Category Archives: thing-a-day 2012

Brainstorm

Testing for TAD 2013

Test Test Testing 1 2 3. A little trouble remember my password but here I am.  Pretty excited to do it a 6th time.  I have been collecting ideas, items and iterations.

Brainstorm

Testing for TAD 2013

Test Test Testing 1 2 3. A little trouble remember my password but here I am.  Pretty excited to do it a 6th time.  I have been collecting ideas, items and iterations.

TAD 2012 summary: 13/29

Well, this year’s “thing-a-day” was not that successful  as previous years (more “thing-every-two-or-three-days” :)).. but it was worth participating anyway! :)

TAD 2012 summary: 13/29

Well, this year’s “thing-a-day” was not that successful  as previous years (more “thing-every-two-or-three-days” :)).. but it was worth participating anyway! :)

hamster

Day Twenty-Nine- The End

  It’s a little watercolour sketch of hamster for a friend.  I’ll finish it later. Thing A Day is something that I joined at the last minute and I enjoyed it a lot.  Next year I’ll be prepared with materials

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Day Twenty-Nine- The End

  It’s a little watercolour sketch of hamster for a friend.  I’ll finish it later. Thing A Day is something that I joined at the last minute and I enjoyed it a lot.  Next year I’ll be prepared with materials

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Day 29

And I have finished off  ‘Thing-a-Day’ making   Notebook Set with a funky gum drop print for a sweet little girl   .It was one great month of making things Looking forward to the next year .

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Day 29

And I have finished off  ‘Thing-a-Day’ making   Notebook Set with a funky gum drop print for a sweet little girl   .It was one great month of making things Looking forward to the next year .

Project 29/29 – Challenge completed!

Ending on sort of a low note, with more naalbinding, but the sick is nearly finished and I’m heading into a crafting-heavy weekend. :)

Project 29/29 – Challenge completed!

Ending on sort of a low note, with more naalbinding, but the sick is nearly finished and I’m heading into a crafting-heavy weekend. :)

Creative-End

End of TAD

I wanted to post the chaos that a creative burst does at my house.  This shows 3 of the 4 work space I used.  Pieces, parts, raw materials, and finished things, are everywhere.  I spent several months reorganizing the basement

Creative-End

End of TAD

I wanted to post the chaos that a creative burst does at my house.  This shows 3 of the 4 work space I used.  Pieces, parts, raw materials, and finished things, are everywhere.  I spent several months reorganizing the basement

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Day 27+28: Dog brooch and postcard for my mom

For the final days I’ve made something for presents: one brooch and one post card (with me and my baby Hera, my mom ask me to do for her:P) for my parents and the brooch for a friend, this are

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Day 27+28: Dog brooch and postcard for my mom

For the final days I’ve made something for presents: one brooch and one post card (with me and my baby Hera, my mom ask me to do for her:P) for my parents and the brooch for a friend, this are

Cat Toy

Day Twenty-Eight – Cat Toy

  It’s a bit funny looking but it’s full of catnip and my kitties love it.

Cat Toy

Day Twenty-Eight – Cat Toy

  It’s a bit funny looking but it’s full of catnip and my kitties love it.

Day 29: Rust-Dyed Roving

Today I dyed some wool/silk blend roving with a rusty old railroad spike. I won’t know how it turns out until tomorrow!

Day 29: Rust-Dyed Roving

Today I dyed some wool/silk blend roving with a rusty old railroad spike. I won’t know how it turns out until tomorrow!

Block ice composite, flat, lowres

Coil, last day!

My goal for my final post was to shoot a time lapse of the block of ice I carved in an earlier post with the words melting away. For various reasons the video did not turn out so all I

Block ice composite, flat, lowres

Coil, last day!

My goal for my final post was to shoot a time lapse of the block of ice I carved in an earlier post with the words melting away. For various reasons the video did not turn out so all I

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All done!

This is absolutely mental. This has been a CRAZY month for me, so I am so proud that I finished! I got a little repetitive and even re-made some hats I have made in the past, but who cares!? This

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All done!

