Daily Archives: February 14, 2013

Day 14 ~ Chocolate Covered Strawberries

And then there was just one… But not for long!! Advertisements

Day 14 ~ Chocolate Covered Strawberries

And then there was just one… But not for long!!

Day 14 – V Day

Happy V Day!!! Oh, wrong  V… ah, well.

Day 14 – V Day

Happy V Day!!! Oh, wrong  V… ah, well.

Love

TAD Day 14 Gelli print mixed media. Flowers drawn again with Uni-pin fineliners. Coloured using Derwent Studio pencils.

Love

TAD Day 14 Gelli print mixed media. Flowers drawn again with Uni-pin fineliners. Coloured using Derwent Studio pencils.

Dag 14 : Leatherman

Trying something technical today. Not too bad but lots of room for improvement. Just remember: “Practice don’t make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.” And thanks for the ideas, it will help a lot.

Dag 14 : Leatherman

Trying something technical today. Not too bad but lots of room for improvement. Just remember: “Practice don’t make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.” And thanks for the ideas, it will help a lot.

Today’s Question

What would your neighbor do in this situation? –draw a cartoon.

Today’s Question

What would your neighbor do in this situation? –draw a cartoon.

Cupid’s Dart

  Like Brenda and Eddie, Glenda and Freddie were still going steady since the summer of ‘75 …and buoyed by Brenda’s success, Glenda decided to borrow the serious shoes. Freddie was relieved to have the decision made for him and

Cupid’s Dart

  Like Brenda and Eddie, Glenda and Freddie were still going steady since the summer of ‘75 …and buoyed by Brenda’s success, Glenda decided to borrow the serious shoes. Freddie was relieved to have the decision made for him and

Charlie barks!

Back to the ponds in Homeland. I noticed this house (Alpine hobbit?) and Charlie noticed the dog by the pond. “HEY, HELLO!” said he. On the other hand, he showed absolutely no interest in the ducks that were in the

Charlie barks!

Back to the ponds in Homeland. I noticed this house (Alpine hobbit?) and Charlie noticed the dog by the pond. “HEY, HELLO!” said he. On the other hand, he showed absolutely no interest in the ducks that were in the

In the Pink!

              Bright sunshine today – along with a brisk wind – but encouraging enough for me to take a walk around the garden and discover that things are coming to life. Not a very

In the Pink!

              Bright sunshine today – along with a brisk wind – but encouraging enough for me to take a walk around the garden and discover that things are coming to life. Not a very

Dream #14: Valentine’s day

Today my ttle girl was in a totally wrong mood for making photos..  But since we had special illustrations for Valentine’s day – we just couldn’t miss this day!  So here we are wishing Happy Valentine’s day to everybody! :)

Dream #14: Valentine’s day

Today my ttle girl was in a totally wrong mood for making photos..  But since we had special illustrations for Valentine’s day – we just couldn’t miss this day!  So here we are wishing Happy Valentine’s day to everybody! :)

TAD 14: Lavender & Honey Scones

Day 12’s lemon curd was still in the fridge, and needed some scones to go with it. I decided to match it with lavender and honey to give me the illusion of spring on the horizon. My extremely mini cutter definitely upped

TAD 14: Lavender & Honey Scones

Day 12’s lemon curd was still in the fridge, and needed some scones to go with it. I decided to match it with lavender and honey to give me the illusion of spring on the horizon. My extremely mini cutter definitely upped

Sweets, flowers and love

Celebrating love is cool. Also, I think we don’t do it often enough, but just like everything else, if we want it to happen we can make it happen without any other reason than the fact that we are in

Sweets, flowers and love

Celebrating love is cool. Also, I think we don’t do it often enough, but just like everything else, if we want it to happen we can make it happen without any other reason than the fact that we are in

Day #14 : Crochet Heart Coaster

in the spirit of ‘valentine’s day’, i’ve decided to make a crochet heart-shaped coaster. a fast and easy project, just perfect for my afternoon green-tea time! happy valentine’s day, thing-a-day folks! (^_~)  

Day #14 : Crochet Heart Coaster

in the spirit of ‘valentine’s day’, i’ve decided to make a crochet heart-shaped coaster. a fast and easy project, just perfect for my afternoon green-tea time! happy valentine’s day, thing-a-day folks! (^_~)  

Day #13 : Taking notes on pattern’s modification

Since the ‘house slippers’ i’ve made last week was actually a modified version of the original pattern, it’s necessary for me to keep some notes on every changes i’ve made (especially now that i’m planning to make another one).  

Day #13 : Taking notes on pattern’s modification

Since the ‘house slippers’ i’ve made last week was actually a modified version of the original pattern, it’s necessary for me to keep some notes on every changes i’ve made (especially now that i’m planning to make another one).  

Day 14

Pencil and pen on paper 5×7 inches

Day 14

Pencil and pen on paper 5×7 inches

Tripping

Mardis Gras has just passed. I went to a Carnival celebration in Madrid last Friday. My basic costume and background shot lacked a bit of zing, so I extracted myself from the image, punched up the colours a bit and

Tripping

Mardis Gras has just passed. I went to a Carnival celebration in Madrid last Friday. My basic costume and background shot lacked a bit of zing, so I extracted myself from the image, punched up the colours a bit and

TAD 14: Home made shrinky dinks

Why yes, I was a child in the 70s. These are made using #6 plastic usually found in take out salad containers. And I did love these as a kid. Pretty fun as an adult too.  

TAD 14: Home made shrinky dinks

Why yes, I was a child in the 70s. These are made using #6 plastic usually found in take out salad containers. And I did love these as a kid. Pretty fun as an adult too.  

