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December 2010

January 1, 2011

 

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Words of Wisdom

As the sun makes it new
Day by day make it new
Yet again make it new

{Confucius}

faux mercury glass tutorial   between the lines   vintage cake stand tutorial
Take the Side Street:
Faux Mercury Glass Tutorial.

 

That's Totally hOT!

Between the Lines:
Say it with flowers.

  a beach cottage:
{DIY} Vintage
Cake Stand Tutorial.
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A Storybook Life
Melody M. Nuñez Guest Curator
It sometimes seems as though I've lived many lives, and art has helped me though all of them ...

Melody M. Nunez
  carnegie cheesecake   Melody Nunez

Diane Teske Harris:
Diane's work is
wonderful and whimsical.

 

Carnegie:
Carnegie has mastered the art of making cheesecake.
Thank goodness they ship!

 

Melody M. Nuñez:
Visual Nutrition

 

Vicki Welsh Vicki Welsh Guest Curator
I have always had to make things. I don't know why this is true but from my earliest memory I have always made things. My Christmas and birthday wish lists were full of kits and craft items, never dolls or sports ...
Vicki Welsh   Sue Bleiweiss   Sue Bleiweiss
Vicki Welsh:
My tutorial for making a
bird nest postcard.
  Sue Bleiweiss:
I started exploring mixed media because of Sue.
  Sue Bleiweiss:
Sue shares her technique for making fiber collage art cards in this free PDF.

For the Love of ... Artwear
rope necklace   altered skirt <a href="http://www.simplymodernmom.com/2010/05/tutorial-knot-me-tie-skirt/" target="_blank"><img src="file:///Jenny-HD/Users/jennydoh/Library/Application%20Support/Adobe/Contribute%20CS4/en_US/Sites/Site4AssetsTemp/skirt.jpg" alt="recycled magazine coasters" width="140" height="140" style="border: 7px solid #808080;" /></a>tutorial   bleach and destroy denim tutorial
Honestly WTF:
{DIY} Rope Necklace Tutorial.
  Simply Modern Mom:
Knot-Me Tie Skirt Tutorial.
  Tropical Mind:
Bleach and Destroy
Denim Tutorial.

For the Love of ... Home  
cake stand tutorial   easy flower pillow tutorial   apothecary glass jar etching
Eat Drink Pretty:
Cake Stand Tutorial.
  Polly Want a Crafter:
{DIY} Easy Flower
Pillow Tutorial.
  Retro Restyling:
Apothecary Glass Jar Etching Tutorial

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free motion quilted tic tac toe   Water Paper Paint   Listography
Free Motion Quilted Tic Tac Toe
by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

Water Paper Paint
by Heather Smith Jones
{Quarry Books}

 

Listography
by Lisa Nola
{Chronicle Books}

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"Art Saves" Stories
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  Chance to Win
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  Pay It Forward
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Claudia Morales McCain   ilovetocreate.com   Water.org
Claudia Morales McCain
Art started out as a safe place
in which I could ...
 

ilovetocreate
is giving away something cool every day.

 

Water.org: Envisioning a Day When Everyone Can Have Safe Water.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Rachel Emilie Jackson   pho   CRESCENDOh Palette
Rachel Emilie Jackson's
Romancing the Paper
Online Workshop

Complete events listing here
.
  No Recipes:
Pho Ga
(Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup)
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

pippi longstocking hat

felted bear hat

Halushka: Hat with Pippi Longstocking Braids.

vaivanat: Felted Bear Hat.

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December 31, 2010

 

Friday, December 31, 2010

Words of Wisdom

Deep breaths are very helpful at shallow parties.
{Barbara Walters}

upcycled mittens   confetti eggs   doily flower brooch
Lil Blue Boo:
Upcycled Embellished Mittens Tutorial.

 

That's Totally hOT!

radmegan:
Confetti Eggs Tutorial.

  willywagtail:
Doily flower
brooch Tutorial.
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post secret
Melody M. Nuñez Guest Curator
It sometimes seems as though I've lived many lives, and art has helped me though all of them ...

Melody M. Nunez
  art journals   Melody Nunez

PostSecret:
Allows us to be
imperfect, human ...

