Entries from Katy Oliver : Bean There tagged with 'crafty'

Annie & David, Wedding Bliss, part 1

pictures in this post c/o ellis...

Happy Halloween!!!

source: AndreaHarner...

Kayt (the Great) Featured in The New York Times!

Check out the super rad article here!Go Kayt!...

NYC Kamikaze Thursday with Annie, part 2: Maid of Honor Dress Fitting

*Annie is the bestest, most beautiful bride-to-be!!!*Ellis has mad skills!photos w/ KOdigi by Ellis, BK 9.11.08...

KO & Miss Mennes' Kamikaze Thursday Night

Annie, beautiful, in tye dye original by KO & @ Ellis', Brooklyn, 9.11.08...

Sole Mates Meet SoleMates

Recently, our beloved dog Oz ate not one but two of our favorite pairs of high heels. Rar! To calm our sorrows, we purchased two new pairs- we have 4 weddings to attend in the next 5 months!- of fabulous...

So Excited...

Thank you Annie! See you soon alot!...

Wild Wild Weaves

KO is crazy about these hair (master)pieces made by Japanese artist Nagi Noda. There's a little bit of "The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss" in them, but they still seem very original. KO sees passion~ animalistic, honest passion!~ in them....

Babe-licious!! The Bacon Bra!

Yay! Goes perfectly with KO's bacon martini, Ray's bacon ice cream and Santa Barbara's recently celebrated bacon-dipped-in-chocolate confection!!!pic via dlisted...

Funny Monkey!

AND (!!!):source: (one of KO's very favorite blogs) ASpecialWayOfBeingAfraid...

Viva il Vino

source: Peter's rad blog SMT, May 16, 2008...

Reality vs. Illusion

KO is constantly reminded that reality is everyday and illusion is every fantasy, every hope, every maybe...The dealio that KO is still getting schoolio-ed in is the vast, confusing difference between the two. Why choose a nice reality when a...

Oliver Man, Artist In Residence, West Coast Style

Congrats to my brother Mac! He is an artist through & through, true & true.And, for the first time he's showing his work! His work is currently being shown in Santa Barbara, and in the first four days he's already...

Thank You Heidi Klum

Project Oh My God Why Have I Not Been Watching This All Along?! RunwayHow have I never watched with wonder and awe the genius that is Heidi Klum's Project Runway???!!!! It's a travesty I've only now discovered the genuine masterpiece...

An Amazing, Inspired Update From The Penguin

The truly wonderful woman and worldly Penguin Lucy has sent along a great, sweet, and touching email account of her life this January. We hope she understands why we feel absolutely compelled to share two excerpts from her email with...

Dressed Up In Your Love

Made it to the City Saturday for Annie's first official day of searching-to find-the-perfect-Wedding Dress. As the maid of honor, I'm especially thrilled to be a part of the process and to be there for Annie in any way I...

Stopping The Train In Its Tracks

When I was in film school at UT, I finagled my way into a photography class reserved for photog majors...Actually, my love for film was based on and in my love for photography. It was a blessing and a privilege...

KO's Keeping-You-Posted Post

We've been so busy, as certainly you all have been...and we're working our mega-double (10:30am-12midnight) tomorrow at Modern, so we're hoping this brief but brilliant (ha! yes! go Bean!) post will satiate those of you still stopping by katyoliver.co for...

I Am The Cheese!

Vote today for our friend Dan Lubell's kraft cheese spot! He's a finalist and needs your votes!!! Watch his entry here(it's the one on the far right with the dancing toast, see pic below) and then show your support with...

Double Dare To Be Awesome Slash Awesome!

Double Dare Chicks, Bar, New Haven, ko/10.31.07...

Hey Baby Hey Baby Hey

Baby Boy on Greek Granny, Tim's show @ Bar, New Haven, 10.31.07...

Like Whoa

Horse's ass, Tim's show @ Bar, New Haven, 10.31.07...

Tool Box

Tim's show @Bar, 10.31.07...

Love In My Tummy

Eggplant Casserole...

Write On Binder

We like Mike Binder. He wrote and directed (and co-starred in) the perverse yet poignant film The Upside of Anger. His 2006 film Man About Town is a truly bizarre mixture of B-list talents and A-list writing. While I'm loathe...

Art Is Ego, Sanctuary

Partial of Door Collage, Sanctuary, Hottub Haus, 04-05...

Manny Makes Magic With a Walk Off Win

Hoorah for Red Sox Nation!!! The Indians came back from a 1-0 deficit to beat the Yankees tonight (amidst swarms of bugs)...but beyond that, and better still!!! The Red Sox took a torturous tie game to a 6-3 victory (!!!),...

