Crochet · DIY Crafts · Gift Idea · Holiday

10 DIY Gift Ideas

The only thing more special than receiving a handmade gift is crafting one. Today I am sharing a compilation post of my 10 favorite hand crafted gifts that I have shared on this blog. In this post you will find handmade gifts with accompanying tips and tutorials. Most are simple enough for beginners and you should… Continue reading 10 DIY Gift Ideas

DIY Crafts · Gift Idea · Holiday

DIY Mod Podge Photo Ornament

This do-it-yourself project is inexpensive, requires only a few basic materials, and is easy enough for the beginner crafter. Just use your leftover school, holiday, or Santa photo prints to create a keepsake ornament! Get creative with your ornament shape, color combinations, and decorations to make it your own… and whatever you do, don’t forget to make… Continue reading DIY Mod Podge Photo Ornament

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DIY Button Paper Clip Bookmarks

I attended a craft event recently where I made these fun button paper clip bookmarks. The possibilities are endless when you layer buttons with embellishments to create unique designs and color combinations. The cost averaged out to around $0.50 per bookmark, making them an affordable DIY gift idea. All you’ll need are paper clips, assorted… Continue reading DIY Button Paper Clip Bookmarks

Crochet · DIY Crafts · Fall

Crochet Turkey Coaster Pattern

I had a lot of fun working up this cute crochet turkey coaster and thought I would pop in today to share the pattern with you. I uncovered it on Pinterest, which led me to Yarn Pixie’s site, which led me to the free pattern. Her instructions are clear, easy to follow, and it works… Continue reading Crochet Turkey Coaster Pattern

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12 Beginner Crochet Projects with FREE Patterns

Today I’m sharing a compilation post of all the crochet projects that I have completed and posted to this blog. Here you can find 12 free patterns and tutorials for beginner crochet projects including: 2 afghans, 2 dream catchers, 2 ornaments, newborn headbands, bookmarks, placemats and coasters, doily, clutch, and gift card pouch.  12 Beginner Crochet Projects… Continue reading 12 Beginner Crochet Projects with FREE Patterns

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Easy DIY Gingerbread Man Crochet Ornament

I’ve been enjoying working up holiday projects for the last several weeks. Crafting this Gingerbread Man in particular was fun because of all the cute embellishments that made him come to life. I also went offbeat with the color of his body, choosing gold instead of the suggested tan or brown (I guess he might be more… Continue reading Easy DIY Gingerbread Man Crochet Ornament

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Easy Crochet Christmas Tree Ornament

I’m one of those people who starts celebrating the holidays come September 1st. My home is now garnished with Fall decorations, our humidifier is misting a delicate pumpkin spice scent, and YES… I’m already crocheting for Christmas! I think the holiday season might just be every crocheter’s favorite time of year. I mean, what better time… Continue reading Easy Crochet Christmas Tree Ornament