Christmas is my very very favourite holiday, and one of my very very favourite things about this holiday is decorating. The lights and decorations (within tasteful reason) are a large part of what creates the magic of the season for me. Last year, @thatlaurachick asked me if I had any advice for hanging paper snowflakes, […]
For the first time in over eight years, I’m living in an actual house that has an entrance onto the street, and windows that are easily visible from the street. This means that we might actually get trick-or-treaters this Halloween! It means that if I put decorations in our windows, people might actually see them! […]
Here, as they say, be dragons. I have loved dragons forEVER. Patricia C. Wrede’s Dealing With Dragons and subsequent sequels were some of my favourite books as a kid (and I reread them now and again to this day), I collected all the castle themed lego I could and especially coveted the sets with dragons in them, […]
Yesterday Angela Webber of the Doubleclicks tweeted about a fellow who’d commented on the music video for Lasers and Feelings. This fellow was very upset, rageful even. Now while I agree that this is indeed rather delicious nerd rage, I also feel a bit bad for the guy. I mean, he’s clearly missing out on […]
It’s been a very Chtulhu week, as I worked on pattern drafting and various iterations of a Cthulhu plushie, which I’m calling my Cthulhu D’awwwtagn doll. In keeping with the theme of elder gods and tentacled madness, I thought I’d like to come up with a Cthulhu greeting card. But this monster doesn’t just slip […]
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The following thought process frequently takes place inside my head: Ooh, that thing is really neat. I wonder if I could make something like that. Hm, well normally that thing is made out of plastic/glass/ceramic/some other material I don’t have access to or don’t have the tools and knowledge to shape and manipulate. Ok, […]