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Monday, December 22, 2008

Commercial Freebie & New Releases

OK I've been a very bad blogger lately. LOL but now I hopefully make up for it with lots of news and a freebie. Two New Release Kits - First - Boy Zone. Below is the preview of the kit and some layouts done by my Awesome CT team and some by me. I'm afraid my team has been showing me up - they've done such awesome layouts with these 2 kits. Boy Zone found here or click the preview image (that's if I've linked it right LOL - I'm new to doing this.) http://carena.digitalscrapgirl.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=133 CT Layouts using Boy Zone. First 2 by Kill enna and next 2 by Sarah.
Boy Zone Layouts Below by Me - Photos Harrisonphoto
Below - New Release: Caitlyn - named after my daughter. My CT's have been working hard and below are some layouts done with the kit. They are so fabulous - just had to show them off. Thanks girls for such awesome layouts. You've all worked so hard - I give you a few days off. LOL
Click Kit Preview for store link or here:
Below layouts (top 2 by Bekah and bottom 2 by Kille enna) Awesome Girls. I love them all.
Below Layout by J Stockert (isn't it awesome)
The layouts below done by me. Photos from Ben Earwicker - Harrisonphotos.
My new blinkie I've made from the Kit: Caitlyn. I'm not an expert blinkie maker but I manage to pull something together. LOL http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee40/carena-cats/Carena%20Blinkies/CarenaFAN.gif
Grab my blinkie if you wish and wear with pride. Enjoy
And now for the freebie - Today it's a Sample from my Commercial Use Romantic Roses pack. Are you getting ready to design your valentines kits. LOL Yes some of you may be still getting over the Christmas thing but I'm thinking well ahead this time. So for you today - a sample rose. This is a great way to get to know the quality of my commercial products - a try before you buy. So I hope you enjoy the freebie.
You can find it here:
Also a gift to you - My store is currently on sale with 20% OFF - here is a coupon for a further 20% OFF at my store - so that's 40% OFF TOTAL.
Coupon for Digital Kits and Commercial Use Products only with a minimum $5.00 order and valid until 26th December (Boxing Day). Add products to cart and coupon to the first box upon checking out for the further 20% OFF.
Code: Bonus Blog Discount
If you're not already subscribed to my store newsletter - then please do as I offer other discounts via my store from time to time and Store Newsletter Freebies for Store subscribers.
On a final note - Please have a Wonderful Christmas, enjoy time with family and loved ones and hopefully also find some time for rest and relaxation. LOL not sure if I'm going to get that as here in New Zealand - Christmas is in the middle of summer so lots of beach activities. Again Merry Christmas and Thanks for all the support throughout year. Enjoy

Wednesday, December 3, 2008


Also announcing 20% OFF Sale in my stores. Enjoy the Christmas Sale.
Mega Collaboration available FREE this month at Digidesignresort.
All you need to do is go to the store and sign up for the newsletter and each day to your email address you will receive the newsletter with the code for downloading. Hope you enjoy this gift brought to you by myself and the other awesome designers at the resort.
Merry Christmas to Everyone
from Carena's Designs
Oh nearly forgot - I've got another template challenge just starting at the resort. We are just kicking off the challenge area and really need people to join the fun. I'm just a little quicker than everyone else's and mine is ready to go - so take a look below for the template and I've got an incentive for you to join the fun - posting gift which I will private message to you the link for at end of month - if not sooner. You will need to register at the site. Hope you decided to join us and really why not - Don't miss the mega christmas collaboration above. Enjoy
Link for challenge area:
and gift for joining in with the challenge.

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Freebie Template in Store

A freebie for you today. Link below. This is a couple of photos taken in July while on holiday in Brisbane. Photos: Nerima Gardens - Ipwsich, Brisbane, Australia. Kit used: Xmas Wonderland by Carena (me) available in store and on sale 30% OFF. http://carena.digitalscrapgirl.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=120&zenid=117580b5ebe1873ef35adcfbf17f9db0 Here is a look at the template - New in store for Free download. Download template here: http://carena.digitalscrapgirl.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=6&products_id=132?digifree

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Freebie Template

My latest kit I wanted to share. Kit: Xmas Wonderland by Carena's Designs. It's available at all my stores except Commercial-Use store. It's on sale - 30% OFF so please enjoy the discount while it lasts. Sorry about the rather long post today but I'm particularly proud of this kit and just had to toot my horn - well just a little. LOL Many thanks for all the lovely feedback I've received from various gallery sites that I've uploaded some of my pages to. It means alot to me and I truely appreciate it. Below a closer look at Xmas Wonderland Below are some example layouts I've done that I just had to share with you all. The layout above won Layout of the Day at Digitals Gallery - I was thrilled with this honour. You can find my gallery there or anywhere - just search carena and another layout. The Alpha is also in store along with the clusters. Photos used in there layouts are by Ben Earwicker from Garrisonphoto. Many thanks for the permisson to share your beautiful photography with others. PS. If you have a page using my products that you'd like to share please feel free to leave me a comment here on my blog with the link to the gallery. Thanks would love to see. Hugs Also for everyones enjoyment - here is a template for you. I've been a bit slack in this department of late. Enjoy Download here: http://www.4shared.com/file/71536265/eafab300/Carena_Nov2008.html/digifree

