Daily Archives: February 10, 2012

Day 10: Lonely cabin

Needed to take a break from spirals, so I photoshopped this quick painting of a lonely cabin. Reference: http://freecabinporn.com/post/9413081823/mountain-hut-above-waimakariri-falls-on-south   Larger image available here. Advertisements

Day 10: Lonely cabin

Needed to take a break from spirals, so I photoshopped this quick painting of a lonely cabin. Reference: http://freecabinporn.com/post/9413081823/mountain-hut-above-waimakariri-falls-on-south   Larger image available here.

Charles Darwin silk scarf

       Charles Darwin’s birthday is February 12. Although he didn’t know about DNA I felt that it was relevant enough. Besides, it’s geeky cool looking. This is copied from an actual human DNA sequence. Apparently Darwin’s finches have

Charles Darwin silk scarf

       Charles Darwin’s birthday is February 12. Although he didn’t know about DNA I felt that it was relevant enough. Besides, it’s geeky cool looking. This is copied from an actual human DNA sequence. Apparently Darwin’s finches have

Day 10: Origami Hearts

This evening I used my new double-sided origami paper to make a selection of origami hearts.  I admit that they’re not exactly earth shattering, but making them was  slightly challenging after a busy day.  I used instructions from en.origami.com. Music

Day 10: Origami Hearts

This evening I used my new double-sided origami paper to make a selection of origami hearts.  I admit that they’re not exactly earth shattering, but making them was  slightly challenging after a busy day.  I used instructions from en.origami.com. Music

Daily Instructions for 10 February 2012

Light candles. Document Report back. #dayin #dailyin

Daily Instructions for 10 February 2012

Light candles. Document Report back. #dayin #dailyin

Day Ten: Baby Quilt

Detail shot of a baby quilt I finished today.  

Day Ten: Baby Quilt

Detail shot of a baby quilt I finished today.  

TaD 10 – Origami falling star

I didn’t had much time for origami today so I had to find something easy and quick. It should look like a falling star :)

TaD 10 – Origami falling star

I didn’t had much time for origami today so I had to find something easy and quick. It should look like a falling star :)

Basking in the Sunlight

Ah, my good ‘ol desk buddy – savoring the sunshine. What a life!

Basking in the Sunlight

Ah, my good ‘ol desk buddy – savoring the sunshine. What a life!

T-shirt: easy transform

Here’s a simple solution to modify a T-shirt when the sleeves are rather large therefore revealing lingerie. With the pencil, mark every 2 cm along the seam and then make small cuts. Pull the ribbon through the holes with the

T-shirt: easy transform

Here’s a simple solution to modify a T-shirt when the sleeves are rather large therefore revealing lingerie. With the pencil, mark every 2 cm along the seam and then make small cuts. Pull the ribbon through the holes with the

Day 10 Bedraggled

Kind of reflects my head at the moment :-/ ProMarkers, Derwent Studio Pencils

Day 10 Bedraggled

Kind of reflects my head at the moment :-/ ProMarkers, Derwent Studio Pencils

Day 10: Kindle Case

Today.. I woke up in the mood for sewing. Got delayed by moody espresso machine, which only resulted in moody me. Found the idea for today’s sewing project – a cover for my Kindle + pockets for important stuff like

Day 10: Kindle Case

Today.. I woke up in the mood for sewing. Got delayed by moody espresso machine, which only resulted in moody me. Found the idea for today’s sewing project – a cover for my Kindle + pockets for important stuff like

In search of ze header

Our blog is about handmade, drawing and all things positive + cute. I’ve been doing a soul search these days finding out more things we love, or better said more specific. In the future we’ll focus more on DIY tutorials,

In search of ze header

Our blog is about handmade, drawing and all things positive + cute. I’ve been doing a soul search these days finding out more things we love, or better said more specific. In the future we’ll focus more on DIY tutorials,

Thing #6 – pomelo cosmonaut

It looked like a usual pomelo… ..but suddenly I noticed… I made a picture of this pomelo cosmonaut and then played a bit with colours.. Looks cool, ha? :) p.s. Check out similar stuff i made last year: People playing

Thing #6 – pomelo cosmonaut

It looked like a usual pomelo… ..but suddenly I noticed… I made a picture of this pomelo cosmonaut and then played a bit with colours.. Looks cool, ha? :) p.s. Check out similar stuff i made last year: People playing

Puppy!

I’m lazy today, and I’m totally ruining my theme of typography. Ah well, I was never good at sticking to themes. Anyway, a photo I took of my 5 month old puppy today and edited it on my iPad :)

Puppy!