 

Banish dull travel journals
with these helpful hints!

 

Melody M. Nuñez:
Visual Nutrition

 

Vicki Welsh Vicki Welsh Guest Curator
I have always had to make things. I don't know why this is true but from my earliest memory I have always made things. My Christmas and birthday wish lists were full of kits and craft items, never dolls or sports ...
Vicki Welsh   Erin Russek   Erin Russek
Vicki Welsh:
My tutorial for making a
bird nest postcard.
  Erin Russek:
I tried applique because
of Erin Russek.
  Erin Russek:
Erin's applique lessons.

For the Love of ... Knitting
knit ice cream cone patterns   the joy of sox   finger knit jump rope
I Like Lemons:
Scooped Knit Ice Cream
Cone Patterns.
  The Joy of Sox:
by Linda Kopp.
Read Review Here.
  Almost Unschoolers:
Finger Knit
Jump Rope Tutorial.

For the Love of ... Edible Crafts  
Edible Chess Board   scrabble cookies   best of bento
Craft Knife:
Edible Chess Board.
  Bake at 350:
Scrabble Cookies Recipe.
  JapanSugoi:
Bento Bunny

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tic tac toe tutorial   Water Paper Paint   Listography
Free Motion Quilted Tic Tac Toe
by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

Water Paper Paint
by Heather Smith Jones
{Quarry Books}

 

Listography
by Lisa Nola
{Chronicle Books}

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Claudia Morales McCain   lynn's kitchen adventures   Water.org
Claudia Morales McCain
Art started out as a safe place
in which I could ...
 

Lynn's Kitchen Adventures
is giving away a copy of Emeril Kids Cookbook.

Enter by 1/3/11

 

Water.org: Envisioning a Day When Everyone Can Have Safe Water.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Rachel Emilie Jackson   blueberry buttermilk panna cotta   CRESCENDOh Palette
Rachel Emilie Jackson's
Romancing the Paper
Online Workshop

Complete events listing here
.
  Delicious Days:
Blueberry Buttermilk Panna Cotta.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

butterfly resistor necklace

polar bear tee

Aula46: Butterfly Resistor Necklace.

ThePetiteChouette: Polar Bear Tee.

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December 30, 2010

 

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Words of Wisdom

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.

{Charlie Chaplin}

Stitched Mouse Tutorial   Bleached Out Tees   Vintage Suitcase Table
Fowl Single File:
Stitched Mouse Tutorial.

 

That's Totally hOT!

Design Mom:
{DIY} Bleached Out Tees Tutorial.

  Teacup Vintage:
{DIY} Vintage Suitcase Table Tutorial.
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A Storybook Life
Melody M. Nuñez Guest Curator
It sometimes seems as though I've lived many lives, and art has helped me though all of them ...

Melody M. Nunez
  skyblupink   Melody Nunez

Does collage confound you?
This tutorial will help.

 

SkyBluPink:
A great resource for collage students.

 

Melody M. Nuñez:
Visual Nutrition

 

Vicki Welsh Vicki Welsh Guest Curator
I have always had to make things. I don't know why this is true but from my earliest memory I have always made things. My Christmas and birthday wish lists were full of kits and craft items, never dolls or sports ...
Vicki Welsh   Lisa Call   Lisa Call
Vicki Welsh:
My tutorial for making a
bird nest postcard.
  Lisa Call:
I am inspired by Lisa Call.
  Lisa Call:
Lisa talks about success.

For the Love of ... Edible Crafts
Hot Chocolate in Mason Jars   Homemade Fortune Cookies   Corry Bars
Babble:
Hot Chocolate in Mason Jars.
  Alisa Burke:
Homemade Fortune Cookies.
  Cynthia Shaffer:
Corry Bars.
Presented in Treat Tins.

For the Love of ... DIY  
mason jar globes   pink bow headband   diy mousepad
She Said Yes:
{DIY} Mason Jar
Globes Tutorial.
  Ohh Fabulous:
{DIY} Pink Bow
Headband Tutorial.
  Shoplet Blog:
{DIY} Mousepad Tutorial

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rachel emilie jackson   Water Paper Paint   Listography
Simple Card
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

Water Paper Paint
by Heather Smith Jones
{Quarry Books}

 

Listography
by Lisa Nola
{Chronicle Books}

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Claudia Morales McCain   ilovetocreate.com   Water.org
Claudia Morales McCain
Art started out as a safe place
in which I could ...
 

ilovetocreate
is giving away something cool every day.

