Another Trick Up My Sleeve
Written and Photographed by Juliet Blankespoor
I recently discovered an easy way to make photo collages (an app called pic frame, available for macs). Apparently, there are many easy-to-use applications in the ethers perfect for folks like me, who lack photoshop skills or inclinations.
Here are some of the goodies I was able to create in minutes.....
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JULIET BLANKESPOOR is the founder, primary instructor, and Creative Director of the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine, an online school serving thousands of students from around the globe. She's a professional plant-human matchmaker and bonafide plant geek, with a degree in botany and over 30 years of experience teaching and writing about herbalism, medicine making, and organic herb cultivation. Juliet’s lifelong captivation with medicinal weeds and herb gardening has birthed many botanical enterprises over the decades, including an herbal nursery and a farm-to-apothecary herbal products business.
These days, she channels her botanical obsession through her writing and photography in her online programs, on her personal blog Castanea, and in her new book, The Healing Garden: Cultivating and Handcrafting Herbal Remedies. Juliet and her family reside in a home overrun with houseplants and books in Asheville, North Carolina.
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4 thoughts on “Another trick up my sleeve”
Mollie Curry says:
You could sell these photos and make millions, as far as I am concerned!
Juliet Blankespoor says:
Thanks! Maybe someday Ill quit my day job….
Joanna Simon says:
Your eye is so good…if I had more wall space, I’d ask for the digital versions to see if I could have some of them blown up and framed…artistic work should be seen to be appreciated.
Such amazing pictures … just beautiful. Thankx