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Steampunk Wizard of Oz

Steampunk Wizard of Oz

Mind Tempest invited me to participate in a group art project based on the book Wizard of Oz. I first read the book, having never read it as a child & only having dread at the thought of the classic Disney movie {really, did any child like the flying monkeys?}. I spoke with a friend...
Highlights

Highlights

Today is just a quick fill of the past 10 day’s highlights: I began the pinecone craft with paper and Styrofoam… it didn’t work. The paper was way to stiff & an egg shape is too difficult to bend stiff paper around. Plan B: use this tutorial on how to make one from leather but...

MW3

For an early birthday present Mr. G got Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and it’s pretty amazing looking. That’s my official take on it. Granted I only watched about the first 20-30 minutes of game play but already he’d been in 3 different landscapes {city, ship, water} and the level of detail was fantastic....
My Hero

My Hero

I participate with a group of other creatives & graphic designers that create a Zine. The premise is, a theme is picked, people sign up, create a 7 x 7 inch 2 sided page based on the theme, print as many copies as there are people, mail the pages to the lead/organizer/fantastic woman in Georgia,...

Yes, Jesus Loves You

In October had the privilege to be in Texas to spend time with my 3 year old niece and her 1 year old brother, plus my sister & her husband {their parents}. One evening we’d gone out to get custard {type of ice cream} at a local place. On the way home my niece starts...
Look What I Made

Look What I Made

Got invited to spend the afternoon with a group of ladies being crafty. I was struggling, normally i do this type of thing on the computer were the glue is easy movable and any shade of color is available. After 3 hours of looking through the possibilities of stamps and paper and themes, this is...

Book Recommendation

I love reading and thought sharing a quick recommendation would be fun. My recommendation is The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia De Luce Mystery. It’s the first in a series by Alan Bradley’s and stars an 11 year old chemist sleuth. I read it early this year and it was a...