 

Water.org: Envisioning a Day When Everyone Can Have Safe Water.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Rachel Emilie Jackson   spiced butter glazed carrots   CRESCENDOh Palette
Rachel Emilie Jackson's
Romancing the Paper
Online Workshop

Complete events listing here
.
  Eat. Live. Travel. Write:
Spiced Butter-Glaced Carrots.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

black jersey wrap skirt

knitted neck bow tie

larimeloom: Black Jersey Wrap Skirt.

Hopee: Knitted Neck Bow Tie.

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December 29, 2010

 

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Words of Wisdom

Never confuse movement for action.

{Ernest Hemingway}

beeswax candle tutorial   Ruffled Burlap Table Runner   fabric button flowers tutorial
iMakeHandmade:
Beeswax Candle Tutorial.

 

That's Totally hOT!

Confessions of a Plate Addict:
Ruffled Burlap
Table Runner Tutorial.

  Candy Couture:
Fabric Button
Flowers Tutorial.
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sweetpeatoadtots
Melody M. Nuñez Guest Curator
It sometimes seems as though I've lived many lives, and art has helped me though all of them ...

Melody M. Nunez
  Coach Art   Melody Nunez

sweetpeatoadtots for Etsy:
Adorable! I want to buy one of these hats (in an adult size) for my inner child.

 

Coach Art:
Please lend a hand. Organizations like this can help you help others.

 

Melody M. Nuñez:
Visual Nutrition

 

Vicki Welsh Vicki Welsh Guest Curator
I have always had to make things. I don't know why this is true but from my earliest memory I have always made things. My Christmas and birthday wish lists were full of kits and craft items, never dolls or sports ...
Vicki Welsh   Geta Grama   Geta Grama
Vicki Welsh:
My tutorial for making a
bird nest postcard.
  Geta's Quilting Studio:
I am inspired
by Geta Grama.
  Geta's Quilting Studio:
Geta shares how to make fabric boxes.

For the Love of ... Paper
stitched paper bags tutorial   recycled magazine coasters   paper snowman tutorial
Milly and Tilly:
Stitched Paper Bags Tutorial.
  Real Life Journals:
by Gwen Diehn.
Read Review Here.
  Vintage Wanna Bee:
Paper Pinwheels and Snowflakes Tutorial.

For the Love of ... Mommy&Me  
miniature memory game tutorial   egg carton dragon   quilted headband tutorial
dandee designs:
Miniature Memory
Game Tutorial.
  Activity Village:
Egg carton dragon tutorial.
  Stitch Alchemy:
by Kelli Perkins
Read Review Here.

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rachel emilie jackson   Water Paper Paint   Listography
Simple Card
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

Water Paper Paint
by Heather Smith Jones
{Quarry Books}

 

Listography
by Lisa Nola
{Chronicle Books}

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Claudia Morales McCain   ruffles and stuff   Water.org
Claudia Morales McCain
Art started out as a safe place
in which I could ...
 

Ruffles and Stuff
is giving away a
Silhouette SD.

Enter before January 1st.

 

Water.org: Envisioning a Day When Everyone Can Have Safe Water.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Rachel Emilie Jackson   hot cocoa on a stick   CRESCENDOh Palette
Rachel Emilie Jackson's
Romancing the Paper
Online Workshop

Complete events listing here
.
  The Urban Baker:
Hot Cocoa on a Stick.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

Day of the Dead Maryjane Shoes

be mindful ceramic heart

HelloShoes: Day of the Dead Maryjane Shoes.

mbartstudios: be mindful ceramic heart.

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December 28, 2010

 

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Words of Wisdom

People first, then money, then things.

{Suze Orman}

freezer paper stencil tutorial   Glass Jar Photo Frames   single sock dino tutorial
My Backyard Eden:
Freezer Paper
Stencil Tutorial.

 

That's Totally hOT!

