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December 2013

December 30, 2013

Mary Beth Shaw


Modern art = I could do that + Yeah, but you didn't.

{Craig Damrauer}


Jenny Doh

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Stencil Your Art Out 1-Day workshop with Mary Beth Shaw

Thinking Out Loud: Inspired by Wangechi Mutu, and aiming to be
too busy doing my work to care about praise or criticism.

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leo frincu   diy lace hoop art   everyday paleo
Food for thought:Trainer Leo Frincu talks about relationships   Great read: Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon
  Clean Eating: Beer Battered Fisn-n-Chips by Everyday Paleo #nomnom

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ceramic pendant

everything bow

Ninu
Ceramic Pendant
Swing Trees
Little Bit of Everything Bow
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December 27, 2013

 
Mary Beth Shaw

 



To avoid criticism,
say nothing,
do nothing,
be nothing.


{Aristotle}


Jenny Doh

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Stencil Your Art Out 1-Day workshop with Mary Beth Shaw

Tutorial: Nibs, Nib Holders, Dip Pens, Etcetera

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leo frincu   diy lace hoop art   everyday paleo
Food for thought:Trainer Leo Frincu talks about relationships   Great read: Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon
  Clean Eating: Beer Battered Fisn-n-Chips by Everyday Paleo #nomnom
         


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  Lace Vegas Duct Tape   Headlamp
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studio crescendoh   toasted marshmallow milkshake   CRESCENDOh Palette
Painting by Heart
A Workshop for Beginners
with Jenny Doh
One-Day Workshop on
February 15th
OR
February 17th
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  Joy the Baker
Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

ceramic pendant

everything bow

Ninu
Ceramic Pendant
Swing Trees
Little Bit of Everything Bow
Encore on CRESCENDOh
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December 26, 2013

 
art in chicago

 



The whole universe
interests me.


{George Brecht}


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New York Times
Fantastic story about art in Chicago.

Studio Explorations: Waves of Obsession and Some Free Motion Stitched Exploration

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diy lace elbow patches   diy lace hoop art   lace flower pots
Urban Nester
DIY Lace Elbow Patches
  The Honey Pot
DIY Lace Hoop Art
  A Beautiful Mess
DIY Pretty Lace Flower Pots
         


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For night-time crafting. :)
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studio crescendoh   toasted marshmallow milkshake   CRESCENDOh Palette
Painting by Heart
A Workshop for Beginners
with Jenny Doh
One-Day Workshop on
February 15th
OR
February 17th
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  Joy the Baker
Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

ceramic pendant

everything bow

Ninu
Ceramic Pendant
Swing Trees
Little Bit of Everything Bow
Encore on CRESCENDOh
crocheted buttons   art and craft   crochet tag and heart tutorial
Crocheted Buttons Tutorial   The Difference Between
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December 25, 2013

 
mulled cider and boozy apple doughnuts

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

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There is unmapped territory
in all of us.


{Unknown}


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Paper & Stitch
DIY Cinnamon Stick Christmas Trees

L to R: 1. Honey Cinnamon Soap by Middlebury Soap Co.
2. DIY Cinnamon Ornaments by The Novice Chef
3. DIY Apple Cinnamon Whiskey by So…Let's Hang Out

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picture frame evergreen wreath   diy evergreen stars   diy evergreen bunting
Funky Junk Interiors
DIY Picture Frame Evergreen Wreath
  Martha Stewart
DIY Evergreen Stars
  A Pair & A Spare
DIY Evergreen Bunting
         


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lion brand yarn   pine needle garland   head lamp
Lion Brand Yarn
  Pine Needle Garland   Headlamp
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  The Kubly Girl
Simple Overnight Bread
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

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cushion cover

cushion cover

Junghwa
Hand Stamped Necklace
Zana
Cushion Cover
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December 24, 2013

Archives
mulled cider and boozy apple doughnuts

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

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I have already settled it for myself so flattery and criticism
go down the same drain and I am quite free.

