Bad news, guys!I quit sugar and it's doing amazing things for my soul and body! It's only bad news because the only sweet baking I will do will be around birthdays and never for my own home or guests. Yeah, sorry, but really I'm not
I'm one of thoseI always told myself, I would never be one of those that disappear from deviantART without saying a word. I was a mom already, with tons of projects but I still could manage being an decent CV and bringing the community fun events (I hope?). It turns out that I'm a huge hypocrite. I became what I didn't want to become. Sure, I could blame the fact that I now have 2 children that depend on me or that I've been working more and more for my business but the truth is that I feel like an impostor. I lost interest in creating art. I start projects in my head but never follow through. I haven't even posted on my recipe blog in 3 months. My favorite memories of being on dA is being a CV and creating events and articles. The Community is what I've always loved most, it's what made me want to become a Volunteer in the first place. So why did I disappear? I'm not sure. Does this journal mean I will come back and dedicate more time to the community as a member? I don't know... I feel li
Architectural ModelsAs a previous CV and as an Artisan Crafts enthusiastic in general, I feel that the Architectural Models sub-category of Artisan Crafts is often left out of the spotlight. Mainly, I think because it is not nearly as popular as say jewelry making or knitting. I've always had a respect for architectural models, my first room mate had a huge city model that he built from scratch, he kept removing buildings and replacing them with new ones all the time. I could sit there on the floor of his room, watching him build and destroy for hours while we conversed about anything at all, it was therapeutic somehow.
Oh man, my life...First of all thanks for all the birthday wishes I spent my birthday and most of last week in a hospital with my newborn. I can easily say it was the most stressful and worst time of my life. He caught a nasty virus and had to be hospitalized and put on oxygen. Other nasty tests and interventions were done to him to rule out any infections and keep his breathing under control. He got RSV and bronchiolitis so we were put into isolation with 2 other children that had the same virus. After 5 days (on my birthday) we got to go home. Félix is doing much better but we're not out of the woods just yet, he still have a nasty cough but it's getting better. Sorry I can't and won't respond to messages and notes for a while. Hope you understand. That white thing in Felix's mouth is a soother btw, not some horrible medical contraption, lol.
I've been busy..Hello beautiful deviants, I miss you a lot. I wish I could be more active and reply in a timely manner to the billions of notes/messages that I received in response to my latest DD. I have about 792+ messages, notes and deviations in my message center to read. The truth is, I log in for about 5 minutes everyday and end up having to get up again. It's hard to catch up. But I'm still here and don't plan on leaving!I blame this adorable little guy Can you see the cute little penguin next to him? Brookette lovingly made it for him.Also something wonderful happened; I've been awarded my very own pair of wings! I you guys.
My etsy shop is live!Come take a look! I have a few items listed and more should be coming in the next few weeks! GO GO GO: A crafting mayhemHere's a 15% off coupon (not applicable to the surprise me listings): RELAUNCHYAYThis coupon expires Feb. 28th.Also, watch my facebook page for exclusive coupon codes and other promotions.I would appreciate any kind of pimping!Thanks!
New projectHey guys, remember how I wanted to get back into jewellery making but being a Mom with a 3 week old is kind of hard. I've been working on this line for a little while. I'm still in the testing phase.Yep, I am re-opening my etsy page and I have a brand new name to go with my project. I'm calling it "A Crafting Mayhem". You can expect to hear more about that soon. Here's a preview of what's to come.
