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March 2011

April 1, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
A Field Journal

Friday, April 1, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
The most sophisticated people I know
- inside they are all children.


{Jim Henson}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

A Field Journal
Frills and Flowers
and Buttons and Bows.

L to R: 1. Woman's Day. 2. Spunky Junky. 3. Creature Comforts.

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Lisa Sonora Beam
Helga Strauss Guest Curator
Art has always played an important role in my life, but last year was the most artistic year of my life so far ...

ARTchix Studio
  sfgirlbybay   Helga Strauss

Lisa Sonora Beam
I really love her book: The Creative Entrepreneur! I'd love to take a class from her some day.

 

sfgirlbybay
My stylish aunt that's also an interior designer got me addicted to this awesome site! Cool photography and endless home décor inspiration!

 

My Artistic Life
Weekly inspiration, creativity,
and fun art challenges.

 

Chrysti Hydeck Chrysti Hydeck Alumni Guest Curator
Yesterday, I was deeply saddened to hear that a young woman I follow on a photo social network lost her battle to cancer. It was quite a shock as most of the community thought she was getting better and a devastating blow to those that loved her ...
Martha Stewart   Crafts by Amanda   always chrysti
Martha Stewart
Colorful Paper Vase Cover.
  Crafts by Amanda
Typography is all the rage.
  Always Chrysti
Make a Splash.

For the Love of ... Crochet  
DIY Heart Crochet Doilies   D.I.Y. Crochet Coasters Tutorial   The $1.98 Wedding Garter
Ruffled
DIY Heart Crochet Doilies.
  hearttypat
D.I.Y. Crochet
Coasters Tutorial.
  The Garter Girl
The $1.98
Wedding Garter.

For the Love of ... Gocco  
Eating Poetry Gocco Printing with Chocolate   Wedding Wednesday: Napkins   tissue paper rose pomander
the Scarlet Letters
Eating Poetry: Gocco Printing with Chocolate.
  Darling Dexter
Wedding Wednesday: Napkins.
  felt cafe
How to Print with the
Print Gocco.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Mary Beth Shaw   Diana Trout
Upcycled & Embellished
Metal Cans
by Melody Nuñez
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Flavor for Mixed Media
by Mary Beth Shaw
{North Light Books}
  Journal Spilling
by Diana Trout
{North Light Books}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Tiffin Mills   Cocktail Party   NEADS Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans
Tiffin Mills
I grew up in an artistic family and lived a very creative life ...
  Martha Stewart
Cocktail Party!
  NEADS Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans
Unleashing the Possibilities.
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Joe Bagley

This Week :: Big Picture, Little Picture
Strategies for getting focused and productive.
Jenny Doh, MSW
Simply, Deeply
Joe Bagley

Papercutter.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Michael deMeng   Whole Wheat Sesame Noodles with Spicy Peanut Sauce   CRESCENDOh Palette
Michael deMeng's
Art Laboratory Issue #2
Alchemist's Toolbox
Online class begins 5/27/11
Enrollment Now Open
Click here for a special discount for CRESCENDOh readers.

Complete events listing here
.
  Kalyn's Kitchen
Whole Wheat Sesame Noodles with Spicy Peanut Sauce.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

My Home of Love

Victorian Blueberry Verbena Soap

humblebea
My Home of Love.

catherinefilippelli
Victorian Blueberry Verbena Soap.

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March 31, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Tim Holtz

Thursday, March 31, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Find something you're passionate about
and keep tremendously interested in it.


{Julia Child}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Tim Holtz
New Stamp Inspiration.

L to R: 1. Bleubird Vintage. 2. Clair-anne O'Brien. 3. Coquette.

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Elena Kalis
Helga Strauss Guest Curator
Art has always played an important role in my life, but last year was the most artistic year of my life so far ...

ARTchix Studio
  From Japan with Love   Helga Strauss

Elena Kalis
The most amazing
underwater photography!!!

 

From Japan with Love
My favorite place for fun Japanese stickers and Hello Kitty bags!

 

My Artistic Life
Weekly inspiration, creativity,
and fun art challenges.

