Monthly Archives: June 2011

technique tuesday … scaling layer styles

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] Sometimes, a shadowing style on an element needs scaling, so that the shadow on the element is in proportion to the other elements […]

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sharing books … The Black Magician trilogy, by Trudy Carnavan

I’m standing in front of my white bookcases, wandering along the shelves, deciding  what to share with you next … I have a lot to choose from, you see! And today, I have chosen The Black Magician trilogy by Trudy Carnavan, an Australian fantasy writer. I’ve read that she is Harry Potter for adults … […]

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technique tuesday … selecting all text layers

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] This is such a little thing, but oh so helpful! Often, there are text layers scattered all over the place, as you create […]

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Treasure Box 40

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 … something pretty to try the next time you mail some party invites; […]

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sharing books … Lament, by Maggie Stiefvater

Sixteen-year-old Deirdre Monaghan, a gifted harpist who regularly plays for weddings and other events, has the kind of stage fright that makes her physically ill before a performance, which is an inauspicious way to start a romance; but while vomiting before a competition she meets a gorgeous boy who comes into the restroom to hold […]

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technique tuesday … copying layer styles

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 a super quick and easy way to copy styles between layers? You can see in this image […]

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Treasure Box 39

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 …  super cute ‘Blissful Bear’ pencil holder. I would love one of these […]

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sharing books … Divergent, by Veronica Roth

Here’s a new book and new author for you … Divergent, by Veronica Roth. I discovered this book while checking out books that other people have purchased, under a book I was thinking of purchasing. Amazon is helpful like that … ‘oh yes, you’ve purchased this book; here are some other books that people with […]

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technique tuesday … classy sepia

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] How about giving your image a classy sepia look? Choose a black and white image, and then click on Create new fill or […]

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Treasure Box 38

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 a beautiful way to start the weekend, don’t you think? […]

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sharing books … Dragon Prince series, by Melanie Rawn

This is a favourite series of mine; it has been around for a while, but I love rereading it. There are three more novels in a series called Dragon Star that continue the story. I only wish I could get them for my Kindle, as at the moment, I only have them in a paper […]

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