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Still Life Stills Features: Afternoon TeaWe have had breakfast and lunch, now it's time for some afternoon tea!
Still Life Stills Features: DrinksWe have had breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and dessert. Now for the final part of my meal series, you got to have a drink with that meal!
Pancake DayTomorrow, Tuesday February 12th is Pancake Day here in the UK.
Sugar, lemon juice and for those who like them, raisins are the basic typical extras to be added around here.
Tasty but having the same thing every year can get a little boring so, if like me you fancy something different but have yet to decide what to fill or top your pancakes with, here are some tasty looking ideas to get you started.
Still looking for more ideas? then check out last years Pancaktastic feature!
Still Life Stills Features: NutellaThis weeks feature is suggested by :icondmwdisney29: An excellent choice as Nutella is an amazing ingredient to bake with! Enjoy!
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Still Life Stills Features: SpringThe sun is shining, the clocks have changed and daylight is lasting longer each day, that can only mean one thing! Spring is finally here (even if it is freezing cold here in the UK at the moment!)
Still Life Stills Features: BreadLast week I featured jam so naturally I just had to feature bread this time!
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November Feature: Food! Food! Food!Some recent favourites of mine from both people and groups i watch that i thought so good needed more more recognition for either it's photography and/or creativeness or just pure nom.
It is not often I feature savoury food as well as sweet as sweet is where my passion has always been so make the most of it
283 Burger and Chips by DistortedSmileMust Love Coffee by Squiddgee7734Oreo Pumpkin Tarts by melijan
Cocos hearts by Chamandra
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Still Life Stills Features: Festive FlavoursEveryone has their own idea of what is festive to them, I was going to feature just one flavour but there are so many i could not decide. What counts as festive varies greatly depending on family traditions, culture, taste and smell.
This is what is festive to me. Chestnuts, peppermint, chocolate, orange, cranberry, cinnamon, mince pies, rum, brussel sprouts, stuffing, cheese and crackers, pickled onions, cheesecake and pigs wrapped in blankets. All these foods are a combination of my families tastes over the years rubbing off on me.
What is festive for you?
Introduction to Cross StitchingCross Stitching
Cross stitch is one of a number of embroidery stitches, but usually the one most people are familiar with. Whether it was in a school art class or just randomly picking up a cross stitch kit as a kid, a lot of us have tried it at some point. Lets delve into this popular stitch a little bit.
What is a cross stitch?
As the name suggests, is is simply a cross, or an 'X' stitched with thread onto canvas. Typically, it's used to make a picture or a pattern. The stitch will form a complete square, and in this regard it is quite similar to pixel art. Through the placement of individual stitches adjacent to one another, an overall image will eventually appear.
It's an incredibly simple stitch, but can take some time to master. Like many crafts, it can be difficult to notice the
