Monthly Archives: July 2008

Back in Town!

We spent the weekend visiting family in Hilton Head SC, and ,well, my plan was that you wouldn’t even know I was gone, having set up the Saturday post to go automatically, but I forgot that we would be staying over til Monday. Then we couldn’t get a flight out on Monday, so we ended up flying back yesterday instead.… [ KEEP READING ]

Saturday Silliness

Saturday Silliness
Photojojo has a great roundup of fun flickr toys and tools. I adore flickr, so I had to check some of these out, including the “Spell with Flickr” which I used to create the image above! Too cool. A Call to Arms for Geeky Crafters! Craftypod points us to a campaign to get a Joss Whedon interview in CrochetMe! [ KEEP READING ]

Random Friday Updates

Happy Friday All! Hope you have a fabulous weekend… –A request! If you liked the shrinky dinks projects, vote for my Instructable in the O’Reilly book contest!! Pretty Please!? –Don’t forget to finish up your entries for the Dabbled Summer Doldrums contest. You’ve got a ton of lattitude with this vague summer topic, so let’s see some creativity! [ KEEP READING ]

The Dabbled Interview Series – Shannon Riffe

–Don’t forget! The Summer Doldrums contest – Art or craft… It’s fun to share your stuff!– Interview 1: Craftypod * Interview 2: Diana Evans, Artist * All Interviews For the 3rd Interview in the Dabbled Series, our focus is craft and the business of craft. Today we have Shannon Riffe, who writes the blog Make It – a blog about building a craft business, and is the silkscreening designer/crafter behind Rifferaff.… [ KEEP READING ]

Illustration Friday – Enough

Illustration Friday - Enough
I think he has more than enough in his wagon… But if he has enough beer, he may not realize that Festivus 2008 includes a pig roast! Busy week with little internet connectivity, so you’ll have to make do with this little piggie, the mascot/logo I just did for our local neighborhood festival.… [ KEEP READING ]

Summer Doldrums Contest

Summer Doldrums Contest
Just a little over a week til the end of the Summer Doldrums contest (Details & Enter Here!) I’m happy to announce two of our judges, chosen from the winners of past contests:
Craftyminx and Tissuepaper! Craftyminx was one of the winners of the Black Heart Anti-Valentines Day contest with this delightfully black-hearted entry:

And Tissuepapers was a winner of the April Fools contest with this cool and creepy entry:
These fabulously crafty ladies have graciously agreed to judge your submissions, and do check out their websites, because they have some great stuff :) Prizes will be announced in the next few days, and (besides undying internet fame!) will include one of the prototype mini-elepurses, an original drawing, and more!… [ KEEP READING ]