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January 9, 2012

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot Archives
date stamp gift wrap tutorial

Monday, January 9, 2012

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
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He who has a way to live can bear almost any how.


{Friedrich Nietzsche}

 
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Paper, Plate and Plane
Date Stamp Gift Wrap Tutorial.

L to R: 1. Apple shape cute book by Cheeky Magpie.
2.
Apple Pie Pancakes by Just Putzing.
3. Decoupaged wooden apple photo holder by hopeandjoystudios.

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plant pockets
Ingrid Dijkers Guest Curator
I was born in the Netherlands to parents with degrees in the Fine Arts ...

Ingrid Dijkers
  Debra Cooper   Ingrid Dijkers

Heather Powazek Champ
A great collaborative between husband and wife. Plant pockets with instructions.

 

Debra Cooper
Debra's outstanding collaborative work "Passing Time" makes me swoon.

 

Ingrid Dijkers
Under the Sea, Part 1.

 

Gina Grable Gina Grable Guest Curator
I used to think being an artist meant that you had to produce work that people paid top dollar for ...
embrace your soul   life is art   kasey buick
Embrace Your Bliss
Nourish Your Soul.
  Life is Art
Because some of us need a little prompting.
  Kasey Buick
Tis the season
of giving all year.

For the Love of ... Stamping  
wine cork stamps tutorial   red bird crafts   elvie studio
Home Sweet Homemade
Wine cork stamps tutorial.
  Red Bird Crafts
Appls stamping on fabric tutorial.
  Elvie Studio
Carved rubber
stamp art tutorial.

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  CRESCENDOh Product Reviews
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My Romance Stamping and Doodling Tutorial by Jenny Doh   Hand in Hand   fairy dust glitter
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}

 

Fairy Dust Glitter 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
Archives

speedball speedycut block   Color for Painters   A Bounty of Bead + Wire Earrings
Speedball Speedycut Block
 

Color for Painters
by Al Gury
{Watson Guptill}

  A Bounty of Bead + Wire Earrings
by Nathalie Mornu
{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
spring barnickle   rehearsal outfits   Women's Learning Partnership
Spring Barnickle
I woke up, got out of bed, and was shocked when I almost fell to the ground because my legs were so weak. ...
 

thearmorofGod
Rehearsal outfits.

  Women's Learning Partnership
For rights, development,
and peace.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

The Good Coach

Joe Bagley

A Time to Create
by Artist, Author, Mommy Blogger
Shona Cole
Legato Artist
JOE BAGLEY
Tweeters We Love
artbychrysti   sarah whitmire   pamcarriker
@ArtByChrysti
Soon to be author! Artist, Photographer, Writer, Dreamer.
  @Sarah_Whitmire
Mixed-media artist.
  @pamcarriker
Mixed media artist, instructor and author!
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
The Keys to Publishing   calamares   CRESCENDOh Palette
NEW ecourse
The Keys to Publishing & Building Creative Momentum
Register NOW.

  Recetas de Mon y Mas
Calamares.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

handsoaps

bunnie pillow

imaginaryanimal
Handsoaps

BeaniPet
Autumn Hue Dancing Carrot Bunnie Pillow

Encore on CRESCENDOh
I am a painter   inkodye   altered paper lantern tutorial
Authenticity and Angst  

Semester One
Enroll Here
.


  Altered Paper Lantern Tutorial.

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December 25, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot Archives
Millinery Flower Ornaments

Sunday, December 25, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Archives

Which Christmas is the most vivid to me?
It's always the next Christmas.


{Joanne Woodward}

 
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Such Pretty Things
Millinery Flower Ornaments.

L to R: 1. Pumpkin designs with cookie cutters by Factory Direct Craft.
2.
Gingerbread cookies recipe by My Kitchen Affair.
3. Cookie Cutter Necklace by YesterdaysTrashArt.

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sew liberated
Sarah Ahearn Guest Curator
Ten years ago, I went on an impromptu trip to Paris. I declared that when the trip was over I would become an artist ...

