Daily Archives: February 25, 2013

Spool Knit Scarf Piece

Day 25: Spool Knit Scarf Piece

I’m almost done with this lacy, spool-knitted piece that I will braid with some other pieces to become a multi-media scarf. Not sure what the other elements will be yet, but I’m sorting through my stash. Advertisements

Spool Knit Scarf Piece

Day 25: Spool Knit Scarf Piece

I’m almost done with this lacy, spool-knitted piece that I will braid with some other pieces to become a multi-media scarf. Not sure what the other elements will be yet, but I’m sorting through my stash.

Equipped Chatelaine

Day 24: Chatelaine Is Equipped

At the Quilt-Craft-Sew show in San Mateo last weekend, I found the perfect items to equip my recently completed crocheted chatelaine: a couple of mini-carabiners and a pill case with a jump ring. Now I have everything I need to

Equipped Chatelaine

Day 24: Chatelaine Is Equipped

At the Quilt-Craft-Sew show in San Mateo last weekend, I found the perfect items to equip my recently completed crocheted chatelaine: a couple of mini-carabiners and a pill case with a jump ring. Now I have everything I need to

Old and new Aquaintances

This evening I went to a jewellery class. I attended last autumn for 10 weeks. Today a short 5 week course started. It was lovely to catch up with Sam, the tutor, and a couple of participants from last year.

Old and new Aquaintances

This evening I went to a jewellery class. I attended last autumn for 10 weeks. Today a short 5 week course started. It was lovely to catch up with Sam, the tutor, and a couple of participants from last year.

The Final Garnish

With the final two embossed copper labels finished I have a full compliment of smart labels for my herb garden.  I am really pleased with them and am glad that I decided to spend the time to make them something special. I

The Final Garnish

With the final two embossed copper labels finished I have a full compliment of smart labels for my herb garden.  I am really pleased with them and am glad that I decided to spend the time to make them something special. I

Day 24 – Hello Deadpool

I’m a bit behind. Decided to make this one, which took longer than I expected. Funny how that is always the case. I’ll post, hopefully, a finished drawing this evening. Since I’m taking the week off lifting, I should have

Day 24 – Hello Deadpool

I’m a bit behind. Decided to make this one, which took longer than I expected. Funny how that is always the case. I’ll post, hopefully, a finished drawing this evening. Since I’m taking the week off lifting, I should have

Dag 25 : Oorlog

And meeting my old enemy, Round Stuff, again. This battle was a draw. Lifting ring from a 155mm howitzer shell and a drag ring from a 127mm multiple rocket launcher.

Dag 25 : Oorlog

And meeting my old enemy, Round Stuff, again. This battle was a draw. Lifting ring from a 155mm howitzer shell and a drag ring from a 127mm multiple rocket launcher.

Homegrown Odd

Somedays, it’s just not possible to get the work done… certain residents of the home want to help.

Homegrown Odd

Somedays, it’s just not possible to get the work done… certain residents of the home want to help.

Day 25: Beaucoup D’amour necklace

I started the week by doing some research for new pieces of jewelry and working on some new designs. So far, I made this lovely necklace – I just love the beautiful beads. I’ve had them for some time and

Day 25: Beaucoup D’amour necklace

I started the week by doing some research for new pieces of jewelry and working on some new designs. So far, I made this lovely necklace – I just love the beautiful beads. I’ve had them for some time and

Day 25 ~ Monday Morning Sun

Just loved the way the sun greeted me this morning.

Day 25 ~ Monday Morning Sun

Just loved the way the sun greeted me this morning.

Thing 24

Today’s thing was a continuation of creativity recharge. Got up early to go on a tour to see flamingos in the Rio Lagartos biosphere, including a great mud bath followed by exploration of the nearby towns and ending with moonlight

Thing 24

Today’s thing was a continuation of creativity recharge. Got up early to go on a tour to see flamingos in the Rio Lagartos biosphere, including a great mud bath followed by exploration of the nearby towns and ending with moonlight

Thing 23

Day 23 and today was the start if a weekend vacation to Rio Lagartos so mostly filled with driving and some nice photos. I’ll share a few photos. I met a very crafty man however who uses shells and old

Thing 23

Day 23 and today was the start if a weekend vacation to Rio Lagartos so mostly filled with driving and some nice photos. I’ll share a few photos. I met a very crafty man however who uses shells and old

TAD 25: Almond liqueur

This is supposed to taste like the brand Disaronno, but as it is 7 am here, and I am headed off to work, I’ll have to wait until tonight to see how it turned out.

TAD 25: Almond liqueur

This is supposed to taste like the brand Disaronno, but as it is 7 am here, and I am headed off to work, I’ll have to wait until tonight to see how it turned out.

