Category: Vintage Image

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Christmas Surprise #2

Christmas Surprise #2 was crazy-fun!  For years, the framed original had been displayed on a table-top, along with other photos.  One of the other photos had blocked the sun, which is what caused both...

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Christmas Surprise #1

I’ve been eager to post the before/after of Christmas projects I was working on, but have had to wait until after all Christmas celebrations have passed since each of these was a surprise!! Pictures...

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Perfectly Framed

I always appreciate the thoughtfulness of the folks I get to work with, and this was certainly no exception.  The project was brought to me by this gentleman’s great-great-(great?)-granddaughter-in-law. She is a librarian, so ...

Love Is… 0

Love Is…

It was 1933 and he was 24 when they got married.  That is young by today’s standards when marriages are delayed until we graduate from college, begin our careers, and check a variety of...

Katrina 1

Katrina

2005.  Hurricane Katrina was one of the five deadliest hurricanes in our nation’s history.  It caused over $80 billion in property damage. This wedding photograph was just one piece of history, severely damaged during...

Little Picture – Big Job 0

Little Picture – Big Job

Some projects are easier than others.  And some that don’t seem to be big are actually huge.  That’s the case here.   The original is only 2″ x 1.5″.  The size, along with the amount...

Soulful Eyes 0

Soulful Eyes

Some stories are happy.  Some are sad.   Some are silly.  Some  are completely make-believe.  And unfortunately, sometimes, the stories are nothing short of tragic.  So it is with this young boy with the deep,...

Home on the Range 0

Home on the Range

I wanted to be a cowgirl.  You already knew that.  But my time as a cowgirl was, in reality, just dressing like a cowgirl.  It was make believe. You see, I lived in town. ...

Like Father, Like Son 0

Like Father, Like Son

 I love days like today.  First of all, after so many days of excessive heat, humidity, and unrelenting sunshine, it rained.  A cool, refreshing rain that was heralded by glorious thunder and lightning. Second,...

Hawaii Circa 1970 0

Hawaii Circa 1970

This turned out to be quite a project.  I merged three images taken in Hawaii over 30 years ago.  The color was so distorted in the originals that I had to decide on an...