Changing the Site Theme For Better Viewing

I was happy with my old theme here on the hydrangea gardening blog, but I noticed that it was not compatible with hand-held devices.     Finding a new theme for this blog wasn’t difficult because I had recently update two of my other WordPress blogs with a theme I liked.  It’s called Twenty Thirteen….

Pictures of Sunflowers

It’s summer, and that means that sunflowers have grown up and bloomed to brighten the garden. The birds await the seeds to ripen, and soon the goldfinches will be pecking at the centers to have a meal. It’s a beautiful sight, bright yellow birds perched atop happy, yellow flowers. To create the poster above, I…

Designing with Flowers and Elements of the Sea

I discovered early on in my work that big hydrangea flowers sell products. True blue flowers are rare, and the large blooms of the mophead hydrangea can be truly stunning.  In fact one of my online stores was opened to contain all hydrangea images – BlueHyd.  When I decided to add elements of the sea…

Busy Gardening and Fighting With Computers

I work online. I spend anywhere from 5 to 10 hours a day online either creating for my Zazzle stores or promoting products. But, after my laptop began giving me trouble, I was forced to buy a new computer. I’ve gone from a pc to a Mac and that means a learning curve. My biggest…

Just For You! Monogrammed Hydrangea Postage

I created this blue hydrangea postage stamp, with a monogram initial template, for couples planning a wedding. But it’s a lovely little floral stamp for anyone. The “F” letter is easy to change in the template area on the product page. Just click on the image here to see that. Unsure of what initial to…

Novelty Coffee Cup Art For the Gardener

Coffee cups with funny cartoons, made to please a gardener. During the years I’ve worked at Zazzle I have met a number of “online friends”.  It’s still so odd to me that I can communicate so well with people I have never seen.  I’m of the old school generation who grew up without all this…

How To Remove Unwanted Background Clutter From Your Pictures

Can you see a difference in these pictures? There is unwanted clutter in the first one.  The photo at the top has a garden hose in the background, but I have removed the hose using the “clone stamp” and the results is seen in the bottom photo. I just posted about my new, blue iris…

Art In Glass, Featuring Blue Hydrangeas

1.   If you love art in glass, you might like this pair of blue and white hydrangea art done as decor for your home. Bonanza artist, FromMe2You, offers two French blue hydrangea art glass wall hangings. The one pictured here is 14 x 20 inches.  The matching one is vertical. Click on the items to…

Are You In The Gardening Business?

If you are looking for business cards that stand out from the rest, check out this garden favorite to advertise your occupation or shop. Light blue hydrangea flowers are pretty against a khaki colored background and both sides of this standard size business card hold template text lines for you to use. This unique card…