Posts Tagged: crafts

Day 21 – Crafts

I think these are the most adorable flowers. I love the simple look of them. I had to snap a shot while I was shopping tonight. Check out my other photographs these places: http://instagram.com/onthehunt365 http://onthehunt365.blogspot.com http://www.pinterest.com/elusiveblue/on-the-hunt-365/ Advertisements

Day 21 – Crafts

I think these are the most adorable flowers. I love the simple look of them. I had to snap a shot while I was shopping tonight. Check out my other photographs these places: http://instagram.com/onthehunt365 http://onthehunt365.blogspot.com http://www.pinterest.com/elusiveblue/on-the-hunt-365/

a photo of a snowflake made out of paper

Day 15: Paper Snowflake

I actually made a paper snowflake for last years Thing-A-Day, but I ran out of time today and I needed a quick thing to do, so I made another one for this year. It’s a loving tribute to this polar

a photo of a snowflake made out of paper

Day 15: Paper Snowflake

I actually made a paper snowflake for last years Thing-A-Day, but I ran out of time today and I needed a quick thing to do, so I made another one for this year. It’s a loving tribute to this polar

a photo a a badly made valentine

Day 14: Valentine

Oh, Internet, you’re the best. Please accept my valentine!

a photo a a badly made valentine

Day 14: Valentine

Oh, Internet, you’re the best. Please accept my valentine!

a photo of a pom pom made out of a grocery bag

Day 9: Grocery Bag Pom Pom

…It would appear that this particular bag was a little too flimsy to make a good pom pom.

a photo of a pom pom made out of a grocery bag

Day 9: Grocery Bag Pom Pom

…It would appear that this particular bag was a little too flimsy to make a good pom pom.

a photo of a flower made from duct tape

Day 8: Duct Tape Flower

I would have made this flower even bigger, but I ran into problems with the tape not sticking very well because it is old and there’s dog fuzz everywhere.

a photo of a flower made from duct tape

Day 8: Duct Tape Flower

I would have made this flower even bigger, but I ran into problems with the tape not sticking very well because it is old and there’s dog fuzz everywhere.

a photo of a star made with cardboard

Day 6: Cardboard Star

I made this star out of the cardboard from a cereal box. I may paint it gold or stick some sparkles to it later.

a photo of a star made with cardboard

Day 6: Cardboard Star

I made this star out of the cardboard from a cereal box. I may paint it gold or stick some sparkles to it later.

Day Six: “Year of the Horse(s), 100th Day T-shirts, and a Nice Fire”

So, the children woke today to find the deer and the alicorns from last night, followed by shrieks of delight.  I had found also the Year of the Horse project (http://papermodel.jp/eto.html), which they couldn’t wait to try themselves after school.

Day Six: “Year of the Horse(s), 100th Day T-shirts, and a Nice Fire”

So, the children woke today to find the deer and the alicorns from last night, followed by shrieks of delight.  I had found also the Year of the Horse project (http://papermodel.jp/eto.html), which they couldn’t wait to try themselves after school.

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

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

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

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

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! (>_<)

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! (>_<)

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..

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..

a photo of an origami crane

Day 2: Attempted Origami Crane

I need to get some real origami paper.

a photo of an origami crane

Day 2: Attempted Origami Crane

I need to get some real origami paper.

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

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

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

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

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 :)

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 :)

Montage of Completions

Day 28: Montage of Completions, or Not

 For this last day of TAD, I decided to bring together everything I’ve completed this month, and everything I haven’t. The happy news is that I completed 2 crocheted scarves, a needlepoint cell phone case, 2 heart-shaped pom-poms, a Valentine and envelope, a spool-knitted teddy bear,

Montage of Completions

Day 28: Montage of Completions, or Not

 For this last day of TAD, I decided to bring together everything I’ve completed this month, and everything I haven’t. The happy news is that I completed 2 crocheted scarves, a needlepoint cell phone case, 2 heart-shaped pom-poms, a Valentine and envelope, a spool-knitted teddy bear,

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.

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.

