LILY OLIVIA’S SELFIE X EIGHT

by Janet Blue on January 23, 2016

Sunday Selfies: Week 76

I took a purrfectly good selfie this week. It ‘s only slightly out of focus. I didn’t cut any impawtant bits off. And the lighting was pretty good. I might look a tad grumpy, but grumpy is my normal expression. Everyone should know that by now.

So why does Mom feel like she has to tinker with a totally acceptable selfie? We continue to remind her that Caturday is the day to be arty. Just look what she did to me this week. I did such a great job getting my face centered in the frame and then she cuts off my ears and chin. And who wants to see her crappy cropping job eight times. Pffft!

 

Lily's Sunday Selfie X Eight

 

I have convinced her that if she is going to do something funky to our Sunday Selfie photos that she must show the original as well.

 

Lily's Sunday Selfie X Eight

 

Much better, don’t you agree?

Mom’s excuse for the tinkering with my photo is that she wanted to use the free collage maker from FotoJet. She’d received four or five requests from the developer, PearlMountain Technology, to try it and review it on the blog. She looked at the app a few times but just never found anything that appealed to her. After further investigation today and the realization that she could delete or change the pre-printed messages on their collage templates, she decided to give it a try. While checking out the app, she discovered that they have some really great stickers/clip art that will work well for Cat Scout creations. She’s certain she will make good use of the app in the future.

If you haven’t snapped your selfie yet, you still have plenty of time. In fact, even if you don’t have it ready to post today, the blog hop stays open for five days. As always, if you have difficulty entering your link or if it doesn’t post correctly, just let us know in a comment. Mom will enter it for you. If you’d like to include the hop on your blog, the link is below. Our only request is that you link back to The Cat on My Head and/or display our badge.

Looking forward to seeing lots of submissions this week.

Purrs and paw-pats, Lily Olivia

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Lola and Lexy January 25, 2016 at 8:14 pm

That’s a great selfie, Lily Olivia. And your mom did great art work. Hope you’re feeling great!

Deziz World January 25, 2016 at 7:48 pm

You did a gweat job and look very bootyful. Have a gweat day.

Luv ya’

Dezi and Lexi

LP January 25, 2016 at 5:25 pm

You look lovely in your cloned collage Lily Olivia! We think Leo would have liked it very much 🙂

Love and hugs to your Mama. We still have her and Fiona in our thoughts and we are hoping Fiona is eating more now.

the critters in the cottage xo

The Menagerie Mom January 25, 2016 at 3:13 pm

Lily Olivia, I think that is a purrfect selfie. I wish I had even half the selfie skills you have. Purrs!

Cathy Keisha January 25, 2016 at 1:58 pm

I don’t know why she had to mess with perfection. You need to reign her in.

McGuffy's Reader January 24, 2016 at 10:06 pm

Very cool. You inspire me. I need to be able to do this. XO ❤

Maxwell, Faraday & Allie January 24, 2016 at 9:58 pm

Those humans, they just can’t help themselves. Tinkering is a *whispers* ADDICTION!

Melissa, Mudpie & Angel Truffles January 24, 2016 at 6:17 pm

Your selfie is purr-fect and I like how your mom gets artsy with your selfies too!

Raven January 24, 2016 at 5:44 pm

I think I have to agree with you and say that your original selfie is perfect and didn’t need any human tinkering. But her tinkering had a benefit of finding more creative ways to share you with the world.

Patricia January 24, 2016 at 4:42 pm

Teddy and Jack just put up with me, too. Mama’s just like to show off their catkids.

Create With Joy January 24, 2016 at 3:15 pm

We cats are forever indulging our humans. They have so many quirks! But it’s obvious they adore us – how could they not? Be gentle with your Mom – she just can’t get enough of your lovely face! 🙂

Magellan & Tsunami from Create With Joy
(taking over for Our Mom who has a bit of the sniffles!)

Jean Dion January 24, 2016 at 2:51 pm

I need to tinker with some apps like that. I like the idea of turning a photo I might normally consign to the scrap heap into something really cool. Thanks for the inspiration!

Jean from Welcome to the Menagerie

Christy Paws January 24, 2016 at 1:59 pm

I agree that your selfie was quite excellent and didn’t need any tinkering. At least your mom had a reason for monkeying with it.

The Daily Pip January 24, 2016 at 1:06 pm

I think you look lovely in both the collage and the original. My assistant likes to tinker with photos, too. Silly humans.

Jeanne January 24, 2016 at 1:01 pm

Love the selfie & bravo to your mom for figuring out a way to make it 8 times better and do a review, too!

Kjelle Bus aka Charlie Rascal January 24, 2016 at 12:57 pm

Typical humans to play around with purrfectly good selfies !!
And of course our mom-person will check that app out too *sigh*

XOXO

Noodle January 24, 2016 at 12:49 pm

Beautiful artwork!
Lots of Lily Olivia’s is soooo great!
Have a wonderful Sunday…

Noodle and crew

Jeanne January 24, 2016 at 12:25 pm

I liked the original selfie, but it was very clever of your mom to turn it into an opportunity to test that program and multiply your pretty face.

speedyrabbit January 24, 2016 at 12:02 pm

Who’s the prettiest girl?you are,xx Speedy

Gus at As The World Purrs January 24, 2016 at 11:53 am

Great selfie!

