~* The Latest of the Greatest Creations and a New Segment for the Garden Lovers *~

Aloha and welcome back, friends! I kindly thank you for tuning in, and, please please, don’t mind the gap between the last post date and this one >.>  It’s been quite a past year (year?), but I am officially back. Now, let’s party.

In the Name of the Moon, I shall… Either compose a letter or pretty up my face! :p

We all know I’m a weirdo, right? Right. Well my weird self loves goofy hair things too, and while I am not brave enough to dye it anymore (shouts out to all you peeps with cool hair), I am resourceful enough to still make it quirky, and what better than incorporating Sailor Moon into the mix?

Now see, I have this habit of sticking a pen in my hair, and one day the light bulb went off… Moonstick Pen. After multiple attempts wrestling with clay and a hollow pen, and much hair pulling, I finally perfected the Moonstick Pen.

Moonstick Pen

Ta Da! Love it. Not much else to say here.

A few days ago, I got a message on Etsy asking about a custom order for a Moonstick make up brush. When this order came in, I was floored because it was such an ingenious idea, and is why I have to give a shout out and thanks to my new friend Catherine. She’s got really cool taste in make up and kawaii accessories, check her out on Instagram. I bet we will be seeing some more collaborations in the near future. 🙂

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The stars on the make up brush are a lot larger because I wanted them to be flamboyant, other than that it’s basically the same structure as the pen, with a little tricky toaster oven baking work going on.

And now for a side journey.

Let’s back up to the past a bit. After I had made enough Moonstick pens that I didn’t want to touch them for a while, I came up with another idea for a pen. This one, though, is not suited for sticking in hair buns. Iiiiiit would snag a little.

I wanted to make a pen that looked like a whimsical celestial piece of art. I believe I accomplished that feat, now, taking pictures of dark objects with only light backgrounds, not exactly my forte’, so don’t mind the contrast here -_-;; Still learning how to use my camera, folks.;

Wand Pen

The color is actually a very deep purple-ish blue. Swirling around betwixt the moons and stars are gemstone beads, and on top a terminated quartz.

Wand Pen TopClose

Here’s a view more suited for my friends in Australia.

Purse Charms!

These are just a couple of fun charms for a purse or backpack, incorporating my favorite things and just enough bling. Do people still say that..bling?

Chunky Charm

Sweets galore here! I kinda got hungry putting this one together, hehe.

Charm Moonstick simpleish

It’s like, a miniature version of the one above, but better with a mini Moonstick. I believe this would be best suited for Chibiusa’s taste. :p

These purse charms are so much fun to make, I hope they can find a good home soon. They, will everything else above, will be in the Etsy shop within a few days.

Moving on to our new segment, How’s that Garden Lookin’ Lately?

And this is How the Garden is Lookin’ Lately.

Thank you for keeping with me for this whole post, it’s been fun leading up to this moment.

Not only do I love to create with crafts, I also love making places beautiful with nature, growing plants, watching seeds sprout before your very eyes. It’s a magical thing to behold, the evolution of plants and the area which they inhabit. I would like to share with the readers, friends, families, and newbies, the best place to sit back, enjoy time with friends, and sip on a nice cold beverage, DecoJenn’s Garden.

It’s got a few different little “areas”, per say. Today’s tour will feature the most grandiose and exquisite of them. But first, here is the view from my “living room chair”.

Garden View I

Okay Okay I still stink at this whole taking pictures thing and I know you’re like Holy Some Kind of Exposure, Batman! This is gonna have to do for now. Though, I do promise the reset of the pictures are better ^_^

Cactus Garden

This is the Cactus Garden, variety, Prickly Pair, as the little sign on the top right of the square pots denotes :p All of these guys came from a single plant, in the container above the garden gnome’s spot. At night, the light in the bottom center provides color changing light, which is quite fun. I’ll try to snap a night time pic of the scene for a later post.

Buddha Cart

The Buddha Cart. It has been in my care for many years. We have pictured here, Young Buddha, in case anyone was wondering..(Yes people have come to my place and asked why he is skinny -_-) This is when he was an adolescent going through his acquiring of wisdom phase, from what I understand. Either way, I try to keep the cart adorned with flowers, which means it changes often. In fact, it has changed since I snapped the pic!

Luminesence Tigerlilly

Check out the amber glow on the statue there. This was totally done by coincidence. The birdbath got a new home, and the rest flowed along.

Thank you for your patronage and see ya soon ^_^ … for real this time ….

P.S. Hi Cam!!!! *waves*

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❅☃ Post Holiday Update :D ☃❅

(‘-‘*)オヒサ♪ Long time, no see.

