Daily Archives: February 27, 2012

Day 27: Packaging pretty

I started the day by making pretty packages for my accessories. I used simple white glassine paper bags, masking tape, lace and fabric scraps with different patterns and cut into different shapes – the most popular is the heart. I

Day 27: Packaging pretty

I started the day by making pretty packages for my accessories. I used simple white glassine paper bags, masking tape, lace and fabric scraps with different patterns and cut into different shapes – the most popular is the heart. I

Thing #13: winter love

This winter was extremely cold in Ukraine. My grandmother’s thermometer was showing -33 degrees Celsius one morning! That’s really freezing. ..Luckily that even in the coldest winter there are things which can keep you warm anyway ;) (the label says

Thing #13: winter love

This winter was extremely cold in Ukraine. My grandmother’s thermometer was showing -33 degrees Celsius one morning! That’s really freezing. ..Luckily that even in the coldest winter there are things which can keep you warm anyway ;) (the label says

Surprise Crab (day 27)

I had to leave for work this AM while my youngest was still asleep. She’s got one nasty cold/cough and was bound to be crabby when she woke up… Wanted to leave her a little surprise something that would make

Surprise Crab (day 27)

I had to leave for work this AM while my youngest was still asleep. She’s got one nasty cold/cough and was bound to be crabby when she woke up… Wanted to leave her a little surprise something that would make

Day 27: Meet BUBBLE

Today was not one of my best days, but I think I finished it in a very nice way: making a new friend for Hippo.

Day 27: Meet BUBBLE

Today was not one of my best days, but I think I finished it in a very nice way: making a new friend for Hippo.

Dude

Drawn in the GiMP (apart from the background), animated using Gickr.com because I thought the pixelised version was quite cool.

Dude

Drawn in the GiMP (apart from the background), animated using Gickr.com because I thought the pixelised version was quite cool.

Day 27:

A fabric flower today. Somehow I managed to photograph it so one of the little daisies was hidden, but I haven’t got time to re-do the photo. The idea came from a website called wise craft. Now I’ve mastered the

Day 27:

A fabric flower today. Somehow I managed to photograph it so one of the little daisies was hidden, but I haven’t got time to re-do the photo. The idea came from a website called wise craft. Now I’ve mastered the

Thing a Day 27: Underground Entrance

  I walk past this almost every day, and it always strikes me. Just to the right is a flight of stairs leading to the underground entrance to the library, but the arrow on the sign looks like it’s pointing

Thing a Day 27: Underground Entrance

  I walk past this almost every day, and it always strikes me. Just to the right is a flight of stairs leading to the underground entrance to the library, but the arrow on the sign looks like it’s pointing

Day 27 Another Spring card

This is a quick card made using 3 Mini Moo Cards The ones I’ve used have my ok address on the back so I have no other use for them! I love Moo mini cards and have them made regularly.

Day 27 Another Spring card

This is a quick card made using 3 Mini Moo Cards The ones I’ve used have my ok address on the back so I have no other use for them! I love Moo mini cards and have them made regularly.

Where the bodies are buried…

Whether it was Jack and the Twigleys who (in saving themselves that dark and stormy night) or the black sheep Armbrewster McTavitt and even blacker sheep Melvinster Garamond who (in losing the wine, the remains of the ship, and nearly their skins cheating

Where the bodies are buried…

Whether it was Jack and the Twigleys who (in saving themselves that dark and stormy night) or the black sheep Armbrewster McTavitt and even blacker sheep Melvinster Garamond who (in losing the wine, the remains of the ship, and nearly their skins cheating

Day 24: Beagle T-shirt

For day 24 I painted an old simple grey T-shirt with my favorite dog: beagle!;)) and this is , of course because of Hera. It’s nice when you can transform an old boring t-shirt in to an interesting brand new

Day 24: Beagle T-shirt

For day 24 I painted an old simple grey T-shirt with my favorite dog: beagle!;)) and this is , of course because of Hera. It’s nice when you can transform an old boring t-shirt in to an interesting brand new

Dag 27 : Bak messe

This morning I suddenly realised I have 3 days left to finish a knife, and that is not much. So I selected these blades and hardened them, heating in the forge and quenching them in oil. They are now in the oven

Dag 27 : Bak messe

This morning I suddenly realised I have 3 days left to finish a knife, and that is not much. So I selected these blades and hardened them, heating in the forge and quenching them in oil. They are now in the oven

Day 27: Squirrel so far

The squirrel is coming along nicely so far. Not too hard to follow the pattern and photo in the Japanese book after all, though I’m not quite sure how to stitch the fluffy tail yet… I wish I had planned

Day 27: Squirrel so far

The squirrel is coming along nicely so far. Not too hard to follow the pattern and photo in the Japanese book after all, though I’m not quite sure how to stitch the fluffy tail yet… I wish I had planned

Day 26: Cross-Country Flight

Today I planned a “cross-country” (more than 50 miles from my home airport) flight to Little River, CA, an airport I’d never been to before. I flew along the coast to get to the long and wide former military airport

Day 26: Cross-Country Flight

Today I planned a “cross-country” (more than 50 miles from my home airport) flight to Little River, CA, an airport I’d never been to before. I flew along the coast to get to the long and wide former military airport

Day 25: Deciphering the Squirrel pattern

I’m going to add a detailed cross stitched squirrel (smoking a cigarette) to the bottom of the words. I am going to try to use a Japanese book I bought at Kinokuniya Bookstore in Japantown.  

