Posts Tagged: purple

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Thing a Day, day twenty-eight

Polymer clay cat (or is it a dog?)… I was going for a cat, but I’ve gotta admit…it does look like a dog….

thing a day 2014 28

Thing a Day, day twenty-eight

Polymer clay cat (or is it a dog?)… I was going for a cat, but I’ve gotta admit…it does look like a dog….

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Thing a day, day 27

Polymer Clay Flower Ring. I seem to make these flower rings a lot.  Some of my scrap canes make very good petals and this is a way to use them.

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Thing a day, day 27

Polymer Clay Flower Ring. I seem to make these flower rings a lot.  Some of my scrap canes make very good petals and this is a way to use them.

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Thing a Day, day 26

Angel ornaments. I think I’m done with angel ornaments for now.  No promises, though!

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Thing a Day, day 26

Angel ornaments. I think I’m done with angel ornaments for now.  No promises, though!

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Thing a Day, day 24

Polymer clay beads… It’s amazing what you can make with leftover scrap clay from quilt patterns.  I just can’t leave it alone….

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Thing a Day, day 24

Polymer clay beads… It’s amazing what you can make with leftover scrap clay from quilt patterns.  I just can’t leave it alone….

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Thing a day, day 22

Polymer Patchwork Platypus I think I might like this one the best (well, after the giraffe).

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Thing a day, day 22

Polymer Patchwork Platypus I think I might like this one the best (well, after the giraffe).

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Thing a day, day 21

So tired…I didn’t have any inspiration tonight, so I made a few beads (technical computer issues didn’t help)….

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Thing a day, day 21

So tired…I didn’t have any inspiration tonight, so I made a few beads (technical computer issues didn’t help)….

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Thing a Day, day 20

Japanese angel ornament It’s funny how things work.  I planned on doing another animal figure, but when I sat down to make something, this little Japanese ornament came out….

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Thing a Day, day 20

Japanese angel ornament It’s funny how things work.  I planned on doing another animal figure, but when I sat down to make something, this little Japanese ornament came out….

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Thing a Day, day 19

Angel Ornament I really like the colors in this “hen and chicks” quilt pattern.  It works really  well in this angel Christmas ornament.  

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Thing a Day, day 19

Angel Ornament I really like the colors in this “hen and chicks” quilt pattern.  It works really  well in this angel Christmas ornament.  

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Thing a Day, day 17

layered Moebius bead I used the hen and chicks quilt pattern from yesterday

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Thing a Day, day 17

layered Moebius bead I used the hen and chicks quilt pattern from yesterday

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Thing a day, day 16

I used the “hen and chicks” quilt pattern to make this…well, hen and chicks….

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Thing a day, day 16

I used the “hen and chicks” quilt pattern to make this…well, hen and chicks….

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Thing a Day, day 10

Did someone mention a horse?  How does this one look? ;)

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Thing a Day, day 10

Did someone mention a horse?  How does this one look? ;)

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Thing a Day, day 8

Some more snail’s trail house beads….

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Thing a Day, day 8

Some more snail’s trail house beads….

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Thing a Day, day seven

This is the snail’s trail quilt pattern.  So I made a snail to go along with it….

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Thing a Day, day seven

This is the snail’s trail quilt pattern.  So I made a snail to go along with it….

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Thing a Day – day 6

D’oh!  I fell asleep on the couch last night.  Here’s my thing a day – day six.  It’s a bead, using the snail’s trail quilt pattern.

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Thing a Day – day 6

D’oh!  I fell asleep on the couch last night.  Here’s my thing a day – day six.  It’s a bead, using the snail’s trail quilt pattern.

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Day 7 : Back to watercolor w/ Lumpy Space Princess

Back to watercolor! I’m a huge LSP fan so I decided to give her a go :) Still trying to understand how to work the watercolor, but at least my shadow is better than my first. Improvement = me happy. Oh,

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Day 7 : Back to watercolor w/ Lumpy Space Princess

Back to watercolor! I’m a huge LSP fan so I decided to give her a go :) Still trying to understand how to work the watercolor, but at least my shadow is better than my first. Improvement = me happy. Oh,

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Day Twenty-Eight…

*sigh*  It’s the last day…and I was on a roll.  Oh well.  I made two critters today.  One from the jungle, a parrot; and one from the sea, a fish.  If I missed your request, I’m sorry.  I think I’ll

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Day Twenty-Eight…

*sigh*  It’s the last day…and I was on a roll.  Oh well.  I made two critters today.  One from the jungle, a parrot; and one from the sea, a fish.  If I missed your request, I’m sorry.  I think I’ll

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Day 25

Scarf in progress: The yarn is Poems by Wisdom Yarns.

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Day 25

Scarf in progress: The yarn is Poems by Wisdom Yarns.

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Day Twenty-Four…

My daughter requested a giraffe…

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Day Twenty-Four…

My daughter requested a giraffe…

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Day Twenty-Three…

Continuing with the “safari” theme…

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Day Twenty-Three…

Continuing with the “safari” theme…

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Day Twenty-Two…

Well, I guess I’m continuing with the “Safari” theme for now.  I may mix it up a bit; or maybe not…I’m a bit scatter-brained and don’t stay with the same thing for too long–we’ll see.  Anyway:

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Day Twenty-Two…

Well, I guess I’m continuing with the “Safari” theme for now.  I may mix it up a bit; or maybe not…I’m a bit scatter-brained and don’t stay with the same thing for too long–we’ll see.  Anyway:

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Day Twenty-one…

I had one more barnyard critter, but it will take a while and I got home rather late from work.  So I did this pink elephant instead:

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Day Twenty-one…

I had one more barnyard critter, but it will take a while and I got home rather late from work.  So I did this pink elephant instead:

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Day Twenty…

I got a lot of suggestions for animals in answer to my Day Nineteen post. I may have one or two barnyard critters left in me and then it’s on to new habitats…. Thanks and stay tuned!

