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December 10, 2013

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chili sauce recipe

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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Over-planning kills magic.

{Danielle LaPorte}


CRESCENDOh Staccato

Going Lovely via Green Wedding Shoes
DIY Sxalloped Felt Wreath

L to R: 1. DIY Cocoa Mugs by Whimsically Woodland
2. DIY Coffee Syrups by NellieBellie
3. DIY Warm Heart Coffee Cozy by The Perfect Pear

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For the Love of ... Knitting  
knitted letter tile coasters   knitting 101   knitted leg warmers
Catherine Hirst via Craft Foxes
DIY Knit Letter Tile Coasters
  Elisa McLaughlin via Craft Snob
Knitting 101
  Wonder via Kollabora
DIY Knitted Leg Warmers
         

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art journal pages   stylish weddings   sharpie gel highlighters
Art Journal Pages
Featuring You Taste Like Birthday Clear Stamps

  Stylish Weddings
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  Sharpie Gel Highlighers
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS   INTRIGUING NEW TITLES
ON THE HORIZON
  THE LATEST & GREATEST ART-MAKING PRODUCTS
Saw It On Amazon   Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

  Crafting Fitness
french knitter   street art doodle book   marissa star
French Knitter   Outside the Lines Street Art
Doole Book
by Dave the Chimp
  Marissa Star
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  DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH
NEW and TIMELESS
  Inspiration, Motivation, and Information to get Fit

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
karen kahle   temporary tattoos   AIDS United
Anne Marie
I'm a mother of five, who believes in God's word, living . . .
  Something Turquoise
DIY Bachelorette Party Temporary Tattoos
  AIDS United
Every Person. Every Community.
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Tweeters We Love
sperlygirl   dyan reaveley   shabbycreek
@sperlygirl   @AFTH_Harrogate
Dyan Reaveley
  @michellewoo
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
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Jenny Doh   frittata   CRESCENDOh Palette

The Keys to Publishing LIVE
with Jenny Doh
Half-Day Workshop on
December 7th
OR
December 9th
Enrollment now open.

  Aran Goyoaga via The Little Room of Style
Cherry Tomato, Prosciutto and Ricotta Frittata
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
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typography art print

espresso coffee marshmallows

Handsome Craft
Typography Art Print
Whimsy & Spice
Espresso Coffee Marshmallows
Encore on CRESCENDOh
crocheted buttons   art and craft   crochet tag and heart tutorial
Crocheted Buttons Tutorial   The Difference Between
Art and Craft
  Crocheted Tag & Heart Tutorial

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July 6, 2012

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Return to Sender Window Treatment Tutorial

Friday, July 6, 2012

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
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That's what keeps me going:
dreaming, inventing, then hoping and dreaming
some more in order to keep dreaming.


{Joseph Barbera}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

Brooklyn Limestone
Return to Sender Window Treatment Tutorial

L to R: 1. Cement Coasters by a daily something
2. Blueberry-Peach Sorbet by Tutti Dolci
3. White Concrete Silver Flower Pendant by lumikana

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Art Eye Candy
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
  Onneke   jeannine stein

Art Eye Candy
One of the coolest ideas around! Nothing like putting a piece of "you" out there!

 

Onneke
Beautiful illustrations and tons of inspiration here!!

 

MAD-JAC
Finish Your Painting

 

For the Love of ... Knitting  
DIY Stitched Open Knit Sweater   Around and Around   Knitted Bracelets
inspiration & realisation
DIY Stitched Open Knit Sweater
  zigzagstitch
Around and Around
  ecouterre
Knitted Bracelets

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I Have Loved You for a Thousand Years by Jenny Doh   Journal It   eco green crafts paints
I Have Loved You for a Thousand Years by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Journal It
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  Eco Green Crafts
Acrylic Paint Tubes
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Clover Knit Mate Knitting Accessories Set   suzi blu   pulse of mixed media
Clover Knit Mate Knitting Accessories Set

  Mixed Media Girls
by Suzi Blu
  The Pulse of Mixed Media
by Seth Apter
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"Art Saves" Stories
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Lisa Donaldson   Clothespin Tea Light Holders   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 . . .
  Wedding by Color
Clothespin Tea Light Holders
  Alliance for Justice
Fighting for a fair America.
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The Good Coach
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Legato
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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   Double-Grilled Antipasto Sandwiches   CRESCENDOh Palette
Incised to Perfection
with Chris Cozen

July 7-8, 2012
Enrollment NOW Open.
  Delish
Double-Grilled Antipasto Sandwiches Recipe
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
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Peter Pan Collar Necklace

Summer Sunset Chandelier

PreskSolen
Peter Pan Collar Necklace
BootsNGus
Summer Sunset Chandelier
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 8, 2012

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DIY Easy Knit Votive Covers

Friday, June 8, 2012

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
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You have to be someone.


