Daily Archives: February 15, 2012

Day 15 Busy Butterfly

Too much going on!   Butterfly 3″ UniPin fine liners (black)

Day 15 Busy Butterfly

Too much going on!   Butterfly 3″ UniPin fine liners (black)

Day 15 Air Ship Boffer Armory

Added 4 more weapons to the Air Ship armory. Including last nights wrench that is 5. Beware pirates and buccaneers. We are armed and imaginated.  Two pipe wrenches, a curved short sword,  and one of those things along the side

Day 15 Air Ship Boffer Armory

Added 4 more weapons to the Air Ship armory. Including last nights wrench that is 5. Beware pirates and buccaneers. We are armed and imaginated.  Two pipe wrenches, a curved short sword,  and one of those things along the side

15: restoration of triptych

My mother built, painted and collaged this triptych in the 1970s. It was very dusty, and some of the collage was coming off. All the pieces are brittle–except the plastic drawer liner she used for the sky on the left

15: restoration of triptych

My mother built, painted and collaged this triptych in the 1970s. It was very dusty, and some of the collage was coming off. All the pieces are brittle–except the plastic drawer liner she used for the sky on the left

Day 14- Teal Gardenia

Day 14- Teal Gardenia

Day 14 is this beautiful full gardenia in unconventional teal.

Be blessed.

Day 14- Teal Gardenia

Day 14- Teal Gardenia

Day 14 is this beautiful full gardenia in unconventional teal.

Be blessed.

Day 13- Yellow Mum

Day 13- Yellow Mum

Yet another simple mum, this time in bright yellow!

Be blessed.

Day 13- Yellow Mum

Day 13- Yellow Mum

Yet another simple mum, this time in bright yellow!

Be blessed.

Day 11 & 12 – Violets

Day 11 & 12 - Violets

Drawing on the techniques I’ve been using for all the other flowers this month I improvised these two violets for days 11 &12. Violets happen to be the February flower and stand for faithfulness, humility and chastity.

Be blessed.

Day 11 & 12 – Violets

Day 11 & 12 - Violets

Drawing on the techniques I’ve been using for all the other flowers this month I improvised these two violets for days 11 &12. Violets happen to be the February flower and stand for faithfulness, humility and chastity.

Be blessed.

Day 10- Crocus

Day 10- Crocus

A little experimentation led to this less than perfect crocus, but it will be a nice addition to the flower crown it is meant for anyway.

Be blessed.

Day 10- Crocus

Day 10- Crocus

A little experimentation led to this less than perfect crocus, but it will be a nice addition to the flower crown it is meant for anyway.

Be blessed.

Daily Instructions for 15 February 2012

Write directions to someplace that doesn’t exist. Follow them. Document. Report back. #dayin #dailyin

Daily Instructions for 15 February 2012

Write directions to someplace that doesn’t exist. Follow them. Document. Report back. #dayin #dailyin

Day 15: Layout of collage

I have been working on these collages all day and still cannot decide on the final layout.    

Day 15: Layout of collage

I have been working on these collages all day and still cannot decide on the final layout.    

Day 14 (late) detail of sculpture

Here is a little detail shot of the sculpture I am working  on…

Day 14 (late) detail of sculpture

Here is a little detail shot of the sculpture I am working  on…

Photo fixing

Today I took two photos of Mini-M and Granddad and swapped out the non-smiling face for a smiling one, then I made an animated gif to show the change! First ever (awful) animated gif

Photo fixing

Today I took two photos of Mini-M and Granddad and swapped out the non-smiling face for a smiling one, then I made an animated gif to show the change! First ever (awful) animated gif

Dag 15 : Amperse mes

And in an act of raw courage and detemination I went down to the workshop at eight o’clock tonight and lit the forge. A piece of ball-bearing casing were the victim, and it were hammered into submission. For the first

Dag 15 : Amperse mes

And in an act of raw courage and detemination I went down to the workshop at eight o’clock tonight and lit the forge. A piece of ball-bearing casing were the victim, and it were hammered into submission. For the first

TaD 15 – Origami small roses

I folded this roses today because I plan to use them to the thing-a-day I’ll make tomorrow :) They are small, with approximately 3cm in diameter.

TaD 15 – Origami small roses

I folded this roses today because I plan to use them to the thing-a-day I’ll make tomorrow :) They are small, with approximately 3cm in diameter.

Day 15: WIP THING!

Today I started something that became a larger thing! I know this is against the spirit of “one complete thing per day” but I think it’s worth it. I hope to finish tomorrow. For now, here’s a backdrop for the

Day 15: WIP THING!

Today I started something that became a larger thing! I know this is against the spirit of “one complete thing per day” but I think it’s worth it. I hope to finish tomorrow. For now, here’s a backdrop for the

Day 15: A Cute Angel

Today’s thing was inspired by my friend Di and some funny things that children had written. The idea of a cute angel appealed to me. I got a new CD for my birthday and particularly like this track – Near

Day 15: A Cute Angel

Today’s thing was inspired by my friend Di and some funny things that children had written. The idea of a cute angel appealed to me. I got a new CD for my birthday and particularly like this track – Near

2.14.2012: Weighted Blanket

Found a tutorial on-line and used it to stitch up a weighted blanket. It’s approximately 2.5′ x 3′ and weighs roughly 3lbs. Little plastic stuffing beads are sewn into 2″ squares to distribute the weight evenly. It has a calming effect on

