Daily Archives: February 21, 2012

Decorations (day 21)

The Birthday Fairy left some decorations at my desk last night. Advertisements

Decorations (day 21)

The Birthday Fairy left some decorations at my desk last night.

Day 21: Coin Purse – my first ever

Today I made my first coin purse. I had the purse frame for some time now, but I guess it waited for me to be ready to try my first project with it. I love these cute coin purses and

Day 21: Coin Purse – my first ever

Today I made my first coin purse. I had the purse frame for some time now, but I guess it waited for me to be ready to try my first project with it. I love these cute coin purses and

Day 20 – Baking with Mini-M

Today (or yesterday now I guess!), Mini-M and I made muesli bread. Here’s an ‘in progress’ shot. Turns out wooden spoons are excellent for firing flour out of the bowl in little catapult-y piles. Cue many ‘oh-ohs!’ and hilarity from

Day 20 – Baking with Mini-M

Today (or yesterday now I guess!), Mini-M and I made muesli bread. Here’s an ‘in progress’ shot. Turns out wooden spoons are excellent for firing flour out of the bowl in little catapult-y piles. Cue many ‘oh-ohs!’ and hilarity from

Day 19 – Cushions finished at last!

Trying to get caught up on the posting backlog after my laptop had an unfortunate hot chocolate incident. New one arrived today – much excitement – and now blogging! So near the start of the month, I embroidered some giant

Day 19 – Cushions finished at last!

Trying to get caught up on the posting backlog after my laptop had an unfortunate hot chocolate incident. New one arrived today – much excitement – and now blogging! So near the start of the month, I embroidered some giant

Day 21 – Coloured Cards

Tonight I used my last 3 blank greetings cards, and doodled on them with felt pens whilst watching some evening tv. The stripy one is my favourite.

Day 21 – Coloured Cards

Tonight I used my last 3 blank greetings cards, and doodled on them with felt pens whilst watching some evening tv. The stripy one is my favourite.

Daily Instructions for 21 February 2012

Trace your hand(s) (or anything else) with a marker. Document. Report back. #dayin #dailyin

Daily Instructions for 21 February 2012

Trace your hand(s) (or anything else) with a marker. Document. Report back. #dayin #dailyin

Day 21 a start

Today I started a miniature canvas (7″ x 5″) as a trial for a larger one. I’ve not yet decided how it will progress. I won’t finish by the end of TAD but it’s my creativity of today. I have

Day 21 a start

Today I started a miniature canvas (7″ x 5″) as a trial for a larger one. I’ve not yet decided how it will progress. I won’t finish by the end of TAD but it’s my creativity of today. I have

Day 21: voxel caves

Making caves with voxelish boxes. Made using Processing. The algorithm is a modified version of Togetherness (from a few days ago).

Day 21: voxel caves

Making caves with voxelish boxes. Made using Processing. The algorithm is a modified version of Togetherness (from a few days ago).

Day 20

Another owl project, this time Maya requested a owl toy, to make her sleep better . So here it is- inspired by great craft book ‘More Softies Only a Mother Could Love’ super sweet owl girl … … And Amelie

Day 20

Another owl project, this time Maya requested a owl toy, to make her sleep better . So here it is- inspired by great craft book ‘More Softies Only a Mother Could Love’ super sweet owl girl … … And Amelie

TaD 21 – Origami kusudama Plumeria

I’m ready for spring to come now. I almost can feel it. So I made a kusudama with flowers for the upcoming spring.

TaD 21 – Origami kusudama Plumeria

I’m ready for spring to come now. I almost can feel it. So I made a kusudama with flowers for the upcoming spring.

Day 21- Teal Mum with Pinked Petals

Day 21- Teal Mum with Pinked Petals

Another experiment with the mums, I used pinking shears on the petals to give them a tapered edge.

Be blessed.

Day 21- Teal Mum with Pinked Petals

Day 21- Teal Mum with Pinked Petals

Another experiment with the mums, I used pinking shears on the petals to give them a tapered edge.

Be blessed.

Day 20- Green Flower

Day 20- Green Flower

I don’t know what I would call this flower, it is modeled after a vintage floral print from one of my suitcases. Whatever it is, it’s pretty!