Revisiting A Nightmare On Elm Street

We just watched the original 1984 Wes Craven written and directed horror flick, and it is still great. We remember back in the day sneaking down stairs and watching it (during a 3 day free trial of HBO) with brother...

What a Polish Drunk Really Looks Like

Dessert!!! This super delicious dessert was created by a Polish chef, mixing every yummy ingredient available, including creativity and love. It even has a poppyseed cake layer!A Polish Drunk, Thanks to RobZ for the introduction...

Separated By Plastic, Paparazzi

I am often my own best model~ I'm all I've got! Case in point: Monday, we rode back from Maryland with RobZ in his pick up. We hit traffic on the Merritt, and I was antsy, so out came the...

Augustoberfest

KO and RZ, Maryland, 8.26.07...

In Shambles

We just could not resist: Excerpts from Pete Doherty's talk with London's Daily Mirror oh so cleverly spliced with drawings KO did in Amsterdam in 1997: - "I love her with all my heart. I like the way she walks...

Revisiting Monday Night's Silly Madness with Ami! My Sista! My Sista!

Ami and KO rock this town inside out, New Haven, July 23, 2007...

Separated By Amsterdam

Left: One of KO's 1997 Amsterdam drawings; Right: Crooner Amy Winehouse...

Finally! Art and Soul

For weeks KO went without access to the web...sigh...but thanks to a new power cord for my mac, we be back up and beamin' about it...One big thing y'all missed~ the premiere of my jewelry line and the unveiling of...

Ear Candy

More creations from my all-original collection......

Model Friend, Soul Sista

Ami rocks the "cotton candy drops" @ Sidebar, New Haven, 4.14.07...

Getting Crafty Up In Here

Made some earrings today as part of my plan to sell my babies (yay! no more giving them away! finally!), starting with the Westville Art Walk on May 12th. KO be craftin' a sh!tload of earring$! Yay! See how lovely...so...

Not That Far From The Tree

It seems to me that...at a certain point in your life you can't help but take stock of your achievements, reevaluate your priorities and re-prioritize your goals... You make decisions based on your own best interests if you are wise...

Art and...Fuoco!

The most wonderful thing just happened to me... Feeling like I needed a good kick in the bum, I grabbed my Keith Haring art book (written in italian and english) to polish up my italian language skills (I used to...

Art Directed Awesomeness

KO recently reunited with Rob Z and, in the process, some of the old yet timely artifacts from the barroom in the basement at the old Oliver house. It was inevitable, then, that KO would put together a picture portraying...

Daddy Is An Artist, Mama Never Sleeps At Night

Art by Daddy, Dec. 2006...

The Art Of Ego Painted In A Different Light

Leggo My Ego by KO...

Golden Creations

You may remember me telling you that Saturday night I met up with Nik at his friend Piet's party. Well it turns out Piet isn't just a fellow-photog-fiend, he's also an artist. He crafts these crazy cool grenade oil lamps....

Creative, Lit

Todd and Stef adjusted their chandelier in a most crafty and classic fashion...with a carabeaner!Marvelous, comical and, most importantly, functional!...

Iowa City Interessante

Monday Lucy and I crafted out~ Lucy sewed books and I made earrings. We also laughed often...Yes! Iowa City! Good stuff!The Earth Mama pair:The triple bleu haze:Our veggie better-than-thanksgiving feast:Lucy and the peace pipe:Iowa City, 12.18.06...

Last Looks

Last night, after figuring out the Good-Will-Hunting-grade math equation of packing my life Tetris-style into my car, I rejoined Matt Lum in the web-rynth for one last night of research and ridiculousness. Our resonate friendship! Sigh. How I love Matt...

Motion. Picture. Magic. Man.

KO totally didn't realize our friend Dan was taking pictures last time we all partied with Santa! If you think the stills are revealing, you should see the video! Thanks Dan!Put yourself~ or someone else~ in my cute little elf...

Charted for Your Convenience

KO is so very happy to know about Indexed. It's such an original, inspired, clever~ and usually funny, to boot~ site...It totally makes "fun of some things and sense of others."(Indexed)...

Making the Connection

We are all connected...We live on one big round Earth. The web-rynth has made our interconnectedness (and the interconnectedness of information) all the more apparent. In considering this, KO decided to play a fun game that you can play too!...

Katy, (Texas...) Get Your Gun!

KO's been spending alot of time with genius webmaster/genius best friend Matt Lum. Last night we sat by our computers for hours- side by side, together- playing, working, laughing, learning...pensive, delirious, beyond-hunger...inspired, absorbed, obsessed... Matt found time to give me...

Now & Later

John Carney mentions a funny study at DealBreaker today about procrastination. I find it especially amusing because I considered justifying my healthy procrastination habit in a rational, thoughtful post but...ummm...put it off to work on various and sundry other creative...

