Daily Archives: February 22, 2012

Daily Instructions for 22 February 2012

Shut the door. Document. Report back. Alternate Instructions: Open the door. #dayin #dailyin.

Daily Instructions for 22 February 2012

Shut the door. Document. Report back. Alternate Instructions: Open the door. #dayin #dailyin.

Thing Twenty-two

I finished. It has taken years but my rooster handbag was unearthed and I sewed the comb on the rooster and added snaps to the wing pockets. Ta Da!!! Now I need to find the pattern and make another.

Thing Twenty-two

I finished. It has taken years but my rooster handbag was unearthed and I sewed the comb on the rooster and added snaps to the wing pockets. Ta Da!!! Now I need to find the pattern and make another.

Yoga Mat 22/29

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.

Yoga Mat 22/29

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.

TaD 22 – Origami quilling rose

Quilling is another technique used with paper. It is mainly rolling stripes of paper until it has the shape we wanted. This way I managed to create a very small rose. It has only 1.5 cm in diameter. This is

TaD 22 – Origami quilling rose

Quilling is another technique used with paper. It is mainly rolling stripes of paper until it has the shape we wanted. This way I managed to create a very small rose. It has only 1.5 cm in diameter. This is

Mexican chilli chocolate cake

Tonight i have made a chocolate chilli cake. Will see what its like at work tomorrow

Mexican chilli chocolate cake

Tonight i have made a chocolate chilli cake. Will see what its like at work tomorrow

2.19.2012: Christmas Cookie Book

Every Christmas the girls make cookies for Santa with Daddy. I then stick a few photos and the recipe in a book for each year for when they’re older. This year I had two years to catch up on since I

2.19.2012: Christmas Cookie Book

Every Christmas the girls make cookies for Santa with Daddy. I then stick a few photos and the recipe in a book for each year for when they’re older. This year I had two years to catch up on since I

Day 22 stitches

I’m not posting a photo. I haven’t tried to sew for over a year. Today was spent digging out my machine (that I have not used since buying), to familiarise myself with it. I’ve threaded, unthreaded, wound bobbins and tried

Day 22 stitches

I’m not posting a photo. I haven’t tried to sew for over a year. Today was spent digging out my machine (that I have not used since buying), to familiarise myself with it. I’ve threaded, unthreaded, wound bobbins and tried

Rearview (day 22)

Took this photo while sitting in traffic on the way home from work the other night. The sunset behind me was amazing! I was about to do some cropping when I realized there was a lone goose in the grass

Rearview (day 22)

Took this photo while sitting in traffic on the way home from work the other night. The sunset behind me was amazing! I was about to do some cropping when I realized there was a lone goose in the grass

Day 22: Google search history time capsule

Google’s new privacy policy goes into effect in a few days, so I went to delete my google search history (google.com/history). While I was there, I saw that it goes back to 2005, so I took some snippets of “interesting”

Day 22: Google search history time capsule

Google’s new privacy policy goes into effect in a few days, so I went to delete my google search history (google.com/history). While I was there, I saw that it goes back to 2005, so I took some snippets of “interesting”

Thing #9: me!

for me words “dreaming” and “drawing” not only start from the same letters, but are sort of synonymous sometimes – it’s a nice combination to dream and draw at the same time :)

Thing #9: me!

for me words “dreaming” and “drawing” not only start from the same letters, but are sort of synonymous sometimes – it’s a nice combination to dream and draw at the same time :)

Day 22: Granny Square and Collage

I started to crochet a granny square and found it very addictive – I just couldn’t stop. I’m not sure what it’s going to turn into, but I plan to keep going for a while.  I also put together a

Day 22: Granny Square and Collage

I started to crochet a granny square and found it very addictive – I just couldn’t stop. I’m not sure what it’s going to turn into, but I plan to keep going for a while.  I also put together a

Day 22: Mia’s lacy dress

I started to work on this new Mia brooch late last night, but as it was past 12. I finished it today and I really really like the result. It’s sweet and girlie as it can be, but hey that’s

Day 22: Mia’s lacy dress

I started to work on this new Mia brooch late last night, but as it was past 12. I finished it today and I really really like the result. It’s sweet and girlie as it can be, but hey that’s

Day 20: Spring is here Card

This days were really great outside in Brno, the weather is sunny, the birds are singing and the air is more clean and more soft so I think the spring is knocking to our doors! This is just perfect! And

Day 20: Spring is here Card

This days were really great outside in Brno, the weather is sunny, the birds are singing and the air is more clean and more soft so I think the spring is knocking to our doors! This is just perfect! And

Konami Code Wallpaper

I made this to try out making inverted text – feel free to download as a desktop wallpaper if you want. Made using an awesome background Rosette Nebula, HaRGB by Adam Evans (Attribution-NonCommercial License)

Konami Code Wallpaper

I made this to try out making inverted text – feel free to download as a desktop wallpaper if you want. Made using an awesome background Rosette Nebula, HaRGB by Adam Evans (Attribution-NonCommercial License)

Dag 22 : Afkoeltenk

And as part of my program to do everything as complicated as possible, my version of a quench tank. Using an old paint tin or something similar just doesn’t do it for me, and my local scrap yard only have

Dag 22 : Afkoeltenk

And as part of my program to do everything as complicated as possible, my version of a quench tank. Using an old paint tin or something similar just doesn’t do it for me, and my local scrap yard only have

Day 21

Last night I made these two notebook covers, perfect combo for a girl and a boy. It fits all standard notebooks and has a little pencil pouch inside   Amelie made a new lego design – this time a spa

Day 21

Last night I made these two notebook covers, perfect combo for a girl and a boy. It fits all standard notebooks and has a little pencil pouch inside   Amelie made a new lego design – this time a spa

Day 22- Loopy Flower

Day 22- Loopy Flower

Today I stitched up this deceptively simple flower.

