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September 3, 2013

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DIY Pom Pom Balloons

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
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Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.


{Edna Woolman Chase}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

... love Maegan
DIY Leather Butterfly Pins

L to R: 1. DIY Painted Bamboo Cutting Boards by Idle Wife
2. DIY Bamboo Pendant Light by Made in Pretoria
3. Wayfarer Tortoise Bamboo Sunglasses by Summer Shades

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jeanne oliver
Karyn Denten Guest Curator
Shortly after college, I landed a dream job working in Newport Beach, CA, at a small design studio ...
Karyn Denten
  jess lively   sketchbook

Jeanne Oliver

 

Jess Lively

 

Den10Studio
Sketchbook

 

For the Love of ... Shoes  
gold dot shoes   diy dipped shoes   shoe clips
The Merrythought
DIY Gold Dot Shoes
  Studio DIY
DIY Confetti Dipped Accessories
  Randomly Happy
DIY Sparkly Shoe Clips

CRESCENDOh Gallery
Archives
  Pre-Order Pick   CRESCENDOh Product Reviews
Archives
keep calm tutorial   Crochet Love   martha stewart accessory pouch
Keep Calm and Shoot Straight
Stamping Tutorial
  Crochet Love
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  Martha Stewart Accessory Pouch
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
bamboo base paper trimmer   contemporary jewlery in perspective   dangers of diet soda
Bamboo Base Paper Trimmer   Contemporary Jewelry in Perspective
by Damian Skinner
  Marissa Star
Submit your Fitness-related videos or stories to
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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
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
deb dunn   striped bridesmaid skirt   AmeriCares
Deb Dunn
A serious automobile accident drastically changed my life overnight. Multiple injuries including . . .
  Sandee Royalty
Striped Bridesmaid Skirt
  AmeriCares
A passion to help.
The ability to deliver.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
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Tweeters We Love
sewgertiesew   dollarcraft   sarahfielke
@SewGertieSew   @dollarcraft   @sarahfielke
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
studio crescendoh   roasted peach ice cream sandwiches   CRESCENDOh Palette
Painting by Heart
with Jenny Doh
A painting class for beginners.
Enrollment Now Open
  Smells Like Home
Roasted Peach Ice Cream Sandwiches
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

peter print

black and white stripes pillow

Essimar
Peter Print
Mrs. Amron
Black & White Stripes Pillow
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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February 19, 2013

Archives
diy crochet edge calendar

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
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Enthusiasm moves the world


{Arthur Balfour}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

Purl Bee
DIY Felt Anemone Magnets

L to R: 1. Silver Wishing Ring by Punky Bunny Designs
2. DIY Gilded Heart Ring Dish by Lovely Indeed
3. DIY Ribbon Wrapped Ring by Trinkets in Bloom

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carolyn quartermaine
Christine Adolph Guest Curator
Growing up in the ‘70s, we had a lot of wallpaper in our house. Like most children, I loved patterns and color ...
christine adolph
  ombre linen couch   treasure found

Carolyn Quartermaine
Modern yet elegant, she will
always be a favorite textile designer of mine.

 

Designers Guild
Ombre Linen Couch, I want one!

 

Christine Adolph Designs
Treasure Found.

 

For the Love of ... Shoes  
DIY Earring Shoe   DIY Bow Shoe Clips   DIY Pom Pom Shoe Clips
Madigan Made
DIY Earring Shoe
  Caught on a Whim
DIY Bow Shoe Clips
  Lovely Indeed
DIY Pom Pom Shoe Clips

CRESCENDOh Gallery
Archives
  Pre-Order Pick   CRESCENDOh Product Reviews
Archives
crochet necklace   creative lettering   task lamp
Crochet Necklace
by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Creative Lettering
by Jenny Doh
Available Now for Pre-Order
  OttLite LED Task Lamp
{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

  Crafting Fitness
martha stewart crafts large circle cutter   metal clay fusion   bryan ganey
Shoe Clips Blanks

