Month: August 2013

The Wait is Over: Close To My Heart has launched in New Zealand

Hello I am very excited to announce that Close to My Heart has arrived in New Zealand.  I am now an independent Close to My Heart Consultant and my new website is up and running at: http://www.patriciamanhirescreatingwith.shopctmh.co.nz Please pop in and check it out… Continue Reading “The Wait is Over: Close To My Heart has launched in New Zealand”

Photography | How to Restore Old, Damaged Photos

This is an amazing tutorial on using Photoshop to repair damaged photos.

Photography Tutorial: Manual Exposure Explained

This is another great tutorial on photography.

Die-cut Butterfly Cards

Welcome back to a short and simple post today. The earthquakes have settled down and I have continued to make some more cards while waiting for the launch of Close to My Heart in New Zealand on the 1st September, and the opening of… Continue Reading “Die-cut Butterfly Cards”

Stay Calm and Keep Crafting!

Hello there I  felt this title was really appropriate after being shaken about over the last day or so.  We had another big earthquake – this time it was 6.6 yesterday afternoon and then we had a series of aftershocks of over 6 about… Continue Reading “Stay Calm and Keep Crafting!”

The Final Countdown to Close to My Heart New Zealand

Hello I would like to welcome all my new followers to my blog and I hope that you enjoy coming on my creative journey with me.  I would also like to thank those who take the time to read my posts and also leave… Continue Reading “The Final Countdown to Close to My Heart New Zealand”

Photography 101: Finding the Best Shot — Portrait or Landscape?

Here is some great advice for me to work on. I hope it helps others out there too,

Black and White Photo Challenge :Texture

Welcome I have been inspired to join this Black and White Photo Challenge by my friend, Amanda from Unique So Chic.  She has been doing the most amazing things with her photos and photoshop so I thought it was time for me to give… Continue Reading “Black and White Photo Challenge :Texture”

Rugby Father’s Day Cards for Make Shift

Hello Wow, we are getting so close with Make Shift opening for the public.  It has been a lot of hard work, but it is going to be so worth it.  I would like to thank my fellow Collective Members who have been amazing… Continue Reading “Rugby Father’s Day Cards for Make Shift”

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