Sunday, February 26, 2012

From the Summer Garden

I am doing a Nigel French series on using textures in Photoshop CS5 on and played around with an old photo I took of some of my roses. I learned how to separate out the different values in an image and then I either applied a filter or blend mode or both to the separate value layers. I used filters from Mister Retro Machine Wash Deluxe and Filter Forge. Great fun!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Mooonlight and Roses

Digital challenge made for Arttechniquesdigital. Theme is Night. White roses gleam in moonlight, so I chose three images and had fun using Filter Forge filters.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

A digital piece created from a cabinet card image I found at a local antique store; a photo of roses sent by a friend, and a grungey gear image from

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

On the mantel...
Some more fo my favorite pieces. I love birdhouses!!
Some of the Valentine Postcards I have made and received over the years.
A Valentine Vignette featuring some of the Valentine swap pieces I have received.
A vignette on a tiered shelf in the entryway featuring an assemblage piece I made for one of the Latest Trends books, and a few swap pieces and other vintage items.
A vignette in my sewing room; features antiques, altered art pieces made and some received, and a vintage photo of a class of young girls with their embroidery samplers. I need to get it framed!
Inspired by this month's issue of Romantic Homes Magazine. After looking at the blogs featured, I figured that I can take fun photos from my house just as well. 
One of the ways I display some of my rubber stamp collection. A few gifties and swap items from hosting swaps are displayed as well .
Every time I want to work on my blog I have to reset my password which is a real pain. Planning on posting some new photos in a few...