I love playing around in Photoshop and with my Silhouette Cameo. Oh, and I also have a blog….just in case you couldn’t tell. ;) That means I’m always on the hunt for great digital resources, and few things make me happier than scoring an awesome find for FREE! Double points if it can be used commercially as well.
I decided to compile a roundup of all my favorite online joints that offer freebies because I know lots of you are like me: creative folks who enjoy quality free goodies, some of which you’ll be able to sell or use on your blog if you so decide.
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Where to Find the Best FREE Digital Resources: Fonts, SVGs, Clip Art, & MORE!
Now, I know there are TONS of sites around the interwebs that claim to have free digital goods for downloading. This list is by no means all-inclusive. Also, I don’t use some resources very often, such as vectors, stock photography, blog templates, or mockups, so those aren’t featured much in this collection.
These are just some of my favorites that I feel offer some really high-quality stuff, and I’ll be updating it periodically as I come across new ones. If you know of any other valuable resources that I’ve missed, let me know in the comments and I’ll add them to the list!
Below are some high-level categories, and there’s also quite a bit of overlap, so a site listed in one category may also offer resources from another….make sure you check them all out! Oh, and they’re also listed in no particular order….I’m not that OCD.
Designer Grab Bag
LOTS of free goodies on these sites for all things graphic design. Most also sell amazing resources, too….I sometimes snag their bundles that have incredible deals!
>>>**High quality** fonts, vectors, clip art, backgrounds, patterns, textures, mockups, Photoshop brushes, actions, icons, digital papers, etc. BONUS: Some are free for commercial-use too!<<<
- Creative Marketplace (new freebies every week)
- FontBundles.net (awesome PREMIUM fonts each week, plus great monthly bundles)
- The Hungry JPEG (they always have lots of great font/graphic bundles too!)
- Design Cuts
- Webdesigner Depot
- Mighty Deals
- Best PSD Freebies
- Pixel Buddha
- Deal Jumbo
- Free Goodies for Designers
- Media Militia
Free SVG files that are great for use with Silhouette Cameos/Portraits or other cutting machines! For a lot of these sites, I’m subscribed to their email lists and/or follow their Facebook pages so I get notified whenever they have a freebie available.
- SVG Cutting Files
- SVG Cuts
- Bird’s Cards
- I used one of their files for my sleeping baby door hanger!
- Miss Kate’s Cuttables (new freebie everyday!)
- I used one of her files for my son’s Valentine’s Day robot shirt with some printable HTV!
- Daily Art Hub (new freebie everyday!)
- Silhouette America Design Store (new freebie every Tuesday, and they usually share a bunch more around the holidays.)
- My Vinyl Designer (periodically share freebies in their emails.)
- My Vinyl Direct (periodically share freebies on their blog/Facebook page, usually around Christmas.)
- Lori Whitlock
- Love Paper Crafts
***Check out my Project Gallery for some free Silhouette cutting files I’ve shared!
There are tons of free font sites out there, but some of them are a little fishy and like to sneak in viruses and malware with the downloads. These are some of my favorite (and safer) ones that I frequently use:
- Font Squirrel (all commercial-use too!)
- Font Space
- Kevin and Amanda (great handwriting fonts!)
- Google Fonts (great web fonts to use on blogs)
- A lot of the resources listed above in the Designer Grab Bag section frequently offer very high quality fonts as freebies, some with great dingbats and/or glyphs!
- Learn how to turn your own handwriting into a font for free HERE!
***Check out my All Things Chalkboard series for several collections I’ve shared featuring my favorite fonts and dingbats to use on digital chalkboards!
All the backgrounds, frames, embellishments, alphas, digital papers, etc. a scrapbooker could ever want!
- Mel Stampz: Great digital paper as well as overlays, Silhouette Studio cut files, cards, printables, etc.
- Persnickety Prints: Cute, high quality kits, digital papers, printables, embellishments, templates, etc.
- MissTina: Great fonts, printables, planners/calendars, vectors, clip art (some free for commercial use).
- The Cottage Market: TONS of great stuff here….papers, tags, banners, printables, clip art, etc.
- Sweet Shoppe Designs: Super cute digital papers, embellishments, and kits.
- Just Jaimee: More cute kits!
- Sahlin Studio: Even more cute kits!
- Studio Calico: Really unique cut files, printables, cards, etc.
- Designs by Megan Turnidge
- Free Digital Scrapbooking
- Pumpkins & Posies: LOTS of different freebies here…templates, kits, clip art, fonts, Etsy banners, Facebook covers, Photoshop brushes, printables (and all free for commercial use, too!).
- LianaScrap: Free digital papers.
- My Memories
- Free Pretty Things for You
- No Reimer Reason: Lots of free templates.
- Deviant Art: I usually search the Digital Art category on the left and enter ‘Free’ in the search box.
- I’ve found some really great digital papers (like I used for my son’s first birthday party invitation) and scrapbooking embellishments, but you can truly find just about anything here.
There are tons of printable sites out there for all different areas. These are some of my favorite ones for artwork, images, organizers, and kid stuff.
- Vintage Printable: LOTS of public domain printables
- Feed Your Soul: Cute stuff!
- IHeart Organizing: Great lists, trackers, calendars, cards, kid activities, etc….basically, if it can improve your life, it’s here!
- Love vs. Design: Super cute printables for weddings, parties, kids, gifts, cards, tags, etc.
- Emily Ley: Very minimalistic and chic tags, cards, lists, organizers, holiday fun, meal planners, etc.
- Snapfish: Party & holiday printables, coloring pages, educational worksheets, calendars, etc.
***I’ve offered several free printables of my own in my Project Gallery!
Lots of great educational resources, including fonts, clipart, digital papers, frames, etc.
- Teachers Pay Teachers: You can filter on the left by category and/or price (Free).
- Teach With Me: Lots of freebies and tips.
If You Enjoyed This….
Make sure you check out my Project Gallery for all of my other creations including some FREEBIES of my own, as well as more digital resources!
Thanks so much for stopping by! And my apologies if you end up spending countless hours browsing and downloading from these sites like I do! ;)