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August 6, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Aluminum Can Ornaments

Saturday, August 6, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few,
and let those few be well tried before you
give them your confidence.


{George Washington}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Little House in the Suburbs
Aluminum Can Ornaments.

L to R: 1. Sassy Radish. 2. Coloured Theory. 3. BooandBooFactory.

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Kris Hurst
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

Kris Hurst
Kris is the one who created my first blog banner. The one with the vintage Barbie's. I have forever been know as "That Barbie girl." Her style is so unique. She truly has a gift with paper.
She's amazing.

 

Jenny & Aaron
I have known these 2 for quite some time now. My very first swap was hosted by Jenny. They're sweet, 1950's cupcake style always makes me smile. I have taken some great classes from these two. I own several of their art pieces. They are amazing artists.

 

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 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   Eclectic Visions of an Altered Journey   folk art museum
Collage Playground
by Kimberly Santiago
  Eclectic Visions of an Altered Journey
  Hodgepodge

For the Love of ... Books  
If You Ask Me: (And of Course You Won't)   Me Talk Pretty One Day   Last Words: A Memoir
If You Ask Me: (And of Course You Won't)
by Betty White
  Me Talk Pretty One Day
by David Sedaris
  Last Words: A Memoir
by George Carlin

For the Love of ... Art Jewelry  
Crocheted Bracelets   Customizable Necklace   DIY Woven Chain Bracelet
the purl bee
Crocheted Bracelets.
  Return to Me
Customizable Necklace.
  Honestly WTF
DIY Woven Chain Bracelet.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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Crescendoh   Amanda Soule   mixed media workshop
Mini Art Quilts
by Becky Shander
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   Tea and Cookie Favors   Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Martha Richardson
After moving 800 miles away from my daughter, grandson, family & friends for ...
 

Martha Stewart Weddings
Tea & Cookie Favors.

  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
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Legato
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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   Herbed Ricotta Tart   CRESCENDOh Palette
Create Health
Online Workshop

by Dr. Shamanie Haneca
Enroll NOW

  David Lebovitz
Herbed Ricotta Tart.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

Linen Pleated Frill Pantaloons

Bloom Handspun Merino Yarn

malphi
Linen Pleated Frill Pantaloons.

fibermeup
Bloom Handspun Merino Yarn.

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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June 16, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Secret Bleach Stenciling Technique

Thursday, June 16, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
is really true, there would be little hope of advance.


{Orville Wright}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

ReubenMiller
Secret Bleach Stenciling Technique.

L to R: 1. Cucumbersome. 2. WhipperBerry. 3. David Lebovitz.

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Suzan Buckner
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
  Kim Geiser   jodi ohl

Suzan Buckner
Lives and Breathes for Painting.

 

Kim Geiser
Finding Herself.

 

Jodi Ohl
I'm learning to express myself
through photography.

 

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   Smooth-On   Shiflett Brothers Originals
La La Redwood Coast Creative ARts' Photostream
  Smooth-On   Shiflett Brothers Originals

For the Love of ... Mommy&Me  
Kung Fu Panda 2 Stand-up Characters   giddy giddy   Kids Craft Weekly
HP
Kung Fu Panda 2
Stand-up Characters.
  giddy giddy
Scrapbox Memories.
  Kids Craft Weekly
Around-the-house rocket.

For the Love of ... Books  
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte   Les Miserables by Victor Hugo   The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
Jane Eyre
by Charlotte Bronte
  Les Miserables
by Victor Hugo
  The Time Machine
by H.G. Wells

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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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   Spice Jar Favors   Fisher House Foundation
Seema Saraf
I came to the United States from India 4 years ago ...
 

Style Me Pretty
Spice Jar Favors.

  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
  Chocolate Espresso Shortbread   CRESCENDOh Palette
ART of the paintbOX
All-Day Workshop
with Connie Govea-Stuart

September 10th
Enroll NOW

  Vanilla Garlic
Chocolate Espresso Shortbread.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

Handmade Princess Leather Ballet Flat

Smoky Mountains Mosaic Window

elehandmade
Handmade Princess Leather Ballet Flat.

CatsMeowArt
Smoky Mountains Mosaic Window.

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May 21, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Birdcage Orchids

Saturday, May 21, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Where's your will to be weird?


{Jim Morrison}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Woman's Day
Birdcage Orchids.

L to R: 1. Matsutake. 2. Tea Rose Home. 3. SheShell.

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Kenner Road
Charlotte Lyons Alumni Guest Curator
I just reread my earlier piece for Art Saves, posted a year ago. I was wondering if I have anything new to contribute ...

Charlotte Lyons
  Anna Maria Horner   house wren studio

Kenner Road
For the love of houses.

 

Anna Maria Horner
Yes, please!

 

House Wren Studio
My current groove.

 

Lesley Riley Lesley Riley Alumni Guest Curator
When I was say, 5, (and 10 and 15), I wanted to be an artist when I grew up. Only problem was, I didn't know how to be one. Back in the dark ages ('50s and '60s), I thought being an artist meant having the natural ability ...
artist success   Go Flying Turtle   Girls Got Gumption
Artist Success
Step one in becoming the artist you want to be.
  Go Flying Turtle
Great interview with one of my favs – Alex Shur.
  Girls Got Gumption
I love interviewing artists ... and reading artist interviews.

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 ::
francoise Jamart   Deborah Boschert   Kirsten Duncan
Françoise Jamart
I just celebrated my fifth blogging anniversary a few weeks ago ...
  Deborah Boschert
I believe a special kind of relationship develops between people when they truly ...
  Kirsten Duncan
Twelve by Twelve came along with perfect timing in my life. I had just moved from ...

For the Love of ... Creative Stitching  
Vintage bowtie skirt DIY   Summer Tweets Bird Mobile   Felt Fortune Cookie Tutorial
Welcome to the
gOOd Life

Vintage bowtie skirt DIY.
  the red thread
Summer Tweets Bird Mobile.
  CraftSanity
Felt Fortune Cookie Tutorial.

For the Love of ... Books  
Bossypants by Tina Fey   Look at the Birdie by Kurt Vonnegut   At Wit's End by Erma Bombeck
Bossypants
by Tina Fey.
  Look at the Birdie
by Kurt Vonnegut.
  At Wit's End
by Erma Bombeck.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Archives

Crescendoh   twelve by twelve   Sewn by Hand
'Neath Billowing Skies
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Twelve by Twelve
{Lark Books}
  A Chance to Win!
Twelve Copy Giveaway of
Twelve by Twelve!
Enter by 5/21/11 5PM (PST)
{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
stephey baker   DIY Wedding Favors: Candy Pouches   FIRST
Stephey Baker
Dear Art: A heartfelt thank you for saving me. Thank you for believing in me when I ...
  The Domestic Scientist
DIY Wedding Favors:
Candy Pouches.
  FIRST
For inspiration and recognition of science and technology.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Quinn McDonald

Sarah Ahearn Bellemare

This Week :: The Time It Takes
by author, artist, creativity coach
Quinn McDonald
With babe in arms and coffee in hand,
she paints pages.

Sarah Ahearn Bellemare
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Knit Crochet Love   Panzanella Salad   CRESCENDOh Palette
Learn to Knit, Crochet
& Free Motion Stitch!
NEW! Online Workshop

Begins May 23rd
Enroll NOW

  Chez Pim
Panzanella Salad.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

Chevron Geometric Pattern Clutch

Hand Blown Glass Perfume Bottle

mojospastyle
Chevron Geometric Pattern Clutch.

kivaford
Hand Blown Glass Perfume Bottle.

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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
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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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
[email protected].

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
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  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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