{Georgia O'Keeffe}


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Gourmantine
Mulled Cider and Boozy Apple Doughnuts

L to R: 1. Snowflake Tree Topper by ... love Maegan
2. Igloo Cake by Handmade Charlotte
3. Scandinavian-Inspired Clay Ornaments by A Field Journal

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mason jar votives   white mason jars   chalkboard mason jar mugs
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DIY Glittery Winter White Mason Jars
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becky garrison   pine needle garland   Cure Alzheimer's Fund
Becky Garrison
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  Lulu the Baker
Peppermint Kiss Cookies
  Palate-Inspired
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candy cane stocking

seuss Stocking

rikrak
Retro Candy Cane Stockings
GoodWishesQuilts
Seuss Stocking
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December 23, 2013

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pomegranate waffles recipe

Monday, December 23, 2013

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You must take personal responsibility.
You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind,
but you can change yourself. This is something you have charge of.

{Jim Rohn}


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Claudine Hellmuth
Free Printable Christmas Trees

L to R: 1. Snowflake Tree Topper by ... love Maegan
2. Igloo Cake by Handmade Charlotte
3. Scandinavian-Inspired Clay Ornaments by A Field Journal

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mason jar votives   white mason jars   chalkboard mason jar mugs
A Beautiful Mess
Frosted Mason Jar Votives
  How Sweet Eats
DIY Glittery Winter White Mason Jars
  DecoArt
Chalkbaord Mason Jar Mugs
         

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becky garrison   pine needle garland   Cure Alzheimer's Fund
Becky Garrison
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  Lulu the Baker
Peppermint Kiss Cookies
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candy cane stocking

seuss Stocking

rikrak
Retro Candy Cane Stockings
GoodWishesQuilts
Seuss Stocking
Encore on CRESCENDOh
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Crocheted Buttons Tutorial   The Difference Between
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December 22, 2013

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drunken apple pies

Sunday, December 22, 2013

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I just wanted to do something important.

{Norman Rockwell}

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Taste Your Life
Drunken apple pies

L to R: 1. Crocheted Candy Ornaments by The Purl Bee
2. Wood-Burned Boxes by Alisa Burke
3. Infused Vodka Recipes by My Baking Addiction

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miniature worlds
Ray Hemachandra Guest Curator
Art was a constant value in my home growing up. My family lived in the suburbs of New York. We'd go into Manhattan ...
Ray Hemachandra
  crashingly beautiful   Ray Hemachandra

The Wondrous
Creative craziness in photographs of miniature worlds

 

Crashingly Beautiful
Photography, artwork, quotes, and links, unending inspiration day after day.

 

Ray Hemachandra
A personal post about relationship, racism, bowling, and Chicago.

 

For the Love of ... DIY  
taffy twist garland   pom pom garland   christmas garland
The Purl Bee
Taffy Twist Felt Garland
  A Beautiful Mess
Giant Pom Pom Garland
  Elise Blaha
Felted Christmas Garland

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becky garrison   snowflake stamp   Cenikor Foundation
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Cucumber Canapes
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polka dot screen printed bag

nautical striped bag

MilkhausDesign
Polka Dot Screen-Printed Bag
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Nautical Striped Bag
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December 21, 2013

Archives
5 Minute DIY Gold Dot Christmas Ornament

Saturday, December 21, 2013

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Peace cannot be kept by force;
it can only be achieved by understanding.

{Albert Einstein}

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Setting for Four
5 Minute DIY Gold Dot
Christmas Ornament

L to R: 1. DIY Pumpkin Face Mask by Organic Thoughts
2. Roasted Pumpkin Recipe by Steamy Kitchen
3. Pumpkin Hand Dyed Yarn by ramblingroseyarns

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Fahrenheit Magazine
Ray Hemachandra Guest Curator
Art was a constant value in my home growing up. My family lived in the suburbs of New York. We'd go into Manhattan ...
Ray Hemachandra
  iGNANT   Ray Hemachandra

Fahrenheit Magazine
Colorful paper sculpture!

 

iGNANT
Mirror-reflections photography.

 

Ray Hemachandra
A personal post about relationship, racism, bowling, and Chicago.

