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Wilfamy
28 May 2020 @ 05:47 pm
This journal is semi-friends only. My graphics posts are open to the public but all other posts are locked. I love to meet new people though, so if you want to be added, just leave a comment here and let me know why.
 
 
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Wilfamy
05 June 2012 @ 09:51 pm
Manifesto for whedonland

I used anticipation as a theme.  Fandoms include The Avengers, Cabin in the Woods, Dollhouse, and Angel.  

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Wilfamy
25 May 2012 @ 11:08 pm
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BESIDES photoshop. I have photoshop. But, I used to have this program called video avatar that would take small clips and turn them into gifs. I could open WMM (windows movie maker) and blend two scenes together and then make a gif out of it. Very simple. I miss it.

The above was made with a program called GifBrewery but I think the quality could be a lot better. And this is one of the better gifs it made.


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OH! And my Aunt gave me this today. She went to the Dallas Comic Con and met him. *sigh*

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THANK YOU TO TIFFANY dontgetanyolder FOR WISHING ME A HAPPY BIRTHDAY. IT MEANT A LOT. You too, BRI! xoxo
 
 
 
Wilfamy
18 May 2012 @ 10:40 am
There are very few shows that I actually watch for year after year. (and I'm talking shows that had more than 3 seasons) Buffy. Angel. Charmed. Supernatural, but I am still a season behind. I can think of few others. I loved One Tree Hill, but hated it when the main character Lucas and Peyton left. So I stopped watching it. I loved ER, but once the powers that be killed Carter's child, I was done. I stopped watching it. I love Criminal Minds but when they removed JJ and Prentiss I stopped watching it. (Now I need to play catch up since they came back...well even though Prentiss is gone again. At least it was on that actresses terms this time).

Grey's Anatomy. I have stuck through Grey's Anatomy year after year. Even when they do stupid stuff like shock asystole (which only nurses or medical people like me would know you do NOT do). Even when their storylines are so cringeworthy that I can't stand it--like Denny's ghost. I have still remained a faithful fangirl. But last night's finale not only brought me to tears, it royally pissed me off. To the point that I think I am going to stop watching.

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Wilfamy
22 April 2012 @ 12:33 am
So, after watching Wednesday's episode of Revenge, I kinda went a little icon crazy. I've been making a few icons here and there for a few weeks now and didn't realize how many I had made. If you haven't seen this last week's episode of revenge then...

SPOILERS people, spoilers!

Rules are simple:
--credit willow_lives
--don't alter
--comments are always appreciated

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Thank you to library_of_sex for the awesome circle template. And thanks to innocent_lexys for all of the great inspiration from her beautiful textures! It's her textures you'll find me using most. :)
 
 
 
Wilfamy
10 April 2012 @ 07:55 pm
At least here I know how to post gifs! Unlike on tumblr. Geesh. I just can't get tumblr. I've tried uploading, linking, posting the html version and all I get is a lone frame and not the gif. So irritating.

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I love this show. I know I'm late to the game but I can't watch canadian channels (or the BBC) so I am VERY thankful that SyFy is playing it...and it's the original one.

AND HOLY HELL, HOW HOT IS DYSON? That man can rub my feet any day. And damn day at all.

And I have no Lost Girl icons. Totally unacceptable!

and am I the only one that notices where Kenzi's other foot is??
 
 
 
Wilfamy
17 February 2012 @ 11:25 pm
Gifs:

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Wilfamy
25 January 2012 @ 03:51 pm
When I left to go get my daughter from school today there was this weird black car with a light bar on top. When I say 'black' I mean more of a solid primer blacked out car to make the vehicle look nondescript. I followed it for a bit and it would stop and get out of the car and mess with people's yards. They had what looked like a metal detector going over three different yards...then one of the men crossed the street and went over another person's house. THEN they went two blocks away and started messing with a water hydrant. They had those yellow vests on and might have looked official if not for the unmarked call.

I called the police. I am still waiting to hear back from them. When I got back from picking up my daughter they were gone. Maybe I scared them off--or maybe the police did. I hope the police didn't stop by when I was at my daughter's school. I want to know what that was all about.