{Bob Marley}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

This Little Street
DIY Easy Knit Votive Covers

L to R: 1. Beachy Wood Bead Chandelier by Tatertots & Jello
2. Wood Butter by Creative Culinary
3. Industrial Blond Console Table by birdloft

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Strobist
Ruth Bleakley Guest Curator
OK, I'll admit it: I have a creative compulsion. For me, the need and desire to create new things ...

Ruth Bleakley
  Etsy Blog   Mini Photo Book Tutorial

Strobist
Take professional looking photos
of your work by creating this
really easy and cheap macro
photo studio.

 

Etsy Blog
I link to this article on photographing 2-D work on the etsy blog all the time!

 

Ruth Bleakley
Mini Book Photo Tutorial.

 

For the Love of ... Knitting  
Knitted Cot Bunting   Hudson Bay Inspired Crib Blanket   How to Make Felted Knit Wool Bracelets
The Small Folk
Knitted Cot Bunting
  the purl bee
Hudson Bay Inspired Crib Blanket
  KIN DIY
How to Make Felted Knit Wool Bracelets

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And if You Saw My Love by Jenny Doh   Journal It   lion brand cotton bamboo yarn
And if You Saw My Love
by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Journal It
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  LB Collection
Cotton Bamboo Yarn
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100 Blank Kraft Hang Tags   Hat Shop   Mod Podge Rocks
100 Blank Kraft Hang Tags (1-3/4" x 2-1/8")

  Hat Shop
by Susanne Woods
  Mod Podge Rocks
by Amy Anderson
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Gwynnie Beatty   Darling Succulent Table   Hands Together
Gwynnie Beatty
My dream was always to be n artist. Always. In 2005 I was commuting to grad school less than one year away . . .
  Project Wedding
Darling Succulent Table
  Hands Together
Building a more compassionate and human world for the poor
in Haiti.
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

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
Danielle Daniel   fancy tiger craft   forrest elliott
@daniellefdaniel
I paint stories.
I also write them.
Most of them are true.
  @fancytigercraft
Craft supplies for the modern crafter located in Denver Colorado!
  @fke_photography
Artist. Photographer. Painter.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
handmade circus workshop   Roast Vegetable Pasta Salad Recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
Handmade Circus
with Tammy Smith

June 23-24, 2012
Enrollment NOW Open.
  Karen Cheng's
Fashion and Life

Roast Vegetable Pasta Salad.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

Rustic Minimalist Woodland Owl Stoneware Sculpture

You & Me Hand Stamped Copper Heart Ring

StudioByTheForest
Rustic Minimalist Woodland Owl Stoneware Sculpture
jessicaNdesigns
You & Me Hand Stamped Copper Heart Ring
Encore on CRESCENDOh
Chanel Skin Art   beauty of impermanence   anthony bourdain
Chanel Skin Art   Beauty of Impermanence


  Boendegi, Chicken Feet
& Anthony Bourdain

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March 13, 2012

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Big cuddly bunny by Purl Bee

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
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Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak;
courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
{Winston Churchill
}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

Purl Bee
Big cuddly bunny.

L to R: 1. Upcycled Cardi by Knitted Bliss
2. Nutella White Russian by Miss Make
3. Knitted Beige Pouf by Nanahome

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Creative Carmelina
Michelle G. Ferullo
Guest Curator

For as long as I can remember, “art” and creativity have been a part of my life ...

Michelle Ferullo
  evelyn and rose   Petite Michelle Louise

Creative Carmelina
Creative Carmelina Crochets.

 

Evelyn and Rose
Susan's simply sweet sentiments

 

Petite Michelle Louise
Finding my wings.

