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Wednesday, May 2, 2012


VEE, that lives with her beloved in a small town, did a pretty collage in the new-to-us FotoFlexer.
I had been mourning the loss of my beloved (and everyone else's beloved) 
so I was anxious to try this
 new kid on the block.
Thanks so much, VEE, for your sweet help.
Here's the first one I did and it turned out awesome.
It will make a great header photo, I think.
You can use your own beautiful photos and make all the most adorable HEADERS
you can possibly want.
Plus, just playing with the mosaics is fun, too...
or a single photo that can be enhanced in a zillion ways.
It really is awesome over there and very USER FRIENDLY, I think.
 Here's another that was sooo easy to make.
You have the most awesome selection of FONTS....some really fancy ones, like the one I used here
and some really just downright CUTE ones...
There's one that looks just like a kids writing and I can't wait to make a header using it.
so stinkin' cute...

All kinds of special effects....
You should give FOTOFLEXER a try.
I think you will love it.
I can't wait to play with it some more.
After all,
a girl just wants to have FUN.
 YA'LL.......have a wonderful day.
Thursday Favorite Things
Open House
Time Travel
We have been working every day on the
 WALL OF BOOKSHELVES for our daughter, Stacy.
They are coming along fact, we primed them today.
Since all the damage of the
she will be getting all new wooden flooring. windows, carpet upstairs, doors, roof, sooo much damage.
ANYway, we'll wait until the new floors are down before we install 
her bookshelves.
Bless their much work....stress...
they know it will all be ok but it is still very stressful to have your beautiful 
home in such disarray.
Would you kindly say a little prayer for encouragement for them?
Thank you much.


Kathleen Grace said...

Saying a prayer for Stacy and the family, what a terrifying experience! I hope her home insurance is covering the loss?

Lynn said...

Thanks for mentioning this new photo program, I'll check it out! Lovin' your cute rooster header:@)
PS-sorry to hear about the Hail Storm From Hell, glad everyone's ok, what is up with this weather???

The French Hutch said...

I will keep you and your daughter's family in my thoughts and prayers. I know they have to be stressed out with so much damage to their home.
Thanks for the heads-up about the new photo editing site. Like you I loved Picnik and I will check it out.
Hope you have a great day.

The French Hutch

Lisa said...

Prayer said! I was also heartbroken over my beloved picnik. Today I was planning on trying out the collage feature to make something for my son - and I was dreading it! I am glad to hear it is user friendly.

Gert said...

Oh I love all you've done with Fotoflexer...I MUST check it out! smile.. And your daughter is in my seems like 100 years ago..but I went through that same thing, hail storm..broken windows, glass..water on the carpet etc. of ruse I didn't have a beautiful home like your daughters...but it was still my home. So, diffently my prayers are with her.


On Crooked Creek said...

That little prayer wheel's already been a turnin' for Stacy and her and "Mr. Sweet" too!!! Love your header ideas...may have to go take a look!

Theresa said...

I will certainly pray for Stacy and family, I know that is a lot of stress!

I will certainly try FOTOFLEXER! Thanks for sharing it with me!

Have a blessed day dear BJ, HUGS!

Madeline's Album said...

Prayers will be with Stacy and her family. Have a blessed day. Madeline

Auntie sezzzzzz... said...

Now fotoflexer... Oh dear, now I begin the quest... Can I download it and use it on a Mac?<--My job! Not asking anyone else to do it for me!!!

Trouble is, I'm so non-techy that I usually give up, after a couple of Searches. It is all so confusing... Not so if you are on a Pc, I'm sure.

But this is one of those rare problems, with being on my BELOVED iMac. Nope, I'd not give up my iMac, though. :-)

Wishing calm, to your Dear Daughter and her family, at such a trying time.

Gentle hugs,

Vee said...

Wow! I have to go back and look again. I missed all that great stuff.

Kelly said...

Thanks for the tip about foto flexer. I haven't heard of that one before. Did you know that I've been able to use Picnik for about 2 wks after they closed down? Somehow, I was still able to link up and use it! It wasn't until yesterday that it finally blocked me. I'm now using Picmonkey. It's very similar, but takes longer to save pics.

Something Nice and Pretty said...

I haven't heard of it either but it sounds just wonderful, I'm definitly going over to try it out!
I can't wait to see the bookcases done, so glad no one was hurt with the damage they had with their home!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I've been wanting a new collage app so I will check it out. Hoping all goes well for the repairs on your daughters home. Hugs, Linda

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I love it, BJ! That first one would make a great header for your blog. Love the LOL cup!

Anonymous said...

I will....
And I will definitely take a look at that photo editor.

Ann said...

BJ, In response to your comment, I have all my hosta in one garden. The garden faces the North--gets morning sun but is in the shade most of the time. They do really great there!!

Winelady Cooks said...

I just came from Miz Helen's. Sorry to hear about Stacy -- we'll keep her in our prayers.

Thanks so much for the information on Fotoflexer, I'll give it a try.


Clint Baker said...

I am your latest follower and thanks for stopping by "The Redeemed Gardener"!

Debbie said...

I can join with those praying for them as they fix the damage. I can't imagine the stress (and don't want to!)

I saw Vee's mosaic and am planning to play with that FotoFexer on the weekend when I have a pair of minutes.

Pinky at Designs by Pinky said...

Since I am so totally computer illerate, I am going to go there and see if I can figure it out. I have had 2 people do my 2 headers for me but I really WANT to be able to do it and change it often. Thanks SO much for this info, BJ. I will pray for your daughter and SIL. I could use some prayers of encouragement too, we got some bad news today.... XO, Pinky

Tami Michel said...

Love the cute header in red. Thank you so much for sharing. I have truly missed the collage features and cute fonts.
Tami @ Curb Alert!

Katherines Corner said...

prayers for Stacy and her family. Okay...come close I need to whisper.. I had never heard if picnic and I didn't know about fotoflex either. I think I must be missing something good. Ill check it out its on my to do list. Hugs and thank you for joining in the hop fun xo

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

What on earth is wrong with me, bj?? I just must be plain THICK or something. I rushed over to photoflex and tried to figure it out...joined ..filled in my name an password..and that's the last I understood. No directions from then on..I went to face book for photo..
I feel just plain stupid. I could not find directions or know what on earth to do. WHY am I finding making header so difficult. You find it easy. Others apparently do..but not me. Oh SOB, SOB!
What on earth am I missing. Are there directions I am just not seeing.
I love your header by the way. Always have! I am pea green with envy!!
My computer has been down since Monday. Just got it fixed last night..went out again and fixed again tonight. Had to join AT&T's fix it thing. *think I'll go to bed and worry about this tomorrow. After all..tomorrow day! LOL

Carla said...

Oh cool. Can't wait to go check out Fotoflexor. I've been using picasa but it doesn't have some of the special effects and touch ups that picnik had.
I love the red flower picture(S)That was neat
Thanks to you and Vee for the new photo editor.

Vee said...

Oh I hadn't read the postscript on this. Wow. That was a lot of damage. I'm so glad that they will recover their losses, but not, of course, without the stresses that go with a house all upside down for a bit. I will certainly pray for their peace of mind.

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage said...

Thanks for sharing about FotoFlexr, BJ! We all miss Picnik, so it will be fun to try this one out.

I'm so sorry to hear about the stressful issues Stacy (and family) have been dealing with. we know, the prayers of God's people "avail much"! ;)

Thanks for linking to Time Travel Thursday.

Liz @ The Brambleberry Cottage