Rikki's Blog:
Glass Jar Photo Frames Tutorial.

  Little Black Teapot:
Single Sock Dino Tutorial.
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A Storybook Life
Melody M. Nuñez Guest Curator
It sometimes seems as though I've lived many lives, and art has helped me though all of them ...

Melody M. Nunez
  art house coop   Melody Nunez

Owl City-Fireflies:
I love this video's aesthetic
and playful innocence.

 

Art House Coop:
There's lots to see and do
at the art house co-op!

 

Melody M. Nuñez:
Visual Nutrition

 

Vicki Welsh Vicki Welsh Guest Curator
I have always had to make things. I don't know why this is true but from my earliest memory I have always made things. My Christmas and birthday wish lists were full of kits and craft items, never dolls or sports ...
Vicki Welsh   Daily Imprint   Rags N Quilts
Vicki Welsh:
My tutorial for making a
bird nest postcard.
  Deborah Levy Art:
I am inspired
by Deborah Levy.
  Rags N Quilts:
Deb shares how to hand dye wool yarn.

For the Love of ... Art Jewelry
oversized pinwheel tutorial   wire wrapped rings   wrapped wire holly leaf tutorial
Liz Revit:
Chandelier Earrings Tutorial.
  The Beading Gem's Journal:
Wire wrapped ring tutorials.
  Bead:
Wrapped Wire
Holly Leaf Tutorial.

For the Love of ... Home  
burlap lampshade tutorial   T-shirt latch hook rug tutorial   silhouette wall caddy
Chestnut Sparrow:
Burlap Lampshade Tutorial.
  XOELLE:
T-shirt latch hook
rug tutorial.
  Make Grow Gather:
Silhouette Wood Slice
Wall Caddy Tutorial.

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rachel emilie jackson   Water Paper Paint   Listography
Simple Card
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

Water Paper Paint
by Heather Smith Jones
{Quarry Books}

 

Listography
by Lisa Nola
{Chronicle Books}

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Claudia Morales McCain   ilovetocreate.com   Water.org
Claudia Morales McCain
Art started out as a safe place
in which I could ...
 

Craftside
is giving away prizes inspired by The Crochet Dude and Amineko.
Enter by midnight
12/28/10.

 

Water.org: Envisioning a Day When Everyone Can Have Safe Water.
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The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Rachel Emilie Jackson   frosted cookie bars   CRESCENDOh Palette
Rachel Emilie Jackson's
Romancing the Paper
Online Workshop

Complete events listing here
.
  Sugar Swings:
Frosted Cookie Bars.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

corduroy shoes for baby

knitted coin purse

BabyThingsByJessica: Corduroy shoes for baby.

branda: Knitted coin purse.

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December 27, 2010

 

Monday, December 27, 2010

Words of Wisdom

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any one thing.


{Abraham Lincoln}

Ruffled Scarf Tutorial   Shadow Puppet Theatre   jersey headband tutorial
Grace Designs:
Ruffled Scarf Tutorial.

 

That's Totally hOT!

Giver's Log:
{DIY} Shadow Puppet
Theatre Tutorial.

  Sweet LemoNAYde:
Rosette Jersey
Headband Tutorial.
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A Storybook Life
Melody M. Nuñez Guest Curator
It sometimes seems as though I've lived many lives, and art has helped me though all of them ...

Melody M. Nunez
  little lion designs   Melody Nunez

A Storybook Life:
Can these gorgeous beads really be made of paper?

 

LittleLionDesigns:
Art with heart.

 

Melody M. Nuñez:
Visual Nutrition

 

Vicki Welsh Vicki Welsh Guest Curator
I have always had to make things. I don't know why this is true but from my earliest memory I have always made things. My Christmas and birthday wish lists were full of kits and craft items, never dolls or sports ...
Vicki Welsh   Daily Imprint   Terri Stegmiller
Vicki Welsh:
My tutorial for making a
bird nest postcard.
  Terri Stegmiller:
I am inspired by Terri.
  Terri Stegmiller:
Terri shares her technique for making easy rubbing plates in this free PDF.