 

For the Love of ... Knitting  
knitta por favor   Pickles   natural suburbia
Knitta Por Favor
Knitting a road trip.
  Pickles
Chunky zigzag spread.
  Natural Suburbia
Apple knitting pattern.

CRESCENDOh Gallery
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Pre-Order Pick


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Altered Clothespins Tutorial by Becky Shander   Hand in Hand   pilot parallel pens
Altered Clothespins Tutorial by Becky Shander
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

Hand in Hand
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Lark Crafts}

 

Pilot Parallel Pens

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Saw It On Amazon   Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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bamboo knitting needles   color for painters   From Felt to Fabric
Bamboo knitting needles.
 

Color for Painters
by Al Gury
{Watson Guptill}

  From Felt to Fabric
by Catherine O'Leary
{Lark Crafts}

OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS
Amazon Affiliate Program

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Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
katie clemons   knitted wedding bolero   Scholarship America
Katie Clemons
You know what my problem was? I had no idea how to write about who I was ...
 

Pickles
Knitted wedding bolero.

  Scholarship America
Because college doesn't happen
by chance.
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

The Good Coach

Simon Schubert

The At of Your/You're & They're/Their/There
by Amanda Crabtree Weston
Legato Artist
Simon Schubert
Tweeters We Love
altsummit   yellowowlworkshop   jeanneoli
@altsummit
Altitude design summit is the next cool thing.
  @yellowowlworkshop
Christine Schmidt's
design workshop.
  @jeanneoli
Obsessed with vintage design and style.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
Gigantic Joy of Collage   slow roasted tomatoes   CRESCENDOh Palette
Gigantic Joy of Collage
2-Day Workshop
with Lynn Whipple
Register NOW.

  Save-ory Kitchen
Slow Roasted Tomatoes.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

little lamb hat

hand knit baby hammock

sweetpeatoadtots
Little lamb hat.
4aSong
Hand knit baby hammock.
Encore on CRESCENDOh
porous borders   embellished moleskine journal tutorial   un huh uh huh
Porous Borders   DIY Embellished
Moleskine Journal Tutorial.


  Uh-huh, uh-huh
(with excessive nodding)

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February 23, 2012

Archives
DIY Coffee Stencil

Thursday, February 23, 2012

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
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Better three hours too soon
than a minute too late.


{William Shakespeare}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

How About Orange
DIY Coffee Stencil.

L to R: 1. Shabby Spring Tea Envelopes by A Print A Day.
2. Apple Tea Recipe by Taste of Home.
3. Appliqued Textile Curtain by BozenaWojtaszek.

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Diana Trout
Lyric Kinard Guest Curator
The act of creating nourishes me. Art fills
my well ...

Lyric Kinard
  JaneVille   DIY Painted Shoes Tutorial

Diana Trout
Watercolor romp - watercolor fun!

 

JaneVille
Give old jeans a new life in your studio.

 

Lyric Art
DIY Painted Shoes Tutorial.

 

Tinniegirl Cathy Kirwan (Tinniegirl) Guest Curator
I've started this story so many times, trying to find words to capture how I feel about art and the role that it plays in my life. I have a particular process that I use when I write a story. Rather than mapping out the story ...
tinniegirl   liz lamoreux   Ric-Rac
Tinniegirl
A major a-ha moment that changed everything for me.
  liz lamoreux
This post reaches straight into my soul. Haven't we all felt this way.
  Ric-Rac
And this one melts my heart.

For the Love of ... Knitting  
Vertical Stripe Tie   Knitted Sequined Collar   Knitted Heart Heart Garland
Lion Brand Yarn
Vertical Stripe Tie.
  because she started knitting
Knitted Sequined Collar.
  Ewe Ewe Yarns
Knitted Heart Heart Garland.

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Love Bear Stamping and Lettering Tutorial by Jenny Doh   Hand in Hand   Bead it like you mean it
Love Bear Stamping and Lettering Tutorial by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

Hand in Hand
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Lark Crafts}

 

Bead it Like You Mean It DVD
by Lyric Kinard

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Advantus Corporation Sprocket Gears   adventures in bookbinding   vintage weddings
Advantus Corporation Sprocket Gears.
 

Adventures in Bookbinding
by Jeannine Stein
{Quarry}

  Vintage Weddings
by Marnie Fogg
{Lark Crafts}
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Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Linda Olsen   Table Numbers   Food for the Hungry
Tori Andrus
I was a quiet, shy sixth grader who mostly did what my teachers asked for fear of being sent to the principal's office ...
 

