Daily Archives: February 8, 2013

Day 8: Make Do Dolls

And now for something completely different… I’ve been wanting to try making Make Do Dolls, so here goes! This is a carved apple. It is drying in the oven for tomorrow. I’ll be making a different doll every day this

Day 8: Make Do Dolls

And now for something completely different… I’ve been wanting to try making Make Do Dolls, so here goes! This is a carved apple. It is drying in the oven for tomorrow. I’ll be making a different doll every day this

Day 8: Chapter 8 (2 of 3)

Edge Detection: #define INPUT_PIN 7 #define SWITCH_ON LOW #define SWITCH_OFF HIGH #include “debug.h” bool buttonState; bool lastButtonState; uint8_t buttonCount; void setup(){   pinMode(INPUT_PIN, INPUT);;   digitalWrite(INPUT_PIN, HIGH); } void loop (){   buttonState=digitalRead(INPUT_PIN);   if (buttonState != lastButtonState) {      

Day 8: Chapter 8 (2 of 3)

Edge Detection: #define INPUT_PIN 7 #define SWITCH_ON LOW #define SWITCH_OFF HIGH #include “debug.h” bool buttonState; bool lastButtonState; uint8_t buttonCount; void setup(){   pinMode(INPUT_PIN, INPUT);;   digitalWrite(INPUT_PIN, HIGH); } void loop (){   buttonState=digitalRead(INPUT_PIN);   if (buttonState != lastButtonState) {      

2.6.2013: American Girl School Folders/Tissue Boxes

I printed out some accessories for my daughter’s American Girl.   http://sosewsuziamericangirldollclothes.blogspot.com/p/computer-crafts-for-dolls.html

2.6.2013: American Girl School Folders/Tissue Boxes

I printed out some accessories for my daughter’s American Girl.   http://sosewsuziamericangirldollclothes.blogspot.com/p/computer-crafts-for-dolls.html

2.5.2013: Clover Origami

I made 9 origami clovers and hot glued them to branches I stuck in a vase.

2.5.2013: Clover Origami

I made 9 origami clovers and hot glued them to branches I stuck in a vase.

2.4.2013: Teacher gift redo

I managed to drop and break one of my teacher gifts from 2.3.2013… so created two more in case I decide to drop one of these.

2.4.2013: Teacher gift redo

I managed to drop and break one of my teacher gifts from 2.3.2013… so created two more in case I decide to drop one of these.

Thing 8

Today’s thing is a mosaic pendant made with a piece of sea glass, a freshwater pearl and various vintage seed beads. I love these heart shaped bezels!

Thing 8

Today’s thing is a mosaic pendant made with a piece of sea glass, a freshwater pearl and various vintage seed beads. I love these heart shaped bezels!

TAD 8: Croissants, Step 1

Today I am beginning the croissant process, which should occupy my weekend. I’ve been meaning to try to make laminated dough for a while, and using Cannella Vita’s recipe seemed like the least intimidating way, since it stretches the dough making

TAD 8: Croissants, Step 1

Today I am beginning the croissant process, which should occupy my weekend. I’ve been meaning to try to make laminated dough for a while, and using Cannella Vita’s recipe seemed like the least intimidating way, since it stretches the dough making

Spool Knit Teddy Bear

Day 8: Spool Knit Teddy Bear Stage 3

My first-ever spool knit teddy bear is now at Stage 3. (Here are Stage 1 and Stage 2.) All of the bear’s pieces are together, and next I will felt him (he’s made of wool yarn) by washing him on hot, and perhaps

Spool Knit Teddy Bear

Day 8: Spool Knit Teddy Bear Stage 3

My first-ever spool knit teddy bear is now at Stage 3. (Here are Stage 1 and Stage 2.) All of the bear’s pieces are together, and next I will felt him (he’s made of wool yarn) by washing him on hot, and perhaps

Ink-redible!!

Tomorrow I am going to an all day Life Drawing class.  It is something I do once a month and totally love it!!!! I have previously enjoyed working with inks and a rather super bamboo dip pen – a zen

Ink-redible!!

Tomorrow I am going to an all day Life Drawing class.  It is something I do once a month and totally love it!!!! I have previously enjoyed working with inks and a rather super bamboo dip pen – a zen

Today’s Instructions

Meet with an individual. Document. Report back. Alt: Speak at least 60% gibberish during the meeting.

Today’s Instructions

Meet with an individual. Document. Report back. Alt: Speak at least 60% gibberish during the meeting.

Mask

It was hard work to do TAD today. I used masks which I thought would be quick and easy. It wasn’t.

Mask

It was hard work to do TAD today. I used masks which I thought would be quick and easy. It wasn’t.