I’m lazy today, and I’m totally ruining my theme of typography. Ah well, I was never good at sticking to themes. Anyway, a photo I took of my 5 month old puppy today and edited it on my iPad :)

Raconteurs

Rumor – that which most profess to reject but all secretly relish – rumor had it that in the lowest wine cellar of the Hotel Garamond, there was a ship. Perhaps it was merely a boat, maybe just a single

Raconteurs

Rumor – that which most profess to reject but all secretly relish – rumor had it that in the lowest wine cellar of the Hotel Garamond, there was a ship. Perhaps it was merely a boat, maybe just a single

Day 10: A fabulous Friday

I had a fabulous Friday afternoon, not only because the weekend is here also I saw an amazing show. This Christmas I received a great gift from my husband, tickets for “Cirque du Soleil“. Shockingly impressive, surprising and very funny.

Day 10: A fabulous Friday

I had a fabulous Friday afternoon, not only because the weekend is here also I saw an amazing show. This Christmas I received a great gift from my husband, tickets for “Cirque du Soleil“. Shockingly impressive, surprising and very funny.

Thing #5 – Talk with myself

Not actually a thing… just a funny result of my small depression these days. A talk with myself. On paper. Not for the sake of reading it at some point, but more talk for the sake of talking… You see,

Thing #5 – Talk with myself

Not actually a thing… just a funny result of my small depression these days. A talk with myself. On paper. Not for the sake of reading it at some point, but more talk for the sake of talking… You see,

Drill 10/29

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.

Drill 10/29

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.

Day 9 Happy life is just in front of you :)

I used the fortune cookie bag and paper place mat I got from Chinese restaurant a week ago. I like this particular fortune though it’s a pretty basic fortune. It’s so funny how fortune cookie is an American thing, and

Day 9 Happy life is just in front of you :)

I used the fortune cookie bag and paper place mat I got from Chinese restaurant a week ago. I like this particular fortune though it’s a pretty basic fortune. It’s so funny how fortune cookie is an American thing, and

Day 9

Another day filled with excitement about another birthday. Have I mentioned that February is just bursting with birthdays in my family? So thanks to all the celebration we have so much motivation and inspiration for all this crafts. Amelie decided

Day 9

Another day filled with excitement about another birthday. Have I mentioned that February is just bursting with birthdays in my family? So thanks to all the celebration we have so much motivation and inspiration for all this crafts. Amelie decided

Day 10 – Heart with an Arm

I think this one looks best, but I only got one arm done so far. However, I started and restarted it several times to get it right.  Have to get back to that blanket. And look what the snow did on

Day 10 – Heart with an Arm

I think this one looks best, but I only got one arm done so far. However, I started and restarted it several times to get it right.  Have to get back to that blanket. And look what the snow did on

Day 10: Birthday Olallieberry Pie !

For my birthday today I baked myself a pie using the olallieberries we picked near Santa Cruz on the Fourth of July 2009 (!) that have been in my freezer ever since.   I used Ina Garten (the Barefoot Contessa)’s

Day 10: Birthday Olallieberry Pie !

For my birthday today I baked myself a pie using the olallieberries we picked near Santa Cruz on the Fourth of July 2009 (!) that have been in my freezer ever since.   I used Ina Garten (the Barefoot Contessa)’s

Day ten, light vase with roses

So, today I have continued with my vase project. I have cut the pipe that will sit in the centre of the vase and drilled the holes and inserted the led lights. I have made some more felt roses and

Day ten, light vase with roses

So, today I have continued with my vase project. I have cut the pipe that will sit in the centre of the vase and drilled the holes and inserted the led lights. I have made some more felt roses and

Dag 10 : Nog een

And another Tanto, this time with some more thought given to the process before I started. I did much more effort with the grinding, but the consistent bevels continue to elude me. I think I should practise on wood. Total

Dag 10 : Nog een

And another Tanto, this time with some more thought given to the process before I started. I did much more effort with the grinding, but the consistent bevels continue to elude me. I think I should practise on wood. Total

Day Nine: Joske’s Soup

Made my favorite soup of all time…from scratch.  (be impressed.)

Day Nine: Joske’s Soup

Made my favorite soup of all time…from scratch.  (be impressed.)

Day 10 Setting up for fun-a-day exhibition

Sorry for the blurry picture! I was running around all day yesterday trying to get things done.  My thing a day was setting up for fun-a-day exhibition!  Different cities in America host Fun-A-Day but it was originated here in Philly,

Day 10 Setting up for fun-a-day exhibition

Sorry for the blurry picture! I was running around all day yesterday trying to get things done.  My thing a day was setting up for fun-a-day exhibition!  Different cities in America host Fun-A-Day but it was originated here in Philly,

10. Earth

100% cotton knit on US3 needles. Pattern from “Tiny Planets” in Anna Hrachovec’s Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi. The knitted playlist: “Earth” by Imogen Heap

10. Earth

100% cotton knit on US3 needles. Pattern from “Tiny Planets” in Anna Hrachovec’s Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi. The knitted playlist: “Earth” by Imogen Heap

TAD 9: Paper star lantern

This was harder than it looked, but I love the shape. For a real lantern I’d have to put the light in before I attached the final leg (arm?) of the star. :)

TAD 9: Paper star lantern

This was harder than it looked, but I love the shape. For a real lantern I’d have to put the light in before I attached the final leg (arm?) of the star. :)