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1  COOKING / Dessert / Nyan cat cake on: August 16, 2011 06:50:26 AM
The featured nyan cat topic reminded me that I have this beauty to share:



It is a nyan cat cake for a friend, made from two sheet cakes and pudding buttercream and chocolate or marzipan icing. The tail is made of rainbow cookies.
2  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: floss bobbins on: August 22, 2009 11:08:18 AM
I used paperboard, aka my cereal box

That's what I used: cardboard I had lying around...  Wink

Thanks for all the nice comments! Still haven't found the post with the original idea...
3  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: stitched chucks on: August 03, 2009 01:17:43 AM
They are hand-stitched. I thought of embroidering them because I'm really bad at drawing...  Wink
4  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / stitched chucks on: August 02, 2009 08:25:03 AM
I love my chucks but of course they are better with a personal, crafty touch...


These are embroidered with cool glow-in-the-dark thread! Grin

5  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / floss bobbins on: August 02, 2009 08:15:52 AM
I found a design for cute floss bobbins (I think it was here on craftster but I can't find it anymore) and decided to make a few:



They are great because you can string up the colours you need, great for embroidery on the road. And of cause they are cute...  Grin
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / handspun socks on: August 02, 2009 07:56:52 AM
For my mothers birthday I've knitted my first socks made from handspun yarn. I couldn't understand why people spin kilometers of yarn and then knit socks when handspun 2-ply yarn is much weaker than commercial sock yarn. I just knit these socks because I had some handspun yarn left over from a lace scarf.
But now that I've tried them on for the photos, I think I might need some handspun socks...





The pattern I used is:
http://www.exartstudent.net/?p=60
It's a great pattern and fun to knit and I highly recommend it!
7  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fiber Friday May 15, 2009 on: May 15, 2009 10:36:58 AM
So many beautiful yarns this week! Ah, how I love fiber fridays.... *drool*
I've haven't contributed to fiber friday for ages but now I have two new yarns to show you:
first blue kite, grey sky

it's merino and the fiber was a birthday present from a friend, she bought it on holiday in Denmark
it's 105m/58g

and the next one is from a lovely roving bought from cloudlover on etsy:

Pidgeons, BFL and 203m/140g
8  COOKING / Dessert / birthday cakes IMG HEAVY! on: February 02, 2009 12:25:41 PM
I made these cakes in the past few years:





The horse is plastic!  Wink












9  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Little Visitor Swap Round 9 Winter Vacation Gallery on: February 01, 2009 02:26:21 PM
Lotte came back from her adventure and brought lovely souvenirs and a wonderful scrapbook!
I've posted pictures in the gallery:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=277354.msg3137286#msg3137286
10  COOKING / Dessert / Re: favourite band cake on: February 01, 2009 02:23:37 PM
Thanks for all the nice comments!

The stencilling is really easy. I just cut out the stencil from baking paper, put it on the cake and then took a brush and thick melted chocolate (if it is too thin it will run under the paper and ruin everything) and painted from the edges of the stencil to the middle.
Then I took the stencil away immediately, cause once the chocolate is hardened you can't get the stencil out again.
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