Friday, 15 February 2013

Friday Freebie Springtime promises

Hello everyone and welcome! Once again it is time for a Friday Freebie. I am longing for sunshine and warmth and Springtime. Today's freebie is all about Springtime promises.....
But, before I go on, I want to explain my T.O.U. in more detail: Someone has pinched many of my papers and tags and is selling them on ebay, without either asking me or doing anything to/with them. My TOU are as follows:
-You may print these images as often as you like for your crafting needs.
-You may re-size and/or alter them and incorporate them into your own digital work
- You may make things with these images and then sell what you have made, as cards, mini books or whatever your creative mind comes up with. If you want to give me credit that's great, but you don't have to.
- You may not sell these images unaltered either as sheets, stickers or similar!




Thought I would also show you a little project where I used the paper. It's a little gift bag.



If you printed the tag out large enough, it would fit perfectly inside.
 Hope you like today's offering. Thank you for visiting and see you next time.

40 comments:

sharon said...

Oh my, this is so beautiful Astrid, and a wonderful project! Thank you , thank you for sharing your goodies all the time! I have to try this!

Tracie Dean said...

Truly a beautiful set of images!! Love the butterflies!

SanDee1899 said...

ooh wonderful!!!
XOXO
SanDee

CathyMc said...

Astrid, I love your images. I am saddened that someone is selling them without your permission. I always link back to anyones digital works. I certainly hope that this seller stops immediately or ebay shuts them down. Thanks for your generosity in sharing your beautiful creations.

Kezzy said...

Wow stunning, I have just found your blog and giving away freebies is so generous of you. I can't believe the cheek of some people there you are being so generous and they take it away and sell them. They deserve to be shut down. :-) Kezzy xx

Ellen said...

Woww Astrid, this is sooo beautiful, the giftbag is awesome!!!!! Thank you so much for these wonderful freebies!

Hugs and have a nice weekend,
Ellen

inkypinkycraft said...

These are beautiful images and hope whoever it is stops being so dishonest!! Hugs trace x

Sandra said...

Thanks you so much these are going to go so well in the journal I am doing.

Dragonlady said...

Hi Astrid

Beautiful friday freebie, thank you. Hope you sort out your ebay problem, just can't understand why people do this.

Hugs Ali x

Laine said...

Wow, thank you so much. These are stunning.
Laine
xx

Maryann said...

So gorgeous stuff again this week Astrid. Thank you so much for your generousity always, and what an awesome bag you made with this too, it´s soooo beautiful.
Have a wonderful week-end hun and thanks sooo much for all your wonderful shares.

Jennie Atkinson said...

More gorgeous freebies Astrid, thank you. And I love the bag - it really is beautiful and difficult to tell that it is actually a bag. Very saddened to hear that your generosity is being abused.

Have a lovely weekend and thanks for all your encouragement on my blog posts - really appreciated! x

kathi17 said...

Thank you so much for explaining your TOU. I have never used your beautiful designs because I sell my cards in a very tiny seasonal gift shop my mother and I run in the summer. (I live on a very tiny island, so we don't have a lot of sales, but it helps pay the bills in the winter).

I didn't realize we could sell things we made with your designs!

Thank you so much for your generosity, and I hope the abusers lose their ability to use eBay.

Marisa Job said...

Beautiful! Thank you!!!

Dorthe said...

Dear Astrid, they are adorable, so springy and beautiful, and such soft colours.
The gift bag you made is gorgeous ,Love what you did to the ribbon!
Thank you dear friend - again,especially seen in the light of what happened to you this week. I hope there are positive results with Ebay.
Hugs from here, and a lovely weekend to you.
Dorthe

Bärbel said...

Vielen Dank für Ihre tollen Freitags-Geschenke, Astrid, die Farben sind zo zart und schön und auch die von Ihnen gestaltete Tasche ist wunderschön.
Ein schönes Wochenende und liebe Grüße.