2.14.2012: Weighted Blanket

Found a tutorial on-line and used it to stitch up a weighted blanket. It’s approximately 2.5′ x 3′ and weighs roughly 3lbs. Little plastic stuffing beads are sewn into 2″ squares to distribute the weight evenly. It has a calming effect on

Sunday Drive (day 15)

Searching for some inspiration, I went browsing through my photos… thought this one had some potential. It was taken a few weekends back during our 5-hour trek visiting family.  Just played with the coloring a bit and added some more

Sunday Drive (day 15)

Searching for some inspiration, I went browsing through my photos… thought this one had some potential. It was taken a few weekends back during our 5-hour trek visiting family.  Just played with the coloring a bit and added some more

Day 14

Valentine’s Day definitely  brought a bit of distraction to our crafting routine, but after all we made few things . Amelie made a wrist bangle, she crochet one more flower ( yes, she keeps on making a lot of those)

Day 14

Valentine’s Day definitely  brought a bit of distraction to our crafting routine, but after all we made few things . Amelie made a wrist bangle, she crochet one more flower ( yes, she keeps on making a lot of those)

Paper Bag 15/29

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.

Paper Bag 15/29

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.

Thing-A-Day #13 & 14

Sorry for the tardy post. WordPress wasn’t a big fan of me trying to post pictures last night – I went the simple route for Thing 13, and made these cabachon bobby pins. For Thing #14 – How many beads

Thing-A-Day #13 & 14

Sorry for the tardy post. WordPress wasn’t a big fan of me trying to post pictures last night – I went the simple route for Thing 13, and made these cabachon bobby pins. For Thing #14 – How many beads

Aarg

I have missed the last few TAD updates due to losing my images. I mean, I literally lost them. I have five computers running seven different operating systems, including two servers, and I forgot what directory on what machine I

Aarg

I have missed the last few TAD updates due to losing my images. I mean, I literally lost them. I have five computers running seven different operating systems, including two servers, and I forgot what directory on what machine I

Day 15: Sewing pretty

Today I was once again in a sewing mood and so I made this pretty fabric covered hanger with a cute dotted pocket for lavender sachets. I found the inspiration for this projects in the lovely book “The homemade home”

Day 15: Sewing pretty

Today I was once again in a sewing mood and so I made this pretty fabric covered hanger with a cute dotted pocket for lavender sachets. I found the inspiration for this projects in the lovely book “The homemade home”

15. Copper clay class & pendants

Tonight I took a 3 hour copper clay class at the local art gallery. And I have homework of making silicone molds! It’s a 3 parter class. Tonight we learned basics of rolling, textures, cutting & copper clay properties. I

15. Copper clay class & pendants

Tonight I took a 3 hour copper clay class at the local art gallery. And I have homework of making silicone molds! It’s a 3 parter class. Tonight we learned basics of rolling, textures, cutting & copper clay properties. I

Day 14 – Colorfull bracelet

Yesterday I was busy with baby so I made something easy in the evening.

Day 14 – Colorfull bracelet

Yesterday I was busy with baby so I made something easy in the evening.

Originally posted on Cheerful Woman:
Actually, I had made an interesting exercise in texture, spending quite a long time working up layers of digital texture, but was using a procedural drawing tool online that doesn’t always play nicely with my…

Originally posted on Cheerful Woman:
Actually, I had made an interesting exercise in texture, spending quite a long time working up layers of digital texture, but was using a procedural drawing tool online that doesn’t always play nicely with my…

Hopeful Wishes and Yearnings

Portia Holverleyscrum rode the train and wished wishfully. She looked out the window at the passing scenery and hoped hopefully. She checked her watch and yearned yearningly. Or maybe it was that she yearned hopefully and hoped wishfully and wished

Hopeful Wishes and Yearnings

Portia Holverleyscrum rode the train and wished wishfully. She looked out the window at the passing scenery and hoped hopefully. She checked her watch and yearned yearningly. Or maybe it was that she yearned hopefully and hoped wishfully and wished

Thing Fourteen

I had to take a photo this morning because it was almost dark when I finished last night but Thing Fourteen is zucchini. Ok, it’s going to be zucchini given some time, water and sunshine. I planted the seeds yesterday

Thing Fourteen

I had to take a photo this morning because it was almost dark when I finished last night but Thing Fourteen is zucchini. Ok, it’s going to be zucchini given some time, water and sunshine. I planted the seeds yesterday

hokeypokey 15/29

What an awesome day!  After work I ran off to the Daiso to get stuff for the craft suitcase.  Then I got started on a few other projects I’ve been dreaming up. 1) I began the rye starter.  I hope

hokeypokey 15/29

What an awesome day!  After work I ran off to the Daiso to get stuff for the craft suitcase.  Then I got started on a few other projects I’ve been dreaming up. 1) I began the rye starter.  I hope

TAD 14: Felt fortune cookies

I used red for Valentine’s Day, and printed out fortunes about love found online.

TAD 14: Felt fortune cookies

I used red for Valentine’s Day, and printed out fortunes about love found online.

Day 15: Souffle Cheesecake (leahmama)

    This cake is very light and airy with a hint of lemon. It turned out pretty good today. t is the 3rd try in recent days. Doing things over and over helps us to improve!

Day 15: Souffle Cheesecake (leahmama)

    This cake is very light and airy with a hint of lemon. It turned out pretty good today. t is the 3rd try in recent days. Doing things over and over helps us to improve!