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Day Twenty…

I got a lot of suggestions for animals in answer to my Day Nineteen post. I may have one or two barnyard critters left in me and then it’s on to new habitats…. Thanks and stay tuned!

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Day Seventeen…

One of the workshops offered at the conference, was making little Inro boxes.  Here’s the one I finished today:

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Day Seventeen…

One of the workshops offered at the conference, was making little Inro boxes.  Here’s the one I finished today:

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Day Five…

A couple of beads…they’re not quite two inches long…. I promise–it won’t be pink and purple all month!

Day Five...

Day Five…

A couple of beads…they’re not quite two inches long…. I promise–it won’t be pink and purple all month!

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Day Four…

Still with the ikat stuff.  This time a fibula.  Oh all right…a pin (or brooch).  These were known as fibula in ancient times and I rather like the word.

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Day Four…

Still with the ikat stuff.  This time a fibula.  Oh all right…a pin (or brooch).  These were known as fibula in ancient times and I rather like the word.

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Scarves and Mom(s)

My Mom and two of her friends (not sure if they are moms) wearing my scarves. Mom wanted a purple one for another friend so I painted that today. Picture below. She says she likes these mosaic scarves because they

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Scarves and Mom(s)

My Mom and two of her friends (not sure if they are moms) wearing my scarves. Mom wanted a purple one for another friend so I painted that today. Picture below. She says she likes these mosaic scarves because they

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Yes, Charlie, those are styrofoam cups.

Charlie and I went looking for tacky Ravens decorations and Baltimore did not disappoint. We are a creative and expressive city. Do we use styrofoam cups because it’s a cheap way of saying what we are aching to say or

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Yes, Charlie, those are styrofoam cups.

Charlie and I went looking for tacky Ravens decorations and Baltimore did not disappoint. We are a creative and expressive city. Do we use styrofoam cups because it’s a cheap way of saying what we are aching to say or

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Day Three…

I also made ikat petal canes.  And when I make petal canes, I have to make polymer rings:

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Day Three…

I also made ikat petal canes.  And when I make petal canes, I have to make polymer rings:

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Day Two…

It’s never too early for Christmas ornaments.  Since I have so much of that smashed ikat cane, I made this ornament:

Polymer Clay Pod  Christmas Ornament

Day Two…

It’s never too early for Christmas ornaments.  Since I have so much of that smashed ikat cane, I made this ornament:

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Day 2: Finished gloves

Finished up my gloves. I got some supplies today, so hopefully tomorrow will start on making some wedding decorations.

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Day 2: Finished gloves

Finished up my gloves. I got some supplies today, so hopefully tomorrow will start on making some wedding decorations.

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Day One…

I had so much fun with Thing a Day last year, that I had to do it again this year.  I’ve been pretty busy this year, though, and don’t have any particular theme in mind.  I’ve decided to just make

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Day One…

I had so much fun with Thing a Day last year, that I had to do it again this year.  I’ve been pretty busy this year, though, and don’t have any particular theme in mind.  I’ve decided to just make

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Day 1: Fingerless gloves…again?

I feel like I’m getting this year off to a weird start by doing…fingerless gloves. Again. But this time they are for me, and not for a gift. February snuck up on me this year, I’d planned on doing something

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Day 1: Fingerless gloves…again?

I feel like I’m getting this year off to a weird start by doing…fingerless gloves. Again. But this time they are for me, and not for a gift. February snuck up on me this year, I’d planned on doing something

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Day 22: Purple Yarn

This isn’t the yarn I had foreseen the roving I dyed yesterday turning into… but when I picked it up today, it seemed pretty insistent that it should be on the large side, with some irregularity. It’s about an aran

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Day 22: Purple Yarn

This isn’t the yarn I had foreseen the roving I dyed yesterday turning into… but when I picked it up today, it seemed pretty insistent that it should be on the large side, with some irregularity. It’s about an aran

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Mardi Gras Fireworks scarf

     I’m not being lazy, I swear! The little cups I use to mix paint are full and I can’t bear to throw the stuff away. I liked how the green and purple looked together in the previous Mardi

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Mardi Gras Fireworks scarf

     I’m not being lazy, I swear! The little cups I use to mix paint are full and I can’t bear to throw the stuff away. I liked how the green and purple looked together in the previous Mardi

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Day 2020 Purple Doodle ACEO

Really love doing these… I find it so relaxing. And this purple gel pen is awesome!    

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Day 2020 Purple Doodle ACEO

Really love doing these… I find it so relaxing. And this purple gel pen is awesome!    

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Day 19 A Bow and a Fresh Face

My wonky girl got her bow today! Used a really long piece of the dress fabric and played with wrapping and tying and such and ta-da! Now she’s fancy. :) Her face faded from all the man-handling putting her together

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Day 19 A Bow and a Fresh Face

My wonky girl got her bow today! Used a really long piece of the dress fabric and played with wrapping and tying and such and ta-da! Now she’s fancy. :) Her face faded from all the man-handling putting her together

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Day 18 My Wonky Doll

Finished my first doll! She did come out way wonky, but I like her. Once I close up her head, I’m going to add a bow or headband or scarf… something to help make her head look less… off. :)

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Day 18 My Wonky Doll

Finished my first doll! She did come out way wonky, but I like her. Once I close up her head, I’m going to add a bow or headband or scarf… something to help make her head look less… off. :)