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How to: B&W wood photo ornaments and keepsake gift tags!

How to: B&W wood photo ornaments and keepsake gift tags!

I recently did a guest post on the FedEx Out of Office blog, with a tutorial on making personalized wooden ornaments and gift tags from photocopies of your photos and drawings. It’s pretty cool, go check it out: Personalized Black & White Wood Ornaments… [ KEEP READING ] for all the step by steps.
It’s a really neat technique that just uses acrylic gel medium from the art store– no toxic chemicals or anything like that. 

Random Goodness: Crafty & Foodie Links

Random Goodness: Crafty & Foodie Links

A smattering of cool links from around the interwebs!
Just for Fun

Foodilicious
 

Awesome Octopus Cake

Awesome Octopus Cake

This is some serious cephalopod! Octopus Cake by by Karen Portaleo/ Highland Bakery. Wait.. Highland Bakery? That’s in my neighborhood. They make awesome TASTING cakes, too.

Another view
via the always awesome Great White Snark
Speaking of octopuses… I got stalled on my update to the hexapus tutorial… [ KEEP READING ], but I’ll get it out this week, I hope!

Plastic spoon roses, Slave Leias, cephalopods and more!

Plastic spoon roses, Slave Leias, cephalopods and more!

Cool links roundup: Enjoy!

Food themed Art Prints, KISS Cassette tape sculptures, and more … at Superpunch
Geek alert: Star Wars themed car wash, complete with a squad of Slave Leias
Very cool jewelry featuring cephalopods and other sea creatures at Stellanova via Cephalopod Tea Party
Wow, what an idea… make a rose from plastic spoons at Can’t Stop Making Things
A roundup of birthday party ideas at the always fab One Pretty Thing
Via Dollar Store Crafts, check out this tank top from t-shirt tutorial… [ KEEP READING ] by Found in the Ali.

Good Links

Good Links

A few quick links for you, to get your day going!
Love this nautilus by The Book Collector’s Wife!  It’s on my list of cool cephalopods!
Cool chess sets at Dudecraft
5 weird things I learned at culinary school at Talk of Tomatoes
Blade Runner death scene done in Legos … [ KEEP READING ](Blade Runner remains one of my fave all time movies. 

Make a yummy Flying Spaghetti Monster!

Make a yummy Flying Spaghetti Monster!

So… I decided to make a FSM (Flying Spaghetti Monster) out of a radical combination: Spaghetti and meatballs.  No, these aren’t just stacks of spaghetti, with meatballs on top, these are true meatball creatures… suitable for your own Flying Spaghetti Monster, or whatever you’d like to create!
I used a technique similar to the one I used for the Halloween Cephalopods (thanks to Filth Wizardry for the idea!… [ KEEP READING ]