Crafty Thursday – My First Ever Crocheted Granny Square

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Above is the first ever granny square I have ever crocheted!  I am so proud of it.  I honestly thought I'd never be able to do one - they looked so complicated, but in all reality they're not!  This one was super simple.  I'm thinking about making a video tutorial on how to do your own.  :) After I get done crocheting the afghan, doing the cross stitch ornament, and finishing the plastic canvas wall hanging (all Christmas presents for my family) I think I'm going to make a granny square … [Read more...]

First Crocheted Scarf!

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Tuesday night, as Miles and I were relaxing in our last night at the hotel (we took a mini-vacation) I decided to try making a crocheted scarf for the first time in the hopes of getting my mind off the nervousness of my impending surgery in the morning.  I finished the tonight!  I'm so proud of it!  :) So pretty!  :)  Breast Cancer Awareness, of course. <3 Please ignore my swollen jaw/cheeks and the no smile... Remember, I just had surgery.  LOL.   Next I'm going to make a really … [Read more...]

Daisy Grass Wreath Tutorial

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I'm so very excited to bring you this wonderful tutorial on how to make your own Daisy Grass Wreath!  This is probably the favorite wreath I have ever come across!  Learn how to make your own by following the simple steps below! First you will need to gather your supplies.  You will need: Styrofoam Wreath (I used a 12" Green Wreath) Lion Brand Fun Fur Yarn in Lime ( I used about 1 1/4 skeins of yarn - how much you need depends on how big your wreath is.) Daisy Trim (Mine was … [Read more...]

Handy Headband Holder Tutorial!

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I'm super excited to be bringing you this great tutorial for a headband holder!  I don't know about you, but I have a problem with my headbands getting lost.  Plus, my daughter will get a hold of them and, unfortunately, break them.  :(  But I've found a way to keep them up up and prevent them from being lost or broken!  In comes the handy headband holder!  I made one and I'm going to show you how to make your own! Enjoy! First you want to gather your supplies.  Here is the … [Read more...]