Daily Archives: February 13, 2013

TAD 13: Meringue

Since I have egg whites left over from the lemon curd, meringues seemed a logical step. The basic meringue can be shaped however you fancy; I piped mine into nests that I think would be pretty good filled with lemon curd

TAD 13: Meringue

Since I have egg whites left over from the lemon curd, meringues seemed a logical step. The basic meringue can be shaped however you fancy; I piped mine into nests that I think would be pretty good filled with lemon curd

Thing a Day 13: Chalk Flower at the Bus Stop

I drew a flower with sidewalk chalk at the bus stop. Nobody asked me what I was doing.

Thing a Day 13: Chalk Flower at the Bus Stop

I drew a flower with sidewalk chalk at the bus stop. Nobody asked me what I was doing.

Li’l Lily

                    Just a really quick origami fold for today as I have had the grandchildren here and have run out of time!!  As my youngest granddaughter is called Lily I have

Li’l Lily

                    Just a really quick origami fold for today as I have had the grandchildren here and have run out of time!!  As my youngest granddaughter is called Lily I have

Day 13

Day 13 is the second character from the kit I got yesterday.

Day 13

Day 13 is the second character from the kit I got yesterday.

Day 12

Didn’t get a chance to upload yesterday but I got a kit to color wood v-day characters and this is what I had done yesterday.

Day 12

Didn’t get a chance to upload yesterday but I got a kit to color wood v-day characters and this is what I had done yesterday.

Today’s Instructions

Look up. Document. Report back. Alt: and to the right.

Today’s Instructions

Look up. Document. Report back. Alt: and to the right.

Veil

  Gelli print mixed media. Flowers drawn onto tracing paper (much easier than on tissue and adds a different texture) using UniPin fineliners. (Book excerpts Beulah)

Veil

  Gelli print mixed media. Flowers drawn onto tracing paper (much easier than on tissue and adds a different texture) using UniPin fineliners. (Book excerpts Beulah)

Heart Pom-Poms

Day 13: Heart-Shaped Pom-Poms

I tried out the Clover Heart-Shape Pom-Pom Maker I bought on a whim at the variety store, with the idea of making a heart to go with my honey’s Valentine tomorrow. My first attempt at left looks more like a

Heart Pom-Poms

Day 13: Heart-Shaped Pom-Poms

I tried out the Clover Heart-Shape Pom-Pom Maker I bought on a whim at the variety store, with the idea of making a heart to go with my honey’s Valentine tomorrow. My first attempt at left looks more like a

Dag 13 : Potjie

Another badly rushed late-night sketch just to get something done. I’m running out of ideas of what to sketch, any help will be appreciated.

Dag 13 : Potjie

Another badly rushed late-night sketch just to get something done. I’m running out of ideas of what to sketch, any help will be appreciated.

Day 13: More spring trinkets

Trinkets once again. Yesterday I received the bronze and silver bases and I started working on some new spring trinkets. I took the pictures right before baking them (they are made with polymer clay) and when they are ready they’ll

Day 13: More spring trinkets

Trinkets once again. Yesterday I received the bronze and silver bases and I started working on some new spring trinkets. I took the pictures right before baking them (they are made with polymer clay) and when they are ready they’ll

Word 13

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

Word 13

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

Day 13 – Test

I finished my name logo, but I’m just putting it here to test as I’ve been having issues with some of my posts not also being added to Facebook, for some odd reason. I initially went with the first, because

Day 13 – Test

I finished my name logo, but I’m just putting it here to test as I’ve been having issues with some of my posts not also being added to Facebook, for some odd reason. I initially went with the first, because

hokeypokey 13/28

Today I resumed a UFO. Here’s the first bit. 

hokeypokey 13/28

Today I resumed a UFO. Here’s the first bit. 

Day 12

Today is a knitting day because I’ve been watching subtitled films and it’s near impossible to read and draw at the same time. The yarn is from Wisdom and is called Poems but I haven’t got a clue what the

Day 12

Today is a knitting day because I’ve been watching subtitled films and it’s near impossible to read and draw at the same time. The yarn is from Wisdom and is called Poems but I haven’t got a clue what the

TAD 13: Tape measure bracelet

I inherited several tape measures from various grandma stashes. These would make fun gifts for my crafty and sewing friends.