Design Curiosities
Table Numbers.

  Food for the Hungry
We go to the hard places.
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

The Good Coach

Jesse Reno

10-Step Action Plan
by Artist, Author, Creativity Coach
Lesley Riley
Legato Artist
Jesse Reno
Tweeters We Love
zappos ceo   water   jeffjarvis
@zappos
Zappos CEO.
  @water
Safe water for all.
  @jeffjarvis
Blogger and j-school prof.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
Paint and Doodle School   sea salt honey butter popcorn recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
Paint & Doodle School
2-Day Workshop
with Jennifer Mercede
Register NOW.

  La Tartine Gourmande
Homemade Beet Chips Recipe.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

Golden thread in hand blown glass necklace

Architectural Structure Wide Geometric Gold Ring

thestudio8
Golden Thread in Hand Blown Glass Necklace.

osnatharnoy
Architectural Structure Wide Geometric Gold Ring.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
stamping tutorial   paper dress tutorial   urgency of the next
Stitching without Thread
Stamping Tutorial
 

Paper Dress Tutorial


  Urgency of the Next

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February 13, 2012

Archives
paper cutting tutorial

Monday, February 13, 2012

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Archives

The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt
until they are too strong to be broken.


{Samuel Johnson}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

Skinny Laminx
Paper cutting tutorial
.

L to R: 1. Yellow striped paper straws by moieti.
2. Lemon olive oil recipe by Une Gamine Dans a Cuisine.
3. Lemon cane halved by Petit Plat.

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olga jazzy
Geninne Zlatkis Guest Curator
Hello! My name is Geninne. I am an artist, illustrator, and graphic designer, living in the beautiful colonial city of Queretaro ...

geninne zlotkis
  a beautiful mess   The Shetland Trader

Karen Barbe
Creative Mending

 

Anna Emilia
A very inspiring afternoon walk.

 

Blogdelanine
Watch me paint!

 

Linda O'Neill Rebecca Smith Guest Curator
Las Vegas is a city that most people only think to vacation in, not a place to live or raise children in. I grew up here in this city, and now at 47, I’ve seen some pretty amazing changes over the years ...
paper leaves tutorial   french buttons   dos fishes
Patina Moon
Not enough autumn color where you live? Make your own colorful leaves!
  French Buttons
A guest bath you'll never want to leave!
  Dos Fishes
Refresh with a mixed media art piece outdoors!

For the Love of ... Knitting  
knit cuff tutorial   knit country cowl pattern   knit pocket monsters tutorial
Squidoo
DIY Knit Cuff Tutorial.
  Aesthetic Nest
Knit country cowl pattern.
  Nets Pets
Knit pocket monsters tutorial.

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Archives
 

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Wee Knitting Love Stamped Mini Canvases Tutorial by Becky Shander   Hand in Hand   Zig Posterman Paint Markers
Wee Knitting Love Stamped Mini Canvases Tutorial
by Becky Shander
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

Hand in Hand
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Lark Crafts}

 

Zig Posterman Paint Markers

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NT cutter   adventures in bookbinding   vintage weddings
NT-Cutter.
 

Adventures in Bookbinding
by Jeannine Stein
{Quarry}

  Vintage Weddings
by Marnie Fogg
{Lark Crafts}
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
Linda Olsen   fortune cookie wedding favors   The Sphinx Organization
Tori Andrus
I was a quiet, shy sixth grader who mostly did what my teachers asked for fear of being sent to the principal's office ...
 

Bridal Musings
DIY Fortune Cookie
Wedding Favors.

  The Sphinx Organization
Building diversity in
classical music.
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

The Good Coach

Jesse Reno

10-Step Action Plan
by Artist, Author, Creativity Coach
Lesley Riley
Legato Artist
Jesse Reno
Tweeters We Love
dottieangel   robenmarie   catheholden
@dottieangelyarn
I am a Brit misplaced abroad. I am handcrafted, eclectic and on any given day feel quite vintage.
  @robenmarie
Mixed Media Artist!
  @catheholden
Fun & innovative ideas, projects & freebies on justsomethingimade.com
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
Paint and Doodle School   Butternut squash ravioli recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
Paint & Doodle School
2-Day Workshop
with Jennifer Mercede
Register NOW.

