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July 30, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Upcycled Cardboard Vase

Saturday, July 30, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
A happy life is one spent in
learning, earning, and yearning.


{Lillian Gish}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Inspiration & Realisation
Upcycled Cardboard Vase.

L to R: 1. Tartelette. 2. Craftaholics Anonymous. 3. azulado.

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Sunprinting on Fabric
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
  Ro Bruhn   Balzer Designs

Vintagepix
Sunprinting on Fabric.

 

Ro Bruhn
Painting in the Round.

 

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   Tara Gentile   Do What You Love
Ordinary Sparkling Moments
  Tara Gentile
  Do What You Love

For the Love of ... Artwear  
Mauve gathered dress   Heart Cut Out Dress   How-To Sew a Ruffle Dress and Skirt
CherryBalm
Mauve gathered dress.
  Vivat Veritas
Heart Cut Out Dress.
  Craft:
How-To Sew a Ruffle Dress and Skirt.

For the Love of ... Film  
Rocket Science   Up   The Men Who Stare at Goats
Rocket Science
Directed by Jeffrey Blitz.
  Up
Directed by Pete Docter.
  The Men Who
Stare At Goats

Directed by Grant Heslov.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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Crescendoh   Sew Wild   Creative Pilgrimage
Art Saves Beret
by Tracy Schultz
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
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Marcia Beckett   DIY Sketchbook Wedding Favors   Our Hands For Hope
Marcia Beckett
I've always loved art and crafting. As a little girl, I would cut up magazines to make ...
 

Ruffled
DIY Sketchbook Wedding Favors.

  Our Hands For Hope
Hope That Covers.
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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   Roasted Tomato Soup   CRESCENDOh Palette
Bloom True with Flora Bowley
2-Day Workshop
in Southern California

October 29th-30th
Enroll NOW

  Sprouted Kitchen
Roasted Tomato Soup.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

Champagne Lace Collar

Long dangle earrings

callmemimi
Champagne Lace Collar.

CallOfEarth
Long dangle earrings.

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 9, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Vegan Serving Dish and Utensil Tags

Thursday, June 9, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
I'd rather be strongly wrong than weakly right.


{Tallulah Bankhead}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Craft:
Vegan Serving Dish
and Utensil Tags.

L to R: 1. WhipperBerry. 2. The Boy Who Bakes. 3. thornberry.

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Rhythm of the Home
Serena Stubson Guest Curator
All my life I have done something creative, whether that be drawing, cooking, or trying to sew. To be honest, I find it pretty amazing ...

Candie Cooper
  Louise O'Dwyer   what a sweet life

Rhythm of the Home
How to make your own felted
wool finger puppets.

 

Louise O'Dwyer
I always want everything I see here.

 

What a Sweet Life
From a bag of scraps to this!

 

Sue Bleiweiss Melody M. Nuñez Alumni Guest Curator
ART SAVES is a powerful sentiment, and it rings so true for me. I shared how art has helped me in my first Art Saves story — today I'll share how I’m using art to help improve the lives of others ...
melody nunez   The Crafting Chicks   Melody M. Nunez
Melody M. Nuñez
Upcycled & embellished metal cans.
  The Crafting Chicks
Irresistible rick rack
rosettes ...
  Melody M. Nuñez
How to make whimsical paper, glass, and wire butterflies ...

For the Love of ... Artwear  
J Crew Inspired Ruffle Shirt Tutorial   Wrap Dress Tutorial   Petticoats Please
Pink Lemonade
J Crew Inspired
Ruffle Shirt Tutorial.
  Craftster
Wrap Dress Tutorial.
  BurdaStyle
Petticoats Please.

For the Love of ... Film  
The Darjeeling Limited   The Royal Tenenbaums   The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
The Darjeeling Limited
Directed by Wes Anderson.
  The Royal Tenenbaums
Directed by Wes Anderson.
  The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Directed by Wes Anderson.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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Crescendoh   The Artist Unique   The Artful Bird
Love Postcard
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Stamped Metal Jewelry
by Lisa Niven Kelly
{Interweave}
  The Artful Bird
by Abigail Patner Glassenberg
{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
Carrie Clayden   Ribbon Pomanders   Freedom from Hunger
Carrie Clayden
Hi, My name is Carrie Clayden and I am an artist ...
  Weddingbee
Ribbon Pomanders.
  Freedom from Hunger
Health. Self-reliance. Dignity.
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Lesley Riley

Janet Jones

This Week :: Don't Just Think—DO!
by author, artist, creativity coach
Lesley Riley
Legato Artist
JANET JONES
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
  Greek Nachos   CRESCENDOh Palette
Rejuvenated Jewels
All-Day Workshop
with Amy Hanna

August 20th
Enroll NOW

  Not Without Salt
Greek Nachos.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

Butterfly Bib Necklace

Peach Tea Cookies

lovisetto
Butterfly Bib Necklace.

ButterBlossoms
Peach Tea Cookies.

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May 28, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Prettyful Cones Kit

Saturday, May 28, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
How do I do it? I don't know how I wouldn't do it - that's the thing.


{Isaac Mizrahi}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Cynthia Shaffer
Prettyful Cones Kit.

