Monthly Archives: June 2009

Fun ideas with Shrink Plastic (shrinky-dinks)

If you’ve been reading Dabbled a while, you’ll know I’m a huge fan of shrink plastic.  With 4th of July around the corner, I was reminiscing over our brunch which turned into a shrinky-dink making  party last year! Now you know I prefer to make shrinkies using #6 plastic recyclables, rather than buying the storebought materials, but this idea from Photojojo is pretty nifty:  Make Photo Necklaces, Earrings, Magnets and More Using Shrinkable Plastic Other clever uses: [ KEEP READING ]

Cool Comments feature – Check out the custom Dabbled gravatar!

Cool Comments feature - Check out the custom Dabbled gravatar!
Part of the fun of moving to wordpress is playing with all the new features. I promise I’ll be back to posting my regular crafty-arty-foody stuff, but I’ll also be posting about some of the cool features I’m implementing on the new Dabbled site (as part of the move from Blogger to WordPress).… [ KEEP READING ]

Testing out the new Dabbled..

Just trying to figure out what might be still broken! Do let me know if you see any broken links. I know old links that went to search functionality are still broken. And do let me know if this is showing up in your feed. I’m particularly concerned about Blogger “Followers”, as the move might have broken their feeds.… [ KEEP READING ]

If you can read this… You’re at the NEW Dabbled Site!

If you can read this...  You're at the NEW Dabbled Site!
It really is a leap of faith to move your website! It’s not finished yet, but I set up this page (which looks pretty much like the old Dabbled site) to tide you over until I get all the spiffy new stuff up. Let me know if you see any issues or broken links, and you can feel free to poke around the rest of the site, but it’s not anywhere near done yet.… [ KEEP READING ]

Inspiration sunday… from the Dabbled flickr pool

Here are some love inspirations from the Dabbled flickr group. If you’re on flickr, be sure to add your artsy-craftsy-foodsy goodness to the pool. PS: Nope, haven’t moved yet. Had a little glitch on friday and a busy weekend. So I’ll try again on monday. 1. Happiness Mandala Pendant, 2.… [ KEEP READING ]

one of those random posts..

So, today I took the dog to the groomer, and cleaned out my closet (no, I haven’t finished yet). And didn’t really touch the computer until now. So a triumph to not being a slave to technology, but no real progress to report on anything you guys might care about. I did start stitching up some (late) birthday and baby presents but that doesn’t really count as craftiness.… [ KEEP READING ]