  Barefoot Kitchen Witch
Butternut Squash Ravioli Recipe.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

wrist warmers

ribbon banner mirror

whitenoisemaker
Wrist warmers.

fluxglass
Ribbon banner mirror.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
painting on fabric   marshmallow valentine tutorial   parking lot discoveries
Acrylics on fabric+white charcoal pencil+graphie pencil+black ink.  

My funny marshmallow valentine.


  Parking lot discoveries.

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October 29, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Fall Wreath

Saturday, October 29, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
You don't learn to walk by following rules.
You learn by doing, and by falling over.


{Richard Branson}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

mama says sew
Fall Wreath.

L to R: 1. Project Run & Play. 2. Always Order Dessert. 3. graceandfavourshop.

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GardenMama
Lolly Chessie Guest Curator
Arts and crafts have always been a part of my life, and are present in my earliest memories. My mom and I used to ...

Lolly Chessie
  Instructables   lolly chops

GardenMama
I love these little ice ornaments. I think they would be stunning hanging around the outside of a house (or even a front or back porch) for a holiday party!

 

Instructables
Another fun make it yourself bath product are these bath fizzies! They also make really pretty little gifts wrapped up in decorative papers!

 

Lolly Chops
Hammin' it up ... hedgie style!

 

For the Love of ... Knitting  
Knitted Boots   DIY Knitted Bangle   DIY Knitted Wall Clock
Make: Projects
Knitted Boots.
  EAK! A House!
DIY Knitted Bangle.
  fruitimage
DIY Knitted Wall Clock.

For the Love of ... GreenChic  
Recycling Sweaters for Yarn   Recycled Bottle Cap Deco   Recycled Record Clock
Craft Leftovers
Recycling Sweaters for Yarn.
  I61studio
Recycled Bottle Cap Deco.
  Instructables
Recycled Record Clock.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Random Acts of Kindness Cards   screen printing   creative pilgrimage
Random Acts of Kindness Cards
by Melody M. Nuñez
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Mend It Better
by Kristin M. Roach
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Storey Publishing}
  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

100 Pretty Little Projects   30 minute rings   New Creative Collage Techniques
100 Pretty Little Projects
{Lark Crafts}
 

Semiprecious Salvage
by Stephanie Lee
{North Light Books}

  New Creative Collage Techniques
by Nita Leland
{North Light 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
Angie Williams   DIY Coaster Favors   Perkins School for the Blind
Angie Williams
Whatever form the art takes, the transformation doesn't just happen on the piece I'm working on, but also ...
 

Weddingbee
DIY Coaster Favors.

  Perkins School for the Blind
All we see is possibility.
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CORI DANTINI

The Art of the Comma
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Amanda Crabtree Weston
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CORI DANTINI
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
CRAFT Beach Retreat   Shredded Brussels Sprouts and Apples Recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
CRAFT Beach Retreat
  101 Cookbooks
Shredded Brussels Sprouts & Apples.
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Palette.

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Felted Slippers

Colorful Plate

ing00te
Felted Slippers.

MissPottery
Colorful Plate.

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parentheses of life   milky heart jar   steve jobs is dead
Parentheses of Life   Milky Heart Jar   Steve Jobs is Dead

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October 1, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Chocolate Delivery Tutorial

Saturday, October 1, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Don't find fault, find a remedy.


{Henry Ford}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

no big dill
Chocolate Delivery Tutorial.

L to R: 1. The Knead for Bread. 2. whatnomints. 3. Digital Musings.

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make something
Ali DeJohn Guest Curator
I have turned to my hands for comfort for as long as I can remember. My pre-school years were full of creative opportunity and ...

Ali DeJohn
  Design*Sponge   gypsy girls guide

make something
I heart handmade labels.

 

Design*Sponge
When I make my own knitting needle case (which has been on my list), this is going to be my go-to how-to.

 

The Makerie Journal
A leap of faith.

 

Amy Tangerine Amy Tangerine Alumni Guest Curator
I continue to find that creating is therapeutic, and I am sure many of you do as well. As I have explored various hobbies and techniques to hone in on my style, it sometimes also feels like it's a constant work-in-progress ...
creative consulting   Paper Flower Tutorial   Custom Envelopes
Creative consulting.   Pebbles Inc
Paper Flower Tutorial.
  Pugly Pixel
Custom Envelopes.

