100 Days in the Loonybin!!

It is a truly exciting day.  Today is my 100th post at photos from the loonybin!!!  When I started this blog, it was truly an experiment, and I wasn’t sure how much I would like it or if I would be creative enough to keep it going.  But honestly, it has become a very enjoyable part of my life, and I have met so many interesting people, who are incredibly supportive.  I must say, though, that this blogging thing does take up a great amount of time.  Between keeping up with my own blog and following many other blogs and all the comments on each, my emails per day have probably tripled since I started!  I’m not complaining though – I just wish I had more spare time to devote to it.

So, yesterday I struggled to think of something special I could do for my 100th blog.  I didn’t want it to be just another picture.  Then something came over me, a silly kind of mood, and I started to play with food in the kitchen seeing how many types of food I could make the number 100 out of.  My youngest son came into the kitchen while I was “creating”, and he announced that he thought I was crazy and was going to disown me if I used that on my blog.  So, of course I took some pictures of my creation and decided to post it today.  The heck with him!! LOL

I worked on a lazy susan which I then put down on the carpet so that I would have a solid colour as a background.  When I saw the finished product on my computer, I decided that I wanted to do something more creative with the background.  The problem is, as you all know, I know very little about Photoshop other than the basics.  So, I dove into my pile of unread Photoshop books and decided to learn about vignetting.  What I ended up using was referred to as the burned-in edge effect.  I also tried the classic vignette effect with the background in white, but I like the dark background better.  I hope you like it too, even if it is kind of silly :).

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18 Responses to 100 Days in the Loonybin!!

  1. TBM says:

    I think it is cute! And it made me hungry. Congrats on 100 posts!

  2. xandreverkes says:

    This is awesome Cindy!!!! Congrats on your 100th post!!! Feels good right?? I get what you say with the time issue…. I have the same problem!!! I’ve got such a lack of time, that my blog is lacking in posts 😦 … hopefully I’ll catch up soon!!! Keep up your great posts…. I’m having a ball reading them!!! 😀 **

  3. David Hall says:

    Congaratulations Cindy. I think I like the cheese and onion best!

  4. dafarmer says:

    I think it’s very original! 🙂 Congrats on 100 posts!!!

  5. Anita Mac says:

    Wicked!!! Congrats on the 100th blog! Great milestone! Looks good on the lazy susan too – nice texture to the backdrop! Looking forward to the next 100!

  6. Northern Narratives says:

    Congrats on 100 posts!!! Your creativity amazes me 🙂

    • Thank you so much!! It’s funny you know – I have never considered myself a creative person because I was always horrible in art class (I can’t even do a good job on stick people), but I guess this just proves that there are more ways to be creative than being able to draw or paint.

  7. Off the hook creativity 🙂 L-O-V-E I-T

  8. tadams4u says:

    Yahoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!! See ya at 200……

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