Friday, January 8, 2010

Free Fleur de Lis Scrapbook Paper

Click on the free fleur de lis scrapbook paper to see it full size and download it.

This free fleur de lis scrapbook paper is periwinkle, or pale blue-violet for the uninitiated. It features a subtle tone-on-tone effect that gives it a classy, low-key look. It's simple enough to be used a background behind other colors and textures, but the design can also stand alone. You might want to try pairing it with my black scroll work scrapbook paper or the reverse version with black scroll work on a white background. (Update 2-7-2010: I just launched a collection of assorted free blue scrapbook papers that include this fleur de lis design in other shades of blue.)

I remember thinking when I was a child that periwinkle was a funny name. It's even funnier now that I know that a periwinkle is not only the name for a color in the lavender family and a pretty five-petaled purple flower, but it's also the name for a gastropod mollusc that looks a whole lot like a snail. Fortunately for you, I've chosen to depict a graceful fleur de lis in shades of periwinkle, not a periwinkle itself. I think the fleur de lis is a whole lot prettier.

I can definitely see this being used as the background for a handmade card. In fact, I'm pretty sure I'll be using it for that purpose very soon. I hope you'll find some fun uses for this free scrapbook paper too. Please come back soon to download even more free scrapbooking supplies! Click the Twitter link below to find out when new art is released.


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Saturday, January 2, 2010

Free Pink Valentine Hearts Scrapbook Paper

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 This free printable valentine hearts scrapbook paper features pink hearts on a light pink background. It's the perfect design to set the romantic mood for handmade Valentine's Day cards, crafts and scrapbooks. I'm a big fan of these particular shades of pink, so I happen to love this design.

If you'd like to mix and match variations of this design (white hearts on a pink background, pink hearts on a white background and red hearts on a white background), please visit my free valentine hearts scrapbook paper hub. There are also other Valentine's Day scrapbook paper designs at that link, including some designs with cute candy hearts with messages on them. And if you like hearts, you can find plenty of them on my vintage valentine hearts and contemporary valentine hearts clip art hubs.

I hope you'll enjoy making projects with this free valentine hearts scrapbook paper or any of the other images in my Valentine's Day collection. Please come back soon to download more free scrapbooking supplies!