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Freebie Brag Pages & Coupon

Template for November Bloomin Template Challenge is now available at Digital Scrap Garden. Here is the link for the forum. ENJOY http://digitalscrapgarden.com/parlor/showthread.php?t=1084?digifree Digidesignresort - Special for National Scrapbooking Day Mega collaboration for just $3.00. Be sure to check out what else is happening. ENJOY Store:http://www.digidesignresort.com/shop/
LATEST KIT IN STORE: Elegant Wedding - be sure to check it out at my store and see information below for 40% OFF coupon.
ALSO spend US$10 and get free alpha to match Elegant Wedding Free until 10th November.
Two freebie brag pages brought to you using my Kit: Baby Soft - Carena's Designs and layouts down by Scrapbrat (CT member). Many thanks Trudie - awesome pages so we decided to share with you all. Also until 10th November I have a 40% OFF (Digital Personal Kits Only) for you to enjoy in my store. You need to register and be sure to sign up for the newsletter and a further $1 coupon. To receive the 40% - add kits to cart and on check out place this coupon code in the first coupon box - Code: NovCouponSpecial Now for the freebie thanks to Scrapbrat's 4shared link here:
Please be sure to leave Scrapbrat some love and thanks. ENJOY from Carena's Designs

Friday, October 24, 2008

Freebie and New Wedding Kit in Store

Elegant Wedding by Carena's Designs
Brand New - Elegant Wedding - in store now and on special. Be sure to check it out. A hard one to preview as once again I've jammed in so much and not all repeat elements with various colours like some designers do - all unique elements so extra good value for you. Here is where to look http://carena.digitalscrapgirl.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=105
Spend US $10 and get the alpha for free. I will email coupon for the free alpha once order is completed and within 24 hours. ENJOY
Commercial Use Customers - Actions Grab Bag - 4 actions for just $10 - limited time - October Only and then into store at full price. Don't miss it for the bargain price.
Take a look here:
New store newsletter subscribers get $1 coupon so subscribe first and you could get the Action Grab Bag for just $9.00 - So hurry - Coupon emailed once subscribed. ENJOY
New Freebie in store now. New store newsletter subscribers get a $1 coupon to spend in store. Come, take a look around and enjoy.

Friday, October 17, 2008

30 Pge photobook Offer

OK - finally got round to posting here my photo book that I ordered from Artscow. They say to allow 10 working days for delivery - mine arrived in 8 working days. Here is a small look at the book. Sorry my photos aren't that great but it's not easy to photograph and perhaps I should have scanned them for you to see the quality. I can assure you that the quality is excellent and I'm extremely happy with the results.
I am very happy to be able to pass on the below listed offer. What makes it extra special is the FREE POSTAGE anywhere in the world. It's already an extremely good price but with FREE POSTAGE makes it fabulous. Don't forget Christmas is just around the corner - I don't even what to think about it. LOL. These photobooks make awesome gifts and they have a range of other products also. I also brought a watch previously shown here on my blog.
Anyway - you decide for yourself. Take a look at my pages below and click and register at the link. I wouldn't post on my blog if I didn't think it was extremely good. I hope you enjoy. Another lot of pages This is the cover and binding.
Special Offer - 20 page photobook $4.99 (new members only) or take advantage of the coupon codes and get 30 page book for $11.99. Coupon codes are only valid for one person - so first in, first served. Here are the codes so you can read them a little better. ZQ7DCML ZKMV3WD ZBS1AMK ZQEVFMX ZAMDGMB ZBF28F8 Z8FYDY5 ZQJEZQE ZSFVVF7 ZVB19CW Here is the link for Artscow http://www.artscow.com/?Ref=437278 or click Artscow banner - top right. ENJOY
Also I have a number of new products in my store - Personal Kit: Princess Story with the freebie quick page
also a number of commercial use products - including actions.
Take a look here:
Link for freebie:

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Princess Story - Brag Page Freebie

New Release Kit and Freebie Brag Page New kit: Princess Story - 20% OFF this kit and almost everything else in store also. Come take a look around - grab a freebie or two or three. Sign up for my newsletter and get freebies before anyone else along with coupons. Don't worry I don't send newsletters all the time - only on occasions and most times only 1 time a month. LOL. But you will get the chance to learn about freebies and sales. Link for freebie: (register, add to cart, check out and download FREE) ENJOY http://carena.digitalscrapgirl.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=5&products_id=101?digifree

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Daily freebie

Above is the Daily Freebie available at Digital Scrap Garden. Come each day and collect the entire kit by Dancing Princess Designs.
Here is where to collect (must be a member - free)

