Daily Archives: February 18, 2013

Day 18

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Day 18

Day 18 is painted wooden birds.

TAD 18: Cake

Today I made cake, lots of cake!   These are going to be taster mini cakes, since I’m meeting a friend to talk wedding cake this week. We’ve narrowed down the flavours to a choice between white chocolate and raspberry,

TAD 18: Cake

Today I made cake, lots of cake!   These are going to be taster mini cakes, since I’m meeting a friend to talk wedding cake this week. We’ve narrowed down the flavours to a choice between white chocolate and raspberry,

Great Expectations

My granddaughter is two on Wednesday so I am starting to get the cake organised…or should I say cakes.  I am going to make cupcakes for individual consumption and top the arrangement with a giant cupcake.  I have seen the

Great Expectations

My granddaughter is two on Wednesday so I am starting to get the cake organised…or should I say cakes.  I am going to make cupcakes for individual consumption and top the arrangement with a giant cupcake.  I have seen the

Day 17: Chapter 7 (1 of 4)

(I just spent the weekend in spokane rebuilding my web/mail servers I am obviously going to have to backfill here. ) Physical Agreement. In one of my projects I have a 3.3v router and a 5v arduino. I use a

Day 17: Chapter 7 (1 of 4)

(I just spent the weekend in spokane rebuilding my web/mail servers I am obviously going to have to backfill here. ) Physical Agreement. In one of my projects I have a 3.3v router and a 5v arduino. I use a

Frayed

I took one of my previous Gelli plate prints that was made using Derwent Artbars and gave it a mixed media collage treatment. It incorporates one of my flower sketches, ribbon scraps, and parts of my ‘failed’ altered page from

Frayed

I took one of my previous Gelli plate prints that was made using Derwent Artbars and gave it a mixed media collage treatment. It incorporates one of my flower sketches, ribbon scraps, and parts of my ‘failed’ altered page from

Thing 18

I don’t know how creative Thing 18 is, but it sure helps recharge the creativity. We went and picked up sea glass and shells along the beach. Of course, it was properly inspected upon arrival back home. Well, one of

Thing 18

I don’t know how creative Thing 18 is, but it sure helps recharge the creativity. We went and picked up sea glass and shells along the beach. Of course, it was properly inspected upon arrival back home. Well, one of

Dag 18 : Bootjie

This is better than it looks, the tilted picture makes the mast looks shorter. Another late night rushed drawing.  

Dag 18 : Bootjie

This is better than it looks, the tilted picture makes the mast looks shorter. Another late night rushed drawing.  

Spool Knit Teddy Bear

Day 18: Spool Knit Teddy Bear Completed

My spool knitted teddy bear is done! He has been felted, given eyes, nose, and mouth, and a neck ribbon. You can see what he looked like before he was felted here. He is 3 1/2 inches tall. Now that I see

Spool Knit Teddy Bear

Day 18: Spool Knit Teddy Bear Completed

My spool knitted teddy bear is done! He has been felted, given eyes, nose, and mouth, and a neck ribbon. You can see what he looked like before he was felted here. He is 3 1/2 inches tall. Now that I see

Day 18 ~ Homemade Soft Pretzels

Friend of mine shared this recipe, and they were a complete success! Not only did my daughters both enjoy helping to make them… They’re also ridiculously yummy – especially right out of the oven!!

Day 18 ~ Homemade Soft Pretzels

Friend of mine shared this recipe, and they were a complete success! Not only did my daughters both enjoy helping to make them… They’re also ridiculously yummy – especially right out of the oven!!

Thing a Day 18: Happy Presidents’ Day

Here in the United States, it’s Presidents’ Day, which is a holiday we celebrate by having to wait until tomorrow to get our mail. My great-great-great-great-great-great uncle was Millard Fillmore, the President nobody cares about or remembers.

Thing a Day 18: Happy Presidents’ Day

Here in the United States, it’s Presidents’ Day, which is a holiday we celebrate by having to wait until tomorrow to get our mail. My great-great-great-great-great-great uncle was Millard Fillmore, the President nobody cares about or remembers.

Crocheted Chatelaine

Day 17: More on Crocheted Chatelaine

I was so busy shopping for ruffle yarn on Etsy last night that I forgot to make my TAD post! I made more progress on my crocheted chatelaine yesterday. I’m still thinking about how to decorate it once it’s finished.

Crocheted Chatelaine

Day 17: More on Crocheted Chatelaine

I was so busy shopping for ruffle yarn on Etsy last night that I forgot to make my TAD post! I made more progress on my crocheted chatelaine yesterday. I’m still thinking about how to decorate it once it’s finished.

Day 12-Playdoh Patrick

Went to a friend’s kid’s birthday party, and birthday boy’s brother wanted Spongebob characters made from Playdoh. This was the best one!

Day 12-Playdoh Patrick

Went to a friend’s kid’s birthday party, and birthday boy’s brother wanted Spongebob characters made from Playdoh. This was the best one!

TAD 2/17 – Dollar store frames

2/17 – Dollar store frames painted silver with b&w photos of family. Need to replace or update Sophie in the middle though.. hmm..

TAD 2/17 – Dollar store frames

2/17 – Dollar store frames painted silver with b&w photos of family. Need to replace or update Sophie in the middle though.. hmm..

