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March 5, 2013

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DIY Monogrammed Sweater

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

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Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.


{Allen Saunders}

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Love Maegan
DIY Petal Sandals

L to R: 1. Burlap Bag Ring Pillow by Ruffled
2. Hand Painted Thumbtacks by The Mod Cloth Blog
3. Paper Roll Wreath by Mom's Crafty Space

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Danny Mansmith
Catherine Zacchino Guest Curator
I grew up in a home that allowed me to be creative, inside and outside. I could paint inside and make mud pies outside ...
Junker Jane
  Cathy Cullis   Junker Jane

Danny Mansmith
Soft Sculpture Wonders

 

Cathy Cullis
Wintry Dreamers

 

Junker Jane
Being all over the place can be good!

 

For the Love of ... Edible Art  
diy cake bunting   diy speckled egg cake   diy cake flags
After Yes
DIY Cake Bunting
  Half Baked
DIY Speckled Egg Cake
  Enthused Monkey
DIY Cake Flags

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sashiko and free motion stitched art quilt tutorial   Stamp It!   Stabilo All Marking Pencil
Sashiko & Free Motion Stitched Mini Art Quilt Tutorial
by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Stamp It!
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  Stabilo All Marking Pencil
{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
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  Crafting Fitness
wilton cake decorating set   Perfect Health Diet   Lori and Ed Olson
Wilton Cake Decorating Set

  Perfect Health Diet
by Paul Jaminet and
Shou-Chung Jaminet
  Lori and Ed Olson Inspired Each Other to Get Healthy
Submit your Fitness-related videos or stories to
[email protected]
OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS*
*Amazon Affiliate Program
  DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH
NEW and TIMELESS
  Inspiration, Motivation, and Information to get Fit

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
kelly theil   salt dough tags   Dress for Success
Kelly Theil
Here is a story about a mom. My mom. My best friend in the whole wide world. When I was a kid, she did the normal mom things, like cooking dinner and making us . . .
  Craftuts
Wedding Favors:
Salt Dough Tags
  Dress for Success
Suits to self-sufficiency.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].
Tweeters We Love
habitofbeing   meganauman   thewickednoodle
@habitofbeing   @meganauman   @thewickednoodle
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
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Lisa Super   baby bok choy kimchee recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
Pin and Keep Sampler
with Lisa Super

1/2-Day Workshop
March 16, 2013
Enrollment now open.
  The Church Cook Blog
Baby Bok Choy Kimchee Recipe
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
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stamped vintage silverware

rachel cake plate

Bella Jackson Studio
Vintage Silverware, Stamped I Do and Me Too
Olivia Dru
Rachel Cake Plate
Encore on CRESCENDOh
crocheted buttons   knit and crochet hot pad tutorial   crochet tag and heart tutorial
Crocheted Buttons Tutorial   Crochet Hemp
Knit & Crochet Hot Pad Tutorial
  Crocheted Tag & Heart Tutorial

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July 4, 2012

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DIY Jersey Headband tutorial

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

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The best way out is always through.


{Robert Frost}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

Kelli Murray Art & Design
DIY Jersey Headband (for minis)

L to R: 1. How to Make a Homemade Cannoli by Recipe Girl
2. Chocolate Peanut Butter Acorns by Six in the Suburbs
3. Custom Cannoli Costume by The Wishing Elephant

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the shine project
Christy Nimeh Guest Curator
My earliest introduction to being creative was as a toddler. I grew up on the move, and we were pretty poor. We often didn't have ...

Christy Nimeh
  Jill K Berry   jeannine stein

The Shine Project
Okay, I'm obsessed with these! Really, everyond should
be making them!

 

Jill K Berry
Super cool map art!

