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October 2011

November 1, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
DIY Missoni Sneakers Tutorial

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
There's nothing you can make that can't be made
No one you can save that can't be saved
Nothing you can do but you can learn how to be you in time
It's easy


{Lennon/McCartney}

 
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CRESCENDOh Staccato

Refinery 29
DIY Missoni Sneakers Tutorial.

L to R: 1. DIY Fabric Flower Ring Tutorial by General Valentine.
2.
Fougasse recipe by Elras Baking.
3. Bamboo knit leg warmers by RunSystem63.

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googly eye slingbacks
Mark Montano Alumni Guest Curator
I'm not sure how you all feel about your creative time, but I know from speaking to many of my friends that ...

Mark Montano
  rhinestone flaminggo   cast planter candle holder

Dollar Store Crafts
DIY Louboutin
Googly Eye Slingbacks

 

Cut Out + Keep
Rhinestone flamingo.

 

Mark Montano
Cast Planter Candle Holder.

 

juliette crane Bree Mcconnell Guest Curator
In life I tend to believe that everything happens for a reason ... exactly when it is supposed to. This statement tends to show me how true it really is all the time ...
Bree Mcconnell   circle crochet tutorial   just something I made
Stamps, Scraps and Starbucks
New beginnings.
  LauraLRF
Circle crochet tutorial perfect for a bright
happy lap blanket.
  Just Something I Made
Turn your vintage sewing patterns into a
storage rack.

For the Love of ... Jars  
say yes to hoboken   DIY lace mason jars tutorial   DIY Mason Jar Lamp tutorial
Say Yes to Hoboken
DIY Tinted Mason Jars in
Rainbow Tutorial.
  Love the Yes Girls
DIY Lace Mason Jars Tutorial.
  Sanity and Chaos
DIY Mason Jar Lamp Tutorial.

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Random Acts of Kindness Cards   creative pilgrimage   varsity pilot pen
Random Acts of Kindness Cards
by Melody M. Nuñez
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Creative Pilgrimage
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Quarry}
  Varsity Fountain Pen
by Pilot
{NEW Ideas Every Friday}   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
ON THE HORIZON
  THE LATEST & GREATEST ART-MAKING PRODUCTS
Saw It On Amazon   Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

baker's twine   Steel Wire Jewelry   sew liberated
Baker's Twine
3,360 yards!
 

Steel Wire Jewelry
by Brenda Schweder
{Lark Crafts}

  Sew Liberated
by Meg McElwee
{Lark Crafts}
OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS   DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Angie Williams   gloe-in-the-dark jars tutorial   Globus Relief
Angie Williams
Whatever form the art takes, the transformation doesn't just happen on the piece I'm working on, but also ...
 

Cherish Paperie
DIY glow-in-the-dark jars for intimate weddings.

  Globus Relief
Partnering to provide life saving resources to people in need.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

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Archives

Legato
Archives

Amanda Crabtree Weston

CORI DANTINI

The Art of the Sentence
by Writer & Editor
Amanda Crabtree Weston
Legato Artist
CORI DANTINI
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
CRAFT Beach Retreat   zucchini bread recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
CRAFT Beach Retreat
  Rosewater & Thyme
Zucchini bread and cream cheese frosting recipe.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

yummytreasures

handcrafted brooch

yummytreasures
Vintage Japan Pastel Glass Beaded Chain.

depeapa
Handcrafted and illustrated brooch.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
evolution of art   art journal   art journaling
Evolution of Art
Art does not equal skills.
Skills do not equal art.
  Muted Messages
Vibrant art journal spread muted with a touch of deli paper.
  So Proud
Art journaling proud.

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October 31, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
mason jar sconce

Monday, October 31, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Trust your story.


{Neil Gaiman}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

A Brooklyn Limestone
Mason Jar Sconce.

L to R: 1. Crispy Anchovies by Food 4 Tots. 2. Instructions by Neil Gaiman.
3. DIY Mason Jar by Craftberry Bush.