  Rachel Nelson-Smith's Bead Riffs
by Rachel Nelson-Smith
  How I got fit
Submit your Fitness-related videos or stories to
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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
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
michelle shackle   happily ever after wood board   The Scripps Research Institute
Michelle Shackle
I have always loved art, and it's always been a pretty big part of my life but there was a time when art helped save my life. In high school, I became very depressed in the midst . . .
  Southern Sky Art
Happily Ever After Wood Board
  The Scripps Research Institute
Today's research,
tomorrow's cures.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.
Tweeters We Love
jessechamberlin   liztamanaha   jakattack
@jessechamberlin   @liztamanaha   @jakattack
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
Lisa Super   fresh citrus salad with coriander and lime recipe   CRESCENDOh Palette
Pin and Keep Sampler
with Lisa Super

1/2-Day Workshop
March 16, 2013
Enrollment now open.
  Bona Food
Fresh Citrus Salad with Coriander and Lime Recipe
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

gold bar minimalist bracelet

colorful raindrops print

Petite & Co.
Gold Bar Minimalist Bracelet
Let's Die Friends
Colorful Raindrops Print
Encore on CRESCENDOh
expressions on canvas   handmade book tutorial   dyed doilies tutorial
Expressions on Canvas   Handmade Book Tutorial   Dyed Doilies Tutorial

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May 3, 2012

Archives
DIY Drawer Shelves

Thursday, May 3, 2012

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Archives

Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow."


{Mary Anne Radmacher}

CRESCENDOh Staccato

Shades of Grey
DIY Drawer Shelves

L to R: 1. Green and White Bakers Twine by Inkkit
2. Sewing Corner by Jeni
3. DIY Spool Invite by Sugar Lander

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Donna Downey
Nelly Eisenhower Guest Curator
How do I sum up how art saves me in a few short paragraphs? Do I mention its meditative qualities and how I can ...

Nelly Eisenhower
  Kae Pea   Nelly Eisenhower

Donna Downey
Everyone needs a little inspiration!

 

Kae Pea
Just a beautiful piece of art.

 

Be Brave Now

 

For the Love of ... Shoes  
DIY Floral Ankle Straps   DIY Custom Repaired TOMS   DIY Shoe Insole

Ruche
DIY Floral Ankle Straps

 

Under the Sycamore
DIY Custom Repaired TOMS

 

Grosgrain
DIY Shoe Insole

CRESCENDOh Gallery
Archives
 

Pre-Order Pick


  CRESCENDOh Product Reviews
Archives
Love Changes Everything Card by Rachel Emilie Jackson   We Make Dolls   recycled clasp envelopes
Love Changes Everything Card
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
 

We Make Dolls
Available Now for Pre-Order
{Lark Crafts}

 

Recycled Clasp Envelopes
by Sustainable Earth

{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

June Tailor Spool Rack   Heat Color Set & Fire   the street art book
June Tailor Spool Rack  

Heat, Color, Set & Fire
by Mary Hettmansperger

  The Street Art Book
by Ric Blackshaw & Liz Farrelly
OUR FAVORITE AMAZON FINDS*
*Amazon Affiliate Program
  DISCOVER BOOKS BOTH
NEW and TIMELESS

Readers Share
"Art Saves" Stories
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
debbie crews   DIY Calendar Ring Pillow + Template   Academy of American Poets
Debbie Crews
Art was one of the ways I healed after the loss of my beloved daughter, Jody. One day . . .
 

Martha Stewart Weddings
DIY Calendar Ring
Pillow + Template

  Academy of American Poets
Serving poets and poetry
since 1934.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Quinn McDonald The Good Coach

Puur Anders

Look Where You Want to Go
by Quinn McDonald
Legato Artist
Puur Anders
Tweeters We Love
birddogpress   creativethurs   sunset mag
@birddogpress
Allison Bozeman

mompreneur : paper hound : woodtype worshiper : letterpress pixie ...
  @creativethurs
Marisa Anne

A creative entreprenuer who will never be boxed in to 160 characters.
  @oliverands
Liesel Gibson
Contemporary sewing patterns for children's clothing.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Archives
starting your etsy   Chocolate and Churros   CRESCENDOh Palette
Starting Your Etsy Shop
with Sarah Meehan

June 2, 2012
Enrollment NOW Open.
  mowielicious
Chocolate & Churros Recipe
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy
Archives

Cursive Hello Wooden Rubber Stamp

This Is How We Do It Rubber Stamp

eatpraycreate
Cursive Hello Wooden Rubber Stamp

Ann-Marie Loves Paper
"This Is How We Do It" Rubber Stamp

Encore on CRESCENDOh
jars wrapped with doilies and hearts   dyed paper doilies   wish jars
DIY Paper Craft Tutorial
Jars Wrapped with Doilies and Hearts
 

DIY Paper Craft Tutorial
Dyed and embroidered paper doilies


  DIY Paper Craft Tutorial
Wish Jars

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July 23, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
Sailor's Knot Bracelets

Saturday, July 23, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
If you're quiet, you're not living.
You've got to be noisy and colorful and lively.


