Monthly Archives: June 2013

Project Life – week 14

And here is week 14. I used a few different techniques for this page. On the top left card I printed the writing and the ‘opening day’ and then stamped those arrows. I wrote directly onto the photo in Photoshop … Continue reading

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The Kitchen Garden in a Pot

When you sow vegetable of herb seeds and they pop up and do what they should do that is grow I find it impossible to throw the plants away even if I have fifty of them. And it seems that … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week twenty five

Let’s have some more eh? A few details – heading to the park gates, milk for lattes, adorable niece and a cola, my reflection in the glass doors at work, a lounging Buddy, home-made cherry cake and on our walk.

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Bloom – Cetranthus, Euphorbia and Alchemilla

I was getting ansty about not using the foliage plants that were growing in abundance. It just felt like bad manners not to harvest the euphoria and alchemilla but yet again I was left with no flowers. But then I … Continue reading

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Project Life – Week 13

It has been some time since I shared a Project Life layout. I had nine weeks worth of photos printed last week and began to work through them. Like before I worked through my notes after cutting each week’s pictures … Continue reading

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Close up and personal

Ever since I discovered the macro facility on the point and shoot camera I’ve been a fan of close up photographs. Flowers lend themselves to this art form perfectly. But since I’ve being using the DSLR camera these shots have … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week twenty four

  Almost at the halfway point! A few details – Ripley Castle garden, seeds, Fountains Abbey, help from Mum, pasta salad with homegrown salad leaves, building a fire surround, making a picture.

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Bloom – Roses, Viburnum and Lunaria

In the wood behind our garden there are two huge Viburnum Opulus shrubs. They flower their hearts out and this year I was determined to gather a few stems while the flowers were still beautifully green. The little pompoms emerge … Continue reading

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The Buttercups

This year I have noticed how amazing the fields of buttercups are around where we live. Perhaps it has something to do with the late start to the season and that has made them more vigorous or just appear to … Continue reading

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Beautiful Bees

I love bees. And nestled in the middle of that photo is an Italian honey bee. Okay I’m guessing a little about what kind of bee it is. But I’d bet that it’s a bee from our neighbours hive and … Continue reading

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