Matryoshka Attack

January 5, 2008 at 10:53 am | Posted in All Finished Crafts, Craft - Inspirations, Craft - Websites | 10 Comments
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Since junior high, I always like to get a “Kinder Surprise” as a small award for myself. I am never tired of discovering what’s inside and assembling the toy without looking at the guides. I don’t really like the chocolate outside and the toys usually go into my nephew’s pocket eventually. The plastic shells are all left. Such a shell appears in my sketch book rather frequently, but I never carried out any of them. One of the reason is that the paints I have cannot stay well on the surface. The solution is found when I was taking a shower. 😀 The implementation of one of the old sketch was relatively simple.

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A belated gift

January 2, 2008 at 9:21 pm | Posted in All Finished Crafts | Leave a comment
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I always want to make something for Mr. Y’s birthday, but I didn’t manage to do so in last two years. I just postponed my plan to the next event, e.g. Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year, Valentine’s day….our anniversary….and his next birthday, then the loop goes over again. In other words, I didn’t make him any gifts in quite a long time. When I went through my sketchbook yesterday, I “discovered” my plan for his last birthday and decided to carry it out. Still, it is late either for his birthday or for the new year.

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Matching Memory Game

December 30, 2007 at 12:23 pm | Posted in All Finished Crafts, Craft - How-to's, Craft - Inspirations, Craft - Websites | 41 Comments
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I had been collecting the same type of lids for a few months last year since I started to consider a board game project. Although there are so many choices, I ended up with the simplest one. *blush* Here comes a brief tutorial for how to make and play the game. There are various online version of this game (Hatch and Match). 🙂 Continue Reading Matching Memory Game…

It’s a cold Christmas

December 24, 2007 at 9:31 pm | Posted in All Finished Crafts, Travel | 1 Comment
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Holding on

December 18, 2007 at 7:02 pm | Posted in All Finished Crafts, Craft - Books, Misc. | Leave a comment
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I’ve written two exams and there is only one more to go for this year (there are 4 more in January.). I am sorry that I couldn’t reply any emails/comments and that I’ve been invisible from IM’s lately. Thanks for the nice comments, nice emails and nice messages to me!

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The tatted butterfly

October 12, 2007 at 11:05 am | Posted in All Finished Crafts, Craft - People | 6 Comments
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No doubt one simple project is not enough to really master the skills of needle tatting. This time, I made a butterfly with my doll needle.

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