Friday, January 28, 2011

Day 26 of 365


Today I decided to make yet another tee recon.  I took one of my hubby's unused t-shirts and made myself a scarf necklace. 

Day 25 of 365


Busy busy day, only time for a quick tee recon.  I took a large tee and made a versatile infinity scarf.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Day 24 of 365


I wanted to create a cute little card for my buddies to send with the biscotti.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Day 23 of 365 - Biscotti


So I decided that I wanted to make special biscotti for my pals back at the old office.  As much as I don't want to go back, I really miss that place.  I can't wait till they get there.  They love getting goodies.  They work for an office that is based on strong Italian roots, so what better treat than these.  Not to mention the ever so amazing coffee machine in the breakroom that I miss dearly.  The perfect match!

Day 22 of 365


Today I put some finishing touches on some tiles since I'll be taking them to church today.  I am very excited and yet again I didn't take pictures.  I wanted you to see all that were going in but I do have a picture of a few.

Day 21 of 365

Today I put the finishing touches on the double layer cake for Grandpa Bob and Aunt Marie.  As well as the mini gluten free cake.  I made them simple since it was for both male and female.  Plain white with black ribbon.  I am very disappointed that I did not take a picture of this one.  Shame on me.  It was very tasty though.

Day 20 of 365

Today I baked my yellow cake and a special gluten free cake.  I also made a raspberry and lemon filling for them.

Day 19 of 365

Today I made my buttercream frosting for an upcoming birthday party for Grandpa Bob and Aunt Marie.  I also made some more necklaces.

Day 18 of 365

Today I made a few domino tiles. 

Day 17 of 365

I'll be taking my glass tiles into the bookstore this coming Sunday so I've got to get as many done as possible.  Of course that is what I made today.

Day 16 of 365

More glass tiles

Day 15 of 365

Today my Haylee and I colored some pictures for her room. 

Day 14 of 365


So I've been craving biscotti lately.  Today I made almond biscotti.  Yum!  They are minis.  They are only about 2" long.  I melted my chocolate and began to drizzle when I decided to make a special one for my Danny.  I wrote "I love you" in white chocolate.  Came out pretty good so I decided to make a few more.  As I was making them, it came to me...These would be an awesome item for my Etsy store.  Of course I made the rest with all different sayings and decorations.  This was a very fun project and look forward to adding this one of a kind to my store.

Day 13 of 365

More glass tiles.  I know you're tired of hearing it right.  Maybe this isn't what my 365 is suppose to be about but it works for the time being and it won't always be the same thing.

Day 12 of 365

Glass tiles

Day 11 of 365

So I've been working on these glass tiles for some time now.  I have been working on getting them in the bookstore of our church.  My hubby pushing along the way of course ;).  Well I was finally able to get the ok.  YES!!! So now to work up an inventory.  Todays accomplishment...Domino tile

Day 10

Ok I think it's time to make something besides tile necklaces.  Lately that is all I have the time for.  That's my accomplishment for the day.

Day 9 of 365

Today I played around with tile designs.  I was successful at creating some new designs and I finished a tile necklace.

Day 8 of 365

Today wasn't to productive although I was able to finish a couple of glass tiles.

Day 7 of 365

Gray and white infinity scarf done!

Day 6 of 365

Today I finished the blue infinity scarf.  I am very pleased with this.  So much so I started a gray & white one.

Day 5 of 365

Today I've made quite a few scrabble tiles.  I wanted to finish my infinity scarf but I just didn't have the time.

Day 4 of 365

Ok so I'm not following my "365" book completely but that's ok.  Today I made two scrabble tile pieces and started a blue infinity scarf.

Day 3 of 365

I used my "365" book today.  Today's challenge was to use only the materials in my immediate environment to make something that fits in the palm of my hand.  Using yarn I made my first crocheted flower.  I decided to try a few different methods.  Cute!

Day 2 of 365

I guess I was just in another scarf mood.

Catch up time... Day 1 of 365

This was Jan 1st.

Lately I've been making scarves because of the cold weather.  Well I made many as Christmas presents but now it was my turn.  I made myself a longer black and cream colored one.  I love it.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The Beginning of my 365

My husband gave me the idea, or should I say, he had the idea and tried to push me to do this sometime ago.  To create at least one thing everyday.  That meant every single day.  No breaks.  He knows how much I love to do my crafts and is always feeding me with these awesome ideas, that I for whatever reason take forever to make them happen.  Well not anymore.  This is it, 2011 is my year!  I am officially taking on that challenge of making at least one krafty kreation per day.  Sounds tough I know but I know I can do this.  I've recently found a book to help push me along.  I wasn't going to buy it because there is a few things suggested that I either already do or I just don't have the interest in doing.  Again, my husband said if I was really going to take on this challenge I needed a book to have as a guide and if I'm lacking in ideas I could always refer to the book .  Why is he always right?  So I bought it.  "365   Make Something Everyday and Change Your Life" by Noah Scalin.  Just a few pages in, I know it's perfect for me. 

Now I intend to blog about my progress and my projects.  Although I may not blog about it everyday, I will keep a daily creativity journal and keep the blog up to date on completed projects.  My hopes are that this challenge will make me more consistent, organized, and so much more.  Overall it's going to help me discover some inner talent screaming to come out.

** Noah Scalin's "365" is full of  project suggestions that take you outside the mediums you're used to.  Feel free to check out the progress of others @

I have the vision of victory and God's grace will see me through.