Mover, Maker & Creator


Tutorial: Quilted Digital Camcorder Case

Posted by on Jul 18, 2012 in 1a_homepage, diy, sewing project | 1 comment

After receiving my Sony Bloggie, which is a mini-camcorder similar to a Flip camera, I realized that there were no cute or even functional cases on the market. Boo. But that didn’t stop me.  I decided to design and make my own. I happened to have a scrap of coated tablecloth on hand, which I thought would make the perfect water-resistant cover for my camcorder. The following is a tutorial that you can cater to your own mini-cameras or other electronic devices, using whatever scraps of...

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Thrifty Tips for Painting & Re-upholstering a Gossip Bench

Posted by on Jun 2, 2012 in 1a_homepage, diy, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Learn more about upholstering a bench!

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Worm Composting-Progress

Posted by on Apr 11, 2012 in 1a_homepage, composting, dirt, diy, eco friendly living, fertilizer, gardens, hard work, outside, worm composting, worm poop | 2 comments

I’ve cleaned out my worm bin and harvested my fertilizer, for the second time since I began my worm bin. It took patience as I didn’t have a way to easily sift through my worms and the compost they created except by hand. So, I spent a good hour picking worms out until I was left with this. Doesn’t look like much, but that is months of work up there. And it is more than enough for my small collection of plants on my balcony. In fact, I have plenty to share. My worms...

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Dia De Los Muertas Del Chicago

Posted by on Mar 27, 2012 in 1a_homepage, Chicago, craft, diy, etsy treasury, gift guide | 0 comments

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Creative 365 Projects- Guy In the Life

Posted by on Mar 17, 2012 in 1a_homepage, 365 project, creative ritual, diy, guy fawkes mask, photography | 2 comments

To pay it forward to the people who have gone before me and attempted their own 365 projects, I’d like to feature the projects that inspire me. The first I’d like to feature is Guy In the Life 365 Project. Fujoshi lives in North Mississippi and has decided to take a photo of a person wearing a Guy Fawkes mask everyday. And these photos aren’t just haphazard. They’re quite beautiful and well-thought out. Enjoy Fujoshi’s...

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Welcome my newest model, Annie!

Posted by on Mar 8, 2012 in 1a_homepage, annie sparkle, craft ideas, diy, new designs, photo shoot, recycled tshirts, scarves, small business | 1 comment

Annie is my newest model. We’ve been good friends for the past two and a half years and I’ve done many photos shoots for and with her but never OF her. I finally got to do that today and it was an absolute joy. Annie’s not just a pretty face, she is also pretty bad-ass. She’s a talented dancer, aerialist, and skater who choreographs her own aerial and burlesque dance pieces. She also teaches youth how to make their own skateboards and is a painter as well. I actually...

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