 

MAD-JAC
Finish Your Painting

 

For the Love of ... Edible Art  
DIY Hanging Planter   DIY Clutch Tutorial   DIY Wood Crate Storage
Oh Happy Day
Veggie Boats
  Craftser by Banga
Painter's Palette Appetizer Platter
  The Secret Life of a Chef's Wife
The Coolest Fourth of July Cake

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stamped and stitched altered book tutorial   Journal It   eco green crafts paints
Stamped & Stitched Altered Book Tutorial
by Cynthia Shaffer
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Journal It
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  Eco Green Crafts
Acrylic Paint Tubes
{NEW Ideas Every Friday}   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
ON THE HORIZON
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Parrafin Wax Refills   suzi blu   pulse of mixed media
Parrafin Wax Refills

  Mixed Media Girls
by Suzi Blu
  The Pulse of Mixed Media
by Seth Apter
OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS*
*Amazon Affiliate Program
  DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH
NEW and TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Lisa Donaldson   Bling Ring Photo Prop   Alliance for Justice
Lisa Donaldson
I have many stories I could tell you of my life but one that came to mind when reading of the healing qualities of art was regarding my healing after a breakdown with Post Natal Depression . . .
  Etsy Blog
Handmade Wedding Rings
How-To: Bling Ring Photo Prop
  Alliance for Justice
Fighting for a fair America.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
[email protected].

The Good Coach
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Amanda Crabtree Weston the Good Coach

olaf Hajek

The Art of Semicolons & Colons
by Amanda Crabtree Weston
Legato Artist
Olaf Hajek
Tweeters We Love
Tracy Verdugo   stitch craft create   traci bunkers
@TracyVerdugo
I love teaching others to loosen up, laugh, dance, and throw paint around to make fabulous art!
  @SCCmag
Get inspired by Stitch Craft Create, a refreshing magazine devoted to celebrating a creative lifestyle.
  @TraciBunkers
Author of Print&Stamp Lab and The Art Journal Workshop! I'm a passionate &quirky mixed-media/fiber artist who makes all kinds of cool stuff.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
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incised to perfection   lemon sticky rolls recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
Incised to Perfection
with Chris Cozen

July 7-8, 2012
Enrollment NOW Open.
  My Recipes
Summer Sorbet Trio
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

crochet knitted boho gypsy wedding dress

rustic wedding ring pillow

Ruchki KruchkI
Crochet Knitted Boho Gypsy Wedding Dress
Homen Stead
Rustic Wedding Ring "Pillow"
Encore on CRESCENDOh
crocheted buttons tutorial   Maurine   what I really want
Beauty of Impermanence   A Beautiful Life


  What I Really Want

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June 24, 2012

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Neil Gaiman

Sunday, June 24, 2012

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We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.


{Aristotle}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

My Cakies
DIY: Watercolor Bubble Art

L to R: 1. Who Needs Target? We've Got DIY Missoni Shoes! by Refinery29
2. Geometric Egg Cup Planters by Penelope and Pip
3. Project 17 of 26/ Painted Pot by Elise Blaha

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the dance of light and dark
Seth Apter Guest Curator
Art came to me and I came to art "later" in life. It was not an interest for me growing up, nor in my early years ...

Seth Apter
  Lisa Hoffman   the altered page

Two Dresses Studio
Maybe call this botanatomy?

 

Lisa Hoffman
I envy your faith.

 

The Altered Page
Thoughts for day and night.

 

For the Love of ... Edible Art  
edible art   easter egg nests   cinnamon roll snails
The Proper Pinwheel
Back by popular demand.
  Lisa Leonard
Homemade Easter Egg Nests
  Cute for Kids
Cute breakfast idea:
Cinnamon Roll Snails

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cynthia shaffer   Journal It   lion brand cotton bamboo yarn
Stamped & Stitched Altered Book Tutorial
by Cynthia Shaffer
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Journal It
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  LB Collection
Cotton Bamboo Yarn
{NEW Ideas Every Friday}   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
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cadbury mini eggs   Hat Shop   pulse of mixed media
Cadbury Mini Eggs

  Hat Shop
by Susanne Woods
  The Pulse of Mixed Media
by Seth Apter
OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS*
*Amazon Affiliate Program
  DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH
NEW and TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Gwynnie Beatty   diy love stuck place cards   Direct Relief International
Julie Johnson
When I was six, I wanted to be an artist. My childhood was shattered when my mom experienced horrific . . .
  Fellow Fellow
DIY Love-Stuck Place Cards
  Direct Relief International
Healthy people. Better world.
Since 1948.
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 the Good Coach