{Mel Brooks}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

The Etsy Blog
Sailor's Knot Bracelets.

L to R: 1. lillyella. 2. dennisanderson. 3. Herbivoracious.

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Patti Digh
Becky Shander Alumni Guest Curator
Art means almost everything to me; it always has. During darker moments art has always been there for me, at the ready to soothe ...

Becky Shander
  All Things Paper   becky shander

Elvie Studio
Inspiration Monday.

 

All Things Paper
Doodling on my Droid.

 

Becky Shander
Mouse in the House.

 

Melissa Bolton Melissa Bolton Alumni Guest Curator
I am so excited to have been asked to return as alumnus Guest Curator here at CRESCENDOh. Last time I shared the story of how I came to be an online boutique owner. I am still the proud proprietress of Adored Before. Since then, some things have evolved ...
antique lace   52 Things I Love About You   Swinging Away My Troubles
Melissa Bolton
Antique lace.
  onetomatotwo
52 Things I Love About You.
  MarKhed
Swinging Away My Troubles.

For the Love of ... Creative Stitching  
Composition Book Cover Tutorial   Japanese Bean Bags   Fabric Gift Bags
Momma Go Round
Composition Book
Cover Tutorial.
  Honey & Daisy
Japanese Bean Bags.
  SouleMama
Fabric Gift Bags.

For the Love of ... Shoes  
Dolce & Gabbana Metallic Oxfords   manila mailing envelope   DIY shoes
I Spy DIY
Dolce & Gabbana
Metallic Oxfords.
  Craftaholics Anonymous
Zipper Ruffle Ballet
Flats Tutorial.
  Weddings Unveiled
DIY shoes.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   jewelry design challenge   sewn by hand
Blossoming Hello
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Jewelry Design Challenge
by Linda Kopp
{Lark Books}
  Sewn by Hand
by Susan Wasinger
{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
Glenda Hoagland   mini fabric flag garland   MediSend International
Glenda Hoagland
I am in the middle of one of the most important times of my life and art has been ...
 

Peonies and Polaroids
Birdie Cake Toppers.

  MediSend International
Sending hope. Saving Lives.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

tabitha moses

Pathway to Improvement
by artist and author of The Artistic Mother:
Shona Cole
Legato Artist
TABITHA MOSES
With human hair, Tabitha creates
powerful objects to be contemplated.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
flora bowley   Cucumber Lime Mint Agua Fresca   CRESCENDOh Palette
Bloom True with Flora Bowley
2-Day Workshop
in Southern California

October 29th-30th
Enroll NOW

  Simply Recipes
Cucumber Lime Mint
Agua Fresca.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

How Does Your Garden Grow Coasters

Natural Eileen

Waterrose
How Does Your Garden Grow Coasters.

RachelleD
Natural Eileen.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
free motion quilt tutorial   porous borders   free motion stitching tutorial
Free motion stitched dotted love.   Porous borders.   The love you make.

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July 13, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
lace hem shorts tutorial

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen
and thinking what nobody has thought.


{Albert Szent-Gyorgyi}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Mallory Makes Things
Lace hem shorts tutorial.

L to R: 1. Estylo Jewelry. 2.Natalya1905. 3. Pink Parsley.

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Kathy Cano Murillo
Quinn McDonald Alumni Guest Curator
Over the past weeks, I’ve had several conversations with people who have seen pages of my book ...

quinn mcdonald
  creativity portal   raw art journaling

Kathy Cano-Murillo
Kathy sparkles up Phoenix (and the rest of the world) with more energy than anyone I've ever met.

 

Creativity Portal
When Chris Dunmire started the Creativity Portal it was an ambitious newsletter. Now it taps into creative genius all over the world.

 

NEW! Raw Art Journaling
Making Meaning, Making Art.

