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August 1, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
mila baby shoe pattern

Monday, August 1, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
I want to be thoroughly used up when I die,
for the harder I work the more I live.


{George Bernard Shaw}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Fleeting Thing
The Mila Baby shoe pattern.

L to R: 1. Sabrina Ward Harrison. 2. ThatOldBlueHouse2. 3. Three Points Kitchen.

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Kim Caldwell
Jessi Nagy Guest Curator
I have been creating arts and crafts for as long as I can remember. As a young girl, I used to go down to ...

Jessi Nagy
  Do What You Love   scrappy jessi

Kim Caldwell
Kim has become one of my closest friends. I adore her. She is the QUEEN of Art Events. Here's a look at my first solo trip to her event.

 

Teresa McFayden
I've known T for about 10 years. I met her when she owned her Foof-a-la shop. I've gone to every Silver Bella. I think she's so talented.

 

Scrappy Jessi
Here is one of my favorite posts.
My room re-do earlier this year.
It's better than Disneyland. It's my happiest place on earth.

 

Kimberly Santiago Kimberly Santiago Alumni Guest Curator
Every day is an artist statement, a metamorphosis of such, our given opportunity to create. Holding on to this concept can be daunting or sometimes overwhelming. As creative people, we know that to start at the beginning is deceptively simple ...
collage playground   craft and folk art museum   folk art museum
Collage Playground
by Kimberly Santiago
  Hodge Podge
This is my my home away from home.

  Artifacts Emporium
This is also my home away from home. Both are housed in the same building as my studio.

For the Love of ... Home  
spring banner lampshade   matsutake   tufted headboard
Redberry Barn
Spring banner lampshade.
  Matsutake
Fox lamp tutorial.
  Centsational Girl
Tufted headboard tutorial.

For the Love of ... Art Quilting  
stolen moments   chalkboard paint art quilt   prudent baby
Stolen Moments
Free motion stitching tips.
  Cynthia Shaffer
Chalkboard paint
art quilting tutorial.
  Prudent Baby
Free Motion Quilting tutorial.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Crescendoh   Amanda Soule   mixed media workshop
Art Saves Beret
by Tracy Schultz
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  The Rhythm of Family
by Amanda Soule
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Roost Books}
  Mixed Media Workshop
by Isaac Anderson
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Walter Foster}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} INTRIGUING NEW TITLES ON THE HORIZON
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

jewelry design challenge   jewelry design challenge   World of Geekcraft
A Place of Yes
by Bethenny Frankel
{Touchstone}
  The Creative Habit
by Twyla Tharp
{Simon & Schuster}
  My Life in France
by Julia Child
{Anchor Books}
DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Martha Richardson   handkerchief roses   Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Martha Richardson
After moving 800 miles away from my daughter, grandson, family & friends for ...
 

Eco Proper
Handkerchief Roses.

  Campaign for
Tobacco-Free Kids

Winning Smart. Saving Lives.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Lynne Perrella

5 Messes to Make This Summer
by artist and author of The Artistic Mother:
Shona Cole
Legato Artist
LYNNE PERRELLA
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
create health   frozen yogurt pops   CRESCENDOh Palette
Create Health
Online Workshop

by Dr. Shamanie Haneca
Enroll NOW

  All day I dream about food
Matcha frozen yogurt pops.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

little town cuff

embroidered headband

steampunkfunk
Little town cuff.

lovemaude
Embroidered headband.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
embroidered paper doilies   altered shoes   knowing the exceptions
TUTORIAL :: Embroidered
Paper Doilies
  Art of the Dress :: Altered shoes.   Knowing the exceptions.

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July 27, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
origami lightbulbs

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Stop counting crayons, just draw pictures.


{Mark Scharenbroich}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Carnets Parisiens
Origami light bulbs.

L to R: 1. Cinderberry Stitches. 2. Hello Crafty. 3. comme un lait fraise.

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christy tomlinson
Julie Fei-Fan Balzer Guest Curator
I'm not a natural share-er. Oh, I'm delighted to give you paint or food or an hour of time. I'm an excellent listener and always ...

Becky Shander
  paper tape   Balzer Designs

Christy Tomlinson
Behind the art.

 

Just Something I Made
Paper tape.

 

Balzer Designs
Art Journal Every Day.

