Daily Archives: February 11, 2013

TAD 11: Crocheted hanger

This reminds me of my grandmother, but I also realized how handy it would be to keep things from sliding off the regular hanger.

TAD 11: Crocheted hanger

This reminds me of my grandmother, but I also realized how handy it would be to keep things from sliding off the regular hanger.

Light success! (pending)

If you’ve been following, the last two days have been lighting disasters which cost me time and money for supplies to try them out. Darn. But today, with just a can of spray adhesive I may have hit upon a

Light success! (pending)

If you’ve been following, the last two days have been lighting disasters which cost me time and money for supplies to try them out. Darn. But today, with just a can of spray adhesive I may have hit upon a

TAD 11: Apple Raspberry Pie

Today’s thing was apple pie, with some raspberries that have been taking up freezer space added in. This was loosely based on a Hairy Bikers recipe, with a few changes and a lot more cinnamon. My adaptation is below: Pastry:

TAD 11: Apple Raspberry Pie

Today’s thing was apple pie, with some raspberries that have been taking up freezer space added in. This was loosely based on a Hairy Bikers recipe, with a few changes and a lot more cinnamon. My adaptation is below: Pastry:

Valentine outside

Day 11: Valentine for my Honey

UCSF was having a Valentine-making party on campus at lunchtime today, so I stopped in and made a Valentine for my honey. Back home, I made an envelope for it from wrapping paper.

Valentine outside

Day 11: Valentine for my Honey

UCSF was having a Valentine-making party on campus at lunchtime today, so I stopped in and made a Valentine for my honey. Back home, I made an envelope for it from wrapping paper.

A Single Red Rose

                  There has been a bit of a delay on the cupcakes…I will now have them ready for tomorrow… Today I have had to look after my granddaughter so have had little

A Single Red Rose

                  There has been a bit of a delay on the cupcakes…I will now have them ready for tomorrow… Today I have had to look after my granddaughter so have had little

Dag 11 : Roos

A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.

Dag 11 : Roos

A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.

Day 11: Quick&Lovely Wreath

It’s been a very busy Monday, with lots of stuff to do, but fortunately I found the time to put together today’s project: a very easy and quick wreath. I decorated with a ceramic deer, three plastic mushrooms and lace

Day 11: Quick&Lovely Wreath

It’s been a very busy Monday, with lots of stuff to do, but fortunately I found the time to put together today’s project: a very easy and quick wreath. I decorated with a ceramic deer, three plastic mushrooms and lace

Unpredictable

I have found that when using my acrylics they dry out quite quickly on the plate – even when using an acrylic flow enhancer. Perhaps I am using too little flow enhancer. Also, I am using ‘traditional’ acrylic paint. Perhaps

Unpredictable

I have found that when using my acrylics they dry out quite quickly on the plate – even when using an acrylic flow enhancer. Perhaps I am using too little flow enhancer. Also, I am using ‘traditional’ acrylic paint. Perhaps

Morning routine: quiet, solitude, latte, and a bagel

Harold wasn’t much for mornings. He liked an easy entrance to the day; sometime around half past ten was manageable.

Morning routine: quiet, solitude, latte, and a bagel

Harold wasn’t much for mornings. He liked an easy entrance to the day; sometime around half past ten was manageable.

Day 11 – Fun with Illustrator – Hello Spider Monkey

  Today I decided to work with Illustrator. I’ve made a few different Hello Kittys last year. An idea I was inspired to make happen through someone else (http://www.flickr.com/photos/josephsenior/).  Mine was done in Illustrator, instead of Photoshop, however, as I

Day 11 – Fun with Illustrator – Hello Spider Monkey

  Today I decided to work with Illustrator. I’ve made a few different Hello Kittys last year. An idea I was inspired to make happen through someone else (http://www.flickr.com/photos/josephsenior/).  Mine was done in Illustrator, instead of Photoshop, however, as I

hokeypokey 11/28

Click here for the gif of the chickens pecking. It is done!  I bought this kit years ago, moved it from the apartment to out house to the Korean apartment.  It was a fun winter project like I thought it

hokeypokey 11/28

Click here for the gif of the chickens pecking. It is done!  I bought this kit years ago, moved it from the apartment to out house to the Korean apartment.  It was a fun winter project like I thought it

Word 11

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

Word 11

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

Day 10 – work in progress

I’m still working on it, with far less time than I would like.