Cannelle et Vanille

The Importance of Art to Your Mental Health
by Shona Cole
Legato Artist
Aran Goyoaga
Tweeters We Love
willowing   avgjanecrafter   jackieatweelife
@willowing
i like avocados, pink bubblegum and messy hair
  @avgjanecrafter
Editor-in-Chief at @CRAFT & contributing writer @MAKE, hand embroidery-obsessed, massive space geek.
  @jackieatweelife
I design, craft, play, cook, travel, dream, and blog at weelife.com. I think it's about the wee things.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
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incised to perfection   rainbow doughnuts recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
Incised to Perfection
with Chris Cozen

July 7-8, 2012
Enrollment NOW Open.
  Hungry Girl por Vida
Rainbow Doughnuts Recipe
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

arrow notecards

clay folk art

Fox Fire Spark
Needle Felted Bulldog
Indigo Twin
Dogs-clay folk art sculpture
Encore on CRESCENDOh
Rubber stamp carving tutorial   painted bottles with crochet   urgency of the next and the finite of the now
Rubber Carving Tutorial   Painted Bottles with Crochet


  Urgency of the Next and the Finite of the Now

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February 5, 2012

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tatertots and jello

Sunday, February 5, 2012

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Nature never said to me: Do not be poor;

still less did she say: Be rich;
her cry to me was always: Be independent.


{Sébastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

Tatertots & Jello
Valentine Glitter
Mason Jar Tutorial

L to R: 1. Felt Play Cookies by kidnaroundcreations.
2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Shooter Recipe by Day Dreamer Desserts.
3. Flower Cookies by The Family Kitchen.

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kool aid dyed fabric
Devon Iott of Miss Make Guest Curator
There are two kinds of women in my family: crafty and not crafty ...

miss make
  penguin and fish   Rush Quilt

Tried & True
How to dye fabric with Kool Aid and a helpful color chart.

 

Penguin & Fish
These sweet little foxes make me all kinds of happy.

 

Miss Make
How I used Photoshop to make a
quilt even my boyfriend could get excited about.

 

For the Love of ... Edible Art  
brush embroidered cookies   wrapped cookie dough tutorial   art from orange
SweetAmbs
Brush embroidered cookies.
  Necessary Chocolate
Wrapped Cookie Dough Tutorial.
  Man Made Marvels
Art From Orange.

CRESCENDOh Gallery
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Pre-Order Pick


  CRESCENDOh Product Reviews
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Styrofoam Block Printing Tutorial by Jenny Doh   100 things every artist should know   shades of alchemy
Styrofoam Block Printing Tutorial by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

100 Things Every Artist
Should Know
The Artists of Walter Foster
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Walter Foster}

 

Shades of Alchemy Fans
by Michael deMeng

{NEW Ideas Every Friday}   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
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  THE LATEST & GREATEST ART-MAKING PRODUCTS
Saw It On Amazon   Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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kool aid   The Crafter's Guide to Taking Great Photos   courage and craft
Kool Aid Variety Pack
 

The Crafter's Guide to Taking Great Photos
by Heidi Adnum
{Interweave}

  Courage & Craft
by Barbara Abercrombie
{New World Library}
OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS   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
candylei yap   save the date tutorial   CARE
Candylei Yap
Art saves me from being impatient. Art saves me from saying bad things because ...
 

Oh So Beautiful Paper
DIY Tutorial: Hand Painted
Save the Dates.

  CARE
Defending dignity, fighting poverty.
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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The Good Coach

Puur Anders

Stuck Like Glue
by Artist, Author, Creativity Coach
Lesley Riley
Legato Artist
Puur Anders
Tweeters We Love
LiddabitSweets   canellevanille   nikoleherriott
@LiddabitSweets
candy + sweets handmade with love in Brooklyn.
  @CannelleVanille
Food blogger, stylist & photographer. Cookbook author. Mother of two living gluten-free. Lover of
nature and artisanship.
  @nikoleherriott
Forty-sixth at Grace.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
The Keys to Publishing   Egg in a Basket Recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
NEW ecourse
The Keys to Publishing & Building Creative Momentum
Register NOW.

