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freelance graphic designer & a full-time dreamer. just a simple individual with complex tastes ;P
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Day #6 : Ravellenics Shawl N°2

This is my swatch for shawl no.2 :) The yarn is the same kind as the first shawl, only it’s in pale lavender. I used miyuki seed beads in amethyst lined crystal AB. This combination is what usually found on

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Day #6 : Ravellenics Shawl N°2

This is my swatch for shawl no.2 :) The yarn is the same kind as the first shawl, only it’s in pale lavender. I used miyuki seed beads in amethyst lined crystal AB. This combination is what usually found on

3 different seed beads

Day #5 : Ravellenics Shawl N°1

This year is the first time i participate in Ravelry’s Ravellenics Games. What is ravellenics games? well, if you want to know a little about it, there’s a short explanation of it on my personal page. I decided to enter

3 different seed beads

Day #5 : Ravellenics Shawl N°1

This year is the first time i participate in Ravelry’s Ravellenics Games. What is ravellenics games? well, if you want to know a little about it, there’s a short explanation of it on my personal page. I decided to enter

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Day #4 : and the test knit continue..

this is the progress i got on day #4 not even close to finish the first half…and to think i have another 2 new shawls coming for this year ravelry’s ravellenics games.. what a busy,busy month! (>_<)

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Day #4 : and the test knit continue..

this is the progress i got on day #4 not even close to finish the first half…and to think i have another 2 new shawls coming for this year ravelry’s ravellenics games.. what a busy,busy month! (>_<)

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Day #03 : working on 2nd test-knit project

Here’s the progress of my 2nd test knit today : still long way to go, hopefully i could finish this on time..

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Day #03 : working on 2nd test-knit project

Here’s the progress of my 2nd test knit today : still long way to go, hopefully i could finish this on time..

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Day #02 : First Test-Knit project, Done!

My first time doing a tes-knit for a knit designer. It’s a crescent-shape lace shawl and on this picture i was just finished the last row of the pattern before bind-off. It’s really fun participating in the test with other

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Day #02 : First Test-Knit project, Done!

My first time doing a tes-knit for a knit designer. It’s a crescent-shape lace shawl and on this picture i was just finished the last row of the pattern before bind-off. It’s really fun participating in the test with other

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Day #01 : Documenting My First Shawl of 2014

This one was knitted late december last year but i could only finished it around mid january this year. Because i’ve been busy with other things and several knitting projects as well, i could only do the blocking process at

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Day #01 : Documenting My First Shawl of 2014

This one was knitted late december last year but i could only finished it around mid january this year. Because i’ve been busy with other things and several knitting projects as well, i could only do the blocking process at

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My T-A-D 2013 :)

  just want to show you a collective images of my 1st ever TAD. can’t believe i finally able to finish this awesome project, though to be honest there were some low and uninspired moments during those days. but doing

TAD-2013

My T-A-D 2013 :)

  just want to show you a collective images of my 1st ever TAD. can’t believe i finally able to finish this awesome project, though to be honest there were some low and uninspired moments during those days. but doing

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Day #28 : Two Tones Slippers, Done!

The slippers is done! so happy with the final result, mom loves it very much. a great day to finished my T-A-D 2013 :)

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Day #28 : Two Tones Slippers, Done!

The slippers is done! so happy with the final result, mom loves it very much. a great day to finished my T-A-D 2013 :)

two-tones slippers for mom :)

Day #27 : Left Slipper, done!

i’ve done the left one, and it fits mom’s feet perfectly. this will be ‘a prototype’ model for making the Right-slipper, i only need to change the position of the button and its loop.

two-tones slippers for mom :)

Day #27 : Left Slipper, done!

i’ve done the left one, and it fits mom’s feet perfectly. this will be ‘a prototype’ model for making the Right-slipper, i only need to change the position of the button and its loop.