For the Love of ... Paper
oversized pinwheel tutorial   recycled magazine coasters   paper snowman tutorial
Kellan Studios:
Oversized Pinwheel Tutorial.
  Real Life Journals:
by Gwen Diehn.
Read Review Here.
  Whipperberry:
Faux-fabric paper snowman tutorial.

For the Love of ... Art Quilting  
quilted coasters tutorial   composition book cover   quilted headband tutorial
The Split Stitch:
Quickie Coasters Tutorial.
  V and Co:
Composition book
cover tutorial.
  Stitch Alchemy:
by Kelli Perkins
Read Review Here.

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rachel emilie jackson   Water Paper Paint   Listography
Simple Card
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

Water Paper Paint
by Heather Smith Jones
{Quarry Books}

 

Listography
by Lisa Nola
{Chronicle Books}

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Claudia Morales McCain   ilovetocreate.com   Water.org
Claudia Morales McCain
Art started out as a safe place
in which I could ...
 

ilovetocreate
is giving away something cool every day.

 

Water.org: Envisioning a Day When Everyone Can Have Safe Water.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Rachel Emilie Jackson   cheesy heirloom panini batons   CRESCENDOh Palette
Rachel Emilie Jackson's
Romancing the Paper
Online Workshop

Complete events listing here
.
  101 Cookbooks:
Cheesy, Heirloom,
Panini Batons.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

stamped metal banner necklace

rainy day cloud pin

laurelhill: Stamped Sterling Silver Banner Necklace.

sudlow: Rainy day cloud pin.

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December 26, 2010

 

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Words of Wisdom

A man is but a product of his thoughts.
What he thinks, he becomes.


{Gandhi}

neck warmer tutorial   Felt Raincloud Brooch Tutorial   DIY Christmas Cards and Envelopes
Little Birdie Secrets:
Felted sweater
neck warmer tutorial.

 

That's Totally hOT!

Bugs and Fishes:
Felt Raincloud Booch.

  Fourteen Countess:
French Knot B.
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Diane Salter
Lovey Guest Curator
When I started my journey down this path of vintage photos and fabrics I was so unpolished. It was new to me. So many people were already making collages. Where would I fit in this crowd of talented artists ...

Lovey
  my ebony cards   Lovey

Diane Salter:
Diane's art is fresh and vibrant. Her techniques for creating unique pieces of art full of color and beauty is really quite breathtaking. In this post, she shows how to make new art from old projects.

 

My Ebony Cards by Ericka:
Ericka is a new scrapbooker and card designer. She has recently started a blog to showcase her cards and layouts. Check out one of her handmade cards on this post.
It will make you smile.

 

In enjoyed posting these photos of my Studio Haven because it gave me the opportunity to share a small glance into my heart for art. My love for vintage photos and fabrics blended together in harmony is the driving force for my fabric photo collages.

 

Marie French Marie French Guest Curator
I was first influenced by art at a very early age, as my mother is a very creative person and artist in her own right. We grew up in a very creative household. We moved a lot because my father was in the military, so we were creative in our household with everything from meals to Christmas gifts. I have two brothers and two sisters and we are all creative ...
Marie French   help others   gratitude
Marie French:
Contemplation.
  Help Others:
Kindness Ideas.
  Charity Focus:
Gratitude.

For the Love of ... Stitching
Stitched Moustaches on Gloves   plush flower pots   corner bookmark
Elizabeth Tubergen:
Stitched moustaches
on gloves.
  Bird's party:
Plush Flower Pots Tutorial.
  Kootoyoo:
Corner bookmark tutorial.

For the Love of ... Artwear  
felted slippers   embroidered baby singlet tutorial   ruffled up headband tutorial
French Press Knits:
Felted Slippers.
  Twelve Crafts Till Christmas: Embroidered baby
singlet tutorial.
  No Big Dill:
Ruffled Up
Headband Tutorial.

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Rachel Emilie Jackson   365   The Creative Family
Simple Card
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

365: A Daily Creativity Journal
by Noah Scalin
{Voyageur Press}

 

The Creative Family
by Amanda Blake Soule
{Trumpter}

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Lynn Corona   Mod Podge Rocks   Not For Sale: End Human Trafficking and Slavery
Lynn Corona
I am experiencing a change in my approach to life ...
 

ilovetocreate
is giving away something cool every day.

