Photo Rehab Weekly Photo Challenge: Wrap up #20 New Challenge #21

Cover Makeover is the themed feature developed by me and  developed by me and Desley at Musings of a Frequent Flying Scientist for the Photo Rehab

We either bring a new prompt or follow suggestions from participants, who every week come back, and don’t stop to impress us and our followers with very creative artwork. What they do is so beautiful and professional and much better than many official covers of books, CD’s, etc.

But now is wrap up time! Welcome to last week’s entries and learn about the new challenge.

This was last week’s theme:

And now you will see the stunning covers made by the participants. We’ve included the links to their blogs, so that you can visit them to learn how they work and which techniques and apps they use. Go and visit!

Every week we see that they are bringing their covers to even higher levels of creativity, and that is fantastic.

Thank you all for joining in and making this challenge so much fun and original! We love what you do!

And the stage is theirs: cover brings the authentic form of happiness, expressed through the smile of child. Enjoy her simply beautiful cover. And don’t forget to visit her blog for more.



Julie from Julie Powell: Photographer & Graphic Artist, thought about what would make her happy (not having read the book) and figured about having no time constraints, being out with nature and being in control of her life (like that REALLY happens). Here is her stunning cover. Visit her blog to learn how she did it.



Mara Eastern long waited decision to join this challenge made us very happy! Thanks Mara and welcome to the Cover Makeover. It’s great to see you here. Here is what she has to say: “I produced a (mostly) unironic response to the current prompt, which is to reimagine Gretchen Rubinโ€™s The Happiness Project. When done releasing my inner happie hippie (pun intentional), it occurred to me that the photo I chose fits well for the WP Weekly Photo challenge with the prompt Eye Spy. Efficiently, Iโ€™m rolling the two challenges into one.”


Steph at Learning: art, writing and more joins us this week with a gorgeous blue cover. She had seen the book many times in bookstores but haven’t read it yet. She likes the simplicity and the colors of the original cover, and for that she took interest in remaking it. Check her blog to learn how she made it.



Trev at Silly Old Sod didnt’ read the book yet but it resonated with him. He used a photograph from his archive. He went for one of the beacons that were used to celebrate the Millennium in the UK, believing it was a sign that he was happy, and so fitting with the title of this book, The Happiness Project. We think his fabulous cover really expresses happiness…


So, ready to go for the next challenge?

Here is how it works.

  • Every Thursday we will give you the name of a book, music or movie, etc. and share with you our take on a new cover.
  • You will prepare you own cover by using your archive photos or shooting a new one to go with the theme.
  • Prepare your post and publish it. Remember to Ping Back (hyperlink) to this post. You may also copy your link to the comments section of this post.
  • Use the tag #PhotoRehabCoverMakeover, so that we can find your post in the WP reader.
  • Add your photo to the link provided below. In this way, you expose your photo to the other participants and the audience of the Photo Rehab.
  • If you wish, you can add to your post the badge we made for the challenge (below).
  • We will make a weekly wrap up of all the ingenious cover makeovers photos!

Every Thursday at 12:15 am CET you will find here the combined post. Immediately after that, every Thursday at 12:30 am CET, you will see the post with our version of the cover, which either Desley or I will create.

Here is the new challenge:

Can you tell that Desley chose this week?! It’s a horror movie about a couple who are paranormal investigators looking into some disturbing things happening at a farmhouse in Rhode Island in 1971. This movie had chills running up my spine (it’s Desley here, by the way, I’m quite sure Lucile hasn’t seen this one ๐Ÿ˜‰). It was a proper scary movie, really creepy. I recently watched the sequel, called Annabelle, with my friend and it was great but nowhere near as good as the first. I might have to watch it again. You can find more info about it here. If you like your supernatural horror, check it out!!

So for my cover, I wanted to use a doll because (and I’m not giving anything away here) there’s a freaky doll in the movie. However, I don’t have any dolls and no access to any either. When I went to get the cover for this post I realised that it’s the house on the cover so I knew then what I wanted to do. I merged two photos in the Pixlr app, added a frame and then added the title. Next I exported and opened the image in the Over app and added the top and bottom lines of text. It doesn’t completely match the film but I think it suits the title pretty well. What do you think?

Here is the link to add your Cover Makeover to the link where all photos are. Click on the image below to add your cover when you are ready.


Happy Cover Makeover-ing ๐Ÿ™‚

Lucile and Desley

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47 thoughts on “Photo Rehab Weekly Photo Challenge: Wrap up #20 New Challenge #21

  1. Beautiful covers in your wrap-up (makes me feel a bit ashamed for my amateurish attempt ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ), and an irresistible new challenge! I’m now also tempted to watch the movie. Horror films amuse me more than they probably should.


    1. You shouldn’t ever feel ashamed here. This isn’t a competition nor a challenge to assess professionals skills. It’s all about creativity and fun. So just go wild, dark, funny, whatever you like. Deal?


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