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Day #26 : Making A Two-Tones Slippers

i’m starting to crochet a two-tone slippers for my mom. i’m using one of her favorite color scheme, which is purple. for this project i used dark purple and a light lavender. i also use a different type of yarn,

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Day #26 : Making A Two-Tones Slippers

i’m starting to crochet a two-tone slippers for my mom. i’m using one of her favorite color scheme, which is purple. for this project i used dark purple and a light lavender. i also use a different type of yarn,

zee's birthday tag card

Day #25 : Designing a Birthday Tag Card

this actually a favor project from a friend of my sis-in-law. she asked me to design a tag card that will be attached to the birthday’s goodie bag and asked specifically i use these two ‘lala loopsy’ characters. i’m still

zee's birthday tag card

Day #25 : Designing a Birthday Tag Card

this actually a favor project from a friend of my sis-in-law. she asked me to design a tag card that will be attached to the birthday’s goodie bag and asked specifically i use these two ‘lala loopsy’ characters. i’m still

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Day #23 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #4

I’m making the handles for the bag; i need two of this and it starting to feel like a neverending process *aarggh!* well, this definitely one of the most boring process in making a crochet bag IMO :-/

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Day #23 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #4

I’m making the handles for the bag; i need two of this and it starting to feel like a neverending process *aarggh!* well, this definitely one of the most boring process in making a crochet bag IMO :-/

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Day #22 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #3

Now all granny squares have been assembled. i also made the button hole all in-one-go along with the edging. next is to make the handles :)

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Day #22 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #3

Now all granny squares have been assembled. i also made the button hole all in-one-go along with the edging. next is to make the handles :)

first two alternatives

Day #21 : Doing some design for my nephew

I was asked by my sister in-law to do a design on my nephew’s birthday celebration that include card, sticker label, and some sort of thank you note that will be put on the goodie bag. i did 2 almost

first two alternatives

Day #21 : Doing some design for my nephew

I was asked by my sister in-law to do a design on my nephew’s birthday celebration that include card, sticker label, and some sort of thank you note that will be put on the goodie bag. i did 2 almost

2nd day!

Day #20 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #2

The 2nd day, still a work-in-progress. the body start to shaped up now; just a little bit more of work and then i can continue with the handles :)

2nd day!

Day #20 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #2

The 2nd day, still a work-in-progress. the body start to shaped up now; just a little bit more of work and then i can continue with the handles :)

assembly day #1

Day #19 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #1

The 1st day assembling these granny squares. i’ve managed to sew about half of those, i’ll be continuing with the rest tomorrow (i hope..).

assembly day #1

Day #19 : Crochet Bag, Assembly Day #1

The 1st day assembling these granny squares. i’ve managed to sew about half of those, i’ll be continuing with the rest tomorrow (i hope..).

the motif start to look more clearly

Day #18 : Progress on Lace Scarf

My lace knitting scarf progression after 3 days. the zigzag shape starting to look more defined, and i could really see the motif of the pattern clearly now compare to 3 days ago. i was a bit slower on working

the motif start to look more clearly

Day #18 : Progress on Lace Scarf

My lace knitting scarf progression after 3 days. the zigzag shape starting to look more defined, and i could really see the motif of the pattern clearly now compare to 3 days ago. i was a bit slower on working

candle in the dark ;)

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

candle in the dark ;)

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

i 'heart' bookmarks ;)

Day #16 : Heart Origami Bookmark

Still in the spirit of Valentine’s day and my love for books+crafts :) i’ve made this heart origami bookmarks with papers from old magazine+local market’s pamphlet; it’s very easy to make yet very useful. a good way to re-use old

i 'heart' bookmarks ;)

Day #16 : Heart Origami Bookmark

Still in the spirit of Valentine’s day and my love for books+crafts :) i’ve made this heart origami bookmarks with papers from old magazine+local market’s pamphlet; it’s very easy to make yet very useful. a good way to re-use old

new lace scarf

Day #15 : Trying out new lace pattern

i first saw this pattern on ravelry.com yesterday, it was so gorgeous that i have this urge to try to make one. the thing is, i’m not even sure if the owner of the pattern actually sold it, since no

new lace scarf

Day #15 : Trying out new lace pattern

i first saw this pattern on ravelry.com yesterday, it was so gorgeous that i have this urge to try to make one. the thing is, i’m not even sure if the owner of the pattern actually sold it, since no

crochet heart coaster

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! (^_~)  

crochet heart coaster

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! (^_~)  

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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).  