Word 14

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

Word 14

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

Day Thirteen…

I’m having a lot of fun making these roly-poly little animals.  A mouse this time:

Day Thirteen…

I’m having a lot of fun making these roly-poly little animals.  A mouse this time:

Thing-a-Day 13: Sour Dough Starter

This is an incredibly boring Thing-a-Day but it will come into its own in just over a week when I make the first of many delicious sourdough loaves. The jar I’ve used isn’t big enough (I realised that as soon as I

Thing-a-Day 13: Sour Dough Starter

This is an incredibly boring Thing-a-Day but it will come into its own in just over a week when I make the first of many delicious sourdough loaves. The jar I’ve used isn’t big enough (I realised that as soon as I

Thing 13

So it’s getting late in the day for Thing 13 and time got away from me. I need to sleep! That means no ultra fancy cookies but simple hearts. I plan to enjoy them tomorrow!

Thing 13

So it’s getting late in the day for Thing 13 and time got away from me. I need to sleep! That means no ultra fancy cookies but simple hearts. I plan to enjoy them tomorrow!

Day 13 – Fezzes are cool

I made a fez for my hubby for Valentine’s day. He already has a bowtie and a sonic screwdriver. In the picture, the fez is being modeled by Spider the cat.

Day 13 – Fezzes are cool

I made a fez for my hubby for Valentine’s day. He already has a bowtie and a sonic screwdriver. In the picture, the fez is being modeled by Spider the cat.

Day 13

I bought a small print from the op shop in a 4×4 inch frame. It’s a print and unnumbered, I don’t work over limited editions or one of a kind pieces. I took the image out of the backing and

Day 13

I bought a small print from the op shop in a 4×4 inch frame. It’s a print and unnumbered, I don’t work over limited editions or one of a kind pieces. I took the image out of the backing and

Heritage Cooking 14: Chuckwagon Chili

  Hot and spicy, I made a vegetarian version of this today. All you nee is a can or two of beans, a can of tomatoes, garlic and onion. 1 can kidney beans 1 can pinto beans, chick peas or

Heritage Cooking 14: Chuckwagon Chili

  Hot and spicy, I made a vegetarian version of this today. All you nee is a can or two of beans, a can of tomatoes, garlic and onion. 1 can kidney beans 1 can pinto beans, chick peas or

Day 13: project starts

I started planning out a website for some freelancing, and I started a little crochet monster. Nothing really to photograph though. The website is for a client so I don’t feel comfortable posting anything. The monster is just a little

Day 13: project starts

I started planning out a website for some freelancing, and I started a little crochet monster. Nothing really to photograph though. The website is for a client so I don’t feel comfortable posting anything. The monster is just a little

Day # 13 Mini Cupcakes

This one is a classic stand by. Black bottom cupcakes from Mom’s secret recipe book. I figured they would be a good treat for the guys at work tomorrow.

Day # 13 Mini Cupcakes

This one is a classic stand by. Black bottom cupcakes from Mom’s secret recipe book. I figured they would be a good treat for the guys at work tomorrow.

TAD 2013 – Day 13

Didn’t have much time to do anything today what with work and then babysitting our youngest grandson….  Tonight he discovered my old (and I mean old) teddy bear in the toy box. I have had this bear as long as

TAD 2013 – Day 13

Didn’t have much time to do anything today what with work and then babysitting our youngest grandson….  Tonight he discovered my old (and I mean old) teddy bear in the toy box. I have had this bear as long as

Day 13 – Drawing Valentine’s Fun

I totally forgot tomorrow was Valentine’s Day and remembered I wanted to make my nephew & nieces each a card. I am mostly pleased with how they turned out, but will still need some time to dry, so please excuse

Day 13 – Drawing Valentine’s Fun

I totally forgot tomorrow was Valentine’s Day and remembered I wanted to make my nephew & nieces each a card. I am mostly pleased with how they turned out, but will still need some time to dry, so please excuse

a photo of a monster constructed out of a toilet paper roll

Day 13: Toilet Paper Roll Monster

Sometimes, you just have to make a craft like you’re four years old again.

a photo of a monster constructed out of a toilet paper roll

Day 13: Toilet Paper Roll Monster

Sometimes, you just have to make a craft like you’re four years old again.

TAD 2/13 – Monogram

Monogram – mainly practicing flourishes in Illustrator.

TAD 2/13 – Monogram

Monogram – mainly practicing flourishes in Illustrator.

TAD 13

  Plastic beads + tiny mold = tiny, melty heart.

TAD 13

  Plastic beads + tiny mold = tiny, melty heart.

Stoneware Ocarinas: make 14

The guy on the left has a hole in his whistling mouth that changes the tone when you cover his lips. The one on the right is a more standard simple ocarina. Demos for my Ceramics 1 class who are

Stoneware Ocarinas: make 14

The guy on the left has a hole in his whistling mouth that changes the tone when you cover his lips. The one on the right is a more standard simple ocarina. Demos for my Ceramics 1 class who are

…11,12,13

An advance valentine’s day picture (pic of Francis, my bike, and my husband’s bike, unnamed) 11.1: Great conversation with a group I’m interested in collaborating with. 11.2: Discovered a great new working space in the Financial District. 11.3: Ended the

…11,12,13

An advance valentine’s day picture (pic of Francis, my bike, and my husband’s bike, unnamed) 11.1: Great conversation with a group I’m interested in collaborating with. 11.2: Discovered a great new working space in the Financial District. 11.3: Ended the

Day Thirteen – Monster a day

Coworkers voted I draw a monster chicken. I some how turned it into a dragon.

Day Thirteen – Monster a day

Coworkers voted I draw a monster chicken. I some how turned it into a dragon.