Sarah Ahearn
  laminated fabric   Painted Pages

Sew Liberated
This entryway design is so inspiring to me. I'm constantly working on how to make heading in and out of the house a smoother transition.

 

How About Orange
My heart skipped a beat when I saw this laminated fabric. How fun and perfect for me! My toddler seems to be able to get peanut butter on just about everything.

 

Painted Pages:
Fueling Creativity with Sketchbooks and Mixed Media.

 

For the Love of ... Stamping  
thumbprint string of lights   foam stamp tutorial   lemon squeezy foam stamp tutorial
Beneath the Rowan Tree
Thumb print
string of lights tutorial.
  Paper Traders
Foam stamp tutorial.
  The Pickled Weasel
Lemon squeezy
foam stamp tutorial.

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stamped dish towel tutorial   Mend It Better   Pentel Arts
Rubber stamped & free motion stitched dish towel tutorial
by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Mend It Better
Kristin M. Roach
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Storey Publishing}
  Pentel Arts
Hybrid Technica 0.3 mm Pen
{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
Archives

newsprint drawing paper pads   Sweet Confections   Painted Pages
Canson Newsprint
Drawing Paper Pads
 

Sweet Confections
by Nina Wanat
{Lark Crafts}

  Painted Pages
by Sarah Ahearn Bellemare
{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
Debbie Donnelly   custom crayon favors   Sustainable Conservation
Debbie Donnelly
I was an abused child in all senses of the word ...
 

Such Pretty Things
Custom Crayon Favors.

  Sustainable Conservation
Because the environment is everyone's business.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

The Good Coach

Flora Bowley

Facing Your Fear
by Artist, Author, Creativity Coach
Quinn McDonald
Legato Artist
FLORA BOWLEY
Tweeters We Love
zakkalife   prudentbaby   lucrecer braxton
@zakkalife
Mom of two children. Interests: crafts, knitting, food, and sudoku.
  @prudentbaby
Jaime, author of the book Prudent Advice & editor at DailyDancy and Babble,
co-blogs with fabric designer, Jacinda.
  @lucrecerbraxton
Bad Mama Jama, Artist and Creator of Life is the Art Journaling Workshops.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
The Keys to Publishing   Christmas Red Velvet Cake Recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
NEW ecourse
The Keys to Publishing & Building Creative Momentum
Register NOW.

  Raspberri Cupcakes
Christmas Red Velvet
Snow Cake Recipe
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

Peanut butter and jelly mary jane shoes

colored pencil earrings

emandsprout
Peanut Butter & Jelly Mary Jane Shoes.

luv4sams
Colored pencil earrings.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
easy silence   let it shine   stamp stitch quilt
Easy Silence   Let it Shine.
  Stamp. Stitch. Quilt.

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October 13, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Paper Mache Boat Pattern

Thursday, October 13, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Man is a genius when he is dreaming.


{Akira Kurosawa}

 
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Ann Wood
Paper Mache Boat Pattern.

L to R: 1. Better Homes and Gardens. 2. Serious Eats. 3. Just Sew Sassy.

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Epiphanie
Stephanie Howell Guest Curator
I don't know where I would be without the ability to create. I mean this with all of my heart. I'm not being dramatic ...

stephanie howell
  Kevin and Amanda   stephanie howell

Epiphanie
Not only am I doing this...
I'm also going to do one for
each of my girls.

 

Kevin & Amanda
I would buy more earrings just so I'd have a reason to make this.

 

Just me, my soldier,
and our 4 little chicks

Let them be little.

 

sis boom Kala Patterson Guest Curator
Art, to me, is all about finding something deeper, something beyond the surface of everyday life. As a stay-at-home wife with a small business, it can be hard to remind myself to look for and create art, but without that creative spark life just loses its sparkle ...
vegan craftastic   zakka life   Punkin Patterns
Vegan Craftastic   Pretty Ditty
A cute and easy
project for Halloween.
  Punkin Patterns
Such a cute idea and great for kids too!

