In the spirit of this milestone year that starts a new decade, we’re bringing you monthly lists with a 20-10 theme. Let’s start this party with freebies. How does 20 free downloads in under 10 minutes sound? Free sounds pretty sweet to me. So start the timer and see if you can’t collect 20 new digi delights faster than you can cook up some Mac ‘n Cheese.
Download #1: Love Notes
Tell someone you love them with our cutie-pie notes. Get the full set here.
Artwork by Creating Keepsakes Magazine
Download #2: Photo Labels
These easy-to-use labels make remembering the details behind a photo a breeze. And they’re designed to fit precisely on 2″ x 4″ labels (Avery 5263).
Label by Creative Crafts Group
Download #3: DIY Photo Cube
Creativity gets squared with this playful photo display. Download the template, and make your own cubed collection of memories.
Image by Creative Crafts Group
Download #4: Lovely Bookmarks
Marking your page is much more adorable with these bookmarks found at livinglocurto.com.
Images and artwork by livinglocurto.com
Download #5: Digital Kit
Enjoy the snow without the cold by staying indoors and scrapping your favorite frigid moments with this cool Winter Wonderland Mini Kit by Jen Allyson at twopeasinabucket.com.
Image and artwork by twopeasinabucket.com
Download #6: Pocket Card
Send an interactive valentine using this pocket-card template from Nichole Heady of Papertrey Ink.
Project and image by Nichole Heady
Download #7: Ticket Accents
Embellish your layouts with these fun designs found at The 80s Me. Now that’s the ticket!
Image and artwork by The 80s Me
Download #8: Pocket Calendar
Keep track of the months ahead with this calendar pattern (scroll down to the paragraph where it says “downloads” to retrieve the templates for each month). It was designed by Sam & Cheryl and featured on creaturecomforts.com. The handy pocket is perfect for holding memorabilia from various events until it comes time to scrapbook.
Image by creaturecomforts.com
Download #9: Box Template
Truly personalized gift wrap is only a few folds away with this template by Julie Ebersole of papertrufflez.com.
Image and project by Julie Ebersole
Download #10: Bird Pattern
Give someone a tweet gift by attaching a paper bird to an ordinary gift bag using this template from Paper Crafts magazine.
Image and artwork by Paper Crafts magazine
Download #11: Paper Globes
Put a little love in the air with this cheery template from Heather Bailey. (To get to this template, click here and scroll down the screen until you see the “free patterns” section on the right side of the screen.)
Image and project by Heather Bailey
Download #12: Fry-Box Pattern
With our free template, you can fill a handmade fry box with beauty supplies for a friend. It’s a fun treat without the calories.
Image by Creating Keepsakes magazine
Download #13: Photo Filters
Change up the looks of your digi photos using these free photo actions from The Pioneer Woman.
Image by thepioneerwoman.com
Download #14: Journaling Cards
Put your memories into words with our clean and classic journaling cards designed by Tiffany Tillman.
Journaling card designed by Tiffany Tillman
Download # 15: Goal Tracker
Putting your New Year’s resolutions on these stylish cards, designed by Heidi Swapp for House of 3, will make sticking to those goals all the more enjoyable.
Artwork by Heidi Swapp for House of 3
Download #16: Valentine’s Day Sentiments
Paper Crafts magazine offers a bouquet of beautiful sentiment downloads each month. Check them out for a quick card-making solution.
Artwork by Paper Crafts magazine
Download #17: Layout Template
Design a groovy grid page with this free grid page template by Cathy Zielske.
Image by Creative Crafts Group; layout by Cathy Zielske
Download #18: Doodle Download
Whether you’re decorating a gift bag or adding to a layout, coloring in this happy doodle by Stephanie Ackerman of Homegrown Hospitality is sure to make your project shine.
Image and artwork by Homegrown Hospitality
Download #19: Bookplates
Keep track of your 2010 reading list with these divine bookplates from Martha Stewart Living.
Image by MarthaStewart.com
Download #20: Birthday Party in a Box
Let the party begin with this box o’ fun, which was featured in our special issue 101 Hip, Handmade Gifts by Nicole LaRue.
Image by Creating Keepsakes magazine
Wow! That’s a whole lotta free for one post. We sure do know how to make the most of our 10 minutes, don’t we? Thanks for joining us today. We can’t wait to bring you another 20-10 list next month.
Megan Hoeppner, creative editor