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How to get started

Registration and sign-up If you’ve participated in Thing-a-day 2012 or 2013, you should be all set to get started again for 2014. Follow WordPress instructions if you’ve forgotten your password! If you want to participate and don’t have a username

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How to get started

Registration and sign-up If you’ve participated in Thing-a-day 2012 or 2013, you should be all set to get started again for 2014. Follow WordPress instructions if you’ve forgotten your password! If you want to participate and don’t have a username

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LinkedIn password change confirmation

LinkedIn Hi Marga, You’ve successfully changed your password. Thank you, The LinkedIn Team This email was intended for Marga Ancu (Secretary at birou notarial). Learn why we included this. © 2014, LinkedIn Corporation. 2029 Stierlin Ct. Mountain View, CA 94043,

LinkedIn password change confirmation

LinkedIn Hi Marga, You’ve successfully changed your password. Thank you, The LinkedIn Team This email was intended for Marga Ancu (Secretary at birou notarial). Learn why we included this. © 2014, LinkedIn Corporation. 2029 Stierlin Ct. Mountain View, CA 94043,

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TAD Day 1-28-Group Photo

Congratulations to every who made things. I have seen a few of you over the years change form this to that and it is great to see people grow in skill, interest. TAD is the best time of the year

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TAD Day 1-28-Group Photo

Congratulations to every who made things. I have seen a few of you over the years change form this to that and it is great to see people grow in skill, interest. TAD is the best time of the year

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Days 27& 28: Magnetic Chore Board

Cut a cookie sheet in half and drilled holes at the top. Covered it with fabric and tied a ribbon through the holes to hang it. Then had my 7 year old tell me her chores and found pictures of

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Days 27& 28: Magnetic Chore Board

Cut a cookie sheet in half and drilled holes at the top. Covered it with fabric and tied a ribbon through the holes to hang it. Then had my 7 year old tell me her chores and found pictures of

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Day 26: Bunk Bed Set

Operating on “better late than never”… made mattress covers, sheets and pillows in a coordinating fabric for the bunk beds. Now Kit won’t be embarrassed for a sleepover!

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Day 26: Bunk Bed Set

Operating on “better late than never”… made mattress covers, sheets and pillows in a coordinating fabric for the bunk beds. Now Kit won’t be embarrassed for a sleepover!

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Thing A Day 28: Crystal Necklace and Last of the Copper Sheeting

Ready to start arranging my copper sheets together and rivet them for my box.  I made this crystal necklace while I was waiting on the last sheets. Here’s to Thing A Day!

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Thing A Day 28: Crystal Necklace and Last of the Copper Sheeting

Ready to start arranging my copper sheets together and rivet them for my box.  I made this crystal necklace while I was waiting on the last sheets. Here’s to Thing A Day!

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Day 28: One More Sketch

Well, I kind of dropped the ball on the 27th. Talk about tripping at the finish line (insert excuses about sinus colds and trips to the dmv). But, I managed to turn out this little sketch for the last day

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Day 28: One More Sketch

Well, I kind of dropped the ball on the 27th. Talk about tripping at the finish line (insert excuses about sinus colds and trips to the dmv). But, I managed to turn out this little sketch for the last day

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Day 28: Queen Bee Doodle

She thinks she’s all that. Well, that does it for this year’s Thing-A-Day. Here’s all my previous entries: Day 1: Paper Bag Puppet Day 2: Attempted Origami Crane Day 3: Twisted Metal Bracelet Day 4: Woven Metal Bracelet Thing-A-Day 2014

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Day 28: Queen Bee Doodle

She thinks she’s all that. Well, that does it for this year’s Thing-A-Day. Here’s all my previous entries: Day 1: Paper Bag Puppet Day 2: Attempted Origami Crane Day 3: Twisted Metal Bracelet Day 4: Woven Metal Bracelet Thing-A-Day 2014

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Thing a Day, day twenty-eight

Polymer clay cat (or is it a dog?)… I was going for a cat, but I’ve gotta admit…it does look like a dog….

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Thing a Day, day twenty-eight

Polymer clay cat (or is it a dog?)… I was going for a cat, but I’ve gotta admit…it does look like a dog….

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Day 28?! – Heron, etc

I can’t believe it’s the last day! Thanks so much for the suggestions on the background. I wasn’t sure about the green but it was pretty unanimous so I tried it and I really like it. So, thanks, everybody!  I

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Day 28?! – Heron, etc

I can’t believe it’s the last day! Thanks so much for the suggestions on the background. I wasn’t sure about the green but it was pretty unanimous so I tried it and I really like it. So, thanks, everybody!  I

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Day 28 – Light Bulb

I can’t believe this is the last day. Somehow the end of the month crept up on me. I am kind of ending with a hard one. Taking a picture of this lightbulb was harder than I anticipated. I had

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Day 28 – Light Bulb

I can’t believe this is the last day. Somehow the end of the month crept up on me. I am kind of ending with a hard one. Taking a picture of this lightbulb was harder than I anticipated. I had

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TAD 2014 – Day 28

Yippee! I finally got the silk screen to work. Not easy to photograph the actual screen. It’s not pretty, but it will work! This is going to be screened on a bag that will be used at an army reunion. A

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TAD 2014 – Day 28

Yippee! I finally got the silk screen to work. Not easy to photograph the actual screen. It’s not pretty, but it will work! This is going to be screened on a bag that will be used at an army reunion. A

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TAD Day 28: Crochet head wrap

The weather forecast calls for 6-12 inches of snow on Monday.  I’ll need something to keep my ears warm. I’m not a hat person.

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TAD Day 28: Crochet head wrap

The weather forecast calls for 6-12 inches of snow on Monday.  I’ll need something to keep my ears warm. I’m not a hat person.

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TAD Day 28-Photo Transfer

This is a laser printed photo that has been transferred to canvas using Modge Podge. This is the same technique that I used on the tool box. The canvas is a little more delicate than wood in transferring.

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TAD Day 28-Photo Transfer

This is a laser printed photo that has been transferred to canvas using Modge Podge. This is the same technique that I used on the tool box. The canvas is a little more delicate than wood in transferring.

Today’s:

The last day! I’m gonna keep posting over at my WordPress blog, under foolsfolly. It’s been fun! Pronouns: Playing with Themselves Sign/Archetype: Fertile Context Secret Society: No One is Smarter Community Org: Fuck the Cis-tem Clown Persona: Government Name Band

Today’s:

The last day! I’m gonna keep posting over at my WordPress blog, under foolsfolly. It’s been fun! Pronouns: Playing with Themselves Sign/Archetype: Fertile Context Secret Society: No One is Smarter Community Org: Fuck the Cis-tem Clown Persona: Government Name Band

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Day 28 Tagtastic

I can’t believe that it will be the 1st of March tomorrow. For my final TAD, I used the pre-installed tag shapes on the Brother ScanNCut and gellied some. I used the 6×6 Gelli Plate with a mixture of embossed

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Day 28 Tagtastic

I can’t believe that it will be the 1st of March tomorrow. For my final TAD, I used the pre-installed tag shapes on the Brother ScanNCut and gellied some. I used the 6×6 Gelli Plate with a mixture of embossed

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Thing-a-Day 28: Gingham and Lace Utensil Holder

This was something of a prototype. Now I’ve worked out the details, I’m going to make another seven, but not tonight. 

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Thing-a-Day 28: Gingham and Lace Utensil Holder

This was something of a prototype. Now I’ve worked out the details, I’m going to make another seven, but not tonight. 

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Dag 28 : Disney

Went and see the film “Saving Mr Banks” today, and thought it would be nice to have a Disney themed last picture. I think this is really the first time in my entire life I tried to draw a Mickey,

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Dag 28 : Disney

Went and see the film “Saving Mr Banks” today, and thought it would be nice to have a Disney themed last picture. I think this is really the first time in my entire life I tried to draw a Mickey,

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Days 1-28: All

Here they are! All 28 days (I missed one) of anime on one sheet of paper. It’s been fun! See you next year… :)

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Days 1-28: All

Here they are! All 28 days (I missed one) of anime on one sheet of paper. It’s been fun! See you next year… :)

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Day 28: Surprize-Angry

For my last picture I changed the angle and the hairstyle to give it more dimension and interest. I should have used different angles this whole week, but hindsight yadda yadda…

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Day 28: Surprize-Angry

For my last picture I changed the angle and the hairstyle to give it more dimension and interest. I should have used different angles this whole week, but hindsight yadda yadda…

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Thing a Day 28

Inigo: Where’s Fezzik? Westley: I thought he was with you. Inigo: No. Fezzik: Inigo! Inigo! Where are you? Fezzik: Oh, there you are. Inigo, I saw the prince’s stable, and there they were– four horses. And I thought, there are

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Thing a Day 28

Inigo: Where’s Fezzik? Westley: I thought he was with you. Inigo: No. Fezzik: Inigo! Inigo! Where are you? Fezzik: Oh, there you are. Inigo, I saw the prince’s stable, and there they were– four horses. And I thought, there are

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Day 28 – The End

It’s the end. I am a bit saddened it’s over, but I will continue trying to push myself to create something at least once a week. Unfortunately, they will not be seen here, but can keep myself honest by doing

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Day 28 – The End

It’s the end. I am a bit saddened it’s over, but I will continue trying to push myself to create something at least once a week. Unfortunately, they will not be seen here, but can keep myself honest by doing

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Day 27: family dreams

This is the card my husband got for his 30th birthday. Kind of “plan” of what we will be in 5 years from now (currently we’re building our own house, hopefully in 5 years we’ll be living there happily).   

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Day 27: family dreams

This is the card my husband got for his 30th birthday. Kind of “plan” of what we will be in 5 years from now (currently we’re building our own house, hopefully in 5 years we’ll be living there happily).   

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Thing a day, day 27

Polymer Clay Flower Ring. I seem to make these flower rings a lot.  Some of my scrap canes make very good petals and this is a way to use them.

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Thing a day, day 27

Polymer Clay Flower Ring. I seem to make these flower rings a lot.  Some of my scrap canes make very good petals and this is a way to use them.

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Thing-a-Day 27: Origami Dragonfly

  Just a quick bit of origami for day 27. I promise to create something more detailed this evening for my final Thing-a-Day of 2014.

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Thing-a-Day 27: Origami Dragonfly

  Just a quick bit of origami for day 27. I promise to create something more detailed this evening for my final Thing-a-Day of 2014.

Today’s:

Pronouns: A centimeter away and to the left Sign/Archetype: Forgetting Fool Secret Society: Your Scheduled Meeting Community Org: Interview or Pillow Fight a Stranger Clown Persona: Lost in Photographs Band Name: Pillow Fight Impossible Thing: Say what you mean and

Today’s:

Pronouns: A centimeter away and to the left Sign/Archetype: Forgetting Fool Secret Society: Your Scheduled Meeting Community Org: Interview or Pillow Fight a Stranger Clown Persona: Lost in Photographs Band Name: Pillow Fight Impossible Thing: Say what you mean and

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Day 27: Goofy Gorf Doodle

Goofy Gorf just wants to be friends with the whole world.

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Day 27: Goofy Gorf Doodle

Goofy Gorf just wants to be friends with the whole world.

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Day 27 – The Doctor

It must be toys week for me, but more than that, I’ve been playing with my ring light a little more and I think this one turned out pretty good. I didn’t even use an Instagram filter. Check out my

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Day 27 – The Doctor

It must be toys week for me, but more than that, I’ve been playing with my ring light a little more and I think this one turned out pretty good. I didn’t even use an Instagram filter. Check out my

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TAD 2014 – Day 27

Still couldn’t get the stupid silk screen to work. Dharma Trading’s notes on the emulsion sheets says to expose them for 14 minutes if using a Yudu machine. Then when I started looking out on chat boards, people were saying

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TAD 2014 – Day 27

Still couldn’t get the stupid silk screen to work. Dharma Trading’s notes on the emulsion sheets says to expose them for 14 minutes if using a Yudu machine. Then when I started looking out on chat boards, people were saying

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Day 27 – Body Art & Invitation

So, I did some body painting on my sister’s kids, but lack the photos for proof. I finished my nephew’s invitations here. I would have drawn something new, but I’m gosh darned tired. I can’t believe tomorrow is the last

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Day 27 – Body Art & Invitation

So, I did some body painting on my sister’s kids, but lack the photos for proof. I finished my nephew’s invitations here. I would have drawn something new, but I’m gosh darned tired. I can’t believe tomorrow is the last

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TAD Day 27-Squid knife casting

So sometimes you bite of a piece of squid and you chew. And chew. And chew some more. Tonight’s TAD is that. I have wanted to make a squid knife for some time. I have practiced several times. The attempts

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TAD Day 27-Squid knife casting

So sometimes you bite of a piece of squid and you chew. And chew. And chew some more. Tonight’s TAD is that. I have wanted to make a squid knife for some time. I have practiced several times. The attempts

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Day 27: Back to watercolor

Yesterday I went for coffee/advice with my friend Caroline who’s a great watercolor painter that inspire me a lot. I really admire her talent and her freestyle-style and figured I could learn a lot from her. And I did. I

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Day 27: Back to watercolor

Yesterday I went for coffee/advice with my friend Caroline who’s a great watercolor painter that inspire me a lot. I really admire her talent and her freestyle-style and figured I could learn a lot from her. And I did. I

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Day 26: More dog doodles

This one started as a total fail… the now-carpet was supposed to be the body but I added the head as it is now… only to realize how bad my proportions were. So I improvised and change the ginormous body

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Day 26: More dog doodles

This one started as a total fail… the now-carpet was supposed to be the body but I added the head as it is now… only to realize how bad my proportions were. So I improvised and change the ginormous body

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Day 25: Dog doodle

I wanted to practice my doodling today, I know it’ll help with my painting. So this is my adorable pup, Nina. I didn’t pick the easiest pose of hers to draw, but it turned out alright, for a first. I

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Day 25: Dog doodle

I wanted to practice my doodling today, I know it’ll help with my painting. So this is my adorable pup, Nina. I didn’t pick the easiest pose of hers to draw, but it turned out alright, for a first. I

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Day Twenty-seven: Song Title A Day

Not a drawing at all but thought it was a fun idea when my wife suggested it.

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Day Twenty-seven: Song Title A Day

Not a drawing at all but thought it was a fun idea when my wife suggested it.

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TAD Day 27: St. Brigid’s cross

I am neither Irish nor Catholic, but traditionally this is supposed to protect your house from fire and evil. It is usually made (according to Wikipedia) on February 1 from rushes.  I made a trial one first from pipe cleaners

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TAD Day 27: St. Brigid’s cross

I am neither Irish nor Catholic, but traditionally this is supposed to protect your house from fire and evil. It is usually made (according to Wikipedia) on February 1 from rushes.  I made a trial one first from pipe cleaners

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Day 27: Surprize-Love

…Tomorrow’s the last day! We made it!

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Day 27: Surprize-Love

…Tomorrow’s the last day! We made it!