For the Love of ... Felt  
Needle Felted Penguin Tutorial   Felt Dessert Picks Tutorial   2-Layer Handstitched Cupcake Purses
Props Girl
Needle Felted
Penguin Tutorial.
  WhiMSy love
Felt Dessert Picks Tutorial.
  paper-and-string
2-Layer Handstitched Cupcake Purses.

For the Love of ... Rubber Stamping  
Stamped pouch   Button Cotton Reel Stamp   Hand Stamped Clothespins
Smitten & Hazel
Stamped Pouch.
  Maximum Rabbit Designs
"Button" Cotton Reel Stamp.
  Mama's Little Monkeys
Hand Stamped Clothespins.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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Shrink Plastic Cards and Pendant   zakka style   practical mixed media printmaking
Shrink Plastic Cards & Pendant
by Cynthia Shaffer
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Zakka Style
by Rashida Coleman-Hale
Available Now for Pre-Order
{C&T Publishing}
  Practical Mixed-Media Printmaking
by Sarah Riley
Available Now for Pre-Order
{A&C Black}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} INTRIGUING NEW TITLES ON THE HORIZON
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

collage couture   30 minute rings   painted pages
Collage Couture
by Julie Nutting

{North Light Books}
 

30-Minute Rings
by Marthe Le Van
{Lark Crafts}

  Painted Pages
by Sarah Ahearn Bellemare
{Quarry Books}
DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Iris Perez   Travel Themed Banner   Sanctuary for Families
Iris Perez
It was one of the most difficult times I've had to go through in my life. Soon I was not going out anymore, except to ...
 

La Belle Bride
Travel Themed Banner.

  Sanctuary for Families
Dedicated exclusively to
serving domestic violence victims and their children.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Lesley Riley

SIMON SCHUBERT

How to Make Great Art
by Artist, Aughor, Life Coach
Lesley Riley
Legato Artist
SIMON SCHUBERT
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
the makerie   Creme Fraiche Stuffed Asian Pears   CRESCENDOh Palette
The Makerie 2012
  Vanilla Garlic
Crème Fraîche Stuffed
Asian Pears.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

Bird Stack Letterpress Note Cards

Ruffled MaryJane Sewing Pattern

sweetharvey
Bird Stack Letterpress Note Cards.

podsshoes
Ruffled MaryJane Sewing Pattern.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
dear god   washi tape tutorial   vinyl reverse applique
Dear God:
Forgiveness, not Payback.
  Washi tape tutorial.   Vinyl reverse applique tutorial.

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October 7, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Mercury Glass Knockoff

Friday, October 7, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
If everyone is thinking alike,
then somebody isn't thinking.


{George S. Patton}

 
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Remodel This House
Mercury Glass Knockoff.

L to R: 1. Kalyn's Kitchen. 2. fishandlotus. 3. HumbleBeads Blog.

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Roben-Marie
Tracie Lampe Guest Curator
I have always been a "maker of things" since I was little, but for a time in my life it was set aside because of children, work, and life ...

tracie lampe
  Susan Shie   toymato character tutorial

Roben-Marie
I love her inspiration which in turn inspires me!

 

Susan Shie
Susan Shie is an amazing artist who opens her home to students which an experience one will never forget.

 

Radical Recycks
Toymato Character Tutorial.

 

sis boom Jennifer Paganelli Guest Curator
When I was a young girl growing up in the Virgin Islands, I remember I wanted to be somebody. I wanted to be known for creating something. Not knowing how that desire would be manifested, I set out to create things ...
Girls world   The Crafty Minx   decor8
Girl's World   The Crafty Minx   decor8

For the Love of ... Rubber Stamping  
Stamped Cookie Ornaments   DIY Stamped Rug Tutorial   DIY Stamped Hangers
Country Living
Stamped Cookie Ornaments.
  My Hands Made It
DIY Stamped Rug Tutorial.
  The Blue Eyed Owl
DIY Stamped Hangers.