Today’s Questions

What does KST stand for? How many chickens in a group of 20? How do you negotiate a treaty?

Today’s Questions

What does KST stand for? How many chickens in a group of 20? How do you negotiate a treaty?

Dag 8 : Brandslang

I left the house just after seven this morning and went to the city for business. This firehose seemed like a good subject when I had some free time in a parking garage. Standing while drawing doesn’t make for good

Dag 8 : Brandslang

I left the house just after seven this morning and went to the city for business. This firehose seemed like a good subject when I had some free time in a parking garage. Standing while drawing doesn’t make for good

Elsewhere

Inspection of the third year students’ mudroom revealed an unfortunate absence of a pair of Wellingtons: Doreen Magirthy’s, to be precise. Doreen’s friends were loyal, steadfast, true but even if they had not been, their stories corroborated Doreen’s claim that

Elsewhere

Inspection of the third year students’ mudroom revealed an unfortunate absence of a pair of Wellingtons: Doreen Magirthy’s, to be precise. Doreen’s friends were loyal, steadfast, true but even if they had not been, their stories corroborated Doreen’s claim that

Day #8 : TAD 2013 Badge

i want to have “Thing-a-Day show off” on my wp personal site that will link to my own user page on TAD’s site. since the official badge for 7th edition hasn’t been released yet, so here it is my version

Day #8 : TAD 2013 Badge

i want to have “Thing-a-Day show off” on my wp personal site that will link to my own user page on TAD’s site. since the official badge for 7th edition hasn’t been released yet, so here it is my version

Dream #8: Mommy’s

Today I followed everybody’s advice and was sleeping together with my sweetheart almost all day long.. So no illustrations for today, we’re taking sleeping brake this time :)

Dream #8: Mommy’s

Today I followed everybody’s advice and was sleeping together with my sweetheart almost all day long.. So no illustrations for today, we’re taking sleeping brake this time :)

Day 8: Pretty earrings

Today I made earrings. They are my number one favorite piece of jewelry. Actually, I never leave the house without wearing a pair of earrings. I do own a lot of them, mostly handmade and it’s one of those items

Day 8: Pretty earrings

Today I made earrings. They are my number one favorite piece of jewelry. Actually, I never leave the house without wearing a pair of earrings. I do own a lot of them, mostly handmade and it’s one of those items

Make 8: Wheat Grass Sprouter

I bought a stack of these at Dollar Tree — three for a buck. I pour wheat grains in the bottom, fill them with water up to the holes, and set them on a series of racks under plant lights

Make 8: Wheat Grass Sprouter

I bought a stack of these at Dollar Tree — three for a buck. I pour wheat grains in the bottom, fill them with water up to the holes, and set them on a series of racks under plant lights

7: something

1. Finally reworked these robot charms 2. 2nd lunch with a dear friend this week (after not seeing each other all month) 3. Coffee with a new friend

7: something

1. Finally reworked these robot charms 2. 2nd lunch with a dear friend this week (after not seeing each other all month) 3. Coffee with a new friend

Day 7-Photographs

After working in the lab all day and in the store all evening, I didn’t have much energy to do a lot.  So I just took some pictures.   Close up of Lucy   Looking thru the cut of a

Day 7-Photographs

After working in the lab all day and in the store all evening, I didn’t have much energy to do a lot.  So I just took some pictures.   Close up of Lucy   Looking thru the cut of a

Day #7 : Scrapbooking time

helped my nephews make a scrapbooking picture frame for their grandma’s birthday present. it’s messy and a lot of ‘drama’ in the process, but we sure did have a great time :))

Day #7 : Scrapbooking time

helped my nephews make a scrapbooking picture frame for their grandma’s birthday present. it’s messy and a lot of ‘drama’ in the process, but we sure did have a great time :))

TAD 8: Christmas light bug ornament

This is not photographing well, but it is kind of cute in real life.

TAD 8: Christmas light bug ornament

This is not photographing well, but it is kind of cute in real life.

hokeypokey 8/28

Today’s TAD is to begin a die-cut paper project that I bought years ago at Heavenly Soles (R.I.P.) Iti s completly cheesy and fun. It is the Mexican Peck box crank toy.  Mike and I worked on it for half-an-hour

hokeypokey 8/28

Today’s TAD is to begin a die-cut paper project that I bought years ago at Heavenly Soles (R.I.P.) Iti s completly cheesy and fun. It is the Mexican Peck box crank toy.  Mike and I worked on it for half-an-hour

Word 08

Big words i stumbled upon, look up and forget at least 4 times per year.

Word 08

Big words i stumbled upon, look up and forget at least 4 times per year.