Are you hungry? Blushing Chocolate by JustLexa :thumb157487885: Swirl by nhuthanh coco by JustHoldMe Box of chocolates by liftangel Have a wonderful time by onixa Day 15 - Lazy afternoon by EliseEnchanted Stay, and drink some tea by ByLaauraa la la luxurious. by Camiloo Cake for Princesses by Korpinkynsi Saturday Morning II by sp1nderella skittle cupcake by chpsauce Valentine by Dipliner Snowfall Cake II by claremanson Cookies by Inutilll Colorful Delights by Naphartiri Sweet as love by liajedi Heart with chocolate by AmandineRopars Sprinke, sprinke by IHaveSeenTheRain Orange Slice by bittykate peach mousse by Pokakulka :thumb318249499: Still Life. 018 by AlexEdg cupcakes by illusionality Mr. Penguin's Peppermint Bark by YasminNich . c u p c a k e . by mistandsparkles Gingerbread Latte by blackbiscuit cupcakes by Zala24 cupcake I by cmykchicago healthy cookies by topinka cupcake III by excentric Chocolate cupcake. .. by light-from-Emirates Icing sugar by popoks Mmmmm.... milk chocolate. by 6Artificial6 Oreo by AmandineRopars Rush of colors by kim-e-sens I'm still a girl. by gloeckchen .:Cookies:. by melenya Think Smart, Be Smarties by joesie
The Donut Story by ossesinare Cupcakes! by kishsaayx This just makes me happy by gold-girl776 D o n u t s by Sha59-Ananii H O T C H O C O L A T by xILOONA Sweet 3 by gold-girl776 Chocolate Fudge Brownies by Thrakki Cupcakes by hellokitty1996 :thumb3396471
The Coming Of Spring The broken wing by Viand fly fly butterfly by KariLiimatainen Naturally vintage by Samantha-meglioli Aster by VinayRao Hanging in there by cfoto Blue Butterfly by Myzogirl butterfly by debagger the butterfly by evenliu anemone 2 by JasonKaiser wheat 11 by 785785
frost.bite by maskqueraide last flight II by prismes Papillon by ingue Lavender dreams by Joycelinn :thumb165619852: Smit by Al-Baum Solitaire by Eibo-Jeddah Enchanted. .. by addy-ack Orange Butty by Stridsberg listen by fragilesimplicity colourful by Lisa-Schneider .blue.2. by zeenon in the green air by prismes Dear by JunJun510 :thumb210725771: Butterflies and Fairytales by FriendFrog Butterfly Kisses by IgNgRez Summer Sun by KayHulbert weekend fiesta by kathero3 Butterfly II by Lindqvist little butterfly by wolf-minori little blue by wolf-minori .: child of light :. by biszkopciik Butterfly. .. by light-from-Emirates Vanessa atalanta by Pete1987 Blue 2012 by Callu a thousand dreams by Piarvi-Recherreen ... by zeenon busy butterfly by nakedlady Philosophy. by Blutr0t lavenders elegance by miezeTatze
yayz butterflies by AsseveraVeta SNOW by lisans
Last light by Sblourg Parnassius apollo 2011 IV by Aphantopus :thumb15962
Plated DessertsPlating can be such an underrated art form at times. I've often heard it dismissed as 'boring', 'sterile' and criticised for all looking the same. Maybe we just have a tendency to lust after the rustic, messy desserts. Maybe we like to tear down what is seen as a hoity-toity way of presenting food. Or maybe we just don't see the skill and technique that goes into plating.
Skillful plating up of food requires a good eye, a steady hand and a flair for design. Careful consideration goes into everything from which way the dish is offset, to the type of garnishes on it, to the type of plate it is presented on. It, in turn, necessitates learning a whole host of other skills and techniques to create the garnishes that adorn the dish.
These deviants show off their plating skills with a host of delicious desserts.