Be blessed.

Day 20- Green Flower

Day 20- Green Flower

I don’t know what I would call this flower, it is modeled after a vintage floral print from one of my suitcases. Whatever it is, it’s pretty!

Be blessed.

Day 18 & 19- Mums

Day 18 & 19- Mums

I know I made a piecaken already over the weekend, but it just didn’t sit right with me to abandon my theme, so I made two felt mums to make up for it.

Be blessed.

Day 18 & 19- Mums

Day 18 & 19- Mums

I know I made a piecaken already over the weekend, but it just didn’t sit right with me to abandon my theme, so I made two felt mums to make up for it.

Be blessed.

Dag 21 : Virtuele Gladius

I had to work overtime again today, so my virtual sword project is going on nicely. It may not look like much, but the bottom gray sword is a complete 3D rendered sword, accurate  in all dimensions and tapered all

Dag 21 : Virtuele Gladius

I had to work overtime again today, so my virtual sword project is going on nicely. It may not look like much, but the bottom gray sword is a complete 3D rendered sword, accurate  in all dimensions and tapered all

Pancake day

Pancake with chocolate, syrup bananas and marshmallows

Pancake day

Pancake with chocolate, syrup bananas and marshmallows

CD 21/29

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.

CD 21/29

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 21: Pancakes for Shrove Tuesday

It just had to be pancakes today.  With just sugar and lemon for the family, but I made an effort to do something a little creative for my TaD.  This is the third food related TaD in as many days

Day 21: Pancakes for Shrove Tuesday

It just had to be pancakes today.  With just sugar and lemon for the family, but I made an effort to do something a little creative for my TaD.  This is the third food related TaD in as many days

Thing a Day 21: House of Cards

I tried to build a traditional house of cards, but it didn’t go so well, especially with my cat Rex “helping.” So I decided to deconstruct the concept of a house of cards and make something a little harder for

Thing a Day 21: House of Cards

I tried to build a traditional house of cards, but it didn’t go so well, especially with my cat Rex “helping.” So I decided to deconstruct the concept of a house of cards and make something a little harder for

21. Gluten-free za.

a quick make which turned out surprisingly great! I used home made meat sauce as well.

21. Gluten-free za.

a quick make which turned out surprisingly great! I used home made meat sauce as well.

21. Spiders

Worsted yarn on US3 needles. Free pattern by yours truly (designed just for this purpose). The knitted playlist: “Spiders” by System of a Down

21. Spiders

Worsted yarn on US3 needles. Free pattern by yours truly (designed just for this purpose). The knitted playlist: “Spiders” by System of a Down

Day 19: Hidden cat

Everything in this days will be in the hurry because I am a little bit of busy with my own work but in some breaks I will try to do something creative, like for example, today I did this sneaky cat

Day 19: Hidden cat

Everything in this days will be in the hurry because I am a little bit of busy with my own work but in some breaks I will try to do something creative, like for example, today I did this sneaky cat

Thing #8 – Letter Ю

A good friend of mine just became father! :) Now he has little son – Yuriy (in Cyrillic it’s spelled as Юрій). I’ve made a present for the happy family – drawing with the letter Ю.

Thing #8 – Letter Ю

A good friend of mine just became father! :) Now he has little son – Yuriy (in Cyrillic it’s spelled as Юрій). I’ve made a present for the happy family – drawing with the letter Ю.

hokeypokey 21/29

Still feeling the effects of this cold, but I was able to finish embroidering the design today.  It took three tries until I got the stitch I wanted.  I tried a stem stitch, a split stitch, and settled on a

hokeypokey 21/29

Still feeling the effects of this cold, but I was able to finish embroidering the design today.  It took three tries until I got the stitch I wanted.  I tried a stem stitch, a split stitch, and settled on a

Originally posted on Cheerful Woman:
I guess I’m still focused on human beings for now… I have been feeling a little overwhelmed by “stuff” so I think the appeal of digital, which takes no physical space and doesn’t need to…

Originally posted on Cheerful Woman:
I guess I’m still focused on human beings for now… I have been feeling a little overwhelmed by “stuff” so I think the appeal of digital, which takes no physical space and doesn’t need to…