Annie said...

Gorgeous images Astrid. You are so kind. It is awful that someone is exploiting your generosity.

Like you I can't wait for warmer weather. Love the gift bag. Totally exquisite.

TFS

Annie x

Sheron said...

Thank you for these stunning images I have just found your site and have been amazed at the gorgeous images you are giving away free. Its not the first time I have heard of someone selling images that don't belong to them I do hope ebay shut them down.

Vesna - Kalipso said...

Dear Astrid, thank you sooo much for the images. Recently, I have started to make digital collages and scrapbooks. I will certainly use your images for my projects. You are so generous. I put the permanent link to your site on my craft blog. Thanks again.

Tabbatha Sandoval said...

These are gorgeous Astrid. Thank you so much for creating and sharing such beautiful artwork.

butterfly said...

You're not serious... it's Friday again already?! Boy, where did that week go? Gorgeous images again, thank you so much for your time and trouble, Astrid.
Alison x

Terri said...

Stunning as usual!! Thank You so Much for sharing!!!

Deb Ochs-LaGrone said...

Simply beautiful and I am so looking forward to spring. Lovely project you made with it, thanks for sharing!

Artlike said...

I'm so sorry that someone is taking advantage of your wonderful generosity...you do such beautiful
Work. I join in thanking you for your generosity. I made my wife's valentine card from some of your images....she loved it!
Ed



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Ed

Dianne said...

So sweet of you to share thanks for that...

Su said...

Thank you!!

Sandie R said...

Thank you once again for sharing your wonderfull papers and tags. These are beautiful images of Spring which is arriving here in BC, Canada with lovely sunshine.

It is such a shame when others think they are free to profit from others artistic works.

Ros Crawford said...

These are so lovely ... I adore the butterflies ... TFS have a great weekend.

Redanne said...

Hi Astrid, so sorry to hear that someone is abusing your generosity, I hope they are stopped soon. Your designs are gorgeous, really love the butterflies. Hugs, Anne x

June Macfarlane said...

Astrid I absolutely adore this. Beautiful shabby chic designs. Love them so much
hugs June x

Martina2801 said...

Thanks for the wonderful freebies, dear Astrid! You are very generous.
I hope you have solved your problem with Ebay? This has me totally shocked!

I wish you a good Sunday my friend!
Hugs MARTINA

Heather Jacob said...

you are amazing , so much talent lies within you, thanks for sharing your gift x

Sophie said...

Wie traumhaft schön wieder dieses Geschenk, liebe Astrid.
Danke für dein großes Herz.

Umarmung xx

Rita said...

Many Thanks Astrid for such a beautiful sheet. I had my daughter and grandchildren over from Haddington last week, so I'm looking forward to catching up on what I've missed. Enjoy your Day. Hugs Rita xx

Anjas-Artefaktotum said...

Thanks for sharing your wonderful freebies, love always your amazing vintage compositions.
Hugs Anja

Atelier Kijken met Andere Ogen said...

Vertaling:

Thank you so much Astridvoor your gorgeous pictures, I will be happy.

I hope it stops soon on eBay, don't understand that some people do this Sorry for my English I wish you strength Eva

A Casa di Ale said...

Ciao Astrid, sono sempre meravigliose le tue carte
Ciao da Ale

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Oh thank you so much! I will definitely be using these and will give you full credit with a link back. Your sharing and generosity is very much appreciated. I'm so sorry that someone has stolen these and is selling them. I hope you will be able to put a stop to that! Thanks again.

Hugs,
Linda

Ephemera said...

Awesome freebie Astrid, the butterflies and dreamy paper are stunning, you are so generous with your work. Take care. XX

Louise (KardKrazy) said...

Astrid, I have saved a few of your freebies to use some time -- beautiful offerings!
It is quite sickening to think of what some people will do to make a few dollars. In the end it catches up with them I have no doubt.
Thank you for sharing with us!
Louise

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