On a different note, my banner making challenge at tbstills isn't going over well. No one except one person has made banners. Would it be really rude to tell people that they won't get banners if they don't step up and enter this challenge? That I am tired of making them banners when most don't even say thank you?? Because really. I'm about there.

And finally:

Join whedonland!
 
 
 
Wilfamy
07 January 2012 @ 08:51 pm
Yeah, yeah, yeah, so I am down to the wire on this posting of the gif recc post thing.

BUT SOMEONE PLEASE EXPLAIN TUMBLR TO ME! HOW DOES IT WORK? I AM TRYING TO CREDIT THESE AMAZING THINGS THAT I HAVE FOUND BUT EVERYONE KEEPS REBLOGGING THINGS I HAVE NO IDEA WHO REALLY MADE WHAT. FOR THE LOVE OF GRAPHICS, HOW THE HELL DOES THIS WORK??

I am pretty anal about crediting people. But when I click on something it doesn't take it to the actual post so I can't get an actual link...the damn tumblr pages don't tell you the person's name and I'm a little annoyed...


This picture I took of a doll my 11 year old tried to talk me into buying her totally sums my mood up:
 
 
 
Wilfamy
And my work has this yearly thing that I've never gone to. I don't even remember who it was last year but the year before they had Iron Chef Cat Cora come out. I wasn't all into the food network three years ago as I am now so had no idea who that was. So, I didn't go.

BUT THIS YEAR CHEF ROBERT IRVINE IS COMING!! And I LOVE him.



This is the description on my work website:

Timing can be everything… especially when you’re in the kitchen. Chefs spend their time racing the clock to make a tasty dish for guests. Saints Heart & Vascular Institute is excited to present the 11th Annual Celebrity Chef event. This year Saints is taking the seemingly impossible… and making it possible with Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine.

Chef Irvine will showcase his more than 25 years of culinary perfection. Irvine has cooked his way through Europe, the Far East, the Caribbean and the Americas, in hotels and on the high seas. He brings his experience from Food Network as host of Dinner: Impossible, Worst Cooks in America, Restaurant: Impossible and was most recently seen on The Next Iron Chef, Super Chef.


My daughter (who is 11) also wants to go so I am going to take her and my mom. Who's excited? ME!
 
 
 
Wilfamy
20 December 2011 @ 05:58 pm
My first batch of Revenge icons made for character20n20 One of the categories was "Icon Idol". We were to use the style of one of our favorite makers. I hope I did Shawna longerthanwedo justice...or that she isn't horrified by my attempt. LOL I tried some different things here, mainly because of a tutorial of Shawna's that I read. I've never really used gradient maps but I did experiment a bit here.

Rules:
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--textless are not bases
--comments are appreciated

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Wilfamy
13 December 2011 @ 11:51 pm
CAN SOMEONE TELL ME WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED TO CASTIEL??? AND DID THEY KILL BOBBY???

I love this show but am a season and a half behind (basically because I only started watching SPN like a year ago. Maybe almost two years ago and while I own the first 5 seasons I don't own season 6 and so won't watch the episodes on TV until I catch up.) I work on Fridays. That's when the show comes on...and the whole keeping up online thing doesn't work for me. I hate watching shows on the computer.

BUT I NEED TO KNOW NOW WHAT HAPPENED TO THESE TWO.

COMMENTS ARE SCREENED AS TO NOT SPOIL NIKKI.
 
 
 
Wilfamy
04 December 2011 @ 10:05 am
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What is your favorite smell?


I have two that have not changed through the years.

The first one is the smell of new leather. There is just something about the smell of brand new leather that really does it for me. I can walk into a leather store and be overwhelmed with the smell. It makes me think of Harley rides and an old favorite leather jacket.

The second is the smell of vanilla. I have always worn a type of vanilla perfume. My favorite was Victoria's Secret Vanilla Lace which I wore up until they stopped making in (the BASTARDS!) a couple of years ago. I also love Bath and Body's Warm Vanilla Sugar and have branched out to wear their Berry Vanilla scent as well. It's a rare thing when you won't smell vanilla on me.
 