  Food 4 Tots
Egg in a Basket Recipe.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

bronze bib necklace

scarf necklace

rockedjewelry
Bronze bib necklace.

Neemadesigns413
Scarf Necklace.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
soldered hearts jewelry workshop with terri brush   carved rubber stamp tutorial   doodle art quilt tutorial
Soldered Hearts Jewelry Workshop with Terri Brush  

Carved Rubber Stamp Tutorial


  Funny Free Motion
Doodle Art Quilt Tutorial

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January 8, 2012

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cinnamon prayer beads tutorial

Sunday, January 8, 2012

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
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If you can't explain it simply,
you don't understand it well enough.


{Albert Einstein}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Recuerda Mi Corazon
Cinnamon Prayer Beads Tutorial.

L to R: 1. Soy candle: Lavender Cucumber Sage by SimpleScentsByKeisha.
2.
Cucumber art by My Sushi World.
3. Grilled Dill and Havarti Dill Sandwich recipe by The Family Kitchen.

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altered paper mache book
Donna Salazar Guest Curator
Hi, I'm Donna Salazar. I'm a wife, mom, artist, designer, teacher, and kid at heart ...

Alma Stoller
  hope for the holidays   Donna Salazar

Lisa Pace
Altered Paper Mache Book.

 

Artsy Findings by Cheryl Waters
Hope for the holidays.

 

Donna Salazar Designs
Art saves.

 

Stephanie Jones Rubiano Céline Navarro Guest Curator
I would have never known I would become a full-time artist. Almost six years ago, I lost my only sister. She was 20. I was 24. She died of cancer.
A tragedy ...
green frog studio   Ali Edwards   oh hello friend
The Green Frog Studio
Make your
dreams come true.
  Ali Edwards
Ali Edwards is the most inspiring woman I know. She's true to herself, she won't lie to herself. She's like a sunshine, she's peaceful. I read her blog every single day because she gives me strength as a woman.
  Oh Hello Friend
Something beautiful and inspiring : cute, pretty packaging for your beloved ones. LOVE this!

For the Love of ... Edible Art  
sugar cubes recipe   frozen clementine sorbet recipe   Kevin Van Aelst
homework
Peppermint sugar cubes with leftover candy canes recipe.
 

Today's Nest
Frozen Clementine Sorbet Recipe.

  Kevin Van Aelst
Apple Art.

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Pre-Order Pick


  CRESCENDOh Product Reviews
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My Romance Stamping and Doodling Tutorial by Jenny Doh   Hand in Hand   mixd media inx
My Romance Stamping
& Doodling Tutorial
by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

Hand in Hand
Projects by 20 Mommy Bloggers
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Lark}

 

Mix'd Media Inx by Donna Salazar for Clearsnap

{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
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speedball linoleum cutter   Color for Painters   Water Paper Paint
Speedball Linoleum Cutter Assortment 1
 

Color for Painters
by Al Gury
{Watson Guptill}

  Water Paper Paint
by Heather Smith Jones
{Quarry}
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
Denise Reed Livingston   botanical sachets   The Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation
Denise Reed Livingston
I lost my husband and
two boys (ages 6 and 8) to a private plane crash ...
 

gardenmis
Botanical sachets.

  The Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation
Reaching out, providing help, giving hope.
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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The Good Coach

Joe Bagley

A Time to Create
by Artist, Author, Mommy Blogger
Shona Cole
Legato Artist
JOE BAGLEY
Tweeters We Love
stephaniehowell   shutter sisters   modpodgerocks
@sisterdiane
I'm a big craft geek ...
  @ShutterSisters
Global community of women photographers.
  @modpodgerocks
DIY and crafts. I also like the color blue and garden gnomes.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
The Keys to Publishing   Senia rice with eel and cherries   CRESCENDOh Palette
NEW ecourse
The Keys to Publishing & Building Creative Momentum
Register NOW.

