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Photography

{Color Palette} Bundled Up With String

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This adorable winter carnival image by Oleg Oprisco puts me in the mood to start my Christmas shopping! How cute are those packages.

Are you in the mood to start shopping?

Partner Photography Portland Vintage Wedding

{Freebie Friday} Fotor: Free Online Photo Editor

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Happy Friday, everyone! Today, I’m excited to introduce Fotor, a free online photo editor. I played around with it and I just love all the options! The above collage was put together on Fotor. They have a variety of preset collage templates to choose from, but you can customize it from there! Want no white border? A different border? Filters? You can change it all!

The photos above for for Lan Su Gardens in Portland, OR. They are one of the venues we are looking at for the wedding. I just uploaded the pictures from my computer (you can also grab them from the web, your Facebook, webcam, Picasa, etc.) and dragged them into the template. I applied a warm filter to give it an instagram or vintage postcard look. Everything is super user friendly. You can then add text (all fonts installed on your computer are options). I used the font Lighthouse (for personal use) above.

There are also plenty of clip art options you can insert and you can even make personalized greeting cards!

What are you going to edit or create with Fotor?

Note: This post is written in partnership with Fotor. All words and opinions are my own. Posts like these help us provide colorful inspiration to all you lovelies. Thanks for tuning in!

Art Nature Photography Portland Vintage

{Wish I Was Wednesday} Leah Flores

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Portland based Leah Flores is inspiring me with her hand lettering combined with retro feel photography for a match made in heaven. A and I used to get excited when we discovered a new place in the neighborhood and beyond and we’d just look at each other and say “Adventure!” (yes, we’re total dorks like that). I definitely need to order some prints, but which ones?

{Leah Flores} Society 6 Shop

Which is your fave?


Party Photography

{Color Palette} Floating Balloons

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Today is my Dad’s birthday. So, these “virtual balloons” are dedicated to him. Plus, they make an awesome color palette. (Photo by Natsuki Photography)

What’s your favorite time to give balloons?


Art Nature Photography

{Wish I Was Wednesday} Jason DeMarte

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These works of art with photography by Jason DeMarte are playful yet are really thought-provoking. I love the mix of nature with consumer products we see every day.

{Jason DeMarte} Panacea Book

Which is your favorite?


Art Nature Photography

{Wish I Was Wednesday} Liesl Pfeffer

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I love Liesl Pfeffer’s photograph collages. They make me look at each photograph so much more close and also the big picture at the same time.

{Liesl Pfeffer} Blog | Shop | Flickr | Twitter | Tumblr

Which is your fave?

Color Fashion Photography

{Loved & Noted} Colored Pencil Personalities, Instagram Custom Shoes, & DIY 3D Camera

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I’m feeling colorful today (when am I not?).

I love these colored pencil personalities. Which one are you?

Did you hear that they’re making custom Nikes based on your instagram photos now (via Apartment Therapy)?

I’m not sure if you know, but I’m really into 3D cameras. I collect vintage ones and always have a Viewmaster Camera loaded and ready. But this DIY 3D camera with disposable cameras (via Giver’s Log) is definitely more economical and crafty!

What’s inspiring you today?


The {Loved & Noted} series touches on inspiration from creatives and fellow bloggers all over the world.

Art Nature Photography

{Wish I Was Wednesday} Matt Molloy

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{Matt Molloy} Prints | Digital Photo Technique Article

Aren’t these time lapse photos amazing? They look like paintings. I wish I could have a mural sized version in my house. The colors are just mesmerizing. With the recent summer heat, I feel like I can almost feel the colors coming through!

Which is your favorite? Have you ever tried time lapse photography?


Art Color Nature Photography

{Wish I Was Wednesday} Taisuke Koyama

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The “Melting Rainbows” series by Taisuke Koyama is so intriguing. He placed inkjet prints of his previous series “Rainbow Form” on his balcony to see how nature interacted with them. The results are so beautiful and unexpected.

{Taisuke Koyama}

Which is your favorite?


Photography Vintage

{Wish I Was Wednesday} Taren Maroun

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I love how dreamy all the work from Taren Maroun is. She puts little stories with her photographs and it really makes me think twice. She’s so great at capturing life and emotion. It also makes me want to pick up a camera and go aimlessly shooting in hopes of maybe one day getting such a picture…

{Taren Maroun} Flickr | Facebook

What do you like to capture in your photographs?