Forever and Always Glorious

More classics from the epic photo library of yours truly...Babba, Jules & Ace by KO, Sheridan (7th grade?)Cory, Kayt, Katy & Megan, August 2001, StormkingLucy & Jesse by KO, Nov 3, 2003, NYCKO and Mary by Celeste, Fall 1993, Wallingford,...

Grinning While You Ride

Mary's brother wrote a book! A perfect gift! You can buy at Amazon. Check it out: Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County: A Wide-Grin Ride Guide...

High in Fat

It's with a dash of humor and a dollop of delight that I offer you this recipe (from The Stranger) for a true cult classic...not that KO (or The Stranger, for that matter) recommends you try this, mind you...Just, you...

Me's Crafty!

Took a break from wading through heavy doses of blogosphere truthiness today to craft out and make another pair of earrings. Yay! I call these "Ice Haze." Yay again! And for those of you who couldn't see the "Malibu Winter"...

Bold, Bald Beauty

Gwen Stefani took the prize at Worth1000 for best (what if they were) bald celebrity~ and she does look hot~ but we can't help but choose Joaquin Phoenix (as Johnny Cash) in all his bald beauty as our favorite...so delicious!...

Malibu Holiday

Saturday I drove to Malibu to visit Nik.Gave Nik's beautiful mom Lily the "au currant" earrings (KO originals)Peter and his gf Jennifer were in town from SeattleJennifer was an obvious choice for the KO original "dna" earringsNik's brother played the...

Does Anyone Remember Laughter?!

(thanks Maxie)...

Woman Rendered, Beauty Revealed

Click here to see a rendering of a woman from the inside out. It's a superb transformation! (thanks Ami!)...

I Heart You

KO is smitten with our friend Brando's site BrandSpankin'...we really like the way his creative brain works! KO is totally into his new post that plays on the whole "I [heart] NY" logo...it totally reminds KO of a super-rad home-made...

...it's katyoliver.co!!!

Thanks again & again (a million times over) to Val for rad & amazing KO.com stickers:They are genius & inspired Valerie! I love them (and you!) long time alot!...

Far Away, So Close

The cellphone picture phenomenon will never lose its luster for KO... Oh, what exquisite joy! Thank you to birthday babe Lucy & everyone else for the most wonderful expression of love from a distance KO could ever dream of! Lucy...

Solid. Golden. Greatness.

KO loves cell phone pictures. They are clever little nuggets of joy... Yesterday Kayt & John both showed me some love~ KO is still smitten...Above: Kayt gives a nod to our magical night @ 119 in October Below: John gives...

Some Things are Still the Same

Happy Friday-before-the-Election, y'all!!! We country!!! This song~ much like KO~ NEVER gets OLD & ALWAYS remembers!!! Genesis "Land of Confusion" (YouTube ain't 100% dead...yet)...

Radio Free/Rad Friend America

KO encourages you to check out our amazing and inspiring friend Andrea Harner's CHRW interview! AH, Celeste & KO, Celeste's Wedding, Martha's Vineyard, 7/05...

Ugly Is Perfect

Proof in the pudding...Heidi Klum & Seal couldn't be uglier...or more beautiful... Heidi's Halloween Party, LA, 10.31.06...

The Great & Mysterious Pumpkin Phenom

BOONE, Colorado- Nobody knows who, but someone with a lot of Halloween spirit decorated this small southern Colorado town with hundreds and hundreds of pumpkins. Residents woke up Tuesday to find virtually every surface covered with the orange holiday icons....

Road Trippin USA

Our awesome/awesomely talented & gifted friend Jarrett (or JPS as we call him) is setting off today for the East Coast...Road Trippin USA! While admittedly, we are a little sad he's going to miss the big birthday on Saturday (KO...

Dressed/Greatness

While KO was camping in Catalina this weekend, Annie & John were costuming it up in NYC. Luckily, these two totally get me. They captured the beauty & shared the magic.Annie & John, via cellphone, NYC, 10.28.06 (Thank you/Love/Greatness!)...

The Spoils of Crafty & Clever

You must visit this site...It'll quickly become one of your new favorites fo'shizzle... (thanks Ninja! Hi!)...

"Hot. White Hot."**

Yay! ********************************************************************* **Post Title Quote is Molly Ringwald in Pretty In Pink. Duh....

This is PERFECTION

Would KO lie to you?! DaYUMmn!!! That is truly the ASS of all asses!!! Well done Mary!!!** **KO insists you visit Mary's blog! Mary remains one of THE MOST INFLUENTIAL photographers Katy O has ever enjoyed time and creation with!!!...