  Fine Dining Lovers
Senia Rice with Eel Stock and Cherries Recipe.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

infinity scarf

retro inspired wall decor

violasboutique
Chunky wool infinity scarf.

monkeyandsquirrel
Retro-inspired wall decor, chevron stripes.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
I am a painter   inkodye   without love, you ain't nothin'
I Am a Painter   Inkodye
  Without love, you ain't nothin'.

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May 15, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Charity Reverse Auction for Japan

Sunday, May 15, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
"An artist is paid not for his labor but for his vision."


{James Whistler}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

CRESCENDOh
Lisa Engelbrecht's Art for
Charity Reverse Auction for Japan.

L to R: 1. Hazelnut Cottage. 2. Yummy Supper. 3. Homework.

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landscape brooch
Maya Donenfeld Alumni Guest Curator
In the midst of busy mothering, art it is often my place of calm in the center of the storm ...

Maya Donenfeld
  Louise Gale   Maya Donenfeld

lilfishstudios
Landscape brooch.

 

Louise Gale
Stories from the universe.

 

Maya Donenfeld
Love each day.

 

Susan Tuttle Susan Tuttle Alumni Guest Curator
Life is about connection — connection to self and connection to other. Art is a magical medium through which these connections become possible. My husband, Howie, and I have recently discovered a new and exciting ...
Ilka's Attic   Ellen Heck   self portraits
Ilka's Attic
This post features photographs taken by my husband, and in the post I speak about the gift of allowing someone you love to photograph you.
  Ellen Heck
The human figure.
  honeypieLiving
Gorgeous self-portraits.

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 ::
Terri Stegmiller   Gerrie Congdon   Brenda Gael Smith
Terri Stegmiller
Art quilting, for me, started out as I think it probably starts out for most quilters ...
  Gerrie Congdon
Perhaps, the best part of being a member of the 12 x 12 group is the strong ...
  Brenda Gael Smith
I learned to knit, sew and embroider as a child by a ...

For the Love of ... Edible Art  
pies baked in jars   cake embroidered with sprinkles   daisy cookies
Not Martha
Pies baked in jars.
  Seddy5
Cake embroidered
with sprinkles.
  Sweetopia
Daisy Cookies.

For the Love of ... Creative Stitching  
reverse applique tutorial   sew mama sew   fabric covered buttons
The Plaid Scottie
Reverse Applique Tutorial.
  Sew Mama Sew
Applique Tutorial.
  Mosehouse Studio
Fabric covered
button tutorial.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Tilda's Summer Ideas   Sew Serendipity
Beribboned Art Saves Mobile
by Melody M. Nuñez
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Tilda's Summer Ideas
by Tone Finnanger
{D&C}
  Sew Serendipity
by Kay Whitt
{Krause Publications}
{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
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Lara Blair   ring bearer pillow   Women's Learning Partnership
Lara Blair
I've always been artistic and creative, but usually on the performing end of things ...
  tallulahg
Ring bearer pillow.
  Women's Learning Partnership
For rights, development,
and peace.
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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Quinn McDonald

Sarah Ahearn Bellemare

This Week :: The Struggle to Stay Creative
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   bael fruit iced tea   CRESCENDOh Palette
Learn to Knit, Crochet
& Free Motion Stitch!
NEW! Online Workshop

Begins May 23rd
Enroll NOW

  Tes at Home
Bael fruit iced tea.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

ceramic mushrooms

tiny wooden houses

TheOakLeaves
Ceramic Mushrooms.

feathermar
Tiny wooden houses.

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March 25, 2011

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

Friday, March 25, 2011

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


{Benjamin Franklin}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

cakies
DIY Cupcake in a Jar.

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

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

pam carriker
  recuerda mi corazon   Susanna's Sketchbook

Lilisac in Paris
Love letters in the Paris Metro.

 

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

 

Susanna's Sketchbook
Dia de Bloglandia.

 

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

Directed by Banksy.

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

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

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}
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Monique Savoie   Personalized Custom Brides Wedding Dress Hanger   Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Monique Savoie
My story is quite a simple one.
I have created ...
  DawnsCraftStore
Personalized Custom Bride's Wedding Dress Hanger.
  Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Finding solutions to end
the AIDS epidemic.
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[email protected].

