Daily Archives: February 24, 2013

a drawing of an octopus

Day 24: Octopus Doodle

  I didn’t really want to do any doodles for Thing-A-Day, because I do a doodle every day at doodleperdiem.laurelgreen.com, but I couldn’t think up anything else to do, so, here we go, today’s thing is a doodle. I’m not

a drawing of an octopus

Day 24: Octopus Doodle

  I didn’t really want to do any doodles for Thing-A-Day, because I do a doodle every day at doodleperdiem.laurelgreen.com, but I couldn’t think up anything else to do, so, here we go, today’s thing is a doodle. I’m not

Another new lamp, graffiti

What do you think about the corner of the street sign not being straight? Too much of a distraction? I swear it was when it was stretched but, well, that’s how it goes.

Another new lamp, graffiti

What do you think about the corner of the street sign not being straight? Too much of a distraction? I swear it was when it was stretched but, well, that’s how it goes.

TAD 23

Another weekend shooting my friend’s band.

TAD 23

Another weekend shooting my friend’s band.

New Lamp, squares

  Here is the new lamp all done. I’d welcome feedback, yay or nay, as to whether the brush strokes is potentially a problem for customers. It doesn’t look any more noticeable when the light is on. Unfortunately the silk

New Lamp, squares

  Here is the new lamp all done. I’d welcome feedback, yay or nay, as to whether the brush strokes is potentially a problem for customers. It doesn’t look any more noticeable when the light is on. Unfortunately the silk

Charlie lives in Medfield

    It occurred to me that in all of our neighborhood wanderings we’d never introduced you to our little neighborhood. When I moved in, my next door neighbor had lived in his house for 40 years. His daughter lived with

Charlie lives in Medfield

    It occurred to me that in all of our neighborhood wanderings we’d never introduced you to our little neighborhood. When I moved in, my next door neighbor had lived in his house for 40 years. His daughter lived with

Make 24, Henna reminder

When life gets crazy I forget to breathe. This henna tattoo will last about a week — and remind me.

Make 24, Henna reminder

When life gets crazy I forget to breathe. This henna tattoo will last about a week — and remind me.

Not Pudding in de Bin

I really do hate having to throw things away so when I realised that half of a pack of croissants was really too dry to eat I just couldn’t bring myself to put them in the bin.  So I went

Not Pudding in de Bin

I really do hate having to throw things away so when I realised that half of a pack of croissants was really too dry to eat I just couldn’t bring myself to put them in the bin.  So I went

An intervention

The kitchen staff at the Hotel Garamond were justifiably proud of their reputation… it took some doing to hang on to that fourth Michelin star. So they were not pleased when patrons started complaining about the food. Turns out that

An intervention

The kitchen staff at the Hotel Garamond were justifiably proud of their reputation… it took some doing to hang on to that fourth Michelin star. So they were not pleased when patrons started complaining about the food. Turns out that

Mum and Dad

  On the way out today I noticed that my neighbour had been busy. Sue takes care of our shared garden and this morning she must have been busy again preparing for spring as this planter was outside my door.

Mum and Dad

  On the way out today I noticed that my neighbour had been busy. Sue takes care of our shared garden and this morning she must have been busy again preparing for spring as this planter was outside my door.

Day-24: Pancake Cake

That is my today’s experiment: pancake cake. Quite delitious I would say :) Finally I’ve got to photos I was making during the whole February. I hope I’ll manage to show all stuff I was doing.

Day-24: Pancake Cake

That is my today’s experiment: pancake cake. Quite delitious I would say :) Finally I’ve got to photos I was making during the whole February. I hope I’ll manage to show all stuff I was doing.

Dag 24 : Dennebol

And a pinecone, the little mug is just to keep it from rolling over. I did put in effort to try and make it as accurate as possible, and it shows. Happy with this one.

Dag 24 : Dennebol

And a pinecone, the little mug is just to keep it from rolling over. I did put in effort to try and make it as accurate as possible, and it shows. Happy with this one.

Thing-a-Day 24: Cheese Straws

I’ve no idea how it is that I’ve never made cheese straws before. They’re so simple to make and temptingly delicious. I know they look a little bit like fish fingers sprinkled with Parmesan, but trust me, they really are

Thing-a-Day 24: Cheese Straws

I’ve no idea how it is that I’ve never made cheese straws before. They’re so simple to make and temptingly delicious. I know they look a little bit like fish fingers sprinkled with Parmesan, but trust me, they really are

Day 24: Crêpes

Today I made crepes. Sure, they aren’t necessarily something creative, but they were delicious. :)

Day 24: Crêpes

Today I made crepes. Sure, they aren’t necessarily something creative, but they were delicious. :)

Day 23: Fabric hearts

Saturdays are always busy days, so I only got to post today what I made yesterday. It’s these pretty Ikea fabric hearts that I made for our bedroom. I plan to hang them by the closet knobs and later make

Day 23: Fabric hearts

Saturdays are always busy days, so I only got to post today what I made yesterday. It’s these pretty Ikea fabric hearts that I made for our bedroom. I plan to hang them by the closet knobs and later make

TAD 24: Tulle scrubbie

A quick little scrubber for non-stick pans.