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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).  

preparation #1

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

preparation #1

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

collages

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

collages

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

eat, drink & be merry!

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

eat, drink & be merry!

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

my version of TAD Badge 2013

Day #8 : TAD 2013 Badge

i want to have “Thing-a-Day show off” on my wp personal site that will link to my own user page on TAD’s site. since the official badge for 7th edition hasn’t been released yet, so here it is my version

my version of TAD Badge 2013

Day #8 : TAD 2013 Badge

i want to have “Thing-a-Day show off” on my wp personal site that will link to my own user page on TAD’s site. since the official badge for 7th edition hasn’t been released yet, so here it is my version

scrapbooking time!

Day #7 : Scrapbooking time

helped my nephews make a scrapbooking picture frame for their grandma’s birthday present. it’s messy and a lot of ‘drama’ in the process, but we sure did have a great time :))

scrapbooking time!

Day #7 : Scrapbooking time

helped my nephews make a scrapbooking picture frame for their grandma’s birthday present. it’s messy and a lot of ‘drama’ in the process, but we sure did have a great time :))

house slippers part 2, done.

Day #6 : Crochet House Slippers, done!

it’s done! so happy with the result :) *yay!*

house slippers part 2, done.

Day #6 : Crochet House Slippers, done!

it’s done! so happy with the result :) *yay!*

house slippers, part 1

Day #5 : DIY house slippers

starting to work on crochet house slippers with my bulky yarns. a first one for me, hopefully it will turns out ok ;P

house slippers, part 1

Day #5 : DIY house slippers

starting to work on crochet house slippers with my bulky yarns. a first one for me, hopefully it will turns out ok ;P

two of a kind ;)

Day #4 : now, it’s two

the 2nd one is done, now i can move on to the next step :)

two of a kind ;)

Day #4 : now, it’s two

the 2nd one is done, now i can move on to the next step :)

feather & fan knit scarf

Day #3 knitting a scarf

well, it’s actually and old WIP project. it has a feather & fan motif, a classic simple,easy-to-remeber pattern with beautiful result (IMO). oh, by the way it’s actually a good trick and diversion i usually did when i started to

feather & fan knit scarf

Day #3 knitting a scarf

well, it’s actually and old WIP project. it has a feather & fan motif, a classic simple,easy-to-remeber pattern with beautiful result (IMO). oh, by the way it’s actually a good trick and diversion i usually did when i started to

first of 2 set for my next crocheted bag

Day #2 : 1/2 solid granny square, finished!

For my next crochet project i need 2 of this, hopefully everything can be assembled sometime  next week *fingercrossed*

first of 2 set for my next crocheted bag

Day #2 : 1/2 solid granny square, finished!

For my next crochet project i need 2 of this, hopefully everything can be assembled sometime  next week *fingercrossed*

my latest crochet Finished Object

Day #1 : took photograph of my latest FO

it’s a long overdue project (and documenting it as well :P), love the result. now i’m continuing with the same project in different color scheme, hopefully it can be finish during my first time participating in  this ‘thing-a-day (so..o excited!).

my latest crochet Finished Object

Day #1 : took photograph of my latest FO

it’s a long overdue project (and documenting it as well :P), love the result. now i’m continuing with the same project in different color scheme, hopefully it can be finish during my first time participating in  this ‘thing-a-day (so..o excited!).