Thank you April, I try I really do as I struggle a bit with composition, not knowing what goes best with what, trying to make it balance without looking like I am making a pizza. Even when I make a real mini book it takes ages to get the cover right.
The flower I extracted from a photo as I love to ‘tube’ stuff when I can and flowers get done more than other things.
I have more filters than I will ever use but Filter Forge is one of my favourites and I love the way it can tone down or make an interesting pattern out of a creation, especially if it is a bit not to your liking to begin with. Try it, you will get hooked.
I also like to use my own or safe to use stuff so that I don’t get tangled up in all that copyright minefield.