Each year, I crochet a little something for everyone in my family. For the past couple of years, I have made ornaments. These are quick and cute stocking stuffers, and can be modified here and there to make the ornaments a little different for each person. The best part? All of these quick and easy… Continue reading Christmas Ornaments
I started this Reindeer last year, but didn’t finish him in time for Christmas. So, he’s out for the first time this year! Also making it’s debut last year was our new tea set, keeping tea hot right in the living room. It makes for a very cozy setup! This pattern is the first amigurumi… Continue reading Christmas Reindeer
Last year I made a ton of fun Halloween decorations! These were really fun, so I thought I’d share this year! Many free crochet patterns and a fun crafting project with acrylic paint and jars. Crochet Ghosts holding “Boo” These little guys seemed likely to tip over, so I put a few unpopped popcorn kernels in the… Continue reading Crafting for Halloween with Yarn, Felt, Paint, & Jars!
We have three kids who are going to be in the wedding. My friend’s son will be 3, so he is going to be the ring bearer. Her daughter will be 18 months, and is exactly the same age as Sam’s friend’s little boy. So, we have asked them to both be a flower girl… Continue reading Teddy Bears for the Kids in the Wedding
Last month I blogged about the sleepy owls I was making for a friend’s mobile. I finally turned the owls into a full mobile! Here it is: I am making a mobile for my little niece due in May. (Actually, it’s one of my best friends, Emily, who is having a daughter, but I get to… Continue reading Sleepy Owls Baby Mobile
I decided to make a tiny mobile for a nursery. It’s small, so it could go over a window, in a corner, or maybe over a bookshelf or changing table. I made two of the “little birds” from the branch mobile pattern in Amigurumi Two book by Ana Paula Rimoli. I’ve shared this book before; it includes… Continue reading Birds Mini Mobile
I love the holidays! Sweaters, slow roasting dinner in the oven, turning on the Christmas lights, cuddling on the couch and wearing sweaters. It’s great. Then January comes, and it feels like it’s just cold and dark and so far away from spring. To brighten up January, my boyfriend Sam and I started exchanging gifts every… Continue reading R2D2