Monthly Archives: May 2011

technique tuesday … colorizing an image

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my workflow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Did you know that there is an easy way to recolour an image, using the Hue/Saturation palette? If you know what colour you […]

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This is my little weekly post called Treasure Box, where I share photos and links to interesting finds I have come across as I surf, just bits and pieces that catch my attention. You might find them fun too … Find 1 … this is an elegant and simple way to make sure you are […]

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sharing books … Mercy, by Rebecca Lim

Here’s a new series for you, by Australian author Rebecca Lim. Aren’t the covers gorgeous? Mercy and Exile is available, Muse due out in 2011. Moving on from vampires and the like, how do you feel about angels? Mercy ‘wakes’ on a school bus bound for Paradise, a small town where everyone knows everyone else’s […]

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Treasure Box 36

This is my little weekly post called Treasure Box, where I share photos and links to interesting finds I have come across as I surf, just bits and pieces that catch my attention. You might find them fun too … Find 1 … I found this clever idea on decor8 this week … a way […]

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sharing books … Touch Not the Cat, by Mary Stewart

I was excited to discover recently that Mary Stewart’s books are now appearing as ebooks, which you can find here … Mary Stewart’s books are on my list of books that I read regularly. Mary Stewart was born in 1916. She started writing and drawing at an early age, and taught as an English professor […]

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Treasure Box 35

This is my little weekly post called Treasure Box, where I share photos and links to interesting finds I have come across as I surf, just bits and pieces that catch my attention. You might find them fun too … Find 1 … my kids are a little old for a birthday cake like this, […]

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technique tuesday … changing palette font size

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my workflow. You might find them helpful too … [I use PS CS5] Did you know that you can change the size of the text in Photoshop’s palettes and panels? This is what my font size […]

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sharing books … Dead Reckoning, by Charlaine Harris

There’s a reckoning on the way … and Sookie has a knack for being in trouble’s way, not least when she witnesses the firebombing of Merlott’es, the bar where she works. Since Sam Merlotte is known to be two-natured, the suspicion immediately falls on the anti-shifters in the area. Sookie suspects otherwise, but before she […]

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technique tuesday … dual view editing

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my workflow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Here’s a handy little technique you might like to use. In this tip, I’ll share how to have two views of your photo […]

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Treasure Box 34

This is my little weekly post called Treasure Box, where I share photos and links to interesting finds I have come across as I surf, just bits and pieces that catch my attention. You might find them fun too … Find 1 … the weekend has arrived, and it’s time to relax, and can you […]

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sharing books … Linger, by Maggie Stiefvater

LOVE this series … I’ve just finished Linger, and have pre-ordered Forever on Amazon, which means it will magically pop onto my iPad on July 12 without me even thinking about it again. This book is probably not for the under 12s … the concepts are more adult and disturbing in this second book. I […]

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technique tuesday … creating a custom style in Photoshop

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my workflow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Did you know that you can save your dropshadows as a style, so that next time you want to shadow a photo mat, […]

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