Monthly Archives: January 2015

Texture Tuesday

I’ve had this old chair forever, but just gave it a new coat of cream colored paint and sanded a bit of the paint off to make it look weathered.

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BeStill 52– Week 33 Citrus

This week’s prompt was to use citrus and to tell a bit of a story. I’ve been trying to eat more fruit (and I really don’t much like fruit) so bought some grapefruit and had some beautifully scented Meyer lemons … Continue reading

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Lightroom Presets

I found this great list of free LR presets that’s too good not to share: http://www.flixelpix.com/lightroom-presets/i-love-free-lightroom-presets/ http://contrastly.com/free-lightroom-presets/ http://weeklyphototips.blogspot.com/2013/07/here-are-hundreds-of-free-lightroom.html

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Texture Tuesday

Today’s image again features the wondeful pepperberries I got before Christmas. They have dried beautifully and make a great subject (I think). And so here they are in one of my Fiesta vases and enhanced with a texture and Lightroom … Continue reading

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Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

The best thing about this time of year is the re-appearance of Meyer lemons in stores. They have a wonderful scent and sweet, subtle flavor that makes everything taste better. One of my favorite things to make with them (since … Continue reading

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Friday Finds

I love sea urchin shells–the intricacy, the color variations and their beauty. In the winter, they transport me to a warmer state of mind and make me forget the cold, for at least a few minutes. I found a source … Continue reading

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Texture Tuesday

It’s very cold here and keeping warm is a real effort… Found all of these vintage delights in various antique shops. The scissors are so rusty that they aren’t good for much except props, but I like them anyway. This … Continue reading

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