Daily Archives: February 17, 2012

TaD 17 – Origami kusudama Diamond Bridge

A brand new kusudama for today. It is made from 30 pieces of paper, 7.5×3.75 cm each, no glue Advertisements

TaD 17 – Origami kusudama Diamond Bridge

A brand new kusudama for today. It is made from 30 pieces of paper, 7.5×3.75 cm each, no glue

Day 17 – Dervish redux

So my sister didn’t really like the spiral beads, and, you know what? I didn’t either. They were the wrong scale for the dervish charms, and she wanted something in brighter colors. I ditched the spirals (which will become a

Day 17 – Dervish redux

So my sister didn’t really like the spiral beads, and, you know what? I didn’t either. They were the wrong scale for the dervish charms, and she wanted something in brighter colors. I ditched the spirals (which will become a

Day 17: Primed canvas

I primed several canvas’ today.  That’s about all I was able to get done in the studio.  I did make lasagna, bread, and cupcakes so I count today as a win. :)

Day 17: Primed canvas

I primed several canvas’ today.  That’s about all I was able to get done in the studio.  I did make lasagna, bread, and cupcakes so I count today as a win. :)

Day 17: Paper goodies

Today: I woke up not so early in the morning. I enjoyed a yummy breakfast and the much needed coffee. I quickly made these two paper packages for tea and sweets. I took some pictures, then off I went to

Day 17: Paper goodies

Today: I woke up not so early in the morning. I enjoyed a yummy breakfast and the much needed coffee. I quickly made these two paper packages for tea and sweets. I took some pictures, then off I went to

Light and Shadows

It was sunny today and toward the end of the day – as the sun’s rays were still bright, but reasonably horizontal –  I took pictures of the shadows of flames. While it seemed to go well, after reviewing them

Light and Shadows

It was sunny today and toward the end of the day – as the sun’s rays were still bright, but reasonably horizontal –  I took pictures of the shadows of flames. While it seemed to go well, after reviewing them

Day 17- Maroon Blossoms

Day 17- Maroon Blossoms

After how well my first flower crown turned out I’m inspired to make more. So today I was able to whip out three little blossoms.

Be blessed.

Day 17- Maroon Blossoms

Day 17- Maroon Blossoms

After how well my first flower crown turned out I’m inspired to make more. So today I was able to whip out three little blossoms.

Be blessed.

Day 13 – Dishes!

I bought this set of china when I was 17 – 31 years ago!  It has moved with us everywhere, but has never been used!!!! I was going through stuff from storage and found the box.  We are now using

Day 13 – Dishes!

I bought this set of china when I was 17 – 31 years ago!  It has moved with us everywhere, but has never been used!!!! I was going through stuff from storage and found the box.  We are now using

Day 12 – A Fungus Among Us?

Don’t know what this is, but the stem leads me to believe it’s a fungus.

Day 12 – A Fungus Among Us?

Don’t know what this is, but the stem leads me to believe it’s a fungus.

Day 11 – What is This?

I’ve had computer issues, so I’m trying to get caught up.   Anyways, I was waling on our property and came across this plant.  It’s some type of cactus, but I have no clue.

Day 11 – What is This?

I’ve had computer issues, so I’m trying to get caught up.   Anyways, I was waling on our property and came across this plant.  It’s some type of cactus, but I have no clue.

Day 16 – Generator!

Woohoo! I started the generator all by myself! : )

Day 16 – Generator!

Woohoo! I started the generator all by myself! : )

Day 17

This is the first of the second set of socks I’ve ever knitted very happy cause I didn’t start over 90000 times on this one

Day 17

This is the first of the second set of socks I’ve ever knitted very happy cause I didn’t start over 90000 times on this one

Day 17: I can not get rid of red :)

I do not know what happens to me but I can not get rid of red. I used too much red lately and it would be nice to switch to another color. Hmmm… what color should I choose?

Day 17: I can not get rid of red :)

I do not know what happens to me but I can not get rid of red. I used too much red lately and it would be nice to switch to another color. Hmmm… what color should I choose?

Favorite Ring (day 17)

Just a cool shot of my favorite glass ring.

Favorite Ring (day 17)

Just a cool shot of my favorite glass ring.

Day 17 Backgrounds

  Water, mica powders, twinkling H2Os, salt … all in varying degrees! The pinky orange/red images were stamped first with ink resist and some then clear embossed. Reminds me how much I love working with watercolours.

Day 17 Backgrounds

  Water, mica powders, twinkling H2Os, salt … all in varying degrees! The pinky orange/red images were stamped first with ink resist and some then clear embossed. Reminds me how much I love working with watercolours.

