August was the first month where I tried setting some goals for myself and posting them here to keep myself accountable. Let's see how it went! Completed in August: Harmonic Mosaic Dishcloth - knit Lots of pizza - cooking Some nature photos - photography Current WIPs: Solaris Shawl - crochet - No progress. Giant red... Continue Reading →
One new thing I'm trying here in year two of this blog is setting monthly goals for myself. Hopefully this will help keep me motivated to actually finish projects before starting new ones, and to meet some of the big goals I've set for myself for the year. I plan to catalog my works in... Continue Reading →
I finished building Captain Phasma and I think she looks amazing. The chrome is so shiny I had trouble taking a good picture without getting tons of weird reflections. It looks fantastic in person, though. Sure it is built from a kit, but I consider it the same as making a scarf from a crochet... Continue Reading →
As I mentioned in my blogaversary post, I have a few changes in mind for the next year of Daily Creative Thing. Year one was about finding the motivation to make things every day, learn new skills, and get my creative mojo back. I succeeded beyond my wildest expectations! For year two, I want to... Continue Reading →
I started this blog one year ago today! Although I haven't hit 365 posts due to some travel and emergencies, I have still worked on at least one creative thing every day for a year. It's been so wonderful to learn so many new things, and to practice old skills too. These photos are just... Continue Reading →
Today I realized I really wanted a way to be able to read my kindle easily while riding my exercise bike. This is my solution. It's not the prettiest thing but it holds my kindle in place right where I want it. We will see if it stays put tomorrow morning when I use the... Continue Reading →
Daily Creative Thing is on a temporary hiatus due to a personal emergency. I am fine but crafting and blogging need to take a back seat to other things for a bit. Don't worry, I still plan to finish my fish blanket before the end of the month!
It’s been about half a year now since I started my Daily Creative Thing project. I wanted to take a minute to reflect on it here, because it has been such a pleasure and a surprise. For years I was constantly creative in some way or other. I played an instrument. I wrote poetry and... Continue Reading →