Daily Archives: February 13, 2012

Day 13 (really day 11 plus enough left over for the other days I missed)

Saturday I went to a ‘crop’ (a gathering of scrapbookers) and made cards. I nearly made 12 but one I assembled incorrectly and trashed it. I discovered one was assembled with the opening facing the wrong say (duh). It was

Day 13 (really day 11 plus enough left over for the other days I missed)

Saturday I went to a ‘crop’ (a gathering of scrapbookers) and made cards. I nearly made 12 but one I assembled incorrectly and trashed it. I discovered one was assembled with the opening facing the wrong say (duh). It was

13 Necklace

Today was the first of several jewelry days, I think. The Story The box held an assortment of things, mostly rubbish. There was a ragged stuffed animal, a few books, and a big shoebox, the type that hold men’s winter

13 Necklace

Today was the first of several jewelry days, I think. The Story The box held an assortment of things, mostly rubbish. There was a ragged stuffed animal, a few books, and a big shoebox, the type that hold men’s winter

Strawberry Heart

After a 9 day absence (for which I wish I had a killer excuse), I offer a strawberry heart. I was inspired by the suggestive shape of fresh strawberries. This was my third attempt at carving a strawberry – either

Strawberry Heart

After a 9 day absence (for which I wish I had a killer excuse), I offer a strawberry heart. I was inspired by the suggestive shape of fresh strawberries. This was my third attempt at carving a strawberry – either

TaD 13 – Origami daffodil

A flower for all of you to bring the spring.

TaD 13 – Origami daffodil

A flower for all of you to bring the spring.

day 13 – homemade rocky road biscuit

rocky road including dark chocolate, marshmallows, pistachios, maltesers and digestive biscuits, here it is in the tin, where it will cool overnight :-)

day 13 – homemade rocky road biscuit

rocky road including dark chocolate, marshmallows, pistachios, maltesers and digestive biscuits, here it is in the tin, where it will cool overnight :-)

Viniferous Wonder

Nor did they notice during all of their not seeing and not hearing that the land had come near, and never would they be able to explain how they’d apparently sailed the great bloody boat directly up the beach upon

Viniferous Wonder

Nor did they notice during all of their not seeing and not hearing that the land had come near, and never would they be able to explain how they’d apparently sailed the great bloody boat directly up the beach upon

TAD 13 Painted Stones

I need to get some new pieces ready for my etsy shop and some of the local shops that carry my work so will be spending some of my days doing that, instead of the brush painting.  Here are the three

TAD 13 Painted Stones

I need to get some new pieces ready for my etsy shop and some of the local shops that carry my work so will be spending some of my days doing that, instead of the brush painting.  Here are the three

Day 12&13 – Waiting for Spring

Love how the city look in the winter but I hate the cold, the wind so I hope that spring will not forget us…  

Day 12&13 – Waiting for Spring

Love how the city look in the winter but I hate the cold, the wind so I hope that spring will not forget us…  

Sunlit Keyboard (day 13)

Continuing to enjoy the sunlight and see what it inspires each day. Here’s my lunch-time project for day 13:

Sunlit Keyboard (day 13)

Continuing to enjoy the sunlight and see what it inspires each day. Here’s my lunch-time project for day 13:

Day 13: Green Infusion

Even though outside it’s all white and wintery, today I was in the mood for green. I played around with some Czech glass vintage beads and polymer clay and came up with these green infused earrings. While I was at

Day 13: Green Infusion

Even though outside it’s all white and wintery, today I was in the mood for green. I played around with some Czech glass vintage beads and polymer clay and came up with these green infused earrings. While I was at

Day 12

So today I made  a party for my little boy.Airplane party with tons of airplanes, cookies and a big airplane cake . I went for yummy devil’s cake, super amazing chocolate and vanilla , all this cream cheese frosting  accessorized 

Day 12

So today I made  a party for my little boy.Airplane party with tons of airplanes, cookies and a big airplane cake . I went for yummy devil’s cake, super amazing chocolate and vanilla , all this cream cheese frosting  accessorized 

Swirl Inventory

Thing a day is wonderful! See what emerged in the last seven days!

Swirl Inventory

Thing a day is wonderful! See what emerged in the last seven days!

Day 11

Busy Saturday , getting ready for Gavin’s 3rd b-day party …lots of cookies were made hmmm maybe around 250 airplanes, helicopters and clouds.It the usual very loved mix of gingerbread and sugar cookies …     I also made few

Day 11

Busy Saturday , getting ready for Gavin’s 3rd b-day party …lots of cookies were made hmmm maybe around 250 airplanes, helicopters and clouds.It the usual very loved mix of gingerbread and sugar cookies …     I also made few

Day 13: Sloe Gin

I needed a very quick Thing-a-Day today. This is definitely something that’s quick to make, but takes a long time to be ready. I’ve been meaning to make my sloe gin since October last year – the sloes were in the freezer

Day 13: Sloe Gin

I needed a very quick Thing-a-Day today. This is definitely something that’s quick to make, but takes a long time to be ready. I’ve been meaning to make my sloe gin since October last year – the sloes were in the freezer

Glove 13/29

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.