Friday, October 3, 2008

Pumpkin Freebie Hunt

3rd to 5th October - Pumpkin Hunting The pumpkin hunt has begun at Digidesignresort Store. They are all hidden and all you need to do is look in every crook and cranny and behind every bush and everywhere. If you enjoy a hunt - you'll love all the gifts hidden in this one. Find it here; http://digidesignresort.com/shop/?digifree Hint: 3 in my products. Happy Hunting. ENJOY

Saturday, September 27, 2008

26 Quick Page FREEBIES

The hunt has started at the garden. Total 26 quick pages up for grabs. Just follow the clues and they are all yours. We also have challenges, speed scrap chats and much more - be sure to come and check things out. We are having a party and everyone is invited. Be there or be square.
Forum link - register to join the fun.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Grab Bag Heaven - REVEAL

Grab Bag Heaven - GRAND REVEAL All of the below 5 products are in the bag and all for just $5.oo - Limited Time so don't dilly dally - Hurry and $AVE. I can't be bothered playing games and hiding bag contents. If you like it - Grab It. I guess it's the New Zealander coming out in me. LOL Honesty is the best policy. Hope you like it. No surprises - just honest to goodness quality products that you will find many uses for in your digital kits. The wheels are great to add an individual touch to your kits - add your own flowers and leaves (especially good Ivy leaves) - make them into gorgeous clusters - there is lots you can do - let you imagination go wild and explore. Very individual and very unique. Papers you can never have enough of for sure. These are in JPEG format - lay them over the colour of your choice and explore the blending modes. Add your own textures and there you will have an awesome paper. LACE, LACE AND MORE LACE - and these are gorgeous - the detail I have in these is extremely good and are 100% QUALITY with no stray pixels or ugly shadows - you will enjoy using these time after time. More lace again - Circles this time - Hard to come by good quality lace with no strays and no ugly shadows. ENJOY Last of all - Berries - the 5th product in my grab bag. Again no stray pixels or ugly shadows learking around the edges. Good clean edges. I love natural elements is scrapbooking kits and with these it's easy to achieve relistic, quality products. Add your own uniqueness to your kits and be an individual. If your kits are starting to look like everyone elses filled with actions and nothing unique - well perhaps you should take a look at this grab bag and the rest of my store - 20% OFF SALE. Enjoy it while it's on sale - Grab Bag won't be offer for this low price again. Carena’s Discount Store Digital Kit Designer Commercial-Use

Monday, September 22, 2008

QP Freebies & Lots of them

Digital Scrap Garden - Birthday Bash Party The garden is having a party starting 23rd Sept and everyone is invited. We have heaps of freebies to give away with a hunt and also heaps of freebies for challenges and chats - Why don't you come and join us. Announcing this now so you have the chance to register with the site if you're not already and take a look around. Be sure to come from the 25th Sept and have lots of fun and make sure you free up you're computer space so you have lots of room for downloading. See you there http://digitalscrapgarden.com/parlor/ also Digidesignresort has a designer call out - anyone wishing to join the team please apply. Resort can be found here; http://www.digidesignresort.com/ plus
I have discovered a awesome Photo Book printing company that has the greatest deal.
8 x 8 inch Photo Book
20 pages
New Member Only Special
Here is the link to check it out for yourself:
Register and go explore - it's awesome.
I got my Key Chain Watch today after only 5 working days of ordering it and here is a look at it. I was absolutely thrilled. Can't wait for the photo book to arrive. I will post again here and show you all when it comes.
I ended up ordering the 8x8 photo book & watch for only US$12.48 - TOTAL PRICE - AWESOME plus they send you more coupons for more discounts and free postage etc.
Here is the photo I took of the chain watch. I used a scrapbook page for the face - Kit: JOY by myself. Love to hear you comments on this one. ENJOY
Also I would like to say a HUGE THANK YOU TO Scrapbrat for her awesome help with setting up my blog with a new format. I couldn't have done it without her. I am so hopeless when it comes to these sorts of things - codes and more codes - just don't understand them at all. LOL She not only helped me with this but she is my one and only CT member and she does an awesome job for me with that also. Click her link at the side to visit her blog. By the way she has a few freebies also.
Many, many thanks Trudie -Hugs and Kisses.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Freebie Commercial Border

Above - New Commercial Use Carriage - ON SALE Available at both links below along with a number of other new commercial products. Take a look around - New Releases on SALE.
Commercial Use - Border - Price $ FREE - Limited Time
Find it here:
Also available at:

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Brag Book Freebie

Little Girl Photoshop CS2 & UP action. Commercial Use. On sale for a limited time only. Many options available - you choose the colours for: hair, hat, flower, dress, under dress tshirt, shoes, laces gloves and glove cuff. This makes for a very individual action which you can colour to match your cute girly kits. Link to store:http://carena.digitalscrapgirl.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2&products_id=72
Kick start your Autumn Brag Book with this freebie. Brought to you by the girls at Digital Scrap Girl and of course, put together by me. Brag pages made from the Daily Freebie. Be sure to pop over to the forum each day and collect the entire kit. It's awesome. Forum Link:
http://www.digitalscrapgirl.com/?digifree and click meeting point. Log in and click daily download. ENJOY
Freebie Brag Book here: