Sunday, January 11, 2009

CoffeeShop Valentine Textures!

Thank you so much for helping me choose a name for my newest portrait action. I was so entertained reading all of the great and sometimes hilarious suggestions. I obviously have very creative (and brilliant!) readers. I will be releasing that soon, so please keep an eye on my blog!




In the spirit of another holiday, I whipped up some Valentine textures. They are a bit grungy and not your typical "pretty" paper, but I think you will like them. Just open them in Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, or any program that you edit in and use them as textures, frames, or digital paper on photos, cards, or templates.

I used two free textures on these papers, Door Panel by Paul Grand also his Scratches Inverted (I love that texture!) and Painted Frame Texture by Irisb477 . They have other great free textures, so be sure to check them out and thank them for being so generous.

And thanks again for visiting my blog and leaving such great comments. I really appreciate it! I have tons of stuff on the horizon, so please keep on checking back, you never know what you might find here.



Do you want to download my favorite CoffeeShop PSE/Photoshop Actions and Lightroom Presets or Design Elements in one convenient zipped file AND help support this blog? Just click here for my action pack or here for a download of some of my most popular design elements, storyboards, and textures.

For complete info on installing all of my actions, click here.

38 comments:

belle said...

Fabulous! Thank you so much.

Lindsay said...

You are amazing, as always!!!!
Thank you.

twoboyz00 said...

Thank you very much!

Megan said...

thanks for these great textures! can't wait to play with them.

Digi Free said...

Thank you! Your blog post will be advertised on the DigiFree Digital Scrapbooking Freebie search engine today (look for timestamp: 11 Jan [LA 01:21pm, NY 04:21pm, UK 09:21pm] - 12 Jan [OZ 08:21am]).

Not Scarlett said...

Sigh, more yumminess! Thank you!!!

jfeely said...

Awesome, thank you!!:)

Staci B said...

Thanks again, Rita! Awesome job.

amymom24 said...

Thank you, Rita!!

Anonymous said...

These are beautiful! Thanks so much!

Rhonda

Jenn said...

Thank you so much Rita!

Can't wait to see what the name is going to be for your new action...*drum roll...*

Blessings, Jenn

--sme said...

I can't wait to try these out! Thanks for sharing!

Heather said...

You're right - I do love them! Thanks so much for all your shares. You're da bomb!

Angela~Kclmomof4 said...

these are pretty neat, love them!

trishia said...

love them, Rita! Thank you!!!

demingglobal said...

thank you! love the v-day papers. the textures are so cool!

Lori Decoite said...

hi rita- loving the new textures!! Thank you.

Becky said...

These are beautiful; thank you so much.

Missy said...

These are awesome! I'll definitely be using them!!

Lori Decoite said...

hi rita-me again- played around w/ the textures- I am sure I have not done your beautiful textures justice, but I am a newbie ; )-check it out..
http://suzieqscrapper.blogspot.com/2009/01/still-loving-textures-and-layers.html

Nicole said...

Thank you so much! these are so pretty

Franny said...

Come to post all your freebies at:

Picklebeans dot com / Forum

I hope you or your CT's will use the forum to post your freebies, it is really easy!

Be sure to tell everyone you know....it's new!

Hope to see you there:)

Megan said...

You are extremely creative and your textures are wonderful! You are so very generous to provide them for free!! Thank you Thank you Thank you!

Corinna said...

Wow, Rita, these are so amazing. I can't wait to play with them. Thanks so much!

Jo said...

Those look awesome Rita, you're a Sweetheart!! (haha, pun intended!)

Jo said...

Hmm, both those links are not working for me? Any chance you'll be re-hosting them Rita? Thank you =)

April Alcorn said...

Rita I was just directed to your blog today and let me tell you... You are one talented, generous lady!!!! Thank you SO much for all that you do!!!!! You are my hero!! :) I too am a stay at home mommy, I have a 5 1/2 boy with Asperger's Syndrome, a 3 3/4 year old little girl and our 1 year old baby girl! Never a dull moment around here!!!! I too play in PS CS4 after the kiddos are down for the night and it's mommy time!!! I just wanted to give you some kudos and say you are doing AWESOME stuff!

Catesmeow said...

Thanks so much- these look really fun.

candyw said...

Thank you, these are beautiful. I learn so much from you site!!

Teresa said...

Thank you, Rita. We love you!!!

Lisa said...

Rita, I really want to thank you for all of your hard work. I love everything you have offered. Thank you.
Lisa

Edna B said...

Thank you so much.

Chris said...

Thank you so much!

joey said...

Thanks a Million, have been looking for these kind of textures for ages !!!

thescrappywife said...

Gorgeous! Thank you!

Oliag said...

first time ever to use a texture on a photo with PE8 I used one of these valentine textures...I had lots of fun...thanks!

craftychic said...

Thank you so much, great brushes!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful textures....Yall are awesome !!! Thank you so very much !!!! I am just learning to use them. .