Tuesday Turn About #141 Let’s Get Creative!

This week we have some creativity to share with you! I’m excited for you to see the features and for the photography tip I have for you today!

Tuesday Turn About #141 Let’s Get Creative!

Check out last week’s party for more inspiration!

We have so many bloggers joining us here each week and I want to say something to each and every one of you:

Thank you for linking up.

Thank you for sharing your creativity with the world.

Thank you for commenting, pinning, and sharing each other’s posts.

Thank you for being you. You’re pretty special 🥰

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Weekly Photography Tip

We’ve been going over the exposure triangle the last few weeks. ISO, shutter speed, and the importance of tack sharp images to present to our readers (and potential brands and magazines!)

Today, let’s chat about aperture (this is part one, next week will be part 2). Setting the aperture requires some thought and decision-making. This setting can be used to creatively make your subject stand out from the background and be prominent in the image. It’s how we obtain the ‘dreamy’ blurriness we love in an image. It’s also called bokeh.

The lower the number, the more bokeh (background blurriness) you will achieve. The higher the numbers, the more depth of field (sharp from the foreground of the scene to the background in the scene) you will achieve.

Here are the main points to consider when photographing for your blog. Of course, there are many ways to translate this for your particular subject, I’m using the scenario of photographing home decor.

  • Do you want the whole room in focus? Use high numbers like 18 & 22
  • Do you want to capture a detail in the room and blur the background? Use low numbers like 1.8 or 2.8
  • Do you want something in between those two? Use middle numbers like 7.1 or 10

Stay tuned for next week – I’ll be covering part 2 of the aperture discussion! If you have any questions up to this point in our photography tips, please feel free to ask me! I’ll help the best I can.

Now, let the party begin!

Join us on the socials!

Though not a requirement, we would love for you to join us on other platforms. Feel free to subscribe to our email lists, our Facebook pages, our Instagram accounts, and our Pinterest boards!

Let’s create community!

Cindy at Reinvented Delaware

Collage image of organ stool and black kitchen hutch.

Organ Stools | Country Hutch Makeover

Be sure to hop on over to Julie’s blog at My Wee Abode and Lynne’s blog at My Family Thyme to check out SIX additional features from Tuesday Turnabout! If you haven’t been featured on Reinvented Delaware this week, you just might be featured on one of the other hosts’ blog!

Ultimate Craft Room Makeover

Who out there needs a new craft and sewing room? You will love this post because Crissy from First Day of Home will show you her newly made-over craft and sewing room! You will be clearing out a room in your home before you know it after reading her post!

Full view of newly reorganized craft and sewing room.

Create a Craft Area in a Rustic Basement

If you don’t have a full room to devote to crafting and sewing, My Sweet Cottage has some great ideas for you! You won’t believe just how clever this sewing and craft room is!

Sewing machine on a craft table with a pegboard wall filled with craft and sewing supplies.

How to Make a Display Shelf from a Cupboard

Candice from She’s Crafty Crafty is speaking my language with this creative home decor project! This is such an easy project that you will want for your home! I for one am headed out to my stash now to see if I have the supplies in my salvage pile!

Farmhouse wall decor made from old door. Shelf with candlesticks and other farmhouse home decor.

Let’s start sharing! Because this is a party, we encourage all who link up to visit several other bloggers who have linked as well – comments and pins are a great way to spread the love!

Before you get started, take a look at our guidelines:

  • This party is for home decor and home-related posts only (recipes, organizing, DIY, crafts, etc.). Link up to 3 related posts. Please do not link up informational posts that do not relate to the topic.
  • If you would please not link up shops, advertising, round-ups, other link parties, or any posts promoting sales, we would appreciate it.
  • DO NOT PIN FROM IMAGES ON THIS PAGE (it just won’t work right on Pinterest). However, please visit the original post/source and pin from there. That works perfectly!
  • Please make sure that your images are in a jpeg or png format. If we can’t save your image, we may not be able to feature you. So sad!
  • By linking to the party, you give us permission to share your projects on our blogs and social media. We will always give proper credit with a no-pin image.

We’re looking forward to all of your fun posts this week! Give us your best!

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  1. I’m new here, and I’m sure your content is great but I can’t read it because of the ads. Up to five at a time, jumping around and taking up most of the screen. I follow you on a tablet and find it impossible. I know this is how you make your income, but yeesh!

    1. Hi Suzanne! I’m so glad you left your feedback about my site and I’m sorry you are having trouble reading the free tutorials we offer here. The ads help to pay for the blog (kinda like paying rent if I had a brick and mortar storefront) and the ads also help us to continue to provide the free step-by-step upcycling tutorials we share with our readers. The ads foot the bill so that readers can enjoy and learn from our project tutorials free of charge. I do appreciate your input. Let me mention that if you continue to read our blog, feel free to ‘x’ out of the ads. Each one has an ‘x’ that will close the ad. I hope this helps with any future blogs you read! Hope you have a great day. 😊

    1. Thanks Michelle for stopping by! I hope all is well with you 🥰

  2. So many great photography tips again this week, Cindy! I feel like this might be the start of an e-book or online class and I’m here for it 🙌 Love the features you chose. They have me all kinds of ready for spring! Hope you have the best week, CoCo

    1. Great minds think alike CoCo! I’m so glad you are enjoying the photography tips 😊 Thanks for stopping by!

    1. Thanks for stopping by Tammy! Have a great week!🥰

  3. Cindy,
    Thanks again for hosting this lovely party every week! I know how much time goes into doing so and I want you to know that it is greatly appreciated!! Stay safe, healthy and happy!!

    1. Thanks Debbie – Have a great week!😊

  4. I’ve been enjoying your photography tips Cindy, thank you so much! I hope your week has been a good one.

    1. Thank you so much for saying that Marie! Photography is so important to our businesses. I’m glad you are enjoying the tips 🥰

  5. Thanks so much for featuring my craft room makeover, Cindy! I love that you’re doing photography tips as well because you’re a great photographer! Thanks again for hosting!

    1. It was my pleasure to share your craft room makeover – it looks amazing!! Thanks for the kind words about my photography 🥰

  6. Thank you for taking the time to share fun projects, recipes, travel tips and more! It’s fun to see your photography tips! My husband and I enjoy traveling in our Jeep taking photos (hence, Photo Jeepers).

    1. Thanks for stopping by! I’m so glad you enjoyed the photography tips! I bet you have so much fun on your travels and taking photos! Have a great week!

  7. Cindy: Thanks so much for featuring my basement craft space. I am so honored! And thanks to you and the other hosts for hosting this fun and inspirational party.

    1. It was my pleasure to feature your post! Thanks for linking up😊

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