For the Love of ... Crochet  
Crocheted Bicycle Skirt Guard   Crocheted Linen Grocery Tote   Crochet Flowers
Landleven.nl
Crocheted Bicycle
Skirt Guard.
  the purl bee
Crocheted Linen
Grocery Tote.
  Hello Flower
Crochet Flowers.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Shrink Plastic Cards and Pendant   tarcher   the drawing mind
Shrink Plastic Cards & Pendant
by Cynthia Shaffer
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  The Prosperous Heart
by Julia Cameron
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Tarcher}
  The Drawing Mind
by Deborah Putnoi
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Trumpeter}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} INTRIGUING NEW TITLES ON THE HORIZON
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

classical elegance   30 minute rings   this is not a book
Maggie Meister's
Classical Elegance

{Lark Books}
 

30-Minute Rings
by Marthe Le Van
{Lark Crafts}

  This is Not a Book
by Keri Smith
{A Perigree Book}
DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Isabel Fuentez Eaton   Perfect Dupioni Silk Yo-Yos   Children's Tumor Foundation
Isabel Fuentez Eaton
As a little girl living with a sister and a brother who went legally blind at 7 and ...
 

Style Me Pretty
Perfect Dupioni Silk Yo-Yos.

  Children's Tumor Foundation
Ending Neurofibromatosis
through research.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Lesley Riley

lynn whipple

How to Make Great Art
by Artist, Aughor, Life Coach
Lesley Riley
Legato Artist
LYNN WHIPPLE
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
the makerie   Quick and Easy Pear Tart   CRESCENDOh Palette
The Makerie 2012
  The Perfect Pantry
Quick and Easy Pear Tart.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

Ceramic Hand Built Lace Bowl

Seaglass Soap Pillow Box

dgordon
Ceramic Hand Built Lace Bowl.

SilverFirsFarm
Seaglass Soap Pillow Box.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
painted chalkboard wall   studio explorations   crochetologie
Painted chalkboard wall.   Studio explorations.   Crochetologie.

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September 26, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
diy vinyl stickers

Monday, September 26, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything,
and two minus one equals nothing.


{Mignon McLaughlin}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

One Pearl Button
DIY Vinyl Stickers.

L to R: 1. artlauren. 2. CouponClippingCook. 3. Create Studio.

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the purl bee
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
  tara sophia mohr   gypsy girls guide

the Purl bee
Garland goodness.

 

Emma Lamb
I adore Emma Lamb
and everything she does.

 

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   puglypixel   studio polka
Creative consulting.   Puglypixel
Freebie blog photo templates and fabric labels.
  Studio Polka

For the Love of ... Stamping  
megan hoeppner   multiples and more   ishtar olivera
Megan Hoeppner   Multiples & More   Ishtar Olivera

For the Love of ... Mommy&Me  
I heart naptime   our big earth   blissfully domestic
I Heart Naptime   eighteen25
  Blissfully Domestic

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Archives

Crescendoh   interweave press   Jim Henson
Accordion Fold Book
by Shona Cole
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
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Walter Foster}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} INTRIGUING NEW TITLES ON THE HORIZON
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Archives

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}
DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Linda Wiggen Kraft   coffee bag favors   Food Finders
Linda Wiggen Kraft
About five years ago I felt like something inside me was going to die if I ...
 

Ruffled
Coffee bag favors.

  Food Finders
Feeding people. Giving hope.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Lesley Riley

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   roasted tomato soup   CRESCENDOh Palette
Crafting My Best Life
Class of 2011
Enroll NOW

  Smitten Kitchen
Roasted tomato soup.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

mysticfibers

mallo

mysticfibers

warmnfuzzies

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

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August 22, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
furniture silhouettes

Monday, August 22, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Don't wait for the Last Judgement.
It happens every day.


{Albert Camus}

 
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Whimsy Love
Furniture Silhouettes.

L to R: 1. Waist Apron. 2. Blueridgemercantile. 3. Oui Chef.

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all the saints are calling
Diana Gonzalez Guest Curator
Everything around you is art. The world around you is created by art. LIFE is art. Living with my artist husband, I've come to learn ...

Jeanne Oliver
  the yarn harlot   the craftoholic

All the Saints are Calling
My husband, Jose Delhart, is a classically trained artist and great musician. I love his art a lot, and not just becuase I'm married to him. On his blog, he posts his photography and his art.