 

Chrysti Hydeck Chrysti Hydeck Alumni Guest Curator
Yesterday, I was deeply saddened to hear that a young woman I follow on a photo social network lost her battle to cancer. It was quite a shock as most of the community thought she was getting better and a devastating blow to those that loved her ...
instructables   HELLO, my name is BLOG!   always chrysti
instructables
Altoids Tin Pocket-Sized Watercolor Box.
  HELLO, my name
is BLOG!

Make your life larger than your art.
  Always Chrysti
Experiments: A Guest Post by Samantha Kira Harding.

For the Love of ... Home  
Stamping on wood   Jamison Cake Stand   Reusable Sandwich Bag
lilacmoon studio
Stamping on wood.
  OliviaDru
Jamison Cake Stand.
  Momtastic
Reusable Sandwich Bag.

For the Love of ... GreenChic  
Jean Corsage Tutorial   CupSpeakers   DIY Wall Calender using Color Chips
Tea Rose Home
Jean Corsage Tutorial.
  Yanko Design
CupSpeakers.
  giddy giddy
DIY Wall Calendar using Color Chips.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Mary Beth Shaw   Diana Trout
Danita Mushroom Necklace
by Shona Cole
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Flavor for Mixed Media
by Mary Beth Shaw
{North Light Books}
  Journal Spilling
by Diana Trout
{North Light Books}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Tiffin Mills   DIY Butterfly Rice Tosser by Posh Paperie   NEADS Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans
Tiffin Mills
I grew up in an artistic family and lived a very creative life ...
  Style Me Pretty
DIY Butterfly Rice Tosser
by Posh Paperie.
  NEADS Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans
Unleashing the Possibilities.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Joe Bagley

This Week :: Big Picture, Little Picture
Strategies for getting focused and productive.
Jenny Doh, MSW
Simply, Deeply
Joe Bagley

Papercutter.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Michael deMeng   Jewelled Couscous with Pomegranate and Almonds   CRESCENDOh Palette
Michael deMeng's
Art Laboratory Issue #2
Alchemist's Toolbox
Online class begins 5/27/11
Enrollment Now Open
Click here for a special discount for CRESCENDOh readers.

Complete events listing here
.
  Cook Sister!
Jewelled Couscous with Pomegranate and Almonds.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

Aqua Frost Vintage Style Flower Earrings

Newborn Girl Mary Janes

Jewelrybynala
Aqua Frost Vintage Style Flower Earrings.
ClackamasCrochetChic
Newborn Girl Mary Janes.

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March 30, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
paper bag ribbon tutorial

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow
by evading it today.


{Abraham Lincoln}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Roben-Marie Smith
Paper bag ribbon tutorial.

L to R: 1. sweetpoppycat. 2. Mod Podge Rocks. 3. Heather Bailey.

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nut and bee
Helga Strauss Guest Curator
Art has always played an important role in my life, but last year was the most artistic year of my life so far ...

ARTchix Studio
  bohtieque   Helga Strauss

Nut and Bee
I love the simple, quirky style of the artist. I must admit to having quite a collection of her stickers and labels.

 

Bohtieque
My favorite online shop for cool address labels!

 

My Artistic Life
Weekly inspiration, creativity,
and fun art challenges.

 

Chrysti Hydeck Chrysti Hydeck Alumni Guest Curator
Yesterday, I was deeply saddened to hear that a young woman I follow on a photo social network lost her battle to cancer. It was quite a shock as most of the community thought she was getting better and a devastating blow to those that loved her ...
chrysti hydeck   rebecca ward   chicken lips
Always Chrysti
On climbing trees. And falling. And pains
in the behind.
  Rebecca Ward
Rebecca's stick tape art installations. Awesomeness.
  Chicken Lips
You know with a name like Chicken Lips, the art is bound to make you smile.

For the Love of ... Artwear  
pearl rope necklace   denim skirt makeover   alisa burke
Wrinkled Dollar
DIY Pearl Rope
Necklace Tutorial.
  Craftaholics Anonymous
Denim skirt makeover.
  Alisa Burke
Embellished shoulders tutorial.