Be blessed.

Day 22- Loopy Flower

Day 22- Loopy Flower

Today I stitched up this deceptively simple flower.

Be blessed.

T-A-D 22: “Biggest Loser” Pancakes

Because I work late today, this morning I followed a “Biggest Loser” pancake recipe. These pancakes were made with egg whites, cottage cheese, and oats, all entertainingly whirled in a blender. Yum. The only problem I had was that we lacked

T-A-D 22: “Biggest Loser” Pancakes

Because I work late today, this morning I followed a “Biggest Loser” pancake recipe. These pancakes were made with egg whites, cottage cheese, and oats, all entertainingly whirled in a blender. Yum. The only problem I had was that we lacked

Day 22: …and light it on fire.

Just need to stitch the top line and figure out the illustration and border. I am thinking of using either a detailed image from a Japanese embroidery book I bought at Kinokuniya Bookstore… or a simple frilly border with a

Day 22: …and light it on fire.

Just need to stitch the top line and figure out the illustration and border. I am thinking of using either a detailed image from a Japanese embroidery book I bought at Kinokuniya Bookstore… or a simple frilly border with a

Thing a Day 22: The Embrace

  I drew this from a photo I took of two pencils somebody had stuck in an outdoor ashtray. Their position made it look to me like they were hugging. Everybody else walked right by without even noticing, but the

Thing a Day 22: The Embrace

  I drew this from a photo I took of two pencils somebody had stuck in an outdoor ashtray. Their position made it look to me like they were hugging. Everybody else walked right by without even noticing, but the

Things Nineteen, Twenty, and Twenty-one

So I got a little distracted with travel and a visit to Great Wolf Lodge in Concord, NC. But I did do one thing ’cause everybody knows a wolf needs their paw prints.

Things Nineteen, Twenty, and Twenty-one

So I got a little distracted with travel and a visit to Great Wolf Lodge in Concord, NC. But I did do one thing ’cause everybody knows a wolf needs their paw prints.

hokeypokey 22/29

Another day of making finished!  I took my bike in for a tune-up, got a helmet, lights, and oiled things up. The bike was a gift from a friend who was leaving.  It rides well, but is a bit rusty

hokeypokey 22/29

Another day of making finished!  I took my bike in for a tune-up, got a helmet, lights, and oiled things up. The bike was a gift from a friend who was leaving.  It rides well, but is a bit rusty

A New Life on Some Old Windows

About 5 years ago, I think the year just prior to the 1st Thing-a-Day, I had my own February creative sprint in the form of, in part, the purchasing of all these old, enchanting windows that I just knew I’d

A New Life on Some Old Windows

About 5 years ago, I think the year just prior to the 1st Thing-a-Day, I had my own February creative sprint in the form of, in part, the purchasing of all these old, enchanting windows that I just knew I’d

Community website.

My creation for today was working on building a community website with a friend, specifically we were brainstorming the look & feel as well as the UX. A bit of a screen shot.

Community website.

My creation for today was working on building a community website with a friend, specifically we were brainstorming the look & feel as well as the UX. A bit of a screen shot.

Originally posted on Cheerful Woman:
Interesting… this started out as a woman, but tonight everything turned out male… [and oddly, this came about after staring at funeral cards for hours… maybe the strength and color was an antidote to the…

Originally posted on Cheerful Woman:
Interesting… this started out as a woman, but tonight everything turned out male… [and oddly, this came about after staring at funeral cards for hours… maybe the strength and color was an antidote to the…

Day 21: Dyed Roving

Tonight I dyed some grey Icelandic wool. I’ll spin it into a variegated yarn sometime soon. before: after:

Day 21: Dyed Roving

Tonight I dyed some grey Icelandic wool. I’ll spin it into a variegated yarn sometime soon. before: after:

DAY 20/29

louie’s paw hanging over the edge of the bed.

DAY 20/29

louie’s paw hanging over the edge of the bed.

DAY 19/29

i kept drawing, but forgot to post these. i blame drinking a bottle of this…

DAY 19/29

i kept drawing, but forgot to post these. i blame drinking a bottle of this…

22. I’m in love

I didn’t make these but I made them happen! Mags were a Craigslist score delivered to my work. I told my admin last week I wanted an easel. I came to work this week .. Her husband got me this

22. I’m in love

I didn’t make these but I made them happen! Mags were a Craigslist score delivered to my work. I told my admin last week I wanted an easel. I came to work this week .. Her husband got me this