TAD 24: Tulle scrubbie

A quick little scrubber for non-stick pans.

Thing 24: Shift Registers

Page: #397. We updated this to use the 74xx595

Thing 24: Shift Registers

Page: #397. We updated this to use the 74xx595

Word 24

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

Word 24

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

Day Twenty-Three…

Continuing with the “safari” theme…

Day Twenty-Three…

Continuing with the “safari” theme…

Today’s Instructions

Exclaim! Document. Report back. Alt: Proclaim!

Today’s Instructions

Exclaim! Document. Report back. Alt: Proclaim!

Day 23: More Flowers

Slow day, just made some more flowers.

Day 23: More Flowers

Slow day, just made some more flowers.

Originally posted on Earthworks Studio:
Demonstrated slip trailing (the bumpy one), agate wear (two colors at once, the green one) and a handbuilt textured slab mug printed with one of those long dogtag chains..

Originally posted on Earthworks Studio:
Demonstrated slip trailing (the bumpy one), agate wear (two colors at once, the green one) and a handbuilt textured slab mug printed with one of those long dogtag chains..

a photo of a bracelet with green beads

Day 23: Yet Another Bracelet

I made yet another bracelet. This one has green beads.

a photo of a bracelet with green beads

Day 23: Yet Another Bracelet

I made yet another bracelet. This one has green beads.

day 23 mossy sycamores

Passed by these mossy sycamores on my walk to breakfast this morning. So many cool shades of green!

day 23 mossy sycamores

Passed by these mossy sycamores on my walk to breakfast this morning. So many cool shades of green!

TAD 2013 – Day 23

        I spent some time down in my studio again today working on that shacks painting I previously posted about. While I was waiting for something to dry on the other piece, I pulled this one out.

TAD 2013 – Day 23

        I spent some time down in my studio again today working on that shacks painting I previously posted about. While I was waiting for something to dry on the other piece, I pulled this one out.

Odd Odd

Not an Odd Fellow today, but an odd fellow. Little life lesson here: never let a curious, cute 5 year old catch a glimpse of the cute amigurumi… Before you know it, you’re taking requests. This one’s for you, Ryan.

Odd Odd

Not an Odd Fellow today, but an odd fellow. Little life lesson here: never let a curious, cute 5 year old catch a glimpse of the cute amigurumi… Before you know it, you’re taking requests. This one’s for you, Ryan.

Charlie and the Gnome

  Just local walks today and the most interesting thing was next door. My new neighbor likes gnomes and the Washington football (American football) team. He placed this little guy in the hole where the real estate “for sale” sign

Charlie and the Gnome

  Just local walks today and the most interesting thing was next door. My new neighbor likes gnomes and the Washington football (American football) team. He placed this little guy in the hole where the real estate “for sale” sign

Day 23

Day 23 is spice sugar cookie dough.  It needs to chill overnight so cookies will be tomorrow!

Day 23

Day 23 is spice sugar cookie dough.  It needs to chill overnight so cookies will be tomorrow!

Day 22

This was for yesterday but I lost track of time.  Another painted birdhouse. :)

Day 22

This was for yesterday but I lost track of time.  Another painted birdhouse. :)

Day 23: Chorus #1

imokimalright I’m okay, I’m alright/ When you’re here by my side No more doubt, no feeling sorry for myself I’m okay, I’m alright/ With you by my side No holding back, no more waiting for tomorrow I’m okay, I’m alright/

Day 23: Chorus #1

imokimalright I’m okay, I’m alright/ When you’re here by my side No more doubt, no feeling sorry for myself I’m okay, I’m alright/ With you by my side No holding back, no more waiting for tomorrow I’m okay, I’m alright/

Heritage Cooking 24: Philadelphia Pepper Pot Soup

I used to love the Campbell’s Pepper Pot but don’t know if they still sell it. I may be hard ot find tripe. I had trouble  finding a shank or any soup bone! So I used cut-up beef that is for stock.

Heritage Cooking 24: Philadelphia Pepper Pot Soup

I used to love the Campbell’s Pepper Pot but don’t know if they still sell it. I may be hard ot find tripe. I had trouble  finding a shank or any soup bone! So I used cut-up beef that is for stock.