Thursday, December 15, 2011

Things I Love Thursday

Christmas is almost here and I would like to highlight a few outrageously unique things I am loving this week!

Isn't this Strawberry Blond, Lime Green Art Doll just amazing???




I think this Pink and Black Ruffles Scarf scarf is fantastic!




Being a fiber artist and loving to knit and crochet, of course I was drawn to this Fiber Art Soft Sculpture !




©Polkadot Possum (Cindy Harwood)

Monday, December 12, 2011

Time for Some Holiday Shopping!

Holiday gift giving is time is here and any of these fantastic items could be perfect for someone on your list.

Soft as a Snowflake Gift Guide:


Teal, Green and Amber Gift Guide:


And here's a collection featuring the 2012 color of the year - Tangerine!


©Polkadot Possum (Cindy Harwood)

Saturday, November 19, 2011

I'm Lovin' The Yarn Kitchen!

I am really loving the items from TheYarnKitchen on Etsy! Any of these would make great holiday gifts!



©Polkadot Possum (Cindy Harwood)

Friday, November 11, 2011

Things I Love Thursday

Here are some things I am loving this week!

Gorgeous holiday wrapping from http://houseandhome.com.




Peppermint hot chocolate mix! A great gift idea from http://myrecipes.com.




Christmas table setting idea from http://bhg.com.




©Polkadot Possum (Cindy Harwood)

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

New Work Wednesday

This week I have some new fabric boxes in holiday colors.

These fabric boxes are great for holding treasures, jewelry, office supplies and other items.

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These unique, original design fabric boxes were created from a variety of hand-dyed cottons, silks and synthetics. The exterior of each box is embellished with couched yarns for added texture and the interior is lined with a commercial cotton fabric. The edges of the boxes are finished with stitched yarn and they are held closed by elastic and a brass or vintage button. Heavy interfacing keeps the box sturdy but flexible.

Size:
L: 5 inches / 12.5 cm
W: 4.5 inches / 11.25 cm
H: 2.5 inches / 6.25 cm

These, and other, fabric boxes are available now in my Etsy shop.

©Polkadot Possum (Cindy Harwood)

Monday, November 7, 2011

Etsy Heart Hop - November 7, 2011

It's time for another Heart Hop where we follow a trail of hearts from one Etsy shop to another. This is a really cool way to showcase some of the awesome talent on Etsy and discover interesting new artists. Here are some interesting and fun fall and Halloween finds.

Last time we left off with Mietjie who hearts . . .


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- seboldsoriginals (Mr. McKarr) who hearts . . .

- nonesuchgarden (Leroy the Ringtailed Lemur Doll) who hearts . . .

- paintboxsoapworks (Luxury Glycerin Soap) who hearts . . .

- orangethyme (Rhubarb Soda Lip Balm) who hearts . . .

- adatine (Bandit Rabbit) who hearts . . .

- andiespecialtysweets (Wild Sugar Mushrooms) who hearts . . .

- KettleConfections (Assorted French Nougats) who hearts . . .

- everythingok (Rainbow Wristwarmers) who hearts . . .

Check back next week to see where the trail will lead!

NOTE: Original Etsy shop owners retain copyright to all items and photos.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Beautiful Colors to Brighten Your Weekend

Here are some bright and colorful collections to liven up your weekend. Holiday gift giving is right around the corner and any of these fantastic items could be perfect for someone on your list.

Purple and Green lovers.


Peppermint Bark, anyone?


Bright and colorful for all ages.


©Polkadot Possum (Cindy Harwood)

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Things I Love Thursday

Here are some things I am loving this week!




Doesn't this just make you happy?? This was posted by SunshineandPearls.




I'm seriously loving this album by Julie Fei-Fan Balzer.


Source: google.com via Cindy on Pinterest




How cool is this zentangle cake masterpiece? It's from the Gallery of Wedding Cakes on The Grand Finale.

©Polkadot Possum (Cindy Harwood)

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

New Work Wednesday

In anticipation of the holidays, I been working on some new journal covers.

Large Moleskine Journal Covers

These reusable journal covers will fit the Large size (5" x 8.25") Moleskine journals and notebooks.



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These reusable Moleskine™ notebook covers are made from a collage of hand-dyed cottons or cottons and silks embellished with yarn to give texture. The covers are constructed on heavy, flexible stabilizer and the inside is lined with coordinating cotton fabric. Inside the front cover is a handy pocket for notes, photos, memorabilia, ephemera and pens. The cover wraps around to completely enclose the edges of the journal and is held securely with a magnetic snap closure.

Journal Cover Dimensions: 5.25" x 8.5" (13.34 cm x 21.6 cm)

These journals/notebook covers are available now in my Etsy shop.

©Polkadot Possum (Cindy Harwood)

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Tuesday Tidbits

I've come across some colorful and fun things to liven up your November.


A fantastic Moroccan Caravan Gypsy bracelet from SGArtandFashion!


If you like industrial style you will probably love this necklace make from a washer from MaddDoggofTomorrow!


A tiny, gorgeous beaded gourd bowl from Midnightcoiler!


The perfect journal for all your fall note and sketches from Thenibandquill!

©Polkadot Possum (Cindy Harwood)

Monday, October 31, 2011

Etsy Heart Hop - October 31, 2011

It's time for another Heart Hop where we follow a trail of hearts from one Etsy shop to another. This is a really cool way to showcase some of the awesome talent on Etsy and discover interesting new artists. Here are some interesting and fun fall and Halloween finds.

