Monthly Archives: September 2011

sharing books … the empire trilogy, by raymond feist and janny wurts

This week I thought  I would share an oldie but good fantasy series … the Empire trilogy consisting of Daughter of the Empire, Servant of the Empire,  and Mistress of the Empire, by Raymond Feist and Janny Wurts. This series ‘traces the story of Mara of the Acoma’s rise to power from a convent novitiate […]

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technique tuesday … quick access to the move tool

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] Let’s say you are on a roll, busy using the Text tool, and you need to move your your block of text […]

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clever packaging …

Have you ever heard it said that it’s all in the packaging? I just love the clever ways that companies use to market/present their goodies, and I found some examples I really liked and thought I would share … you can find these images at DESIGN.inc here and here …

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treasure box 51

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 … Aren’t these glass pendants lovely? Fancy making them for yourself, or maybe […]

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sharing freebies … tattered minikit

[Click here or on the image to download the freebie … ]

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sharing books … sunshine, by Robin McKinley

I read Beauty by Robin McKinley many years ago, and was excited to find that she had also written a vampire novel called Sunshine (2003) before vampires were all the rage. You can find a copy here or here … Here’s a little synopsis of Sunshine … Rae Seddon, nicknamed Sunshine, lives a quiet life […]

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technique tuesday … where’s the cursor?

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] Have you ever ‘lost’ your cursor, hidden somewhere in the creative chaos on your page? Here’s a little tip to help you […]

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treasure box 50

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 … pretty, and perhaps pretty simple to make? You can find a tutorial […]

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technique tuesday … highlight those tiny fields

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] Ever tried to highlight tiny numbers in a field you were trying to change, for example, a font size? Here’s a very […]

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sharing freebies … [summer wishes] paper pack

[Credit: [summer wishes] paper pack, journaling tab from A Moment minikit, by [ksharonkdesigns]. Font: TheAwkwardTeenager … ] I’ve named this week’s little freebie paper pack ‘summer wishes’, as I am so wishing that summer was here to stay … it came and went! Today it is 13’C and there is wicked cold wind whistling around […]

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sharing books … a gift upon the shore, by m. k. wren

So what would you do if you woke up one morning and found that the world had changed over night? I guess the librarian in me might  want to save my beloved collection of books (among other things). A Gift Upon the Shore by M. K. Wren tells the tale of two women surviving a […]

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technique tuesday … layer jumping

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] Did you know that you can ‘jump’ to a layer without visiting the Layers palette? Click on V on your keyboard to […]

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treasure box 49

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 have a gel skin cover on the back of my iPhone, […]

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