Monthly Archives: October 2011

treasure box 56 …

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 … Rebecca Cooper has a fun Halloween border and tutorial on her blog […]

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sharing books … the scorpio race, by maggie stiefvater

Oh my, I’ve got a goodie for you this week … I loved this new book that magically appeared on my Kindle this week, courtesy of a pre-order at Amazon. This is a totally different book to Maggie’s Shiver/Linger/Forever series that I have talked about in a previous ‘sharing books’ post. Here’s a description of […]

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technique tuesday … editing text via the character palette

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] Here’s a ‘text editing’ tip that you may find useful. Rather than finding and highlighting the text you wish to change, just […]

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macro lens moments …

It was a quiet weekend at our house … here are a few images of bits and pieces I found around the house.

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treasure box 55 …

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 … it’s time to think of calendars, and I found this novel approach […]

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welcome to the weekend …

[Credits: digi-scrapping goodies from The Digi Files #34: template by Tiffany Tillman, green paper and wordart from Every Day of the Year kit, by Sugarplum Paperie. Font: The Teenage Dream.] Yes, love me a weekend! It has been a long and stressful week … much the same as last week, come to think of it! […]

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green stroll …

It has been a stressful day … first day of final exams for the girl, last few weeks of uni for the boy, work is frantic for me, so when we got home, we went for a wander down to the lake. It is spring for us … lots of green, little flowers/weeds (I’m not […]

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treasure box 54 …

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; artist retreats in re-purposed shipping containers. Cove Park is […]

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quilting update …

Hmm … we have two completed quilts, and one sewing machine that after 34 years of faithful service, has decided that it’s almost time to ‘retire’. I’m so sad … my mum bought three Elnas many years ago, and gave one each to my sister and I, and kept one. And now, the last machine […]

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technique tuesday … moving elements on a single layer

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] Here’s something handy for digi-scrappers to know … did you know that you can move an individual part of a layer, all […]

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ipad puzzle games …

iPad puzzle games … the girl and I are enjoying some puzzle games on the iPad at the moment. It helps me survive the hours of gridiron I have to endure on the weekend (not my choice of viewing!!!) … just plug in the earphones, start up a game, and I’m good to go! Some […]

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treasure box 53 …

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 remember a road trip – embroider […]

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say ‘cheese’, everyone!!!

[Credits: Photobooth kit, by Paislee Press. Font: TheSideKick.]

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technique tuesday … water-colour painting effect in photoshop

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 week, I want to share with you an online tutorial that my friend Esther blogged about here … the tutorial is […]

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lazy monday …

[weed in the backyard, just before it was ‘mowed down’ by DH] We are enjoying a long weekend in my part of the world … and it’s sunny! Most of the weekend has been drowned in cold, very wet and unpleasant weather, so my girl and I have done what all good crafters do when […]

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