 

Melissa Bolton Christine Mason Miller Alumni Guest Curator
I am honored to be back here at crescendoh.com with the story of where things went beyond the end of my original Art Saves story. My story ended in the fall of 2005, which marked the beginning of my foray into mixed-media work ...
ordinary sparkling moments   rock scissor paper   good on paper
Ordinary Sparkling Moments
  Rock Scissor Paper
  Good On Paper

For the Love of ... Zakka  
scarf bibs   zakka life   crafting fitness
That's Happy
Scarf bibs.
  Zakka Life
Coin purse with yogurt lids.
  Craft Joys
Reversable zakka
pouch tutorial.

For the Love of ... Art Quilting  
sleeping bag pattern   felt flower tutorial   mug rug tutorial
Flossie Teacakes
Three Bears'
sleeping bag pattern.
  Christina Romeo
  Whipup
Mug rug tutorial.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Sew Wild   Creative Pilgrimage
Blossoming Hello
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Sew Wild
by Alisa Burke
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Interweave}
  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

jewelry design challenge   jewelry design challenge   World of Geekcraft
Signature Styles
by Jenny Doh
Review by Beth Livesay
{Lark Crafts}
  Water Paper Paint
by Heather Smith Jones
{Quarry}
  World of Geekcraft
by Susan Beal
Review by Andrew Mouet
{Chronicle Books}
DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Marcia Beckett   jenga guestbook   Our Hands For Hope
Marcia Beckett
I've always loved art and crafting. As a little girl, I would cut up magazines to make ...
 

Oh Lovely Day
Guestbook alternative.

  Our Hands For Hope
Hope That Covers.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Ruth Singer

Getting Messy
by artist and author of The Artistic Mother:
Shona Cole
Legato Artist
RUTH SINGER
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
flora bowley   bourbon raspberry preserves   CRESCENDOh Palette
Bloom True with Flora Bowley
2-Day Workshop
in Southern California

October 29th-30th
Enroll NOW

  Lighter and Local
Bourbon Raspberry
Cherry Preserves.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

bow bobby pins

ooii red

TsuraLi
Bow bobby pins.

ZUZII
ooii red.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
how to fold an origami star   tortoise that could   flight 79
TUTORIAL :: How to fold an
origami star.
  UNCLASSIFIABLE :: Tortoise
that could.
  LOL :: Flight 79.

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June 14, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Art Saves

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud
was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.


{Anais Nin}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Petals and Script
NEW Clear stamps by
Rachel Emilie Jackson
Romantic Botanicals here.

L to R: 1. vivart70. 2. Smile Monsters. 3. The Italian Dish.

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Heather Bullard
Jodi Ohl Alumni Guest Curator
Last year at this time I had the honor of sharing my Art Saves story, which shed some light as to how I ...

Jodi Ohl
  Katie Struckhoff   jodi ohl

Heather Bullard
Endless inspiration.

 

Katie Struckhoff
Adds a ray of sunshine in
everything she touches.

 

Jodi Ohl
Snippets from my upcoming class.

 

la la ortiz La La Ortiz Alumni Guest Curator
I feel so honored to be back on CRESCENDOh. Thank you Jenny Doh for inviting me back! Last time I was here I was able to share a little bit of my journey into the art world ...
la la ortiz   gordon uyehara   san diego polymer clay guild
La La Redwood Coast Creative ARts' Photostream
  Celie Fago   San Diego
Polymer Clay Guild

For the Love of ... Home  
magnets from scraps   painted carpet   pie tin organizer
sei lifestyle
Magnets from scraps.
  Pudel Design
Painted Carpet.
  Mary Janes & Galoshes
Pie tin organizer.

For the Love of ... Art Quilting  
the quilted fish   coaster tutorial   scrap map tutorial
The Quilted Fish
Mug Rug Tutorial.
  The Split Stitch
Reversible Quickie
Coaster Tutorial.
  See Kate Sew
Scrap Map Tutorial.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   decorate   Transfer Artist Paper
Altered Skirt Bag
by Shona Cole
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Decorate
by Holly Becker &
Joanna Copestick
{Chronicle Books}
  Create with Transfer Artist Paper
by Lesley Riley
{C&T Publishing}
{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
Carrie Clayden   wedding favors tutorial   Fisher House Foundation
Seema Saraf
I came to the United States from India 4 years ago ...
 

Sweet Jessie
Wedding favors tutorial.