 

jill geraghty groves Jill Geraghty-Groves Alumni Guest Curator
What an honor it is to be asked to come back as a follow up on Crescendoh! The one thing that stands out in my mind that I have learned over the past year is that, no matter what plans you may have for your life, life has its own ideas as to what and when things will happen ...
jill geraghty groves   sarah fawcett   brenda thebeau
Jill G Groves
My latest canvas.
  Sarah Fawcett   Brenda Thebeau
eSynergy.

For the Love of ... Zakka  
matchbox guitar   zakka inspired   tooth pillow
Zakka Life
Matchbox Guitar.
  Zakka Inspired
No-zipper pouch tutorial.
  Hop Skip Jump
Tooth pillow.

For the Love of ... Shoes  
pressed flowers sandals   red pink mules   altered shoes
Gabriela Delworth
Pressed flowers sandals.
  OxfordHeaven
Red pink mules.
  Timi's Crafty Corner
Altered shoes using a cropodile.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   art at the speed of life   noah scalin
Paper Flowers
by Becky Shander
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Art at the Speed of Life
by Pam Carriker
{Interweave Press}
  Real Life Journals
by Gwen Diehn
{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
Sunshine Barlowe Lewis   wedding bee   Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation
Eden Clare
I guess I could say an idea came as an Epiphany strangely enough on the very day we ...
 

Weddingbee
Mossy initials.

  Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation
Furthering the pioneering work
of Alvin Ailey.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
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The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

tabitha moses

Satisfying Your Inner Artist When You're Busy
by artist and author of The Artistic Mother:
Shona Cole
Legato Artist
TABITHA MOSES
With human hair, Tabitha creates
powerful objects to be contemplated.
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
flora bowley   peach muffins   CRESCENDOh Palette
Bloom True with Flora Bowley
2-Day Workshop
in Southern California

October 29th-30th
Enroll NOW

  Miss Lemonie
Peach muffins.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

small fabric bird

kitty cashmere

abigailbrown
Small fabric bird.

chetanddot
Kitty cashmere.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
still married   fat quarter defined   don't be an ass
Still married.   Fat quarter defined.   Don't be an ass tutorial.

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July 6, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
umbrella door candy

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
You can't wait for inspiration.
You have to go after it with a club.


{Jack London}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Be Colorful
Umbrella door candy.

L to R: 1. Denyse Schmidt. 2. Smitten Kitchen. 3. Marjji.

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paper helicopter
Anna-Marie Still Alumni Guest Curator
ART SAVES seems so much more personal to me than it did just a mere 15 months ago when I wrote my first ART SAVES story ...

anna marie still
  michael darigan   anna marie still

Alex's Paper Airplanes
Something as simple as making and playing with a paper helicopter can brighten your day.

 

Michael Darigan
This intriguing man crossed my path the other day and gave me a copy of his first book, Backpocket e-Pistols.
I can't put it down.

 

Evoking Art Every Day
Open & releasing.

 

mindy tsonas Mindy Tsonas Alumni Guest Curator
Hello. It's such a wonderful treat to be a guest curator once again here at CRESCENDOh.com. I often find myself stopping by, just like you, in search of a little something to fill my creative well ...
wish studio   oh so happy together   christine chintis
Wish Studio
I've been making these for friends as little gifts. Great to throw in your beach
bag to catch inspiration
on the go!
  Oh So Happy Together
Use those scraps of fun trim to create these easy and oh-so-cute bracelets!
  Christine Chintis
A fresh new pocket guide or farmer's and craft markets in New England.

For the Love of ... Shoes  
painted shoes   upcycled flats   paper shoes
Lyric Kinard
Painted shoes.
  Shrimp Salad Circus
Upcycled flats.
  Giddy Giddy
Paper Shoes.

For the Love of ... Paper  
paper cuckoo clock   paper flowers   bird tutorial
Da Wanda
Paper cuckoo clock.
  Martha Stewart
Paper flowers.
  Dream It Make It
Recycled Egg Carton
Bird Tutorial.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Everything Alice   noah scalin
Words to Live By Collages
by Melody M. Nuñez
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Everything Alice
by Hannah Read-Baldry & Christine Leech
{North Light Books}
  365: A Daily Creativity Journal
by Noah Scalin
{Voyager Press}
{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
Sunshine Barlowe Lewis   wedding champagne glasses   Equality Now
Sunshine Barlowe Lewis
My name is Sunshine, and yes, that is my real name (I get asked that at least once a day). Though my parents deliberated ...
 