 

For the Love of ... Wood  
DIY Colorful Door Knobs   DIY Wood Slice Ornaments   Wood Veneer Confetti and Gift Tag Flags
Design Love Fest
DIY Colorful Door Knobs
  The Sweetest Digs
DIY Wood Slice Ornaments
  Sugar & Cloth
Wood Veneer Confetti and Gift
Tag Flags

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becky garrison   Darice 9160-34 Big Value Wood Cutout, Circle   Cenikor Foundation
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Cherry Pie Bites
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Umbrella & Raindrops Wooden Necklace

Red Umbrella Watercolor Painting

HavokDesigns
Umbrella & Raindrops Wooden Necklace
ZarStudio
Red Umbrella Watercolor Painting
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December 20, 2013

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DIY Paper Feathers

Friday, December 20, 2013

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Wisdom is learning what to overlook.

{William James}

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SNAP!
DIY Paper Feathers

L to R: 1.DIY Leather Statement Necklace by Fashionrolla
2. Soft-Baked Funfetti Sugar Cookies by Sally's Baking Addiction
3. Mid Century Scandinavian Saucers by RankandFileVintage

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Artodyssey
Ray Hemachandra Guest Curator
Art was a constant value in my home growing up. My family lived in the suburbs of New York. We'd go into Manhattan ...
Ray Hemachandra
  Street Art SF   Ray Hemachandra

Artodyssey
Beaded mosaic sculpture.

 

Street Art SF
Street art!

 

Ray Hemachandra
A personal post about relationship, racism, bowling, and Chicago.

 

For the Love of ... Christmas  
DIY Gold Dipped Bottle Brush Trees   Car in Jar Snow Globe   DIY Baker's Twine Christmas Ornaments
Studio DIY
DIY Gold Dipped
Bottle Brush Trees
  It All Started with Paint
Car in Jar Snow Globe
  Mommy Tester
DIY Baker's Twine Christmas Ornaments

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becky garrison   2 in. x 2 in. x 2 in. Kraft Gift Boxes   Cenikor Foundation
Becky Garrison
I have always been a "crafter." From an early age I loved to ...
  2 in. x 2 in. x 2 in.
Kraft Gift Boxes
  Cenikor Foundation
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Thanksgiving Creamy Vanilla Sweet Potatoes
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Mint Leather Clutch

Raw Apatite Nugget Necklace

DiscoLemonadeDesigns
Mint Leather Clutch
MeredithGrace
Raw Apatite Nugget Necklace
Encore on CRESCENDOh
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December 19, 2013

Archives
slab cookie recipe

Thursday, December 19, 2013

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Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art.

{Susan Sontag}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

Cooking With Gifs
Slab Cookie Recipe

L to R: 1. Crocheted Candy Ornaments by The Purl Bee
2. Wood-Burned Boxes by Alisa Burke
3. Infused Vodka Recipes by My Baking Addiction

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underwater sculpture
Ray Hemachandra Guest Curator
Art was a constant value in my home growing up. My family lived in the suburbs of New York. We'd go into Manhattan ...
Ray Hemachandra
  polymer pumps   Ray Hemachandra

Twisted Sifter
Astonishing, anguished underwater sculpture

 

Polymere Feesuel
Polymer pumps

 

Ray Hemachandra
A personal post about relationship, racism, bowling, and Chicago.

 

For the Love of ... DIY  
taffy twist garland   pom pom garland   christmas garland
The Purl Bee
Taffy Twist Felt Garland
  A Beautiful Mess
Giant Pom Pom Garland
  Elise Blaha
Felted Christmas Garland

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becky garrison   snowflake stamp   Cenikor Foundation
Becky Garrison
I have always been a "crafter." From an early age I loved to ...
  Snowflake Stamp   Cenikor Foundation
A place for change.
Better Health. Better Lives.
ART SAVES STORIES
Submit your story
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Painting by Heart
A Workshop for Beginners
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One-Day Workshop on
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  Two Peas & Their Pod
Cucumber Canapes
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
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polka dot screen printed bag

nautical striped bag

MilkhausDesign
Polka Dot Screen-Printed Bag
ikabags
Nautical Striped Bag
Encore on CRESCENDOh
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Crocheted Buttons Tutorial   The Difference Between
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