Daily Archives: February 9, 2012

Day 9 – Beadwork Collage Cuff

I’m feeling very low on energy and inspiration tonight, so today’s thing is a little (very little!) forward progress on a bracelet featuring the cab I bezeled yesterday. Once the smaller pieces get attached to the base, I’ll do some

Day 9 – Beadwork Collage Cuff

I’m feeling very low on energy and inspiration tonight, so today’s thing is a little (very little!) forward progress on a bracelet featuring the cab I bezeled yesterday. Once the smaller pieces get attached to the base, I’ll do some

08 & 09 – Pendants and Photos

I put together 2 Valentine’s Day Pendants for my nieces. The ceramic parts were created by Diane Hawkey I put together a bird on a branch pendant. The ceramic parts were created by Diane Hawkey I also took 2 photographs

08 & 09 – Pendants and Photos

I put together 2 Valentine’s Day Pendants for my nieces. The ceramic parts were created by Diane Hawkey I put together a bird on a branch pendant. The ceramic parts were created by Diane Hawkey I also took 2 photographs

Day 9: More Rust Dying

More rust dying for me today.  

Day 9: More Rust Dying

More rust dying for me today.  

Thing Nine

Thing nine. It’s so fine! My friend had a beautiful antique Mayan bead her Mother had given to her and asked me to do something with it. Her only guideline was that “the bead should rest just about here” on

Thing Nine

Thing nine. It’s so fine! My friend had a beautiful antique Mayan bead her Mother had given to her and asked me to do something with it. Her only guideline was that “the bead should rest just about here” on

9 – Chalk

a drawing done on the chalkboard by one of my teachers!!

9 – Chalk

a drawing done on the chalkboard by one of my teachers!!

& this morning…

Y’all will have to bear with me for a few more days as we get through the Valentine’s card extravaganza. Thing-a-Day is perfect for February with so many love-inspired creations and crafts.

& this morning…

Y’all will have to bear with me for a few more days as we get through the Valentine’s card extravaganza. Thing-a-Day is perfect for February with so many love-inspired creations and crafts.

Day 9: Hilbert curve added!

Yay, that’s more like it! An infinitely-regressing space-filling Hilbert curve according to the Golden Ratio. Curve code borrowed from http://joyofprocessing.com/blog/2011/11/hilbert-curve/ .

Day 9: Hilbert curve added!

Yay, that’s more like it! An infinitely-regressing space-filling Hilbert curve according to the Golden Ratio. Curve code borrowed from http://joyofprocessing.com/blog/2011/11/hilbert-curve/ .

Day Nine – White Chocolate Icing

So yesterday I made a cake (lemon and almond). Today I iced it, in pink and white chocolate butter cream roses. It’s a prize for a charity competition at my work tomorrow, so by tomorrow afternoon, it will hopefully have

Day Nine – White Chocolate Icing

So yesterday I made a cake (lemon and almond). Today I iced it, in pink and white chocolate butter cream roses. It’s a prize for a charity competition at my work tomorrow, so by tomorrow afternoon, it will hopefully have

Important People in my Life as Animals

This is Mike E. No denying that he is a panda bear. I’ll be showing the first half of this project tomorrow and Saturday at the 8th annual Fun-A-Day show in Philadelphia. We’re expecting more than 60 participants to share

Important People in my Life as Animals

This is Mike E. No denying that he is a panda bear. I’ll be showing the first half of this project tomorrow and Saturday at the 8th annual Fun-A-Day show in Philadelphia. We’re expecting more than 60 participants to share

Red Velvet (day 9)

Crazy-hectic kind of day today. And since I’m winging this… I’m going to have to go with the red velvet mini cupcakes I made for both girls’ Valentine’s parties at school tomorrow. Gotta admit: They. Are. Yummy!

Red Velvet (day 9)

Crazy-hectic kind of day today. And since I’m winging this… I’m going to have to go with the red velvet mini cupcakes I made for both girls’ Valentine’s parties at school tomorrow. Gotta admit: They. Are. Yummy!

Syd, the Sensitive Singing Cowboy

Orson had some success early in his career, but there was a limit to the number of songs in his chosen repertoire. He’d been talking options with his agent and was ready for something new.

Syd, the Sensitive Singing Cowboy

Orson had some success early in his career, but there was a limit to the number of songs in his chosen repertoire. He’d been talking options with his agent and was ready for something new.

Just A Doodle

I’m going stealth until Monday – I’ll round-up then. Have a great weekend y’all.

Just A Doodle

I’m going stealth until Monday – I’ll round-up then. Have a great weekend y’all.

9: photo of a blue leather coat

I employed Picasa to crop and edit this photo of my mother and me in NYC in 1974 or so. This is the leather coat I want. I have looked on Etsy and Ebay–nothing yet is an exact match. Isn’t

9: photo of a blue leather coat

I employed Picasa to crop and edit this photo of my mother and me in NYC in 1974 or so. This is the leather coat I want. I have looked on Etsy and Ebay–nothing yet is an exact match. Isn’t

TaD 9 – Origami crane

It’s not really the crane you see all around, this is a variation.

TaD 9 – Origami crane

It’s not really the crane you see all around, this is a variation.

2.9.2012: Darth Vader Shirt

Cross stitched Darth Vader and added one of his quotes: “You are beaten. It is useless to resist.”

2.9.2012: Darth Vader Shirt

Cross stitched Darth Vader and added one of his quotes: “You are beaten. It is useless to resist.”

Day 9, waterproof and line shower cubicle

Today has been a long hard day, although its not to crafty I have re lined our showercubicle and sealed it water tight. I have not had time to do anything else. Hopefully tomorrow I will have time for something

Day 9, waterproof and line shower cubicle

Today has been a long hard day, although its not to crafty I have re lined our showercubicle and sealed it water tight. I have not had time to do anything else. Hopefully tomorrow I will have time for something

Day 09- Red Felt Poppy

Day 09- Red Felt Poppy

Day 9 is another poppy, this time in red. I really love this one as poppies are my favorite flower.

Be blessed.

Day 09- Red Felt Poppy

Day 09- Red Felt Poppy

Day 9 is another poppy, this time in red. I really love this one as poppies are my favorite flower.

Be blessed.

TAD 9 Orchid, Rock, Bamboo

Today I’ve been trying to combine various elements just for a change, though I really feel like I could focus on any one piece for a few weeks (years?) to good advantage.  My studio is covered with practice pages.  What to

TAD 9 Orchid, Rock, Bamboo

Today I’ve been trying to combine various elements just for a change, though I really feel like I could focus on any one piece for a few weeks (years?) to good advantage.  My studio is covered with practice pages.  What to

Day 9: The anatomy of jewelry

Did you ever feel simple joy just by seeing some wonderful colors or a perfectly balanced color palette? I get that feeling quite often.  It’s the emotion, the joy, my heart even starts beating faster – just by writing this

Day 9: The anatomy of jewelry

Did you ever feel simple joy just by seeing some wonderful colors or a perfectly balanced color palette? I get that feeling quite often.  It’s the emotion, the joy, my heart even starts beating faster – just by writing this

Day 9 – Tradition

Today I crocheted ​​some red and white flowers for 1st of March when Romanians celebrate “Mărţişorul”. “Mărţişorul” is a traditional Romanian feast celebrating the arrival of spring. On this occasion, men are offering trinkets to women as a symbol of

Day 9 – Tradition

Today I crocheted ​​some red and white flowers for 1st of March when Romanians celebrate “Mărţişorul”. “Mărţişorul” is a traditional Romanian feast celebrating the arrival of spring. On this occasion, men are offering trinkets to women as a symbol of

Day 9 lotcv

Lily of the Confetti Valley A quick doodle with ProMarkers  

Day 9 lotcv

Lily of the Confetti Valley A quick doodle with ProMarkers  

Day 9 – Hearts with Faces – kinda

So knowing it’s going to be a sort of slow day, I take the yarn and eyes to work.  But I forgot enough poly fiberfil – so I made a couple fronts as well.  The plan is to add arms

Day 9 – Hearts with Faces – kinda

So knowing it’s going to be a sort of slow day, I take the yarn and eyes to work.  But I forgot enough poly fiberfil – so I made a couple fronts as well.  The plan is to add arms

Day 9: Tim Brennan Walk #3

Tim Brennan over the last 2 decades has developed a methodology based on the guided walk and conversation as art, which he refers to as the manoeuvre. This activity is built on academic research to form new imaginative reflections upon

Day 9: Tim Brennan Walk #3

Tim Brennan over the last 2 decades has developed a methodology based on the guided walk and conversation as art, which he refers to as the manoeuvre. This activity is built on academic research to form new imaginative reflections upon

Rubik’s Cube 9/29

Every day I am going to throw an object up in the air ten times. I am going to film myself doing it and select ten frames where the object is covering my face and make an animated gif.

Rubik’s Cube 9/29

Every day I am going to throw an object up in the air ten times. I am going to film myself doing it and select ten frames where the object is covering my face and make an animated gif.

Dag 9 : Tanto

I thought today was time to go Oriental, so I decided to make a Tanto. A few easy steps to get a knife like this: Take a piece of leaf spring and put it in the forge. Run to the computer,

Dag 9 : Tanto

I thought today was time to go Oriental, so I decided to make a Tanto. A few easy steps to get a knife like this: Take a piece of leaf spring and put it in the forge. Run to the computer,

02.09.12 – fi

i’m not quite sold on this one yet but i’ve hit a wall, so here it is. when i figure it out, i’ll post again. as always, feedback is welcome.

02.09.12 – fi

i’m not quite sold on this one yet but i’ve hit a wall, so here it is. when i figure it out, i’ll post again. as always, feedback is welcome.

Day 9: Surprise Cookies

I’ve had time to bake today and I found a recipe for some nice little chocolate cookies – complete with a surprise in the centre.  When the cookies are nearly cooked you push half a marshmallow into the soft mixture

Day 9: Surprise Cookies

I’ve had time to bake today and I found a recipe for some nice little chocolate cookies – complete with a surprise in the centre.  When the cookies are nearly cooked you push half a marshmallow into the soft mixture

Last night.

Quick and simple, last night I made exotic, colorful pillow box to send a few DVDs to a friend.  

Last night.

Quick and simple, last night I made exotic, colorful pillow box to send a few DVDs to a friend.  

Day 8

Today we had a family craft night- 30 Valentines – 30 felt heart pouches  for Oliver’s friends in pre-K . I thought it would be nice to have something hand made for little friends, especially considering that V-day is absolutely

Day 8

Today we had a family craft night- 30 Valentines – 30 felt heart pouches  for Oliver’s friends in pre-K . I thought it would be nice to have something hand made for little friends, especially considering that V-day is absolutely

9. Washer Collage Necklaces

Heavy washers are fun & cheap to work with. Thai paper collages on fronts. Shiny blank glue & map of where I used to live on the backs. Black ribbon as cord. Easy peasy. Tomorrow? I’m upping my game with

9. Washer Collage Necklaces

Heavy washers are fun & cheap to work with. Thai paper collages on fronts. Shiny blank glue & map of where I used to live on the backs. Black ribbon as cord. Easy peasy. Tomorrow? I’m upping my game with