I cannot believe this is the last day of the month and brings "Thing a day" to an end.
From a plain terracotta pot to green with polka dots pot.
I took inspiration from one of a post from "Thing a day"...
This is one of the few plants I have. I literally have a black thumb. Also there's not a lot of space around me to have plants, and definitely not enough light.
Bookmarks made from "scrap book paper scraps"...(how do u say it..??)
These are also laminated. Making them was pretty easy, following are the steps :
Paste snips of scrap book paper randomly on a card stock or in my case water color paper. I also colored my base water color paper.
Make an outline of the snips, I also added these stitches like lines, gives a dimensional effect.
next step is to laminate it, which will seal the surface. Use a thick transparent tape. It should be two times broader than the width of the bookmark.
Length wise wrap the tape around the book mark.
Trim any excess. Make as many as you want...!!
These feel like wearing nothing at all (in my ear...lol).
So from now on, I can wear the fancy/uncomfortable one's occasionally and may be these for everyday. I can see this as a beginning of a collection of Threader earrings.
I know this is late, but it was completed yesterday, it was just too late to post. And I was super tired.
This is my first COMPLETED knitting project. Clearly this was not done in 30 min. but it was my yesterday's thing.
I have been trying to knit on and off since last 1 year. Finally it all made sense, and I could finish something.
Yippie... imagine the possibilities.
Bird garland made from recycled paged.The book was anyways on its way to recycling. So I just tore some pages.
Recycled notepad, with cover
I have to say I don't suffer from doodling, but I enjoy every minute of it. There are times when I feel that my hand is possessed, and it just does not stop. After doodling some important notes, diaries and some official reports I decided to make a notepad dedicated to doodling.
This sits in this card broad cover. Its not glued or anything. So when I am done with this one, I will keep the cover and just make another notepad.
Did I mention the paper I have used here is, actually a victim of accidental hit of "Print" button, and by the time I hit "Cancel" the printer would have spit out a couple of pages. Yeah I have been collecting such victims for a while.So basically the paper has one plain side.(I call it liquid) .The only thing I made sure that the paper does not contain sensitive/confidential information.
On a side note, when I view my a/c in posterous, it only shows two posts for day 1 & 3, I have lost my other three posts. What's going on..? Any help/suggestion will be appreciated.
Recycled magazine coasters
You can find an awesome tutorial to make these here.
Ever since I came across this tutorial, I wanted to make these. For me the most compelling projects are those which need no new raw materials, in short I loove recycling projects.
I guess these turned out pretty well, and while I was making these, I saw the movie "The Ugly Truth"...umm it was alright.
So far I have made a couple, I guess I will make at least 4 more.
Its a cleaver idea, which was NOT originally thought by me. I just goggled it around, and tried it.
Though I genuinely try to carry a tote bag, while I am doing grocery, but then there are times I forget :|
Though it did not turn out like I wanted it to, the whole thing was done is a hurry, but still serves its purpose. It will help me so much to control the mess around the house.
Also the quote written on it is picked up from a t-shirt or some tote bag. I just wrote it, because I really like it.
(Please excuse poor photography)
The thing I love about ATC (Artist Trading Cards) is the small area to play with. , I would call them short cut to happiness. And when I am looking for a shorter-short cut, I go for inchies :)
The third card, right from second row, somehow reminded of Spong Bob. Those flowers and the blue color it was not intentional. May be it had something to do with the back to back episodes of Spong Bob I saw the other day.
And the thing with flower punch is, once I start using it, I cannot stop. I go around punching any thing and everything. I stopped whan I was about to punch an unpaid bill. (That's right people we still get paper bill :(
This spoon is actually a bisqueware that I made a while back and since then it has been begging for attention.
I guess it will be used specifically for decoration purpose in the kitchen. It actually symbolizes the unity of all my worlds...
It brings cooking, art and craft, recycling (I have decoupage the spoon using junk mail) and umm home decor (may be).
Also there is another snap shot of the spoon, with my lovely gloves.
And a shot of rest of the bisqueware of this set. I plan to do similar stuff to the rest of the lot.