Mypolkadotpottery
Wedding champagne glasses.

  Equality Now
Working to end violence
and discrimination against
women and girls.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shona Cole

Flora Bowley

Satisfying Your Inner Artist When You're Busy
by artist and author of The Artistic Mother:
Shona Cole
Legato Artist
LYNN WHIPPLE
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
  H<a href="http://www.happyolks.com/fig-and-anise-seed-bread/" target="_blank"><img src="file:///Jenny-HD/Users/jennydoh/Library/Application%20Support/Adobe/Contribute%20CS4/en_US/Sites/Site4AssetsTemp/food.jpg" alt="quinoa pudding" width="140" height="140" style="border: 7px solid #808080;" /></a>appyolks   CRESCENDOh Palette
ART of the paintbOX
All-Day Workshop
with Connie Govea-Stuart

September 10th
Enroll NOW

  Happyolks
Fig and Anise Seed Bread.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

max

sweet jar topper

y0omii
Max.

graceandlight
Sweet jar topper.

Encore on CRESCENDOh
we the people   decide   anyone else but you
We the (Rockin') People.   Decide.   Anyone else but you.

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June 28, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
DIY Memory Game

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
In matters of style, swim with the current;
In matters of principle, stand like a rock.


{T. Jefferson}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

Dear Lizzy
DIY Memory Game.

L to R: 1. Etsy Labs. 2. StitchHappens7. 3. In Katrina's Kitchen.

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emma lamb
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
  lonnymag   vintage flair

Emma Lamb
Love this.

 

Lonnymag
I am loving online magazines.

 

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   art saves   traci bautista
Heart Collective
  Suzi Blu
Art Saves Book Giveaway!
  Traci Bautista

For the Love of ... Shoes  
knit converse   stamped shoes   altered shoes
Craft:
Knit Converse
high tops pattern.
  Amarettogirl
Stamped Shoes.
  iSPY DIY
Altered shoes.

For the Love of ... Zakka  
paper candy favors   olifant   shinzi katoh
Zakka Life
Paper candy favors.
  olifant.   Jeeyun
Linen ribbons
by Shinzi Katoh.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   makoto's cross stitch super collection   world of geekcraft
Korean Love Gift Bag Tutorial
by Jenny Doh
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Makoto's Cross-Stitch
Super Collection
by Makoto Oozu
{North Light Books}
  World of Geekcraft
by Susan Beal
{Chronicle 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
Nic Hohn   wedding topper   iMentor
Nic Hohn
Art has been "there" for me. Like a silent partner or ...
 

urastarhouse
Wedding topper.

  iMentor
Improving the lives of
young people from
underserved communities.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Lesley Riley

Flora Bowley

This Week :: Don't Just Think—DO!
by author, artist, creativity coach
Lesley Riley
Legato Artist
FLORA BOWLEY
The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
  poppyseed scones   CRESCENDOh Palette
ART of the paintbOX
All-Day Workshop
with Connie Govea-Stuart

September 10th
Enroll NOW

  Back to her Roots
Whole wheat poppy seed scones.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

colette

paper roses

ColetteC
Textile art on wood panel.

dragonflies
Paper roses.

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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May 10, 2011

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

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
Either move or be moved.


{Ezra Pound}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

CRESCENDOh
Carla Sonheim's Art for
Charity Reverse Auction for Japan.

L to R: 1. Shwin&Shwin. 2. Passionate About Baking. 3. RobbieMoto.

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garden mama
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
  austen kleon   Maya Donenfeld

gardenmama
I want to make one
for every window.

 

Austen Kleon
A must-read.

 

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   two adventurous soulmates   forty sixth at grace
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.
  David + Sarah
Two adventurous soulmates.
  forty-sixth at grace
Mmmmm chocolate.

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 ... Shoes  
altered shoes tutorial   Saddle Shoes   baby shoe tutorial
Funkytime
Altered Shoes Tutorial.
  McClain Family Minutes
Saddle Shoes Tutorial.
  Fleeting Thing
Mila Baby Shoe Tutorial.