For the Love of ... Paper  
brown bag baskets   paper bag flower tutorial   baby's pinwheel tutorial
Paper Zone
Brown bag baskets.
  A Journey So Far
Paper bag flower tutorial.
  PinkBird's Nest
Baby's Pinwheel
Mobile Tutorial.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Mary Beth Shaw   Diana Trout
Danita Mushroom Necklace
by Shona Cole
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Flavor for Mixed Media
by Mary Beth Shaw
{North Light Books}
  Journal Spilling
by Diana Trout
{North Light Books}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Tiffin Mills   weddinf favor tin can plants   NEADS Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans
Tiffin Mills
I grew up in an artistic family and lived a very creative life ...
  Ruffled
DIY wedding favor tin can plants.
  NEADS Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans
Unleashing the Possibilities.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Joe Bagley

This Week :: Big Picture, Little Picture
Strategies for getting focused and productive.
Jenny Doh, MSW
Simply, Deeply
Joe Bagley

Papercutter.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Michael deMeng   sun-dried zucchini   CRESCENDOh Palette
Michael deMeng's
Art Laboratory Issue #2
Alchemist's Toolbox
Online class begins 5/27/11
Enrollment Now Open
Click here for a special discount for CRESCENDOh readers.

Complete events listing here
.
  Hunter Angler
Gardener Cook

Sicilian sun-dried zucchini.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

wizard knit beard

circus strongman

foamywader
Wizard knit beard.

contemori
Circus strongman.

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March 29, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
yarn chandeliers tutorial

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
The truth is incontrovertible.
Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it,
but in the end, there it is.


{Winston Churchill}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Crafted Love
Yarn Chandeliers Tutorial.

L to R: 1. Pocketful of Posies. 2. sewtara. 3. the pastry affair.

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Laura Bray
Helga Strauss Guest Curator
Art has always played an important role in my life, but last year was the most artistic year of my life so far ...

ARTchix Studio
  Paula's Paradise   Helga Strauss

Laura Bray of Katydiddys
Laura offers a great, free e-newsletter with helpful tips for creative business peeps.

 

Paula's Paradise
Paula lives in the beautiful Bahamas ... a visit to her blog is like a mini vacation in the tropics.

 

My Artistic Life
Weekly inspiration, creativity,
and fun art challenges.

 

Chrysti Hydeck Chrysti Hydeck Alumni Guest Curator
Yesterday, I was deeply saddened to hear that a young woman I follow on a photo social network lost her battle to cancer. It was quite a shock as most of the community thought she was getting better and a devastating blow to those that loved her ...
chrysti hydeck   borganic   weburbanist
Always Chrysti
100+ ways to creatively reuse old magazines.
  BOrganic
Give a handmade spring seed starting kit.
  WebUrbanist
Who knew Post-it notes had so much potential!

For the Love of ... Art Quilting (MugRugs)  
mug rug   comfort stitching   mug rugs
Fashioned by Meg
Mug rug tutorial.
  in color order
Mug rug tutorial.
  The Sometimes Crafter
Mug rug tutorial.

For the Love of ... Knitting  
egg cozy knitting pattern   knitted key cozies   mug cozy
Natural Suburbia
Egg cozy knitting pattern.
  bettysonics
Knitted key cozies.
  Shartreuse Inspired
Sweetheart mug cozy.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Mary Beth Shaw   Diana Trout
Danita Mushroom Necklace
by Shona Cole
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Flavor for Mixed Media
by Mary Beth Shaw
{North Light Books}
  Journal Spilling
by Diana Trout
{North Light Books}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Tiffin Mills   cake toppers   NEADS Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans
Tiffin Mills
I grew up in an artistic family and lived a very creative life ...
  Claylicious
Cake toppers.
  NEADS Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans
Unleashing the Possibilities.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Joe Bagley

This Week :: Big Picture, Little Picture
Strategies for getting focused and productive.
Jenny Doh, MSW
Simply, Deeply
Joe Bagley

Papercutter.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Michael deMeng   graham cracker pancakes   CRESCENDOh Palette
Michael deMeng's
Art Laboratory Issue #2
Alchemist's Toolbox
Online class begins 5/27/11
Enrollment Now Open
Click here for a special discount for CRESCENDOh readers.

Complete events listing here
.
  A Little Zaftig
Graham Cracker Pancakes.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

wee baby barn owl

fragment light

fantiny
Wee baby barn owl.

NzLbags
Everyday knitted bag.

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March 28, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
scrappy lampshade tutorial

Monday, March 28, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
It doesn't matter who my father was.
It matters who I remember he was.