 

The Yarn Harlot
It's a very short but humorous little snippet about what life can be like in the cold parts of the world. The Yarn Harlot inspires me to look at my creativity, and take in all the
humorous parts of life.

 

The Craftaholic
A little photo album.

 

rebecca brooks Heather Foust Guest Curator
I have always felt the need to create something. My mother and father were both artists. There was a lot of creativity going on in my house everyday: painting, sewing, knitting, decopauging, candle making, cooking, making paper art, wood carving, playing music, and singing. So much creativity I guess I did not realize ...
heather foust   fun car art   turquoise dreaming
Heather Foust
Think big!
  Liesel Lund
Fun Car Art.
  Louise Gale
Turquoise Dreaming.

For the Love of ... Rubber Stamping  
eraser stamps   stamping with dice   button stamp on spool
The Illustrated Garden
Eraser stamps.
  Housing a Forest
Stamping with Dice.
  Maximum Rabbit Designs
Button stamp on spool.

For the Love of ... Paper  
you had me at bonjour   origami waterball tutorial   paper doilies
You had me at bonjour
Paper lantern makeover.
  Hurried Homemaker
Origami waterball
garland tutorial.
  Snow Fern
Paper doilies.

Studio CRESCENDOh
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Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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Crescendoh   creative paint workshop   Sew Eco
Happy Birthday Dress Card
by Shona Cole
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Creative Paint Workshop for Mixed Media Artists
by Ann Baldwin
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Quarry Books}
  Sew Eco
by Ruth Singer
Available Now for Pre-Order
{A&C Black}
{NEW Ideas Every Friday} INTRIGUING NEW TITLES ON THE HORIZON
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

the rhythm of family   400 Knitting Stitches   lark crafts
The Rhythm of Family
by Amanda Blake Soule
with Stephen Soule
{Trumpeter}
  400 Knitting Stitches
{Potter Craft}
  101 Tees
by Cathie Filian
{Lark Crafts}
DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH NEW & TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
mitzi curi   wedding sash   Public Radio International
Mitzi Curi
When I was a child, I kept my hands busy all the time with ...
 

Krissy167
Wedding Sash.

  Public Radio International
Hear a different voice.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Quinn McDonald

Kathryn Clark

Creating a Daily Practice
by writer, author, coach:
Quinn McDonald
Legato Artist
KATHRYN CLARK
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Artist ASAP   mowielicious   CRESCENDOh Palette
Artist ASAP
with Lesley Riley
Enroll NOW

  Mowielicious
Chocolate clafoutis
with summer berries..
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

kayayogawear

adatine

Kayayogawear

adatine

Encore on CRESCENDOh
crocheted hair band   always on   embellished mason jar tutorial
Baker's Twine
Crocheted Hair Band Tutorial
  Always On   Embellished Mason Jar Tutorial

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June 29, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
heart of stones

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.


{Kimberly Johnson}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Fresh Home Ideas
Heart of stones.

L to R: 1. Abstract Octopus. 2. Kokken 69. 3. Begin Again.

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sfgirlbybay
Lori Oles Alumni Guest Curator
As an alumni, I have been thinking for a couple of days how I was going to approach my Art Saves story ...

Lori Oles
  sweet eye candy   vintage flair

sfgirlbybay
This is perfection for me.

 

Sweet Eye Candy Creations
I am so jealous of my good friend!

 

Vintage Flair
Latest apron.

 

Julee Hermann Julee Hermann Alumni Guest Curator
Teaching art with children is an adventure of discovery ... self-discovery, that is! Exploring every medium is new every time. The thrill of trying something new is rife with tension and suspense ...
heart collective   suzi blu   barbe saint john
Heart Collective
  Suzi Blu
Art Saves Book Giveaway!
  Barbe Saint John

For the Love of ... GreenChic  
upcycled jars   tee skirt   cork sewing kit
Casa e Jardim
Upcycled jars.
  CrafterHours
Tee Skirt.
  Real Simple
Cork sewing kit.

