Hi, my name is Carmen. Welcome to Beyond The Fringe!

I love sewing, crocheting, paper crafts, painting, doodling and more. I also offer digital stamps and vintage graphics, many for free. I am a mom of 4 and a grandmother of 10 adorable grandkids, whom I love to make things for.

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Please see my Digital Stamps page for terms of use on freebies and some helpful information on digital stamps. My Freebies page has a list of the freebies on this blog.

Mar 16, 2011

My First Free Digital Stamps

I've been dilligently working to figure out my program and have learned to do a few little things with it. So to celebrate, I thought I'd share! 

First I made a spiral phrase:



Then I made a phrase using different fonts.

 UPDATE: If this file didn't work for you before, it will now. I had to make some adjustments. Thanks for your patience while I'm learning!

I found this to be a lot of fun--in spite of the learning curve. It's surprising how much you actually can do with this program. I am just barely scratching the surface! I'm still working some of the bugs out, but hopefully these will print okay.

I am such a newbie!!

If you'd like to take advantage of these freebies, all you have to do is left click on each image, which will bring up a fresh page with the image on it. Then right click and 'save as.' 

That should work! 

I'm keeping my fingers crossed!


  1. Worked beautifully! How fun, Carmen.... Looking forward to your next card inspired by text!

  2. Love your sentiments. Thank you so much.

  3. These are neat sayings thanks for sharing with us Sandy

  4. These are so very great--thank you for sharing &(I LOVE the song playing!!)

  5. thank you! I grabbed the 2nd one! So very true!!!

  6. Perfect! Thanks so much for sharing your creations. And well done : )

  7. Thank you, what a wonderful job you did. I took the second one. Can't wait to see what is next??? Hugs

  8. thank you for the beautiful phrases

  9. you did some wonderful work -- tfs!!

  10. Thank you so much. Love the "Thankful" sentiment.

  11. Thank you for showing your new talent!


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