This Page

has been moved to new address

Roadside Designs

Sorry for inconvenience...

Redirection provided by Blogger to WordPress Migration Service
Roadside Designs: November 2010

Nov 30, 2010

Day 1 Freebie

Thank you for your comments, you really made me smile.  I think we are all in the same boat.  I created these template keeping simple in mind.  Now as I started putting mine together, I realize how fun it is and more ideas starting going through my head.  I looked at inspiration on flickr, and now I want to add even more than just the template pages.   For those of you with paper scrapping supplies, this is such a great way to combine both digital and paper to create a beautiful memorable album.

So today is Day 1.  (psst . .  i am leaving the cover template link up for a bit more, grab it quick) And today I have page 1 of the template pack you can download.

UPDATE  - This  (link is now expired) will be up for 24 hours from now to be sure everyone gets to download it.  Sorry the 4-shared problems.

I will have my day 1 layout to share with you tomorrow.  Remember, join Roadside Designs Flickr Group and post your album photos!

So start snapping those photos and get your first page done!

Labels: ,

Nov 29, 2010

It's Beginning to look a lot like . . .

OMG can you believe we have only 26 Days till Christmas?  What the ?!#!!#? happened to 2010?  Feels like JUST yesterday, we were celebrating the New 2010 year!  Life is way to short.  And I SERIOUSLY need to document more of my life, journal more, and get everything into a scrapbook.

Now I am guessing many of you are just like me.  You are drooling over all those daily Christmas Albums, wish you did one last year, spend hours, I mean HOURS staring at images of others albums in Flickr, and really want to do one this year, but just don't have the know how or my problem? patience to complete one.  Come on, I am a flop at "Picture a Day" and to make it even more sad, I am on the Creative Team for Weeds and Wildflowers.  All Gina has been doing the last 2 years are quickpages and templates for photo a day layouts and I STILL can't stick with it.  (And I will be honest with all of you, something you now all know about me, I am a Weight Watchers Lifetime Flop.  Ok, it is out!  But that is a whole other project I will work on after Christmas.)

This Christmas I decide I really want to do a 25 days of Christmas album.  I figured if I created the templates to give all of you for Free, yes 25 templates for FREE, You can all help me stay focused and motivated to complete my book and in return I really hope you all will be able to finish one too.  I also created a 25 days of Christmas Kit and Word Art that coordinate beautifully with this template album.

Here are the Templates:
These templates are created in a 6x6 size for a mini album.  I decide on a mini to keep from being overwhelmed with having to put so much together.  I Like Simplicity.  Did you all notice that? lol.  So if we all keep it simple we can all get this done, however, if you are someone who likes more, you can add all you want to these templates and add more pages.  Once you have download a few pages, you can even swap out the "Day Tag" to a different page, move things around, flip them, or what ever you like.  These templates come with separate layers in .tiff and .psd files.  You can also use them for gift giving.

Starting now, you can download a page a day.  I have 27 total pages to share with all of you.  Tonight you get the front and back covers.  Each night through Christmas, (oh I hope I have this all correct, lol) you will get 1 page to download beginning at aprox 10:00 p.m. EST,  give or take a few hours, cause I may run into jams.   I will keep the download links up for 24 hours and then they are gone forever.  So if you want the entire album, you have to come back here each day for the next page.

So I have gotten a question as to how you can put this all together.  I do have a few ideas I will share.   There are stores online that offer 6x6 mini albums, lots online.  I was surprised and excited.

7 Gypsies has this ring book.  Just glue your layouts right on the paper.  You can add more pages too.  This runs under $5.00 usa. It is all over the web.  I really like this idea.
Another idea is to create this completely on your own.  Cut out the kraft board, hole punch it and ad your paper rings (you can go with only 2 rings with a 6x6 size), all which you can pick up a your local craft store or purchase at any online craft store.


SEI and American Crafts also has 6x6 albums.  The red one is by American Craft.  Google it and you will find it all over online.  I use American Crafts for all my full size albums.  Love their albums!

But this time, I decided to go with Bo Bunny's naked Albums, similar to American Crafts.  I love the idea of a small binder.  It is available online and I also found it at my local scrapbook store, YEA! 

So here is how my mini Christmas album is going, btw, it is turning out to be a hybrid album.  I added a page or two with my old paper scrapping supplies I still have laying around.  Still keeping it simple.

I created my front and back cover using noël by leora sanford at CatScrap.  CUTE Kit, don't you think?  Beautiful Designer too.

Covered my album with paper from my local scrapbook store (cute huh?), ribbon, and a red bell I found in my stash.

Added an extra page and VOILA!!  Here is how it is looking:

And the Deer?  A Starbucks bag, I trimmed the top, hole punched it and thought it would be very cool to use it to hold my holiday traditional cookie/dessert recipies we make each year.  I will move it to the proper day, whenever that day will be.

Each day I will try and snap a picture of my progress and upload it to the Roadside Designs Flickr Group.   You can add yours too!  I would LOVE to see all your progress.

