Mollie Makes Magazine Subscription Giveaway!


I know that many of you are huge fans of Mollie Makes Magazine!  Each issue is packed with beautiful projects, ideas and crafty supplies.  The photos alone will knock your socks off!   This month you can read my article on a super successful Etsy shop…look for it on the back page.  Pixiebell is run by… [read more]

Crochet Shamrock Pattern–Create a Banner {with video}


I am a simple crochet kind of girl!  There’s something about cute and easy projects that make me extra excited…so much so that I tell everyone I meet about it…ha!  By now all of my family members know about my little crochet shamrocks that I used to create a pretty banner.  Now I have to… [read more]

Crochet Heart Pattern


Free Crochet Heart Pattern Every year around Valentine’s Day I make these sweet little crochet hearts…they’re one of my favorite projects!  Crochet hearts are perfect for banners, card decorating, gift toppers, brooches, lunch box notes and just a little something sweet to let someone know you love them.   I sprinkle them on tables and string… [read more]

10 Free Cozy Crochet Patterns


When it’s cold outside I love to crochet!  I big puffy heart small projects that turn out super cute…it makes me feel all crafty! Free crochet patterns are some of my favorite things.  You can save them for when you’re in the mood for a little project and it doesn’t cost a cent…woot! Take a… [read more]

Handmade Crochet Gifts on Etsy


Winter is here and I’m in the mood for some cozy crochet goodies! Etsy is full of crochet goodness from handmade mittens to unique crochet jewelry.  If you would rather crochet something pretty for yourself while the temps are low, just download a pattern and you’ll be ready to go. Handmade crochet gifts are always… [read more]

15 Handmade Baby Blanket Tutorials


There’s not much sweeter than handmade baby blankets!  They’re the perfect gift to welcome little ones into the world. You’ll love these beautiful baby blanket patterns for sewing, crochet and even quilting…there’s something here for everyone.  Blankets can be made in no time at all and become a treasured keepsake.  You can’t beat that kind… [read more]

Smell My Yarn?? {Scented Yarn from Bernat}


Did you know that you can buy scented yarn? Yep, you can now find 100% cotton yarn in these scents… powder lavender chamomile aloe vera fleur-de-lavande vanilla rose petal As you crochet or knit the scent from the yarn is gently released…wow!  What will they think of next?  It would make a great gift for… [read more]

Etsy Shop Spotlight – Ayca {Giveaway}


Today’s Shop Spotlight is on Ayca! You are going to love this shop!  Isn’t this hand-knit bulky neckwarmer fabulous?!  Each warm and cozy goodie comes straight from Istanbul to you…super fast! Need this neckwarmer in a different color?  There are 14 colors to choose from, so you can match your favorite outfit. Let’s take a… [read more]

Love is in the Air!

Bella Dia has a wonderful tutorial on making these sweet hearts!  I posted this last year, and I just had to remind everyone about it now.  Isn’t it beautiful???  I HEART IT! She has step-by-step instructions that are easy to follow. Once you start…there will be no stopping you!  I’m sure you’ll make one for everyone you… [read more]

Madbird Giveaway – Knitting & Crochet Organizers {and more}

We are talking about organizing our supplies this month, and I found an awesome Etsy shop with the best knitting & crochet organizers you’ve ever seen. Once you take a good look at these you are going to be hooked! Madbird creates organizers, wallets, and totes with beautiful fabric to suit your style. Now’s the… [read more]