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crafty chica
Mark Montano Alumni Guest Curator
I'm not sure how you all feel about your creative time, but I know from speaking to many of my friends that ...

Mark Montano
  cross stitch mural   cast planter candle holder

Diary of a Crafty Chica
Sassy sugar skulls.

 

Decorhacks
Cross stitch mural.

 

Mark Montano
Cast Planter Candle Holder.

 

Bree Mcconnell Bree Mcconnell Guest Curator
In life I tend to believe that everything happens for a reason ... exactly when it is supposed to. This statement tends to show me how true it really is all the time ...
Bree Mcconnell   altered lightbulbs   fall mini art book
Stamps, Scraps and Starbucks
New beginnings.
  Trashy Wench
Genius lightbulb ideas.
  Alissa Fast
Awesome fall mini book.

For the Love of ... DIY  
diy hand stitching tutorial   DIY headboard tutorial   DIY woven chain bracelet tutorial
Freckled Nest
DIY Hand Stitching Tutorial
  See Cate Create
DIY Handpainted Chevron Upholstered Headboard Tutorial.
  Honestly ... WTF
DIY Woven Chain Bracelet Tutorial.

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Archives
  Pre-Order Pick
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Random Acts of Kindness Cards   creative pilgrimage   varsity pilot pen
Random Acts of Kindness Cards
by Melody M. Nuñez
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Creative Pilgrimage
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Quarry}
  Varsity Fountain Pen
by Pilot
{NEW Ideas Every Friday}   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
ON THE HORIZON
  THE LATEST & GREATEST ART-MAKING PRODUCTS
Saw It On Amazon   Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

pink cake stand   Steel Wire Jewelry   sew liberated
Pink Cake Stand
by Rosanna
 

Steel Wire Jewelry
by Brenda Schweder
{Lark Crafts}

  Sew Liberated
by Meg McElwee
{Lark Crafts}
OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS   DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Angie Williams   DIY heart sachet flowers.   Globus Relief
Angie Williams
Whatever form the art takes, the transformation doesn't just happen on the piece I'm working on, but also ...
 

Elizabeth Anne Designs
DIY Heart sachet flowers.

  Globus Relief
Partnering to provide life saving resources to people in need.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Amanda Crabtree Weston

CORI DANTINI

The Art of the Sentence
by Writer & Editor
Amanda Crabtree Weston
Legato Artist
CORI DANTINI
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
CRAFT Beach Retreat   butterfinger caramel apples   CRESCENDOh Palette
CRAFT Beach Retreat
  Pass the Sushi
Butterfinger Caramel Apples
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

hand knitted coin purse

embroidered bunny

Branda
Hand knitted coin purse.

hensteeth
Textile artwork of embroidered,
stitched, and quilted bunny.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
evolution of art   art journal   art journaling
Evolution of Art
Art does not equal skills.
Skills do not equal art.
  Muted Messages
Vibrant art journal spread muted with a touch of deli paper.
  So Proud
Art journaling proud.

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October 30, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
ruby mines

Sunday, October 30, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Ambition breaks the ties of blood,
and forgets the obligations of gratitude.


{Sallust}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Ruby Mines

L to R: 1. Make the Best of Things. 2. Babble. 3. Shovava.

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CRAFT
Lolly Chessie Guest Curator
Arts and crafts have always been a part of my life, and are present in my earliest memories. My mom and I used to ...

Lolly Chessie
  folding trees   lolly chops

Craft:
From an overall craft project organization perspective, these hangers ROCK! I can see clamping up baggies full of goodies too!

 

Folding Trees
These 3D flowers are totally awesome! I made some last weekend and they come together so easy! Scatter them all over the house or make up a batch to use in your next craft project!

 

Lolly Chops
Hammin meets a Hottie.

