Pxlr Tip

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Pxlr tip

Today finally figured out how to make background on images with Pxlr transparent. You do it from the beginning, the option is there you will see it. I made the image ten times the size of the dimension I wanted it. When I saved the image all I had to do to edit image was remove a zero when editing. In order for the transparent image to work you must change saving image as Jpeg to Gif else the background becomes white. Its very simple. Adding images is good with a paint brush. I thought about adding a photo in a bubble by lassoing image first before adding to the transparent background but never got around to it. You could even add a ring around it or a horse shoe so you look like one of those gurners in gurner competitions. Have fun.

Postcard from Maine (9)

Stories from home

5-14-14Portland Head_61seconds From a particularly productive morning… it had snowed on my way from Bangor to Portland. I had a work-related meeting that day in the city, so figured what the hey… I might as well get an early start and see if I could take advantage of the first light.

Take a walk on the path to the left of the lighthouse and you begin to get a completely different view of the scene, especially at low tide since you can scamper down onto the rocks in search of interesting foreground elements. This can officially be called the “blue-hour” – some time before the sun makes an appearance, yet when there is still enough early morning light to illuminate the landscape. There were some fast-moving clouds overhead, and of course the waves washing on and off shore – throughout that, the striking Portland Head Lighthouse beacon illuminated the morning.

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brie bites with sugared cranberries

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Brie Bites  with Sugared Cranberries | daisysworld.net

Oh my gosh!  I can’t believe the holidays are here and that means parties galore. Whether you’re hosting a party or need to bring something to one, why not give this recipe a try? These Brie Bites with Sugared Cranberries will make a stunning addition to any holiday table and is a wonderful accompaniment to the festive cocktails of the season. It’s made with rich and creamy Brie cheese and topped with sugar-frosted cranberries. They make a simple, yet elegant appetizer. It’s  actually quite easy to make, but it requires some planning as the fresh cranberries are best when soaked in simple syrup overnight. 

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