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I am enjoying the last of the annuals in the garden.  They are getting a bit tired looking now but they have been a constant source of colour through out the summer even despite the periods of intense heat and humidity.  I will endeavor  to bring some of them in for the winter for next years cuttings.  For Kim Klassen’s challenge this week we were to think LOVE.   I used two layers of Kim’s texture called love.   I used a brush preset I got from French Kiss Textures.  I used it subtly. so that it just stayed in the background.

I will be joining Kim Klassen Café Texture Tuesday and the Creative Exchange with Lisa Gordon.   Valerie


deborah said…
I really like the texture you added. Great job! I am sorry to say that I have been neglecting my garden!
Ruth said…
a wonderful old style shot there! lovely summery feel there,to hold on to as we head into cooler days ;)
deb duty said…
This is beautiful. I love the bright colors and the texture is lovely.
Kathy said…
Visiting from TT. I love the colors and texture your used on your photo totally captured the last of the summer blooms here. Sigh, I just emptied out my front porch planters yesterday and will be buying mums for them today. Goodbye summer :(

Talibah said…
Wow, this is fun to see all of the different textures you all are choosing from Kim, I will have to check her page out. Beautiful shot!
lisa said…
This is really beautiful!
I love all of that wonderful light.
It reminds me of a summer that is quickly leaving us here :-(

Thank you so much for sharing this at The Creative Exchange.

Have a wonderful day!

EG Wow said…
This is lovely, Valerie! I have to start practicing soon so I can post something in this style. :)
Teresa said…
Good morning Valerie, I know it's Wed. but I've only just got here from TT :-) I love the high key you've created with the textures in this image, it's so eye catching and really evokes the feeling of the heat of the summer.
Have a good Wednesday, Teresa x
This is a wonderful romantic shot and great texture work.
leavesnbloom said…
My geraniums are still in flower despite being neglected by me for over a month. I always have great intentions for doing cuttings but in the end it never happens. I love that french script texture that you've added.
Crafty Gardener said…
I hate seeing the last of the annuals fade away ... try to keep them around for as long as possible.
Christian said…
Beautiful light and colors!! Love geraniums! said…
Light, bright and beautiful!
KarenHarveyCox said…
I love geraniums, and in September they seem to celebrate knowing the seasons are changing. I love your use of textures on this one.
Your geraniums look just beautiful in the sunlight.
I love the texture! Well done!

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