Weekly photo #007 Lady in the Woods by Arifismyname Once you lose that innocence III by Moosiatko Robin by corsuse Reborn by Oer-Wout Misty Morning by Mashuto Sunlit by EliseEnchanted :thumb394415264: Natalie by Hart-Worx Momentary by dandelgrosso Tom Sawyer by Obsessed-by Growing Strong by xOronar sunrise by Mayberest Chorous by Sortvind Last Solo by Oer-Wout Tuomiojarvi by m-eralp Dronely Summer by Greg-McKinnon Afternoons whisper v.1 by bwaworga :thumb394939922: Nature's Disco Ball by alexgphoto Sunset on the Tundra by tourofnature Flowing brook by RobinHedberg Float On by MyLifeThroughTheLens
Mount Rainier by porbital Sweet Biscuits by Silvermoonswan .:Summer Crush:. by MissLaurelle Silent Reflection by JustinDeRosa Air Balloons XXX - Exclusive Stock by somadjinn Sensational delicious by Magnet-Crayon Feeding my Flame by LuizaLazar ellie II by Rinksy Dreams To Live Within by GrotesqueDarling13 The only place by Econita Reborn by Oer-Wout Fog Everywhere by andreea-blas D295 by miobi Cold by Econita Ruusu by juhku A Bee by Ivushe Flowerland by Silvermoonswan ---Laaaaa---- by Pyr0sky Sprankles by DisasterAng no one will find you. by Hamish-Frost Morning dew. by MauiMelle Time - Travel Of The South by Trashins light by baspunk Dolomites by AljoschaThielen :t
Colorful photography feature Small by MaaykeKlaver Aurora by Eltasia :thumb214260277: stop time by schilles-photography On my head by evirgen2008 Golden liquid ... by aoao2 Cheer up by MaaykeKlaver Crab Charybdis by Miguel-Santos
shroud of fall by yv Struggle by Oer-Wout Gluttonous. by andokadesbois disappointed by AlicjaRodzik :thumb335517785: :thumb335994977: sweet windy time by kim-e-sens When my dreams turn to dust by AliquidLucis Morning feeling by adypetrisor Maybe Next Time by P0RG ..::Lady in red::.. by Whimsical-Dreams Hey little world by april182 Slice of reality by LorenzoDiFolco Walking Barefoot by Healzo Clouds In The Grass by Corvidae65 Never say Never by Healzo Winter light by Fra-Emer Icy Branches by incolor16 lost in.... by impatienss flowers by domatescilek Warm Waters by P0RG Sometimes it's too late by Healzo Winter feeling . .. by light-from-Emirates I met no one there. by popoks I'm A Pink Lady. by andokadesbois valentine's time by mohdfikree
Booby Trap by xOronar hold on by Megson little secrets by DarkGomo find neverland by JuliaDunin The jump. by dragonfly-oli Don't ever leave me... by FeliDae84 Petal Dance by TommyP323 tupp by dini25 The Winter Dream by nnIKOO Spring Season by Justine1985 Edge Of The World by oO-Rein-Oo Mr. and Mrs. Duck by r3novatio galaxy by BaxiaArt Stormborn by incolor16 :thumb30353128
Over the rainbow All Other Lights by goRillA-iNK Holi woman by Neaffka Morning Drop by nnIKOO Lucky Colors. by andokadesbois summer ... by BaxiaArt Heartstrings II by Gosia drop11 by agatafotografia polka dot by michellis13 Colourful by Kara-a love colours by JustynaStolyhwo Sleeping in Colours by P0RG i love cookies by Megson :thumb304830145: A Chromatic Love Affair III by pagit Rainbow Circus by DemonMathiel Bittersweet by Kameolynn furious by theluckynine pastry sandwiches by verniceR Illusion by MissUnfortunate The Nature of Love by P0RG The Wave by dansch Sparkly Spaztastic by goRillA-iNK this is my forgiveness. by fuzzy-blue-lights My rainbow by kczajkowska Done with this game by Healzo Rush of colors by kim-e-sens At the end of the rainbow... by JeanFan summer.... by impatienss Colours. by TinaApple sunny garden by Orwald rainbow by Fwirll Boat Of Possibilities by BlackJack0919 Under Streetlight by incolor16 This Moment is a Memory by Sortvind feel alive by nandiamond paint box by Utzel-Butzel 064 by AlexNagiPhotography Stormborn by incolor16 phantom by Sea-of-wonders On the Edge by pagit Bonbon by Jules1983 rainbow drops by Fussel2112 delightful by illusionality Colorful by Photo-Grafixx full of colors..full of life by light-from-Emirates The little things by nhuthanh My own little rainbow by EliseEnchanted rainbow. by HristinaGalabova Rainbow Cupcake by NayeliNeria