Day Seven…

This is a simple necklace that I adapted from a class I’ll be teaching next month:

Day Seven…

This is a simple necklace that I adapted from a class I’ll be teaching next month:

TAD-Day 6 and 7 clay kitty/Mac and cheese

Yesterday I didn’t come through with anything, but I knew today I would have all day to work in my studio so I could double up. My kitty boy Obie is modeling next to my newest clay kitty luminary. I

TAD-Day 6 and 7 clay kitty/Mac and cheese

Yesterday I didn’t come through with anything, but I knew today I would have all day to work in my studio so I could double up. My kitty boy Obie is modeling next to my newest clay kitty luminary. I

Thing-a-Day 7: Tinted Lip Balm

I’ve finally found a use for remnants of Vaseline and that piece of lipstick that always remains in the bottom of the tube. I mixed them together, added what was left  of a  sample of palm oil balm that came

Thing-a-Day 7: Tinted Lip Balm

I’ve finally found a use for remnants of Vaseline and that piece of lipstick that always remains in the bottom of the tube. I mixed them together, added what was left  of a  sample of palm oil balm that came

Today’s Instructions

Put something in a ziploc bag. Document. Report back. Alt: Take something (not the same thing) out of a ziploc.

Today’s Instructions

Put something in a ziploc bag. Document. Report back. Alt: Take something (not the same thing) out of a ziploc.

Day 8: Country Cole Slaw

This is their version from the Heritage cookbook. Below is my version. 4 cups shredded cabbage 2 T sugar 1/4 cup cider vinegar 1/2 cup light cream Mix all together and chill. My Slaw 4 cups cabbage, shredded bell pepper,

Day 8: Country Cole Slaw

This is their version from the Heritage cookbook. Below is my version. 4 cups shredded cabbage 2 T sugar 1/4 cup cider vinegar 1/2 cup light cream Mix all together and chill. My Slaw 4 cups cabbage, shredded bell pepper,

Originally posted on Earthworks Studio:
I worked at Hands On Studio today and taught at Toledo Potters Guild tonight — started more projects and demos — but finished these two small rattles. The one on the right is still wet…

Originally posted on Earthworks Studio:
I worked at Hands On Studio today and taught at Toledo Potters Guild tonight — started more projects and demos — but finished these two small rattles. The one on the right is still wet…

Day # 7 Magic Wand

So today I came up with something that wasn’t “cooking”. I made myself a magic wand. It took a lot longer than I anticipated. As a matter of fact it is still drying right now, but it looks pretty cool.

Day # 7 Magic Wand

So today I came up with something that wasn’t “cooking”. I made myself a magic wand. It took a lot longer than I anticipated. As a matter of fact it is still drying right now, but it looks pretty cool.

Day 6-Fused glass

I seem to be on a streak of posting two things a day and then missing a day. Oh well. So here is my Thing #6. Finally starting to get my little arts and crafts studio set up in our

Day 6-Fused glass

I seem to be on a streak of posting two things a day and then missing a day. Oh well. So here is my Thing #6. Finally starting to get my little arts and crafts studio set up in our

Thingy (6 &) 7

Well… my thing 6 was some lame heart wreaths I made at work (while having a particularly bad day) then I went out with a friend and had a few ciders until I felt better. Alcoholism? well… no one’s perfect.

Thingy (6 &) 7

Well… my thing 6 was some lame heart wreaths I made at work (while having a particularly bad day) then I went out with a friend and had a few ciders until I felt better. Alcoholism? well… no one’s perfect.

a photo of a close-up of an origami star

Day 7: Origami Star

Back in November of last year, I purchased 500 strips of origami star paper and I have been slowly working my way through it all. Here is one of the lucky stars that I made today!

a photo of a close-up of an origami star

Day 7: Origami Star

Back in November of last year, I purchased 500 strips of origami star paper and I have been slowly working my way through it all. Here is one of the lucky stars that I made today!

Day 7: Hands and Hair

More drawing study. Hands playing with hair. Hands are even harder than feet. They do more, so have to be drawn in all sorts of weird angles and contortions…like when playing with hair.

Day 7: Hands and Hair

More drawing study. Hands playing with hair. Hands are even harder than feet. They do more, so have to be drawn in all sorts of weird angles and contortions…like when playing with hair.

Things that need to get done

I’ve have a too much work related first week attempt. So this is the last one – moving into another direction tomorrow.

Things that need to get done

I’ve have a too much work related first week attempt. So this is the last one – moving into another direction tomorrow.

Day 7: Fantasy Anime

Last one for this theme and I’ve already learned so much!

Day 7: Fantasy Anime

Last one for this theme and I’ve already learned so much!