TAD 13: Tape measure bracelet

I inherited several tape measures from various grandma stashes. These would make fun gifts for my crafty and sewing friends.

Beach house on the moon

The Ogilveys have hit all the major vacation locations: Cape Canaveral, the Air and Space Museum,  Area 51, Devil’s Tower. This year, they were overjoyed to witness an eclipse directly over their own backyard. Naturally, they wore protective eyegear.

Beach house on the moon

The Ogilveys have hit all the major vacation locations: Cape Canaveral, the Air and Space Museum,  Area 51, Devil’s Tower. This year, they were overjoyed to witness an eclipse directly over their own backyard. Naturally, they wore protective eyegear.

Day #12 : granny square bag ver. 2.0, preparation day

the main part for my next granny square bag have already done. the handles and button usually came in later process after the bodice of the bag finished being sewn. the next step is to prepare these granny squares for

Day #12 : granny square bag ver. 2.0, preparation day

the main part for my next granny square bag have already done. the handles and button usually came in later process after the bodice of the bag finished being sewn. the next step is to prepare these granny squares for

Day #11 : photographed a collage of printed photos

i rarely print my collection of digital photographs, whether the ones i took with my pocket digicam, camera phone or some other camera-equipped gadgets. anyway, my sister printed some of her family photos that she and i took some times

Day #11 : photographed a collage of printed photos

i rarely print my collection of digital photographs, whether the ones i took with my pocket digicam, camera phone or some other camera-equipped gadgets. anyway, my sister printed some of her family photos that she and i took some times

Day #9 – #10 : sadly, became two unproductive days…

i went to wedd reception on day #9; and on day #10 i pretty much  spent it at home reading books and doing some little b’day celebration for my nephew (he turned 3!). so, sadly to say, day #9+#10 were

Day #9 – #10 : sadly, became two unproductive days…

i went to wedd reception on day #9; and on day #10 i pretty much  spent it at home reading books and doing some little b’day celebration for my nephew (he turned 3!). so, sadly to say, day #9+#10 were

Today’s Instructions

Spell your name using none of the letters in it. Document. Report back.

Today’s Instructions

Spell your name using none of the letters in it. Document. Report back.

Day Twelve…

Since I made a kitty yesterday, I decided to make a puppy today:

Day Twelve…

Since I made a kitty yesterday, I decided to make a puppy today:

Thing-a-Day 12: Newspaper Flower

I didn’t realise how much colour there is in a newspaper these days – I leafed through the whole of my Sunday paper and couldn’t find five image-free pages to make this flower. It’s hard to tell from the photo

Thing-a-Day 12: Newspaper Flower

I didn’t realise how much colour there is in a newspaper these days – I leafed through the whole of my Sunday paper and couldn’t find five image-free pages to make this flower. It’s hard to tell from the photo

Day 10-Crayon Canvas

Uploaded the rest from my mobile hotspot, because lately it’s working better than my terrible home internet!! Grr.  Still trying to catch up, anyway.  I saw this project on Pinterest awhile back and have been wanting to try it, so

Day 10-Crayon Canvas

Uploaded the rest from my mobile hotspot, because lately it’s working better than my terrible home internet!! Grr.  Still trying to catch up, anyway.  I saw this project on Pinterest awhile back and have been wanting to try it, so

TAD 12

Memory wire bracelet with Delica beads & dyed stone chips. Matches my Day 7 project.

TAD 12

Memory wire bracelet with Delica beads & dyed stone chips. Matches my Day 7 project.