 

Not For Sale: End Human Trafficking and Slavery.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Rachel Emilie Jackson   walnut pudding   CRESCENDOh Palette
Rachel Emilie Jackson's
Romancing the Paper
Online Workshop

Complete events listing here
.
  seven spoons:
Caramel Self-Saucing Walnut Puddings.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

ballerina tunic

Newspaper Patch Petticoat skirt

bschellenberg: ballerina tunic.

malam: Newspaper Patch Petticoat Skirt.

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December 25, 2010

 

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Words of Wisdom

Seeing is believing, but sometimes
the most real things in the world
are the things we can't see.


{The Polar Express}

doily lantern tutorial   walnut candle   Winter Wonderlantern Tutorial
My hands Made It:
Doily Lantern Tutorial

 

That's Totally hOT!

The Magic Onions:
Walnut Candle Tutorial.

  Michele Made Me:
Winter Wonderlantern Tutorial.
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Rosa & Josie
Lovey Guest Curator
When I started my journey down this path of vintage photos and fabrics I was so unpolished. It was new to me. So many people were already making collages. Where would I fit in this crowd of talented artists ...

Lovey
  shabby cottage studio   Lovey

Rosa & Josie's:
Diane makes the most beautiful vintage jewelry. This post "Resin Love" is just a small sampling of her beautiful talents in creating jewelry of exceptional beauty, quality and style.

 

Cristina Zinnia Galliher:
Zinnia's talents as an artist are vast. Everything she creates is beautifully crafted and unique. I especially liked this post on her domino jewelry. It really just shows how extremely talented Zinnia is.

 

I've enjoyed posting these photos of my Studio Haven because it gave me the opportunity to share a small glance into my heart for art. My love for vintage photos and fabrics blended together in harmony is the driving force for my fabric photo collages.

 

Marie French Marie French Guest Curator
I was first influenced by art at a very early age, as my mother is a very creative person and artist in her own right. We grew up in a very creative household. We moved a lot because my father was in the military, so we were creative in our household with everything from meals to Christmas gifts. I have two brothers and two sisters and we are all creative ...
Marie French   Art Therapy   art therapy
Marie French:
Contemplation.
  International Expressive Arts Therapy Association   Art Therapy Alliance

For the Love of ... Laughter
laughing baby   louis ck   funny pups
jessiedrewbee:
Very happy baby.
  checkoutmytrip:
Louis CK with Conan Everything's amazing & nobody's happy.
  521bioapple:
Funny pups.

For the Love of ... Art Dolls  
pocket doll tutorial   pocket doll tutorial   spool doll tutorial
Through my eyes:
Odd Sock
Pocket Doll Tutorial.
  Anna Branford:
Pocket doll tutorial.
  Crafty Carnival:
Spool Doll Tutorial.

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stamped card   365   The Creative Family
Simple Card
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
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You are Loved Wooden Box

crocheted mushroom

JCSpock: You are Loved Wooden Box.

SugarCake: Red and white crocheted mushroom.

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December 24, 2010

 

Friday, December 24, 2010

Words of Wisdom

Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree.
In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.


{Larry Wilde}

cookie ornaments   covered bead tutorial   felt star ornaments
Lorajean's Magazine:
Salt dough "cookie" ornament tutorial.

 

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Little Birdie Secrets:
Covered bead necklace tutorial.

  The Purl Bee:
Molly's Felt Star Ornaments Tutorial.
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Den Lille Lade
Lovey Guest Curator
When I started my journey down this path of vintage photos and fabrics I was so unpolished. It was new to me. So many people were already making collages. Where would I fit in this crowd of talented artists ...

Lovey
  Marijke van Ooijen   Lovey

Den Lille Lade:
Dorthe creates some of the most precious dolls I've ever seen. Her dolls are created with beautiful fabrics, laces, and trims. Check out the Fairy Doll in this post, it's really one of my favorites.

 

Marijke van Ooijen:
Marijke is so extremely talented at making bears and dolls with the most beautiful faces, eyes, expressions and clothing. Her bears and dolls are so unique you must see them for yourself.