For the Love of ... Rubber Stamping  
rachel emilie jackson   spool stamp tutorial   rubber stamps
Romantic Botanicals
Rachel Emilie Jackson.
  Crafterella
Spool stamp tutorial.
  BananaCraft
Foam stamps on lids.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
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Crescendoh   makoto's cross stitch super collection   world of geekcraft
Korean Love Gift Bag Tutorial
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Super Collection
by Makoto Oozu
{North Light Books}
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by Susan Beal
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Nic Hohn   table numbers   iMentor
Nic Hohn
Art has been "there" for me. Like a silent partner or ...
 

Le Frufru
Table Numbers.

  iMentor
Improving the lives of
young people from
underserved communities.
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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
  cherry apple whiskey sour   CRESCENDOh Palette
ART of the paintbOX
All-Day Workshop
with Connie Govea-Stuart

September 10th
Enroll NOW

  Endless Simmer
Cherry Apple Whiskey Sour
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

porcelain necklace

necklace

lofficina
Porcelain necklace.

okapiknits
Necklace.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
producing with a vengeance   altered book   brown paper bag tape tutorial
Productivity.   Leadership.   Brown paper bag tape tutorial.

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June 13, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Art Saves

Monday, June 13, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Don't ask yourself what the world needs,
ask yourself what makes you come alive.


{Howard Thurman}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Art Saves
Brand NEW book featuring
20 multi-media artists.
Watch video here.

L to R: 1. Homework. 2. MontclairMade. 3. Simply Recipes.

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Pam Carriker
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
  Jesse Reno   jodi ohl

Pam Carriker
Seeing Pam's artistic journey has been a huge inspiration.

 

Jesse Reno
30,000 frames, 36 hours,
4 days, 3 paintings.

 

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   gordon uyehara   double parlour
La La Redwood Coast Creative ARts' Photostream
  Honu Dream
by Gordon K. Uyehara.
  Double Parlour

For the Love of ... Rubber Stamping  
pam carriker   sunflower seed stamp   geninne's art blog
Portrait Sketch Stamps
by Pam Carriker
  Carloe's Drawer
Sunflower seed stamp.
  Geninne's Art Blog
Celery stamping.

For the Love of ... Artwear  
cabbage rose cuff   crocheted bunting   Dacia Ray
Cabbage Rose Cuff   Between the Lines
Flower power tutorial.
  Dacia Ray
Little Boy Bow Tie Tutorial.

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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}
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Carrie Clayden   ceramic coasters   Fisher House Foundation
Seema Saraf
I came to the United States from India 4 years ago ...
 

artlauren:
His and Hers

Ceramic coasters.

  Fisher House Foundation
Helping Military Families.
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The Good Coach
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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
  eat repeat   CRESCENDOh Palette
ART of the paintbOX
All-Day Workshop
with Connie Govea-Stuart

September 10th
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  eat. repeat
Spiced citrus amaretto peaches with lemon mascarpone and cinnamon sugar tortas.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

mini woodblocks

felt bow headband

Augenblickphoto
Mini woodblocks.

paperdollaccessories
Felt bow headband.

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June 11, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
paper towels are so in right now

Saturday, June 11, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
It's not the having, it's the getting.


{Elizabeth Taylor}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

kinseygirl
Paper towels are so *in* right now.

L to R: 1. Lula Louise. 2. Lasting Memories. 3. What Katie Ate.

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Enchanted Chameleon
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
  Inside A Black Apple   what a sweet life

Enchanted Chameleon
Ruffles galore! I can't wait to
make a pair of these.

 

Inside A Black Apple
Always an inspiring artist.

 

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   Chez Beeper Bebe   Melody M. Nunez
Melody M. Nuñez
Upcycled & embellished metal cans.
  Chez Beeper Bebe
These art supply pouches are perfect for us
creative types!
  Melody M. Nuñez
Chocolate lovers, this one's for YOU.