Day 21: Tartelette Aux Noix Carmel (leahmama)

I very seldom make these as there are several time-consuming steps: caramelizing the nuts, making and chilling the pie dough and making the almond filling. But this is literally the best dessert (sweet-thing) I have every had! These are the ingredients. Plus vanilla,

Day 21: Tartelette Aux Noix Carmel (leahmama)

I very seldom make these as there are several time-consuming steps: caramelizing the nuts, making and chilling the pie dough and making the almond filling. But this is literally the best dessert (sweet-thing) I have every had! These are the ingredients. Plus vanilla,

Day 20: Hibiscus-Dyed Silk

This bit of silk I dyed with hibiscus flowers. I’m quite happy with the shade of maroon I wound up with! And yes, if you think you smell a larger project in the works, incorporating multiple bits of hand-dyed silk,

Day 20: Hibiscus-Dyed Silk

This bit of silk I dyed with hibiscus flowers. I’m quite happy with the shade of maroon I wound up with! And yes, if you think you smell a larger project in the works, incorporating multiple bits of hand-dyed silk,

Project 20/29 – Child’s Apron Dress FINISHED

Norse Child’s Apron Dress Wool fabric Linen thread and embroidery Hand stitched Large hems at top and bottom to allow for letting out as she grows

Project 20/29 – Child’s Apron Dress FINISHED

Norse Child’s Apron Dress Wool fabric Linen thread and embroidery Hand stitched Large hems at top and bottom to allow for letting out as she grows

TAD 20/29

I think I may re-do the edge and make it ribbed…

TAD 20/29

I think I may re-do the edge and make it ribbed…

Day 20…

My mom is badgering–er, gently suggesting that I make a couple of nativity figures for my thing-a-day.  Ha!  She just wants to see what she’s going to get this December…. Anyway, here’s a trial run at the Mary figure.  It’s

Day 20…

My mom is badgering–er, gently suggesting that I make a couple of nativity figures for my thing-a-day.  Ha!  She just wants to see what she’s going to get this December…. Anyway, here’s a trial run at the Mary figure.  It’s

Project 19/29 – Child’s Apron Dress

Finishing the top, hem, and straps of the dress from 17&18.

Project 19/29 – Child’s Apron Dress

Finishing the top, hem, and straps of the dress from 17&18.

Project 18/29 – Child’s Apron Dress

Day 18 was finishing all the seams sewn on 2/17.

Project 18/29 – Child’s Apron Dress

Day 18 was finishing all the seams sewn on 2/17.

Project 17/29 – Child’s Apron Dress

So, I was out of town for the weekend and was a failure at posting. :P Prepare to be spammed… Day 17  was sewing a child-sized apron dress. Wool dress, linen thread, handsewn.

Project 17/29 – Child’s Apron Dress

So, I was out of town for the weekend and was a failure at posting. :P Prepare to be spammed… Day 17  was sewing a child-sized apron dress. Wool dress, linen thread, handsewn.

T-A-D 20: Earrings and a Dopey Box

Today I tried to Mod Podge a small travel-sized Q-tip box and failed miserably. I don’t know what my problem is, but I suck at Mod Podge! I always make a big mess, tear the paper, can’t get it to

T-A-D 20: Earrings and a Dopey Box

Today I tried to Mod Podge a small travel-sized Q-tip box and failed miserably. I don’t know what my problem is, but I suck at Mod Podge! I always make a big mess, tear the paper, can’t get it to

Shrimp and Eggplant Jambalaya

1 large eggplant 1 cup chopped onions 1-1/2 cup chopped okra 1-1/2 cup chopped bell peppers (any color) 2 lbs shrimp, peeled and de-veined 2 clove garlic, finely chopped 2 (14oz) can tomatoes, crushed or chopped 2 cup uncooked rice

Shrimp and Eggplant Jambalaya

1 large eggplant 1 cup chopped onions 1-1/2 cup chopped okra 1-1/2 cup chopped bell peppers (any color) 2 lbs shrimp, peeled and de-veined 2 clove garlic, finely chopped 2 (14oz) can tomatoes, crushed or chopped 2 cup uncooked rice