Thursday, February 16, 2012

{ 007 } :: 325

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When we were preparing to move { read: throwing out or donating anything we could }
I found this little tea set in my mementos box. 

I have no. idea. who gave it to me.
{ pretty awesome memento, huh?! }
I wish I could remember as I simply love it and would love it all the more knowing who gave it to me.

I knew once we got settled in our new home I'd want to photograph it.
And that time finally came this week.
...except I was having one heck of a time getting the background just how I wanted it.
{ grrrr!!! }

After several attempts I gave up.
And instead decided to browse my favorite photography sites....AshleySisk.com being one of them.
Wouldn't you know it...that exact same day she had a post with a tutorial on how to add in a faux background.
{ haaaaaaa-llelujah! ...and I don't sing that in jest...I really think God helps us out with small things, too. }

Thanks to Tutorial Tuesday and Ashley's guest poster Jill Wellington, I was able to get my image to match what was in my head.
{ sigh & grin...thanks for your help girls! :) }



Tutorial 
Tuesday


12 comments:

  1. That looks amazing - so glad that we seemed to be on the same page that day. :)

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  2. Oh, Katie, that turned out so pretty!!

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  3. I pulled this up and thought,as I looked at the pic.. I wonder if she followed Ashley's tutorial...hahahhahah

    great photo

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  4. Love it - now I have to check out the tutorial!

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  5. Oh I love it!! You did an awesome job!

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  6. A good choice for your background too. What an adorable set, I had one of those as a child.

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  7. I read that post too and thought I would give it a try some time. Worked out wonderfully as your little tea set is beautiful. V

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  8. I love how it looks just like it is really there. Did you add the wallpaper then do your artistic edit?

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  9. Love Love Love!!! This is just so fascinating to me.... I read Ashley's post and am interested to give this a try!

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  10. A beautiful edit of a special memento.

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  11. This is a perfect background! It suits the subject SO well and is just as soft and romantic as the tea set. Great job!

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