For the Love of ... Giving  
Wallpaper Gift Wrap   Newspaper Bloom Gift Wrap   Coffee Gift Bag
Bugs and Fishes
Wallpaper Gift Wrap.
  Country Living
Newspaper Bloom Gift Wrap.
  b. organic
Recycled Coffee Gift Bag.

For the Love of ... Knitting  
Posey Pincushion   Anjie's Knitted Bead Necklace   Knitted Bangles
Kris Knits
Posey Pincushion.
  Pom Pom Emporium
Anjie's Knitted Bead Necklace.
  See Mi Knit
Knitted Bangles.

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Crescendoh   interweave press   Jim Henson
Altered Glass Jar
by Becky Shander
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Dan Eldon: Safari as a Way of Life
by Jennifer New
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Chronicle Books}
  Doodling with Jim Henson
by Jim Henson
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{Walter Foster}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} INTRIGUING NEW TITLES ON THE HORIZON
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doodle diary   push stitchery   this is not a book
Doodle Diary
by Dawn Devries Sokol
{Gibbs Smith}
 

Push Stitchery
by Jamie Chalmers
{Lark Crafts}

  This is Not a Book
by Keri Smith
{A Perigree Book}
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Linda Wiggen Kraft   DIY Wedding Invitations   Food Finders
Linda Wiggen Kraft
About five years ago I felt like something inside me was going to die if I ...
 

Merriment Design
Sewn half flower + loose leaf fabric wedding invitations.

  Food Finders
Feeding people. Giving hope.
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Alisa Burke

How to Make Great Art
by Artist, Aughor, Life Coach
Lesley Riley
Legato Artist
ALISA BURKE
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
crafting my best life   Goat Cheese with Tropical Fruit and Honey   CRESCENDOh Palette
Crafting My Best Life
Class of 2011
Enroll NOW

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Goat Cheese with
Tropical Fruit + Honey.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

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Felted Beaded Necklace

Personalized Ribbon

DevikaBox
Felted Beaded Necklace.

TheLonelyHeart
Personalized Ribbon.

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knitted wash cloth tutorial   tassels   tracing wheel on fabric
Knitted washcloth tutorial.   Baker's Twine Tassels.   Tracing wheel on fabric.

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September 21, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
pom pom cake topper

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
You can never go home again,
but the truth is you can never leave home,
so it's all right.


{Maya Angelou}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

6Bittersweets
Pom pom cake topper.

L to R: 1. papercutdiecut. 2. Chocolateandcarrots. 3. Domestically Speaking.

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the happiness project
Alessandra Cave Guest Curator
When I was asked to contribute with a story for the Art Saves column, my initial thought was to tell the story of when I quit my ...

Alessandra Cave
  12 tips   gypsy girls guide

The Happiness Project


 

BlogHer
12 tips to light your creative spark.

 

Gypsy Girls Guide
I wanted to tell you ...

 

jeanine caron Jeanine Caron Guest Curator
I'm sitting in a patch of heather at the foothills of the Cairngorms of Scotland. The porridge is about to come to a boil, the midgies (one-tenth the size of a mosquito but three times more ferocious) are attacking every bit of exposed flesh and gauging by the thick clouds hovering ...
wonderings & wanderings   orangette   vintage is for lovers
wonderings & wanderings
three little (big) words.
  Orangette
And then I'd invite all my friends over for a lazy Sunday morning breakfast and bake biscuits.
  Vintage is for Lovers
Someday, I'd like to build myself a fort because forts are magical.

For the Love of ... Artwear  
one pearl button   I Still Love YOu   pamplemousse 1893
One Pearl Button   I Still Love You   Pamplemousse 1893

For the Love of ... Knitting  
new stitch a day   instructables   The Purl Bee
New Stitch a Day   Instructables
  The Purl Bee

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Crescendoh   interweave press   all wound up
Vintage Snapshot Ornaments
by Melody M. Nuñez
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  The Cloth Paper Scissors Book
by Barbara Delaney
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Interweave Press}
  All Wound Up
by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Andrews McMeel Publishing}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} INTRIGUING NEW TITLES ON THE HORIZON
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push paper   push stitchery   the rhythm of family
Push Paper
by Jaime Zollars
{Lark Crafts}
 

Push Stitchery
by Jamie Chalmers
{Lark Crafts}

  The Rhythm of Family
by Amanda Blake Soule
with Stephen Soule
{Trumpeter}
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Ideas for the BIG day.
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Luce Lavertu   scrabble coasters   World Society for the Protection of Animals
Luce Lavertu
On April 27th, 2011
I lost my job of more than 10 years at the ...
 