Day 10 – work in progress

I’m still working on it, with far less time than I would like.

Day ten…

Yes, it’s pink…and heart-shaped.  Valentine’s Day is coming up soon.  Actually, I have well over a hundred mini cookie cutters and a great deal of them are hearts of various shapes and sizes.  This is one of my favorite quilt

Day ten…

Yes, it’s pink…and heart-shaped.  Valentine’s Day is coming up soon.  Actually, I have well over a hundred mini cookie cutters and a great deal of them are hearts of various shapes and sizes.  This is one of my favorite quilt

Today’s Instructions

Make an application. Fill it out. Be accepted. Document. Report back.

Today’s Instructions

Make an application. Fill it out. Be accepted. Document. Report back.

Day 10: More Paper Flowers

Had a busy day of shopping and socializing, so just made a few more flowers.

Day 10: More Paper Flowers

Had a busy day of shopping and socializing, so just made a few more flowers.

TAD 10

I thought My Little Pony would be a good weekend project. I didn’t anticipate how busy today would be so this guy took longer than I hoped.Pattern from here: http://www.knitoneawesome.blogspot.co.uk/

TAD 10

I thought My Little Pony would be a good weekend project. I didn’t anticipate how busy today would be so this guy took longer than I hoped.Pattern from here: http://www.knitoneawesome.blogspot.co.uk/

Spool Knit Fairy Stage 1

Day 10: Spool Knit Fairy Stage 1

I finished the first piece for the spool knitted fairy doll I’m making from a pattern I acquired recently. This piece will become the fairy’s wings. How? Stay tuned… more will be revealed.

Spool Knit Fairy Stage 1

Day 10: Spool Knit Fairy Stage 1

I finished the first piece for the spool knitted fairy doll I’m making from a pattern I acquired recently. This piece will become the fairy’s wings. How? Stay tuned… more will be revealed.

a photo of a green crocheted flower

Day 10: Crocheted Flower

Just a simple crocheted flower for today’s thing. I made it from this pattern: Designer Challenge: Crochet a 5-Petal Flower!  

a photo of a green crocheted flower

Day 10: Crocheted Flower

Just a simple crocheted flower for today’s thing. I made it from this pattern: Designer Challenge: Crochet a 5-Petal Flower!  

Day Ten – Monster a day

We have lots of it so I made a snow man.

Day Ten – Monster a day

We have lots of it so I made a snow man.

10: and then

10.1: husband says he wants to try paradise loop with me and decides to ride across the bridge with me (instead of driving and meeting up in Sausalito) 10.2: it was a really clear and sunny day for riding 10.3:

10: and then

10.1: husband says he wants to try paradise loop with me and decides to ride across the bridge with me (instead of driving and meeting up in Sausalito) 10.2: it was a really clear and sunny day for riding 10.3:

Day 10 – Another pendant started

I’ve fallen down on the job the last couple of days. My excuse for yesterday was working a bead show — 10 straight hours of standing on a concrete floor. I was pretty pooped when I got home. Anyhoo, I’m

Day 10 – Another pendant started

I’ve fallen down on the job the last couple of days. My excuse for yesterday was working a bead show — 10 straight hours of standing on a concrete floor. I was pretty pooped when I got home. Anyhoo, I’m

Make Nine: Stoneware Jug

Another jug for yesterday… I didn’t get a pic up in time. But that’s thing-a-day nine. Still wet, not fired yet.

Make Nine: Stoneware Jug

Another jug for yesterday… I didn’t get a pic up in time. But that’s thing-a-day nine. Still wet, not fired yet.

Thing a Day 10: Frozen Food Star Wars Reenactment Theatre

Princess Lay’s: I love you. Han Solo Cup: I know. I know she wasn’t dressed this way in this scene, but how cute are those cookie buns? Fun fact: It is really hard to glue cookies to a bag of

Thing a Day 10: Frozen Food Star Wars Reenactment Theatre

Princess Lay’s: I love you. Han Solo Cup: I know. I know she wasn’t dressed this way in this scene, but how cute are those cookie buns? Fun fact: It is really hard to glue cookies to a bag of

TAD Day 10 Hat again

Did I mention I love these hats. Last nights was too small. And this one is a little big. I still like and will wear it.

TAD Day 10 Hat again

Did I mention I love these hats. Last nights was too small. And this one is a little big. I still like and will wear it.