Glove 13/29

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.

13: bird dress

The bird dress is now looking like a dress–unfinished, but the seams are sewn. I may end up shortening it.

13: bird dress

The bird dress is now looking like a dress–unfinished, but the seams are sewn. I may end up shortening it.

Dag 13 : Trekmes

And I started to make a drawknife today. I managed to burn off one arm, but will weld on an extension later. One of those days anyway, should have spend more time at the forge, 10 minutes at the forge

Dag 13 : Trekmes

And I started to make a drawknife today. I managed to burn off one arm, but will weld on an extension later. One of those days anyway, should have spend more time at the forge, 10 minutes at the forge

Days Eleven and Twelve- Hellephants on Parade

  I’ve been sick the last few days so this is a little late and a little disorganised.  I finished making up the pink Hellephant bags this evening in a cold medicine haze.  I’ll iron them tomorrow and then pop

Days Eleven and Twelve- Hellephants on Parade

  I’ve been sick the last few days so this is a little late and a little disorganised.  I finished making up the pink Hellephant bags this evening in a cold medicine haze.  I’ll iron them tomorrow and then pop

Thing a Day 13: Joshie in His Basket

  What’s black and white and cute all over?

Thing a Day 13: Joshie in His Basket

  What’s black and white and cute all over?

Hokeypokey 13/29

Okay, the bunny and the  house are finished.  Now it is time for the Veda Robot.  I’ve been sketching this one since her dad posted a video of her making a robot with “found objects.”  I’m so thankful for the

Hokeypokey 13/29

Okay, the bunny and the  house are finished.  Now it is time for the Veda Robot.  I’ve been sketching this one since her dad posted a video of her making a robot with “found objects.”  I’m so thankful for the

Day 13: Shortbread Valentine’s Day Cookies

Had to post this early because little fingers were stealing and eating my props!  Got up early to dip them in chocolate so they could be put in lunches and be packed for a surprise at the Monday morning meetings.

Day 13: Shortbread Valentine’s Day Cookies

Had to post this early because little fingers were stealing and eating my props!  Got up early to dip them in chocolate so they could be put in lunches and be packed for a surprise at the Monday morning meetings.

13. zipper flower thingme broach

I continue to have a love / hate relationship with my glue gun. Every time I go back to it, I assume it will get better but, non. I always wanted to try these zipper flowers. I switched to ribbon

13. zipper flower thingme broach

I continue to have a love / hate relationship with my glue gun. Every time I go back to it, I assume it will get better but, non. I always wanted to try these zipper flowers. I switched to ribbon

Day 12: Lazy puppy

In the day 12 I didn’t to something handmade or creative because I didn’t feel so good so this post will be about my sweet baby beagle dog Hera, which you so her from the first TAD. I miss her

Day 12: Lazy puppy

In the day 12 I didn’t to something handmade or creative because I didn’t feel so good so this post will be about my sweet baby beagle dog Hera, which you so her from the first TAD. I miss her

Originally posted on Cheerful Woman:
I snapped a picture of myself in PhotoBooth and looked at it while sketching it on my iPad. It’s funny, because I really didn’t look that tired in the snapshot, but apparently I am feeling…

Originally posted on Cheerful Woman:
I snapped a picture of myself in PhotoBooth and looked at it while sketching it on my iPad. It’s funny, because I really didn’t look that tired in the snapshot, but apparently I am feeling…

13. Astronaut

Worsted acrylic knit on US3 needles. Approx. 6 inches tall. “Andrew the Astronaut” pattern by Amber Allison. The knitted playlist: “Astronaut” by Beach House

13. Astronaut

Worsted acrylic knit on US3 needles. Approx. 6 inches tall. “Andrew the Astronaut” pattern by Amber Allison. The knitted playlist: “Astronaut” by Beach House

Day 12: Messy Messy Novelty Yarn

Today I experimented with novelty yarn techniques… using utilitarian grey Icelandic wool. It’s a little hard to see, but the yarn’s full of boucle-ish bits and other artifacts of goofy plying.

Day 12: Messy Messy Novelty Yarn

Today I experimented with novelty yarn techniques… using utilitarian grey Icelandic wool. It’s a little hard to see, but the yarn’s full of boucle-ish bits and other artifacts of goofy plying.