April 22, 2014

Locked Tight

What do you suppose is so precious that it needs to be locked up so tight?


Original photo taken in Beaufort, SC.

"Need" texture courtesy of Kim Klassen; "Monaco" texture courtesy of Linda Sattgast.  PSE 11 canvas texture filter added.

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April 18, 2014

Lives Gone By...

I love poking around old cemeteries.  I know the new modern headstones are easier to maintain - but so flat and blah...

Original photo taken in Beaufort, SC.

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April 15, 2014

Front Porch...

Those were the days - a couple of rocking chairs on the front porch - a wonderful way to while away some time, talk to neighbors, dream...

Original photo take in Beaufort, NC.


"Cool Grunge" texture courtesy of Kim Klassen; handwriting brush; Topaz Labs filter.

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April 11, 2014

Orchids

I brought my orchid plant indoors.  It looks so pretty sitting on an end table in my living room!

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Topaz "detail" filter as well as PSE "watercolor" filter and "canvas texture" added to my original photo.

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April 7, 2014

Beach Wedding...

On my Sunday morning walk, I found the remnants of a Saturday night beach wedding.  How romantic being married under a bower of flowers at sunset.  My husband and I were married in a small chapel in the woods - that was very romantic too!  How about you?  Where did you say your vows?

Original photos taken with my I-phone.


 These flowers were in pots at the base of the bower.
Several Topaz Labs filters added.  "2701" texture courtesy of Kim Klassen.

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April 4, 2014

Clutter...

We're putting our house up for sale.  One piece of advice our realtor gave us was to declutter - oh my!  So many of my little treasures are considered clutter - who knew (besides my husband - goes without saying - right?!)  This galvanized tub is filled with shoe forms, wood stamps and metal batik stamps.

I've already thrown a ton of stuff away; filled boxes to donate to St. Vincent de Paul.  Still there are some things I cannot part with.  I sure hope no one feels the need to look in the closets - they will be crammed...with good stuff...


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