  Fisher House Foundation
Helping Military Families.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Lesley Riley

Flora Bowley

This Week :: Don't Just Think—DO!
by author, artist, creativity coach
Lesley Riley
Legato Artist
FLORA BOWLEY
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
  watermelon lemonade   CRESCENDOh Palette
ART of the paintbOX
All-Day Workshop
with Connie Govea-Stuart

September 10th
Enroll NOW

  babble
Watermelon lemonade.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

innocent when you dream

shrink plastic brooch

malditanita
Innocent when you dream.

Coocachoo
Shink plastic brooch.

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May 1, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
knitted chain link garland

Sunday, May 1, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
"A house divided against itself cannot stand."


{Abraham Lincoln}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Creative Jewish Mom
Knitted Chain Link Garland.

L to R: 1. sometimesiswirl. 2. Minimega. 3. Squirrel Bakes.

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artsyville
Kerri Stabile Alumni Guest Curator
It's so good to be back as an alumni curator at crescendoh.com. To quote a song by my favorite singer/songwriter ...

Kerri Stabile
  Lisa Lectura   Kerri Stabile

Artsyville
I love to visit Aimee at Artsyville.

 

Lisa Lectura Creations
I love the many faces of Lisa Lectura.

 

Adventures in art & life
Journal sketch & digital alteration.

 

Special Feature :: Twelve by Twelve
Twelve by Twelve
We are proud to host a 4-week special feature spotlighting the authors of Twelve by Twelve. We'll view artwork and essays as presented by these talented art quilters as they rotate in three at a time.
:: This Week, We Welcome ::
Karen Rips   Kristin LaFlamme   Helen Conway
Karen Rips
I don't believe that it is possible to make "excellent" art in ...
  Kristin LaFlamme
The Twelve by Twelve experience has taken me places I never ...
  Helen Conway
When Diane Perin Hock
invited me to join ...

For the Love of ... Art Quilting  
machine binding tutorial   art quilting   dresden pincushion
a quilt is nice
Machine binding tutorial.
  Tula Pink
Four Letter Words.
  Crazy Mom Quilts
Dresden pincushion.

For the Love of ... Artwear  
Knitted egg tutorial   serendipity mittens   lace flower hair pin tutorial
All Things Heart and Home
Ruffled Tee Tutorial.
  Pixie Purls
Serendipity Mittens.
  Sweet Floweret
Lace flower hair pin tutorial.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Found Letters   Found Faces
Tidy-Up Clips
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Focus: Letters
{Lark Crafts}
  Focus: Found Faces
{Lark Crafts}
{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
Katie Clemens   wedding day picture frame   The Conservation Fund
Katie Clemons
My art is story. I started journaling in second grade ...
  PrinceWhitaker
Wedding Day Picture Frame.
  The Conservation Fund
America's Partner in Conservation.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shamanie Haneca

Peter Clark

This Week :: Create Health
Self Care

Strategies for gathering materials to master your health.
Dr. Shamanie Haneca
Paperwork
Peter Clark

The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
All-Day Art Journaling Workshop with Pam Garrison   lostpastremembered   CRESCENDOh Palette
All-Day Art Journaling Workshop
with Pam Garrison

July 9th and 10th
Enroll NOW

  LostPastRemembered
White asparagus in pastry with Tokaji Glazed Custard
and Foie Gras.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

tablecloth moth

knitted owl

MisterFinch
Moth made of vintage tablecloth.

JustABitKnitty
Knitted owl.

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April 6, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
happiness

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
If you don't have any shadows you're not in the light
.


{Lady Gaga}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Happiness le blog by Gedane
Pochoir Tetra.

L to R: 1. Print Pattern. 2. My Cakies. 3. andiespecialtysweets.

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moonlight and hares
Kathryn Antyr Alumni Guest Curator
One day a few months ago, I opened my art journal and designed a peace treaty. Art continues to play a huge role in ...

Kathryn Antyr
  lamb candy   kathryn antyr

Moonlight and Hares
Pinch, punch, rabbits!
And some hares.

 

Lamb Candy
Accessories for all you
magic-makers.

 

Collage Diva
Kathryn's journey as she
reclaims her health.

 

For the Love of ... Artwear  
shoe makeover   leather bow cuff tutorial   studio waterstone
Hope Studios
Shoe makeover.
  I Still Love You
DIY Leather Bow Cuff Tutorial.
  Studio Waterstone
Birth of an eco-friendly handbag.