With a touch of gold Boston: 2365. by inbrainstorm Boston: Cedar Line Way. by inbrainstorm .: Pure Water :. by VictorianPrincess Life As It Is by Sortvind golden love by JoannaRzeznikowska autumnlight VI by indojo Luminous dreams by Lionique listen to the rain by Borboletra Flowerdog by AnitaAnti zweisamkeit by Lisa-Schneider Something Dark by jkrab 342576 by nairafee Sunny autumn by Snowfall-lullaby Boston: The Backstreet. by inbrainstorm Thousand Lights by Kara-a Old words by iMargreet Havezate Mensinge by Oer-Wout wed46 by intete Cache-cache 02 by eulalievarenne autumn morning 3 by alexandrdeviant of love and shadows by Linlith Golden Souls by larisa8 Dreams running parallel by MarioDellagiovanna I want to believe by heyydaydreamer Void by Snowfall-lullaby .: sunrise tree :. by all17 Love is in the air by patrycjanna Eclipse of The Heart 3 by aleksesss Summerbreeze by Schnitzelyne Lost Soul II by JoannaRzeznikowska :thumb336363034: ... by belovaan Snoozing by Lionique Hide and Seek by LuizaLazar Somewhere Only We Know by MariannaInsomnia Infrastructure. by Annarigby ... by belovaan Raspberries by nairafee Silence Waves VII by OlivierAccart .Elysium. by cichutko Do all wishes come true? by kim-e-sens When evening falls by PawelMatys AlwaysInTheSamePlaceWeWillBe by CasheeFoo Golden by Blubdi-Photography Vertigo by Al-Baum Is this love by Healzo words of love by oprisco Where fairies nestle by kim-e-sens :thumb262064374
Weekly photo #004 sweet child o mine by SigitPutraSolo Meow by Iliketobeweird fold by Megson fairy tale by laura-makabresku Meditation by TammyPhotography 176.White snowball by Bulinko The shepherd by Amaltheea Untitled by FerBarchetta Reine from Reinebringen by jonpacker i am in the food by bonatua Chocolate Chip Granola Bars by TheCameraGirl Rise of an army by Pyr0sky Poem of the explosion by Pyr0sky Your thorns don't hurt by Vanilladisaster Common kingfisher - male by JMrocek Koelnbreinsperre by nische77 With catch by JMrocek Pingu - 2 by Pebels Isabell by aufzehengehen ~Enchanted Tomorrow~ by Isika On the road to Meiji Shrine by Pajunen :thumb390061411: Velvet worm says..... Give me a hug! by melvynyeo :thumb389725185: Playful alphas by Lupinicious My Name Is Green IV by JoannaRzeznikowska The Beauty of Decay by tgphotographer Grey Little Bunny by breanna-rae Untitled by hayzy The Old Man Of Storr by Nichofsky Sinking at Sunset II by mhmalali Sunset by AkaSling At the Top by GeorgeBraz After Rain by HAZEPINK Noctilucent Clouds by MikkoLagerstedt The Lighthouse by Michaelthien Shoreline by helios-spada Blackish by Michaelthien Entwine by FlabnBone Reflected Glory by helios-spada Jellyfish-2 by Joosiee
Cursing place by Akirahpaws Where Did Dad Go? by MikeShawPhotography
No More Worries by EintoeRn Way of the Wizard by Oer-Wout ___ by windrides :thumb390134267: :thumb39064
five hour energyi suppose
last week was only an aftershock
of the earthquake you were before.
this place used to vibrate
with metal strings and melodic,
testimonies to life,
emitting coffee-scented moods
and the burn of it too.
i had memorized the
sounds of silence,
i couldn't help but relish it.
no longer had i known
the sounds of folk
and scent of mocha-
you became nothing more
than an echo of the laughter
i so desperately needed to hear again.
then the echoes got louder,
bouncing ferociously off the walls
to be made manifest
i walked into your room
expecting exactly what i found-
an unmade bed,
and an empty beer
(the one that you insisted you needed
just days ago).
i pressed my nose
into the pillow
for incense and cologne and starbucks
to penetrate my mind
and thinking fervently
i already know
what a clean sheet smells like."
how strong an aftershock can be,
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