The Good Coach
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Shona Cole

Joe Bagley

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

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

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  Vanilla Garlic
Hungarian Heat
Hot Chocolate.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

Blue Rose Necklace

White Chiffon Sleep Boxer

roomofyourown
Blue Rose Necklace.

Naomilingerie
White Chiffon Sleep Boxer.

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March 4, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Brassy Apple

Friday, March 4, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.


{Salvador Dali}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Brassy Apple:
From Boxy to Flirty & Foxy.

L to R: 1. michele made me. 2. Rhapsody of Cacophony. 3. Craft-O-Maniac.

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ISLY
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
  Alphabet Soup   Linda Woods

IS•LY
Clothesline Hanging
System Tutorial.

 

Alphabet Soup
Spent.

 

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 ...
Cannelle et Vanille   Dreamy Whites   French Larkspur
Cannelle et Vanille
Simply Beautiful.
  Dreamy Whites
Waiting for Spring.
  French Larkspur
Inspiration Beauty.

For the Love of ... Knitting  
Knit Your own Jack Russell   Mochimochi Land   the purl bee
Sally Muir & Jo Osborne
Knit Your own Jack Russell.
  Mochimochi Land
Baby Gators.
  the purl bee
Fuzzy Easter Chicks and Mini Easter Eggs.

For the Love of ... Edible Art  
Simple Chocolate Painting Technique   Organic Edible Flower Canapes Recipe   Knit Night Cupcakes
Eye Candy
Simple Chocolate
Painting Technique.
  OrganicToBe
Organic Edible Flower Canapés Recipe.
  Vegan Yum•Yum
Knit Night Cupcakes.

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Crescendoh   Pam Carriker   Pam Carriker
Art Saves Tote
by Cynthia Shaffer
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Art at the Speed of Life
by Pam Carriker
{Interweave}
  A Chance to Win!
A copy of Pam Carriker's
Art at the Speed of Life & More!
Enter by 3/5/11 5PM (PST)
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Sheryl Putnam   DIY Paper Lace Doily Lanterns   Kids In Need Foundation
Sheryl Putnam
My husband and I left our
home we loved ...
  Ruffled
DIY Paper Lace Doily Lanterns.
  Kids In Need Foundation
Ensuring that every child is prepared to learn and succeed.
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[email protected].

The Good Coach
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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   Grilled Brussels Sprouts   CRESCENDOh Palette
Inspired Artist Workshop
May 11-14, 2011
Charlotte, NC

Complete events listing here
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  food52
Grilled Brussels Sprouts.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

Green Heidi Pinafore Dress

San Martin Yellow Porcelain Ring

Stravaigrant
Green "Heidi" Pinafore Dress.

MaaPstudio
San Martin Yellow Porcelain Ring.

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February 28, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Woodland Friends Stamps by Danita

Monday, February 28, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
It's a helluva start, being able to
recognize what makes you happy.


{Lucille Ball}

 
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CRESCENDOh Staccato

New from CRESCENDOh:
Woodland Friends Stamps
by Danita.

L to R: 1. bless her heart. 2. Sweet Paul. 3. botanicalmarket.

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alisa burke
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
  house tweaking   linda woods

Alisa Burke
Vintage Inspired
Fleece Hat Tutorial.

 

House Tweaking
Hand painted circles
for the powder room.

 

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   Karla's Cottage
Raised in Cotton
Surround yourself with creative friends.
  Blomsterverkstad
Planting season.
  Karla's Cottage
Nesting Banners.

For the Love of ... Edible Art  
homemade applesauce   memory game tutorial   ladybug sandwich
Food for Tots
Homemade applesauce.
  The Pastry Affair
Meyer Lemon Curd.
  Cute Food for Kids
Ladybug Sandwich.

For the Love of ... Creative Stitching  
embroidered perpetual calendar   ruffle bib tutorial   buton embroidery
BySaraLynn
Embroidered perpetual calendar.
  Craftiness is Not Optional
Ruffle bib tutorial.
  doe c doe
Button embroidery.