For the Love of ... Rubber Stamping  
Altered Ornamental Stamp Club Project   microwave popcorn   Moments in Time Shadowbox
Club Scrap Community
Altered Ornamental Stamp Club Project.
  Splitcoaststampers
Alcohol Ink Faux Bleach.
  Inkadinkado
Moments in Time Shadowbox.

For the Love of ... Paper  
Message Gift Box Tutorial   Button and String Mini Journal   Mamie's Birthday Calendar
Living Locurto
Message Gift Box Tutorial.
  The Creative Place
Button & String Mini Journal.
  avie designs
Mamie's Birthday Calendar.

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Crescendoh   The Artist Unique   The Artful Bird
Altered Skirt Bag
by Shona Cole
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Stamped Metal Jewelry
by Lisa Niven Kelly
{Interweave}
  The Artful Bird
by Abigail Patner Glassenberg
{Interweave}
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Carrie Clayden   Birdseed Wedding Favor Hearts   Freedom from Hunger
Carrie Clayden
Hi, My name is Carrie Clayden and I am an artist ...
  Intimate Weddings
Birdseed Wedding Favor Hearts.
  Freedom from Hunger
Health. Self-reliance. Dignity.
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The Good Coach
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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
  Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Garlic, Chard, and Pecorino-Romano Cheese   CRESCENDOh Palette
Rejuvenated Jewels
All-Day Workshop
with Amy Hanna

August 20th
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  Kalyn's Kitchen
Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Garlic, Chard, and Pecorino-Romano Cheese.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

White Lace Texture Pendant

Chardonneret et Chardonneret de Chine

efiwarsh
White Lace Texture Pendant.

laferrera
Chardonneret et Chardonneret de Chine.

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June 4, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Doily Cards Tutorial

Saturday, June 4, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
I have had dreams and I have had nightmares,
but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams.


{Jonas Salk}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

avie designs
Doily Cards Tutorial.

L to R: 1. The Enchanted Gallery. 2. Craftster. 3. Sara Söderholm.

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all pulped out
Candie Cooper Alumni Guest Curator
My story isn't so much of a story as more things I've stashed away in my creative life suitcase that have helped me ...

Candie Cooper
  Living Wreath   candy cooper

all pulped out
What to do when it
rains for a week.

 

A Storybook Life
Living Wreath.

 

Candie Cooper
Button, button!

 

For the Love of ... Rubber Stamping  
DIY stamped washi tape   Stamped Fabric Hoops   Old Truck Photo Stamp Projects
Marmalime
DIY stamped washi tape.
  Inkadinkado
Stamped Fabric Hoops.
  Darkroom Door
Old Truck Photo
Stamp Projects.

For the Love of ... Art Jewelry  
A beaded fabric flower necklace tutorial   Shrinky Dinks Jewelry   Golden Blush fabric flower ring
Pretty Ditty
A beaded fabric flower necklace tutorial.
  Just Something I Made
Shrinky Dinks Jewelry.
  begurple
Golden Blush
fabric flower ring.

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Crescendoh   The Artist Unique   Inspiritu Jewelry
Love Postcard
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
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  The Artist Unique
by Carmen Torbus
{North Light Books}
  Inspiritu Jewelry
by Marie French
{North Light Books}
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Kelley   DIY succulent centerpieces + favors   City of Hope
Kelley
I have no idea where to start
with this one ...
  yes, please
DIY succulent
centerpieces + favors.
  City of Hope
Where the power of
knowledge saves lives.
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The Good Coach
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Lesley Riley

Erika Simmons

This Week :: The T Word
by author, artist, creativity coach
Lesley Riley
Legato Artist
ERIKA SIMMONS
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
  Stuffed Pattypan Squash   CRESCENDOh Palette
Rejuvenated Jewels
All-Day Workshop
with Amy Hanna

August 20th
Enroll NOW

  A Veggie Venture
Stuffed Pattypan Squash.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

Earthy Olive Green Sedona Sphere Vase

Recycled Aluminum and Felted Wool Hair Barrette

AvolieGlass
Earthy Olive Green Sedona Sphere Vase.

lucietales
Recycled Aluminum and Felted Wool Hair Barrette.

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