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,

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,

a photo of a weird crocheted thing

Day 25: Weird Messy Crocheted Ball

Just keep putting 2 sc crochet in every st until you have a weird wavy crocheted ball, or you go nuts, whichever comes first.

a photo of a weird crocheted thing

Day 25: Weird Messy Crocheted Ball

Just keep putting 2 sc crochet in every st until you have a weird wavy crocheted ball, or you go nuts, whichever comes first.

a photo of a bracelet

Day 22: Another Bracelet

I’m not really sure that these metallic doodads count as beads, but I’m using them to make bracelets anyway.

a photo of a bracelet

Day 22: Another Bracelet

I’m not really sure that these metallic doodads count as beads, but I’m using them to make bracelets anyway.

a photo of a bracelet

Day 21: Bracelet

I have a lot of beads lying about, so I made a bracelet.

a photo of a bracelet

Day 21: Bracelet

I have a lot of beads lying about, so I made a bracelet.

a photo of a crocheted rose

Day 20: Crocheted Rose

Just a simple crocheted rose for today.

a photo of a crocheted rose

Day 20: Crocheted Rose

Just a simple crocheted rose for today.

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

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

a photo of a ring on a hand

Day 18: Paper Clip Ring

Yes! With just two minutes of time, a pair of pliers and a paper clip, you too can have a beautiful piece of jewelry.

a photo of a ring on a hand

Day 18: Paper Clip Ring

Yes! With just two minutes of time, a pair of pliers and a paper clip, you too can have a beautiful piece of jewelry.

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.

a photo of a rock with some googly eyes stuck to it

Day 16: Googly-Eyed Rock

  I glued some googly eyes to a rock. I’m thinking of sticking in out in the yard and freaking out some squirrels  

a photo of a rock with some googly eyes stuck to it

Day 16: Googly-Eyed Rock

  I glued some googly eyes to a rock. I’m thinking of sticking in out in the yard and freaking out some squirrels  

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

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

a photo of a green crocheted flower

Day 15: Different Flower Variation

This flower is a variation on the one from yesterday. I made the loops for the petals bigger on this one. I like this one better than the other one.

a photo of a green crocheted flower

Day 15: Different Flower Variation

This flower is a variation on the one from yesterday. I made the loops for the petals bigger on this one. I like this one better than the other one.

a photo of a crocheted flower

Day 14: Different Crocheted Flower

I absent-mindedly made another flower while watching TV today. It’s a bit rough and I don’t really like it all that much. Ah well.  

a photo of a crocheted flower

Day 14: Different Crocheted Flower

I absent-mindedly made another flower while watching TV today. It’s a bit rough and I don’t really like it all that much. Ah well.  

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! (^_~)  

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! (^_~)  

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).  

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).  

a photo of a monster constructed out of a toilet paper roll

Day 13: Toilet Paper Roll Monster

Sometimes, you just have to make a craft like you’re four years old again.

a photo of a monster constructed out of a toilet paper roll

Day 13: Toilet Paper Roll Monster

Sometimes, you just have to make a craft like you’re four years old again.

a photo of a little round box with sparkles and jewels on it

Day 12: Sparkly Jeweled Box

  I covered a little wooden box with sparkles and plastic jewels today. I’m not really sure what I’m going to do with this box, but it’s nice to have a little fancy container on hand, just in case I

a photo of a little round box with sparkles and jewels on it

Day 12: Sparkly Jeweled Box

  I covered a little wooden box with sparkles and plastic jewels today. I’m not really sure what I’m going to do with this box, but it’s nice to have a little fancy container on hand, just in case I

a photo of a green crocheted flower

Day 10: Crocheted Flower

Just a simple crocheted flower for today’s thing. I made it from this pattern: Designer Challenge: Crochet a 5-Petal Flower!  

a photo of a green crocheted flower

Day 10: Crocheted Flower

Just a simple crocheted flower for today’s thing. I made it from this pattern: Designer Challenge: Crochet a 5-Petal Flower!  

a frog folded out of a business card

Day 9: Origami Business Card Frog

Almost all business cards I receive end up folded into frogs. If I’m bored, they might even get coloured green.

a frog folded out of a business card

Day 9: Origami Business Card Frog

Almost all business cards I receive end up folded into frogs. If I’m bored, they might even get coloured green.

a photo of a crocheted star

Day 8: Crocheted Star

Just a simple crochet star for today’s thing I made this star from thins pattern: Jelly Xmas Star Tutorial.

a photo of a crocheted star

Day 8: Crocheted Star

Just a simple crochet star for today’s thing I made this star from thins pattern: Jelly Xmas Star Tutorial.

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 :))

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 :))

a photo of a close-up of an origami star

Day 7: Origami Star

Back in November of last year, I purchased 500 strips of origami star paper and I have been slowly working my way through it all. Here is one of the lucky stars that I made today!

a photo of a close-up of an origami star

Day 7: Origami Star

Back in November of last year, I purchased 500 strips of origami star paper and I have been slowly working my way through it all. Here is one of the lucky stars that I made today!