Day 22

Finished the snail. Pencil and pen on paper 5 x 7 inches  

Day 22

Finished the snail. Pencil and pen on paper 5 x 7 inches  

Heritage Cooking 25: Fresh Apple Cake

Lovely cake with a crunchy streusel topping and a whiff of cinnamon! It’s really easy to mix up by hand and uses ingredients found in every kitchen. This is a great treat for a little get-together of friends or family!

Heritage Cooking 25: Fresh Apple Cake

Lovely cake with a crunchy streusel topping and a whiff of cinnamon! It’s really easy to mix up by hand and uses ingredients found in every kitchen. This is a great treat for a little get-together of friends or family!

Day Twenty-Four…

My daughter requested a giraffe…

Day Twenty-Four…

My daughter requested a giraffe…

Word 25

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

Word 25

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

Today’s Instructions

Gather irrelevant information through direct observation. Document. Report back.

Today’s Instructions

Gather irrelevant information through direct observation. Document. Report back.

Day 24 – Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Just like Pecan Sandies, but home made. And I think they’re tastier! Also really easy.

Day 24 – Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Just like Pecan Sandies, but home made. And I think they’re tastier! Also really easy.

2.20.2013: Cork Hot Plate

      Variation of previous hot plate I made… used different beads.

2.20.2013: Cork Hot Plate

      Variation of previous hot plate I made… used different beads.

day 24 ratatouille

I’ve been meaning to make this ratatouille all week! Tonight it actually happened! This means dinner will be all ready to go tomorrow night. Hooray! 

day 24 ratatouille

I’ve been meaning to make this ratatouille all week! Tonight it actually happened! This means dinner will be all ready to go tomorrow night. Hooray! 

TAD 24

  Tiny amigurumi gnome. This is to replace one I gave a friend for Christmas who had an unfortunate encounter with a candle. The gnome, not my friend.

TAD 24

  Tiny amigurumi gnome. This is to replace one I gave a friend for Christmas who had an unfortunate encounter with a candle. The gnome, not my friend.

TAD 2013 – Day 24

It’s been over 3 years in the making, as I said in a previous post on day 10…. It started out way a much more realistic acrylic painting that I ended up not liking. So I painted over it and

TAD 2013 – Day 24

It’s been over 3 years in the making, as I said in a previous post on day 10…. It started out way a much more realistic acrylic painting that I ended up not liking. So I painted over it and

TAD DAY 24 Bamboo Steampunk Gun

My daughter wanted an Asian Steampunk costume.  So I started with the gun.  This is 7 barrels of blasting fun.  I love that she wanted a wick to shoot it with.

TAD DAY 24 Bamboo Steampunk Gun

My daughter wanted an Asian Steampunk costume.  So I started with the gun.  This is 7 barrels of blasting fun.  I love that she wanted a wick to shoot it with.

Day Twenty Four – Monster a day

My son suggested a creepy skeleton warrior. So here is a creepy skeleton warrior.

Day Twenty Four – Monster a day

My son suggested a creepy skeleton warrior. So here is a creepy skeleton warrior.

Day 24 – More beaded beads

  One show down, and I got my first acceptance of the season, so let the inventory-building begin. During show season, I always feel like I’m on the verge of not having enough stuff, so this year I’ve set goals

Day 24 – More beaded beads

  One show down, and I got my first acceptance of the season, so let the inventory-building begin. During show season, I always feel like I’m on the verge of not having enough stuff, so this year I’ve set goals

Day 24 ~ Handmade Thank You Card

My thing for today is a handmade thank you card. Just cut paper and a piece from another card I liked.

Day 24 ~ Handmade Thank You Card

My thing for today is a handmade thank you card. Just cut paper and a piece from another card I liked.

Day 24: Chorus #2

meaningless What does it mean, to live life to the fullest/ What can I do that helps anyone/ I cannot find all the answers/ Someone please tell me the truth/ My life feels meaningless, it seems so meaningless/ I can’t

Day 24: Chorus #2

meaningless What does it mean, to live life to the fullest/ What can I do that helps anyone/ I cannot find all the answers/ Someone please tell me the truth/ My life feels meaningless, it seems so meaningless/ I can’t

Day 24: Discouraged

There are good flying lessons and then there are lessons where I feel like I’ve taken 2 steps backward. Today was one of those days.  Sometimes I feel as if I am personally changing the statistics for how long it

Day 24: Discouraged

There are good flying lessons and then there are lessons where I feel like I’ve taken 2 steps backward. Today was one of those days.  Sometimes I feel as if I am personally changing the statistics for how long it