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An intuitive interface for editing photos (pictures)

The A Beautiful Mess app is laid out well for quickly going through each of the different menus.

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Just six filters

There are only a handful of filters you can apply to your images. Interestingly, this is the only category you can't upgrade through in-app purchase.
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Resize phrases

You can use a pinch gesture to resize text. Swipe and drag to move it around the image.
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Get creative with borders

Pick from a collection of borders, including all sorts of creative shapes.
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Add doodles

Add doodles to your image to add to the look.
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Words and phrases

You get a pretty good collection of phrases, but if you want more you'll have to purchase one or both of the phrase packs through in-app purchase.

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