{Anne Sexton}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

The Pleated Poppy
Scrappy lampshade tutorial.

L to R: 1. Live Love Craft. 2. The Pioneer Woman. 3. Sukanart.

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cindy mcmath
Helga Strauss Guest Curator
Art has always played an important role in my life, but last year was the most artistic year of my life so far ...

ARTchix Studio
  belinda schneider   Helga Strauss

Cindy McMath
Cindy's art is so vibrant and fun ... I love seeing her latest experiments and all of the art she makes for gallery shows and swaps.

 

Belinda Schneider
My dear friend is a wealth of incredible inspiration and delight! I love her artistic style and her blog posts always make me want to bust out colorful paints and papers and get crackin'!

 

My Artistic Life
Weekly inspiration, creativity,
and fun art challenges.

 

Chrysti Hydeck Chrysti Hydeck Alumni Guest Curator
Yesterday, I was deeply saddened to hear that a young woman I follow on a photo social network lost her battle to cancer. It was quite a shock as most of the community thought she was getting better and a devastating blow to those that loved her ...
Lisa Kaus   carl warner   always chrysti
Keri Smith
Make a Wish.
  Carl Warner
When creative brilliance meets food and a camera: foodscapes.
  Always Chrysti
The absolute BEST
iced mocha & frappe recipe, ever.

For the Love of ... Creative Stitching  
circle felt garland   comfort stitching   rose accent pillows
Checkout Girl
Circle felt garland.
  Comfort Stitching
Skipping and stitching.
  American Felt and Craft
Sweet little rose
accent pillows.

For the Love of ... Paper  
japanese lantern tutorial   tissue paper wallflower   tissue paper rose pomander
Dollar Store Crafts
Japanese lantern tutorial.
  My Adoption Journey
Tissue Paper
Wallflowers Tutorial.
  Craft Envy
Tissue Paper Rose Pomander Tutorial.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Mary Beth Shaw   Diana Trout
Danita Mushroom Necklace
by Shona Cole
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Flavor for Mixed Media
by Mary Beth Shaw
{North Light Books}
  Journal Spilling
by Diana Trout
{North Light Books}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Tiffin Mills   Sea Shell Favors   NEADS Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans
Tiffin Mills
I grew up in an artistic family and lived a very creative life ...
  Vicki O'Dell
Sea Shell Favors.
  NEADS Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans
Unleashing the Possibilities.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Joe Bagley

This Week :: Big Picture, Little Picture
Strategies for getting focused and productive.
Jenny Doh, MSW
Simply, Deeply
Joe Bagley

Papercutter.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Michael deMeng   My Marrakesh   CRESCENDOh Palette
Michael deMeng's
Art Laboratory Issue #2
Alchemist's Toolbox
Online class begins 5/27/11
Enrollment Now Open
Click here for a special discount for CRESCENDOh readers.

Complete events listing here
.
  My Marrakesh
Persian Love Cake.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

beach stone

fragment light

stonz
Riveted beach stone.

anzfer
Split green fragment light

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March 27, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
hula hoop rug

Sunday, March 27, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
"The naked truth is always better than the best-dressed lie."


{Ann Landers}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Disney Family Fun
Hula Hoop Rug.

L to R: 1. homework. 2. mamaslittlebabies. 3. eat. live. travel. write.

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constance muller
Susanna Gordon Guest Curator
Art has always been a part of my life. My twin sister, Maria, and I were fortunate to have parents who encouraged us in all our creative endeavors whether it was ...

pam carriker
  missed connections   Susanna's Sketchbook

Rochambeau
Constance Muller's
spring branch tutorial.

 

Missed Connections
Hopeful and humorous illustrations inspired from messages on Craigslist.

 

Susanna's Sketchbook
The start of my
winged messenger project.

 

For the Love of ... Paper  
candy pouch   punched paper tablerunner   paper towel art
Peppermint Plum
Sewn paper candy pouch.
  Say Yes to Hoboken
Punched circles tablerunner.
  Cynthia Shaffer
Paper Towel Art Tutorial.

For the Love of ... Home  
draft dodger   mason jar chandelier   annalea hart
Simple Organic
Draft dodger.
  BootsNGus
Mason Jar Chandelier.
  annalea hart
lamp with slipcover.