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Crescendoh   Pam Carriker   stamped metal jewelry
Hearts in Jars
by Becky Shander
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Art at the Speed of Life
by Pam Carriker
{Interweave}
  Stamped Metal Jewelry
by Lisa Niven Kelly
{Interweave}
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Sheryl Putnam   wedding bee   Kids In Need Foundation
Sheryl Putnam
My husband and I left our
home we loved ...
  Wedding Bee
Wooden cake pedestal tutorial.
  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
ma[email protected].

The Good Coach
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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   chap chae with tempah   CRESCENDOh Palette
Inspired Artist Workshop
May 11-14, 2011
Charlotte, NC

Complete events listing here
.
  Chocolate & Carrots
Chap Chae with Tempeh.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

blue hearts garland

cross stitch felt heart pin

annemariesbreiblog
Blue Hearts garland.

ERGANIweaving
Cross-stitch felt heart pin.

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February 20, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
terrarium tutorial

Sunday, February 20, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Reality is that which,
when you stop believing in it,
doesn't go away.

{Philip K. Dick}
 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

a subtle revelry:
Light bulb terrariums tutorial.

L to R: 1. Bachman's Sparrow. 2. Bulbs Unlimited. 3. Souther Salazar.

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simply modern mom
Megan Hunt Guest Curator
I feel like I never "became" an artist any more than I became a daughter or an American or a lover of fashion or a hater of casseroles ...

Megan Hunt
  meg duerksen   princess lasertron

Simply Modern Mom:
Try this simple pleated bow pillowcase dress.

 

whatever ...
This post by Meg Duerksen is a great resource to save for your bored kids.

 

Princess Lasertron:
Photos from one of my recent bridal orders: fancy embroidery, crystals,
and vintage pearls!

 

Cari Kraft Cari Kraft Guest Curator
I never really thought about what my ART SAVES story would be until Jenny asked me to participate. For me, art has always been a part of my life. My family was very conscientious about using everything we had effectively. Not so much by choice as out of necessity ...
Cari Kraft   amy powers   maija lepore
Cari Kraft:
What should we make today?
  Amy Powers:
I can always count on Amy to have some amazingly cute and inspiring something on her blog.
  Maija Lepore:
Maija continues to inspire me with her creativity, her huge heart and
fantastic hugs.

For the Love of ... Creative Stitching  
ric rac flowers embroidery tutorial   monogram applique onesie tutorial   knickers with lace applique
Gumbo Lily:
Ric-rac flowers
embroidery tutorial.
  Handmade Baby Clothes:
Monogram Applique
Onesie Tutorial.
  Colette Patterns:
Knickers with lace applique tutorial.

For the Love of ... Edible Art  
heart shaped egg   chocolate bowls and fruit   berry brulee
Anna the Red:
How to make a
heart-shaped egg.
  Cynthia Shaffer:
Chocolate Bowls and Fruit Tutorial.
  What Katie Ate:
Berry Brulee.

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Crescendoh   bead on a wire   Make Your Own Misfits
Embellished Jars with Letters
by Becky Shander
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Bead on a Wire
by Sharilyn Miller
{North Light Books}
  Make Your Own Misfits
by Fumie Kamijo & Rosie Short
{Cico Books}
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Gayle Bodine   felt bouquet   Animal Place
Gayle Bodine
I have used art as an elixir for depression since I was ...
  The Bride's Cafe:
DIY Felt bouquet.
  Animal Place:
Compassion for all life.
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The Good Coach
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Lesley Riley

Meg Allan Cole

This Week :: Your Most Important Art Supply
Thoughts from internationally known artist,
instructor, author and creativity coach:
Lesley Riley
An Interview with :: Meg Allan Cole
DIY maven. Clothing designer. Actress.
Activist. Blogger. Lover of Life.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
lisa engelbrecht   cannelle et vanille   CRESCENDOh Palette
Shimmer & Sparkle!
All-Day Workshop with
Lisa Engelbrecht
March 5, 2011
Santa Ana, CA

Complete events listing here
.
  Cannelle et Vanille:
There were sour oranges.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

embroidered pendant

seashell gray neckwarmer

lovemaude: Hand embroidered wool felt oval pendant.

deniz03: Seashell gray neckwarmer.

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