Thursday, December 25, 2008

Merry Blogmas!

Who is that on top of the tree?!

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Is This Really a Craft?

Answer: I don't care.

So here is the story. For Thanksgiving we got the dogs stuffed snowmen out of the Target dollar bin. Of course, they were quickly defluffed and torn to shreds. Well, these snowmen happened to be wearing hats and scarves. These hats and scarves happened to be just about the right size for the pups. You do the math. I cut the accessories off the now mangled bodies, sewed a little elastic to the hats and voila!

Top secret Milo picture 

Hannah loves the pictures

They look like a cross between pajamas, baker's outfits, and some sort of French outfit. Perhaps a French baker headed to bed? 

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Why Don't You Tell Us What You Really Think?

The holiday cards are almost ready to go out! You will recognize the elk/deer from the Gocco post. The snowflakes on the front were done with metallic ink and a stamp. Everything was taped together in true crafting fashion. Now I just have to decide if we are including pictures, address them, and off they will go into a friend or family member's trash can. Check out the cover below.

Front (gold metallic ink is difficult to photograph)


Close up of the Inside Detail- Super Fun Foam Stickers!

So now for the truth. Despite how jolly my Christmas cards appear, I pretty much hate Christmas. December is the worst. For fun, I decided to make some holiday cards that expressed how I really feel. Please note that these are not amazing works of art, or even amazing works of craft. These are simply concepts. Concepts about how I hate Christmas.

A small warning. Some of the cards pictured below contain questionable subject matter, blasphemy, adult language, but unfortunately no nudity. Enjoy!

Front: Lovely Mistletoe

Inside: So True!

Front: A Nice Card?

Inside: Think Again


Inside: Says it all









A Card so Good it only needs a Front


Hope you are enjoying the holiday season! Or not, I don't really care.

Thursday, December 4, 2008

All Souls Procession (Way Past Due)

I was reading the fabulous Kelly Rashka's blog when I saw all her amazing pictures of the All Souls Procession way back on November 9th, and I never posted my pictures. Here are some of the better ones. I took almost 300 pictures (holy memory card Batman!) If you decide to compare my pictures to Kelly's, please remember she is a pro and I am a rather lousy photographer. Oh well, enjoy!

p.s.  Click them for massive hugeness.


Sweet! Image courtesy of Crafty Gear at

Monday, December 1, 2008

You All Knew This Would Happen

Anyone who knows me well knows I am a "dog person." I am wayyyyy into my pups. So, here they are, the wool felted dogs!

Hannah can really strike a pose.

Show off.

Milo REALLY hates pictures. Really.

Close up of wool felt Milo.

A better (top secret photo) of Milo.

Unrelated: I have recently learned there are more people reading my blog than I thought. Wow that makes me nervous! I thought Nico, Hellen, and Molly were the only ones that read this damn (!)  thing. Thanks everyone for your interest and support!