Artists or art that turns me on and feeds my soul. This is Gustav Klimt’s “Portrait of Mäda Primavesi,” painted in 1912.
YOKE DU YOUR
“Hello, is this the FBI?” “Yes, how can we help you sir?” “I’m calling to report my neighbor Billy Bob Smith! He is hiding marijuana inside his firewood.” “Thank you very much for the call, Sir.” The next day, the FBI agents descend on Billy Bob’s house. They search the shed where the firewood is kept. Using axes, they bust open
“I’m calling to report my neighbor Billy Bob Smith! He is hiding marijuana inside his firewood.” “Thank you very much for the call, Sir.”
The next day, the FBI agents descend on Billy Bob’s house. They search the shed where the firewood is kept. Using axes, they bust open
“Thank you very much for the call, Sir.” The next day, the FBI agents descend on Billy Bob’s house. They search the shed where the firewood is kept. Using axes, they bust open
The next day, the FBI agents descend on Billy Bob’s house. They search the shed where the firewood is kept. Using axes, they bust open every piece of wood, but can’t find any marijuana. They swore at Billy Bob and left.
The phone rings at Billy Bob’s house. Hey, Billy Bob! Did the FBI come?” said his best friend
“Did they chop your firewood?” his best friend asked
“Happy Birthday, Buddy!” his best friend replied
Look around you. Design is everywhere! How can you incorporate the beauty that surrounds you into your art or craft?
IDEA I LOVE
How cute are these and what an amazing way to use the hexies you started for your award-winning quilt that you actually stopped making last year. Here’s how you make these: http://seekatesew.com/hexagon-coin-pouch-tutorial/
IDEA I LOVE
Halloween pillow and table runner for your to piece and quilt. Easy to make, quick to finish, perfect for pumpkining up your abode. Here’s the tutorial: http://www.diaryofaquilter.com/2014/09/patchwork-pumpkin-quilt-block-and-table.html
Baked Chicken Breasts with Parmesan Crust
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
grated parmesan cheese
panko or dried coarse baguette breadcrumbs
FOR THE FULL RECIPE, CLICK HERE http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ted-allen/baked-chicken-breasts-with-parmesan-crust-recipe.print.html?oc=linkback
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Penny rugs are so cool. I love this desigh, although truth be known, I might choose different colored discs. Here’s the pattern: http://www.kuningroup.com/dfiles/projectsheets/penny_rug.pdf
As global warming melts the icebergs, mural artist, Hula, rushes to finish painting murals on them in the Artic.
ICE ICE, BABY!
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE ARTIST: http://byhula.com
TO SEE MORE OF HULA’S SENSATIONAL MURALWORK: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/03/sean-yoro-water-portraits_n_7489418.html
SO DRINK, CHUG-A-LUG CHUG-A-LUG
BEST CARAMEL APPLE MIMOSAS
- cinnamon sugar
- apple cider
- caramel vodka
- Apple slices
FOR THE FULL RECIPE, CLICK HERE http://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a49432/caramel-apple-mimosas-recipe/
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These are smashing. So cool to make, and what you can design with this tutorial is practically endless. Why not give it a shot? Start here: http://www.patchworkposse.com/paper-mache-doll-tutorial/
WORDS TO LIVE BY
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Free cross stitch chart. If you start now, you can finish this for a Christmas gift. Check out the blog at the link: http://gazette94.blogspot.fr/search/label/free%20pattern?m=1
MAN CAN LIVE BY BREAD ALONE!
DATE CAKE WITH ORANGE-BLOSSOM SYRUP
- orange-blossom water
- unsalted butter
- all-purpose flour
- coarse salt
- baking soda
- ground cinnamon
- pure vanilla extract
For the full recipe CLICK HERE: http://www.marthastewart.com/1055156/date-cake-orange-blossom-syrup
Ceramic Spatter Dot Peacock Figurines
And now a word . . .
The weather is now cooling off and that means I can get up to the attic and clear out my stash this fall and winter. I’m very excited to pass this stuff on to you once again.
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Yesterday’s mail brought me the latest copy of International Quilt Festival Quilt Scene magazine. I have an article in it that I hope you will read. This issue should be on your newsstands now. You can order a digital copy by clicking on the link: http://www.interweavestore.com/intntl-quilt-festival-quilt-scene-2016-2017-digital-edition Win a copy! Watch Monday’s video to find out how!
BUTTER PECAN BISCOTTI
- butter pecan cake mix
- all-purpose flour
- maple syrup
- instant coffee granules
- vanilla extract
- white baking chips
- confectioners’ sugar
- brewed coffee
- finely chopped pecans
FOR THE FULL RECIPE, CLICK HERE http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/butter-pecan-biscotti/print
JUST BECAUSE, I SWOON
File these DIY chair socks under outstanding/weird. Protect your wooden floors from scuffs and scratches.
FOR THE FREE PATTERN, CLICK ON THE LINK: http://woolstreetstudio.com/woollychairsocks-pattern/
These Mercedes Salazar earrings are precisely what their name entails, a celebration of the designer’s Columbian heritage. A mix of tassels and beads, these earrings certainly statement your evening look. $215.00
Welcome Halloween with a simple disappearing 9-patch quilt in Jack-o-Lantern orange, ghost white and spooky vampire black. Here’s the pattern:
I think this is cool and so easy to make. Creepy up your house. Go batty! Start here: http://rebeccasdiy.blogspot.com/2011/10/halloween-diy-fladdermusmobil.html
Doesn’t this look comfy? It’s just simple knitting using PVC pipes. Check out the tutorial: http://lifefulljoy.com/2016/10/12/diy-cozy-giant-blanket/
Grab some autumn branches and gather your beads so you can create this wonderful beaded wind chime from Garden Therapy. Here’s the tutorial: http://gardentherapy.ca/beaded-wind-chime/
Autumn is going to be with us for awhile. Here’s a tutorial for making Thanksgiving decor including a 3D autumn leaf pillow, a Thankful banner, and a “Give Thanks” piece of wood art. Here’s the link for all of the projects:
Epson SureColor® F9200 for printing TEXTILES!
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IDEA I LOVE!
Bring your outdoor Fairy Garden inside. Make a little quilt and pillows and set up a sweet pumpkin home. Don’t forget to add a little light, too. Here’s how: http://littlebloginthecountry.com/fairy-gnome-garden-pumpkin/
Giuseppe Zanotti Floral-Print Leather Lace-Up Boot, Black
A little hand embroidery can really boost the look of your old jeans, denim jacket or shirt. Take a look: honestlywtf.com/diy/diy-denim-embroidery/
PUMPKIN BREAD TRUFFLES
- pumpkin bread
- cream cheese frosting
- orange candy coating
- chocolate chips or chocolate candy coating
- green candy coating
FOR THE FULL RECIPE, CLICK HERE http://www.bhg.com/recipes/desserts/candy/pumpkin-bread-truffles/
IDEA I LOVE
Make a cheap blind look like an expensive custom made home decor item — and easily! You have the stash, use it. Here’s how: lovegrowswild.com/2013/11/fabric-covered-roller-shades-with-handmade-tassel/
… and CHRISTMASpiration IS HERE
Start your ornaments now or you’ll never be ready for Christmas (just 9 weeks ago). Here’s the pattern for the felt and buttons oranament. Here’s the pattern: http://cutesycrafts.com/2015/11/diy-christmas-ornaments-felt-and-buttons.html
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