 

I've enjoyed posting these photos of my Studio Haven because it gave me the opportunity to share a small glance into my heart for art. My love for vintage photos and fabrics blended together in harmony is the driving force for my fabric photo collages.

 

Marie French Marie French Guest Curator
I was first influenced by art at a very early age, as my mother is a very creative person and artist in her own right. We grew up in a very creative household. We moved a lot because my father was in the military, so we were creative in our household with everything from meals to Christmas gifts. I have two brothers and two sisters and we are all creative ...
Marie French   fanciful devices   Stuff Smith
Marie French:
Contemplation.
  Fanciful Devices:
Beautiful jewelry
 

StuffSmith.com:
Technology and gadgets

For the Love of ... Beading
crocheted and beaded earrings   fabric beads necklace   beaded bauble tutorial
Teacups & Tiskets:
Crocheted & beaded Earrings Tutorial.
  Froo*Gal:
Fabric Bead Necklace.
  twinklyspangle:
Beaded Bauble Tutorial.

For the Love of ... Music  
apocalyptica   Bell Choir   Yo Yo Ma & Bobby McFerrin
Apocalyptica:
Little Drummerboy.
  Not your average
bell choir.
  Yo-Yo Ma &
Bobby McFerrin:

Hush Little Baby.

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Draped dress

owl fingerless gloves

draping: Draped women's dress.

homelab: Little owl fingerless gloves.

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December 23, 2010

 

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Words of Wisdom

Who knows where inspiration comes from.
Perhaps it arises from desperation.
Perhaps it comes from the flukes of the universe,
the kindness of the muses.

{Amy Tan}

ornament mobile tutorial   Pam Garrison   handprint snowman ornaments
Not Martha:
Ornament mobile tutorial.

 

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Pam Garrison:
FREE Gift Tags Downloadable PDF.

  Eighteen25:
Handprint snowman ornaments tutorial.
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Cindy Adkins
Lovey Guest Curator
When I started my journey down this path of vintage photos and fabrics I was so unpolished. It was new to me. So many people were already making collages. Where would I fit in this crowd of talented artists ...

Lovey
  celestina marie   Lovey

Cindy Adkins:
Cindy is an inspiration to me. She is very talented and makes the most beautiful tags using mixed media. In this post, Cindy
provides a tutorial on creating
a small pocketbook.

 

Celestina Marie Designs:
Celestina surrounds herself with beautiful things that bring a smile to all those who see them. I enjoyed this post because it focused on counting your blessings and surrounding yourself with warmth & comforts of home.

 

I've enjoyed posting these photos of my Studio Haven because it gave me the opportunity to share a small glance into my heart for art. My love for vintage photos and fabrics blended together in harmony is the driving force for my fabric photo collages.

 

Marie French Marie French Guest Curator
I was first influenced by art at a very early age, as my mother is a very creative person and artist in her own right. We grew up in a very creative household. We moved a lot because my father was in the military, so we were creative in our household with everything from meals to Christmas gifts. I have two brothers and two sisters and we are all creative ...
Marie French   counting your blessings   dear ada
Marie French:
Contemplation.
  Counting Your Blessings:
Inspiring.
  Dear Ada:
I love to look at the artwork.

For the Love of ... Crochet
ruffled crochet dishcloth   crocheted hobo   crocheted doily necklaces
Chickens in the Road:
Ruffled Crochet
Dishcloth Tutorial.
  Just One More Line:
Inspired Hobo Pattern.
  This Mama Makes Stuff:
Crocheted Doily Necklace Ideas.

For the Love of ... DIY  
holiday sputnik mobile   chalkboard table   stocking hanger tutorial
Old Brand New:
{DIY} Holiday Sputnik Mobile.
  instructables:
{DIY} How to build a chalkboard table.
  Under My Umbrella:
{DIY} 2x4 Stocking
Hanger Tutorial.

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Heap of Joy
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Lynn Corona
I am experiencing a change in my approach to life ...
 

Fabric Shopper
is giving away sewing patterns and yardage of yummy fabrics.

Enter by 12/24/10
6AM (EST)

 

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Silver Acorns

heavy hammered bracelet

TTBtreasures: Silver Acorns.

strandsofgrace: Heavy hammered silver link bracelet.

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