Thursday, May 3, 2012

Condo Favs and Picmonkey Effects

Even though we live in a condo part of the year, I like to be surrounded with my favorite things.

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We got these shelves last Fall so that I had a place to display a few favs

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and change them out for the seasons.

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I played with some of the cubbies on Picmonkey

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and changed the way they looked.

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Don’t you love this effect?

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It’s under effects and is called Posterize.

I love old books, don’t you?

Did you ever read old cowboy books?

I remember when I did!

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I’m joining the fun at Katherine’s Corner today!

Don’t forget to enter my GIVEAWAY HERE!

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And enjoy your day!

31 comments:

Kim K. said...

I'm glad you have fun decorating at both your dwellings. Picmonkey has become a fun online photo editor. Josie is always asking me to make her pictures old fashioned looking. Silly girl.

Little Susie Home Maker said...

I do love that posterize effect! That would make a great print!
Blessings,
Susie

Sherry@Back2Vintage said...

Love your photo effects and your cubbies. I need to try PicMonkey one day!!!

TheRustyThimble said...

I used to love to read old books.

Sweet shelf of goodies, and playing with pictures if one of my favorite things to do. Although it makes me spend too much time on the computer LOL

Hugs
Brenda

Marina@Picnic at Marina said...

I love old books, and buy them when I see it priced reasonably.

DearHelenHartman said...

To have a few precious reminders of home where ever we go, that's always special. Lad a Dog was my mom's favorite book - a sweet reminder that we don't have to have things to have sweet memories with us all the time.

NanaDiana said...

It looks great-your cubbies all dressed up! I absolutely love ALL books but the old ones are by far the best. Hope you have a great night- xo Diana

Kaybe said...

Well, I'm gonna have to check this picmomkey out. I love to rotate my collections on my hutch & shelves. It means I get to see my fine junque at least once a year. xo

Cranberry Morning said...

I love what the 'posterize' effect did to that photo! And yes, I love old books. I have a ton of them that I've collected over the years. Lots of old readers too, my favorite being the 'Jerry and Alice' series. I'll have to blog about it some time. They were great books!

P.S. birds and apples are my favorites too, by the way. Such a pretty setting.

Epic said...

Your cubbies look great! Btw, I'm also a HUGE fan of Picmonkey! Stopping by from Katherine's Corner.

Karen said...

I love picmonkey... was so happy to find it after picnik was a goner.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I really like your shelves! My cubbies lets me express my seasonal feelings. I've enjoyed picmonkey so far...just want the collage! hugs, Linda

laurie said...

the collectables on your shelves tell us more and more about the real you,, just lovely,

Ginger Zuck said...

Love old books especially old cookbooks. Love all your collectibles. Very sweet. Love ya girl.

Shelia said...

I love all of your looks!
Be a sweetie,
shelia ;)

Ann said...

I'm really happy with Picmonkey - I think it's much quicker than Picnik was. I've played a little bit. ~Ann

Vee said...

Your shelves are beautifully vignetted with all your favorite things.

I've been playing with so many of the programs. So far iPiccy is my favorite online program. When they have collage capabilities, I'll really love it.

Cherry's Prairie Primitives said...

I love how all your photo's came out!!

Diana Cooper said...

Very nice! I especially like the top picture :)

Kasia said...

These are really cute! And your cubbies are interesting!

Hugs,

Donna Heber said...

Hi Diane,

Your shelves look delightful with your favorite items! I'm not familiar with Picmonkey, but will have to check it out. You did some great photo editing. Thank you so much for stopping to visit me. Enjoy the upcoming weekend.

Maya @ Completely Coastal said...

I'd definitely want some old sailors, shells and other vintage books in my someday beach cottage!!

Freckled Hen said...

Your photos inspire me to edit more...I'm always in a hurry and wish I took more time! I love old cowboy books, they were much easier to find in TX though! Thanks for your sweet comment, I'm loving having a newborn again!

ImSoVintage said...

Isn't Picmonkey fun. I love the fact that is is so easy to work with. :)

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

I am going to have to try this site someone else was talking about it the other day. Hope it is something easy that would work with a ole grandma
Love your shelves and the way you change them out for the season. Great idea
Love ya
Maggie

Donna said...

It's always comforting to be surrounded by some of our treasures! I adore the old books! And yes, posterize is a fun filter to play with!

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

I adore all your pretty treasures and they all look so nice in your shelves. Isn't PicMonkey fun...a little addicting I'd say and so user friendly. Love the books!

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Hey, Chicka! I am over here catching-up with you. I love that posterize effect, by the way....too cool!

Brenda said...

I've been hearing a lot about Picmonkey. Sounds like a neat site to check out.

Diane Writes said...

Now you found a better alternative than PicMonkey! I love those old books too name mate! I would also love to see more pictures from your condo.

Katherines Corner said...

picmonkey? hmm... I think i may have to give that a try. Okay I'm off to enter your giveaway Hugs and thank you for joining in the hop fun. xo