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Where bloggers create – announcement

Have you ever wondered what a blogger’s creative space looks like? Here’s your chance to find out. On 11 July Karen from My Desert Cottage will host a bloghop to a creative spaces around the world. Each participating blogger will create a post about their space, will post it on their blog on 11 July and will add the link to their blog at a specially created page on Karen’s blog. From there you can hop, skip and jump around the world. It doesn’t matter whether your space is small or large, is a space cleared on a cluttered dining room table or is a dedicated space. It’s yours and that’s where you feel comfortable. Most importantly, it’s where you generate the posts that keep your readers entertained, inspired, delighted, amused, …..



Collage Obsession: mask

Collage Obsession


Collage Obsession: stamps


I love incorporating postage stamps in my work, both mixed media and digital.

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Collage obsession: shades of pink


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TT get knotted


Did you unravel any interesting textures this week?


One four challenge: Feb week 4

Goodness, where does time go? I’ve just realised we’re already into March and I haven’t posted the final edit for the February challenge.
So, here’s the final edit and the original:



The flower is from a tree in Thailand. It only flowers at night/early morning and by 9am the flowers have all fallen; such ephemeral beauty.

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One Four Challenge-February: 2 and 3

I realised I’d limited myself a bit with the choice of photo so here are my next two offerings in the series. The final edit is going to be quite a challenge.

For edit no. 2 I added a photo of raindrops on glass, applied a gradient map and reduced its opacity to 26% resulting in the silky-looking effect on the flower petals

For edit no. 3 I’ve added the ‘vitriol’ filter by Flaming Pear.

You can now see that the original photo was a flower.

One Four Challenge

One Four challenge February: week 1

This is a new challenge for me: take one image and edit it four ways and post one edit per week. It’s up to you whether you share the original image or not.
First contribution – a kaleidoscopic image


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Sunday Stills: sepia

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Travel on mountain tracks is much easier by donkey – photographed in Turkey.

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Texture Tuesday – free and easy 2014.11.12

a Buddha head on sale in a high class interior decoration store near us. I used Kim’s Simple texture and reduced the opacity.

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