Tuesday, July 30, 2013

rainy Tuesday


I have found a new photography website...Phototips.biz I am obsessed!
So many helpful tutorials. They also have a podcast:) Check it out!

I posted this cosmos pic before but I edited it using tips from "Phototips"

Thought I'd leave you with this pic..."Goldie Looks at the World"

Whew! I did'nt think I was going to upload this pic...kept giving me error?
Time to go nite-nite.

Thanks for stopping by.

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Happy Friday

Hi, All.

Just got home from a long day at work. I plan to put my feet up and not move!!!

I am really geeked that I have just started Sandy Allnock's class at
Creative Ladder. It's call Chiaroscuro and focuses on light and shade.
I plan to start the first lesson some time this weekend.

In the mean time here's another photo for you.

Still working with watermark and signature. This one should be more transparent.

Thanks for stopping by.

Thirsty Thursday

Hi, All.

Cosmos, my favorite flower!
That's all I have for you.
Thanks for stopping by.



Sunday, July 21, 2013


Hi, all.

Another busy week-end. Amanda's present is wrapped. The card is ready...

I played around with this card...a lot! Still not completely satisfied but...

That's all I've got for now. later!

Saturday, July 20, 2013

We're having a heat wave...


The weather has cooled but still a little too warm for my taste.

A quick share before I head to the movies.

"Poppies, millions of poppies. That will put them to sleep"

Talk to you after "Red2" and or "RIPD" or "Girl Most Likely" Busy movie

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Sunny Saturday pt 2

Hello, again,

Wanted to share a couple of cards.
This card is not completed...still trying to figure the design.

This card is for a co-workers grand-daughter's 16th b-day.

It's a LIFT but I can't remember who!

That's all for now.
Thanks for stopping by.


Hump Day

This pic is from 2009.

This little cutie was sunning on the canal.

Did I tell you about the show? Every evening this summer we watch a family of coyotes.
They weren't out tonite:( but I'm gonna pull out my zoom lens and see if I can't get pictures.)

Maybe the weather has kept from coming out tonite...It's super hot!

Thanks for stopping by.


Monday, July 15, 2013

"Pleasant Valley Sunday"

Hello, All!

Lazy day here...nice.

This is a picture from last week at the Lincoln Park Zoo.
This is a pond in the nature preserve. Love the skyline.

I have been saying all day that I needed a nap. Still have'nt done it.
Think it's time to go nite-nite!
Till tomorrow

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Sunny Saturday

Hi All.
How are you? Well I hope. I've been up since 5a or so.

Still tweaking my signatures.

I noticed my last set of pictures didn't fill the space so I re sized this one and I like it better.
My grand-daughter, Alicia, loves to pick flowers.
We can always find something for her. I like the Texas bluebells with the dandelions:) She does a great job arranging, don't you think?

I'll be back later.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday...

Hi All.

I really am having a good time putting my watermark on my projects and photos.

That is I and Amanda at the lake. As you can see, it was quite windy.

Boy, would I like one of these now!

Ant and Mandie. Taken at Lincoln Park Zoo.
Think I'll leave you with this cute pic.

Thanks for stopping by.



Monday, July 8, 2013

Monday, Monday

Hi All,

Back to work today...did'nt hurt as much as I thought :)

Still playing around with signatures and watermarks.

A picture of cosmos...my favorite flowers.

These are simplicity roses. They look washed out...bad photography...
did'nt notice when I was editing:( At least I have the watermark down:)

Till next time.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Lazy Sunday

Hi All.

How's it going?

Yesterday we went to the zoo...great fun but it really took it out of me.
That's the reason for my title today...if I have'nt been asleep I've been fooling around with my watermark, again. Here goes

This is a box I made a long time ago. I call it a keepsakes box but 'spose you could use for jewelry or knick-knacks?

I quite like the way the watermark turned out.
Gonna try one more so I can get the hang of it.

Thanks for stopping by.



Saturday, July 6, 2013

Happy July 6th

Hi All,

Hope your 4th was a good one. I spent the day at the movies...Despicable Me 2 and The Lone Ranger. I enjoyed both.

I made a book, recently. It's a flutter book from Rebecca Chamlee at Otis College.
Super fun and easy. It felt good to make a book...it's been awhile!

I added my watermark!

I also have a card that needs something? Should have used dimensional adhesive?

Maybe some gems?

That's all I have for you now. We're off to the zoo!
Thanks for stopping by.