Intimate Weddings
Scrabble Coasters Tutorial

  World Society for the Protection of Animals
Raising the standard of animal welfare throughout the world.
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Big Picture, Little Picture
by Jenny Doh, MSW
Legato Artist
ALISA BURKE
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
crafting my best life   zapple butter   CRESCENDOh Palette
Crafting My Best Life
Class of 2011
Enroll NOW

  On My Plate
Zapple Butter.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

joettamaue

kellyberkeydesigns

joettamaue

Kellyberkeydesigns

Encore on CRESCENDOh
laughter found   teaspoon art dolls   knitted pencil cozy
Laughter found.   Teaspoon art dolls.   Knitted pencil cozy.

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September 19, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
washi tape tutorial

Monday, September 19, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Praise the bridge that carried you over.


{George Colman}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

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Button & Bow Necklace.

L to R: 1. A Merry Mishap. 2. The Novice Housewife. 3. hensteeth.

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liz kalloch
Alessandra Cave Guest Curator
When I was asked to contribute with a story for the Art Saves column, my initial thought was to tell the story of when I quit my ...

Alessandra Cave
  tara sophia mohr   gypsy girls guide

Liz Kalloch Designs
Do those things
that make you happy.

 

Tara Sophia Mohr
Art-Making Poem.

 

Gypsy Girls Guide
I wanted to tell you ...

 

jeanine caron Jeanine Caron Guest Curator
I'm sitting in a patch of heather at the foothills of the Cairngorms of Scotland. The porridge is about to come to a boil, the midgies (one-tenth the size of a mosquito but three times more ferocious) are attacking every bit of exposed flesh and gauging by the thick clouds hovering ...
wonderings & wanderings   kinfolk   his&hers
wonderings & wanderings
three little (big) words.
  Kinfolk
So inspired by this guide for small gatherings.
  himampersandhers
Polaroid photos make me melt. A wall of Polaroid photos makes my entire universe go around.

For the Love of ... Knitting  
cut out and keep   susan caplan suite 101   frontier dreams
Cut Out and Keep   Susan Caplan Suite 101   Frontier Dreams

For the Love of ... Halloween  
Make Handmade   our big earth   learning bug
Make Handmade   Our Big Earth
  Learning Bug

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Crescendoh   interweave press   all wound up
Vintage Snapshot Ornaments
by Melody M. Nuñez
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  The Cloth Paper Scissors Book
by Barbara Delaney
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Interweave Press}
  All Wound Up
by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Andrews McMeel Publishing}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} INTRIGUING NEW TITLES ON THE HORIZON
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

push paper   push stitchery   the rhythm of family
Push Paper
by Jaime Zollars
{Lark Crafts}
 

Push Stitchery
by Jamie Chalmers
{Lark Crafts}

  The Rhythm of Family
by Amanda Blake Soule
with Stephen Soule
{Trumpeter}
DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
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  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
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Luce Lavertu   the daily what   World Society for the Protection of Animals
Luce Lavertu
On April 27th, 2011
I lost my job of more than 10 years at the ...
 

The Daily What

  World Society for the Protection of Animals
Raising the standard of animal welfare throughout the world.
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The Good Coach
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Jenny Doh

Alisa Burke

Big Picture, Little Picture
by Jenny Doh, MSW
Legato Artist
ALISA BURKE
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
crafting my best life   pumpkin spice latte   CRESCENDOh Palette
Crafting My Best Life
Class of 2011
Enroll NOW

  Love Veggies and Yoga
Pumpkin spice latte.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

grrlandog

mallo

grrlandog

mallo

Encore on CRESCENDOh
laughter found   teaspoon art dolls   knitted pencil cozy
Laughter found.   Teaspoon art dolls.   Knitted pencil cozy.

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