For the Love of ... Crochet  
bird book thong crochet tutorial   crocheted possum   crocheted pork buns
Turtle Dove Coo
Bird Book Thong
Crochet Tutorial.
  Yarn Juleps on the Veranda
Crocheted possum pattern.
  thetokicafe
Crocheted pork buns.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Bethenny Frankel   The War of Art
Danita Mushroom Necklace
by Shona Cole
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  A Place of Yes
by Bethenny Frankel
{Touchstone Books}
  The War of Art
by Steven Pressfield
{Warner Books}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Monique Savoie   custom cake toppers   Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Monique Savoie
My story is quite a simple one.
I have created ...
  Emmaline Bride
Custom cake toppers!
  Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Finding solutions to end
the AIDS epidemic.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Joe Bagley

This Week :: 5 Tips for Making Time for Art
Thoughts from mother, artist and author:
Shona Cole
Simply, Deeply
Joe Bagley

Papercutter.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Priscilla Jones   diethood   CRESCENDOh Palette
Do What You Love
With Priscilla Jones
Yorkshire, England
May2011

Complete events listing here
.
  Diethood
Roasted red pepper sandwiches with herbed goat cheese on focaccia.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

lesliejanson

Tiny Possum Necklace

lesliejanson
Spring Rhinestones and Grain Sack Cuff Bracelet

motleymutton
Tiny Possum Necklace.

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March 26, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Scrappy Appliqued Pillow

Saturday, March 26, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.


{Ralph Waldo Emerson}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Fiskars
Scrappy Appliqued Pillow.

L to R: 1. {papermash}. 2. How About Orange. 3. Sunset.

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Rodrigvitz Style
Susanna Gordon Guest Curator
Art has always been a part of my life. My twin sister, Maria, and I were fortunate to have parents who encouraged us in all our creative endeavors whether it was ...

pam carriker
  Rodrigvitz Style   Susanna's Sketchbook

Rodrigvitz Style
Sugar Skull Tutorial I.

 

Rodrigvitz Style
Sugar Skull Tutorial II.

 

Susanna's Sketchbook
Dia de Bloglandia.

 

For the Love of ... Art Jewelry  
Crochet brooch - Cappuccino   Tutorial: Leather Chain Necklace   Macrame Necklace
uloni
Crochet brooch - Cappuccino.
  Cucumbersome
Tutorial: Leather
Chain Necklace.
  P.S. - I made this ...
Macrame Necklace.

For the Love of ... Books  
paper lantern tutorial   The Joy of Cooking   Breakfast of Champions
A Wrinkle in Time
by Madeleine L'Engle.
  The Joy of Cooking
by Irma S. Rombauer
  Breakfast of Champions
by Kurt Vonnegut.

For the Love of ... Knitting  
Lulu Letty   DIY LED Carpet-Light   DIY bracelet tutorial
Lulu Letty
DIY: Hand Knit Bow
and Neck Warmer.
  WonderHowTo
DIY LED Carpet-Light.
  NeedleNoodles
Knit Sushi Pattern PDF.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Bethenny Frankel   The War of Art
Danita Mushroom Necklace
by Shona Cole
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  A Place of Yes
by Bethenny Frankel
{Touchstone Books}
  The War of Art
by Steven Pressfield
{Warner Books}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Monique Savoie   Cookie Escort Cards   Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Monique Savoie
My story is quite a simple one.
I have created ...
  Intimate Weddings
Cookie Escort Cards.
  Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Finding solutions to end
the AIDS epidemic.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Joe Bagley

This Week :: 5 Tips for Making Time for Art
Thoughts from mother, artist and author:
Shona Cole
Simply, Deeply
Joe Bagley

Papercutter.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Priscilla Jones   Yogurt, Lemon, and Herb Dip with Baby Carrots and Radishes   CRESCENDOh Palette
Do What You Love
With Priscilla Jones
Yorkshire, England
May2011

Complete events listing here
.
  Chez Pim
Yogurt, Lemon, and Herb Dip with Baby Carrots and Radishes.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

Crochet Paprika Rustic Scarf

Handmade Leather Journal and Sketchbook

VitalTemptation
Crochet Paprika Rustic Scarf.

peaseblossomstudio
Handmade Leather Journal and Sketchbook.

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March 25, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
DIY Cupcake in a Jar

Friday, March 25, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Lost time is never found again.


{Benjamin Franklin}

 
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CRESCENDOh Staccato

cakies
DIY Cupcake in a Jar.

L to R: 1. Intimate Weddings. 2. Nava Lubelski. 3. U-Handbag.

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Lilisac in Paris
Susanna Gordon Guest Curator
Art has always been a part of my life. My twin sister, Maria, and I were fortunate to have parents who encouraged us in all our creative endeavors whether it was ...

pam carriker
  recuerda mi corazon   Susanna's Sketchbook

Lilisac in Paris
Love letters in the Paris Metro.

 

recuerda mi corazon
When someone runs on behalf of you or When someone runs for your cure.

 

Susanna's Sketchbook
Dia de Bloglandia.

 

For the Love of ... Film  
Fritz Lang's Metropolis   Coraline   Exit Through the Gift Shop
Metropolis
Directed by Fritz Lang.
  Coraline
Directed by Henry Selick.
  Exit Through
the Gift Shop

Directed by Banksy.

For the Love of ... Edible Art  
Sleight of Hand Topsy Turvy Cake   Large Herbal Tea Kit in a Brushed Aluminum Box   Butterscotch Pecan Cookie Cups
Sugar Teachers
Sleight of Hand...Topsy Turvy Cake Tutorial.
  purposedesign
Large Herbal Tea Kit in a Brushed Aluminum Box.
  David Lebovitz
Butterscotch Pecan
Cookie Cups.

For the Love of ... Paper  
Printable Box Baby Cameras   Paper Airplane Garland   Mini Journal Notepads
girliepains
Printable Box Baby Cameras.
  michelle made me
Paper Airplane Garland.
  The Creative Place
Mini Journal Notepads.

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Crescendoh   Bethenny Frankel   The War of Art
Danita Mushroom Necklace
by Shona Cole
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  A Place of Yes
by Bethenny Frankel
{Touchstone Books}
  The War of Art
by Steven Pressfield
{Warner Books}
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Monique Savoie   Personalized Custom Brides Wedding Dress Hanger   Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Monique Savoie
My story is quite a simple one.
I have created ...
  DawnsCraftStore
Personalized Custom Bride's Wedding Dress Hanger.
  Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Finding solutions to end
the AIDS epidemic.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Joe Bagley

This Week :: 5 Tips for Making Time for Art
Thoughts from mother, artist and author:
Shona Cole
Simply, Deeply
Joe Bagley

Papercutter.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Priscilla Jones   Veal Paillards   CRESCENDOh Palette
Do What You Love
With Priscilla Jones
Yorkshire, England
May2011

Complete events listing here
.
  Vanilla Garlic
Hungarian Heat
Hot Chocolate.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

Blue Rose Necklace

White Chiffon Sleep Boxer

roomofyourown
Blue Rose Necklace.

Naomilingerie
White Chiffon Sleep Boxer.

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March 24, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
ImagineNations

Thursday, March 24, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is
a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life
through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.


{Dr. Seuss}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

ImagineNations
Whimsical Worlds Handmade by Artist Wendy Gold.

L to R: 1. 100 Layer Cake. 2. Mr Boddington's Studio. 3. Martha Stewart.

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eliza deacon photography
Susanna Gordon Guest Curator
Art has always been a part of my life. My twin sister, Maria, and I were fortunate to have parents who encouraged us in all our creative endeavors whether it was ...

pam carriker
  soul aperture   Susanna's Sketchbook

eliza deacon photography
Eliza's writing has me
dreaming of Africa.

 

soul aperture
Christina Martin's winged messengers (an example of where a participant placed a winged messenger in
her community).

 

Susanna's Sketchbook
Dia de Bloglandia.

 

For the Love of ... GreenChic  
The Dirt: seed strip   Recycled Storage Solution: Tall Paper Holder   Recycled Coffee Wedding Gown
homework
The Dirt: seed strip
garland gift.
  Made by Nicole
Recycled Storage Solution: Tall Paper Holder.
  allthatsgoodapparel
Recycled Coffee
Wedding Gown.

For the Love of ... Home  
Handmade Monogrammed Linen Napkins   Sunshine and Carousels   SIT Letter Pillow Covers
parkandbeach
Handmade Monogrammed Linen Napkins.
  Sunshine and Carousels
Let's go Fly a Kite.
  ModPress
SIT Letter Pillow Covers.