Farewell to the old and Hello to the new year2013 has been a very crazy year for me and my family. So much has happened but here are the highlights:Right before the year began I became a CV for Artisan Crafts and was lucky enough to work side by side with Talty In February, I learned that I had PCOS. When it was announced to me, I was told that it was a miracle that I had gotten pregnant with Loïc in the first place and that there was no cure.Winter was rough for my family. My little Loïc got sick a lot.In April, drama happened and ties with long term friends were broken.A few days later, I learned I was 7 weeks pregnant! In your face PCOS! In May, cakecrumbs joined the AC CV team In July, my husband cut his finger and needed stitches. Also, we purchased our first home and had an ultrasound to that showed I was e
Felix Navidad, a prince is bornOn December 21st at 22:43, my little Félix was born after 4 hours and 30 minutes of labour. He weighed a massive 9lbs 11oz and measures 22 inches.The labour went well but I'm really exhausted so I hope you understand if I take my time in answering comments and notes Hope you have a wonderful Christmas
Today's Headlines From The Newsdesk 7-6-2015ArchiveToday’s Headlines From The News DeskJuly 6, 2015:iconmoonbeam13: Moonbeam13:icondamphyr: damphyrTwitterFacebookGoogle+Today's Inspiration Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward.”— Victor KiamLegend of Zelda Manga ReturnsIt's been seven long years, but at long last, Link will return in a new Legend of Zelda manga! Which incarnation of Link do you think will inspire this story?Turtle
Achievement Unlocked: EqualityArchiveAchievement Unlocked: Equality:icondamphyr: damphyr:icontaxikun: taxikunF E A . S E TTwitterFacebookGoogle+Nintendo scored points with fans who have been longing for more diversity and representation in games by confirming that newest title in their Fire Emblem series will allow for same-sex relationships.While this announcement has made headlines, Fire Emblem will not be the first time that Nintendo has allowed players the option of a same-sex union.In 2005, the Bokujō Monogatari series, Harvest Moon to English s
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 7-2-15ArchiveToday’s Headlines From The News DeskJuly 2, 2015:iconmoonbeam13: Moonbeam13:icondamphyr: damphyrTwitterFacebookGoogle+Today's Inspiration The most effective way to do it, is to do it.”—Amelia EarhartToday, get started on that project or task you've been putting off.Independence DayIn honor of Independence Day, DeviantArt staff will be enjoying the day off on Friday, July 3rd. As such, we won't be posting headlines but we'll be back to our regularly scheduled programming on Monday, July 6th. To our U.S. friends, Happy Fourth of July!The Ne
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 7-7-2015ArchiveToday’s Headlines From The News DeskJuly 7, 2015:iconmoonbeam13: Moonbeam13:icondamphyr: damphyrTwitterFacebookGoogle+Today's Inspiration You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.— Jack LondonRegalia Successfully FundedLast week we highlighted the Kickstarter Game: Regalia - Of Men and Monarchs, a tatical RPG featuring the artwork of several of our very own deviants. We watched in awe as the project was
Nightmare Fuel: Monsters by Anastasios GionisAnastasios Gionis is a digital sculptor and 3D modeler for the film industry. His work has been featured in films such as Snow White and the Huntsman, Cabin in the Woods, Land of the Lost, Hop, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.He also did character design for kids TV shows including As Told by Ginger, All Grown Up, Squirrel Boy, and Rocket Power.
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 6-29-15ArchiveToday’s Headlines From The News DeskJune 29, 2015:iconmoonbeam13: Moonbeam13:icondamphyr: damphyrTwitterFacebookGoogle+Cheer UpWe know it's Monday again but cheer up -- we're in this together.Age of Tin ManWhat happens when you mash-up Avengers: Age of Ultron and The Wizard of Oz? Probably something like this and we like it.The Road NorthJoshuaCovey has almost reached his Kickstarter goal to fund his comic The Road North
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Today's Headlines From The News Desk 7-1-15ArchiveToday’s Headlines From The News DeskJuly 1, 2015:iconmoonbeam13: Moonbeam13:icondamphyr: damphyrTwitterFacebookGoogle+Today's Inspiration Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.Maya AngelouToday, aspire to brighten someone's day!Get Pinned!Marvel's SDCC exclusive pin sets feature art by our very own skottieyoung! These pins are not only adorable, they feature some of our favorite Marvel heroes. Be sure to drop by
Today's Headlines From The News Desk 6-30-15ArchiveToday’s Headlines From The News DeskJune 30, 2015:iconmoonbeam13: Moonbeam13:icondamphyr: damphyrTwitterFacebookGoogle+Today's Inspiration Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. - Francis of AssisiLost VoicesDarius Simpson and Scout Bostley are both students and poets at Eastern Michigan University. This is their joint spoken word performance they delivered during a poetry slam invitational and it's unbelievably powerful. The message? There is a thin line between supporting someone and speaking for them.:bigthumb38195
December Artisan Crafts DD RoundupHere is my DD roundup for the month of December, you can find Talty's roundup here:iconmaytel:Features by maytel Patchwork bracelets by TriquetraZone ABERDEEN by artpoppyCardboard views by MaboroshiTira 'Taiga' #6/25 by Kaa-Annaku The Peacock by MartaGrzywnaHervor new costume by VendelRus Tokenekie by DragonsAndBeasties Amigurumi Jedi by missdolkapotsOld Fame Trio - Am Sportplatz by datvimoz Tribal Portrait VI by Genevieve-Amelia Miniature Butterflies Glass Dome Pendants by GloomyswirlEstigia: Sheep and squirrel by elypsiaproject The Cake Before Christmas by MeYaIeM 12 Days of Christmas :: 4 Poinsettia Jocondes by cakecrumbsMerry X-Mas Cookie Necklace-Polymer Clay-Miniature by ThePetiteShop Comb 'Kraken' by WhiteSquaw The Lady of the Forest by TheIronRingSmallest Viking Hat by Drgibbs Dwarven Treasure - Mithril Sheen by ce-e-vel Swordsinger assembly 2 by FlacusetarhadelDragon Rooney from the White Forest by TantaliaDD SuggestionsRead my detailed guidelines here:FAQ61::FAQ18::FAQ313::FAQ873: