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Completed 5d Project: Yarn Cat

The Latest Finish – Yarn Cat – Diamond Painting

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Being a cat person and a crafty person when I saw this adorable cat in a suitcase of yarn I knew it would be the perfect addition to my future craft room.

This past week I decided to take the couple hours left and complete this dragon, and I am so glad I did. This is a big diamond painting measuring in at a large 60cm by 45cm.

Now, as always, what color frame should I use?

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Completed 5d Project: Mythical Dragon

The Latest Finish – Mythical Dragon – Diamond Painting

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There is nothing about this Mythical Dragon that I do not like – the colors, the ball, the whole thing is just spectacular. I originally started this when I was watching Game of Thrones, and then my father got sick and while I was close to finishing, it just did not happen.

This past week I decided to take the couple hours left and complete this dragon, and I am so glad I did. This is a big diamond painting measuring in at a large 22.5 inches X 19. 25 inches. The plan is to find a suitable frame and put where I watch movies, it seems very mythical and movie like to me.

Now, as always, what color frame should I use?

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Completed 5d Project: Chipmunks Eating Corn

The Latest Finish – Chipmunks Eating Corn – Diamond Painting

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When I saw these Chipmunks Eating Corn I immediately thought it would be so cute in a dining area, or kitchen. I will say that the level of detail on the corn completely surprised me. This has 44 colors, and over 46,400 beads, making this very detailed. This  measures 27 inches x 19 inches (or 70cm x 50cm) and is the perfect size with the detail included.

The colors and the detail reminds me of summer corn, and this was just a lot of fun to work on. I started it November 23rd, and worked on it through the Thanksgiving weekend, then I worked on it a bit less while i focused on other projects, but began this past week, and managed to finish it one month from when I started it making the completion date 12/23/2018.

Now what color frame should I use?

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Brush Pen Lettering Practicing Book Review

Brush Pen Lettering Practice Book: Modern Caligraphy Drills, Measured Guidlines and Practice Shees to Perfect Your Basic Strokes, Letterforms and Words Review + Giveaway

As much as I love blogging there is another thing I love to do – write and send cards to loved ones, especially during the holidays when I am sending cards to loved ones.

I believe that the art of handwriting is slowly being eliminated from the skills people hold. Instead of being able to do clean brush lettering, people strive to have the most words typed from their smart phones.

Each year I write cards and notes, and each year I strive to make my handwriting better. I am always looking for books and step-by-step instructions to extend those skills. When I recently I received a copy of Brush Pen Lettering Practice Book: Modern Calligraphy Drills, Measured Guidelines, and Practice Sheets to Perfect Your Basic Strokes, Letterforms and Words by Grace Song for review I was excited to perfect my abilities for future cards with worksheets.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Scratch and Draw Patterns

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Scratch & Create – Scratch and Draw Patterns

The products featured in this post were provided to me free of charge courtesy of The Quatro Group. This post may have affiliate links but this in no way will influence the review to follow and all opinions are mine.

It has been brought to my attention that while I am talented in certain areas, drawing is not one of them. I am always trying to expand my hand and learn to draw, so when I saw the Scratch & Create: Scratch and Draw Patterns Book I was intrigued.

The Scratch & Create: Scratch and Draw Patterns Book is a 20 page book that has an image on one side, and a scratchable surface on the other side in which you “scratch” the image. There are spirals, tangles, and geometric patterns that have simple lines and shapes. The illustration on the facing scratch-off page gets scratched off with the specialized stylus tool to reveal a contrasting background to the color on the page.

Each page is perforated so you may keep or gift your image. I will say if you are looking for an easy image to create, this book may not be for you – it is for more advanced drawers but that is not to say it is difficult, just takes more a drawing hand. If you have a fan of drawing in your life this would be a great gift to challenge and expand their abilities.

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Completed 5d Project: Girl in the Pink Dress

The Latest Finish – Pink Dress Girl  – Diamond Painting

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There was something childlike when I saw this, that i knew it would go well in a guest room. When I saw this Girl in the Pink Dress and the pink in the dress I had to complete her. I had started this a couple months ago and just picked her up this weekend for the finish. This  measures a nice 16 by 20, with little extra for matting.

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Completed 5d Project: Colorful Owl

The Latest Finish – Colorful Owl  – Diamond Painting

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I have always been attracted to color and so when I saw this Colorful Owl and his myriad of colors, I knew I had to complete him. I had started this a couple months ago and just picked him up this weekend for the finish. While it was simpler than many of my other diamond painting undertakings, it was a nice to be done so quick. This is smaller and measures a nice 8 by 10, with some room in the blue for framing and matting.

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Completed 5d Project: Snoopy as the Flying Ace ala Van Gogh

The Latest Finish – Van Gogh’s The Snoopy as The Flying Ace ala Van Gogh  – Diamond Painting

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When my father was a pilot he would refere to himself as “The Flying Ace” and this Snoopy cartoon was plastered randomly throughout our house. This piece is in his honor and plan to have it framed. This is The Snoopy as the Flying Ace and 55cm by 55cm.

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Completed 5d Project: The Starry Night by Van Gogh

The Latest Finish – Van Gogh’s The Starry Night  – Diamond Painting

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This was one of my father’s favorite Van Gogh paintings and I had planned to have it framed for him. I still plan to frame it, it will just stay at my house now. This is The Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh and 40cm by 50cm.

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Completed 5d Project: UP Inspired – House and Balloons

My Latest Finish – UP House and Balloons Diamond Painting

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This has been in process since right before the holidays, so seeing it complete is a great way to welcome the colors of Spring. While I loved the colors, that is where the delay was – lots of confetti colors for the balloons. This is inspired by the Disney movie UP and is the house being taken up by balloons and is 30cm by 40cm.

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