 

For the Love of ... Home  
family fun   pink postcard   wee folk art
burlap + blue   Pink Postcard   Wee Folk Art

For the Love of ... Artwear  
positively splendid   sewing and ripping   urban threads
Positively Splendid   Sewing and Ripping
  Urban Threads

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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Altered Vintage Metal Box   screen printing   creative pilgrimage
Altered Vintage Metal Box
by Becky Shander
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Mend It Better
by Kristin M. Roach
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Storey Publishing}
  Creative Pilgrimage
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Quarry}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} INTRIGUING NEW TITLES ON THE HORIZON
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

100 Pretty Little Projects   30 minute rings   New Creative Collage Techniques
100 Pretty Little Projects
{Lark Crafts}
 

Semiprecious Salvage
by Stephanie Lee
{North Light Books}

  New Creative Collage Techniques
by Nita Leland
{North Light Books}
DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Angie Williams   cake topper   Perkins School for the Blind
Angie Williams
Whatever form the art takes, the transformation doesn't just happen on the piece I'm working on, but also ...
 

FigsAndGinger
Cake Topper.

  Perkins School for the Blind
All we see is possibility.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Amanda Crabtree Weston

CORI DANTINI

The Art of the Comma
by Writer & Editor
Amanda Crabtree Weston
Legato Artist
CORI DANTINI
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
CRAFT Beach Retreat   apple cinnamon chips   CRESCENDOh Palette
CRAFT Beach Retreat
  munchin with munchkin
Apple Cinnamon Chips
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

woolbulb

adatine

woolbulb

adatine

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October 29, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Fall Wreath

Saturday, October 29, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
You don't learn to walk by following rules.
You learn by doing, and by falling over.


{Richard Branson}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

mama says sew
Fall Wreath.

L to R: 1. Project Run & Play. 2. Always Order Dessert. 3. graceandfavourshop.

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GardenMama
Lolly Chessie Guest Curator
Arts and crafts have always been a part of my life, and are present in my earliest memories. My mom and I used to ...

Lolly Chessie
  Instructables   lolly chops

GardenMama
I love these little ice ornaments. I think they would be stunning hanging around the outside of a house (or even a front or back porch) for a holiday party!

 

Instructables
Another fun make it yourself bath product are these bath fizzies! They also make really pretty little gifts wrapped up in decorative papers!

 

Lolly Chops
Hammin' it up ... hedgie style!

 

For the Love of ... Knitting  
Knitted Boots   DIY Knitted Bangle   DIY Knitted Wall Clock
Make: Projects
Knitted Boots.
  EAK! A House!
DIY Knitted Bangle.
  fruitimage
DIY Knitted Wall Clock.

For the Love of ... GreenChic  
Recycling Sweaters for Yarn   Recycled Bottle Cap Deco   Recycled Record Clock
Craft Leftovers
Recycling Sweaters for Yarn.
  I61studio
Recycled Bottle Cap Deco.
  Instructables
Recycled Record Clock.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Random Acts of Kindness Cards   screen printing   creative pilgrimage
Random Acts of Kindness Cards
by Melody M. Nuñez
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Mend It Better
by Kristin M. Roach
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Storey Publishing}
  Creative Pilgrimage
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Quarry}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} INTRIGUING NEW TITLES ON THE HORIZON
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

100 Pretty Little Projects   30 minute rings   New Creative Collage Techniques
100 Pretty Little Projects
{Lark Crafts}
 

Semiprecious Salvage
by Stephanie Lee
{North Light Books}

  New Creative Collage Techniques
by Nita Leland
{North Light Books}
DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Angie Williams   DIY Coaster Favors   Perkins School for the Blind
Angie Williams
Whatever form the art takes, the transformation doesn't just happen on the piece I'm working on, but also ...
 

Weddingbee
DIY Coaster Favors.

