Monthly Archives: January 2012

“Easier than storebought” valentines day kids cards

I saw this post, from the awesome Asha @Parenthacks, about how it is not slacking to buy storebought cards for kids class valentines.  And while I totally agree, I had to share this, which was our card from last year.  I submit that this is even EASIER than store bought cards, because nothing is more hellish in our family than getting my kid to sign valentines cards over and over again, but he does love to draw.  … [ KEEP READING ]

Fabulously simple Cupid’s heart appetizers!

Fabulously simple Cupid's heart appetizers!
Isn’t this a wonderful idea for Valentines day appetizers or lunchbox treats?  I was searching for photos of tomatoes on a totally unrelated topic, and came across this one… which led me back to Eye Candy (which is a very clever food site I’ve linked to before: check out the Chicken Egg Family!).… [ KEEP READING ]

How to make a Paper Rose Wreath

How to make a Paper Rose Wreath
Artist, and Dabbled favorite, Diana Evans has a great tutorial on making cute paper roses and a paper rose wreath.
Perfect for Valentines Day, no? I think individual flowers would be nice on 3-D Valentine’s Day cards, too. Go check it out! Her hand drawn tutorial is adorable too…

Crafty Cthulhu Says: “Stop SOPA”!

Sorry for the inconvenience of no Dabbled yesterday, but I feel very strongly that we need to get the word out to stop the SOPA and PIPA proposals, so we joined with many other sites to go dark to highlight the problem. More info: Internet blackout day is over, but we still need to stop SOPA.… [ KEEP READING ]

Dabbled is Dark Today

Dabbled, like Wikipedia, Boing Boing, and many other sites today, has gone dark from January 18, 2012 at 8:00 am until January 18, 2012 at 8:00 pm to protest SOPA/PIPA and Internet Censorship. This is important, and you need to be aware and get involved if you care about the internet and the freedoms we currently enjoy.… [ KEEP READING ]

“Don’t Blink” Treetopper (and more awesomely geeky/crafty Dr. Who links)

Dude!  Totally love this nerdy DIY Don’t Blink Angel treetopper by The Domestic Scientist!  For the non-Dr. Who fans, this is the reference to the weeping angels. Although I’m not really sure Dr. Who is nerdy anymore now with the modern Doctors. Old school Dr. Who is still nerdy, but I never got into that – I must admit I just love the new stuff (I started watching with Eccleston, and adored Tennant, and now Smith is just too much fun!)
Renee says: From I made her out of Paper Clay.