For the Love of ... (Art) Journaling  
ihanna   ania maria   Donna Downey
iHanna
Alter a book into an art journal tutorial.
  Ania-Maria
Complicated.
  Donna Downey
Stamps and texture.

For the Love of ... Art Quilting  
herringbone block tutorial   the pink couch   mug rug tutorial
Bijou Lovely
Herringbone Block Tutorial.
  The Pink Couch
Art Quilt.
  msmcporkchopquilts
Mug rut tutorial.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   The Cuter Book   paper captain
Upcycled & Embellished
Metal Cans
by Melody Nuñez
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  The Cuter Book
by Aranzi Aronzo
{Vertical}
  Paper Captain
{Universe}
{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
Tippy Stockton   rustic wedding centerpieces   International Rescue Committee
Tippy Stockton
I just read Beth Quinn's story. I've met and love her dearly ...
  Once Wed
Rustic Wedding Centerpieces.
  International Rescue Committee
From Harm to Home.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shamanie Haneca

Jane Waggoner Deschner

This Week :: Create Health
Gathering Your Materials

Strategies for gathering materials to master your health.
Dr. Shamanie Haneca
Creating in the Vernacular
Jane Waggoner Deschner

The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Donna Downey   thai shrimp scallop curry   CRESCENDOh Palette
Donna Downey's
Inspired Artists Workshop

May 11-14, 2011
Charlotte, NC

Complete events listing here
.
  Susi Kochen
Thai shrimp scallop curry.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

rainbow blanket

rainbow pillow

rocketandbear
Rainbow blanket.

dedeetsyshop
Rainbow pillow.

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April 5, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
spring egg cups

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
"Happiness is not something ready made.
It comes from our own actions."


{Dalai Lama}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Zakka Life
Spring egg cups.

L to R: 1. Everyday Mom Ideas. 2. Keep it simple foods. 3. AccentsandPetals.

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Paris
Kathryn Antyr Alumni Guest Curator
One day a few months ago, I opened my art journal and designed a peace treaty. Art continues to play a huge role in ...

Kathryn Antyr
  Lens Culture   kathryn antyr

Wonderings & Wanderings
I'm dreaming of Paris today.

 

Lens Culture
Meet Japan's Poet Philosopher
of Photography .

 

Collage Diva
Kathryn's journey as she
reclaims her health.

 

For the Love of ... Art Quilting (MugRugs)  
mug rug tutorial   fussycut   starburst rug mug
Sewfantastic
Mug rug tutorial.
  fussycut
Selvedge mug rug tutorial.
  Stitches & Scissors
Starburst Mug Rug Tutorial.

For the Love of ... Art Jewelry  
washer necklace tutorial   washer necklaces   wrapped washer necklaces
Design by Night
Washer Necklace Tutorial.
  PeaPod
Washer Necklaces.
  Instructables
Wrapped washer necklaces.

For the Love of ... Bunny  
felted bunny   funny bunny   felt bunny tutorial
House Inside Out
Wet Felted 3D Bunny.
  Knotting Noodles
Funny Bunny egg cap.
  Cherished Hearts at Home
Simple Easter
Felt Bunny Tutorial.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   The Cuter Book   paper captain
Upcycled & Embellished
Metal Cans
by Melody Nuñez
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  The Cuter Book
by Aranzi Aronzo
{Vertical}
  Paper Captain
{Universe}
{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
Tippy Stockton   paper flower tutorial   International Rescue Committee
Tippy Stockton
I just read Beth Quinn's story. I've met and love her dearly ...
  Craftification
DIY Wedding
paper flower tutorial.
  International Rescue Committee
From Harm to Home.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shamanie Haneca

Jane Waggoner Deschner

This Week :: Create Health
Gathering Your Materials

Strategies for gathering materials to master your health.
Dr. Shamanie Haneca
Creating in the Vernacular
Jane Waggoner Deschner

The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Donna Downey   quiche   CRESCENDOh Palette
Donna Downey's
Inspired Artists Workshop

May 11-14, 2011
Charlotte, NC

Complete events listing here
.
  A Little Zaftig
Crustless quiche with bacon, gruyere, asparagas, leeks, and roasted tomatoes.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

lacy cuffs

mini purse necklace

hypericumfragile
Lacy cuffs.

kikosattic
Mini purse necklace.