TAD 2/16 – Cameo & Canvas

Used my Silhouette Cameo to make a couple of cut-outs and arranged some photos.

TAD 2/16 – Cameo & Canvas

Used my Silhouette Cameo to make a couple of cut-outs and arranged some photos.

TAD 18: Flower hair clips

A friend of mine sent me this idea to use for TAD.  The instructions were for hair clips, but I’m thinking in the future of scattering a bunch of them over a black scarf. These are so little they are

TAD 18: Flower hair clips

A friend of mine sent me this idea to use for TAD.  The instructions were for hair clips, but I’m thinking in the future of scattering a bunch of them over a black scarf. These are so little they are

Day #17: When The Light Goes Off

not much to do during power outage last night. to kill time, i did some photography experiments by taking several shots of candle light on my coffee table. luv the result, though it turns out a bit ‘grainy’  due to

Day #17: When The Light Goes Off

not much to do during power outage last night. to kill time, i did some photography experiments by taking several shots of candle light on my coffee table. luv the result, though it turns out a bit ‘grainy’  due to

Word 18

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

Word 18

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

Day Seventeen…

One of the workshops offered at the conference, was making little Inro boxes.  Here’s the one I finished today:

Day Seventeen…

One of the workshops offered at the conference, was making little Inro boxes.  Here’s the one I finished today:

Day Sixteen…

My daughter says this is her favorite:

Day Sixteen…

My daughter says this is her favorite:

Day Fifteen…

I was away at a polymer clay conference and didn’t have access to my computer (I was unable to upload pictures to my tablet–oh well).  I did make something every day, so I’m posting them all today.  First up:

Day Fifteen…

I was away at a polymer clay conference and didn’t have access to my computer (I was unable to upload pictures to my tablet–oh well).  I did make something every day, so I’m posting them all today.  First up:

TAD 17-Tea and Honey Cake for Downton Abbey Finale

  Made Honey Cake and Yorkshire Tea and served with my grandma’s Royal Doulton china to celebrate the season finale of Downton Abbey. Too many folks dying this season, but the cake and tea make everyone feel better. Honey Cake

TAD 17-Tea and Honey Cake for Downton Abbey Finale

  Made Honey Cake and Yorkshire Tea and served with my grandma’s Royal Doulton china to celebrate the season finale of Downton Abbey. Too many folks dying this season, but the cake and tea make everyone feel better. Honey Cake

Day 17: Pokey day

I had trouble accomplishing much today, all I wanted to do was nap and read. I did manage a very cold run. I worked a bit more on the web design, and started a bunny for the bunny giving project.

Day 17: Pokey day

I had trouble accomplishing much today, all I wanted to do was nap and read. I did manage a very cold run. I worked a bit more on the web design, and started a bunny for the bunny giving project.

a painting of a yellow octopus

Day 17: Weird Octopus Painting

Well, this is supposed to be a painting of an octopus, but it doesn’t have enough legs.

a painting of a yellow octopus

Day 17: Weird Octopus Painting

Well, this is supposed to be a painting of an octopus, but it doesn’t have enough legs.

Day 17 – Pajaritos

Just learned how to make these. They’re super easy!

Day 17 – Pajaritos

Just learned how to make these. They’re super easy!

TAD 2013 – Day 17

    As in the past few years of TAD, I have a few samples to make for classes we are offering at our Girl Scout encampment in May. This is a fabric boa. A single strip of fabric about

TAD 2013 – Day 17

    As in the past few years of TAD, I have a few samples to make for classes we are offering at our Girl Scout encampment in May. This is a fabric boa. A single strip of fabric about

One is done

I love the feeling of one being done I really need to learn the two at a time method

One is done

I love the feeling of one being done I really need to learn the two at a time method

day17 city mural

Went downtown today to see the Oscar nominated short films. Really excellent — I highly recommend if you get a chance to see them! Anyway, there’s this huge mural downtown by the theater that I’ve always wanted to take a

day17 city mural

Went downtown today to see the Oscar nominated short films. Really excellent — I highly recommend if you get a chance to see them! Anyway, there’s this huge mural downtown by the theater that I’ve always wanted to take a

Lampshade

So, the folks at the gift shop took a look at my new products: lamp, graffiti on slate, and the new framing for the little silk squares. They thought they were all good. One liked the new framing, the other

Lampshade

So, the folks at the gift shop took a look at my new products: lamp, graffiti on slate, and the new framing for the little silk squares. They thought they were all good. One liked the new framing, the other

Thing 17

Thing 17 is more polymer clay. I used bits and pieces leftover from the in progress butterfly cane to make some nice veneer and with it, I made a couple of pendants and components for a bracelet. And because I

Thing 17

Thing 17 is more polymer clay. I used bits and pieces leftover from the in progress butterfly cane to make some nice veneer and with it, I made a couple of pendants and components for a bracelet. And because I

Day 17 ~ Pipe Cleaner Ballerina

Playing around with pipe cleaners today… Wound up with this froggy ballerina.

Day 17 ~ Pipe Cleaner Ballerina

Playing around with pipe cleaners today… Wound up with this froggy ballerina.

Day 17

Day 17 is part 2 of my big project.  Today was a ladybug and snail. :)

Day 17

Day 17 is part 2 of my big project.  Today was a ladybug and snail. :)