For the Love of ... Flowers  
folded ribon rose tutorial   no sew flower tutorial   pop flower coaster tutorial
Craft Fairy Designs
Folded ribbon rose tutorial.
  Ruffles and Stuff
No Sew Flower Tutorial.
  Chasing Cottons
Pop Flower Coaster Tutorial.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Tilda's Summer Ideas   Sew Serendipity
American Pie Apron
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
Archives

  Handmade Ever After
Ideas for the BIG day.
  Pay It Forward
Archives
Lara Blair   origami lotus flower   Women's Learning Partnership
Lara Blair
I've always been artistic and creative, but usually on the performing end of things ...
  fishandlotus
Origami lotus flower.
  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

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   swedish shrimp sandwich   CRESCENDOh Palette
Learn to Knit, Crochet
& Free Motion Stitch!
NEW! Online Workshop

Begins May 23rd
Enroll NOW

  Around Britain with a Paunch
Swedish shrimp sandwich.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

knitted chain

planter necklace

NerdyTogether
Knitted chain.

ARTISANIEeurope
Planter necklace.

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April 19, 2011

CRESCENDOh: That's Totally Hot
lantern makeover

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

CRESCENDOh: Words of Wisdom
As far as I'm concerned,
I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.


{Albert Einstein}

 
CRESCENDOh: Staccato
CRESCENDOh Staccato

You had me at Bonjour
A lantern makeover.

L to R: 1. tannerglass. 2. Woven Trivet. 3. Babble.

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Dennis Parlante
Crystal Neubauer Alumni Guest Curator
Rick Warren writes, when you share your strengths you create competition. When you share your weaknesses you create ...

Crystal Neubauer
  Elise Wagner   other peoples flowers

Dennis Parlante
Something about these
old familiar materials.

 

Elise Wagner
I love this series Elise calls
composition exercises.

 

Other People's Flowers
Learning to trust.

 

Madelyn Mulvaney Madelyn Mulvaney Alumni Guest Curator
I strive to live an extraordinary and creative life. Unfortunately, to do this, every now and then I have to wander down mysterious and curious paths, losing my way as I toss aside familiar maps seeking new directions. The creative life is not always easy ...
saxaphone as place   pixie campbell   Starving Artist Ink
Persisting Stars
Saxaphone as place.
  Pixie Campbell
I virtually love you.
  Starving Artist Ink
Inside the mind.

For the Love of ... Shoes  
baby ballet shoes tutorial   joyfolie   chaussons mignons
Me Sew Crazy
Baby ballet shoes tutorial.
  Joyfolie
Handmade shoes.
  Pruline en vadrouille
Chaussons mignons.

For the Love of ... Felt  
lori marie   felt easter egg tutorial   felt bag tutorial
Lori Marie
Pretty Little Things
Felt butttons.
  LuSa Organics
Felt Easter Egg Tutorial.
  Sohl Design
Monogrammed felt
bag tutorial.

Studio CRESCENDOh
Archives
Titles to Remember Book Reviews
Archives

Crescendoh   Sewn by Hand   making handmade books
Woodland Notes
by Rachel Emilie Jackson
TUTORIALS • DIY PROJECTS
  Sewn by Hand
by Susan Wasinger
{Lark Crafts}
  Making Handmade Books
by Alisa Golden
{Lark Crafts}
{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
Cath   bread loaf place cards   Actors and Others for Animals
Cath
When I decided to follow love to the USA I didn't think about ...
  Emmaline Bride
DIY Bread Loaf Place Cards.
  Actors and Others
for Animals

Dedicated to the Humane Treatment of Animals.
Submit your Pay it Forward videos or stories with photos to
mailbox@crescendoh.com.

The Good Coach
Archives

Legato
Archives

Shamanie Haneca

Jason Thompson

This Week :: Create Health
Creativity

Strategies for gathering materials to master your health.
Dr. Shamanie Haneca
Playing with Books
Jason Thompson

The Place to Be The Art of Creative Cooking   Artistic Color Palettes
Knit Crochet Love   insalata caprese   CRESCENDOh Palette
Learn to Knit, Crochet
& Free Motion Stitch!
NEW! Online Workshop

Begins May 23rd
Enroll NOW

  La bonne bouche
Insalata Caprese.
  Palate-Inspired
Palette.

OMG! The Best of Etsy

embroidered gift tags

message in a bottle

pilosale
Embroidered gift tags.

Luxely
Message in a bottle.

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