Friday, February 25, 2011

Finally Some Me Time...

After making some slippers for my sister I had a bit of shoe envy. Nothing more dirt worshipping than making some cozy green shoes for myself. These ones are made using an acrylic yarn in seed stitch. Buttons and a Mary Jane strap and I am golden! I am seriously considering wearing these puppies while I teach my classes.
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Thursday, February 24, 2011

1920's Cinderelli!

I forgot about this scrap that I was testing some felting on. It turns out it is a very useful bit to try to make something out of if you are in between jobs.

I find I really like all of these cool buttons I have, but they don't get out of the house often. Hopefully this 1920's inspired head piece will give me an opportunity to take some of these buttons for a stroll!

Here's to recycling scraps!
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Saturday, February 19, 2011

Don't Say I Never Gave You Anything!

I thought of my sister when I was making these slippers. I remembered my roommates aunt crocheted some dorm slippers for both of us as a college gift. These puppies are the perfect college slumming apparel. AND if you are like me when you are in college, they are perfect for a good Tom Cruise style slide across the floor! Risky Business! I hope Suzy likes them.
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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

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Growing My Hair Out Blues...

Well it is actually green, however, if you are aware of my personali...SQUIRREL! HAHAHA...well you can probably guess growing my hair out will be a challenge to the ADD. Therefore I am in the middle of making fun new hair pieces to keep the scissors at bay. This creation was inspired by the Jane Austen era.
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Saturday, February 12, 2011


I happened upon some old pictures I took of gifts I made this Christmas. I think making a gift is so much more special because you spend so much time thinking about that person as you create their gift. As I grew older I felt homemade gifts seemed juvenile, but more and more I feel it is a special way to express gratitude to someone. ..way better than a gift card. I think I may be one of the only people in the world who does not care for gift cards.
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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Bring on the Ice Storms

So while I have noticed that quite a few of the teachers out in the world claim to be bored with all of these days off (Blasphemy!) I have been very busy. silly. I have not been grading papers! I have been crafting!

I love eco-friendly craft. I also hate how expensive Landsend can be. The following craft is the cheapest thing I could get out of that catalog!

A little glue, some burnt fingers, modge podge (greatest friend to all crafters) and a lovely coaster is born!

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