Monday, February 11, 2008
I have to give out a big thank you to Kelly and Happy Scrap Girl who let me know that one of my templates was being pirated on myspace for a challenge! I just think that's unfortunate because I'm glad to keep a freebie up longer if you are using them for challenges! Just let me know. There's no reason for piracy, especially since the template was still active on my blog. I just about posted the link here on my blog so all of you with myspace accounts could go and make comments to the pirate because I have so many loyal blog readers. But, I'm a believer in karma, and bad things (especially piracy) always come back to you! :)

I'm running a sale on my double template sets! They are all 30% off! You can find them here! Here are some previews (there are 15 sets on sale!):

You can buy all of my double template sets on sale here!

Here is a freebie for today:

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Thanks for the comments!


Melanie said...

I love this template. Thanks for sharing it.

Amy said...

So sorry to hear of your pirate troubles. But, thank you for the lovely template!!

twoboyz00 said...

Thank you so much for the awesome template! So sorry to hear about the pirates.

Carjazi - aka Diane said...

I'm sorry to hear that you've been pirated. I totally don't get that, especially if it was still available for them. I agree with you on the karma issue. They'll get theirs.

I love your templates. I'm building my whole Christmas album with em since I goofed and got 8X11 shutterfly albums. Thank you so much for offering the landscape ones. I'd be lost without em.

fl_connie said...

Thanks for sharing another of your wonderful templates!

Christie said...

I'm sorry to hear you've been pirated. I love love love your templates. Thanks for offering freebies! :)

dianagrind said...

Thanks very much. Lovely template.

Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing!

lwlittlebit said...

Thanks so much! Sorry to hear about the pirates getting your template. I don't know if the problem is worse or if we're just hearing more about it lately. It's a shame some people just can't follow the rules!

Brian, Steph, Jaxon & Marley said...

Thanks Andrea! Sorry about the pirates. I guess I don't understand the whole pirate thing- why steal something you have up for free? And as for pirating other things, they all get found out, so why risk it? Anyway, I hope you're "pirate-free" now! :)

Melanie aka Mom_of_5 said...

I just don't understand why people do things like that! Anyway, thanks 4 the freebie again!

Trisha said...

Thank you for the wonderful template Andrea.

Anonymous said...

Sorry about the pirates :( But thanks for the rectangles!

LouAnn said...

Super cute as always. Thank you for sharing. So sorry about the pirates - if you had posted their link i would surely have left them a little comment. ;)

Theresa said...

That's horrible that you were pirated. I believe in karma too!! Thank for another wonderful template!

norton94 said...

thank you!!...sorry to hear about the pirates!

Jeanne said...

I truly appreciate the sharing that you do and am saddened to hear that your template had been pirated. Like others, I do not understand that mentality. I wish everyone would just follow the rules and not make things harder for the rest of the digi community.

Thank you for the wonderful template.

Kelly said...

No problem Andrea =)
And thank you for the great template
*off to scrap*

Robyn said...

As sweet and generous as you are wiht your templates, it's a shame someone's taken advantage of you like that. :(

Thank you for your lovely template. I appreciate it Andrea.:)

Myxi said...

What goes round comes round. Might not be today, might not be tomorrow, but eventually it will bite 'em in da butt. When it does, it will be a deep bite, and really hurt. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful templates with us Andrea. :)

Ann said...

Dear Andrea
I am really sorry to hear that you have been pirated. Since I love your templates, I think I will be able to recognize them everywhere, so if I found one of them signed by another person I will suspect, and of course I will tell you.
I am very sorry that these kind of nasty things can happened.
And changing for a better issue, I want to say you that today´s template is, as always, WONDERFUL and the most important thing: thank YOU very much for sharing with all of us.

Maria said...

Thank you! The DigiFree Digital Scrapbooking freebie search engine is going to list this blog post today.

Tropical Storm Jenessa said...

boo pirates! especially given how generous you are in the first place.
thank you for the new template!

Erin said...

How rude! If they'd get to know you they'd realize you're one of the most generous people around!!

Love the template, thanks!

Church said...

Those stinky pirates! We love your stuff!

Scrapping Mom of 5 said...

Thank you for your templates. What a shame someone has to go and be ugly. Good for you for taking the high road.

Cla72 said...

Thank you so much :o)

Tami said...

Thanks so much for the template and I'm sorry to hear about your templates being pirated. It seems so unnecessary!

vana said...

Karma indeed! Thank you for this delightful template and for your generosity of spirit. :)

Mimi said...

Wow...I am so sorry you were pirated. Can we take it as a form of flattery???

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the great template. Also thanks for the sale. I could get doubles that I missed. Now only missing double 16.

Your work is fabulous

MiKiko said...

Beautiful template. Thank you:) Sorry to hear what's happening, it's really sad.

Anonymous said...

Thank You!

Bonnie said...

Argh, pirates are rotten! Thanks for the freebie.

Rose said...

Yet another fantastic Temp

Anonymous said...

rotten pirates!
thx for not quitting your freebies!

marilyn said...

thanks for sharing your time and talent!

Anonymous said...

Another beautiful template! Thanks for sharing! Sorry to hear about the pirate!

Maisie_D said...

Beautiful as always!
Thanks Andrea!

Camelia said...

I love the circle. Thank you so much.
Your templates as always are wonderful.

Anonymous said...

Thanks so much for your wonderful templates! Sorry about the piracy deal, hope it gets worked out.

Malabei said...

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Anonymous said...

thank you for the generosity and your wonderful talent. wishing you a blessed day! - Dee

verabear said...

thanks for 206. your double sided templates look fabulous :)

Kristin K said...

Thank you so much for the templates! These were great, just love them!

Jasmin-Olya said...

Thank you for sharing Andrea

Kevin & Amy said...

Thanks for your generosity Andrea!

kayla said...

Thanks for the template. I'm happy to hear that you are still offering freebies inspite of the pirates. ARRRGGH, people who don't play by the rules ruin it for everyone else.


Brook said...

I think you are so lovely Andrea! It is a shame to pirate when you would let anyone use them. Too sad!

Justin and Jessica said...

I am SO stinking excited that you do double page templates! NO ONE does that! I only do two page layouts, I just like the look of it in a book. I haven't ever used a template, but I am always hearing how much people love them! So, I'm totally excited to try one out! Thanks!

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