!
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Did you know BasicGrey has digital products as well as traditional? Well, they do!

I just discovered that Basic Grey has this post on Facebook, so if you're a FB user, you might want to "like" their post:

"If we reach 20,000 Likes before Christmas, we'll select one lucky fan at random to win a $100 shopping spree to basicgrey.com. Spend it on yourself or buy something special for those on your list - the choice is yours!"
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Thanks for the heads up! I just signed up for my chance. It was kind of you to tell us about it, but please don't be mad at me when I win!
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But there would be all these pictures of ME in there so you would HAVE to share with me!!! LOLOLOLOL
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Hey ladies--there is an adorable FREE snowman mini kit called "Frosty Fun" by Kathy Winters over at Ginger Scraps. Check it out--did I say FREE???

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Maybe both of our names will be picked--there are two books being given away!
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Update: Oops! This one is cute, but not free. It was the download of the month if you're a paid Gold member...sorry!

There a super cute FREE Collab kit at Digi Shop Talk called Candy Coated Christmas, available until the end of December. It is really cute and fun colors too. Go to post #1 at this link:

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Divine Digitals has a free daily download "Countdown to 2013" from now until Dec. 31st. Each download expires when the new one gets posted, so you'll miss out on Dec. 16, but you can get the rest:

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i changed my email address, so now i have to poke into all the forums i have been following or i am lost.
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oh my garsh wendy, we switched phone plans and the kids and my husband have always had smart phones and they decided i needed a smart phone. so of course it syncs better with gmail. aol is very old school, i guess. i am pretty good at pse, i run this company using my computer for everything, i've fixed viruses, you name it. and i can make this phone do everything but make a freakin phone call! yesterday morning even thou it was on silent this horrible alarm went off, all the phones in the house. it was a blizzard warning. i jumped up to look outside and nothing. the warning was due to start in 9 hours. i thought it was the end of the world. not sure why it was neccessary to warn me in the middle of the night. i guess they didnt consider that menopausal women wouldnt be able to go back to sleep!
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That's too funny (or maybe NOT from your standpoint ), Lori. I still have a plain ol' simple phone with minutes I purchase when I need them. I've heard stories from friends about the weather warnings. Guess it just takes time to get used to those extra "perks"! Being it was 12-21-12, I can understand why it was extra startling. Geez...
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i guess in arizona you dont have blizzard warnings. do you have tornados? flood warnings?
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Windstorms, monsoons, flash floods, no tornados. In northern Arizona they do have snow quite often and do get blizzard warnings.

Flash floods are probably the worst in the Phoenix area; there's slow drainage, so a lot of rain coming down can cause the washes (low spots) to fill up and they look deceiving shallow, but they can be deep enough to submerse a car. Some of them are on roads and people have died by going through them. Most roads that have them have warning signs that say not to proceed through if raining. There is actually a "Stupid Motorist Law" that says a driver can be cited for driving across a flooded wash when warning signs are posted. The fines and rescue costs can be steep!

Check this out: http://www.azfamily.com/news/local/S...-78731557.html
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