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September, 2011

  • 17 September

    HDR Mania or Just My Style?

    One of the things that I had on my to do list was to learn to make HDR photos.  A while back I got Photomatix and played around with it to try to teach myself how to do it.  Some of the photos came out really well, others… not so …

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  • 16 September

    Cirque de Moureze

    One day we visited the Cirque de Moureze which is a really unique area made of limestone rock that has eroded over time and left these giant pillars.  It is quite impressive when you look at it! It was hotter than the 7th level of hell the day we were …

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  • 15 September

    Pastel Pink Reverse French

    Since I started messing around with my nails I’ve seen a lot of people doing the reverse french method, which is basically putting a semi circle at the base of the nail rather than putting the color across the tip.  There are a number of methods for doing this, the …

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  • 15 September

    Leaving Our Mark on Lake Salagou

    This is a photo I took of Lake Salagou back in 2010 on our previous visit to the south of France.  We had visited for the day with my mother-in-law and went for a lovely drive around the area.  When we saw her this year we decided to visit again.  …

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  • 14 September

    The Lavender Bush

    I’ve come to realize that the sheer number of photos from my trip to France has caused me to set them aside to deal with them later.  I have been avoiding them, I’m an avoider, it’s what I do… I avoid. I decided to just take them a bit at …

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  • 13 September

    Forget You? Never!

    Remember how I was saying I wanted to see how Forget Me Not by Catrice would look stamped and shattered and with topcoats etc.  Well, I couldn’t stop myself! Here is that fabulous color on its own… *Sigh*  Seriously, does it get better?  I guess it does, if you don’t …

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  • 13 September

    PAA’S Monday Nail Art Challenge–Candy!

    The theme for the PAA Monday Nail Art Challenge for this week was CANDY!! I knew right away what I wanted to do because I’ve been waiting to try this mani ever since I first saw this tutorial on Nail Polish Art Addiction! I had initially planned on doing the gumball …

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  • 11 September

    Lightning Over Lombardijen

    One thing I’ve always wanted was to get some photos of lightning, the really giant fork lightning like you see on all the great photos on Flickr.  We don’t get a lot of that here in the Netherlands, and if we do we don’t see much because it’s often really …

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  • 10 September

    Catrice Forget Me Not: Review

    It’s no big secret that I love purple, I’m pretty sure I’ve thrown that out there a few times already.  So when I bought this for a swap partner and found out she already had it on the way in another swap, it really wasn’t a task for me to …

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  • 7 September

    These Little Piggies…

    … want to go wee wee wee wee alllll the way back to the south of France! I don’t know what it’s like where all of you are at the moment, but here in the Netherlands the weather has been totally dreary all summer long.  If it weren’t for our …

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