L to R: 1. Prudent Baby. 2. AnnaLela. 3. Momtastic.

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Junk Mail Art
Wanda Eash Guest Curator
Have you ever heard of the saying, "The apple didn't fall far from the tree?" That's how I feel when comparing myself to ...

Wanda Eash
  Dress Up Mixed Media book   two crafty mules

Sandhi Schimmel Gold
Junk Mail Art (article).

 

Victoria Gertenbach
Dress Up Mixed Media book.

 

Two Crafty Mules
Using Unconventional Molds
for Resin Tutorial.

 

Sue Bleiweiss Sue Bleiweiss Alumni Guest Curator
The Internet makes the world a very small place. The life of an artist is a somewhat solitary one and the Internet gives us a forum to share our artwork, successes, and challenges of being an artist ...
sue bleiweiss   Laura Cater-Woods   Kelli Nina Perkins
Sue Bleiweiss
Resisting with friends.
  Laura Cater-Woods
Make yourself some of Laura's caramel rolls to snack on while you're making art.
  Kelli Nina Perkins
Kelli shows you how to make a small media case.

For the Love of ... Parties  
party favor   Birthday Banner Tutorial   Alice in Wonderland Party
One Charming Party
Party favor.
  Katydid and Kid
Birthday Banner Tutorial.
  tomkatstudio
Alice in Wonderland
Party Labels.

For the Love of ... Film  
Toy Story   Cars   Finding Nemo
Toy Story
Directed by John Lasseter.
  Cars
Directed by John Lasseter and Joe Ranft.
  Finding Nemo
Directed by Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Masters Book Arts   Doodle Stitching
Love Changes Everything Card
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Masters Book Arts
{Lark Books}
  Doodle Stitching
by Aimee Ray
{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
Sharon Hughes   Paper Wedding Cones   Caitlin's Smiles
Sharon Hughes
About 8 years ago an interior decorator approached me to ...
  Once Wed
Paper Wedding Cones.
  Caitlin's Smiles
Giving sick children laughs,
hopes and smiles.
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Quinn McDonald

Erika Simmons

This Week :: How to Daydream Productively
by author, artist, creativity coach
Quinn McDonald
Legato Artist
ERIKA SIMMONS
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
  Butternut Squash Hash with Mexican Chorizo and Eggs   CRESCENDOh Palette
Rejuvenated Jewels
All-Day Workshop
with Amy Hanna

August 20th
Enroll NOW

  Pinch My Salt
Butternut Squash Hash with Mexican Chorizo and Eggs.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

Magical Mushrooms

Felted 3 in 1 necklace, belt and bracelet

ParadaCreations
Magical Mushrooms.

lannarfelt
Felted 3 in 1 necklace, belt and bracelet.

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April 9, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Knit Crochet Love Workshop with Jenny Doh

Saturday, April 9, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Failure is success if we learn from it.


{Malcolm Forbes}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

CRESCENDOh
Knit Crochet Love Workshop
with Jenny Doh.

L to R: 1. ModCloth. 2. The Enchanted Gallery. 3. Fideli Sundqvist.

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ihanna
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
  iHanna   kathryn antyr

Collage Diva
Keep your dream powered and moving forward.

 

iHanna
Any day is a good
time to get organized.

 

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

 

For the Love of ... GreenChic  
A Little Hut   Make a wine-bottle chandelier   Newspaper Bench
A Little Hut
Recycle project no. 16 - hurricane cover.
  OregonLive.com
Make a wine-bottle chandelier.
  greenUPGRADER
Newspaper Bench.

For the Love of ... Film  
Amelie   fringed arrow cozy   The Bicycle Thief
Amélie
Directed by
Jean-Pierre Jeunet.
  The Triplets of Belleville
Directed by Sylvain Chomet.
  The Bicycle Thief
Directed by
Vittorio De Sica.

For the Love of ... Art Jewelry  
DIY Fabric Flower Earrings   baby mobile tutorial   DIY Vintage Doily Necklace
The Moptop Maven
DIY Fabric Flower Earrings.
  Country Living
Fabric Necklace Craft.
  Elizabeth Anne Designs
DIY Vintage Doily Necklace.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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Crescendoh   The Cuter Book   paper captain
ABC Flash Cards
by Shona Cole
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   DIY kraft paper table runner   International Rescue Committee
Tippy Stockton
I just read Beth Quinn's story. I've met and love her dearly ...
  100 Layer Cake
DIY kraft paper table runner.
  International Rescue Committee
From Harm to Home.
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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   Banana Pecan Oatmeal Brulee   CRESCENDOh Palette
Donna Downey's
Inspired Artists Workshop

May 11-14, 2011
Charlotte, NC

Complete events listing here
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  Pinch My Salt
Banana Pecan Oatmeal Brûlée.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

Celebration Platter Plate with Ornate Designs

Lacy Treasure - Tatted Pendant in Ecru

owlcreekceramics
Celebration Platter/Plate with Ornate Designs.

yarnplayer
Lacy Treasure - Tatted Pendant in Ecru.

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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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Archives

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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Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
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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mailbox@crescendoh.com.

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   Veal Paillards   CRESCENDOh Palette
Do What You Love
With Priscilla Jones
Yorkshire, England
May2011

Complete events listing here
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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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