 
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Wilfamy
22 November 2011 @ 09:12 am


You are most like Rainbow Dash!

Take the test here!

Morgan, Lissa, this is totally for you!
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Wilfamy
14 November 2011 @ 08:17 pm
tvrealm has two challenges I am presenting here. The first was to choose 8 tv characters and cast them as teachers. We got to choose what type of class they taught. My 8 are behind the cut. Fandoms include: Hawaii Five-0, 2 Broke Girls, Lost, Revenge, TBBT, Roswell, and Supernatural.

The second challenge was to create graphics about kissing. I chose Roswell and made two gifs. I actually used Photoshop to make the Candy gif but since I am still a little shaky with this, went back to video avatar for the second. I wish I could find an animation program more like video avatar but that can color the gif better.

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Wilfamy
01 November 2011 @ 07:27 pm
Not my best work. I didn't realize until I was coloring--after I had flattened it--that some of the edges were sloppy. But as I've been with my kiddo today at the doctor's office, it will have to do.

made for tvrealm

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Wilfamy
27 October 2011 @ 12:28 am
So one of my land comms is hosting as a side (not for points, just for fun) project a zombie apocalypse. On one of the days we had to venture outside. We were with Angel and some others but got split up. Finally when I returned to the spa, Angel wanted to know what had happened to me.

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HAPPY ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE EVERYONE!!
 
 
 
Wilfamy
25 October 2011 @ 09:43 pm
What is your favorite go-to pasta dish?
Kraft spaghetti.  It comes in a green box which houses the spaghetti noodles, parmesan cheese packet, and spice mix.  You then add a small can of tomato sauce.  BEST DAMN SPAGHETTI EVER.  


 
 
 
Wilfamy
It's been like over a year since I've changed it and the more I look at it, the more I get cranky. LOL But I don't want to make it either. Heh.

But, it's driving me nuts so I just have to choose what I want now. I really love bright colors and long socks, so I thought about a sock theme with bright colors.

I also am really getting into the series called Revenge so I thought about using that as a header/profile banner. *sighs*

I need to find a layout genie. :)
 
 
 
Wilfamy
06 October 2011 @ 09:32 pm
These were created for fandomverse's 20in20. Fandoms include 2 Broke Girls, Shrek (scared shrekless--they're ZOMBIES), Lost, Cry Baby, Rizzoli & Isle, The Big Bang theory, Supernatural, and Buffy.

Rules:
--do NOT hotlink
--do not alter
--credit willow_lives
--comments are always appreciated

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Wilfamy
01 October 2011 @ 05:16 pm
tvrealm had a challenge about life ruiners. These are my selections. :)

GRAPHIC HEAVY.

Picspams for Eliza Dushku, Jim Parsons, Alex O'Loughlin, and James Marsters behind the cut.

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Wilfamy
21 September 2011 @ 10:56 am
What shows are you guys excited about? I watched the premiere of Two Broke Girls and found it to be really funny. I laughed a lot. I've already rewatched it once. :)

"Well, I can cross that off my bucket list."

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Did anyone else watch this? What did you think? I love the banter back and forth between the main characters.


Tonight, Criminal Minds returns! I am excited about this season because both JJ and Prentiss are back! I have some concerns with how they are going to get over JJ's and Hotch's betrayal... especially for how Reid will handle it, but overall I'm just excited! I did not watch the majority of last year (except for the beginning when JJ was there and then the few episodes surrounding Prentiss's exit).

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Wilfamy
09 September 2011 @ 09:22 am
*knocks on computer screen*

Is this thing on??

I really, REALLY need a new computer. I've been struggling with this one for awhile now. It's old. I bought it when I was in my first year of nursing school. That was four almost 5 years ago. So, by computer standards, it's ancient.

Last night while trying to complete my icons for a challenge at Whedonland, my computer just stopped working. It does this all the time so I just rebooted it. Nope, didn't work. Rebooted again. Nope. This morning I got up and everything worked...except the mouse. I mean, really? But, hopefully that's fixed now.

