Thursday, September 25, 2008

Your Favorite Blog? {Plus Frame It Up FREEBIE!}

I just went through a blog purge. I realized that some of my blogs I was merely glancing at. And in an attempt to optimize my computer time, I deleted a few from my reader. But I do have my favorites. My favorites, in no particular order are:

  • The Creative Junkie by Andrea. She never fails to make me laugh with her AND at her AND at myself!
  • Then there's Photoshop Disasters. Truly a blog that makes me shake my head and laugh out loud!
  • And, of course, anyone who reads blogs knows about The Pioneer Woman! I love her writing style plus she has more than awesome give a ways!!
  • I'm also enjoying Creative Organizing. What great tips! It's where I found out about the SHED book I mentioned a few posts below.
  • Then there's Matt Logelin's blog, matt, liz, and madeline. You'll cry and laugh and totally admire his photography skills!
  • And how about Ikea Goddess? Now, there's some fantastic freebies!!
  • Last, there's Jessica Sprague's blog. It always makes me think and inspires.

So . . . what is YOUR favorite blog?? Link me up!! Some of my favorites I found from friends so I want to know what you love to read!! Give me a few so I can fill up those few minutes of computer time I have every day!

Ok, on to the freebie.

I did three sets of overlays/frames for 4"x6" photos. (you can find the Print It NOW series in the freebie section) The point of those frames was to make it SUPER easy to just print!! To get those photos OFF your computer and printed up while still adding a creative touch.

Then I did two sets of 12"x12" overlays. (again, check out In A Snap 1 and 2 in the freebie section!) Those were super fun to make and seem to be popular with you all.

SO, the next size? 10"x8". I'm not waiting to scrap a picture to perfection. I'm just throwing on one of my overlays and getting it up on the wall. NOW.

'Cause it makes me smile every time I see it. And I don't want it hidden on my computer but hanging on my wall. 'Cause I need to smile more often!

Here the are. Set 1 of Frame It Up. Which means, hopefully, set 2 will come soon!

It has six 10"x8" overlays. They can also be re-sized to smaller rectangular sizes!
Download them HERE.

If you use them to post online, credit:
Frame It Up 1 by Beth Nixon, available on her blog
(and post my blog address if allowed:

And if you like 'em, leave me a comment here!! The more comments I get, the more I know you all like them!


And I'm looking forward to your favorite blogs!


loonyhiker said...

Thank you for the freebie! You are one of my favorite blogs but I really follow almost 200 so I couldn't pick one (other than you of course). :)

Shawn said...

Awesome freeb as usual!! Thanks so much.

I too enjoy thecreativepixel (thanks to you again), plus Teachings of the Horse in addition to you, and my personal friends' blogs. I have my list on my site. :D

Amber said...

You guys have a safe trip! :o)

Pillowgirl said...

thanks for sharing your favorites with us, I am checing them out now, maybe they will become some of my favorites too.

I really enjoyed the photo, that had to be a "good catch". I can never get my camera to cllick fast enough!

Muma said...

Thank you for the freebie ....
I'm not a huge blog reader maybe 5 or so but you are by far my favourite. Why? I love your writing style, even through adversity you still make me laugh, I love your designs and most of all you show that motherhood is insane and the ride that goes with it wonderful even though we all [very important part here, the WE bit] go through roughly the same situations.

michelle said...

Good morning Beth! Thanks once again for the wonderful freebie.

Your blog is on the top of my list! Two others that I check out daily are The Daily Blonde and Every Day I Write the Book (even though she admittedly doesn't blog "every day", it's always worth the wait when she does). Funny stuff! And thank you for recommending Andrea's blog--it is now in my top five! I'm heading there now, as a matter of fact. Have a safe trip, and be sure to update us when you return!

Maria said...

Thank you! Your blog post will be advertised on the DigiFree Digital Scrapbooking Freebie search engine today (look for timestamp: 26 Sep [LA 12:00am, NY 02:00am, UK 07:00am, OZ 05:00pm] ).

Jody said...

Another wonderful read on your blog. You do make my morning coffee interesting. Always ou bring a smile to my face :)

Thanks for another set of overlays - they are just so handy dandy!

Hummie said...

Me too -- always cleaning out my RSS reader--but then I wonder what I am missing.

Cassandra said...

I love all your overlays! Thanks for sharing them!

tape said...

Love the freebie, thanks! Hey, I made a card with one of your older backgrounds:

Tacie said...

awe, have a safe trip and enjoy that baby!!!

korib said...

I don't think you could find a more cute photo than the bubble eater's. What a fantastic shot!

Oh, and thank you very much for all the excellent freebies!

Anonymous said...

thanks for sharing it, It´s a wonderful freebie!