Day 9-Rice Flour Muffins

Tried to post this last night, but literally fell asleep trying to upload the picture… On a related note, my Internet is being ridiculously terrible lately!! I’m playing catch up because I’m behind, as usual.  I’ve never been the most

Day 9-Rice Flour Muffins

Tried to post this last night, but literally fell asleep trying to upload the picture… On a related note, my Internet is being ridiculously terrible lately!! I’m playing catch up because I’m behind, as usual.  I’ve never been the most

Thing 12

Today’s thing is an experiment in how to support some flimsy structures in polymer clay through the curing process. But I think I have a plan to move forward with on an actual rose after this experiment. Then we needed

Thing 12

Today’s thing is an experiment in how to support some flimsy structures in polymer clay through the curing process. But I think I have a plan to move forward with on an actual rose after this experiment. Then we needed

Day 12 – More Fun with Illustrator

I really wanted to draw today, but felt, I don’t know, either unmotivated or subconsciously feeling “I couldn’t”. I then figured I would use the melon heart cutouts I helped my sister with for a fruit platter she needed to

Day 12 – More Fun with Illustrator

I really wanted to draw today, but felt, I don’t know, either unmotivated or subconsciously feeling “I couldn’t”. I then figured I would use the melon heart cutouts I helped my sister with for a fruit platter she needed to

Chickie image, Make 12

I cannot lie. My mail order chicks came in the mail and I did nothing but sit and watch them all afternoon. I took this pic for my facebook page and so this pic is my sole creative pursuit today.

Chickie image, Make 12

I cannot lie. My mail order chicks came in the mail and I did nothing but sit and watch them all afternoon. I took this pic for my facebook page and so this pic is my sole creative pursuit today.

a photo of a little round box with sparkles and jewels on it

Day 12: Sparkly Jeweled Box

  I covered a little wooden box with sparkles and plastic jewels today. I’m not really sure what I’m going to do with this box, but it’s nice to have a little fancy container on hand, just in case I

a photo of a little round box with sparkles and jewels on it

Day 12: Sparkly Jeweled Box

  I covered a little wooden box with sparkles and plastic jewels today. I’m not really sure what I’m going to do with this box, but it’s nice to have a little fancy container on hand, just in case I

TAD 2/12 – Canvas photo transfer

Day 12 – Used Plaid’s “Picture This” to transfer image to canvas from a laser print out. Added Mod Podge to seal and finished edges with black acrylic paint.    

TAD 2/12 – Canvas photo transfer

Day 12 – Used Plaid’s “Picture This” to transfer image to canvas from a laser print out. Added Mod Podge to seal and finished edges with black acrylic paint.    

Day 12: More flowers

Busy day today, so didn’t have a ton of time for making stuff. So just made another small pile of flowers. Going to try to do something else tomorrow, just for a change of pace.

Day 12: More flowers

Busy day today, so didn’t have a ton of time for making stuff. So just made another small pile of flowers. Going to try to do something else tomorrow, just for a change of pace.

TAD 2013 – Day 12

  Should have had these Valentines in the mail to the grandkids yesterday. Oh well……

TAD 2013 – Day 12

  Should have had these Valentines in the mail to the grandkids yesterday. Oh well……

New silk square product

I had these little squares at the gift shop that carries my scarves. I make them by cutting up one of my hand painted silk scarves and stretching them over 6″x6″ canvas squares. The owners returned them to me because

New silk square product

I had these little squares at the gift shop that carries my scarves. I make them by cutting up one of my hand painted silk scarves and stretching them over 6″x6″ canvas squares. The owners returned them to me because

Heritage Cooking 13: Cranberry Walnut Bread

This is a winner! So easy. The original called for blueberries but all I had was dried cranberries, so I boiled them for a minute in 1/2 cup of water and drained them to soften them. This cake is so

Heritage Cooking 13: Cranberry Walnut Bread

This is a winner! So easy. The original called for blueberries but all I had was dried cranberries, so I boiled them for a minute in 1/2 cup of water and drained them to soften them. This cake is so

Charlie visits the haunted bed and breakfast

I fantasize about buying this house, tearing it down and making a row house sized, Addams family looking, haunted bed and breakfast – black, with turrets and maybe a little, tiny haunted cornfield in the back. The cemetery is already

Charlie visits the haunted bed and breakfast

I fantasize about buying this house, tearing it down and making a row house sized, Addams family looking, haunted bed and breakfast – black, with turrets and maybe a little, tiny haunted cornfield in the back. The cemetery is already