*rolls eyes* Now that I've missed that challenge, I am going to spend the morning trying to catch up on all my land comms challenges that I still have time for.

In other news, my kiddo was picked for Honor Choir. She tried out and was chosen. She starts practicing in January. She's excited because they get to perform on school days and such. Ha!


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Okay, I wanted to give a shout out to a couple of people that inspire me on here.

First, if you aren't watching lessrest's graphic com signalement, you really should.  Her coloring is awesome and she has such great tutorials.  She is also very nice.  I have asked her a few questions about different things and she always answers.  Recently, I've been really impressed with her use of light blobs in her icons.  She always seems to know where they look the best.  Her icons are all really gorgeous.  (longerthanwedo also has excellent light technique)

Second, is azuremonkey.  Her graphics journal is here: thefixedfoot.  I have been using her textures for a long time.  She was probably one of the first resource makers that I found when I came to LJ and the one that I use the most.  Her icons are excellent--I just got lost on her page for a minute.  I've missed posts!  So, check her out!

FYI--my stupid mouse broke again.  Luckily, I found an extra one.  Okay, I have to go post a new challenge over at truebloodstills and work on land comm things.

Have a good weekend, all!
 
 
 
Wilfamy
28 August 2011 @ 10:27 pm
So one challenge we had over at tvhaven was to make fandom Tarot Cards. I had a lot of fun doing this. It took me a long time to pick out what fandom I wanted to use (you could use separate fandoms but I didn't want to) and then the characters all fell into place.

We only had to make five, so that's what I did, but I wouldn't mind making a complete set.



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Wilfamy
16 August 2011 @ 10:52 pm
I really need to close this challenge. I forgot to post reminders to vote because I've have family in that I haven't seen in years. The voting has been open for almost a week...with is REALLY too long, but I have only 8 voters.

So, my lovely flist, please help!!

VOTE HERE

THANK YOU!!

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Wilfamy
27 July 2011 @ 01:56 pm
 I CANNOT LOG ONTO LIVEJOURNAL.  THIS MAKES DAY NUMBER THREE.  I AM AT WORK AND STILL HAVING PROBLEMS SO I KNOW IT'S NOT JUST MY COMPUTER.

IF YOU ARE IN ONE OF MY ICON COMMS, I AM SORRY ABOUT NOT POSTING REMINDERS.  I CAN'T.  PLEASE STILL KEEP ENTERING IF YOU ARE ABLE.  truebloodstills, I'm looking at you.

FOR MY LAND COMM PEOPLE, I CANNOT LOG ON TO SUBMIT TO CHALLENGES.  I HAVE DONE SEVERAL THAT WEREN'T ABLE TO BE SUBMITTED.  THIS REALLY IRRITATES ME BUT IT IS WHAT IT IS.  LISSA, TALE, AIMEE, I HAVEN'T ABADONED THE COMMS, I JUST CAN'T LOG ON.  (which is killing me since LJ is my crack.)
 
 
 
Wilfamy
26 July 2011 @ 08:58 pm

Lj--- FUCK YOU

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Wilfamy
24 July 2011 @ 11:29 am
My top reasons why everyone should read the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series by Laurell K. Hamilton.
 






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Wilfamy
18 July 2011 @ 10:33 pm
To: tiger_bri_duck , kasiopeia , setentpet  and the_rant_girl :


 
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very much for the awesome virtual gifts!!  :)
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Wilfamy
14 July 2011 @ 11:28 pm
Okay, I didn't realize what the date was. I am sorry to do this...BUT, I love these comms so, here goes.

I am a land comm addict. I am in several land comms that I want to promote.

First, my very first land comm ever. The gateway comm, so to speak. The others fall in order that I joined them. :P

WHEDONLAND! It's a lot of fun and this round has just started but the "Original Characters" challenge was one of my favorite challenges I have participated in this comm ever. It actually made me write again. I am eager to see what the round will offer!


whedonland

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