Monthly Archives: July 2011

technique tuesday … creating a photo zoom

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] This is a fun photo effect that you might like to try … creating a photo zoom effect. Grab a photo, and […]

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Treasure Box 45

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 love cupcakes! There, I’ve said it! I like photographing them, and […]

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sharing recipes … Cuppa Cuppa Cake

Comfort food. We all need it, don’t we? And in my part of the world at the moment, it is just the thing for a choice of dessert, as it has been raining for a week now and is bitterly cold. There’s nothing like coming home at the end of a long day at work, […]

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sharing books … WordPress for Dummies, by Lisa Sabin-Wilson

There’s a rumour going around that I might be investing in a WordPress blog in the very near future! 😉 I love new technology, so I thought I had better read up on the whole process, and some idea of what I am getting myself into. I’ve blogged with Blogger, and I’ve blogged with Typepad […]

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technique tuesday … show/hide in a hurry!

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 quick and easy way to browse ‘open’ and ‘close’ layers in a (vertical) row in the Layers palette … Let’s say […]

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Treasure Box 44

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 … this week I am sharing five new [to me] websites that I have visited recently. […]

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sharing books … hush, hush, by Becca Fitzpatrick

This morning I’m going to share this series which begins with hush, hush by Rebecca Firzpatrick. You can buy a paper copy of hush, hush here … and crescendo  here, and silence is due out on October 4, 2010. Let’s start with hush hush … Reviews are mixed about this book, and although I can […]

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technique tuesday … browsing your font list

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 quick and easy way to browse your font list ‘in real time’ … Type a title or some journaling on a […]

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Treasure Box 43

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 gorgeous little gift idea, a candle and glass storage […]

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How to keep iTunes movies floating on top …

This has been something on my ‘find out how to do’ list for quite a while now, as I love to have a movie running while working on my computer. Yes, I know how to make the Miniplayer come to the front of my open screens, Window > Bring all to front, but once a […]

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sharing recipes … Sweet Wholemeal Biscuits

We are enjoying holidays at the moment, so the girl and I whipped up a batch of these yummy bickies! They are really easy to make, so perfect if you have kids wanting to cook … here’s the recipe. Oh yes, you can add interesting stuff like chocolate chips, chopped apricots, cranberries, whatever your heart […]

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technique tuesday … creating more canvas

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] Have you ever found yourself half-way through a Photoshop creation and suddenly realized that you needed more canvas area to play in? This […]

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Treasure Box 42

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 love this idea; such a classy way to display art and […]

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sharing books … The Joy of Less, by Francine Jay

This week I’m going to suggest a book that ties in my organizational passion on at moment … a ‘decluttering bug’ hit me a few months back, when I tackled a few congested corners in my house that had been building up slowly for a while. I sorted, threw out, recycled etc., then stood back […]

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