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« Reply #2300 on: March 04, 2011 04:30:15 PM »

Always - I have never even thought of scotchguard!  Thank you thank you!
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« Reply #2301 on: March 04, 2011 06:09:23 PM »

The current plan is fingerless gloves, because they are my second favorite thing to knit. (My first favorite thing is socks! but there's not enough for socks.)  I don't have a pattern in mind, though.  Chances are, it's just going into the holding tank until inspiration strikes.

Ohh, how about short, lacey socks? Cheesy

Did I mention my oldest son has been begging me for orange sock yarn for months, no, years now? I really need to dye some up.
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« Reply #2302 on: March 04, 2011 06:20:18 PM »

I LOVE my painting Avesthel! It matches my bedroom almost exactly. Cheesy

 Yay!  Cheesy   I'm so happy to hear that and how awesome that it matches almost exactly!    Grin   I thought you might like it since you had 3 things wisted that looked very much like it so I did my own interpretation of that theme.  Smiley   Plus it helped me with a personal goal of doing more artwork.   Smiley


v3nu5, I love your keyboard!!!!   I am totally geeking on it!    Grin   I have a mouse pad pillow like that and it helps so much.  Smiley  But I didn't make it, so maybe I will make one for the keyboard.  Smiley

And I forgot who posted the butterbeer cupcakes recipe, but thank you!  I saved it and plan on making them maybe for my birthday or sometime soon.  Smiley
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« Reply #2303 on: March 04, 2011 07:03:14 PM »

This isn't a finished project, but I had to share the latest dragon for the baby mobile I'm making. It's so tiny. And cute.

The itty bitty purple one is 3 1/2", which is half length of the pink and white one in the background. I made the purple one using a thin mystery yarn - possibly 4ply? and a 2.5mm hook.

The whole thing will be done in various pinks and purples - very springlike. Hopefully I get it finished in time for the March challenge!

Any suggestions for what I could use to hang them from? I want to use fishing line/invisible thread to hang them, and I'm toying with the idea of found branches, perhaps painted gold, to hang off, but I'm not sold on that yet.
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« Reply #2304 on: March 04, 2011 07:29:22 PM »

I've seen ones that hang from various sizes of embroidery hoops.
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« Reply #2305 on: March 05, 2011 12:08:10 AM »

v3nu5 - Love the ergonomic wrist cushions! I can't believe I haven't thought of that! I keep eyeing them in the store, but don't want to pay $15 - $20 for each of them!

SilverMoon - I love all of the dragons that you have been making, but this tiny one is absolutely adorable!

I managed to do one off my list, but unfortunately don't have any photos! I had the chance to do a random act of kindness today - it was a small one (I made a birthday card for an 86 year old woman), but it felt good! I posted about it here in the Random Acts of Kindness Craft-Along!
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« Reply #2306 on: March 05, 2011 05:27:06 AM »

SilverMoon, I like meleriffic's idea of embroidery hoops. You could paint them sky blue and add in some soft felt cloud to make it look like they were flying. Smiley

Maybe a smaller hoop suspended in the center of a larger to have more depth in the mobile?
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« Reply #2307 on: March 05, 2011 12:47:29 PM »

I made another item off of my 50 list today! It's too rainy and cold outside to start prepping my container garden for planting so I decided to work on my plant markers instead. Cheesy

I've never done any woodburning myself, only ever watched someone, so this was a big adventure for me. Mint was my first one and I learned a lot about how fast to work. My favorite of the lot is rosemary. I'll be putting a coat of polyurethane on them tonight.

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6. make plant markers for my herb garden
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« Reply #2308 on: March 05, 2011 01:42:39 PM »

Those are beautiful! Best plant markers I've seen! Grin
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« Reply #2309 on: March 05, 2011 02:57:00 PM »

I've really fallen behind on crafting lately! I have done two things today and will hopefully get something else done tomorrow.  Congratulations to all on the fantastic projects!
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