New Floors!

Last week I shared with you the beginning of our house renovation.  (Change is coming).  The beginning is new flooring in 3 rooms.  But it’s my favorite 3 rooms (craft room, office, gym), so I am fine with that! We have renovated houses...

How to Add Frost or Snow to an Image

Many of us are still experiencing snowy and icy weather, so adding frost or snow to photos might not be necessary!  But sometimes it’s fun to manipulate our photos in order to achieve different effects.  Today let’s look at how to add frost or snow to an...

How to Focus and Recompose Photos

Are you the photographer in your family?  When you compose your photographs and your main subject is off-center, is it a challenge for you to keep them in focus? This week I came across a great article on Understanding the Focus and Recompose Technique.  It is...

How to Organize using Binder Clips

I love it when I find new ways to use things I already have.  Take binder clips for example.  They hold papers together, right? If you love to  be organized, if you like using things that you have around the house in new ways… you MUST watch this short video...

Change is coming

Whether you purchase a brand new house or a pre-owned one, it takes a long time to make that house your “own.” Putting your “fingerprints” on the house takes thought, time, effort, and finances. My husband and I made a big move, from Southern...

What Can Your Camera Do?

Did you get a new camera for Christmas?  Or do you have a camera you haven’t experimented much with? This week a friend of mine was lamenting the poor manual that came with her new camera. We did a Google search found a more thorough manual / book for her on...

3 Easy Ways to Duplicate Layers

When you are creating layouts, do you find yourself duplicating kit elements to use on your page? This is something I think we all find ourselves doing, especially when creating clusters and/or borders.  Today let’s look at 3 different ways to quickly and easily...

Personal Note: Resolutions or Goals?

The year 2015 was one that gifted me with many wonderful things. My husband and I were able to take a trip to Europe, we welcomed a new grandchild to our family, we completed some projects around the house, and we were thrilled to have some dear friends from Germany...