How To Tuesday

How To Tuesday: Double Word Score.
This entry was posted in How To Tuesday and tagged Art, Frame, Gift, Scrabble, Valentine’s Day on February 14, 2012.

Other couples exchange cards. Other couples give flowers. Other couples share chocolates. We're not other couples. Being avid readers and generally big fans of the English language, my sweetie, Lee and I like to play Words With Friends. We're pretty evenly matched and the games get rather interesting. So, being the clever girlfriend that I...

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How To Tuesday: Break Out The Bunting.
This entry was posted in How To Tuesday and tagged Banner, Bunting, Cake, Fabric on February 7, 2012.

This friday is a very special day. Can you guess what day it is? It's my twenty-sixth birthday and Hot Polka Dot's second birthday! I do so enjoy sharing my birthday with my blog. Makes the celebration that much more memorable. I can't believe it's been two years already. It's been so much fun! So...

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How To Tuesday: Run Of The Mill.
This entry was posted in How To Tuesday and tagged Cake Flour, Corn Starch, Flour on January 31, 2012.

There are way too many different kinds of flour out there. All purpose flour, whole wheat flour, almond flour, bread flour, rice flour, self-rising flour, semolina flour, buckwheat flour, and, of course, cake flour. Cake flour is just a bleached soft wheat flour with a high starch content and low protein. It is best suited...

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How To Tuesday: Epiphanies And Polka Dots.
This entry was posted in DIY, Guest Post, How To Tuesday and tagged Napkins, Sewing on January 24, 2012.

Hi there! Long time no see! Have you missed me? I've sure missed you! I hope that you all enjoyed your holidays. I am happy to report that I have thoroughly enjoyed mine. It was filled with turkey, hugs, warm pie, smiles, presents, twinkle lights, shopping bags and even a few epiphanies. Remember when I...

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How To… Er… Wednesday: Easy As Pie.
This entry was posted in How To Tuesday and tagged Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pie, Puree on October 19, 2011.

I have been told that Pumpkin Pie baked with real pumpkin puree is far superior to the canned pumpkin puree. Since I'm pretty new to the whole Pumpkin Pie experience I thought I'd test that theory. Making pumpkin puree was pretty easy so I thought it was worth sharing with everyone. First you have to...

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How To Tuesday: Spice Of My Life.
This entry was posted in How To Tuesday and tagged Cinnamon, Cloves, Ginger, Nutmeg, Pumpkin, Spice on October 11, 2011.

Every Thanksgiving since I can remember I would try a tiny taste of Pumpkin Pie and every year it would be the same reaction. Yuck! I wanted to love it. I really did. I wanted to be one of those people that look forward to Thanksgiving all year long. I love the turkey. I love...

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How To Tuesday: Photography Lighting Part I.
This entry was posted in How To Tuesday and tagged Lighting, Photography, White Balance on August 31, 2011.

Lighting is the most important factor to consider when snapping the perfect photo. Light is what makes sight, colour and, more specifically, photography possible. Without the proper light your photos can appear dull, lacklustre and tinted. Because I am primarily a natural light photographer that is the method I will discuss with you, but artificial...

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How To Tuesday: Photography Composition Part III.
This entry was posted in How To Tuesday and tagged Camera Angles, Composition, Perspective, Photography on August 16, 2011.

Some subjects cry out for certain camera angles. Not listening to their pleas can result in awkward ill-composed shots that make the viewer feel uneasy. Today I'm going to talk to you about camera angles specifically popular among food photographers and how they can work for you. I'll start with the safest or easiest angle...

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How To Tuesday: Photography Composition Part II.
This entry was posted in How To Tuesday and tagged Composition, Leading Lines, Negative Space, Photography on August 2, 2011.

Continuing our photography lesson from last week, today I'm going to talk to you about the compositional importance of negative space and leading lines. These two concepts are not exclusive to photography, but prevalent in all visual arts. When I think of negative space the first thing that pops into mind is a specific painting...

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How To Tuesday: Photography Composition Part I.
This entry was posted in How To Tuesday and tagged Composition, Cropping, Photography, Photoshop, Rule Of Thirds on July 26, 2011.

I had a tasty idea for you today. It had something to do with raspberries, lemons, sugar and lots of it. But as you can see, no raspberries, no lemons and certainly no sugar. Instead this tuesday I decided to bring you something a little different. Over the past few months I'm not afraid to...

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