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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
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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
[email protected].

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 16, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
American Red Cross

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.


{Japanese Proverb}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

American Red Cross
Japan Earthquake & Pacific Tsunami special fund.

Craft: Crafters come together for Japan Relief Efforts

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creative mojo
Pam Carriker Alumni Guest Curator
Returning as a guest curator alumni caused me to pause and think, realizing that art does not only save us one time, it continues to do so over the course of our lives ...

pam carriker
  An Artful Gathering   Pam Carriker

Creative Mojo
Get your creative juices flowing with a weekly radio show about art and creativity by Mark Lipinski.

 

An Artful Gathering
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Lisa Kaus Lisa Kaus Alumni Guest Curator
In my previous CRESCENDOh article, I spoke of the fact that I was date raped at the age of 16. Here I am, months later, to share with you an update on me, my story, my continued development ...
Lisa Kaus   sally jean alexander   Edwardian corset
Lisa Kaus Art Studio
Make a Wish.
  Sally Jean Alexander
One of my best friends and most amazing artist!
  labellefairy
I love the Edwardian corsets. So beautiful.

For the Love of ... Crochet  
rose pillow tutorial   crochet headband   crocheted sushi roll tutorial
Two girls ... being crafty
Crocheted Rose
Pillow Tutorial.
  maybe matilda
Knotted crochet
headband tutorial.
  Crafting with Cat Hair
Crocheted sushi roll tutorial.

For the Love of ... Art Quilting  
strip quilt   continuous bias tape tutorial   disappearing 4-patch
Film in the Fridge
Strip quilt tutorial.
  Colette Patterns
Continuous bias tape tutorial.
  andie johnson sews
Disappearing 4-patch tutorial.

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Crescendoh   Twelve by Twelve   Masters Art Quilts
Dyed, Stitched & Stamped
by Cynthia Shaffer
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Twelve by Twelve
The International
Art Quilt Challenge

{Lark Books}
  Masters Art Quilts
by Martha Sileman
{Lark Books}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Shannon Mackie   fine cream lace cuffs   Action Against Hunger
Shannon Mackie
Writing did not save me, it is saving me - every day ...
  MySecretFace
Fine cream lace cuffs.
  Action Against Hunger
Providing Innovative Solutions
to World Hunger
Currently Helping Victims of Earthquake in Japan
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Ruth Singer

This Week :: Art With Kids, Part 2
Thoughts from mother, artist and author:
Shona Cole
An Interview with :: Ruth Singer
Unleashing the thrill of repetition.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
vanillery garden   the best iced tea   CRESCENDOh Palette
Vanillery Garden
Online class info & reg
Women and their Unicorn

Complete events listing here
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  Something Edible
How to make
the best iced tea.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

the party props

moustache baby sweater

whiskerworks
Party Props.

paperama
Moustache baby sweater.

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March 14, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
paper shamrocks

Monday, March 14, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
It is awfully important to know what is
and what is not your business.


{Gertrude Stein}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

simple as that
A bouquet of paper shamrocks.

L to R: 1. Meet the Dubiens. 2. My Creative Flavors. 3. FebystanDesigns.

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strathmore
Pam Carriker Alumni Guest Curator
Returning as a guest curator alumni caused me to pause and think, realizing that art does not only save us one time, it continues to do so over the course of our lives ...

pam carriker
  Lesley Riley   Pam Carriker

Strathmore
Free online journaling workshops are being offered by
Strathmore Artist Papers.

 

Lesley Riley
Motivational newsletters to get your Art Career on track.

 

Living Art at the Speed of Life
Journal Pages.

 

Lisa Kaus Lisa Kaus Alumni Guest Curator
In my previous CRESCENDOh article, I spoke of the fact that I was date raped at the age of 16. Here I am, months later, to share with you an update on me, my story, my continued development ...
Lisa Kaus   demdaco   brave girls club
Lisa Kaus Art Studio
Make a Wish.
  Demdaco
New Joyful Nest Collection by me in partnership with Demdaco.
  Bayberry Cove
Shoppers' heaven for all things collectible.

For the Love of ... Art Quilting  
patchwork ball   Gerdiary   flower pillow
ihanna
Patchwork ball tutorial.
  Gerdiary
Hello 2011.
  The Quilted Fish
Sweet Divinity flower pillow tutorial.

