6.30.2012

day 287

for this one i drew a heart, cut long strips away from it, cut a hole in the center, then tucked the ends of the strips inside, creating a pillow

6.29.2012

day 286

it took a lot of licking to get this lollipop into shape

6.28.2012

6.27.2012

day 284

this is highly appropriate since it reflects how i feel about my red wine

6.24.2012

day 281

the same day i got home from a month in Michigan, the front page of the Denver Post Travel section featured charming Leland, MI, which i had visited often during my stay.  definitely a heart-worthy coincidence.

6.23.2012

day 280

a million-dollar idea: make toilet paper sections in fun shapes! 

6.22.2012

day 279

wadded foil made cuter than it really is on a pile of silverware

6.21.2012

day 278

my family shares a love of reading, so this one made a lot of sense!


6.20.2012

day 277

art for the cottage porch - painted sticks wired together and hung with electrical wire

6.17.2012

day 274

this was so fun!  i first set my camera to take a long exposure, then, after i lit two sparklers, my friend hollered when she clicked the shutter, and i slowly traced a heart in the air.  the first few shots were either just the beginnings or the ends of a heart, but after a few tries, we got this one!

6.16.2012

day 273

getting in touch with my prehistoric side, drawing with the charcoal of a burned stick

6.14.2012

day 271

never knew Q-tips could be vintage, but my discovery of these, made with wood sticks, certainly confirmed it

6.13.2012

day 270

i had to steel myself against the possibility of a spider encounter as i wove this string through the slats of the dock....they must have been on vacation, too, whew

6.12.2012

day 269

maybe i'd eat more oranges if they came packaged like this

6.11.2012

6.10.2012

day 267

a paper straw, neglected for decades in a drawer, gets a new look with the help of a few snips and one bend

6.09.2012

day 266

the dixie cup takes on a new shape without too much resistance

6.08.2012

day 265

if it were up to me, avocados would grow in a heart shape....bring on the guacamole...

6.07.2012

day 264

could have been a rare oak leaf but really i'm just up to my old tricks

6.06.2012

6.04.2012

day 261

some nice little lichens very easily transformed

6.03.2012

day 260

smooth lake michigan stones on the beach in glen arbor

6.02.2012

day 259

an easy knot made with simple online instructions

6.01.2012

day 258

a huge, heavy chain found in the tool bench (finally put to good use!)