Monthly Archives: January 2011

Crafts As Art; Images From Wire

As I was working on the Repurposed Wire and Yarn to Make Inspirational Words for the Home, it encouraged me to find more ways to use wire. It’s my passion to create artwork from crafting mediums, so I find my … Continue reading

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Repurpose Wire and Yarn to Make Inspirational Words for the Home

On my daily hunt for new craft projects I was enticed by a cheap and easy project for the home. As soon as I arrived home from work I gathered the few supplies I needed and got to work. I’d … Continue reading

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“back-to-basics” vs. technology

Lately, I’ve been finding myself reflecting on the disparity between my desire for a “back-to-basics” sort of  lifestyle and the opposite desire for the newest, fastest most state-of-the-art technology that comes out. My crafts often reflect that “back-to the basics” … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever

It’s getting to be that time of the year when the winter starts taking its toll on me. I’m not a big fan of winter in the first place, which is silly considering I live in Wisconsin. I dream of … Continue reading

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Chunky Knit Cowl With Hidden Pocket Tutorial

I came up with this knitting pattern for a textured, seed stitch cowl with a button up closure and a pocket on the inside that also buttons closed. I knit it with Lion Brand Wool-Ease yarn for a chunky, warm … Continue reading

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Creative Every Day Challenge

I just signed up to participate in the Creative Every Day Challenge. It’s quite an undertaking but I’m excited to join in. It’s basically challenging you to do something creative every day, whether that’s drawing, crafting, cooking, singing, photography or … Continue reading

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Drawings

I thought I’d share some of my drawings today. They’re nothing special, just some sketches I’ve done. I had hoped to get a lot of craft projects done this weekend but this cold weather has just made me very drowsy … Continue reading

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