We had some very busy holidays around here in Deco-Kitty central.(´~`)

In the past couple months, I have made ~65 batches of chili (Jk, it’s prolly closer to 8, but it feeeeels like more), been on multiple road trips, gone through 2 fits of a bad cold, met multiple members of my boyfriend’s family (*≧▽≦)オハツでっす♪, planted herbs for cooking with, and began the Spring cleaning. Phew!

Anyways, enough rambling, on with the show!

The first piece is a character from Monster High, Abbey Bominable, the daughter of the Yeti. Unbeknownst to most of my friends, I really like the Abominable Snowman, Jack Frost, the Snow Queen, and other characters that deal with coldness/ice/snow, though I am not sure why since I can’t stand cold weather. xD So, given that fun fact, I decided to craft this character first for my upcoming Monster High series, because she’s my favorite character so far.

Yay first image which I tried to add a little extra flair to the foreground :) I am trying to make my pictures look better.

Yay! first image which I added a little extra flair to the foreground 🙂 I am trying to make my pictures look better, hopefully it works.

Of course I couldn’t stay away from making Sailor Moon stuff for long, right?

This is Sailor ChibiMoon's Crystal Carillon. I carefully crafted it so that the bells rings clearly ^_^

This is Sailor ChibiMoon’s Crystal Carillon. I carefully crafted it so that the bells ring clearly ^_^

On the left is Sailor Moon's Disguise Pen. Very easy to make. :D  The two wands are Sailor ChibiMoon's Pink Moon stick.

On the left is Sailor Moon’s Disguise Pen. Very easy to make. 😀
The two wands are Sailor ChibiMoon’s Pink Moon stick.

The sword on the left is called Kaleidomoon Scope (not sure why). I've really liked that weapon and always wanted a miniature toy version of it, so I got to make my own ^_^ On the left is Sailor Venus' transformation wand.

The sword on the left is called Kaleidomoon Scope (not sure why). I’ve really liked that weapon and always wanted a miniature toy version of it, so I got to make my own ^_^
On the left is Sailor Venus’ transformation wand.

I made two bells and two Chibimoon wands so I can keep one and give the other to a friend. She also ordered the Sailor Venus wand and a few other things. (’-’*) フフ Big shout out to Cam-O-Chan for the encouragement and support!!!

When I showed my boyfriend the Sailor Moon sword, he reminded me that he had requested an Adventure Time sword, but that was right around when I first started crafting with clay, and I had forgotten since then |・ω・`)コッショリ So I figured after I made me a sword, I would make him a sword, which means we both got swords! Yay! Sword fight!

This is Fin with his Demon Blood Sword. Feels kinda weird typing that amidst all this pink and glitter on the blog :p

This is Fin with his Demon Blood Sword. Feels kinda weird typing that amidst all this pink and glitter on the blog :p

The next pictures were taken with the cell phone, so I apologize for the quality. They were gifted as Christmas presents or had to be delivered quickly before I decided to take on the camera again.

These were given to my BF's twin sisters. I think they came out really adorable

These were given to my BF’s twin sisters. I think they came out really adorable.

The reason I made this is because the BF's grandma crafted him a quilt for Christmas. It was even featured in a quilt show! Anyways, since she was giving the quilt to him, I wanted to try and replicate the pattern on clay for her :) She loves Mickey Mouse so I combined the two for this piece.

The reason I made this is because the BF’s grandma crafted him a quilt for Christmas. It was even featured in a quilt show! Anyways, since she was giving the quilt to him, I wanted to try and replicate the pattern on clay for her 🙂 She loves Mickey Mouse so I combined the two for this piece.

The following two below are a big Sailor Moon haul that left home very quickly.

It's all about the bow. That's my favorite piece in this bunch.

It’s all about the bow. That’s my favorite piece in this bunch.

The transformation wands for each Sailor of the inner planets. left to right - Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Venus.  If you go back up and look at Cam-O-Chan's Venus wand, you'll see the improvements from this batch ^_^;;

The transformation wands for each Sailor of the inner planets. left to right – Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Venus.
If you go back up and look at Cam-O-Chan’s Venus wand, you’ll see the improvements from this batch ^_^;;

And lastly, in honor of the Chinese/Lunar New Year, we have some lucky red envelopes that will be given to my friends when I see them 😀

It was a lot of fun painting the pictures on these. In fact, so much fun that I had contemplated making another batch!

It was a lot of fun painting the pictures on these. In fact, so much fun that I had contemplated making another batch!

I hope everyone had a good holiday season and also that your New Year is off to a good start!

Thanks for making it to the end!! 🙂

(^ _ ^)/~~サヨナラ