Friday, July 27, 2012

FFF - Crafting (all sorts)

Happy Friday!  Most fun thing today?
Opening Ceremonies of the 2-12 Olympics!!!  
College Crafting:

Last Friday Hanna had 3 college friends for a visit.  It was a stormy day, so they tie-dyed in the garage (how glamorous).



The shower curtain drop cloth looked a little like a crime scene.


What a sweet group of girls.


Here are the finished shirts.  You can really tell which one is a cotton/poly blend!


Hanna also made this cool crayon canvas with a hair dryer.


Aircrafting:

Look who my seat mate was?  This sweet little ball of fluff.  Can you imagine my coco on an airplane?


First stop in Chicagoland?  Portillo's.  I like to eat regional food when I travel, wee.


We attended a lovely wedding in Lincoln Park.  When I think of Chicago, somehow I always forget about the traffic.


Here is a car shot of Buckingham fountain.  Pretty.


This was the view from the terrace at the wedding.  Best wishes Chris and Emily!


Without a cute doggie on the way back, I had to content myself with these little indulgences.  I like to splurge when imminent death is a possibility.


Have a Wonderful Weekend and enjoy the Olympic Games!!

10 comments:

  1. Tom and a cranberry muesli bar as near-death companions??? Barb you crack me up.
    Chicago traffic looks like Sydney traffic- ugh!
    Hope the happy couple have a wonderful life together.
    k

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  2. Tie dye is so much fun and they look like they enjoyed it!
    Now my burning question is, how is Tom doing after the break up?

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  3. Oh the traffic in Chicago! Few weeks back I got some taste of that too!
    And this is for Kelly - Definitely not jumping on the couch. That's for sure.

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  4. Your posts are such fun Barb!! I never know what to expect!! From tie dying to pomeranian fluff balls!! I always enjoy your food shots. :) I'm laughing at Sujatas comment about Tom not jumping on the couch!!

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  5. You have been busy. There's such great energy when young creative people are around. I love Chicago. I could eat my way around the city!

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  6. Glad you enjoyed Chicago--looks like it was lovely (but hot) weather.

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  7. You're too funny. You're blogging, so one must assume that imminent death never arrived. And you were in Chicago! Looks like you've been REALLY busy!!!

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  8. ha ha ha ha you like to fly as much as I do?
    I hate it!
    Happy Sewing on the revised star quilt it looks fantastic so far!

    Happy Sewing

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  9. Hi Barb,I'm hoping you can tell me how Hanna made that crayon canvas. I think my Ellie would love to make one. Sorry to request this through comments - my computer was not cooperating with trying to email you through your profile. Thanks, Wendy(a current Piecemaker)

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  10. Hi wendy -
    I'll check my email button - sorry about that.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPeFKSsoBEg&feature=youtube_gdata_player

    Here is a iTube how to that I found. If you google "melted crayon portrait" you will see lots of how tos and examples.

    good luck!
    barb

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