So  (link is no longer available) is your First Download of the front and back cover.  Remember, in order to get the entire album, come back each day and download a new page.  Each download is only available for 24 hours.   Tell All your Friends about it!!! Get everyone in on it!!!! Here is YOUR opportunity to finally complete that Christmas album.

Labels: , ,

Nov 28, 2010

2 More Days

Only 2 More Days till the big reveal.



Nov 26, 2010

30% off Select New Products

It's BLACK FRIDAY, and that means there is a sale at the twolittlepixels shop!
Check out the fabulous goodies in the shop in the special category ''Black Friday Sales''.

And I have a new add-on to my 25 Days of Christmas Kit … 30% off for the first 24 hours! 

There are also some special sales... Check out these ads!
[Check out Rainydayz deal here]

[Check out Sabrina's sale here]

[Check out Anita's sale here]

[Check out Scooty's sale here]

Enjoy and happy shopping!!! 

Labels: ,

Nov 25, 2010

Thank You . . . FREEBIE

It is Thanksgiving today, here in the USA and I just want to say Thank You to all of you for your support and encouragement.   Here is a Freebie as my Gift.

Tomorrow I will have some announcements so come back and see me.  Gobble Gobble!


Nov 24, 2010

Calendar Inspiration

Look what I found in the Roadside Designs Gallery at Two Little Pixels.  A little inspiration to help you get started on those Wall Calendars for your Holiday Gift Giving.   Esther made these fabulous layouts at a gift to a family member using old family photos.  I LOVE the way they turned out.

This page created using the kit Simplicity by Sabrina Creations at Two Little Pixels.

This page was also created using the kit Simplicity by Sabrina Creations at Two Little Pixels.

This page created using the kit Dainty by Creashens at CatScrap.

This calendar comes in 4 languages, 2 English versions, French, Spanish, Italian, and German.  You pick them up in my Shoppe at Two Little Pixels.

More to come  . . .


Nov 22, 2010

25 Days of Christmas . . . Coming Soon . . .

Download a Day for 25 Days . . . Details announced on Nov. 30 . . . Bookmark this Blog . . . Like my Fan Page for updates . . . Follow me on Twitter . . . Tell all your friends about it!


::the anticipation grows::

Look what Designs by Leora is announcing!  You Don't want to miss This!  Be sure to Book Mark her Blog!

17 sponsors (and counting) for this fabulous HUGE event. 10 days to go!!  Coming 12.01.10


Nov 19, 2010

Freebie . . . Countdown!

The Countdown to the Holiday Season is almost here.  Can you believe it?  You better start thinking about your holiday gifts.  Do you have your list together?

No?  Well I can help speedy things up for you.  I have created this New 25 Days of Christmas Kit for all those holiday gift giving creations  Here is it all load up in the shop at Two Little Pixels.  AND all New Products are 20% off for 24 hours!

Here is a Super Cute Layout created by one of my CT members, Chris (Hutchie).

 And it get's even easier for you, I have put together a 8 x 8, 20 page Holiday Joy Template Album with a cover and back, you can quickly put together, print, trim your pages, and slide in an 8 x 8 photo album.  As a Bonus, I have also included a front, back, and spine for your Shutterfly printing.  This album can be used for ANY printing services.

And when you are done wrapping it all up, you can add these tags to finish your gift off with Style:

Don't ya just Love them?  These were create by my super good friend, long time online scrapping buddy, Carol (Carollee).  When I saw these, I knew I had to share them with all of you.  So HERE there are.  

Come check out all my new stuff, and get your holiday gift list Done! 

Labels: ,

Nov 15, 2010

Coming Soon!

I have been busy creating and I have lots of new goodies coming Friday to my shoppe at Two Little Pixels.   Here is a sneak peek:


Nov 12, 2010

Freebie Alert - What is Your Language?

I have New Products in the Shoppe at Two Little Pixels.  Been working like crazy this week to bring you this:
 An easy and Fun Creative printable Wall Calendar Set.  Create your own calendar or create beautiful gifts using your favorite photo and digital supplies.

  • 12 picture page (top) templates 11x8.5 size to decorate with your photos12 monthly calendars (transparent PNG)
  • 1 calender page (bottom) template with space for notes and space to paste a monthly calendar
  • Instructions on how to use the templates. 

All Calendar Templates come in in .PSD, .TIFF, and separate .PNG files.  Overall Finished calendar size is 11" by 17".  You can print them yourself or uploaded them to any printing service.

And I also made it in this English Version:

How about a French Version?

Not your Language?  Well I have German too!

Ok, I have Italian for the rest of you out there:

AND How could I forget about a Spanish Version.

Geez, I am Worn Out!  So I hope I have covered most of you and if you REALLY want one of these calendar templates in your language, just comment here and I will see what I can do for you.

But before I go, here is a little something I whipped up quick to share with everyone today.  This is a 7x5 yearly desktop calendar template.

You can download it HERE.

Have a Great Weekend!

Labels: ,