BJ Bangs January 24, 2016 at 11:10 am

Very interesting. May have to give it a try. So many of you proves just how gorgeous and pawsome you are!

Savannah's Paw Tracks January 24, 2016 at 10:54 am

Lily Olivia your purrsonal selfie is lovely as is. Your Mom whacked off your ears for catniss sake.

Annabelle January 24, 2016 at 10:14 am

Lily Olivia we love your photo and your collage!
YOu are always beautiful.
Happy Sunday Selfie!
Annabelle.

Annie January 24, 2016 at 10:08 am

Lily Olivia, the lady and I are both suckers for a grumpy face but we think you’re very pretty.

The Swiss Cats January 24, 2016 at 9:54 am

Nice selfie, and nice collage ! Purrs

Ellen Pilch January 24, 2016 at 9:35 am

Lily Olivia, you are so pretty. I like the original and the artsy version of your selfie.

Laila and Minchie January 24, 2016 at 9:13 am

Very interesting collage of your beautiful selfie!

Bell Fur Zoo January 24, 2016 at 9:09 am

MOL but it does make your selfie look pretty cool 😉

xoxo,
Matilda

Brian January 24, 2016 at 8:41 am

That’s a mighty fine selfie and being artsy is pretty cool too!

Cat Scout Charles January 24, 2016 at 8:21 am

It is always wonderful seeing selfless of the beautiful Kitties Blue ladies. Especially the stunning love of my life… Ms Lisbeth Blue.
Stay warm and safe all. Sending lots of love and special smooches to my love,
Charles

pam January 24, 2016 at 8:10 am

That looks like a fun app!

The Island Cats January 24, 2016 at 8:00 am

That was pretty interesting, Lily Olivia!

The Florida Furkids January 24, 2016 at 7:47 am

We like the artwork but we also liked seeing ALL of you!! We used FotoJet for the first time yesterday.

The Florida Furkids with special smoochies and love to Mau from Allie

Peaches & Paprika January 24, 2016 at 6:19 am

Our human, Carol, has been a busy girl since we saw your “Octo-Olivia” (8 of you!) collage /fotojet program and because we love collage programs! So we just tried it out and it’s lots of fun–there are many collages including a valentines day one, which we did, using different pix of US. We’ll post it in Caturday art shortly! Thanx for posting this!

Austin Towers January 24, 2016 at 6:07 am

Lily Olivia you look mighty fine, even though the human tried to lop off bits of your face!! FotoJet is another photo editor we’ve not heard of!! Must check it out! 🙂 xoxox

Athena January 24, 2016 at 5:54 am

Beautiful!

Purrs xx
Athena and Marie

Little Binky and Granny January 24, 2016 at 5:14 am

I think your mom did a great job again, Lily Olivia and seeing you in eightfold makes it even better 🙂 Pawkisses for a wonderful day 🙂 <3

Sammy January 24, 2016 at 5:03 am

Lily Olivia I think you look just lovely in your selfie….grumpy? No! If you are a tiny bit grumpy I can’t blame you – after all we just got through over two feet of icky snow falling and I don’t know about you but I’m TIRED of seeing WHITE out my window! Happy Sunday……..my selfie didn’t show up again when I entered it but I’m sure it’s just taking its’ time getting here…..HAHAHA

Hugs, Sammy

Flynn January 24, 2016 at 4:52 am

That is a lovely selfie, Lily Olivia, both before and after.

Toby January 24, 2016 at 4:29 am

Its a beautiful octo-selfie!!

Summer January 24, 2016 at 3:14 am

Humans always think they can improve on things – they are just that way.

Gattina January 24, 2016 at 2:56 am

That’s a nice selfie of you and then the collage ! very nice !

Spitty the Kitty January 24, 2016 at 1:33 am

Well, L-O, that collage is nice since there are so many of you and all, but you look like a Christmas ornament when it’s getting closer to Valentine’s Day. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, MOL! XOXO

Pipo/Minko/MrJackFreckles January 24, 2016 at 1:29 am

Why that is furry clevfur to have an eight in one selfie…an octet of you, sweet Lily Olivia!

Emma and Buster January 24, 2016 at 12:22 am

Your mom is very artistic with your selfie. Can you get our human to exert some effort in our selfie presentation?

When the Cat is Away January 24, 2016 at 12:16 am

Well, we got to see your pretty face 9 times in this post. Mom failed with our selfie today, so you can hardly see me! Bah.

prancer pie January 24, 2016 at 12:10 am

We never get tired of seeing that pretty face, Lily Olivia! It is so very beautiful with all those gorgeous colors!
Hope you have a great Sunday.
XOXO

Katnip Lounge January 24, 2016 at 12:08 am

But…we got to see you NINE times, altogether! One for each life. So that’s a win, we think!

meowmeowmans January 24, 2016 at 12:08 am

We see that artwork Mom did as a trade off, Lily Olivia. She may have cut off your ears and chin, but WE get to see your beautiful face EIGHT times. Just saying. 🙂

Thanks for hosting the always awesome Sunday Selfies Blog Hope, dear friends. We hope the snow is not too bad at your house. HUGS!

Harvey Button and Marjorie January 24, 2016 at 12:03 am

Yaaaay We made it – first on the blog hop – WooHOOOO. OK that means we NEED to visit everyone again this week.

Hope you guys are not too snow bound.

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