Snowman gift card holder. |

Snowman Gift Card Holder Crochet Pattern

Fact: I hate giving gift cards. Granted, I don’t necessarily dislike receiving gift cards since it’s still a gift, but giving a gift card tends to make me feel like a cop-out. Giving a gift card in a fun holder like this owl pouch or this snowman gift hard holder makes it all ok. You can…

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CityStreets Mapghan Squares Collection

  Have you ever heard of c2c? It’s a fairly new phenomenon for me personally, but I love how I can make crochet squares with this beautiful texture, and have the entire graphical world open to me. There’s been lots of ideas floating through my head, but as I watched J play with his Legos and…

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Piper Jane Baby Shoes Crochet Pattern

Last year around this time, I shared my first baby shoe pattern – my Double Strapped Mary Janes. It was admittedly a slightly confusing pattern, both for myself and my readers. I’ve also gotten requests to make different sizes. With M’s feet getting bigger every day, I think it’s time to buckle down and figure…

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My Designer Insights with Terry’s Fabrics

I had the pleasure of working with Terry’s Fabrics earlier this summer on a little designer feature, and I’m super happy with how it turned out! Working with Terry’s Fabrics on this feature gave me the opportunity to carve out some time to browse the internet for “just anything”, which is something I haven’t done…

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Sweet and Simple Crochet Bows

I crocheted a shoe. It was a very adorable little shoe, but it seemed a bit plain. I thought about flowers, but there’s more to a little girl’s life than flowers. I thought about buttons, but then someone would be worried about buttons being a choking hazard. I thought about a bow. Then I made…

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Striped Fish Scrubbie Crochet Pattern

Sorry this has taken so long! Here’s the striped fish that many of you saw when I shared the shell fish scrubbie pattern. I don’t have a lot of in-progress photos in this post, but there’s step by step photos in the Invisible Stripes post and photos for creating the tail in the original fish…

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My Labor of Love: Crocodile Flower Afghan

Well, my friends, I haven’t posted for a long time, but here I am. For those of you who have followed this blog and the occasional personal news, you may have known that my dad had cancer. He went to Heaven in August and I’ve been trying to find the will to get back to…

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DIY T-shirt Crafts by Adrianne Surian

DIY T-Shirt Crafts: A New Book from My Friend Adrianne!

I know I haven’t been around much, but I’ve got some really exciting news to share with y’all! My friend Adrianne Surian of Happy Hour Projects just published her first craft book, DIY T-Shirt Crafts! A real, hold-it-in-your-hands, buy-it-off-the-bookshelf, tangible, bound book! And it’s gorgeous! Why the excitement? Because Adrianne is one of my first and…

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Say Not Sweet Anne 2015 June-June Planners

I received free product for this review, but my opinions, words and experiences are 100% my own. You know, I always thought, growing up, that I was pretty organized. And I guess I can be, sometimes. But there are definitely other times when my brain is just a muddle of information, which is why I’m…

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See how to make this unique chevron afghan using granny squares! |

Granny Squares Chevron Afghan Crochet Pattern

You might have seen a glimpse of my two-toned granny squares in a recent post where I shared my granny square blocking station. Now I get to share what I made with all those squares – a granny square chevron afghan! This is a baby-blanket sized project made with 36 two-toned granny squares that were…

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