  Perkins School for the Blind
All we see is possibility.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Amanda Crabtree Weston

CORI DANTINI

The Art of the Comma
by Writer & Editor
Amanda Crabtree Weston
Legato Artist
CORI DANTINI
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
CRAFT Beach Retreat   Shredded Brussels Sprouts and Apples Recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
CRAFT Beach Retreat
  101 Cookbooks
Shredded Brussels Sprouts & Apples.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

Felted Slippers

Colorful Plate

ing00te
Felted Slippers.

MissPottery
Colorful Plate.

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October 28, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Crocheted Flower Garland

Friday, October 28, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Even if you fall on your face,
you're still moving forward.


{Victor Kiam}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

emma lamb
Crocheted Flower Garland.

L to R: 1. Leite's Culinaria. 2. mariaHandmade. 3. Alisa Burke.

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Martha Stewart
Lolly Chessie Guest Curator
Arts and crafts have always been a part of my life, and are present in my earliest memories. My mom and I used to ...

Lolly Chessie
  deliciously organized   lolly chops

Martha Stewart
There are so many pretty leaves out right now! Preserving them and maybe even decorating that burlap wreath with them would look stunning!

 

deliciously organized
I love making salt and sugar scrubs (they make wonderful gifts too)! This is a super easy recipe and the fragrance can be changed by simply changing the essential oils you use.

 

Lolly Chops
Hammin' it up ... hedgie style!

 

For the Love of ... Doilies  
How To Revamp an Old Sweater with Doilies   Doily Embroidery Hoops   Doily Umbrella Stirring Sticks
Needle and Nest Design
How To Revamp an Old Sweater with Doilies.
  postcards and pretties
Doily Embroidery Hoops.
  Wedding 101
Doily Umbrella Stirring Sticks.

For the Love of ... Softies  
Child's Art Turned Softie   Warm Fuzzy Mammal Finger Puppets   Fleece Creatures
The Mother Lode
Child's Art Turned Softie.
  soto softies
Warm Fuzzy Mammal
Finger Puppets.
  Obsessively Stitching
Fleece Creatures.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Random Acts of Kindness Cards   screen printing   creative pilgrimage
Random Acts of Kindness Cards
by Melody M. Nuñez
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Mend It Better
by Kristin M. Roach
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Storey Publishing}
  Creative Pilgrimage
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Quarry}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} INTRIGUING NEW TITLES ON THE HORIZON
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

100 Pretty Little Projects   30 minute rings   New Creative Collage Techniques
100 Pretty Little Projects
{Lark Crafts}
 

Semiprecious Salvage
by Stephanie Lee
{North Light Books}

  New Creative Collage Techniques
by Nita Leland
{North Light Books}
DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Angie Williams   Bubble Tin Favors   Perkins School for the Blind
Angie Williams
Whatever form the art takes, the transformation doesn't just happen on the piece I'm working on, but also ...
 

Hostess with the Mostest
Bubble Tin Favors.

  Perkins School for the Blind
All we see is possibility.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Amanda Crabtree Weston

CORI DANTINI

The Art of the Comma
by Writer & Editor
Amanda Crabtree Weston
Legato Artist
CORI DANTINI
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
CRAFT Beach Retreat   Lemon Petits Pots de Crème with Meringue Hats   CRESCENDOh Palette
CRAFT Beach Retreat
  bron marshall
Lemon Petits Pots de Crème with Meringue Hats.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

12 Travel Postcards

The Sea-Horse Effect Fine Art Print

paddockpress
12 Travel Postcards.

ImagineStudio
The Sea-Horse Effect Fine Art Print.

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October 27, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
How to Make Pom Pom Pumpkins

Thursday, October 27, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
If you don't like something, change it.
If you can't change it, change your attitude.


{Maya Angelou}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

make-handmade
How to Make Pom Pom Pumpkins.

L to R: 1. Pinch My Salt. 2. bijoux bride. 3. ZipperDesign.

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To be Charmed
Lolly Chessie Guest Curator
Arts and crafts have always been a part of my life, and are present in my earliest memories. My mom and I used to ...