For the Love of ... Zakka  
rabbit pouch   chalkboard name tags   bento bag
Zakka Inspired
Rabbit Pouch Tutorial.
  Zakka Life
Chalkboard name tags tutorial.
  zakka nouveau
Bento bag.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Twelve by Twelve   Masters Art Quilts
Dyed, Stitched & Stamped
by Cynthia Shaffer
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Twelve by Twelve
The International
Art Quilt Challenge

{Lark Books}
  Masters Art Quilts
by Martha Sileman
{Lark 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
Shannon Mackie   diy bubbles   Action Against Hunger
Shannon Mackie
Writing did not save me, it is saving me - every day ...
  Hostess with the Mostess
DIY Bubbles.
  Action Against Hunger
Providing Innovative Solutions
to World Hunger
Currently Helping Victims of Earthquake in Japan
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Ruth Singer

This Week :: Art With Kids, Part 2
Thoughts from mother, artist and author:
Shona Cole
An Interview with :: Ruth Singer
Unleashing the thrill of repetition.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
vanillery garden   honey pine nut muffins   CRESCENDOh Palette
Vanillery Garden
Online class info & reg
Women and their Unicorn

Complete events listing here
.
  A little bit of everything
Honey pine nut muffins.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

fabric growth chart

colorful bracelets

aewilder
Fabric growth chart.

GreeteH
Colorful World Bracelets.

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March 6, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
family chic

Sunday, March 6, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
The artist is not a different kind of person,
but every person is a different kind of artist.


{Eric Gill}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Family Chic
Yarn Love.

L to R: 1. Le Love. 2. A Spicy Perspective. 3. Shinyjane.

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Jill Scripps
Linda Woods Guest Curator
Sometimes I think it's funny how I rarely hear people ask plumbers or mechanics about the moment they knew that's what they were ...

Linda Woods
  Belinda Del Pesco Fine Art   Visual Chronicles

Jill Scripps
Blessings by John O'Donohue.

 

Belinda Del Pesco Fine Art
Watercolor: Gulf Shore Cottage

 

Visual Chronicles
Disrespected, yo.

 

Carol Spinski Carol Spinski Guest Curator
As I sat by my mom's hospice bed that day holding tight to her hands, I watched every last breath that she took. In those final hours, I was overwhelmed with the sense of pride I felt to call this gracious woman ...
raised in cotton   Single Stone Studios   Fiona and Twig
Raised in Cotton
Surround yourself with creative friends.
  Single Stone Studios
Sew Darling.
  Fiona and Twig
What If
by Anne.

For the Love of ... (Art)Quilting  
quilted coasters   ninepatch doorstop   crazy nine patch
Keep it Thimble
Easy Nine Patch Coasters.
  Oh Fransson
Ninepatch doorstop.
  BernadettesCrafts
Crazy Nine Patch.

For the Love of ... Dogs  
cesar milan   dog milk   dog
Milan Foundation
Support the rescue, rehabilitation, and re-homing of abused & abandoned dogs.
  Dog Milk
Earth Walkers Dog Cowls.
  edart
Do you really want me to get out of the rain?

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Pam Carriker   Stamped Metal Jewelry
Art Saves Tote
by Cynthia Shaffer
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Art at the Speed of Life
by Pam Carriker
{Interweave}
 

Stamped Metal Jewelry
by Lisa Niven Kelly
{Interweave}

{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
Sheryl Putnam   burlap heart bag   Kids In Need Foundation
Sheryl Putnam
My husband and I left our
home we loved ...
  lilmissi
Ivory burlap heart bag with chiffon flower and ribbon.
  Kids In Need Foundation
Ensuring that every child is prepared to learn and succeed.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Tammy Smith

This Week :: Doing What You Love
Thoughts from mother, artist and author:
Shona Cole
An Interview with :: Tammy Smith
A fascinating exploration of tattered vestiges.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
be inspired   strawberry soy pudding   CRESCENDOh Palette
Inspired Artist Workshop
May 11-14, 2011
Charlotte, NC

Complete events listing here
.
  Kokken 69
Strawberry Soy Pudding.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

isheshop

carved rubber stamps

isheshop
fabric covered brooches.

eatpraycreate
Hand-carved rubber stamps.

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