Monthly Archives: April 2009

How to Make Silly Sweater Monster Puppets

How to Make Silly Sweater Monster Puppets
My friend Holly and I had craft night the other night, and this time the assignment was puppets! I brought a stash of sweaters and other goodies I had over, and we set to creating. No pattern, no plans, these are a great way to have fun and get creative. And when we were done, the boys had some fun monster puppets to play with.… [ KEEP READING ]

We had a great time at Inman Park Festival this weekend…!

We had a great time at Inman Park Festival this weekend...!
Lovely, busy weekend. Saw some great art & crafts at the festival, which I’ll have up later this week. To tide you over, here’s a few pictures of the festival, from my friend and favorite photographer, Grieg Wehr:

Bunches of Festival Pics here
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Cthulhu Roundup!

Cthulhu Roundup!
Why do we like to take scary monsters and make them cute, sexy, or just plain odd? I don’t know, but here’s a bunch of takes on L. P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu.
1. My Little Cthulhu, 2. Cthulhu Cake, 3. Vegetable Cthulhu, 4. Cthulhu Time Steampunk Necklace, 5.… [ KEEP READING ]

How to Make a Lovely Friendship Bracelet, for cheap! (A Dabbled Re-run)

How to Make a Lovely Friendship Bracelet, for cheap! (A Dabbled Re-run)
Dot is off enjoying herself at Inman Park Festival today (see all the fun we had last year?), so you are treated to a past project that you might have missed!

Make an eco-friendly and inexpensive bracelet!
This is a fun and easy project, costs less than $1 to make, has tons of possibilities for customization, requires no jewelry making skill or real tools, and is a way to recycle stuff that would be thrown away!… [ KEEP READING ]

Connecting and other housekeeping.

Connecting and other housekeeping.
Here’s some general housekeeping I figured we needed to get around to covering! Before we start, a reminder to check out all the MSCE April participants — we’ve had some new joiners in the last week. See the list here. Connecting with Dabbled – All that social networking stuff:
I generally roll my eyes at the phrase social networking, but I will admit I do quite enjoy twitter, and I have managed to get a small Dabbled presence up on Facebook.… [ KEEP READING ]

A more realistic Twitter icon for your site…

A more realistic Twitter icon for your site...
You do know that twitter is a time suck of evilness, right? But yeah, we’re addicted. If you have a love/hate relationship with twitter, this is the twitter icon for you. Here is another version –> , more suitable for a webpage, maybe. (I created this one in Illustrator, as my MSCEApril for yesterday — I swear one day I’m really going to learn that program).… [ KEEP READING ]