Day 25: Deciphering the Squirrel pattern

I’m going to add a detailed cross stitched squirrel (smoking a cigarette) to the bottom of the words. I am going to try to use a Japanese book I bought at Kinokuniya Bookstore in Japantown.  

Day 23: South Lake Tahoe

Not much snow on the ground but a beautiful glassy lake with a solitary duck in South Lake Tahoe this morning.

Day 23: South Lake Tahoe

Not much snow on the ground but a beautiful glassy lake with a solitary duck in South Lake Tahoe this morning.

Day 27: Banana Nut Bread (leahmama)

    I had a busy day with friends over and errands ot run, so all I did was using up one black ol’ banana to make this Nut Bread!   Our friends came over for lunch and Hiroo made

Day 27: Banana Nut Bread (leahmama)

    I had a busy day with friends over and errands ot run, so all I did was using up one black ol’ banana to make this Nut Bread!   Our friends came over for lunch and Hiroo made

hokeypokey 27/29

Wow! Another day is done.  I made a word wall in the classroom today.  I made refried beans and an enchilada bake tonight, and I worked on the sleeve in between. I often feel like I don’t get much done

hokeypokey 27/29

Wow! Another day is done.  I made a word wall in the classroom today.  I made refried beans and an enchilada bake tonight, and I worked on the sleeve in between. I often feel like I don’t get much done

Day 26: Modified Moose

Tonight I added long, messy, greying hair (the guard coat from an Icelandic sheep) to a stuffed moose. I may change it up later; giving him a hairstyle in imitation of the song Hockey Star is appealing too. (My hair

Day 26: Modified Moose

Tonight I added long, messy, greying hair (the guard coat from an Icelandic sheep) to a stuffed moose. I may change it up later; giving him a hairstyle in imitation of the song Hockey Star is appealing too. (My hair

Ceci n’est pas un canard

Dear friends, We’ve painted a T-shirt yesterday for our 2 year old friend Adina. She’ s smart + creative, she’s into yoga, loves Lego and drawing… on walls. Wishing us all a playful week!

Ceci n’est pas un canard

Dear friends, We’ve painted a T-shirt yesterday for our 2 year old friend Adina. She’ s smart + creative, she’s into yoga, loves Lego and drawing… on walls. Wishing us all a playful week!

Thing #12: Relaxed cat

Relaxed cat. Something you can put at your office desk. Sort of reminder: do not forget to relax! :)

Thing #12: Relaxed cat

Relaxed cat. Something you can put at your office desk. Sort of reminder: do not forget to relax! :)

Thing #11 Aprons decoration

A bit of sewing this time. Now our aprons fit our curtains :)

Thing #11 Aprons decoration

A bit of sewing this time. Now our aprons fit our curtains :)

Originally posted on Cheerful Woman:
I like to “doodle” using an online app called Harmony made by “Mr. Doob” though in the recent past I had trouble getting it to save my work on my iPad. Today it was working…

Originally posted on Cheerful Woman:
I like to “doodle” using an online app called Harmony made by “Mr. Doob” though in the recent past I had trouble getting it to save my work on my iPad. Today it was working…

Day 26…

I don’t make mokume gane style beads very often…and I use warm, orangey colors even less.  But that’s what I came up with tonight….

Day 26…

I don’t make mokume gane style beads very often…and I use warm, orangey colors even less.  But that’s what I came up with tonight….

TAD 26/29

Another with the favorite pattern. What can I say? It’s adorable. I love this yarn…it’s so…fall-ish.

TAD 26/29

Another with the favorite pattern. What can I say? It’s adorable. I love this yarn…it’s so…fall-ish.

27. Wrestlers

Worsted yarn on US3 needles. Modified “Tiny Babies” pattern (same as Day 6) by Anna Hrachovec (Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi). The knitted playlist: “Wrestlers” by Hot Chip

27. Wrestlers

Worsted yarn on US3 needles. Modified “Tiny Babies” pattern (same as Day 6) by Anna Hrachovec (Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi). The knitted playlist: “Wrestlers” by Hot Chip

Important People in my Life as Animals

I’ve missed a few days, but here’s my friend Keegan. I’ll try to do a few doubles in the next couple days!

Important People in my Life as Animals

I’ve missed a few days, but here’s my friend Keegan. I’ll try to do a few doubles in the next couple days!

Daily Instructions for 26 February 2012

Eat something yellow. Assume responsibility. Document. Report back. #dayin #dailyin

Daily Instructions for 26 February 2012

Eat something yellow. Assume responsibility. Document. Report back. #dayin #dailyin