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Giveaway Party Day 2 - NeareStore

Hello again! Today I'm all about Spring and Easter. Day two of the giveaways features NeareStore by european designer Skimersan. This store is directly related to Far Far Hill, the vintage -free files for all- blog. NeareStore offers digital scrapbooking illustrations, frames, papers and elements at the most affordable price. Their designs are of great quality and not only can you use them for cardmaking and other paper crafting projects, but also for digital scrapbooking or digital design. Possibilities are endless. And guess what? Skimersan offers UNLIMITED USE of their illustrations for any purpose (but not for resale). Make sure you visit Nearestore today. And of course you're welcome to visit Skimersan's amazing blog: Far Far Hill too! Let's take a look at what you can win today:

First we have not one but TWO sets 
that include 42 vintage images!

The second prize is a spring set that includes
70 elements and 14 papers! 

 And last we have a soft easter set that contains 
50 elements and 12 papers!

One of my many missions for today is to inspire you and show you a bit of all the things you can do with these wonderful sets, so here are three projects using Nearestore graphics:

Easter cards using 
"Antoinnette's Easter"

Vintage pocket card using 
"Cozy Spring", "Old Fashion" and "Vintage Newspaper Ads"

 Details on these projects will be shared in a future post.

There are plenty of beautiful images to work with, it's inspiring really... I want to thank Skimersan for letting me use these wonderful sets and for her kindness. 

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Winners will be picked by and will be announced on Sunday, April 13th. So make sure you come back that day to check if YOU are one of the lucky winners! 

I'll be back tomorrow for DAY 3 of the giveaway party! Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Oh, Gracie, with some lovely dies and embellishments, these papers make gorgeous cards, scrapbook pages, and other projects! Gorgeous and just your style - so elegant and vintage! Hugs, sweet friend!

  2. Totally lovely Gracie! And these papers & goodies are your style! sigh! Gorgeousness to the max! Gorgeous! Gorgeous! Gorgeous!:)

  3. Hi, Gracie! It's me (again-lol). And once again, you have made some AMAZING projects . . . I just love the vintage, shabby-chic look of them. And they are so inspirational! I follow you via mail...and am now a follower on FB and Pinterest (which by the way, I LOVE the blue scrapbook page...I need to show you a page I did a few weeks ago. I think you will like it). Anyway, THANKS once again for being so generous...and so inspiring!!! {{hugs}}

    Kathy (Kat)

    PS Remember when have the pick number, to think "KAT, KAT, KAT . . ." ;) lol

  4. Hi Gracie,
    They are all amazing. So elegant, so gorgeous, just lovely...WOW. I love the papers, and how you put them all together to make your amazing creations...great job. I am a follower.

  5. Good Morning, Gracie, once again you have some beautiful papers, can I say that I totally LOVE vintage.

    1. Oh Sue, I would love to see you try it!


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