This is absolutely mental. This has been a CRAZY month for me, so I am so proud that I finished! I got a little repetitive and even re-made some hats I have made in the past, but who cares!? This

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Day 29…

Day 29.  I can hardly believe it.  It went by so fast.  Some days I just wanted it to be over, but most days I totally enjoyed myself.  For my last day, I decided to go on as I’ve been

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Day 29…

Day 29.  I can hardly believe it.  It went by so fast.  Some days I just wanted it to be over, but most days I totally enjoyed myself.  For my last day, I decided to go on as I’ve been

Finished-Kite

Originally posted on Cheerful Woman:
This took much more work than I expected at first glance, but finally I am finished! (^_^) Maybe next year I will make it as the actual kite, as my husband said he used to…

Finished-Kite

Originally posted on Cheerful Woman:
This took much more work than I expected at first glance, but finally I am finished! (^_^) Maybe next year I will make it as the actual kite, as my husband said he used to…

Daily Instructions Connected to Leap Day

Make a leap. Document. Report back. #dayin #dailyin

Daily Instructions Connected to Leap Day

Make a leap. Document. Report back. #dayin #dailyin

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Day Twenty-Nine: A 29

For day 29 I drew… A 29! In case you missed any, here are the previous 28 days: Thing-A-Day 2012 Day Twenty-Eight: More TV Doodles Thing-A-Day 2012 Day Twenty-Seven: Angelina Jolie Looked Like Skeletor Last Night Thing-A-Day 2012 Day Twenty-Six:

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Day Twenty-Nine: A 29

For day 29 I drew… A 29! In case you missed any, here are the previous 28 days: Thing-A-Day 2012 Day Twenty-Eight: More TV Doodles Thing-A-Day 2012 Day Twenty-Seven: Angelina Jolie Looked Like Skeletor Last Night Thing-A-Day 2012 Day Twenty-Six:

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#29 Bleached T-Shirts

I will admit, I am a little disappointed with my end. It didn’t turn out the way I wanted it to. This is my second attempt bleaching t-shirts, I guess I still have a lot to learn. Just because February

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#29 Bleached T-Shirts

I will admit, I am a little disappointed with my end. It didn’t turn out the way I wanted it to. This is my second attempt bleaching t-shirts, I guess I still have a lot to learn. Just because February

Snail Shell Painting

Day Twenty-Five- Painting

  This is a painting from last year, I’ve just been touching it up so that I can apply for an exhibition.  I’ve mainly been adding light tones to it.

Snail Shell Painting

Day Twenty-Five- Painting

  This is a painting from last year, I’ve just been touching it up so that I can apply for an exhibition.  I’ve mainly been adding light tones to it.

Art show in a box

Woo Hoo! TAD 29

I made it again. 3 years in a row!   This is an art show in a box… or two… and then some. I’m hanging my show at the local library tomorrow morning at 8:30 before I go to work.

Art show in a box

Woo Hoo! TAD 29

I made it again. 3 years in a row!   This is an art show in a box… or two… and then some. I’m hanging my show at the local library tomorrow morning at 8:30 before I go to work.

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  Day 29……the last day……its always so bittersweet! It has been so inspiring to share this creative space with all of you! I can’t believe this has been my fifth year of Thing-a-Day. Time flies when you’re having fun! ;

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  Day 29……the last day……its always so bittersweet! It has been so inspiring to share this creative space with all of you! I can’t believe this has been my fifth year of Thing-a-Day. Time flies when you’re having fun! ;

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Day 29 Palak Panner (Spinach and Indian Cheese Curry)

Today, for my last TAD I decided to make Palak Paneer, my favorite Indian dish that I’ve always wanted to try making but never got around to. Here are the ingredients I used: I found the recipe online, but now

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Day 29 Palak Panner (Spinach and Indian Cheese Curry)

Today, for my last TAD I decided to make Palak Paneer, my favorite Indian dish that I’ve always wanted to try making but never got around to. Here are the ingredients I used: I found the recipe online, but now

Stones

TAD 28

  I know I posted this earlier in the month, but I tweaked it a little. Plus, it is now framed and signed! Just couldn’t get a picture posted last night.

Stones

TAD 28

  I know I posted this earlier in the month, but I tweaked it a little. Plus, it is now framed and signed! Just couldn’t get a picture posted last night.

