Layout I created in the spirit of Maggie Taylor. It came so easily and it is so very me and persons who know me well will agree. Credits: Holliewood Studios Beasts of Burden, Mr Whiskers Steampunk, Hidden Vintage Studios Red Headed Stepchildren, Christina Renee Glass Negatives
See it here at Pinterest

Friday, February 27, 2015

Morning Constitutional
Credits: stock photo purchased, Holliewood hat, background Deviant Art sternenfee59

Another composition added to my zoo and they make me feel like such a kid, or is it that I really am still a child and this is what comes out...

as always, thanx, for stopping by to take a peek :)


Thursday, February 5, 2015

Another Oil Change for Valentine's Day 

Take a Word Challenge - "hearts"

Having recently watched "Swing Time", the song "A Fine Romance" seemed like it could surely inspire an interesting layout. I racked my memory for a true situation to inspire a page to go along with the song, of sorts. I decided to not get into the whole story behind this page, but it is a true story: on more than one occasion, I'd been offered an oil change for my car instead of dinner or flowers, or card, or candy for Valentine's Day. Silly boys!  Enjoy the song below, too!  :)

Credits:  Xquizart, Crazychuchu, Heykid, Kajabi

As always, thanx for stopping by...


Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Red Birds in Love

Yesterday, it was especially important for me to create, beauty if possible, but definitely counter the evil and destruction seen in the news. So, the fragility of the bird, symbolic love, lightness of heart in a most child-like way, and strong colors of invitation to engage in the purity of heart intended in this piece...

Credits: various kits from Holliewod and Itkupilli, MPop, JMaddox, CrazyChuchu flowers

Some day, when I'm awfully low,
When the world is cold,
I will feel a glow just thinking of you...
And the way you look tonight.

Yes you're lovely, with your smile so warm
And your cheeks so soft,
There is nothing for me but to love you,
And the way you look tonight.

With each word your tenderness grows,
Tearing my fear apart...
And that laugh that wrinkles your nose,
It touches my foolish heart.

Lovely ... Never, ever change.
Keep that breathless charm.
Won't you please arrange it ?
'Cause I love you ... Just the way you look tonight.

Just the way you look tonight.

"The Way You Look Tonight" is a song featured in the film Swing Time, originally performed by Fred Astaire.  It won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1936. In 2004 the Astaire version finished at #43 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Songs survey of top tunes in American cinema.
The song was sung to Ginger Rogers as Penelope "Penny" Carroll by Astaire in character as John "Lucky" Garnett, while Penny was busy washing her hair in an adjacent room, and feeling anything but beautiful at the time. 

The song was written by Jerome Kern with lyrics by Dorothy Fields, and has become a standard. Fields later remarked, "The first time Jerry played that melody for me I went out and started to cry. The release absolutely killed me. I couldn't stop, it was so beautiful." 

As always, thanx for stopping by to take a peek!