Daily Instructions for 17 February 2012

Increase your talent. Document. Report back. #dayin #dailyin

Daily Instructions for 17 February 2012

Increase your talent. Document. Report back. #dayin #dailyin

Day 16

We are thinking a lot about Spring these days. So I made another Spring inspired banner , I love combination of yellow, orange and green … And Amelie made another softie creature , this time it is a tiny mouse…

Day 16

We are thinking a lot about Spring these days. So I made another Spring inspired banner , I love combination of yellow, orange and green … And Amelie made another softie creature , this time it is a tiny mouse…

Jason Das Days 16 & 17

Finally caught up to the present! Amazing. I’ll try not to fall so far behind again. It’s just hard to make even more time for computers in most of my days.

Jason Das Days 16 & 17

Finally caught up to the present! Amazing. I’ll try not to fall so far behind again. It’s just hard to make even more time for computers in most of my days.

Jason Das Days 14 & 15

The Madagascar Dragon Tree again plus the world’s saddest orchid.

Jason Das Days 14 & 15

The Madagascar Dragon Tree again plus the world’s saddest orchid.

Jason Das Day 13

Day 13’s botanical plus a bonus portrait of Ollie (though I made her nose too big).

Jason Das Day 13

Day 13’s botanical plus a bonus portrait of Ollie (though I made her nose too big).

Sleeping Bag 17/29

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.

Sleeping Bag 17/29

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.

Jason Das Day 12

Yum yum yum. (Though shipping the tropics to us up here does worry me in terms of sustainability.)

Jason Das Day 12

Yum yum yum. (Though shipping the tropics to us up here does worry me in terms of sustainability.)

Jason Das Days 10 & 11

I really could be happy to draw that rubber tree every day.

Jason Das Days 10 & 11

I really could be happy to draw that rubber tree every day.

2012-?: It Won’t Keep Me From Riding For Too Long

(I’ve skipped many days secretly plotting with you) yesterday, I road my bike on Market street (SF) feeling fairly confident navigating my way through the bustle but my bicycle hesitated to cross the rail line so I jumped it

2012-?: It Won’t Keep Me From Riding For Too Long

(I’ve skipped many days secretly plotting with you) yesterday, I road my bike on Market street (SF) feeling fairly confident navigating my way through the bustle but my bicycle hesitated to cross the rail line so I jumped it

Jason Das Days 8 & 9

Learning to embrace the softness. A little.

Jason Das Days 8 & 9

Learning to embrace the softness. A little.

Jason Das Days 6 & 7

Catching up with the digitizing. When it rains it pours! And you get a repeat of Day 6, rather than me slicing and dicing.

Jason Das Days 6 & 7

Catching up with the digitizing. When it rains it pours! And you get a repeat of Day 6, rather than me slicing and dicing.

Day 16- Flower Crown

Day 16- Flower Crown

For day 16 I consolidated most of the flowers I made this month and sewed them into a flower crown. I just ADORE how this cam out. (Click on the picture to see more.)

Be blessed

Day 16- Flower Crown

Day 16- Flower Crown

For day 16 I consolidated most of the flowers I made this month and sewed them into a flower crown. I just ADORE how this cam out. (Click on the picture to see more.)

Be blessed

Family Reunion

The old port town was teeming with McTavitts. Every three years, the clan gathered; this year was Oswald’s turn to act as host. As befitting a proper host, he met each guest at the dock and showed each one to

Family Reunion

The old port town was teeming with McTavitts. Every three years, the clan gathered; this year was Oswald’s turn to act as host. As befitting a proper host, he met each guest at the dock and showed each one to

Dag 17 : Warm mes

We had a massive rainstorm today, wind, hail and thunder. Since we close early on a Friday, I offered the employees who walk home the opportunity to stay working and leave early next week some day since they can’t go

Dag 17 : Warm mes

We had a massive rainstorm today, wind, hail and thunder. Since we close early on a Friday, I offered the employees who walk home the opportunity to stay working and leave early next week some day since they can’t go

Day 16: More Sashiko

Making progress on side 2 of my Sashiko kit. The pattern is really starting to pop out!  

Day 16: More Sashiko

Making progress on side 2 of my Sashiko kit. The pattern is really starting to pop out!  

17. Dracula

Worsted yarn on US3 needles. Approx. 2 inches tall (without legs). Improvised design. The knitted playlist: “Dracula” by The Ascetic Junkies

17. Dracula

Worsted yarn on US3 needles. Approx. 2 inches tall (without legs). Improvised design. The knitted playlist: “Dracula” by The Ascetic Junkies

Day 17: Olive Bread

I had more time today and spent my morning making olive bread. I haven’t made this before and for some reason it had to be left to rise three times instead of the usual two. I was very keen to

Day 17: Olive Bread

I had more time today and spent my morning making olive bread. I haven’t made this before and for some reason it had to be left to rise three times instead of the usual two. I was very keen to

Day 17 – Booties

Two friends of mine are pregnant so I wanted to make them something special for 1st March.

Day 17 – Booties

Two friends of mine are pregnant so I wanted to make them something special for 1st March.