Last time we left off with Floweredsky who hearts . . .


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- thecozycorner (Vintage Brass Dinner Bell) who hearts . . .

- CrochetingforCash (Turkey Hat for Children) who hearts . . .

- niftybynature (Handpainted Flower Necklace) who hearts . . .

- saracarr (Lambswool Hedgehog Plush) who hearts . . .

- MyBookmark (Wicked Witch in the Book) who hearts . . .

- KittyApril (Halloween Artist Teddy Bear) who hearts . . .

- yoguiana (Crochet Gingerbread Cat Keychain) who hearts . . .

- Mietjie (Bumble the Bee) who hearts . . .

Check back next week to see where the trail will lead!

NOTE: Original Etsy shop owners retain copyright to all items and photos.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Etsy Heart Hop - October 24, 2011

It's time for another Heart Hop where we follow a trail of hearts from one Etsy shop to another. This is a really cool way to showcase some of the awesome talent on Etsy and discover interesting new artists. For the next few weeks I plan on showcasing interesting fall and Halloween finds. This week we focus on earthy fall colors!

Last time we left off with ShadedMemories who hearts . . .


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- sarahknight (Pumpkin Photo Print) who hearts . . .

- Feille (Petit Yarn Bundle) who hearts . . .

- OnTheRound (Handspun Yarn) who hearts . . .

- lacasadecoto (Round Crochet Pillow) who hearts . . .

- HelenRawlinson (Set of 2 Tea Towels) who hearts . . .

- pixihill (Wool Patchwork Pillow) who hearts . . .

- NewMoonStudio (Wheel Thrown Nested Bowls) who hearts . . .

- Floweredsky (Smokey Quartz Earrings) who hearts . . .

Check back next week to see where the trail will lead!

NOTE: Original Etsy shop owners retain copyright to all items and photos.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Etsy Heart Hop - October 17, 2011

It's time for another Heart Hop where we follow a trail of hearts from one Etsy shop to another. This is a really cool way to showcase some of the awesome talent on Etsy and discover interesting new artists. For the next few weeks I plan on showcasing interesting fall and Halloween finds. This week we focus on earthy fall colors!

Last time we left off with lorisplace who hearts . . .


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- movetheneedle (Blue and Gold Marbled Journal) who hearts . . .

- AStonesThrow (Print Checkbook Cover) who hearts . . .

- SueRunyonDesigns (Copper Dragonfly Ornament) who hearts . . .

- bonjean67 (Large Autumn Tote Bag) who hearts . . .

- EweniqueEssentials (Hand Knit Dishcloths) who hearts . . .

- StyleKnitting (Purple Fingerless Gloves) who hearts . . .

- janeheller (Queen Anne's Lace) who hearts . . .

- ShadedMemories (Gold and Olive Leaves Photo) who hearts . . .

Check back next week to see where the trail will lead!

NOTE: Original Etsy shop owners retain copyright to all items and photos.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Things I Love Thursday

Here are some things I am loving for the Halloween season this week:


Felt leaves in autumn colors.


A tiny knitted pumpkin from Mochimochi Land.


Halloween treat centerpiece by Sara Westbrook.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

New Work Wednesday

Here's some new pieces I've been working on lately

Mixed Media Pumpkin Brooches/Pins

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Fabric Boxes

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Mixed Media Jewelry

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©Polkadot Possum (Cindy Harwood)

Etsy Heart Hop - October 11, 2011

It's time for another Heart Hop where we follow a trail of hearts from one Etsy shop to another. This is a really cool way to showcase some of the awesome talent on Etsy and discover interesting new artists. For the next few weeks I plan on showcasing interesting fall and Halloween finds. This week we focus on earthy fall colors!

Last time we left off with louiseblack who hearts . . .


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- CurtinsCreations (Ceramic Curly Creature) who hearts . . .

- blueroompottery (Wheelthrown Stoneware Planet) who hearts . . .

- Iovelycrochet (Crochet Fingerless Gloves) who hearts . . .

- yorktownroad (Golden Yellow Tote Bag) who hearts . . .

- KokoshKnitting (Green Labyrinth Crochet Beret) who hearts . . .

- fishandlotus (Origami Lotus Flower) who hearts . . .

- grayworksdesign (Hackberry Cutting Board) who hearts . . .

- lorisplace (Pilgrim Cookies) who hearts . . .

Check back next week to see where the trail will lead!

NOTE: Original Etsy shop owners retain copyright to all items and photos.

Friday, September 30, 2011

Photo Friday - Autumn on Flickr

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Autumn avenue Autumn's scars
Autumn Treasures Ripe by Thorsten Becker (top left)
Autumn by Lady-bug (top right)
Autumn Avenue by Thomas ♫ {zzaj} (bottom left)
Autumn's Scars by Amir Jina (bottom right)

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Things I Love Thursday - Halloween Fun

Here are some things I am loving for the Halloween season this week:


Candy corn candle holders from ItsyBitsyPaper.


Cool Halloween decor from Truly Chic Inspirations.


Soft sculptured fiber art skull from AnnaBelleArts on Etsy.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Photo Friday

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Baked Parmesan Tomatoes (top left)
Grilled Bruschetta Chicken (top right)
Stuffed Salmon with Sriracha Cream Sauce (bottom left)
Sauteed Salmon with Cilantro Vinaigrette over CousCous (bottom right)