Lolly Chessie
  Today's Fabulous Finds   lolly chops

To be Charmed
Stenciled burlap glass candle covers! Don't forget that you
can stencil and spray burlap too with dye sprays!

 

Today's Fabulous Finds
If burlap flowers aren't your thing, how about an awesome burlap wreath! I think this would look stunning hung from a nice thick brown ribbon (and it's just in time for fall too)!

 

Lolly Chops
Hammin' it up ... hedgie style!

 

For the Love of ... Crochet  
Crochet Swirls   Crochet Rainbow Cake Pattern   Koala Bear Amigurumi
Zoom Yummy
Crochet Swirls.
  One Sheepish Girl
Crochet Rainbow Cake Pattern.
  Craft Passion
Koala Bear Amigurumi.

For the Love of ... Home  
Stone Bath Mat   How to make wall art with paint pens   Teacup clock
Lowe's Creative Ideas
Stone Bath Mat.
  How About Orange
How to make wall art with paint pens.
  Vintage Revivals
Teacup clock.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Altered Vintage Metal Box   screen printing   creative pilgrimage
Altered Vintage Metal Box
by Becky Shander
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Mend It Better
by Kristin M. Roach
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Storey Publishing}
  Creative Pilgrimage
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Quarry}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} INTRIGUING NEW TITLES ON THE HORIZON
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

100 Pretty Little Projects   30 minute rings   New Creative Collage Techniques
100 Pretty Little Projects
{Lark Crafts}
 

Semiprecious Salvage
by Stephanie Lee
{North Light Books}

  New Creative Collage Techniques
by Nita Leland
{North Light Books}
DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Angie Williams   DIY Airmail Save the Date   Perkins School for the Blind
Angie Williams
Whatever form the art takes, the transformation doesn't just happen on the piece I'm working on, but also ...
 

Emmaline Bride
DIY Airmail Save the Date.

  Perkins School for the Blind
All we see is possibility.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Amanda Crabtree Weston

CORI DANTINI

The Art of the Comma
by Writer & Editor
Amanda Crabtree Weston
Legato Artist
CORI DANTINI
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
CRAFT Beach Retreat   Crockpot Caramel Apple Crumble   CRESCENDOh Palette
CRAFT Beach Retreat
  How Sweet It Is
Crockpot Caramel Apple Crumble.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

Platinum Gray Moonstone Necklace

Dandelion Linen Box

GlitzGlitter
Platinum Gray Moonstone Necklace.

hoganfe
Dandelion Linen Box.

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October 26, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Fellow Creatives

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
A free press can be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom a pres will never be anything but bad.


{Albert Camus}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Fellow Creatives

L to R: 1. Artesserae. 2. I'll Have What She's Having. 3. Matzo Soup.

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charcoal and crayons
Lolly Chessie Guest Curator
Arts and crafts have always been a part of my life, and are present in my earliest memories. My mom and I used to ...

Lolly Chessie
  la belle bride   lolly chops

Charcoal and Crayons
Totally awesome jute weaving! This would make a stunning wall hanging with just a few flowers and a simple curtain rod!

 

La Belle Bride
My second most favorite material in the world is burlap! I adore this little burlap flower tutorial! Remember that burlap comes in many colors and dyes very easily too so you can really get a nice variation going with these.

 

Lolly Chops
Hammin' it up ... hedgie style!

 

For the Love of ... Paper  
Susie Short   poppytalk   Make Handmade
Susie Short   Poppytalk   Make-Handmade

For the Love of ... Photography  
how to geek   diy photography   i have to say
How To Geek   DIY Photography
  ihavetosay

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Altered Vintage Metal Box   screen printing   creative pilgrimage
Altered Vintage Metal Box
by Becky Shander
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Mend It Better
by Kristin M. Roach
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Storey Publishing}
  Creative Pilgrimage
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Quarry}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} INTRIGUING NEW TITLES ON THE HORIZON
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

100 Pretty Little Projects   30 minute rings   New Creative Collage Techniques
100 Pretty Little Projects
{Lark Crafts}
 

Semiprecious Salvage
by Stephanie Lee
{North Light Books}

  New Creative Collage Techniques
by Nita Leland
{North Light Books}
DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Angie Williams   ;ace garter   Perkins School for the Blind
Angie Williams
Whatever form the art takes, the transformation doesn't just happen on the piece I'm working on, but also ...
 

Pishposhes
Pale pink lace garter

  Perkins School for the Blind
All we see is possibility.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Amanda Crabtree Weston

CORI DANTINI

The Art of the Comma
by Writer & Editor
Amanda Crabtree Weston
Legato Artist
CORI DANTINI
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
CRAFT Beach Retreat   kitchen heals soul   CRESCENDOh Palette
CRAFT Beach Retreat
  Kitchen Heals Soul
Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

babyjivesco

idniama

BabyJivesCo

idniama

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October 25, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
between the lines

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Beware the fury of a patient man.


{John Dryden}

 
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Between the Lines
DIY Infinity Scarf

L to R: 1. Old New Again. 2. La receta de la felicidad. 3. Zakka Life.

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fee du scrap
Lolly Chessie Guest Curator
Arts and crafts have always been a part of my life, and are present in my earliest memories. My mom and I used to ...

Lolly Chessie
  crafty nest   lolly chops

Fee du Scrap
Super easy way to bind books using one of my favorite materials! Jute twine! I love the rustic feel jute adds to any project.

 

Crafty Nest
This is another amazing rustic twine project! I plan on making a whole grouping of these in different sizes for my living room!

 

Lolly Chops
Hammin' it up ... hedgie style!

 

For the Love of ... GreenChic  
this mama makes stuff   I have to say   new green mama
This Mama Makes Stuff   I have to say   New Green Mama

For the Love of ... Creative Stitching  
little lovelies by allison   lots of pink here   doodle stitching
little lovelies by allison   Lots of Pink Here
  Doodle Stitching

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Altered Vintage Metal Box
by Becky Shander
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  Mend It Better
by Kristin M. Roach
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Storey Publishing}
  Creative Pilgrimage
by Jenny Doh
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100 Pretty Little Projects   30 minute rings   New Creative Collage Techniques
100 Pretty Little Projects
{Lark Crafts}
 

Semiprecious Salvage
by Stephanie Lee
{North Light Books}

  New Creative Collage Techniques
by Nita Leland
{North Light Books}
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Angie Williams   handmade boutonniere   Perkins School for the Blind
Angie Williams
Whatever form the art takes, the transformation doesn't just happen on the piece I'm working on, but also ...
 

hopeandjoystudios
Handmade Boutonniere.

  Perkins School for the Blind
All we see is possibility.
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CORI DANTINI

The Art of the Comma
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Legato Artist
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The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
CRAFT Beach Retreat   tomato mozzarella salad   CRESCENDOh Palette
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Tomato Mozzarella Salad
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October 24, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
the sweetest occasion

Monday, October 24, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Not being able to govern events,
I govern myself.


{Michel de Montaigne}

 
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The Sweetest Occasion

L to R: 1. Planet June. 2. Jungle Frog Cooking. 3. louloudo.

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Lolly Chessie Guest Curator
Arts and crafts have always been a part of my life, and are present in my earliest memories. My mom and I used to ...

Lolly Chessie
  diidle dimpling   lolly chops

Virginia & Charlie
I totally adore the look of these letters! You can use just about any font and there are tons of puffy paint colors to choose from too!

 

Diddle Dumpling
Another fabulous font transfer technique that creates super cool vintage looking letters on wood!

 

Lolly Chops
Hammin' it up ... hedgie style!