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Day 29

Wow another TAD done.  This is my 5th.  That would be 142 things I have made.  I have learned alot stretching my limits doing a thing every day.  Some new some old.  Today I wanted to do the thing I

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Day 29

Wow another TAD done.  This is my 5th.  That would be 142 things I have made.  I have learned alot stretching my limits doing a thing every day.  Some new some old.  Today I wanted to do the thing I

Day Twenty-Nine:  "Almost the End of Something"

Day Twenty-Nine: “Almost the End of Something”

The last day, and all I have to show are more little upcycled magazine wheels.  I’ll turn it into something….we’ll just see what happens. I even had an extra day this year, and I still can’t believe the challenge is

Day Twenty-Nine:  "Almost the End of Something"

Day Twenty-Nine: “Almost the End of Something”

The last day, and all I have to show are more little upcycled magazine wheels.  I’ll turn it into something….we’ll just see what happens. I even had an extra day this year, and I still can’t believe the challenge is

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T.S. Eliot and Carole King Commissioned scarves

    Here are two scarves commissioned by someone who saw me on Thing-A-Day! Thanks to her and thanks to Thing-A-Day for helping this be a very productive month. I am determined to continue posting a thing a day on

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T.S. Eliot and Carole King Commissioned scarves

    Here are two scarves commissioned by someone who saw me on Thing-A-Day! Thanks to her and thanks to Thing-A-Day for helping this be a very productive month. I am determined to continue posting a thing a day on

stomp

STOMP!

Early Dawn, 10mi outside of New Orleans In the distance, accordions  and fiddles rock back and forth in their raucous rhythm, and now suddenly the trees themselves pulse and jerk in time.  Over the horizon vaults an enormous robot, shaking

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STOMP!

Early Dawn, 10mi outside of New Orleans In the distance, accordions  and fiddles rock back and forth in their raucous rhythm, and now suddenly the trees themselves pulse and jerk in time.  Over the horizon vaults an enormous robot, shaking

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Day 29 Jewelry, Fun, Success and a Lesson

Finished off with two bracelets and some earrings. It was great fun seeing all of the interesting and creative things people made. And I posted every day this year… yay! My final thought… if this year’s TAD has taught me anything, it’s

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Day 29 Jewelry, Fun, Success and a Lesson

Finished off with two bracelets and some earrings. It was great fun seeing all of the interesting and creative things people made. And I posted every day this year… yay! My final thought… if this year’s TAD has taught me anything, it’s

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Feb 29 – Thanks for another great TAD!

Thanks, everyone, for another inspiring, enjoyable Thing-a-Day! I finished up the basic beadwork of the pendant I started the other evening, and the second photo shows a potential “fold” for the beadwork to turn it into a pendant. I am

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Feb 29 – Thanks for another great TAD!

Thanks, everyone, for another inspiring, enjoyable Thing-a-Day! I finished up the basic beadwork of the pendant I started the other evening, and the second photo shows a potential “fold” for the beadwork to turn it into a pendant. I am

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The Future of Thing-A-Day

First – Congratulations to everyone for completing another successful Thing-a-day sprint! It’s been fun and challenging as always. If we would give a favourite project award, it would go to Dubi Kaufmann for his amazing series of flying objects!!! Go

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The Future of Thing-A-Day

First – Congratulations to everyone for completing another successful Thing-a-day sprint! It’s been fun and challenging as always. If we would give a favourite project award, it would go to Dubi Kaufmann for his amazing series of flying objects!!! Go

Day 29

TA 29: Washable Swiffer cover

I made one of these using single crochet only over the weekend, but I just learned the waffle stitch form fellow Thing-a-day-er (thinger?) Terri Greenberg of Oddfellows fame  (and the one who introduced me to this blog) at a class

Day 29

TA 29: Washable Swiffer cover

I made one of these using single crochet only over the weekend, but I just learned the waffle stitch form fellow Thing-a-day-er (thinger?) Terri Greenberg of Oddfellows fame  (and the one who introduced me to this blog) at a class

Hallucination

Thing a Day 29: Grand Finale

The pages in the opera book I hollowed out yesterday had such great words and pictures that it would have been a shame to throw them out without doing something with them.

Hallucination

Thing a Day 29: Grand Finale

The pages in the opera book I hollowed out yesterday had such great words and pictures that it would have been a shame to throw them out without doing something with them.

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Day Twenty Nine: Snow on Trees

Added a little something in the tree. Again this was so much fun again this year.

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Day Twenty Nine: Snow on Trees

Added a little something in the tree. Again this was so much fun again this year.

One backward glance

Don’t pursue happiness; create it

The DeFiorini sisters – three of them – waited anxiously by the rail, scanning the crowd, hoping to glimpse a familiar face. The sun was setting and the ship was set to sail on the evening tide. On every deck, crew members

One backward glance

Don’t pursue happiness; create it

The DeFiorini sisters – three of them – waited anxiously by the rail, scanning the crowd, hoping to glimpse a familiar face. The sun was setting and the ship was set to sail on the evening tide. On every deck, crew members