For the Love of ... Mommy&Me  
Long Reach Gizmo   Marshmallow Structure   How to make pacifier clips with ribbon
giddy giddy
Long Reach Gizmo.
  Momtastic
Marshmallow Structure.
  How About Orange
How to make pacifier clips with ribbon.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Bethenny Frankel   The War of Art
Altered Scrabble Tile Necklaces
by Becky Shander
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  A Place of Yes
by Bethenny Frankel
{Touchstone Books}
  The War of Art
by Steven Pressfield
{Warner Books}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Monique Savoie   DIY Matchbooks by Papermade   Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Monique Savoie
My story is quite a simple one.
I have created ...
  Style Me Pretty
DIY Matchbooks by Papermade.
  Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Finding solutions to end
the AIDS epidemic.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Joe Bagley

This Week :: 5 Tips for Making Time for Art
Thoughts from mother, artist and author:
Shona Cole
Simply, Deeply
Joe Bagley

Papercutter.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Priscilla Jones   Cornmeal-Cranberry Pancakes   CRESCENDOh Palette
Do What You Love
With Priscilla Jones
Yorkshire, England
May2011

Complete events listing here
.
  The Wednesday Chef
Cornmeal-Cranberry Pancakes.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

Bird House Camper

Woodland Bird Stack Forest Animal Bookend

TIKIBEAVE
Bird House Camper.

graphicspaceswood
Woodland Bird Stack Forest Animal Bookend.

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March 23, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
stamped fabric

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
A man's errors
are his portals of discovery.


{James Joyce}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Poppytalk
Stamped fabric gift wrapping.

L to R: 1. Dees! 2. chewingthecud. 3. Fork Spoon Knife.

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lady bug circus
Susanna Gordon Guest Curator
Art has always been a part of my life. My twin sister, Maria, and I were fortunate to have parents who encouraged us in all our creative endeavors whether it was ...

pam carriker
  underwater sculpture   Susanna's Sketchbook

Lady Bug Circus
Jenny Fillius's gogeous tin shrine for the upcoming
Art Shrine Auction.

 

Underwater Sculpture
Jason de Caires Taylor's underwater sculpture installations, art with an ecological message and purpose.

 

Susanna's Sketchbook
The Gypsy in the Cemetery.

 

For the Love of ... DIY  
bunny applique   diy heart bracelets   DIY Twine Sign
daffodil design
DIY bunny applique.
  girlybubble
DIY Heart bracelets.
  COLOURlovers
DIY Twine Signs.

For the Love of ... Mommy&Me  
rainbow bunting   tambourine with rainbow streamers   craft buds
Mom Blog Network
Rainbow Bunting
Baby Quilt Tutorial.
  Sew Homegrown
Tambourine with
Rainbow Streamers.
  Craft Buds
Number Bean Bags Tutorial.

For the Love of ... Bunny  
white rabbit egg cozy   Rabbit Knitting Pattern   DIY bracelet tutorial
Not on the High Street
White rabbit egg cozy.
  OliverBoliver
Rabbit Knitting Pattern.
  Boridolls
Needle felted bunnies.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Bethenny Frankel   The War of Art
Altered Scrabble Tile Necklaces
by Becky Shander
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  A Place of Yes
by Bethenny Frankel
{Touchstone Books}
  The War of Art
by Steven Pressfield
{Warner Books}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Monique Savoie   knitted lace wedding garter   Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Monique Savoie
My story is quite a simple one.
I have created ...
  International Old Lacers
Diane Willett's
Knitted lace wedding garter.
  Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Finding solutions to end
the AIDS epidemic.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Joe Bagley

This Week :: 5 Tips for Making Time for Art
Thoughts from mother, artist and author:
Shona Cole
Simply, Deeply
Joe Bagley

Papercutter.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Priscilla Jones   green tea sponge cake   CRESCENDOh Palette
Do What You Love
With Priscilla Jones
Yorkshire, England
May2011

Complete events listing here
.
  Eat the Love
Green Tea Sponge Cake.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

bunny coin purse

oak leaf bobby pins

oktak
Bunny coin purse.

tashamck
Oak Leaf Bobby Pins.

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