 

For the Love of ... Mommy&Me  
family fun   projects for preschoolers   salsa pie
Family Fun   Projects for Preschoolers   Salsa Pie

For the Love of ... Crochet  
amAMZing   violet lebeaux   no biggie
amAMZing   Violet LeBeaux
  No Biggie

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Altered Vintage Metal Box   screen printing   creative pilgrimage
Altered Vintage Metal Box
by Becky Shander
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  Mend It Better
by Kristin M. Roach
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Storey Publishing}
  Creative Pilgrimage
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
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{NEW Ideas Every Friday} INTRIGUING NEW TITLES ON THE HORIZON
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100 Pretty Little Projects   30 minute rings   New Creative Collage Techniques
100 Pretty Little Projects
{Lark Crafts}
 

Semiprecious Salvage
by Stephanie Lee
{North Light Books}

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by Nita Leland
{North Light Books}
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Angie Williams   chalkboard mason jars   Perkins School for the Blind
Angie Williams
Whatever form the art takes, the transformation doesn't just happen on the piece I'm working on, but also ...
 

Big Day for 10K
Chalkboard mason jars.

  Perkins School for the Blind
All we see is possibility.
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Amanda Crabtree Weston
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Green Tea Tiramisu
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October 23, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
spooky stone spiders

Sunday, October 23, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
My definition of a free society
is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.


{Adlai Stevenson}

 
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simple as that
Spooky stone spiders.

L to R: 1. Thyme Bombe. 2. woolbuddy. 3. Bargain Hoot.

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Judi Ketteler Guest Curator
Art saves people from addiction, poverty, physical and emotional pain, fear, hopelessness, boredom, depression, and ...

Judi Ketteler
  free sewing pattern   sew retro

Rosy Little Things
This is where I go when I just want to see happy, pretty, sweet things.

 

Free Sewing Patterns
This is where I go when I'm searching for a new project. It's the most impressive list of free sewing patterns on the Web I've ever seen.

 

Sew Retro
What's more fun than making something completely one-of-a-kind that your kid adores? My favorite sewing project ever: The Clifford Quilt.

 

juliette crane Juliette Crane Alumni Guest Curator
When I started teaching my How To Paint An Owl e-course, so many people asked whether I’m afraid to share all of my secrets. Well, I stumbled upon an interview with Maya Angelou on Oprah Winfrey's Master Class series ...
juliette crane   sania pell   do what you love
On hosting art parties and remembering to have fun getting creative.   Sania Pell at Home
Love her drawings on driftwood and other inspirational art + design projects.

  Do What You Love
Wonderful inspiration and artist interviews.

For the Love of ... Costumes  
make handmade   twin dragonfly designs   dollar store crafts
Make Handmade   Twin Dragonfly Designs   Dollar Store Crafts

For the Love of ... Jars  
bubby & bean   the single nester   funkytime
Bubby & Bean   The Single Nester
  Funkytime

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Altered Vintage Metal Box
by Becky Shander
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  Little Book of Screen Printing
by Caspar Williamson
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{Chronicle Books}
  Creative Pilgrimage
by Jenny Doh
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collage couture   30 minute rings   decorate
Collage Couture
by Julie Nutting

{North Light Books}
 

101 Tees
by Cathie Filian
{Lark Crafts}

  Decorate
by Holly Becker &
Joanna Copestick
{Chronicle Books}
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shona brooks   brooch tutorial   Canine Companions for Independence
Shona Brooks
My story is that of joy, heartache, and faith. I have always wanted to be an artist ... but life doesn't always work that way ...
 

Make Handmade
Brooch tutorial.

  Canine Companions for Independence
Exceptional dogs
for exceptional people.
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[email protected].

The Good Coach
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Lesley Riley

CORI DANTINI

21 Ways to Make Bad Art
by Artist, Author, Life Coach
Lesley Riley
Legato Artist
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The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
CRAFT Beach Retreat   macarons   CRESCENDOh Palette
CRAFT Beach Retreat
  Bobbie's Baking Blog
Macarons
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